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Ready for the Defense

By Mason Spirit contributor on April 4, 2009

Mike Langan, MFA Creative Writing ’95 and JD ’98 Treble Heart Books, 2008 Langan’s second legal mystery novel, Ready for the Defense, is an intense thriller in which a lawyer, Hank Fisher, must determine who killed his boss and endangered his client, Senator Victoria Serling, after a sudden and deliberate incident. As the investigation continues,…

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Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect

By Mason Spirit contributor on April 4, 2009

Bill Hirsch, BA Psychology ’71 Dalsimer Press, 2008 Designing Your Perfect House: Lessons from an Architect guides the reader in the right direction while contemplating the ideal home. The book offers numerous answers to questions about the design process. Hirsch also describes the role of the architect and how he or she will support one’s…

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Hate That Cat

By Mason Spirit contributor on April 4, 2009

Sharon Creech, MA English ’79 Joanna Cotler Books, 2008 Hate That Cat is a continuation of one of Creech’s previous novels, Love That Dog. Jack, a character from Hate That Cat, is beginning a new school year with Miss Stretchberry, his teacher from the previous year. Miss Stretchberry introduces new poems that enable her students…

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