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Janis Owens

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Monday, June 7 2004

The Schooling of Claybird Catts by Janis Owens

Coming of age plots haven't gone out of style -- the term has. There's got to be a better phrase: Grow up or shut up. Reality excursions. Maturity madness.


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Monday, November 12 2012

'Kind One' & 'American Ghost' Explore the Lasting Effects of Slavery & Racism

While Laird Hunt’s novel imagines slavery’s legacy as the overpowering guilt and shame shared by black and white victims alike, Janis Owens looks at a white community that refuses to examine its collective conscience about a shocking racial crime hidden for decades.


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