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Monitor Archive for October 7, 1983

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Trekking from South Pole to North, To the Ends of the Earth, by Sir Randulph Fiennes. New York: Arbor House. 547 pp. $17.95.
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Olson's poetry: an attempt to grasp the history of human thought, The Maximus Poems, by Charles Olson. Edited by George F. Butterick. Berkeley, Cali...
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Spirited illustrations spark text, Simon's Book, by Henrik Drescher. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard. 32 pp. $10. Ages 5-8.
Mozambique: preparing to dump Moscow for Western aid?
An incisive, fascinating series on 'The Oil Kingdoms'
Trouble strikes Soviet space program
Informed and vivid look at life in China today
New adventures for a storybook cricket, Chester Cricket's New Home, by George Seldon, illustrated by Garth Williams. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giro...
Fast-paced mystery plus computer terms, Bug Scanner and the Computer Mystery , by Walter Olesky, illustrated by Anthony Accardo. New York: Walker &...
Floats, flags, trumpets, trombones . . . Parade, by Donald Crews. New York: Greenwillow Books. (Pages unnumbered.) $9.50. Ages 3-6.
Mending driveway cracks and silencing squeaky floors
Centennial edition of boy's how-to book, The American Boy's Handy Book, by D.C. Beard. Boston: Nonpareil Books/David R. Godine. 441 pp. $9.95. Paper...
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Take the edge off winter's cold - and your bills - with insulation
Chronicle of a 283-year-old tree, Oak and Company, by Richard Mabey, illustrated by Clare Roberts. New York: Greenwillow Books. 22 pp. $9.50. Ages 5...
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America's first 60 years The Vineyard of Liberty, by James MacGregor Burns. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 703 pp. $9.95.
Big deals are always on the luncheon menu for Armand Hammer
Ninth-graders search out the news, First the Good News, by Judie Angell. Scarsdale, N.Y.: Bradbury Press. 147 pp. $9.95. Ages 12 and up.
Central America edges toward peace talks
Golding's Nobel prize: link to Walesa
Reagan flexibility shows results
Groups prod 'secretive' Britain to make more information public
Ghetto architecture: an exhibition of makeshift design
A total test ban?
Mending driveway cracks and silencing squeaky floors
Blacks in GOP set agenda as 1984 elections draw near
The Merger Express in big US railroads: and now there are 6
Historical novel of love and war, Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom, by Katherine Paterson. New York: Lodestar/Dutton. 229 pp. $11.95. Age 12 and up.
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Protected from life's realities or proving them?
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James Watt's unexpected vacation spells 'resignation' to some
Reagan OKs toned-down Radio Marti
Growing up in Los Alamos during WWII, Los Alamos Light, by Larry Bograd. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux Inc. 168 pp. $11.95. Ages 11 and up.
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Producer tries to fill gaps in our knowledge of the Arab world
Trying to like football
From unsung pioneers, a new slant, Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey, by Lillian Schlissel. New York: Schocken Books. 262 pp. $8.95.
Pitchers rule early playoff games; pressure exceeds that in Series
Shamir builds a shaky coalition in Israel
Empathetic look at French writer Loti, Pierre Loti - the Legendary Romantic, by Lesley Blanch. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 336 pp. 15.95.
Home ownership dream fades in face of uncertain market. Steep costs, changing life-styles turn many Americans to renting
Home computer boom losing its thunder
Yearbooks offer a kind of 'annual newspaper' of world events
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What, you saw Australia II but not the chowder race?
Fiction: the best of the current international-intrigue thrillers, Albatross , by Evelyn Anthony. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 240 pp. $13.95. The...
A crop of Andropov biographies - marred by speculation but useful, Yuri Andropov: A Secret Passage into the Kremlin, by Vladimir Solovyov and Elena...
Memoir from opera star Domingo, Placido Domingo - My First Forty Years, by Placido Domingo. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 192 pp. $15.95.
Dangerous waste - buildup continues
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Paterson's books: realism with hope
7th grader becomes a winner, Beanpole, by Barbara Park. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 147 pp. $9.95. Ages 11 and up.
Traveling on the Trans-Siberian Express
An ever-bigger slice of the world's budget is going to the military
The domestic side of diplomacy, Up in the Park, by Elizabeth Shannon. New York: Atheneum. 358 pp. $17.95.
The invention of childhood
Pym's first novel is finally in print stateside Some Tame Gazelle, by Barbara Pym. New York: E. P. Dutton. 252 pp. $13.95.
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Argentine factor
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Solvent firms that go bankrupt: cost cutting doesn't cut with labor
Engaging horse tale, War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo. New York: Greenwillow Books. 148 pp. $9.50. Ages 11 and up.
Katimavik brings together Canadian students and isolated townspeople
Population, immigration, and the US
Walesa's moderation mobilized Poland - and earned a peace prize