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News Wed May 20 2009

Life in Oz

The Seattle Times review a new biography of L. Frank Baum, author of the Oz novels. Finding Oz: How L. Frank Baum Discovered the Great American Story by Evan Schwartz aims to find correlations between the Oz books and Baum's life, and the reviewer notes the approach is "fascinating, but not all of it is convincing."

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