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David Foster Wallace was the leading literary light of his era, a man who not only captivated readers with his prose but also mesmerized them with his brilliant mind. In this, the first biography of the writer, D. T. Max sets out to chart Wallace’s tormented, anguished and often triumphant battle to succeed as a novelist as he fights off depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, Infinite Jest.Â

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New Series Spring 1990, Volume 1, Number 1

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New Series Fall 1990, Volume 1, Number 3

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On pages 241 - 242 of Breaking Night, Liz Murray writes about how she survived being homeless. "My friends fed me, or sometimes I panhandled just enough money to get a plate of fries drenched in mozzarella cheese and gravy at Tony's diner....But when there was no one to reach to, I'd shoplift at C-Town, stealing whatever I could get my hands on." According to , "[Liz Murray] doesn't want her appearance now and her Harvard degree to fool anyone: 'I was one of those people on the streets you walk away from.'" In a 500 - 750 word essay, examine and describe stereotypes or common perceptions of homeless people. To what extent does Murray's story and achievement help to dispel or reinforce the stereotypes?

New Series Spring 1993, Volume 4, Number 1

Ifa is the sacred divination system of the Yoruba which includes a vast oral corpus. Given to the world by Ọrunmila, the Yoruba god of wisdom, this oral corpus is memorized by the Babalawo (priests and guardians of Ifa), is composed of 256 chapters (Odu), and is said to contain all of life. The wisdom contained within in Ifa literature in the form of poetry, proverbs, myths, and songs is used to help those seeking Ifa's guidance through divination. Videos on each of the 256 Odu can be found in this section fo the library.

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New Series Winter 1991, Volume 2, Number 4

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New Series Summer 1992, Volume 3, Number 2

Conveying the severe and devastating consequences of the climate crisis, Al Gore presented both obstacles and sources of optimism in confronting these dangers. The

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