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Highlights from the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin Spring 1997 issue

Cover illustration © 1995 Anchorage Daily News "We Alaskans" magazine.
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starSEARCH FOR THE SOUL By Sheila Nickerson '64
A former Alaskan Poet Laureate, the author explores the meaning of loss and reflects upon various disappearances in Alaska, including natural resources and the great Native American shamans. From Disappearance: A Map, A Meditation on Death and Loss in the High Latitudes (Doubleday, 1996).

Alumnae/i in Bryn Mawr's e-mail discussion group begin the chronicle of our most beloved books and personal canons.
Emily Bengels '95, Linda Henigin '91, Wendy Leisenring '86, Naomi Cooks Mann '58, Mary Sutz McGregor '78, Jane Oliverio '84

Close encounters with books

By Catherine Fredman '80
Seven-day walkabout in Utah wilderness teaches that survival means reaching out to others and recognizing one's strengths and weaknesses.

starLIFELINES By Frances Stokes Hoekstra, Ph.D. '75
Members of a writing group who live in low-income retirement housing share the stories of their lives.

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