Books by Nina Barrett and Complete Book Reviews

Nina Barrett. Agate Midway, $35 (304p) ISBN 978-1-57284-240-3
Photographs, interview transcripts, newspaper accounts, and more create an entrancing mosaic chronicle of a notorious early-20th-century murder. In 1924, two affluent University of Chicago students, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, kidnapped and...
Nina Barrett, Author Simon & Schuster $9.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-66949-2
Freelance writer Barrett has written the book any woman might wish to have consulted when she was pregnant with her first baby. Drawing on more than 60 interviews with new mothers, Barrett helps put things in perspective for the woman whose labor...
Nina Barrett, Author Simon & Schuster $20.5 (206p) ISBN 978-0-671-74710-7
In this unusually direct and highly personal book, Barrett ( I Wish Someone Had Told Me ) follows the lives of three young mothers in Chicago, including herself, during the two years their children attended the same playgroup. Grace is a ``New Age''
Nina Barrett, Author Simon & Schuster $22.5 (288p) ISBN 978-0-684-81370-7
Barrett (I Wish Someone Had Told Me) explores social changes of the last three decades through the lives of six girlfriends who originally met in the 1950s as students at a Roman Catholic elementary school in an unidentified locale. Their dreams of...
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