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August 29, 2004

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Lawrence dime novelist releases fourth book

Lawrence dime novelist Napoleon Crews will release his fourth Fireside Novels book on Tuesday.

"Flight of the Golden Eagle" is the tale of casino greed, murder, heartache and hope -- Indian style and mafia style -- told by someone who lived it and survived.

Crews' previous releases are: "The Man Who Tamed Lawrence," "Last Lynching On Mount Oread" and "Eldridge House Disappearances."

Fireside Novels can be purchased at Lawrence bookstores and other area businesses. For specific locations, call Fireside Novels Press at (785) 856-1118 or go to www.firesidenovels.com.

Renowned herbalist to appear at Raven

Stephen Harrod Buhner, a world renowned herbalist, teacher and healer, will do a reading/teaching and a book signing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. Seventh St.

Buhner is the author of many books, including "The Lost Language of Plants & Sacred Plant Medicine" and "Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation."

Buhner comes from a long line of healers, including Leroy Burney, Surgeon General of the United States under Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy; and Elizabeth Lusterheide, a midwife and herbalist who worked in rural Indiana during the 19th century.

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