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Betsy Woodman spent ten formative years in India and studied in France and Zambia. A graduate of Smith College, she earned a Master’s degree in Anthropology from Brandeis University. She has edited history books and been a frequent book reviewer, and was a writer/editor for Experiencing War, the award-winning radio documentary series for the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. Her interest in languages, music, and cross-cultural connections are in evidence in the Jana Bibi series. She now lives in her native New Hampshire.

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Jana Bibi's Excellent Fortunes

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My mother’s mother, Helen Randolph, had enormous charm. Even as a very old lady, she’d walk into a room and captivate everyone there, from age eight to eighty. In her honor, her hairdresser once proclaimed “Helen Randolph Day,” and served champagne to my grandmother and her friends as they sat under the beehive-shaped dryers.

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“Oh yes," said Jana. "You want the birdbath."
She let him down onto the rim of the birdbath, then watched as he dipped his head, lowered his chest into the water, and raised it. Having finished his bath, he did a dance of sheer joy, flapping his wings and shaking off the water in a circle of drops.
"He enjoys life," said a voice. Mr. Powell the optometrist, a closed umbrella in hand, was letting his two dachshunds chase each other around the park.
"As do your dogs," said Jana.
"Yes," said Mr. Powell,"they have fun in a simpler and more joyous way than most humans do. Their pleasures seem more reliable. All you have to do is say the word 'walk' and they're wiggling from head to toe....”
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“Recollection, I have found, is usually about half invention...”
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“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”
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