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Fall 2015

Alumni Authors

High Heels and Bound Feet: And Other Essays on Everyday Anthropology

Roberta Edwards Lenkeit, ’64, MA ’66
High Heels and Bound Feet: And Other Essays on Everyday Anthropology

High Heels and Bound Feet: And Other Essays on Everyday Anthropology This engaging collection features 22 essays about how anthropology informs and energizes daily life. Lenkeit brings attention to the discipline’s holistic nature, with insights into every day power struggles, sub-cultures, and how we make decisions.

Caledonian Skies

Hugh Wilson ’79
Caledonian Skies

As the world veers toward war, Ian Mackay, a former Royal Flying Corps ace, investigates the appearance of a strange plane above his native Scotland. With a cyanide pill tucked into his pocket, Mackay infiltrates Nazi Germany on a perilous mission. This historical thriller spans two decades of Mackay’s life, chronicling lost love and heroism during the chaotic days before World War II.

She's Gone

Joye Emmens ’80
She’s Gone

Seeking to create a better world, a rebellious daughter runs away from wealth and privilege to join her activist boyfriend on the road. Jolie lies about her age and identity as she dives into the colorful world of sixties counterculture. Emmens’ first novel is a cross-country, coming-of-age journey through hippy communes, the birth of the environmental movement, and violent civil rights protests.

The Secret Life of 
Anna Blanc

Jennifer Kincheloe
The Secret Life of Anna Blanc

Turn-of-the-century Los Angeles comes to life in Kincheloe’s award-winning debut mystery. Anna Blanc escapes her domineering father to take a job as a police matron at the Los Angeles Police Department. After discovering a string of brothel murders, Blanc risks losing everything in pursuit of the killer. A former research scientist, Kincheloe attended UCSB from 1984 to 1989, and is a winner of the Colorado Gold contest for emerging writers.

Bald, Fat & Crazy: How I Beat Cancer While Pregnant with One Daughter and Adopting Another

Stephanie Abrams Hosford ’92
Bald, Fat & Crazy: How I Beat Cancer While Pregnant with One Daughter and Adopting Another

Stephanie Hosford fights for her life, her children and her sanity for nine months in her memoir about what happens when cancer, pregnancy and adoption coincide. Hosford, a triathlete and occupational therapist, takes on life-changing transitions with heart and humor. Hosford is a spokeswoman for City of Hope and is the author of Shedding My Skin, a short story in the anthology 73 Women on Life’s Transitions.