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May 22, 1988

THE CURIOUS CASE OF SIDD FINCH by George Plimpton. (Charter: $3.95.) A monk-like man who espouses Zen philosopy is drafted onto a baseball team when the management learns he can throw the ball faster than anyone.

THE HAUNTED MESA by Louis L'Amour. (Bantam Books: $4.50.) Paranormal investigator is called to an area where an entire race of cliff dwellers, the Anasazi, disappeared in the 13th Century.

COMING ATTRACTIONS by Sandra Berkley. (Academy Chicago Publishers: $7.95.) A scatterbrain Hollywood family try desperately to make their teen-age daughter into a starlet; with comic and tragic results.

RAMBO III by David Morrell, based on a screenplay by Sylvester Stallone and Sheldon Lettich. John Rambo is at it again. He is seduced from retirement by a mission to save his commanding officer. "Back in Action--And Deadlier Than Ever!"

THE EL CHOLO FEELING PASSES by Fredrick Barton. (Dell: $5.95.) Baby boomer's disenchantment with his life.

NONFICTION

THE NEW AMERICAN DICTIONARY AND HEALTH MANUEL by Robert E. Rothenberg MD, F.A.C.S. (Meridian: $9.95.) Medical jargon and definitions in everyday English.

THE MYTH OF SENILITY: The Truth About the Brain and Aging by Robin Marantz Henig. (American Assn. of Retired Persons: $14.95.) Author suggests senility is not an inevitable condition of aging.

JACK'S BOOK by Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee. (St. Martin's Press: $9.95.) Thirty-five of Jack Kerouac's friends remember him and his work.

ROSIE THE RIVETER REVISITED: Women, the War, and Social Change by Sherna Berger Gluck. (Meridian: $8.95.) Oral history of 10 Southern California women who were wartime aircraft workers.

THE NEW ASTROLOGY by Suzanne White. (St. Martin's Press: $12.95.) Melding of Chinese and Western astrological methods.

SELF HELP

THE NEW ASTROLOGY by Suzanne White. (St. Martin's Press: $12.95.) Melding of Chinese and Western astrological methods.

WOMEN MEN LOVE/WOMEN MEN LEAVE by Drs. Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder. (Signet: $4.95.) You were so good for him. So, why did he leave? Cowan and Kinder have an explanation for that puzzling dilemma.

SMART BUT FEELING DUMB: The Challenging New Research on Dyslexia--And How It May Help You by Harold N. Levinson MD. (Warner Books: $10.95.) Some dyslexic conditions may result from common physiological problems such as ear infections that are treatable. Conversely, deslexia can cause more serious mental and physical disorders.

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