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June 2, 2002

June 02, 2002

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*--* 1 THE NANNY DIARIES by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus 1 12 (St. Martin's: $24.95) The travails of an overworked and underappreciated Park Avenue caregiver 2 THE SHELTERS OF STONE by Jean M. Auel (Crown: $28.95) 3 4 Cavewoman Ayla has to negotiate warring tribes and win over her beloved's family in the latest "Earth's Children" installment 3 ATONEMENT by Ian McEwan (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: $26) A 2 11 haunting novel of guilt and redemption that follows several lives through the chaos of England in World War II 4 CITY OF BONES by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown: $25.95) 6 5 Detective Harry Bosch is after the truth behind the 20-year-old murder of a child whose bones are discovered in Laurel Canyon 5 ATTACK OF THE CLONES by R.A. Salvatore (Del Rey: $26) In 8 4 this "Star Wars" installment, Anakin Skywalker challenges his Jedi master and falls in love with a beautiful diplomat 6 THE WAILING WIND by Tony Hillerman (HarperCollins: 5 2 $25.95) A body found in a parked car helps Navajo police officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee solve an old case 7 DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL by Mary Higgins Clark (Simon and 4 5 Schuster: $26) A journalist struggles to keep her sister's killer in prison despite his wealthy and influential family 8 MORTAL PREY by John Sandford (Putnam: $26.95) Minneapolis -- 1 cop Lucas Davenport is headed for the altar, but first he has to stop the killing spree of his nemesis 9 A THOUSAND COUNTRY ROADS by Robert James Waller (John M. 11 3 Hardy: $19.95) In this epilogue to "The Bridges of Madison County," we learn what happened to the two lovers after their affair 10 EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED by Jonathan Safran Foer 9 5 (Houghton Mifflin: $24) A comic novel about a man's search for his family's past in Ukraine and the history of a forgotten shtetl 11 THE SUMMONS by John Grisham (Doubleday: $27.95) A man 10 15 discovers $3 million in his dead father's house and hides it from his prodigal brother and a mysterious extortioner 12 THE BONDWOMAN'S NARRATIVE by Hannah Crafts (Warner: -- 4 $24.95) Scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. edited this long-lost manuscript, possibly the first novel by a former slave 13 SIN KILLER by Larry McMurtry (Simon & Schuster: $25) An -- 1 aristocratic family abandons English comfort to explore the Missouri River frontier of the 1830s. (See review, page 14.) 14 THIEVES' PARADISE by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton: $19.95) -- 1 The prospect of fast money lures two buddies into a world rife with con men and beautiful women 15 COURTING TROUBLE by Lisa Scottoline (HarperCollins: -- 1 $25.95) The newest member of an all-female Philadelphia law firm plays dead to smoke out the man who's after her

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