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for Independent Weekly Vol. 16 Issue 38, Sept 1998
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Coker Arboretum, begun in 1903 by William C. Coker, the first faculty member in the botany department, is a model of what cities like Raleigh and Durham need - civic open spaces. Although only five acres, it is a place that draws people together.
John Edwards, the Democratic Party's candidate for the U.S. Senate, is a political unknown who has never run for public office. He seeks to unseat the incumbent Republican senator, Lauch Faircloth.
Durham novelist Julie Tetel Andresen, author of THE BLUE HOUR, has written a romance novel that is a cut above what is typical for the genre. The novel has substance, developed characters, and a complex plot.
John Holman's debut novel, LUMINOUS MYSTERIES, deals with the complexities of the black experience as seen through the lives of orphans struggling to survive in the \"new\" South.