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  • Sugar, Spice and a Binary Device

    By Ruth Andrew Ellenson

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    "The Seventh Beggar" by Pearl Abraham, (Riverhead, $25.95).

    A key dropped down a drain by a brother later proves to be an exit sign for his sister lost wandering in the sewers. A boy faints and it is unclear if he has suffered an epileptic seizure, or experienced a vision...