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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Another project with UNP underway...

Just in time for the holidays...another index is underway for the University of Nebraska Press !

I'm already busy  creating an index for the book entitled, Cora Du Bois: Anthropologist, Diplomat, Agent, by Susan Seymour. Projected publication date is set for May 1, 2015. This is my first project working with editor, Joeth Zucco, and I am looking forward to it!

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