Messenger - Vol. 2, No. 1, Page 16 Fall 1992 Between the Covers Ornament in Indian Architecture by Margaret Prosser Allen, University of Delaware Press. A painter and sculptor, Allen taught art at the University from 1942-1975. Her book includes more than 400 photographs of sculpture, carvings, archways, friezes, temples and other structures as seen through the eyes of an artist. Allen began her research on Indian architecture in 1959 when she accompanied her husband Ned, a University English professor, on a Fullbright fellowship. She returned in 1967, and over the next four years, the Smithsonian Institution sponsored a traveling exhibition of more than 50 of her photographs of the Sanchi Stupa, an ancient Buddhist monument. Rural Development in South Korea: A Sociopolitical Analysis by William W. Boyer, Charles Polk Messick Professor of Public Administration, and Byong Man Ahn, Distinguished Visiting Lecturer. University of Delaware Press. The authors look at rural development in South Korea, drawing policy implications and suggesting strategies for other developing countries. Meant to Be Wild by Jan DeBlieu, Delaware '77. Fulcrum. The book focuses on the dwindling North Carolina red wolf population. Teaching Hearts and Minds: College Students Reflect on the Vietnam War in Literature by Barry M. Kroll, Delaware '68. Southern Illinois University Press. Kroll, an associate professor of English at Indiana University, tells of experiences with his writing class as it responds to the literature of the Vietnam War and engages in critical reflection of the war's literary, historical and ethical meanings. He focuses on student voices and their personal and emotional responses to the war and its literature. When Good Kids Do Bad Things by Katherine Gordy Levine, Delaware '59. W.W. Norton and Co. Insightful, witty, gifted at conveying the kind of loving concern that asks hard questions, the author offers straight talk and practical solutions for every parent who feels puzzled or hurt by surprising misbehavior of good kids. Tales of Delaware by Roger A. Martin, Delaware '61, '72M. Self-published. The author includes 21 varied tales of the First State, including stories of the Revolutionary War battle at Cooch's Bridge and the 1979 Blue Hen football team's "Shootout at Youngstown." Letters from the Lost Generation, edited by Linda Patterson Miller, Delaware '79M. Rutgers University Press. Collecting and arranging the previously unpublished correspondence of Gerald and Sara Murphy and their circle of friends (Ernest Hemingway, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, John Dos Passos, to name some), the editor has painted a portrait of what she calls "a group of people who were friends and then very close friends" from the late 1920s through the early 1960s. Applied Polymer Analysis and Characterization (Vol. II), edited by John Mitchell Jr., Delaware '45M. Oxford University Press. This new volume serves as an up-to-date critical guide to new and modified techniques, containing 14 specially invited chapters, prepared by internationally recognized authorities. Checklist of Melville Reviews by Hershel Parker, H. Fletcher Brown Professor of English, and Kevin Hayes. Northwestern University Press. Ever since the Melville revival of the 1920s-when Moby Dick was reprinted and the manuscript of Billy Budd was discovered-critics have hunted down 19th-century reviews of Herman Melville's work to determine how he could pass out of the American literary consciousness and live out the last half of his life anonymously as a customs inspector at Manhattan's Gansevoort Street Pier. The authors provide an indispensable research tool to students of 19th-century literature. Badge of Betrayal by Lisa Petrillo, Delaware '80, and Joe Cantlupe. Avon Books. The book is the riveting, true account of a brutal, motiveless murder of a 20-year-old woman by California highway patrolman Craig Alan Peyer and the two trials that followed. Friendship Matters by William K. Rawlins, Delaware '75. The book explores how friendships change and stay the same throughout one's life, and gives insights to parents on how friendship fits into their child's life and its role in their development through adulthood. The Tet Offensive by James J. Wirtz, Delaware '80, '84M. Cornell University Press. In this account of one of the worst intelligence failures in American history, the author explains why U.S. forces were surprised by the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive in 1968, reconstructing the turning point of the Vietnam War in unprecedented detail.