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  • Using Eden as an obvious example - Four and Twenty Blackbirds is not about the struggles of being a woman any more than it's about the difficulty of being biracial in the south.

    February 3rd, 2006

  • The article was a fun chance to gently flex my researching muscles; and since the sequel to Four and Twenty Blackbirds is set out at the Chickamauga Battlefield (home to the notorious haint), it was a timely sort of exercise for me to undertake.

    July 9th, 2005

  • Four and Twenty Blackbirds is a genuinely scary southern ghost story that had me switching on extra lights in my hotel room as I devoured it.

    Boing Boing: September 25, 2005 - October 1, 2005 Archives

  • The Case of the Four and Twenty Blackbirds is the archetypical detective story using characters from "canon" nursery rhymes.

    Draft: Sidney Arguments

  • To purchase the original edition of Four and Twenty Blackbirds is to dump money into the pockets of a filthy little crook.

    April 20th, 2005

  • I don't know if I ever mentioned this on here or not, but Four and Twenty Blackbirds is officially, formally, actually "out of print" now.

    December 16th, 2004

  • Nefarious use of "Blackbirds" - a single black family sold a house for less on an otherwise

    Drudge Retort

  • The flying objects in question include the family of spy planes known as Blackbirds, technological marvels that could fly at heights of 90,000 feet (or about three times the altitude of DC-9s more commonly seen in that era) and speeds near 2,500 mph (think ten football fields in a second), figures that decimated prior records and enabled U.S. reconnaissance photography that arguably tipped the balance of power in the Cold War.

    Keith Thomson: The True Story of Area 51's UFOs

  • That entitled the Blackbirds is so prettily imagined, and so neatly expressed, that it is worth a long poem.

    Lives of the English Poets

  • First, if offense is your thing, then the Blackbirds are your team.

    NY Daily News


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