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  • n. Alternative spelling of cri de coeur.


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  • The fact that this folksy cri-de-coeur came from a woman whose home church once bizarrely brought in a Kenyan witchfinder to pray over her and keep her safe from "the spirit of witchcraft" during 2008 election lent it a certain surreal, Sarah-through-the-looking-glass quality.

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  • But now his concerns are echoed in a striking cri-de-coeur by the Church of England newspaper.

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  • Gus's bulemic sister Sophie weighs in: 10 pages comprising two cri-de-coeur goodbye letters, one to her mom, the second to her heartless boyfriend, its prose finally disintegrating as 30 Zoloft tablets begin to erase her consciousness.

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  • The book is part road trip, part salvage ethnography, and part cri-de-coeur for a misunderstood culinary tradition-but would it have killed him to include more pictures so we could see the corned beef he raves about so much?



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