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Way behind the curtain

Evan I. Schwartz has written ''Finding Oz,'' a book about the life of L. Frank Baum, the author of ''The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'' and 13 successive ''Oz'' novels. Evan I. Schwartz has written ''Finding Oz,'' a book about the life of L. Frank Baum, the author of ''The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'' and 13 successive ''Oz'' novels.
By Don Aucoin
Globe Staff / June 13, 2009

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Several years ago, after reading L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" to his daughter Lily as a bedtime story, Evan I. Schwartz turned to the one-paragraph biography of the author at the back of the book. (Full article: 432 words)

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