Proper-Name Index

Volume 294 no. 3 / October 2004

Abu-Jamal, Mumia, as dreadlocked cause célèbre, 179

Akinola, Peter, Nigerian archbishop, as Anglican factionalist, 13

Ariès, Philippe, slightly discredited historian of childhood, 163

Ashanti, as neither Brandy nor Beyoncé, 106

Atatürk, Kemal, Turkish secularizer, Prussian tendencies of, 191

Baer, Neal, ER producer, as distinguished graduate of Colorado College, 130

Banks, Dennis, aim leader, as not Russell Banks, 106

Banks, Russell, novelist, as not Russell Means, 106

Barber, Michael, spurned Powell biographer, as "uninspiring figure," 163; as author of pretty good bad book, 163

Barbie, as totem of overwork, 171

Bean, Orson, as neither Orson Welles nor George Orwell, 103

Bin Laden, Osama, nuclear ambitions of, 58; popular support for, 59; as "person who's now been marginalized," 89; central role of in al-Qaeda, 89; escape of, 91—94; whereabouts of, 89—100; apparently healthy kidneys of, 90; as equestrian, 90; as "poor slave of God," 94; potential afterlife of, 100

Black, Cofer, former counterterrorism chief, as headhunter, 96—98; as non-Ahab, 98

Blakely, Ralph, kidnapper, sentencing chaos and, 50—53

Bovary, Charles, as chump, 175

Bovary, Emma, tongue of, 179

Bush, George, W., as divider, 39—40; Nixonian tendencies of, 39; "near dictatorial" prerogatives of, 40; Pakistan and, 60; rhetorical skills of, 62; lost year of, 68—84; as oversimplifier-in-chief, 82; echo chamber inhabited by, 73, 78—81, 84

Carrey, Jim, as "rampaging id," 196

Carville, James, as homunculus, 196

Castro, Fidel, impending demise of, 62

Chabon, Michael, novelist, short attention span of, 185

Cheney, Dick, lapsed competence of, 70

Cipriani Thorne, Juan Luis, as Peruvian potential Pope, 59; as basketball star, 59

Clarke, Richard, unwelcome candor of, 71

Clinton, Bill, as Bush adviser, 39; as divided uniter, 40; as "Great Triangulator," 179; as organic gardener, 198; DNA of, 206

Cohen, Katherine, admissions consultant, as "$28,995 Tutor," 138; as "snake-oil salesman," 138

Crick, Francis, DNA don, as militant atheist, 206—207; as accidental pantheist, 207; as prospective pimp, 207

Dale, Stacy Berg, economist, on potential uselessness of elite education, 128—129

Deacon, Charles, Georgetown dean, as anti-"craziness" hardliner, 138; stingy wait-list maintained by, 122

Edwards, Elizabeth, as girl next door, 46; as Wendy's patron, 44

Einstein, Albert, as humanitarian, 188; as "Satanic imp," 188

Eliot, T. S., as "olde frostykins," 170

Escobar, Pablo, drug lord, cell-phone overages of, 99

Flaubert, Gustave, as poet, 180; as erotic landscaper, 179

Galen, Greek humour-ist, 196

Giuliani, Rudolph, perp walks and, 114; rumored loathing for Eliot Spitzer of, 110

Gornick, Vivian, sandpile of regret and, 173—174

Granholm, Jennifer, Michigan governor, as Democratic rising star, 108

Grasso, Richard, overcompensation of, 118

Greene, Graham, as dietitian, 196

Hanauer, Cathi, as "Bitch in the House," 165

Hawking, Stephen, as Emily Litella of theoretical astrophysics, 195

Heinz Kerry, Teresa, inoperative cookies of, 13; as tractor-pull debutante, 44; as "loose cannon," 44; exotic accent of, 44; as slumber-party mom, 46; as philanthropist, 48; as counter-heckler, 48

Heinz, H. John, late senator, as humble soup maker, 46

Hikmet, Nazim, unofficial poet laureate of Turkey, 191; as exile, 191

Hussein, Saddam, as once charismatic-seeming strongman, 193; demystification of, 100; as distraction, 68—84, 94

Idema, Jonathan "Jack," former Green Beret, as freelance anti-terrorism commando, 100; checkered past of, 100

Jaruzelski, Wojciech, Polish strongman, as potential post-Castro template, 62

Jones, Daniel, as "Bastard on the Couch," 165

Kaczorowski, John, labor leader, Methuselan eyes of, 116; on lost rosiness of Buffalo, 118

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