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2006-03-22 14:31:30

By Jeffrey Goldfarb BERLIN (Reuters) - Recent controversy surrounding two Random House bestsellers has not dented sales, but one of them may change the way memoirs are issued, the publisher's chief executive said on Wednesday. Author James Frey was exposed by investigative journalists to have invented portions of his memoir "A Million Little Pieces," and Dan Brown is being accused in court of plagiarizing portions of mega-seller "The Da Vinci Code." "The Frey book has continued to...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.