Copyright \u00a9 1999 by Lawrence C. Katz and Manning Rubin
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ACKNO WLEDG MENTS
e both thank Peter Workman for being our match-
maker, and our editor, Ruth Sullivan, for her steadfast
faith in the project and her relentless pursuit of clarity and
simplicity in the writing and organization of the material.
L a rry
Katz wishes to thank Doris
la ro v ic i,
his spouse, for
her critical insights, advice, and editorial assistance, and Bonnie
K isse ll,
for unflagging administrative support of this project.
Manning Rubin thanks Jane Rubin, for bearing the brunt
of his burying himself in the research, writing, and rewriting
he has been obsessed with for two years, and for her level-
headed observations that helped the book. And he thanks
Larry for the voluminous work he has produced in keeping
this book alive.