Search Results: "Mayo Clinic"


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MAYO CLINIC BREAST CANCER BOOK by Mayo Clinic
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"An empowering tool that soothes the sting and shock of a cancer diagnosis with up-to-date information and physician-supported advice."
A medically sound, digestible reference guide to understanding, treating and coping with breast cancer. Read full book review >

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THE MOONLIGHT SONATA AT THE MAYO CLINIC by Nora Gallagher
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 22, 2013

"A poetic tale of a personal medical crisis."
Memoirist, essayist and novelist Gallagher (The Sacred Meal, 2009, etc.) explores the series of events set into motion by the startling diagnosis that she suffered from a condition causing blindness. Read full book review >

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THE CLINIC by Jonathan Kellerman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 1997

"But his success in pulling everything together in the end makes the entry a standout in Delaware's bumpy series."
An academic whose bestselling, man-hating self-helper made her popular enough for somebody to murder provides another overwrought but gripping case for Dr. Alex Delaware (Over the Edge, 1987; The Web, 1996, not reviewed, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE AMNESIA CLINIC by James Scudamore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2007

"An effective blend of the magical and the creepy."
In this tragic coming-of-age tale, storytelling exalts, but also kills. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2008

When Mexico, four decades after winning independence, could not repay borrowed funds from France, the French Army invaded. Read full book review >

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A CLINIC FOR MURDER by Marsha Landreth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 15, 1993

"But Landreth's talent ensures that she'll be back with a stronger vehicle."
Minutes after Dr. Doyle Smith collapses at a San Diego medical examiners' conference, muttering, ``Murder...letter in safe...authorities...'' into Dr. Samantha Turner's ear, Sam's in his hotel room looking for that letter. Read full book review >

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THE PURLOINED CLINIC by Janet Malcolm
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Malcolm at her lucid, informed, sometimes too-clever-by-half best, and minus the questionable journalism characterized by her imbroglios with Fatal Vision author Joe McGinniss and renegade Freud researcher Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson."
Malcolm (The Journalist and the Murderer, 1990, etc.) explores psychoanalysis, art, literature, and her native Czechoslovakia in this provocative collection of essays, all of which originally appeared in either The New Yorker or The New York Review of Books. Read full book review >

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CELEBRATE! IT’S CINCO DE MAYO!/¡CELEBREMOS! ¡ES EL CINCO DE MAYO! by Janice Levy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Perfectly targeted at young listeners and readers who may have been celebrating Mexico's favorite national holiday without knowing why. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Levy's central text combines a celebration of Cinco de Mayo with a brief recounting of the date's significance: the Mexican army's victory in 1862 over an invading French force. Read full book review >

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ITCH ROCKS by Simon Mayo
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"A satisfying continuation of Itch's adventures as an element-hunter superhero. (Adventure. 10-15)"
Itchingham "Itch" Lofte is back and ready to prove that sometimes kids are better than adults at saving the world. Read full book review >

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CENTAUR OF THE NORTH by Wendell Mayo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"An impressive debut."
``We had come very far from the land of our dreams,'' muses one of the characters in this deft volume of nine stories. ``Each of us, in some tiny, fractured way, would always be homesick.'' This first collection explores, in a variety of settings (many in the modern Southwest), the efforts of baffled, decent men to recover something of the mysterious power and presence of women they have loved and lost, whether wives, siblings, or mothers. Read full book review >

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D-DAY by Jonathan Mayo
NON-FICTION
Released: May 20, 2014

"An accessible history that conveys the havoc and vast international spread of D-Day."
An engrossing work that cuts and pastes chaotic events for order and sense in a manner very much like fiction. Read full book review >