Search Results: "Against All Odds Productions"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 30, 1993

"Favorably skewed perspectives on a consequential enterprise whose unabridged story has yet to be told. (Sixteen pages of photographs—not seen)"
A hit-and-run account of how Toyota grew from a small supplier of textile machinery into a world-class motor-vehicle manufacturer. Read full book review >

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AGAINST ALL ODDS by Alan Nebauer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1997

"Taciturn and terse, he is true to form to the last. (60 illustrations, not seen)"
An exceedingly deadpan account of a challenge race, an entire circumnavigation of the globe, from a professional (and impoverished) Australian sailor. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A highly readable study that probes the unprecedented scarring and healing of some of this century's most remarkable victims."
The first book-length study to document and analyze the ordeals and successes of immigrant Holocaust survivors. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2017

"A fond but cleareyed look at a steady leader and the African nation on his shoulders."
A debut political biography examines Zambia's current head of state. Read full book review >

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STUEY LEWIS AGAINST ALL ODDS by Jane Schoenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"Stuey is just the right kind of friend—confident and independent—for any third grader. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Stuey is back! Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 13, 2017

"An earnest and ultimately uplifting personal account of overcoming misfortune through faith and self-encouragement."
A debut book focuses on taking the defeat out of everyday setbacks. Read full book review >

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IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A fun look at the next step of tech evolution but one that could have taken a more skeptical look at the risks."
A colorful, upbeat overview of the ways massive amounts of data can influence everything from medicine to law enforcement to consumer behavior. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ODDS AGAINST by Dick Francis
Released: March 16, 1966

"Fast away."
England, like the rest of the civilized world, has a population expanding at the bottom and top of the age levels. Read full book review >

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AGAINST THE ODDS by Jerry Bailey
NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 2005

"It's tempting to raise a glass in salute to Bailey's manifold achievements. But make it a 7-Up."
An ace jockey gives a sincere, straightforward account of his alcoholism and his sensational career. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 9, 2004

"Outsider" art—that made by prisoners, the mentally ill, children, and women—form Rubin's subject, and she handles it fairly well in so small a volume. Read full book review >

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AGAINST THE ODDS by Marjolijn Hof
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"It is not a reassuring tale, however—'knowing everything,' as Kiki wants to do, rarely is—and it should, perhaps, be read with a trusted adult. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Kiki has a lot to worry about: Her father is a doctor who travels to war zones. Read full book review >

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AGAINST THE ODDS by Elizabeth Moon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Brisk start, disappointing finish: a so-so installment."
The annual increment to Moon's military-family space saga (Change of Command, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >