Search Results: "Alan Anson Wanderer"


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ANAPHYLAXIS by Alan Anson Wanderer
Released: Dec. 5, 2012

"A prime read that packs a hefty number of plot twists and characters without getting tangled."
In this debut medical thriller, the sudden death of a researcher for a biotech company in Colorado leaves everyone wondering: Was it an accident, negligence or murder? Read full book review >

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WANDERER by Sterling Hayden
Released: Oct. 21, 1963

"With the total unselective recall of a man who has had psychiatrists, Hayden has produced a surprising book that will be read."
The movie actor with the face of a wooden Viking—and the acting ability generally associated with that substance—has dropped the wheel of his famous schooner long enough to produce an autobiography. Read full book review >

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WANDERER by Donald E. McQuinn
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Presumably, however, Warrior fans will wish to investigate."
Sequel to Warrior (1990—not seen), McQuinn's fantasy/science- fiction hybrid saga of religious warfare set in a Pacific Northwest five hundred years after a nuclear and biological war. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"His own story, however, turns out to be mundane. (8 pages b&w photos)"
Alexander sets a standard of thoroughness for future works on Paton, but the treasures unearthed by his impressive research are few and far between in this tell-too-much biography. Read full book review >

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TARAN WANDERER by Lloyd Alexander
Released: April 3, 1967

"If you've done well with the others, you'll want this; if not, try Tolkien."
A young man searches for his identity and finds that he is not what he was born but what he is becoming, that he is, in short, himself: "strength — and frailty. Read full book review >

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LUCKY ALAN by Jonathan Lethem
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"Lethem's humor ranges from rueful to sly to 'big silly,' and his careful, mostly unshowy writing has a gift for charming a reader into almost anything."
These nine stories by a leading American writer almost all bend away from realism, and one goes well into fantasy, while offering choice prose and insights. Read full book review >

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ALAN LOMAX by John Szwed
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2011

"Despite its wealth of detail, this is a portrait left half-painted."
Overdue, hagiographic biography of the folk-song collector. Read full book review >

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ALAN JAY LERNER by Edward Jablonski
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 9, 1996

"However, he relies on the standard literature in retelling Lerner's life, barely moving beyond a handful of well-known sources for further insights. (32 b&w photos, not seen)"
Serviceable biography of a noted Broadway and film lyricist/librettist. Read full book review >

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THE GUYANESE WANDERER by Jan Carew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"An evocative collection that suggests facets of the author's vast experience with subtle, often beautiful language."
Lyrical short stories capture the personality of author Carew (Ghosts in Our Blood: With Malcolm X in Africa, England, and the Caribbean, 1995, etc.), his South American-Caribbean homeland and its people. Read full book review >

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CHESTER ALAN ARTHUR by Zachary Karabell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 21, 2004

"A dry life of a dry man, with a few intriguing glimpses into the Gilded Age."
An unmemorable president earns a fitting biography. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT WANDERER by Alys Clare
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2016

"Once more, Clare (Blood of the South, 2015, etc.) deftly combines a vexing mystery with paranormal activity and earthly romance."
Cambridge is terrified by a series of inexplicable killings in 1094. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTED WANDERER by Nikolai  Leskov
Released: March 26, 2013

"A literate delight, and a book to look forward to reading more than once."
A welcome new translation of Leskov's grand metaphysical romp, a hallmark of 19th-century Russian literature. Read full book review >