Search Results: "Andrew Carroll"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2005

"War's horrors in the words of plain people whose lives are ever grist for the military mill. (Illustrations throughout)"
An epistolary collection by warriors and civilians involved in America's declared and undeclared wars—from the Revolution to Iraq. Read full book review >

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Released: May 14, 2013

"Amiable pop history."
From the editor of several popular collections of letters (Behind the Lines, 2005, etc.), a down-home account of his travels in search of neglected historical sites. Read full book review >

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WAR LETTERS by Andrew Carroll
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2001

"An excellent primary source for readers of military history, somewhat marred by Carroll's editorial intrusions."
Poignant letters from American servicemen and their families in the midst of war. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2017

"A diverting view of some Americans' roles in this century-old conflict. For a more fine-grained focus on the ordinary man, see Peter Englund's The Beauty and the Sorrow (2012)."
World War I as seen through the private writings of American participants. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"For a progressive Democrat, the sound bites of the century."
The last hundred years" worth of our most historical, powerful—and progressive—verbal addresses. Read full book review >

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THROUGH THE WOODS by Emily Carroll
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 15, 2014

"A sure winner for any reader with a yen to become permanently terrified. Brilliant. (Graphic horror. 13-18)"
A print and Web comics artist offers five creep-out chillers (four new) with folk-tale motifs and thoroughly disquieting art. Read full book review >

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AFTER SILENCE by Jonathan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 20, 1993

"Still, honest Lily's best pages run deep— and this is Carroll's most readable ever."
Carroll joins the mainstream with a romantic suspense novel quite unlike his usual slippery surrealism (Outside the Dog Museum, 1991; A Child Across the Sky, 1990, etc.) and delivers what is pretty much a winner. Read full book review >

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NORTH S.A.R. by Gerry Carroll
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"The combat and rescue scenes are hair-raising, their authenticity unmistakable."
The US Navy's search-and-rescue helicopter pilots at last share the stage with glamorous, better-known jet pilots in a realistic Vietnam War thriller by first-novelist Carroll, a decorated naval aviator who is also a longtime friend of Tom Clancy's. Read full book review >

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GHOSTRIDER ONE by Gerry Carroll
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"There's just no substitute for experience."
Authentic scenes of aerial combat, land battles, and shipboard support distinguish a businesslike novel about Navy and Marine fliers during Vietnam's Tet Offensive. Read full book review >

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PUNK’S WAR by Ward Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Written by a man who spent 15 years flying Tomcats, and who has also served as a consultant on such films as The Hunt for Red October: a convincing, often amusing, surprisingly unflinching account of those who go up in the air in ships."
A rousing debut tale about the jet-flying set in which heroism, high-tech expertise, and a warts-and-all look at the Navy get equal measure. Read full book review >

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PRACTICING CATHOLIC by James Carroll
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 2009

"A captivating look at the Church and a call for change from within its numbers."
Engrossing faith memoir mirrors the changing face of American Catholicism. Read full book review >