Search Results: "Arthur J. Tseng"


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M&A TRANSACTIONS: FINANCIAL DUE DILIGENCE FROM ZERO TO PROFESSIONAL by Arthur J. Tseng
NON-FICTION
Released: June 19, 2013

"Not quite an introduction, but a straightforward, detailed guide to a crucial type of financial analysis."
A concise, easy-to-use guide to the documents and procedures associated with financial due diligence. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 3, 1996

"He is certainly too far removed from the workings of NOI to give a full picture of a divisive and difficult figure."
Magida was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his reporting on the controversial leader of the Nation of Islam, but this biography adds little to our knowledge or understanding of this fiery, notorious man. Read full book review >

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The Photo Traveler by Arthur J. Gonzalez
Released: Feb. 28, 2013

"An engaging, if flawed, YA time-travel tale."
In Gonzalez's bold, imaginative young-adult debut sci-fi novel, a 17-year-old orphan discovers powers he never knew he had. Read full book review >

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BUYING BRAZIL by Arthur J. Rawl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2017

"A high-finance novel that bogs down in deals, meals, and spinning its wheels."
In this Brazil-set financial thriller, a British merchant banker tries to broker a delicate telecom deal. Read full book review >

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CAESAR, CICERO & CLEOPATRA by Arthur J. Paone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A lot of history packed into a short novel."
This fictional biography portrays Julius Caesar as a brilliant military leader and strategist. Read full book review >

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MAYUMI AND THE SEA OF HAPPINESS by Jennifer Tseng
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 2015

"Tseng explores time and place, isolation and connection, and veers more toward the lyrical than the lurid."
A sense of longing suffuses Tseng's sexy, sad debut novel about a 41-year-old librarian who embarks on an affair with a shy, handsome high school student. Read full book review >

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NED’S NEW HOME by Kevin Tseng
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 11, 2009

"Ned is a worm that is sure to be welcomed into children's homes, no matter what kind of material they might be made of. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Ned is a green worm who loves his apple home…until it starts to rot When the apple-juice rain finally floats his bathtub, he starts to search for another suitable fruit to call home. Read full book review >

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MAPLES IN THE MIST by Minfong Ho
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"About the Poets'' section offers brief biographies. (Picture book/poetry. 6-9)"
A collection of tiny poems set against watercolors painted in the Chinese tradition. Read full book review >

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WHITE TIGER, BLUE SERPENT by Grace Tseng
Released: May 1, 1999

"The illustrators' Ming-influenced artwork works admirably as a setting for the story. (Picture book/folklore. 6-9)"
PLB 0-688-12516-6 This lovely tale retold by the daughter of the illustrators comes from the Drung tribe of China's Yunnan Province. Read full book review >

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DRAGON KITE OF THE AUTUMN MOON by Valerie Reddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 1992

"A lovely book—and unusually appealing story. (Picture book. 5-10)"
In a tender story of love and sacrifice, loss is overcome by a sense of wonder. Read full book review >

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THE GHOST FOX by Laurence Yep
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"The Tsengs' pen-and-ink illustrations evocatively capture 17th-century Chinese dress and architecture, while Yep's narrative depicts the dauntless triumph of good over evil with eerie grace and humor. (Folktale. 7+)"
Familial relationships are exquisitely rendered in this supernatural story drawn from a 17th-century collection by Chinese scholar Pu Sung-ling. Read full book review >