Search Results: "Audrey Schulman"


BOOK REVIEW

THREE WEEKS IN DECEMBER by Audrey Schulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"Advocacy fiction—a little preachy and obvious but also genuinely passionate about both the cause of African wildlife and the sensory experience of Africa, which Schulman brings to tactile life."
Two Americans have life-altering experiences in Africa a century apart in this environmentalist adventure novel from Schulman (A House Named Brazil, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AUDREY by Alexander Walker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 20, 1995

"This intelligent but surprisingly bland recounting of Hepburn's life and career leaves readers wanting someone to delve a bit more deeply. (60 b&w photos, not seen)"
Only two years after her death, the exquisite Audrey Hepburn has already been the subject of several biographies; the second this year (after Warren G. Harris's Audrey Hepburn, p. 753) claims, not wholly convincingly, to be definitive. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE NAMED BRAZIL by Audrey Schulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2000

"An enchanting journey through the century, filled with a veritable circus of yarns."
A magical tale from Schulman (Swimming with Jonah, 1999, etc.), combining photographs, family tree graphs, and fanciful storytelling in the multigenerational Mourne family saga. Read full book review >

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SWIMMING WITH JONAH by Audrey Schulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 1999

"Formulaic, but written brightly, and charmingly sincere."
A tropical version of The Paper Chase, describing a young woman's first year at an Indonesian medical school, by the author of The Cage (1994). Read full book review >

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THE CAGE by Audrey Schulman
Released: April 1, 1994

"Dramatically understated, yet offering several unforgettably vivid descriptions of wildlife encounters, this unusual novel offers high-caliber literary escapism."
This harrowing wilderness adventure story, a first novel, features a refreshingly unlikely heroine: five-foot-one photographer Beryl, who must venture deep into the Canadian Arctic, fend off dozens of the world's largest land carnivores, and survive. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FINDING AUDREY by Sophie Kinsella
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 9, 2015

"An outstanding tragicomedy that gently explores mental illness, the lasting effects of bullying, and the power of friends and loving family to help in the healing. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Audrey, 14, is on a long, slow upswing from disabling anxiety disorders that resulted from the vicious abuse of bullies at school. Read full book review >

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AUDREY (COW) by Dan Bar-el
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"Part Great Escape, part Hatchet, part Charlotte's Web, all wonderful. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
Move aside Wilbur and Babe. There's a new farmyard hero in town, and she has no desire to end up hamburger. Read full book review >

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LITTLE AUDREY by Ruth White
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2008

"Though the real Audrey died in 1993, she shines in these pages—a beautiful, quiet heroine who takes on the burden of remembering. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
White speaks through her older sister Audrey's voice in this mostly autographical account of life in a Virginia coal camp in 1948. Read full book review >

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AUDREY, WAIT! by Robin Benway
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2008

"A pleasant little romp. (Fiction. YA)"
This fluffy-but-fun debut novel grabs the latest slot in the growing canon of the you-don't-really-want-to-be-famous subcategory of chick-lit. Read full book review >

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AUDREY HEPBURN by Barry Paris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Still, all the facts are in the proper places, pleasantly displayed, and easily accessible, and that's more than can be said for most show-biz bios. (b&w photos, not seen) (First serial to Vanity Fair; Book-of-the-Month Club selection)"
An extended valentine to an actress we've all fallen in love with at least once. Read full book review >

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AUDREY HEPBURN by Warren G. Harris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"16 pages of b&w photos, not seen)."
A spiritless biography of one of the most inspiring of all motion picture stars. Read full book review >

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AUDREY HEPBURN by Diana Maychick
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Hepburn lends a gripping spine to Maychick's styleless but serviceable effort. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs) (First serial to Cosmopolitan)"
Adoring life of Hepburn (``the prettiest, sweetest angel in heaven''), written with help from the actress (1929-93) herself during her final year. Read full book review >