Search Results: "Beau Riffenburgh"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Just the thing for Antarctic travelers, and a worthy addition to the little library devoted to the ever-deserving Shackleton."
A sometimes glacially paced but admirably complete account of the polar exploration that foregrounded Ernest Shackleton's better-known voyage on the Endurance. Read full book review >

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PINKERTON'S GREAT DETECTIVE by Beau Riffenburgh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 18, 2013

"Not quite a reassessment but a thorough consideration of two of McParland's major court cases and the investigations that preceded them."
Straightforward biography of a man famous in his day for his work with the infamous Pinkerton's Detective Agency. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"Rock-solid evidence on the rise of identity theft and the multiple steps one can take to counteract an attack."
Useful advice on protecting your identity. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNEY by George R Le Beau
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2014

"A fast-paced, rewarding read whose combat realism is extraordinary."
A teenager develops a talent for killing, both in and out of the Army, in this riveting Vietnam-era thriller. Read full book review >

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THE BUTLER'S CHILD by Lewis M. Steel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"An articulate, emotionally moving chronicle of a life informed by racial unrest and elevated with dutiful humanitarianism."
A white man borne of privilege dedicates his life to the defense of civil rights. Read full book review >

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DEVIATE by Beau Lotto
NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2017

"A little of the gee-whiz stuff goes a long way, but Lotto's provocative investigation into the mysterious workings of the mind will make readers just that much smarter."
What is reality? Whatever you make of it, it would seem, to go by this sprightly look into the nature of things. Read full book review >

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"A fun, light read brightened by a splash of mythology."
The Roman goddess of love pays a visit to Cleveland. Read full book review >