Search Results: "Bertram Fields"


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GLORIANA by Bertram Fields
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"A comprehensive and unusual look at England's most famous queen."
Fields (Shylock: His Own Story, 2015, etc.) tackles the knowns and unknowns of England's Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) in this work of history.Read full book review >

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PLAYERS by Bertram Fields
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2005

"Amateurish, sure, but if with this, Fields can turn America's attention from entertainment gossip to Shakespeare, more power to him."
Hollywood entertainment lawyer Fields (Royal Blood, 1998; aka D. Kincaid, The Lawyer's Tale, 1992, etc.) dabbles in literary criticism by sifting through the elusive evidence of Shakespeare's probable identity, in a compelling work for the lay reader, woefully lacking in documentation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A thorough investigation of an age-old question, and though the historical record is not complete, Fields's persuasive interpretations and arguments may change some opinions about Richard and his nephews— fate. (16 paages color illustrations, not seen)"
A leading entertainment lawyer attempts to solve the historical mystery of what became of the two young princes who were kept in the Tower of London during the reign of King Richard III. Read full book review >

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DRUG WAR POLITICS by Eva Bertram
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"Compelling arguments and an excellent use of data make this report invaluable in an election year. (For two more studies of the drug wars, see Dan Baum, Smoke and Mirrors, p. 653, and Jill Jonnes, Hep-Cats, Narcs and Pipe Dreams, p. 728.)"
A scholarly attack on America's drug policy. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 2, 2012

"An inspirational book about how to achieve one's goals, wrapped in an adventure tale."
Mountain climber, investment banker and entrepreneur Fejtek, born with a condition that resulted in a partial paralysis of his right arm, writes of his quest to conquer the highest mountain on each continent. Read full book review >

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HOLDUP by Terri Fields
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

"Recommended only to teenagers looking for an easy read, one that doesn't promise much depth or heavy-duty soul-searching. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Using a Lazy-Susan approach of rotating perspectives, Fields manages to paint a broad canvas of life as a contemporary high-school student. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A GRIM REAPER by Bali Fields
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"A winning first release that admirably blends mortality, adventure, organizational politics and even a bit of love."
Fields' imaginative debut novel features an engrossing, modern world of life and death that will speak to fans of fantasy and secret societies. Read full book review >

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MY NEW BIG-KID BED by Debbie Bertram
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A big-time missed opportunity. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Fears of a new bed can be complicated when a dinosaur's added to the mix. Read full book review >

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AFTER THE DEATH OF ANNA GONZALES by Terri Fields
POETRY
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Even so, for Mel Glenn fans, or as a resource for dealing with teen suicide, this will be useful in most YA library collections. (Fiction. YA)"
High-school classmates react to a teen suicide in this novel-in-verse. Read full book review >

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CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY by Jennie Fields
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"A standard-issue fairy tale, then, rescued from potential dreariness by its likable characters and its nostalgic and vivid rendering of a neighborhood where benign nosiness still reigns."
From the author of Lily Beach (1993), a pleasant-enough love- cures-all saga set in a Brooklyn neighborhood on the brink of gentrification. Read full book review >

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TWIN RIVER II by Michael Fields
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"This grisly thriller will sink its teeth right in you."
Fields' sequel to Twin River (2013) sees a killer for hire enter the lives of two troubled Pennsylvania teens. Read full book review >