Search Results: "Bhagavan "Doc" Antle"


BOOK REVIEW

SURYIA SWIMS! by Bhagavan "Doc" Antle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2012

"The orangutan's face has a natural charm, and he seems to be smiling as he enjoys his time in the water. Suryia's interactions with his pool pals will bring smiles to the faces of animal lovers young and old. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 3-9)"
Suryia the orangutan learns to swim in this fascinating story that features appealing photographs of the amazing ape swimming with his trainer and an array of other animals that live in the same nature preserve. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: April 26, 2011

"The clean, photo album-like design, high-interest topic, accessible text and captivating images will likely garner Suryia and Roscoe legions of new friends. (author's note, map) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young animal lovers, especially those compelled by the story of the stranded baby hippo and giant tortoise introduced in Isabella and Craig Hatkoffs' Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship (2006), will be eager to read about this unlikely pairing between a stray dog and an orangutan in a wildlife preserve. Read full book review >

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DOC by Mary Doria Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2011

"Filled with action and humor yet philosophically rich and deeply moving—a magnificent read."
Doc Holliday is the tragic hero in this terrific bio-epic set in a revisionist version of the Old West—more realistic yet more riveting than any movie or TV western. Read full book review >

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DOC by Dwight Gooden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 4, 2013

"Better than your average memoir of rise, fall and redemption."
Pitching great Gooden tells the story of his spectacular baseball career and the loss of it all through a devastating cocaine addiction. Read full book review >

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DOC by R.E. Losee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 1994

"As a memoirist, he's just fine; as a physician, we could use a few more thousand just like him. (Photos, not seen)"
Disarming tales from a frontier doctor, an appealing old coot who actually considers himself a mere mortal. Read full book review >

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DOC DOC ZEUS by Thomas Keech
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A complex, multilayered, and psychologically acute tale about a predatory physician: well done."
As a narcissistic gynecologist targets his next vulnerable patient, he comes under suspicion by the state medical board's inexperienced investigator in this novel. Read full book review >

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THE DOC by Timothy J. Desmond
Released: Dec. 9, 2010

"Long on earnestness but short on polish."
Desmond's (For Thou Art With Me, 2005) thriller features a California doctor caught up in a conspiracy surrounding the death of a Civil War re-enactor and his daughter. Read full book review >

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DOC-IN-A-BOX by Robert A. Burton
Released: Feb. 28, 1990

A doctor's fall and return to grace against a backdrop of medical and legal corruption: a neurologist's heavy-handed fiction debut. Read full book review >

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The Pain Doc by Wilmont R. Kreis
Released: March 14, 2013

"An entertaining, believable portrayal of a seamy side of the health care system."
Kreis' (The Corridor, 2012 etc.) latest novel tackles dubious billing and procedural practices in the pain management field. Read full book review >

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DOC HOLLIDAY'S WOMAN by Jane Candia Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 1995

"This isn't revisionist history exactly, but, rather, a workmanlike treatment of a period of perpetual interest."
A rushed and incident-filled first novel about Kate Elder, lover of Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp, told from the woman's point of view. Read full book review >

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GREAT-AUNT IDA AND HER GREAT DANE, DOC by Leah Komaiko
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"The huge, bumptious dog, sturdy kid, and jowly old lady (who has a twinkle in her eye from the start) make a likable trio. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Skateboarding down the block for his weekly visit with his elderly aunt, the peppy, freckled kid, sweatband holding his squared-off red hair bolt upright, dolefully anticipates the usual tedium while Aunt Ida stops to chat with friends during their walk with her Great Dane. ``If Doc and me could have our own way/We'd get up and GO, MAN, GO!'' While he endures the sedate pace, the boy imagines what he and the dog could do if they escaped: ``rope cattle on the prairie,'' perform in a circus... Read full book review >

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DOC WILDE AND THE FROGS OF DOOM by Tim Byrd
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"A tale 'terrifying and dark, of indescribable horrors and eldritch mysteries,' this is sure to be Wilde-ly popular, and readers will anxiously await future installments. (Adventure. 8-12)"
When their scientist grandfather disappears again, 12-year-old Brian, his ten-year-old sister, Wren, and their world-renowned father, Dr. Spartacus Wilde, are off on an adventure to kick off Byrd's debut novel and the first volume in a new series. Read full book review >