Search Results: "Brady Udall"


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BRADY by Jean Fritz
FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 1960

"MPSLUGMRS Fritz has written an exciting, yet tender, chronicle of the boy, his home, and his times."
To know when to keep quiet can keep a boy out of a lot of trouble. Read full book review >

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THE MIRACLE LIFE OF EDGAR MINT by Brady Udall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"A remarkably assured debut novel that brings to life a unique world, tells its story with skill, and remains enthralling throughout. A bit of a miracle in its own right."
A picaresque, coming-of-ager by Udall (stories: Letting Loose the Hounds, 1997) invokes nearly every archetype of the genre while still managing to be fresh and vigorous, and unveiling a rarely seen slice of American life in the process. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY POLYGAMIST by Brady Udall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2010

"Fans of the HBO series Big Love will be pleased to see an alternate take on the multi-household problem, and lovers of good writing will find this a pleasure, period."
Unhappy families are different, quoth Leo Tolstoy—even when they're headed by the same patriarch, the situation from which Udall's (The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, 2001, etc.) latest unfolds. Read full book review >

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LETTING LOOSE THE HOUNDS by Brady Udall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"He remains a writer worth watching. (Author tour)"
Eleven polished stories, a few of which have appeared in GQ and Playboy, that insist on their rawness and grit but seem to involve lots of writing-school posturing about cowboy life out in Utah, Texas, and Arizona. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Diehard fans and classic-TV buffs will rally around this collaborative, pleasingly retro tell-all."
Here's the story...of a unique father-and-son creative team who masterminded the conception, construction and casting of everything Brady. Read full book review >

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MATHEW BRADY by Robert Wilson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A useful introduction to the man who established photographs as both works of art and important historical documents."
The editor of the American Scholar tracks the career of America's pioneering photographer. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Bibliography, index. (Biography. 11+)"
A meticulous portrait of a pioneer American photographer. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"Extensive picture credits and a useful bibliography round out a handsome volume sure to be a fixture in Civil War collections. (source notes, index) (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Using photographs to document the Civil War was right up Mathew Brady's alley. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"Even intense nostalgia cannot justify this book. (Photos, not seen)"
What is there to say about a cookbook whose the author openly admits, ``Personally, I can't cook''? Read full book review >