Search Results: "Brian T. Jones"


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YOU CAN’T MILK A DANCING COW by Tom Dunsmuir
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"You can't make hay with this odd farm lot. (Picture book. 4-7)"
With each change of seasons, Farmer Picket's wife sews clothing for the farm animals: raincoats for the cows; bonnets for the chickens when it got hot; flannel pajamas and nightcap for the rooster; and snowsuits for the pigs. Read full book review >

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A COUNTRY DIVORCE by Ann T. Jones
Released: March 17, 1992

"An eloquent evocation of place and emotion: stark and humane."
Impressive first fiction set in the harsh, closed world of rural Ireland in the 1930's: a story of love and cramped social reality that's both heartbreaking and ultimately affirmative. Read full book review >

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STORY/TIME by Bill T. Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 7, 2014

"A brave and often successful attempt to capture and display movement and intuition and the unspoken on the printed page."
An experimental dancer/choreographer/performance artist improvises on the nature of story itself in a unique format. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"A motivational success story that's occasionally mired in data-entry details."
A physicist-turned-entrepreneur shares his experiences and offers advice for making a start-up business a success. Read full book review >

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GEORGE LUCAS by Brian Jay Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"Masterful and engaging: just what Lucas' fans and buffs, who love the nitty-gritty of filmmaking, have been waiting for."
A sweeping, perceptive biography of the influential director. Read full book review >

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JIM HENSON by Brian Jay Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A solid biography that can be enjoyed by readers of more than one generation."
Biographer Jones (Washington Irving: An American Original, 2007) relies on strict chronology to tell the life of Muppets creator Jim Henson (1936-1990). Read full book review >

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WASHINGTON IRVING by Brian Jay Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"A solid introduction to an interesting life, but nothing definitive about a pivotal figure in American culture."
Readable, once-over-lightly biography of "America's first bona fide best-selling author." Read full book review >

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LAST NIGHT ON EARTH by Bill T. Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 1995

"A courageous yet curiously incomplete self-examination. (b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
The current baddest boy of postmodern dance offers a passionate, uneven as-told-to autobiography. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION

"A valuable read for executives and small-business owners looking to establish a healthy company culture with a safe work environment."
Debut author Schultz and Fielkow's (Driving to Perfection, 2014) book delves into the process of setting up and maintaining a strong safety culture in the workplace.Read full book review >