Search Results: "Bryce Milligan"


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TAKE TO THE HIGHWAY by Bryce Milligan
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Sure-handed verse work in multiple registers."
In a new collection "for travelers," Milligan sometimes races and sometimes tools along; no matter the speed, it's a pleasing ride. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCE OF IRELAND AND THE THREE MAGIC STALLIONS by Bryce Milligan
ADVENTURE
Released: March 15, 2003

"For tellers, then, not readers. (author's source notes) (Picture book/folktale. 6-8)"
A stepmother's endeavor to give a kingdom to her own sons sends the real heir on a quest that offers another story. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"There are sure to be many accounts of Enron's collapse, but Bryce's gossipy version will be hard to beat for sheer readability."
An Austin-based reporter delivers the behind-the-scenes story of Enron's rise and fall. Read full book review >

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THE MEMORY THIEF by Bryce Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 21, 2017

"With interesting twists, captivating action, and a down-to-earth lead, this adventure is sure to become a new favorite. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Memories are slippery things. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2008

"High-order muckraking and an excellent primer for addressing the real question: How are we going to handle energy interdependence?"
America's energy discussions contain "far too much religion and far too little science," writes the author, who carefully, gleefully throttles the meaningless rhetoric driving the cry for energy independence. Read full book review >

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ANTHEM FOR JACKSON DAWES by Celia Bryce
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 30, 2013

"Sentimental but uncritical. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A movingly told British import about a teen girl with cancer treads some familiar ground. Read full book review >

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THE POWER OF ONE by Bryce Courtenay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 1989

"Despite the lack of shading and the chipper philosophy, then, a surprisingly refreshing debut."
Ideals must be back, for Courtenay's first novel is a fast-paced book with an old-fashioned, clean-cut hero, easily identifiable villains, no sex, and saintlike sidekicks. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 13, 2014

"Though Bryce often sounds like an unabashed booster for business and technology, he makes many intriguing arguments in this 'rejoinder to the doomsayers [and] rebuttal to the catastrophists who insist that disaster lurks just around the corner.'"
A celebration of innovations that have produced cheaper and more abundant energy, faster computing, lighter vehicles and other technological benefits. Read full book review >

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BADLUCK WAY by Bryce Andrews
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"An evocative, poetic account of rugged terrain, the men and animals who inhabited it, and the complex realities of sustainable agriculture."
A coming-of-age memoir that illuminates the pleasures and problems of running a conservation-oriented sheep and cattle ranch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE POWER OF ONE by Bryce Courtenay
Released: June 12, 1989

Ideals must be back, for Courtenay's first novel is a fast-paced book with an old-fashioned, clean-cut hero, easily identifiable villains, no sex, and saintlike sidekicks. Read full book review >

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ON BLINDNESS by Bryan Magee
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Milligan and Magee's tangling with philosophic theories of knowledge detracts from their intelligent, unfortunately truncated dialogue of the experience of sightlessness."
Two philosophers, one blind since just after birth, exchange views more over their philosophic differences than their perceptual ones. Read full book review >