Search Results: "Cari Beauchamp"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 24, 1997

"A triumph of discovery in the often strip-mined quarry of film history."
A biography of the highest-paid female scriptwriter in Hollywood becomes an exploration of the work and sustaining friendships of the leading women of early cinema. Read full book review >

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JOSEPH P. KENNEDY PRESENTS by Cari Beauchamp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

"An engrossing, important forgotten chapter in the history of Hollywood and America's premiere political dynasty."
Beauchamp (Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood, 1998, etc.) uncovers the largely untold story of the Kennedy patriarch's adventures in the early days of Hollywood. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 1992

"Special Jury Prize for Sheer Amusement. (Sixteen pages of b&w photos—not seen.)"
A must-buy book for first-timers bound for the male-dominated Cannes Film Festival, by two old-timers who began as observers 15 years ago and now have decided to combine their notes and tapes. Read full book review >

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I AM...ALL THAT IS by Cari
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A profound, sometimes-perplexing collection of writings on alternative approaches to spirituality."
Cari, a yogi, author, and spiritual counselor, has grouped together her reflections on a variety of philosophical and religious subjects. Read full book review >

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WHAT’S SO BAD ABOUT BEING AN ONLY CHILD? by Cari Best
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2007

"A spunky, compassionate, though somewhat conventional response to the only-child syndrome. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Rosemary, an only child, is the center of attention and object of affection. Read full book review >

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SALLY JEAN, THE BICYCLE QUEEN by Cari Best
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2006

"A rousing tale of resourcefulness that is just right to share with readers of both genders. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An ingenious gal relies upon some old-fashioned self-reliance to solve her pedal woes. Read full book review >

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IF I COULD DRIVE, MAMA by Cari Best
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"Although Charlie seems to be calling all the shots, this is a positive nod to creative make-believe. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When a cardboard box becomes an imaginary car, Charlie takes Mama to see the town. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"Belletti, alas, was a prosaic stylist, but her ingenuous point of view lends her stories charm."
Snapshots from Hollywood's early days. Read full book review >

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Scream If You Wanna Go Faster by Wade Beauchamp
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2013

"A fun, slightly dangerous drive through the car-culture canyon."
From Beauchamp (Skintight, 2014), a novel about adventures in and around a 1963 Ford Galaxie. Read full book review >

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SKINTIGHT by Wade Beauchamp
Released: Aug. 7, 2014

"An enjoyable visit to a world where superheroes live, curse, and sleep together."
A novel about the personal lives of superheroes. Read full book review >

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MASTERFUL MARKS by Monte Beauchamp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"There's always a hit-or-miss quality to such projects, and some question over the selections, but what's great here is really terrific."
Graphic biographies of 16 of the most influential cartoonists by some of the great cartoonists they influenced. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Joined here is lively language with exuberant pictures, showing, for example, the three floors of Sara's building in cutaway, or a double-page close-up filled with the food on and company around Sara's kitchen table. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Best (Last Licks, p. 297, etc.) offers a perfectly delightful celebration of a really great grandmother. Read full book review >