Search Results: "Caroline Moorehead"


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CAROLINE by Sarah Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"Beguiling, pulse-pounding historical fiction."
The Ingalls family loads everything they own onto a wagon and heads west from Wisconsin to the unsettled Kansas Territory, but this time, the tale is told from Caroline's perspective. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A vivid portrait of resistance in dark, perilous times that is not without contemporary relevance."
A history of the Italian family who mounted an intrepid campaign against Mussolini. Read full book review >

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BERTRAND RUSSELL by Caroline Moorehead
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Moorehead shapes Russell's complex character into a vivid and compelling portrait: an exemplary accomplishment. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs)"
Ambitious biography by Moorehead (ed., Betrayal, 1990, etc.) of one of the most fascinating of modern British lives, taking in a century of social and cultural upheaval. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"A sound study of research and extensive interviewing."
Compelling stories of a group of brave French women in Nazi-occupied France. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"In a fair trade-off for a good read, Moorehead bypasses recent unearthings of Schliemann's flaws in favor of a celebration of his inspiring achievements and a retracing of the convoluted trail of his legacy to the present day. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
British writer Moorehead (Bertrand Russell, 1993, etc.) rounds out her sympathetic treatment of Heinrich Schliemann with the events leading to the recent rediscovery in Moscow of the Trojan treasures he unearthed. Read full book review >

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AFTER CAROLINE by Kay Hooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Nothing groundbreaking here, but Joanna is a likably quirky heroine, and the suspense is sustained admirably right up to the very end."
Paperback veteran Hooper comes through with thrills, chills, and plenty of romance in her second hardcover (after Amanda, 1995), this time with an energetic—if formulaic—murder mystery with a clever twist. Read full book review >

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VILLAGE OF SECRETS by Caroline Moorehead
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Moorehead's knowledge of the people, the area and the history make this one of the most engrossing survival stories of World War II."
Moorehead (A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France, 2011) recounts the story of a small area in eastern France where opposition to the Nazis succeeded for years. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2009

"Sumptuous account of Revolutionary Europe."
The sensational story of a woman whose enduring spirit encapsulates one of the most dynamic periods of modern European history. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 3, 2005

"A compassionate and sterling chronicler rescues from facelessness the victim-survivors of man's inhumanity to man."
Journalist and biographer Moorehead (Gellhorn, 2003, etc.) provides a passionate brief on behalf of millions of refugees across the globe. Read full book review >

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GELLHORN by Caroline Moorehead
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"A tough woman and marvelous writer gets her due."
A grand journalist and feminist emerges from Papa's shadow in this high-toned—but oh-so-juicy—life by veteran biographer Moorehead (Dunant's Dream, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"Dunant's Dream is a major work by a gifted writer. (32 pages photos)"
An eloquent examination of the evolution of the Red Cross from its modest inception in the mid-19th century to its present status as the world's preeminent relief organization. Read full book review >