Search Results: "Charles H. Ferguson"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"The accessible text has charts and graphs throughout (not seen)."
An informed assessment of what's in store for the computer industry now that IBM is no longer showing the way. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Still, a refreshingly candid story about hard work and competition. (Author tour)"
The inside story of a software company capitalizing on the rapid and ever-accelerating growth of the Internet. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 22, 2012

"A deeply argued call to action from a lucid, impassioned polemicist."
A concise, cogent assessment of the 2008 banking disaster and how the fallout has affected the country. Read full book review >

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THE DIRTY WAR by Charles H. Slaughter
FICTION
Released: Oct. 24, 1994

"Newcomer Slaughter humanizes the Dirty War in his dramatization of life under a brutal and inhumane regime. (Glossary) (Fiction. 12+)"
Atre Romanelli is an Argentine teenager in 1976. Read full book review >

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The Fire in the Rock by Charles H. Norman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 28, 2016

"A heartfelt, highly recommended exploration of religion's deepest mysteries."
Debut novelist Norman humanizes the Exodus story in a moving account that takes some liberties with the traditional biblical tale. Read full book review >

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A PIPE FOR FEBRUARY by Charles H. Red Corn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Thematically rich, but with cardboard characters."
Red Corn's debut, the 44th volume in the American Indian Literature Series, is an unusual but flat tale of oil wealth and a string of mysterious fatal accidents among the Osage tribe in the 1920s. Read full book review >

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Released: April 25, 2011

"A well-crafted, personal tale of business gone bad."
A true corporate David-and-Goliath story from an insider's perspective. Read full book review >

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A NEWBERY ZOO by Martin H. Greenberg
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1995

"There are biographical notes on each of the authors at the end, making this useful for teachers wishing to introduce the award-winning authors through read-aloud selections, or where there is a demand for materials of good literary quality that do not require long attention spans. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Third in an anthology series based on the work of Newbery Medal-winning authors (following A Newbery Christmas, 1991 and A Newbery Halloween, 1993). Read full book review >

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Released: July 21, 1997

"With this extraordinary story and its hard-learned lessons, the authors should make more than a few of their readers wary of staking their privacy on the online world. (First serial to the Atlantic Monthly)"
A real-life tale of cops vs. hackers, by two technology writers with a flair for turning a complicated crime and investigation into a fast-moving, edge-of-your-seat story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 30, 1984

"Except for a foolish 1937 pulp piece about antimatter, then: an attention-worthy gathering—even if the arbitrariness of the assemblage irritates."
Another "best of" collection, with a particularly tenuous premise: twelve stories, 1839-1966—representing the "first appearance of an interesting idea" (though even here Asimov quibbles a bit). Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1989

"Generously proportioned, agreeably priced, and most certainly worthwhile."
Another "Mammoth Book of. . ." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 1989

"Overall, an anthology of interest primarily to occult-fiction completists."
The authors collected here should know about the occult—nearly all of them are dead. Read full book review >