Search Results: "Clarence Clemons"


BOOK REVIEW

BIG MAN by Clarence Clemons
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 21, 2009

"Clemons imparts a warm, Indian summer feeling that deftly accompanies his rollicking reminiscences, making this a must for the legion of fans that he and the Boss have accumulated over the decades."
Bruce Springsteen's ebullient saxophonist and onstage foil recounts nearly four decades of the rock 'n' roll life, assisted by best friend Reo, a TV writer and producer. Read full book review >

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SPILLING CLARENCE by Anne Ursu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2002

"A credible first attempt. If Ursu's narrative device is poorly chosen, she nevertheless executes the project with facility and glimpses of real feeling for her characters in their struggles with avalanches of recollection."
A semi-successful debut tells the odd tale of a town afflicted—after an accident at the local chemical factory—with the burden of complete memory: it will disable its residents for days. Read full book review >

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CLARENCE DARROW by John A. Farrell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2011

"A warts-and-all portrait that leaves readers lamenting Darrow's private failings, while still in awe of his immensely consequential career."
A comprehensive biography of the storied defense attorney. Read full book review >

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CLARENCE DARROW by Andrew E. Kersten
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2011

"This is no hagiography, but rather a portrait of a truly human character trying to effect change while battling private demons."
A tightly packed biography of "labor's lyrical lawyer" and civil-liberties advocate. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1993

"B&w photos; chronology; index. (Biography. 12-15)"
A sympathetic, but sloppily written, biography that effectively presents Thomas's background, experiences, and challenges on the Supreme Court. Read full book review >

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CLARENCE THE COPY CAT by Patricia Lakin
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"Librarians take note: Young customers—those in branches with or without mice—will find much to smile about here, and Manders's goofy, cartoony illustrations are filled with energy and child appeal. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A mouse-loving, pacifist cat? Read full book review >

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CLARENCE THOMAS by Andrew Peyton Thomas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Injudicious."
Harvard Law grad Thomas makes the case for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (no relation). Read full book review >

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Adventures of Deuce Clarence Jones by Andrew Antijo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2016

"Vibrant stories that should amuse readers who love valiant dogs."
Antijo relates the heroic and often funny adventures of a family of Labrador retrievers in this debut book. Read full book review >

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CLARENCE COCHRAN, A HUMAN BOY by William Loizeaux
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Wilsdorf's black-and-white drawings amplify the humor of the text while highlighting specific action and amusing details. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Clever reimaginings of classics generally rely on awareness of the originals for at least part of their appeal (and most of their humor). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1993

"A tense and riveting account that neatly balances courtroom drama with fascinating glimpses into Darrow's enigmatic conscience. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A revisionist study of Clarence Darrow in which Cowan, an attorney and historian (See No Evil, 1979; UCLA), concludes that the legendary lawyer—despite being acquitted in 1912 of the charge—did indeed try to bribe a jury in a criminal case. Read full book review >

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THE LAST TRIALS OF CLARENCE DARROW by Donald McRae
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2009

"A persuasive, thoroughly winning brief."
A vivid re-creation of the three trials that capped the career of America's most famous attorney. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 14, 1996

"Page proves a far better trend-watcher than trend-setter, which is just the role he fills so well in the hit-or-miss venues of opinion columns and TV chat shows."
It's hard to see what's ``impolite'' about Page's buppie neoliberalism, other than a wish that his views were somehow controversial. Read full book review >