Search Results: "Clint Van Zandt"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 7, 2006

"A few exotic adventures, some tense moments, lots of redundant reflections."
Triumphs and tragedies in the career of a former FBI agent who became one of the Bureau's first hostage-negotiation specialists. Read full book review >

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SOFT SPOTS by Clint Van Winkle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 3, 2009

"At its best, a powerful reminder of the human cost of the war."
Uneven memoir of a Marine's service in Iraq and his ongoing recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder. Read full book review >

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LIVING IN THE CHILDREN OF GOD by David E. Van Zandt
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 30, 1991

"Mo letter'' reproduced in an appendix has a lot more punch. (Nine halftones—not seen.)"
A curious volume about the cult known as the Children of God, from Van Zandt, a sociologist (Law/Northeastern) who infiltrated a British branch. Read full book review >

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Released: May 16, 2012

"Ardent, progressive ideas derailed by a predictable plotline and stereotyped characters."
American alternative politics finds its heroine in Trafton's (You Can't Push A Rope, 2006) congressional what-if novel. Read full book review >

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Gennebar Rising by Clint Geller
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An epic fantasy tale set in an ornately crafted universe."
Geller tells the story of a boy whose otherworldly powers may liberate his nation in this debut novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Lots of familiar pieces here, but the variety of Willis's 13 selections makes for an anthology crime buffs can't refuse."
An anthology of previously published material on the uniquely savage business of crime as practiced by the organization known variously as La Cosa Nostra, the Outfit, the Syndicate, the Mafia. Read full book review >

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YOU CAN'T PUSH A ROPE by Clint Trafton
Released: July 6, 2006

"Vivid and well-mapped-out, but ultimately closer to history lesson than novel."
A historical novel in the vein of John Steinbeck about a long disputed New Mexican territory and the Hispanic and White families that call it home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"An interesting addendum to the Civil War library, but should be read with a couple of grains of salt."
Civil War Times contributor Johnson (Pursuit: The Chase, Capture, Persecution, and Surprising Release of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, 2008, etc.) examines an overlooked episode of the Civil War. Read full book review >

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Molters by Clint Gleason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 13, 2016

"A fast-paced, light read likely to appeal to fans of the walking dead and post-apocalyptic action thrillers."
Gleason (Ravagers, 2016, etc.) splices together adventure, horror, and a threat to the survival of humanity in this novel.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 20, 1996

"Given that affirmative action policies have supporters and opponents of all ideological stripes, Clint owes readers a more deliberate appraisal."
As the charged title suggests, Bolick presents a polemic admitting of no debate, and his language is carefully weighted against counterargument. Read full book review >