Search Results: "Clyde Phillip Wachsberger"


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INTO THE GARDEN WITH CHARLES by Clyde Phillip Wachsberger
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A writer tends the garden of his life with tears of joy."
A love story to the author's lush Long Island garden, to his affectionate partner and to the beauty, surprise and evanescence of life. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT TRAIN by Clyde Edgerton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2011

"Edgerton's knowledge about music is on full display, as is his understanding of the subtleties of race relations as the Civil Rights Movement picked up steam."
James Brown connects two boys, white and black, in a light novel about North Carolina in the tense 1960s. Read full book review >

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SURVIVAL RATES by Mary Clyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"Clyde knows her world well and manages to offer a fair representation of it, but there's a lack of depth to her sketches that make them seen like just that—quick studies."
Decently done but unremarkable debut collection, the recipient of this year's Flannery O—Connor Award for Short Fiction. Read full book review >

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SACRIFICE by Clyde Phillips
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2003

"Genre goods, competently delivered, but nothing more."
Suspicious billionaires, murderers, and busybody bureaucrats are no match for husband-and-wife detectives Jane Candiotti and Kenny Marks. Read full book review >

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SOLO by Clyde Edgerton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2005

"Flying was Edgerton's crazy love, and his story of the affair goes ineluctably from the smitten and folksy to the fraught. File under, 'Icarus.'"
What started with Edgerton (Lunch at the Piccadilly, 2003, etc.) learning to fly airplanes comes full circle through war, then back home to a horizon full of doubts. Read full book review >

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The Stowaway by Clyde Edwards
Released: July 13, 2014

"A debut horror novel about demonic possession that breathes new life into an old theme."
In Edwards' debut horror novel, a ship's captain discovers a mysterious orb that gradually infuses him with a malevolent personality. Read full book review >

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BLINDSIDED by Clyde Phillips
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2000

"But do they make a better target as well?"
Blindsided ($24.00; Mar.; 320 pp.; 0-688-17154-0): A cop-and-wife thriller from Phillips (Fall from Grace, 1998), who here continues the adventures of heroine Jane Candiotti and her partner—in every sense of the word—Kenny Marks. Read full book review >

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REDEYE by Clyde Edgerton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1995

The first of Edgerton's novels set outside North Carolina: a slim western tale as entertaining and lively as his five previous books (In Memory of Junior, 1992, etc.). Read full book review >

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IN MEMORY OF JUNIOR by Clyde Edgerton
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Good-hearted folk triumph in Edgerton's best novel yet."
The latest generational novel by the author of Raney, etc., eschews his typical down-home high-jinks for a more serious tale of familial reconciliation. Read full book review >

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WHERE TROUBLE SLEEPS by Clyde Edgerton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 1997

"An always enjoyable read. (Author tour)"
As amiable and charming as all his novels, Edgerton's latest about small-town life brings together his usual cast of drunks, church-going Baptists, and southern eccentrics, all of whom encounter the Devil in the form of a traveling ne'er-do-well. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 11, 2010

"As with any work of economics, there are dozens of arguments both for and against every plank on Prestowitz's platform. Still, he provides a vigorous, provocative look at some of the possibilities—few pretty—that lie ahead."
If you think the Great Recession was a bummer, there's more bad news in store for the U.S. economy. Read full book review >