Search Results: "Colonel David Hunt"


BOOK REVIEW

TERROR RED by Colonel David Hunt
Released: April 16, 2013

"This one suits the big screen. And it has sequel written all over it."
It's Boston under attack in this double-author debut action-thriller, with the Muslim Brotherhood hoping to go one better than al-Qaida.Read full book review >

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DAVID by Mary Hoffman
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Nonfiction masquerading as a novel and failing as either sort of narrative. (character list, historical note, glossary) (Historical fiction. 13 & up)"
The author of the Stravaganaza series reveals the muse behind Michelangelo's David. Read full book review >

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THE HUNT by Andrew Fukuda
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 1, 2012

"An attempted twist on The Hunger Games. (Paranormal adventure. 13-15)"
If the world is full of vampires, how do the humans survive? Read full book review >

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COLONEL ROOSEVELT by Edmund Morris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 23, 2010

"Roosevelt never fails to fascinate, and Morris provides a highly readable, strong finish to his decades-long marathon."
With appropriate crescendo and coda, the concluding volume of the author's sweeping biography of Theodore Roosevelt, following The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (1979) and Theodore Rex (2001). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 2003

"A smoothly detailed study of one shady man—an exploiter and murder suspect who drove his meal ticket to the grave—and not even praiseworthy for his business acumen."
Colonel Parker: con man, impresario, criminal—though perhaps best summed up by his military discharge report, "Psychosis, Psychogenic Depression, acute, on basis of Constitutional Psychopathic State, Emotional Instability." Read full book review >

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COLONEL CHABERT by Honoré de Balzac
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 1997

"Both Balzac's infuriating digressiveness and his matchless grasp of the individual submerged in, and overwhelmed by, society are vividly present in this strongly imagined and affecting story."
Colonel Chabert ($9.95 paperback original; Nov. 26; 128 pp.; 0-8112-1359-5): Originally published in 1832 as part of its author's ``Scenes from Private Life,'' this energetic novella offers a virtually perfect introduction to Balzac's teeming ComÇdie Humaine: a vast fictional canvas on which professional men, peasants, whores, and members of the aristocracy, clergy, and military service memorably intermingle and influence one another's destinies. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1997

"An indispensable guide to an outsize character and his era. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
The epic story of the the contentious publisher and fervent conservative who, along with William Randolph Hearst, was a model for Orson Welles's Citizen Kane. Read full book review >

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DAVID BOWIE by Paul Trynka
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 18, 2011

"Bowie nerds will love it, and music nerds will admire it; regular nerds and most others will think it's about 150 pages too long."
Everything you always wanted to know about the Thin White Duke. Everything. Read full book review >

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DAVID COPPERFIELD by Charles Dickens
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Marks's storytelling skills are further demonstrated by the different sizes of the pictures, their distribution, and layout—on the whole, they evocatively conjure this hearty tale, and will send readers off to the original. (Picture book. 8-12)"
A more or less self-contained excerpt from the novel, in a creative abridgement done by Dickens for one of his public readings (Anthea Bell's afterword provides notes about these performances and the texts Dickens prepared for them). Read full book review >

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COLONEL LAGRIMAS by Carlos  Fonseca
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Sometimes precious and perhaps a little too short to contain all the author's ambitions. Still, a lively, smart study of a decidedly offbeat character."
No one writes to the Colonel, and so the Colonel must write for himself: debut novelist Fonseca looks to the golden age of Latin American literature while pondering the mysteries of mathematics. Read full book review >

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COLONEL HOUSE by Charles E. Neu
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2015

"A significant, brightly written American story."
An exhaustive biography of Edward M. House (1858-1938), the wealthy Texan who served as President Woodrow Wilson's chief personal adviser and envoy to Europe in World War I. Read full book review >