Search Results: "Craig Dirgo"


BOOK REVIEW

THE EINSTEIN PAPERS by Craig Dirgo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 11, 1999

"Even so, well done and much fun with ironic dialogue."
The coauthor with Clive Cussler of The Sea Hunters (1996) and Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt Revealed (not reviewed) debuts with his first solo adventure novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 2002

"A lively narrative slickly done: nothing wrong with that, but intelligent readers who like their history straight up may find it simply annoying."
The creator of the immensely popular series of marine and underwater adventures starring Dirk Pitt (Valhalla Rising, 2001, etc.) returns with a sequel to his nonfiction Sea Hunters (1996). Read full book review >

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GOLDEN BUDDHA by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2003

"Honestly fabulous."
Sailing the high seas with Cussler once again. Read full book review >

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SACRED STONE by Clive Cussler
Released: Oct. 5, 2004

"The usual Cussler the Incredible, crammed with endless technological detail and ablaze with action."
The multitudes of fans awaiting each new work the Mighty Cussler Factory pumps out must wonder which Cussler they'll get next. Read full book review >

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THE SEA HUNTERS by Clive Cussler
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"The lively text includes a number of handsome, helpful maps, plus line drawings of designated vessels and the vanished locomotive."
Life has imitated pop art in the case of best-selling author Cussler (Shock Wave, 1996; Sahara, 1992; etc.), whose avocation is locating great ships lost in deep waters. Read full book review >

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OUR NOISE by Jeff Gomez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"And there's enough material here for a season's worth of TV shows."
A slacker soap opera, first published as a serial 'zine through mail order, classifieds, and in Tower Record stores, that lacks the literary pretensions of Douglas Coupland's Gen-X sagasand is much the better for it. Read full book review >

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TRACTOR by Craig Brown
by Craig Brown, illustrated by Craig Brown
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Every page reveals the author's experience and reverence for the enterprise in this loving view of life on a small farm. (Picture book. 3+)"
An increasingly unfamiliar scene in the American landscape gains a heartfelt tribute, and has a worthy advocate in Brown (City Sounds, 1992, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE LYONESSE STONE by Craig Weatherhill
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"For collections with enthusiastic fantasy readers. (Fiction. 12+)"
In the first of a trilogy, ancient times and the present day intermingle in Britain's Cornwall, ensnaring modern children in ancient evil. Read full book review >

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HANK FINDS INSPIRATION by Craig Frazier
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Splendid. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Stanley and his snake friend Hank return in this beautifully illustrated and eloquently told tale of discovery. Read full book review >

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STANLEY GOES FOR A DRIVE by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Children may never view a spotted cow the same way again. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Stanley goes for a drive in his old red pickup on a dried-out, brown-as-dirt summer day, he's not thinking about much. Read full book review >

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LOTS OF DOTS by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Zingy and crisp, joyful and sprightly, this is one outstanding read. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In his gamesome new work, Frazier shows how one shape—the simple dot—creates and shapes our world. Read full book review >

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MULE TRAIN MAIL by Craig Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Informative as well as evocative, and told with crisp clarity. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
In some remote pockets of Arizona, the postman wears a cowboy hat and leads a mule train. Read full book review >