Search Results: "Craig M. Mullaney"


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THE UNFORGIVING MINUTE by Craig M.  Mullaney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 23, 2009

"A philosophically ambitious account of coming to adulthood, only slightly marred by occasional bursts of sentimentality and sententiousness."
Keenly intelligent war memoir whose central question is, "What is a man?"' Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"In brief, then, an academic's examination of a presumptive pathology, which will strike many readers as rotten to the Corps. (Photos, line drawings, and maps.)"
In a revision of his 1990 doctoral dissertation, Cameron (History/Old Dominion Univ.) attempts to anatomize the esprit of the 1st Division of the US Marine Corps on the basis of its performance during WW II and after. Read full book review >

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How To Fight Off a Fundamentalist by Edward M. Craig
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2014

"An enjoyable way for moderate or lapsed Christians to learn the history—and possible absurdities—of their faith."
An attorney offers a highly readable debut treatise on the history and contradictions of Christianity and its Gospels. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"Source notes; appendices; bibliography; b&w photo insert and index not seen. (Biography. 11-13)"
Brimming with hero worship, the Doherty's account of ``the most well-known celebrity in the world,'' ``living proof that the American Dream [is] still alive...'' has an Algeresque flavor. Read full book review >

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THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING by Craig A. Doherty
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Full-color and black- and-white period and contemporary photographs convey a sense of timelessness—the great slab is fairly unchanged, nearly 70 years later. (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
This capsule history of a wonderful structure is full of the facts and figures that make that Art Deco landmark such a marvel. Read full book review >

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THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE by James Mullaney
Released: May 3, 2007

"Young concludes, 'Nothing has ever made much sense in this part of the world.' Regrettably, his novel doesn't make much sense either."
While the title echoes The Ministry of Truth from George Orwell's 1984, Mullaney's debut novel is grounded in contemporary Mideast politics—most of the action takes place during 1984, at the midpoint of the Iran-Iraq war. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"A valuable, uplifting book that goes to show it only takes one person with a laser-sharp focus and a determination to confront all obstacles to make an enormous difference."
The extraordinary tale of one man's journey from the towers of Madison Avenue to the cave dwellings of China and beyond, bringing hope and joy to more than 700,000 disfigured children and their families. 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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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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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 >