Search Results: "Cynthia Leeds Friedlander"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 25, 2009

"Will help those who want to untie their tongues and avoid the hazards of miscommunication."
In this self-professed consolidation of popular communication, assertiveness, career and leadership-training best practices, Friedlander bridges the gap between business and personal communication by offering a synthesized approach that can be used at the office or home. Read full book review >

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BREASTLESS INTIMACY by Cynthia Leeds  Friedlander
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2013

"An illuminating collection of writing that's full of introspection and emotional transcendence."
Friedlander's memoir recounts vignettes about the author's life after a bilateral mastectomy. Read full book review >

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THE UNFORTUNATE SON by Constance Leeds
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2012

"Engaging from the very first page, this is one work of historical fiction that will have even readers who prefer fantasy clamoring for a sequel. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
The nature of luck, fortune and fate is dissected and reexamined over the course of this outstanding novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Organizers will find much of this helpful and instructive, but for lay readers, it preaches to the choir."
A radical activist handbook reinforces the adage that a picture is worth 1,000 words. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 11, 2011

"A thoughtful book that could actually save employers some serious money."
Putting a positive spin on workers' compensation. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 11, 1995

"Nazism and of the Holocaust. (History Book Club selection)"
An exhaustively researched account of the ``opening act of Nazi genocide'': the murder of approximately 70,000 physically and mentally handicapped German citizens. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 26, 2016

"A book that will be useful for employers who are truly interested in improving worker productivity and company profits."
A workers' compensation consultant interviews business executives, lawyers, and others to show employers how to boost worker safety and the bottom line. Read full book review >

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CAT HEAVEN by Cynthia Rylant
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Comforting and amiable, this is tinged with gentle humor. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Every bit as rich in eye-dimming sentiment as Dog Heaven (1995), this will kindle sighs even from the feline-indifferent. Read full book review >

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SHIMMY SHAKE EARTHQUAKE by Cynthia  Jabar
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1992

"An attractive collection, then, joyfully celebrating children's natural kinesthetic response to poetry. (Poetry/Picture book. 4-8)"
Eighteen poems summon readers or listeners to join wholeheartedly in poetry's dancing rhythms. Read full book review >

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THE WHALES by Cynthia Rylant
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1996

"Rylant (Dog Heaven, 1995, etc.) can be counted upon for lyrical phrasing and keen observation, but these philosophical thoughts seem far too subjective to have meaning for young readers. (Picture book. 8-11)"
Romantic, often odd, musings on the lives of whales. Read full book review >