Search Results: "Daniel Abraham"


BOOK REVIEW

ABRAHAM by Frank Keating
by Frank Keating, illustrated by Mike Wimmer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Like the faces on Mount Rushmore, this entry in the series provides a face but falls short on substance. (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
Following Theodore (2006) and George (2012), Keating adds a new face to the Mount Rushmore series. Read full book review >

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ABRAHAM by David Rosenberg
NON-FICTION
Released: April 30, 2006

"For lay readers and scholars, a valuable exploration of how Abraham and his biographers fit into the larger scheme of Jewish cultural and religious history."
Innovative look at the patriarch by biblical scholar Rosenberg (Dreams of Being Eaten Alive, 2000, etc.). Read full book review >

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DANIEL by Henning Mankell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"An ambitious, flawed but compelling addition to the Mankell canon."
A haunting novel by the Swedish mystery master, one that proceeds from the indelible to the inscrutable. Read full book review >

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ABRAHAM by Alan M. Dershowitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"An interesting concept deserving of twice the effort."
The great patriarch as a template for Jewish lawyers across the ages. Read full book review >

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ABRAHAM by Bruce Feiler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 17, 2002

"A vivid and discerning tour through a land that reflects this epochal figure's life of exile, questioning, family misunderstandings, and faith."
Visiting an Israel of checkpoints and suicide bombings, Feiler (Walking the Bible, 2001, etc.) gracefully explores how the ancient Middle Eastern exile and childless husband became the father of many nations—and the progenitor of religious conflict. Read full book review >

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A SHADOW IN SUMMER by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 7, 2006

"An impressive start."
Captivating first novel, first of a promised four-book series. Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON'S PATH by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 7, 2011

"Will truth and justice prevail? Stay tuned. A pleasure for Abraham's legion of fans."
Finally, the bankers get a fantasy that doesn't involve our pension funds. Read full book review >

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THE KING'S BLOOD by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 22, 2012

"Another trademark romp in the otherworld, and a lot of fun."
Marcus Wester and company return to work their magic and mischief among the Firstbloods, Kurtadam and Southlings. Read full book review >

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AN AUTUMN WAR by Daniel Abraham
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2008

"The series title—The Long Price Quartet—says it all: The characters are paying a price for the way their society has been constructed. And it's very interesting to watch that price being paid, in all of its excruciating permutations."
Abraham (A Betrayal in Winter, 2007, etc.) ratchets up the stakes with the third entry in his epic fantasy series. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 1992

"An intriguing study of a central figure in the American imagination. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Daniel Boone's name has been synonymous with the American frontier ever since a highly colored narrative of his exploits appeared in John Filson's Kentucke (1784)—when Boone was still alive. Read full book review >

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Lewis Helfand
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"Reasonably accurate—but the historical territory is already thoroughly surveyed elsewhere, and the unusual format doesn't compensate for the routine content. (appendix) (Graphic nonfiction. 11-13)"
Lincoln's life gets a graphic treatment, but the prose reads like a school report, and even the battle scenes look staged. Read full book review >