Search Results: "Daniel E. Kennedy"


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HARRY HOLSTEIN HITS THE ROAD by Daniel E. Kennedy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"This road trip never gets out of the driveway. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
Low-rent animations, illustrations, audio and overall design provide just what this sketchy bovine cross-country tour merits. Read full book review >

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FALLING SIDEWAYS by Thomas E.  Kennedy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"A clever spoof about work and the relationships formed there."
A week in the life of a group of worker bees whose firm is becoming unhinged. Read full book review >

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KERRIGAN IN COPENHAGEN by Thomas E.  Kennedy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 11, 2013

"Kerrigan's unresolved angst is the artificial heart of this real, joyous celebration of Copenhagen."
A sui generis work, the third in the author's Copenhagen Quartet, following In theCompany of Angels (2010) and Falling Sideways (2011); these stand-alone novels have nothing in common save their Copenhagen setting. Read full book review >

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TORNADO WEATHER by Deborah E.  Kennedy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A cacophonous debut."
Class, race, and natural disaster collide in this first novel. Read full book review >

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IN THE COMPANY OF ANGELS by Thomas E.  Kennedy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2010

"An artfully written story with a conscience."
Expatriate American author Kennedy finally gets the major U.S. release merited by his European reviews with this third volume of his Copenhagen Quartet. Read full book review >

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BENEATH THE NEON EGG by Thomas E.  Kennedy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"It's a mess and offers little relief from the dreary solipsism that is the novel's hallmark."
With this fourth stand-alone volume, Kennedy's Copenhagen Quartet draws to a desultory close. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2013

"A no-guesswork guide to business strategy and a persuasive thesis on why some organizations are more successful than others."
In their debut, consultants Kennedy and Kennedy attempt to demystify the business strategy process. Read full book review >

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THE EXPANSION OF EVERYDAY LIFE: 1860-1876 by Daniel E. Sutherland
Released: April 12, 1989

A fascinating, detail-rich survey of daily life in the tumultuous Civil War era, with a focus on the burgeoning middle class. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 1995

"A rare combination of documented facts and moving storytelling. (16 pages b&w photos, maps, not seen)"
The triumphs and trials of a small Virginia community that lay directly in the paths of the warring Union and Confederate armies, superbly chronicled by historian Sutherland (Univ. of Arkansas; The Expansion of Everyday Life: 18601876, 1989, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 1998

"Though far too detailed in its dealings with military strategy and, this is nonetheless worthy of War-Between-the-States diehards. (7 illustrations, 7 photos, not seen)"
A broadly researched, finely detailed, and well-written analysis of the connections linking two pivotal battles in the early part of the Civil War, by Sutherland (Seasons of War; 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF THE HUMAN BODY by Daniel E. Lieberman
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Readers have likely heard this song before but perhaps not so exhaustively and well-referenced as in Lieberman's opus. Would that industry and governments take heed."
Six million years of biological evolution have produced a human body ill-adapted to the diets and lifestyles that cultural evolution has wrought since modern humans emerged. That is the core message of this massive review of where we came from and what ails us now. Read full book review >