Search Results: "David Bacon"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"An important contribution to the current immigration debate."
Compelling examination of Mexican immigration to the United States, both legal and illegal. Read full book review >

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LOST GEOGRAPHY by Charlotte Bacon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"A resonant, impressive debut."
A lyrical first novel from Bacon (A Private State: stories, not reviewed) exploring the cycle of loss and renewal as it works itself out in the lives of four generations of women. Read full book review >

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SNOW IN WINTER by Margaret Bacon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 1996

"A quiet tale, with considerable muttering about physical and political change, but with pleasant people who generate a mild interest."
A gently hortatory tale set in England's Yorkshire and various suburbs from the '40s to the '70s, dealing with the progress of two cousins, one domestic and home-loving, the other an energetic career woman. Read full book review >

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TO SEE THE MOON by Ethel Bacon
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Still, a generous and tender story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Under a new December moon, young Diane gets her first sled dog. Read full book review >

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THE BATTLE FOR URTH by Lee  Bacon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"A humorous diversion. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The real world collides with a magical one, accessible through a hidden door in a cheesy fantasy-themed restaurant. Read full book review >

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THERE IS ROOM FOR YOU by Charlotte Bacon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"Lovely descriptions of India in a presentation that, still, may puzzle as much as reward."
Bacon's second novel (following Lost Geography, 2000), set in the early '90s, meanders along to India with a recently separated New Yorker who delves with strenuous purpose into the history of her English-Indian mother's upbringing. Read full book review >

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THE TWISTED THREAD  by Charlotte Bacon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 14, 2011

"A long-winded tome whose creator (Split Estate, 2008, etc.) excels only in proving that uninteresting characters make uninteresting reading."
Murder is added to the curriculum at a posh boarding school. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2009

"Readable, original and memorable."
Ever wonder what would happen if George Costanza joined the NYPD? Read full book review >

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LIFE BEFORE by Michele Bacon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 7, 2017

"A great concept obliterated by a lack of focus. (Thriller. 12-16)"
A teenage runaway makes the best of a bad situation. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 17, 2011

"Though the tradition of Mary in Ephesus is more myth than fact, this is nevertheless a fascinating account of what might have been."
Exotic customs, spiritual upheavals and personal growth surround Mary, mother of Jesus, in her new life in Ephesus in Bacon's in-depth historical drama. Read full book review >

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JOSHUA DREAD by Lee  Bacon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A twisty, swiftly moving adventure sure to please superhero fans. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
"It's embarrassing to run into your parents when you're with people from school, especially when your parents are about to destroy the planet." Read full book review >