Search Results: "David D. Burstein"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Stimulating accounts of what is being accomplished by an ambitious generation."
An inspiring look at what the millennial generation is doing in America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"A thoughtful, instructive survey on what may lie ahead on a winding road that's still under construction."
A down-to-earth guide to the digital revolution (a.k.a. Read full book review >

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THE PUBLIC DIMENSION OF FOREIGN POLICY by David D. Newsom
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"A quiet, restrained, but expert and highly professional assessment of the relationship of foreign policy and the public in America."
There may be no country in the world where it is more important to get public approval for foreign policy than the United States, and as Newsom (International Relations/Univ. of Virginia) makes clear in this valuable little book, there may be no country where it is harder to achieve. Read full book review >

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CINDERELLA SKELETON by Robert D. San Souci
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"474, etc.) artwork is reminiscent of The Nightmare Before Christmas—perhaps that can't be helped when skeletons are the principals—but very much its own thing, with abundant cartoony comic licks and ghoulish creatures galore. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This fancy little piece of septet versifying works nicely as a vehicle to tell the story of the graveyard Cinderella. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"The same detectives appear in a baseball mystery, The Case of the Unnatural (ISBN: 0-71676506-3); both are BOMC alternates. (Fiction. 8-14)"
One of two brief mysteries based on Dragnet parodies aired on Children's Television Workshop's educational math program, Square One TV. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

An erstwhile alarmist's reassessment of the socioeconomic threat posed by Japan in the wake of its recent success. Read full book review >

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Released: May 21, 2013

"Readers who believe dreams are predictive will likely enjoy this book, which is really only saved by the author's talent as a writer. Burstein should drop the dream interpreting and stick to the history of our forefathers."
An acclaimed historian dives headlong into the dreams of some iconic Americans. Read full book review >

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THE PASSIONS OF ANDREW JACKSON by Andrew Burstein
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 17, 2003

"Nicely written and generally well-considered: particularly useful for students of the Jacksonian era."
Brawler, liar, adulterer, murderer. This was one of the great presidents? Read full book review >

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AMERICA’S JUBILEE by Andrew Burstein
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 23, 2001

"Burstein's evocative reconstruction shows Americans pausing to consider where they had been and where they were going. (20 b&w illustrations, 2 maps)"
An affecting portrait of the US on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Read full book review >

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THE ARARAT ILLUSION by David D. Minier
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A gripping ride-along with a small-town detective in the midst of a national security crisis."
A fast-paced political thriller set during the Reagan presidency. Read full book review >