Search Results: "David Fuller"


BOOK REVIEW

SUNDANCE by David Fuller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2014

"This is speculative historical fiction of extraordinary intelligence and descriptive power."
Fuller (Sweetsmoke, 2008) rides into riotous Western outlaw history trailing the Sundance Kid as he searches for Etta Place, his wife. Read full book review >

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SWEETSMOKE by David Fuller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"While not always gripping, this novel from veteran screenwriter Fuller is well worth reading because of Cassius's sinuous and guileful complexity."
A debut novel of the Civil War, set on the Virginia tobacco plantation of Sweetsmoke during 1862. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A CRITIC by Dean Fuller
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 11, 1996

"Delap's murder gets solved, too."
Moments after his late arrival for the premiere of Eurydice, theatrical critic Virgile de la Pagerie (``Delap'' to his enemies, who are legion) collapses and dies of cyanide poisoning. Read full book review >

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OUR ENDLESS NUMBERED DAYS by Claire Fuller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 2015

"Fuller's compelling coming-of-age story, narrated from the perspective of Peggy's return to civilization, is delivered in translucent prose. Although attuned readers will likely have foreseen the final revelations, this is memorable first work from a talent to watch."
What do you do if you're 8 and your father tells you the rest of the world has been annihilated and home is now a hut in the middle of nowhere? That's the situation in a British novelist's intriguing debut. Read full book review >

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80's Baby by Derrick Fuller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"An idiosyncratic but compelling coming-of-age memoir."
Fuller recounts the violent and harrowing incidents of his youth in this debut memoir. Read full book review >

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THE ELECTRIC by Rex Fuller
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"An engaging novel, which successfully merges a drama and a thriller into a period piece."
A young boy's discovery of bones on his family's Oklahoma farm throws his life into a tailspin in Fuller's (Decency, 2012) post-World War II novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Despite its flaws, this work delivers a well-deserved tribute to a group that's been abused and overlooked; the volume should be useful for scholars and others seeking particular people, places, and themes for their research."
An academic traces the contributions of African-Americans to the United States and the world. Read full book review >

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THE BEST OF JACKSON PAYNE by Jack Fuller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2000

"An optimistic, intricately layered rewrite of The Aspern Papers, with grimy jazz clubs standing in wonderfully for James's sinking Venice."
Chock-a-block with religious imagery, mystical epiphanies, rhapsodic lectures on music theory and splendid evocations of the tawdry-but-hip jazz milieu, this sixth novel from Fuller (News Values, 1996, etc.), a journalist who is now president of the Chicago Tribune Company, reconstructs the life of a brilliant but doomed black jazzman through the eyes and ears of his quixotic biographer. Read full book review >

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BRAINQUAKE by Samuel Fuller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A hard-boiled story filled with quick dialogue and rich archetypal characters."
A bagman with recurring brain seizures falls in love with a Mafia widow and flees with organized crime money. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"A succinct yet in-depth inquiry into a significant philosophical issue."
An overview of the debate between the two most influential modern philosophies of science. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"While the itinerant melody of the didgeridoo haunts this tale, one can never hear it quite clearly enough to call it genuinely original. (Author tour)"
Though cast against the brilliant red tones of the Australian outback, this slim volume tells a monotone tale of self-discovery. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF COLTON H. BRYANT by Alexandra Fuller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"A latter-day Silkwood, quiet and understated, beautifully written, speaking volumes about the priorities of the age."
A lyrical paean to an unsung…well, not exactly hero, but one of life's unsung people. Read full book review >