Search Results: "David L. Kirp"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Skeptics will argue that this is a pipe dream; despite a carefully outlined budget in the appendix, it's a valid point. However, the author provides an important, well-researched wake-up call, and any part of it that educators and lawmakers take into account is worthwhile."
A comprehensive, community-based plan for education and child development. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 12, 1989

Case histories of how nine school-systems and their communities reacted when faced with a student afflicted with the AIDS virus or living with someone with AIDS. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 16, 2013

"Teachers, concerned parents, political leaders—Kirp's book has something for everyone, and it deserves the widest possible audience discussion."
Hopeful news from the education front. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Replete with extensive notes and a chronology of events in Mount Laurel, Camden, and the world beyond New Jersey, this book will largely appeal to students of public policy. (14 pages b&w photos and illustrations, not seen)"
An informative but unimaginative account of a trilogy of critical judicial decisions affecting zoning and subsidized housing for poor blacks in a southern New Jersey suburb. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Once again, Robbins (Last Citadel, 2003, etc.)—emerging as the Homer of WWII—re-creates the mighty drama in all its deadly beauty."
In the seven months after Omaha Beach, a lot of WWII was in the hands of the wild and crazy guys who drove the Red Ball Express. Read full book review >

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THE END OF WAR by David L. Robbins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2000

"Brilliant storytelling by an author who continues to grow and impress (War of the Rats, 1999, etc.), and who, here, seems in absolute control of his material."
A deeply felt antiwar suspenser about the savagery preceding the fall of Hitler's Berlin. Read full book review >

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THE ASSASSINS GALLERY by David L. Robbins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"A solid, satisfying treat for the armchair historian."
Robbins (Liberation Road, 2005, etc.) again concocts an ingenious suspense thriller around the momentous events of WWII. This time, a foreign assassin stalks President Roosevelt. Read full book review >

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THE SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST by David L. Toney
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A meticulous reading of Scripture that maps out the world's future."
An exhaustive analysis of biblical underpinnings in end-times prophecies. Read full book review >