Search Results: "David O. Stewart"


BOOK REVIEW

MADISON'S GIFT by David O. Stewart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Stewart's lively character sketches employ sprightly prose and impeccable research."
A fond portrait of the mild-mannered Virginian and implacable advocate for the young American government. Read full book review >

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THE BABE RUTH DECEPTION  by David O. Stewart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"The third from Stewart (The Wilson Deception, 2015, etc.) cleverly mixes real-life people and historical events. The problems of the unlikely sleuths will particularly appeal to baseball fans."
In the aftermath of World War I, two unlikely partners reunite to protect those they love. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 2009

"Likely to become the standard version of this historic clash between a president and Congress."
A riveting look at one of American history's most dismal episodes. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 10, 2007

"Catherine Drinker Bowen's Miracle at Philadelphia (1966) remains the unsurpassed popular history of the Convention, but Stewart's highly readable narrative need defer to little else."
A careful account of how the Founders fashioned America's central document. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"A persuasive, engaging examination of the post-political career of a shadowy and much-maligned figure from the era of the Founders."
A fresh, vivid exploration of the exploits and trial of Aaron Burr (1756-1836), the most notorious figure of the early American republic. Read full book review >

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TOYS by David Stewart
by David Stewart, illustrated by David Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"This and the other titles in the Black & White series may well become favorites for tots to chew on until they graduate to Donald Crews' graphically striking classics, such as Truck and Freight Train. (Board book. 3-18 mos.)"
There is much to talk about with baby in this sturdy, wordless, black-and-white board book. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Technical information presented with clarity makes this scientific narrative accessible to laypeople; up-close-and-personal portraits of the leading characters, assessing their private peccadilloes as well as their professional accomplishments, make it much fun to read."
Science writer Monagan teams up with cardiologist Williams for an engaging and informative history of angioplasty. Read full book review >

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THE MONEY TREE by Sarah Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 1991

In January, Mrs. McGillicuddy observes an unusual shape out in the snow. Read full book review >

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THE GARDENER by Sarah Stewart
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Small's marvelous pictures show the city in all its gritty variety- -pushcarts, pigeons, packing crates, fire escapes, awnings, nuns, bums, and dogs—and the scrawny, smiling bakery cat, Otis. (Picture book. 6+)"
This latest collaboration from Stewart and Small (The Library, 1995, not reviewed) is the Depression-era story of young Lydia Grace Finch, whose family's financial woes are the occasion for Lydia's extended stay in the city with dour Uncle Jim. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 5, 1996

A Japanese-American's experience in a WW II internment camp offers both insight and a bit of melodrama—a combination that provides mostly favorable results. Read full book review >