Search Results: "Dennis Drabelle"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"A nicely crafted portrait of monopolists and muckrakers."
A story of rapacious railroads and angry pens in the Gilded Age. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2009

"Engaging stories from a fabled place where many arrived broke and most left that way."
How a mammoth vein of silver ore—a "Babylon of the Great American Desert"—helped shape the West. Read full book review >

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BUTTERFINGERS by Dennis Reader
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1991

"Still, kids may enjoy Benjamin's many comic mishaps, rather mercilessly caricatured in the lively illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Benjamin Butters drops everything—balls, his toast, his goldfish, the eggs he's collecting, etc. But when (to everyone's consternation) ``Mom'' lets him hold his new baby sister, she's perfectly safe. Read full book review >

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HUNTERS OF THE GREAT FOREST by Dennis Nolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Quite a treat! (Picture book. 3-7)"
An intrepid band conquers a rugged landscape to capture an unusually tasty conquest in this funny, wordless story. Read full book review >

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LIZARD by Dennis Covington
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 1, 1991

"A first novel (Eighth Annual Delacorte Press Prize) with a fresh, memorably sweet picture of its offbeat characters and singular, compelling events. (Fiction. 12+)"
Walleyed and misshapen, Lucius (``Lizard'') looks bizarre; at 13, he's never been to a regular school. Read full book review >

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THE COMPLETE MASTERS OF DARKNESS by Dennis Etchison
Released: Feb. 21, 1990

A novelty horror omnibus containing the mass-market reprint anthologies of Masters of Darkness (1986) and Masters of Darkness II (1988), plus a new collection of old material, Masters of Darkness III. Read full book review >

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THE MASK AND THE SORCERESS by Dennis Jones
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2001

"Nothing special: Fans only."
Second part of Jones's projected fantasy trilogy (The Stone and the Maiden, 1999) about the Ascendancy and its rulers. Read full book review >

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FALLOW'S FIELD by Dennis McKay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2007

"A well-tilled field."
A young farmer must grow beyond the difficult, tragic childhood that hardened him. Read full book review >

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LONG RANGE PATROL by Dennis Foley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1992

"For the converted."
Sprawling tale of the Army's Ranger operations in the early days of the Vietnam War, by a screenwriter and Vietnam veteran. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"And while his style of presentation is clumsy and unsophisticated, this is nonetheless a gripping tale."
Medical-products scientist Piszkiewicz tells how the dream of space exploration was perverted by the complicity of its developers in Nazi military goals. Read full book review >