Search Results: "Dick Cami"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"A fun and fascinating read."
True crime meets pop-music history in this history of the Peppermint Lounge, the Twist and the Mafia's unwitting role in starting a national craze. Read full book review >

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SECOND WIND by Cami Ostman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Serious runners will relate to the highs and lows of Ostman's training, but her narrow, personal journey offers little in the way of universal resonance."
A casual runner finds encouragement from a new romantic partner and makes a pact to run a marathon with him on each continent. Read full book review >

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The Foreign Consuls Among Us by Cami  Hofstadter
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 16, 2015

"Well-written and lively, offering an engaging way to learn about the sometimes-perplexing world of foreign consulates."
This expanded second edition adds a global perspective to a surprisingly readable explanation of foreign consuls. Read full book review >

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ALICE'S SPECIAL ROOM by Dick Gackenbach
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 1991

As she tells her busy mother, Alice has a room where she can find January's cold or even play with a beloved cat that died last summer. Read full book review >

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SAFARI ADVENTURE by Dick Houston
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Color photos not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Houston fulfilled a lifelong dream by starting a safari business in Africa, which he knew only through books and films. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"For those who can't get enough of Vitale on TV during college basketball's off season, this book is a slam dunk."
ESPN and ABC's wildly popular and hyperkinetic hoops maven recreates his TV high jinks in this latest roundball manifesto. Read full book review >

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BULU by Dick Houston
ANIMALS
Released: May 25, 2010

"As fiction based on fact, thoroughly absorbing. (glossary) (Fiction. 10 & up)"
A deeply moving account of a soulful dog. Read full book review >

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FIELD OF THIRTEEN by Dick Francis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 1998

"But Francis fans won't be looking for originality here; they'll be content with the brisk authority with which the author sets up his familiar types for a series of falls as satisfying as they are predictable."
In lieu of his annual novel (10 Lb. Read full book review >

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THE NEON SMILE by Dick Lochte
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1995

"Serve with an Alka-Seltzer chaser."
Exploitation TV has finally caught up with Tyrone Pano—the ``Panther Man'' of New Orleans civil rights who, 30 years ago, killed himself after being jailed for shooting Lillian Davis, his follower in the League for Black Advancement. Read full book review >