Search Results: "Doron Weber"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"A heartsick father's poignant account of his heartsick son, and a primer on the fragility of life."
A father's intimate portrait of a dying son. Read full book review >

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THE WEBER STREET WONDER WORK CREW by Maxwell Newhouse
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 11, 2010

"Too bad. (Picture book. 5-8)"
This cheery but misguided attempt at a social-studies lesson tries to show kids how they can make a little money while helping others and making their own neighborhood a better place to live. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2001

"A moving and fascinating account of a brilliant man who failed in spite of his best efforts."
An account by London Science Museum director Swade (Charles Babbage and His Calculating Machine, not reviewed) of the work and influence of 19th-century English mathematician and inventor who was the first to proclaim the need for computers and describe their basic features. Read full book review >

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Released: April 6, 1989

Ross Perot's run-in with General Motors was widely perceived as a clash of symbols: Sunbelt entrepreneur in conflict with the rigid bureaucrats of an old-line industrial colossus. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2014

"A hot dog memoir that ultimately isn't juicy enough."
Riley details his ascent from a poor Southern farm boy to the head of one of the world's most successful hot dog companies. Read full book review >

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BEHIND THE WHEEL AT CHRYSLER by Doron P. Levin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 1995

"A cogent exposition that provides an understanding of who and what propels the monster auto industry through its exhilarating booms and dolorous slumps."
Detroit Free Press reporter Levin (Irreconcilable Differences: Ross Perot vs. Read full book review >

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MAN ON THE RUN by Carl Weber
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"A testosterone-driven tale of bromance and beautiful yet shifty women."
Jay Crawford has just escaped from a maximum security prison after serving 10 years for a rape he didn't commit. Now he's about to realize that life as a fugitive may put everyone he loves in danger. Read full book review >

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A KILLER RETREAT by Tracy Weber
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 8, 2015

"Despite lots of red herrings, yoga lore and ways to treat EPI, Kate's second lacks a strong mystery. And sometimes you just want to shake the temperamental heroine."
A yoga teacher's romantic getaway almost gets her jailed for murder. Read full book review >

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SILENT HEROES by William Weber
Released: Dec. 14, 2012

"A thriller with numerous intriguing elements, but one that struggles to truly engage the reader."
In this debut novel, Weber crafts a highly complex political thriller involving conspiracies in the Middle East. Read full book review >

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THE BULL by Matthew Weber
Released: April 20, 2012

"An upbeat, breezy read that, minus some dialogue, could just as easily be a treatise on the virtues of limited government."
In this briskly paced political drama set in Alabama, one man plays David to the corrupt local government's Goliath. Read full book review >