Search Results: "Ebb Galvin"


BOOK REVIEW

MERCY by Ebb Galvin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 7, 2013

"An accessible, persuasive medical memoir."
An intelligent, meticulously researched history of a controversial cancer treatment called "heated chemo." Read full book review >

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THE MEADOW by James Galvin
NON-FICTION
Released: April 30, 1992

"Close-ups of seldom-seen bedrock people of the American West, adroitly drawn and deeply felt."
A passionate hundred-year history of a small mountain ranch on the Colorado-Wyoming border. Read full book review >

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HOTEL MALABAR by Brendan Galvin
Released: March 6, 1998

"A first-rate yarn that insists on its status as poetry."
The only indication that this fine short story is a narrative poem is its arrangement into segments on the page, and an occasional —poetic— flourish—a zingy phrase or an added-on image. Read full book review >

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FENCING THE SKY by James Galvin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 1999

"Part celebration and part angry lament, Fencing the Sky is a memorable debut, the most ambitious and original novel about the modern West to have appeared in some time."
A first novel from poet/nonfiction writer Galvin (The Meadow, 1992, etc.) about the ongoing destruction of western rangelands and the decline of the old, land-centered way of life. Read full book review >

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REBELS OF THE LAMP by Michael M.B. Galvin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Mythology, magick, and mayhem—but mostly, mayhem. (Adventure. 9-12)"
New authors Galvin and Speakman present 12-year-old Californian Parker Quarry in stock but action-packed, third-person chapters alternating with the ancient journals of Vesiroth (circa 1,200-900 B.C.). Read full book review >

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DANDELION by Galvin Scott  Davis
by Galvin Scott Davis, illustrated by Anthony Ishinjerro, developed by Protein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2012

"The visuals may be more than enough for some, but as a story for the bullied, it fails to adequately stand up for itself. (iPad storybook app. 5-12)"
A visually striking container for an extended metaphor about bullying, this overbuilt app gets too caught up in its own design to allow the story to breathe and enchant. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

"Much of the book's Pollyannaish sensibility and `Golden Rule` condescension is outweighed by sensible ethics and useful coping strategies. (seven b&w photos)"
A conscience-raising guide to bringing up children. Read full book review >