Search Results: "Eddy L. Harris"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1993

"Harris has an eye for detail that many novelists might envy, and a fine prose style—qualities that, combined with the powerful subject matter here, result in an energetic and emotionally satisfying work."
Harris's continuing search for his identity as a black American, previously documented in Mississippi Solo (1988) and Native Stranger (1992), now takes him on a compelling motorcycle journey through the American South. Read full book review >

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STILL LIFE IN HARLEM by Eddy L. Harris
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"His own small transformations become his most compelling witness to that stubborn life. (Author tour)"
A worthwhile, complex commentary on the author's two-year sojourn in Harlem. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"A book of travel in the best tradition, in which the exploration of self and place ends, as all great journeys should, in the attainment of a little wisdom—and hope. (Map.)"
An engagingly candid account of a yearlong sojourn through Africa by Harris (Mississippi Solo, 1988), who brings to travel all the right stuff—curiosity, independence of mind, and a critical sympathy. Read full book review >

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WHOSE WILL by Willie L. Harris Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 28, 2011

"An inspiring, affecting narrative of one man's messy life and road to well-being."
Debut author Harris recounts his difficult childhood and his adult struggle with addiction in his memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NONFICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"The Call''; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
In ``The African-American Experience'' series, a compelling, well-researched look at the organization that, working through negotiation, legislation, and the courts, has been one of the most powerful advocates of equal opportunity and civil rights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLINT by Paul Eddy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 5, 2000

"Readers who don't mind the hiccup of the flashbacks that interrupt every third scene to backtrack anywhere from ten minutes ago to the heroine's childhood will find lots more surprises up Eddy's sleeve. A welcome debut, with a heroine volcanic enough for a series. (Film rights to Columbia)"
Years after she was scarred and nearly killed by a double-dealing international criminal, a British undercover cop throws over the traces to go after him on her own—a busy first novel from journalist Eddy (Hunting Marco Polo, 1991, etc.) Read full book review >

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FLINT’S LAW by Paul Eddy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 22, 2002

"Bids fair to be a thoroughly entertaining series. Pare the next one down some, and Grace understated will really shine."
International cop Grace Flint makes a second intriguing appearance (Flint, 2000)—but then hangs around too long. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 1994

"Worthwhile if only for Phebe Davis's pungent observations, but also for framing historic patterns of abuse of the mentally ill."
A hundred years of first-person reports from women committed to mental institutions that seem no less distressing in the 20th century than in the 19th. Read full book review >

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KILLABLE HOURS by Pamela Eddy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Not a memorable debut, but perfect for those who hate lawyers and love chocolate."
American lawyer Amy Brown loves London, where she's currently posted with DW3—Winter, Worthington & Walker—but hates her boss, crotchety Daniel Benedict Blake. Read full book review >