Search Results: "Emma Coleman Jordan"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"Adds urgency to the continued discussion of sexual and racial inequality in America."
The right wing got its chance with David Brock's The Real Anita Hill. Now come Hill and ten intellectual allies to consider the legacy of her celebrated case. Read full book review >

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TRUMPET STORY by Bill Coleman
Released: Feb. 22, 1990

The life of the legendary trumpet player, first published in French translation in 1981, the year he died. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 14, 2004

"Adequate exploration of a theory that seems less than startling by the conclusion, thanks to undue repetition of its main points."
Single-minded examination of how violent and tragic behaviors tend to replicate themselves in our ultra-connected society. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 23, 1991

"The frequently gripping text includes eight pages of photos and a like number of maps (not seen)."
Perhaps the most controversial military operation of the Vietnam War was the US Army's May 1, 1970, assault on previously sacrosanct Communist bases and supply dumps in Cambodia. Read full book review >

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THE CARPENTERS by Ray Coleman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 13, 1994

"A dual-celebrity bio that retells well-worn stories."
The emphasis here leans more to Karen than to Richard, the acknowledged brains behind their arrangements. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 12, 2011

"A verdant memory of a different American childhood and of an idyll that ended tragically."
An earnest memoirist remembers her family and their hardscrabble organic-farm life in Maine Read full book review >

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OLIVIER by Terry Coleman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Writers, like God, dwell in details. Coleman should have remembered that He also makes judgments."
Once more unto the great actor's life, and what a slog it becomes. Read full book review >

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FREEDOM TRAIN by evelyn coleman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"The novel is heavy-handed and self-consciously inspirational, but it's a fine story of a moment in history when times were changing and the Freedom Train reminded Americans of their better selves. (author's historical note) (Fiction. 8-12)"
Clyde Thompson may be the shortest 12-year-old in seventh grade, but he learns to stand tall in this story about the Freedom Train's arrival in Atlanta in 1949. Read full book review >

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THE DAY WE MET by Rowan Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 2015

"Coleman will make you cry with this emotional, beautifully written novel."
A woman with early-onset Alzheimer's disease desperately tries to hold onto her family and her life in this novel from Coleman (The Runaway Wife, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

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BEVERLY & MARIGOLD by Val Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 1996

"In any event, the laughs are always genuine, and the social history of New York over the past 50 years is dead-on."
From Columbia University urban studies professor Coleman, two groups of zany stories, one about the experiences of an amiable white middle-class screwup, the other about those of an industrious black homeless woman. Read full book review >