Search Results: "Eric Coyote"


BOOK REVIEW

Glamourville by Eric Coyote
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 28, 2015

"A harsh film-industry coming-of-age story."
Coyote (Invaders from the Outer Rim, 2015, etc.) delivers a novel about a young man making his way in Hollywood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COYOTE by Richard Thornley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1995

"For all the marvels and fantasies detailed here: a sluggish, fever-laden vision of history in which effects outweigh substance and mood overshadows meaning."
Nearly ten years after Thornley (Attempts to Join Society, 1986, etc.) won the George Orwell Memorial Prize for the film project of Coyote comes instead a period pieceboth ponderous and hallucinatoryfeaturing a nimble young British actor who journeys to 1830s America, ultimately to confront Death on the banks of the Mississippi. Read full book review >

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COYOTE by Colin Winnette
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"While there's a contemporary urgency to Winnette's novel, it's the small details (and how they are revealed) that give this story its considerable sting."
When a couple's young daughter vanishes, a carefully controlled way of life slowly and inexorably collapses. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Still, lively, visually splendid, and sure to appeal. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-8)"
Another trickster tale from McDermott (Raven, 1993, etc.), focusing on Coyote's foolish pride. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 20, 2011

"An unshakable noir with a protagonist learning along the way, but beyond the more overt genre traits is a rewarding story of a man's unconditional love for his faithful companion."
A vagrant turned amateur sleuth investigates a murder in Coyote's debut novel and series opener of the Homeless Detective Trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Children needing more specific information on the life cycle of the coyote can turn to Cherie Winter's Coyotes. (index) (Picture book. 7-10)"
Swinburne describes his observations of the coyote, an animal that seems equally at home in locations throughout the US: on a Vermont farm, in the wilds of Yellowstone National Park, and in urban areas, e.g., near a swimming pool in Hollywood, California. Read full book review >

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Coyote by Kelly Oliver
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"A fast-paced and thoroughly engaging whodunit set in the American West."
This latest Jessica James mystery from Oliver (Wolf, 2016, etc.) follows the feisty heroine as she leaves college and returns to her mother's trailer park in the tiny town of Whitefish, Montana. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COYOTE by Catherine Reid
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 20, 2004

"Casts a fresh eye on the new canid in the neighborhood. (Line drawings)"
An appreciative piece of literary natural history chronicling the emergence of an eastern coyote population. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ERIC CARLE'S ANIMALS ANIMALS by Laura Whipple
POETRY
Released: Aug. 17, 1989

"A treat!"
First, a word for the anthologist: the 62 poems Whipple has assembled as companions to Carle's flamboyant art are so splendid that they could easily stand alone; such greats as Dickinson, Sandburg, and Kipling appear along with numerous children's favorites—e.g., Worth, Behn, Coatsworth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COYOTE HEALER, COYOTE CURANDERO by Mariana Ruybalid
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 26, 2011

"Packed with action and ideas, but stylistically invariable."
Personal and social progress are intertwined in Ruybalid's (A Pattern of Silent Tears, 2011) vision of a dystopian future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COYOTE TALES by Thomas King
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Though usually cast as the trickster, Coyote is more victim than victimizer, making this a nice complement to other Coyote tales. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Two republished tales by a Greco-Cherokee author feature both folkloric and modern elements as well as new illustrations. Read full book review >