Search Results: "Ernie Irvan"


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ERNIE by Ernest Borgnine
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Tepid and corny. Whatever happened to Fatso Judson?"
Hollywood heavy is really a teddy bear—a very dull teddy bear. Read full book review >

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ABBREVIATING ERNIE by Peter Lefcourt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Broad humor, very easy targets, and a virtually brain-dead heroine make for mediocre social satire, but Lefcourt is good for a cheap laugh now and then."
Movie/TV writer and novelist Lefcourt (Di and I, 1994, etc.) hits new lows with this sporadically comic tale of a cross-dressing Schenectady, New York, urologist who dies with his pantyhose down. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 24, 1999

A stock-car racing hero who came back from horrible injuries sullies his image somewhat in this thinly veiled screed against them what wronged him. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2012

"A vital, essential addition to the shelf of great books about New Orleans."
A vital, loving chronicle of the colorful life and frequently hard times of the New Orleans R&B singer and self-styled "Emperor of the Universe." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1997

"Tobin's account is a balanced tribute to the quintessential war correspondent: In his ability to make war come alive and at the same time show its human side, Pyle was never to be bettered by any of the generation of war correspondents that followed."
From Detroit News reporter Tobin, the definitive biography of this country's great WW II war correspondent. Read full book review >

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THE GHOST OF ERNIE P. by Betty Ren Wright
Released: Oct. 15, 1990

Though he remembers Ernie as a minor bully and a major pest (Ernie died in a fall from a slide while he was teasing younger kids), Jeff tries to be tactful when everyone assumes that he's mourning his best friend. Read full book review >

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ERNIE DANCES TO THE DIDGERIDOO by Alison Lester
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"As a story, it's a great list. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lester's lively, evocative artwork far outstrips her clunky narrative in this introduction to Australia's northern outback state of Arnhem Land. Read full book review >

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EAGLE-EYE ERNIE GOES TO TOWN by Susan Pearson
Released: Oct. 30, 1990

One of four books initiating a series featuring a spirited heroine, Ernie, who uses observation and innovation to solve problems. Read full book review >

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CONSPIRACY OF WOLVES by Ernie Hasler
Released: April 25, 2012

"The politics are progressive, but the plotlines don't resolve."
Hasler's debut political thriller has history, heart and homilies. Read full book review >

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BRAVE MEN by Ernie Pyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2001

"Nowadays, a firm push might be needed to renew interest in this classic of modern journalism."
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist (1900-45) collected his work from WWII in two bestselling volumes, this second published in 1944, a year before Pyle was killed by a sniper's bullet on Okinawa. Read full book review >