Search Results: "Ernie Irvan"


BOOK REVIEW

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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CARS by George Sullivan
by George Sullivan, illustrated by Ernie Norcia
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 1991

"Index. (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
A look at the creation of a new automobile from planning and prototype-testing through assembly, delivery, and dealer prep, with a spread near the end on racing cars. Read full book review >

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AQUASAURUS by Ernie Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE

"The scaly beast is definitely the star, but pre-attack scenes are rife with genuine trepidation and multidimensional characters."
Texans inadvertently discover a 40-foot prehistoric, dinosaur-eating crocodile ready to escape its subterranean lair in this debut thriller. 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 >

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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 11, 2007

"Short, wide-ranging and serviceable."
First-time author Tadla delivers an eclectic volume that may be of use to North American businessmen. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2008

"Exactitude is great for surgeons, not so great for storytelling."
A doctor shares the good, the bad and the ugly from his experience in medicine. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT AMERICAN DOCUMENTS by Ruth Ashby
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2014

"The cartoon approach helps refresh history and make it come alive. A good primer for students and a refresher course for their parents."
An illustrated history of the early United States, narrated by Uncle Sam. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE 9/11 REPORT by Sid Jacobson
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"All told, a thoughtful—and by no means dumbed-down—approach to events still very current."
A comic book, utterly serious, documenting the attacks of September 11. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT EASTER RACE! by Craig Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"A sweet if slightly fluffy Easter treat with a sprinkle of kindness on top. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Familiar characters from the Sesame Street television show join a rabbit and a turtle in an Easter morning race and celebration. Read full book review >