Search Results: "Ernie Pyle"


BOOK REVIEW

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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The India Ride by Ryan Pyle
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"What may make for engaging film with stunning scenery stalls as a written account."
Two adventurous brothers describe their 54-day motorcycle trip around India. 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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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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Released: Dec. 2, 2012

"Enthusiastic, archetypal travelers whose informative story is worth the ride."
Two brothers drove BMW motorcycles on a 65-day, 18,000-km loop around China, then co-authored this brisk, optimistic memoir about the trip. 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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NON-FICTION
Released: July 27, 1995

"Best of all, he loves a good mystery and is smart enough, open and radical enough, to never say never. (Author tour)"
Fast claiming his place as one of the country's finest natural history writers, Pyle (Thunder Tree, 1993) takes to the hills in search of Bigfoot in this absorbing, classily written field report. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"An enjoyable exploration of spacecraft from a reliably knowledgeable guide."
"On the cusp of a new space age, with a seemingly limitless opportunity for both robotic and human engagement in space," an expert surveys many of the manned space programs that failed spectacularly, fizzled, or never left the drawing board. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 5, 2014

"An empathetic, smartly composed journey through a changing land."
Monochrome slice-of-life photographs of the westernmost province of China and the easternmost stretch of the Turkic diaspora. Read full book review >