Search Results: "F. Peter Model"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1991

"A savvy insider's vastly entertaining line on aspects of the money game."
The sassy memoirs of a still young woman who had a short and bittersweet but financially rewarding career as an index options trader at the American Stock Exchange. Read full book review >

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F by Daniel Kehlmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 2014

"German writer Kehlmann (Fame, 2010, etc.) takes us on a strange and enigmatic journey here."
An elusive novel whose events remain cryptic and largely unexplained. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1995

"Model wannabes will be well advised to read and reread these cautionary tales—and to hide this volume from their parents. (50 b&w photos, not seen)"
This intelligent and intermittently absorbing history of the modeling industry offers a group portrait of playboys, party girls, and a few genuine talents.. Read full book review >

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PETER by Kate Walker
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"David, a wiser head, comfortable with his preference, one who can offer physical affection without sexual overtones; and, in Peter, a realistically distressed teenager who is finally able to muster enough perspective to weather his crisis. (Fiction. YA)"
When he finds himself attracted to his older brother's gay friend David, Peter is plunged into the kind of sexual uncertainty many young men feel. Read full book review >

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MODEL MISFIT by Holly Smale
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 21, 2015

"Fluffy but funny for readers who can overlook the cultural cluelessness. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A girl entranced by physics, mathematics, history, and literature also works as a model for an innovative international fashion designer, but she's so inept she's likely to lose her job in this comic sequel to the original Geek Girl (2015).Read full book review >

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RE-MAKE/RE-MODEL by Michael Bracewell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"Those with an endless interest in English art movements of the '60s may find Bracewell's work endlessly fascinating. Anyone who wants to learn something about the band will be swiftly exhausted by this unsifted lode of dead-end minutiae."
Laborious exploration of a great English rock band's art-school roots. Read full book review >

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MODEL BEHAVIOR by Jay McInerney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 1998

"Droll, sharp-edged fun."
A mordantly funny portrait of the incestuous, fame-addled worlds of publishing and celebrity journalism, as viewed through the eyes of a frantinally lovelorn writer. Read full book review >

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MODEL WOMAN by Robert Lacey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 16, 2015

"A briskly written, unapologetically frank portrait of 'the empress of American modeling—a mixture of Mary Tyler Moore and Barbara Walters, but tougher.'"
How Ford Models rose to power under the auspices of a no-nonsense doyenne. Read full book review >

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MODEL HOME by Eric Puchner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"A wild first novel that amply confirms the promise of Puchner's story collection, Music Through the Floor (2005)."
Family love flickers capriciously throughout this fine domestic drama, which runs the gamut from hilarious to harrowing. Read full book review >

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MODEL STUDENT by Robin Hazelwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2006

"Readers looking for a front-row seat at Fashion Week will have to look elsewhere: Lacking glamour, devoid of thrills, this is the literary equivalent of a Sears catalogue."
A first novel, from a former model who graduated from Yale, about a model who goes to Columbia . Read full book review >

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PETER JENNINGS by Kate Darnton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Evocative glimpses of a sorely missed class act."
A warm tribute to the Canadian high-school dropout who anchored ABC's World News Tonight for 22 years. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 5, 1971

"And a serious piece by Carolyn Heilbrun from The American Scholar attesting to the 'enduring' grace of Lord Peter."
A fond recapitulation of the contribution of Dorothy Sayers by James Sandoe who edited this collection running to 430 pages and ending with a parody Codetta by E. C. Bentley. Read full book review >