Search Results: "Flannery O'Connor"


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FLANNERY by Lisa Moore
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 10, 2016

"Smart, bold, heartbreaking—sophisticated teen readers will be wowed. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A young woman struggles with her unconventional mom, her best friend's cold shoulder, and a fierce crush in this novel for teens set in Newfoundland. Read full book review >

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FLANNERY by Brad Gooch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 25, 2009

"Unlike its subject, respectably tame."
Taut biography of the iconic Southern short-story writer and novelist. Read full book review >

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Released: July 1, 1988

"Mean-while, Hentoffs brilliant and engrossing portrait will surprise many liberal Catholics—and provoke many others into a reassessment of the man and his message."
John O'Connor's first four years as the Archbishop of N.Y.C. have often engulfed him in contention and controversy. Read full book review >

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THE HABIT OF BEING by Flannery O'Connor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 16, 1979

"Remarkable and inspiring."
Flannery O'Connor's best fiction seemed almost pre-grooved, as though she merely poured ink—and vividness—into grooves of mysterious life that were already whitely there. Read full book review >

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LISTENING TO THE VOICES by Charles East
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 1998

"Overall, then: a kind of thumbnail summary of recent trends in American short fiction, and a useful introduction to the Award program—though it's debatable whether a summary volume was needed before the end of the decade."
Each year the University of Georgia publishes two collections of short fiction by new writers, the annual winners of the Flannery O'Connor Award. Read full book review >

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A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND AND OTHER STORIES by Flannery O'Connor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 1995

"Harper's Bazaar, and the New Yorker, and will cater to eclectic tastes."
This collection of short stories by the southerner whose first novel Wise Blood appeared in 1952 is more likely to attract readers who want to follow Miss O'Connor's writing progress rather than those who favor fiction in this form. Read full book review >

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EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE by Flannery O'Connor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 1965

"These are 'Southern' stories since they reflect views of a unique social structure, race relations, the Southern 'mystique,' but the submerged comment, intuition of character, bits of rich humor proceed naturally from a vision sharp and whole."
These short stories by the late young Southerner evidence Miss O'Connor's brilliance of style and intensity of statement as to the dilemma of man. Read full book review >

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ACHILLES' HEEL by Sean Flannery
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 31, 1998

"David Hagberg) has any luck, his hero could rise to the top as a Bond clone."
More suave than Bond and just as death-proof, brainy, and with a touch more brawn, Bill Lane of the National Security Agency (Kilo Option, 1996, etc.) once more takes on ex-KGB assassin Valeri Yernin ("the Surgeon"), who's less dead than was once thought. Read full book review >

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WINNER TAKE ALL by Sean Flannery
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1994

"Fine absorbing fare for devotees of what-if brinksmanship."
Flannery (Counterstrike, Eagles Fly, The Zebra Network), who also writes as David Hagberg (The Capsule, Desert Fire, Twister), here offers a multifront techno-thriller that turns on the power vacuums created by the Soviet Union's breakup. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Natural history par excellence."
A sweeping natural history of North America from its birth as a self-contained continent in the Cretaceous era to its current precarious status as an ecological superpower. Read full book review >

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MOVING TARGETS by Sean Flannery
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 1992

"Quite good."
Flannery (The Kremlin Conspiracy, Eagles Fly), who also writes as David Hagberg (Twister, The Capsule), bravely essays an elaborately complicated spy story in the disarray of the former Soviet states in the near, terribly confused future. Read full book review >