Search Results: "Francine Prince"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 14, 1991

"The anchor of tradition, though, and of conformity to Jewish dietary law, makes this a lot more viable than the author's last offering, Francine Prince's New Diet for Life Cookbook (1989)."
What's new (besides the use of the food processor) about the variously Jewish recipes that Prince has devised for this collection? Read full book review >

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FRANCINE by John Schwartz
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A dramatically taut tale propelled by artful characterization and political relevance."
A corporate novel chronicles a young woman's meteoric rise at a coal mining company. Read full book review >

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PRINCE by Ib Michael
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"Ib Michael's fiction."
This beguiling and mysterious tale, the first of its veteran Danish author's novels to reach English translation, is a richly imagined, if structurally suspect, fusion of romance, bildungsroman, and ghost story. Read full book review >

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PRINCE by Ronin Ro
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 11, 2011

"An energetic, detailed balance of reportage and criticism about an icon of his era."
Did 10 years of researching the enigmatic Prince pay off? You bet. Read full book review >

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PRINCE by Brian Morton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"It's lonely out there for sui generis eccentric geniuses—luckily, gifted writers like Morton are able to bring them a little closer to us."
Cogent analysis of The Artist Currently Known as Prince. Read full book review >

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FRANCINE POULET MEETS THE GHOST RACCOON by Kate DiCamillo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"New readers ready for a challenge and some laughs will welcome more characters from Deckawoo Drive. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Francine Poulet, the laconic and intrepid animal control officer of Gizzford County, is having a crisis of confidence. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 27, 2013

"An eye-catching, clever take on teaching table manners."
In a charmingly illustrated picture book by debut author Sanders, a young boy must learn proper table etiquette to prepare for his fancy birthday celebration. Read full book review >

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THE LOUD SILENCE OF FRANCINE GREEN by Karen Cushman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2006

"Though not a happily-ever-after tale, it dramatizes how one person can stand up to unfairness, be it in front of Senate hearings or in the classroom. (author's note) (Fiction. 10-14)"
It's 1949, and 13-year-old Francine Green lives in "the land of ‘Sit down, Francine' and ‘Be quiet, Francine' " at All Saints School for Girls in Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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PRINCE RIBBIT by Jonathan Emmett
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"An entertaining effort with a disappointing denouement. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Three pink-cheeked, white princesses meet a conniving frog in this amusing metafictional parody of "The Frog Prince." Read full book review >

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THE PRINCE by Vito Bruschini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2015

"A complex, informed and intelligent saga mating Rich Man, Poor Man and The Godfather."
In this expansive historical epic, Bruschini traces the Mafia's origins in Sicily's feudal society. Read full book review >

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CROWN PRINCE by Linda Snow McLoon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Worse, it's first in a series. (Fiction. 10-13)"
It's time for the Dream Horse to die. Read full book review >

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PRINCE CASPIAN by C.S. Lewis
Released: Oct. 16, 1951

"More coordinated in construction, we think, than the preceding book."
Very special, somewhat mystic fantasy, this is a sequel to last year's The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. Read full book review >