Search Results: "Frederick E. Hoxie"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"As Hoxie here convincingly argues, reports of the Crows' demise have been greatly exaggerated. (24 halftones, 6 maps) (History Book Club alternate selection)"
A remarkable history of the Crow nation that demonstrates the resiliency of a people in the face of extraordinary odds. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 29, 2012

"A capable, engaging work of history, important for students of official relations between the U.S. government and the Native peoples under its rule."
A noted student of American Indian life profiles activists who sought to lead their people from subjugation to citizenship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Last Torpedo by Frederick Von Burg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 2015

"Compelling goals, but this effort falls short of its mark."
In their debut thriller, Freund and Von Burg examine the murderous Nietzsche-inspired ideology that motivated committed Nazis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WOLF AND THE LAMB by Frederick Ramsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"Ramsay's fourth Jerusalem novel (Holy Smoke, 2013, etc.) links another challenging mystery to some intriguing answers to age-old questions surrounding the death of Jesus."
A series of mishaps and machinations change the course of history. Read full book review >

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LORENZ HART by Frederick Nolan
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A sympathetic account for fans of the musical theater of the '30s and '40s. (15 b&w photos, not seen)"
An old-fashioned Broadway biography of Richard Rodgers's first lyricist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 17, 1992

"Timely."
A venture down the Ob River and into the heart of Siberia by Wall Street Journal Berlin bureau chief Kempe, who offers telling vignettes of a region now in flux but once as notorious for its climate as for its infamous history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NIGHT FALLS ON DAMASCUS by Frederick Highland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 18, 2006

"Highland (Ghost Eater, not reviewed) is the perfect guide to understanding just how wrong-headed the Westerners have been about Levantine politics."
No, there never really was peace in the Middle East. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ACCOMPLICES by K.C. Frederick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"A complex portrait of the intricacies of emerging freedom."
Frederick (The Fourteenth Day, 2000, etc.) limns an apocryphal post-Communism state with a tale of three people who become companions as they face danger, illness, and history. Read full book review >