Search Results: "Gabriella Francine"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"An intensive, potent profile of contemporary digital activism at its most unsettling—and most effective."
A fresh perspective on the covert, crusading Internet activist group Anonymous. Read full book review >

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GIRL UNWRAPPED by Gabriella  Goliger
Released: May 1, 2011

"Ambitious in scope, at times poetic with strong imagery, this is a literary work that ultimately resonates with hope."
A complex coming-of-age story about an only child of Holocaust survivors whose keen sense of outsiderness and otherness is intensified by her struggle with coming out as a lesbian. Read full book review >

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666 PARK AVENUE by Gabriella Pierce
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A fast-paced and at times diverting mash-up of chick lit and fantasy."
First in newcomer Pierce's series chronicling Manhattan witch wars, as waged on and off the society pages. Read full book review >

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THE DARK GLAMOUR by Gabriella Pierce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A brisk, stylish supernatural thriller."
In this follow-up to series opener 666 Park Avenue (2011), Pierce's heroine is still puzzling over whether her Park Avenue playboy husband is in league with the devil. Read full book review >

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GRINGA LATINA by Gabriella De Ferrari
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"Readers gain entrÇe into a rarefied, intriguing world, but the tale is rather sparse and short on discovery. (Author tour)"
A nostalgic memoir of a childhood lived between two cultures. Read full book review >

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I REMEMBER '121' by Francine Haskins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 1991

"A fine debut. (Picture book. 3-8)"
An African American affectionately recalls her childhood on ``S'' Street in Washington, D.C.—neighborhood play, special occasions like the birth of her brother, and celebrations with her big extended family. Read full book review >

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THE INDIAN SCHOOL by Gloria Whelan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1996

"Still, the friendship between Raven and Lucy as they come to understand each other is a good lesson for readers that never seems didactic. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 7-10)"
After her parents die in a wagon accident, Lucy, 11, goes to live with her missionary aunt and uncle, the Wilkinses, who run an Indian school in northern Michigan. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: May 4, 1994

"Photos and index not seen. (Biography. 10-14)"
A portrait of the turn-of-the-century explorer, scientist, author, and all-round Norwegian öbermensch. Read full book review >

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BEST NEW AMERICAN VOICES 2005 by Francine Prose
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"As promised, promising voices."
Seventeen stories or novel excerpts, chosen by guest editor Prose from, presumably, the most talented among the nation's university writing programs. Read full book review >

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GLUTTONY by Francine Prose
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Pretty meager fare, even for a canapé."
A collection of lectures by novelist Prose (Blue Angel, 2000, etc.), part of a series on the Seven Deadly Sins commissioned by the New York Public Library and Oxford Univ. Press (see Joseph Epstein's Envy, p. 892). Read full book review >