Search Results: "Glenn Damato"


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Released: Nov. 30, 2012

"An aquatic comedy of errors for anyone who's ever thought about 'going off the grid.'"
A computer programmer pursues a sailor's life in this amusing debut memoir. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 18, 1995

"For dyed-in-the-wool conservative Republican fans of Senator Alfonse D'Amato only. (16 pages photos, not seen)"
A self-aggrandizing, self-righteous attempt by the blustery New York senator to explain his vision of the American political sceneat least as it applies to the life and times of Senator Alfonse D'Amato. Read full book review >

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THE SELLING OF THE BABE by Glenn Stout
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2016

"Baseball history is full of hoary legends. Stout deftly challenges one of the game's biggest."
Separating myth from truth in the most infamous trade in baseball history. Read full book review >

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THE ROMANOV CONSPIRACY by Glenn Meade
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"A flawed book, but one that has its moments."
The fate of Anastasia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last Russian emperor, is at the heart of this cross-continental tale of espionage, infatuation, martyrdom, massacre and archaeology. Did the Bolsheviks kill her along with the rest of her family, as history tells us, or did she escape? Read full book review >

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OTHER EYES by Barbara D'Amato
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"The usually dependable D'Amato (Death of Thousand Cuts, 2004, etc.) misses with this one. It's not that there aren't good things here. It's just that too often thriller loses to travelogue, which isn't great for narrative drive."
Whoever's stalking a beautiful archaeologist wants her dead, buried and long forgotten. Read full book review >

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THE SACRIFICE GAME by Brian D'Amato
Released: June 28, 2012

"Stay tuned for this literate end-of-the-world saga to continue—and well beyond 2012, come to think of it."
The world's going to end in 2012. It's not? Well, don't let the homicidal Maya who figures in the pages of D'Amato's (Beauty, 1992, etc.) latest futuristic/apocalyptic/sci-fi thriller know. Read full book review >

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BEAUTY by Brian D'Amato
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Ambitious and crackling with raw intellectual energy, but, like its inspiration, also ungainly, ugly, and perhaps even a little monstrous."
Dr. Frankenstein goes Downtown in D'Amato's ultrachic, ultramodern, rather grotesque first novel. Read full book review >