Search Results: "Guido Fernandez"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Yet it provides a close look at the inner workings of a government and a nation in transition, led by a woman of obvious bravery and good will. (Author tour)"
An anecdotal memoir by the present democratically elected leader of Nicaragua. Read full book review >

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BABY TO BROOKLYN by Rajiv  Fernandez
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"The perfect baby-shower gift for Brooklyn hipsters, but all others, including the core baby-toddler audience, should 'Fuhgeddaboudit.' (Board book. 1-3)"
A baby's everyday world is paired with the sites and trends of Brooklyn, New York. Read full book review >

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Cult of Ku by Bill Fernandez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2016

"An edifying novel that explores cultural conflicts in Hawaii between the world wars that is hampered by an overly ambitious, frequently turbid plot."
Fernandez (Kapa'a, 2015, etc.) incorporates Hawaiian history, folklore, and labor struggles into a 1920-set mystery packed with violence and murder.Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1996

"A little treasure, worth twice the price."
Dazzling, pithy vignettes of early 20th century India from a wandering Italian poet. Read full book review >

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Hawai'i in War and Peace by Bill Fernandez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2015

"Engrossing and identifiable."
A young teen at a Hawaiian military school near the end of World War II contemplates his future in Fernandez's (Kaua'i Kids in Peace and War, 2013, etc.) autobiographical series.Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"A literary oddity that's compelling yet repellent, amusing yet outrageous."
Idiosyncratic musings by Italian poet, critic, and philosopher Ceronetti, originally published in 1979 and marking the first English translation of his work. Read full book review >

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CRIME & PUNISHMENT IN HAWAII by Bill Fernandez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2017

"While aspects of the story do not always sizzle, this book delivers plenty of enticing history.
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An attorney finds trouble in paradise in this crime novel set in 1930s Hawaii. Read full book review >

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JOHN TANA by Bill Fernandez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2017

"For the setting and era alone, this ripping adventure yarn offers sufficient rewards."
Set in 19th-century Hawaii, a historical novel stars a handsome young hero. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 22, 2012

"Many thoughtful and wry observations inhabit this charming but uneven read."
In Mattioni's novel, a recent widower from Milan realizes his dream of resettling in Savannah. Read full book review >

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SILK by Alessandro Baricco
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1997

"Masterly."
Silk ($15.00; Oct. 15; 96 pp.; 1-86046-510-X): A fine novella, set in 19th-century France and the Orient, by a celebrated Italian musicologist and writer. Read full book review >