Search Results: "Guy Vanderhaeghe"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ENGLISHMAN'S BOY by Guy Vanderhaeghe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 29, 1997

"Two good half-novels here, but they don't come together as a whole. (Author tour)"
An ambitious novel, set along the US-Canadian border and in Hollywood, that won for its author (Homesick, 1990, etc.) Read full book review >

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THE LAST CROSSING by Guy Vanderhaeghe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Sumptuously imagined and fashioned with a master craftsman's attentiveness and finesse. Brilliant work."
An ambitious sixth outing from the Saskatchewan author who has twice won Canada's Governor General's Award (for Man Descending, 1985, and The Englishman's Boy, 1997). Read full book review >

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A GOOD MAN by Guy Vanderhaeghe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Do the Mounties always get their man? Read this satisfying novel and find out."
A sprawling Western, in just the way that some of Cormac McCarthy's novels are Westerns, by prizewinning Canadian author Vanderhaeghe (The Last Crossing, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY BODY by David Guy
Released: Feb. 27, 1990

Steamy sex is the main ingredient of this confessional novel, Guy's fourth, as it was in his second work, The Man Who Loved Dirty Books (1983). Read full book review >

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OBSIDIAN SKY by Guy Garcia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"A solid story skillfully blending mysticism with historical fact."
The author of Skin Deep (1989) this time takes as his protagonist a bright but annoying Berkeley Ph.D. student who uncovers an anthropological gold mine in the cities and remote countryside of Mexico. Read full book review >

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P.E.A.C.E. by Guy Holmes
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Though the details don't quite hang together as the threads in good thriller should, the story itself certainly moves as swiftly—and as well— as a good thriller should."
An edgy, fast-paced, debut thriller about a day-after-tomorrow police force too good to last. Read full book review >

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THE EDUCATION OF A VALUE INVESTOR by Guy Spier
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A wide-ranging journey in which money isn't everything, but it sure does seem to help."
Aquamarine Fund founder Spier, widely known for his shared victory in the 2007 auction of a lunch appointment with Warren Buffett, shows how the legendary investor from Omaha became an example, guide and mentor in his own journey to master the secrets of value investing. Read full book review >

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A TABLE OF GREEN FIELDS by Guy Davenport
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 1993

"A frustratingly mixed bag."
Davenport's literary intelligence can be stratospheric, and when he aims it high, he's able to make an inimitable sort of constructivist sculpture from it (Tatlin!, recall, was the title of his first collection in 1974): part quotation, part commentary, part reimagination. Read full book review >

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THE AFRIKA REICH by Guy Saville
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"A skin-of-the-teeth escape at the end foreshadows a series."
In Saville's alternate history, Great Britain pursued peace with the Nazis after Operation Dynamo—the Miracle of Dunkirk—failed and left a quarter of a million soldiers captured. Read full book review >