Search Results: "Hana Christen"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 7, 2006

"Not at all profound, but middle-class brides ought to enjoy this nuptial memoir."
Hana Schank thought she was an independent woman. Then boyfriend Steven popped the question, and she morphed into a Bride. Read full book review >

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OUTSTANDING OUTSIDES by Hana Machotka
ANIMALS
Released: March 16, 1993

"Still, an appealing introduction. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
A colorful look at animals' outsides: skin, hair, feathers, scales, spines. Read full book review >

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Kurenai the Crimson by Hana da Yumiko
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Needs more flesh on its bones, though extensive research and complex plots are signs of good things to come."
A Christian, an outcast ninja, and a courtesan—outsiders in late samurai-era Nagasaki—seek new life in this historical novella. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 30, 2015

"An impressive use of one family to intimately portray the history of social and cultural changes over three generations."
Spanning nearly 60 years, this work of historical fiction chronicles the multitude of cultural changes in Japan after World War II from the perspective of a conflicted family of three. Read full book review >

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AND SO IS THE BUS by Yossel Birstein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"You might strain to see the world in Blake's grain of sand, but you see Birstein's world with clarity in a short hop aboard a Jerusalem bus."
An anthology of evocative stories—fortified with beguiling asides, full of unforgettable absurdities—collected on bus rides through Jerusalem. Read full book review >