Search Results: "Hank Heifetz"


BOOK REVIEW

REDEEMERS by Enrique Krauze
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Krauze demystifies for his North American neighbors the crucial ideas that have shaped Latin America and rendered it distinct from the United States."
Accessible roundup of the evolution of modern Latin American political thought via the lives and convictions of key leaders and writers. Read full book review >

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FALSTAFF'S BIG GAMBLE by Hank Quense
Released: Aug. 4, 2012

"A quirky spin on Shakespeare combined with a funny fantasy/adventure tale."
Quense (Zaftan Entrepreneurs, 2011, etc.) puts classic Shakespeare characters in a fantastical world, with humorous results. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 17, 1995

"A minatory vision that will impress the credulous and lovers of superficial, eclectic mysticism."
Emulating Carlos Castaneda, anthropologist Wesselman recounts his spirit journeys 5,000 years into the future, when an ecologically devastated America has been partly colonized by Hawaiians and Eskimos. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Endlessly describing how Fogerty and the others —festered along— with recriminations, Bordowitz offers no perspective to keep the narrative momentum from slowing to a crawl in the long post-breakup half of the book. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
A doggedly researched but plodding, unambitious bio of the fondly remembered late '60s swamp-rock band. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 2013

"A useful, readable collection of advice for young people on the verge of new careers."
Aguide to the working world for recent graduates. Read full book review >

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SONS OF THE DAWN by Hank Nuwer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 25, 2013

"Informed, unpretentious and attentive, this Western breathes life into little-known historical events"
Franklin College professor Nuwer (The Hazing Reader, 2004, etc.) breaks from scholarly publications with this debut Western novel set in the Basque region of Spain and the rugged terrain of Idaho. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 6, 2004

"Low-key, modest pleasures."
Observant, compassionate collection of newspaper pieces exploring America's odd corners. Read full book review >

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Murder in the Molten Sea by Hank Belloc
Released: April 22, 2013

"Misogyny detracts from an otherwise enjoyable mystery."
The true measurements of Solomon's molten sea, how to trick a ballistics expert and the murder of a prominent art dealer are just some of the puzzles testing Matt Matthias's mental prowess in Belloc's debut mystery. Read full book review >

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OUT OF RANGE by Hank Steinberg
Released: June 4, 2013

"An above-average, if familiar international thriller, the first from the creator of TV's Without a Trace."
Six years after ace newspaper reporter Charlie Davis and his British wife, Julie, barely escaped a Tiananmen-like massacre in Uzbekistan, she is abducted near their Los Angeles home. His efforts to find her lead him back to the roiling former Soviet state, where he must also thwart a terrorist plot. Read full book review >

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THE BIG MISS by Hank Haney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 27, 2012

"Woods has won big and lost bigger, and not just on the green, and he probably merits a more insightful book—though Haney does provide some good tips for would-be pros."
An insider's look at a champion's rise and fall. Read full book review >

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HANK GREENBERG by Hank Greenberg
Released: May 24, 1989

Flatfooted, posthumous autobiography by the great Detroit Tigers slugger of the 1930's and 1940's, edited after his death by Ira Berkow (Red—A Biography of Red Smith, Carew, etc.). Read full book review >