Search Results: "Harry H. Crosby"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 17, 1993

"Uncommonly thoughtful recollections that address the moral ambiguities of a great cause without in any way denigrating the selfless valor or camaraderie that helped ennoble it. (Thirty-two pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
An affecting, ambivalent memoir from an Army Air Force veteran who survived the savage aerial engagements of WW II's ETO. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"A fascinating work, well told, and a moving celebration of masterworks by North America's early indigenous artists. (71 color, 11 b&w photos; 108 color drawings) (Book-of-the-Month Club/History Book Club selection)"
A lively archaeological detective story and a thorough survey of some of the most stunning and little-known artwork of America's prehistoric inhabitants. Read full book review >

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STORIES OF YESTERYEAR by Harry H. Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2016

"New England residents and lovers of the region's history should find a treasure trove in this collection."
A reissued debut book presents a set of vignettes on life in rural Massachusetts. Read full book review >

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CHANGE CONTROL DIET by Harry H. Suiter
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"The easy-to-follow charts and uplifting tone will make this book an invaluable resource for many readers struggling with the scale."
Suiter's guide introduces readers to the author's flexible, effective plan for long-term, healthy weight loss. Read full book review >

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DON’T FORGET TO COME BACK! by Robie H. Harris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"An amusing, sophisticated look at an age-old concern, reflecting the emotions of separation anxiety through the eyes of a verbal, assertive child. (Picture book. 3-7)"
It's a night out at the opera for Mommy and Daddy while their demanding, somewhat overly imaginative preschooler is apprehensive about staying home with babysitter, Sarah. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"LookingglassssalggnikooL pleasuresserusaelp."
Brightly conceived, even though the most widely known alternative history tale of modern times is ignored, James Cameron's Terminator II. Read full book review >

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WIENER WOLF by Jeff Crosby
ANIMALS
Released: July 5, 2011

"Running with wolves is enticing, but coming back home is always a comfort. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Wiener Dog is a bored and pampered dachshund itching to break away from his ho-hum life in the lap of his doting owner, an old-fashioned grandmother. Read full book review >

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THE ROCKABILLY GOATS GRUFF by Jeff Crosby
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"A snazzy, music-themed twist on a classic story that both children and adults will enjoy. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From the first glimpse of the slicked-up pompadours and hot rods of the Rockabilly Goats, readers will know that they are in for a good time with this rock-'n'-roll interpretation of a classic tale. Read full book review >

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A Good Catholic Girl by Cathy Crosby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 31, 2015

"A bracing vindication of the rights of women through one remarkable woman's postwar story."
A debut memoir that recalls the writer's struggles to succeed and find happiness despite the obstacles—familial, social, legal, and personal—that stood in her way. Read full book review >

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THE SAUVIGNON SECRET by Ellen Crosby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"To her string of Wine Country cases (The Viognier Vendetta, 2010, etc.), Crosby adds another well-conceived mystery and the latest dispatches concerning Lucie's troubled love life."
Virginia wine grower Lucie Montgomery becomes involved in yet another murder. Read full book review >

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DEADLY PROSPECTS by Virginia Crosby
Released: Oct. 15, 1996

"The mind reels, but not in pleasure."
Hardly have retired Tipton College Professor Ondine Jellicoe and her boarder/lover, framemaker Pavel Havel, gotten used to the idea that celebrated artist Granville Foote will be returning to their quiet Paris neighborhood—to be joined by his sister, fellow Tipton retiree Carlotta Foote Chalmers, and his two nieces and grandniece—than the Foote family seems to self-destruct in a shower of stylish sparks. Read full book review >

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THE CHAMPAGNE CONSPIRACY by Ellen Crosby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Crosby's cases featuring the sleuthing winemaker and her troubled romantic partner (The Sauvignon Secret, 2011, etc.) are always good value. Even mystery mavens who miss the clue to who's pulling the strings will savor the spicy family relationships."
A dress found in an attic is the first clue in a mystery spanning decades. Read full book review >