Search Results: "Hope Edelman"


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THE POSSIBILITY OF EVERYTHING by Hope Edelman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"A travel narrative and childrearing memoir that will appeal to those interested in shamanistic healing and other aspects of New Age spirituality."
An account of the author's struggles to cope with her young daughter's troublesome imaginary friend. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1995

More-of-the-same sequel to last year's best-selling Motherless Daughters. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 13, 1999

"Still, a wake-up call that a mother's mother may be more influential in forming who we are than many women suspect. (Author tour)"
A celebration of grandmothers as both safety net and symbol of the ties that connect woman to woman over generations. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"Many women will find this book painful, but it's reassuring to have the company of others when dealing with the complex emotions and lifelong effects of a mother's loss."
According to the testimony in this oddly comforting volume, women never get over missing dead or absent mothers, whether they were 2 or 22 or even 52 at the time of loss. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

A lucid, easily read biography of the influential founder and director of the Children's Defense Fund, whose research and influence on national legislation is virtually synonymous with her life work. Read full book review >

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HOPE by David A Neumeier
Released: April 2, 2015

"A bright fish tale that young readers will enjoy, even if unnerving truths about conflict lurk below its surface."
A story of a little fish who learns important lessons about bravery, tolerance, and community with the help of a loving father. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Rima Jbara
Released: June 1, 2006

"Readers will find this story as empty as its heroine."
A vain, self-obsessed woman toggles between morose navel-gazing and showy breakdowns in this dreary character study. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Len Deighton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 3, 1996

Deighton artfully fills in more blanks in the long-running saga of British espionage agent Bernard Samson, the protagonist in two earlier trilogies and the featured attraction of this sequel to Faith (1995). Read full book review >

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HOPE by Amanda Berry
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 27, 2015

"A nuanced testament to the complexity of the human spirit."
On May 6, 2013, electrifying headlines revealed news of the escape of three young women who had been missing for more than 10 years and presumed dead but were in fact held captive by Ariel Castro, a depraved Cleveland school bus driver. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Richard Zoglin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"In this rich and entertaining work, Zoglin pulls no punches but also remains an astonished admirer."
A contributing editor and theater critic for Time weighs in with what will immediately become the definitive biography of the legendary comedian, born Leslie Townes Hope (1903-2003). Read full book review >

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HOPE by Marian Fowler
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, the diamond's first European owner, called it 'un beau violet'—perhaps the only possible description more purple than Fowler's prose."
An amusing, if gaga, history of the world's most prized blue stone, from a specialist in the biography of luxury. Read full book review >

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HOPE by Isabell Monk
Released: March 9, 1999

"Sturdy faces, tender postures, and vibrant backgrounds considerably enliven the bibliotherapeutic proceedings. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Monk takes a didactic tack in presenting one girl's ancestry, weaving into a story of several generations the scene of her African-American mother and Caucasian father's wedding. Read full book review >