Search Results: "Hull Cook"


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FIFTY YEARS A COUNTRY DOCTOR by Hull Cook
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Most readers will only marvel at such a gift."
Lively tales from the rural medical beat, Texas to Nebraska, from the 1940s on. Read full book review >

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THE SHEIK by E.M. Hull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Or simply more fodder for those students of anything and everything: the so-called cultural-studies crowd."
Most remembered as the source for the famous Valentino movie (of the same name), The Sheik kicks off a new series from the Univ. of Pennsylvania. Read full book review >

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CHASING THE MUSE by Gene Hull
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2010

"A lively, indulgent memoir."
A musician reflects on his career and experiences from the Depression Era through the present. Read full book review >

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Building A Timeless House in an Instant Age by Brent Hull
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A pleasing, educational look at traditional home construction."
Hull (Traditional American Rooms, 2003) celebrates the lost art of thoughtful home construction.Read full book review >

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SLICE OF LIFE STORIES by Gene Hull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"An intriguing but inconsistent collection."
Hull (The Sun God is a Ham, 2013, etc.) provides a series of short tales in multiple genres that tackle the comedy and tragedy of everyday life. Read full book review >

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LOSING JULIA by Jonathan Hull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2000

"Pretty stale stuff, but those perfectly pitched nursing-home scenes linger in the memory."
Former Time journalist Hull's first novel paints a generic portrait of young love and trench warfare, framed by a bracingly unsentimental depiction of old age. Read full book review >

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FALLING INTO MONAGHAN by Gerald Hull
Released: May 22, 2000

"When Hull separates showing from telling, these poems work, but mostly they leave you wanting."
Contemplations of Irish land and life by a poet of mixed descent with mixed feelings and mixed results. Read full book review >

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A PROSE ANTHOLOGY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR by Robert Hull
HISTORY
Released: March 15, 1993

"Binding is exasperatingly tight. (Nonfiction. 9+)"
Firsthand accounts, grouped topically—``Ordinary People,'' ``Soldiers,'' ``At Sea and in the Air,'' ``Looking After the Wounded and Dying,'' etc.—with a few sentences to set the stage for each selection and identify its author. Read full book review >

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PALE MORNING DONE by Jeff Hull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2005

"A promising debut: rich in local color and uncontrived dialogue, with a plot that moves like a mountain stream."
A River Runs Through It meets Deliverance—sort of. Read full book review >