Search Results: "Inman Majors"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MILLIONAIRES by Inman Majors
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"The shape is mythic but the storytelling is hollow."
Ambition, money, politics and women drive a voluminous Southern epic. Read full book review >

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LOVE'S WINNING PLAYS by Inman Majors
Released: Aug. 27, 2012

"A sardonic, fun take on big-time college football, where booster money plays first-team offense."
Majors (The Millionaires, 2009, etc.) goes comic on football when he follows graduate assistant Raymond Love, scratching for a coaching slot at a big-time SEC program, as he is assigned to drive for Coach Woody during the university's annual Pigskin Cavalcade. Read full book review >

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WONDERDOG by Inman Majors
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2004

"Strenuously zany, but the humor falls flat."
This second outing from Majors (Swimming in Sky, 2000, not reviewed) is an aimless ramble through Alabama bars and byways in search of an elusive comic breeze. Read full book review >

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THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL by Kerri  Majors
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 9, 2013

"An upbeat and honest guide for teens already considering writing careers. (Nonfiction. 13 & up)"
Advice on writing from an experienced writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OLD DOGS AND CHILDREN by Robert Inman
Released: Feb. 21, 1990

A thoroughly engaging encore by the author of Home Fires Burning (1986)—featuring the adventures of Bright Birdsong and her family of small-town southern politicians. Read full book review >

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THE TERRIBLE AND WONDERFUL REASONS WHY I RUN LONG DISTANCES by Matthew Inman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Sure to delight Inman's fans and probably win him some new ones."
A short, laugh-out-loud graphic book about the promises and perils of exercise. Read full book review >

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DAIRY QUEEN DAYS by Robert Inman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 19, 1997

"Inman's likable tone and command of his settings aren't enough to redeem his overloaded story, which winds down into a forced, unsatisfying conclusion."
Inman (Old Dogs and Children, 1991, etc.) returns with another small-town southern tale, this time focusing on a boy's coming of age during the late '70s. Read full book review >

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THE ORACLE OF OIL by Mason Inman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2016

"Inman provides enlightenment on a persistently intractable topic and praise for the scientist who clearly saw the consequences of our reliance on oil."
The career of a hero of hydrocarbon exploration reminds us that it's a finite world after all. Read full book review >

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CAPTAIN SATURDAY by Robert Inman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2002

"Ruefully wise. It warms and cheers like the best kind of southern comfort."
In another beguiling tale of life in the New South, a man learns some hard truths when he's fired and his life seems to be in free-fall. Read full book review >