Search Results: "Jan Hahn"


BOOK REVIEW

NURSE JAN by Ann Jasper
Released: Jan. 4, 2013

"A predictable story that's enjoyable enough for readers interested in medicine."
A fictionalized account of the author's experiences in nursing school during the 1950s. Read full book review >

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VOICES by Jan Hahn
Released: Oct. 22, 2010

"A sheaf of revealing X-rays of the soul in distress."
A doctor confronts ailments of the spirit as well as of the body in these raw, anguished poems. Read full book review >

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THE GLANCE OF COUNTESS HAHN-HAHN by Peter Esterhazy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"To be savored, like the Traveller's reports, for the experiences described and insights offered as Esterh†zy explores the heart and mind of that other Europe."
The latest from noted Hungarian writer Esterh†zy (The Book of Hrabal, 1994, etc.) is a dazzling if occasionally whimsical riff on history, philosophy, and Europolitics with a Danube River setting. Read full book review >

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JAN ORMEROD'S TO BABY WITH LOVE by Jan Ormerod
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"A feast of bright yet subtle color and bold design, just right for introducing the youngest to some familiar animals while tickling their ears with contagious rhymes and their minds with a few simple concepts. (Picture book. 1-5)"
An artist known especially for her exquisite draughtsmanship visualizes five familiar nursery pieces in vibrant paint set off by brilliant white. Read full book review >

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LADY HAHN AND HER SEVEN FRIENDS by Yumi  Heo
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"Delicate but strong imagery and a lighthearted touch with pattern and placement make the art of sewing and good cooperation quite enough to make a story. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A Korean story from the late 19th century is the basis for this irresistible teaching tale about cooperation, respect for tools and sewing. Read full book review >

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FOUR SCORE AND FOUR by Gil Hahn
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 16, 2014

"A prodigious, fascinating effort that needs a stronger unifying narrative to make it more readable."
A comprehensive, detailed study of life, the economy, and politics in the United States on the eve of the Civil War. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A compelling examination of the long, divisive road to America's emergence, in 1919, as 'the most formidable power in the world.'"
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian reveals America's evolution into nationhood. Read full book review >

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JAMES, THE CONNOISSEUR CAT by Harriet Hahn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 1991

"An iffy item for the cat fancier (depends on one's whimsy quotient), and a maybe (the fine-arts milieu is rather special) as a juvenile crossover."
Like the comics Garfield or Heathcliff, the silver cat James, in this excruciatingly whimsical tale of a brainy feline, is a cat only in (what we interpret as) giant ego and vanity. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOW BEHIND THE STARS by Rebecca Hahn
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Shattering and transcendent. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
From the author of the radiant A Creature of Moonlight (2014), a heartbreaking fantasy tackles life's big questions.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 1999

"Still, if taken in the (light) spirit in which it is offered, this is worthwhile addition to one's eucharistic library."
Hahn, a Protestant minister who converted to Roman Catholicism, has written extensively about the Catholic faith in previous books (A Father Who Keeps His Promises, not reviewed, etc.). Read full book review >