Search Results: "Jeffrey Brown"


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WHO AM I? by Jeffrey Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"With full force of knowing right from wrong, readers will jump at the chance to chime in with the repeated admonishment: 'You are a rabbit!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
A rabbit with a madcap imagination pretends to be many other animals. Read full book review >

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YAMANI: The Inside Story by Jeffrey Robinson
Released: May 29, 1989

Published in Great Britain last year, this extended piece of investigative journalism is not so much a biography of the ex-Saudi Oil Minister as it is an impressionistic review of the man at work. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 30, 1993

"Worldly-wise observations, affording valuable perspectives on a famous victory."
A thoughtful and provocative commentary on the causes, conduct, and consequences of the Gulf War. Read full book review >

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"An accomplished first novel that effectively blends folklore with the evening news."
A novel about one old man's fight against the machinations of city hall. Read full book review >

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WHO SINNED? by Rowley Jeffrey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2015

"A busy, often histrionic drama with an awkwardly rendered religious message."
Finding both joy and sorrow in a complicated love triangle, three lifelong friends raise a child only to lose him years later to an unexpected killer in Jeffrey's (Gems in the Cracks, 2008) latest novel. Read full book review >

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PRISONER IN A RED-ROSE CHAIN by Jeffrey Moore
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2002

"Still, in certain of its ways, a charming tale about a loser in love."
Yet another unworldly intellectual goes off the deep-end with obsession for a mysterious girl who won't return his affections but also just won't get out of his life completely. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2001

"A voyage fit only for lunatics. In terms of achievement, Tayler could as easily have played Russian roulette."
A dangerous and self-indulgent journey up and down the Congo River: thankfully, travel-writer Tayler (Siberian Dawn, 1999) comes in the end to understand it as such. Read full book review >

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SHADOW MAN by Jeffrey Fleishman
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"While there are moments of pleasure and passages of real skill, sentimentality eclipses the novel."
Fleishman's second novel is a melodrama: Losing all but a memory of a single summer of his adolescence to early-onset Alzheimer's, the protagonist loses his identity. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 27, 2009

"Tayler ventures at points into Colin Thubron and Robert Kaplan territory, returning with a satisfying narrative that is of considerable interest to students of contemporary events, and futurists too."
A closely observed memoir of travels through Central Asia, where portents of continent-wide conflict loom. Read full book review >