Search Results: "Jere Hoar"


BOOK REVIEW

THE HIT by Jere Hoar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2003

"Lively, but Hoar is intentionally aiming low."
A vet recluse turns hit man in a smartish first thriller debut from Hoar (stories: Body Parts, 1992). Read full book review >

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BODY PARTS by Jere Hoar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"A winner."
Eleven very Southern short stories in a first collection from a veteran of the small-press scene. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2000

"With a soccer rematch against China looming at the 2000 Olympic games late this summer, and a greater focus on women athletes in general, Longman's account will attract a lot of attention, and deservedly so."
A New York Times sports correspondent tracks the emergence, triumph, and possible lasting impact of elite women's soccer in America. Read full book review >

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Something Is Rotten In Fettig by Jere Krakoff
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Enough jabs at law and criminal justice to make a point, all packaged in a courtroom drama that's pure entertainment."
Krakoff's debut satire delivers the tale of modest kosher butcher Leopold Plotkin, whose simple act of smearing mud on his shop window leads to a grandiose trial. Read full book review >

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CAPTIVE by Jere Van Dyk
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 22, 2010

"A harrowing survival story."
An American journalist's account of 44 days in a Taliban prison. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Readers will find the ancestral versions of the most common produce so markedly different from their grocery-store counterparts that they might think they've been farmed on a different planet altogether."
The founders of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company present an overview of the heirloom seed movement. Read full book review >