Search Results: "Jetta Carleton"


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CLAIR DE LUNE by Jetta Carleton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2012

"Fine and dry, with a faint flavor of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Carleton's vignette of innocence and experience has a bright wit and perceptive charm, rendered all the more enjoyable by its retro feel."
Newly discovered, the evocative fable of a young teacher's brush with professional disaster during a simpler-seeming era. Read full book review >

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PLAN B by Augustus Carleton
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Abstract, purposefully affectless, and all rather self-consciously haphazard poems for a tired age."
An intriguing collection of 48 sonnets examining the blunt realities of modern life. Read full book review >

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KISS THE HIBISCUS GOODNIGHT by Carleton Bates Varney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"Shiny bright, often entertaining—and ephemeral."
Mini dolce vita on a fictional Caribbean isle but, with all the pretty exotica and glittery people, more decorative than vital. ``The hibiscus live only for one day. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 30, 2005

"An incredible tale told with intensity by two very lucky people."
Gripping account of journalist Garen's kidnapping in southern Iraq and his fiancée's efforts in the U.S. to secure his release. Read full book review >