Search Results: "Joe Fenton"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT’S UNDER THE BED? by Joe Fenton
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 2, 2008

"Is there something on the ground?' (Picture book. 3-7)"
It's nighttime, and Fred hears a noise. Read full book review >

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A GARDEN FROM A HUNDRED PACKETS OF SEED by James Fenton
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Narrow but charming."
Fenton's highly personal musings on gardening with flowers that can be grown from seed. Read full book review >

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What a Ride! by Stanley Fenton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 27, 2013

"A stimulating glimpse into the life and career of an Australian pilot."
In his memoir, Fenton tells of how, since the first time he saw an airplane fly over his remote island home in Australia, there was never any doubt what his life's calling would be. Read full book review >

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GEOGRAPHY OF THE HEART by Fenton Johnson
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1996

"It deserves the widest possible audience. (Author tour)"
A spiritual autobiography in the form of a novelist's memoir about losing his lover to AIDS. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A subversive academic, Fenton uses his intellect and vast knowledge to question the ways in which certain artworks—as well as their creators—have been framed by history. (b&w photos, not seen)"
A detailed, somewhat contrarian collection of essays on the interpretation of art and artists. Read full book review >

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KEEPING FAITH by Fenton Johnson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 16, 2003

"Richly allusive, impressively lucid, and unflinchingly honest: Johnson speaks as eloquently to the heart as to the head."
Novelist and memoirist Johnson (Geography of the Heart, 1996, etc.) details his journey from bitter skeptic to man of renewed faith. Read full book review >

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SCISSORS, PAPER, ROCK by Fenton Johnson
Released: July 1, 1993

A tender, haunting account of a rural southern family's demise as the parents sicken and die, the gay son contracts AIDS, and other siblings leave for greener urban pastures. Read full book review >

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EVERYWHERE HOME by Fenton Johnson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 16, 2017

"In taut, sometimes-tense prose, Johnson shows us so many varieties of human pain as well as many glimmers of hope."
A writer with deep Appalachian roots rehearses his life story, positioning it under the most exacting of microscopes. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"The strange, dark side of life, but a very real milieu."
Forget Las Vegas: you'll never even beat the midway at the local carnival, says Fenton, who worked the circuit as a high-schooler. Read full book review >

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Monday, Sunday by Fenton Grace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 30, 2015

"A swift tale of one woman's longings, the book makes for a dark journey through small-town America."
From debut author Grace comes a novel about an introspective single mother and her struggle with loneliness. Read full book review >

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NAPOLEON III by Fenton Bresler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 1999

"A fascinating look at Second Empire France and the little-studied 'petit-Napoleon.'"
A fresh and lively look at the other Napoleon, by London journalist Bresler (Who Killed John Lennon?, 1989, etc.) Read full book review >