Search Results: "John Mackey"


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CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM by John Mackey
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Light on ideology and long on thoughtful analysis—a good book to hand to the budding entrepreneur in the family."
Whole Foods co-founder Mackey, writing with economist Sisodia, offers a persuasive paean to free enterprise. Read full book review >

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Sally Loves Horses! by Jody Mackey

"A graceful, inspiring children's book about horseback riding.
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Mackey's (Sally Loves…to Dance!, 2014, etc.) third series installment follows a young girl's dream of riding in a rodeo.Read full book review >

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THE HORSES AT THE GATE by Mary Mackey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"Elementary."
Bestselling Mackey's sequel to 1993's The Year the Horses Came continues the confrontations of Marrah, fifth-century b.c. warrior woman, and her peaceful, Goddess-worshipping, gender-egalitarian city with the savage, patriarchal, war-making tribes of the (Ukrainian) plains. Read full book review >

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DREAMWOOD by Heather Mackey
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2014

"A stunning debut with equal parts originality and heart. (Fantasy. 8-13)"
An original fantasy for middle-grade readers plaits together science, the supernatural and deep ecology. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 24, 2008

"A vivid picture of the crushing difficulties faced by every Arab government."
Absorbing history emphasizing Lebanon's disastrous post-World War II years. Read full book review >

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LATE ARCADE by Nathaniel Mackey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"An appealingly brash if overworked experimental lark."
An avant-garde jazz sextet hones its craft, hits the road, and tries to make sense of some unusual onstage goings-on. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 1992

"Popular history of a high order, on a subject of great contemporary significance."
An excellent history of Arab culture and politics, emphasizing modern manifestations of traditional behavior, by Mackey (Lebanon, 1989). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 13, 1996

"An essential resource for anyone concerned with this crucial region's geopolitics, culture or religion. (maps) (Author tour)"
A richly detailed analysis of the complex historical and ideological forces that drive this large and powerful nation. Read full book review >

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Suddenly Spying by Gin Mackey
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A breezy novel that delivers an appealing, down-to-earth heroine dabbling in espionage."
A woman may be putting herself in jeopardy when she becomes an amateur spy to help her secret agent sister in Mackey's debut thriller. Read full book review >

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DISAPPEAR OUR DEAD by Gin Mackey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 23, 2016

"Goes beyond a cozy, small-town mystery to consider some immense and difficult matters."
A widow's efforts to become a home-funeral guide entangle her in a murder case in this novel. Read full book review >

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THE WIDOW’S WAR by Mary Mackey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Ambitious in premise, formulaic in execution."
A feisty abolitionist journeys to pre-Civil War Kansas in search of her lover and defies a band of pro-slavery marauders led by a psychopath. Read full book review >

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SALLY LOVES. . . TO SWIM! by Jody Mackey
Released: Aug. 29, 2013

"An often charming kids' book that provides a model for family engagement in girls' sports."
This picture book aims to inspire young children with its story of a young girl who turns her dream into reality through hard work. Read full book review >