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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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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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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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 YEAR THE HORSES CAME by Mary Mackey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Auel readership. (First printing of 100,000)"
The author of 20th-century heartstring dramas (Season of Shadows, 1991, etc.) travels back to prehistory (as in The Last Warrior Queen, 1983) to center her exemplary heroine in the Brittany of 4372 B.C.—and in the heart of Earth Mother goddess worship. 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 >

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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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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 >