Search Results: "Joseph L. Galloway"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"An authoritative briefing whose band-of-brothers perspectives make it a genuinely affecting addition to the growing record of America's involvement in Vietnam. (Sixteen pages of photographs— not seen—and seven maps.)"
During mid-November 1965, Moore (then a lieutenant colonel) led 450 officers and men from the US Army's 1st Cavalry Division into the Ia Drang Valley, a trackless waste near Vietnam's border with Cambodia that served as a Communist sanctuary and infiltration route into Vietnam's Central Highlands. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 19, 2008

"A worthy and wise successor to one of the best books ever about combat in Vietnam."
To honor fallen comrades, a journalist and a soldier return to Vietnam battlefields more than 30 years later. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 2, 2014

"A combination of workbook and fable that offers managers a road map to happily-ever-after."
Apes and chimpanzees lead by example in Garcia's (Talk to the Hand, 2012, etc.) third book on being a successful manager. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 21, 2004

"Neatly removes the genetic explanation for racism from the equation, taking science out of the racist's arsenal."
Squelching bad science, evolutionary biologist Graves (The Emperor's New Clothes, not reviewed) explains how race is a social construct without basis in biological understanding. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 23, 2011

"A quest for gold that will take readers on an enlightening tour of the 1870s West."
A father and son try their luck at gold prospecting in Dorris' historical account of mining camps in Idaho Territory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 26, 2013

"An engaging, humorous take on a familiar topic."
No-nonsense fitness tips from a New Jersey tough guy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GREAT BALL GAME by Joseph Bruchac
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Oops. (Picture book. 4-8)"
How the bat found its niche in the animal kingdom and why birds fly south in winter are explained in this Muskogee tale, one of a dozen similar stories on the topic found in Native American lore. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CLUMSY CRAB by Ruth Galloway
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Cute, but not the best of the genre. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A seaworthy twist on loving yourself for the gifts you have. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE COURTESAN’S DAUGHTER by Priscilla Galloway
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"Richly rewarding. (Historical fiction. YA)"
This complicated and absorbing narrative, set in ancient Athens about 350 b.c.e., is told in the first person by 14-year-old Phano. Read full book review >