Search Results: "Judith Adler Hellman"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2008

"Humane and helpful, Hellman removes the shrillness from the border debate to show what the crossers do and why they do it—and why most Americans don't object to their presence."
A sympathetic, wide-ranging portrait of the lives of Mexicans on both sides of the border. Read full book review >

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THE KARATE WAY by Gary Hellman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"His droll tone and humorous illustrations—don't miss the close-up of a mouth in a karate yell—keep the story from being didactic. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Sensei ("teacher" in Japanese) Hellman introduces what happens in a beginning karate class through the experiences of a boy whose mother takes him to his first class as a surprise. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"An enjoyable, thought-provoking approach to addressing conflicts between two people and between nations."
A husband and wife apply the lessons they've learned about managing their marriage to questions of international relations and world peace. Read full book review >

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SENSES
Released: June 1, 1997

"This cutting-edge resource will be welcome in most collections. (index, not seen, b&w photos and illustrations, glossary, further reading) (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Hellman explains how smart sensors work and provides apt examples of this emerging technology. Read full book review >

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BOGIE by Charles Hellman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2016

"An imaginative but uneven tale about golf's legendary roots."
A debut historical novel offers a fictionalization of the origins of golf. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 9, 2001

"A simple but solid introduction to the history of medicine."
Science writer Hellman (Beyond Your Senses, 1997) chronicles ten important medical advances with emphasis on the struggle and bitterness that accompanied each. Read full book review >

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"Expansive, engaging approach to personal health."
A high-tech entrepreneur/health coach outlines a personal regimen intended to foster worldwide well-being in this debut self-help book. Read full book review >

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THE PROPERTY OF A LADY by Elizabeth Adler
Released: Feb. 20, 1990

Adler, a writer just as glitzy as your Krantzes and Collinses, but with a modicum more of good sense and verisimilitude, comes up with another wide-screen romance/ intrigue in the tradition of her Peach (1987) and The Rich Shall Inherit (1989). Read full book review >

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THE RICH SHALL INHERIT by Elizabeth Adler
Released: June 16, 1989

Adler's latest pop fiction outing is just as elaborately plotted as her previous two, Leonie (1985) and Peach (1987). Read full book review >

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AFTER THE TALL TIMBER by Renata Adler
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 7, 2015

"Although this volume amply reveals the author's attention to language and commitment to politically engaged journalism, many pieces seem dated, and a few are tediously long."
A collection of articles by an outspoken writer. Read full book review >

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THE LAST TIME I SAW PARIS by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"Silly romance with an absurdly shallow lover—though Dan seems deep enough for Lara."
Fifteenth romance from the bestselling Adler (All or Nothing, 2000, etc.), this time about a doctor's wife who runs off to France with her young lover . Read full book review >

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THE CHILDREN OF THE ROSES by Warren Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"Strangely compelling through the middle pages, but Adler's prose is as threadbare as ever. "
Adler returns with a sequel to The War of the Roses (1981), offering another generation of nasty stick figures in foreseeable sentences. Read full book review >