Search Results: "Kai Eide"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 2012

"Clear-eyed, pertinent account from a leader who derives his experience from the trenches."
A former UN envoy to Afghanistan takes stock of his uneven, bracing two-year tour. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 16, 2004

"A welcome study that sheds new light on recent Chinese history."
A well-done life of the legendary but now little-studied Chinese leader. Read full book review >

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KAI TO THE RESCUE! by Audrey Penn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"An oft-told tale in fire-truck form. It's earnest, but it fizzles. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When a tiny green-and-white pumper joins the fire crew, the captain truck doubts his abilities. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"An interesting and detailed account."
A well-balanced biography of one of the most powerful women in Chinese history, Madame Chiang Kai-shek (née Soong May-ling), wife of Nationalist leader Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. Read full book review >

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KAI AND THE MAGIC JACKET by Tricia Chinn Campbell
Released: Aug. 8, 2012

"A pleasant, if somewhat unfocused, children's tale."
A debut picture book about a modern-day boy who meets his Chinese ancestors. Read full book review >

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THE SOCIOLOGIST’S EYE by Kai Erikson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"A useful, illuminating analysis bolstered by a lifetime of close observation."
A man who has devoted his life to studying society delivers a final report on everything he has learned. Read full book review >

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DAR ES SALAAM by Tara Kai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Africa is more than window-dressing here, and the workings of Tatum's mind are wonderfully, if exhaustively, revealed in all their blooming, buzzing confusion."
Short-fiction writer Kai draws on her experiences in Tanzania to debut with an eerily honest story of adolescent obsession that conjures up Nabokov even as it offers a fresh and grounded view of East Africa. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 2011

"Good advice and encouraging analysis for dyslexics, parents, teachers or anyone interested in the endless possibilities of the mind."
Groundbreaking theory for the positive potential of dyslexia. Read full book review >