Search Results: "Karol Jackowski"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 17, 2004

"A stridently feminist plea for another fall of Rome, if that's what it takes."
No mere rap on the knuckles for the Catholic establishment, from a nun with 40 years in the sisterhood. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2007

"The memoir ends as Jackowski takes her final vows—a good setup for a sequel, as readers will be left wanting to know how the changes of the late 1960s played out over the next three decades of the author's life."
The coming-of-age of one nun, and of the Catholic Church. Read full book review >

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MISHA ALEXANDROV by Jan Karol  Tanaka
Released: Oct. 9, 2015

"A solid, heartwarming tale about an orphan's travails."
A young boy in 1827 struggles to keep his new home in this debut children's book. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2003

"Somewhat novel in its concerns, less surprising in its execution."
Life of a bad-girl tattoo artist with retrograde tendencies, set in a rapidly changing West. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK ELEPHANTS by Karol Nielsen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A memorable read that captures the hopefulness of falling in love and traces its sad trajectory into quiet terror amid the chaos of war and its aftermath."
A poetic and painful debut memoir about a young marriage filled with idealism and adventure that unravels under the pressure of daily life in Israel during the first Gulf War. Read full book review >