Search Results: "Kathleen Eagle"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST GOOD MAN by Kathleen Eagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Heartfelt and homespun, with a believably gallant hero who (sigh) never asks stupid questions."
A good man is hard to find, but a romance by Eagle (What the Heart Knows, 1999, etc.) is a good place to start. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT REMEMBERS by Kathleen Eagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Eagle's knowledge of Sioux folklore and her descriptions of Minneapolis's underworld add a little zip to what is otherwise a standard-issue, relentlessly uplifting romance. (First printing of 40,000)"
Three wounded, troubled people seek self-understanding and human connection in a city beset by social problems. Read full book review >

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ONCE UPON A WEDDING by Kathleen Eagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Never mind the newlyweds: this slight though poignant romance keeps the emotional reunion of the older lovers at its heart."
From Eagle (The Last Good Man, 2001, etc.): Lonely mother of a bride-to-be wonders about her ex. Read full book review >

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YOU NEVER CAN TELL by Kathleen Eagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Eagle, a veteran romancer, knows her Indian facts and history, but her characters fail to bring either to life."
RITA Award-winner Eagle once again tries for a mainstream audience, this time in a story that centers on a journalist, Manhattan-based, who falls in love with a Lakota Sioux activist and his cause. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE HEART KNOWS by Kathleen Eagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 6, 1999

"Eagle's rich understanding of Indian lore lends an attractively exotic cast to an otherwise familiar love story."
Veteran romancer Eagle (The Night Remembers, 1997, etc.) returns to her favorite subject, the trials of modern Native Americans, about which she is well-informed by virtue of marriage to a Lakota Sioux and 17 years of teaching on a North Dakota Indian reservation. Read full book review >

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Krazy Kathleen by William Tellem
Released: Feb. 10, 2016

"A lighthearted ode to books featuring eye-catching, funny pictures of an eccentric character."
A children's librarian who keeps everything in seemingly random piles teaches local residents a lesson in this tale by Tellem (Zen the Zebra, 2015, etc.), featuring illustrations by Coules. Read full book review >

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EAGLE by Judy Allen
by Judy Allen, illustrated by Tudor Humphries
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Humphries's watercolors, by turns dreamy and crackling, bring to life both the steamy forest and the magnificent bird. (Endnotes) (Fiction/Picture book. 4+)"
The Philippine eagle is given real substance in this endangered-species treatment, the sixth in a series from Allen and Humphries (Whale, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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KATHLEEN, PLEASE COME HOME by Scott O'Dell
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1978

"Of course this sort of material has an enduring fascination for daydreaming stay-at-homes."
The diary of a runaway girl, whose dismal experiences are attributed largely to "going along" with a bad companion. Read full book review >

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SOARING EAGLE by Mary Peace Finley
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"A frequently exciting, thought-provoking story; a good candidate for social studies lists. (Fiction. 10+)"
Blond, green-eyed Julio knows he's not Mexican like the rest of his family. Read full book review >

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SHARPE'S EAGLE by Bernard Cornwell
Released: April 20, 1981

"Nicely-edged characters, technicolor action, clipped narration—a solid series send-off."
First in a series of novels about the Napoleonic Wars, this covers the Talavera Campaign of July 1809. Read full book review >

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WALKING EAGLE by Ana Eulate
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2014

"Purest kitsch. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A mute young storyteller in a feathered headdress draws all the tribes into a giant, mystical tepee to chant and drum and invite everyone in the world to hold hands. Read full book review >