Search Results: "Kathleen Eagle"


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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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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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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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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'S FRENCH FOR HELP, GEORGE? by Helen McCann
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 1993

"Frenetic b&w illustrations punctuate a text that will have many readers demanding their francs back. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Last seen trying to skim the profits from a failed bout of fund-raising (What Do We Do Now, George?, 1991), George is now hacking his way to a free trip to France with his friends (who can afford full price). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

After his father's death, Bushnell sold his share of the Connecticut farm where he was born, using the money to go to Yale. Read full book review >

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WHAT DO WE DO NOW, GEORGE? by Helen McCann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 1991

A hearty, hilarious story about a precocious young fund- raiser and his group of dupes—er, friends. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1997

"Ultimately, it's the connection of the stories to the teller and listeners' lives that makes the book special. (Picture book/folklore. 8-12)"
The ritual of storytelling is given as much prominence as the 13 Native American tales themselves, first heard by Eagle Walking Turtle as a child. Read full book review >

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HOW GOOGLE WORKS by Eric Schmidt
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"An informative and creatively multilayered Google guidebook from the businessman's perspective."
Two distinguished technology executives share the methodology behind what made Google a global business leader. Read full book review >

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A COLOR SAMPLER by Kathleen Westray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Solid, useful information in attractive format. (Nonfiction. 6-8)"
A straightforward explication of color basics, telling how primary colors are mixed to make secondary and intermediate colors; how other hues are created, including the darkening, lightening, and muting effects of black and white; and how pattern and juxtaposition change the eye's response and create optical illusions. Read full book review >

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HANDSIGNS by Kathleen Fain
ABC BOOKS
Released: June 1, 1993

"Not as imaginative as Laura Rankin's The Handmade Alphabet (1991), but a useful addition to a small field and a fine illustration debut for Fain. (Picture book. 3-9)"
To introduce American Sign, ``the fourth most-used language in the United States,'' a simple alphabet, from anteater to zebra, in a generous square format that nicely accommodates appealing, handsomely designed color portraits of the animals- -quietly escaping their boundaries into the surrounding white space—plus, on each page, the appropriate letter (cap and l.c.) and a clear depiction of its handsign. Read full book review >