Search Results: "Kathryn Miller Haines"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GIRL IS MURDER by Kathryn Miller Haines
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 19, 2011

"A stylish, slang-filled teen noir that is as entertaining as it is absorbing. (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Take a powder, Nancy Drew. 1940s girl sleuth Iris Anderson is on the case. Read full book review >

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THE WAR AGAINST MISS WINTER by Kathryn Miller Haines
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2007

Backstage bitchery during WWII. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 3, 2012

"A solid addition to what is turning into a swell series. (Historical mystery. 12 & up)"
Teen detective Iris Anderson struggles to solve parallel mysteries while coming to terms with her Jewish identity in World War II-era New York City in this engrossing follow-up to The Girl is Murder (2011). Read full book review >

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THE WINTER OF HER DISCONTENT by Kathryn Miller Haines
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"A breezy look back at the '40s, complete with starlets in short skirts and mobsters smoking Cuban cigars. Rosie's debut needs a better last act, but she deserves another crack at stardom."
A hapless dancer and consummate sleuth survives meatless Tuesdays during World War II. Read full book review >

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WINTER IN JUNE by Kathryn Miller Haines
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2009

"Haines, who excels at breezy nostalgia (The Winter of Her Discontent, 2008, etc.), focuses this time on sadder wartime memories. Not a three-hankie read, but certainly rates a sniffle or two."
A USO troupe causes almost as much mayhem in the Pacific as the Japanese. Read full book review >

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ARTHUR MILLER by Christopher Bigsby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 15, 2009

"A richly detailed, revealing look at the making of a playwright and a man."
Copiously researched, deftly written biography that expands our understanding of a major figure in American letters. Read full book review >

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LEE MILLER by Carolyn Burke
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 5, 2005

"Burke's graceful biography restores Miller to attention; students of art photography, in particular, will want a look."
Illuminating life of the once-renowned model, photographer and traveler who drew few distinctions between life and art. Read full book review >

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HENRY MILLER by Robert Ferguson
Released: May 27, 1991

"The last years are quite sad."
Second life of Henry Miller reviewed this issue (see Mary V. Dearborn's ``The Happiest Man Alive'', above), this one longer, more richly detailed, with bigger critiques of Miller's works. Read full book review >

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ARTHUR MILLER by Martin Gottfried
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"A thorough and welcome summing-up of a towering achievement in the modern theater."
Veteran show-biz biographer Gottfried (George Burns, 1996, etc.) strikes just the right balance between the work and the life in his judicious assessment of the great American playwright. Read full book review >