Search Results: "Keith Zimmerman"


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6 CHAMBERS, 1 BULLET by Sonny Barger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2006

"Violent, brutal and, of course, just about mindless."
Once more—with a little help from his friends—the author of Hell's Angel tracks the free-wheeling adventures of Patch Kincade (Dead in 5 Heartbeats, 2003), biker Galahad. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 1995

"Those looking to experience the wild side of art will find this a fine map. (8 pages b&w photos, 8 pages color photos, not seen)"
Entertaining stories—with some tall tales mixed in, no doubt- -from the life of a renegade Texan artist. Read full book review >

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DEAD IN 5 HEARTBEATS by Sonny Girard
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Barger, an ex-president of the notorious Hell's Angels, has authored (with an assist from the Zimmermans) nonfiction about biker activities and clearly knows whereof he speaks—if that's a recommendation."
Nonstop violence in a debut thriller about sociopaths on wheels. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 1994

"Though disorganized, occasionally repetitive, its pages afroth with revolting, delightful anecdotes, this book is an informative document and great fun to read."
An insightful look at punk rock's—and his own—beginnings by former Sex Pistols' lead singer John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), with some help from enemies and friends. Read full book review >

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SHINING STAR by Philip Bailey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2014

"An energetic memoir about a complex individual and his music."
Earth, Wind & Fire lead singer Bailey recounts his groovy life at the center of one of the most influential bands ever to don gold lamé capes and platform boots. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 9, 2006

"Vague, conflicted and almost quaint in its socialist pseudo-seriousness."
Rambling take on the life and thoughts of Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton, by his former "Chief of Staff." Read full book review >

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OCEAN LINERS by Karl Zimmerman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A fascinating voyage. (index, glossary) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
From the earliest days, the ships that carried passengers across the oceans have been wreathed in an aura of romance and mystery and have entranced generations of aficionados. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 1998

"Never before had our planet seemed so small, so lonely, so vulnerable—or so priceless. (photos, not seen)"
The year 1968 is memorable for any number of reasons, science writer Zimmerman reminds us, not the least of which was the historic flight of Apollo 8, the first manned space flight to slip out of Earth's gravitational tethers. Read full book review >

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CRIMSON GREEN by Bruce Zimmerman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Even after Brad's killed, Peggy's punched out, Alison's snatched, and Quinn's threatened by serious Vegas gamblers, Quinn still has plenty of time to needle Kate Ulrich, who's returned to warm the cockles of his bed, about her old boyfriend, Craig."
How seriously should small-time golf hustler Brad Helfan take the threats to kill him and his family if he doesn't blow his improbable last-round lead in the US Open at Pebble Beach, Calif.? Read full book review >

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OUTBURST by R.D. Zimmerman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 1998

"As in Todd's hardcover debut, Hostage (1997), the clever mystery is completely overshadowed by Zimmerman's high-intensity look at the dark side of sexual politics—in this case, the plight of Kris Kenney, stigmatized and despised by both straights and gays as beyond the pale. (Author tour)"
It's been six weeks since Todd Mills's last big story for WLAK-TV in Minneapolis, and since the pressure is on him to justify his A-list salary, he's willing to follow a fishy tip to meet an anonymous blackmail victim in the middle of Stone Arch Bridge. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"An hor d'oeuvre of a book: By the end, your appetite is whetted, but you're nowhere near satisfied."
The history of Hudson Valley's Philipse Manor Hall, told through the lives of four women who lived in it during the 17th and 18th centuries. Read full book review >

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DINOSAURS! by Howard Zimmerman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2000

"Dinosaur and monster fans may be left wide-eyed, but they'll find more to chew over in Dougal Dixon's Amazing Dinosaurs (p. 128). (Web sites, chart of groups, index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
Melodrama is the name of the game in this tall-format browsing item. Read full book review >