Search Results: "Krin Gabbard"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2008

"Gabbard tells the history of his adopted instrument with a historian's rigor and a comedian's wit, scattering plenty of juicy anecdotes throughout."
A witty history of the trumpet and the many meanings of its sound. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Imaginative storytelling with a regional drawl. (Fiction. 10-13)"
At birth, 13-year-old Margaret "Magpie" Gabbard is given two names, a legacy and a prophecy by "the moon herself—hidden within her long black cloak." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1998

"Despite the book's ungraceful format, readers will likely be awed by the passion, brio, and honorability of these women. (photos, not seen)"
Reflective, encouraging stories of 17 women who had breast cancer and the challenges they set themselves—including the scaling of Mount Aconcagua—from Gabbard (coauthor of Lou Whittaker: Memoirs of a Mountain Guide, not reviewed). Read full book review >