Search Results: "Larry Dossey"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

Physician Dossey (Medicine and Meaning, 1991, etc.) continues to probe links between medicine and spirituality in this popular study of the healing power of prayer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1991

"Dossey's reflections will please true believers and fans of Bernie S. Siegel or Deepak Chopra, but, though well written, they lack the rigor likely necessary to win many converts."
Highly readable essays exploring the mind-body connection by physician Dossey, who brings to the holistic health movement the experience of a practicing internist and the soul of a poet. Read full book review >

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PEBOAN AND SEEGWUN by Charles Larry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 1993

"Afterword. (Folklore/Picture book. 6-10)"
An Anishinabe (Ojibwa) riddle/myth about the turning seasons. Read full book review >

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TANGLED LIP IN BLUE by Larry Duplechan
Released: March 18, 1989

It's hard to imagine a fluffy novel about AIDS, but, here, Duplechan (Blackbird Singing, 1987) offers just that. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Though they sometimes have an ephemeral, dashed-off feel, these pieces will please McMurtry fans and be of interest to students of the American West."
Occasional writings on matters western by a noted interpreter of the region. Read full book review >

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WHITE CROSSES by Larry Watson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Powerful in its evocation of awkward rural lives lunging for any sort of consummation, even if the result is destruction, this frequently haunting portrait of a doomed man is an unlikely but compelling blend of Appointment in Samarra and A River Runs Through It. (Author tour)"
The coverup of a scandal by a well-intentioned Montana sheriff and its devastating consequences lie at the heart of this sequel to the well-received Montana 1948 (1993). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 1998

"Although there is much to enjoy here, the overall impression is that of a book by a man who really didn't want to write one. (Author tour)"
A grab-bag of reminiscences, commentaries, bright jokes, and dark thoughts by a gifted comedy writer. Read full book review >

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FOLLY AND GLORY by Larry McMurtry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2004

"A fitting end to McMurtry's odd but wise saga of Old Europe in the New World (By Sorrow's River, 2003, etc.)."
Lord Berrybender's epic four-year hunting trip through the unsettled West comes to a wistful close. Read full book review >

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PLAYGROUNDS OF THE MIND by Larry Niven
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Grand entertainment."
Completing the huge project of which N-Space (1990) was the first installment—a complete retrospective of Niven's work: solo fiction, nonfiction, and generous selections from his numerous collaborative novels. Read full book review >