Search Results: "Larry Ketchersid"


BOOK REVIEW

SAN JACINTO by James Pohl
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 9, 2013

"Travelers to the battlefield will find this a useful companion, and economy-minded students of Texas history will welcome having Pohl's text at half the price of the print edition."
An accessible, well-illustrated study of one of the great turning points in American history—namely, the battle that established the independence of Texas. 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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THE CARTOON GUIDE TO CALCULUS by Larry Gonick
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"This is no idiot's guide to math, but it could be useful as a supplement to a standard course in calculus."
A tour of calculus from the polymath whose illustrated guides have illuminated a wide range of subjects, from genetics and sex to the environment and the universe. Read full book review >

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CONTRARY IMAGINATIONS by Larry Callen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 1991

Dad left after the divorce ``a bunch of years ago,'' and Alex and his twin siblings haven't seen him since. Read full book review >

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BOONE'S LICK  by Larry McMurtry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2000

Reminds warmly of Lonesome Dove and others in the McMurtry canon (Comanche Moon, 1997, etc.): colorful, poignant, funny. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 7, 2005

"All in all, earnestly winning, old-fashioned storytelling."
A slapdash, repetitious but nonetheless compelling look at two phenoms of the late-19th-century, by Mr. Wild West himself. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 2007

"At times naïve, but filled with readable insights into the workings of one of America's most successful charities."
The founder of Feed the Children presents a thorough overview of his life and career, from collecting change on returned bottles to nourishing millions of impoverished people across the globe. Read full book review >

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SEX, LIES AND POLITICS by Larry Flynt
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2004

"Flynt's rude, but he's got the goods."
From "a smut peddler who cares," a vigorous broadside against American hypocrisy. Read full book review >

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THE ALIBI BREAKFAST by Larry Duberstein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"Duberstein has created a warm, witty, and self-effacing male protagonist whose funny insights and quirky ways make him immensely appealing."
Writer/husband/father Maurice Locksley faces a midlife crisis consisting of writer's block and marital uncertainty in this fourth novel and sequel, of sorts, to Duberstein's debut, The Marriage Hearse (1987). Read full book review >