Search Results: "Larry R. Frank Sr."


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 23, 2005

"A sound guide designed to help people make sensible plans for a successful retirement."
Personal finance guidebooks are often more confusing than helpful; Frank provides refreshing relief. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1999

"There are a few worthwhile moments, but most of this compendium of Oriole wisdom is for the birds."
A great baseball coach, manager, and father offers what may pass for wise tips on traversing the base paths of baseball and life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Lavender Blue and the Faeries of Galtee Wood by Steve R. Richardson
Released: July 10, 2013

"A lovely story with charming illustrations, though it may be disturbing for some younger readers."
Photographer Richardson wrote this, his impressive debut, to help process his grief. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 23, 2012

"Packs a punch and develops characters that may well deserve another visit."
In this thriller, men high up the legal food chain in San Antonio, Texas, mix sexual deviance and religious finagling in order to get their way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Driven by Rick Jacobs, Sr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2015

"A straightforward crime thriller with a few additional layers of powerful emotion."
A police detective pursues a dangerous gang leader in Jacob's debut thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 1998

"There is no doubt that Woodson is genuinely concerned with looking for new, more effective ways to alleviate the scourge of poverty—and that his efforts are accompanied by considerable political naãvetÇ."
Inspiring subject matter, disappointing book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Recollections of a Marine Attack Pilot by Larry R. Gibson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 6, 2012

"An engrossing logbook of an American soldier/aviator's career and thoughts."
A debut memoirist reflects on his life in flight, both as an attack pilot in Vietnam and a civilian, and the split-second choices that changed everything. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 2007

"A not entirely convincing account, but it will engage conspiracy theorists."
Former U.S. Army counterintelligence agent offers up yet another JFK conspiracy theory. Read full book review >