Search Results: "Larry Wenger"


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Employee-Centered Management by Larry Wenger
NON-FICTION
Released: April 25, 2014

"Instructive and transformative; what savvy business leaders discovered a decade ago now promises to create more vibrant social service agencies."
The key to a brighter future for social service organizations, Wenger says, is seeing employees as the main drivers of success. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: March 31, 2011

"A fun fairy tale with an enduring message: friends come in all shapes and sizes—and they all love cake."
In Wenger's children's novel, Little Red Riding Hood is at it again—off to Grandmother's house; this time, though, she promises not to speak to strangers. Read full book review >

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ATTACK OF THE SMART PIES by Larry Gonick
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"Sporting an array of odd forms in the tiny vignettes with which this tale is sprinkled, the New Muses may keep their current fans amused, but they're unlikely to draw many new ones with this offbeat episode. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
A zany premise and an equally off-the-wall plot keep this wandering tale—the first separate outing for characters with a regular gig in MUSE magazine—afloat, but just barely. 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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Released: Jan. 1, 1990

Kettelkamp introduces technologies for the physically challenged, envisioning a future when "a properly repaired human will actually be improved in physical function. Read full book review >

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RED PHOENIX by Larry Bond
Released: June 2, 1989

This first techno-thriller from Bond, who collaborated with Tom Clancy on Red Storm Rising, tells the story of a power grab by the son of North Korea's dictator—a grab perfectly timed to benefit from South Korean disarray when civil unrest and American politics lead to drastic revision of America's military policy for that country. Read full book review >

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COOLER BY THE LAKE by Larry Heinemann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"Passably diverting for a local magazine market, but, in covers, it reads at the same time over- and under-strenuous, flat, and simply unfunny."
Max Nutmeg is a very small-time Chicago con man, patriarch of a large and extended family of predictably lovable scuzzballs. Read full book review >

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THE WANDERING HILL by Larry McMurtry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2003

"Big issues masquerading as light fun. Highly entertaining."
Lord Berrybender and brood continue their western exploration, in this second in a four-part series (Sin Killer, 2002). Read full book review >