Search Results: "Lawrence R. Sullivan"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2007

"Indeed, the wealth of detail and characters, coupled with a generally colorless translation, often makes this story feel more like a history textbook than a revealing portrait. Nevertheless, students of both China and modern history will not be disappointed by this evenhanded, unblinking biography."
Exhaustively researched biography of the revered Chinese premier who helped guide China through its infancy onto the world stage. Read full book review >

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Getzi Chronicles by Kyle R. Sullivan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 25, 2015

"A simple backdrop and military story effortlessly set up what could be an intricate, entertaining series."
A small band of individuals, together by chance, stumbles upon a military base housing a covert project that armed soldiers want to keep secret in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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SHRINK by Lawrence R. Samuel
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2013

"A lively, if narrow, look at the American century that underplays other aspects of the cultural revolution of the 1960s and '70s."
A cultural historian chronicles the dominant role that Freudian psychology has come to play in our culture. Read full book review >

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The Hart of John: A New Apocalypse by Lawrence R. Deering
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A tense, thought-provoking thriller about the power of revealed Scripture."
In Deering's (Youth Group, 2012, etc.) sequel to The Brotherhood (2013), the discovery of a hidden manuscript gives rise to a dangerous demagogue, and only the nephew of another demagogue can stop him.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Sound counsel for aspiring and incumbent executives from old soldiers who appreciate the difference between leadership and management. (Author tour)"
Although the resources available to the US Army have diminished since the Cold War's end, it remains an estimable institution with nearly 1.5 million employees, annual revenues of about $63 billion, and facilities in over 100 countries. Read full book review >

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FED POWER by Lawrence R. Jacobs
NON-FICTION
Released: March 4, 2016

"Accessible and, though of interest largely to fiscal policy wonks, a careful argument for balancing sound financial management and the public interest."
Who guards the guards? In the case of the Federal Reserve, a watchdog over the economy, that question has new meaning. Read full book review >

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Siggy and the Bullies by Blanche R. Dudley
Released: June 18, 2013

"An endearing, if slightly stiff , children's book about bullying."
Debut author and retired educator Dudley takes on the subject of bullying through the adventures of Siggy, a spunky, one-winged mockingbird. Read full book review >

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THE AIG STORY by Maurice R. Greenberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 2013

"A useful contribution to the ongoing shaping of the story of the recent financial crisis."
Greenberg collaborates with Cunningham (Law/George Washington Univ.; Contracts in the Real World, 2012) to tell his side of the story of the incredible rise, and even more precipitous fall, of AIG, once the world's largest insurance company and the epicenter of one of the biggest bailouts ever. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2002

"Consistently interesting, the Levines' gathering of letters will be useful to any student of 20th-century American history."
An illuminating collection in which Americans talk back after listening to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's famed fireside chats. Read full book review >

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NAKED CAME THE POST-POSTMODERNIST by Sarah Lawrence Class WRIT - 3303 - R
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 6, 2013

"Precious little post-postmodernism, or even pre-post-postmodernism, is on display; Naked Came the Outraged Feminist would have been a more accurate title. But here's proof that a bunch of college students can handle the round-robin format about as well as their professional models."
Thirteen members of a Sarah Lawrence writing workshop directed by Bukiet (Undertown, 2013, etc.) team up for this serial whodunit, with predictably episodic results. Read full book review >

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LAWRENCE MILLMAN
by Gregory McNamee

In the winter of 1941, nine members of an Inuit community in a remote corner of the Hudson Bay died at the hands of three neighbors, one of whom proclaimed himself to be Jesus Christ returning at the end of days. The victims were presumed to be safe harbors for the devil, and one of the killers, a teenage girl ...


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