Search Results: "Lee Edwards"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1999

"Readers who share Edwards's assumptions and dislike subtle analyses that might challenge them will find this book an enjoyable read and an essential history of recent American politics."
An unabashedly ideological political history by a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation. Read full book review >

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Released: March 26, 2013

"Despite the author's obvious bias, the Heritage Foundation is undeniably influential, and political operatives of any stripe will gain insight into how the place works courtesy of these pages."
Bird's-eye view of the right-wing powerhouse that brought us Reaganomics, the Contract with America and the tea party. Read full book review >

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GOLDWATER by Lee Edwards
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Required reading for Goldwater aficionados, and useful for students of contemporary American politics of whatever stripe. (8 pages b&w photos)"
Edwards, a Goldwater campaign veteran and professor of politics at the Catholic University of America, offers an anecdote- rich portrait of the intellectual and practical godfather of modern American conservatism. Read full book review >

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UNNATURAL SELECTIONS by Wallace Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An imaginary zoo that will set readers to chortling. (key to smaller creatures) (Picture book. 6-8)"
A gallery of chimerical critters that Darwin himself would be hard put to justify. Read full book review >

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PAINTED CIRCUS by Wallace Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Enhanced by a surprise or two in the page corners, this offers plenty of potential for enjoyable browsing. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Illustrated in rococo, circus-poster style, the 22 acts presented in this gallery each feature a visual effect or illusion, introduced by florid commentary from mouse ringmaster P.T. Vermin. Read full book review >

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SOME SUNNY READING FOR A STRANGE SPRING
by Bobbi Dumas

Is spring a little wiggy for you this year? In Wisconsin, it really can’t figure out what it wants to do. A week or so ago it was a sunny eighty degrees and now it’s cool and rainy, hovering around fifty. Thankfully there are so many bright books releasing these days that we can find sun in their pages, if ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 11, 1992

"Competently written and researched, but, apart from the Grace Kelly years, the Grimaldis come off here as a rather shabby and dull lot. (B&w photos—48—not seen.)"
Veteran celebrity-biographer Edwards (Wallis, 1991, etc.) does her best with Prince Rainier and his ancestors, but the Grimaldis as a dynasty seem more bent on survival than on cutting a heroic figure. Read full book review >

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THE MEMORY KEEPER’S DAUGHTER by Kim Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2005

"First-novelist Edwards (stories: The Secrets of a Fire King, 1997) excels at celebrating a quiet wholesomeness but stumbles over her storyline."
One well-intentioned lie causes deep fissures in a family. Read full book review >

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THE HANGING WOOD by Martin Edwards
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2011

"Reliable Lake District family intrigue from a seasoned pro."
Hannah Scarlett's Cold Case Review Team has exactly one week to solve a 20-year-old mystery. Read full book review >

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A CUPBOARD FULL OF COATS by Yvvette Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2011

"An impressive debut, particularly notable for its pellucid prose."
First novel explores the trans-generational fallout from an abusive relationship. Read full book review >