Search Results: "Lewis Sorley"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A well-told tale of a paradigmatic warrior. (Sixteen pages of b&w photos—not seen.)"
A fine appreciation of the military professional who arguably ranks among America's very best generals. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1999

"A partisan, wholly unconvincing attempt to explain the Communist victory in Vietnam. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen; 5 maps)"
A fawning paean to General Creighton Abrams, Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker, and former CIA chief William Colby and their 'stewardship" of the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1975. Read full book review >

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WESTMORELAND by Lewis Sorley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 12, 2011

"The general's defenders will have their hands full answering Sorley's blistering indictment."
A military historian's harsh take on the career of the general most associated with America's most controversial war. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, HARRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"The velvety artwork has a dreamy quality, combined with familiar details that will hasten and cushion the fall into sleep. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Lewis delivers a sweet, slightly melancholy tale of Harry the stuffed elephant, first introduced in My Friend Harry (1995). Read full book review >

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SEYMOUR AND HENRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

"A gentle and appealing adventure. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A day of play for two brother ducklings. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Nothing says 'Christmas' like monsters. (Graphic novel. 6-8)"
A pre-Christmas ski trip slaloms into a series of wild escapades in this import from a prolific French graphic novelist. Read full book review >

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THE LAST TRAIN by Kim Lewis
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 15, 1994

"A sweet, lyrical tale enhanced by lovely, soft-focused illustrations. (Picture book. 3+)"
An abandoned hut stands on the old railroad line; one hot, dusty summer day, Sara and James get off their bicycles to explore. Read full book review >

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HOORAY FOR HARRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"Three cheers indeed for Harry and friends, who remind readers young and old to savor the sweet simplicity of preschool years. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lewis's lovable pachyderm returns for a third adventure with his fellow stuffed pals. Read full book review >

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SPINNING STARLIGHT by R.C. Lewis
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Ideal escapist fare. (Science fiction. 12-18)"
Lewis follows up Stitching Snow (2014) with another entry into the burgeoning genre of fairy-tale adaptations, riffing romantic space opera off Hans Christian Andersen's "The Wild Swans."Read full book review >

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STITCHING SNOW by R.C. Lewis
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A fine addition to the ever popular subgenre of fairy-tale adaptations. (Science fiction. 12-18)"
"Snow White" gets an upgrade in this clever, surprisingly gritty science-fiction version. Read full book review >