Search Results: "Lloyd Clark"


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BLITZKRIEG by Lloyd Clark
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"It's a dismal piece of history, well told and familiar, but Clark provides plenty of juicy details and a mildly controversial reinterpretation."
A leading British historian delivers a new history of Germany's 1940 invasion of France. Read full book review >

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THE BATTLE OF THE TANKS by Lloyd Clark
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Vigorous depictions of German and Soviet military leaders alternate with the words of ordinary soldiers and richly described specifications of military hardware."
A leading British military historian reconsiders the events of World War II—this time, on the decisive yet less-trammeled Eastern Front. Read full book review >

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ANZIO by Lloyd Clark
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Clark does much to disprove the Italian campaign's reputation as a sideshow. Highly readable, and of much interest to students of WWII history."
A rich account of the campaign Winston Churchill called "a story of high opportunity and shattered hopes, of skillful inception on our part and swift recovery by the enemy, of valor shared by both." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"The fighting spirit of Allied paratroopers comes through with exciting clarity."
Well-told accounts of Allied airborne operations Market Garden and Plunder Varsity, conceived to break across the Rhine into Germany after the Normandy invasion. Read full book review >

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MOMENTUM by Saci Lloyd
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 15, 2012

"Fun, roof-jumping adventure that could benefit from subtler Occupy ideology. (Science fiction. 13-16)"
In a near-future dystopia, a rich boy and a wrong-side-of-the-tracks girl find love while fighting the corrupt system. Read full book review >

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ALL HEART by Carli Lloyd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"Not for lovers of soccer only: readers after inspiration to keep playing, regardless of the odds, will find plenty here. (photos, index) (Memoir. 10-14)"
Writing with sports journalist Coffey, Lloyd presents a play-by-play recap of her progress from elementary school soccer novice to World Cup player and winner of 2015's FIFA Golden Ball and Silver Boot. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Probably as good as anything for selling phenomenology to undergrads. Others can give it a pass."
A detective tale based on its author's theory of consciousness, expounded in an appended essay. Read full book review >

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Released: June 22, 1973

"Vita brevis funibus."
Alexander's twist on the old bumpkin-on-the-town motif is to make his handsome and guileless hero a country cat, whose wizard master has consented to send him to Brightford in the form of a man. Read full book review >

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The Golden Arrow by Lloyd Richardson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2015

"A sound sophomore effort with enough espionage fuel to power a future entry in the series."
Two intelligence agents from the United States and India, respectively, work together to stop Iran from launching a nuclear missile at Israel in Richardson's (Dragon's Paw, 2012) political thriller. Read full book review >

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WATER by Lloyd Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2014

"The sad beauty in this scorched latter-day Eden is wrung from an ugly environmental truth in which even Jones' heavy-handed moral can't be heavy enough if it means avoiding such another fall of man."
A family on a Welsh farm in a grim future struggle to survive in this stark, affecting novel with a vision that means to disturb. Read full book review >

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DEATH COMES TO LONDON by Catherine Lloyd
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"Lucy's second case (Death Comes to the Village, 2013) is a pleasant combination of Regency romance and mystery that evokes fond memories of Georgette Heyer, even if it can't match her charm or depth of characterization."
The London season promises more than husband-hunting for an accomplished amateur sleuth. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"A consistently intriguing backstage glimpse of Broadway's brighter past and a must for theater buffs."
Former stage designer Burlingame (Two Seeing Eye Dogs Take Manhattan, 2012) recalls the highs and lows of his time on Broadway. Read full book review >