Search Results: "Luke Longstreet Sullivan"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Sullivan ably captures the culture of the 1960s with the advent of TV, rock 'n' roll and the limitations of addiction treatment."
An imposing 30-room mansion provides the backdrop for a "boys will be boys and drunks will be drunks" romp through the 1950s and '60s. Read full book review >

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Luke by Aaron D. Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2013

"Delivers action and laughs with its memorable characters and dialogue, despite a dip in momentum before the finish."
Cohen's debut, a reimagining of Star Wars set in the underworld of Las Vegas, is a page-turning adventure full of allusions for fans of the movie series. Read full book review >

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MURDER &  SULLIVAN by Sara Hoskinson Frommer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 18, 1997

"Ardent Gilbert and Sullivan followers will enjoy the Ruddigore replay, but puzzle fans will find little to admire here in the dull characters, repetitive details of investigation procedure, endless domestic trivia, and clumsy plotting."
Oliver, Indiana, is now home to widow Joan Spencer and her college student son Andrew (Buried in Quilts, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

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LUKE ON THE LOOSE by Harry Bliss
ANIMALS
Released: April 6, 2009

"Only figuratively, one hopes. (Graphic early reader. 5-7)"
Leaving his oblivious father deep in "(boring dad talk)" with a passerby, little Luke scuttles off in pursuit of a flock of pigeons. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A fair, though not uncritical, reappraisal of one of the Civil War's great but maligned soldiers. (Twelve maps, 16 pp. of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A carefully argued account of the general whom Robert E. Lee affectionately called ``my old war horse''—the same man who in the mythology of the Lost Cause became the scapegoat for the failure of Confederate arms at Gettysburg. Read full book review >

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LUKE & THE LITTLE SEED by Giuliano Ferri
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Readers will appreciate seeing the good things that come to those who wait, watch, and water. (Picture book. 3-8)"
What could be a better gift for a wee mouse than a mysterious gift that promises both something delicious to eat and branches to climb and play on? Read full book review >

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My Name is Luke by Jim Ruddle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2014

"An educational, engaging story about 19th-century New England that's particularly suited for readers passionate about sailing."
A heartwarming adventure tale about sailing, boyhood and 1850s America. Read full book review >

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MAREN LOVES LUKE LEWIS by Jen Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A gentle, lighthearted look at friendship and creativity. (personality quiz) (Fiction. 7-11)"
Maren's hometown is holding a contest, and a meeting with her celebrity crush is the prize. Read full book review >

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EIGHT DAYS OF LUKE by Diana Wynne Jones
Released: Sept. 15, 1988

"Less persistent readers may find the disguised deities—even with the help of an explanatory afterword—more of a puzzle than they are prepared to work out; but even without their added dimension (Loki and Woden, tree to character, are intriguingly ambivalent), there's plenty of action, humor, and suspense to enjoy here."
First published in Britain in 1975, this early novel by a popular author of fantasy (The Lives of Christopher Chant, p. 619/C-97) is published here for the first time. Read full book review >

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GOODNIGHT SILKY SULLIVAN by Laurie Alberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 1995

"Originally, the most impressive stories here—some of which first appeared in American Fiction and Nimrod—read like small novels, by turns lyrical and gritty."
A debut collection of six stories from Alberts (the novel Tempting Fate, 1987)—a writer especially good at weaving together, in a few pages, a saatisfying tapestry of voice, character, situation, and detail. Read full book review >

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GILBERT AND SULLIVAN by Michael Ffinch
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Not without its uses, but a more balanced account would help the beginning listener enjoy these works as comic operas, not just as comic texts. (Photographs)"
Introductory guide to the life and works of the famous British duo, by poet/biographer Ffinch (G.K. Chesterton, 1987). Read full book review >