Search Results: "Lyndon Barsten"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Slight and unconvincing—a story only a conspiracy buff finally tired of phone-company-killed-JFK scenarios will embrace."
James Earl Ray's brother attempts a posthumous defense, proposing a Manchurian Candidate scenario for the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. 40 years ago. Read full book review >

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LADY BIRD AND LYNDON by Betty Boyd Caroli
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Well done. An engaging dual biography of a most intriguing power couple."
A touching, sympathetic portrait of a successful marriage despite the agony and the stress, emphasizing Lady Bird Johnson's spectacular inner grit. Read full book review >

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LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON by Dennis Eskow
BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 1, 1993

"Small section of b&w photos; index. (Biography. 12+)"
A distinctly critical depiction of Lyndon Johnson as a man who reached the top through circumstance and consummate skill at deal- making but who, according to Eskow, was unsuited to the office. Read full book review >

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LYNDON B. JOHNSON by Charles Peters
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 8, 2010

"With the final volume yet to appear, Robert Caro's magnificent biography is the standard-bearer, but Peters delivers a splendid short version."
A slim but penetrating biography of Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

From LBJ's domestic adviser, a memoir that shows the President ``with the bark off''cagey, crude, demanding, and, finally, Shakespearean in his pitiful descent from power. Read full book review >

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Released: April 24, 1989

Veteran LaRouche-watcher King, who has written for the New Repubic, Mother Jones, and others, here sets out to expose the ultraright-winger. Read full book review >

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NO GOING BACK by Lyndon Stacey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"In spite of its male lead, this series opener from Stacey (Six to One Against, 2006, etc.) reads like Nancy Drew, with probes into what the creepy foreigners could possibly be up to vying for space with personal domestic drama."
An ex-cop and his canine companion find adventure chasing criminals across the wilds of Dartmoor. Read full book review >

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Released: March 27, 1989

More cogent Vietnam War history as Berman (Poli. Read full book review >

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SIX TO ONE AGAINST by Lyndon Stacey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Nicely paced and plotted and full of substantive stuff for the horsy set. Stacey's best yet."
Animal behaviorist Gideon Blake (Outside Chance, 2005, etc.) finds once more it's the two-legged kind that vexes and befuddles. Read full book review >

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BLINDFOLD by Lyndon Stacey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Quixotic Gideon, endlessly sweet-natured, is easy to like, but halfway through you may yearn for a harder edge."
Horse-whispering with an English accent, in a mild-mannered second thriller from Stacey (Cut Throat, 2003). Read full book review >

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OUTSIDE CHANCE by Lyndon Stacey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Just a few critical degrees hotter than tepid, and the sex is offstage. Safe thrills for the easily shocked."
A horse is hijacked and held for ransom and a reporter is hired to get to the bottom of things, as the race to supplant Dick Francis continues. Read full book review >

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NO SECOND CHANCES by Lyndon Stacey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2016

"Stacey's latest takes off at a trot rather than a gallop but covers the ground just the same."
Missing husbands and boyfriends are the order of the day for ex-cop Daniel Whelan (Nothing But Lies, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >