Search Results: "Martin Clark"


BOOK REVIEW

KENNETH CLARK by James Stourton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A sparkling, thoroughly entertaining portrait of a brilliant popularizer who brought art to the masses."
The man who wanted to civilize us all. Read full book review >

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LEWIS & CLARK by Nick Bertozzi
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Slated to be the first in a series on explorers, this expedition ends with high hopes for subsequent volumes. (selected bibliography) (Graphic historical fiction. 12 & up)"
With masterful command, Bertozzi offers an innovative take on Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's epic journey in this oversized graphic offering. Read full book review >

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CLARK GABLE by David Bret
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Frankly, my dears, it's time to look beyond the love lives of movie stars."
Sex-obsessed biography of the man who was Rhett Butler. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 8, 1997

"A charming if terse summary of the journey; readers wanting a detailed history should look elsewhere. (First printing of 100,000; Literary Guild main selection)"
Duncan's second book on the Lewis and Clark expedition (Out West, 1987) is the companion volume to the newest documentary by Burns, scheduled to air on public television stations in early November. Read full book review >

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CLARK GABLE by Jane Ellen Wayne
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 9, 1993

"Wayneland recycled."
The King of Tragedy is discovered behind the King of Hollywood—by the Queen of Trash Bios. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 21, 2003

"A rich, provocative work that merits attention during the commemorative season to come. (See Brian Hall's I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company, p. 1494, for an expertly drawn fictional recreation of the Lewis and Clark expedition.)"
In chapters that stand alone as essays and follow themes not found in more sober works of history ("Dreams," "Writing First," "Why Snakes?," etc.), Slaughter (History/Notre Dame) examines questions that some celebrants of the Lewis and Clark bicentenary may not want to see raised. Read full book review >

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PLAIN HEATHEN MISCHIEF by Martin Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 4, 2004

"With its impressive sweep and density, Clark's work triumphantly clears the second-novel hurdle. Don't miss it."
Big, boisterous and hugely enjoyable, Clark's second tracks the wild ride of a disgraced preacher across an American heartland pockmarked by scams and rackets. Read full book review >

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THE LEGAL LIMIT by Martin Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 11, 2008

"A masterful mix of legal arcana and white-knuckle suspense, with a dollop of dirty pork-barrel politicking for good measure."
Two brothers and a murder are at the heart of this fine, meaty legal thriller from circuit-court judge Clark (Plain Heathen Mischief, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE MANY ASPECTS OF MOBILE HOME LIVING by Martin Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2000

"But Clark's resourceful misadventurers are all originals. (Book-of- the-Month Club alternate selection/Quality Paperback Book Club selection)"
Plausibility flies out the window early on in this black-comic caper about a North Carolina Superior Court judge's walk on the wild side—in a first novel that actually becomes more credible and absorbing as the complications multiply and the body count rises. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARTIN LUTHER by Eric Metaxas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Perfect for lay readers who want something more than a mere introduction to Luther."
A meaty autobiography of the Reformation leader. Read full book review >

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MARY MARTIN by Ronald L. Davis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Martin's star quality prevails."
Affectionate but not airbrushed portrait of the Broadway diva who got her first big break with a naughty Cole Porter song but flew into legend in a children's classic. Read full book review >