Search Results: "Martin Fletcher"


BOOK REVIEW

MRS. FLETCHER by Tom Perrotta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"More spot-on satire with heart and soul from a uniquely gifted writer."
In Perrotta's latest (Nine Inches: Stories, 2013, etc.), a mother and son experience existential tizzies following his departure for college. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Innumerable anecdotes, scenic vistas, and local events, mostly interesting, punctuated by horrific car-bomb explosions."
A fast-paced tour of the six counties of Northern Ireland. Read full book review >

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THE WAR REPORTER by Martin Fletcher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A fast-paced thriller that depicts the life-or-death realities of war correspondents."
Award-winning NBC News special correspondent Fletcher (Jacob's Oath, 2013, etc.) returns with an action-packed thriller where love and honor save the day. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A dogged reporter reveals essential truths, from his home and his heart, never broadcast on the evening news—a welcome bit of sanity."
An award-winning war correspondent files penetrating stories of Israel containing scant politics and much personal observation. Read full book review >

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JACOB'S OATH by Martin Fletcher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"An expressive and generally well-told story of love and hatred, revenge and recovery."
A Holocaust survivor must choose between keeping the woman he loves and seeking revenge against the camp guard who beat his younger brother to death. Read full book review >

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THE LIST by Martin Fletcher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"A post-Holocaust novel that should be required reading wherever lessons about the plight of modern-day European Jews are taught."
Having fled the Nazis, a young Austrian couple in 1945 London discovers that for Jews like them, the war did not end with VE Day. While they desperately seek word on the possible survival or whereabouts of family members sent to concentration camps, petitions are being signed by anti-Semitics in their neighborhood of Hampstead to "send the aliens home"—ostensibly to clear space and jobs for returning British soldiers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2008

"An eye-opening, deeply felt memoir that brings us behind the cameras in the world's deadliest hot spots."
Veteran TV war correspondent Fletcher describes several decades of risking life, limb and sanity to chase down stories on the front lines. Read full book review >

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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 >

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DEAN MARTIN by Michael Freedland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 2006

"Dino light and lively; anyone seeking a probing look at the life of Dean Martin should look elsewhere—probably at Nick Tosches's Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams (1992)."
A biography of singer-actor Martin that has the pace, diffidence and depth of one of Martin's T.V. variety shows. Read full book review >

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MARTIN FROBISHER by James McDermott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"Intriguing if long-winded. (4 b&w maps and charts)"
The first major biography of the early English explorer since William McFee's widely purchased 1928 Life of Sir Martin Frobisher. Read full book review >

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MARTIN DRESSLER by Steven Millhauser
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1996

"It might be another of Dreiser's densely packed tales of financiers and titans, written at characteristic white heat, but by an immeasurably more graceful stylist."
A chronicle of obsession, self-indulgence, and, in a curious way, moral growth, expertly poised between realistic narrative and allegorical fable, from the author of such intriguing, if sometimes unduly gossamer, fictions as Edwin Mullhouse (1972) and In the Penny Arcade (1986). Read full book review >