Search Results: "Michael D. Lockshin"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1998

"An able spokesman for the poor and chronically ill, those whose voices he believes are seldom heard in the debate over health policy in this country, he has given us stories to remind us that abstract policies affect individuals who could be us or those we love."
Using his patients' personal stories to illustrate dramatically how medical care once worked and how it works today, a concerned and caring physician makes clear just why he fears the current system has a very poor prognosis. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 7, 2009

"A well-constructed work about a key era in U.S.-Soviet relations."
A detailed look at the period between and the first U.S. nuclear test, in 1945, and its Soviet counterpart in 1949. Read full book review >

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A CHARLESTON YANKEE by Michael D Mercurio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2015

"An affecting tale of a man's immersion in the civil rights movement."
An intricately woven story of love, race, and politics set in the 1960s. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1994

"Yapko gives no quarter to child abusers, but offers wise guidance and support to families whose lives have been decimated by false accusations."
Memory can be as malleable as clay, warns a clinical psychologist, and the road to recovering memories of child abuse is strewn with the shards of ``unwitting'' errors by so-called expert therapists. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 13, 2011

"A coming-of-age story and thrilling adventure rolled into one."
Six boys embark on an adventure in the Panama jungle, encountering danger, death and loss in Urban's debut novel. Several years later, they return as men to the scene of the grisly event that has bound them together for life. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: June 8, 2010

"As they dart from clue to clue, the red blazer gals feel and act like real tweens while tackling everything that comes their way with logic, humor and refreshing savoir faire. (appendix with solution for final logic problem) (Mystery. 8-12)"
No sooner have St. Read full book review >

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APOLLO 13 by Michael D. Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

This entry in the Countdown to Space series is a compact account of the Apollo 13 mission. Read full book review >

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ONCE IN A BLUE YEAR by Michael D. Durkota
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A bold debut filled with unforgettable moments and characters."
In this lyrical debut novel, the lives of two U.S. Navy men take dramatic turns after they're cut from a submarine mission during the Gulf War. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A solid overview of the cutting edge of astronomy and of the new breed of astronomers who are exploring it."
The discovery of planets beyond our solar system has become almost commonplace. Veteran Time science writer Lemonick (Echo of the Big Bang, 2003, etc.) looks at the scientists who carry out the search. Read full book review >

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THE PERPETUAL NOW by Michael D. Lemonick
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"An absolutely memorable book."
A veteran science journalist uses the story of Lonni Sue Johnson, a young woman who suffered a severe infection that destroyed her hippocampus, to illuminate his journey into the murky subject of memory itself. Read full book review >