Search Results: "Michael DiMercurio"


BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL by Henry Flesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Amen."
Flesh's X-rated debut novel, the Lambda Award-winning Massage (1999), told of life at the bottom of Manhattan's gay subculture. Read full book review >

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PHOENIX SUB ZERO by Michael DiMercurio
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 30, 1994

"Still, fans of Tom Clancy and his ilk could do a lot worse."
A Third World coalition possessing cheap nukes and the will to use them threatens Uncle Sam in this rousing and well-paced, if predictable, undersea yarn. Read full book review >

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ATTACK OF THE SEAWOLF by Michael DiMercurio
Released: June 4, 1993

"He should bury all those cardboard US politicos at sea, too."
In the near future, the Japanese-supported White Army of the New Kuomintang is winning in its attempt to oust the Chinese Reds from Communism's practically last bastion. Read full book review >

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BARRACUDA, FINAL BEARING by Michael DiMercurio
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 20, 1996

"A dandy hell-and-high-water yarn, with characters of some complexity and depth, a plausible scenario for global calamity, and an author who knows his way around the silent service's advanced technology."
In his fourth literary tour of duty, submariner Michael (Patch) Pacino (now a two-star admiral) matches wits and superweapons with Japan's underseas forces: a stunningly effective technopolitical thriller from DiMercurio (Phoenix Sub Zero, 1994, etc.) Read full book review >

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VOYAGE OF THE DEVILFISH by Michael DiMercurio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 1992

"There's a hefty glossary at the end, but DiMercurio's action needs no technical assistance."
Last-gasp cold war hostilities provide an American submarine commander the opportunity to avenge his father's death. Read full book review >

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CHANGING MICHAEL by Jeff Schilling
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Like the main character, not as smart as it thinks it is. (Fiction. 12-16)"
A teen provocateur decides to befriend and help a social outcast. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL JORDAN by Robert Lipsyte
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 30, 1994

"Kids are lucky to have Lipsyte writing on their side. (Biography. 10-14)"
According to New York Times sportswriter Lipsyte (Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1993, etc.), Michael Jordan is a master of timing not just in his game but in his whole involvement with basketball and advertising. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL JORDAN by Roland Lazenby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"Studded with insights but unnecessarily long—though, given the continued aura of Jordan, likely to sell well."
An exhaustive—and exhausting—biography of the greatest player in NBA history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL COLLINS by James Mackay
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

"Despite minor shortcomings, this is the best life of Collins now available, published just in time to coincide with Neil Jordan's film Michael Collins, with Liam Neeson in the lead role."
A stirring, comprehensive life of the great Irish patriot. ``If you think you understand what's going on, you're just confused,'' says a graffito current in Belfast. Read full book review >