Search Results: "Michael G. Santos"


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INSIDE by Michael G. Santos
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"Not first-rate literature, but eye-opening."
Incarcerated for drug-trafficking since 1987, Santos documents the tedium and brutality of prison life. Read full book review >

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"An intelligent, revealing look at uncharmed lives in the Dominican Republic."
Two American middle school teachers offer an inside look at the Dominican Republic—one not revealed in travel brochures. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 1994

"Kenny provides a well-researched and readable biography of a man who helped democratize religion and in the process created a truly American Christianity."
An in-depth look at a little-known American religious radical. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1993

"Photos not seen. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
A political historian updates, broadens, and simplifies his adult-level history of Soviet power. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"Raises more questions than it answers about a courageous man."
Correspondence on social issues to and from the former Brooklyn Dodger who broke the race barrier in major league baseball. Read full book review >

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JUMPING THE LINE by Michael G. Harpold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"A debut novel about a timely issue elucidated with an insider's understanding and sensitivity."
A heart-rending novel by a former U.S. Border Patrol agent that explores how Mexican migrant workers are willing to endanger their lives for the prospect of better ones in America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Credibly optimistic scenarios on what it will take for the US and wider world to realize the promise of bright tomorrows that lie within their reach."
An exuberantly upbeat and beguilingly plausible guide to the brave new world that sociologist Zey believes could eventuate from what he views as a macroindustrial era, i.e., one in which planet earth's inhabitants have the means and opportunity to gain full control over forces that previously have buffeted them. Read full book review >

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MAE MURRAY by Michael G. Ankerich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 5, 2012

"Will appeal to film buffs and readers interested in the rise and burnout of long-ago Hollywood stars."
An extensively researched look at the life of silent-movie star Mae Murray (1885-1965). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"It's no Young Men and Fire, but Santos provides a good summary of terrible events and their aftermath."
New York Times Phoenix bureau chief Santos looks into a lightning-caused blaze that killed 19 Arizona firefighters in the summer of 2013. Read full book review >