Search Results: "Michael J. Blahut III"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 26, 2013

"An engaging, if occasionally disjointed, memoir."
A proud father shares correspondence with his son, who served in the Peace Corps in Fiji. Read full book review >

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Tyrants, Tormentors and the Tiara by James J. Meadows III
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 12, 2012

"Fans of magical battles and shaky alliances will find the story a fulfilling adventure."
A fantasy novel about an unlikely alliance of sorcerers from debut author Meadows. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 25, 1997

"But not everyone will buy into their communal vision of justice, which will remain anathema to unreconstructed rugged American individualists."
Responding to the current wave of affirmative-action backlash, two Georgetown law professors, each proud beneficiaries of the policy, stand as zealous advocates brooking no retreat. ``Our parents taught us that . . . the struggle to make a place at the table for ourselves was also the struggle to free the souls of those who would exclude us,'' write Lawrence (who is African-American) and Matsuda (Japanese-American) of their individual family legacies of political idealism and civil rights activism. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 8, 2014

"Wise, authoritative and carefully documented; should stimulate deep thought in those who are willing to break free of the conventional investing mode."
Debut authors Higgins and Hajek propose a boldly different investment strategy. Read full book review >

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THE FOREST IN THE CLOUDS by Sneed B. Collard III
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2000

"While the author does not provide enough information on the rain forest for school reports, he captures the flavor of this rich and alien environment. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
The author of Making Animal Babies (p. 556) and other nature titles takes the reader to the rain forest of Costa Rica and describes the plants and animals living there. Read full book review >

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THE BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS by Michael J. Rosen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 20, 2000

"Definitely yes. (Fiction. 9-11)"
The author of Elijah's Angel: A Story for Chanukah and Christmas (1992) takes another careful, penetrating look at cultural and religious boundaries. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2006

"Too bad, as the language and characterizations are vivid and rich. (author's notes) (Fiction. 10-14)"
A promising first novel falls utterly to pieces about halfway through. Read full book review >