Search Results: "Monte Burke"


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SABAN by Monte Burke
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A positive though often blunt and unpleasant story of a man who has it all yet remains restive."
A staff writer for Forbes expands to full, generally flattering length a profile of Alabama football coach Nick Saban published in that magazine.Read full book review >

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4TH  AND GOAL by Monte Burke
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A winning story for fans of Friday Night Lights and believers in the American dream."
The story of a successful CEO who left his position to pursue a long-deferred dream of becoming a college football coach. Read full book review >

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EDMUND BURKE by Jesse Norman
Released: May 7, 2013

"A top-notch introduction to Burke and his paternity of political systems throughout the Western Hemisphere. Even better, the author points out where ignoring Burke's thoughts have caused unnecessary difficulties."
Member of Parliament Norman (Compassionate Economics, 2008, etc.) comprehensively explains the history and the writings of the man whose thoughts have been quarried by politicians for hundreds of years. Read full book review >

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MONTE CARLO MASQUERADES by Monte Renfro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 23, 2016

"A delightful, well-designed ride for readers who enjoy a long journey down a road filled with intriguing detours."
A debut mystery novel delivers an opulent historical setting: Monaco in March 1914. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2004

"An accomplished study of a battle that figures in all the standard WWII textbooks but is rarely given much more than a mention."
A careful reconstruction of the Allied campaign, throughout the winter of 1943-44, to break the Nazi hold on southern Italy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2013

"There is no shortage of histories of the agonizingly drawn-out debacle at Monte Cassino, but this is certainly one of the best."
A superb account of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Read full book review >

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MAKING MONTE CARLO by Mark Braude
NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2016

"A well-researched, dramatic rags-to-riches urban tale."
A story of how one city attained spectacular wealth and luxury. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 8, 2011

"A rich, darkly comic send-up of the art world and the megalomaniacal souls that populate it."
Booze, brawls, sex and schizophrenia—such is the artist's life in Paris, according to this raucous satire. Read full book review >

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Released: July 8, 2012

"This slim sequel with flimsy characters makes for a quick, easy read."
Edmond Dantes, and his many identities, traverses the world in this whirlwind of a sequel. Read full book review >

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The Count of Monte Cristo as Retold by Sherlock Holmes by Holy Ghost Writer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2013

"A curious, intriguing effort to retell a classic through the eyes of an iconic character, but several unanswered questions remain."
A unique twist on a time-honored tale that interweaves several literary characters. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 19, 1995

"Outstanding food, inventive combinations, difficult preparations—but isn't that what we go to restaurants for? (50 line drawings and 8 pages color photos, not seen)"
Burke, executive chef at New York City's chi-chi Park Avenue Cafe, and cookbook author Reingold have done a superb job of translating Burke's original vision into book form. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2013

"A long, unwieldy novel that recapitulates a story told better by its original author, with a final third setting up a story that remains to be told."
A retelling of Alexandre Dumas' 1844 classic The Count of Monte Cristo that continues the story of Edmond Dantès. Read full book review >