Search Results: "Monty Roberts"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MAN WHO LISTENS TO HORSES by Monty Roberts
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 18, 1997

"Over and above everything, though, is Roberts's surpassing love for horses, captured here in his evocations of the horses he has trained over a career spanning four decades. (Author tour)"
The surprisingly complex and lively memoir of a successful and influential horse trainer who helped pioneer nonviolent methods of breaking horses in. Read full book review >

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SHY BOY by Monty Roberts
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 1999

"Roberts may be relentlessly self-righteous and not above going weepy to ingratiate himself with his readers, but his mission is too laudable to be ridiculed. (100 color photographs)"
Roberts (The Man Who Listens to Horses, 1997) deploys melodrama in the interest of common decency in this tale of gentling a wild mustang into the domesticated community of horses, then giving him a choice: stay with your new friends or run free to the herd. Read full book review >

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KINAALDA by Monty Roessel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 1993

"Bibliography. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
By ``a Navajo photographer and writer who specializes in contemporary Native Americans,'' a clear, strikingly photographed account of 13-year-old Celinda McKelvey's coming-of-age ceremony, set in its historical context (such traditions, nearly lost in the 1950s and -60s, are coming back along with renewed Navajo pride). Read full book review >

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I Wish Someone Had Told Me... by Monty Clark
Released: March 25, 2015

"Motivating, big-picture advice for college and beyond."
A college administrator discusses the mindset and actions needed for a successful college and post-college life in this debut self-help guide. Read full book review >

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FOREVER LASTS TILL DAWN by Monty Silverstone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2014

"Unwieldy but enjoyable despite the distracting structure."
In Silverstone's debut novel, two girls, known in their Ukrainian village for their singing and dancing act, escape to London at the turn of the 20th century. Read full book review >

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PURGATORY by Monty Mickelson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 1993

"Fasten your seat belt."
Double-crossed, robbed, and left for dead by enterprising drug middleman Tommy Delorme, bagman Danny Castellano plots, fights, and lies his way from tiny Jerome, Arizona, to Alaska, Louisiana, and Mexico—all in his quest for a piece of Tommy and the $350,000 he took. Read full book review >

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The Quest for Asian Sin by Monty Lemley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"An unyielding private investigator who unravels a mystery, and takes out criminal organizations in the interim."
In this debut thriller, a retired sheriff's search for a missing ex-porn star leads to corrupt individuals with their hands in all sorts of illicit deeds—including murder. Read full book review >

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RAPUNZEL by Lynn Roberts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Those under 30 may miss many of the cultural references, but even in this fractured form it's good to see the classic tale stayin' alive, stayin' alive. (illustrator's note) (Picture book/folktale. 8-10, adult)"
Having found an audience—an adult one, at least—for Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story (2001), the Roberts sibs put a differently styled, but equally stylish twist on another folktale romance. Read full book review >

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GRATEFUL FOR ROMANCE—AND SUSPENSE!
by Bobbi Dumas

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

It’s been a tough month for a lot of people, and I’ve been thinking how wonderful it is to have really good books to sink into, especially the kind that offer hope and a guaranteed happy-ever-after. I know when I look at my many to-be-read and to-be-listened to queues, I find myself turning more and more to ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FICTION
Released: March 15, 1996

"Add this to the shelves on contemporary Native American culture; it may also be of limited use in the business section. (b&w photos, index, not seen, appendix, glossary) (Nonfiction. 12-14)"
In the new Success series, a history of the Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise (NACE), a tribal cooperative founded in 1975 to encourage Navajo silversmiths, weavers, and other craftsmen. Read full book review >