Search Results: "Nathan Harden"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Provocative but regularly flippant."
A radically anti-conservative agenda and biennial campus series known as "Sex Week" are blamed for the alleged corruption of one of the nation's most prestigious universities. Read full book review >

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ABC's From The Whippety Wood by Pamela Harden
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A marvelous picture book full of fine storytelling and magic."
A picture book about the alphabet that transports readers into a whimsical fairyland. Read full book review >

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YELLOWBELLY AND PLUM GO TO SCHOOL by Nathan Hale
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"EWSLUGp1998. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Hale makes a common premise uncommonly appealing with illustrations that feature a gloriously multi-species cast. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1996

"Although much of the story has already been written elsewhere, Harden's bold and well-supported commentary is a welcome addition to the literature of this majestic river. (maps, not seen)"
Joining the recent stream of books on the Columbia River is this hard-hitting report on the policies that have governed this most engineered of all American rivers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 2012

"A terrifying story of brutal captivity and unremitting misery and the difficult adjustment to subsequent life in a very different place."
The chilling story of a prisoner in North Korea. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2015

"A rewarding book with much to offer, including the likely spark of new interest in how singular choices made by both men and nations can reverberate for generations."
The carnage of war, the rise of a dictator and one North Korean defector's life story all come together in this combination of biography, military history and exposé. Read full book review >

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Released: April 11, 2012

"A starry-eyed but not entirely convincing guide to real-estate deal-making."
Surefire riches await those who dare to seize them, argues this brash debut primer on real-estate investing. Read full book review >

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KING OF SPIES by Blaine Harden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An engrossing hidden history of wartime espionage, with elements of derring-do and moral barbarity."
Fascinating account of an espionage pioneer who thrived during the Korean War and then disappeared into disgraced obscurity. Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"This very dense narrative will work best as a case study of how citizens of one city both precipitated and responded to the whirlwind of social change around them. (Nonfiction. 14 & up)"
A snapshot of the civil-rights movement in one city provides insight into the important role of individual communities as change moved through the country. Read full book review >

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NAVAJO CODE TALKERS by Nathan Aaseng
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Map; many b&w photos; source notes; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 9-14.)"
The gripping story of the Native American volunteers who provided a unique military service during WW II to the very government that had oppressed their people. Read full book review >

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COUNT YOUR ENEMIES by Paul Nathan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 7, 1997

"Elaborate, implausible villainy; flat-footed detection."
Spurred on by the promise of an assistant if he succeeds— and by the fact that he really doesn't have much choice—Bert Swain, homespun shamus of the Krinsky Research Center (No Good Deed, 1995, etc.), agrees to trek out to the wilds of New Jersey to find out who's faxing death threats to wealthy Anne DeVillier, tree-hugging founder of the Gaia World Institute. Read full book review >

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A BINTEL BRIF by John Nathan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2011

"A well-rendered, appealing period piece."
Veteran author and translator Nathan (Living Carelessly in Tokyo and Elsewhere, 2008, etc.) returns with a historical novel that artfully fuses the immigrant experience of 1910s New York with dark romance and political intrigue. Read full book review >