Search Results: "Nick Trout"


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EVER BY MY SIDE by Nick Trout
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"A tender tribute to the author's father, sure to please fans of Trout's previous two pet-focused books."
Veterinarian surgeon Trout (Love Is the Best Medicine, 2009, etc.) writes about his father and the pets they shared in this loving, humorous memoir. Read full book review >

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DOG GONE, BACK SOON by Nick Trout
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"Pawsitively delightful."
In the second of his Bedside Manor series, Trout (The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs, 2013, etc.) highlights another week in the life of the newest veterinarian in Eden Falls, Vt. Read full book review >

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THE PATRON SAINT OF LOST DOGS by Nick Trout
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Two paws up."
It's tough to resist a good story that features four-legged creatures, which highlight this surprisingly upbeat tale about a son who returns home following the death of his long estranged father. Read full book review >

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Released: March 11, 2008

"Steadfast animal lovers might be willing to overlook Trout's inconsistent tone, but he's unlikely to garner a wide audience."
A seasoned veterinarian shares some memorable cases. Read full book review >

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NICK & JAKE by Tad Richards
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Although occasionally almost too self-consciously witty, this is a rollicking good read."
Goofy, funny and full of literary in-jokes. Read full book review >

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...AND NICK by Emily Gore
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 16, 2015

"Charming, encouraging, and delightful. Go, Nick! (Picture book. 3-8)"
In a mouse family of four nearly identical brothers, Nick always seems to be trying to catch up. Read full book review >

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BROOK TROUT by Nick Karas
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

"Angling literature, burdened as it is by overproduction, has every reason to celebrate Karas's brook trout encomium. (color and b&w photos and illustrations, not seen)"
The much maligned brook trout gets star billing in this encyclopedic, readable study of Salvelinus fontinalis from Newsday outdoor columnist Karas. Read full book review >

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TROUT MAGIC by Robert Traver
Released: Oct. 17, 1974

"Writing in a somewhat impish, unsophisticated voice, Traver still makes fly-casting invigorating."
The author of Anatomy of a Murder reveals his lifelong passion for speckled browns and rainbows and slightly less long love affair with dry fly-casting. Read full book review >

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NICK PLAYS BASEBALL by Rachel Isadora
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"A gentle introduction to the National Pastime. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Nick and his teammates on the Little League Rockets prepare for a big game. Read full book review >

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"Expert and novice of this brotherhood will strike for this."
The author of The Anatomy of Murder considers more fully the hobby which had its emphasis in that novel and calls up visions of trout fishing and the art and ritual of fly fishing along the waters and ponds of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Read full book review >

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TROUT SUMMER by Jane Leslie Conly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"The ending is not happily-ever-after but still sturdily optimistic, since in the course of the book these believable, sympathetic characters have found strength, talent, and resolve. (Fiction. 10- 14)"
Conly (Crazy Lady, 1993, etc.) continues to shift focus from the bright, charming rats of NIMH to people, this time in the sensitive story of Shana, 13, who comes of age in the summer after her family begins to fall apart. Read full book review >

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TROUT AND ME by Susan Shreve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

Ever since first grade, when he shoved a classmate's teddy bear into the toilet, everyone at Stockton Elementary "expected trouble" from Benjamin Carter, "so that's what they got." Read full book review >