Search Results: "Pamela Haag"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2016

"A refreshingly unusual approach by an author admirably transparent about why she wrote the book and why she chose to avoid more traditional approaches."
An examination of the controversial realm of American gun culture through the perspective of gun manufacturers, with an emphasis on the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 31, 2011

"Despite a title that seems ripped from a tabloid, this is a serious examination of contemporary marriage and a fruitful source of discussion material for women's groups."
The question that engages historian Haag—what's happening to the institution of marriage—gets a complicated and sometimes murky answer. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER PAMELA by Upton Sinclair
Released: April 24, 1950

"A crazy world seen through untutored eyes."
A slightly buriesquad projection of the Pamela theme to a modern setting- a California ranch estate, presided over by an eccentric multi-millionaire, a lady devoted to good works and radical schemes. Read full book review >

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THE TRAGEDY OF THE TEMPLARS by Michael Haag
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"A solid picture of the Templars but a difficult read, with enemies coming from all directions. Be prepared to read it twice and take notes."
A long, complicated history of the Knights Templars in the Middle East. Read full book review >

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THE QUEST FOR MARY MAGDALENE by Michael Haag
NON-FICTION
Released: May 24, 2016

"A thought-provoking re-examination of a misunderstood heroine of the Bible."
Shining the spotlight on Mary Magdalene. Read full book review >

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COME TO THE EDGE by Christina Haag
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2011

"An honest, heartfelt account of love, politics and tragedy."
John F. Kennedy Jr.'s former love offers glimpses into the last vestiges of Camelot. Read full book review >

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PEGGY'S WARTIME MEMORIES by Enid E. Haag
Released: Sept. 24, 2009

"An evocative portrait of family resilience amid wartime upheaval."
A young girl's life is unsettled by World War II in this vivid memoir. Read full book review >

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SEASON OF PONIES by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Released: March 20, 1964

"Topflight fantasy."
The author establishes a tone of realism in the first scene; Pamela's father again drives away, leaving the ten-year-old alone at Oak Farm with his two neurotic spinster sisters. Read full book review >

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DAUGHTER OF EMPIRE by Pamela Hicks
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Though the first half of the book does little more than portray the pampered life of the upper-crust children who had to curtsey to grandmother, Hicks' love of India and the description of her year with the queen's world tour make it worth reading. Many fans of Downton Abbey will certainly enjoy it."
The story of Lady Hicks (India Remembered, 2007, etc.), who lived the kind of life we think of as only existing in books and movies, with nannies, governesses and all the trappings of the English elite. Read full book review >

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HOT, COLD, SHY, BOLD by Pamela Harris
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"One picture that spans an entire spread—of two girls facing each other—is spoiled because the book's binding falls at a crucial area of the photograph; it shows that their 'how-do-you-do' faces are aimed not at each other, but at the buggy occupant of a jar. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A concept book in photographs that holds nothing new for those familiar with Tana Hoban's or Margaret Miller's work. Read full book review >