Search Results: "Patti Callahan Henry"


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COMING UP FOR AIR by Patti Callahan Henry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Romantic storytelling at its simple best."
An affecting Southern tale about second chances and banishing the ghosts of regret. Read full book review >

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THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER'S END by Patti Callahan Henry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A quiet, atmospheric look at friendship, forgiveness, and second chances."
Two best friends find unexpected healing when they return to the beloved beach town where tragedy occurred. Read full book review >

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AND THEN I FOUND YOU by Patti Callahan Henry
Released: April 9, 2013

"A touching story."
A fictional work based on real-life events in the life of the author's sister. Read full book review >

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FALSE HOPES by Daniel Callahan
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"Callahan is a powerful presenter of ideas, anticipating challenges and providing persuasive arguments, and his controversial thoughts on the future of medicine are sure to stimulate discussion among health-care policymakers."
Medical ethicist Callahan (The Troubled Dream of Life, 1993, etc.) proposes a new way of looking at the nature of medicine that sharply challenges traditional beliefs in progress and perfectibility. Read full book review >

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VANESSA by Dan Callahan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 15, 2014

"Richly detailed account of Redgrave's career, though it's missing the fireworks that some encounters with the author might have ignited."
A freelance critic and author returns with a blend of biography and criticism in his reconstruction of the life of the woman many consider the greatest actress of her time. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"Novice and experienced networkers will appreciate this winning combination of networking philosophy and techniques."
A professional networking expert shares tips and techniques for making the most out of business connections. Read full book review >

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Shielded Past by Patti Morelli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"A predictable but thoroughly engrossing tale that may result in a few jittery readers."
A woman who grew up in foster care searches for her birth mother and discovers a history brimming with dark, grisly secrets in Morelli's debut thriller. Read full book review >

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M TRAIN by Patti Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Not as focused as Just Kids, but an atmospheric, moody, and bittersweet memoir to be savored and pondered."
Iconic poet, writer, and artist Smith (Just Kids, 2010, etc.) articulates the pensive rhythm of her life through the stations of her travels.Read full book review >

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A HOUSE OF SECRETS by Patti Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"Should sell millions."
The former President's younger daughter follows up her bestselling Homefront and Deadfall and Kitty Kelley's Nancy Reagan with a moody, relentlessly introspective story about a moody, relentlessly introspective California girl whose career as a Serious Writer is haunted by memories of life with a brittle, humorless, ambitious, control freak of a mother and a pleasant, vague, rich, and possibly corrupt father. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT SHE WON MISS AMERICA by Michael Callahan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2017

"Though Callahan's heroine achieved what many could only dream of, she lacked the capacity to define her own life as a 19-year-old. Luckily, the novel offers her time."
A young woman feels the heavy burden of a coveted crown. Read full book review >

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THE GIVERS by David Callahan
NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 2017

"An eye-opening view of a vast sector of the economy that lies in the shadows but has undue influence, for ill or good."
Intriguing look at the world of big-ticket philanthropy, which shows promise of surpassing much governmental social-service spending in the near future. Read full book review >