Search Results: "Paul Clark Newell Jr."


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Clark is an intriguing figure with a story that will interest many, but the book misses the mark as an in-depth exposé."
An investigation into the secretive life of the youngest daughter and heiress to a Gilded Age copper tycoon. Read full book review >

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WHAT IS YOUR CALLING? by Philip R. Newell Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 29, 2016

"Worthwhile insight on the role of the church in social justice movements."
A concise debut memoir of a Protestant pastor in the 1960s and '70s. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 9, 2007

"Smart and fast-paced; one of the better pieces to appear so far in this anniversary year."
On the Road, celebrating its 50th birthday, may have been composed in a white heat. But, as Kerouac scholar Maher ably shows in this biography of the book and its author, it took years for that heat to build. Read full book review >

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TOM WAITS ON TOM WAITS by Paul Maher Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Some entertaining yarns lurk among a great deal of garrulous dross."
The singer-songwriter-actor-playwright with a rare gift of gab gets a second anthology of interviews. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 15, 1990

The psychiatrist who popularized near-death experience in Life After Life does the same for reincarnation, with an assist from science/health-writer Perry (Psychology Today, etc.). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"An excellent addition to every primary teacher's bookshelf or home library. (Picture book. 4-9)"
The difference in this counting book is the difference—it's all about subtraction. Read full book review >

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EACH ORANGE HAD EIGHT SLICES by Paul Giganti Jr.
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 1992

"Unusually handsome and useful. (Picture book. 3-8)"
In the style of Giganti and Crews's How Many Snails? (1989), 11 opportunities for children to begin to grasp the concept of multiplication—or simply to count items that may mount into the 50s. Read full book review >

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Tristan Bay Accord by Lizzie Newell
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An often engaging tale of a confining society, rendered with love."
In Newell's (The Fisherman and the Sperm Thief, 2016, etc.) second Fenria sci-fi novel, a woman tries to legally establish her own clan.Read full book review >

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The Boy and the Bastard by Russell Newell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"First-rate thriller in the vein of Joseph Finder."
When his son goes missing, a successful young businessman searches for him as his own life falls apart. Read full book review >

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The Broad Road by Ben Newell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"A detailed, allegorical discussion of Hell and the many ways to get there."
A man suddenly finds himself on a path to the afterlife in Newell's inspirational-fiction debut. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

"But, on the whole, this is an engaging introduction to Mormon history and belief."
A Mormon primer that believers and nonbelievers alike will profit from. Read full book review >