Search Results: "Paul Garrison"


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PAUL by N.T. Wright
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 27, 2018

"A very human Paul, brought to life by an experienced teacher and pastor—an excellent introduction for general readers."
Wright (New Testament and Early Christianity/University of St. Andrews; The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus's Crucifixion, 2016, etc.) draws from a lifetime of study on the figure of Paul to construct this useful biography of the early Christian missionary. Read full book review >

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PAUL by A.N. Wilson
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

In a worthy companion volume to his Jesus: A Life (1992), novelist-biographer Wilson (A Watch in the Night, 1996, etc.) adeptly recreates the milieu of Christianity's greatest interpreter and missionary. Read full book review >

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PAUL by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"Acts, though historically imprecise, makes for a much better story."
A dry historical tome that would be more aptly titled ``Paul: A Cultural History.'' The difficulties of doing ancient biography are compounded when one of the two major sources available is believed to be historically unreliable and corrupt. Read full book review >

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Paul by Gesner Noel
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"An excellent single-volume introduction to Christianity's first theologian."
A brief but thorough account of St. Paul's life and an analysis of its significance in the subsequent development of Christianity. Read full book review >

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FIRE AND ICE by Paul Garrison
Released: April 1, 1998

"Nautical lore, colorful island types, dramatic plotting, and blessedly restrained prose. (Film rights to David Hoberman/Disney)"
A highly accomplished debut avenger, enlivened with conflicted characters and a barnacle-encrusted view of the world. Read full book review >

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ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE JANSON COMMAND by Paul Garrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Formulaic yet entertaining."
Paul Janson, ex-Consular Operations assassin, is offered $5 million to find a missing oil-company physician captured by pirates near the island nation of Isle de Foree off Africa's west coast. Read full book review >

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THE RIPPLE EFFECT by Paul Garrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 6, 2004

"Nonetheless: satisfying effort from a high talent, even when he's entangled in his own rigging."
Most complicated yet from the writer of sea-faring thrillers (Sea Hunter, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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SEA HUNTER by Paul Garrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 21, 2003

"Skip the high-tech antics and Tracy/Hepburn banter: when it comes to high-seas action, Garrison is at the crest of the wave."
Screwball romance and homage to Jules Verne as an unlikely couple tangle with a demented billionaire's secret weapon. Read full book review >

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BURIED AT SEA by Paul Garrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2002

"Action-filled, wave-pounding page-turner."
Garrison surpasses his first seafaring thriller (Fire and Ice, 1998) with a grippingly realistic cross-Atlantic chase for stolen technology that doubles as a winning tale of mentor-pupil redemption. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2005

"Flawed, but surprisingly engrossing."
Another knock-off of Anita Diamant's The Red Tent: this time, the story of Saint Paul. Read full book review >