Search Results: "Pauls Toutonghi"


BOOK REVIEW

DOG GONE by Pauls Toutonghi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"Honest reflections on a beloved dog that went missing and the frantic search to find him. For more universally interesting dog stories, turn to Jon Katz."
A lost dog and the family who strived to find him. Read full book review >

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EVEL KNIEVEL DAYS by Pauls Toutonghi
Released: July 17, 2012

"Brilliantly imagined. Artfully written. Superbly entertaining."
Khosi Saqr is an all-American boy, growing up in Butte, and a descendant of William Andrews Clark, the copper-mining king who put the Montana city on the world map. Read full book review >

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RED WEATHER by Pauls Toutonghi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 23, 2006

"Toutonghi is an observant writer, but he stalks a demure middle ground, never offering outright humor or drama."
A run-down section of Milwaukee, as well as the fall of communism, provide the backdrop for this coming-of-age novel. Read full book review >

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JOIN by Steve Toutonghi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"A promising debut that aims high and doesn't quite get there, this one will appeal most to hard-core sci-fi fans who crave new ideas."
A heady sci-fi thriller about a world-altering technology—and its hidden costs. Read full book review >

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A HISTORY OF MONEY by Alan Pauls
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2015

"A well-intentioned experiment that's hobbled by its longueurs."
A man recalls his past through the filter of money—often ill-gotten or badly spent—in this inventive if tangled tale. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1996

"The author's polemical tone throughout must raise doubts about the reliability of his work. (Author tour)"
Carefully researched but basically slanted story of one year in the life of a ``typical'' American Catholic parish. Read full book review >

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ICELAND by Jim Krusoe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2002

"Readers will concur."
The love of a passive typewriter repairman for a young woman who works in an organ pool (don't ask) precipitates even more bizarre misadventures in this weird Bildungsroman by the California author of the story collection Blood Lake (not reviewed). Read full book review >

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SECOND CHANCE by Siân James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 17, 2001

"Schlock with a lilting accent is still schlock."
A contrived, overplotted romance from Welsh novelist James (Two Loves, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >