Search Results: "Peter Bush"


BOOK REVIEW

BUSH by Jean Edward Smith
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 5, 2016

"A relentlessly hard-hitting assessment of a president who was a 'decider' but 'did not wrestle with the details of policy.'"
Biography of George W. Bush (b. 1946), concentrating on the eight years of his presidency. Read full book review >

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PETER by Kate Walker
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"David, a wiser head, comfortable with his preference, one who can offer physical affection without sexual overtones; and, in Peter, a realistically distressed teenager who is finally able to muster enough perspective to weather his crisis. (Fiction. YA)"
When he finds himself attracted to his older brother's gay friend David, Peter is plunged into the kind of sexual uncertainty many young men feel. Read full book review >

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LAURA BUSH by Ronald Kessler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2006

"Why sully or smash icons when it's so fun to make new ones out of Silly Putty?"
The Bushes are wonderful; the Clintons are not. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARBARA BUSH by Rose Blue
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1991

"Illustrations not seen; chronology; further reading; index. (Biography. 11+)"
An entry in the ``Contemporary Women'' series pays admiring tribute to its subject: Blue and Naden cast every aspect of the First Lady's life in a glow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 19, 2012

"A valuable addition to the history of the Olympics and distance running."
Sports journalist Davis recounts an influential and largely forgotten chapter in Olympic lore. Read full book review >

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BUSH WENT TO HELL by Varghese Kozhimannil
Released: Jan. 14, 2011

"Dubya's Inferno will be a fun ride for Bush-bashing liberals, but lacks the nuance to propel it to greater cultural commentary."
The new novel from Kozhimannil (Awake America, 1989) is a highly imaginative tale in which George W. Bush gets the punishment many liberals think he deserves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUEEN COCAINE by Nuria Amat
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"In all, a revelatory tale that reads like the testimony of a shell-shocked survivor."
A disjointed, dreamlike (and prizewinning) tale by Barcelona journalist Amat descends into the coca farms of Bahia Negra, Colombia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY DAD’S JOB by Peter Glassman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"Silly, but fun. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A youngster listens to his dad talk about work each night and takes it too literally. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BAD END by Fernando Royuela
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2016

"A gonzo record of a large life."
A Spanish dwarf recounts his life and times even as they're coming to an end. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TANGO FOR A TORTURER by Daniel Chavarría
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2007

"At his best, Chavarría (Adios Muchachos, 2001, etc.) has the stylish grit of Elmore Leonard, but his colorful characters often beguile him far from his main plot."
A torrid tangle of crime, corruption and lust in contemporary Cuba. Read full book review >