Search Results: "Peter Duffy"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 22, 2014

"An entertaining work duly informed by Duffy's knowledge of both the war and New York City."
A sympathetic portrait of a reluctant, little-known German-American double agent on the eve of World War II. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Capably transforms one of the bleakest episodes in modern history into an instructive account of events that have lasting repercussions to this day."
Journalist Duffy (The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Saved 1,200 Jews, and Built a Village in the Forest, 2003) recounts the story of the "Strokestown Massacre," offering a vivid account of the Great Irish Famine along the way. Read full book review >

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FAIRY TALE COMICS by Chris Duffy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A veritable who's who of artists renders this an instant crowd-pleaser and will most certainly leave its readers 'happily ever after.' (editor's note) (Graphic folk tales. 6 & up)"
A quirky and vibrant mix of visually reinterpreted fairy tales compiled by the editor of the Eisner-nominated Nursery Rhyme Comics (2011). Read full book review >

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STATE OF HAPPINESS by Stella Duffy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Chilly and pretentious fictionalizing of a devastating disease."
A cartographer and big-selling author charts the progress of her cancer. Read full book review >

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LAUNCH! by Scott Duffy
NON-FICTION
Released: March 20, 2014

"Solid advice for novice risk-takers."
A breezy handbook for entrepreneurs on how to launch a new business, product or service. Read full book review >

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THEODORA by Stella Duffy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Although heavy on the sex and sensationalism, there's also intelligence and empathy under the energetic potboiler surface."
The unexpurgated story of Theodora, performer and prostitute in Roman Constantinople, destined to rise above her hardscrabble life to become the Emperor's wife. The book is being for HBO. Read full book review >

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LAST COMES THE EGG by Bruce Duffy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Let's hope we don't have to wait another decade for Duffy's next one."
Holden Caulfield lives again, in this beguiling seriocomic tale. Read full book review >

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STOCKBOY by Thomas Duffy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"A one-dimensional portrait dampens what could be a relatable story."
Duffy's first novel follows a man named Phillip on his retail and relationship journeys as he works at a novelty store in Times Square. Read full book review >

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UNCLE SHAMUS by James Duffy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1992

"Ethically, this is ambiguous, and the simplifications in plot aren't likely to entertain any thinking young person. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Two ten-year-olds, residents of Shanty Town, run errands for one ex-con and help him outwit another. Read full book review >

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RADICAL RED by James Duffy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 29, 1993

"Still, a credible portrayal of the period in a story eventful enough to hold readers. (Fiction. 10-13)"
The New York legislature is about to vote on woman suffrage. Read full book review >