Search Results: "Peter Lance"


BOOK REVIEW

DEAL WITH THE DEVIL by Peter Lance
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 2, 2013

"It's often difficult—if not downright overwhelming—to keep track of the many players in this story, but aficionados of Mafia history and those concerned with FBI corruption will find this thorough investigation satisfying."
ABC news correspondent Lance (Triple Cross: How bin Laden's Master Spy Penetrated the CIA, the Green Berets, and the FBI, 2009) delivers an exhaustive examination into the life and crimes of Mafia capo Gregory Scarpa Sr. and his questionable decadeslong relationship with the FBI. Read full book review >

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THE COTTONMOUTH CLUB by Lance Marcum
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2005

"Here are adventures worthy of Peck's Soup for a new generation. (Fiction. 10-14)"
It's summer, 1963, and Air Force brat Mitch Valentine is glad to bid adieu to sixth grade. Read full book review >

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GOING TO SEE GRASSY ELLA by Kathryn Lance
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1993

"But they should have stayed in Ohio. (Fiction. 9+)"
Two Ohio sisters end up in Manhattan and beyond, seeking a faith healer for the younger, Peej, soon to begin chemotherapy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 28, 1989

In the opening chapter of his sluggish celebration of the timeless and the universal that he insists is to be found below the surface of the everyday, first-time author Kinseth suggests that his readers ". . .be drawn forward into these pages as if rafting effortlessly downstream." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Peacemaking by Lance LoRusso
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2015

"A navel-gazing but forthright and entertaining spiritual novel."
A veteran cop questions Jesus Christ about the darkness and human suffering he's seen during his 30 years on the job in LoRusso's (The World Class Rainmaker, 2012, etc.) novel.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2009

"Unfocused but unique."
One of the NBA's unlikeliest players recounts his long, strange path to the pros. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1999

MIGRAINE AND OTHER HEADACHESA Practical Guide to Understanding, Preventing and Treating HeadachesLance, James Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Hobbled by a sometimes turgid prose style, Banning's discussion of Madison's ideas never sufficiently renders him a flesh-and-blood person."
Banning (History/Univ. of Kentucky; Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding, 1995, etc.) offers a dry-as- dust intellectual history of James Madison's evolution from ardent Federalist to partisan opponent of the Washington administration. Read full book review >

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The Rebel Within by Lance Erlick
Released: March 25, 2013

"A stimulating, worthwhile story of a dystopian future."
Adebut young-adult novel set in a militaristic, sexist society. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 15, 1995

"A well-crafted work of history that not only gives insight into the lives and thought of the two men but also stimulates thought about the public institutions they helped to create."
Drawing on the celebrated correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison about the newly adopted Constitution, Banning listens in on ``three of many conversations that occurred between two founders on matters of continuing concern.'' (See p. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BORN AGAIN ATHEIST by Lance Gregorchuk
Released: Oct. 10, 2012

"Organized religion suffers a righteous poke in the eye."
Gregorchuk, a militant atheist, argues that society would be far better off venerating Dr. Seuss than God, Allah, Jehovah or any others they worship. Read full book review >