Search Results: "Peter T. Coleman"


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MAKING CONFLICT WORK by Peter T. Coleman
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A useful guide to developing capabilities for dealing with many sorts of conflict. Good reading for human resource managers."
A practical guide intended to aid in the alleviation of everyday workplace conflicts. Read full book review >

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DEADLY PROVOCATION by T. F. Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2013

"At its best when the protagonist is surveilling; Jake Conley could use another book or two to work on his spying abilities."
In the author's debut thriller, a private investigator is recruited by a clandestine company that may be using questionable methods of surveillance. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"Good storytelling matched with appropriate historical skepticism—a useful model for examining other 10-gallon yarns of westward expansion."
An inadvertent American archetype comes in for thoughtful consideration in the hands of Coleman (History/Notre Dame Univ.; Vicious: Wolves and Men in America, 2004). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 31, 2004

"Authoritative and, most helpfully, accessible."
Self-help guide for diabetes sufferers, mostly in question-and-answer format, with an emphasis on helping racial and ethnic minority diabetics. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 7, 2009

"A solid update on the American rat race."
Former New York Times reporter Kilborn examines the nomadic lifestyles of the estimated ten million American professionals "who were moved in the last year or two and will be moved again soon." Read full book review >

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THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF BATHMAN! by Andrew T. Pelletier
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"Read with the right panache, this will be regularly requested even by the most dedicated bath avoider. (Picture book. 2-5)"
He might look like a mild-mannered, '50s-era five-year-old, but when there's trouble in the tub, he's Bathman! Read full book review >

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THE PHILOSOPHER'S KISS by Peter Prange
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2011

"Published successfully in Germany in 2003, the novel arrives freshly translated by the reliable Steven T. Murray, who did Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Despite some soapy bits, it deserves to score with American audiences, too."
Denis Diderot, hero of the Enlightenment, battles dark forces galore, in novelist Prange's U.S. debut. Read full book review >

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THE CROCODILE BLUES by Coleman Polhemus
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A bright and breathless outing for which children will happily supply their own commentary. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Digitally generated silhouette art in heavily saturated hues gives this nearly wordless tale spectacular visual punch and, like the plot, has a free-range, improvisational air. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
by Gregory McNamee

Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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BOOK REVIEW

TRUMPET STORY by Bill Coleman
Released: Feb. 22, 1990

The life of the legendary trumpet player, first published in French translation in 1981, the year he died. Read full book review >