Search Results: "Peter Van Buren"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"One of the rare, completely satisfying results of the expensive debacle in Iraq."
Laugh-out-loud stories about how the United States failed to rebuild Iraq. Read full book review >

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HOOPER'S WAR by Peter Van Buren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2017

"A complex portrayal of a counterfactual invasion.
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An American veteran remembers his time in Japan in a novel about a World War II that might have been. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU AS BIG AS THE WORLD by David Van Buren
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"The package is far from unique, but it would be a good gift for a cuddle-bear who's somehow missed all the others. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"I love you as big as the world. / I love you as deep as the sea. / I love you as bright as the sun. / I love you. / And I know you love me!" Read full book review >

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NOTES by Peter van de Kamp
Released: Oct. 2, 2000

"An insubstantial and unsatisfying first effort."
A slender, even slight, volume from literary scholar and biographer van de Kamp, an expert in Anglo-Irish and Dutch literatures, currently teaching at the Institute of Technology in Tralee. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"A treasure trove of early 20th-century political humor and social commentary still relevant today."
A book offers a collection of an American humorist's vivid writings. Read full book review >

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WILL YOU CARRY ME? by Heleen van Rossum
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"A universal experience that will have both toddlers and parents grinning, turning the plea for 'carry me' into playful fun. (Picture book. 2-4)"
This simple story of a familiar plaint is charmingly carried out in capricious scenes featuring a clever mom and a cute kid. 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

PETER LOON by Van Reid
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2002

"Reid's one-man campaign to resurrect the 18th- and 19th-century novel is a campaign well worth enlisting in. Don't miss Peter Loon."
Reid departs from his popular Moosepath Chronicles (Daniel Plainway, 2000, etc.) with this first of a new series focusing on "the struggle between proprietors and settlers" in central Maine during the post-Revolutionary War years. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 12, 2004

"Most readers will hope fervently that he does."
Old friends are reunited as new challenges rear their heads in this fifth installment of Maine author Reid's delightful Moosepath Chronicles (Mrs. Roberto, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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GUYS IN SUITS by Van Whitfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Entertainment Lite: wisecracking and contrived."
Whitfield (Something's Wrong With Your Scale!, 1999, etc.) returns to that trendy urban landscape where would-be cool black guys hang out trying to make the right moves on their women. Read full book review >

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COCO AND THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS by Annemarie van Haeringen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"With no notes or sources of any kind, the book is unsuitable as biography, but as a picture book, it is utterly endearing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A picture-book look at one of fashion's most iconic designers. Read full book review >