Search Results: "Petrina Gentile"


BOOK REVIEW

BALLET SCHOOL by Bobbie Kalman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"A good but very basic book for young hopefuls from Kalman (A One Room School, not reviewed, etc.) and newcomer Gentile. (Glossary; index) (Nonfiction/Picture book. 5-8)"
Few little girls have not dreamed of being ballerinas, but most don't know much about becoming one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WRONG TURN by Gian Gentile
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A forcefully presented, corrective analytical approach to today's headline-grabbing orthodoxy."
"The story on which the current practice of [counterinsurgency] depends…is a myth [and] a recipe for perpetual war," insists Gentile (Securing the Snake's Head: The Question of Air Power as a Political Instrument in the Post Cold-War Security Environment, 2012, etc.), a former Iraq War commander and director of the military history program at West Point. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2009

"Compassionate and comprehensive."
Lively biography of intrepid, world-traveling ornithologist and cancer survivor Phoebe Snetsinger. Read full book review >