Search Results: "Reiko McKendry"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 11, 2012

"A somewhat inspiring memoir and a thank-you note to the author's adopted homeland."
McKendry's debut memoir begins with recollections of a childhood in Japan before shifting focus to her new life in the Midwest with her American husband. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHY SHE LEFT US by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"The story makes heroic efforts to come alive and engage but, despite the fine prose, just doesn—t."
A well-crafted first novel strains to affect as it tells of three generations of Japanese-Americans whose lives have been distorted by family and history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2012

"Just like Times Square itself, the pages are filled to the brim. (sources) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
An unexpected history of a very famous intersection. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2005

A stunning examination of the development of Boston's subway system—the first in the country—takes readers from 1895 to 1916 and explores the four distinct technological challenges met by the planners of the system as it spread from the city center to the suburbs, and under the harbor. Read full book review >