Search Results: "Rich Deas"


BOOK REVIEW

COCK-A-DOODLE DANCE! by Christine Tricarico
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"This romp may be slight in plot, but it's overflowing in clever wordplay. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Life on the farm is positively "Cock-a-Doodle DULL" until Rooster catches a jitterbug that starts the whole barn a shakin' and a rollin'. Read full book review >

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RICH by Nikki Grimes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Young readers will wish they had a friend like Dyamonde. (Fiction. 6-9)"
"Dyamonde liked to know everything, and she'd made up her mind that she was going to get to know Damaris Dancer." Read full book review >

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SIMPLY RICH by Rich DeVos
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2014

"Amway's legion of employees will reap the most benefits from this prideful, well-intentioned memoir."
Business wisdom from a seasoned professional who built a billion-dollar company from the ground up. Read full book review >

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RICH BOY by Sharon Pomerantz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2010

"Pomerantz's tale could use a car chase or an explosion, something to relieve its earnestness. The proceedings lack the pointed humor of a Joshua Then and Now or the pointed ironies of a Gatsby, but the tale is competent and readable all the same."
A pleasant if insubstantial rags-to-yuppiedom saga. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 24, 1993

"Wolfe makes like Robin Leach in a skirt here, with breathless prose and far more fluff than substance. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
Gossipy saga of the Wyatt/Sak0owitz clans, whose power-plays and peccadilloes have titillated tabloid readers both in their native Texas and, more recently, across the globe. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 1991

"Prolix and frequently repetitious, and vacillating from the scholarly to the snickering: a disappointing portrait of a potentially fascinating subject. (Photographs—not seen.)"
A sympathetic, if somewhat bifurcated, portrait of the deposed Egyptian playboy king. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

The American ``occupation'' of Britain during WW II—the phrase is George Orwell's—could have been a disaster but, in the event, was almost a triumph. Read full book review >

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RICH DECEIVER by Gillian White
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 1993

Like satirist Fay Weldon, first-novelist White deals with what Weldon's booster quote here refers to as ``domestic infamy'': here, in a tale of an ego-squashed little wife in search of her husband's love, who—after some bizarre plotting and precipitous pratfalls- -emerges fulfilled, fat, and free-standing. Read full book review >

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RICH KIDS by Robert Westbrook
Released: May 1, 1992

"In all: an untaxing spin through Hollywood unhappiness."
Westbrook (Lady Left, The Left-Handed Policeman), son of the late Hollywood gossip columnist Sheilah Graham, returns with a lurid family portrait and murder mystery, set in the moneyed world in which he grew up (the same world we glimpse in half-sister Wendy Fairey's nonfictional One of the Family, p. 228). Read full book review >

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FILTHY RICH by Dorothy J. Samuels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Trite, unfunny rehash of contemporary fads already long out of date: an uninspired debut."
So you want to be filthy rich? Thirtyish orthodontist Neil Postit does. Read full book review >

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VEGAS RICH by Fern Michaels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"It's hard to imagine what more can befall this family, but if history doesn't lie, Michaels won't disappoint her fans, and she'll sell this trio like hotcakes, too. (Author tour)"
A third hardcover (Seasons of Her Life, 1994, etc.) and the first of a trilogy from Michaels, no stranger to the saga series (the bestselling paperbacks Texas Rich, Texas Heat, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 27, 1995

"Pop-journalistic, unbalanced in favor of those who seem to have cooperated with the author (who offers no source notes), notably Paul Junior's ex-wife, Gail, and an absorbing read. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (First serial to Marie Claire)"
How one very rich son-of-a-bitch built an empire and destroyed his own family, from Pearson, who chronicled the neuroses of the Churchills in The Private Lives of Winston Churchill (1991, etc.). Read full book review >