Search Results: "Richard C. Hawkins"


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LUCKY by Richard C. Hawkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A tender tale worth adding to your holiday library. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A young tree experiences the magic, and fleeting nature, of the Christmas season. Read full book review >

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REDSKINS by C. Richard King
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2016

"In the meantime, King shows why this controversy matters well beyond the football field."
This academic analysis suggests that the team name of the NFL's Washington, D.C., franchise is both reprehensible and indefensible. Read full book review >

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"An engaging, inspiring account of those willing to place themselves in danger in order to save lives."
A Korean War saga with implications for modern medical care. Read full book review >

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DOMESTICATED by Richard C. Francis
NON-FICTION
Released: May 25, 2015

"A highly illuminating look at the cross-species biological basis for human culture and sociability."
"The human population explosion has been bad for most other living things, but not so for those lucky enough to warrant domestication," writes science journalist Francis (Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance, 2011, etc.) in this provocative account of the latest developments in the field of evolutionary biology.Read full book review >

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MURDER IN PORT AUX BASQUES by Richard C. Thuss
Released: Oct. 24, 2012

"A laid-back and enjoyable mystery."
In Thuss' (The Effect on the Soul, 2011, etc.) thriller, a vacationing widower becomes ensnared in an international terrorist plot in Newfoundland, Canada. Read full book review >

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Cancer Family by C. Richard Boland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 30, 2015

"A hopeful account of the value of persistence, cooperation, and science in understanding and conquering disease."
A physician describes his lifelong quest to solve the riddle of the cancers that afflict his family. Read full book review >

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But By the Chance of War by Richard C. Lyons
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A sometimes brilliant and often moving poetic exploration of humanity's warlike ways."
A chronicle of mankind's destructive urges through the ages, rendered in four epic poems spanning four wars and 1,500 years. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"A well-reported take on the Midwest's precarious economic, political and social condition, with a provocative prescription for its survival in the global world."
Nearly three years after Thomas L. Friedman famously declared the world "flat," a former Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent and native Iowan examines the Midwest's struggle with the new world economy. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Deep, introspective and somber, this is by far Lindberg's most personal book to date."
A prolific Chicagoan journalist climbs his family tree. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2007

"A smart introduction to philanthropy in the digital age."
Technology is transforming philanthropy. Read full book review >

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Return of the Aeons by Richard C. Cook
Released: Feb. 8, 2013

"Otherworldly but approachable New Age philosophy through a personable lens."
A lifelong student of Gnostic and esoteric philosophies laces a meandering path through his own life story with an encyclopedic overview of the wisdom of gurus and channeled beings. Read full book review >