Search Results: "Richard Marcinko"


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ROGUE WARRIOR: SEAL FORCE ALPHA by Richard Marcinko
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1998

"A slick, streamlined, outrageous but entertaining product. (Author tour)"
This fifth in a wildly successful series (Rogue Warrior: Designation Gold, p. 85, etc.) mixing brutal action and high-tech toys doesn't stray far from the formula. Read full book review >

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ROGUE WARRIOR: VIOLENCE OF ACTION by Richard Marcinko
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 22, 2002

"Sleep well, America."
Tenth, we think, in the outrageously vulgar Rogue Warrior series and the first solo effort by Commander Loose Cannon Marcinko in years (he usually writes with John Weisman). Read full book review >

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RICHARD NIXON by John A. Farrell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 2017

"Full of fresh, endlessly revealing insights into Nixon's political career, less on the matter of his character, refreshingly, than on the events that accompanied and resulted from it."
A sturdy study of the man ranked at the bottom of many historians' lists of presidents. Read full book review >

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RICHARD NIXON by Conrad Black
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"A massively detailed and generous assessment of a seemingly imperishable politician whose controversial career insures that this won't be the last word."
A lively, hugely sympathetic biography of possibly the most intriguing man to occupy the Oval Office. Read full book review >

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ROGUE WARRIOR: DESIGNATION GOLD by Richard Marcinko
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1997

"With sociopolitical asides (on Bill Clinton, equal employment opportunity in the armed forces, and allied targets of opportunity) as hard-hitting as the narrative action, the aging but perdurably macho man delivers another diverting road show. (Author tour)"
Following the assassination of an American military attachÇ in the former USSR, the Pentagon sends Marcinko on a priority (Designation Gold) mission to Moscow with orders to investigate the brutal murder. Read full book review >

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ROGUE WARRIOR: TASK FORCE BLUE by Richard Marcinko
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1996

"Another walk on the wild side with the Marcinko mob. (Military Book Club main selection; author tour)"
In their third outing, Marcinko and his roguish warriors do violent, imaginative battle with America's home-front enemies. Read full book review >

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VENGEANCE by Richard Marcinko
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Ridiculous fun, like Lethal Weapon flicks."
Marcinko takes on Homeland Security to show how far from secure the homeland is. Read full book review >

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ROGUE WARRIOR: ECHO PLATOON by Richard Marcinko
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2000

"The first-person narration is as mannered as a Restoration comedy, but fans will enjoy the customary blend of heroics and politically incorrect commentary. (Author tour)"
A sixth blood-and-guts novel in the series spun off from Marcinko's bestselling (nonfiction) memoir of his career as a Navy SEAL (Rogue Warrior, 1992). Read full book review >

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ROGUE WARRIOR II: RED CELL by Richard Marcinko
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1994

"Fast action and advanced weaponry at every turn; in-your-face commentary on the powers that be; a steady stream of imaginatively salty language: What more could any red-blooded, two-fisted, he-man fantasist want?"
Rogue Warrior, a blood-and-guts account of Marcinko's stormy- petrel career as a Navy SEAL, earned its author a top spot on 1992's bestseller lists. Read full book review >

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ROGUE WARRIOR by Richard Marcinko
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 2, 1992

"Profane and asking no quarter: the real nitty-gritty, bloody and authentic. (Eight-page photo insert—not seen.)"
The stormy career of a top Navy SEAL hotspur. Read full book review >

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MAD RICHARD by Lesley Krueger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"An entrancing portrait of artistic minds confounded by the Victorian Age."
On a cold January day in 1853, diminutive and curious Charlotte Brontë traveled to Bedlam to interview a broken Richard Dadd, one of the most celebrated artists of her day. A correspondence between their minds haunted her and perhaps altered her life. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1994

"David's Day."
One of the many biographies of the actor, who died in 1984, including the surpassing Richard Burton: A Life (1988) by Melvyn Bragg and Richard Burton, My Brother (1988) by Graham Jenkins. Read full book review >