Search Results: "Robert Andrews"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 1, 2008

"Solid, decent, likable and a bit dull—rather like its subject."
The squeaky-clean story of Hollywood's ultimate nanny. Read full book review >

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A MURDER OF JUSTICE by Robert Andrews
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A cross between a made-for-TV movie and a grade-B thriller from Andrews (A Murder of Promise, 2002, etc.), who knows his way around Washington, even around Congressional roadblocks."
A closed case is reopened when a new murder indicates justice was not merely rushed but blind. Read full book review >

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A MURDER OF PROMISE by Robert Andrews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2001

"Almost a grand slam, but Andrews trumps his own ace, trashing his own careful clueing by pushing his climax for one jolt too many."
Some D.C. murders have no leads; Frank Kearney's and José Phelps's latest just might have too many. Read full book review >

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A MURDER OF HONOR by Robert Andrews
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Thriller-writer Andrews makes a flawless transition from the world of international espionage to the equally deadly crime scene of the nation's capital."
Detectives Frank Kearney and Jose Phelps have ruffled more than a few feathers in their 24 years in D.C. Homicide. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2007

"A contender for Least Interesting Book of the Year."
Former Golf magazine senior writer Gummer details—and details and details—architect David McLay Kidd's creation of the seventh golf course at Scotland's legendary St. Andrews. Read full book review >

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WILD ROBERT by Diana Wynne Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Minor Jones to be sure, but still entirely intelligent and engaging. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Wild Robert provides the fizz in this outing from master fantasist Jones, the first US edition of a 1989 novella. Read full book review >

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ROBERT FROST by Jeffrey Meyers
NON-FICTION
Released: May 8, 1996

"Notwithstanding a certain critical padding and occasional harshness, Meyers's biography gives a readable, sympathetic portrait of Frost without sacrificing either the dark poet or the affable public New Englander. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
After deferential personal reminiscences and a hostile authorized biography, Frost is finally portrayed here as equally complex in both his poetry and his personality. Read full book review >

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ROBERT CREWS by Thomas Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 1994

"A shaggy-man story with an ambiguous denouement that, in retrospect, turns the rest of the tale into one long set-up line."
Berger continues his postmodern traversal of the Harvard Classics (Orrie's Story, 1990) with a blow-by-blow American remake of Robinson Crusoe. Read full book review >

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ROBERT REDFORD by Michael Feeney Callan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2011

"A gripping, intimate treatment of one of cinema's last great iconic stars."
The life and times of the Sundance Kid. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"Provides thorough coverage of a deserving subject."
Passionate biography of a Founding Father whose legacy exists in the shadow of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, but who played an equally vital role in the creation of the United States. Read full book review >

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ROBERT ALTMAN by Mitchell Zuckoff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 19, 2009

"An engrossing, comprehensive book that gives invaluable insight into the life and work of a truly original artist."
The expansive oral biography a great American director. Read full book review >