Search Results: "Robert Bausch"


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IN THE FALL THEY COME BACK by Robert Bausch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"Vivid details and tricky situations fail to come together to create a compelling or meaningful story."
A young teacher mismanages relationships with his students at a small private school in Virginia. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF JESSE SMOKE by Robert Bausch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Those unfamiliar with football will be heartened to learn that the game's moves, strategy, and terminology are explained well enough that they'll be able to appreciate just how thoroughly la femme here kicks male derrière."
This sports-hero entertainment conjures up a woman who can play professional football in a book that isn't overly serious about such social issues. Read full book review >

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OUT OF SEASON by Robert Bausch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2005

"Bausch gets the quirks and rhythms of a small town in decline exactly right."
As autumn descends on an Atlantic coastal resort town that's seen better days, a quartet of characters haunted by the past collide in a moving novel. Read full book review >

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ALMIGHTY ME by Robert Bausch
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1991

"He isn't Tolstoy, but, then, Tolstoy never had to deal with a world quite the same as this."
A spacey comic fable about the limits of love, even when you have the power of God: Bausch's third novel (On the Way Home, The Lives of Riley Chance) and a likable chronicle of the dissolution of one man's marriage. Read full book review >

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THE GYPSY MAN by Robert Bausch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Bausch (A Hole in the Earth, 2000, etc.) wisely avoids the sensational, the sentimental, the easy effect, but maybe too scrupulously: his tale of lost souls lacks a certain poignancy or poetry that could make it more memorable."
A sober, unadorned tale of backwoods villagers who fear a murderer stalks their young. Read full book review >

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A HOLE IN THE EARTH by Robert Bausch
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"A few narrative excesses aside: trenchant, funny, occasionally profound, and always surprising."
Mid-life crisis hardly describes the maelstrom that engulfs history teacher Henry Porter in his 39th summer, traced by Bausch (Almighty Me, 1991, etc.) in his finest and most complete novel yet.. Read full book review >

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THE STORIES OF RICHARD BAUSCH by Richard Bausch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"This is the book for which Bausch will be remembered."
A fine, fat collection of 42 tales, drawn mostly from the critically acclaimed author's several earlier volumes. Read full book review >

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FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE by Robert Bausch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"With a setting gleaming with historical accuracy and a protagonist whose voice is right out of Twain, Bausch's novel is a worthy addition to America's Western literary canon, there to share shelf space with The Big Sky, Little Big Man and Lonesome Dove."
Bausch (Out of Season, 2005, etc.) rides into frontier America for a tale of a Civil War veteran weary of "trouble and slaughter."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 >

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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 >