Search Results: "Robert Coram"


BOOK REVIEW

BRUTE by Robert Coram
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 10, 2010

"A revealing—and troubling—portrait of a much-revered figure."
The story of a legendary Marine Corps commander who championed innovative tactics in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"A perceptive portrait of an island society and its leaders, marred only slightly by obvious generalities about the problems facing tourist-based Caribbean economies."
A hard-hitting report on the ruling family of the former British colony of Antigua. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2007

"The record speaks for itself; alienation and politicization lurk between the lines."
A modern warrior's achievements and heroics culminate in opposition to a U.S. government viewed as breaking trust with military veterans. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOUBLE ACE by Robert Coram
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Scott remains a footnote, but Coram's book is a pleasure for fans of military aviation history."
Military biographer Coram (Brute: The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine, 2010, etc.) continues his campaign of restoring heroes-turned-footnotes to historical memory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Despite some holes, a heartbreaking story of a woman's survival and triumph against terrible odds. (First printing of 35,000; author tour)"
A children's rights activist's devastating account of the violence and destitution in her own life, which eventually led her to work with bui doi, the street children of Ho Chi Minh City. Read full book review >

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ROBERT OLMSTEAD
by J.W. Bonner

At a time when our country’s past serves a daily story in the news, Robert Olmstead’s latest novel, Savage Country, takes readers back to the 19th-century frontier as well as returning readers to a more traditional type of yarn spinning: equal parts adventure tale, Biblical narrative, and Greek tragedy.

Savage Country depicts a world where justice is often ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MEDICAL INTIMACY by Charles D. Coram
NON-FICTION
Released: March 14, 2017

"A sometimes-vague book that nonetheless features some helpful philosophies."
A small-town doctor in Iowa explains the methodology of his practice of "medical intimacy," which he claims has cured ailments that other doctors have deemed incurable. Read full book review >

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THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, & HORROR READS IN MAY
by John DeNardo

Looking for something to read in May? Here's an irresistible selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will satisfy your readerly desires. They include stories about an alternate WWII, steampunk airships, the zombie apocalypse, assassins hellbent on revenge, a space-based suicide mission, souls available for rent, and more.

 

The Berlin Project by Gregory Benford

One of ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"One romping celebration of boyhood to read again and again. (Picture book. 3-8)"
"What are little boys made of?" In Neubecker's hands, the answer is a whole lot of fun! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOW!  OCEAN! by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2011

"This ideal post-aquarium-visit souvenir has similar child appeal. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The excitement of the ocean world from the beach to the deep and all between is conveyed by the jam-packed illustrations in this celebration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOW! SCHOOL! by Robert Neubecker
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"As a celebration of that nearly universal experience, the first day of school, it is nothing other than perfect. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Having conquered New York City and the rest of the United States (Wow! Read full book review >