Search Results: "Robert Hopper"


BOOK REVIEW

HOPPER by Tom Folsom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"Occasionally overwritten, but a rich portrayal of an unconventional, free-wheeling thinker whose checkered experiences shock and beguile on the page."
A hip biography of American actor, photographer and pop-art collector Dennis Hopper (1936-2010). Read full book review >

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Released: June 27, 2012

"Simple, easy-to-follow steps detail how to develop a lasting workout regimen."
Former Occidental College swimming and water polo coach Hopper (Healthcare Happily Ever After, 2007, etc.) offers a concise guide to developing an exercise program. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Thumbnail biographies of Hopper's contemporaries appear in the backmatter, as does a bibliography, notes and a list of museums where readers can find Hopper's work. (Biography. 8-12)"
Lovely design combines with extensive research to produce a compact, lucid biography of one of the 20th-century's foremost American painters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSPECTOR HOPPER by Doug Cushman
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 2000

"What does charm in these pages is the artwork, with its warm colors, landscapes as seen from insect level, and its atmosphere of adventure, even if it materializes only in the slightest of measures. (Easy reader. 6-8)"
The accent in Cushman's beginning reader is decidedly on the act of reading, as the story itself, broken into three fleeting chapters, has little momentum or interest of its own, let alone the brio or dash any detective story should. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 29, 1995

"Depressing, at times tedious, yet nonetheless compelling, this book bears well the inevitable comparison to one of Hopper's signature tableaus. (100 drawings and photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
This sprawling study of his career and marriage sets the great painter of modern bleakness in an important new light but fails to fully illuminate his psyche. Read full book review >

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D.C. HOPPER by Lane Raichert
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 11, 1992

"Still, a book that will satisfy many young sf fans. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A new author and a new publisher, both experienced in the TV industry, bring care and expertise to presenting a predictable story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRACE HOPPER by Laurie Wallmark
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"Amazing Grace indeed. (timeline, bibliography, list of honors) (Picture book/ biography. 7-12)"
Grace Hopper was a pioneer in computer programming whose accomplishments have had lasting influence. Read full book review >

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QUINNY & HOPPER by Adriana Brad Schanen
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 10, 2014

"This endearing story about true friendship should appeal equally to boys and girls. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Two 8-year-olds with opposite temperaments and personalities make friends. Read full book review >

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HARRY & HOPPER by Margaret Wild
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Tasteful, affecting and never maudlin. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A young boy's journey of grief. Read full book review >

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I BLAME DENNIS HOPPER by Illeana Douglas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"The author's warm portraits and disarming honesty infuse the memoir with an endearing sweetness and charm."
Actress, producer, and director Douglas celebrates her love of movies in a cheerful debut memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOPPER AND WILSON by Maria van Lieshout
ANIMALS
Released: May 12, 2011

"Winsomely ambiguous and otherworldly, this sweet, quirky story offers fantastic footholds for dizzying discussion. (Picture book. 4-12)"
Two lumpy stuffed animals pack up a red balloon, wave goodbye to their potted pet cactus and set sail in a paper hat to find the end of the world—a place they hope has enough lemons for an endless supply of lemonade and a staircase to the moon! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"Inspirational and informative. A must-read for those seeking, but rarely finding, contentment at work or at home."
The intriguing history of one man's lifelong quest to find the right job-and himself. Read full book review >