Search Results: "Robert K. Fitts"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"Occasionally dry but mostly colorful examination of an early meeting of international sports, culture and celebrity."
A detailed look at the 1934 tour of Japan by an All-Star team of American baseball players including Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"Action-packed descriptions of modern air combat combined with detailed tactical analysis: an intriguing account for general readers as well as valuable for military specialists."
Former Air Force officer Wilcox (Wings of Fury, 1997, etc.) depicts the aerial teamwork and harrowing exploits of the Navy's Black Aces squadron during the 1999 air war over Kosovo. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 1999

"Oermann effectively bridges the gap between the country music giants of yore and today's stars, such as the Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain, and Garth Brooks. (Over 200 b&w and color photos)"
Nashville-based critic Oermann, one of journalism's best known authorities on country music, takes an ambitious look at the genre's evolution from its hillbilly origins at the turn of the century to the mainstream success it is today. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2003

"Hardly a page-turner, but a vivid account that will satisfy anyone with an interest in the Great War."
A monumental study of the maritime aspects of WWI, drawing on a great cast of characters and revisiting little-known battles and watery tombs. Read full book review >

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ECHOES OF MY SOUL by Robert K. Tanenbaum
Released: June 1, 2013

"An intriguing saga that should have been better presented."
A former New York prosecuting attorney and prolific novelist recounts miscarriages of justice on the way to solving a highly publicized 1963 double murder. Read full book review >

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BAD FAITH by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 5, 2012

"The book has its share of entertaining oddities, but they aren't enough to make it more than a run-of-the-mill thriller."
The latest installment in Tanenbaum's long-running Karp-Ciampi series (Escape, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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MATERIAL WITNESS by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 15, 1993

Even a slugger like Tanenbaum (Reversible Error, 1992, etc.) can't hit a home run every time—as witnessed by this contrived, though compelling, fifth novel in his 70's-set series about crime- busting Manhattan D.A. Butch Karp and his crew. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Devoted buffs of Civil War history will find this a thoroughly engaging book. (b&w photos, maps, not seen)"
A painstakingly detailed account of a little-remembered Civil War campaign that changed the course of that conflict. Read full book review >

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CORRUPTION OF BLOOD by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 20, 1995

"Here and there we get glimpses of Tanenbaum's virtuosic ability to sort out and dramatize complicated material, but this novel is sunk in its own self-importance."
Manhattan ADA Butch Karp gets a crack at the crime of the century in this heavy-breathing addition to a popular series that includes such brainy thrillers as Depraved Indifference (1989) and Material Witness (1993). Read full book review >

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TRAGIC by Robert K. Tanenbaum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"No action thriller this—it's all courtroom drama."
Tanenbaum (Bad Faith, 2012, etc.) goes on the waterfront in his latest in his crime series featuring Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi. Read full book review >