Search Results: "Robert L. O'Connell"


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AMERICA'S FORGOTTEN CONSTITUTIONS by Robert L. Tsai
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2014

"The author succinctly explains each of these constitutions with the thoroughness of a legal mind and writing that avoids legalese."
Tsai (Law/American Univ.; Eloquence and Reason: Creating a First Amendment Culture, 2008, etc.) examines eight instances of dissenting constitutions written by groups representing cultural attitudes out of the norm seeking unconventional sovereignty. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 6, 2012

"A voice of reason on the future of public education."
In his debut, a successful administrator judiciously applies business principles to the effort to improvepublic schools. Read full book review >

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ON POWER by Robert L. Dilenschneider
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 16, 1994

"In brief, then, informed as well as informative insights that collectively afford a useful primer on clout's uses and abuses."
Dilenschneider (Power and Influence; A Briefing for Leaders) here continues his series on the fine arts of wielding power and exercising influence. Read full book review >

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MY LIFE AND LENS by Captain Robert L. Bowen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 20, 2017

"An epic, solidly reported memoir even if it tends to keep the more polarizing elements out of the picture."
Debut author Bowen recounts experiences as a U.S. Marine photographer and journalist, followed up by memorable communications stints with the Voice of America and the American Legion. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 13, 2010

"A wide-ranging account of the battle that sets it in the larger context of the Punic Wars and the rise of the Roman Empire."
Readable study of a 2,000-year-old battle that still reverberates today. Read full book review >

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DREAMLAND by Robert L. Anderson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Anderson creates a spellbinding landscape but then leaves it achingly underexplored. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Reality blurs into nightmare when a dream-walking girl breaks all the rules to help the boy she loves. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2012

"A useful guide to the evolution and future of computing."
Fascinating insights into the past, present and future of computing. Read full book review >

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OFF TRACK by Robert L. Spevakow
Released: Oct. 30, 2009

"A compelling story of spirituality, emotional desolation and forgiveness whose characters could use some life."
A Vancouver-based wholesaler's life takes a nosedive after his best friend kicks the bucket at the peak of his physical, emotional and financial success. Read full book review >