Search Results: "Robert O. Binnewies"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUR YOSEMITE by Robert O. Binnewies
NON-FICTION
Released: May 9, 2017

"A solid, engaging history of a venerable institution."
An overview of Yosemite's past as a national park and as a part of American history. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S HATBAND by Robert O. Greer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 1996

"Walter Mosley Lite, then, with big-sky action substituting for Mosley's sense of creeping urban nightmare. (Author tour)"
As the lowest-ranking member of Denver's Bail Bondsman's Row, CF Floyd doesn't see much big money. Read full book review >

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THE ANATOMY OF FASCISM by Robert O. Paxton
NON-FICTION
Released: March 26, 2004

"A solid contribution to political literature, and of much interest to students of 20th-century history."
An immensely learned consideration of "the major political innovation of the twentieth century, and the source of much of its pain." Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S RED NICKEL by Robert O. Greer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 24, 1997

"As in his striking, overstuffed debut, The Devil's Hatband (1996), Greer provides enough motives, subplots, and walk-ons for a Ken Burns documentary."
If he hadn't been cleaned out by a bail-jumping client and his own taste for high living, bondsman CJ Floyd never would've looked twice at Clothilde Polk's check—though he might've taken his time looking over Clothilde herself. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A sweeping, busy examination of the necessary, however fraught rewriting of America's social contract."
Jampacked survey of the social movements since the 1960s that compelled America to become a more inclusive society—and created a potent conservative backlash. Read full book review >

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BOB AND OTTO by Robert O. Bruel
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"Illustrated and published posthumously by Robert's son, Nick, this is a charming tribute to friendship and the stories all parents tell their children. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The Bruels explore the transformative power of friendship in this clever tale of a worm and a caterpillar. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE by Robert O. Greer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 1998

"Less ambitious and more fast-moving and streamlined than CJ's first two cases, though there are still enough interesting suspects in Hambone's killing for an entire page of the Denver phone book."
Anybody who knew retired black rodeo-rider Cletus (Hambone) Dolbey's fear of water can tell he must have been onto an awfully big payoff to be outfitting himself in a wet suit preparatory to getting himself beaten to death with a branding iron. 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

GROOM LAKE by Bryan O
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A dynamic work of fringe culture that will entertain and intrigue readers if not convert them to the UFO religion."
An experimental fantasy about government secrets, UFOs and the looming threat of America's military-industrial complex. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WISHING MOON by Michael O. Tunnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"Tunnell adds suspense with a subplot involving the efforts of Aladdin's evil wife to recover the lamp, and closes with a perfectly executed twist. (Fiction. 11-15)"
In this captivating original sequel to Aladdin, the genie gets a real workout when its lamp falls into the hands of an orphaned street child. Read full book review >