Search Results: "Robert Rice Jr."


BOOK REVIEW

MY SUMMER ON HAIGHT STREET by Robert Rice Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2013

"An unconvincing melodrama of the Age of Aquarius."
In this coming-of-age novel, a young man enters the Vietnam-era counterculture on a search for himself—and finds more than he bargained for. Read full book review >

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THE LAST PENDRAGON by Robert Rice
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"An absorbing whirl of a read."
A persuasive reinvention of the Arthurian legend from Montana writer Rice—whose first novel is replete with the requisite great battles, great loves, and appropriately larger-than-life cast of heroes and villains. Read full book review >

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THE NATURE OF MIDNIGHT by Robert Rice
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2003

"Dombrowski, trying to win back his wife, and Loomis, desperate to redeem herself in her father's eyes, are beset by melodramatic plot twists usually associated with daytime soaps: that's not to say they're uninteresting, merely improbable."
Could someone really be so angry because the post office screwed up their mail delivery that he'd march over and kill the postmistress and a customer who just happened to be there? Read full book review >

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Grandma's Lost And Found by Robert Lewis Hayes, Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2016

"A potent, if flawed, novel that combats racism and child endangerment."
A thriller finds a trio of African-American sisters lost in Georgia's questionable foster-care system. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 12, 2005

"Skillful chart of a surveillance society out of control. The question is: Who will snoop on the snoopers, and what laws will keep them in check?"
Washington Post reporter O'Harrow investigates the possibilities of maintaining privacy protections in the wake of increased surveillance after 9/11. At this date, the picture is grim. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"A timely reminder that money is neither good nor evil, but its uses reveal a lot about a person's choices and values."
What America's wealthiest have done, and are doing, with their money. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"An intermittently engaging biography of a logistics genius whose behind-the-scenes influence did as much to win the war as that of most military commanders."
A journalist documents the achievements of an unsung Union hero of the Civil War. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2009

"A chilling frontier tragedy."
An impeccably detailed history of a Progressive-era murder mystery. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

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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