Search Results: "Rudolph Chelminski"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 2005

"Intensely involving: a character study of a gifted, driven man and the world that created him."
Enthralling plunge into the world of the late Bernard Loiseau: celebrity chef, P.R. genius, and manic-depressive. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 2007

"A sophisticated raconteur, Chelminski tells a story that would grace a leisurely lunch at a French countryside inn."
This story of the man who brought Beaujolais to the world's tables carries distinctive flavors of French history, cuisine and terrain with accents of style and wit. Read full book review >

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WILMA RUDOLPH by Victoria Sherrow
Released: Feb. 21, 2000

"Despite that hitch, readers will find this an inspiring story. (Biography. 8-12)"
paper 1-57505-442-6 This entry in the On My Own Biography series provides a serviceable introduction to running star Rudolph, once considered "the fastest woman in the world." Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH SHINES AGAIN by Robert L. May
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Those who appreciated Caparo's illustrations in the original edition will also like this sequel and will probably overlook the unsuccessful story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this sequel to the original story about the famous reindeer with a glowing red nose, Rudolph loses his special power and then gains it back after helping find two lost bunnies. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER by Robert L. May
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Rudolph and his contribution to the Santa saga seem firmly entrenched in American Christmas tradition, and this fresh look at the reindeer that triumphs over rejection and a seeming disability may be a new holiday classic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The original 1939 story about a reindeer with a noteworthy nose serves as the text of this lavishly illustrated, oversize interpretation of Rudolph's place in Christmas lore. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER by Thea Feldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fans of the TV special will be drawn to this edition of the beloved story; others may want to check out the new interpretation of the original story by Robert L. May, publishing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The version of the holiday story that has been shown on television for the past 50 years is the basis for this interpretation of Rudolph's tale. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER POP-UP BOOK by Lisa Marsoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"A quick recap for younger fans of the perennial stop-motion holiday classic. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
Produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 made-for-TV film, this keepsake pairs a summarized plot to pop-up tableaux fashioned from select stills. Read full book review >

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FOUR CORNERS by Wally Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"A familiar noirish plot enlivened by its no-nonsense, rough-living narrator."
A meth addict itching to go straight gets sidetracked in the Southwest in this tough-talking debut. Read full book review >

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NOBLE CHASE by Michael Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"A dandy debut novel featuring lawyers with both integrity and nautical skills."
A fast-moving legal thriller that's resolved on the high seas instead of in a courtroom. Read full book review >

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Living Beyond by Ivan Rudolph
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 7, 2015

"A thoroughly researched, if highly speculative, interpretation of near-death accounts."
Rudolph (Eyre: The Forgotten Explorer, 2014, etc.) explores the phenomenon of near-death experiences through a Christian lens in this religious work.Read full book review >

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SLOW MOON, RISING by Charles Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2013

"An effective novel of recent history that rises above its flaws on the strength of a well-told story."
In this novel of self-discovery set against the backdrop of a turning point in China's history, a middle-aged man comes to terms with his bicultural identity and finally learns a sense of integrity and responsibility. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BASTARDS IN SPRINGTIME by Katja Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"A first-rate novel about the horrors of nationalism, as moving as it is instructive in its historical import."
A boy survives the 1992 siege of Sarajevo and finds refuge, if not peace, in North America. Read full book review >