Search Results: "Russ Chenoweth"


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SHADOW WALKERS by Russ Chenoweth
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 1993

"Fans of Jacques's Redwall and the enduring Mrs. Frisby will enjoy this fine first novel. (Fiction. 10+)"
Life in the Cape Cod rat colony is peaceful; family and community are educated, cultured, comfortable, safe; favorite pastimes are reading, feasting, and conversation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"A century of change on the Lower East Side as viewed from the neighborhood fishmonger, told humorously and endearingly."
An enduring narrative of an early Jewish Lower East Side small business. Read full book review >

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BIG RUSS & ME by Tim Russert
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2004

"A largely self-effacing souvenir and a fulsome, sincere Father's Day greeting. (16 pp. photos, not seen)"
The gimlet-eyed interlocutor of Meet the Press is a pussycat when it comes to matters of family and faith. Read full book review >

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WINGTIPS by Avery Chenoweth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 1999

"Still, a good start."
A debut collection of linked stories that provides a comprehensive history of a troubled American family. Read full book review >

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RUSSIAN GIRL by Russ Kendall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Buried in the acknowledgements is a contact for others interested in traveling or working in Russia. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
An award-winning photojournalist (Eskimo Boy, 1992) focuses on a nine-year-old girl in Suzdal, an ancient Russian town 150 miles from Moscow. Read full book review >

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HELLO GOODBYE by Emily Chenoweth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 2009

"Heartbreaking yet unsentimental."
An understated debut novel of great beauty and power about a vibrant woman who contracts terminal brain cancer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 19, 2002

"But Murdoch is nothing if not a survivor, and Chenoweth's lively biography pays due respect to a slippery but tenacious fellow."
A roller-coaster ride through the life and self-made world of the Australian billionaire. Read full book review >

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PARIS TWILIGHT by Russ Rymer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Rymer has drastically overextended himself. For a novel that covers, seamlessly, street demonstrations, surgery and much else besides, see Ian McEwan's Saturday."
An American doctor in Paris is confronted by a slew of mysteries in this slow-moving debut. Read full book review >

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ESKIMO BOY by Russ Kendall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"Pronouncing glossary of 21 Inupiaqu words. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
In perceptive, skillfully composed color photos captioned with a brief text, a realistic portrait of seven-year-old Norman and his life year-round. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 2009

"Cheerful, but rather shallow and pointless."
Innocuous memoir from tiny dynamo Chenoweth. Read full book review >

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THE GRAPHIC CANON by Russ Kick
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: May 22, 2012

"If artists, as British sculptor Anish Kapoor famously said, make mythologies, then this volume is genuinely a marriage of equals."
Classic literature gets desterilized with the help of the modern world's most daring graphic artists. Read full book review >