Search Results: "Salomon Isacovici"


BOOK REVIEW

MAN OF ASHES by Salomon Isacovici
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Above average in the torrent of Holocaust memoirs, this account tells an unforgettable and unique story."
Distinguished by geography as well as by its painful testimony, Isacovici's (d. 1998) memoir was first published in his adopted country of Ecuador. Read full book review >

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HAYM SALOMON by Susan Goldman Rubin
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2007

"Not a scholarly or in-depth selection, but certainly an entertaining read for young history buffs. (author note, artist note, glossary, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
With his knowledge of currencies and gift for languages, Salomon filled a vital niche in the American Revolutionary War. Read full book review >

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WORLD PEACE by Salomon Alain Mpouma
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 19, 2008

"A memoir of heart-wrenching honesty that needs edits."
An ambitiously titled memoir that combines Mpouma's life story with thoughts on inner calmness. Read full book review >

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ALL THOSE BROKEN ANGELS by Peter Adam Salomon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2014

"The problem with this book isn't the ideas, it's the execution. (Suspense. 12-16)"
When his childhood friend Melanie returns after being presumed dead for over a decade, Richard must uncover the truth behind a ghostly presence that haunts his every move. Read full book review >

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HENRY FRANKS by Peter Adam Salomon
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2012

"A tertiary purchase for those who seek creepy science fiction. (Horror. 14 & up)"
Loner sophomore Henry Franks desperately wants to regain his memory so he can find out if he is who his father says he is. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 27, 1994

"But overall, this artfully told account leaves one hungry to experience Salomon's unique legacy firsthand. (8-page color insert, 40 b&w photos, not seen)"
An unusual biography of an artist who herself painted an unusual autobiography before she was murdered at Auschwitz. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 11, 1993

"On balance, though, an instructive briefing on a capital crime and its punishment. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
While the old gray Mayer (Whatever Happened to Madison Avenue?, 1991, etc.) ain't what he used to be, there still are few to rival his command of high—and low—finance—and so his account of how Salomon Brothers rigged the unregulated market in government securities represents an informed, if sometimes exasperating, contribution to the literature. Read full book review >