Search Results: "Sam Savage"


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SAVAGE SAM by Fred Gipson
Released: Feb. 14, 1961

"Then Travis escapes- joins up with the pursuing ranchmen of the Texas hill country, and with the aid of the tenacious Savage Sam, who picks up the trail, the victims are rescued, unharmed."
Young people who loved Old Yeller and Hound Dog Man will have to expect to find a different emphasis in this. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE  by Nicole  Conway
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A fantasy novel that will have readers wanting more by the time it ends, this is a worthy series opener. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Fifteen-year old Reigh, a human boy raised in an elven world, has never known what it feels like to belong. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE by Thomas E. Sniegoski
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 31, 2016

"Think of Hitchcock's The Birds, only more intense and with many more animals. (Thriller. 12-18)"
Three teens are trapped when a hurricane hits their New England island with more than just wind and water. Read full book review >

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SAVAGE by Nick Hazlewood
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2001

"An intriguing account of Button's troubled life, told with skill and grace."
Imaginative reconstruction of a lost but strangely influential episode in the history of British colonialism. Read full book review >

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GLASS by Sam Savage
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"An engaging study of both the quirks and the depths of personality."
Edna reviews her life and relationships through free association and through the concatenation of objects that drift into her view. Read full book review >

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THE CRY OF THE SLOTH by Sam Savage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Indomitable human spirit, or a master of self-delusion? Either way, Andy is a triumphant achievement, squirm-inducingly credible and the palpitating heart of this very funny, very dark novel."
Four months in the life of a desperate, depressed and sexually frustrated landlord. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"And next time, with luck, will."
At their best, Laymon's cackling horrors (The Stake, 1991; Night Visions 7, 1989) are the nastiest around—sleek, black- humored, skirting (if not slipping over) the edge of pornoviolence. Read full book review >

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FIRMIN by Sam Savage
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2006

"An amusing diversion for bibliophiles and Willard fans; in Savage's debut, a rat's life may be brutish and short, but not necessarily without style."
The autobiography of a rat, born in a bookstore, that learns to read. Read full book review >

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"Real passion and outrage on subjects public and private; less-than-stellar execution."
Ironies abound in this collection of poems on war, politics, history and society. Read full book review >

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IT WILL END WITH US by Sam Savage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"This is not a novel for anyone who expects time to move in a straightforward fashion or for memories to cohere or for beginnings and endings to be other than arbitrary."
First-person fiction in the guise of an impressionistic memoir by an older woman recalling her small-town girlhood. Read full book review >

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THE WAY OF THE DOG by Sam Savage
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Stream-of-consciousness fiction with a satisfying emotional weight: another intriguing experiment in narrative voice from Savage (Glass, 2011, etc.)."
An aging, embittered art collector looks back on a life defined by his brief friendship with a successful painter. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN SAVAGE by Dan Savage
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 28, 2013

"At turns serious and humorous, this multifaceted collection of essays will entertain both longtime Savage fans and new readers."
Personal and political essays from the columnist and gay rights advocate. Read full book review >