Search Results: "Samuel Holiday"


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UNDER THE EAGLE by Samuel Holiday
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2012

"The combination of Holiday's recollections and McPherson's academic expertise creates a valuable addition to the canon of specific WWII narratives."
A combination of memoir and ethnography study examining an unusual, inspiring aspect of the World War II Pacific campaign. Read full book review >

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BIG CATS by Holiday Reinhorn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 6, 2005

"Raucous and full of bristling energy."
Newcomer Reinhorn offers a dozen accomplished stories set on the West Coast. Read full book review >

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The League of Endangered Gentlemen by Holiday Cognac
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2014

"A well-plotted but inconsistently paced adventure novel."
A group of self-proclaimed do-gooders battles a murderous cadre of women at a zombie convention in this farcical debut novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 19, 2012

"A sharp and disturbing look into the world of online reality."
In his first book, media consultant and American Apparel marketing director Holiday takes on the blogosphere, finding its content to be little more than manufactured and manipulated "conflict, controversy, and crap." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

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Released: Jan. 1, 1990

"A small gem of medical philosophy."
In his second book on medical ethics, philosopher Gorovitz (Syracuse Univ.) reports on his seven weeks in 1985 as "Authorized Snoop and Irritant-at-Large" at Boston's renowned Beth Israel Hospital. Read full book review >

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CAPITAL OFFENSES by Samuel Buell
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"A book that will challenge conventional wisdom among readers who intuitively believe that corporations often game the system."
The federal prosecutor for the massive Enron investigation examines why corporations and their executives rarely face criminal charges, no matter how widespread their hurtful conduct. Read full book review >

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Bodyguard of Deception by Samuel Marquis
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A wide-ranging, if uneven, World War II espionage novel, set mostly in the American West."
A German spy operating in Britain gathers valuable secrets in this thriller, the first installment of a World War II trilogy. Read full book review >

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THIS BURNS MY HEART by Samuel Park
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2011

"Protagonist Soo-Ja's story will enthrall in this first-rate literary effort."
A captivating debut novel from Chicago-based author Park. Read full book review >

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FORCE FOR GOOD by Samuel Muggington
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 20, 2013

"A surprisingly upbeat thriller with loads of charm."
After a young boy is shot and killed, a group of high-school friends wages a digital war against a local gang in Muggington's (People of the Stones, 2013, etc.) techno-thriller. Read full book review >