Search Results: "Sanford Greene"


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AN ARMY OF FROGS by Trevor Pryce
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"This little frog should find fans among readers of the Warriors and Redwall sagas. (Fantasy. 10 & up)"
A young frog dreams of battle in this animal-adventure series opener. Read full book review >

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NAOMI'S GEESE by Sanford Evans
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"A well-structured book, with interesting parallels, a thoughtful and unsentimental look at nature, and a strong sense of place. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A reflective novel about the nature of love and the love of nature. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE by John Sanford
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 28, 1993

"A sometimes too personal story—occasionally, conversations obviously meaningful in context sound stiff and dated here—but heartfelt in its affection and gratitude. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A moving testimony to the endurance of love and the human spirit as veteran writer Sanford (View from this Wilderness; A More Goodly Country, etc.) celebrates his 50-year-plus marriage to the beloved late Maggie, screenwriter of the Oscar-winning True Grit. Read full book review >

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SUTURES by Christopher Sanford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 1993

"Weightless entertainment—though possibly a welcome distraction for this year's initiates in the call room."
A brief, amiable first novel about a medical intern's life that's as entertaining as—and no more elucidating than—a late- night conversation in an after-hours bar. Read full book review >

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Released: April 14, 1989

A quiet, homely first collection that pays tribute to hardscrabble lives: the stories are sometimes transparent to a fault, with upbeat endings that seem a little forced, but mostly they're cleanly told and affecting. Read full book review >

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MIAMI HEAT by Jerome Sanford
Released: Feb. 21, 1990

The cold war still simmers on a back burner in this industrious but uninvolving thriller that spins around a plan to assassinate Castro. Read full book review >

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Released: April 3, 2012

"An illuminating look at sacred cows and sacred documents."
Constitutional law scholar Levinson (Law/Univ. of Texas; Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It), 2006, etc.) studies the many flavors and occasional flaws of the constitutions that vie to hold our allegiances. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2014

"A broad but detailed look at the evolution of retail in the United States through the story of one Midwestern family with a long history in the business."
A veteran designer with roots in retail reflects on the changes he and his extended family have seen in the industry. Read full book review >

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ELEANOR & ABEL by Annette Sanford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2003

"Pleasant enough but curiously dull, with few surprises and little suspense. Best for those greatly devoted to love stories in the Bridges of Madison County vein."
Love among the geezers, rather staidly told but touching nonetheless, by Texas author Sanford (Crossing Shattuck Bridge, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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IN THE SHADOWS OF A FALLEN WALL by Sanford Tweedie
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2013

"Readers may not relish the country or love the people as much as the author confesses he does, but despite the overblown search for meaning, they may enjoy the trolley ride."
Before it came crashing down in 1989, the wall that divided East Germany from the West had stood for a generation. Now, a later generation in the East still bears vestiges of that Cold War separation. Read full book review >