Search Results: "Slash Coleman"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BOHEMIAN LOVE DIARIES by Slash Coleman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 16, 2013

"An uneven but entertaining examination of the plight of an artist's progeny."
Professional storyteller and Psychology Today blogger Coleman looks to his past in this eclectic coming-of-age memoir. Read full book review >

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RUBY PARKER HITS THE SMALL TIME by Rowan Coleman
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2007

"At the end of the tale, Ruby comes to accept the changes that life brings, even deciding to make a few alterations of her own. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Thirteen-year-old Ruby Parker wants everything in her life to stay the same. Read full book review >

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ON THE RUN by Michael Coleman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Thus the fairy-tale ending satisfies. (Fiction. 10-14)"
An absorbing British import about the redemptive power of trust. Read full book review >

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CAGE’S BEND by Carter Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2005

"A fresh, original account of domestic love and loss that offers interesting characters, brisk narrative and unusual settings."
A family saga from second-novelist Coleman (The Volunteer, 1998) ranges across 30 years and touches three coasts as it unfolds the private dramas of a Protestant bishop and his wife and children. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"If Coleman inevitably finds little in the way of answers to such dilemmas, he and his readers depart Milwaukee with a richly expanded consciousness of their scope and seriousness, and of the lives at stake in them. (First printing of 65,000; $100,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
In the best tradition of journalistic portraits of urban race relations, a writer's earnest and generous search for some sign of hope in an all-too-typically segregated American city. Read full book review >

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WE ARE ALL MADE OF STARS by Rowan Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 26, 2016

"A tear-jerking but ultimately uplifting story."
Hospice care brings unlikely characters together in this emotional novel from Coleman (The Day We Met, 2015, etc.). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 30, 2006

"Fats perches with rightful ease atop his pedestal."
One of rock-'n'-roll's founding fathers gets full and loving treatment in this biography from music journalist Coleman. Read full book review >

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JAZZ & TWELVE O’CLOCK TALES by Wanda Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A flawed but not altogether unworthy exploration of race, class and the human condition."
An award-winning poet (The Riot Inside Me: More Trials and Tremors, 2005, etc.) presents a collection of short fiction. Read full book review >

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THE CROCODILE BLUES by Coleman Polhemus
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A bright and breathless outing for which children will happily supply their own commentary. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Digitally generated silhouette art in heavily saturated hues gives this nearly wordless tale spectacular visual punch and, like the plot, has a free-range, improvisational air. Read full book review >

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TRUMPET STORY by Bill Coleman
Released: Feb. 22, 1990

The life of the legendary trumpet player, first published in French translation in 1981, the year he died. Read full book review >