Search Results: "Stacey Patton"


BOOK REVIEW

PATTON by Alan Axelrod
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 7, 2006

"Like Patton at his best: polished, precise and persuasive."
George Patton revolutionizes warfare while struggling with his inner demons during times of peace. Read full book review >

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PATTON by Jim Sudmeier
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2017

"A radical new biography that should interest historians, military strategists, and psychologists."
A revisionist history of Gen. George S. Patton that attributes his famously erratic behavior to a personality disorder. Read full book review >

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PATTON by Carlo D’este
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Wilson wealth and good living was something that blessed Patton his entire life''), sometimes flags, occasionally bores. (32 pages b&w photos, not seen; 9 maps)"
Legendary for his tactical speed in war, General George S. Patton (18851945) was also notable for drama and style. Read full book review >

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THAT MEAN OLD YESTERDAY by Stacey Patton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

Patton's inspiring memoir of survival in an abusive adoptive family offers a well-informed and startling take on violence and racism in America. Read full book review >

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GENERAL PATTON by Stanley P. Hirshson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Hirshorn's highly useful reevaluation will be of particular interest to students of modern military history."
A sprawling life of the brilliant but very nasty American general known by his soldiers as "Old Blood and Guts." Read full book review >

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PATTON, MONTGOMERY, ROMMEL by Terry Brighton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"Intelligent, insightful and perceptive."
Linked biography of three flamboyant World War II generals who often but not invariably deserved their fame. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 31, 1999

"A strictly academic study of Patton's generalship in one significant battle. (maps)"
A detailed analysis of one of the few WWII campaigns led by General George S. Patton that could be called a failure. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 6, 2012

"An attentive consideration of the deep affection between a military legend and his son, of particular interest to those already enthralled by Patton's larger-than-life shadow."
With the assistance of former Elle and Vogue contributor Scruby, the grandson of George S. Patton Jr. chronicles the relationship between his father and grandfather in this mélange of memoir, correspondence and biography. Read full book review >

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DRAT THAT FAT CAT! by Julia Patton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Read that fat cat! (Picture book. 4-7)"
Cornelius Van Ploof is not a cat person—or is he? Read full book review >

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SOUTHERN AS A SECOND LANGUAGE by Lisa Patton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Fans of the Leelee novels (and of Kissie) will be happy to find their heroine's life happily resolved, though the occasional slog through insignificant details may test their patience."
Patton's third novel featuring Southern belle Leelee Satterfield (Yankee Doodle Dixie, 2011, etc.) is rich on atmosphere and charm if short on plot. Read full book review >

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MECHA ROGUE by Brett Patton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"Slam-bang action with never a dull moment: imagine a 21st century Lensman series, if anybody still remembers E.E. 'Doc' Smith, without the latter's lofty black-and-white moral tone and awful prose."
In style and violence, a hybrid of the movies Transformers and Independence Day: the sequel to Mecha Corps (2011). Read full book review >