Search Results: "Stacy Mosher"


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TOMBSTONE by Yang Jisheng
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"The toll is astounding, and this book is important for many reasons—difficult to stomach, but important all the same."
The harrowing account of China's Great Famine. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT GWEN STACY DIED by Sarah Bruni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 2013

"Bruni writes dark passages and playful moments with equal aplomb. The world is her oyster."
Spider-Man lore is one layer of this superbly suspenseful first novel about two loners, improbable lawbreakers, on a mission to Chicago. Read full book review >

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ZAZOO by Richard Mosher
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 15, 2001

A slow and almost dreamlike exploration of the myriad ways that the past—especially a cataclysmic past—informs the present. Read full book review >

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THE LAST BUFFALO HUNTER by Jake Mosher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2001

"Mosher covers too much familiar territory to make this a really memorable debut, but it contains enough good things to whet the appetite for his next."
Predictable but often moving first novel about a boy's coming-of-age summer in Montana. Read full book review >

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THE TAXI NAVIGATOR by Richard Mosher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 1996

"Readers will enjoy the characters, but the earnest lessons and sudden switches of mood make the novel a somewhat bumpy ride. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A supporting cast of wise, offbeat adults helps a child steer his way through an ugly divorce in this quirky, advice-heavy debut. Read full book review >

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EVERY MAN’S HAND by Jake Mosher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Worth a look: Obvious and a bit corny, but a good-spirited narration and some interesting western scenery."
A western farce from Mosher (The Last Buffalo Hunter, 2001), who populates a small Montana town with novelists, blind movie stars, demented cabbies, and civil-service strippers. Read full book review >

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A MOTHER'S ORDEAL by Steven W. Mosher
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 29, 1993

"A searing and candid look at a place where the state brutally intrudes into the most intimate parts of a woman's life. (First serial rights to Ladies' Home Journal)"
The compelling story of a young Chinese mother, giving a human face to the recent, chilling news accounts of how China has dramatically—and forcibly—decreased its birth rate. Read full book review >

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WAITING FOR TEDDY WILLIAMS by Howard Frank Mosher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2004

"The outcome is as ambrosial as the story itself. Now if only we knew what happens with Ethan and Louisianne."
A baseball story as sweet and heart-gladdening as the juice from a ripe peach, by highly regarded Vermont novelist and memoirist Mosher (The True Account, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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Crowning Glory by Stacy Harshman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"A quirky, clever memoir."
A woman recounts her adventures experimenting with wigs as she wrestled with her own identity. Read full book review >

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ALL IN ALL by Stacy  Keach
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Nonactors should find this relatively short, fast-moving memoir a pleasure to read, but drama, media and film students will find Keach's insights invaluable, particularly his coda ('Curtain Call'), which shares the fundamentals learned over a lifetime of honing his craft."
An actor's autobiography that emphasizes the hard work more than the lush life. Read full book review >

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AMONG THE WONDERFUL by Stacy Carlson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Carlson serves up a nice commentary on the entertainment racket, and with carefully crafted prose that too often goes on just a beat too long. Still, a refreshing take on an aspect of and time in American history that are too little known."
Talky historical novel about the business of the freak show business. Read full book review >

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CLEOPATRA by Stacy Schiff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Successfully dissipating all the perfume, Schiff finds a remarkably complex woman—brutal and loving, dependent and independent, immensely strong but finally vulnerable."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer presents a swift, sympathetic life of one of history's most maligned and legendary women. Read full book review >