Search Results: "Stuart A. Kallen"


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RUNNING DRY by Stuart A. Kallen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Cogent of topic, but for readability, it's aptly titled. (source notes, multimedia resource lists, index) (Nonfiction. 12-14)"
In urgent tones, a call for action as climate change and continuing waste and pollution of available fresh water pose imminent threats to human health and agriculture. Read full book review >

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K-POP by Stuart A. Kallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"Though English-language books on Korean pop culture are unfortunately quite rare, only complete newbies will find this overview informative. (glossary, recommended albums, source notes, selected bibliography, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A breezy but flawed introduction to Korean pop music for novice fans. Read full book review >

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CHE GUEVARA by Stuart A. Kallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A fine introduction to Latin American history and the ideas of capitalism, socialism and communism. (timeline, who's who, source notes, bibliography, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 11-18)"
How did a wealthy, asthmatic boy from Argentina grow up to become a famous Communist revolutionary? Read full book review >

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TRASHING THE PLANET by Stuart A. Kallen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"We have met the enemy and it is us. But unless humans go extinct and nature goes her healing ways alone, we are the solution, a message grimly driven home. (Nonfiction. 10-16)"
A taut overview of humans' environmentally shameful impact on the face of the Earth—plus its subsurface and supersurface. Read full book review >

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The Surgeon's Obol by A. Stuart\
FICTION & LITERATURE

"The plucky heroine and made-for-TV tragicomic scenes and dialogue make this a promising debut."
A young woman breaks into a male-dominated field and re-evaluates her faith during a grueling hospital internship. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Part serious anthropology and part reflection from the distance of years, the book is finally a testament to one of the myriad of vanished peoples of this century. (map)"
An anthropologist paints an admiring picture of a now extinct tribe with whom he dwelled for two years on the Philippine island of Mindanao. Read full book review >

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BECOMING JOEY FIZZ by Stuart A.  McKeever
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 19, 2014

"A meandering, cross-country novel about one man's life that too often rushes its epiphanies."
McKeever's (The Galindez Case, 2013, etc.) crime novel dives into the overlapping worlds of the Mafia, New York City cops and the restaurant business, through the eyes of a war veteran trying to find himself. Read full book review >

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Myth and Ideology : Creating History in the Bible by Stuart A. West
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 16, 2014

"A bitter pill for ultra-Orthodox Jews; others will find the intellectual adventure quite thrilling."
A highly detailed textual analysis of the Old Testament. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 24, 2014

"A solid, nonjudgmental advice book for parents."
A detailed guidebook, the third in a series, on how to make more conscious decisions as a parent. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 1990

A consistently overstated, poorly organized, and badly presented case for an intriguing proposition: that the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 has proved unduly advantageous for major US corporations seeking refuge from a variety of problems. Read full book review >

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EYE TO EYE VOLUME 4 by Gloria J.  Walther
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"A bighearted parenting manual written by a caregiver with decades of experience."
Parenting strategies for the modern family with real-world examples. Read full book review >