Search Results: "Susan Keeter"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PIANO by William Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2000

"A lovely book with an understated message. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this gentle story set in the early 1900s, music brings a young African-American girl and an elderly white woman together. Read full book review >

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STALKING SUSAN by Julie Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2008

"Kramer's past as a TV producer lends authority to an entertaining story."
Two cold cases spark a hot story for flailing TV reporter Riley Spartz in this lively and fast-paced debut. Read full book review >

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SHARING SUSAN by Eve Bunting
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"A gripping but flawed story, then, to provoke vigorous discussion. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Bunting explores what happens after two couples learn that their daughters were switched as babies in the hospital. Read full book review >

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SEMPRE SUSAN by Sigrid Nunez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 13, 2011

"Graceful, respectful and achingly honest."
Novelist Nunez (Salvation City, 2010, etc.) recalls her years with her longtime friend Susan Sontag (1933-2004). Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Carl Rollyson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2000

"Although light on both literary and psychological substance, this biography, like Sontag herself, has plenty of charm."
An engagingly gossipy biography of the most glamorous intellectual celebrity of our time, assessing the impact of the writer's persona more thoroughly than her literary creations. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Daniel Schreiber
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 15, 2014

"Schreiber's intelligent reading of Sontag's works and his fair and balanced handling of the impassioned controversies she generated admirably serve both his subject and his readers."
A sensitive, cleareyed biography of an intellectual star, first published in Germany in 2007. Read full book review >

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SUSAN SONTAG by Jonathan Cott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Another side of a significant 20th-century writer, preserved from the archives."
A humanizing interview with the late cultural icon, who was often perceived as a fiercely aggressive and polarizing intellect. Read full book review >

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AN APPLE FOR HARRIET TUBMAN by Glennette Tilley Turner
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A satisfying addition to the already fascinating story. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Turner recounts the life of the legendary "conductor" on the Underground Railroad for a young audience, including a little-known fact that she learned from Tubman's great-niece. Read full book review >

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HONEY BABY SUGAR CHILD by Alice Faye Duncan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"This paean to maternal heart's delight is couched in lilting language with a touch of black or Southern intonation, excellent for reading aloud and rocking along. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The use of oils on gessoed paper makes for extraordinarily rich painting, and Keeter's double-paged, full-bleed, beautifully colored illustrations have a delicious power. Read full book review >

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TIPPY LEMMEY by Patricia C. McKissack
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Best of breed. (Fiction. 7-10)"
The time is 1951, the place is small-town Tennessee, and the country is at war with Korea. Read full book review >