Search Results: "Susy Flory"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"A tragic, inspirational and enlightening memoir."
The story of a four-legged superhero named Roselle, who led her owner out of the ruins of the World Trade Center. Read full book review >

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THE SKY BELOW by Scott  Parazynski
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A genial, readable account of mountain climbing, spaceship travel, and other adventures."
A memoir from an astronaut whom Homer Hickam calls "a wonder, a fellow who has packed in more exploits in his lifetime than most of us can imagine." Read full book review >

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THE SHORT GIRAFFE by Neil Flory
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"A genteel riot of laughs. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A group of giraffes is known as a tower, but this tower of giraffes has a member who could live in a studio apartment, literally. Read full book review >

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THE AMERICAN EZRA POUND by Wendy Stallard Flory
Released: April 19, 1989

Flory (Ezra Pound and the Cantos, 1980) delivers an eloquent pro-Pound oration in defense of the poet's notorious role in propagating treason and anti-Semitism in Fascist Italy during WW II. Read full book review >

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GRANDMA AND THE GREAT GOURD by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"This fresh new version will soon have young listeners and readers telling the story themselves. (Picture book/folktale. 6-8)"
Retelling a story from her childhood, well-known Bengali-American writer Divakaruni uses lively language, nonsense syllables and traditional rhythms. Read full book review >

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A FAMILY SKETCH AND OTHER PRIVATE WRITINGS by Mark Twain
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 7, 2014

"Of interest to Twain scholars and die-hard fans but not to a general audience."
A collection of writings by Twain, his wife and his eldest daughter that depict the day-to-day life of one of America's most beloved writers and his family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"A heartwarming tribute to both the writing life in general and the well-loved humorist—oops, sorry Susy… 'Pholosopher!' (author's note, how to write a biography, time line, sources) (Picture book/biography. 8-11)"
From 1885 to '86, Mark Twain's 13-year-old daughter Susy Clemens wrote a 130-page biography of her father out of indignation: Her dear Papa was no mere humorist! Read full book review >