Search Results: "Susy Pilgrim Waters"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

PILGRIM by Lee Kravitz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2014

"An unsatisfying memoir of the search for meaning."
A New Yorker's wandering spiritual memoir. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PILGRIM by Timothy Findley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2000

"Some clever turns and echoes of Mann's Magic Mountain, but in the end, Pilgrim's many lives make him hard to know, and his nemesis Jung, for all his ambition, seems more inclined to chase skirts than such truth as might exist in the puzzle his patient embodies. (Author tour)"
Findley's penchant for busy plotting is as evident here as in his earlier work (The Piano Man's Daughter, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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Pilgrim Spokes by Neil Hanson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2016

"A book that offers plenty of 'shared sojourner's camaraderie' in the company of a happy, philosophical companion."
Anothermemoir from Hanson (Pilgrim Wheels, 2015, etc.) about a cross-country bicycle odyssey. Read full book review >

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WATERS by Edith Newlin Chase
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Broda has an unusual technique employing watercolor and paper sculpture—the scenes he creates are assembled and photographed rather like dioramas, and the crisp, intriguingly three-dimensional result makes the book stand out. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An introduction to water and water creatures in verse for preschoolers. Read full book review >

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PILGRIM CAT by Carol Antoinette Peacock
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Watercolor illustrations are delicate and accurately rendered, complementing the gentle but interesting Thanksgiving tale. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The Mayflower sailed in September 1620; in this imagined story, a young Pilgrim, Faith Barrett, and a cat were among the 55 passengers that made it to America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLING PILGRIM by Alen Mattich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"One of the year's most enjoyable thrillers, this sequel boasts great characters, lived-in dialogue, and stripped-down storytelling that for all its drama couldn't be lighter on its feet."
Forced into a covert operation by a cutthroat female CIA agent, Zagreb police captain Marko della Torre finds himself caught in the cross hairs between opposing factions, with little chance of escaping to safety. Read full book review >

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Pilgrim Wheels by Neil Hanson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2015

"A book about an impressive trek through unforgiving Western lands that offers a personal reflection and meditation on the art and science of cycling.
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A middle-aged cycling enthusiast takes a cross-country trip in this travel memoir. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 26, 1993

"A woman who hung out with Kahlil Gibran, promoted the career of muralist Jose Orozco, and broke the story of the Peabody Museum's stolen treasures could benefit from a more sophisticated approach."
Effusive, admiring bio of Alma Sullivan Reed, a San Franciscan who fashioned a unique career—as reporter, archaeologist, deep-sea diver, p.r. writer—in an unlikely age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Like the expedition itself, a work of stringent epistemological curiosity and research."
An intriguing, thorough study of a little-known scientific expedition to the Dead Sea by a mid-19th-century U.S. Navy lieutenant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREAT WATERS by Deborah Cramer
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"A powerful and provocative synthesis: first-rate science journalism. (20 line drawings, maps)"
Sailing from Woods Hole to Barbados, a science writer waxes lyrical, analytical, and admonitory about the ocean she loves. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEEP WATERS by John Herman
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"An ever-tightening thread of tension that accompanies Andy's growing discomfort will keep readers glued to the page. (Fiction. 12-16)"
When Andy, 13, arrives at Camp Winasaukee, he loves everything about it—the fresh canvas smell of the tents, the dew on the grass, and the sight of Johnny March practicing his dives. Read full book review >