Search Results: "T. F. Coleman"


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DEADLY PROVOCATION by T. F. Coleman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2013

"At its best when the protagonist is surveilling; Jake Conley could use another book or two to work on his spying abilities."
In the author's debut thriller, a private investigator is recruited by a clandestine company that may be using questionable methods of surveillance. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"Good storytelling matched with appropriate historical skepticism—a useful model for examining other 10-gallon yarns of westward expansion."
An inadvertent American archetype comes in for thoughtful consideration in the hands of Coleman (History/Notre Dame Univ.; Vicious: Wolves and Men in America, 2004). Read full book review >

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MAKING CONFLICT WORK by Peter T. Coleman
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A useful guide to developing capabilities for dealing with many sorts of conflict. Good reading for human resource managers."
A practical guide intended to aid in the alleviation of everyday workplace conflicts. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 31, 2004

"Authoritative and, most helpfully, accessible."
Self-help guide for diabetes sufferers, mostly in question-and-answer format, with an emphasis on helping racial and ethnic minority diabetics. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"A precise military study, only marginally adapted for a general reader."
The man who formed the first US special-tactics unit makes a clear, detailed, clinical analysis of operations from the failed Iranian rescue mission to the recent successes in Afghanistan. Read full book review >

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THE CROCODILE BLUES by Coleman Polhemus
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A bright and breathless outing for which children will happily supply their own commentary. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Digitally generated silhouette art in heavily saturated hues gives this nearly wordless tale spectacular visual punch and, like the plot, has a free-range, improvisational air. Read full book review >

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TRUMPET STORY by Bill Coleman
Released: Feb. 22, 1990

The life of the legendary trumpet player, first published in French translation in 1981, the year he died. Read full book review >

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OLIVIER by Terry Coleman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Writers, like God, dwell in details. Coleman should have remembered that He also makes judgments."
Once more unto the great actor's life, and what a slog it becomes. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 23, 1991

"The frequently gripping text includes eight pages of photos and a like number of maps (not seen)."
Perhaps the most controversial military operation of the Vietnam War was the US Army's May 1, 1970, assault on previously sacrosanct Communist bases and supply dumps in Cambodia. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 12, 2011

"A verdant memory of a different American childhood and of an idyll that ended tragically."
An earnest memoirist remembers her family and their hardscrabble organic-farm life in Maine Read full book review >