Search Results: "T.D. Allman"


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ROGUE STATE by T.D. Allman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2004

"Helpful propaganda, for those who need it. Otherwise, there's little new here, and nothing that hasn't been said better, and less shrilly."
An unsatisfying jeremiad on the evils of the Bush administration, Pax Americana, and other avatars of the Star-Spangled Imperium. Read full book review >

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FINDING FLORIDA by T.D. Allman
NON-FICTION
Released: March 5, 2013

"A splendid rendering of the messy human story of our fourth-most populous state."
A rich and lively history of Florida, minus the Disney gloss. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"A good read for anyone interested in confidence men and the history of Wall Street."
The tale of an early-20th-century con man who swindled millions through horse racing, mining claims, and penny stocks. Read full book review >

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MY CROSS TO BEAR by Gregg Allman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"Life, love and music from one of the most influential American recording artists of the last 40 years."
Assisted by rock journalist Light (The Skills to Pay the Bills: The Story of the Beastie Boys, 2006, etc.), Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Allman confronts the ghosts of his past and emerges with new insight into the familial and artistic bonds that bound—and continue to bind—the Allman Brothers Band. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 2, 2007

"A fitting tribute to the race course that once featured Seabiscuit, War Admiral, Discovery and Whirlaway."
Terrific portrait of the 2000 season at Suffolk Downs, a mid-level, blue-collar, East Boston racetrack. Read full book review >

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ON THE SEVENTH DAY by T.D. Jakes
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"This preachy parable is only for die-hard Jakes fans."
Someone is stalking the little girls of New Orleans and leaving their poor bodies to be found on the seventh day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOT SHOT by Kevin Allman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 1998

"If only Allman's sleuth himself were a more sympathetic, less unappealing type."
Kieran O'Connor (Tight Spot, 1995) calls himself a celebrity journalist, not a tabloid hack. Read full book review >

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TIGHT SHOT by Kevin Allman
Released: March 22, 1995

"It's too late for another rewrite, but maybe first-novelist Allman can fix it all in the sequel."
Hollywood columnist Kieran O'Connor, who says he specializes in ``event coverage,'' yearns for the front page, and it looks like he's finally made it when he hears a pop from the ladies' room at the Women in the Industry banquet and goes inside to find producer Monica Slezak, who'd been at the point of presenting an award to her colleague and husband, Gregory Slezak, dead on her throne. Read full book review >

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TRACES OF GREED by T.D. Bessler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 13, 2010

"Despite some plot holes and occasionally clunky prose, the book moves quickly and provides a great ride."
A bank executive gets more than he bargained for as he fights for his life, his reputation and his family in this timely financial thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLEASE BE WITH ME by Galadrielle Allman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 18, 2014

"This is more of a love letter than 'Daddy Dearest' but also more about a flawed human being than about a band that has persevered for decades after its founder's death."
The author tries to connect with the famous father she never knew in an account that is most illuminating when she's telling her story and that of her mother. Read full book review >