Search Results: "Ted Naifeh"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GOOD NEIGHBORS by Holly Black
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Providing enough introductory exposition, this should hook its reader, but still leave enough mystery to leave readers clamoring for the next installment. (Graphic fantasy. 12 & up)"
From two accomplished veterans comes a dark urban fantasy about a girl seeking the truth about her past—and her future. Read full book review >

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AT GLEASON’S GYM by Ted Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Well-known for his portrayal of faraway places, Lewin returns to the world he described in I Was a Teen-aged Professional Wrestler (1993) to make this distinctive introduction for even younger readers. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, N.Y., is a training place for boxers and wrestlers from all over the world including nine-year-old Sugar Boy Younan, who is preparing for the National Silver Gloves championship. Read full book review >

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O CANADA by Ted Harrison
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Canada's national anthem is included. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 6-10)"
A brief, affectionate statement about Canada as a whole prefaces a similar page on each of its provinces, mentioning natural resources, characterizing the population, and pointing out distinctive qualities. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 1993

"Fine writing, Kodachrome vision, and superintense drama: a real plum for true-crime fans. (Eight pages of b&w photographs- -not seen)"
Sweeping murder-and-megabucks true-life gothic, Texas-style. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 1996

"A deft, amusing look at history, life, and people in a small southern town, as well as at a large-scale adventure in renovation. (18 b&w line drawings)"
For sale: century-old Joye Cottage, 60 rooms, including 12 baths, billiard room, ballroom, 100-foot veranda; needs work. Read full book review >

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A YELLOW WATERMELON by Ted Dunagan
ADVENTURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"A memorable, generous-hearted tale. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Twelve-year-old Ted Dillon is an innocent white boy in rural Alabama in 1948, but his new friendships with a black boy named Poudlum Robinson and an escaped black convict named Jake introduce him to a world where greed and racism intersect. Read full book review >

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LIBYA by Ted Gottfried
HISTORY
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Recommended Reading'' (adult); index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Gottfried brings Libya's colorful political history to life in a well-written, in-depth summary that's remarkable for its balance in treating an avowed enemy of the US. Read full book review >

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A TIME WITHOUT SHADOWS by Ted Allbeury
Released: Jan. 15, 1990

The latest thriller from the prolific and capable Allbeury (Deep Purple, p. 116) begins with a startling question from a backbencher in Parliament about wartime events long buried and—the government hopes—forgotten. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Fascinating and well told, this tale of religious fervor will appeal to believers and skeptics alike."
An intriguing look at an unusual religious and medical phenomenon. Read full book review >

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AFTER WE KILL YOU, WE WILL WELCOME YOU BACK AS HONORED GUESTS by Ted Rall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Even readers who do not share Rall's politics will find his reporting powerful and convincing."
A political agenda can't undermine the author's credibility as an observer who gets close to the Afghan people and sees what otherwise goes unreported. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2008

"A punishing read, filled with righteous anger and fuzzy on details."
Veteran true-crime/entertainment scribe Schwarz (Hollywood Confidential: How the Studios Beat the Mob at Their Own Game, 2007, etc.) charts the lurid life and times of a stripper. Read full book review >