Search Results: "Terry Carr"


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NATURE
Released: March 1, 1991

Vivid color photos enhance this detailed account of the notorious tanker spill of 11 million gallons of crude oil off Alaska in 1989. Read full book review >

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100 GREAT FANTASY SHORT SHORT STORIES by Isaac Asimov
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 9, 1984

"But the overall effect is numbing rather than stimulating: one of the Asimov factory's less workable ideas for an anthology."
Teeny-weeny tales—so teeny-weeny that the table of contents is longer than any of the entries here. Read full book review >

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WELCOME TO WAHOO by Dennis Carr
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"A humorous, but at times intense, text held together by a strong, intelligent and eventually charming heroine. (Fiction. YA)"
The Carrs convincingly create Victoria Julianne Van Wyck, a haughty heiress that readers will at first love to hate. Read full book review >

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DINOSAUR HUNT by Karen Carr
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"This will be a crowd pleaser. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
In this picture drama an Acrocanthosaurus, relative of the mighty T. rex dinosaur, hatches and begins the struggle for survival learning to hunt, hide, eat, or be eaten. Read full book review >

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ABCs of CANCER by Katherine Carr
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 18, 2016

"A good manual for teens seeking direction after a parent's diagnosis."
Two sisters share helpful tips for dealing with a parent's cancer diagnosis in this debut how-to guide for teens.Read full book review >

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FROZEN NOSES by Jan Carr
Released: Sept. 15, 1999

"This exhilarating picture book joyously heralds the imminent arrival of winter. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a gleeful salute to the frosty season, three wide-eyed and rosy-cheeked children and their little gray puppy spend the day sampling the pleasures of winter. Read full book review >

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MAHLER by Jonathan Carr
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 13, 1998

"Those who read this biography will likely fall into similar camps. (35 b&w photos, not seen)"
A useful reference tool, somewhat marred by the author's zeal to make everyone a Mahler maniac. Read full book review >

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HAREM WISH by Jan Carr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 1994

"In this case, all too true."
A modern lesbian affair inspires fantasies of a past-life romance in this gawky, enthusiastic adult fiction debut by a children's book author. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 23, 2006

"A classic, seamy portrait of widespread moral turpitude, conveyed with crackling Boston-Irish sarcasm."
Boston Herald reporter Carr tracks a pair of Beantown siblings along a twisted trail of extortion, graft, murder and other crimes that overran even the FBI. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCE OF BAGRAM PRISON by Alex Carr
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 18, 2008

"A smart, timely thriller weakened only by the abrupt narrative jumps among the decades covered."
Carr (An Accidental American, 2007, etc.) shows a straight-shooting soldier coming up against decades of treachery in America's intelligence machinery. Read full book review >

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THE BIG SWITCH by Nicholas Carr
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Carr makes some sophisticated leaps of logic tying together the causes and effects of this evolving network of information, but many of his observations are fairly old news."
A leading technological rabble-rouser prognosticates a world beyond Web 2.0. Read full book review >

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THE GLASS CAGE by Nicholas Carr
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 29, 2014

"An important if occasionally overbearing study of how machines are making us less human and what we can do about it."
Serious technophobic exploration of the dangers of machines superseding the role of humans in the workforce. Read full book review >