Search Results: "Thom Hatch"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"An easygoing account of the outlaw duo whose era separated Frank and Jesse James from Bonnie and Clyde."
In this dual biography of celebrated bandits, a specialist in the Old West deftly separates fact from fiction. Read full book review >

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GLORIOUS WAR by Thom Hatch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 10, 2013

"An admiring, fast-paced, thoroughly readable account of Custer at war."
Before he became the most famous man in America, George Armstrong Custer was…only moderately famous. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Custer completists will want to have a look, but there are many better books on the subject."
Revisionist study of one of the most signal defeats in the annals of America. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2012

"Sitting Bull, Geronimo and Crazy Horse are well known to every schoolchild. Hatch deftly brings Osceola to the pantheon of legendary Native American leaders."
Plains Indians expert Hatch (Encyclopedia of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution, 2007, etc.) applies his expertise to the man who led the Florida war "that would frustrate and embarrass the best officers in the United States Army—including five generals." Read full book review >

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INFERNO by Steven Hatch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 7, 2017

"Despite occasional long-windedness, Hatch's analysis is intelligent, nuanced, and tempered, a necessary departure from the panicked response of most American media outlets."
An American doctor describes his experiences in Liberia during the 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic. Read full book review >

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THRESHOLD by Thom Hartmann
NON-FICTION
Released: July 27, 2009

"A mishmash of good intentions."
Radio talk-show host Hartmann (Cracking the Code: How to Win Hearts, Change Minds, and Restore America's Original Vision, 2007, etc.) applies his gung-ho populism to the global ramifications of mankind's loss of balance with nature. Read full book review >

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THE FLORENTINE PAPERS by Thom Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 1991

"His prose can be rich to the point of flatulence, but, still, Palmer's devised an original magical mystery tour that stakes out its own peculiar portion of the comic universe."
Palmer's first novel-about a narrator's obsession with a beautiful woman who writes about spinach-is a lushly written narrative that brings to mind a Julian Barnes or Anthony Burgess rather than any American. Read full book review >

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THE STAGES by Thom Satterlee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Daniel's debut places the solution to a mystery in the hands of someone whose own mind is a mystery, most of all to himself. Here's hoping Satterlee will give Daniel another go."
An American translator in Copenhagen finds Kierkegaard's prose easier to understand than the workings of his own heart. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 2013

"Ideological and agitational in tone, this will appeal most to liberals."
Progressive talk show host Hartmann (Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People"—and How You Can Fight Back, 2010, etc.) argues that the financial crash of 2008 was just a precursor for the larger-scale disruptions to come in 2016. Read full book review >

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RAT BOYS by Thom Eberhardt
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"With no pretensions, this is just plain fun and as memorable as your last set of hiccup inducing giggles at a sleepover. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Two 14-year-old girls of the less-than-stunningly-beautiful variety use a chance encounter with a magic ring to provide themselves with dates for the big town dance. Read full book review >

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SQUARE PEG by Orrin Hatch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"As well as sincere fidelity to the right wing, this introduction to the political arts is characterized by straightforwardness and considerable wit. No ghostwriter indicated."
A member of America's most exclusive club offers an earnest view from a career of public service. Read full book review >