Search Results: "Thom Hatch"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

DESIRE by Thom Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2007

"A novel of brilliant turns."
A tour de force of erotic intellectualism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOSS CUPID by Thom Gunn
Released: April 1, 2000

"A lithe and lyrical volume by a master of contemporary poetry."
Gunn's lengthy and distinguished poetic career includes numerous volumes of poetry and essays, as well as a MacArthur Fellowship and a Lila Acheson Wallace/Reader's Digest Fellowship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIDDEN AGENDA by Thom Racina
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 12, 1998

"Painfully bad."
Annoying, manipulative tale of annoying, manipulative media moguls who lie, cheat, steal, and murder to further the career of their trusting, naive star TV reporter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PUGILIST AT REST by Thom Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 1993

"Dizzying combinations of prose punches with abstract bobs and weaves: a knockout."
These 11 mostly hard-luck stories, with their mean and nutty existential heroes and their punch-drunk visions of hell, place Jones right among the literary heavyweights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Never Go Alone by Denison Hatch
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"In this crime tale, the author shows an imaginative knack for combining old-fashioned thrills with high-tech capers."
A New York City undercover detective investigates a gang that specializes in breaking into skyscrapers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW


"A glowing, tangy slice of life from a quirky Shangri-la."
An American woman finds her bliss south of the border in this beguiling memoir. Read full book review >