Search Results: "Thomas R. Smith"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 2013

"The love of language, poetry, family and friends, all on display in eloquent handwritten or typed letters redolent of a bygone era."
Nearly 50 years of trans-Atlantic correspondence between two titans of contemporary poetry. Read full book review >

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Eye of God by R. Thomas
NON-FICTION

"A regularly affecting but discombobulated collage of reflections and hypotheses."
Thomas offers a debut, book-length essay on the spirit world and life after death. Read full book review >

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NAPPILY EVER AFTER by Trisha R. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"A slight but winning debut."
A young black woman decides to stop fussing with her hair, and changes her life in the process. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A highly readable account of ancient Greece, particularly useful as an introductory or review text for the student or the general reader."
A limpidly written, highly accessible, and comprehensive history of Greece and its civilizations from prehistory through the collapse of Alexander the Great's empire. Read full book review >

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NAPPILY FAITHFUL by Trisha R. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 24, 2008

"A popular series shows strain."
The soap opera never stops in the latest installment of Thomas's Venus Johnston series (Nappily Married, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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WOULD I LIE TO YOU? by Trisha R. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2004

"Briskly written sequel, very likable heroine."
Venus Johnston is back—and she's gotta make up her mind. Read full book review >

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ROADRUNNER by Trisha R. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Spare prose zeroes in on the details that make characters come to life: another solid drama from the author of Nappily Ever After (2001)."
A troubled wife falls for the cop who chased off her abusive husband. Read full book review >

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NAPPILY IN BLOOM by Trisha R. Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A smartly paced, fast and funny high spot in an uneven series."
Venus Johnston is back, but the only thing blossoming is her Atlanta floral business. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"Thorough research and thick disdain form a corrosive substance that consumes the brazen racist Marshall."
Smith (History/Nichols Coll.; Green Republican: John Saylor and the Preservation of America's Wilderness, 2006, etc.) charts the sordid racial history of the Washington Redskins, the last NFL team to field black players. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

OVERCOMING MALE INFERTILITYUnderstanding Its Causes and TreatmentsSchover, Leslie R. & Anthony J. Thomas Jr., M.D. Read full book review >

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HEROD FROM HELL by Craig R. Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 4, 2013

"A vivid, provocative and memorably unconventional portrait of one of Christianity's bogeymen and an invigorating look at the history of Christianity itself."
Herod the Great, serving time in Hell, tells the story of his life in the latest novel from Smith (Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >