Search Results: "Tim Brady"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 24, 2012

"An entertaining story of individual heroism, which Brady surrounds by an equally entertaining account of the North African invasion, the largest amphibious operation in history at the time."
The first American offensive against Hitler, the November 1942 invasion of North Africa, began with a commando raid to capture an airfield outside Casablanca. Although not "epic," it was a dramatic adventure rescued from obscurity by this lively history. Read full book review >

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HIS FATHER'S SON by Tim Brady
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A workmanlike biography of a relatively minor character in the vast Roosevelt saga."
Biography of Theodore Roosevelt's first son, Ted Jr. (1887-1944), who made a greater soldier than politician. Read full book review >

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DEAD LIFT by Rachel Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"In spite of its silly confrontation scene, Rachel's second case will give your inner detective a good workout."
A part-time investigator feels betrayed when her boss puts her at the service of the lawyer who defended her husband's killer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"We will live and see.' (30 photos)"
Under no five-year plan, Russia's journey to capitalism is a unique occurrence. Read full book review >

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LETTING LOOSE THE HOUNDS by Brady Udall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"He remains a writer worth watching. (Author tour)"
Eleven polished stories, a few of which have appeared in GQ and Playboy, that insist on their rawness and grit but seem to involve lots of writing-school posturing about cowboy life out in Utah, Texas, and Arizona. Read full book review >

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VENOM by Joan Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"Brady's protagonist has a sympathetic, distinctive quality, but the other characters and her plotting have a been-there-read-that feel."
Someone badly wants a bee farm—and not to make honey or beeswax. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY POLYGAMIST by Brady Udall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2010

"Fans of the HBO series Big Love will be pleased to see an alternate take on the multi-household problem, and lovers of good writing will find this a pleasure, period."
Unhappy families are different, quoth Leo Tolstoy—even when they're headed by the same patriarch, the situation from which Udall's (The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, 2001, etc.) latest unfolds. Read full book review >

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ALGER HISS by Joan Brady
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 28, 2017

"If you're inclined to disbelieve the official record, Brady's book, less than definitive but more than circumstantial, will confirm your view."
Britain-based American novelist Brady (The Blue Death, 2012, etc.) offers an unusual perspective on Alger Hiss (1904-1996), the aristocrat reduced to traveling salesman. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD LIFE by John Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 17, 1995

"An unwavering air of menace accompanies a brilliant depiction of the city's slatternly underside—its foul smells, foul language, mean streets, and desperate lives overshadowing the twists and turns of plot—all of it riveting to the last page."
The fifth in Brady's superb police procedural series, Irish- style, finds Dublin's Murder Squad—sparked by Inspector Matt Minogue (All Souls, 1993, etc.)—grappling with the killing of ex- prostitute Mary Mullen. Read full book review >

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WHY MARINES FIGHT by James Brady
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"These inspirational tales cover as many Marine experiences as Brady can pack in."
Official blather, cruel truths and occasional eloquence by Marine veterans of all wars, as told to Brady (The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns to North Korea, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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ALL SOULS by John Brady
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 16, 1993

"If you can bear the emotional upheaval of the dark Irish soul put under this strong a microscope: a knockout."
Painful glimpses of past tragedies emerge when Dublin's Inspector Minogue (Kaddish in Dublin, etc.) returns to County Clare on holiday and is sandbagged into investigating the murder of Jane Clark, a crime from a dozen years back that led to the incarceration of Jamesy Burke. Read full book review >

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WARNING OF WAR by James Brady
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2002

"Shapely, an absolute natural for film."
Brady returns to his beloved Corps (the memoir The Coldest War, 1990) to write his second Marine Corps novel (The Marines of Autumn, 2000). Read full book review >