Search Results: "Vincent Bugliosi"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 11, 1974

"Book-of-the-Month Club selection for December and who's to doubt the popular potential or continuing torsion—like a leather thong vise."
ANATOMY OF A MASS MURDER IN COLD BLOOD—or exsanguination (bleeding to death)—only one of the particulars you will pick up in this account of the Tate-LaBianca trials as told by the prosecuting Deputy D.A. and professor of criminal law who is also a TV consultant. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 1991

"A closely reasoned and engrossing appeal for dramatically new, even draconian, strategies in combating a scourge that most opinion polls put atop any short list of urgent socioeconomic problems."
A thoughtful and thought-provoking agenda for winning the war on drugs. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2007

Manson Family prosecutor Bugliosi (Helter Skelter, 1974, etc.) takes on the endless and various host of JFK conspiracy buffs in this ponderous tome. Read full book review >

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AND THE SEA WILL TELL by Vincent Bugliosi
Released: Jan. 21, 1990

Best known as the D.A. who put Charles Manson behind bars, Bugliosi (Lullaby and Goodnight, with William Stadiem, 1987; Helter Skelter, 1974, etc.) stars in the unfamiliar role of defense attorney. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHO'S HIDING WITH PENGUIN? by Vincent Mathy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Sturdier in construction than geography. (Board book. 1-3)"
Animals play hide-and-seek. Read full book review >

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I'M SICK OF IT! by Vincent Bourgeau
ANIMALS
Released: May 19, 1997

"A charming identity crisis, gratifyingly played out; another temporary malcontent can be found in I'm Sick of It: A Fishy Melodrama (0-8431-7925-2). (Board book. 4-6)"
An artful board-book parable. Read full book review >

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AMADORO by Vincent McConnor
Released: May 1, 1989

A two-steps-behind-the-reader, quasi-psychic mishmash from the ever-predictable McConnor (The Man Who Knew Hammett). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 2, 2002

"Heresy to some, Vincent's parting words are apt: 'Baseball is an entertainment, an escape. It is moving and dramatic, and for millions of us, it's an important part of our lives. But it is not life itself.'"
Diverting tales from the big league—gifted with a low-key crackle—courtesy of baseball's ultimate inside angle, by former (1989-92) Commissioner Vincent. Read full book review >

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PAS DE DEATH by L.M. Vincent
Released: March 15, 1994

Self-deprecating Kansas City radiologist Dr. Townsend Reeves (Final Dictation, 1989) gets more than he bargained for when he sneaks with his sometime wife, dancer Leslie Rosenthal, into a closed rehearsal of the rival Moreau Company's new dance (setting in motion a chain of events that won't end until both raging ego Gerard Moreau and his sexually omnivorous partner, Felicia Bradley, are dead) and when he agrees to cover his friend Dr. Howard Gorell's absence from his fertility clinic the next day (not realizing quite what a pivotal role he'll be playing in his first artificial insemination). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2015

"An absorbing and comprehensive study of a sea captain and place largely forgotten by history."
An old seafaring world comes to life in this examination of the coastal trade of the mid-1800s. Read full book review >