Search Results: "Vincent Schilling"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Read straight through, the serviceable exposition may seem a bit repetitive, but the individual chapters provide excellent introductions to Native activists, useful for research and perhaps inspiring future campaigns. (glossary, resources, references) (Collective biography. 12-18) "
A collective biography of 11 Native Americans who have worked toward social justice, environmental reform and a return to ancestral ways. Read full book review >

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Healing Gone Wrong - Healing Done Right by Ray Schilling
NON-FICTION

"A thought-provoking, impassioned plea to be proactive about one's health."
A retired physician details how various preventative measures can fend off disease and disability in this consumer health guide. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 24, 2007

"A hip, funny, wise story for teens and adults alike."
That most primal of coming-of-age narratives-cool kid gives high-school nerd a makeover-gets a fresh, smart reworking in this hilarious bildungsroman. 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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TIME WITH ELISE by Christina Schilling
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2014

"A sweet escape for fans of classical music."
Schilling, in her debut work of historical fiction, combines Beethoven with a charming bit of time travel. Read full book review >

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THE LUCKY PLACE by Zu Vincent
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2008

"The writing is clear and elegant, but the young adults who might be intrigued by its tangled darkness will probably be put off by Cassie's precocious narration. (Fiction. YA)"
This complex and deeply sad novel set during the Cold War will have trouble finding an audience. Read full book review >

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EQUIANO THE AFRICAN by Vincent Carretta
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2005

"Too densely academic in structure and execution for general readers, but a historical work of surpassing importance."
Of uncertain origins, Equiano rises from servitude to literary celebrity in 18th-century England. Read full book review >

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BEHIND THE STORE by Vincent Romeo
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2014

"Artful and honest, with a voice so genuine it transports."
Actor Romeo's piquant memoir of growing up as an Italian-American boy in pre- and postwar Cleveland, Ohio—a time, place and culture that threw him many ups and downs. Read full book review >

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THE HEADMASTER'S WAGER by Vincent Lam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Lam writes tellingly about intrigue, political collusion and the clash of cultures."
The Chinese headmaster of an English language academy tries to keep body, soul and school together in Saigon during the Vietnam War. Read full book review >

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RECAPITULATIONS by Vincent Crapanzano
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 17, 2015

"Crapanzano's self-conscious, self-analytical style makes this a unique and interesting search for lost time."
A book of memories about the act of remembering. Read full book review >