Search Results: "Walt Larimore"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2012

"A useful guide for readers wanting a Christian look at boys' physical and sexual development. (note to parents, appendices, afterword) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
"Dr. Walt" offers advice with a Christian perspective for boys wondering about their bodies as they enter puberty. Read full book review >

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LINK by Walt Becker
Released: Nov. 4, 1998

"A better-than-average debut that evokes suspense and moments of gee-whiz wonder from a tired science-fictional premise."
Earnest, slightly hokey Michael Crichton'style adventure tale that poses an extraterrestrial origin for some of humanity's best and worst traits. Read full book review >

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LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JACK ENGLE by Walt Whitman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2017

"Of great literary-historical interest, mostly because of its author and provenance but also for its treatment of contemporary social themes."
Long-unknown, originally pseudonymous novel by the canonical American poet, who incorporated some of its themes into his nascent poetic cycle, Leaves of Grass. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 22, 1991

"Hard-hitting and fact-filled indictment of a system overdue for reform. (Includes extensive source notes.)"
Hospital care is a crapshoot for most Americans, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bogdanich of The Wall Street Journal, who says here that the myth that all hospitals are equally good and deserving of our trust is medicine's ``great white lie.'' Bogdanich pulls no punches, naming hospitals, administrators, professional associations, doctors, nurses, technicians, and others in his thoroughly documented exposÇ. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 9, 2005

"Not just some of the country's finest personal journalism, but some of its finest journalism, period."
A collection of first-person journalism edited by former Washington Post reporter Harrington (The Everlasting Stream, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >

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Hunting Evil by Walt Branam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 2015

"An entertaining tale bolstered by outstanding characters, both recurring and new."
Retired Army Ranger Tom Wolfe and wife Terry return to take down evil billionaire Vernon Crassman in Branam's (Alaska Gold, 2014) action-thriller.Read full book review >

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TREACHERY IN DALLAS by Walt Brown
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Read it for a salutary jolt of conspiracy, stirred, not shaken. (illustrations, not seen)"
Brown (The People v. Read full book review >

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NEMESIS SYNDROME by Walt Branam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 21, 2016

"Full-tilt action drops recurring and new characters into a plot rife with gunfire and the occasional explosive."
Branam's (Hunting Evil, 2015, etc.) latest thriller finds former Army Ranger Tom Wolfe, now with the FBI, assembling his own covert team to save his kidnapped wife in Iran.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Sometimes moving, sometimes motionless."
Washington Post reporter converts from D.C. yuppie to Kentucky rabbit hunter—in this sometimes portentous memoir by the author of Crossings (1993). Read full book review >

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AMERICAN GHOUL by Walt Morton
Released: Nov. 28, 2012

"Once readers dig up this clever supernatural YA story, they likely won't want to put it down."
Debut novelist Morton tells a gloriously macabre young-adult tale about the difficulties of being a teenage ghoul in the 1970s. Read full book review >