Search Results: "Wayne Johnson"


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Released: July 27, 2010

"Enjoyable and informative—one of the best books on the topic in years."
Propulsive story of the mythologized, misunderstood universe of motorcycling. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL YOU KNOW by Wayne Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2004

"A very pale knockoff of James Dickey, with ponderous narration taking us through the obvious and predictable story at a snail's pace."
Sluggish thriller by Johnson (Six Crooked Highways, 2000, etc.) about a camping trip that goes wrong when an unhappy family runs into a gang of small-time thugs. Read full book review >

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SIX CROOKED HIGHWAYS by Wayne Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"With its celebration of the resilience of Native American culture, a rewarding and often moving story. (Author tour)"
Paul Two Persons, the tough, troubled protagonist of Johnson's Don't Think Twice (1999), returns in another moody work, part character study and part fast-moving mystery. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 26, 2016

"A concise, enlightened examination of various perspectives on Christ."
Johnson (Whitey, 2011, etc.) investigates competing religious views of Jesus Christ. Read full book review >

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DRAGON by Wayne Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 1992

Once again, a creature hatches, seeks its mother among unlike animals, and eventually finds her. Read full book review >

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CLIMBING LIFE’S ETERNAL LADDER by Wayne MacPherson
Released: Oct. 28, 2016

"An inspiring and refreshingly open-minded treatise."
This debut inspirational self-help work draws on philosophy, psychology, poetry, and religion to guide readers searching for everyday spiritual fulfillment. Read full book review >

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RUMORS AND STONES by Wayne Karlin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A deft melding of disparate narratives, forming a unique and valuable addition to the literature of the Holocaust."
A deeply emotional, intellectual, and literary examination of the Holocaust, framed through one man's journey to a small Polish town in which 2,000 Jews were executed by the Germans in 1941. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2011

"Pacelle is an activist and an optimist who believes that change will come and that, as with every great cause, 'it begins with each one of us.'"
In this debut memoir, Pacelle describes the activities of the Humane Society of the United States, under his direction, and presents the compelling case that by challenging cruelty to animals we are defending our own humanity. Read full book review >

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NINE LIVES OF A BLACK PANTHER by Wayne Pharr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2014

"A life and movement that deserve to be chronicled, but the book would have been improved by more judicious editing."
A story from inside the Black Panther party and its fight for black equality in the civil rights era. Read full book review >