Search Results: "Wayne Johnson"


BOOK REVIEW

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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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Perfect for readers who grew up before the dawn of the Internet era."
An instructive guide for LinkedIn novices. Read full book review >

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US by Wayne Karlin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 1993

"Karlin layers the novel with mythological Vietnamese riffs, but most readers will be too weary—after battling superficial characterizations and one plot contrivance after another—to care much one way or the other."
Karlin's fourth novel (The Extras; Lost Armies, etc.), set in Thailand and Burma, is part MIA adventure, part opium-lord showdown. 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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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2005

"Makes pure hockey of a much-manipulated moment. (8 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
An exciting replay of the American hockey team's defeat of the Soviets at the 1980 Olympics from Daily News sportswriter Coffey, who provides generous background on both teams. Read full book review >