Search Results: "William Garrison"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 8, 1993

"Well-told tales that add to our understanding of what being a parent means."
A provocative exploration of the parent-child relationship, conducted by means of clinical tales about exceptional children. Read full book review >

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LEAVING HOME by Garrison Keillor
Released: Oct. 5, 1987

"Once again, Keillor has shown himself to be in superb command of his craft, dusting and polishing American lore and idiom up to a warm glow, and handling his characters with equal measures of humor and affection."
Heartily entertaining follow-up to Keillor's major Lake Wobegon success, comprising 36 interconnected Wobegon stories—including Keillor's farewell monologue from the final Prairie Home Companion radio broadcast. Read full book review >

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"As with Ken Kesey's Garage Sale, though, even the most discriminating reader will find the book worth the price of admission, with some change left over."
A potpourri of stories, essays, letters, occasional pieces and even poems from the folksy humorist of Prairie Home Companion fame (Lake Wobegon Days, Leaving Home). Read full book review >

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THE MAGIC DEAD by Peter Garrison
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"III, The Changeling SagaGarrison, Peter"
THE MAGIC DEADVol. Read full book review >

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LIBERTY by Garrison Keillor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2008

"'Living in Lake Wobegon was like being stuck in a bad marriage,' thinks Clint, leaving the rest of the novel to resolve whether the Bunsens' marriage is worse than most."
One of the funnier Lake Wobegon novels might be the saddest as well. Read full book review >

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FIRE AND ICE by Paul Garrison
Released: April 1, 1998

"Nautical lore, colorful island types, dramatic plotting, and blessedly restrained prose. (Film rights to David Hoberman/Disney)"
A highly accomplished debut avenger, enlivened with conflicted characters and a barnacle-encrusted view of the world. Read full book review >

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ROYAL CAT by Garrison Allen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1995

"A decorously giddy costume romp strictly for the like- minded."
Murder comes, just barely, to the Authentic Elizabethan Spring Faire in Empty Creek, Ariz., when somebody ends Carolyn Lewis's reign as Queen Elizabeth with a bare bodkin and catapults bookseller Penelope Warren (the paperback Desert Cat) into her place. Read full book review >

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ONLY ONE by Marc Harshman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1993

"Marginal unless budgets are ample. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A concept book that works its way from ``There may be a million stars,/But there is only one sky'' and ``50,000 bees,/But...only one hive'' through 500, 100, and by ones from 12 down. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Reasonable suggestions for self-help, in an well-organized, accessible format."
A handy, well-laid-out reference to self-treatment possibilities, with appropriate cautions throughout. Read full book review >

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WOBEGON BOY by Garrison Keillor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 1997

"And that's the news from Lake Wobegon."
No, that's not thunder you're hearing. Read full book review >

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PONTOON by Garrison Keillor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"The family and community ties are strong, the people are good looking and the belly-laugh quotient is above average. Tune in. You won't be disappointed."
The life and loves of a spirited woman cast a beguiling shadow over the good citizens of Lake Wobegon in Keillor's warmhearted latest comic romp. Read full book review >