Search Results: "Zelda la Grange"


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GOOD MORNING, MR. MANDELA by Zelda la Grange
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 24, 2014

"In this warm tribute, la Grange testifies to Mandela's charm and charisma and the profound changes he effected in her own life."
A loving portrait of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) by a devoted assistant. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A must-have for music libraries and all but the most superficial Mahler-ites."
Volume two of a contemporary monument in musical biography. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"Still, there is plenty to be learned about a time when hard work did have its rewards and when couples stayed together through hardships and disagreements; and animal lovers, especially, will find delight in Grange's memoirs."
The hardworking and long-suffering wife of an early Wisconsin ecologist delivers an impressive if occasionally long-winded account of economic survival and ecological commitment during the Depression. Read full book review >

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FIFTH BORN by Zelda Lockhart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 6, 2002

"An impressively mature piece of work."
In a poetic debut, a little girl is seemingly the only witness to her large family's truly disturbed behavior. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2011

"A highly readable journey of one man's renewed lease on life."
Debut memoir of a man's discovery of spiritual rejuvenation while hiking Bhutan's daunting Snowman Trek. Read full book review >

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Wolseley by J. John le Grange
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2014

"A profoundly affective novel brimming with solid writing that delves into the darker corners of being human."
Simple, beautifully told coming-of-age story in a wrenching account of loyalty, betrayal, heartbreak, and redemption. Read full book review >

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FANNY AND DORA’S SOUTH AMERICAN ADVENTURE by Jason Le Grange
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 30, 2016

"It's a pleasure following Fanny and Dora on this breezy, funny tour of beautiful places."
An amusing fictional travelogue of two British spinsters on a South American adventure. Read full book review >

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Tales for the Train by J. John le Grange
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2015

"Pain, loneliness, humiliation, and grief underlie these atomized, broken lives."
The nine interconnected stories in this novella, set in a small Japanese town, center on a suicide. Read full book review >

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FARM ANIMALS by La Coccinella
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"A simple game needlessly complicated. (Board book. 1-2)"
A baby's favorite game gets a barnyard setting. Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ELEPHANT! by La Coccinella
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Toddlers ready for simple stories will find better choices among regular picture books. (Board book.1-3)"
This very busy board book seems to want to be a toy. Read full book review >