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AMAZON reviews
Steven Travers has produced a certifiable masterpiece with this portrayal of those Amazin' '69 Mets; the team that inspired the imagination of fans everywhere by...
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A Tale of Three Cities
AMAZON reviews
Steven Travers captures the essence of the 1962 season in Major League baseball, while painting a vivid picture of the changes taking place in American society....
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SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE reviews
IT SOUNDED like a terrific opportunity, chronicling Giants superstar Barry Bonds in what would become perhaps the best single-season performance in baseball...
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A Tale of Three Cities
WATERSTONE'S reviews
Nineteen sixty-two - it's been called 'the end of innocence', as America witnessed the Cuban Missile Crisis and the following year saw the Kennedy assassination...
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MARIN I.J. reviews
FOR SEVERAL YEARS in the mid-to-late 1990s, San Anselmo native Steven Travers pursued the Hollywood dream, living in Hermosa Beach and attempting to pen a...
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GOOGLE reviews
In the 1977 movie Oh, God!, George Burns, playing the deity, is asked to prove his divinity by performing a miracle. Burns replies, “The last miracle I did was the...
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A Tale of Three Cities
AT THE HOME PLATE reviews
On the occasion of the release of Steven Travers' new book, “A Tale of Three Cities: The 1962 Baseball Season in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco,” At Home...
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Marin I.J. reviews
Redwood High Baseball Team of 1977 to be Remembered Keep your eyes peeled for the IJ next week, because we''ll have a piece in the sports section on Redwood High's...
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THE DOWRY BRIDE
Book Ideas reviews
Shobhan Bantwal delivers a great story line with vivid characters and a non-stop sense of thrill and intrigue from cover to cover. It’s a beautifully written book...
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THE DOWRY BRIDE
Romantic Times reviews
Bantwal tells an engaging story about Indian culture. The mother-in-law character is particularly well drawn.
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The Master Planets
ForeWord Magazine reviews
In 1973, Peter Jameson was nineteen years old and preparing to conquer the world with his band, the Master Planets. Then echoes of his Holocaust ancestry swept in...
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Fear of Moving Water
Red Room reviews
As someone from a family with a long naval history, who has relatives lost or buried at sea, I tend to hold my breath when a camera pans below the tideline. So the...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
It’s hard for folks who didn’t live through the 1960s to imagine what it was like to live in a drug and sex-soaked culture, one where traditional values were...
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Rattle reviews
Whether she is writing about allergy suffering or a philosophical analysis of American culture, Beasley insists on surprise and humor of top order. Her humor is...
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Chicago Sun-Times reviews
"Assiduously reported...particularly entertaining...Roby and Schreiber seem to have tracked down almost everybody who crossed paths with Hendrix..."
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Voice from the Planet
The Truth About Books reviews
Sincere, credible and authentic - this is a truly global piece of literature... This anthology of 30 short stories from across the globe comprises the many and...
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Blogcritics.com reviews
Graynier, Massachusetts doesn’t make much of a first impression. There’s “no design or reason for anything to be where it is.” Wandering down its “anarchic streets...
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Pacific Sun reviews
"Jane Ganahl unleashed" is the best description of this funny, charming, moving and discreetly gossipy book by the former San Francisco Chronicle columnist. Taking...
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The Goddess of Happiness
Publisher's Weekly reviews
".... a perfect gift for girlfriends on the go."
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THE BARFIGHTER
Kirkus Reviews reviews
A witty, fast-paced, well-plotted addition to boxing literature from The Ring magazine columnist Goldman (Where the Money Is, 1995). The novel opens in Los Angeles...
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