By Matthew F. Jones G80
280 pp. Bloomsbury. $23.95
A chance meeting on a rural road leads Nat Banyon into a small town where no one knows of his criminal past. But that doesnt stop him from making trouble. Joness psychological thriller follows Banyon as he gets in over his head and fights to get out.
Lou Gerstner and the Business Turnaround of the Decade
By Doug Garr 71
375 pp. HarperBusiness. $27.50
IBM Redux chronicles the comeback of IBM from a giant doomed for bankruptcy to a thriving player in the high-technology business world. Garr provides an in-depth look at the computer giants recovery under Gerstners leadership.
SO YOU WANT TO BE A PILOT|
By Clayton Davis 67
133 pp. Universal Publishers. $19.95
Davis, an experienced pilot and flight instructor, shares his secrets of the air in this book for student pilots. The instructional text provides a working knowledge of the requirements for beginning and advancing as a pilot. It also includes aviation terminology, diagrams, illustrations, and anecdotes from working pilots.
RECIPES, ROSES, AND RHYME
By Portia Praisner Little 62
88 pp. Panntree Press. $6.95
Looking for a cookbook to give to a novice chef? Littles collection of recipes features a number of quick, virtually fool-proof suggestions that any aspiring Julia Child can master. With recipes ranging from bread pudding to orange marmalade chicken, this book appeals to many tastes.
LIGHTHOUSES AND LIFE SAVINGS ALONG THE MASSACHUSETTS COAST
By James Claflin 72
128 pp. Arcadia. $18.99
Claflin provides a unique tribute to the lighthouse keepers of Massachusetts who protected mariners from shipping disasters in the cold Atlantic waters. The book features numerous images of the keepers and the lighthouses, which, when combined with the historical text, tell the story of a state where commerce relied on mariners.
HOW I PRAISE YOU!|
150 Little Psalms in Song
By Donna Moss 69
225 pp. Apex Publishing Services. $15.95
Taking a new approach to religious learning, Moss turns to material from the Book of Psalms in this instructional songbook. Using a mixture of original and existing tunes, she creates a variety of songs that are easy for children of all ages to learn, remember, and enjoy.
MY SON! MY SON!
King David and Prince Absalom
By Elton Edward Smith G59, G61
190 pp. The Pentland Press Ltd. £16.50
My Son! My Son! focuses on the trials and tribulations of the royal family of Israel, particularly the relationship between King David and Absalom, his son. The narrative includes songs that give the story an archaic quality reflecting the period setting, and Smith aids reader understanding by providing scholarly explanations for biblical references and events that influence the protagonists.
DEVELOPING CRITICAL THINKING:
The Speaking/Listening Connection
By Virginia OKeefe 50
98 pp. Boynton/Cook Publishers. $12
Readers will leave this book with a lesson about communication-based classrooms. OKeefe argues that speaking and listening environments encourage students to take more risks and think more effectively.