HNR Issue 47 (February 2009)

The Eleventh Man

By Ivan Doig - Published 2008

Genres:

Military

In 1941, the Montana State College starting eleven all entered into military service. Each lost his life in that great effort. This is the ...Read Review

The Piano Teacher

By Janice Y.K. Lee - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

Claire and Martin Pendleton arrive in Hong Kong: Martin to work in “water,” and Claire to teach piano to Locket, daughter of wealthy ...Read Review

Serendipity

By Louise Shaffer - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Serendipity is an intergenerational coming-of-age story set in the present day. The main heroine is Carrie Manning who has just lost her mother, ...Read Review

October Skies

By Alex Scarrow - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

In the spring of 1857, a starving man dressed in rags emerges from the forest surrounding a small American town. All he can tell ...Read Review

Between Two Seas

By Marie-Louise Jensen - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Marianne begins her story in Grimsby in a world of poverty, cruelty and illness. The victim of bullies, Marianne, is illegitimate and is ...Read Review

Patterns of Fashion 1540-1660

By Janet Arnold with add. material by Jenny Trimani and Santina M. Levey - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

This illustrated work devoted to linen clothes of the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods is the companion to the previous volume on tailored ...Read Review

The Popes of Avignon: A Century in Exile

By Edwin Mullins - Published 2008 (US)Published 2009 (UK)

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the 14th century, Avignon, a small Provençal town beside the Rhone River, became the site of the papal court. Because of ...Read Review