from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A large open area in central Moscow bordered by the Kremlin, Lenin's tomb, St. Basil's Cathedral, and the GUM department store. Major Soviet holidays, such as May Day and the commemoration of the Russian Revolution (November 7), were marked by elaborate parades in the square.


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  • Bracken's comments came after NATO said it had launched a series of airstrikes that targeted warships used by pro-government forces.

    Libyan Rebels Free 4 Detained Frenchmen

  • Bracken's one of the busiest short story writers around.

    Archive 2010-04-25

  • What's truly wonderful is Bracken's droll delivery and the more than 200 recipes that run the gamut from appetizers to desserts.

    Three books about food

  • He also starred in his own series, "The New Breed," "The Protectors" and "Bracken's World," but all were short-lived.

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  • Bracken's ENEMIES trilogy ENEMIES FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, DOMESTIC ENEMIES: THE RECONQUISTA, and FOREIGN ENEMIES AND TRAITORS is one of the most prominent works in that genre, especially for gun nuts of that political stripe; the ENEMIES trilogy is up there with John Ross's UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES.

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  • Haskell played writer-producer Kevin Grant on "Bracken's World," a melodramatic backstage look at the film industry that ran on NBC in 1969 and '70.


  • Bracken's voice was distorted by the audio technology of the day.

    Archive 2009-03-22

  • ; Michael Bracken's "Professionals," which reveals that Bracken is himself a real pro when it comes to crime shorts; and of course the one I was destined to read first, "Fat Larry's Night with the Alligators" by Ken Goldman.

    Archive 2007-06-24

  • Grandma Bracken's All Beef Meatloaf With Mashed Potatoes and Mushroom Gravy ($24) comes with fresh peas and baby carrots, braised cabbage and a warm sour-cream cheesecake.

    Food: A Bite Out Of Time

  • To re-create Bracken's way of serving, say, Chicken Fried Steak With Baby Potatoes and Country Sausage Gravy, you can get the dishes from Sur La Table for $6.95 each (a new hard-plastic set of two will be $9.95).

    Food: A Bite Out Of Time


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