Publishers Weekly raves: “Elegantly written, this tour de force belongs in every library addressing the 20th century.”
The title story is a tour de force set at a New York dinner party.
It is a tour de force of reporting: 13,000 words on a two-week deadline.
His family memoir, Sweet and Low, is a tour de force of reporting and memory—tender, curious, and exceptionally funny.
The McCain operation was a tour de force of self-trivialization.
It was a tour de force, this elaboration of a charter for the new international order, in less than three weeks.
He had, however, added something to his score by a Hooverian tour de force.
This tour de force was often repeated on subsequent occasions, and always received with great applause.
This, however, is a tour de force, and not quoted as worthy of imitation.
Glaziers may be inclined to question the possibility of such a tour de force, even in poor thin glass.
1802, French, "feat of strength."
A feat accomplished through great skill and ability: “The speech was a tour de force; it swept the audience off its feet.”