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  • America Invades: How We've Invaded or Been Militarily Involved with Almost Every Country on Earth

    by Christopher Kelly
    Americans have invaded nearly half the world's countries and been militarily involved with all the rest, except Andorra, Bhutan and Liechtenstein. Christopher Kelly and Stuart Laycock take you on a global tour of America's military activity around the world from the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli and everywhere in-between. Whatever your political views this is an extraordinary and often surprising story. With personal photos, maps and an index to assist America Invades: How We've In... more
  • Doppelganger: The Legend of Lee Harvey Oswald

    by George Schwimmer PhD
    TWO “LEE HARVEY OSWALDS” WERE IN THE TEXAS SCHOOL BOOK DEPOSITORY ON NOVEMBER 22, 1963 – ONE WAS AN ASSASSIN ON THE SIXTH FLOOR, THE OTHER WAS A PATSY STANDING ON THE STEPS OUTSIDE SEEING THE MURDER! CONTAINS EXPLOSIVE NEW MATERIAL! The John F. Kennedy assassination is a cold case murder, which the Dallas District Attorney’s office has failed to investigate for the past fifty-one years, although much evidence has been uncovered by citizen investigators, although Dallas had legal jurisdiction ... more
  • Historic Ohio - A Photographic and Narrative Visit to Some Unique Places

    by Toni Leland
    This 103-page collection of articles by freelance writer Toni Leland visits some of the fascinating historical places in Ohio. While the articles only touch on a small portion of Ohio's historic wealth, the ones chosen are true gems. Ride with the author as she travels the National Road from the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge at Bridgeport to the last important town before the Indiana border, New Paris. When you've caught your breath, visit some of the amazing Ohio opera houses that have... more
  • East of Warsaw

    by E.J. Harris
    How far will one World War II soldier go for his first love? Some have called East of Warsaw the most engrossing, heart-wrenching, compelling true story of the Holocaust they’ve ever read. Based on a true story, Joseph, a soldier, is sent to the border of Germany and Poland on the eve of Germany's invasion of Europe. The young man is shot and left for dead among the corpses of his comrades. Despite injuries, he digs his way out of a supposed tomb. On a harsh trek to Russia, he is then caught by... more
  • Worst Seat in the House: Henry Rathbone's Front Row View of the Lincoln Assassination

    by Caleb Jenner Stephens
    On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth changed the world forever with a single bullet. The repercussions from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln were felt far and wide. Having both immediate impact and prolonged effects, President Lincoln's murder haunted America for 150 years, and for Henry Rathbone it altered the man he was meant to be. As the only man to confront the assassin, Henry came face to face with John Wilkes Booth and struggled to apprehend the killer. Though Henry wasn't officially ... more
  • Papa's War: From the London Blitz to the Liberation of Holland

    by THERESE VAN HOUTEN
    It’s September 1939 and England has declared war on Germany. Jan van Houten, a Dutch journalist, living and working in London, bids farewell to his wife Marie when she and their infant daughter are evacuated to the countryside. Jan and Marie write each other daily during this and subsequent separations: in 1940, during the 9-month-long London Blitz, and again in 1944 when Jan, now a member of the Dutch government-in-exile, travels to war-torn Holland. Jan’s letters provide an eyewitness account... more
  • Going Crazy in the Green Machine

    by John Whelan
    MCpl Billy Reardon is the man who never was. But elements of this fictitious character can be found in the personalities of real-life military members and veterans who’ve battled post-traumatic stress disorder. Reardon is the creation of Halifax-area psychologist John Whelan, a former navy sailor who has written a book examining post-traumatic stress through the eyes of his troubled protagonist.Going Crazy in the Green Machine: The Story of Trauma and PTSD among Canada’s Veterans tells the tale ... more
  • Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book

    by Sioux Oliva
    Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book: The Historic Origins of a Spiritual Revelation in the 20th Century. This is a biography of Dr. William Sadler (1875-1969), a well-known Chicago physician and psychiatrist who led a double life. In 1911, a group of celestial beings began to speak through one of his patients. For the next three decades, Dr. Sadler and his wife, Dr. Lena Kellogg Sadler, had hundreds of night visits with the celestials. William Sadler was a general practitioner, surgeon, and later a ... more
  • Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate

    by Aleta George

    Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oakland’s first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West. George’s deftly told and deeply researched book follows the struggles and triumphs of Coolbrith from her birth in 1841 as a niece of Joseph Smith to her death in 1928 as California’s most beloved poet. Coolbrith's adolescence parallels Californ... more

  • Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives

    by Elisha Rountree
    Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary. The author calls for a grassroots push to change the Constitution, arguing that lives will be saved with less guns in our future an... more
  • Forgotten: Ideological Conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

    by Sam Holliday
    Forgotten vividly preserves the reality of what took place in Korea and Vietnam and then states the lessons that should have been learned. It takes you on a trip into the intensity of life close to death, with glimpses of the sublime, strange, and selfess that those who were there can never forget. Those who have never been in combat do not understand it, so Forgotten seeks to change this. Through reconstructing and retracing the path of the 29th and 35th Infantry Regiments, Forgotten illustrate... more
  • Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices Under Nazi Rule (Grosvenor House Publishing, UK, 2015, and Kindle, USA, 2015) ISBN: 97817

    by Beverley Chalmers (DSc(Med);PhD)
    I have dedicated my life to studying women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and the early months of parenthood in industrialized parts of the world as well as in more difficult social, political, religious, and economic circumstances. All of these settings reveal challenging circumstances ranging from political and economic repression in Apartheid South Africa; and in the former Soviet Union; religiously inspired cruelty of female genital mutilation; and over-medicalization of birth in the tech... more
  • The COMING of the Lord--the Rapture of the Church and the 2nd Advent of Christ

    by Michael S Tucker
    This is a wake-up call for the church. We are living in the end of days--does everybody know this? Time is coming to an end in the very near future so what's in store for the world? This book describes the scriptural background of the 2nd Advent of Jesus Christ and how it differs from the Rapture of the church. What surrounding events play a part? How soon to the Rapture and then what happens both in heaven and on earth until the 2nd Advent of Christ? Then we close with the Millennium and ... more
  • 978-0991340149

    by Alison OLeary
    Explore the history, hikes and hospitality of three New England states in this travelogue. Whether you like fishing, mountain biking, meeting local inkeepers or just armchair travel, you'll enjoy this light compendium of tips and trips co-authored by well-known local author Michael Tougias (The Finest Hours, King Philip's War) and award-winning travel writer and editor Alison O'Leary.
  • The Strangest Fruit: Forgotten Black-On-Black Lynchings in America 1835-1935

    by J. Mitchell
    In a July, 2009 interview, the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama, expressed the significance of remembering slavery when he said, "I think it's important that the way we think about it, the way it's taught, is not one in which there's simply a victim and a victimizer, and that's the end of the story." Similar to slavery, lynching should not be forgotten or remembered solely from the perspective of racist Whites victimizing African Americans. The general history ... more

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