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by Parker T. PettusPeople Like Us is a musical comedy about everyday life in the subculture of drugs and prostitution in a contemporary American city. Available for download in EPUB format, the book has 9 embedded songs and audio controls which allow the reader to play the song appropriate for the passage being read. The protagonist meets a prostitute and a relationship develops, kept alive mainly by his Quixotic intellectualizing of the woman until he learns that her interest was only about the money.
by Ken KintonWe live in world which is increasingly hostile toward those people whose political views do not align with their views. Pulpit Friction examines the challenges facing the church in striking a balance between these conflicting views and the church's prophetic mission.
by Troy TysonHow did America become great? How did this country become the most successful, powerful, and prosperous nation in the history of the world? Was it because of the nation’s unprecedented founding documents? Was it due to the scores of immigrants from all over the world who brought their dreams and talents to America’s shores? Or did America become great, as some contend, through racism, theft, and genocide? Author Troy Tyson proposes a unique argument as to the origins of American greatness: that... more
by Peter Felton
Picking up from where other San Francisco public transit historians left off, Peter Felton's Daily Public Transit Ridership: The Inside Scoop gives readers an acute internal perspective as to the routine external operations of the late 20th-early 21st Century-era San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (or "Muni" as it is more commonly nicknamed). Ranging from vehicular characteristics to urban development above and below ground level, Felton provides intricate details int... more
by Khafra K Om-Ra-SetiThis is a non-fiction book that is focused on our current global economic crisis that may bring about the worse global Great Depression in modern history.
by Paul SkousenHave you ever wanted to read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and really understand what they're saying? Millions of others have too. But getting a real understanding of the legal language of 200 years ago can be challenging - and as a result, few Americans know these important documents as well as they should. Recognizing this, Paul Skousen has written exactly the book you've been looking for. It's an easy, step-by-step guide that makes these documents come alive. With his ... more
by Eugene Harry Ward, D'Onn Ward Stevens and JP StevensThe fight against Segregation in the Schools of Yazoo City, Mississippi. The Author of this book,, Eugene Harry Ward, a School Principal, Teacher and Educator participated in that fight and lived to write about it before his passing in 2014.
by Andrew LevyLike many couples facing the prospect of an empty nest, my wife and I considered the question: now we can live anywhere, where do we want to live? Once, when we were thinking about where to take a holiday, we were struck by the idea that we could go anywhere. But we had some limitations. We could only go and return on certain dates. We like villas but dislike hotels. We like warm weather and isolation – there’s plenty of each but not so much of both. We like to fly from our local airport. We... more
by Mart GramsWhen the American government was founded, the Founders and Framers assumed a government ?of the people, by the people, and for the people.? That government is dying. It is under the authority of not ?we, the people? but rather a small elite that is trying to snuff out the great experiment of man ruling himself, the common man, the man that within the right system of government can attain his purpose to achieve happiness. Were the Framers wrong? Were the ideas of Alexander Hamilton right? Is man ... more
by Leland Emet BoltI wanted this book to be the story of the people, the conditions they faced, and how they met their challenges. It is about the family of my parents, Leland Eddy Bolt and Fern Leoline (Brubaker) Bolt. Their story is preceded by Leland and Fern?s grandparents and parents, then my parents? lives and accomplishments. The appendix shows some of their genealogical ?roots??at least what can be reliably proven. Many family members have contributed to this book as will be seen in the references and bibl... more
by Lynn Clark DorrIntimate Friends & Brilliant Minds from Bygone New York On Sunday evenings from 1850 to 1871, the poets Alice and Phoebe Cary host New York?s choicest, most cosmopolitan literary salon--the first American ?bluestocking? of its kind. The character-driven plot follows the lives of the energetic sisters in their rise to success. It is a portrait of intellectual, independent women, i.e. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mary Louise Booth, Fanny Fern and others, who challenge laws an... more
by M. Paul SinclairThere is a pyramid of tyranny at the heart of the village in which many people are oppressed in one form or another, and dissonance pervades. The charlatan finds opportunity wherein the commoditization and commercialization of racial oppression is exploited. Invariably the villagers view these exploiters as advocates and leaders, as they best articulate their pain and suffering, even while exploiting both. Paul Sinclair has spent years living abroad and building a successful career in business... more
by Robert T. FertigCulture Battles: …Right from the very beginning of the book, the reader is presented with a powerful question, or a series of questions: “What drives History? Politics? Economics? Might it be Culture— what men and women honor, cherish, and worship—isn’t that the most dynamic element in human affairs? The author moves on quickly to demonstrate the intersection between faith and reason and how these are at the core of some of the cultural differences and battles history has known.
by Anne Sceia KleinMs. Magazine and the Woodstock music festival were still years in the future. Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique only a year before they graduated. Yet, unbeknownst even to themselves, a small group of women in the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 1964 was already in the vanguard of what ultimately became one of the largest cultural and economic revolutions in American history. And it would be a half-century before they became fully aware of what they had accomplished for themsel... more
What's Going On? How Can We Help?: The consequences of capitalism and actionable steps towards a healthy and sustainable futureby Chris MacdonaldAnonymous author Freequill, answers some questions that are becoming increasingly relevant: What on earth is going on? And, perhaps more importantly, how can we help? From the thickening mist of social, political, and environmental crises comes the refreshing combo of scientifically deconstructing root causes, exploring alternative systems, and laying out actionable steps to a sustainable and healthy future. Freequill dives deep to explore why things are the way they are, and how they came... more
by Shepherd Siegel
Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culturejourneys from ancient folkloric appearances of Tricksters such as Raven and Èṣù-Elegba, to their confined role in Western civilization, and then on to Trickster’s 20th century jailbreak as led by dada and the hippies. Disruptive Play bears witness to how this spirit informs social progress today, whether by Anonymous, Banksy, Bugs Bunny, or unrevealed mischief-makers and culture jammers.... more