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by Natalie Inman
by Charlie FitzGeraldBerlin 1961. Height of the Cold War. Col Mac McDesmond has just arrived in East Germany, taking over United States Liaison Mission, the sole US Army outpost behind the Iron Curtain. An East German cop is chasing a serial killer who has kidnapped a US Army soldier; 5 CIA operatives have gone missing; Mac's Soviet Army counterpart has uncovered a plot by the CIA and Stasi to assassinate Khrushchev and remove JFK from office and on top of all of that Mac has to deal with an alcoholic wife and prote... more
by Carson MortonBased on a true story, a turn-of-the-century con artists masterminds the theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre; his plan: to create 6 copies and sell them to American millionaires who each will think they are getting the real article.
by Jasmine Walker, MD FAAPAn important book for all ages, but especially young children. It educates, inspires, beautifully illustrates and highlights historical events and figures. This picture book boldly educates children about a few ways Black people have contributed to the development of their countries, communities, and families.
by George J. HawkinsDo No Harm. A Historical Novel By George J. Hawkins The story of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker began on an upstate New York farm, Oswego Co., November 26, 1832 and ended there, February 21, 1919. During the intervening 86 years, she graduated with honors from Syracuse Medical College (only woman in her class), got married and divorced, was a physician-surgeon in fierce Civil War battles of Fredericksburg, Chickamauga and others. In 1864 she was a Confederate prisoner of war at Richmond, VA. On... more
by Douglas Bullis
Book of Days is modeled on the Book of Hours genre that flourished from the 13th through 16th centuries. It mixes illustration with text as each of the thirteen chapters places the reader in the footsteps of an actual person going about their life on a single day, one day per century, from the year 1003 until 1975. The overall effect is an escorted tour through life as it was actually lived by people of the time. The individual stories are told in the present tense in a you-are-there cinemati... more
by Michael Boyajian
NEW BOOK RELEASE JANUARY 2023
THE GLOBAL GOLDEN AGE OF ARMENIAN LITERATURE:
THE RECOVERY FROM GENOCIDE
BY MICHAEL BOYAJIAN
As the world crosses into the decade of the 2020s, with an authoritarian threat to democracy on the hopeful cusp of resolution and at the same time emerging from the worldwide Covid pandemic and subsequent economic turbulence, something magical has happened. Almost like the Big Bang creation of the universe, an ancient people known as the Armenians ... more
by Dave TablerHistorical overview of Delaware history 1610-1832, illustrated with 100+ photographs of the state's historic sites as they look currently.
by Fred R. BleakleyThe clock was ticking on the Nazi plan to annihilate the last group of Hungarian Jewry. But after nearly suffocating in an underground bunker, Auschwitz prisoners Ceslav Mordowicz and Arnost Rosin escaped and told Jewish leaders what they had seen. Their testimony in early June, 1944, corroborated earlier hard-to-believe reports of mass killing in Auschwitz by lethal gas and provided eyewitness accounts of record daily arrivals of Hungarian Jews meeting the same fate. It was the spark needed to ... more
by Karl von LoeweHow a single family was affected by rampant ethnic nationalism of the twentieth century - how each used it and was used by it - and how the secrets were kept. A soldier goes missing two days before the Armistice ending World War I. A decorated pilot conceals a diamond deal gone bad. A trained pastry chef, prisoner of two wars and national policeman, is executed on Stalin’s order. An industrialist loses everything he has built, first in part to the Nazis, then totally to the Communists. A shop... more
by Cyrus A. AnsaryDrawing on substantial new material, Cyrus A. Ansary gives a riveting account of how George Washington sought to put in place in America an economic system that was the antithesis of what had existed in the colonies under British rule. The entrepreneurial economy – which nurtures and rewards innovation and inventiveness – did not sprout into being in the United States by sheer happenstance. It was put in place by our first President. He painstakingly laid the foundation for it, but it did not ta... more
by DeWitt S. Williams
by guru sattaking1During the lockdown, people suffered a lot. They felt bored, exhausted, and lazy because they had nothing to do. Many people have played Ludo in their house but is this game worth you? I can guarantee you that you enjoyed this satta game but there is no profit from it. Satta king game is one of the best games played in the lockdown season. Ludo can enjoy you but making money from it cannot be possible.
by Paul RothIn a journalistic style, the author narrates the trajectory of the Jews expelled from Spain in 1492. He highlights the afflictions suffered in Portugal, the birth of the Amsterdam Community, and rescues the Recife Community, the first in the Americas. After the expulsion from Brazil in 1654, some refugees founded the New York City Community.
by Carl R PalmCalifornia is one of a kind. Few dispute it. But what are the facts on which this reputation rests? The Great California Story aspires to answer that question in a way not systematically undertaken before. It makes no pretentions to replacing the picture of California that traditional histories typically draw. It aspires instead to amplify and complete that picture. The book has been envisioned from the beginning as an evergreen that should read as freshly ten years from now as it does tod... more
by Jerry YagenEstablished from the largest private collection of vintage warplanes in the US, the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, is a time capsule of aviation in the 20th century with an emphasis on World War II. Bravo Zulu is an account of this brainchild of celebrated collector Jerry Yagen and his wife Elaine. These pages recall some of the most exciting war stories ever told and some of the most famous airplanes of all time—from Replica Fokker Dr. I triplanes built to resemble those flown by t... more