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by Rosalie Lauerman
Award-winning book, "Jockey Hollow," explores how the beaten up and worn down Continental soldiers faced the harshest winter of the century and how they dealt with chronic supply shortages, desertions, enemy attacks, mutiny, and even treason by one of their beloved officers. The starving soldiers often went unpaid as well. In fact, the Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Lines hadn’t been paid in a year!
The book highlights the depth of the soldiers’ conviction th... more
by Bruce McAllister & Stephan WilkinsonMany Americans who no longer remember the legacy of the world’s first true media celebrity have forgotten Charles A. Lindbergh–aviator, adventurer, author, activist, pathfinder, fighter pilot, and conservationist. This book brings back to life that epic career in evocative text and hundreds of photographs, many rarely published, reawakening the careers of a man and his wife who achieved more, in more varied fields, than perhaps any couple in history. Lindbergh’s epic non-stop flight from New Yo... more
by Zahos HadjifotiouA World War II veteran recounts firsthand horrors on bloody battlefields and passionate liaisons in Middle Eastern nightclubs as a Grecian soldier. A pithy and unapologetic memoir, as much about the good times of war as the bad.
by Terri FergasonThe digital world would not exist were it not for the twisted nematic liquid crystal display (TN-LCD). It is used ubiquitously in our smart phones, televisions, and many other items of advanced technology. Mr. Liquid Crystal reveals the inside story of James L. Fergason, TN-LCD's brilliant inventor. This is a fascinating and insightful book for scientists, inventors, technology geeks, history buffs and anyone else who is fascinated by the creative process of invention.
by Steven LehrerRelates the experiences of Alfred-Ingemar Berndt, a journalist turned Wehrmacht sergeant, during the German invasion of France and the Low Countries, 1940.
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by Ben KelleyAfter sisters Raechel and Jacqueline Houck died in a fiery crash while driving a Chrysler PT Cruiser belonging to Enterprise Rent-A-Car, their parents were shocked to learn that the car was under recall at the time for a flawed power steering hose. A small plaintiffs’ law firm, Grassini & Wrinkle, agreed to take their case, filing suit against DaimlerChrysler and Enterprise in June 2005. Death by Rental Car: The Houck v. Enterprise Case offers an insider’s view of the six-year court battle betw... more
by John Geyman, M.D.The problems of U. S. health care are of intense public interest today. The debate over where to go next to rein in costs and improve access to quality health care has become bitterly partisan, with distorted rhetoric largely uninformed by history, evidence, or health policy science. Based on present trends, our expensive dysfunctional system threatens patients, families, the government, and taxpayers with future bankruptcy. This book takes a 60-year view of our health care system, from 1956 to... more
by Norman BezaneFor travelers and people who love Maui, Voices of Aloha chronicles 60 movers and shakers, Hawaiians, entrepreneurs, colorful characters, musicians, artists, and historic preservationists as well as kings, queens, missionaries and sugar barons who made modern Maui, Maui. This is one of the few volumes about contemporary people of aloha who are part of the visitor experience. The concise essays also provide insights into how today's Hawaiians feel about the overthrow of their kingdom, attempts to ... more
by Bill RezakWhen belligerent, unevenly matched parties have been at each other’s throats for a long period of time, perhaps it is time to try to address the underlying concerns of the weaker player—the Palestinians, in this case. Israel has succeeded in marginalizing Arab inhabitants of the occupied territories and Gaza in every way. The Palestinians are unable to prosper economically or socially. Commerce is regulated and limited by the Israeli government. Since they are unable to prosper, many Palestinian... more
by Sandra VeaHe couldn't speak of his secret role in World War II for thirty years after the war ended. Now in his nineties, the elderly soldier narrates his unique and untold story about World War II and it changes the interviewer's life forever.
by Kenneth DesvignesTrue story about a family from New Orleans La. amazing discovery about their bloodline and their struggles to prove their identity and recognition within the family's historic name.
by Mary Kelley
Posters in Kansas City adorned the Army Recruitment Center: Join up and be in France in 60 days. Working as a soldier on the railroads in war-torn northern France during World War I, Hubert Kelley found his vocation as a writer and poet. This is the story of one boy's journey into adultood told through his letters home written from 1917 to 1919. The Weeping Angel (L'Ange Pleureur) statue in Amiens Cathedral came to symbolize the sadness and futility of war to Kelley and his fellow soldiers... more
by Carolyn E. Hood-KourdacheThis book is a quasi biography of David Tate, a remnant chieftain of the Creek Nation. It is of significance due to Tate's involvement in the Creek Civil War; and his battle for indemnifications after Removal. Tate survived with other "friendly" Creeks in Alabama, the progenitors of the present-day Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Besides the historical perspective, this work highlights the events surrounding the "massacre," at Fort Mims, and the first successful slave revolt on American soil. It i... more
by John D. WrightNot many teenagers would take interest in the eternal welfare of a convicted murderer. Even fewer would have interest in becoming a nun cut off from the outside world—while still a teenager. And still fewer would be able to discern a meaningful significance to suffering in general. Thérèse Martin did all that and more. She embraced all the suffering she could handle both physically and spiritually, striving to offer all of it so that good could be brought of it until her death at the age of t... more
by Sarah Carpenter-VascikLately, we hear more and more about how our Founding Fathers were all Christian, God-fearing men and America is a Christian country. Ministers across the nation proclaim this in sermons and political speeches and politicians continually proclaim it at rallies and events, but is our country really Christian? Was it intended to be? Did the men who founded America and drafted the Constitution and the Bill of Rights really set out to create a nation by and for Christians, or was our fledgling countr... more