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by Gail RoseThompsonIran from Crown to Turbans depicts how life in Iran today, under the Islamic Repoublic, differs from life during the reign of Shah Mohamad Reza Pahlaiv. It paints a beautiful picture where Iranians live a life as modern and tech oriented as we do in the West. By its conclusion the book iradicates uninformed noise about Iran, its revolution, its system of government and its people.
by Danielle Lacy
by J. V. WhittenburgThey were seven brothers and two sisters, raised in sharecropper poverty. They escaped crop-destroying sandstorms - taking different paths and carving out separate niches as their family saga unfolded. It is a remarkable story of the legacy of a man who was poorly equipped to be a father, a beautiful, proud, undaunted mother, her seven “suns” and two daughters and their uniquely individual responses to the life and circumstances into which they were born. Theirs is a story of heart-rending trag... more
by Carole Turbin
by Morton E Tavel and David E TavelIn this book, Colonel David Tavel recounts his harrowing experiences as a bomber pilot during numerous missions over war-torn Europe. It begins by taking readers back to 1937 and the inception of Colonel Tavel's distinguished flying career, culminating in the victorious European campaign in 1945. Like every crewmember on these bombers, Colonel Tavel would risk life and limb every time he took to the flak-filled skies over Nazi-controlled Europe. Many brave airmen would give the ultimate sacrif... more
by C.T. Andersen
Love Devotion Hell from author C.T. Andersen is a true-to-life opus that presents the woeful truth of the world’s fall to sin and how God showed his divine grace and brought salvation upon all.
Andersen wants readers to believe in who they are, no matter what others say about them, even their own parents.
by John A. Emery, MDDr. Emery has written this book to enhance your knowledge of bipolar disorder and point out how it affected his life. He will tell you of some of the unique and coincidental experiences he has had. These experiences will include his experience with the Watts Riot of 1965, the Vietnam War, and the Tet Offensive of 1968. When appropriate, he will give you his medical assessment of these experiences. We hope you will enjoy the book.
by Walu Feral
In 1975, Ricky, a fourteen-year-old Caucasian boy from suburban Melbourne, escapes years of childhood abuse and hitch-hikes over four-thousand kilometres, to the town of Marble Bar, in the far Northwest of Western Australia.
With a morbid fear of aboriginal people, after being told by his abusive, racist, father that they are cannibals, he is found living in a cave, alone, by remnant members of the Nyamal tribe, a small group, still living a nomadic existence. They forcefully remove him... more
by Deirdre Allen TimmonsIn 2013, I was diagnosed with an inoperable, fast-growing, malignant brain tumor. I was given a month to live. This was not a good time to die! I was working on my second film, "Kings," a musical comedy about men who do burlesque. My daughter was still in high school. My husband was flying the high-tech coop and opening a barbecue restaurant. And my dear sweet mama was falling into the Alzheimer's canyon of doom. I had work to do here on Earth! What ensued is Brain Candy, the often funny, freque... more
by Leora O'CarrollMaureen O’Carroll: A Musical Memoir of an Irish Immigrant Childhood vividly brings to life growing up in a large, quirky but ambitious, Irish immigrant family during the Depression and War time in Australia. This enchanting memoir is told through the eyes of the middle child of the ten O’Carroll children, mischievous Maureen, who went on to become an acclaimed cellist. After years of periodic imprisonment in Ireland for their fight for independence, Maureen’s parents immigrated to Sydney, Aus... more
by Shannon O'LearyShannon O’Leary (a pseudonym) is a prolific writer and performer. Her first book The Blood on My Hands told the story of her traumatic and violent childhood in the 1960s and 70s Australia. This sequel, Out of the Fire and into the Pan, explains to the reader how she progressed into the adult world while coming to terms with her terrifying past. It is a story of personal growth and of how O’Leary navigates her transition into adulthood, while seeking out the social norms and finding her place in ... more
by Kathleen MakkreelA timely memoir of life under Nazi occupation vividly reminds us that most of the war's damage is collateral, most of the casualties are non-combatants, and most of their wounds are psychological. A boy and his family learn to survive after German forces destroy and occupy Rotterdam. An uncle reveals traitorous Nazi ties that lead to a commission as Waffen SS officer and his sister takes up with a German soldier and defects to Germany. Meanwhile, teen-aged Jan Makkreel lives by his as he is draw... more
by Deborah Francisco DouglasHalf Filipino but raised in an American household, Deborah Francisco Douglas had always longed to know more about her Filipino heritage. So when a thick government-issued envelope arrived at her door announcing her assignment to the Philippines as a Peace Corps Volunteer, she snatched the opportunity and set out on a journey of self-discovery, travel, and adventure. Arriving in the mountain town of Baguio City, Philippines, she was introduced to a life of obnoxious roosters, bucket baths, and... more
by William Buisch
by Joseph McBride
“There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches.” — Ray Bradbury. Joseph McBride’s 1992 biography FRANK CAPRA: THE CATASTROPHE OF SUCCESS was described by Barry Gewen in The New York Times Book Review as “Masterly, comprehensive, and frequently surprising.” What readers did not know then was how arduous it was to reveal the hidden truth about this iconic American figure. While McBride was researching and writing for more than seven ye... more
by Ted LeavittFollow along with Ted as he takes you on journey that is sometimes hilarious, sometimes tragic, but always intensely personal. Raised in a family where ADHD was the norm, Ted did not discover the explanation for his pattern of impulsive behaviour, disorganization, forgetfulness and chronic underachievement until he was in graduate school. Described as a "view inside a therapy session," Ted's story unveils not only the surface-level struggles and complications that arise from having a brain wired... more