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THE TITOV LETTERS a novel of Development, Drama, and Life in the New Russia By Walter Judson Moore
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Nina comes of-age in—and in spite of—early 1990s Russia as she and her friends tell about life, privations, successes, attempted coups, abortion and worse, while her father shepherds a... More > colleague’s barter enterprise to riches. Four friends transition from secondary school to university or conservatory and then to not always blissful married life and careers. Juxtaposed with their lives is the enterprise, and threats of violence from a greedy pseudo-oligarch high in the Kremlin. Rich, tapestry-like detail of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, rural Lodeynoye Pole, and long-distance train travel surround the story. The enterprise ships commodities from Russia through the Volga-Baltic waterway to Finland; and dollars find their way to Florida and Cyprus. Brutality slams the families, and the whole enterprise mobilizes to contain the damage. This late 20th century historical novel chronicles a small and authentic slice of Russian life in letters, e-mail, and personal notes.< Less
SYNTHETIC SOVIET: a novel of Biological Intrigue and Family Survival in a Failing System By Walter Judson Moore
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In Synthetic Soviet, Tamara Semenova weaves a story of family and intrigue during the late Brezhnev and short Andropov years. Times were difficult with a shortage of goods as the government focused... More > on the cold war. Letters from friends, children, and her grandson depict characters that resonate. Much more than a tale, the reader plummets into the morass of a failing system and its secret biological weapons development. The intrigue that develops between these people and others involved in possible restructuring and in the biological arsenal holds the reader’s interest. Moore brings all of this together in the end with a highly plausible and surprising conclusion.< Less
THE TITOV LETTERS a novel of Development, Drama, and Life in the New Russia By Walter Judson Moore
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Nina comes of-age in—and in spite of—early 1990s Russia as she and her friends tell about life, privations, successes, attempted coups, abortion and worse, while her father shepherds a... More > colleague’s barter enterprise to riches. Four friends transition from secondary school to university or conservatory and then to not always blissful married life and careers. Juxtaposed with their lives is the enterprise, and threats of violence from a greedy pseudo-oligarch high in the Kremlin. Rich, tapestry-like detail of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, rural Lodeynoye Pole, and long-distance train travel surround the story. The enterprise ships commodities from Russia through the Volga-Baltic waterway to Finland; and dollars find their way to Florida and Cyprus. Brutality slams the families, and the whole enterprise mobilizes to contain the damage. This late 20th century historical novel chronicles a small and authentic slice of Russian life in letters, e-mail, and personal notes.< Less
SYNTHETIC SOVIET: a novel of Biological Intrigue and Family Survival in a Failing System By Walter Judson Moore
eBook (PDF): $4.95
In Synthetic Soviet, Tamara Semenova weaves a story of family and intrigue during the late Brezhnev and short Andropov years. Times were difficult with a shortage of goods as the government focused... More > on the cold war. Letters from friends, children, and her grandson depict characters that resonate. Much more than a tale, the reader plummets into the morass of a failing system and its secret biological weapons development. The intrigue that develops between these people and others involved in possible restructuring and in the biological arsenal holds the reader’s interest. Moore brings all of this together in the end with a highly plausible and surprising conclusion.< Less
Lot Vineyards to Tarn Gorges: A Bicycle Your France E-Guide By Walter Judson Moore
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Bicycle near the Lot River and through the Tarn Gorges as they wind their serpentine journeys through the spectacular and historic settings of southwestern France. This exceptional book guides... More > cyclists through an area that for 25,000 years has evolved a civilization based on community and family. Eighteen routes (4 with alternates) are mapped in detailed color with elevation profiles and exacting, step-by-step directions. There are 160 color photographs for visualizing surroundings. The routes are loops that end where they start. This concept is to stay overnight in one place for a week and get to know something more about that place and the people who live there. To increase the value of your precious vacation or holiday time, the guide helps you anticipate what to expect, thus reducing travel stress, and manage costs. To expand your scrutiny, the guide includes 49 notes on history, geography and nonhuman creatures.< Less
Provence Luberon & Lavender - A Bicycle Your France E-Guide By Walter Judson Moore
eBook (ePub): $7.95
An E-Guide for the inquisitive, bicycling tourist centered in the Provence Region of France around the Luberon, the Vaucluse Plateau and their valleys, plus routes from Digne-les-Bains and to the... More > edge of the Gorges du Verdon. Why Provence and the Luberon? For beauty, history and lifestyle. Motorists are courteous to cyclists. Buy farm goat cheese, a bottle of wine at a vineyard or sausage in a morning market. Ride across a 2,000-year-old, stone bridge or photograph a château from the Middle Ages. A long list. You will return. Details are here for unstressed travel to this area, arriving relaxed. Includes data on selecting a community, gîtes, bikes, renting a vehicle, driving in France, what to bring, buying groceries and a bit on restaurants. 16 routes are mapped and profiled. Each one reviews a few villages and points of interest. All are on paved roads with light vehicle traffic. All photos, route maps and village detail maps are in color.< Less
Dordogne Valleys and Villages: A Bicycle Your France E-Guide By Walter Judson Moore
eBook (ePub): $7.95
MAPS: DORDOGNE RIVER-SOUILLAC; Rocamadour, Padirac, Domme, Sarlat, Gourdon, Martel, Turenne – DORDOGNE RIVER-ARGENTAT; Carennac, St-Céré, Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne,... More > Collonges-la-Rouge, Tours de Merle, Gorges of the Dordogne & Cère rivers – VALLEY OF MANKIND; Lascaux, Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, La Roque St-Christophe – 15 day route 2-pg color maps (12 w/ alternates), low-traffic paved roads; safe, unique, tested, ranked, turn-by-turn directions, orientation landmarks. With distance (from 28 to 87 km), 13 detailed town maps, elevation profile, grades, total climbing and estimated riding time for each. HISTORY – 61 histories & descriptions of villages and prehistory. MAP SYMBOLS for restaurants, food markets, parking, toilets, châteaux, minor museums, abbeys. PLANNING sources: bike rentals, train, gîte (cottage) rentals, car rental. 260 color images ALL INFO FOR ECONOMICAL, STRESS FREE, PLEASURABLE & UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE< Less
Lot Vineyards to Tarn Gorges Queue Sheets: Route Directions & Maps By Walter Judson Moore
eBook (ePub): $8.95
This companion guide ONLY HAS THE ROUTE DIRECTIONS, PROFILES AND MAPS. This information is also in the guidebook. The guidebook synopsis “Bicycle near the Lot River and through the Lot Gorges... More > as they wind their serpentine journeys through the spectacular and historic settings of southwestern France. This book guides cyclists through an area that for 25,000 years has evolved a civilization based on community and family. 18 routes are mapped in color with elevation profiles and exacting, step-by-step directions. There are many color photographs for visualizing surroundings. The routes are loops that end where they start. This concept is to stay overnight in one place for a week and get to know something more about that place and the people who live there. To increase the value of your precious vacation or holiday time, the guide helps you anticipate what to expect, thus reducing travel stress, and manage costs. To expand your scrutiny, the guide includes 49 notes on history, geography and nonhuman creatures.”< Less
Roman Provence & Rhone Alpes: A Bicycle Your France E-Guide By Walter Judson Moore
eBook (ePub): $8.95
Geographically, this guidebook focuses on the Roman Provence Region of France of the northern Gard and western Vaucluse Departments, the Drôme Department north and east into the Rhône... More > Alpes, and the southern Ardèche Department. The routes start from three locations: Crest in the Drôme, Vallon-Pont-d’Arc in the Ardèche and Pont du Gard west of Avignon. The Gorges de la Baume & Cirque de Combe Laval route is the outlier due to the staggering beauty of the area. Why this area of France? Not for the industrial Rhône Valley. But, if you wander 20 to 30 kilometers east or west of the Rhône Valley you will find the medieval hilltop villages, deep gorges with rushing rivers, Roman structures and very hospitable people that want to help. Fifteen routes are mapped in detailed color with elevation profiles and exacting, step-by-step directions (data gathered to the nearest 0.2 kilometer). There are 149 color photographs for these surroundings.< Less
Bordeaux & the Pyrenees: A Bicycle Your France Guidebook By Walter Judson Moore
eBook (ePub): $9.95
This guidebook spotlights routes around Bordeaux, the Garonne Canal and the Pyrénées in the southwest of France. There are 16 cycling routes mapped and profiled. The guide includes 53... More > thoughts on some villages, a canal, rivers, historical people and points of interest along the way. Included with each route is the latest method for listing Waypoints that locates its longitude and latitude in degrees, minutes and seconds (to the hundredth), and in digital format. Elevation data was acquired every 200 meters on each route for its profile. As with all other BICYCLE YOUR FRANCE guidebooks, this guide also offers a companion, QUEUE SHEETS, with just the Waypoint GPS located listings, route maps and elevation profile. You can handle any and all of these sixteen routes, from the highest paved road in the Pyrénées to the flat woods through the Médoc. It all depends on your lungs, thighs, patience and proper selection of grandparents.< Less