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Bitter Grapes By Cameron Sidhe
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Bitter Grapes is sharp, erudite suburban poetry. Universal experiences and unique perspectives make this compilation book a tart, tasty read. Young poet Cameron Sidhe is sure to leave an aftertaste... More > with this promising first publish.< Less
Short History of Oak Park By Jim Bowman
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This short history is an informal account based on monthly columns by Jim Bowman in the Wednesday Journal of Oak Park & River Forest (Illinois). It reports events with commentary, implied or... More > otherwise, catching the flavor of Oak Park life. Bowman grew up in Oak Park in the 30s and 40s, He and his wife have lived there since 1970 and raised their six children there. He did newspaper work in the 60s and 70s. Since 1978 he has free-lanced, producing seven books, mostly of corporate history but also about Catholic prayer and practice.< Less
Short History of Oak Park By Jim Bowman
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This short history is an informal account based on monthly columns by Jim Bowman in the Wednesday Journal of Oak Park & River Forest (Illinois). It reports events with commentary, implied or... More > otherwise, catching the flavor of Oak Park life. Bowman grew up in Oak Park in the 30s and 40s, He and his wife have lived there since 1970 and raised their six children there. He did newspaper work in the 60s and 70s. Since 1978 he has free-lanced, producing seven books, mostly of corporate history but also about Catholic prayer and practice.< Less
The Shoestring Letters - A Tribute to the Immigrant By Edgar Madsen
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Retrieved from under a thatched roof in Denmark, a long-forgotten bundle of letters brings this inspiring saga of the American immigrant experience. Ellis Island's dark history is revealed and... More > solution to an immigration problem vexing early years of the 20th century. The reformer's identity will surprise you! One letter from 1919 reveals opportunity afforded women by Denmark's progressive educational system. Another written on board a ship coming to America in 1928 tells what the voyage was really like. Letters from the Great Depression lament hopes dashed by broken economies on both sides of the Atlantic. Trials and triumphs of World War II are recalled, including Denmark's finest hour in 1943. Immigrant children who became our soldiers and sailors are honored. Chicago's cultural melting pot is fondly remembered. After transitioning from Danish folk dancing to the American square dance, one immigrant offers a touching tribute to all who ventured away from their homeland to become Americans.< Less
The Shoestring Letters - A Tribute to the Immigrant By Edgar Madsen
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Retrieved from under a thatched roof in Denmark, a long-forgotten bundle of letters brings this inspiring saga of the American immigrant experience. Ellis Island's dark history is revealed and... More > solution to an immigration crisis vexing early years of the 20th century. The reformer's identity will surprise you! One letter from 1919 reveals opportunity afforded women by Denmark's progressive educational system. Another written on board a ship coming to America in 1928 tells what the voyage was really like. Letters from the Great Depression lament hopes dashed by broken economies on both sides of the Atlantic. Trials and triumphs of World War II are recalled including Denmark's finest hour in 1943. Immigrant children who became our soldiers and sailors are honored. Chicago's cultural melting pot is fondly remembered. After transitioning from Danish folk dancing to the American square dance, one immigrant offers a touching tribute to all who ventured away from their homeland to become Americans.< Less
DNA: A Thriller By Gary Brahl
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They know who you are. Let me help you. When Chicago advertising executive Michael Janaseck reads the unsettling email on his computer, and learns of the menacing visitor to his office, he is... More > disturbed, mystified and angered by the assault on his privacy. Days later, a stranger is murdered before his eyes in his own back yard, and Michael's anger turns to panic as his safe and sane suburban life spirals out of control. Hunted because of "who he is' by relentless pursuers that kill everyone trying to protect him, searching for a mother he never knew existed, wanted by the police, Michael finds himself adapting to a world of violence and terror at a pace he never imagined possible. DNA is the story of an average man coping with unaccustomed violence and danger. It is also the tale of a search for hidden ancestry. In the end, genetic imprinting reveals how each of us may be nothing like who we think we are.< Less
DNA By Gary Brahl
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They know who you are. Let me help you. When Chicago advertising executive Michael Janaseck reads the unsettling email on his computer, and learns of the menacing visitor to his office, he is... More > disturbed, mystified and angered by the assault on his privacy. Days later, a stranger is murdered before his eyes in his own back yard, and Michael's anger turns to panic as his safe and sane suburban life spirals out of control. Hunted because of "who he is' by relentless pursuers that kill everyone trying to protect him, searching for a mother he never knew existed, wanted by the police, Michael finds himself adapting to a world of violence and terror at a pace he never imagined possible. DNA is the story of an average man coping with unaccustomed violence and danger. It is also the tale of a search for hidden ancestry. In the end, genetic imprinting reveals how each of us may be nothing like who we think we are.< Less
Prairie Avenue Writers: an anthology By Park Ridge Writers
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This collection of poems, stories, and essays is written from the hearts and minds of ordinary men and women who step deeply into everyday existence. The members of Prairie Avenue Writers, a writers... More > group in suburban Chicago, invite the reader to sit back and journey along with them through the events and circumstances of life.< Less
The Zombie Chronicles By Vincent Puente
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The world you know is gone. In a matter of days a epidemic of frightening proportions has swept the globe causing the dead to come back to life and feed on the living. Follow the life of Vincent... More > Puente a 16 year old in living in suburban Chicago as he fights for his friends, his sanity and his very life. Watch as he soon comes to realize that in this ravaged world it is not only the dead that need to be feared.< Less
The Whistle of Boatmen By Santos Castillo
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"The Whistle of Boatmen" is the first collection of free verses by Santos Castillo, a Roman Catholic priest in suburban Chicago. The book explores the human condition as an encounter with... More > people, little things, divine realities, and seasons, and speaks of the vicissitudes of human life, especially to experiences of departures. The preface also a phenomenology of the poetic experience. The poetic subjects are diverse, all products of individual encounters and reflections with the most mundane things to the most profound realities of life. It also paints some images of the background of the author, who is born and raised in the Philippines and has become a diocesan missionary to America.< Less