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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
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
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
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Cancer Treatment Centers of America By Josef Woodman
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Founded in 1988 by Richard J. Stephenson and grounded in its own patient-focused principles of the Mother Standard® of care, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has grown from a single,... More > comprehensive treatment center in suburban Chicago to a network of regional medical centers across the US, including Philadelphia, PA; Tulsa, OK; Goodyear, AZ; and, most recently, Newnan, GA. This FOCUS ON publication will provide international healthcare consumers in-depth information on the hospitals’ unique cancer treatment approach; top doctors and their specialties; quality and patient loyalty achievements as well as patient case studies and travel information. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.< Less
Houses.......memories of my past By Michael Pope
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Houses…….memories of my past, is a reflection of my life’s story depicting the many fond memories of growing up in a mid-size town of Danville, Illinois and then the move thirty... More > miles south to Paris, Illinois, where I would spend my high school and college years. It traces my college years at Champaign, Illinois, and then on to Decatur, Illinois, for a few months until I joined the Illinois National Guard and was shipped off to Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. After the Army I landed my first career job in Topeka, Kansas where I spent four informative years learning the basics of my profession before moving back to the suburban Chicago area where I would spend the remainder of my life in Hazel Crest, Elmhurst and Willowbrook.< Less
First Hitler, Then Your Father, and Now You By Deborah Long
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In a memoir written by the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, the author describes her childhood, adolescence, and adulthood in often funny, sympathetic, and compelling stories of growing up in a... More > suburban Chicago household with a father who wanted to live the rest of his life as though he had died yesterday and a mother who wanted more than anything to recapture what she lost. Deborah's mother and father's lives were tragically transformed by World War II. In accounts painstakingly recreated from genealogical research and travel, the author traces her parents' journey from their ancestral homes in Poland and Hungary to their liberation from German concentration camps and finally to their arrival in the U.S. in 1946. Deborah's parents struggle to live with their past while starting a new life with little more than their own considerable wills to survive.< Less
Houses.......memories of my past By Michael Pope
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Houses…….memories of my past, is a reflection of my life’s story depicting the many fond memories of growing up in a mid-size town of Danville, Illinois and then the move thirty... More > miles south to Paris, Illinois, where I would spend my high school and college years. It traces my college years at Champaign, Illinois, and then on to Decatur, Illinois, for a few months until I joined the Illinois National Guard and was shipped off to Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. After the Army I landed my first career job in Topeka, Kansas where I spent four informative years learning the basics of my profession before moving back to the suburban Chicago area where I would spend the remainder of my life in Hazel Crest, Elmhurst and Willowbrook.< Less