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Blake Griffin: The Inspirational Story Behind One of Basketball's Greatest Athletes By Andrew McKay
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Learn about the motivational story behind one of basketball's greatest high flying athletes, Blake Griffin. Discover his awe-inspiring achievements throughout his eventful career and what made him... More > the superstar that he is today.< Less
An Open Letter to ALL Regarding Donald Sterling By Bryant T. Jordan
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Bryant T. Jordan examines not only the exact words of Donald Sterling in the infamous TMZ and Deadspin recordings, but those of celebrities such as Shaquille O’Neal and Magic Johnson, as well... More > as the public’s reaction to such words, He even explores the NBA’s condemnation of such words, the punishment handed down to Sterling, and whether or not such punishment truly fit the crime. Jordan raises important questions such as: Did the media leave out important information that would have painted Sterling in a different light, in favor or creating ratings nirvana? Are politically incorrect words worthy of a far worse punishment than actual criminal actions like assault, rape and even murder? Jordan neither justifies racism nor ignorantly condemns a single individual without first actually examining what that individual said. Simply put, this book is a thought-provoking breath of fresh air and a MUST-READ for sports fans, fans of freedom of speech and just plain free-thinking people everywhere!< Less
Neptune's Car - An American Legend By Paul W Simpson
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“Smashing her way through enormous cross seas and howling winds the Neptune’s Car began to run her easting down. She passed a battered barque bearing Hamburg markings vainly attempting to... More > make westing against a thundering south-westerly gale." Those with an interest in American maritime history would know of the story of Mary Patten and the clipper ship Neptune’s Car. However few would be aware of the cursed nature of the ship. The Patten’s fateful voyage was just one in the career of a clipper whose travels spanned the globe. Built at the yard of Page & Allen in Gosport, Virginia in the spring of 1853, the Neptune’s Car quickly established her reputation for speed. However murder, mutiny, mayhem, plague, disaster, war, death and financial ruin haunted any who know her. The fickle hand of fate was always at the helm and like the oceans upon which the clipper sailed, she spared none who showed weakness!< Less
Windjammer By Paul W Simpson
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The Loch Sloy was built for Aitken, Lilburn & Co of Glasgow. She sailed between Britain and Australia for more than twenty years. In that time she established a reputation as a crack wool... More > clipper. Windjammer, the story of the clipper ship Loch Sloy is not an adventure nor is it a romance or a tragedy, even though it contains elements of all three.The ship, her captains, officers, crew and passengers, all those her sailed upon her call out from the past to have their stories told. The Loch Sloy’s’ keel was laid down in mid-1877. By August the construction of the hull and deck fittings had been completed. After her first marine survey, the masts were stepped in, and by the end of October the Loch Sloy was all but complete. The clipper lasted twenty one years before coming to grief on the jagged shore of Kangaroo Island during the predawn hours of April 24th 1899. The final chapter of the Loch Sloy like her unfortunate passengers and crew was buried beneath the ever shifting sands of Maupertuis Bay.< Less
Windjammer By Paul W Simpson
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The Loch Sloy was built for Aitken, Lilburn & Co of Glasgow. She sailed between Britain and Australia for more than twenty years. In that time she established a reputation as a crack wool... More > clipper. Windjammer, the story of the clipper ship Loch Sloy is not an adventure nor is it a romance or a tragedy, even though it contains elements of all three.The ship, her captains, officers, crew and passengers, all those her sailed upon her call out from the past to have their stories told. The Loch Sloy’s’ keel was laid down in mid-1877. By August the construction of the hull and deck fittings had been completed. After her first marine survey, the masts were stepped in, and by the end of October the Loch Sloy was all but complete. The clipper lasted twenty one years before coming to grief on the jagged shore of Kangaroo Island during the predawn hours of April 24th 1899. The final chapter of the Loch Sloy like her unfortunate passengers and crew was buried beneath the ever shifting sands of Maupertuis Bay.< Less
The Last Captain By Paul W Simpson
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It is 1887 and the glory days of the clipper City of Adelaide and her last Captain are over. Love, loss, ambition, family betrayal and the mysterious disappearance of a ship carrying the heirs to a... More > vast family fortune. Such was the nature of the lives and disappearances of Grace and Captain Edward Alston in 1890. A Victorian era sea captain and his wife spend the last days of their lives filled with love, danger, familial conflict and mystery.< Less
Paramour By Beth Henderson
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Kate Paradise had loved Caleb Innes all her life. Unfortunately, he was blind to the fact that she had grown up. To win his love, it would take drastic measures. And so she tricked him. As dawn's... More > light unmasked the delightful woman in whose arms he'd spent the night, Caleb Innes was aghast to find she was the daughter of his best friends. The girl he'd loved for so long, waiting patiently for her to grow up. Now she was more than his beloved -- she was his Paramour.< Less
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee By Klaus V. Luehning
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A memoir of a life beginning 5 months after the onset of WW ll, escaping the Russian invasion, living out the war in Frankfurt and immigrating to America. Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, being a... More > pizza maker and then eventually graduating from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy as a ship’s engineer. The years at sea evolved in teaching Marine Engineering at Texas A&M University as an Associate Professor, as the first professor hired and helped start the Texas Maritime Academy. Upon completion of the first training cruise of Texas Maritime Academy, and a graduate degree, then went on to being a sales engineering executive, then back to graduate school for a doctorate, and an intervening career as an Executive Chef for 16 years. The story concludes with reuniting with an old friend and moving to Tennessee to become a Senior Clinical substance abuse Counselor and anchoring in retirement.< Less
The Story of Captain Nathaniel Webber By Gina Sammis
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The History of clipper ship captain Nathaniel Webber, who sailed the seas of the world for 50 years. His ancestors and descendants.
Windjammer By Paul W Simpson
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The Loch Sloy was built for Aitken, Lilburn & Co of Glasgow. She sailed between Britain and Australia for more than twenty years. In that time she established a reputation as a crack wool... More > clipper. Windjammer, the story of the clipper ship Loch Sloy is not an adventure nor is it a romance or a tragedy, even though it contains elements of all three.The ship, her captains, officers, crew and passengers, all those her sailed upon her call out from the past to have their stories told. The Loch Sloy’s’ keel was laid down in mid-1877. By August the construction of the hull and deck fittings had been completed. After her first marine survey, the masts were stepped in, and by the end of October the Loch Sloy was all but complete. The clipper lasted twenty one years before coming to grief on the jagged shore of Kangaroo Island during the predawn hours of April 24th 1899. The final chapter of the Loch Sloy like her unfortunate passengers and crew was buried beneath the ever shifting sands of Maupertuis Bay.< Less

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