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The Illusion of Sovereignty By Craig McBride
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A broad look at sovereignty, the history, development and future of what we call the nation-state; from Homo habilis and our Neandertal cousins to internet trolls and globalization. How will the past... More > incarnations of countries shape the future? Can the status quo of independent nations be maintained ? Are we headed for a dark totalitarian future or a tech-friendly uni-culture without borders? Follow along as we trace the development of national sovereignty from our hunter-gatherer roots through the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions to the Age of the Internet and beyond.< Less
Cheeseburger By Jack Truman
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CHEESEBURGER is a feature film screenplay about a disturbing dysfunctional family that takes a cross country road trip to get a cheeseburger. Seventy year old Lapo and her fifty year old son Jerry,... More > two vegans, live in a ghost town in the Midwest. While sitting on Lapo's roof one morning drinking coffee, they decide to get in their beat up old junk car and drive to California to eat a cheeseburger. While driving across the country, they stay the night with Lapo's best friend Malena in Oklahoma City; Jerry's best friend Brent in New Mexico; and their cousin Ted in Laughlin. An alternative, shocking and mind blowing independent film comedy/drama road movie in the tradition of EASY RIDER, THELMA & LOUISE and LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, CHEESEBURGER is certain to open eyes of the true independent film fan.< Less
Cheeseburger By Jack Truman
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CHEESEBURGER is a feature film screenplay about a disturbing dysfunctional family that takes a cross country road trip to get a cheeseburger. Seventy year old Lapo and her fifty year old son Jerry,... More > two vegans, live in a ghost town in the Midwest. While sitting on Lapo's roof one morning drinking coffee, they decide to get in their beat up old junk car and drive to California to eat a cheeseburger. While driving across the country, they stay the night with Lapo's best friend Malena in Oklahoma City; Jerry's best friend Brent in New Mexico; and their cousin Ted in Laughlin. An alternative, shocking and mind blowing independent film comedy/drama road movie in the tradition of EASY RIDER, THELMA & LOUISE and LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, CHEESEBURGER is certain to open eyes of the true independent film fan.< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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Set in "The Present" (1895) in London, the play opens with Algernon Moncrieff, an idle young gentleman, receiving his best friend, whom he knows as Ernest Worthing. Ernest has come from the... More > country to propose to Algernon's cousin, Gwendolen. Algernon, however, refuses his consent until Ernest explains why his cigarette case bears the inscription, "From little Cecily, with her fondest love to her dear Uncle Jack." "Ernest" is forced to admit to living a double life. In the country, he assumes a serious attitude for the benefit of his young ward, Cecily, and goes by the name of John (or Jack), while pretending that he must worry about a wastrel younger brother named Ernest in London. In the city, meanwhile, he assumes the identity of the libertine Ernest.< Less
Bang Bang By J.M. Remmer
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Frances Flight an eager, country girl bags a job at Shooting Weekly and throws herself into the life of a London journalist and the arms of Henry Black the magazine’s heroic Editor. When... More > Frances’ glamorous world of gameshooting collides with her animal rights activist cousin’s, her romance, the future of the magazine, and even her own life become endangered. As Frances, and the wonderful motley crew at Shooting Weekly, bang their way through grouse shoots, muddy wildfowling and elegant pheasant shooting, they face enormous challenges to save the sport they love. Bang Bang is a fantastic romp through the British countryside revealing the thrilling, boozy, bed-hopping world that is British gameshooting. Set in 2001 at the time hunting was being banned Bang Bang offers a brilliant portrayal of the wild side of English country life. Bang Bang does for shooting what Jilly Cooper did for riding. A thrilling countryside bonkbuster!< Less
Mr. Harrison's Confessions: With Biographical Details By Elizabeth Gaskell
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"Mr. Harrison’s Confessions" is an episodic tale best known for being a precursor and preview to its famous cousin Cranford. Indeed, like Cranford it invites readers to chuckle over... More > the unlimited creativity of those wishing to slip no further in their social ranking. The story also has an odor of Knutsford about it in its bucolic setting and because it describes the life of a country doctor, a subject with which Mrs. Gaskell was intimately familiar as a young girl living in Knutsford and observing her uncle, Peter Holland. "Mr. Harrison's Confessions" features the protagonist's introduction, following study at Guy’s Hospital in London, into general practice in the country town of Duncombe. Much of the tale revolves around the potential for romantic misinterpretation by the middle-aged spinsters and matchmaking parents when this young, inexperienced, unmarried doctor begins to practice medicine. His mentor, Mr. Morgan, attempts to steer him on the right path, but he too,< Less
Understood Betsy By Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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Dorothy Canfield Fisher's exceptional children's novel Understood Betsy returns in this new edition, complete with all of the original illustrations. First published in 1916, Understood Betsy... More > depicts the tale of Elizabeth Ann. An orphan, she is raised in the city by her great-aunt Harriet and her cousin Frances. Although the pair are capable in caring for young Elizabeth, their existence is a sheltered one. To Elizabeth's surprise, her mother's family - who live in rural Vermont - find her and offer her a place in their country home. Although Harriet has reservations about the manner in which the Putneys raise children, she duly packs Elizabeth off to stay there. Much of the novel regards Elizabeth's adapting to the countryside - many of the duties which are taken care of for her in the city are expected of her there. However the beauty of the country, and the practical things she learns during her upbringing, are ultimately to her benefit.< Less
Understood Betsy (Hardcover) By Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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Dorothy Canfield Fisher's exceptional children's novel Understood Betsy returns in this new edition, complete with all of the original illustrations. First published in 1916, Understood Betsy... More > depicts the tale of Elizabeth Ann. An orphan, she is raised in the city by her great-aunt Harriet and her cousin Frances. Although the pair are capable in caring for young Elizabeth, their existence is a sheltered one. To Elizabeth's surprise, her mother's family - who live in rural Vermont - find her and offer her a place in their country home. Although Harriet has reservations about the manner in which the Putneys raise children, she duly packs Elizabeth off to stay there. Much of the novel regards Elizabeth's adapting to the countryside - many of the duties which are taken care of for her in the city are expected of her there. However the beauty of the country, and the practical things she learns during her upbringing, are ultimately to her benefit.< Less
Taiwan and Japan In Ten Days: Don’t Forget the Kit Kats By Morland Matthews
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In 2015 Will a former housemate and good friend invited my wife Sandra and me to visit him and his cousin in Taiwan and Japan. We said, HELL YEAH! These are not countries that the average Hispanic... More > American of African descent gets to experience, especially those who grew up in a low-income household in Brooklyn, like we did. The language barrier, costs and distance make it a challenge for most people to visit. We were eager to evaluate some common questions, myths and stereotypes about these wonderful countries. Specifically, those related to vegetarianism, technology, health, poverty, views towards American minorities and westernization. This book is an account of the wonderful people, food, customs, surprises and challenges we experienced during our ten-day visit.< Less
Stuck In My Own Family Tree By Patricia Webster Stewart
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"Stuck in My Own Family Tree" is a collection of nostalgic family stories. Starting with a stern Grossmutter, one cousin’s struggle to maintain her family in war-torn Europe, exciting... More > births and tragic deaths, all these family members come to life in these pages. The previous generation of Pat’s family helped the Allies win World War II in the twentieth century by patrolling during blackouts and by building fighter planes. One cousin gave his life for our country from injuries sustained at the D-Day invasion. A succeeding generation, Pat’s family of nine, traveled to France for a year of struggle to fit in and learn the language. Children recall their methods of coping with school with a French flavor. Each new generation produces family stories of their own, some inspiring, some so awesome they are hard to believe, some just plain funny. Stewart uses her knack for storytelling to pass on tales that will inspire and amuse the next generations. It is a heartwarming trip down memory lane.< Less

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