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Long Beach California By Nengneng Shen
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Long Beach is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, on the Pacific coast of the United States. The city is the 36th-largest city in the nation and the seventh-largest in California. As... More > of 2012, its population was 467,892. In addition, Long Beach is the second largest city within Greater Los Angeles Area, after Los Angeles, and a principal city of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area. The city is a dominant maritime center of the United States. The Port of Long Beach is the United States' second busiest container port and one of the world's largest shipping ports.[4] The city also maintains a large oil industry with the substance being found both underground and offshore. Manufacturing sectors include those in aircraft, car parts, electronic and audiovisual equipment, and home furnishings. It is also home to headquarters for corporations including Epson America, Molina Healthcare, and SCAN Health Plan.< Less
The Parks of Long Beach By Dennis Eschen
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A developmental history of the parks, recreation and marine system in Long Beach, California
Living and Dying in Long Beach By Jason Gastrich
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These are 170 poems I wrote while attending Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California. They were written in my second semester and throughout the summer leading to my third semester. These... More > poems deal with a wide variety of topics. After being a faithful husband, father and music teacher for 10 years, I was beginning to adjust to single life. Using Twitter and writing constantly, I fasted and concerned myself with local, national and world affairs. Pursuing journalism and creative writing, I analyzed everything and became introspective about many meaningful issues. Raised a Christian, I considered matters of faith, spirituality, religion, the Bible and prophecy. Although I wasn’t attending church, I thought about the things I was taught and how they applied to me, the world and the future. After suffering a raid from the Drug Enforcement Agency and the San Diego Police Department, I was homeless and living on the street. This made me see the Bible and the world in a different light.< Less
Lord of Long Beach By August Hunter, Dean Schiffman
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For two decades in Long Beach, California, August Hunter operates as one of the city’s most powerful gang lords. But as his life alternates between the violence of the streets and the brutality... More > of the California prison system, Hunter struggles in his heart and mind with the senselessness of the gang scene. Hunter finally surrenders to the greater forces that have been at work in his life, and he encounters the real “Lord of Long Beach.” The book reads like a modern-day urban Exodus, from his bitter childhood in the housing projects of New Orleans, to his move with his mother to Long Beach and his rise through the youth gangs, to the pinnacle of his power in the adult gangs and the suffering of three prison terms, and finally to his emotional collapse and rebirth. Hunter’s story is a valuable one—for young men and women at risk on the streets, for those in our prisons and jails who find little hope there, and for anyone seeking to make a stronger connection between their everyday life and their faith.< Less
Long Beach Lacrosse 2009 Program By Gregory McCaig
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Still Living and Dying in Long Beach By Jason Gastrich
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My poetry fifth poetry book includes poems penned between August 28, 2013 and December 13, 2013. This also happens to be the time I spent in my third semester at Long Beach City College in... More > California. 108 poems chronicle my experiences, thoughts and feelings about everything here and around the world. Ups and downs and reflections. Thoughts about politics, war and the future. Relationships and reality. God and humankind. Pretty much everything as I saw it and read between the lines. This book also features a new form of poetry I created. I call it Balanced Form poetry. Through My Radio, Changemakers and What’s Next are examples of this type of poetry. Enjoy, Jason Gastrich< Less
Travel Journal Long Beach California By E Locken
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Travel Journal Long Beach, California - Keep a diary of your holiday / vacation to Long Beach, California. Includes diary, budget planner, activity planner, packing checklist and other useful aids to... More > help you record and remember every aspect of your trip.< Less
Master Catcher of Long Beach Island By Max and Gavin Lentz
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A portion of the sale proceeds will be donated by the authors to the “Save Our Seas Foundation.” Max was able to overcome a reading disability in order to help write this book. This... More > would not have been possible without his wonderful teachers at the “Academy in Manayunk” who applied the Wilson method and other special reading techniques to make this possible.< Less
Cambodian Refugees in Long Beach California By Scott Shaw
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Cambodia was in a state of political and cultural upheaval from the late 1950s through the early 1990s. This was epitomized by the political reign of terror brought on by Pol Pot, the leader of the... More > Khmer Rouge, as he seized power in 1975. His attempt to create a completely agrarian society left the country in chaos and an estimated three million Cambodians dead. With the inception of his brutal rule, Cambodians began to seek sanctuary in less hostile environments. With this, many left their native land and entered the United States as refugees. This movement to America has had one city as a focal point, Long Beach, California. By the late 1980s there were an estimated thirty-five thousand Cambodians living within this cities boundaries.< Less
Book by Authors - North Long Beach Anthology By Greggory Moore et al.
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Book by Authors is an anthology of creative works by local writers and artists that showcases our local talent, helps unveil who we are as a community (both intellectually and experientially) and... More > produces both a learning tool and an inspiring opportunity for our youth.< Less