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The North American Sea Ducks By Paul Johnsgard
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The 21 species of sea ducks are one of the larger subgroups (Tribe Mergini) of the waterfowl family Anatidae, and the 16 species (one historically extinct) that are native to North America represent... More > the largest number to be found on any continent. This book is an effort to summarize succinctly our current knowledge of sea duck biology and to provide a convenient survey of the vast technical literature on the group, with over 900 literature references. It includes 90,000 words of text (more than 40 percent of which is new), 15 updated range maps, 31 photographs, over 30 ink drawings, and nearly 150 sketches. Lastly, the North American sea ducks include the now extinct Labrador duck, the only northern hemisphere waterfowl species to have gone extinct in modern times. Considering recent population crashes in other sea ducks, such as the Steller’s eider and spectacled eider, it should also offer a sobering reminder of the fragility of our natural world and its inhabitants, including us.< Less
A Hundred Battles By Neal Stoffers
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Seventeen year old Huang Fu-Wen has been sent to America to avoid possible arrest in China, bringing with him a secret he must keep to himself or face permanent exile or execution. He takes a train... More > from San Francisco to New Jersey with 51 hostile Chinese men. The Chinese workers do not trust Fu-Wen because he is not from their native province. One of them verbally assaults him. The group’s foreman, Charlie Ming, breaks up the argument and questions Fu-Wen about his English speaking ability. Charlie then advises Fu-Wen to go by the name A-Wen and assures him his English abilities will get him a more responsible position at the steam laundry where they will work. Doubts about the wisdom of his father sending him away fill A-wen’s mind. Isolated, frustrated, and confused by the situation, A-Wen fights to win the cooperation of an Irish boy he works with and the respect of his countrymen without revealing his secret. He must succeed if his is ever to return home safely.< Less
An American Journey By John Cowell
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John Cowell made his ‘first’ visit to America aged 72 accompanying his sister, an old hand, familiar with the American way of life, who was visiting friends in Gunnison, Colorado. The... More > experience made such a deep impression on John that he felt compelled to write this book about his ‘adventure’. Colorado, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, previously just names to him, came alive under the expert guidance of Tony and Eileen, his new friends. The Grand Canyon, The Black Canyon, The Mighty Colorado River, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, the Rocky Mountains, the ‘magical’ city of Las Vegas and many more unforgettable sights left a lasting impression on him. He was privileged to see many iconic locations including a visit to Monument Valley, Utah, with its haunting sandstone formations. The history of the Native American tribes is described to him by his mentor Tony. By way of finale white water rafting on the Gunnison River provides a thrilling climax to a wonderful American experience.< Less
An American Journey By John Cowell
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John Cowell made his ‘first’ visit to America aged 72 accompanying his sister, an old hand, familiar with the American way of life, who was visiting friends in Gunnison, Colorado. The... More > experience made such a deep impression on John that he felt compelled to write this book about his ‘adventure’. Colorado, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, previously just names to him, came alive under the expert guidance of Tony and Eileen, his new friends. The Grand Canyon, The Black Canyon, The Mighty Colorado River, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, the Rocky Mountains, the ‘magical’ city of Las Vegas and many more unforgettable sights left a lasting impression on him. He was privileged to see many iconic locations including a visit to Monument Valley, Utah, with its haunting sandstone formations. The history of the Native American tribes is described to him by his mentor Tony. By way of finale white water rafting on the Gunnison River provides a thrilling climax to a wonderful American experience.< Less
An American Journey By John Cowell
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John Cowell made his ‘first’ visit to America aged 72 accompanying his sister, an old hand, familiar with the American way of life, who was visiting friends in Gunnison, Colorado. The... More > experience made such a deep impression on John that he felt compelled to write this book about his ‘adventure’. Colorado, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, previously just names to him, came alive under the expert guidance of Tony and Eileen, his new friends. The Grand Canyon, The Black Canyon, The Mighty Colorado River, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, the Rocky Mountains, the ‘magical’ city of Las Vegas and many more unforgettable sights left a lasting impression on him. He was privileged to see many iconic locations including a visit to Monument Valley, Utah, with its haunting sandstone formations. The history of the Native American tribes is described to him by his mentor Tony. By way of finale white water rafting on the Gunnison River provides a thrilling climax to a wonderful American experience.< Less
A Life to Remember By Bernard Belton
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Follow the life journey of Bernard Belton, a native of Austria who escaped Hitler’s brutality. Learn how he survived a deadly attack at sea while serving as a soldier in the British Army. See... More > how his knowledge of the German language helped him maneuver throughout Eastern Europe. Experience the separation from family and the joy that comes from being reunited. And what it means to have lost a brother to history’s most notorious leader. Travel with him on his journey to America, to the bitter cold in Iowa and the warmth of the Arizona sun. Bernard becomes a true master of his profession – selling high-fashion shoes to an affluent clientele. Find the treasures of learning and managing a business. Share in his challenges of growing older – the uphill battle to maintain his health, the anguish that comes from the loss of a spouse, and the torment of loneliness. Through it all, Bernard never gives up. His resilient nature and zest for life and learning continues, until this day.< Less
A Life to Remember By Bernard Belton
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Follow the life journey of Bernard Belton, a native of Austria who escaped Hitler’s brutality. Learn how he survived a deadly attack at sea while serving as a soldier in the British Army. See... More > how his knowledge of the German language helped him maneuver throughout Eastern Europe. Experience the separation from family and the joy that comes from being reunited. And what it means to have lost a brother to history’s most notorious leader. Travel with him on his journey to America, to the bitter cold in Iowa and the warmth of the Arizona sun. Bernard becomes a true master of his profession – selling high-fashion shoes to an affluent clientele. Find the treasures of learning and managing a business. Share in his challenges of growing older – the uphill battle to maintain his health, the anguish that comes from the loss of a spouse, and the torment of loneliness. Through it all, Bernard never gives up. His resilient nature and zest for life and learning continues, until this day.< Less
The Bible Code and Jodi Ann Arias - Parts 1 and 2 By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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What do Bible Code matrices say about Jodi Arias of Mesa, Arizona in America? Every since her beautiful, devastatedly heartbroken tearful face hit the screens of televisions and computers around the... More > world in the Superior Court of Maricopa County where she was on trial for her life, it has become abundantly clear to many that this young woman came into the world for a decided purpose. Her conviction for Murder in the First Degree aroused a multitude of responses globally, from hatred to compassion, most particularly in her native country. In the face of a nation becoming progressively more violent; torn by conflict over gun control and the archaic, draconian Death Penalty, might her destiny be to force change; that is, by her suffering, institute reform and foster progress? Pamela Lillian Valemont, Bible Code researcher, delves into the St. James Holy Bible to see what she can uncover about the destiny of a woman who claimed self defence in killing her lover but was convicted of Murder in the First Degree.< Less
A Hundred Battles By Neal Stoffers
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Seventeen year old Huang Fu-Wen has been sent to America to avoid possible arrest in China, bringing with him a secret he must keep to himself or face permanent exile or execution. He takes a train... More > from San Francisco to New Jersey with 51 hostile Chinese men. The Chinese workers do not trust Fu-Wen because he is not from their native province. One of them verbally assaults him. The group’s foreman, Charlie Ming, breaks up the argument and questions Fu-Wen about his English speaking ability. Charlie then advises Fu-Wen to go by the name A-Wen and assures him his English abilities will get him a more responsible position at the steam laundry where they will work. Doubts about the wisdom of his father sending him away fill A-wen’s mind. Isolated, frustrated, and confused by the situation, A-Wen fights to win the cooperation an Irish boy he works with and the respect of his countrymen without revealing his secret. He must succeed if his is ever to return home safely.< Less
La Chinuka Interlingvo Per Esperanto By Sequoia Edwards
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Gramatiko, legekzercoj kaj vortaro en la esperanta por lerni la preskaŭ-formortita ĉinukan interlingvon (Chinook Jargon), kiu estas facila, devena lingvo de okcidentaj Kanado kaj Usono. 78... More > paĝoj. (A textbook, grammar and dictionary in Esperanto for learning Chinook Jargon, the easy, original language of the Pacific Northwest. 78 pages.)< Less

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