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From Andrews County to Eternity By Charlie McReynolds
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Charlie McReynolds was born and reared near a large Cattle ranch in West Texas. He dreamed of travel and far away places as a child while milking three cows and laying on the haystack looking at the... More > blue sky and the bright West Texas stars. After college, a run at the Texas legislature, a short term as editor and publisher of the Andrews Reporter, he started traveling for a large steel company. He had written several poems while in college and as a reporter, but on his traveling job, he was again all alone on the road and he begin to write again. Wining a trip to England got him thinking about other places to go. The Philippines, Poland, East Germany, India, Czechoslovakia, Pakistan, France, and Holland as well Belgium, Wales and Scotland was where he traveled until he zeroed in on Cuba. This is a short story of a few of his exploits. Some names have been changed for personal reasons. Most of my stuff is true!< Less
poems of a Various Nature By Charlie McReynolds
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Charlie McReynolds was born and reared near a large Cattle ranch in West Texas. He dreamed of travel and far away places as a child while milking three cows and laying on the haystack looking at the... More > blue sky and the bright West Texas stars. After college, a run at the Texas legislature, a short term as editor and publisher of the Andrews Reporter, he started traveling for a large steel company. He had written several poems while in college and as a reporter, but on his traveling job, he was again all alone on the road and he begin to write again. Wining a trip to England got him thinking about other places to go. The Philippines, Poland, East Germany, India, Czechoslovakia, Pakistan, France, and Holland as well Belgium, Wales and Scotland was where he traveled until he zeroed in on Cuba. This is a short story of a few of his exploits. Some names have been changed for personal reasons. Most of my stuff is true!< Less
A Rhodesian Childhood By Helen McLaren
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Helen McLaren was born in 1924 in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), on a farm called Paradise near the small town of Marandellas, south-east of Salisbury (Harare). This book is a fascinating account... More > of her early childhood growing up in the harsh but beautiful environment of the African bush. Offering an insight into the experience of life at that time, her story also gives a sense of a much-loved country, now long gone. Helen moved to England after the Second World War and settled in the West Country. She married Roland Sandeman and had three children and eight grandchildren. The interests sparked by her childhood experiences never left her: an insatiable energy for new friends and places; a deep love of the natural environment; a passion for the other worlds discovered in books; and an irresistible zest for life.< Less
A Rhodesian Childhood By Helen McLaren
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Helen McLaren was born in 1924 in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), on a farm called Paradise near the small town of Marandellas, south-east of Salisbury (Harare). This book is a fascinating account... More > of her early childhood growing up in the harsh but beautiful environment of the African bush. Offering an insight into the experience of life at that time, her story also gives a sense of a much-loved country, now long gone. Helen moved to England after the Second World War and settled in the West Country. She married Roland Sandeman and had three children and eight grandchildren. The interests sparked by her childhood experiences never left her: an insatiable energy for new friends and places; a deep love of the natural environment; a passion for the other worlds discovered in books; and an irresistible zest for life.< Less
Mary Go-Round By Ken Ludden
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"Mary Go-Round" began as a serial publication in Michael's Weekly Entertainment Guide in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. The column became an instant success with a nearly cult following... More > in the alternative, LGBT communities on the east coast of the United States. In time the column grew into screen play form and a pilot was shot on location in San Francisco, using the offices of then City Supervisor Gavin Newsom (later Mayor of San Francisco, and then Lt. Governor of California) for the Congressional scenes. The AIDS scare plot line from the story was later turned into the stage play "A Time Below" which was met with critical acclaim at the AIDS Theater Conference. This is a story of the clash of cultures: the old south of Knoxville, TN; insider Congressional Washington, DC and gay sub-culture. Ludden's point of view and vast life experience takes you into these worlds as nobody else can. This is the ride of a lifetime!< Less
Mind of Ali Tara: The Djinn from an Alchemist's Flask By Peter Fotis Kapnistos
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THE DJINN FROM AN ALCHEMIST'S FLASK. The djinn (or genie) Ali Tara was made higher than Man from the artificial insemination of a resting virgin. A human fetus had been delivered through Pasteur's... More > microscope, born of Darwin's Petri dish. He was a prince of Hanover, according to some reports, and he would grow up to become an important world leader. "Persian fascinated me more than any other language had ever done," Ali Tara once boasted. "And I reveled in the ideas of the Sufis." The Mind of Ali Tara depicts a what-if scenario analysis of "Hitler's Doubles" (2015) by the same author. "Ali-tara" is a Near East slang name for a vagabond or immoral person.< Less
The Histories of Rabban Hormizd & Rabban Bar Idta - Vol. I: The Syriac Texts By E. A. Wallis Budge
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Rabban Hormizd is one of the most popular saints of the Assyrian Church of the East and the Chaldean Catholic Church. He is said to have been born of wealthy parents in the latter half of the 6th or... More > the first half of the 7th century. In spite of his privileged background, he chose to follow the ascetic life as a monk. He was renowned in his lifetime for his deep devotion to fasting and prayer. His spiritual devotions are said to have enabled him to perform many miracles. After spending many years in various monasteries, he founded his own monastery near Alqosh which survives to this day under his name. Volume I contains the Syriac texts of the prose life of Rabban Hormizd and Rabban Bar Idta as well as the metrical life of Rabban Hormizd composed by Mar Sargis of Adhorbaijan.< Less
The Histories of Rabban Hormizd & Rabban Bar Idta - Vol. II: English Translations By E. A. Wallis Budge
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Rabban Hormizd is one of the most popular saints of the Assyrian Church of the East and the Chaldean Catholic Church. He is said to have been born of wealthy parents in the latter half of the 6th or... More > the first half of the 7th century. In spite of his privileged background, he chose to follow the ascetic life as a monk. He was renowned in his lifetime for his deep devotion to fasting and prayer. His spiritual devotions are said to have enabled him to perform many miracles. After spending many years in various monasteries, he founded his own monastery near Alqosh which survives to this day under his name. Volume II contains the English translation of the prose life of Rabban Hormizd and Rabban Bar Idta and the English translation of the metrical life of Rabban Hormizd composed by Mar Sargis of Adhorbaijan.< Less
Lord of the World: A Catholic Novel of the End Times By Robert Hugh Benson
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Set in a near-future in which a socialistic, scientific and coolly secular Western "paradise" stands threatened, from within by Catholic believers who refuse to deny the reality of God and... More > the supernatural, and from without by a mysterious "East" reminiscent of today's global Islamic culture, the world finds itself tottering on the brink of either blossoming into a glorious new age of peace, or of dissolving in a final bloodbath of all out global war. Enter Julian Felsenburgh, the world's greatest diplomat, peacemaker, charismatic world leader, and - unbeknownst to his eager followers - Antichrist. The world's only hope is a beleaguered and globally persecuted Catholic Church… A science fiction bestseller when it first appeared in 1907, Robert Hugh Benson's prophetic end times thriller reads as if culled from today's headlines, and chillingly predicts the path our secular, post-modern, and largely "post-Christian" world is even now following straight into the clutches of the Enemy.< Less

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Cardboard Cardboard By Patrick G. Redford
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