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Thomas Paine: Common Sense for the Modern Era By Ronald F. King
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Thomas Paine, a revolutionist in three countries, helped shape the emerging liberal democratic world of the late 18th Century. His writings continue to merit our attention because of the depth of... More > his political philosophical, economic, and religious vision. This volume emerged from a conference held at San Diego State University in October 2005. Discussion focused on Paine’s historical importance and his contemporary legacy, on the relevance of his social analysis and his role as a symbol for those dedicated to progressive reform. Paine’s American homeland has been transformed in a manner he most likely would not have endorsed. Yet his voice remains resonant, as a reminder of what this country might have been and has the potential to become.< Less
Two Years Before the Mast (Illustrated) By Richard Henry Dana
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Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, Jr., published in 1840, having been written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834. A film adaptation under the... More > same name was released in 1946. In the book, which takes place between 1834 and 1836, Dana gives a vivid account of "the life of a common sailor at sea as it really is". He sails from Boston to South America and around Cape Horn to California. Dana's ship was on a voyage to trade goods from the United States for the Mexican colonial Californian California missions' and ranchos' cow hides. They traded at the ports in San Diego Bay, San Pedro Bay, Santa Barbara Channel, Monterey Bay, and San Francisco Bay.< Less
Help With Personal Statement By Mike Sibirsky
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Ruth Hanka Eigner (1926 - 2010), who eventually immigrated to the United States and converted to Judaism, was one of many Germans living in the Czechoslovak Republic (Hitler's Sudetenland) for nearly... More > a millenium. In The Mousetrap -- bestselling winner of the 2003 San Diego Book Award for an Unpublished Memoir -- she tells the harrowing true story of her experiences as a young Bohemian woman in the years after the Second World War ended. She tells of the understandable brutality with which she and her family and friends were treated after the Germans lost the war. She also tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship that, because of the terrible times in which they lived, threatened to kill them both. At the time of her death, Ruth had nearly completed the next portion of her autobiography, which is currently being prepared for publication.< Less
A Diplomatic Adventure By S. Weir (Silas Weir) Mitchell
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Silas Weir Mitchell (born Silas Weir Mitchell Neilson; September... More > 30, 1969) is an American character actor known for starring as Charles "Haywire" Patoshik in the Fox television series Prison Break, and Monroe in the NBC television series Grimm.Mitchell was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is named after an ancestor, the 19th century physician and author Silas Weir Mitchell.He attended The Montgomery Country Day School, formerly in Gladwyne PA for his elementary years; is a graduate of St. Paul's School, a college-preparatory boarding school in Concord, New Hampshire, (1987); Brown University (1991) in Rhode Island, where he majored in Theatre and Religion; and the University of California, San Diego, Master of Fine Arts program (1995). Excerpt from:< Less
The eBook of American Football Conference Teams (AFC) By Football Books
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The eBook of American Football Conference Teams (AFC) is a great reference for new and old fans of American Football. Explore the history, stats, rivalries, and much more for each of the team in the... More > AFC of the NFL. The following teams are all included in an ebook that has a fully linked table of contents for easy navigation: Buffalo Bills Miami Dolphins New England Patriots New York Jets Baltimore Ravens Cincinnati Bengals Cleveland Browns Pittsburgh Steelers Houston Texans Indianapolis Colts Jacksonville Jaguars Tennessee Titans Denver Broncos Kansas City Chiefs Oakland Raiders San Diego Chargers Enjoy this ebook and take it wherever you go.< Less
Rainbow River – 25 Years of LGBT Tradition and Ritual in Art By RD Riccoboni
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Inside this book you are invited to an intimate viewing the works of one of America’s most prolific and expressive LGBT artists! Known for his vibrant landscapes and city-scenes, RD Riccoboni... More > has also faithfully chronicled watershed moments in LGBT history throughout his lifetime. His depictions of LGBT events and happenings – which began as a way to remember friends he had lost to HIV/AIDS – detail the growth and strength of the community over the past 25 years. Topics of this exhibit include the 1993 LGBT March on Washington D.C., the 25th Anniversary of Stonewall in NYC, the 2008 protest of Prop 8’s passing in San Diego, the Repeal of DOMA and more! "Art has the power to individually connect us to each other and create a human experience. Art essentially makes each one of us more human." RD Riccoboni, artist.< Less
Nine Months In Iran By George Bullen
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The personal experience articulated in this book provides the reader with more than a single person’s experiential description of events during the Iranian Revolution of 1978-1979. This book is... More > about an extraordinary and personal experience in Iran. It begins in San Diego on April 15, 1978. Three months later I awoke immersed in a parallel world populated by people of unimaginably different culture, customs, religion, and approach to coping with life’s challenges. Full of wonderment at my new adventure in a land rich with history, soon I would come to terms with changing political events while living in a neighborhood where Iran’s Islamic Revolution of 1978 and 1979 ebbed and flowed. This was the neighborhood where revolution was at its most intense, highly contested, violent, and deadly.< Less
The Bootleg Manifesto By Donnie Lamon
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This is a bootleg book. It didn't go through the proper channels. It took the backroads, sometimes blind drunk at at 100mph. It ran low on gas and low on oil. It ran on bald tires and a temporary... More > spare. It stopped off at fleabag motel rooms and twobit dive bars and greasyspoon truckstops. It ran through Gatlinburg and Atlanta and Seattle and San Diego and Houston and Orlando and Little Rock and Tijuana and New York City. It found love there in those dark hollers and crowded streets. It found love and art and politics and philosophy and pain and justice and truth and beauty and history and racism and culture and religion and God. It found God on those twisted backroads and busy streets. This is a book about God. This is a book about The Gospel, that original bootleg manuscript, written longhand and passed around in secret by palsied hands and leprous fingers; passed around by the fingers of hookers and junkies, fishermen and truckdrivers, children and old folks, thieves and murderers. And it passed to me.< Less
Spell Bound Vimp Series Book 5: Knight Stalker By Julie Steimle
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When the school board decides to cancel Spring Break the entire school is in an uproar, including the normally rule abiding Eve McAllister. While they are planning a protest a strange kid comes to... More > town to visit Mr. McDillan, her creepy History teacher and former vampire hunter who loves gory historical facts. But the kid is none other than Michael Edmund Toms, the son of a wealthy San Diego businessman, who also happens to be a monster hunter. Unfortunately for Eve, he singles her out immediately, sensing her supernatural nature. To protect herself, Eve makes her own investigation and learns more than she wanted to ever know about Michael Toms. She overhears the moment Michael learns of Eve’s destiny to kill the Holy Seven, and as the 8th member of the Holy Seven he vows to stop her. But he did not come alone. Eve notices there is something stalking the one that is stalking her.In the Spell Bound World< Less

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