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Lost in the Stars of the Southern Cross By Jordan M. Young
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Just weeks before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 21-year-old Jordan Young arrived in Brazil with $35 in his pocket and dreams of adventure. Unable to return to the U.S. because of war travel... More > restrictions, Jordan studied at the University of São Paulo, worked as a rural sociologist in the Amazon, and helped organize the Rubber Army to support the WWII war effort. In the process he met the Brazilian beauty whom he married many years later. His memoir tells the story of the Brazil of the 1940s that no longer exists and the making of a Brazilianist. Jordan M. Young is professor emeritus of history at Pace University in New York, NY. He is the author of several books about Brazil and an early proponent of the study of Brazilian culture in the United States.< Less
Son of a Soldier - Final - Change 1 By Eddie Williams
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Have you ever been publicly humiliated called hate-filled names, bullied in school, or endured rude insults? Son of A Soldier will give you real hope to overcome obstacles, face adversity, and... More > achieve your own personal potential. Eddie's deeply moving story of succeeding against the odds, mentored by his parents, as he grew up a mixed-race kid during America’s turbulent 1960s. His compelling account is filled with details of the epithets and insults his family endured. His WWII Vet father and strong-willed mother shielded him—as best they could—while motivating and encouraging him to succeed. Succeed he did! Eddie excelled in school, graduated from West Point, became a U.S. Army Officer, an Airborne Ranger, and Green Beret. Now, he's a successful husband, father, business owner and motivational speaker. He shares shocking family secrets discovered after his parent’s died. His story will encourage and positively impact every reader.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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