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The Tiger Hunter By Mayne Reid
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The Tiger Hunter is a 2016 American comedy film, written and directed by Lena Khan, and starring Danny Pudi, Jon Heder, Rizwan Manji, Karen David, Iqbal Theba, Samuel Page, Kevin Pollak, Michael... More > McMillian and Anand Desai-Barochia. The film had its world premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on April 21, 2016.A young Indian man comes to 1970s America on a quest for success, only to end up concocting an elaborate farce with a group of misfit roommates in order to woo his childhood crush.In January 2013, it was announced that Lena Khan would be directing a comedy film titled The Tiger Hunter from her own script. The film was funded through a Kickstarter campaign. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tiger_Hunter Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Long Road Home By John Howlett
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‘We are strangers who meet in hell,’ she’d written to him in her first letter: ‘We need hide nothing from one another.’ But now that hell has disappeared, it might not... More > be so easy not to hide. A Long Road Home follows the love and brief laughter, the silences and the haunting of a couple returning from the ‘Great War’ – Harry and Annie who find their old worlds no longer relevant to their experience. They have to create new lives for themselves, first in a Mexico recovering from civil war, then in Italy – where they will witness and experience the rise of fascism and its brutality. For Harry these are also years when conscience and retribution pursue him. For during that Great War he had committed murder: he knew, Annie knew and the Emma Pips also know. Is his old enemy, redcap Ginger, not still hunting him down? Part 2 of 6 in the Harry and Annie Series.< Less
A Long Road Home By John Howlett
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‘We are strangers who meet in hell,’ she’d written to him in her first letter: ‘We need hide nothing from one another.’ But now that hell has disappeared, it might not... More > be so easy not to hide. A Long Road Home follows the love and brief laughter, the silences and the haunting of a couple returning from the ‘Great War’ – Harry and Annie who find their old worlds no longer relevant to their experience. They have to create new lives for themselves, first in a Mexico recovering from civil war, then in Italy – where they will witness and experience the rise of fascism and its brutality. For Harry these are also years when conscience and retribution pursue him. For during that Great War he had committed murder: he knew, Annie knew and the Emma Pips also know. Is his old enemy, redcap Ginger, not still hunting him down? Part 2 of 6 in the Harry and Annie Series.< Less
Sir Francis Drake's Great Armada By Walter Biggs
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First hand account of a man who accompanied Sir. Francis Drake on his 1585 raids into the Caribbean, South America and St. Augustine, Florida. Sometimes called a pirate, Drake represented Queen... More > Elizabeth in the war that was then going on with Spain. Indexed.< Less
Through A Glass By Anita Waligurski
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Born of missionary parents, Anita spends her childhood on the Navajo reservation in the early Thirties, survives boarding school life in Iowa, and University years cut short by World War II. As a... More > young Navy wife, she follows her husband not only from coast to coast in the U.S., but to Occupied Japan (between two wars), and later to Greece, where she experiences yet another culture and forms lasting friendships. After the premature death of her husband, she develops new roots in rural Connecticut, growing into her own identity as a writer, as well as becoming the matriarch of an extensive family tree.< Less
The Setting of the Fifth Sun By dean memmott
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When their family's company send brothers Patricio and Pepe Lopez to 1518 Cuba to acquire property that their corporation wants to establish on, fighting a war of conquest is one thing neither... More > sibling wants to do. However, they are pushed into becoming involved in such a conflict when their ship gets pressed into joining several other vessels for an expedition to Mexico to look for a lost nephew of Cuba's Governor. To earn fare home, the Lopez brothers join the expedition. Captain Hernando Cortez, the expedition's commander, decides to turn the search into a mission of conquest when he learns about the existence of Azteca, the greatest indian empire in Mexican history. The Captain's decision pushes the Lopezes into a war that they wish wouldn't have any part in.< Less
Geronimo's Story of His Life By S. M. Barrett
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Originally published in 1906, this book is the riveting history of Geronimo's struggle with the United States and Mexico. It begins with his early childhood and ends with his capture and conversion... More > to Christianity. This story was told to S. M. Barrett with the help of Asa Deklugie. Following is an excerpt from the introduction:Each day [Geronimo] had in mind what he would tell and told it in a very clear, brief manner. He might prefer to talk at his own tepee, at Asa Deklugie's house, in some mountain dell, or as he rode in a swinging gallop across the prairie; wherever his fancy led him, there he told whatever he wished to tell and no more. ... [He] simply said, "Write what I have spoken," and left us to remember and write the story without one bit of assistance. The purpose of this edition is to provide an easily readable copy of the original text while retaining as much of the style and format of the first edition as possible.< Less
Geronimo's Story of His Life By S. M. Barrett
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Originally published in 1906, this book is the riveting history of Geronimo's struggle with the United States and Mexico. It begins with his early childhood and ends with his capture and conversion... More > to Christianity. This story was told to S. M. Barrett with the help of Asa Deklugie. Following is an excerpt from the introduction:Each day [Geronimo] had in mind what he would tell and told it in a very clear, brief manner. He might prefer to talk at his own tepee, at Asa Deklugie's house, in some mountain dell, or as he rode in a swinging gallop across the prairie; wherever his fancy led him, there he told whatever he wished to tell and no more. ... [He] simply said, "Write what I have spoken," and left us to remember and write the story without one bit of assistance. The purpose of this edition is to provide an easily readable copy of the original text while retaining as much of the style and format of the first edition as possible.< Less
Technipoems By Scott Albright
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Poetry of war and chaos as written by a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. These poems evoke the troubling questions that veterans ask themselves after combat... More > experiences.< Less
Technipoems By Scott Albright
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Poetry of war and chaos as written by a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. These poems evoke the troubling questions that veterans ask themselves after combat... More > experiences.< Less

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