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Magical White Satin Ballerina Slippers By Barbara Kasey Smith
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The year is 1949 in a small country village back in the mountains of West Virginia. Callie, a twelve-year-old girl lives with her family on a farm. They live off the main highway on a one-lane... More > dirt road winding through the countryside. Teepee type haystacks fill the fields with beauty exploding along the way. Her family performs farm chores for a living. Her parents are Christians raising their children in the same manner. Callie is leafing through a catalog one day and spots a pair of white satin ballerina slippers, immediately falls in love with them, and decides she wants to become a ballet dancer. From that moment forward Callie lives in an imaginary state of becoming a dancer. One morning on a trek to her one-room schoolhouse Callie encounters a dangerous situation and tries to protect herself, returning home extremely ill. What causes Callie’s illness? Will she ever get to dance in her magical white satin ballerina slippers?< Less
The Book of Mothman: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Reality Distortion But Were Afraid to Ask By John Keel
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New Saucerian Press proudly presents John Keel’s "The Book of Mothman," featuring articles culled from New Saucerian’s recently published “Selected Writings of John... More > Keel” books, which coalesce to create a dazzling, mind-blowing “unified theory” concerning the paraphysical distortions and “glitches” inhabiting our reality. With the addition of several 1990s lectures and an interview from 2003 – Keel’s last on Mothman – researchers and enthusiasts gain a better sense of just what was going on in West Virginia and the Ohio Valley in the 1960s and ‘70s. True to form, Keel takes on the endless variety of high-strangeness surrounding Mothman and Mothman witnesses, such as UFOs, MIBs, little green men, hairy monsters, giants, animal mutilations, hypnotism, shapeshifting, psychological warfare, missing time, and phantom aircraft, automobiles, and humans. This special edition features a brilliant introduction by Gray Barker, a recently discovered foreword by John Keel, and a note from the editor, Andy Colvin.< Less
Visitors From Lanulos By Woodrow Derenberger
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Woodrow Derenberger, the author of this book, claimed to have had a series of strange adventures beginning on November 2nd, 1966. While driving home from Parkersburg, West Virginia to his suburban... More > home in Mineral Wells, he suddenly found the highway blocked by a large gray object. Someone emerged from the object and walked to the passenger side window of his car. The man introduced himself as "a searcher," and offered words of comfort to Derenberger. After noting that he would come again, the "spaceman," who called himself "Indrid Cold," stepped back into the object and it rose out of sight. Derenberger went home and told his story to his wife. He then called the police and the press. Soon after, other witnesses came forward to say that they, too, had seen Cold talking to Derenberger by the side of the road. Derenberger told his story frequently over the next few years, and his story was given extended treatment by Fortean researcher John A. Keel, who wrote the Foreword to the book.< Less
The Silver Bridge: The Classic Mothman Tale By Gray Barker
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"The Silver Bridge" was the first book ever written on the mysterious Mothman creature, and is still one of the best. Author Gray Barker was the first researcher on the scene of both the... More > Flatwoods Monster and Mothman cases. Known for his eloquent writing style, Barker became nationally famous for his seminal book "They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers," which set the standard for reportage of the infamous Men In Black. In "The Silver Bridge," Barker deftly explores the murky psychological depths of life in the Ohio Valley and West Virginia during the Mothman era of the late 1960s. At times, Barker even "gets into Mothman's head" and attempts to apprise us of the creature's thoughts! Inside, one finds many intriguing details about Mothman that previously escaped attention. This 2008 edition features new introductions by noted paranormal researchers Allen Greenfield, James Moseley, and Andy Colvin, and is a must-have for any paranormal researcher, cryptozoologist, or ufologist.< Less
Company 'A', corps of engineers, U.S.A., 1846-'48, in the Mexican war By Gustavus Woodson Smith
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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: Mexican-American WarAmerican Civil WarGustavus Woodson Smith... More > (November 30, 1821 – June 24, 1896), more commonly known as G.W. Smith, was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican-American War, a civil engineer, and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He briefly commanded the Army of Northern Virginia from May 31 until June 1, 1862, following the wounding of General Joseph E. Johnston at the Battle of Seven Pines. Smith later served as Interim Confederate Secretary of War and in the Georgia state militia.Smith was born in Georgetown, Kentucky, and was a brother-in-law of Horace Randal and a distant relative of John Bell Hood. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point as a brevet second lieutenant in 1842. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustavus_Woodson_Smith< Less
A Memorial of Mrs. Margaret Breckinridge By Samuel Miller
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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: Archibald Alexander Hodge (July 18, 1823 – November 12,... More > 1886), an American Presbyterian leader, was the principal of Princeton Seminary between 1878 and 1886. He was the son of Charles Hodge, named after the first principal of Princeton Seminary, Archibald Alexander.Hodge attended the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University) and Princeton Theological Seminary. He served as a missionary in India for three years (1847–1850). He held pastorates at Lower West Nottingham, Maryland (1851–1855), Fredericksburg, Virginia (1855–1861), and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (1861–1864). In 1864 he accepted a call to the chair of systematic theology in Western Theological Seminary (later Pittsburgh Theological Seminary) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archibald_Alexander_Hodge< Less
In Defence of Harriet Shelley By Mark Twain
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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: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less
Mark Twain's Letters -- Volume 1 (1853-1866) By Mark Twain
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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: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less
Mark Twain's Letters -- Volume 4 (1886-1900) By Mark Twain
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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: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc -- Volume 2 By Mark Twain
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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: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less

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