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Leonard H. Holden, Jr. & Joyce Hill Holden Family By LEONARD H. HOLDEN, JR.
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A brief history of the Holden family. Includes Mr. Holden's publications and work at White Sands Missile Range, NM.
Sun in Flight Vol. ll SPOOK By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is tragi-comedy. Three generations of Kindlers inhabit a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror. Dreamtime magic seeps into... More > daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race. In SPOOK, the second volume, Cal joins the new CIA, is posted to London and marries Vik’s sister, Maggie. Twins Harry and Sammy arrive in 1949. Cal, now undercover Air Force, ‘guards’ Fort Knox gold. He stays in touch with Cameron Sykes at the British Foreign Office and Burl Deavins, ex college roomie, ex Manhattan Project and now with Von Braun at White Sands. Burl keeps Cal posted on arms race lunacy and in 1953 they watch the DOD’s atomic show near what is now Las Vegas. Dreams loom, the Oakshotts visit Louisville and Cal wangles a transfer back to London, where he joins Gorms and grows fat. The book closes with Suez and Sputnik.< Less
A Rainbow Of Poems For The Whole Family By Winsome Ebanks
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“A Rainbow of Poems For The Whole Family” is a splendid anthology of poems. It consists of poems that each and every family member should find interesting. It is a lovely book that will... More > help to bring the family closer. It is suggested that family members read appropriate poems to each other. Therefore, if you were about to run out of words, you have no need to panic. “A Rainbow of Poems For The Whole Family” consist of poems that has the kind of words you can’t resist saying to your family.< Less
A Rainbow Of Poems For The Whole Family By Winsome Ebanks
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“A Rainbow of Poems For The Whole Family” is a splendid anthology of poems. It consists of poems that each and every family member should find interesting. It is a lovely book that will... More > help to bring the family closer. It is suggested that family members read appropriate poems to each other. Therefore, if you were about to run out of words, you have no need to panic. “A Rainbow of Poems For The Whole Family” consist of poems that has the kind of words you can’t resist saying to your family.< Less
ROCKET GIRL By GEORGE MORGAN
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The year is 1957. The Cold War. An undeclared Space Race. The United States and the Soviet Union are locked in a battle to see which country will be the first to place a satellite into orbit. ... More > The stakes are high. International prestige, national pride, and the control of a host of emerging technologies are on the line. But when Dr. Wernher Von Braun realizes that his rocket - the Redstone/Jupiter C - will not be powerful enough to reach orbit, he seeks out the help of a young woman in California who may hold the key to putting America back in the Space Race. Born on a small farm in Ray, North Dakota, and recruited as a wartime chemist for the U.S. Government after only one year of college, Mary Sherman suddenly finds herself at the center of a political and technological maelstrom. This new stage play, ROCKET GIRL, is the heretofore untold story of a young woman's crucial contribution to the heroic behind-the-scenes efforts to regain America's rightful place in the coming Age of Space.< Less
ROCKET GIRL By GEORGE MORGAN
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The year is 1957. The Cold War. An undeclared Space Race. The United States and the Soviet Union are locked in a battle to see which country will be the first to place a satellite into orbit. ... More > The stakes are high. International prestige, national pride, and the control of a host of emerging technologies are on the line. But when Dr. Wernher Von Braun realizes that his rocket - the Redstone/Jupiter C - will not be powerful enough to reach orbit, he seeks out the help of a young woman in California who may hold the key to putting America back in the Space Race. Born on a small farm in Ray, North Dakota, and recruited as a wartime chemist for the U.S. Government after only one year of college, Mary Sherman suddenly finds herself at the center of a political and technological maelstrom. This new stage play, ROCKET GIRL, is the heretofore untold story of a young woman's crucial contribution to the heroic behind-the-scenes efforts to regain America's rightful place in the coming Age of Space.< Less
Coming Up The Driveway By HENDERSON FRANK PONDER
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This memoir will carry you to a little three-room cabin on the banks of Raccoon Creek in the Northwest Georgia Mountains. Go back to the depression era where you will go with a little six year old... More > boy to his first day of school, watch him catch crawdads and tadpoles, and learn to deal with big bully boys. Learn to deal with doubts, and confusion planted in a young boy’s mind by overzealous religious teaching. Sit by the radio and listen to Gabriel Heater tell about the beginning of the world’s greatest war. Go there, stand over a large open pit and count the bodies of men, women, and children… of little babies who committed the dreadful sin of being born a Jew. Meet Bunton, the most beautiful girl in Georgia, and witness the pleasures, joys, and hardships of a marriage that lasts 65 years. And then, sit by a cold mound of dirt and relive a million memories. Yes, you will laugh. But, if you are not willing to shed a few tears, do not read this book.< Less
The Tragadey of Korosko By Authur Conan Doyle
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An excellent read! Published in 1898 this novel tells the story of a small group of western tourists on holiday in northern Africa. Taken hostage by a nomadic tribe of Arab Muslims, these westerners... More > are faced with the stark choice of conversion to Islam or death. A fascinating commentary on the cultural divide between western Christianity and eastern Islam with an insightful dialogue around the "white man's burden" as only the English could tell it. great book highly recommend< Less
The Cockhampton Advent By Ken Dixon
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While the small geriatric populace of the fishing village prepare for their Christmas festivities and the women arrange the Bishops party, the impotent men of the village pray for a penile miracle,... More > and it comes unexpectedly one night, during a ferocious winter storm, when a Russian ship goes aground on rocks, shedding its cargo of Containers. One container drifts onto the sands of Cockhampton Cove, outside the Smugglers Rest pub. Among its contents are several cases of ‘Dr Wong’s Erection Elixir’, which professes to make a man stand up for himself for hours on end, and the previously impotent victims of Cockhampton. find themselves with a rising problem they find difficult to contain...< Less
The Cockhampton Advent By Ken Dixon
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While the small geriatric populace of the fishing village prepare for their Christmas festivities and the women arrange the Bishops party, the impotent men of the village pray for a penile miracle,... More > and it comes unexpectedly one night, during a ferocious winter storm, when a Russian ship goes aground on rocks, shedding its cargo of Containers. One container drifts onto the sands of Cockhampton Cove, outside the Smugglers Rest pub. Among its contents are several cases of ‘Dr Wong’s Erection Elixir’, which professes to make a man stand up for himself for hours on end, and the previously impotent victims of Cockhampton. find themselves with a rising problem they find difficult to contain...< Less