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Between Two Chairs By Helmut (Tom) Mueller
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Who are you if you have lived half your life in one culture and the other half in another? This is the question that Helmut (Tom) Mueller dealt with, often feeling caught between the two cultures. In... More > his memoir, Between Two Chairs, Tom details his life from coming of age in Nazi Germany to a successful life in the United States. This is his story. Born into an affluent family in Brandenburg, Germany in 1925, Tom became fascinated with flying in his youth and eventually joined the Luftwaffe where he saw action as a fighter pilot during WWII. At war’s end, he surrendered to the American forces, but was turned over to the Russians the next day. His escape, the search for family, and the attempt to create a normal life dominated the decade after the war. Then came an opportunity to pursue the American Dream where Tom learned to appreciate the values of his new country. In the end, who was he? Helmut the German or Tom the American?< Less
The Chronicles of Clovis By Saki
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Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes... More > macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. Saki’s third collection of short stories continues the trend toward the macabre shown in Reginald in Russia and The Unbearable Bassington. Many of them feature a new hero, Clovis Sangrail, who is a similar disenchanted upper class youth to but has a more malicious streak than either Reginald or Comus.< Less
Obodo... My Fatherland By Ugochukwu Victor Ezeribe
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So as crisis married chaos, a catastrophe was conceived…. Although based on true life story but furnished in a classical decoy, ‘Obodo’ is told in a traditional village setting.... More > Obodo had become a ‘Zanga’ – a jungle of continuous crisis. Bature, the helpless visitor had sneaked in from the back gate and taken control of Obodo. Now the people were at his mercy but his death would even be of a worse fate to the people as things gradually fell apart. This book, was first written as a drama script in 2007 by the author during his National Youth Service in the title – ‘OUR FATHERLAND’ and it won the script of the year award at the NYSC National Cultural Festival, Abuja in 2007.< Less
From Cincinnati to the Colorado Ranger - the Horsemanship of Ulysses S. Grant By Denise M. Dowdall
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Ulysses Grant, the highest-ranking general of the American Civil War and 18th president of the United States, was a surprisingly reluctant soldier and an even more reluctant president. But he was... More > always an enthusiastic horseman. Rich with anecdote, humour and humanity, From Cincinnati to the Colorado Ranger tells of the extraordinary collection of horses that inhabited Grant’s world. From the placid plough horses of his youth to the brave war chargers that “carried the destiny of the nation on their backs”. From the pampered trotters of the Gilded Age to the exotic stallions whose blood enriched a new breed of American horse. The story of these horses more than illuminates the life and culture of a great American.< Less
Fire Heart: The Life and Teachings of Maya Medicine Woman Miss Beatrice Torres Waight By Miss Beatrice Torres Waight
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Fire Heart The life and Teachings of Miss Beatrice Torres Waight, In Her Own Words, as told to Katherine Silva is a direct transmission from an authentic Maya medicine woman from the rainforest of... More > Belize, Central America. In her unique style and Belizean charm she shares her life story, her teachings, her ceremonies, her cultural traditions, her herbal knowledge and her Maya recipes with the reader in an intimate and endearing way. This book is a portal for you to enter the magical world of the Maya! When you purchase this book, you help Maya Youth in Belize to receive a quality college education.< Less
Ride the Serpent By Jerry DePinto
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Ride the Serpent is a story of life on the front lines in Mid America during the late 1960's for a group of Chicago area teenagers. Race riots, drugs, Vietnam War, the Chicago mob, suicides, muscle... More > cars, sexual passion, the Democratic Convention riots, fight clubs, Hippies counter culture and all that teens face growing up. Amazingly the kids deal with all this in the spirit that defines youth. Ride the Serpent is fast paced filled with humor, history and romance. You will learn what life was like when America was growing up and socially throwing up.< Less
Ride the Serpent By Jerry DePinto
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Ride the Serpent is a story of life on the front lines in Mid America during the late 1960's for a group of Chicago area teenagers. Race riots, drugs, Vietnam War, the Chicago mob, suicides, muscle... More > cars, sexual passion, the Democratic Convention riots, fight clubs, Hippies counter culture and all that teens face growing up. Amazingly the kids deal with all this in the spirit that defines youth. Ride the Serpent is fast paced filled with humor, history and romance. You will learn what life was like when America was growing up and socially throwing up.< Less
Haiku Bouillabaisse By Elaine Parker Adams
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A bouillabaisse is a mouth-watering stew of seafood, tomatoes, onions, garlic and spices. Elaine Parker Adams creates a bouillabaisse of haiku poetry, contrasting youth and old age, good times and... More > bad, garden and yard, and tackling two American crises—September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. Many of the poems reflect her experiences growing up in New Orleans. Other poems address contemporary issues, such as cultural diversity and social justice. Her poems on nature emphasize birds, from wise owls to human night hawks. There are moments for chuckles, tears, and sighs. Like a good bouillabaisse, each morsel must be savored.< Less
The Who to the House By Susana Sambade & Tony Wailey
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This publication is based upon two exhibitions, both of them equally important within the cultural history of the 1960s and the 1970s. The first is a series of iconic images of The Who before their... More > big moment in 1966 and the second, The Black House captures a poor area of Islington, North London nearly a decade later. Both exhibitions were shown at the London College of Communication between 2007 and 2008 and both were inspired by the work of the photographer Colin Jones. Three decades of British youth movements have followed the tides of fortune associated with these particular movements outside of the cult of celebrity and isolation now associated with the X Factor or Pop Idol.< Less
The Harlem Hill Chronicles By Gladys Unimuke Wilburn
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Assembling volume one of this collection of unstructured short folk art stories, and the story quilts and drawings that accompany them in this book, has been an effort of love that originates from... More > Gladys Unimuke Wilburn’s creative soul. The author has taken the reader on a sneak peek journey into the life of one strong-minded young girl. The stories take place during the Jim Crow Segregation era in Fort Worth, Texas. They have been woven with the dream of youthful confidence, guarded in the hopes of family love, and fortified in the eyes of cultural history. Gladys has been quilting, drawing, and telling her folk art stories for 20 years.< Less

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