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The Clarion Call By Albert Seraphin
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The Clarion Call is a poetic exposition of the experiences of a creative mind touching on all areas of human endeavors; a zestful delivery from the bottom of the heart. It harps on life and living,... More > as well as the overwhelming importance of a harmonious relationship between and amongst peoples irrespective of background. Highlighting on the rich culture and traditions of Igbo land where the poet/author served, it is an uncommon collection whose fruits will be reaped by everyone especially prospective Nigerians who will respond to national call to serve in future. Without gainsaying it, this book should serve as a poetic handbook of the National Youth Service Corps programme. An encounter with the Clarion Call prepares the reader on ways of reaping the best from any situation so as to make; “home away from home.” It is a timeless package whose completeness will always remain a selling point. Eriata Oribhabor, Poet/Author of Crossroads & The Rubicon< Less
Brother of a Company By PJ Magee
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PJ Magee’s collection reflects the interior monologue of the migrant worker, from youth to age, from Ireland to Canada and finally to England. These poems, conversations with the self... More > uprooted from a former life, seek to grasp shifting cultural and emotional landscapes. Dates of composition accompany each poem to fix biographical relevance. Loss, love, family, age and mortality are among themes weighed and contemplated in poems embodying a muscular expressiveness. Born in Co. Tyrone in 1941, the author served in the RCAF where he learnt to play poker. Factory and building work ensued, then an exhibition in English at Oxford where he realised fine words and nice girls were not sinful. There followed work in the Northern Ireland civil service during the troubles, in the New Towns programme in Peterborough and in the courts service in Cambridge. PJ Magee’s poetry has appeared in journals and magazines in Ireland and England.< Less
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Historia: The Alpha Rho Papers - Vol I (2011) By Kip Kay
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Historia: the Alpha Rho Papers is published annually by the Alpha Rho chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honors society. Elizabeth Jenson … The Argument over Reincarnation in... More > Early Christianity 1 Kip Joseph Kay … Saving Legacies: Pitfalls and Public History 11 K.R. Lewellen … Muslim Invasion into or Arab uprising within Syria; the Conundrum of the Seventh Century Sources 21 Lisa Moynihan … African American Agency Responses to the Contradiction of Liberalism in Early America 35 Andrew Pace … African American Evangelical Development: How and Why Blacks Accepted Christianity in the Antebellum South 47 William L. Sutton … Re-examining the Merchant of Venice: Politics, Religion, and Gender in Early Modern Venice 61 Jared Taylor … The Cultural Impact of the American Sniper Program 87 Alexandria Waltz … The Youth Rock and Roll Club Culture of the 1970s and 1980s Los Angeles 103 Kendra Yates … “Ye Land Affair which is Dirt” Teedyuscung’s Struggle for a Homeland 115< Less
Things We Found During the Autopsy By Kuzhali Manickavel
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Things We Found During the Autopsy is South Indian writer Kuzhali Manickavel's second collection of short fiction, in which she presents a dizzying array of apocalyptic visions and fractured... More > childhood memories. These stories contain the following: a dragon; angels; Indian culture; one Christmas story for children; no Indian culture whatsoever; men; poor people; voluntarily homeless youths; women; drugs; sex; Indian dads in cold foreign countries; vomit; boys; girl's hostels; girls; future tense; the Tropicool Icy-Land Urban Indian Slum; ash, and the people who eat ash; authentic village life written from a privileged English-speaking perspective; homosexuals; white people; references to Rajinikanth; non-italicized Tamil words; whores; brain aneurysms; Western dance in South Indian women's colleges; Pazhani; floods; shapeshifters; men named Kathir; minty-fresh non-cola cola; and wannabe Naxalites.< Less
Rendezvous With Hope By Eugenie Peters
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Rendezvous With Hope is the biography of Eugenie Hoorn Peters.This book is charming, inspirational, and features an extraordinary life. Eugenie faced difficult and harrowing circumstances, beginning... More > in her childhood(during WW II), and persistently overcame loss and adversity through a living faith in God. Eugenie is able to sing and communicate in fifteen languages. She became a world traveler, visiting and studing the history and cultures of numerous nations.Eugenie sang in the opera and toward the end of her career worked for the United Nations as an interpretor for three agency Directors.Eugenie Peters is a fiercly independent and adventuresome lady.Eugenie shares her knowledge and warm affection for the diversity of music and cultures throughout the world.Eugenie promotes world peace by offering America's youth through her foundation,fully paid, exchange/sabbatical scholarships, in their field of study, to Indonesia/Bali, beginning in 2009.Plus learning Bahasa Indonesia language, music, and arts.< Less
Rendezvous With Hope By Eugenie Peters
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Rendezvous With Hope is the biography of Eugenie Hoorn Peters.This book is charming, inspirational, and features an extraordinary life. Eugenie faced difficult and harrowing circumstances, beginning... More > in her childhood(during WW II), and persistently overcame loss and adversity through a living faith in God. Eugenie is able to sing and communicate in fifteen languages. She became a world traveler, visiting and studing the history and cultures of numerous nations.Eugenie sang in the opera and toward the end of her career worked for the United Nations as an interpretor for three agency Directors.Eugenie Peters is a fiercly independent and adventuresome lady.Eugenie shares her knowledge and warm affection for the diversity of music and cultures throughout the world.Eugenie promotes world peace by offering America's youth through her foundation,fully paid, exchange/sabbatical scholarships, in their field of study, to Indonesia/Bali, beginning in 2009.Plus learning Bahasa Indonesia language, music, and arts.< Less
Viking Tales By Jeanie Hall
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A sparkling account of Viking adventures, culture, and religious beliefs, which is focused around the story of Harald Fairhair, first king of Norway (c. 850 - c. 932), but also draws upon the Sagas... More > and other sources to produce a highly satisfying-and entertaining-view of Viking life. The first section tells of Harald's wild youth and the power struggle which led to the unification of Norway and his ascension to the throne-an event which sparked off a renewed wave of Viking invasions as dissidents left Norway to create new settlements in France, Greenland, Iceland, and elsewhere. The second section tells the fascinating stories of Eric the Red and Leif Ericsson, and their adventures in "Wineland" in North America. Along the way, the narration reveals many details of Viking culture, religion, and lifestyles, including their approach to war, peace, women, societal organization, life after death, and much more. Finally, it ends with a Norse pronunciation guide and suggestions for deeper reading.< Less
蝶恋花 By Xian Mao
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这是一部关于知青的小说。 一个多才多艺的下乡知青,在... More >;美术、音乐和文学方面都有很好的基础。在时间如流水一样便宜的年代,他仍然珍惜青春,发愤图强,可是却无法掌握自己的命运。在下乡的十年中,他的出路一次又一次地被堵死。甚至在77年高考名列榜首的情况下,仍然上不了大学。后来有幸上了大学,又将文科的基础全部放弃了,改学了理科。 他父亲是部队干部,但他不愿躺在父亲功劳簿上,而是想靠自己的努力获取人生价值,因此下乡初期没去参军。但他酷爱美术,所以当第一届工农兵学员招生时,他愿意让父亲为他走后门去上大学深造美术。可由于政局动荡,他父亲在林彪事件中受到牵连,他上学的指标被剥夺了,而在他的启发和指导下走上美术道路的女知青却阴差阳错地上了大学。他后来把希望寄托在公社的文化站上,可又因为没有后门而使希望泡了汤。高考恢复后,他名列县里的榜首,可因为所写的《蝶恋花》诗词得到姚文元的门徒的欣赏,被误认为与四人帮有瓜葛而没被录取。小说中穿插了与两个女知青的爱情故事。 这部小说以诗的形式出现,谓为“诗体小说”。< Less
Travel to Cuba: What Everyone Ought to Know By Rudy Thornhill
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Cuba, beauty in simplicity, a haven, a paradise, an experience. One of the largest Caribbean islands, Cuba is all you can dream of and a little more. Endless sandy beaches, captivating culture,... More > old-age architecture, friendly locals, delicious cuisine, it is a place you would not want to leave. Cuba consists of the main island, the Isle of Youth and about 4,195 keys commonly known as cayos. It is 140 kilometers from the Bahamas and 180 kilometers from Florida. Cuba's 11,200,000 inhabitants predominantly speak Spanish. Journey with us as we take you down the alleys, past the favorite haunts and experience with us the true magic of this virgin holiday destination. Join us as we rediscover Cuba's past, revel in its present and predict what lies ahead. With this ebook discover: - Things to do in Cuba - Romantic vacation in Cuba - What they don't want you to know about Cuban cuisine - And More GRAB A COPY TODAY< Less

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