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Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima By David Petersen, Mandy Conti
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, built at what was once the hypocenter of an atomic blast, is the most visible sign of the city’s renaissance as a force for peace in 21st century politics. But it... More > is not the only reminder of the spirit of Hiroshima. Less well-known are the scores of “survivors” dotting the metropolitan landscape. These treasured trees, shrubs, and groves date from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. They were spared from annihilation, and are now carefully tended by the schools, homes, temples, and shrines entrusted by fate with their care. Based on a three-year stay in the city by the authors, this pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima documents more than 50 sites and 75 trees. There are maps, bilingual place names and addresses, snapshots of local culture, and overviews of each species of plant. Never-before published translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara are also included as meditations on the meaning of peace in difficult times.< Less
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima By David Petersen, Mandy Conti
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, built at what was once the hypocenter of an atomic blast, is the most visible sign of the city’s renaissance as a force for peace in 21st century politics. But it... More > is not the only reminder of the spirit of Hiroshima. Less well-known are the scores of “survivors” dotting the metropolitan landscape. These treasured trees, shrubs, and groves date from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. They were spared from annihilation, and are now carefully tended by the schools, homes, temples, and shrines entrusted by fate with their care. Based on a three-year stay in the city by the authors, this pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima documents more than 50 sites and 75 trees. There are maps, bilingual place names and addresses, snapshots of local culture, and overviews of each species of plant. Never-before published translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara are also included as meditations on the meaning of peace in difficult times.< Less
Yarn Bombing 18th Street By Arzu Arda Kosar
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Catalog of “Yarn Bombing 18th Street,” an exhibit held at 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, California, in June 2011. Over sixty artists created site-specific knit/crochet/fiber arts... More > pieces that were installed throughout the complex, including trees, vehicles, fences, windows, poles, and water valves.< Less
Shaking the Tree By PSL Connolly
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Pete, an ordinary man caught up in an extraordinary situation, discovers he has 4 days to save London from a catastrophic bombing. His wife and his marriage are in danger, and he has to somehow save... More > them both. But he doesn’t know any of that yet. Pete’s brother comes to the rescue, but is his motives more than simply helping out his kid brother in a time of crisis?< Less
Shaking the Tree By PSL Connolly
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Pete, an ordinary man caught up in an extraordinary situation, discovers he has 4 days to save London from a catastrophic bombing. His wife and his marriage are in danger, and he has to somehow save... More > them both. But he doesn’t know any of that yet. Pete’s brother comes to the rescue, but is his motives more than simply helping out his kid brother in a time of crisis?< Less
Drag Parents, Honoring Mentors on Drag411 By AJ Menendez et al.
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Performers look to drag mothers, fathers, friends, and fans for insight, compassion, and guidance as mentors. This book honors those special people. Over 140 entertainers contributed wisdom and words... More > for this historical book, making it the largest project of its nature in LGBT history. Drag Parents is the first published book on male and female mentors benefiting HIV/AIDS families through the Joshua Tree Feeding Program (JTFP.org). From the largest organization in the world creating books for Kings, Queens, FTM/MTF entertainers, androgynous performers, and drag show promoters, comes the next great project from a database of over 6,000 entertainers in 32 countries. Let the words the entertainers shared with Todd Kachinski Kottmeier (founder of both BecHavn and DRAG411), inspire you to mentor, lead, and to complement those that helped you along your life’s journey.< Less
Drag Parents, Honoring Mentors on Drag411 By AJ Menendez et al.
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Performers look to drag mothers, fathers, friends, and fans for insight, compassion, and guidance as mentors. This book honors those special people. Over 140 entertainers contributed wisdom and words... More > for this historical book, making it the largest project of its nature in LGBT history. Drag Parents is the first published book on male and female mentors benefiting HIV/AIDS families through the Joshua Tree Feeding Program (JTFP.org). From the largest organization in the world creating books for Kings, Queens, FTM/MTF entertainers, androgynous performers, and drag show promoters, comes the next great project from a database of over 6,000 entertainers in 32 countries. Let the words the entertainers shared with Todd Kachinski Kottmeier (founder of both BecHavn and DRAG411), inspire you to mentor, lead, and to complement those that helped you along your life’s journey.< Less
Luckier Than Most By Harry D. White
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This is Harry's story who was raised during the Great Depression and spent his childhood struggling and sacrificing. Uprooted 19 times by the age of 16, Harry spent his childhood on freight trains... More > and hitch-hiking around the country, being sent out to beg for food to feed his family, working the fields of California and living out in the open under an old oak tree. His determination to distance himself from an unhappy childhood led him to a life in the Army and into two war zones (World War II and the Korean Conflict). His decades-long career in bomb disposal and the U.S. Army Infantry exposed Harry to more danger than one can imagine. But when it mattered most, good training, luck and God always seemed to be on his side. Through it all, Harry held on to his steadfast belief that life is what you make it, determined to find happiness and by golly, he did! Reading Harry’s story - which in many ways is his generation’s story - you’ll realize why Tom Brokaw called this “The Greatest Generation.”< Less
Destiny Squad By Alexander Shah
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A thrilling tale of a group of friends who protect the world of crime and darkness. The team is known as the Destiny Squad. Using guns, bombs, fists, cars and more, they fight there way through any... More > trouble that faces them. Howevor when a corrupt government realeses 3 evil and powerful robots, they face there biggest challenge. The world is being invaded by the robot. Howevor, there is a Fnatasy Diamond hidden in the world, howevor find the diamond controls the Earth. The question is who will retreive it first, the Squad? or the Robots?< Less
Destiny Squad By Alexander Shah
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A thrilling tale of a group of friends who protect the world of crime and darkness. The team is known as the Destiny Squad. Using guns, bombs, fists, cars and more, they fight there way through any... More > trouble that faces them. Howevor when a corrupt government realeses 3 evil and powerful robots, they face there biggest challenge. The world is being invaded by the robot. Howevor, there is a Fnatasy Diamond hidden in the world, howevor find the diamond controls the Earth. The question is who will retreive it first, the Squad? or the Robots?< Less