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A WOMAN OF THE ICE AGE L. P. Gratacap By L. P. Gratacap
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The Prehistoric Man needs rehabilitation. At least it can be urged that there are possible phases of the prehistoric man that can be elevated into emotional dignity, not unworthy of romance and... More > heroics. It has been too commonly assumed, under the omnipresent pressure of scientific generalizations, that the prehistoric was a semi-feral type of human animal, squalid, distorted, simian-faced, thin-thighed and adumbrant, without speech, perchance groping his blind and biological course upward, by some sort of evolution, into a reasoning, talking, purposive and spiritual creature; that he was a faunal expression simply, like a triceratops in the Upper Cretaceous, or a mud-buffalo in the Philippines.< Less
HENRIETTA MILLER (The Woman Behind Doris Miller) By Vickie Gail Miller
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Biography novel about World War II hero, Doris Miller's mother, Mrs. Henrietta Miller; also being author's father's (Mr. Selvia Miller's) mother. A story travelling far from her death in 1982,... More > connected as greatly to a worldly concern that Doris Miller will be awarded America's highest thanks, the "Congressional Medal of Honor," for his heroic contributions in helping to save America, on that drastic day of December 7, 1941, when after rescuing many of his fallen crewmen, along with Captain Mervyn Sharp Bennion, Doris manned a machine gun, and fired upon Japanese bomber planes, shooting down as many as 5 of the bombers planes, and abandoned ship only after the commanding officer's outcry order over the intercom, "All able - bodied men! Abandon ship! Abandon ship!' Heroism far from Doris Miller's line of duty aboard the USS West Virginia. Yet, he fought above and beyond his call of duty, giving of himself, to defend America, being unbiased to creed or color.< Less
Kimberly: One Young Woman's Courageous Battle to Overcome Her Abusive Past... A Battle She Nearly Won By Viktoria J. Hancock
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In "Kimberly", the author is paying tribute to the memory of her dearest friend, Kimberly Ann Worcester, who passed away in late December of 2003, at the tender age of 23. As a work of... More > fiction, the author has given Kimberly eternal life, by placing her as the courageous heroine of this story. Kimberly's character begins her narration, by describing the horrific abuse that, tragically, leads to her death. Yet, this novel is meant to concentrate on Kimberly's life, and to chronicle this brave, courageous young woman's brief existence, which, but for her final two weeks of life, was mired in the very depths of horrifying, sadistic abuse. The reader will immediately feel a loving rapport with Kimberly, who always was far more concerned for others, than she was for herself. Kimberly faced the abuse, and other tragedies, with the same commendable spirit of love, hope, and strength. Once you have read Kimberly's story, you will be simply in awe of her courageous, heroic, loving character.< Less
Kimberly: One Young Woman's Courageous Battle to Overcome Her Abusive Past... A Battle She Nearly Won By Viktoria J. Hancock
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In "Kimberly", the author is paying tribute to the memory of her dearest friend, Kimberly Ann Worcester, who passed away in late December of 2003, at the tender age of 23. As a work of... More > fiction, the author has given Kimberly eternal life, by placing her as the courageous heroine of this story. Kimberly's character begins her narration, by describing the horrific abuse that, tragically, leads to her death. Yet, this novel is meant to concentrate on Kimberly's life, and to chronicle this brave, courageous young woman's brief existence, which, but for her final two weeks of life, was mired in the very depths of horrifying, sadistic abuse. The reader will immediately feel a loving rapport with Kimberly, who always was far more concerned for others, than she was for herself. Kimberly faced the abuse, and other tragedies, with the same commendable spirit of love, hope, and strength. Once you have read Kimberly's story, you will be simply in awe of her courageous, heroic, loving character.< Less
SARAH'S STORY-- By Georgia Hedrick
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In the mid 1800's Sarah Winnemucca saw the new invaders as 'owl-eyes', as strange yet powerful, as curious. Her Grandfather would tell a story that had been with the Piute people a long time and... More > Sarah would not forget it. This Great Basin area, or Nevada, we call it, is where Sarah grew up. Once grown up, she would reach from one end of the country to the other to speak out and write in her quest for fairness and justice for her people. This book is written in both Spanish and English. This book, ID # 833512 is 8.5x11--large size. The layout is a split-page Spanish-English layout with the picture repeated so that the total book is 32 pages. The book is all in color and thus is costly, thus the new layout.< Less
SARAH'S STORY-- By Georgia Hedrick
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In the mid 1800's Sarah Winnemucca saw the new invaders as 'owl-eyes', as strange yet powerful, as curious. Her Grandfather would tell a story that had been with the Piute people a long time and... More > Sarah would not forget it. This Great Basin area, or Nevada, we call it, is where Sarah grew up. Once grown up, she would reach from one end of the country to the other to speak out and write in her quest for fairness and justice for her people. This book is written in both Spanish and English. This book, ID # 833512 is 8.5x11--large size. The layout is a split-page Spanish-English layout with the picture repeated so that the total book is 32 pages. The book is all in color and thus is costly, thus the new layout. < Less
Bradamant and the Apprentice Hero By Ron Miller
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A short novelette featuring the heroine of Ron Miller's epic adventure novel, "The Iron Tempest." It's the eighth century Europe of Charlemagne...and of myths, monsters and magic. Lady... More > Bradamant is of Charlemagne's most formidable paladins, a fabulous woman knight who is always willing to face almost insurmountable odds in her quest for justice...even if it entails being saddled with an incompetent apprentice when trying to do battle with a family of bloodthirsty giants.< Less
Kindred - Blood and Sweat By Steve Wilkinson
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The Purple Cloaked legions sweep across the world like hungry locusts leaving a lasting legacy of destruction that will ultimately build one of the greatest empires ever seen. At the very edge of... More > the known world a range of unconquered mountains are home to the last of the free highland tribes. As the armies close in their choices are bleak. Prepare for a battle they know they cannot win or accept the purple cloaks gift of slavery. Far to the south an impossibly old woman plans to shape the future from the cave she calls home. This crone, who has cheated death for centuries,is the last immortal who understands the power of the ancient ways. As the new dawn of man rises a sign from the sacred Lake of the Moon forces her to step once more back into the world of mortal men. Hidden away from the unavoidable war a young white haired boy grows into manhood. If this boy can survive and rise up to become who he was born to be, his true heritage will help to protect a secret that will change the new world forever.< Less
The Lady of Court Square: The Biography of Eva Caroline Whitaker Davis: A Lady of Courage That Would Not Accept Defeat By Carolyn Ann O'Riley
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Eva Caroline Whitaker Davis was the Curator & Director of the Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Her life tells the story that, money isn't the object, age... More > means nothing, that lack of formal education can not be used as an excuse, but through will, intent, hard work, Faith, not giving up and God's Grace all can be accomplished regardless of the obstacles that are placed in one's path. Life is a matter of recognizing that there are endless potentials, complete with endless possibilities. Those that think that they can not achieve because they have nothing, Eva's story is written for you. Those that just enjoy an inspirational story of a woman that would not be overlooked, this message is for you. Those that need to identify with a powerful being to emulate here is your mentor, You are the ones that are called to read this book. There are no excuses for failure unless you give yourself permission and allow yourself to believe that you are not worthy of success.< Less
CALFAIN the Dreamweaver By G. L. Stead
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Born with the unusual ability to transfer his thoughts into the minds of others, Calfain travelled the market towns and villages sharing his unique talent with the locals – for a small, or not... More > so small price – depending on their ability to pay. He made a living, but would never fulfill his own dream of becoming rich. Some said he was a charlatan, no better than a common street performer who took their money and left them smiling. But there was one who desperately wanted to know if he was a genuine dreamweaver. The Lady of the manor would pay a kings ransom if Calfain could reunite her and her son, taken by his father to an island on the other side of the country. All that was needed was for the dreamweaver to erase the man’s memory. Never get involved – that was Calfain’s motto, but impossible challenges, a beautiful woman – and money sometimes conspire with one another. Special Offer - Try before you buy. Request the first 3 chapters to download by e-mailing barnfold@googlemail.com< Less