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The Mountain By Gerard Telmosse
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The Mountain is a mystery that involves; teenagers, computers and mountain bikes. The story unfolds in rural New Jersey. There is plenty of action and humor as the teenagers try to understand why... More > they are being harassed by two unsavory characters who are about to hijack a communications satellite. There are mountain bike races, along with some interesting theories about memory to add to this exciting story. The book is written for the adolescent reader.< Less
The Mountain By Gerard Telmosse
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The Mountain is a mystery that involves; teenagers, computers and mountain bikes. The story unfolds in rural New Jersey. There is plenty of action and humor as the teenagers try to understand why... More > they are being harassed by two unsavory characters who are about to hijack a communications satellite. There are mountain bike races, along with some interesting theories about memory to add to this exciting story. The book is written for the adolescent reader.< Less
Humor, Laughter and Tears By Victor Levine
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Humor, Laughter and Tears is a collection of memoirs and short stories from Victor Levine's life journey. Growing up in a poor Jewish family in a small anti-Semitic upstate New York town, Mr. Levine... More > overcame adversity with his wit and warmth. He used his childhood experiences to foster his entrepreneurial skills and eventually became the owner of a bungalow colony in the Catskills as well as numerous jewelry stores in New York and Miami Beach. Mr. Levine is an active 93 years of age, living with his wife in Parkland, a suburb of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.< Less
Humor, Laughter and Tears By Victor Levine
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Humor, Laughter and Tears is a collection of memoirs and short stories from Victor Levine's life journey. Growing up in a poor Jewish family in a small anti-Semitic upstate New York town, Mr. Levine... More > overcame adversity with his wit and warmth. He used his childhood experiences to foster his entrepreneurial skills and eventually became the owner of a bungalow colony in the Catskills as well as numerous jewelry stores in New York and Miami Beach. Mr. Levine is an active 93 years of age, living with his wife in Parkland, a suburb of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.< Less
Humor and Other Blessings By Amy Rose Powers-Fish
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Humor and Other Blessings is the first to be released in Amy Rose's latest Collection of Poetry. Fourteen years since her first publication of poetry, Amy Rose uses her craft to express her... More > gratitude for all that life has given her. Through exploring some of her greatest fears, Amy Rose shows us how being willing to face our greatest fears can reveal to us our greatest blessings. Join Amy Rose in the first stage of her new journey which in true Amy Rose fashion starts with feeling blessed for what she has no matter what life throws at her while maintaining her sense of humor along the way.< Less
Inner Mountain By Harry Willis
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It’s the mid-1980’s. Gil Danton, a rugged individualist and outdoorsman, has been scarred by his father’s recent and tragic death. When he goes for a day hike on the Sheltowee... More > Trace, he meets Rex Applewhite, college ballplayer and reluctant conformist. Their experiences together immerse the reader in the natural beauty and danger of the Appalachian and Rockies landscapes. There is humor, introspection, conflict, and ultimately, the moment when each man must make a decision that will determine survival.< Less
Up On the Mountain By Elna Butterfield
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This is the second little book describing life in the 1940s in rural Vermont as experienced by the author. Her grandparents’ small dairy farm on Post Road in Rutland Town included a tract of... More > land on Blue Ridge Mountain in Chittenden. As was the custom in the 1800s when the farm was purchased by her great-grandfather Abraham Whiting, woodlots were often located some distance from the homestead. Accessible only by foot trail or horse, this mountain land provided firewood for the farm as well as deer and bear hunting and family good times. A crude tarpaper one-room shack with no running water or electricity was the “camp”. The author tells of the family fun, the mountain wildlife, woodcutting, hunting, and includes a detailed description of maple sugaring. Illustrations by the author enhance these recollections. Humorous anecdotes of her grandfather’s and uncles’ salty Vermont characters are sprinkled throughout the stories.< Less
Beyond The Mountains By Peter A. Solomon
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In the fall of 2004, tropical storm Jean destroyed the city of Gonaives,initially killing over 3000 people, destroying more homes and property than this poverty-stricken community could afford.... More > BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS is a man’s anecdotal journey to Haiti in January of 2005. Traveling with Haitian American and a good friend, Antoine St. Louis, author Peter Solomon discovers adventure and humor while dealing with the despair and hope in the midst of a poor community recovering from the aftermath of a natural disaster. Only a short distance from the shores of the United States, this book recounts the author’s struggles; trying to find a reason why he is called to witness in this hell on earth, a justification for leaving his wife and children in the States to face the unknown trials and life in Haiti, and a recount of his experiences in writing.< Less
Beyond The Mountains By Peter A. Solomon
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In the fall of 2004, tropical storm Jean destroyed the city of Gonaives,initially killing over 3000 people, destroying more homes and property than this poverty-stricken community could afford.... More > BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS is a man’s anecdotal journey to Haiti in January of 2005. Traveling with Haitian American and a good friend, Antoine St. Louis, author Peter Solomon discovers adventure and humor while dealing with the despair and hope in the midst of a poor community recovering from the aftermath of a natural disaster. Only a short distance from the shores of the United States, this book recounts the author’s struggles; trying to find a reason why he is called to witness in this hell on earth, a justification for leaving his wife and children in the States to face the unknown trials and life in Haiti, and a recount of his experiences in writing.< Less
Ripheart Mountains By Subarna Prasad Acharya
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Set at the time of the Maoist insurgency and at their stronghold, this story captures the tales of the poor, helpless people of the mountains through the eyes of a narrator who has untold stories of... More > his own. From the foreigner who dreams about bays, beaches, beers and bikinis to the local people who are unable to afford even the cheapest of medicines; from a little baby that dies during the dead of the night to the new mother who miraculously survives a septicemia; and from a housewife who is shunned by her own family as she loses one of her hands because of gangrene and is unable to work anymore to the patient who is going to die a slow and painful death, this is a story of stories narrated with uncanny precision and remarkable dynamism. From the horrific incidences that had occurred during the peak of the insurgency to the most open and humorous jokes, and from the tales of poverty to the most bitter and heart-ripping experiences of one man’s desperate and maddening battles with the inevitable...< Less