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The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay By John Wennersten
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Eastern Branch Press is pleased to announce the new paperback edition of John R. Wennersten's The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay. In the decades following the Civil War, Chesapeake Bay became the... More > scene of a life and death struggle to harvest the oyster, one of the most valuable commodi­ties on the Atlantic coast. In this book, noted historian and author John Wennersten tells the stories of wa­termen, law enforcement officers, government officials, Bay scientists, immi­grants, and oyster shuckers involved in the oyster trade.< Less
The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay By John Wennersten
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Eastern Branch Press is pleased to announce the new paperback edition of John R. Wennersten's The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay. In the decades following the Civil War, Chesapeake Bay became the... More > scene of a life and death struggle to harvest the oyster, one of the most valuable commodi­ties on the Atlantic coast. In this book, noted historian and author John Wennersten tells the stories of wa­termen, law enforcement officers, government officials, Bay scientists, immi­grants, and oyster shuckers involved in the oyster trade.< Less
The Oyster Dancer By Kevin Scrantz
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"A lyrical, satirical look at race, religion and sex in the new South." New Orleans, 1913: After running afoul of religion and a razor, Cora embarks on a bizarre odyssey into Cajun... More > country to work for Miss Godd, an eccentric with a dark past of her own. Against the backdrop of a sleepy bayou town and the secret lives of its people, Cora settles into a new life until her past comes home to roost with tragic consequences. A scarred stripper at war with God... A voodoo priestess in a funk... A menopausal belle trying to resurrect her dead lover... A lonely killer who hugs his victims to death...An unforgettable cast of characters in an irreverent tour de force! "It's certainly an enjoyable read, which thrives with the bawdy character of New Orleans." Rosemary Davidson, Bloomsbury Publishing< Less
The Oyster Dancer By Kevin Scrantz
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"A lyrical, satirical look at race, religion and sex in the new South." New Orleans, 1913: After running afoul of religion and a razor, Cora embarks on a bizarre odyssey into Cajun... More > country to work for Miss Godd, an eccentric with a dark past of her own. Against the backdrop of a sleepy bayou town and the secret lives of its people, Cora settles into a new life until her past comes home to roost with tragic consequences. A scarred stripper at war with God... A voodoo priestess in a funk... A menopausal belle trying to resurrect her dead lover... A lonely killer who hugs his victims to death...An unforgettable cast of characters in an irreverent tour de force! "It's certainly an enjoyable read, which thrives with the bawdy character of New Orleans." Rosemary Davidson, Bloomsbury Publishing< Less
The Submarine in War and Peace By Simon Lake
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Originally published in 1918, this book is a chronicle of submarine history, and a tribute to the bold vision of author Simon Lake. Lake believed the submarine held enormous promise as an engine of... More > commerce. In the future, he proposed, submarines would harvest oysters from the ocean floor, and transport cargo without interference from storms. In 1893, inspired by a U.S. Navy challenge, Lake constructed his first submarine, Argonaut Junior. It was followed by the more advanced Protector, which was sold to the Czar of Russia in 1904. Lake spent the next seven years designing boats for the Russian and the Austro-Hungarian navies. He finally returned to the United States in 1912, and eventually he sold 24 submarines to the U.S. Navy. His success was short-lived however, and the company went into bankruptcy in the 1920s. Simon Lake remained active in the field of submarine technology, and advised the U.S. Navy during WWII.< Less
Hoopers Island: Glimpses of the Past By Jacqueline Simmons Hedberg
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This is a collection of essays about events that occurred on Hoopers Island, Maryland, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Some concern newsworthy events. Others describe the cultural... More > life of the Island or its connection to America's military history. The final essays are memories of the author's life on Hoopers Island.< Less
Worship your Vermin By Daniel Dilger, Jack Ferguson
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The Universe isn't as peaceful as it used to be. Wars are frequent. Worries of a weakening oyster market send ripples through the economy. The space efficient communist Cube People are getting... More > stronger. People wonder if a universe filled with nothing could harm them. One of the few lights in this age of darkness is Presleytarianism, a religion celebrating the king of rock and roll. Everyone wonders: what does the future hold? Worship your Vermin is the sequel to Children's Tales of the Universe.< Less
Worship your Vermin By Daniel Dilger, Jack Ferguson
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The Universe isn't as peaceful as it used to be. Wars are frequent. Worries of a weakening oyster market send ripples through the economy. The space efficient communist Cube People are getting... More > stronger. People wonder if a universe filled with nothing could harm them. One of the few lights in this age of darkness is Presleytarianism, a religion celebrating the king of rock and roll. Everyone wonders: what does the future hold? Worship your Vermin is the sequel to Children's Tales of the Universe.< Less
Airborne to Africa By Jim Bailey
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Airborne to Africa is the posthumous collection of Jim Bailey poems previously unreleased. After he nearly lost his life as a fighter pilot in World War II, Jim dedicated his heart to Africa. His... More > is a life lived with joy and honesty and this resonates in his poetry. Jim has traveled the African continent as if it were his oyster and these pearls amongst this poetry collection from one of the greatest journeys in the university of life, there has ever been. “The poetry of Airborne to Africa is full of colour, culture, diversity, unity and humanity in words and photographs for Africa.” As a backdrop to Jim’s wonderful poetic observations photographic images from travels to Dakar and Bamako in 2000, Abidjan, Burkina Faso and Congo Brazzaville in 2001, Maputo, Durban and Cape Town are added.< Less