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Just One Soldier By Kelly Lewis Haggmark
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Time spent in service to country, community, and family is never wasted nor forgotten. In 1978, Dick Haggmark died at the age of 47 after spending two and a half years in a semi-comatose state going... More > from hospital to nursing home to veteran’s hospital. He was injured at work and then suffered a massive heart attack and stroke that left him unable to speak or walk. When he was in his early 20s, he joined the Army. As a civilian he served as a volunteer fireman and auxiliary policeman for over 20 years. Just One Soldier is a book that contains 80 letters written by Dick in 1954 to his family while serving in the Korean War stationed in Japan. The book also contains the words of a diary written by Dick’s mother covering the two and a half years just prior to his death. Photos, family memories, author commentary, and newspaper clippings are also included in the book. Get to know the young man through the letters home from just one soldier.< Less
The Bladetongue By H.G. Potter
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Epic fragments from the early days of Whitehawk: a band of unemployed war-veterans, fallen out of favor with the king and exiled, gather for last draughts of ale in their favorite tavern the Golden... More > Mermaid, but then the withered old gelf, his mind a ceaseless maze, claims to have found a treasure-hunt. All but one, terrified, agree to it. The promise of heaping loot was too tempting. They speak blood-oaths around the oak table loaded with blazing quox candles and gleaming weapons. The next morning, hung-over, they strike upon the sea to seize easy loot from an old wizard who long ago locked himself away in his tower. Aye, that may be all well and good, but when it comes to such an enterprise don't expect that things will go as planned. Armed to the teeth with famous bronze and life-rending steel, they enter into places that its better never to go...and not only that, but even if they make it up into that tower, what if the centuries-old Archmage wakes up?"< Less
The Long Goodbye (Philip Marlowe #6) By Raymond Chandler
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Private investigator Philip Marlowe is 42 years old and does not exercise. His sport is chess yet he does not play against anybody. He just replays games of chess masters and solves chess puzzles.... More > His brushes with danger and death he just narrates matter-of-factly. In one scene a rich, powerful, mean-spirited guy comes to his office. After some tough guy dialogue Marlowe slugs the visitor which made the latter double up in pain while his bodyguard--certainly armed--is just outside. When Marlowe later meets the bodyguard he insults him on his face. Yet they left Marlowe unharmed. Marlowe befriends a down on his luck war veteran with the scars to prove it. Then he finds out that Terry Lennox has a very wealthy nymphomaniac wife, who he's divorced and re-married and who ends up dead. and now Lennox is on the lam and the cops and a crazy gangster are after Marlowe.< Less
DINOSAUR ALPHABET BOOK A-Z By Dylon Lawrence
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DINOSAUR ALPHABET BOOK A-Z. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! HAND SKETCHED DINOSAURS! This book was made for children just learning to read the alphabet. Every letter in the alphabet is associated with some... More > type of dinosaur! Each dinosaur is hand drawn! T is for Tyrannosaurus Rex! R is for Raptor! H is for Herbivore! Full of Dinosaur Facts for Children! This book is intended for kids just starting out with the alphabet. Children attending pre-school will benefit the most out of this alphabet learning tool. This book was hand crafted by a military veteran along with the help of his three children. All under the age of four. Kids love dinosaurs and kids will learn the best, when they have something to be excited about. The alphabet is the foundation of english. Children want to read and learn, especially with dinosaurs! The Alphabet is much more exciting to learn with dinosaurs! Kids love dinosaurs and so will yours! Even children from 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 10 and above! Everything a child needs!< Less
Bee Hunting : A Book of Valuable Information for Bee Hunters - Tell How to Line Bees to Trees, etc. (Illustrated) By John R. Lockard
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In the preparation of this work, it has been my aim to instruct the beginner in the art of bee hunting, rather than offer suggestions to those who have served an apprenticeship at the fascinating... More > pastime. I do not wish to leave the impression that I think others who have made this a study do not know enough on the subject to give suggestions; far from it. But to be candid with each other, as lovers of nature and her ways should be, even though we be veterans in the business, by an exchange of ideas we can always learn something new and of value. Many books on sports of various kinds have been written, but outside of an occasional article in periodicals devoted to bee literature, but little has been written on the subject of bee hunting. Therefore, I have tried, in this volume, Bee Hunting for Pleasure and Profit, to give a work in compact form, the product of what I have learned along this line during the forty years in nature's school room.< Less
So You Wanna Sing in Germany? By Paul Bellantoni
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Is singing in Germany right for me? Am I ready? What is it like to audition, live, and work there? What about Austria or Switzerland? What do I pack? Don’t worry! This fun guide tells you all... More > you need to know. Benefit from what Paul Bellantoni learned in four years as an American singer in Europe. As a graduate of NYU's School of Journalism, he has the research skills to give you more information. He has also left the opera world, so he has the freedom to give you the whole, honest truth without damaging his career. He deepened his perspective by interviewing other Americans working there, including a newcomer, a mid-career singer, and a 20-year veteran. Plus, you get the complete "Fach list" that German companies use to classify singers, and a list of helpful websites. So you wanna sing in Germany? This book will help you decide whether to go—and if you do, it'll help you succeed and have some fun along the way!< Less
Concealed Carry CYA By John F Pyzik
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Concealed Carry CYA is a must-read for anyone currently carrying or thinking about legally carrying a gun for personal protection with a state-authorized permit. Selecting the gun, getting your... More > permit and target practice are the easy parts of exercising your right to own and legally carry a weapon for personal protection. Most people feel that they are ready to now go out and feel safe. Unfortunately, they are less than half right. The author of this book is a graduate of Ball State University, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, many supplemental law enforcement training courses, sponsored by the State of Indiana and taught by veteran officers and the FBI. This training has been utilized as a former reserve deputy sheriff, full-time police officer and a police chief. What you are about to read is based on that training, experience, some close calls, first-hand experience and many road miles to think about it and how it all may help you.< Less
Let’s Fix Congress!: How You Can Help Change American Government … Forever! By Louis Buckner
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Are you FED UP with Congress? For most Americans, the answer would be an emphatic, “Yes!”. So why do members waltz back into office term after term? Even in so-called, change years?... More > Are Americans really that dumb? … Maybe not. In this book, a veteran activist and observer opens the hood of our political system, and reveals as never before the innocent, but crucial errors made by the founders in designing our national legislature. You will learn how those flaws combined with human nature to produce an institution that now fails us so thoroughly, so often, it no longer seems capable of rational public policy. You will see how today’s politics seduces and corrupts even the best and most well-meaning leaders, including someone you have trusted (and re-elected) for years. You will understand why our leaders refuse to act, and why reforms fail time and again. Finally, the author proposes a sensible plan, along with effective steps you can take, to truly Fix Congress, once and for all!< Less
Love of an Unknown Soldier By John Howlett
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Epic love story set in the First World War. Harry Cardwell, 21 year-old shepherd from the border hills, is already a ‘veteran’ of the Somme battlefield. Returning from leave Harry... More > confronts a burly Sergeant auctioning off a tin of intimate love-letters and photographs found in a shelled dug-out. To protect the privacy of those letters, Harry buys them himself. A simple act of decency that is to have a lifetime of consequence. Annie is the nurse in the photographs. A volunteer from New England with her doctor husband on a Harvard Medical Unit, she is now a widow on an ambulance train serving the Western Front. Harry finds Annie and they fall in love, their passion unfolding against the background of Passchendaele. 'Love Of An Unknown Soldier' is the first volume in the Harry Cardwell Series. 'A Long Road Home', 'When War Came Again', 'First Snow of Winter' and 'Last Snow of Winter' follow the survivors through the 20's and the 30's to the end of the 2nd World War, Alp Grüm completes the series.< Less
Let’s Fix Congress!: How You Can Help Change American Government … Forever! By Louis Buckner
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Are you FED UP with Congress? For most Americans, the answer would be an emphatic, “Yes!”. So why do members waltz back into office term after term? Even in so-called, change years?... More > Are Americans really that dumb? … Maybe not. In this book, a veteran activist and observer opens the hood of our political system, and reveals as never before the innocent, but crucial errors made by the founders in designing our national legislature. You will learn how those flaws combined with human nature to produce an institution that now fails us so thoroughly, so often, it no longer seems capable of rational public policy. You will see how today’s politics seduces and corrupts even the best and most well-meaning leaders, including someone you have trusted (and re-elected) for years. You will understand why our leaders refuse to act, and why reforms fail time and again. Finally, the author proposes a sensible plan, along with effective steps you can take, to truly Fix Congress, once and for all!< Less

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