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The Jeep: A Story of the Virginia Military Institute By J. Michael Judge
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The Virginia Military Institute is one of the most unique colleges in America. Nestled in the historic mountain town of Lexington, it is an institution steeped in traditions of brutal initiation,... More > Spartan life, and uncompromising honor. Follow the autobiographical account of one graduate's attempt to come to grips with his choice to attend and the experience that followed. Woven into the recollection is the tale of the jeep: a college prank that shapes the way he views his friendships, choice of college, and ultimately himself.< Less
Return By Faysal Mikdadi
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This is a novel that describes the development of a Palestinian artist born in 1948. It begins with his birth coinciding with the birth of Israel. The novel alternates between the first person and... More > the third person narratives. Mikdadi attempts to show what it is like to live in a hostile Diaspora and how his protagonist learns to survive the dysfunction caused by dispossession. This is a moving, and at times, funny novel that celebrates the human will to keep going against any odds.< Less
Prefaces: the insights of great minds By *
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Prologues and prefaces: printed first, penned last. from the likes of Caxton, Copernicus, Goethe, Wordsworth and Walt Whitman. Read the innermost thoughts of great minds, encapsulating in small... More > space reflections on world-moving works. uniquely brought together in a single volume by Ruth Finnegan CALLENDER ACADEMIC SERIES< Less
Terrorists Don't Eat Sushi By Anne Zimmerman
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Upper East Side stay at home mother, Reilly Peterson, stumbles onto a terrorist plot while playing with her gregarious children in Central Park. Because she is obsessed with political correctness,... More > she is hesitant to call the authorities and pursues the could-be terrorists on her own. As she becomes more certain of the plot, she drags in an overweight old boyfriend, her stylish investment banker husband, a new preppy mom friend and her politically incorrect best friend, Jenn. Together, they shop, interpret Farsi, discuss Middle Eastern affairs and ruthlessly bash Republicans. While the ad hoc group attempts to save the free world, the unlikely group of terrorists, including a loud Southern evangelist and a quiet Iranian chemistry professor, deceive each other and an unexpected twist leads millions to question the Christian bible.< Less

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