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In the Company of Marines: A Surgeon Remembers Vietnam By James O. Finnegan, MD
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Dr. James Finnegan spent one year in Vietnam during the war as a combat surgeon, including heading a surgical team in Khe Sanh during the famous 77 day siege of that combat base. His stories are... More > personal, unique, and describe a side of the war seldom reported in the media. Each story is based on the true personal experiences of a physician who himself received a Purple Heart for wounds he sustained in action.< Less
The Pilgrim Soul By Mira Pajes Merriman
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This memoir recounts the author’s white-knuckle escape at age seven through Poland and across Russia—the German war machine always two steps behind. Reunited in New York, she and her... More > parents settle in Manhattan but peace remains out of reach as domestic turmoil, eccentric refugee friends, Zionist summer camp and an environment of political and ideological uncertainties create a life fraught with new adversities. She and her friend plot a life of artistic escape and greatness. With her father she’s held tight in a chafing bond of love and rebellion. A failed marriage, artistic and existential despair, and disillusionment with post-World War II American society drive her to escape again, this time to paint in Spain. But peace remains out of reach there, too, despite a love affair, a conversion to Catholicism, and efforts at religious dedication. This chronicle of Jewish escape from Europe tracks the twists and turns of that displacement, and an immigrant generation’s struggle to build a new life in America.< Less
spots only? By sergio davanzo
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20 quadri & tre critiche. Una piccola mostra antologica rappresentativa dei miei lavori eseguiti dal 2004 al 2008: "Pianeta rosso", "Omaggio ai tubisti",... More > "Dunas","Caramella","Il signor Cerniera","I miei manoscritti bruciati","Dal balletto al segno","Finestra nella notte","Viaggio al buio","Il figlio punk","Cantiere navale","i","Frammento di vita","Strada di Bagdad con mimosa","Ritratto rosso","Nascita di una principessa azzurra","serie jazz - emozioni","Cattedrale unica nello spazio"< Less
A Bridge to Success By Chuck Miller
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Chuck Miller "After playing on the trumpet the school's fight song, Our Boys Gonna Shine Tonight by ear, they put me in the high school band. It all happened so fast, I was only in the sixth... More > grade." Of all the musicians/teachers to be associated with the instruction of youth in the Omaha community, Chuck Miller was the most influential and the most controversial. Despite his seeming less impossible task of developing the raw unused musical talents of at-risk children and developing them into singers and performers in popular bands, many of the youth taught by him have grown up into productive professional musicians. As a result of his teaching, they have performed all over the world. Few musicians in the Omaha community would seem to have been more deserving of a job well done than Chuck Miller.< Less

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