Howard Stitzel is not just a gushingly loving grandfather or a caring and committed father and husband, but also part of a World Series Championship, and a World War II veteran. Howard saw active... More > duty throughout the Pacific Theater, as he calls it, but was also a simple farm boy from Pennsylvania, looking for the American Dream. He found it.
Howard is most known for being the trusty radio engineer for the Detroit Tiger Baseball organization in a career which spanned 45 years. Howard served with radio personalities such as Ernie Harwell, Harry Hielman, Frank Beckman, and George Kell.< Less
The Cambodian genocide of 1975-1979 is one of the worst human tragedies of the century. Kenneth Khol and his family escaped Cambodia in 1979 in search of freedom. He relives the images, the actions... More > and the emotions of the genocide which ultimately gave him no choice but to escape from Cambodia.< Less
In My Mind’s Eye spans nearly a century of Pauline Beckman’s memories: From watching her mother sweep a dirt-floored kitchen to kicking up her heels during the Roaring ‘20s. From... More > mastering the art of “flour-sack frugal” during the Depression to discovering a natural affinity for storytelling late in her eighth decade. But this collection of stories is more than just a colorful personal memoir. It’s a rich historical record of American life as it was lived in an earlier era.
In the words of J.M Barrie, “God gave us memory that we might have roses in December.” So come on in. Share in these snapshots of days past—stop and smell the roses.< Less
A foster child and Catholic altar boy in Trieste Italy during the Fascist era finds his parents have disappeared. After the War, he learns that his mother was Jewish and chooses to emigrate to... More > Israel, then to the United States. These three lives are remarkably different from each other, and delineate the quest for survival, then for acceptance, and finally to self-actualization.< Less
This is the biography of the Czech priest John Prachar, a Nazi labor camp survivor who was later forced to flee from his homeland because the communist party didn't agree with what he preached. ... More > Welcomed into the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska, Father John made a new home and served as priest and patriot for forty years.
For more information and other purchasing options please visit FatherJohnsStory.com.< Less
As a Field Investigator with the Mutual UFO Network, Craig R. Lang initially met the witness, Roger Kvande, who described his encounters. These unique encounters, which will boggle your mind, are... More > described as the primary material in this book.
“April 22, 1966 - An orange sphere was seen flying over the coast of Portugal at nine PM local time. At 3:30 PM CDT - within an hour of the sighting in Portugal - a flying saucer flew down the main street of Bagley, MN at
a low altitude, jumped over a school bus and landed on the outskirts of town. Four beings of small stature got out of the UFO, seemed to do some work, got back in and took off. ”
This book is the story of Roger Kvande aboard the craft, and his life as an abductee.
By William McNeff, Roger Kvande and Craig R. Lang< Less
With wit, humor and style, Joanne Hanks takes you on a wild ride through the insanity of the Mormon-based polygamist cult that was her life for seven years. Get ready to laugh. Get ready to be... More > outraged. And get ready to see polygamy as no one has ever revealed it before.
Joanne tells their crazy story with humor, satire—and insight. You’ll share her angst over sharing her husband. You’ll meet her “sister wives,” a prophet calling himself a “celestial stud service” who seeks divine guidance on threesomes, and apostles who dress in weird robes to curse the White House. You’ll fume at gut-wrenching tales of racism, sexual abuse, fraud, and manipulation. And you’ll find out why no one remembers when Jesus destroyed the world on March 26, 2000.
“It’s Not About The Sex” My Ass is more than an entertaining read. It’s a cautionary tale about the power of delusional thinking, and a hopeful tale of one family that came to their senses and found the courage to leave.< Less
B-17 "Flying Fortress" Combat Diary of Andy Anzanos, 26 missions, credited with destruction of an ME-110 and damaging an ME-109. Many engine failures and massive rocket attack made for a... More > memorable experience. Loss of all room mates and their aircraft "Liberty Bell-e." Soon after completing his combat missions, Andy was shot down by friendly fire. Also writes of other training experiences. Andy is also a major designer and builder of the 390th Memorial Museum in Tucson, Arizona dedicated to his bomb group.< Less
In April 2012 I set out from my house in Vancouver, BC Canada to the place i was born, Mazatlan, Sin Mexico. over 2600 miles on my own with nothing but a backpack. I have been called brave because I... More > have climbed dangerous mountains and run inhospitable places. By going back to my roots, I was hoping to face my biggest fear, standing up tall and say " I am a rape survivor"< Less
Ron Hoppmann was born on Madison’s east side in 1934. He attended Marquette Elementary School and East High School. He spent three years on active duty in the Marine Corps, attended college in... More > Colorado, and owned Bor & Stol Furniture in Madison. Hoppmann is a father of three and grandfather of nine. As the winner of Madison Magazine’s 2012 Memoir Contest, several of these stories appeared in the March 2013 issue of Madison Magazine. Ron can often be found swapping stories at C’s Diner or the Hubbard Avenue Diner in Middleton.< Less
Biographical novel of Anna Engel, born in 1715 in Switzerland and immigrated with her family to America in 1754 seeking religious freedom. Their journey took them through the snow-covered Alps,... More > frozen Rhine River, and storm-crossed Atlantic Ocean. Their son, Yokeli Engel, founded the River Brethren Church. The information for the book comes from family lore, numerous documented references, and the author's imagination.< Less
Travel back to a more simple time to Post-World War II, small town America through the humorous stories of the author about the first ten years of his life in the small river community of Riverwood,... More > Indiana. These stories of adventure, fear and love offer hope to all who are willing to dream and to approach life with determination and a smile.< Less
This book is a collection of memories submitted by 34 family members and friends of Stephen George William Parker, as compiled and complemented by his father after Stephen’s death from cancer... More > at the age of 46. For those readers who did not have the pleasure of knowing Stephen, the contents of this book should make it apparent that he believed from an early age in the adage “Live every day as though it is your last” – thus the book title. He did live life to the full, and everyone who knew him derived benefit from his joyful personality.
Proceeds from the sale of this book will go toward The Stephen Fund to help finance the placement of memorial benches along the Atlantic Beach communities in Northeast Florida that Stephen loved. As time goes on, we hope to help all those who would like to remember someone by donating funds to help others with the same cause. Please go to www.thestephenfund.com to find out more and learn how you can help The Stephen Fund.< Less
The life and times of Frances Laura Ourada Wesselman. The first half of the book covers the time she spent as a child near Denver and the years she grew up there. The second half covers the years she... More > was married to her husband, Martin Joseph Ourada. She had many adventures throughout her life. It is an enjoyable read.< Less
The candid, narcotic-fueled account of Marlo Archer's restoration to physical, emotional, and spiritual health following her nearly-fatal motorcycle accident in 2008 and the somber, heart-felt... More > account of her beloved father's fatal battle with addiction and the scars she still bears from both.< Less
On April 28th 2010 a former King of Narnia took a large sacramental dose of the Copelandia Cyanescens mushroom, one of the most powerful psilocybin mushrooms in the world. He embarked upon a profound... More > voyage that lead to a life-changing experience of astral divinity and unity with the One Being of the cosmos.
Psychedelic mushrooms unify the hemispheres of the mind, open the inner eye to cosmic perception and allow spiritual flight into the myriad dimensions of fractal reality. They initiate journeys to the vortex Core of Creation within the infinite moment of the Eternal Now.
Spanning a three-year odyssey, this is the true story of one man’s ascent into the blazing epiphany of spiritual enlightenment, far beyond the realms of dimensional space and time. This awe-inspiring opus of astonishing self-discovery is a cannon blast, heralding a New Renaissance in both scientific and artistic self-comprehension.
A preview of the Foreword is available from the www.BrynstoneBooks.com main page.< Less