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Alien Interview - Readers Edition By Lawrence R. Spencer
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The "Readers Edition" is a simplified version of the book, ALIEN INTERVIEW. It does NOT include FOOTNOTES, INDEX or TABLE OF CONTENTS. Only the letters, personal notes and copies of top... More > secret government interview transcripts from Roswell, N.M.. The interviews were conducted with the pilot of a crashed UFO at the US Army Air Force Base in July and August of 1947 under government direction by Flight Nurse Matilda O'Donnell MacElroy. (deceased)< Less
Invisible Handcuffs: Colorado Community Corrections (Halfway House) for Women By Tammy Garrett-Williams
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Do not get too comfortable while reading “Invisible Handcuffs” This book will make you think you are dreaming and you will want to wake up, but the reality of this dream is, IT’S... More > REAL! You may not want to have another bowl of oatmeal and if you miss a phone call, could it cost you, your freedom? This book is especially for families and friends who has someone in Jail or Prison planning to (by putting in their papers from DOC) or those that have been direct sentenced to Community Corrections (Diversion Client), to understand what factors goes into their loved ones successfully completing such a program as a Community Corrections Resident. This book is great reference for an inmate of Department of Corrections (DOC). They will get a chance to see and understand that Community Correction is not what they possibly think it is. To some of the inmates it may be a struggle they do not want to take on. To others it may be just what they need. Good read for Lawyers, Judges and Probation/Parole Officers.< Less
The Richard Bankes Generations By john banks
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This is a genealogy of the Banks family beginning with the birth of Richard Bankes in 1607 in Alkham, England. The storyline goes through York Province (now Maine) through the Annapolis Valley, Nova... More > Scotia to America.< Less
Believe in the Unbelievable By Jonathan Williams
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Jonathan Williams lives in Bedford, PA and has been in the field of Ghost Research since 1997. Jon is a former police officer and veteran of the US Air Force, and in 2010 co-founded the International... More > Museum of Spiritual Investigations in Gettysburg, PA. IMSI has closed and been reformed into the Museum of Ghost Research, which is currently in the development phase of the project. Since 1997, Jonathan has investigated close to a thousand locations all over the world including Japan, Pakistan, and most of the US. In addition to researching, Jonathan has instructed close to a few thousand individuals and groups on the proper methods of conducting Ghost Research from a scientific and unbiased approach. As well as formulated a methodology of “Para-Forensics” in 2009 on the paranormal approaches to crime scene investigation and missing persons identification. Williams also co-wrote a book with his wife Brandy as well as a book on Para-Forensics. This is his memoirs!< Less
Go Beyond By Jean Hartley
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I got polio in 1941 at age eight before the Sabine and Salk miracles. Today I use an electric scooter and deal with a variety of post polio symptoms (PPS). This book is mainly about post polio... More > because it has been my life's companion. Disability can have both humorous and light-hearted perspective as well as include serious research data. There is a balance between the serious downside of limitations and the exciting upside of pursuing a full life. I have experienced both sides. I hold a similar worldview with others who are limited in mobility. When it comes to struggling with our scooter or wheelchair in a small toilet stall or forgetting to recharge our batteries-we are really just one tribe.< Less
The Pastors By Terrye Ashby
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This book is a compilation of the life reflection papers written by Drs. Ernest and Brenda Sewell for a course requirement for the Ecumenical College of Bishops. Their children thought it fitting to... More > present their stories as a book for our family to read and enjoy for generations to come. We trust that you will also be inspired by the stories of two very powerful and influential people who answered the call of God. The Pastors tells their story honestly and openly, letting us know that it is God and God alone who has the power to make something beautiful out of our lives. This dynamic couple has mentored many and has shaped the lives of not only their children and grandchildren, but they have touched the lives of many spiritual children everywhere.< Less
My Collection of Thoughts and Family Stories By Bob Snyder
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This represents a series of stories that will leave a legacy for the author's grand children as they continue on their path of life. It is a book of success - about a young man born with little... More > financial means but rich with friends that learns about life through different family circumstances and a loyalty and commitment to his country.< Less
King of Sprinkler Lane: A Charmed Life By Michael R. Gardner
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A humorous memoir about a mischievous kid who, through relentless efforts by his parents, Jesuit teachers and wife succeeds as a U.S. Ambassador, lawyer, author, Georgetown professor and four-time... More > Presidential appointee.< Less
Overcoming Life’s Struggles For Success and Happiness By Halim Ozkaptan, Ph.D.
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As an eighty four year old person looking back, I would like to pass on some observations to those of you starting out and looking forward. Your lives will be one of rational and emotional choices in... More > a world of social reality and obstacles to success. Your natural goals will be to achieve success and happiness. An implicit goal in this quest will be the development of your potential and self-realization. You will also be challenged and tested by life’s events in order to grow and develop your character. Ultimately, the achievement of your goals will be a function of your resolve and perseverance, despite the obstacles with which you will be faced. Your resolve will depend upon the interaction of your conscious thoughts, faith, beliefs and spiritual underpinnings. The following material brings attention to this important aspect in your lives.< Less
Farewell, Drew By Annabelle Molyneux
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This book is from an author who experienced the depth of existence. It has an intense philosophical approach that even the most hardcore Atheist will be left thinking. This is erudition in its... More > finest--in the eyes of a child.< Less
The Unfinished Forty By William Oldfield
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This is a compilation of short stories from Bill's youth as he told them to his youngest brother to commemorate his youngest brothers 40th birthday.
The Landrys of Loudun By john banks
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This is a direct line genealogy of the Landry family. it begins with Rene Landry in 1634, culminating in present day America.
Touched by Fire-Second Edition By Frank Griffin
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It's no wonder that, after reading "Touched by Fire," Ex-President George H.W. Bush wrote to Frank Griffin to say: ..."most interesting read" and country music legend, George... More > Jones, wrote Frank Griffin to say: "I thoroughly enjoyed the book." It's an amazing American story. In 1954 Johnnie Frank Griffin witnessed the violent death of Alabama's Attorney General-elect Albert Patterson. Six months later he told a grand jury about it. The next day he was stabbed. He died that night in a hospital built on profits from crime. Nine years later Johnnie Frank’s son, Frank Griffin, saw Lee Harvey Oswald fleeing down a Dallas street. Between these two events Frank grew up in one of the strangest decades in American history. His story touches that of Alabama Governor John Patterson. It collides with mob bosses and CIA operations. There’s even room for country music and barroom brawls. This book shows how Frank Griffin’s life is truly "Touched By Fire."< Less
My Friend's Suggestion: The Struggles and Successes of a Brazilian Neurosurgeon By Edir Barros Siqueira
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The autobiography of Dr. Edir Barros Siqueira (1931-2007), a neurosurgeon born in Brazil and educated in Brazil and the United States. This is an account of his early beginnings, his years studying... More > under one of the foremost neurosurgeons of his time (Dr. Paul Bucy), his times working in a growing practice in Chicago, and his years abroad in Taiwan and Saudi Arabia, and his twilight years with the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami.< Less
Phil Brown's Hometown By Deborah Brown
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Phil Brown never forgot his hometown, Wilson, NY. This book tells of his pioneer ancestors, his childhood in Wilson, and his correspondence with his storekeeper father after he left home.
Nothing But Love: A Katrina Volunteer Finds Inspiration in the Aftermath (2nd Edition) By J. Baker Young
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"This book is a true inspiration, a wonderful homage to Hope and the indestructible Human Spirit!" - Roberta Lee Tennant, MA Editor in Chief, Falcon Books. This is the true story of a... More > community devastated by Hurricane Katrina and a woman in California who was compelled to help. She shares the profound lessons she learned from Katrina survivors in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, just a few miles from downtown New Orleans. It was a county that came back to life against all odds. "One might expect a dog-eat-dog mentality to reign in such an environment. But there was no evidence of that here. In St. Bernard Parish dignity and compassion, humor and hospitality were still going strong. And if these residents could maintain their best qualities in these circumstances, maybe we could too if Disaster ever visited us."< Less
The Early Journals of John D. Lee By Verne R. Lee
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John D. Lee's early journals, deal primarily with his experience as a Mormon missionary. He fulfilled six distinct callings as such during this period, taking him into what then comprised the western... More > states of the United States. This included Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas and Kentucky; though most of these efforts took place in Tennessee.< Less
Memoirs of a Knish my journeys, my memories, my mother By Terri L. Glimcher, Tammy J. Mackey
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You will likely feel a connection to the unique, humorous, and heartfelt stories in this memoir. Take a bite of Memoirs of a Knish, your palette will be asking for more.
Amidst Latvians During the Holocaust By Edward Anders
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"One of the best books of 2011"…A nerve-wracking saga in which life and death depend on a capricious fate…absorbing lucidity…vivid portraits…simple moral vision... More > that resonates: "I became immunized against prejudice”. A testament of remarkable clarity and humanity, wrung from dark experience.— KIRKUS REVIEWS. ***Surviving the Holocaust by a hair, Anders became a brilliant scientist. Part I is a memoir of his youth, including the Soviet and German occupations of Latvia. Part II discusses, with objectivity and precision, Latvian conduct during WWII. —ANDREW EZERGAILIS, Professor of History, Ithaca, NY. ***Anders survived by an outright lie (invented by his father) that his mother was a German foundling raised by a Jewish couple. His father was soon executed, but Edward and his mother bluffed their way through the nightmarish years of the German occupation (1941-1945). —MORRIS HALLE, Institute Professor of Linguistics, MIT, Cambridge, MA.< Less
Legacy By Helen Christ
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I wrote this book hoping to give its readers a feeling for what it was like to live as a Japanese in America during the years previous to Pearl Harbor and during the evacuation even though it is from... More > a child’s point of view. —Helen Harano Christ< Less
I Fell in Love with a Con Man By Elizabeth Grzeszczyk
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While on a business trip in Miami, Elizabeth Grzeszczyk meets a man who introduces himself as Dr. Jonathan Palmer, the former British Formula One Grand Prix race car driver. He quickly steals her... More > heart, and her life becomes a whirlwind as she is swept up into his glamorous lifestyle. When Elizabeth discovers he is really an internationally wanted con man, Jonathan Nigel-Philip Kern, her life spirals downward. Determined not to let this man ruin her life, Elizabeth fights back. When she is transferred to work in Europe, she has the chance of a lifetime to testify against the con man in a Paris courtroom. Elizabeth's story has been featured on "Unsolved Mysteries" and in numerous newspapers world-wide including "The Sunday Times" in South Africa", "News of the World Sunday Magazine" in Great Britain and "Israeli Insider" in Israel. Elizabeth's Story has also been featured in "Marie Claire", "Sports Illustrated", and "Car & Driver" magazines.(Book includes photos.)< Less
Tall Tails of The South Pacific By John Laming
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This book about one pilot’s aviation career includes flying Boeing 737s across vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean to former wartime battlefields in Micronesia, Guadalcanal and the Gilbert... More > Islands. His 18 years with the Royal Australian Air Force includes experience on the P51 Mustang, Sea Fury, the twin boomed Vampire jet fighter, and the four-engined Avro Lincoln heavy bomber. Each of the thoroughly entertaining stories conveys the author’s love of flying from the time he first began in 1951. One chapter recounts his school boy recollections of great air battles between German and British fighters during the Battle of Britain. Another deals with grim tasks during aircraft accident investigations, both while in the RAAF and as a civil pilot.< Less
We Remember By Pat Kilby
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Growing up in Milan, Michigan in the forties, a shared memoir of two best friends.
A Servant of God By J. Craig Gandy
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Memoirs from J. Craig Gandy
Orphan Journey By Frances Jones
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The author relates fond memories of growing up in Buckner Orphans Home in Dallas, Texas, before her adoption at age eighteen. She tells her story in a humorous yet touching manner that transports... More > the reader to the simpler times of the post World War II era.< Less