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A TRAIL FOR ALL SEASONS: Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail, in Words and Pictures By B. Clay Shannon
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"A TRAIL FOR ALL SEASONS: Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail, in Words and Pictures" pairs photographs taken over the course of a full year with quotations and poems. The photographs of the Ice Age... More > Trail, a National Scenic Trail located completely within the State of Wisconsin, are presented in chronological order according to the seasons: starting with Spring and continuing through Summer, Fall, and finally Winter, the changing nature and atmosphere of the trail are graphically depicted. Wisconsin's forests, streams, rivers, and wetlands are prominently featured in the images, along with some of its animals and insects. Quotes from philosophers and naturalists, as well as poems from both the old masters and modern poets are coupled with each photograph. Also included are three collages showing scenes photographed in each season.< Less
The Resurrection of Samuel Clemens By Blackbird Crow Raven
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Samuel Clemens ("Mark Twain") is resurrected in 2061 on a paradise earth. This book deals with his reactions to how things differ then from the world he knew. This book is mainly for... More > "Twainiacs" - the more you know about Twain's life and writings, the more you will understand this book.< Less
the Wacky Misadventures of Warble McGorkle By Blackbird Crow Raven
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In "the Wacky Misadventures of Warble McGorkle," Warble Poundcake McGorkle "ascends" from irresponsible dreamer to President of the United States. "Wacky Warble" is a... More > picaresque satire that, through the protagonist's zany antics, pokes fun at the 'get rich quick' and 'get rich by any means possible' philosophies prevalent in today's society. Warble McGorkle considers himself a genius. In reality, he is a jumble-headed, paranoid megalomaniac. Warble and his wife Mary crisscross the U.S.A. at breakneck speed, as Warble endeavors to stay one step ahead of pursuers (most of them imaginary). Everywhere he and Mary go, Warble concocts a cockamamie scheme to get fabulously rich and to propel himself to the pinnacle of society, where his fame--so he reasons, anyway--will make him safe from the forces supposedly arrayed against him. In the end, he finds that being President is not all that it's cracked up to be.< Less
NATURAL MEDICINES and the AILMENTS They Alleviate By B. Clay Shannon
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The first section of "NATURAL MEDICINES and the AILMENTS they ALLEVIATE" contains an alphabetical listing of 165 ailments, followed by the herbs and other natural medicines that are often... More > recommended by herbalists for treating these ailments. The second section contains the same information in the opposite format: an alphabetical listing of more than 400 herbs and natural medicines, followed by the ailments they are supposed to help alleviate.< Less
The Vavilovian Conspiracy By Blackbird Crow Raven
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A fictional account of the future (2061), when a young girl, having grown up in paradise, cannot believe what she is told about the past--that there was hatred, warfare, and prejudice. She believes... More > she is being lied to, and travels the world to uncover the "conspiracy."< Less
Still Casting Shadows: A Shared Mosaic of U.S. History Vol. I, 1620-1913 By Clay Shannon
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"Still Casting Shadows: A Shared Mosaic of U.S. History" breaks with tradition by presenting a holistic (rather than a white-centric and politician-dominated) portrayal of American... More > History. It begins with the arrival of the “Puritans” at Plymouth, Massachusetts, and follows the descendants of two Mayflower passengers, John Howland and Elizabeth (Tilley) Howland, forward to the present day. Along the way, events as wide-ranging as colonial-era Indian battles, the defense of Little Round Top at Gettysburg during the Civil War, a devastating ambush in Vietnam, and a heroic deed by a California Highway Patrol officer are examined from the personal perspective of those on the scene. Much more than simply a volume of family history, “Still Casting Shadows” is a concise outline of American history. As such, it includes hundreds of short chapters that cover upwards of a thousand events of national import. Each chapter begins with striking quotations that illuminate the events being discussed.< Less
Still Casting Shadows: A Shared Mosaic of U.S. History Vol. II, 1914-2006 By Clay Shannon
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"Still Casting Shadows: A Shared Mosaic of U.S. History" breaks with tradition by presenting a holistic (rather than a white-centric and politician-dominated) portrayal of American... More > History. It begins with the arrival of the “Puritans” at Plymouth, Massachusetts, and follows the descendants of two Mayflower passengers, John Howland and Elizabeth (Tilley) Howland, forward to the present day. Along the way, events as wide-ranging as colonial-era Indian battles, the defense of Little Round Top at Gettysburg during the Civil War, a devastating ambush in Vietnam, and a heroic deed by a California Highway Patrol officer are examined from the personal perspective of those on the scene. Much more than simply a volume of family history, “Still Casting Shadows” is a concise outline of American history. As such, it includes hundreds of short chapters that cover upwards of a thousand events of national import. Each chapter begins with striking quotations that illuminate the events being discussed.< Less