A biography on Gladys York Christensen written by Judith Luther Wilder. A small-town American girl becomes world traveler, somehow rescues her Danish German husband from Hitler’s jails, and paints murals that are still protected as historic treasures in Germany today . She Wanted it All chronicles a life story worth telling.
LOVE LETTERS TO trump I began photographing Resisters twenty months ago in hopes of recording the spirit, the intelligence and the sense of unity that was on display during these marches. However, as trump and the republicans turn the screws on our Republic, I wonder if I am documenting rousing demonstrations or the last mo-ments of our civil rights.
*2018 Grammy Nominee in the Spoken Word Category*
“There’s a lot of wisdom here in these little stories. I am a better man for having read this book.” ---Los Angeles Times
This book is about finding a better, more meaningful life. Robert Hanley has an insightful way of looking at the world - finding deeper meaning in everyday events that seem to float past the observations of most people. His unique perception has helped make his life better, bringing him greater understanding, joy, fulfillment, and peace. He reveals his common sense process through wise, humorous, and heartwarming real-life tales taken from his own personal experiences. They may well make you laugh, cry, think, and help you to see the common threads of what he calls "discovering the obvious." Whether filling up his car at a gas station or having his teeth cleaned at the dentist, auditioning for a film starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino or giving the eulogy at Dean Martin's memorial, the universal truths and values Robert uncovers in these anecdotes and stories relay the everyday applicability of a simple perspective that can provide enormous benefits to each of us in our respective journeys through life.
This feisty, funny, and deeply caring book by a "rebel physician" proposes that we take a radically different look at our assumptions about nutrition and medicine. In 9 concise chapters exploring such topics as "Abnormal is the New Normal," "Why Jesus Had a Six-Pack," and "WGF: What is Good Food?" Roberto Tostado MD both entertains and challenges readers to take a look at their unhealthiest habits and take charge of their well-being for the sake of becoming "A New You, Strutting All Over Town."
The Civil War is easily the darkest, most fascinating chapter of American history. Its horrors have reverberated for more than 150 years, and the events of the war continue to affect families today.
In Ancestors in the Attic, the descendants of Union soldier James Atwater Barrett share a breathtaking collection of letters, diary entries, photographs, and other historical documents that together tell a story of love and war.
A clerk in New York at the onset of the war, twenty-nine-year-old James Atwater Barrett felt duty bound to enlist in the Forty-Eighth New York Volunteer Infantry. What followed was four years of battles, sickness, and near-fatal wounds. Meanwhile, Barrett's fianc e, Jane Farmer, wrote with love and concern from his hometown of Concord, Massachusetts.
Consisting almost entirely of primary sources, Ancestors in the Attic provides a stunning look at a soldier's life during the Civil War. Barrett participated in many famous battles, including the Battle of Fort Wagner, and even watched famous nurse Clara Barton tend to the wounded. Anyone interested in the Civil War will relish in this detailed account of one man's survival through America's bloodiest conflict.
Fifteen year old Dakota Dagger is on the fast track to self discovery. Living on the Greek island of Santorini soon becomes a vague memory when his parent's plane crashes, leaving Dak an orphan. That is until his maternal grandparents introduce him to his Sioux heritage. Financial hardships, falling in love for the first time and depression leads Dak to discover his inherited ability to capture photographic images through his unique perspective. The Moon and Stars--A Tale of Dak Rising entertains, teaches and reminds us that the rite of passage is always an adventure.
Over one night in the dirtbag suburbs of 1994 Long Island, four friends struggle with sex, identity and the inevitability of adulthood, all against the backdrop of Kurt Cobain’s suicide. In the vein of American Graffiti, Crazy About Kurt is a meditation on a generation at a very specific time and place. But this isn’t just a story for those 90’s kids who grew up on Tori Amos, Jurassic Park and The X-Files – it’s a story for anyone who’s ever been a teenager.
Patriots is Benjamin Tallmadge's war story, told through his eyes. A determined officer who would not give up on the cause for American independence. A man besieged by betrayal and heart-breaking loss. A spymaster whose ingenuity for doing the impossible earned him Washington's trust. But this is not only Tallmadge's story to tell. His story is shared with his fellow brothers-in-arms, the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons. Conceived to be mounted infantry in lightning quick attacks, they embodied what it meant to be a dragoon in the American Revolution; fearlessly charging the enemy both mounted, dismounted, and even afloat. This is their story.
Superbad meets the Oslo Accords in Sushi in Ramallah!
Adam Solomon is a law student who’s just embarked on a ten-day trip to Israel via The Sababa Project. But when Adam meets the peers who will accompany him, he soon realizes that ten days on a luxury bus is far worse than forty years in the desert. Adam finds himself disgusted by the hypocrisy of his busmates, whose newfangled faith in Judaism is repeatedly contradicted by their depraved behavior. Directing the program is Momo Kafritz, a middle-aged Israeli wrecking ball who imposes his will on the tour. Led by Momo, Adam and his busmates walk unwittingly into tourist traps, propagandist rallies, and four star hotels. Moreover, Solomon struggles to find what separates him from the Jewish-American royalty with which he shares the same rooms, drinks, and drugs.
This is a story about a royally bred foxhound named Virgil, who does not want to hunt and kill foxes, or anything else for that matter. And it is how Virgil's point of view profoundly changed one of the hunter's point of view on hunting.
"The Butterfly is a beautiful sight in flight. The sunlight shines through its colorful wings. We say Mother Nature has created a beautiful creature...or did she?"
A group of scientists are experimenting with splicing different insects with silkworms in order to create a stronger silk, when they accidentally create a species of mutant, flesh-eating butterflies that get released on the world. Now they must find a way to stop the killer butterflies before it is too late.
Do you feel like you aren't living the life you want to live? Are you letting fear stop you from following your heart? Do you find it hard to listen to your own voice because those of society, friends, and family blare in your head? Do you find yourself pleasing others at your own expense? If so, you're not alone Many people have these challenges. They want to live authentic lives but feel paralyzed by outside forces dictating their choices.
Good news Help is on the way. Dr. Davina Kotulski will show you how to take back your life from the paralysis of fear by following your inner compass. In It's Never Too Late to Be Your Self, you'll learn how to create a life that honors your authentic self-expression, which is the only path to EVER feeling fulfilled. You'll be guided step by step to:
- Reconnect with your true essence and what really matters
- Listen to your inner wisdom
- Move forward in the face of fear and other obstacles
- Commit to your dreams and take back your life
The final book in the trilogy about inquisitive American author Joel Stratte-McClure's twenty-year walk around the Mediterranean Sea explores the coast, countryside and regional cultures in Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt and Tunisia. Walking in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, the intrepid author makes his way around the sea while musing about life, literature, art, the environment, Greek gods and goddesses, history, alcoholism and, of course, the meditative act of walking. The travel narrative, which describes attempts to find the lost tomb of Alexander the Great, begins in New York before moving to northern Greece. After cheating death in Turkey, getting arrested in Lebanon and walking with an armed escort in Egypt, "The Idiot and the Odyssey III: Twenty Years Walking the Mediterranean" concludes in Tunisia, when the author is crowned The Idiot Emperor of Carthage, Lord of Many Domains.
Harley and Angela are back! The charismatic cats introducedto middle grade readers inPaws in the Piazzaare on the road again, vacationing with their human families in Rome. In the Eternal City, they discover and must end a centuries-old war between cats and dogs. Magical moments abound!
Boxed Set - Books 1, 2 & 3 The first three books of the Know Where You Are children's book series are available as a colorful "gift ready" boxed set in a durable sleeve perfect for collecting and storage. The Know Where You Are initiative is for "kids" from age 0 to 110, and beyond. It introduces factual concepts that demonstrate the value and prowess of the Human Brain. It's the ABC's for the 21st century.
Books 4, 5, and 6 in the Know Where You Are children's book series - "Id & Ego", "Energy & Entropy", and "Fear & Loss", are available as a colorful "gift ready" boxed set in a durable sleeve perfect for collecting and storage. The Know Where You Are Initiative is for "Kids" from age 0 to 110 and beyond. It introduces factual concepts that demonstrate the value and prowess of the Human Brain. It's the ABC's for the 21st century.
The book is a compilation of articles on various topics such as relationships, spirituality, travel, and women empowerment. Now, more than ever, we as women need to rise above our pain and use it to fuel growth and positivity. In my book, Words From The Soul, I discuss taking life’s adversities and using them as an opportunity to turn pain into power. I share tools to help with personal development, how to be true to your authentic self, and how to have the universe work for you!
After Santa’s bag of toys breaks when trying to get down the chimney at Timmy’s house, a whole new bag of fun opens up for Rex and Timmy, giving them both a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and an opportunity to learn about the true meaning of Christmas.
This book is as much a memoir of my first ten years in the United States as it is an immigrant boy's adventures. Join me on my journey from being a 15-year-old FOB in Hawaii, to academic enlightenments on the Mainland, to my backpacking exploits in Europe. Take a front row seat on my tour bus as I take you on my domestic and international tours. Discover how, I, The Unlikely Yank, utilize my earlier experiences to secure safe passage out of China during political chaos.
This book is a simple, colorful and easy to use roadmap intended to inspire healthier lifestyle living for mature individuals. Each section offers personal notes on the “why” behind ideas and suggestions that are cost-effective and practical. Additional sections include, food planning, recipes and suggested reading to enhance your own lifestyle choices.