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Book: Colombo - The Unsolved Murder by Don Capria & Anthony Colombo
Anyone familiar with the history of organized crime knows the names: Bonanno, Gambino, Genovese, Lucchese and Colombo. There have been volumes written about that period, some accurate, some not at all. Anthony Colombo, the son of Joseph Colombo Sr., one of those reputed "crime bosses" , has written, along with filmmaker and author Don Capria, what he hopes will be the final word on that turbulent [...]
 
Book: Uncivil Rights - A Guide to Workers' Rights by Frederick T. Golder
Uncivil Rights is the book you need to understand and protect your rights at work and in court. Uncivil Rights describes in detail the laws that affect workers and provides strategies to use to avoid being one of the millions of American workers who will lose their jobs. With unemployment reaching record levels and a severe economic recession not seen since the Great Depression, this is the book [...]
 
Book: The Wished-For Country - Stories of American Courage by Rebecca Del Giudice
A Senator stands alone against the march to war. A man risks his life to expose the Ku Klux Klan. A slave escapes to freedom - and takes a Confederate warship with him. These stories and many more like them are the focus of The Wished-For Country: Stories of American Courage. Author Rebecca Del Giudice has been researching and writing about American history for more than 20 years. During that [...]
 
Book: AMERICA IN THE 21st CENTURY - A Political, Historical, Sociological Perspective (Book 2) by Kathleen Babbitt, D.Sc.
This is not for people who avoid the truth, and rely on disinformation. It's not for people who have to have happy endings and Pollyanna stories about America. This is telling it like it is and like it was. It's for people who want the unvarnished unmitigated truth, for better or worse, about political, historical, and sociological America. So it is controversial. In the 21st century in America [...]
 
Book: WHEN THE ROSES BLOOM by Alfred James Phillips
Could a white family living in the South in the 1940s honor their Negro friends' last request by adopting their son after the child's parents are killed in a fiery automobile accident? And was this the child that was promised to Eunice Miller or was her out-of-body experience not really a visit to heaven after all, but only a dream? Experience the drama, suspense and humor of this wondrous and [...]
 
Book: AMERICA IN THE 21st CENTURY - For Better Or Worse (Book 1) by Kathleen Babbitt, D.Sc.
Telling it like it is and like it was. Not for people who avoid the truth and rely on disinformation, who need happy endings and Pollyanna stories about America. Instead, this book is for people who want the unvarnished unmitigated truth about America's past and present, for better or for worse. So it is controversial. Our American Democracy has changed in the 21st century.
 
Book: American Renewal - A New Season of Optimism, Cooperation, and Community by Edward OMalley
Cycles are part of nature, our personal lives and the social fabric of our country. Just as the four seasons progress through the year, and repeat each year, so is there a rhythmic cadence to social change in America. The social cycle, like nature, has four seasons (periods) within it, lasting a total of about seventy to eighty years. We will explore the changes in the social, political, economic [...]
 
Book: Looking for America - Personal Travels in US History by Chris Glennie
Are you curious to find out how the United States developed from a swamp and disease-infested backwater to the greatest military and economic power the world has ever seen? Do you want at the same time to uncover why, despite a common language and common inheritance, Americans can think and act so differently from the English? It's with these thoughts in mind that one Englishman, with an American [...]
 
Book: A Stranger On My Land - A Civil War Romance by Sandra Merville Hart
Inspirational Reader's Choice Award Finalist Carrie and her little brother, Jay, find a wounded soldier on their land after a battle which later became known as "The Battle Above the Clouds." Adam, a Union soldier, has been shot twice in the arm. Though Carrie is reluctant to take Adam to their cave where her family hides their livestock from both armies, she cannot turn her back on him. But her [...]
 
Book: It's Easier to Dance by Annie Laurie Harris
It's Easier to Dance is the remarkable memoir from author Annie L. Harris, a woman born in the late 1940s with cerebral palsy. This extraordinary book is the first of its kind to provide a chronological view of the historical development of the civil rights movement through three different lenses: those of a woman, a minority, and someone living with a developmental disability. This insightful [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told through the eyes of [...]
 
Book: Sins of the Father by Lee Williams
This novel is historical fiction. It involves an African American man whose ancestors were emancipated from slavery in Mississippi over 100 years before the action starts. He now finds himself enslaved to the Ku Klux Klan and about to begin a journey that will find him involved in the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy. He escapes the Klan and assumes a new identity in [...]
 
Book: The Phantom Lady of Paris by Calvin Davis
The Phantom Lady of Paris? I knew her well. On the other hand as I later discovered I didn't know her at all. The woman did everything wrong. She did nothing wrong. She was a Jezebel, deceptive in every way. I've never known a more honest and straightforward person. During our relationship, she kept me constantly jittery and perturbed. The happiest days of my life were those I shared with the [...]
 
Book: A Season of Innocence by Barbara Buxton
One summer night in 1945, a family awakes to the terror of white monsters in white robes. The Ku Klux Klan has invaded the home and the lives of Mose and Bessie Thompson and one of their children has been taken. Every black person's fear since the time of slavery has happened. A Season of Innocence is a tale of race, murder, and the search for justice in a Southern white society. The murder of an [...]
 
Book: Bend With The Wind by Suraya Dewing
'Bend with the Wind' is a contemporary and historical novel covering three time periods - present, 1981, 1881 based on true events using fictional characters. In 1981 unprecedented civil unrest broke out in New Zealand over a tour by the African Springbok rugby team. Two people get caught up in this. Sophie is a student protestor, incensed by the injustice of apartheid. Joe, a policeman, is [...]
 
Book: Return to Taylor's Crossing by Janie Dempsey Watts
Summer, 1959. In a small Georgia town, dairy worker Abednego Harris, 19, not only stands out for his skillful handling of bulls, but because of his color. When Lola James, 17, arrives to do day work for a nearby family, Abednego is smitten. As the young couple falls in love, racial tensions heat up, threatening their world. A violent attack tears them apart and spins their lives in different [...]
 
Book: The American Constitution and Ayn Rand's "Inner Contradiction" by Henry Mark Holzer
"The American Constitution and Ayn Rand's 'Inner Contradiction'" has been written for two reasons. First, to provide patriotic Americans with an overview of the Constitution's most important provisions as interpreted by the Supreme Court of the United States. At the same time, I want to demonstrate something unknown to virtually all Americans: that foundational to every political, social, [...]
 
Book: Confessions from the Pumpkin Patch (The Soul Encounters Book 1) by Karlyle Tomms
Growing up in a small Pennsylvania town, Lovella is an intelligent and rebellious child of the '60's. She adores her alcoholic and ineffectual father while despising her controlling mother, and discovers in her teens that the most potent revenge she can take on her mother is through sexually acting out. When she goes away to college she meets Earl, an "ugly hippie" who takes her on a journey [...]
 
Book: Daughters of Spain by Joan Fallon
Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for the women of Spain, through the eyes and experiences of the women themselves. I first began to think about writing this book in the late 1980s, when I lived in Spain for a brief period. I was impressed by the way the Spanish women I met had embraced the freedom of modern life in the short period since the death [...]
 
Book: Columbus - The Musical Crossroads by David Meyers
Columbus has long been known for its musicians. Unlike New York, San Francisco, Kansas City, Nashville, or even Cincinnati, however, it has never had a definable "scene." Still, some truly remarkable music has been made in this musical crossroads by the many outstanding musicians who have called it home. Since 1900, Columbus has grown from the 28th- to the 15th-largest city in the United States. [...]
 
Book: The Stone House Legacy (The Legacy Trilogy Book 1) by Wanda DeHaven Pyle
Tessa Kingsley grows up as the only daughter of working-class parents. She attends a year of college, then marries a charismatic young minister with a vision of tolerance. She's a devoted wife and mother until her husband runs afoul of the John Birch Society because of his active role in the Civil Rights Movement. Their enemies will do anything to keep things the way they want them, including [...]
 
Book: The Sanctum by Pamela King Cable
"Pamela King Cable has created an unforgettable heroine in Neeley McPherson, a remarkable young woman of such courage and spunk that she dares to stand against unspeakable abuse and injustice not only for herself but also for her beloved caretaker, Gideon. Fleeing a horrendous life, Neeley discovers the true meaning of family, forgiveness, and love in a wolf sanctuary, which becomes a central [...]
 
Book: The RED PATH - Indian Brigades in the Civil War by Robert W. Walker
When hostilities in the Civil War come to Indian Territory it is no surprise that already Indian agents, all southern and "secesh" to a man had early on recruited many Indian leaders and their followers for the Confederate States of America. Southern Indian Brigades were quickly established, and one in particular under Col. Stand Watie, whose participation is key to The RED PATH. A second Chief, [...]
 
Book: Televenge - The Beginning by Pamela King Cable
This is the first 165 pages of a fast-paced novel about a woman fighting to save her family from the dark side of Televangelism, not the complete novel. You can buy the complete book here, too, in Kindle or paperback formats. Andie Oliver is a faithful woman to God, to her handsome husband Joe, and to televangelist Reverend Calvin Artury, a Godfather in a Mafia of holy men. Raised in the 1970's [...]
 
Book: Silent Coup - A Diana Hunter Thriller by Joan Francis
When private investigator Diana Hunter inherits her Uncle Bennett's hidden fortune, she also gets his secret files and his enemies. With no knowledge of Bennett's clandestine past, Diana is bewildered when she is pursued by a shadow organization using the powers of the Patriot Act. Branded a terrorist, Diana is legally defenseless and realizes she can only save herself by uncovering Bennett's [...]
 
Book: Thorns Of The Roses - A Family's March to Freedom by Alfred James Phillips
After years of relative tranquility, the mixed-race Miller family experiences a traumatic wake-up call as racial tensions begin to build across the South. Thorns of the Roses is the story of a white family and their adopted Negro child who live in the segregated South in the 1950s and '60s. It is the chronicle of one family's struggle against the consequences of bigotry and prejudice while [...]
 
Book: Music Business - It's a Dirty Game! by Tiwanda Gail Lovelace
MUSIC BUSINESS: IT'S A DIRTY GAME! By Tiwanda 'Ne Ne' Lovelace *Includes extra inserts and additional color copies and screenshots! Perfect Bound (Printed Copy) Black & White, Size: 11 x 8.5, pages: 324 - For decades we have all heard about many artists not receiving compensation but the first thing you think is one of the following: 1. They did not have their copyrights or they failed to protect [...]
 
Book: California Transit - Stories by Diane Lefer
"From the world that could not be saved, the storyteller salvages small, strange stuff and assembles it into a narrative of alarming beauty and mystery and sadness." from the introduction by Carole Maso Southern California: land of dislocation and assimilation, a place Diane Lefer knows well. In California Transit, she uses conversational prose and macabre wit to zero-in on a Mexican woman [...]
 
Book: American Panorama - A Comprehensive Guide to the Culture of the United States by Michael H. Collins
American Panorama provides a comprehensive up to date guide to the culture of the United States in 12 chapters for the citizen, citizenship applicant, businessperson, the civics, language and culture student and the traveler, particularly readers who have limited access to libraries. American Panorama is a concise encyclopedia informed by the latest scholarship and statistics. In easy language, [...]
 
Book: Southern Fried Women by Pamela King Cable
Pamela King Cable has woven together the music, the language, the religions, and the traditions of the South. The result is Southern Fried Women, a collection of nine short stories about Southern women, and a few men, struggling to find answers to unanswerable questions, hoping for forgiveness, seeking righteousness, and questioning the existence of God in their lives. Cable writes Southern [...]
 
Book: 'Double Duty' Radcliffe - 36 Years of Pitching & Catching in the Negro Leagues by Kyle McNary
'Double Duty' is the biography of the most versatile baseball player in Negro League history! Double Duty Radcliffe, nicknamed because he was an all-star pitcher and catcher, played from 1919-1954, against the biggest names in Negro League and Major League baseball, and performed feats that will never be matched! Radcliffe pitched and caught three times each in East-West All-Star competition, [...]
 
Book: An Act of Self-Defense by Erne Lewis
What if Congress were controlled by corrupt politicians who used their offices to enrich themselves and their cronies? What if they could not be voted out of office because they control the election process? What if there was only one way to remove them from office? For more than 8 amazing months Amazon Reader Reviews ranked this incredible novel the #1 political thriller. Critics and readers [...]
 
Book: Arrested Development - A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off About Protest, Racism, Corruption, and the Seven Steps Necessary to Improve Our Nation's Police ...
BOOK DESCRIPTION Repression of protest. Racial profiling. Excessive force. Misconduct. Corruption. In this hard-hitting book, Chief David Couper talks about his career, the police subculture, and his 20-year transformation of police in Madison, Wisc. The book is autobiography, history, and a police improvement manual in which he outlines the seven steps police must take in order to overcome the [...]
 
Book: Motion for Justice - I Rest My Case by Brian Vukadinovich
Rich in information, Motion for Justice: -- I Rest My Case shares Brian Vukadinovich's experiences and intimate knowledge of governmental and judicial corruption and what went on behind the scenes in Indiana for years in efforts to take away his freedom and livelihood as a teacher. Motion for Justice: -- I Rest My Case, in a straightforward, no-holds-barred style, will open your eyes to [...]
 
Book: Our Children Come First by Robert K. Pikula
Are you in a tumultuous relationship? Are you constantly arguing? What unselfish acts can you take to save your child? In this non-fiction memoir Robert K. Pikula takes you through the trials and tribulations you may experience in and out of divorce court. You'll be surprised when you know what really happens behind the scenes with lawyers, judges and child services. What Gift can you give your [...]
 


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