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Book: Rock Music in American Culture - The Sounds of Revolution, 2d ed. by Robert G. Pielke
In the years following World War II, something vital and original was born in the restive cauldron of American culture. At that moment the voice of this vital and original something came fully into its own. It was insistent, loud and bawdy, and it finally had a name. It was Rock and Roll, and it was about to challenge society's values about race, sex, love, work, patriotism, fashion, commercials [...]
 
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: What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z by Lance Johnson
This unique book paints a revealing picture of America and its people for those foreigners who will benefit from a better understanding of America. It will also inform Americans who want to learn more about the U.S. and how it compares to other countries around the world. World traveler and teacher Lance Johnson studies cultural differences and the difficulties foreigners have understanding crazy [...]
 
Book: American Me? by Dennis Matranga
American Me? is the one book that will offend everyone-white, black, brown, yellow, green, red, or blue. Are you part of the problem or part of the solution? American Me? says what's on the minds of millions, and though it is not politically correct, someone had to say it: Are you an American? Do you really want to be an American? What is an American?
 
Book: Spirit of the Mountain (Spirit Trilogy Book 1) by Paty Jager
Book One of the Native American Spirit Trilogy. Evil spirits, star-crossed lovers, and duty...which will prevail? Wren, the daughter of a Nimiipuu chief, loves the mountain and her people the Lake Nimmipuu. When a warrior from the enemy Blackleg tribe asks for her hand in marriage to bring peace between the tribes, she knows it is how she must fulfill her vision quest. But she is torn between [...]
 
Book: The Color of My Soul by Melanie S Hatter
Kira Franklin, a black newspaper reporter in Southwest Virginia in 1993, begins to question her own culture when she pursues a story on a local Cherokee community raising money to reclaim ancestral lands. The Harper family is part of a long line of Cherokee tribe leaders, and their knowledge and devotion to retaining their history make Kira long for a sense of place, a sense of self. But the [...]
 
Book: Escape from America - An Introspective Journey from America into China… by Vinnie Apicella
On the surface, Escape from America is the story of an American aspiring to change his life and plan a future in China. Beneath the surface, however, this book features critical analysis of both countries in an effort to promote greater understanding. China, in spite of its long history, is still a very "young" country where development is slow and unsteady. Sure, we from the "West" can say we've [...]
 
Book: Cedar Woman (The Cedar Woman Saga Book 1) by Debra Shiveley Welch
Winner of the Best Native American Fiction Award, and the first book of the Cedar Woman Saga, Cedar Woman is a powerful book filled with courage, romance and the beliefs, ceremonies and language of the Lakota Sioux. Volume II of the Cedar Woman Saga: Book Excellence Finalist and New Apple Award winner "Spirit Woman." When tragedy threatens her family's future, Lena Cedar Woman Catcher takes their [...]
 
Book: American Poverty - Why America's Treatment of the Poor Undermines its Authority as a World Power (American Stories Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
In this thought-provoking historical and economic analysis, Laurel A. Rockefeller takes on poverty culture head-on, exploring what it means to poor in the United States while taking a look at how America's closest and much more economically successful allies (Canada, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) take care of their poor. From housing conditions to hunger to poverty psychology, Ms. [...]
 
Book: Spirit Dog by Frances Altman
"Spirit Dog" was the name the Indians called Adolphus a dachshund that traveled the Texas Road to Oklahoma Territory with Jeffery Martin and his family Adventure begins at Fort Gibson when they explore a riverboat where they discover a captive Cherokee Indian boy named Hawk. The threesome head for freedom only to be captured by fierce Osage Indians. Unlike the Indians' wolf dogs, Adolphus is a [...]
 
Book: Bad Book by K. S. Brooks, Stephen Hise and JD Mader
The name's Case. Just Case, that's all. No first name. He is a man among men and therefore only one name is sufficient. Women want to smack him - men want to smack him, too, just harder. Join Case on his epic travels through multiple literary genres as he ruins horror, space-adventure, noir detective, spy-thriller, westerns, classics of literature, pop culture icons and more with his own unique [...]
 
Book: Stand For Something or Stand For Nothing by Ebony Jones-Kuye
"Jones-Kuye states that she wants her story to be an inspiration for others, and, to my mind, she has succeeded brilliantly." -Reviewed By Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite - In 2002, former NBA Clippers owner Donald Sterling acquired the Ardmore Apartments in Los Angeles where 67-year-old Kandynce Jones, a Black woman who was legally blind, right side paralyzed due to a bad spinal fusion [...]
 
Book: The All Souls' Waiting Room - A Black Comedy about Karma and Killing Yourself by Paki S. Wright
Why would a gorgeous, smart-mouthed, eighteen-year-old girl named Johnnine Hapgood -- raised by free-loving followers of the controversial psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich (inventor of the orgone energy accumulator, the cloud-buster and a stolen orgone energy motor) -- try to kill herself? What lessons does she have to learn about karma and reincarnation? And what are the consequences of suicide? [...]
 
Book: Ancient Enemy Book Two - Relics by Vijaya Schartz
The year is 2023, and an alien invader has infiltrated the human race. In a dangerous future threatened by aliens and infiltrated by hybrids, archeologist Celene Dupres witnesses her father's murder. Vowing to avenge him and retrieve his precious alien relics, she finds the perfect ally and protector. But the man she trusts, the man with whom she is falling in love, is the secret agent sent to [...]
 
Book: Wise Up - Be the Solution: Establish a learning culture in your home and help your child succeed in school by James L. Casale
As parents, we simply want what's best for our children, but sometimes the modern education system does not always cater to the individual needs of every child. Each child is unique and requires different amounts of attention and support. As your child's first teacher, you are the most influential factor on his or her growth academically, emotionally, and psychologically. In Wise Up and Be the [...]
 
Book: The Last Resistance - Dragon Tomb by Ricardo Alexanders
Want to see Nazi Panzer and Soviet T-34 charging together, not against each other? Want to see Prime Minister Tojo arguing face to face with President Roosevelt on which country is responsible for the attack of Pearl Harbor? This is the book for you. In Dragon Tomb, Writer Ricardo Alexanders tells a story about a young Chinese archaeologist who saves the world from an extraterrestrial Armageddon [...]
 
Book: Embodiment Of Hope - Life Story Based On Luo Culture And Customs by Edward Orony Omolo
EMBODIMENT OF HOPE is a family's footprints on the sands of time. The author has used his own family as an example in writing is own tale of undying hope, courage and determination and the style is autobiographical and ethnographic, which makes his writing rare piece of literature. The testament ends with the story of the grandsons, and other members of this great family, who have turned into a [...]
 
Book: Free Will Positive Moment by Mike Becker
"Free Will Positive Moment" "This beautiful work is a symphony for the senses. It is positive, ethical, and life affirming. The art is gorgeous and the words are clear and poetic. Together they are a work of art that can transform and uplift." --DR. LYNN EGERMAN, MD, PSYCHIATRY, BOARD CERTIFIED. Free Will Positive Moment is a reference, a guide, a tutorial, a reflection, as well a self guided [...]
 
Book: Ancient Enemy Book Three - Kicking Bots by Vijaya Schartz
Dr. Melissa Campbell, researcher at the San Francisco Center for Disease Control, requests help to protect her precious vaccine, one that could end the deadly alien plague. She didn't expect a crazy renegade like Bennett for a bodyguard. She hates military types, and this genetically enhanced super-soldier is pure testosterone, hot-headed, quick-tempered, impulsive, and downright impossible. But [...]
 
Book: ec·o·nom·ics - a simple twist on normalcy: a blend of pop culture, economics, and social trends by Kersten L. Kelly
Professional football players, corporate tobacco advertisers, volatile gasoline prices, and the Cold War all share an undetected commonality each is an intrinsic part of economics. Though not obvious to the naked eye, each entity shares a pattern with the others. This book helps to shed light on these mutual characteristics. It is an extensive compilation of theories interpreted using supportive [...]
 
Book: kNewspapers - A Novel About Love and Citizen Journalism by K. Paul Mallasch
Sex, Drugs and Journalism Studies Paul Malinski transforms into kpaul as he journeys through the wilderness and the universe when banished from corporate media. Along the way, he learns a lot about journalism, greed, love, black holes, Occupy Wall Street, robots and automation, poetry, selflessness, mental illness and much more. Perhaps most important, he learns about himself and that one person [...]
 
Book: Chief Emotional Officer - Intelligent Leadership in 60 Minutes by Simon Casey, Ph.D.
The title of the book was the direct result of interviewing many CEOs and their management styles. The result showed that "when a leader grew organizations grew". Unfortunately my findings revealed that many leaders put more emphasis on their managerial skills and revenue growth than their own personal growth which resulted in poor communication skills, disconnect from the staff and negative [...]
 
Book: Swamp Fox (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
Swamp Fox is the story, the second of the trilogy, of a man, Francis Marion, who scarifices all for his country during the Revolutionary War. With his charisma and patriotism, he rallies southern freedom fighters into a small but effective force. Using guerrilla tactics, he strikes the enemy when and where they least expect and then disappears into the dangerous southern swamps.
 
Book: Barer of the Ghost Nation (Squad V) by John Steiner
Squad V series - Book 3 - Shattered by hard economic times St. Louis lays atop an older city whose people died out centuries ago, save for Wanniukaga who wanders its urban decay to this day. Locked in a struggle to preserve his people's traditions and adapt to accelerating change the healer must balance his many personalities. Two homeless teenagers befriend and help Wanniukaga through difficult [...]
 
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: The American Crusade - A Political Thriller by Mark Spivak
A power-hungry vice president, a bad batch of shady intelligence, and a sinister plot to destroy Western civilization. Just another day in America. On May 1, 2001, a group of radical Islamic terrorists crash a Boeing 737 jet airliner into the Mall of America and Vice President Robert Hornsby knows his moment is coming. The attack kills three thousand American citizens and throws an entire nation [...]
 
Book: Medicine Man I - The Chief of All Time by S.R. Howen
Shannon Running Deer is American Indian by blood, he has forsaken his people's ancient ways to embrace the "modern" world as a wealthy, highly successful trauma surgeon. His comfortable existence begins to unravel when, seemingly by chance, Shannon finds himself gradually drawn into the past. Pursued by an ancient evil, he knows he can change the future, if he can survive the past. In the [...]
 
Book: Songs for Indian Medicine by Mitch Battese
Songs for Indian Medicine is a riveting and perplexing story of the fragmentation of American Indian communities, families and culture. Written by an American Indian counselor and psychotherapist, the story merges the complex lives of three women and their families in a way that leads the reader into a maze of Native life on and off Indian reservations. The reader is challenged to separate [...]
 
Book: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
A FEATURED OPRAH "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year-old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother [...]
 
Book: Dia a Dia - Language, life and culture (Brazilian Portuguese) (Volume 2) (Portuguese Edition) by Edinaldo E. Santo
This book is divided in four short books/chapters. From Intermediate to advanced level. It starts with the Simple Past Tense (Indicative Mode) through the Compound Tenses and up to four different forms of the Subjunctive (Present, Future, Imperfect and Compound Pluperfect). It is designed to help students to achieve a higher level in Portuguese. it will help you to use most Tenses in Brazilian [...]
 
Book: American Voices by Zeena Nackerdien
American suburbs are populated with mostly white and wealthy residents, white picket fences, and children preparing themselves for corporate positions at Ivy-league schools. Connecticut certainly fits this profile, as it is often cited as a state with the densest concentration of wealth in the USA. But labels or hashtags can be misleading, especially in an age when voices tend to congregate in [...]
 
Book: Storykeeper (Nine-Rivers Valley) by Daniel A. Smith
"A stunning novel and a joy to read" Helen Hollick, Managing Editor - Historical Novel Society (Editor's Choice) "Smith writes fluidly, and the society he depicts is intriguingly complex." - Kirkus Reviews "Steeped in immediacy and vivid detail." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer - Midwest Book Review The first recorded Europeans to cross the Mississippi River reached the western shore on June 18, [...]
 
Book: Atomic Renaissance - American Women Mystery Writers of the 1940s and 1950s by Jeffrey Marks
America in the 1950s was a place of Eisenhower, the Korean Conflict, McCarthy, and Sputnik. Women found themselves trapped into a mold of Donna Reed and June Cleaver, marginalized by the hyper-masculinity of the age. Mystery fiction had become a male bastion as well, promoting hardboiled private eye novels and spy fiction. It would be another three decades before groups to promote equality [...]
 
Book: Dapper Carter's 8 Rules of Dating by Alan Mitchell
If you want to laugh out loud at a true player who gets his or have ever wondered what a man goes through after he gets his heart broken then this book is for you. This ain't no self help book! What they're saying about Dapper Carter... Fifty Shades of Awesome! 5 Stars "Grabbed me in from the first chapter. It's so refreshing to read relationship challenges from a man's perspective and the [...]
 
Book: The Youngest Patriot (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
The Youngest Patriot is the story, the first in the trilogy, of the coming of age of a young boy set against the turmoil of the British occupation of Long Island during the American Revolution. Elijah Churchill defies his father and joins the Continental Army at age thirteen. The story culminates with Elijah as the recipent of the first Purple Heart; designed and awarded by General George [...]
 


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