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Explore/create - my llife pursuit of new frontiers, hidden worlds, and the creative spark Explore/create - my llife pursuit of new frontiers, hidden worlds, and the creative spark

Jan 11, 2017
Too hot to handle - the journey of a soul Too hot to handle - the journey of a soul

"Too Hot to Handle" is an inspirational tale which begins as an historically rich, humorous, factual account of one woman's physical and spiritual battle with corporate giants and governments to save the planet. Along the path, it becomes the journey of a lifetime to discover the answers to the great mysteries of life--Who are we? Why are we here?--Amazon.com

Jan 14, 2017
No wall too high - one man's daring escape from Mao's darkest prison No wall too high - one man's daring escape from Mao's darkest prison

"Originally published in Hong Kong, Xu Hongci's remarkable memoir recounts his life from childhood through his final prison break. After discovering his story in a Hong Kong library, the journalist Erling Hoh tracked down the original manuscript and complied this condensed translation, which includes background on this turbulent period, an epilogue that follows Xu Hongci up to his dealth, and Xu Hongci's own drawings and maps. Both a historical narrative and an exhilarating prison break thriller

Jan 14, 2017
My life, my love, my legacy My life, my love, my legacy

"The life story of Coretta Scott King--wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist--as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to one of her closest friends. Born in 1927 to daringly enterprising black parents in the Deep South, Coretta Scott had always felt called to a special purpose. One of the first black scholarship students recruited to Antioch College, a committed

Jan 17, 2017
Rebel raider - the life of General John Hunt Morgan Rebel raider - the life of General John Hunt Morgan

Jan 18, 2017