Year of publication: 2015
Praise for HOMERS ODYSSEYA must-read for anyone who has ever loved an animal. -Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star Heartwarming and entertaining. -People Pets Delightful...This lovely human-feline memoir, following in the footsteps of Vicki Myrons best-selling Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, is sure to warm the hearts of all pet lovers. -Library Journal starred reviewA wonderful story celebrating the profound bond that can form between feline and human, Homers Odyssey is an ...
Keywords: Animal Care Cats Non-Fiction Pets
Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It
Year of publication: 2018
Dan Hampton Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It Dedication For Colonel Ken K. O. Chilstrom and his 114 fallen brothers-in-arms Prologue It looked like a crucified man. Stark and lonely, the little aircraft hung in the chill morning air of March 1, 1945, pointed skyward on a seventy-nine-foot latticed launcher. Its stubby wings, nearly twelve feet across, gave a peculiar, truncated appearance compared to the ...
Keywords: Aerodynamics Aviation Biography History Mechanics Military History Non-Fiction Science Sound Barrier Supersonic Transportation
Steven J Zaloga
Year of publication: 1989
Steven J. Zaloga Red Thrust: Attack on the Central Front, Soviet Tactics and Capabilities in the 1990s To Marlene and Paul For their encouragement and support INTRODUCTION How good is the Soviet Army Certainly it is large. With a tank inventory in excess of 55,000 vehicles, more than 200 divisions, and quantitative superiority over NATO in nearly every type of conventional weapon, it is an imposing force. But would these numbers directly translate into combat power on the modern battlefield ...
Keywords: Military Non-Fiction Technothriller War WW3
Steven M Greer
Year of publication: 2017
Steven M. Greer, M.D., Steve Alten editor Unacknowledged: An Expose of the Worlds Greatest Secret ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank Steve Alten, Tim Schulte, Barbara Becker, and the team at AM Publishing for assisting with this book, which has been a Promethean task of editing and writing. Out of thousands of pages of interviews, transcripts and government documents, we have collected the best and most representative sample that tells the narrative of Unacknowledged Special Access Projects ...
Keywords: Non-Fiction Roswell UFO
Year of publication: 1953
Jack Gould How to Build a Foxhole Radio One of the things that makes television and radio interesting is that you can use right away the information you have learned. We are going to build a radio that is different from any you have seen. In the radio will be these things: An old safety razor blade A safety pin A broken point from a lead pencil Radios of this kind were actually used during World War II. American G.I.s in Italy put several of them together. At night when they sat near the front ...
Keywords: Electronics Non-Fiction Radio
Year of publication: 2013
Abraham Eraly The Age of Wrath A History of the Delhi Sultanate In the history which I am writing I will allow no partiality or prejudice to mingle. Baihaqi, 11th-century Ghaznavid chronicler In most parts of my work I simply relate without commenting, unless there be a special reason for doing so. Al-Biruni 11th-century Ghaznavid chronicler It is the duty of a historian to have no hope of profit, no fear of injury, to show no partiality or animosity , to make no difference between friend ...
Keywords: History India middle ages Non-Fiction
Year of publication: 2011
Praise for Mark Changizi and Harnessed The theoretical neurobiologist Mark Changizi has a dazzling ability to change the way we think by providing compelling answers to big, important questions that had never occurred to most of us in the first place. Roger Highfield, editor of New Scientist and co-author of SuperCooperators In this remarkable book, Mark Changizi performs surgery on the mind, revealing nothing less than the origins of the abilities that make us human. And his conclusions are ...
Year of publication: 2007
Jordan Belfort THE WOLF OF WALL STREET To my two wonderful children, Chandler and Carter Belfort AUTHORS NOTE This book is a work of memoir it is a true story based on my best recollections of various events in my life. Where indicated, the names and identifying characteristics of certain people mentioned in the book have been changed in order to protect their privacy. In some instances, I rearranged andor compressed events and time periods in service of the narrative, and I recreated dialogue ...
Keywords: Biography Business Non-Fiction
Year of publication: 1995
Erik Larson LETHAL PASSAGE THE STORY OF A GUN How the Travels of a Single Handgun Expose the Roots of Americas Gun Crisis For all children who have faced a gun The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. D. H. LAWRENCE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION ON A BITTER, COLD DECEMBER MORNING, a sixteen-year-old boy walked into the Atlantic Shores Christian School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with a semiautomatic handgun and several hundred rounds of ammunition tucked into his backpack. ...
Keywords: Non-fiction Politics