River Of Stone River Of Sand

Author: Stephen C. Joseph
Publisher: Sunstone Press
ISBN: 0865348456
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In 1964, newly-minted physician Joseph, just out of his internship, undertakes a two-year assignment as the Peace Corps Physician in Nepal. Many lessons not learned in medical school challenge his ingenuity and inexperience.

The Kennedy Moment

Author: Peter Adamson
Publisher: Myriad Editions
ISBN: 1912408082
Size: 58.55 MB
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‘Nothing could be simpler... Don’t wear a suit’ Dr Michael Lowell—a mild–mannered American, unshakeably decent and at the top of his profession—accepts an invitation to a weekend reunion of Oxford college friends. He is looking forward to meeting some of them—including front-line Canadian medic Hélène Hevré and the Australian advertising genius Toby Jenks. But the big attraction is the serene young woman from Karachi who rejected him twenty years ago because he was ‘just a little bit too dull’. As the weekend gets under way and old loves and tensions arise, an audacious suggestion is made. It begins as a joke. But it is a joke that none of them can forget. Moving between Oxford, New York, Washington, Geneva and Abidjan, this compelling political thriller is the story of five ordinary people who find themselves drawn into an extraordinary conspiracy—a gamble that could force the hand of governments and affect the lives of millions. But if it should go wrong ... Daring, ingenious and profoundly moving, The Kennedy Moment is masterful storytelling from an author whose career has put him at the heart of international affairs.

Famine War And Love

Author: Stephen C. Joseph
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1483591727
Size: 56.56 MB
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Christina Vermeer is a child of the Occupation of the Netherlands by the Nazis. When all food supplies are deliberately cut off to Northern Holland, in the Hunger Winter of 1944-5, and her father disappears, fleeing for his life, Christina and her mother are forced to survive on their own. Christina, 12 years old, becomes one of the courageous women 'Going to the Farms' to scavenge and steal food. Jacob Riley, son of a penniless foundling Irish immigrant to America, becomes an American Army Air Force B-17 bomber pilot over Europe during WW2. He takes part in the food airlift of April/May, 1945, that saves the Dutch from further starvation. Jacob's plane crashes; badly injured, and the sole survivor of his crew, he is rescued, and survives to return to Kansas and his parents. Christina and her mother immigrate to Canada in 1950. Christina becomes an "All-Canadian girl", marries, and has a daughter, Elsa, who grows up to be a pediatrician. Seeking adventure and fulfillment, she volunteers for a year's service at a rural hospital in Ethiopia, during the peak of the famines. Jacob Riley's son, Jake ('never call me Jacob') Riley, born in Topeka, Kansas, is a foot-loose and fancy-free spirit who becomes a long-distance truck driver, always seeking 'what is over the next hill.' Deciding to work his way around the world, he finds himself, in 1982, as a long-distance driver hauling relief and medical supplies for Canada Child Survival, in northern Ethiopia. And thereby hangs the tale...

Blackfoot Lodge Tales

Author: George Bird Grinnell
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803250796
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These tales "bring alive the world of the Northern Plains buffalo hunters and warriors."-Western Folklore

Bowker S Directory Of Videocassettes For Children 1999

Author: R R Bowker Publishing
Publisher: Rr Bowker Llc
ISBN: 9780835242011
Size: 27.75 MB
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Is "Mulan" available in a closed captioned version? Is there a video to introduce numbers to a six-year-old? To help teach art to second graders, science to sixth graders, or the dangers of drugs to seventh graders? Now you can answer thousands of questions like these, because Bowker's Directory of Videocassettes for Children 1999 delivers the full range of what's available for children on video - all expertly organized & indexed for fast, easy access. This new edition is far & away the most comprehensive children's video directory ever published. It profiles 39,333 titles, divided into Educational/Special Interest & Entertainment sections & cross-referenced in each section by multiple indexes. What's more, it gives you richly detailed entries for each title, not just the bare bones data you'll find in other sources. You'll discover up to 27 data elements for every video - ranging from title, subject, & age recommendation to a brief description & release date - along with full ordering information or rental information. Produced with the same acclaimed expertise that goes into Bowker's Complete Video Directory, this unique guide is an essential resource for librarians, retailers, teachers, parents, & children looking for the best & the latest videos of interest for young patrons.

Belong

Author: Radmer Lenasch
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1606935763
Size: 21.93 MB
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Belong is the epic spiritual adventure of an orphan named Josiah who, with supernatural musical talent, adapts through the oppression of community and enslavement to find true placement. Set in pre-gunpowder East Africa amidst the conflicts of human spirit and slave wars, Belong is steered by a myriad of characters. From warrior musicians to witchdoctors, the spirit of nature shows us the conscious magic that happens when we thirst for purpose and belonging.