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White Star

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Elizabeth Vaughan staged a “superb, clever return to the desolate Warlands” (Midwest Book Review) in Dagger-Star. Now, she continues the epic story of Palins, a land in the throes of upheaval… There is no one more adored… Everyone knows that the Lady High Priestess Evelyn is virtuous and noble, one of the leaders of the rebellion against the unjust usurper, as well as a gentle healer who channels the powers of the gods to help the sick and injured. There is no one more despised… Orrin Blackhart, the Scourge of Palins, is renowned as an evil man. As the war leader of one of the usurper’s supporters, he has killed many and has stood by while the sorceress he served created an army of the undead. And there is nothing more unexpected than passion… When Orrin takes Evelyn prisoner during the war, each will uncover more to the other than they expected. And souls that should have clashed will be forged in desire, redemption, and glory…

White Star Line

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Author: Janette McCutcheon
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The story of the short-lived Liverpool shipping line, whose ships were some of the most luxurious afloat, and which included the Titanic, Olympic and Britannic.

Blue Sky White Stars

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Author: Sarvinder Naberhaus
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An inspiring and patriotic tribute to the beauty of the American flag, a symbol of America’s history, landscape, and people, illustrated by New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-honor winning artist Kadir Nelson Wonderfully spare, deceptively simple verses pair with richly evocative paintings to celebrate the iconic imagery of our nation, beginning with the American flag. Each spread, sumptuously illustrated by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson, depicts a stirring tableau, from the view of the Statue of Library at Ellis Island to civil rights marchers shoulder to shoulder, to a spacecraft at Cape Canaveral blasting off. This book is an ode to America then and now, from sea to shining sea.

MUL.BABBAR The White Star Over Bethlehem

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Author: Dwight R. Hutchison
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MUL.BABBAR The White Star Over Bethlehem by Dwight R. Hutchison Book Resume:

Dwight Hutchison's historical novel, MUL.BABBAR, The White Star Over Bethlehem, shows how non-Jewish Babylonian astronomers and others could have shifted from their traditional ideas to believing in the Jewish Messiah. Relatively discreet events involving the synodic cycle of MUL.BABBAR (Jupiter) in the late first-century BC probably left plenty of ancient astronomers scratching their heads. The royal celestial events were at the heart of Babylonian astronomical science (but not at the heart of their astrology).

Cunard-White Star Liners of the 1930s

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Author: William H. Miller
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William H. Miller, 'Mr Ocean Liner', looks back at the great ships owned and operated by Cunard-White Star during the 1930s.

Children of the White Star

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Author: Linda Thackeray
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After Garryn returns to claim the throne of his homeworld, he's plagued by dreams of a mysterious star system with a yellow sun. Consulting a mentalist for help, Garryn learns that he is not the only one with the same dreams, and sets on a quest to understand his visions. Soon, the truth behind the dreams reveals a secret that changes Garryn's life, and shakes the Empire to its foundations.

White Star on the Rocks: a novel of the Titanic

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Author: David Yost
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White Star on the Rocks: a novel of the Titanic by David Yost Book Resume:

“If I had been on the Titanic with my best friend what would it have been like?” In the summer of 1985, two people in real life were suddenly confronted with this very question. The story in the pages of this book gives the answer….

The Ismay Line

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Author: Wilton J. Oldham
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The Ismay Line charts the rise and fall of one of the most eminent British shipping companies - and tells the story of the family behind it. The founder of the White Star Line, T H Ismay, pioneered a revolutionary design of iron steamships, built for him by Harland & Wolff of Belfast. By the time of his death in 1899 he had become the most successful steamship owner in the world. He was succeeded by his son, Bruce Ismay, who in April 1912 was aboard his latest ship, Titanic, when it collided with an iceberg on its maiden voyage. Ismay survived by boarding the last lifeboat to leave the starboard side of the sinking liner: and thus began one of the greatest witch-hunts of modern times. The Ismay Line draws on many previously unpublished family diaries and correspondence and offers a robust defence of Bruce Ismay’s conduct. Originally published in 1961, the book has been out of print for many years and is now a sought-after collector’s item.

White Eagle, Red Star

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Author: Norman Davies
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Surprisingly little known, the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-20 was to change the course of twentieth-century history. In White Eagle, Red Star, Norman Davies gives a full account of the War, with its dramatic climax in August 1920 when the Red Army - sure of victory and pledged to carry the Revolution across Europe to 'water our horses on the Rhine' - was crushed by a devastating Polish attack. Since known as the 'miracle on the Vistula', it remains one of the most decisive battles of the Western world. Drawing on both Polish and Russian sources, Norman Davies illustrates the narrative with documentary material which hitherto has not been readily available and shows how the War was far more an 'episode' in East European affairs, but largely determined the course of European history for the next twenty years or more.

Angels And Outlaws

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Author: Lori Wilde
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When NYPD detective Sam Mason discovers his beloved angel just might be an outlaw, it puts him at a crossroads. Going undercover to catch the culprit in a rash of burglaries among Manhattan's elite means he's investigating Cass Richards and coming face-to-face with the seductive powers of The White Star. The charmed amulet has been stolen, but is it a part of his case or not? Will Sam find the buried clues in time to solve the real puzzle and save Cass? Or will he arrest her? Even though his gut insists she's innocent, his heart isn't so sure....

Lone Star Rising

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Author: Robert Dallek
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Like other great figures of 20th-century American politics, Lyndon Johnson defies easy understanding. An unrivaled master of vote swapping, back room deals, and election-day skulduggery, he was nevertheless an outspoken New Dealer with a genuine commitment to the poor and the underprivileged. With aides and colleagues he could be overbearing, crude, and vindictive, but at other times shy, sophisticated, and magnanimous. Perhaps columnist Russell Baker said it best: Johnson "was a character out of a Russian novel...a storm of warring human instincts: sinner and saint, buffoon and statesman, cynic and sentimentalist." But Johnson was also a representative figure. His career speaks volumes about American politics, foreign policy, and business in the forty years after 1930. As Charles de Gaulle said when he came to JFK's funeral: Kennedy was America's mask, but this man Johnson is the country's real face. In Lone Star Rising, Robert Dallek, winner of the prestigious Bancroft Prize for his study of Franklin D. Roosevelt, now turns to this fascinating "sinner and saint" to offer a brilliant, definitive portrait of a great American politician. Based on seven years of research in over 450 manuscript collections and oral histories, as well as numerous personal interviews, this first book in a two-volume biography follows Johnson's life from his childhood on the banks of the Pedernales to his election as vice-president under Kennedy. We see Johnson, the twenty-three-year-old aide to a pampered millionaire Representative, become a de facto Congressman, and at age twenty-eight the country's best state director of the National Youth Administration. We see Johnson, the "human dynamo," first in the House and then in the Senate, whirl his way through sixteen- and eighteen-hour days, talking, urging, demanding, reaching for influence and power, in an uncommonly successful congressional career. Dallek pays full due to Johnson's failings--his obsession with being top dog, his willingness to cut corners, and worse, to get there-- but he also illuminates Johnson's sheer brilliance as a politician, the high regard in which key members of the New Deal, including FDR, held him, and his genuine concern for minorities and the downtrodden. No president in American history is currently less admired than Lyndon Johnson. Bitter memories of Vietnam have sent Johnson's reputation into free fall, and recent biographies have painted him as a scoundrel who did more harm than good. Lone Star Rising attempts to strike a balance. It does not neglect the tawdry side of Johnson's political career, including much that is revealed for the first time. But it also reminds us that Lyndon Johnson was a man of exceptional vision, who from early in his career worked to bring the South into the mainstream of American economic and political life, to give the disadvantaged a decent chance, and to end racial segregation for the well-being of the nation.

Conspiracies at Sea

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Author: J. Kent Layton
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Ocean liner expert J. Kent Layton examines and debunks some of the conspiracies surrounding two of the great maritime disasters of the twentieth century.

Unsinkable

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Author: Daniel Allen Butler
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Just before midnight on April 14, 1912, the ocean liner Titanic struck an iceberg. Less than three hours later, she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, having taken with her more than 1,500 of the roughly 2,200 people on board. Even now, a century later, no other ship in history has attracted so much attention, stirred up such powerful emotion, or accumulated as many legends. “Unsinkable” provides a fresh look at the Titanic's incredible story. Following the great ship from her conception to her fateful collision to the ambitious attempts to salvage her right up to the present day, Daniel Allen Butler draws on thirty years of research to explore the tragedy and its aftermath in remarkable depth and detail. The result is a must-read for anyone interested in the Titanic.

The Unsinkable Titanic

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Author: Allen Gibson
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Delving deep into Titanic’s legacy, Allen Gibson presents a comprehensive history with a refreshing argument, that Titanic represented a considerable achievement in maritime architecture. He determines the true causes of the disaster, telling the story of the ‘unsinkable’ ship against a backdrop of a tumultuous and rapidly emerging technological world. The book exposes the true interests of the people involved in the operation, regulation and investigation into Titanic, and lays bare the technology so dramatically destroyed. Juxtaposing the duelling worlds of economics and safety, this study rationalises the mindset that wilfully dispatched the world’s largest ship out to sea with a deficient supply of lifeboats.

Modern Polo

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Author: Captain E. D. Miller
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Modern Polo by Captain E. D. Miller Book Resume:

This vintage book contains a complete guide to polo, with information on its rules, picking horses, breeding, equipment, history, and much more. Written in plain, simple language and profusely illustrated, this timeless handbook will be of considerable utility to modern readers with an interest in the game. Contents include: "First Steps at Polo", "Theory and Practice of Polo", "Polo Appliances", "Choosing a Polo Pony", "Training the Polo Pony", "Polo Pony Gear", "Polo Pony Management", "Various Breeds Polo Ponies", "Polo in India", "A Retrospect", "Poly Pony Breeding", "Polo in the Army", "Polo Abroad", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on horses used for sport and utility.

Titanic

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Author: Roger Cartwright,June Cartwright
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Titanic by Roger Cartwright,June Cartwright Book Resume:

On 15 April 2012, 100 years will have passed since the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic hit an iceberg and foundered in the North Atlantic with the loss of 1,503 lives. Had the disaster not occurred, what is now the best-known ship in the world would have lost the title of the largest liner within just two years. She was certainly not the fastest passenger ship of the time and can be considered a technological throwback, yet Titanic captures the imagination like no other. This book seeks to explore the myths and the truth about Titanic and explores the legacy that has made the ship so well known. Why was she built? Who really owned her? Why was nobody ever proved negligent? How has today's transportation been made safer by Titanic? Have we really learned the right lessons? Perhaps not! Since 1912 there have been worse disasters yet none has replaced Titanic in the popular consciousness. Her legacy exists in procedures, building regulation, navigational practice, statues, poems, novels, movies and even a musical. This book explores why.

Pushing up the Sky

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Author: Joseph Bruchac
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From acclaimed Native American storyteller Joseph Bruchac comes a collection of seven lively plays for children to perform, each one adapted from a different traditional Native tale. Filled with heroes and tricksters, comedy and drama, these entertaining plays are a wonderful way to bring Native cultures to life for young people. Each play has multiple parts that can be adjusted to suit the size of a particular group and includes simple, informative suggestions for props, scenery, and costumes that children can help to create. Introductory notes and beautiful, detailed illustrations add to young readers' understanding of the seven Native nations whose traditions have inspired the plays.

The Path to Power

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Author: Robert A. Caro
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The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the political biography of our time. No president—no era of American politics—has been so intensively and sharply examined at a time when so many prime witnesses to hitherto untold or misinterpreted facets of a life, a career, and a period of history could still be persuaded to speak. The Path to Power, Book One, reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and urge to power that set LBJ apart. Chronicling the startling early emergence of Johnson’s political genius, it follows him from his Texas boyhood through the years of the Depression in the Texas hill Country to the triumph of his congressional debut in New Deal Washington, to his heartbreaking defeat in his first race for the Senate, and his attainment, nonetheless, of the national power for which he hungered. We see in him, from earliest childhood, a fierce, unquenchable necessity to be first, to win, to dominate—coupled with a limitless capacity for hard, unceasing labor in the service of his own ambition. Caro shows us the big, gangling, awkward young Lyndon—raised in one of the country’s most desperately poor and isolated areas, his education mediocre at best, his pride stung by his father’s slide into failure and financial ruin—lunging for success, moving inexorably toward that ultimate “impossible” goal that he sets for himself years before any friend or enemy suspects what it may be. We watch him, while still at college, instinctively (and ruthlessly) creating the beginnings of the political machine that was to serve him for three decades. We see him employing his extraordinary ability to mesmerize and manipulate powerful older men, to mesmerize (and sometimes almost enslave) useful subordinates. We see him carrying out, before his thirtieth year, his first great political inspiration: tapping-and becoming the political conduit for-the money and influence of the new oil men and contractors who were to grow with him to immense power. We follow, close up, the radical fluctuations of his relationships with the formidable “Mr. Sam” Raybum (who loved him like a son and whom he betrayed) and with FDR himself. And we follow the dramas of his emotional life-the intensities and complications of his relationships with his family, his contemporaries, his girls; his wooing and winning of the shy Lady Bird; his secret love affair, over many years, with the mistress of one of his most ardent and generous supporters . . . Johnson driving his people to the point of exhausted tears, equally merciless with himself . . . Johnson bullying, cajoling, lying, yet inspiring an amazing loyalty . . . Johnson maneuvering to dethrone the unassailable old Jack Garner (then Vice President of the United States) as the New Deal’s “connection” in Texas, and seize the power himself . . . Johnson raging . . . Johnson hugging . . . Johnson bringing light and, indeed, life to the worn Hill Country farmers and their old-at-thirty wives via the district’s first electric lines. We see him at once unscrupulous, admirable, treacherous, devoted. And we see the country that bred him: the harshness and “nauseating loneliness” of the rural life; the tragic panorama of the Depression; the sudden glow of hope at the dawn of the Age of Roosevelt. And always, in the foreground, on the move, LBJ. Here is Lyndon Johnson—his Texas, his Washington, his America—in a book that brings us as close as we have ever been to a true perception of political genius and the American political process.

Iconic Events

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Author: Patricia Leavy, author of Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research and Low-Fat Love
Publisher: Lexington Books
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Iconic Events by Patricia Leavy, author of Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research and Low-Fat Love Book Resume:

Iconic Events explores the social forces that have shaped the meanings around and enduring significance of events that have captured the public's imagination, including: Titanic, Pearl Harbor, Columbine, and September 11th. The book focuses on three interpretive phases including journalistic representations, political appropriations, and popular adaptations and pays particular attention to the development of dominant and resistive event narratives.

The Sinking of the Titanic

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Author: Jim Whiting
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The Sinking of the Titanic by Jim Whiting Book Resume:

The sinking of the ocean liner Titanic in 1912 was one of the most famous events of the twentieth century. The ship was the largest and most luxurious passenger liner of the age. While she was being built, Titanic was described as “practically unsinkable.” Yet she went down on her maiden voyage after striking an iceberg. More than 1,500 passengers and crew members perished in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic. Nearly all died because the ship didn’t carry enough lifeboats. Yet according to the shipping regulations at the time, Titanic actually carried more lifeboats than she was legally required to. Many people also believe that the ship was traveling too fast. Yet her captain wasn’t doing anything different than nearly every other liner at that time. The sinking attracted worldwide media interest. This interest has never lessened. The loss of the Titanic is just as fascinating today as it was on the day it occurred.

Little White Lies

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Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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"I'm not saying this is Sawyer's fault," the prim and proper one said delicately. "But." Eighteen-year-old auto mechanic Sawyer Taft did not expect her estranged grandmother to show up at her apartment door and offer her a six-figure contract to participate in debutante season. And she definitely never imagined she would accept. But when she realizes that immersing herself in her grandmother's "society" might mean discovering the answer to the biggest mystery of her life-her father's identity-she signs on the dotted line and braces herself for a year of makeovers, big dresses, bigger egos, and a whole lot of bless your heart. The one thing she doesn't expect to find is friendship, but as she's drawn into a group of debutantes with scandalous, dangerous secrets of their own, Sawyer quickly discovers that her family isn't the only mainstay of high society with skeletons in their closet. There are people in her grandmother's glittering world who are not what they appear, and no one wants Sawyer poking her nose into the past. As she navigates the twisted relationships between her new friends and their powerful parents, Sawyer's search for the truth about her own origins is just the beginning. Set in the world of debutante balls, grand estates and rolling green hills, Little White Lies combines a charming setting, a classic fish-out-of-water story, and the sort of layered mystery only author Jennifer Lynn Barnes can pull off.

The Other Side of the Night

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Author: Daniel Allen Butler
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The New York Times–bestselling author of Unsinkable “recounts the disaster from the vantage point of nearby vessels” (Publishers Weekly). A few minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage to New York, struck an iceberg. Less than three hours later, she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. While the world has remained fascinated by the tragedy, the drama of those fateful hours was not only played out aboard the doomed liner. It also took place on the decks of two other ships, one fifty-eight miles distant from the sinking Titanic, the other barely ten miles away. The masters of the steamships Carpathia and Californian, Capt. Arthur Rostron and Capt. Stanley Lord, were informed within minutes of each other that their vessels had picked up the distress signals of a sinking ship. Their actions in the hours and days that followed would become the stuff of legend, as one would choose to take his ship into dangerous waters to answer the call for help, while the other would decide that the hazard to himself and his command was too great to risk responding. After years of research, Daniel Allen Butler now tells this incredible story, moving from ship to ship on the icy waters of the North Atlantic—in real time—to recount how hundreds of people could have been rescued, but in the end, only a few outside of the meager lifeboats were saved. He then looks at the US Senate investigation in Washington, and ultimately, the British Board of Trade inquiry in London, where the actions of each captain are probed, questioned, and judged, until the truth of what actually happened aboard the Titanic, the Carpathia, and the Californian is revealed. “Powerful . . . very, very well-done.” —New York Times–bestselling author Clive Cussler

The Ships of Vivekananda

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Author: Somenath Mukherjee,Advaita Ashrama (A Publication House of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math)
Publisher: Advaita Ashrama (A publication branch of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math)
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The Ships of Vivekananda by Somenath Mukherjee,Advaita Ashrama (A Publication House of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math) Book Resume:

The book published by Advaita Ashrama, a publication house of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math, presents a broad canvas wherein the history, akin to biography, of all the eleven ships which took Swami Vivekananda around the seven seas during his two Western visits are threaded together with the sequence of events in his life in between those voyages.

Deputy Yama

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Author: Yi ZhuLaoGuYan
Publisher: Funstory
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Deputy Yama by Yi ZhuLaoGuYan Book Resume:

Don't think that without spring, a little hoodlum who collects protection fees at the school gates will be beaten up by others and become the Chief Executive of the Underworld — King Yama. This time, it's going to be very lively. To become the King of Hell and the Fighting Heavenly Court, reform the Underworld's system, and lead the dead spirits to resist the oppression of the Gods of the Heavenly Court. Howling Celestial Dog, Erlang Shen, Taurus Star, Titan ... They all arrived, including Fuxi, Nuwa, and Yellow Emperor Xuanyuan. The Greek gods, the twelve Archangels, the Norse mythology. The last sentence was: I am the biggest in the world... Wahaha...

Wayne's World of Physics

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Author: Carrel W. Uptergrove
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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My lifetime of study about the universe, the stars with their rainbow of colors, the galaxies with their rainbow of colors, and black holes with the emissions of hydrogen and helium from their polar regions gave me a wonderful concept of the universe which I wish to share with the world. In the book I have written I am proudest of Figure 3. "Plots the 410.2nm with energy levels from one to five x 10 to the minus 19 J". At first I thought I would need a super computer to generate the figure but a little thinking made me realize that I could generate it without the super computer. If you follow the 12 billion light years vertically until it intersects the curved line depicting emission wavelengths you will see a 695 nm entry at that point. It tells you what the emission wavelength will be from the rainbow of colors emitted by any star or galaxy at that distance from the earth when it reaches the earth. I am aware that many stars and galaxies are receding from us which gives a red shift to the rainbow of colors emitted by the stars. I have never read that cosmologists credit the Compton effect as also giving a red shift to the stars and the two have the same effect and therefore they credit non existence recessionary speed to the change in wavelength to the rainbow of colors from almost all stars. The Compton effect is a DISTANCE indicator and not a RECESSIONARY indicator. Among the things I hope the reader will learn and enjoy is the fact that the moon travels around the world from west to east instead of east to west. The moon contributes a powerful force to the ocean current around the world and through the Indian ocean, which alters ocean levels greatly, and is the reason Holland needs dikes. Carrel Wayne Uptergrove.

Star People, Sky Gods and Other Tales of the Native American Indians

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Author: G.W. Mullins
Publisher: Light Of The Moon Publishing
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Star People, Sky Gods and Other Tales of the Native American Indians by G.W. Mullins Book Resume:

In Native American history, there are many legends about UFOs, gods and aliens. There has always been a connection between Native Americans and beings from other parts of the universe, referred to as Star People. Perhaps due to familiarity with celestial fixtures, it has been easier for Native Americans to relate events they have experienced on earth with things such as the formation of the Pleiades. The experience of tribal individuals with the Pleiades is featured quite prominately in legends across many tribes including Cherokee, Onondaga, Lakota and others. It is not hard to believe they would identify an event with a star, being the nature and history of tribes was to exist outdoors. The night sky would be paid much more attention by one who did not live indoors. Regardless of the tribe or the whether the interaction is through a god or star people, there is proof that the ancient people of North America believed they have been visited by unexplainable beings from the heavens. The stories in the collection tell of many different tribes and their experiences and the outcome of walking with these beings.

Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
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Visual Encyclopedia by DK Book Resume:

Packed with facts and illustrations, this landmark book offers a reliable, visually stunning, and family-friendly alternative to online information sources. This fully illustrated encyclopedia is the antidote to the internet. It's an expertly written and beautifully presented reference for a world overloaded with unreliable information. From quantum physics to the square of the hypotenuse, Ancient Rome to the depths of the oceans, this is your one-stop knowledge shop for the digital age-clear, simple, accurate, and unbiased. This book is a comprehensive guide to a huge range of human knowledge and includes over 4,000 images to bring information vividly to life. Its format is accessible to a wide range of readers, so it's ideal for a variety of ages, for home study-or simply for browsing for fun. Parents and teachers can be confident that children won't see any unwanted content. Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate easy-to-read family guide to science, nature, space, history, art, technology, leisure, culture, and more. The information is organized thematically for simple navigation, and clear signposting makes it easy to follow connections between subjects. For family, for study, for the simple pleasure of discovery, here is a trustworthy source of knowledge and enjoyment.

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics

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Author: K.L. Kosanke,Barry T. Sturman,Robert M. Winokur,B.J. Kosanke
Publisher: Journal of Pyrotechnics
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Titanic 100th Anniversary Edition

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Author: Stephanie Barczewski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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In a night of unforgettable tragedy, the world's most famous liner struck an iceberg on 14 April 1912 and sank. Over 1500 people died. Whose fault it was, and how the passengers and crew reacted, has been the subject of continuing dispute over the 100 years since the disaster. This is an account of Titanic's tragic maiden voyage which also focuses on some of those who died: among them Titanic's captain Edward Smith and builder Thomas Andrews, John Jacob Astor, the richest man on board, and the bandmaster, Wallace Hartley, who played as the ship sank. In this centenary edition Stephanie Barczewski traces the events of that fatal night. Many of those who died were treated as heroes and how these men were remembered says much about contemporary values of manhood, chivalry and national pride. Titanic: A Night Remembered also sets the liner in the context of three ports: Belfast, where she was built; Southampton, which lost 600 citizens as members of her crew; and Queenstown in Ireland, her last port of call.

Racing Through the Night

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Author: Wade Sisson
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The wireless crackled, an SOS was broadcast. Olympic, Titanic's older sister ship was a mere 350 miles away from the sinking liner. Would Olympic reach her in time -

Bright Are the Stars

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Author: Al Lacy,Joanna Lacy
Publisher: Multnomah
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Heavens Shine Above New Beginnings 1839. The North Carolina Cherokees are settling into their new home in Indian Territory and Britt Claiborne and Cherokee Rose are settling into married life. Britt, a quarter Cherokee Indian, is released from the United States army and joins the Cherokee Police Force where his position takes him into fearsome and heart-gripping dangers. They raise two children with much love and delight. They also lean on God through the trials of their day—including the death of the popular Cherokee Chief Sequoyah, who had translated the Bible into their language. Follow the historical events that punctuate their lives until 1889, when President Harrison announces that whites are free to enter Indian Territory , now known by the Indians as home. Story Behind the Book Long captivated with the study of American history, Al and JoAnna Lacy eagerly researched the time in the 1800s when five American Indian tribes were forced by the U.S. government to make a one-thousand-mile journey to Indian Territory (now the state of Oklahoma). The tribes were the Cherokee, the Chickasaw, the Choctaw, the Creek, and the Seminole. Repeatedly forced to surrender their lands, the people of the Cherokee Nation, as well as those of the other four tribes, were hoping to find in Indian Territory a place to call home.

Disorientation

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Author: Ian Williams
Publisher: Random House Canada
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A FINALIST FOR THE 2021 HILARY WESTON WRITERS' TRUST PRIZE FOR NONFICTION Bestselling, Scotiabank Giller Award-winning writer Ian Williams brings fresh eyes and new insights to today's urgent conversation on race and racism in startling, illuminating essays that grow out of his own experience as a Black man moving through the world. With that one eloquent word, disorientation, Ian Williams captures the impact of racial encounters on racialized people—the whiplash of race that occurs while minding one's own business. Sometimes the consequences are only irritating, but sometimes they are deadly. Spurred by the police killings and street protests of 2020, Williams realized he could offer a perspective distinct from the almost exclusively America-centric books on race topping the bestseller lists, because of one salient fact: he has lived in Trinidad (where he was never the only Black person in the room), in Canada (where he often was), and in the United States (where as a Black man from the Caribbean, he was a different kind of "only"). Inspired by the essays of James Baldwin, in which the personal becomes the gateway to larger ideas, Williams explores such things as the unmistakable moment when a child realizes they are Black; the ten characteristics of institutional whiteness; how friendship forms a bulwark against being a target of racism; the meaning and uses of a Black person's smile; and blame culture—or how do we make meaningful change when no one feels responsible for the systemic structures of the past. With these essays, Williams wants to reach a multi-racial audience of people who believe that civil conversation on even the most charged subjects is possible. Examining the past and the present in order to speak to the future, he offers new thinking, honest feeling, and his astonishing, piercing gift of language.

Xuan Kong Flying Star Purple White Script's Advanced Star Charts

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Author: Joey Yap
Publisher: Joey Yap Research Group
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The famous classic - Purple White Script or Zi Bai Jue has memsmerized Feng Shui enthusiasts and practitioners for centuries. The script, believed to be originally conveived in the era of Tang Dynasty, contains the core screts to the practice and interpretation of the Nine Purple White Stars, popularly used by all Xuan Kong Feng Shui advocated, from ancient days till the current times. The Purple White Script is written in two segments: the Upper Scroll, which conceals the secrets Chart Plotting techniques of the Advanced Purple White Star known as the Advanced Star Charts and the Lower Scroll which disclosed the intepretation of the Nine Stars. The Best Kept Secret of Xuan Kong Feng Shui. Despite its unresolved pedigree, the classical text of Purple White Script has made it to the haloed list of mandatory classics for advanced Xuan Kong studies. This book is the result of well-researched and clearly written dissertation on the Script. And for the first time ever, it is made available to English-speaking readers, making this book a definite must-read for Feng Shui enthusiasts everywhere.

Revenant

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Author: Alex White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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An all-new novel based on the landmark TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine from the acclaimed author of A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe! Jadzia Dax has been a friend to Etom Prit, the Trill Trade Commissioner, over two lifetimes. When Etom visits Deep Space Nine with the request to rein in his wayward granddaughter Nemi, Dax can hardly say no. It seems like an easy assignment: visit a resort casino while on shore leave, and then bring her old friend Nemi home. But upon arrival, Dax finds Nemi has changed over the years in terrifying ways…and the pursuit of the truth will plunge Dax headlong into a century’s worth of secrets and lies! ™, ®, & © 2021 CBS Studios, Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Green Berets in the Land of a Million Elephants

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Author: Joseph D. Celeski
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
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The untold story of US Special Forces in Laos, one of the longest secret wars of the Cold War—by a military historian and Special Forces veteran. The Secret War in Laos was one of the first “long wars” fought by US Special Forces, spanning a period of about thirteen years. It was one of the largest CIA-paramilitary operations of the time, kept out of the view of the American public until now. Between 1959 and 1974, Green Berets were covertly deployed to Laos during the Laotian Civil War to prevent the Communist Pathet Lao from taking over the country. Operators disguised as civilians and answering only to “Mister,“ were delivered to the country by Air America, where they reported to the US Ambassador. With limited resources, they faced a country in chaos. Maps had large blank areas. and essential supplies often didn’t arrive at all. In challenging tropical conditions, they trained and undertook combat advisory duties with the Royal Lao Government. Shrouded in secrecy until the 1990s, this was one of the first major applications of special warfare doctrine. Now, the story is comprehensively told for the first time using official archival documents and interviews with veterans.

Steamship Travel in the Interwar Years

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Author: Lorraine Coons,Alexander Varias
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
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Lorraine Coons and Alexander Varias explore the world of interwar steamship travel.

The Snowflake Prince

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Author: C.G. Martin
Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
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"The Snowflake Prince" has been born in the Land of Snow. He has much to learn about who he is and what his joy will be. The Land of Snow exists in the time-frame realm of infinity plus. The King and Queen of the Land of Snow are the most caring parents in the entire land and they love and guide their little Prince through the early years of his life. Ultimately, as the little Prince was growing, he learned more and more about his beautiful Land of Snow, and how and why he was changing and getting bigger and stronger. He even felt he was born to do something very special. From a great distance, he saw a world floating far, far away and seemed to be drawn to it. His loving parents tell him why he is so drawn to this world as he grows bigger and stronger, and all the elements in the Land of Snow will also be by his side to help and protect him, when he is ready for his great journey. The Snowflake Prince has many adventures while taking this great journey, all of which are amazing, thrilling, exciting, and also comforting. The young Snowflake Prince learns of his importance during a celestial event that would forever change the world he journeyed to and then managed to find his way home to the Land of Snow and his loving parents intact.

Titanic Captain

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Author: Gary Cooper
Publisher: The History Press
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Commander Edward John Smith's career had been a remarkable example of how a man from a humble background could get far in the world. Born to a working-class family in the landlocked Staffordshire Potteries, he went to sea at the age of 17 and rose rapidly through the ranks of the merchant navy, serving first in sailing vessels and later in the new steamships of the White Star Line. By 1912, he as White Star's senior commander and regarded by many in the shipping world as the 'millionaire's captain'. In 1912, Smith was given command of the new RMS Titanic for her maiden voyage, but what should have been among the crowning moments of his long career at sea turned rapidly into a nightmare following Titanic's collision with an iceberg. In a matter of hours the supposedly unsinkable ship sank, taking over 1,500 people with her, including Captain Smith.

RMS Titanic Made in the Midlands

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Author: P.B. Lound
Publisher: The History Press
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THE story of the ill-fated liner Titanic is one that has been told and retold countless times – it is hard to imagine that there could be any new stories or twists to the tale. Yet Titanic’s strong connection with the Midlands is one such story that is not so well known. The ship may have been built in Belfast, registered in Liverpool and sailed from Southampton, but over 70 per cent of her interiors came from the Midlands. This pivotal piece of research from Titanic expert Andrew P.B. Lound explores the role played by the people and the varied industries of the Black Country in the life of the most famous ship in the world.