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Molecules/Humans, Molecules/Humans -- Newly released book compares molecules and humans
KITCHENER, Canada, March 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Webster's Dictionary defines "molecule" as "the smallest particle of matter having distinctive chemical and physical properties." It's safe to say, the general population is well aware of what it means to be "human." In John Hodgson's newly released book, The Little Fun Book of Molecules/Humans: Molecules/Humans (now available through 1stBooks Library), he puts a comical spin on the comparison of the two.
Remembering The Oregon Trail -- New Author Brings Familiar Trail to Life in New Historical Novel
LAS VEGAS, March 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- For many people, the Oregon Trail is merely something they read about once in an eighth grade history class. Minor historical knowledge will lend three conclusions about the topic: the story features settlers moving west, Native American Indians and the perils of starting life anew in wild parts of the country. All is correct, however, the Oregon Trail also presents a story of life, love and loss in a country just beginning to find itself. Author F. Eugene Barber brings to life the magic, terror and power of this time in Escape: Along The Oregon Trail (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Journey from Africa to America -- New Novel Shows the Effects of Severed Familial Bonds has on an African Teenager
RANDOLPH, Mass., March 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The continent of Africa still stands in a state of unrest. Centuries of colonization, imperialism and slavery have left the continent hanging on to stability by a thread. Constantly shifting political regimes, tribal conflicts, starvation, drought and high mortality rates keep the area from advancing. In the first book by Tata Thaddeus Agwo, Journey from Africa to America (now available through 1stBooks Library) he addresses the traumatic experience of severed familial bonds and high teenage mortality rates in his homeland of Cameroon.
A Tale of Magic and Mystery -- New children's book offers exciting storyline to keep children hooked
SALT LAKE CITY, March 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the kingdom of Afran, a land of magic and fairytales, lives a power-hungry dragon named Glitterscale, a charming prince named Darian and his beautiful future bride, Princess Delora. With a colorful cast and an intriguing storyline, A Tale of Magic and Mystery (now available through 1stBooks Library) introduces a battle of good versus evil. Written by children's author Kerry Cochrane, the book takes readers on a delightful ride through an exciting, mythical time.
Think Smart and Live Long -- New book presents a review of modern day health care
SPANISH FORK, Utah, March 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- One of the most masterful pieces of work in the universe is the human body. Although man continually seeks to understand it, there is still so much to learn. Think Smart And Live Long: A Review Of Health Care (now available through 1stBooks Library), by Morris 'J' Llewellyn, addresses the many obstacles and problems that are confronted in seeking individual health care. A personal history of the author's 75 years, the book helps the reader understand the problems and avoid the obstacles in order to simplify efforts and establish a good health care program. In addition, the reader will find a broad scope of vital health care issues.
The Call of the Cosmos -- Newly released book employs realistic approach in answering profound questions
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., March 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- What is the meaning and purpose of human existence? Richey Novak's new book, The Call of the Cosmos: An Introduction to Pragmatic Mysticism (now available through 1stBooks Library), attempts to tackle this difficult question. Instead of the traditional religious explanations of the cosmic world, The Call of the Cosmos presents a new perspective, which Novak hopes will better readers' understanding of the "complexity of modern life."
Read Body Language Like a Trial Lawyer -- New Book Focuses on Nonverbal Communication as a Window into the Mind
GREAT NECK, N.Y., March 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fidgety feet and crossed arms, fleeting eyes and shifting weight are all forms of communication. It is the "unsaid" during a conversation or the meaning behind the words that conveys what someone is really thinking. Former judge Marc Mogil, J.D. has written an easy to understand guide to interpreting nonverbal communication, entitled I Know What You're Really Thinking: Reading Body Language Like a Trial Lawyer (now available through 1stBooks Library).