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No More Minority Groups? The Time to Initiate Change is Now! -- New Book is an Engaging Collection of Letter-Essays Satirizing Socio-Political Issues
AVENTURA, Fla., May 7, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Changing the world for the better is often perceived as creating "The New Great Society." It is a vision formed by rewarding people who could be classified as the minority and also by rewarding those who claim poverty. Naturally, there are many obstacles that block such a dream like having an inefficient government. Could this new society ever be realized fully or will it just remain an unfulfilled dream? Find out as author Not Famous speaks his mind in Dear, Dear Government...: Letters To My Government, his new book published through Xlibris.
Feel the Thrill, Drama, and Fun of Little League Baseball -- Follow the Little Leaguer as He Makes An Unexpected Winning Homerun
BALTIMORE, May 7, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mix America's all-time favorite sport and an endearing main character and what you have is not your usual children's book. Glen Rayson's new book The Little Leaguer depicts the drama and excitement of a baseball game and the fervor of young baseball players particularly an unexpected hero named Little Pete. Little Pete proves that even though he lacks experience (and height), he has the talent to bring his team to championship. Told in rhymes and illustrated in vibrant colors, this new book will definitely win the hearts of young readers.
A Boy, a County Fair, and the Great Depression -- a Play and an Anthology That Reflects On the Emotions of the 1930s
GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 7, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After the Roaring '20s, the Great Depression was a douse of bitterly cold water -- an economy that flew to great heights but crashed spectacularly. Dodge County Fair by James Sunwall is a brilliant portrayal of the emotions, the conflicts, and the reflections of that historical period as seen through the experiences of one family. A play and a collection of short fiction, this book magnificently captures the unforgettable hardships of the times.
Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co.
Penwest Files Definitive Proxy Materials in Connection With June 10 Annual Meeting
DANBURY, Conn., May 7, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. (Nasdaq:PPCO) announced today that it has filed its definitive proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is mailing it, along with the letter below, to Penwest shareholders in connection with the Company's annual meeting to be held on June 10, 2009. In the letter, Penwest urges shareholders to vote "FOR" Penwest's director nominees on the WHITE proxy card and "AGAINST" the shareholder proposals put forth by Tang Capital Management, L.P. and Perceptive Life Sciences Master Fund Ltd.