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The World Turned Upside Down -- New Book Examines History of Democracy in America
COLUMBUS, Ind., December 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- When the colonists triumphed and the British conceded defeat at the Battle of Yorktown, no American band was available to play at the ceremony. The British band played at their own surrender. Today, the song they played is the title of a new book on revolution and democracy, The World Turned Upside Down: The Advent of the American Revolution (now available through 1stBooks), by Fred Meyer.
From Hell to Heaven -- Author reveals the arduous path she traveled from Nazi Germany to a better life
BOCA RATON, Fla., December 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- "For those who say the holocaust never happened, I am here to say it did," writes author Gisela M. Venable. In her memoir, Gisela: From Hell to Heaven (now available through 1stBooks), she tells the true story of the horrors that befell her family, friends and neighbors in her hometown of Krefeld, Germany, under Hitler's bloody reign.
A Culinary Love Story -- New Novel Tells of Single Woman's Chance for Love
ROCKFORD, Ill., December 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sabina Giovanotti is a single, middle aged waitress in her family's Italian cafe in Chicago's Little Italy. She's surrounded by a huge, caring family, but all the things she thought she'd have by now have passed her by. However, in author Karla Clark's new lighthearted novel, Between Courses: A Culinary Love Story (now available through 1stBooks), Sabina's life changes forever.
More to Life Than This -- Family's Life Offers Understanding of Being Human in New Book
GREEN VALLEY, Ariz., December 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- There is more to life than just getting up, going to work and coming home to the television. Life is about experience, and few know this better than Natalie Barber and her family. Her new book, Passport to Faith (now available through 1stBooks), recounts her years spent in missions in various states and foreign countries throughout the world.
Breaking the Chains of Corporate America -- New Book Highlights Employee Crisis and Tells How to Break Free
SYRACUSE, N.Y., December 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thousands of people are being held hostage in corporations across America, and the irony is that they are feeding into their own demise, writes author Mary Beth Deaton-Harris. In her new book, Waitin' For Some Chicken: Understanding the Corporate-Hostage Crisis (now available through 1stBooks), she writes of the constant suppression of valuable, creative employees and details a way out for those who dare to place confidence in their own abilities.
Hollywood Trainer Has Solution to Fight Holiday Pounds
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The holiday season brings family gatherings, office parties, and lots of enjoyable food. Great tasting food usually brings unwanted holiday pounds, and Mike Torchia, trainer to some of Hollywood's hottest stars, brings his successful and effective program to consumers throughout the Los Angeles area. His personal training techniques melt away holiday pounds and start beneficial lifelong habits of proper nutrition and exercise.