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The Unlikely Functions of the United States Government -- A Mischievous Teen Finds Life, Laughs and More in Washington, D.C.
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Americans generally know only as much about the workings of the American government as they are told or able to glean from television and history books. History books reduce fantastic battles and epic moments to dry facts. In between, there is the rare and distinguished world of historical fiction. When written well, historical fiction will educate and challenge the reader. Master Jones Goes to Washington: The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth (now available through 1stBooks Library) by author Hugh Brown is one such book.
Federal Toxic Waste Dump Cover Up Revealed -- New Book Exposes Whistle Blowers at Rocky Mountain Arsenal
ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Should the U.S. government start looking into their own backyards for blatant violations of environmental laws by corporate giants and military agencies? Authors Gerald and Marilyn Pierce and Larry Land ask this in their new book Death Factory USA: 'Terrorism at Home' 'Our Environment' 'Death Factory's' 'In Our Midst' (now available through 1stBooks Library). A well documented expose about the dumping of toxic waste at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal in Colorado, this book reveals what many officials have fought to conceal, and will prove to be on of the most controversial books of the times.
Single in Saudi -- A Single American Woman Jet-Sets Across the Saudi Desert
HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- From the minaret, the holy man, or muezzin, calls the faithful to one of the five prayers of the day. The sound mixes and is dissipated into the sandy air. A world of sand and mosques instead of trees and skyscrapers is far removed and exotic to most Americans. It is the last place a young single blue eyed blonde American woman would normally be found, but for Genia, that is the attraction. Single in Saudi (now available through 1stBooks Library) by Genia is an autobiographical account of her adventures in the heart of the Middle East.
Empowering Women: Starting with Cancer! A New Resource Book Details the Warriors and the Battle
PLACENTIA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Everyone's life has been touched and terrified in one way or another by cancer. Women Warriors: A History of Courage in the Battle Against Cancer (now available through 1st Books Library) is an insightful medical humanities text compiled for the informative purposes of academia and the general public. It is a conservative book in range and scope, written for both men and women, by Darcy Nikol Bryan, M.D. and Vernanne Bryan, Ph.D., a unique professional daughter and mother writing team.