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Eat! There are Starving People in Armenia - New Book Provides Traditional Recipes From Armenia and Middle East
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 2, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the early part of the 20th century, mothers across America would stand at the stove while their disgruntled children poked at their meatloaf with a lazy fork. They might turn away from the boiling pot on the stove, pointing a dripping ladle towards their tots, speaking with a tone, "You'd better eat that meatloaf. There are starving Armenians who would love to have that!" While there is no meatloaf to fuss over in his new book, The Starving Armenians: Cook and Humor Book (now available through 1stBooks), John Sherbatijian Shirn provides a feast of traditional Armenian food and some classic jokes for tabletop enjoyment.
Growing Up African American - New Book Uses Author's Life Experiences to Embrace Positives of Culture
MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 2, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- African American culture is prevalent in pop music today. The doctrines of hip-hop and rap has become the status quo for the MTV generation, but the messages conveyed are often negative representations of African American culture. In his new book, Growing Up African American: Struggling Through the Legacy of Slavery and Jim Crow Segregation (now available through 1stBooks), author Garnett S. Huguley hopes to counter these negative connotations by exhibiting some of the more positive aspects of African American culture.
Five Sheets of Plywood - Author offers practical advice to make entrepreneurship a success
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- At 26, Spiros Raftis had a successful career and held stock in his employer's corporation. Suddenly, two years later his sense of security was kicked out the door; he was fired. Unemployed and broke, he decided to go into business for himself. Now, he is the owner of a multi-million-dollar company. Five Sheets of Plywood: A Practical Guide for Starting Your Own Business (now available through 1stBooks) bellows guidance from the trenches. For anyone thinking of going into business for themselves, this book offers the tools to build a lasting relationship.
When the Mourning Dove Cries - New Book Details Mystic's Life Story, Past Lives and Present
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Reincarnation has become a more popular concept in recent years. Author and mystic Madgelyn Hawk allows readers to enter a world unlike the present one and discover the mysteries philosophers and religions have sought to answer for centuries. When the Mourning Dove Cries (now available through 1stBooks) is an autobiography of her past life and her present one as a mystic.