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A Modern-Day Joan of Arc Goes to Nepal -- An American Woman Fights Her Battle in the Himalayas in New Novel
CUMMINGTON, Mass., Dec. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sometimes, it pays for a woman to fight a man's battle. Just like when Joan of Arc led the resistance to the English invasion of France in the Hundred Years War, an American woman rises up against the Nepalese government to advocate the welfare of the people. Author Paul Ryder Ryan introduces this modern-day Joan of Arc in his romance-historical novel, "Kew, The Nepal Maoist Strain" (now available through 1stBooks Library).
The Irish: Victims or Villains? -- New Book Takes a Closer Look at the History of Ireland Through the Life a Rebel
BROOKLINE, Mass., Dec. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The 1916 Easter Uprising was considered by the Irish the most critical period in their colorful history. It was marked by a meaningful uprising that led to a series of events that culminated in the establishment of the Irish Free State, the predecessor of the Republic of Ireland. However, there is more to the Irish rebels and the revolution than history books tell us. Author Timothy Murphy reveals the "unrecorded" other side of the Irish conflict, as he weaves a compelling story about a young Irish rebel in his historical fiction titled "The Bleeding of the Irish and Those They Bled" (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Stockwinners Option Report for December 2
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The following is an investment opinion issued by Stockwinners.com. Option trading was brisk on Monday, as traders got back to placing their bets following the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
Harsco Corporation to Webcast December 13 Meeting With Analysts
HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) invites stockholders and the public to access a live Webcast of its presentations to investment analysts on Friday, December 13, 2002 beginning at approximately 8:30 am ET. Harsco senior executives led by Chairman, President and CEO Derek C. Hathaway will provide an update on Harsco's global businesses and markets. The meeting is expected to conclude at approximately 12:30 pm ET.
Wrestling with Grief and Guilt -- New Book Describes How to Deal with the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide
COLUMBUS, Neb., Dec. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Every year, over 30,000 Americans commit suicide. According to the latest statistics gathered by Suicide Awareness Voices Education or SAVE, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about suicide prevention, one of the major causes of suicide is depression. Even more alarming is that of the many millions of Americans who suffer from depression each year, 80 percent can be treated, but only 30 percent seek help. In 1995, Barb Scholz lost her husband to suicide, and she openly shares the stories of how she and her children survived the pain, grief and anger in her new book "Our Forever Angel: Surviving the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide" (now available through 1stBooks Library).