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God's Own Country -- New Novel Tells Early History of South Africa
MEDICINE LAKE, Minn., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- America is not the only destination for immigrants seeking fortunes in the infancy of its growth. South Africa was a prime target for diamond and gold seekers at the end of the 19th century, but it was also an area of heated conflict. The new novel, God's Own Country (now available through AuthorHouse), by Helga Kaye, chronicles one immigrant's struggle to make a fortune for himself and his family in the farmlands of South Africa.
Blood for the Bucket -- New Book Chronicles 78-Year Football Rivalry Between Indiana and Purdue
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- College football is built on school rivalries, such as Miami and Florida State and Michigan and Notre Dame. But only one is fought with blood, sweat and mud for an old, wooden bucket. The new book, The Rivalry: Indiana and Purdue and the History of Their Old Oaken Bucket Battles 1925-2002 (now available through AuthorHouse), by Robert D. Arnold, is an anthology of each game and the tenacity of coaches, players and fans to bring home "The Bucket."
The Mind and Body Connection to Learning -- New Author Shows Teachers How to Boost Learning in Students
LEWISTON, N.Y., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Although millions of young people are studying in schools and colleges every day, many do not fully understand how to learn effectively. After years of researching and teaching, Margaret Laurie offers a new book, Building Blocks of Light: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities How to Improve Their Minds (now available through AuthorHouse). She details her proven methods for helping students focus by using techniques that incorporate mind, body and spirit.
The Beast, The Boy, and the Rose -- Scorned Ex-Husband Exacts Elaborate Revenge in New Novel
WATERFORD, Mich. , June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Darren McManus used to be a nice guy working his way through law school and supporting his wife, Sandy, but then she had to break his heart. Now, he wants to turn the tables. Gavin L. Sutherland's new novel, The Beast, The Boy, and the Rose (now available through AuthorHouse) examines modern relationships and the state of happiness in a story of revenge.
Photos for the Soul -- New Photography Book Captures Beauty of Nature
ALAMEDA, Calif., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In his new book, Ford Boyer moves from writing about the connection between the mind and body to capturing the essence of beauty through photos. Beauty and the Word: Planting Seeds (now available through AuthorHouse) is a collection of vivid color photographs that radiate with a profound sense of awe at the natural world.
A Plane is Three Times More Likely to Fatally Crash if Piloted by a Man But JFK, Jr. Got a Bum Rap When His Crash Was Attributed to 'Pilot Error'
MONTVILLE, N.J., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Women, and JFK, Jr. fans in one instance, guessed it, but now comes the proof, says pilot and forensic engineer John F. Gambal. Women suspect that the issues men have with personal relationships also cause aviation crashes. JFK, Jr. fans suspect that the media jumped to the erroneous conclusion of "pilot error" within minutes after his disappearance and the hype caused NTSB investigators to go with the flow in their report of the crash.