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Why Do Soldiers Go To War? New novel explores friendship and duty
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Soldiers go to war. Some soldiers go for duty, and others go because they are selfless. Juan Galindo tells the story of Carlos and Robert in The Winter Soldiers (now available through 1stBooks Library). Galindo reveals the inner workings of the human heart as Carlos Cordoba and Robert Lauterback, two men from wealthy families, decide to become soldiers after graduating from Prince Royal College in the 1950s.
Coping with Cancer -- Medical autobiography reveals insight into the life of a busy doctor
EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., February 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- When Dr. E. Roy Berger spoke the words, "malignant melanoma," he watched his patient Carl's face transform with mixed emotions of disbelief, horror and anger. Carl was fixed to his seat, shackled by fear, and Dr. Berger wondered whether he should continue speaking. One of the many riveting passages of a new autobiography, Common Bonds: Reflections of a Cancer Doctor (now available from 1stBooks Library), a book which will inspire readers while revealing the trials and tribulations of being a doctor in today's busy world.
Love In A Time Of War -- Exploring romance against a backdrop of hostilities
CAPE CORAL, Fla., February 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The world can be a place full of contradictions. The White Rose of Cuba (now available through 1stBooks Library) illustrates the truth of that. Author Jack Denson writes a compelling tale of love and betrayal, passion and discord and gallantry and enmity in this new novel. The personal lives of three characters intertwine and offer a rich combination of fascinating adventure and romance, unfurling over a period of nearly four years.
The Untold Truth -- Renowned scholar reveals significant facts about your body
SAN JOSE, Calif., February 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Do you know how daily exercise affects the circulation system in one's body? What makes aerobic exercise an effective routine for preventing heart disease? Seasoned physical educator Ronald Portal answers these questions and many more in his book Aerobics, The Invisible Advantage (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Remembering The Forgotten War -- Accomplished Author Remembers the Korean War in Brilliant New Novel
SEOUL, Korea, Feb. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The generations of today know war as only as a piece of the past. While this is a blessing in many ways, it puts the burden of remembering the reality of war on the shoulders of those who lived and died on foreign shores. Soldiers, friends, family and the curious alike must share their stories or risk losing them forever. The Dandelion Ranch: A Love Story. Annie and Her Cowboy Marine During the Korean War's Chosin Reservoir Campaign (now available through 1stBooks Library) by Kyung Ae Jeon is the story of a war almost forgotten and the people who lived to tell the tale.
A Modern Man Of La Mancha -- Story Chronicles a Man Caught in Madness and the Life of His Dreams
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- When Miguel Cervantes penned his epic story of a man living in his own madness, he forever changed the face of literature. The Man of La Mancha has since become a powerful book, stage-show, and film, each incarnation bringing a new generation into the world of a man lost in madness and dreams. For the Love of a Madman, now available through 1stBooks Library, is a story much like Cervantes', but for a new generation.