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Code of Silence: New Book Details the Demise of a Deadly Gang
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In October 2003, Ann Lee will launch People Against Gang Violence (PAGV) in Minneapolis. Lee's organization hopes to curb gang violence in the chilly Midwestern city, which has been wrought by havoc for more than a decade. Lee first became involved in the cause after a disturbing case that took the lives of five children in a devastating fire. The fire, and the violence surrounding it, is the subject of her new book, Code of Silence: The Andre Coppage Story (now available through 1stBooks).
When Sleeping Giants Woke --New Book Recounts Author's Firsthand Experience of World War II
ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dec. 7, 1941 was an infamous day in American history. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor awoke a sleeping giant and thrust it into a conflict that threatened to engulf the world. But thanks to millions of ordinary heroes, the forces of Hitler and Hirohito were thwarted. The new book, I Was There When the World Stood Still (now available through 1stBooks), gives author K. Ray Marrs's firsthand account of that day and the subsequent war.
Life on Sawtooth Sunset Ranch - New Book Remembers Author's Childhood Growing Up on New Mexico Ranch
SAN ANGELO, Texas, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- It wasn't long ago that the Wild West was tamed. The settlers of the early 20th century blazed the land in newly founded New Mexico, building homes, herding sheep and putting up fences. Although life was hard, author Naomi Wadsworth still holds fond memories of her childhood on the ranch, which she relates in her new book, Sawtooth Sunset Ranch: Payne-ful Reminiscing (now available through 1stBooks).
The True Definition of a Strong Man - New book tells how connection to emotions creates stronger men
DOLORES, Colo., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- For author Charles Hess, divorce and deep self-reflection led him to become a changed man and, in fact, even more of a man, he writes. In his new book, Whatever It Takes: From Fear to Freedom (now available through 1stBooks), he uses his personal story as an example of how men can recapture tenderness and recognize emotion in their lives, which can lead to true happiness.
Cancer Signals - New Book Embarks on Spiritual Journey to Combat Cancer
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Each year, cancer claims millions of people worldwide. It is a mysterious disease that strikes without prejudice or favoritism. Millions of cancer cells multiply within one's body, wreaking havoc that very few medical treatments can alter. However, there may be an alternative to combating disease. The new book, Cancer Signals: Take Charge and Win! (now available through 1stBooks), by Barbara Wolf and Margaret Fikioris suggest a new way to combat cancer that worked for one of them.
First Indiana Corporation
First Indiana Announces Third Quarter Results
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- First Indiana Corporation (Nasdaq:FINB) today announced a net loss of $2.4 million, or $0.16 per diluted share for the quarter ended September 30, 2003. Earnings for the third quarter of the previous year were $6.8 million, or $0.43 per diluted share. For the nine months ended September 30, 2003, First Indiana's earnings were $557,000, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared with $20.1 million, or $1.27 per diluted share, for the same period in 2002.