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Heights of Terror: New Book Addresses the Possible Reasons and Trends Behind, Stemming From Sept. 11th Attacks
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In September 2001, much of the world looked on in horror, shock and sorrow at the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. As the second anniversary has come and passed, people are beginning to piece together history and incidents that may have led to such an outburst of hatred. In his new book, Heights of Terror (now available through 1stBooks), Patrice K. Owiafe addresses the world and America after the terrorist attacks two years ago.
Medical Madness - Author offers tips to help patients navigate through the world of modern medicine
ALBUQUERQUE, Oct. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Be aware, be prepared, and take charge of your health and your life," writes author Bea Ebaugh Sheridan, RN, Ph.D. How does one do this? In her new, semi-autobiographical book, Medical Madness ... and You Are the Victim (now available through 1stBooks), Sheridan shows individuals how to make the right health decisions and how to avoid becoming victims of the healthcare industry. She relives and recreates her own experiences in the field of modern medicine and voices her concerns with the changes in past decades.
The Genesis of a Gifted Generation - New Book by Renown Researcher Examines Learning Before Birth
SEATTLE, Oct. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- For years, hopeful parents have played music and language tapes to their unborn babies. But does this practice really produce positive results? According to an authority on the subject, substantial evidence for permanent advantages now exists. Learning Before Birth: Every Child Deserves Giftedness, just published by 1stBooks Library, details the history, theory, testing and techniques of a revolution in how and when children begin to learn.
Ramblings of a Romantic - New Book Resurrects the Art of Sonnets for the Modern Age
KENNILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sonnets are some of the oldest forms of poetry. From Lord Byron to Shakespeare, the sonnet has floated through time as a high art form with strict meter and rhyme structure. Since the birth of free verse in the mid-19th century, sonnets have fallen to the wayside, but Thomas H. Kemps has dusted off the metered verse with his new book, Ramblings of a Romantic (now available through 1stBooks), a collection of sonnets.
The Open Ears of a Bartender - New book compiles stories told by fictional bartender with a love of writing
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bartender Lloyd Alan promised his grandmother that he would own a business by the time he was 37 years old. On the cusp of his 37th birthday, he buys the Black Steer Steak House in Las Vegas. As he sits down to his first drink at his new bar, he realizes he has made the perfect decision. In her new book, Tales from the Bartender (now available through 1stBooks), author Treesa Sherrin-Spencer follows this fictional character and tells of his love for listening to his customers' stories, which range from tender to traumatic to bizarre.