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By R.W. Dick Phillips
During the six months before December of 1776, Commanding General, George Washington had retreated from nine consecutive battles with the British in New Jersey and had lost ninety percent of his army. Brigadier General, Arthur St. Clair answered the call with fresh troops, took over the leadership of a brigade and suggested the strategies of stealth which enabled Washington’s army to win the next three battles over the British in just nine days after Christmas in 1776. This drove the British out of New Jersey and avoided what could have been the end of the American Revolution. St. Clair walked with the giants of the American Revolution…Washington, Franklin, Adams, Jefferson, Greene, Lafayette and others. And yet, for more than two centuries, history has been reluctant to mention that St. Clair… • Became one of Washington’s most trusted of only 30 major generals. • Built four armies for Washington • Was the military strategist who helped Washington defeat the British in 1776-77. • Was President when the U.S. Constitution and the Northwest Ordinance were drafted. • Was America’s first and last foreign-born President. St. Clair also … • Stopped the Virginia governor from annexing what is now Pittsburgh (1774) • Protected Pennsylvania settlers from Indian attacks incited by the British (1764-69). • Assisted Governor Penn with development of Bedford and Westmoreland Counties (1764-74). • Renounced his allegiance to Great Britain to become a Colonel in the Continental Army (1774). • Established judicial system for six states of the Northwest Territory.
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By R.W. Dick Phillips
During the six months before December of 1776, Commanding General, George Washington had retreated from nine consecutive battles with the British in New Jersey and had lost ninety percent of his army. Brigadier General, Arthur St. Clair answered the call with fresh troops, took over the leadership of a brigade and suggested the strategies of stealth which enabled Washington’s army to win the next three battles over the British in just nine days after Christmas in 1776. This drove the British out of New Jersey and avoided what could have been the end of the American Revolution. St. Clair walked with the giants of the American Revolution…Washington, Franklin, Adams, Jefferson, Greene, Lafayette and others. And yet, for more than two centuries, history has been reluctant to mention that St. Clair… • Became one of Washington’s most trusted of only 30 major generals. • Built four armies for Washington • Was the military strategist who helped Washington defeat the British in 1776-77. • Was President when the U.S. Constitution and the Northwest Ordinance were drafted. • Was America’s first and last foreign-born President. St. Clair also … • Stopped the Virginia governor from annexing what is now Pittsburgh (1774) • Protected Pennsylvania settlers from Indian attacks incited by the British (1764-69). • Assisted Governor Penn with development of Bedford and Westmoreland Counties (1764-74). • Renounced his allegiance to Great Britain to become a Colonel in the Continental Army (1774). • Established judicial system for six states of the Northwest Territory.
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By Aetius D. Harris

Growing up in Chicago’s South Side was not easy for author Aetius D. Harris, who went by Columbus George, or Colo, in the story, Poke Dog in his youth. Born in 1968, he chronicles his struggles to fit in among his peers and stay on a righteous path.

In his memoir, Harris details tales of his childhood and his experience’s with the criminal life. He also recalls the spiritual fight that ensued for his soul. He is focusing on a period in his life from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. In that time, his god-fearing mother did her best with raising him. That being; he still found himself drawn toward the Black Disciple’s organization’s love, structure & protection, in that order!

This autobiography explores his progression from child to young adult. A journey driven by a will to survive, succeed and achieve goals. His obstacles are his skin color and his intellect. He uses his wits to maneuver the South side of Chicago’s wickedness!


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By Valeria Ann Carrano

Arcangelo “Sonny” Parisi grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, and as the eldest brother of eight siblings, he spent a lot of time protecting his family.

There were plenty of fights with bullies and the Irish police, but he didn’t let that stop him from running the streets, stealing food, and seeking out adventure. From an early age, he learned to rely on himself and his Italian-American instincts for survival, which served him well when he was drafted into World War II and sent to the South Pacific.

Told by his granddaughter, this life story of a courageous sailor celebrates Parisi’s many achievements – from surviving the Great Depression as a youth, to marrying the love of his life, serving his country, and later becoming a mechanic. His life story is proof that no matter how big or small the goal, determination achieves results, whether it’s fixing a car or surviving a war.


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By Valeria Ann Carrano

Arcangelo “Sonny” Parisi grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, and as the eldest brother of eight siblings, he spent a lot of time protecting his family.

There were plenty of fights with bullies and the Irish police, but he didn’t let that stop him from running the streets, stealing food, and seeking out adventure. From an early age, he learned to rely on himself and his Italian-American instincts for survival, which served him well when he was drafted into World War II and sent to the South Pacific.

Told by his granddaughter, this life story of a courageous sailor celebrates Parisi’s many achievements – from surviving the Great Depression as a youth, to marrying the love of his life, serving his country, and later becoming a mechanic. His life story is proof that no matter how big or small the goal, determination achieves results, whether it’s fixing a car or surviving a war.


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By Valeria Ann Carrano

Arcangelo “Sonny” Parisi grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, and as the eldest brother of eight siblings, he spent a lot of time protecting his family.

There were plenty of fights with bullies and the Irish police, but he didn’t let that stop him from running the streets, stealing food, and seeking out adventure. From an early age, he learned to rely on himself and his Italian-American instincts for survival, which served him well when he was drafted into World War II and sent to the South Pacific.

Told by his granddaughter, this life story of a courageous sailor celebrates Parisi’s many achievements – from surviving the Great Depression as a youth, to marrying the love of his life, serving his country, and later becoming a mechanic. His life story is proof that no matter how big or small the goal, determination achieves results, whether it’s fixing a car or surviving a war.


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By Aetius D. Harris

Growing up in Chicago’s South Side was not easy for author Aetius D. Harris, who went by Columbus George, or Colo, in the story, Poke Dog in his youth. Born in 1968, he chronicles his struggles to fit in among his peers and stay on a righteous path.

In his memoir, Harris details tales of his childhood and his experience’s with the criminal life. He also recalls the spiritual fight that ensued for his soul. He is focusing on a period in his life from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. In that time, his god-fearing mother did her best with raising him. That being; he still found himself drawn toward the Black Disciple’s organization’s love, structure & protection, in that order!

This autobiography explores his progression from child to young adult. A journey driven by a will to survive, succeed and achieve goals. His obstacles are his skin color and his intellect. He uses his wits to maneuver the South side of Chicago’s wickedness!


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By Margaret R. O’Leary, MD
On December 7, 1793, an old man lay motionless at last, surrounded by his family, rabbis, and members of the society who would prepare his body for Jewish burial. Sixteen days after he was sentenced to jail, his family would go to extraordinary efforts to bury him in a Jewish cemetery ordered destroyed by the French government just two weeks earlier. The old man was Cerf Berr of Médelsheim, the tenacious eighteenth-century Ashkenazi emancipator of the French Jews.

Margaret R. O’Leary, MD, presents Cerf Berr’s life story, recognizing his profound contributions to the liberation of the Jews of France. While chronicling his incredible journey, O’Leary not only highlights Cerf Berr’s scrupulous honesty and reliability that earned him the deep appreciation of the French Crown, but also details how he besieged authorities in both Strasbourg and Versailles to grant political, social, and economic equality for all of his coreligionists in France. Cerf Berr achieved that milestone on September 27, 1791, only to die two years later after imprisonment by sadistic French revolutionaries.

Cerf Berr of Médelsheim is the biography of a man who was faithful to his people, sought the good for the community, and cherished justice—all while making a momentous contribution to the history of France and the Jews.

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By Margaret R. O’Leary, MD
On December 7, 1793, an old man lay motionless at last, surrounded by his family, rabbis, and members of the society who would prepare his body for Jewish burial. Sixteen days after he was sentenced to jail, his family would go to extraordinary efforts to bury him in a Jewish cemetery ordered destroyed by the French government just two weeks earlier. The old man was Cerf Berr of Médelsheim, the tenacious eighteenth-century Ashkenazi emancipator of the French Jews.

Margaret R. O’Leary, MD, presents Cerf Berr’s life story, recognizing his profound contributions to the liberation of the Jews of France. While chronicling his incredible journey, O’Leary not only highlights Cerf Berr’s scrupulous honesty and reliability that earned him the deep appreciation of the French Crown, but also details how he besieged authorities in both Strasbourg and Versailles to grant political, social, and economic equality for all of his coreligionists in France. Cerf Berr achieved that milestone on September 27, 1791, only to die two years later after imprisonment by sadistic French revolutionaries.

Cerf Berr of Médelsheim is the biography of a man who was faithful to his people, sought the good for the community, and cherished justice—all while making a momentous contribution to the history of France and the Jews.

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By Kathryn Judkins and Elbert Judkins
Dearest Kitty is a non-fiction book of letters written from a sailor, Elbert "Bert" Judkins, to his girl back home, Kathryn "Kitty" Kimzey during World War II. Kathryn kept all Bert's letters their entire married life and when Bert passed away in 2008, she got them out and began reading them. She worked for several years compiling them into manuscript format adding bits of her life, history, thoughts and feelings between the letters. Kathryn passed away in 2012 without seeing her manuscript in print. Her children have followed through with publication so that this bit of history will be around for Bert and Kathryn's children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren to cherish.
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By Kathryn Judkins and Elbert Judkins
Dearest Kitty is a non-fiction book of letters written from a sailor, Elbert "Bert" Judkins, to his girl back home, Kathryn "Kitty" Kimzey during World War II. Kathryn kept all Bert's letters their entire married life and when Bert passed away in 2008, she got them out and began reading them. She worked for several years compiling them into manuscript format adding bits of her life, history, thoughts and feelings between the letters. Kathryn passed away in 2012 without seeing her manuscript in print. Her children have followed through with publication so that this bit of history will be around for Bert and Kathryn's children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren to cherish.
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By Dr. Gloria Griffin, Editor
The Emancipation Proclamation signaled an end to oppression for some, but not necessarily an end to depression. Many former slaves remained in the South, where they and generations to follow supplied the labor for the cotton industry. Working in the cotton fields was their vocation; it was what was expected of them by others and themselves. Even into the twentieth century, working in the cotton fields was a major means for some African Americans in the South to provide the family livelihood. But it was not an easy life. In Enduring Years, Billie G. Griffin, a migrant cotton picker, opens the files of his life. A compilation of stories about his life as a survivor during rough times, this memoir picks up where the slave narratives of Oklahoma leave off. It provides a raw and rare glimpse into the life of a sharecropper as it shares how Billie and his family endured decades of crushing poverty, discrimination, and segregation in America, the South, and Oklahoma. It tells how sharecroppers weathered the harshest conditions since the end of slavery and how they tried to carve out a sustainable life and a promise of a better future for their children. Praise for Enduring Years “Enduring Years: Migrant Cotton Picker’s Memoir offers a slice of history regarding the life and times of the migrant cotton picker. It is thought-provoking reading with a creative flair.” —Dr. Mary E. Carey, coauthor of When Words Are Not Enough: Strategies for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
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By Justin C. Vovk
Augusta Victoria, Mary, Alexandra, and Zita were four women who were born to rule. In Imperial Requiem, Justin C. Vovk narrates the epic story of four women who were married to the reigning monarchs of Europe’s last empires during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Using a diverse array of primary and secondary sources, letters, diary entries, and interviews with descendants, Vovk provides an in-depth look into the lives of four extraordinary women who stayed faithfully at their husbands’ sides throughout the cataclysm of the First World War and the tumultuous years that followed. At the centers of these four great monarchies were Augusta Victoria, Germany’s revered empress whose unwavering commitment to her bombastic husband made her a national icon; Mary, whose Cinderella story and immense personal strength made her the soul of the British monarchy through some of its greatest crises; Alexandra, the ill-fated tsarina who helped topple the Russian monarchy through her ineffective rule; and Zita, the resolute empress of Austria whose story of loss and exile captivated the world’s attention for seven decades. Imperial Requiem shares the fascinating story of four princesses who married for love, graced imperial thrones, and watched as their beloved worlds were torn apart by war, revolution, heartache, and loss.
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By Justin C. Vovk
Augusta Victoria, Mary, Alexandra, and Zita were four women who were born to rule. In Imperial Requiem, Justin C. Vovk narrates the epic story of four women who were married to the reigning monarchs of Europe’s last empires during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Using a diverse array of primary and secondary sources, letters, diary entries, and interviews with descendants, Vovk provides an in-depth look into the lives of four extraordinary women who stayed faithfully at their husbands’ sides throughout the cataclysm of the First World War and the tumultuous years that followed. At the centers of these four great monarchies were Augusta Victoria, Germany’s revered empress whose unwavering commitment to her bombastic husband made her a national icon; Mary, whose Cinderella story and immense personal strength made her the soul of the British monarchy through some of its greatest crises; Alexandra, the ill-fated tsarina who helped topple the Russian monarchy through her ineffective rule; and Zita, the resolute empress of Austria whose story of loss and exile captivated the world’s attention for seven decades. Imperial Requiem shares the fascinating story of four princesses who married for love, graced imperial thrones, and watched as their beloved worlds were torn apart by war, revolution, heartache, and loss.
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By Dr. Gloria Griffin, Editor
The Emancipation Proclamation signaled an end to oppression for some, but not necessarily an end to depression. Many former slaves remained in the South, where they and generations to follow supplied the labor for the cotton industry. Working in the cotton fields was their vocation; it was what was expected of them by others and themselves. Even into the twentieth century, working in the cotton fields was a major means for some African Americans in the South to provide the family livelihood. But it was not an easy life. In Enduring Years, Billie G. Griffin, a migrant cotton picker, opens the files of his life. A compilation of stories about his life as a survivor during rough times, this memoir picks up where the slave narratives of Oklahoma leave off. It provides a raw and rare glimpse into the life of a sharecropper as it shares how Billie and his family endured decades of crushing poverty, discrimination, and segregation in America, the South, and Oklahoma. It tells how sharecroppers weathered the harshest conditions since the end of slavery and how they tried to carve out a sustainable life and a promise of a better future for their children. Praise for Enduring Years “Enduring Years: Migrant Cotton Picker’s Memoir offers a slice of history regarding the life and times of the migrant cotton picker. It is thought-provoking reading with a creative flair.” —Dr. Mary E. Carey, coauthor of When Words Are Not Enough: Strategies for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
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