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When Soldiers Meditate: an interview with Richard Strozzi Heckler
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In this fascinating interview, a former Marine and aikido master discusses the inner qualities of the traditional warrior, and how he has tried to introduce them to select members of the modern military including the Green Berets and Navy Seals.
The Coolie's Sweetheart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Black and comely is she, but disaster swoops when love poems fall into the wrong hands. This is a spoof on the British Raj at its peak in the Far East.
Patches and the Vegetables
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Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Patches lives on a farm with her Grandmother and Grandfather. She misses her father, who is a soldier, and wishes she could be with him. Patches takes good care of her vegetable garden. Something magical seems to be happening to her vegetables. What will happen when she eats the magic vegetables?
East Garrison
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Four people are caught in a life altering situation on former Army base Fort Ord, an area rapidly being reclaimed by nature, including one dangerous predator. Heroine Tracy Dade, about to give birth to her first child, is compelled to repair her shattered relationship with her long lost father, a mentally tormented Vietnam War veteran living in his van. But Tracy's wish is about to explode.
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
The Conquest of Oila
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fiction of US militarism in Iraq and greater Oila.
Poems for Paula
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
"It is the sheer diversity of Tom's work that takes your breath away.This is graphically illustrated by the first poem. 'The Det' takes you to a situation that, thank God, most of us have never had to face, and leaves you wondering how you would have coped. Less bravely, then and afterwards, I suspect. Sally Patricia Gardener..Author of ' Lillian's Story '
I'm a Soldier...get me out of here !
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Tom's poetry is Raw,Emotional,Funny,and at times sad enough to bring out the tissues. He always tells it 'Like it is' and it is always from the heart. Tom has this gift of writing from 'Other people's shoes' as well as his own.His life in the Military has inspired many of the Soldier/War poems and his fight against Cancer reflects the sadness and trauma of this terrible illness. 'Warts and all'
In the Wake of the Boatman
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis--he is one. As he drowns in expectations and disappointments, the matter of who he is—who he truly is—eludes him. Except for one thing: He’s a freak. He has to be. It’s the only answer that makes sense. In the Wake of the Boatman is a brilliant drama, stirringly and sensitively told, about the elusiveness of identity.
Warmasters: Classic Treatises on the Art of War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,190. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A collection of classic texts on war and strategy. Sun Tzu's "The Art of War", Niccolo Machiavelli's "Art of War", and Karl von Clausewitz's "On War". Preface gives brief biographies.