Books tagged: memorial day

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A Tribute To Tony Farina
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This is a tribute to my brother, Tony Farina, who served three years in the U. S. Army in Europe and in the Pacific Area. He was in on the Invasion of Europe and in the battle for Okinawa. He died at age 90 in March, 2015. Not one for talking about himself, I'd like to do a little of it for him.
Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,500. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Walt Whitman, John Burroughs, and J.P. Irvine all worked as clerks in Washington, D.C., after the Civil War. But Irvine, a small-town poet from Illinois, was the one selected to address President Grant and 10,000 spectators. Those words were lost, along with Irvine's legacy. Until now.
The Bootstrap Ultimatum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Investigative reporter Ben Teller pursues a disgruntled Air Force veteran who is determined to punish America for the commercialization of Memorial Day. Their conflict straddles the fine line separating right from wrong and turns into a fierce match between cutting-edge technology and human resilience. The unraveling series of dramatic events lead up to a climactic confrontation at the Gettysburg.
Tin Universe Monthly #16b 2014 Memorial Day Special
Series: Tin Universe. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Introducing The Shaman Of The Earth Maker and the return of The Pearl. “Every sentient species has a secret joy in thinking they are the most creative harbingers of death but each and every one cowers in corners to what the natural order of things can do.”
Observations On God, Country & Family (and a pinch of humor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Rincom Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Observations contains 85 commentaries on a range of topics from religious to humorous. They include It's All Right To Laugh In Church, Do Lawyers Go To Heaven, The Trip, The Call Of The Wild Pecan, We Have Experiences, Telephone Recorders, The Mystery Of Women's Purses, Have You Read Your Water Bill Lately, Let Me Rise Again, Freedom Isn't Free and 75 more.
The Last Monday in May
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology
As we hear on the news about fighting in foreign countries today, we are reminded of the many times our soldiers have fought and even given their lives for the freedoms we sometimes take for granted. A special day has been set aside to remember the sacrifices given by these soldiers to protect our rights and freedoms. That day is called Memorial Day.
Two Watch Charlie
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
This essay was written for a memorial day tribute to the Viet Nam era veterans. It tells the story of a local vet.
A Common Bond II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,730. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This eloquent anthology, carefully stitched together by veteran Richard Epstein, contains poetry, prose, and songs written by 21 Memorial Day Writers' Project participants, and spans 1993 – 2011, a period in United States history that began in peacetime and has stretched into the longest war fought since Viet Nam. This sampling will make your heart bleed, but your soul will smile.
The Fireman's Prayerbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This book was created to assist fire department members by providing appropriate prayers for a variety of situations. These prayers can be used as provided or they can serve as the basis for creating personal prayers.
So Brave...So Quiet...So Long!
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Uplifting in-depth interviews with 34 unforgettable men and women, from one small community in Northern California, who helped save our nation from WWII to the Cold War — and then went home. First published as a 5-year series in The Wildwood Independent, the stories became "the most talked-about, most popular series in the paper's 30-year history," says TWI publisher Mike Dobbins.