A Vanessa Michael Munroe Novel
By Taylor Stevens
Random House 324 pgs
Rating: Read This Book!+ (this is a 4.5 of 5 for readers insisting on a rational rating system)
The Informationist is stunning. It roars like a freight train and sneaks like a cat through 3 continents and some half-dozen countries. There are mercenaries and missionaries, diplomats and gangsters in uniform, Texas oil tycoons and presidents,…Continue
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This is a big question of life. Why oh why can’t I find an emery board when I need one? I buy them by the gross—well, I exaggerate—I distribute them throughout the house, but when I need one, they are as elusive as a pill bug in the lawn clippings.
Okay, I found one, not a pill bug, an emery board. I had used it for a bookmark.
Books, oh yeah, two weeks ago I found one at the Library that captivated me. It was in the Juvenile department. I wanted to read how people…Continue
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A few years ago, I was looking at Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar. Africa looked enormous and I felt minuscule, like the grain of sand in Ingrid Jonker’s poem.
Part of its population still speaks Afrikaans, a language closely related to Dutch. Wikipedia provides a sample sentence: De man wat ek gister gesien het se hond. (The dog of the man I saw yesterday.)
Who thought up such a sentence? How do you know it is the dog of the man you saw yesterday?
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Journey to Central Africa for action, adventure, excitement, and romance in Congo Cobalt by Colin Boxall-Hunt.
Set in 1994, we meet Major Algernon Charles Nasty-Farting or “Warty.” Warty is a retired Royal Artillery and Infantry Officer with a plan; set up a Cobalt…
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Conversations with American Heroes at the Watering Hole will feature Master Sergeant Regulo Zapata, Jr. United States Army Special Forces (ret.), interviewed by Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA on AmericanHeroesRadio. Author Regulo Zapata Jr., will share his story of the book Desperate Lands: The War on Terror…Continue
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A Glimpse of U.S. Special Forces Soldiers in the battlefield Afghanistan. An author shares his experience and journey on the War on Terror in Horn of Africa and in Afghanistan.Continue
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