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Written by Rhodes Scholar Marlantes who was a Marine in Vietnam. This is his infantryman's view of the war and its ultimate futility. A worthy companion to Michael Herr's Dispatches. -Librarian John A.

Truly epic account of racism and human suffering in Vietnam.

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Fantastic book about a blind traveler who lived with crippling pain and poverty in the he had to circumnavigate the globe in secret. Known for his charisma and wit, he was an inspiration to Charles Darwin and Sir Richard Francis Burton.

Outstanding documentary.

National Geographic: Brothers in War (DVD) (Enhanced Widescreen for TV) (English) 2013

National Geographic Vietnam War | National Geographic - Vietnam's unseen war

National Geographic Vietnam War | National Geographic - Vietnam's unseen war

We are coming up on the 94th anniversary of the end of World War One.  Monday is Veterans Day. Today is the 237th Marine Corps birthday.  Over this holiday weekend you may want to think about the warriors who rush to defend our freedom, allies and values. Perhaps you'll get a chance to thank one, comfort their family, or do something nice for a widow.   Freedom is not free.  Happy Birthday and Semper Fidelis  #USMC #USA #NMMC #USMCmuseum #VeteransDay #Quantico #WWI #Leatherneck #DevilDog…

We are coming up on the 94th anniversary of the end of World War One. Monday is Veterans Day. Today is the 237th Marine Corps birthday. Over this holiday weekend you may want to think about the warriors who rush to defend our freedom, allies and values. Perhaps you'll get a chance to thank one, comfort their family, or do something nice for a widow. Freedom is not free. Happy Birthday and Semper Fidelis #USMC #USA #NMMC #USMCmuseum #VeteransDay #Quantico #WWI #Leatherneck #DevilDog…

In The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin has written twenty chapters in a woven epic account of Genry Ai’s experience as an Envoy to the planet Gethen. The book works because of the w…

Ethnographic Fiction: Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness

In The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin has written twenty chapters in a woven epic account of Genry Ai’s experience as an Envoy to the planet Gethen. The book works because of the w…

The Map Thief: The Gripping Story Of An Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

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The map thief : the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps / Michael Blanding

Devil's Mark by Noyes Capehart https://www.amazon.com/dp/1484123786/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_sfe7yb4CABWGE

Noyes is a lifelong educator and an established artist

Back when yoga was for weirdos and acupuncture was woo-woo, this woman was sneaking around her lead professor's lab trying to figure out why our minds tell us things FEEL good.  And he thought that was going to be a waste of time.  Except she discovered how we perceive endorphins.  Oh yeah - and did you know we have neurotransmitters and receptors in our stomachs?  Gives a whole new sense to the phrase, "gut feeling."

Molecules of Emotion The Science Behind Mind Body Medicine : Candace Pert : 9780684846347

'Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia,' newly published, presents writings by and about a renowned rural advocate. The book contains excerpts from Lewis's youthful essays, passages from her scholarly books and papers, and reflections on her work as an activist in Appalachia, as well as recipes, gardening tips and personal stories.

Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia. Recommended by Fred J. Hay, Librarian of the W L Eury Appalachian Collection.

Sivaraksa offers a sustainable alternative approach to globalization based on Buddhist principles. A worthy read in the era of overconsumption, consumerism, corporate greed and exploitation. -Librarian Amanda B.

Sivaraksa offers a sustainable alternative approach to globalization based on Buddhist principles. A worthy read in the era of overconsumption, consumerism, corporate greed and exploitation. -Librarian Amanda B.

If you rank August National, site of the Masters Tournament, right up there with heaven, you'll love this book. Author Trip Bowden, the first white caddy at the legendary golf course, reminisces about his friendship with the club's personable caddy master. Breezy and insightful. -Librarian Suzanne

Freddie & Me: Life Lessons from Freddie Bennett, Augusta National's Legendary Caddy Master 9781616082499 Condition: New Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!

Semper Fidelis Memorial Park includes thousands of inscribed bricks. This one honors Corporal William Thomas Perkins, Jr., USMC.  Perkins (August 10, 1947 –October 12, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the United States' highest military decoration for valor — the Medal of Honor — for his heroic action on October 12, 1967 during the Vietnam War in which he smothered an exploding grenade with his body to save the lives of three fellow Marines. Perkins is the only…

Semper Fidelis Memorial Park includes thousands of inscribed bricks. This one honors Corporal William Thomas Perkins, Jr., USMC. Perkins (August 10, 1947 –October 12, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the United States' highest military decoration for valor — the Medal of Honor — for his heroic action on October 12, 1967 during the Vietnam War in which he smothered an exploding grenade with his body to save the lives of three fellow Marines. Perkins is the only…

True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society

True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society

True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society Wiley

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