Through much of the 20th century, federal policy toward Indians sought to extinguish all remnants of native life and culture. That policy was dramatically confronted in the late 1960s when a loose coalition of hippies, civil rights advocates, Black Panthers, unions, Mexican-Americans, Quakers and other Christians, celebrities, and others joined with Red Power activists to fight for Indian rights. In Hippies, Indians and the Fight for Red Power, Sherry Smith offers the first full account of this remarkable story.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Eluding the Nazis in Occupied France is an unusual memoir about the childhood and young adulthood of Sarah Lew Miller. Born in a large Orthodox Jewish family in Dereczyn, Poland, Sarah's family moved to Paris in 1937 to escape poverty.
The German Occupation of France just three years later threatened her family's existence with repressive anti-Jewish laws and massive deportations of Jews to death camps.
"Narrator why bother to learn French pronunciation?"
From the jungles of Indonesia to the very heart of New York City comes a plague that kills 100 percent of its victims. Medicine's greatest nightmare, this modern Black Death is caused by the most virulent and uncontrollable mutant virus humanity has ever witnessed. And medicine can do nothing to stop its merciless spread.
"Not so scary"
"I wish I were a boy!" Who could have predicted that those simple words could generate so much chaos and adventure on their way to becoming a reality? Pinocchio is the classic tale of a wooden puppet, come to life, who must learn to control his rebellious impulses. The temptations of freedom and excitement lure Pinocchio away from his loving father, Geppetto, and straight into trouble ... again and again and again!
Meet the Patel-Joneses - Babo, Sian, Mayuri, and Bean - in their little house with orange and black gates next door to the Punjab Women's Association in Madras. Babo grew up here, but he and Sian, his cream-skinned Welsh love, met in London. Babo's parents disapproved. And then they disapproved unless the couple moved back to Madras. So here they are.
Out of the blue, reporter Reebie Mahoney receives a call from the former mistress of an American president, and she wants to talk - now. Dropping everything, Reebie goes to meet the woman at her apartment. As she is standing outside the door, Reebie hears gunshots coming from within. In a matter of moments the woman is dead and Reebie becomes the LAPD's chief suspect. This event is only the beginning of an elaborate cover-up designed to protect the secrets of a political dynasty.
"Very jumbled and choppy"