Description : "The Awakening Land" continues the great, sweeping epic of the early Southwest. The story follows the fortunes of the Apodaca family from Spanish conquest through the late 1800s, as each generation struggles to survive in a harsh and bloody land. Ride with Miguel Apodaca as he deserts, recoiling from the gruesome atrocities of Don Juan de Onate's conquistadors, and meets lovely Summer Grass - an escaped captive girl of the Comanche. Experience the fearsome Pueblo Revolt and its tragic aftermath. Follow the river north again with Mateo and Cipriano Apodaca, as Don Diego de Vargas retakes New Mexico for Spain. In the small settlement of Corrales, meet strange, crippled Quirina Apodaca - and "White Witch" of the Corrales Valley, and later - Gregorio Apodaca, whose strength and courage become legend. "The Awakening Land" is also the story of Frenchmen Louis and Julian Bonneau - forced to leave their home in Bordeaux, and flee to America to escape the guillotine for an unspeakable crime. Another fugitive is young Gaetano Perna. Smuggled out of his small village in Sicily under the threat of Mafia vendetta, Gaetano will eventually find himself on the harsh New Mexico frontier where he'll discover love and become a man.
Description : "The Awakening: The Last Great Paradigm Shift" is a refreshing and enlightening look into the seemingly unexplainable malaise that has taken hold in the modern day Christian church. As we take a peek into the twenty-first Century American Church, we see what appears to be a new phenomenon that is unfolding. This development has both Pastor and parishioner grappling for answers. There is a group within the Church, which, in large part, has provided the inspiration for the writing of this book. This group is experiencing a "falling away" within the end time Church of today. This group of believers still loves God and has a strong affinity for the things of God and, yet, they are experiencing an emptiness that is overwhelming and, furthermore, are no longer getting the satisfaction they once received from the Church. The Church and its status quo attitude and behavior is no longer fulfilling, satisfying or gratifying and the resultant emptiness is overbearing. And two questions that beg to be answered are why is this state of apostasy now so prominent in the Church and how did we get here? This book, among other things, tackles these issues from both a Biblical and historical perspective. This book is truly a must read for the end time believer in search of spiritual truth, insight and awakening. This book will challenge the modern day believer to look at where they are, to choose who they are going to serve and if they are willing to do it God's way. After having read this book, I feel challenged all the more. Rev. P Spears The Awakening is truly enlightening for the seeking, searching, 21st century believer. A refreshing revelation of Biblical truth. E Beech
Description : Resurrection is the last full-length novel by Leo Tolstoi. The work has been translated to many European languages and has outsold Anna Karenina and War and Peace. The controversy of the plot is most likely responsible for such huge success: the novel explores the fate of a girl seduced and then abandoned by an officer. A 16-year-old maid Catherine Maislova falls in love with a nobleman Dmitri Nekhlyudov, who has a brief affair with her. This affair results in her being fired and ending up in prostitution. Ten years later they accidentally meet in court: Maislova is condemned for a murder and Nekhlyudov sits on a jury. Resurrection explores Nekhlyudov’s personal moral and mental struggle. Pretty illustrations by Dmitrii Rybalko provide you with new impressions from reading this legendary story.
Description : I have written this book in order to collaborate in a very small way to make the world a better place where human beings can be assured that our future will be guided towards constant progress, not only as individuals, but as a human race. The book is an analysis of the existing policy, which is based on features of the first civilizations, in terms of structural organization and ideologies. When making an analysis of the representations of government of nations, within history, we realize many errors in these. In order to transform anomalies in politics such as corruption, laws and rules. He escrito este libro con el fin de colaborar aunque sea en forma minscula a hacer del mundo un mejor lugar en donde los seres humanos obtengamos seguridad en que nuestro futuro sea guiado hacia un progreso constante, no solo como individuos, sino como raza humana. El libro es un anlisis sobre la poltica existente, que tiene como base rasgos de las primeras civilizaciones, en cuanto a organizacin estructural e ideologas. Al hacer un anlisis de las representaciones de gobierno de las naciones, dentro de la historia, nos damos cuenta de muchos errores en estas. Para poder transformar las anomalas en la poltica tales como la corrupcin, leyes y reglas.
Description : Early morning formations and close-order drill, Saturday afternoon football games and the pure hell of being a plebe. Spit-shined shoes and polished brass, flying flags and fluttering guidons. Sunday parades, full-dress balls, and the never-ending grind of studies. The joy of cars and girls and dreams of youth. And above all, the exciting, confusing, always uncertain adventure of growing up and coming of age. Sixteen heartwarming, often humorous stories that cover four decades of ritual, custom, and tradition at Morgan Park Military Academy, seen through the eyes of one legendary instructor Capt. Francis S. Gray. For more than forty years, his common sense and stubborn insistence on academic excellence helped generations of cadets through awkward adolescence and into young manhood.
Description : Seasons of Harvest begins a great, sweeping epic of the early Southwest. The story introduces young Neska, and the spirited captive girl, Walking Moon, as the ancient Anasazi begin the long trek from their distant cliff house dwellings to the timeless Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico. Neska becomes a leader. As generations pass, the Pueblo people are forced to defend themselves against raiding Plains Indians, encroaching Navajo and Apache, as well as the merciless Comanche – while across an ocean, a strange, new threat looms. In Spain, a dark, forbidden love forces young Primitivo Apodaca to leave his home and seek his fortune as a conquistador in the New World. Awed by the horses and fearsome weapons of the Spanish, Pueblo warriors soon meet Francisco Coronado’s army and the bloody, tragic results change the river world forever. Years later, young Miguel Apodaca follows his grandfather’s footsteps as a soldier in the army of Don Juan Oñate, but is ultimately disillusioned and repelled by the cruelty of Spanish conquest. Miguel finally deserts, fleeing a charge of treason and the hangman’s noose, to begin a new life in the vast New Mexico wilderness.
Description : The sprawling story of a Czech-American family's determined struggle and unforgettable odyssey from the hunger and hardship of Eastern Europe, across the cold and gray Atlantic in steerage, and on into America's growing cities and isolated farms. The Novaks survive and grow through love and loss, peace and war, epidemic and Depression, in a wondrous new land far from home a young and raw America immersed in the restless throes of change. JOURNEY is a great, new family saga of turmoil, heartbreak, and humor with characters as vivid and colorful as the rich American landscape of the last hundred years.