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2010-04-29 06:40:00

ENNIS, Texas, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Presidente Juraez was determined to pilot Mexico safely through one more crisis. As the United States contemplated spilling its own blood in civil war, Juraez was certain he could play the Europeans off the Americans. Convinced that Abraham Lincoln knew the subjugation of Mexico by Europe would ultimately create a satellite nation subservient to European interests in the Western Hemisphere, Juraez appealed to his northern ally but came up short when...

2010-04-23 07:10:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, announced today a distribution pact with Kobo - the cloud-based eReading service that allows consumers to read eBooks on multiple devices. Under the terms of the agreement, all new black-and-white iUniverse and Trafford Publishing titles will be made available through Kobo immediately, with AuthorHouse and Xlibris titles to follow later in 2010. Authors on the ASI backlist will...

2010-04-23 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cafe Babar (named after the storybook elephant) is a little cafe on 22nd & Guerrero behind Mission District in San Francisco. From there on the West Coast from the mid-late '80s up through 1994, a unique group of poets gathered on Thursday nights for a feature, followed by an open mike. Their work is faithfully recorded in "New American Underground Poetry, Vol 1: The Babarians of San Francisco - Poets from Hell" (Trafford Publishing). Poets...

2010-04-23 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The only book of on-the-job, true stories told firsthand by six generations of steam engineers, firemen, conductors, brakemen, switchmen, dispatchers, yardmasters and superintendents on Southern Pacific, Western Pacific, Santa Fe and Amtrak - and the first women engineers in California, "Old Rails' Tales: Anecdotes, Stories & Memoirs on the Road and in the Yard" (Trafford Publishing) shares 285 true stories and anecdotes in this newly released...

2010-04-16 06:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This fictional autobiography of Ronald Reagan presents a President at war with his daughter, Vice President, White House Staff and Cabinet as he and Nancy must do the best acting of their lives to leave the White House, alive. American Civilian Counter-terrorist Manual: A Fictional Autobiography of Ronald Reagan (unabridged edition) (Trafford Publishing) by NYT-reviewed author, Alan Allen, is a contemporary historical novel. Suffering from...

2010-04-16 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This fictional autobiography of Ronald Reagan presents a President at war with his daughter, Vice President, White House Staff and Cabinet as he and Nancy do the best acting of their lives to leave the White House, alive. Ronald Reagan & The Evil Empire: A Fictional Autobiography of Ronald Reagan (abridged edition) (Trafford Publishing) is the abridged edition of American Civilian Counter-terrorist Manual: A Fictional Autobiography of Ronald...

2010-04-14 06:45:00

SPRING, Texas, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In his thrilling new novel Roof of Hell (published by Trafford Publishing), author Roger Alidade embarks on a life-threatening treasure hunt in the isolation of the Bering Sea and Pacific Ocean as two individuals search for answers to their personal questions of life path and history. When a small jade Buddha figurine snagged by a Dutch Harbor fishing trawler in the remote Aleutian Islands surfaces in public, its existence sets off a treasure hunt...

2010-04-12 07:10:00

SOUTH PARK, Pa., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new unwavering memoir, Jim's Journey: The Story of a Young Man with Early On-set Alzheimer's (published by Trafford Publishing), debut author Gretchen L Dausey reveals the touching story of her husband's battle against Alzheimer's disease and her unwavering support despite the inevitable degeneration of his mind and body. Starting two years before her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2002 at 54 years old and following the...

2010-04-12 06:50:00

PORTAGE, Mich., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The rumors appear to be true! The Hen 1 Pflu Virus is indeed spreading rapidly among the porcupine population, and the Big Pfarma Company must act quickly to contain it. Porcupine Pflu (published by Trafford Publishing), by George Hughes, is a clever parallel of the course of the swine flu epidemic that offers a telling commentary on how pharmaceutical companies handle these crises. As the follow-up to the first piece in this series, Pfarma Pfables,...

2010-04-06 06:45:00

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If one can move past the preconceived notions of life, one can move beyond fear, pride and attachment into a realm of endless possibilities. This is the overriding theme of Starlight, Starbright (published by Trafford Publishing), by Linda Bovolotto, a new collection of poetry and essays intended to awaken the mind to the wider possibilities of existence. In Starlight, Starbright the reader is encouraged to slow down, listen, and follow their...