When you read "One Day in Mudville", you realize that in baseball, history occurs when you least expect it. "One Day in Mudville" is a book that details some of the most unique games in the history of baseball. In 1965, a legendary player came out of retirement at the age of 59 to play a game in the majors. Learn who he was in this book. Find out why a baseball legend hit a home run and decided to run around the bases backwards! Who was the pitcher who once struck out 21 batters in one game? And how about the pitcher who hurled a no-hitter and hit two home runs in the same game? There was once a home run hitting outfielder who came into a game to pitch, and then won the game! And an owner who made himself the manager one day. Not to mention a 33 inning game. And so much more. The book chronicles 22 games, all of them unique in some way. The fans who saw these games, could never have predicted the history they would see. Some of the games are funny, some tragic, some poignant. All of them are unique. Box scores and play by play included. "One Day in Mudville" is your box seat to some of the most interesting games in baseball history.
The Spirit's Self-Help Book is a unique and interesting compilation of spiritual insights that are offered by seven distinct entities. Each spirit addresses a different aspect of our multifaceted soul with his or her personal perspective. By reading this book, you will develop a deeper understanding of your spiritual nature as well as a deeper understanding of the inner workings of the universal energy that is available to us all. Each of the seven spirits wishes to guide you toward a more peaceful journey on your path toward enlightenment and love. "Glenn Poveromo's seven spiritual stories gave me a new perspective on how our reality really works, which has enhanced my own spiritual journey some great food for thought and a new way of looking at and embracing life with all our uncertainties. It has helped confirm that we are never alone and always have access to our angels! I will add this to my fund of knowledge and use it to enlighten others both personally and professionally." Michele Kabas, LCSW
Meet Chris Columbo. Twenty-two years old, intelligent, well spoken--once a promising U.S. naval officer candidate. But at college, his plans and dreams are shattered by the woman he deeply loves. Disillusioned about life in general, he falls into an abyss of self-pity, resigns his ROTC scholarship, abandons his studies, drops out and embarks on a downward spiral, eventually hitting rock bottom. But all is not lost as he receives orders to report for active duty with the U.S. Navy, an organization to which he is contractually bound. In spite of his recent opposition to the war, desperation forces him to honor the terms of his contract and he soon finds himself aboard the the USS Lawrence, a guided missile destroyer, deployed as an active participant in the Lam Son and Linebacker operations off the coasts of South and North Vietnam. THE FUNNY THING ABOUT WAR, an historical fiction, provides a sailor's perspective of the Vietnam War through the exploits of Chris and his shipmates. Sometimes challenging, often humorous, Chris's experiences will change him forever, leading him to embrace his life and future. Now, if he can just survive his final mission. -- Al Campo
#1 New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era’s great transatlantic “Greyhounds”—the fastest liner then in service—and her captain, William Thomas...