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A. J. Scudiere Author- VENGEANCE

VENGEANCE

by A. J. Scudiere

Special Agent Owen Dunham can make his career if he brings in the killer who’s taking out the FBI’s most wanted one by one.  But what will he do when he finds out the Grudge Ninja is just a girl?

AudioMovie  14 Disc Set  Run Time: 15.5 hours

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www,ajscudiere.com

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Sean Stewart Editor- ON THE GROUND An Illustrated Anecdotal History of the Sixties Underground Press in the U.S

ON THE GROUND  An Illustrated Anecdotal History of the Sixties Underground Press in the U.S

Edited by Sean Stewart   .    Introduction by Paul Buhle

“ON THE GROUND serves as a valuable contribution to countercultural history.”- Paul Krassner, author of CONFESSIONS OF A RAVING, UNCONFINED NUT: MISADVANTURES IN THE COUNTERCULTURE

“One should not underestimate the significant value of this book, it gives you real insights into the underground press and its vast diversity of publications, which translated into a taste of real people’s power.”- Emory Douglas, former Black Panther Party graphic artist and Minister of Culture

In four short years (1965-1969), the underground press grew from five small newspapers in as many cities in the U.S. to over 500 newspapers- with millions of readers- all over the world.  Completely circumventing (and subverting) establishment media by utilizing their own news service and freely sharing content amongst each other, the underground press, at its height, became the unifying institution for the counterculture of the 1960s.

Frustrated with the lack of any mainstream media criticism of the Vietnam War, empowered by the victories of the Civil rights era, emboldened by the ant-colonial movements in the third world and with heads full of acid, a generation set out to change the world.  The underground press was there documenting, participating, and providing the resources that would guarantee the growth of this emergent youth culture.  Combining bold visuals, innovative layouts, and eschewing any pretense toward objectivity, the newspapers were wildly diverse and wonderfully vibrant.

Neither meant to be an official nor comprehensive history, ON THE GROUND focuses on the anecdotal detail that brings history alive.  Comprised of stories told by people involved with the production and distribution of the newspapers- John Sinclair, Art Kunkin, Paul Krassner, Emory Douglas, John Wilcock, Bill Ayers, Spain Rodriquez, Trina Robbins, Al Goldstein, Harvey Wasserman, and more- and featuring over 50 full-color images taken from a broad range of newspapers- BASTA YA, BERKELY BARB, BERKELY TRIBE, CHICAGO SEED, HELIX, IT AIN’T ME BABE, LOS ANGELES FREE PRESS, OSAWATOMIE, RAT SUBTERRANEAN NEWS, SAN FRANCISCO EXPRESS TIMES, SAN FRANCISCO ORACLE, SCREW: THE SEX REVIEW, THE BLACK PANTHER, THE EAST VILLAGE OTHER, THE REALIST, and many more- the book provides a true window into the spirit of the times, giving the reader a feeling for the energy on the ground.

PM PRESS   PO BOX 23912  OAKLAND, CA 94623

http://www.pmpress.org

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Gayle Martin Author- Journey Back in Time with the Luke and Jenny Series of Historical Novels for Young Readers

Journey back in time with the Luke and Jenny series of historical novels for young readers by Gale Martin.

Luke and Jenny may seem like two ordinary kids but they’re not.  Time has a habit of sweeping them back to the Past where they experience real events first hand and discover there’s a whole lot more to history than what they were taught in school.

Published by Five Star Publications, Inc.

For more information please visit http://www.LukeandJennyBooks.com

GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL: LUKE AND JENNY VISIT TOMBSTONE                                                                                                                                           ISBN 978-1-58985-050-7      Honorable Mention 2007 Hollywood Book Festival

BILLY THE KID AND THE LINCOLN COUNTY WAR: A LUKE AND JENNY ADVENTURE                                                                                               ISBN 978-1-58985-119-1  Finalist 2007  Indie Book Awards of excellence

Coming Soon    RIDING WITH THE JAMES GANG: A LUKE AND JENNY ADVENTURE

The Luke and Jenny series of historical novels are available on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com, Borders.com,, BooksAMillion.com and FiveStarPublications.com

For more information please visit LukeandJennyBooks.com

“I applaud and admire this good work.”- Alex Cord, Award-Winning Movie & Television Star and Author

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