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MIG Alley to MU Ghia Pass: Memoirs of a Korean War Ace
Cecil G. Foster
0786409959
September 2001
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Book Description
Cecil G. Foster was born in Midland County, Michigan, on August 30, 1925. He endured economic and emotional hardship during his youth, living in a poor environment, losing his mother before he was six, and being separated from his brothers, sisters, and father. He joined the Army Air Force in 1943 as a private at the height of the World War II buildup and retired in 1975 as a lieutenant colonel. During his 32 years with the Air Force, Foster served in several different capacities-pilot, celestial navigator, radar-navigator-bombardier, intercept director, and squadron commander. A major focus of this work is Foster's Air Force career in the Korean War where he was one of the highest-scoring aces of the air war. His record of nine MiGs destroyed places him 12 on a list of 38 aces. Every one of the aircraft he destroyed...


Simpler Living, Compassionate Life: A Christian Perspective
Michael Schut
1889108626
April 1999
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At The Center, St. Placid Priory Newsletter
This is a wonderful collection of writings from diverse voices - some quite surprising - exploring voluntary simplicity as a path to wholeness and abundance and compassion. Practical, prayerful, fun.

Tremendous Resource, says Provident Bookfinder
This book is a tremendous resource...The multitude of prayers here share the feelings, emotions, and concerns of people throughout the past two milleniums. The historical aspect of this book is significant. The prayer expressions go back through the centuries to Jesus Christ. This is a permanent tribute to the interpretation of Jesus by the Christian church. Explanations and comments about many of these praying people further the historical value of the book. One of the best features of the book is the...


The Art of Inquiry: Questioning Strategies for K-6 Classrooms
Nancy Lee Cecil
1895411742
March 1995
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Heidi
Johanna Spyri
0140366792
March 1995
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Book Review
Johanna Spyri's classic story of a young orphan sent to live with her grumpy grandfather in the Swiss Alps is retold in it's entirety in this beautifully bound hardcover edition. Heidi has charmed and intrigued readers since it's original publication in 1880. Much more than a children's story, the narrative is also a lesson on the precarious nature of freedom, a luxury too often taken for granted. Heidi almost loses her liberty as she is ripped away from the tranquility of the mountains to tend to a sick cousin in the city. Happily, all's well that ends well, and the reader is left with only warm, fuzzy thoughts. Spryi's story will never grow wearisome--and this is a very appealing edition. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Concise Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature
William Toye (Editor)
019541523X
August 2001
Hardcover
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Book Description
The concise version of the critically acclaimed second edition of The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature offers all the authority of the original in a smaller more affordable format. Entries have been updated and over sixty new entries have been added, making it an indispensable
resource.

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