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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Timothy M. Gay
Publisher: NAL Hardcover (2013, Sep 3rd).
Savage Will brings to life a remarkable story of perseverance, heroism, and survival: the true tale of the American medics and nurses who endured two months in Nazi-occupied Albaniaand the fearless citizens and Allied intelligence officers who risked all to save them. On a cold morning in war-ravaged Sicily in 1943, men and women of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron boarded a routine flight to the Italian mainland to care for wounded soldiers. En route, their plane became lost in storm clouds looming over the Adriatic Sea, drifted hundreds of miles off course, and crash-landed in remote mountainous Albania. Stranded without proper winter clothing or weapons, the Americans were trapped hundreds blizzard-plagued miles from Allied lines in a country torn apart by rival bands of pro- and anti-German guerrillas. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Fred Burton
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (2013, Sep 3rd).
The New York Times bestselling inside account of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence outposts in Benghazi, Libya On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed group of Islamic terrorists. The prolonged firefight, and the attack hours later on a nearby CIA outpost, resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including the American ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, the Information Officer, Sean Smith, and two former Navy SEALs, Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, working for the Central Intelligence Agency.After the fall of Qaddafi, Benghazi was transformed into a hotbed of fundamentalist fervor and a den of spies for the northern half of the African continent. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Michael Largo
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition (2013, Apr 16th).
The world's wildest collection of animal knowledge and lore!Lions, and tigers, and bears . . . and dinosaurs, dragons, and monsters. Oh my!For hundreds of years, the most popular books in the Western world next to the Bible were "bestiaries," fanciful encyclopedias collecting all of human knowledge and mythology about the animal kingdom. In these pages, eagles and elephants lived next to griffins and sea monsters. Now, in The Big, Bad Book of Beasts, award-winning author Michael Largo has updated the medieval bestsellers for the twenty-first century, illuminating little-known facts, astonishing secrets, and bizarre superstitions about the beasts that inhabit our world—and haunt our imaginations. You'll learn about the biggest bug ever, the smallest animal in the world, and the real creatures that inspired the fabled unicorns. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Building 429
Format: Audio CD
Publisher: Essential / Bmg (2013, Jun 4th).
All Music GuideWe Won't Be Shaken, the eighth long-player from award-winning Fayetteville, North Carolina-based Christian rockers Building 429, is also their sixth outing for Sony's Essential Records imprint. The Rob Hawkins and Jason Ingram-produced collection, which features ten brand new tracks, as well as a live recording of 2011's Listen to the Sound highlight and "Where I Belong," is spilling over with the kind of radio-ready, inspirational pop ock anthems that have come to define the group since they entered the scene in 2000 with their eponymous Honeytone Records debut. Highlights include the fist-pumping rockers "Get Up," "Bonfire," and "Revolution," and the wistful "Wrecking Ball (Press ... See more details below Eligible for . moreMore Info | Check Availability