Catalogue

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Whirligig

• 0-910155-29-1, $9.95

Scientist and teacher Stephen Aspen looks back from the tumultuous present to the harmony and civilities of the 1950s, recounting adventures and misadventures he encountered along the way.

The Singapore Chance

• 0-910155-16-X, 9.95

Here is a fast-moving spy story with a difference. Russell Jack Smith deftly reveals the human side of espionage with this portrayal of a CIA operative torn between his work in exotic Singapore and the solid satisfactions of a crusading newspaper editor in small-town Maine.

Always Afternoon

• 0-910155-36-4, $9.95

Hank Bladesly, the CIA agent of Singapore Chance, happily retires to Malaysia's Pangkor Island. But the Agency soon lures him out of his island paradise.

Lodestone

• 0-910155-26-7, $9.95

A captivating chronicle of a young man's passage from adolescence to maturity, making his way through the grim Great Depression and the unforeseen challenges of World War II.

Time's Prism

• 0-910155-41-0, $12.95

The scholarship boy, Ward Brown, as he looks back on his varied career before becoming university president, recalls the loves he won and lost along the way.

Downriver

• 0-910155-44-5, $12.95

Blair Southworth, a newly retired executive, buys a farmhouse on the Yare River and finds a new life among his neighbors in the New England salt marshes.

The Little Red House that Jack Built

• 0-910155-46-1, $12.95

While Russell Jack Smith deftly narrates the strategies, the daily occurences, the material costs, and other details involved with building one's own home, this story is ultimately about human adventure, not about how to lay a subfloor.

Monaco Cool

• 0-910155-23-2, $14.95

Here is a cheeky, irreverent look at Monaco and the quirky characters who populate the fairy-tale Principality.

The Electroencephalographer Couldn't Cry

• 0-910155-34-8, $17.95

Adam Turner is a middle-aged, married, Washington-based physician. Obsessed by recurring and somewhat paranoid philosophical ruminations of his own wretched condition (a despair made worse by a peculiar lifelong handicap—the inability to cry), he unexpectedly finds a relationship that transforms him and which might even offer a possible cure for his inability to shed tears.

World War II Through Russian Eyes: Photographs From the Russian Central Armed Forces Museum

• 0-910155-37-2, $14.95

Russian photographers who covered World War II were among the very best in the world. This is a collection of some of the most noteworthy images of people who suffered untold and unspeakable tragedies in a world war that crossed over their doorsteps and into their lives and homes.