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Maine

An Annotated Bibliography - By Christian P. Potholm

978-0-7391-7004-5 $55.00, Cloth Imprint: Lexington Books November 2011 144pp Size: 6 x 9 Category: Reference (Bibliographies and Indexes)

The Book:

Exciting and fascinating, Maine is a look at the Maine Experience from its many historical, political, social, and literary perspectives. Organized under such unifying themes as “The Wild, Wild East,” “Ethnicity Matters,” “Women in Maine,” and “Maine in the Civil War,” the work gives readers a most useful and often humorous overview of over 400 books written about Maine. The author introduces the reader to many often overlooked works from the nineteenth century and early twentieth century, such as those by Sally Field, Elijah Kellogg, and Chenoa Hall, as well as many studies of familiar political figures such as Bill Cohen, Ed Muskie, Joshua Chamberlain, Angus King, Margaret Chase Smith, and George Mitchell. A valuable resource for anyone interested in the Pine Tree State.

The Author:

Christian P. Potholm is DeAlva Stanwood Alexander professor of government at Bowdoin College, Maine.

Table of Contents:

Foreword; “As Maine Goes”; I. Finding the Real Maines; The Wild, Wild East; Ethnicity Matters; Maine Media; Polling: The Art and Science; II. The History of Modern Maine Politics; The Marvel of Margaret; The Muskie Revolution; The High Tide of Democratic Aspirations; The Cohen Counter-Revolution; Maine’s Independent Governors; Voting Patterns; Campaigns and Candidates; Ballot Measures and Participatory Democracy; III. Additional Topics; Joshua Chamberlain and 19th Century Politics; Women of Maine; The Bowdoin Connection; Visual Depictions of Maine; Primary Research Opportunities; Best Maine Politics Axioms; End Note; About the Author

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The Wounded Warrior Handbook, 2nd Edition A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans

- By Janelle Hill, Cheryl Lawhorne, and Don Philpott 978-1-60590-738-3 $34.95, Cloth Imprint: Government Institutes December 2011 368pp Size: 6 X 9 Series: Military Life Category: Reference (Personal & Practical Guides) The Book:

To soldiers and their families coping with the shock and reality of the injuries, figuring out what to do next - -even completing tasks that seem easy like submitting paperwork - can be overwhelming and confusing. The second edition of this popular resource guide has been thoroughly revised to reflect new policies, additional benefits, updated procedures, and changes to insurance, including traumatic injury insurance and social security disability insurance. New chapters cover veterans’ benefits in depth-which have seen significant changes in the last two years-and returning to active duty after an injury. As in the previous edition, this guide directs you to answers and resources for the most pressing and difficult questions that wounded veterans face, such as: - Where can I find information on symptoms and treatments of injuries? - How do I get through all this paperwork? - Where can I get legal assistance? - What can I do for employment? - How do I get back into everyday life? - How can I return to active duty? - How do I deal with insurance? - What benefits are available to me, and how do I claim them? - What about my family? How can they help me? This trusted resource is both comprehensive and easy to use, and now the most up-to-date guide for wounded veterans and their families dealing with active-duty injuries. The Authors: Janelle Hill is the President and lead consultant of PBS Marketing/Federal Concierge LLC. Cheryl Lawhorne is an original plank holder in the Wounded Warrior Battalion West at Camp Pendleton, California. Don Philpott has been writing, reporting, and broadcasting on international events, trouble spots, and major news stories for almost 40 years.

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Why Rattlesnakes Rattle

. . . and 250 Other Things You Should Know - By Valeri R. Helterbran

978-1-58979-648-5 $16.95, Paper Imprint: Taylor Trade February 2012 240pp Size: 6 x 9 Category: Reference (Curiosities & Wonders)

The Book: A follow-up to the popular Why Flamingos Are Pink, this entertaining volume identifies more of the surprising explanations for the facts, tales, and lore associated with day-to-day living and the world around us. Organized into seven categories, this book tells you why birds perched on power lines aren’t electrocuted; the origins of such expressions as “swan song” and “willy nilly;” and the science behind such phenomena as ball lightning, blue glaciers, red tide, and thunder snow. More than a mere compendium of trivia, this book is a springboard for learners of all ages. The Author: Valeri R. Helterbran writes a weekly column for the Ligonier Echo and is Professor of Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Ligonier, PA.

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