A history of the Hawaiian leper colony discusses how its residents endeavored to create a community with few resources, and describes how thousands of victims were subjected to medical experiments and the criminal activities of fellow exiles.
Specifically geared for the special needs of black women, an informative and candid guide to maintaining a healthy pregnancy addresses a variety of issues confronting stressed-out modern professional black women dealing with demanding jobs, special health issues, and a high incidence of low-birth rates. Original. 35,000 first printing.
A collection of more than one hundred healthy soul-food recipes draws on the author's experiences acquired in his grandmother's Harlem restaurant and includes such options as Lenzo's trout stuffed with collard greens, okra gumbo, and Neo sweet potato pie.
The author traces the boyhood enthusiasm for rockets that eventually led to a career at NASA, describing how he built model rockets in the family garage in West Virginia, inspired by the launch of the Soviet satellite Sputnik. Reprint.
Presents a history of counterterrorism efforts on the part of the federal government, from its beginnings following the aftermath of World War II through the miscalculations, oversights, and mistakes of the 1990s which culiminated in September 11th.
Explores the creation and evolution of the solar system's planets through a lens of popular culture, drawing on sources from astrology, science fiction, the fine arts, and other genres to chronicle planetary history in an accessible format.