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Mismatched lovers attempt to create an alternative peaceful universe. Prepared to use any means necessary-bribery, lies, deception, frame-ups, and political intervention- they embark on their quest. But will their incredible wealth, weapons, and personal conflicts jeopardize their mission?
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It's as though President George Bush was sent back in time. The mission of these lovers in these novels in the Never Again Series is the same as that of Bush's foreign policy -- to promote freedom and end democide and war. But, starting in 1906 and not 2001. To read these novels and their supplement, therefore, is not only to be entertained, but also to get a better understanding of American foreign policy The six novels in this series are a what-if, alternative history. Foremost, these novels are character driven entertainment, filled with strong action, humor, pathos, high emotion, sex, conflict, and maybe even tears. There are a large number of docudramas in the books that provide background or context for the action and conflicts, such as Pol Pot's killing fields, the Chinese Cultural Revolution, the Holocaust, Stalin's starvation of the Ukraine, Turkey's genocide of the Armenians, Rwanda's genocide of the Tutu, the Russian abortive 1905 communist uprising, the Battle of the Somme in World War I, the Vietnam War and defeat of the South and resulting communist transformation of the country, an
d finally the Boat People. These docudramas, with description of events and characterization of the victims. are true to the facts, as published in refugee and autobiographical materials.
Above all, these books are a story about love versus power -- the love of dedicated warriors for each other and for humanity and who risk their lives in their struggle against power, unaware that:
Unseen, loves dark foe Power, like a deadly plague, Infests, corrupts, kills.About the Author:
R.J. Rummel is a Professor Emeritus of Political Science. He has published twenty-four nonfiction books (one that received an award for being among the most referenced), four novels, and about 100 peer-reviewed professional articles; has received the Susan Strange Award of the International Studies Association in 1999 for having intellectually most challenged the field; and in 2003 was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Conflict Processes Section, American Political Science Association. He was a 1996 Nobel Peace Prize finalist.
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Book Description Aeon Publishing Inc., 2004. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. SCI-FI/Bijou-Very good+ regular trade size paperback. Slight spine crease/lean o/w clean. red w/green & white lettering Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # May10-18ahb1