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The Miracle of Alvito: And Other Stories

Brandin, David H.

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ISBN 10: 1436345693 / ISBN 13: 9781436345699
Published by Xlibris, 2008
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Title: The Miracle of Alvito: And Other Stories

Publisher: Xlibris

Publication Date: 2008

Book Condition:Very Good

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Why did the town of Alvito, Italy rename its church The Church of the Miracle in World War II? What happens when an airline misplaces a passenger? Is it gambling if there's no risk? Who was the Greatest Roman-Ever? What's the easiest way to steal an identity? The author explores these and other questions in this eclectic and fun-filled mix of fiction, science fiction, and historical fiction and fantasy stories.

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David Brandin is a mathematician and computer scientist. He served as vice president and director of Computer Science at Stanford Research Institute and as president of the Association for Computing Machinery. ACM and the Economic Strategy Institute awarded him fellowships. He co-authored a trade book, The Technology War;, a column in California Business; and he recently published a short story in Cigar Magazine. His novel, The Horns of Moses, a Middle East political thriller, earned Editor's, Publisher's, and Reader's Choice awards from iUniverse. For hobbies, Brandin studies classical piano, holds a master scuba diver certificate, and writes fiction and non-fiction. Books: The Technology War, co-authored with Michael A. Harrison, J. Wiley & Sons, Inc., NY, 1987, ISBN 0-471-83455-6e, $24.95; The Technology War, Japanese Edition, TBS Britannica, Tokyo, 1989, ISBN4-484-89102-6, ¥1800; The Horns of Moses, A Novel, iUniverse, Lincoln, 2007, ISBN 978-0-595-44086-3, trade paperback, $17.95; ISBN 978-0-595-48476-8, cloth, $27.95 ( David H. Brandin Contact the Author {use}

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