by Corwin Mendenhall of Benbrook (Dorrance
Publishing Co.). A retired Navy rear admiral, Mendenhall wrote this
autobiographical account of his naval career and life adventures as
a sequel to his first book, Submarine Diary. He was a doctoral student
at North Texas from 1968 to 1972.
on Watch by Harold Adler (84
M.S.) of Plano (iUniverse.com).
Two billion dollars in counterfeit money is at the core of this
espionage thriller, which takes a Naval graduate undercover to foil
This Way But Once by Claude E. Goode
(48) of Greenville. Goodes self-published autobiography
covers his growing-up years, from his birth in 1919 through his
graduation from Celeste High School in 1937. The book tells of life
on the farm, entertainment, dating, work and school in the 20s
the Wright Way, A New Millennium Keepsake Cookbook by Herschel
C. Wright (75 M.Ed.) of Fort Worth (Pat-A-Cake Press).
Wright, retired after 32 years in education, now spends his time
as co-owner and manager of Pat-A-Cake Press. He and his wife produced
this collection of recipes.
Compensation (and Understanding It Too) by Donald
L. Caruth (70 Ph.D.) of Rockwall and Gail D. Handlogten
(Quorum Books). This guide covers the mysteries and mystique of
how people are compensated in all types of organizations. The authors
write about such topics as job evaluation, job pricing, employee
benefit programs and pay for performance.
of True Virtue: Theology, Psychology and Politics in the Writings
of Henry James Sr., Henry James Jr. and William James by James
Duban, professor of English and director of the Office of
Postgraduate Fellowships (Farleigh Dickinson University Press).
This book offers new perspectives on the fiction of Henry James
Jr., author of the 19th-century novels The Wings of the Dove and
The Portrait of a Lady. Duban shows how the elder Henry James
religious views and socialism influenced Henry James Jr.s
writing and also influenced the work of his other son, psychologist
Beach: A Flawed Victory by Adrian R. Lewis,
associate professor of history (University of North Carolina Press).
Lewis traces the development of the doctrine behind the plan for
the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II, explaining
why the battles for Omaha and other beaches were fought as they
were. He argues that blame for the Allied casualties on Omaha lay
at the higher levels of operations and strategy planning, rather
than on tactical leaders at the battle site. Lewis is a former infantry
officer and former instructor at West Point.