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The Idumean Covenant: A Novel of the Fall of Jerusalem

Spending the rest of his life in Rome, he was given Roman citizenship and became a friend of Titus and Vespasian. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. It is fatal to show pity in a time of war. Led by the mighty Titus, the Roman army besieges Jerusalem. Arrows rain over the city day and night, and battering rams assault its defensive walls. Inside, the people curse their fate, resistant to the last but maddened by hunger.

After days of rebellion, at last their city falls. The citizens plead for mercy but as the Romans march on the Temple of Masada, the most sacred sanctuary of the Jewish people, flaming torches blaze above their heads. Read more Read less. Prime Book Box for Kids. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Set against the background of the Roaring Twenties when lawlessness, government wrongdoing and the Ku Klux Klan rule the land, Blood and Brotherhood dramatizes the epic struggle of the New Negro to win his freedom. It tells the story of military's obsession with the , Negroes returning from the Great European War. The military trained Negroes to kill whites in Europe and now believes these Negroes will to do it again in the United States. It also tells about the secret brotherhood of black men bound by their loyalty to each other and how in preventing the lynching of Negroes in the first world war, the brotherhood saves the son of it's founder in the second.

Welcome to Kenny's world. As a teenager living in the black slums of Los Angeles during the s, Kenny is driven to join one of the toughest gangs in L. As an adult, Kenny struggles to overcome a lifetime of prejudice to make a life for himself and the woman who became his family. Stovall tears the blinders off the haze of honor that surrounds most soldiers to expose the harsh reality of war and the conspiracies and political games that drove the action in Vietnam.

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Hazel also returns to school, studying under a former CIA agent who isn't all that he seems and running into an old enemy whose death will eventually peel back the blinders on the crime, conspiracy and scandal that was life as a black man in a police state. For more information on "Cassandra's Curse", visit www. About the Book Imagine living in a world where conspiracy isn't a theory. Where there are men waiting on every corner to tear you down because of the color of your skin.

Where your friends aren't your friends, and sometimes your worst enemy is the only person you can count on. Welcome to the life of Kenny Kiley. He watched his brother Allie and Allie's best friend Bert torn apart because of the color of their skin, and that same brother killed by white cops during a candy heist. Kenny eventually went on to embrace a life of crime to keep food on the table. As a member of the Slausons, he's taken care of. Eventually, he becomes a pimp and a drug dealer in his own right, a new career path leads him directly to the LAPD-and to Bert.

It's been years since the days Bert and Allie ran wild in Bert's backyard. Bert's a cop now, looking for intel for the FBI, and he needs Kenny's help to gather information about the radical African-American community. Kenny helps him, but in the process he becomes a liability. Bert saves his life, sending him to Vietnam rather than become the victim of a hit man's bullet and leaving Hazel, the woman he loves, behind. After surviving the atrocities of war and seeing firsthand the political cover-ups that plagued life in Vietnam, Kenny returns home a changed man. He's determined to provide for Hazel and their baby daughter.

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What happens to Bert? Find out in "Cassandra's Curse". The novel, Frank Yerby: They believe this doctrine has condemned Yerby as well as his characters to oblivion.

Who of us is not a victim…And does not serve their masters…Willingly? When the sorcerer resorts to magic to explain a mystery, He crosses from the realm of illusion…Into the world of reality. But death frightens Yerby not at all. Death means that none of his literary accomplishments will be appreciated. And he will be denied the acclaim that he deserves. They accuse him of being the author of his own failure and, in turn, casting them into oblivion.