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Designing Victory

Designing Victory is the remarkable memoir of a man who has always lived by Theodore Roosevelt’s words: “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure.”

Title: Designing Victory
Author: Robert P. Madison, with Carlo Wolff
Foreword: Malcolm Holzman, AIA
Genre: Memoir, Architecture, Civil Rights
ISBN: 978-0-578-43745-3
Format: 6″x9″ Hardcover
Publication Date: 
April 9, 2019
Pages: 274
Library Price: $23.50
Virginity Lost in Vietnam

Virginity Lost in Vietnam is an unflinching and nostalgic memoir that describes how Lange’s childhood, adolescent and adult decisions formed his equally unflinching opinions about politics, race, patriotism…and America.

Title:  Virginity Lost in Vietnam
Author:  Dave Lange
Genre: Vietnam, History, Memoir
ISBN: 978-1-5323-4518-0
Formats: 6″x9″ Hardcover
Publication Date: 
July 1, 2018
Pages: 460
Pictures: 12 pages of glossy photos
Library Price: $23.50
The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects’ 140 cartoons are accompanied by Hill’s commentary on the creation of the cartoon, context of the issues involved, or specific reader reaction, and selected from his 20 years of work.

Title:  The Usual Suspects
Author:  Ron Hill
Foreword: Mr. Fish
Introduction: Terry H. Gilbert
Genre: Editorial Cartoons, Politics
ISBN: 978-1-7331795-0-8
Formats: 6″x9″ Paperback
Publication Date: 
July 1, 2019
Pages: 164
Pictures: 140 cartoons
Library Price: $13.50

Edutoons is a book from Ron Hill’s
unique professional vantage point as an educator, journalist and cartoonist. He takes on the universal concerns of education in this collection of comics published in northeast Ohio newspapers.

Title:  Edutoons
Author:  Ron Hill
Genre: Editorial Cartoons, Education
ISBN: 978-0-692-68336-1
Format: 6″x9″ Paperback,
Publication Date: 
June 1, 2016
Pages: 136
Library Price: $10.50

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