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Tuesday, September 23rd 2008

6:04 AM

Review #1, from Amazon:

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The Jack Mason Saga begins with
The Rough English Equivalent...  


"Atheist saves free world,
gets into grits..."

Reviewer:
A reader from New York to
Amazon:

"There's no other word- hilarious! Cross John Irving with Lewis Grizzard (if you dare), whisk in a touch of John LeCarré, and you have Stan Hayes' Rabelaisian The Rough English Equivalent. This is over-the-top black comedy, tracking an ex-intelligence agent and his raffish retinue from Berlin to Tobacco Road, Havana and Miami. It is, without a doubt, the funniest NON-affirmation of faith I ever hope to read. Thumbing its nose at every known convention, Stan Hayes draws readers quickly into his characters' riotous lives, inviting them to question promises of eternal rewards for irrational behavior, sharpen their sense of the absurd and get their sides seriously split in the bargain.

In 1946, a strapping, steely-eyed New Yorker punctures Bisque (BIS-kew), Georgia's self-satisfied small-town stupor. Cuba-bound Moses Kubielski's steaming Buick limousine has stranded him there, and nine-year-old Jack Mason escorts the exotic stranger to Hotel Bisque, introducing him to his mother Serena, the manager. Poleaxed by desire, Moses pursues her in the Yankee manner, buying the town movie house on the spot, hammering around in a glittering Harley-Davidson sidecar rig to promote it and in general serving notice that, for him, the town's "old ways" are just that. Committed to returning to New York and succeeding as a sculptor, Serena deflects Moses' marriage proposal, and passion gives way to sex-sprinkled friendship.

Acquiring the Hamm County Beverage Company with Serena's father, Moses settles onto the fringe of Bisque's bourgeoisie. Gradually assuming a pivotal role in Jack's life, he shows him, time and again, how a finger is stuck in the eye of the establishment. But the unexpected appearance of an old comrade, and tightening security around the plutonium-spawning Savannah River Project, threaten to reveal his past. Moses reacts, dusting off his espionage skills to insure that the fruits of his Bisque burghership are secured for the boy. And Jack, not yet twenty, joins his role model and a wartime colleague/KGB agent in the commission of a crime that promises to make him rich.

Hayes slices and dices small-town shibboleths left and right as he traces Jack's course from boyhood to his early twenties. And by the way; you'll never look at a Buick in the same way again!"

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Posted by Hai:

Trombosis del pene y disfunción eréctil.

Vaporización fotoselectiva de la próstata policlínica
umberto y. Pero algunos especialistas, refieren que las medidas con anticoagulantes de acción corta se
hace necesario en todo usuario con una induración de la vena
o trombo, cuando se establece el diagnostico de trombosisasí como la administración de antibióticos, de otras medidas que deben "tomarse" en cuenta
para trombosis del pene y disfunción eréctil manejo. Presentamos el caso de una mujer
transexual, diagnosticada como verdadera, de 32 años de edad, que inicio su proceso de reasignación a los 23 años de
edad, con antecedentes de automedicacióntabaquismo crónico que negó, por igual antecedentes importantes de heredofamiliares y propios,
falta de ejercicio, con manifestaciones clínicas por castración química de
los test ículos, como dificultad para la erecciónatrofia del pene y
testículos, presento induración superficial en vena dorsal del pene, con trombosis del
pene y disfunción eréctil intenso y fue trombosis del pene y
disfunción eréctil como tromboflebitis. Se proporciona la información y la revisión de la literatura de los casos publicados de trombosis
del pene, ocasionada por causas ya conocidas e inductivas, algunas medidas preventivas para
"evitar" la trombosis del pene, su diagnóstico diferencial, así como
los resultados que proporcionan en sus publicaciones los diferentes especialistas.
Mondor, H. Mem Acad Chir Paris ; Braun-Falco O,
servicios clínicos. Trombosis del pene y disfunción eréctil y la patogénesis de la flebitis superficial chlichen en forma de hebra.

Derm Wschr Braun-falco O. Cord-like trombosis del pene y disfunción eréctil of the superficial veins Med
Welt. Thrombophlebitis of a dorsal veinof the penis: report of a case treated
by phenylbutazone. Journal of Urology ; Drusin, B.
Wilkes, and R. Gingrich, "Streptococcal pyoderma of the penis following fellatio,"
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