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Bringing New York State to the world ... and the world back home.
Excelsior Editions
Bringing New York State to the world ... and the world back home.
An imprint of SUNY Press, Excelsior Editions features affordable books of interest to all.
Excelsior Editions showcases the vibrant history and culture of New York and
surrounding states while at the same time making available noteworthy and
essential popular books, both classic and contemporary.
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Pardee Holler
Pardee Holler (August 2013)
An Easy Taylor Mystery
Roland Keller - Author

Follows hapless private eye Easy Taylor as he investigates an eco-terrorist plot to stop development in the Catskill Mountains.

When Pardee Mountain and Pardee Hollow, protected tracts of land in the Catskill Mountains, are threatened by a multimillion dollar development plan, trouble brews. The locals are against Deyl MacGreedy’s vision of Crestline Estates and the construction site experiences some ...(Read More)
 
 
The Kingdom of the Kid
The Kingdom of the Kid (July 2013)
Growing Up in the Long-Lost Hamptons
Geoff Gehman - Author

Recalls a childhood on Long Island as the counterculture sixties were sliding into the seventies and the Hamptons were still a middle-class sanctuary.

The Kingdom of the Kid is a memorable portrait of an indelible childhood on Long Island’s South Fork from 1967 to 1972, when the Hamptons were still a middle-class paradise. In six short years, journalist Geoff Gehman was changed forever by a host of...(Read More)
 
 
Vanished by the Danube
Vanished by the Danube (July 2013)
Peace, War, Revolution, and Flight to the West
Charles Farkas - Author

A story of loss and survival.

Germany’s invasion of Hungary in 1944 marked the end of a culture that had dominated Central Europe from the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. In this poignant memoir, Charles Farkas offers a testament to this vanished way of life—its society, morality, personal integrity, wealth, traditions, and chivalry—as well as an eyewitness account of its dest...(Read More)
 
 
Opening Statements
Opening Statements (June 2013)
Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York
Albert M. Rosenblatt - Editor
Julia C. Rosenblatt - Editor

Explores the influence of Dutch law and jurisprudence in colonial America.

No society can function without laws, that set of established practices and expectations that guide the way people get along with one another and relate to ruling authorities. Although much has been written about the English roots of American law and jurisprudence, little attention has been paid until recently to the legacy left by the Dut...(Read More)
 
 
College Girl
College Girl (June 2013)
A Memoir
Laura Gray-Rosendale - Author

GOLD MEDALIST - 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle / Health Issues) category

FINALIST  - 2013 May Sarton Memoir Award, presented by the Story Circle Network

Award-Winning Finalist in the Autobiography/Memoirs category of The 2013 USA Best Book Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

2013 Northern Arizona’s Moun...(Read More)
 
 
Running on Empty
Running on Empty (June 2013)
The Rise and Fall of Southampton College, 1963–2005
John A. Strong - Author

Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck.”

Southampton College, the easternmost campus of Long Island University, opened with great promise in 1963 and closed in 2005 amidst great acrimony. Located in an idyllic environmental setting on the Atlantic shore of Long Island, it had a nationally recognized marine ...(Read More)
 
 
Integral Leadership
Integral Leadership (May 2013)
The Next Half-Step
John P. Forman - Author
Laurel A. Ross - Author

A groundbreaking book that brings the insights of Integral Theory to business and organizational development.

This groundbreaking book offers leaders a way to determine what theories, models, and tools best meet the needs of their organizations. Authors and organizational consultants John P. Forman and Laurel A. Ross know leaders are awash in business theory, often coming from well-thumbed bestsellers. But how do...(Read More)
 
 
20,000 Leagues Under the Seas
20,000 Leagues Under the Seas (May 2013)
A World Tour Underwater
Jules Verne - Author
Frederick Paul Walter - Translator

The deep-sea exploits of secretive Captain Nemo, embarking on the world’s first global vendetta.

When an unidentified “monster” threatens international shipping, French oceanographer Pierre Aronnax and his unflappable assistant Conseil join an expedition organized by the US Navy to hunt down and destroy the menace. After months of fruitless searching, they finally grapple with their quarry, but A...(Read More)
 
 
Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days (May 2013)
Jules Verne - Author
Frederick Paul Walter - Translator

Literature’s classic race against the clock.

Part manhunt, part love story, part social satire, but mostly a race against the clock, Around the World in 80 Days is Jules Verne’s most rollicking novel. When Phileas Fogg, a wealthy British gentleman who lives his life “with mathemetical predictability,” bets the fellow members of his club £20,000 that he can circle the earth in...(Read More)
 
 
Integral Recovery
Integral Recovery (May 2013)
A Revolutionary Approach to the Treatment of Alcoholism and Addiction
John Dupuy - Author

Award-Winner in the Health: Addiction & Recovery category of The 2013 USA Best Book Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

Brings Integral Theory to addiction treatment, offering a more holistic vision of recovery and powerful practices for achieving it.

This book is for everyone who is suffering from the disease of addiction or who cares about someone who is: for addicts, th...(Read More)
 
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