Austintown manwrites about paralysis
Austintown resident Richard J. Boyle Sr., 57, has written a book, "Living With Spinal Cord Injury," about his diagnosis and early years of living with transverse myelitis, which he contracted in 1996.
Boyle is a former Mahoning County deputy sheriff who now works as parking enforcement officer in Youngstown. It is a position he created two years ago.
The book details his diagnosis and disenchantent with the medical community and the help he received from local strength and conditioning expert Dick Hartzell. The lower half of Boyle's body is paralyzed.
The book is $7.95 and is published by Vantage Press, Inc.
Reference workchronicles Holocaust
NEW YORK (AP) -- NYU Press, in conjunction with Yad Vashern, the Holocaust Remembrance Authority of Israel, has published "The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During The Holocaust."
The three-volume work is a condensed version of a 30-volume work published only in Hebrew, which chronicles the people, habits and customs of more than 6,500 once-thriving Jewish communities that were destroyed during the Holocaust.
There are more than 600 black-and-white photos, and maps of every country covered showing the location of communities, death camps, settlement camps, territorial changes and mass-murder sites.
There is also a glossary, selected bibliography and index.
The three volumes total 1,824 pages and cost $395.