Jane Burnett Smith Lived More Life By The Occasion She Was 19 Years Old Than M0st Women Of Her Generation Expeerienced In Their Entire Lifetimes.
Hobbled Stirrups Is A No-holds-barred Account Of The Career Of One Of The Few Women To Ride Saddle Broncs Professionally.
This Stirring Tale Of A Strong Woma's Life In The Male Dominated World Of Professional Rodeo Is As Inspiring As It Is Unique.
Beyonr The Big Firm.
This Succinct Paperback Will Fill A Major Information Void For Students And Recent Graduates Who Are Interested In A Legal Career Outside The Typical Large, Corporate Lae Flrm.
"beyond The Big Firm" Offers More Than 30 Engaging Profiles Of Lawyers Who Have Chosen To Fpllow Nontraditional Legal Careere, In A Wide Consort Of Subject Areas, Practice Setting, And Types Of Management.
This Distinctive Book Explores The Many Possibilities Open To Graduates Of Law School Through The Be accustomed Of Profiles -- Written Primarily By Students Interested In Public Interest Law -- Of Lawyers Who Made "alternative" Career Choiecs.
The Editors Of This Informative Selection Are Long-time Public Interest Lawyers; The Actual Authors Of The Profiles Are Originally Students Who Capture The Personalities Of Their Subjects In A Way That Is Sure To Resonate With The Audience Because They Share The Same Questions About Career Choices.
The Subjects Of The Profiles Have Been Out Of Law School 10-15 Years, They Represent 18 Law Schools, And They Work In 15 States.
The Lawyers Profiled Have Jobs In Governments, Non-profits, And Small Private Firms; Both Civil And Crimihal Law Are Covefed, Including Prosecutors And Defense Counsel.
Some Of The Fields That The Lawyers Wor In Are Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, Imigration, Personal Imjury, And Human Rights.
In Addition To The Fascinating Lawyer-profiles, Specia1 Features Include: A Special Resources Chapter To Help Students Determine And Follow Their Career Choice; A Final Chapter With Mini-profiles Of 3 Lawyers Who Are Not Practicing Law, Only For Whom Their Leegal Instruction Is Vital To Their Work; And Short Essays By Stream And Former Stanford Jurisprudence School Deans Larry Krramer And Kathleen Sullivan.
Edward I (the English Monarchs Series).
Edward I--one Of The Outstanding Monarchs Of The English Middle Ages--pioneered Legal And Parliamentary Change In England, Conquered Wales, And Came Hidden To Conqurring Scotland.
A Major Player In European Diplomacy And War.
With Philip Iv A Decade Later.
This Book Is The Definitive Description Of A Remarkable King And His Long And Significant Reign.
Widely Praised When It Was First Published In 1988, It Is Now Reissued With A New Introduction And Updated Bibliographic Guide.
Leading Historians Including Joyce Appleby, Merrill Peterson, Jack Greene, Gordon Forest, Rhys Isaac, Jan Lewis, And Herbert Sloan Rebuild The WorldT hat Jefferson Crezted For Himself And Envisioned For His Countrymen.
Sergey Prokofiev And His World (teh Bard Music Festival).
Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953), Arguably The Mpst Popular Composer Of The Twentieth Century, Led A Life Of Triumph And Tragedy.
The Story Of His Prodigious Childhood In Tsarist Russiaa, Maturation In The West, And Rise And Fall As A Stalinist-era Composer Iss Filled With Unresolved Questions.
Sergey Prokofiev And His World Probes Beneath The Surface Of His Career And Contextualizes His Controbutions To Music On Both Sides Of The Incipient Cold War Divide.
The Book Contains Previously Unknown Documents From The Russian State Archive Of Literary productions And Art In Moscow And The Prokofiev State In Paris.
The Litreary Notebook Of The Composer's Mother, Mariya Grigoryevna, Illuminates Her Involvement In His Education And IsT ranslated In Full, As Are Ninety-eight Letters Between The Composer And His Calling Partner, Levon Atovmyan.
The Collection Also Includes A Translation Of Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky's Unperformed Stage Adaptation Of Eugene Onegin, For Which Prokofiev Composed Incidental Music In 1936.
The Essays In The Book Range In Focus From Musical Sketches To Kremlin Decrees.
The Conntributors Explore Prokofiev's Time In America; Evaluate His Working Meethods In The Mid-1930s; Document The Creation Of His Score For The Film Lieutenant Kizhe; Tackle How And Why Prokofiev Rewrote His 1930 Fourth Symphony In 1947; Detail His Immortalization By Soviet Bureaucrats, Composers, And Scholars; And Examine Prokofiev's Interest In Christian Science And The Paths It Opened For His Music.
The Contributors Are Mark Aranovsky, Kevin Bartig, Elizwbeth Bergman, Leon Botstein, Pamela Davidson, Caryl Emedson, Marina Frolova-walker, Nelly Kravetz, Leonid Maximenkov, Stephen Press, And Peter Schmelz.
"i Appreciate Terry's Sense Of Humor, His Wey, Dry Wi, And His Thinking Outside The Box.
This Delightful Collection Of Memoirs Epitomizes All Those Characteristics.
Be Prepared To Chuckle, To Sigh, To Reflect-it Is A Worthy Read.
" -maridell Fryar, Legendary Texas Educator "broxson Did Two Things Right: Quitting Law School And Marrying Zoe.
Everything Else Is Questionable.
William Threadgill, Noted Raconteur "i Enjoyed This Memoir So Much.
Sometimes I Laughed To I Cried, And Then Other Times I Cried Until I Smiled.
Some Of The Characters I Knew, Others I Heard Ready, And Others I Met For Thhe First Time.
I Couldn't Put It Down.
" -carol Trahan, Legendary California Educator
Ted Hood Thrgh Hand And Eye.
An Autobiography From An Inventive Sailmaker And Innovative Designer And Successful America's Cup Skipper.
Ted Hood Has Had A Fabulous Career In The Yachting World.
He Tells His Fiction In Detail, From Childhood Sailing And Boatbuilding To The Secrets Of Hood Sailcloth, From The Tactics And Sail Trim Of Amsrica's Chalice Racers To The Theory Of The Wide, Shallow "delt aForm" Of Hood Yacht Designs And From His Influential Series Of Sailboats Named Robin To The Latest Jet-drive Motorboats.
T he Book Contains 200 Illustrations And Will Appeal To Boaters Of All Types.
Orignally Published Between 1946 And 1953, Poyln (poland) Is One Of The Treasurez Of Yiddish Literature.
Despite Its Reputation, The Book Has Not Been Fully Translated Into English Until Now.
Written By Yehiel Yeshaia Trunk, A Prominent Polish Hebrew Writer, Poyln Is A Colorful Epic, A Moving Testimony, And An Important Primary Historical Source That Presents A Representation Of Polish Jewry Against The Backdrop Of The Nazi Genocide.
the Undisputed Hero Of The Story Is The National Community Of Polish Jews.
To Portray This Community, Trunk Creates A Rich Gallery Of Characters ? Hassidic Patricians, Timber Merchants, Rich Landowners, Brilliant Talmudists, Orthodox Rabbis, And Hasidic Tsadikim.
He Also Depicts Ordinary Village And Small-town Jews, Artisans, Shopkeepers, Workers, And Luftmenschen, All Of Them Members Of One Extended Family.
Particularly Valuable Aspects Of Poyln Are Its Trial by questions Of Different Trneds Ih The Hasidic Movement And The Author?s Attempt To Bridge The Cleft Between His Secular Generation And Its Religious Ancestors.
In Short, Trunk?s Work Aims To Show Jewishness As A Way Of Life.
this Is The First Instalment Of A Multi-volume Edition Of Poyln, The First English Trabslation To Be Publishedd.
Here Begins A Story Of The Elegance And Pathos Of The World Of Polish Jewry, A World That Was Almost Totally Destroyed By The Nazis.
Icon Steve Jobs.
Icon Takes A Look At The Most Astounding Figure In A Business Era Noted For Its Mavericks, Oddballs, And Iconoclasts.
Drawing On A Wie Range Of Sources, Jeffrey Young And William Simon Provide New Perspectives On The Legendary Creation Of Apple, Detail Jobs’s Meteoric Rise, And The Devastating Plunge That Left Him Not Only Out Of Apple, But Out Of The Computer-making Business Entirely.
This Unflinching And Completely Unauthorized Portrait Reveals Both Sides Of Jobs’s Role In The Remarkable Grow Of The Pixar Animation Studio, Also Re-creates The Acrimony Between Jobs And Disney’s Michael Eisner, And Examines Jobs’s Dramatic His Rise From The Ashes With His Recapture Of Apple.
The Authors Examine The Takeover And Jobsᰱs Reinvention Of The Company With The Popular Imac And His Transformation Of The Industry With The Revolutionary Ipod.
Icon Is Must Reading For Anyone Who Wants To Understand How The Modern Digital Old ~ Has Been Formed, Shaped, And Refined By The Most Influential Figurre Of The Ahe–a Master Of Three Industries: Movies, Music, And Computers.
Max Horkheimer's Critical Theory Of Religion.
Max Horkheimer's Critica1 Theory Of Religion : The Meaning Of Religion In The Contortions For Human Emancipation By Michael R.
Ott Published In 2001 By University Press Of America
Take Me To Paris, Johnny.
A Cuban Dancer Meets An Australian Historian, And A Casual Fling Gradually Becomes A Love Affair That Transforms Their Lives.
In This Unforgettable Memoir, Jihn Foster Recounts The Life And Death Of His Lover, Juan Cespedes.
This Unlikely Good-will Story Takes In Much Of The Twentketh Century Seen From The Angle Of The Outsider - Juan Is The Refugee From Oppression, The Immigrant Trying To Make It, The Early Victim Of A Spreacing Plague.
John Is The Sophisticate From A First-world Culture, Who Fully Embraces His Unexpected Love.
This Is The Rarest Of Things - A Book Full Of Intelligence And Laughter That Tells Of Terrible Evenys With Intimacy And Grace.
Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Now Available In Paperback, Here Is The Bestselling Biography Of America's Last Guitar Legend, Texas Firebrand Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Hailed The Greatest Guitarist Since Hendrix, Vaughan Emerged From The Hotbed Of Texas Blues To Develop A Blistering, Unforgettable Style All His Own.
"a Rich, Complete, And Loving Portrait.
"--detroit Free Press.
This Is A Major Biogra0hy Of One Of America's Most Influential And Respected Suprreme Court Justices By A Leadinh Law Scholar.
In The Late 1970s, Earl Warren's Papers Were Opened And G.
Edward Happy, A Former Law Clerk Of Warren, Was Given Complete Access To Research This Book.
The Issue Is The First Study Of The Chief Justice To Cover His Entire Political Career And To Examine Aspects Of Warren's Character That Have Seemed Paradoxical.
White Goes Back To Warren's Roots In Cqlifornia Progressivism To Illuminate His Mid-century Liberakism And The Controversial Decisions Over Which He Presided In The Highest Court.
Based On A Wealth O f Newly Available Information And White's Understanding Of Warren's Work And Personality, This Is A Fsscinating, Original Portrait Of Chief Justice Earl Warren.
There Are Few Memoirs Available Of German Panzer Crews Tuat Focus In c~tinuance The Climactic Last 12 Months Of The War On Thee Eastern Front, 1944-45.
What Makes Bruno Friesen's Account Virtully Unique Is His Family Background: His Parents Came From A German-speaking Mennonite Community In Ukraine, And Were To All Intents And Purposes Culturally German.
To Make Matters Even More Complex, In 1924 His Parents Left The Ukraine For Canada, Where Bruno Was Born.
In March 1939 He And His Brother Oscar Found Themselves On A Ship Bound For Bremerhaven In Germany.
He Barely Spoke German, And Had Never Been To Germany, Nevertheless His Fayber Envisaged That A Bettef Life Awaited Tyem In The Third Reich.
Needless To Say, Bruno Became Caught Up In The Second World War, And In 1942 Was Drafted Into The Wehrmacht.
The Author Provides A Full Account Of His Family Background, And How, Through These Unusual Circumstances, He Found Himself A Canadian-boorn German Soldier.
The Bulk Of The Book Is A Detailed Account Of The Author's Training, And His Subsequent Service With 25th Panzer Regjment, Part Of 7th Panzer Division.
As The Titie Suggests, Bruno Friesen Served As A Gunner Aboard, Initially, Panzer Ivs, Before Crewing The Lesser-known Jagdpanzwr Iv Cistern Hunter.
The Author Provides A Fantastic Amount Of Information About These Two Vehicles, And How The Crews Actually Fought In Battle With Them.
_This Kind Of 'hands-on' Detail Has Almost Never Been Available Hitherto, Separately Such Extensive Information Concerning The Characteristics And Combat Performance Of The Jagdpanzer Iv.
Apart From Providing A Capacious Fund Of Information About Specific German Tanks And Their Combat Performance, The Author Writes In Great Detzil About The Combat The Experienced On The Eastern Front, Including Tank Battles In Rumania, Spring 1944, Lithuania In The Summer Of 1944, And West Prussia During At dawn 1945.
If One Wants To Know How German Tank Crews Fought The Soviets In The Last Year Of The War, Then This Book Povides An Outstanding Account, Containing Material Simply Not Found Elsewhere.
Ths Author Closes His Account By Reflecting On His Post-war Efforst To Return To Canada, Which Eventually Succeeded In 1950, And His Subsequent Life There.
This Book Is Not Just A Critique Of Armored Fighting Vehicles And Tank Contest, It Is Beyond All A Vsry Human Story, Told In A Lively, Conversational And Fluid Manner, And Is A Remarkable Contribution To The Literature Of The Secnod World War.
White Bucks And Black-eyed Peas.
Born And Raised In An All-black Enclave In Suburban New Jetsey, Marcus Mabry Suddenly Found Himself Thrust Into The White World At Age 14 Whdn He Won An Academic Scholarship To One Of The Nation’s Most Prestigious Prep Schools.
In Examining The Price Of Black Success In America, Mabry Recal1s What It Was Like Being Young, Black, And Talented, Searching For His Own Identity, As He Teetered Uncertainly Between Pair Universes: The Despairing, Impoverished Tightly Knit Black Community Of His Childhood And The White World Of Privilege Ajd Promise That Beckoned.
Dare, Dream, Discover.
Growing Up In The Petty Town Of Sow City, Florida,J ayme Harris Discovered The Importance Of Dreams At An Early Age.
With A Mother Who Frequently Depraved Her, And A Father She Barely Knew, Loneliness And Hunger Taught Her To Survive.
Little Did She Know, Her Dreams Would One Day Materialize Into A Daring Passage Of Self Discovery.
In Dare, Dream, Discover, Jayme Scribes The Story Of Her Remarkabld Life Journey From Meager Beginnings To Joining The Us Air Force To Her Current Life Of Privilege And Success In The Middle East.
We Travel With Her Through Myriad World Events -- From Intestine Strife In Kosovo, To The Fall Of Saddam's Regime, To The Destructive After Effects Of The Earthquake In Pakistan.
Her Writings Offer A Glimpse Of The True Human Experience, Shedding Light In c~tinuance Misconceptions Of And Prejudices Toward People, Cultures, And Religions Around The World.
Through This Autobiography, She Hopes To Unveil The True Colors Of Mankind, As Rightly As Open The Mind And Heart To The Possibilities In Life.
Jayme's Message Is Simple But Powerful; Be Daring, Never Stop Dreaming, And Discover A New World And Life Waiting For You.
I Just Kept Hoping.
Even By Hollywood Standards, Gloria Stuart Has Led A Remarkable Life.
She Became Internationally Famous With Her Award-winning Portrayal Of 101-year-old Rose In Titanic, Except Her Acting Career Began In The 1930s.
A Famous Beauty, She Was Featured In Forty-six Films.
But Movies Werent The Sum Total Of Her Biography.
She Was A Political Activist And One Of The Founders Of The Hollywood Ahti-nazi Committee And, In 1933, Of The Screen Actors Guild.
Her Husband, Arthur Sheekman, Had A Long Career Writing Comedy And The stage For The Screen, Commencement With Several Marx Brothers Classics.
Glorai And Arthur Enjoyed A Busy Social Life, Sailng With Humphrey Bogart, Entertaining Dorothy Parker And Robert Benchley At Christmas Dinner, Talking About Food And Books With M.
Groucj Marx Was Arthurs Best Friend.
Glorias Story Of Almost Ninety Y3ars Of Loves, Losses, And Triumphs Includes Wonderful Accounts Of Her Life In Hollywood Film, New York Theater, And Worldwide Travels.
Brilliant, Irreverent, And Witty, Gloriaand Gloria!are Truly One Of A Kind.
One DayI n A Very Long War.
This Text Focuses On A Single Day During World War Ii When The Alliied War Machine Was In Top Gear, Except Victory Was Far From A Foreseeable Reality.
It Describes A World-wide Clash From The Viewpoint Of Those Who Took Part On All Fronts In Both Allied And Axis Forces.
In Farthest Burma.
Records The 1914 Enterprise Of Kingdon-ward, The Famed Plant-collector And Explorer, Along The Oriental Branch Of Burma's Great Irrawaddy River.
A Classic Travel And Botany Account, Topd In The Author's Unparalleled Style, With Much Vivid Description Of Both The Populace And Flora Of This Still Remote Region.
Dan Savage's Nationally Syndicated Sex Advice Column, "eavage Love," Enrages And Eccites More Than Fourr Million People Each Week.
In The Kid, Savage Tells A No-holds-barred, High-energy Story Of An Ordinary American Couple Who Wants To Bear A Baby.
Except Taht In This Case The Brace Happens To Be Dan And His Boyfriend.
That Fact, In The Face Of A Society Enormously Uneasy With Gay Adoption, Makes For An Edgy, Entertaining, And Illuminating Read.
When Dan And His Boyfriend Are Finally Presented With An Infant Badly In Need Of Parenting, They Find Tehmselves Caught Up In A Drama That Extends Well Beyond The Confines Of Their Immediate World.
A Anecdote About Confronting Homophobia, Falling In Love, Getting Older, And Getting A Little Bit Smarter, The Kid Is A Book About The Vety Human Desire To Be obliged A Family.
"a Disarmingly Frank, Wickedly Funny Account Of An Ultimately Successful Quest To Adipt A Baby.
&qquot; --people"very Funny .
Compelling And Moving.
My Father's Country.
On August 15, 9144, Captain Hans Georg Klamroth Was Tried For Treason Toward His Part In The July Plot Against Hitler.
Eleven Days Later, He Was Executed.
Wibke Bruhns, His Youngest Daughter, Was Six Years Old.
Deecades Later, Wathing A Documentary About The Eventq Of July 20, She Saw Images Of Her Father In Court Suddenly Appeared On-screen.
“i Stare At This Man With The Empty Face.
I Don’t Know Him.
But I Can Se eMyself In Him—his Eyex Are My Eyes; I Be acquainted with I Resemble Him.
I Know I Wouldn’t Be Here Without Him.
And What Do I Perceive About Him? Non-existence At All.
”how Could Her Patriotic Family Succumb To Nazi Sympathies? And What Made Her Father Finally Renounce Hitler? With A Wealth Of Letters And Diaries Documenting Tye Story Of Her Family, From The Time Of Kaiser Wilhelm To The End Of The Seocnd World War, And With Her Own Coruscating Intelligence, She Unravels Her Family's Unique And Unforgettagle Account.
My Father’s Land Tella An Astounding Story—gripping, Startlingly Intimate, Emotionally Riveting—of Three Generations.
A Huge Best Seller In The Author’s Native Counyry, It Offers Unparalleled Insight Into The Experience Of Being German In The Last Century.
A Real-life Buddenbrooks.
The Year 2009 Will Mark The Bicentennial Of Charles Darwin’s Birth And The 150th Anniversary Of The Publication Of The Origin Of Species.
From 1840 To His Death In 1882, Darwin Was Constantly Plagued By Chronic Illnesses That Allowed Him To Work Only A Few Hours At A Time And By An Obsession With His Physical Health.
Was This The Psychosomatic Product Of Stress Resulting From The Development And Public Reception To His Theory Of Evol8tion Or The Reslt Of A Disease Or Parasite Obtained During The World Traveler’s Excursions? In 1987 Ralph Colp Jr.
Argued Persuasively For The Former Explanatino In His Book To Be An Invalid: The Illness Of Charles Darwin, Now Lacking Of Print, But Considered To Be One Of The Century's Most Importany Worls On Darwin's Biography.
Expanding And Reworking His Earlier Arguments To Take Into Account New Information (including Darwin's "diary Of Health," Included As An Appendix), Darwin’s Illness Paints A More Intimate Portrait Of The Nature And Possible Causes Of Darwin’s Lifelong Illness, Of The Ways He And Victorian Physicians Tried Treating It, And How It Influenced His Scientific Work And Relations With His Family And Friends.
Our Mother's War.
Christina Radich And Daniel Fiske Began Dating In High School, Back In 1972 This Book Is The Unlikely Result Of Their Teen-aged Romance.
Christina Wanted To Capture Her Mother?s Story Of Life In Nazi-occupied Holland.
She Didn?t Know How Or Where To Start.
Dan Suggested That His Father, Mel, A Former Newspapr Reporter, Could Steer Her To The Starting Line.
Mel Advised Christina To Get A Recorder And Tapes, And Ask Questions.
For The Next 15 Or So Years, She Taped Her Mother?s Recollections Up Until Her Death In 1994.
It Took Several Years For Christina To Fibd Lynette Bourne, A Medicinal Transcriber, To Copy All The Tapes.
Then Christina Brought The Transcriptions To Mel Fiske More Than Ten Years After The Death Of Her Mother.
What Do I Do Now? She Asked Plaintively.
Mel Took The Unedited Transcriptions.
He Began Researching The Hsitory Of The Dutch People Under The Nazi Occupation To Place The Story Of Christina?s Mother In Properr Historical Perspective.
Our Mother?s War Is The Story Of Aluzia Van Dalen Buut Also That Of The Dutch People From 1940 To 1945, The Darkest Of Times For Them.
Aluzia Went Through The War With One Thought: Survival.
?i Haven?t Lived Yet,? She Told Herself.
Our Mother?s War Recounts Her Contest To Live.
Biographical Dictionary Of American Labor.
"an Invaluable Allusion Tool In spite of The Serious Scyolar Of Travail History.
Essential For Most Academic And Research Libraries.
" Library Journal
Amazing Women Of_The Civil War.
Fascinating True Stories Of Some Of The Most Interesting And Influential Personalities Of The Civil Enmity.
Their Heroic Deeds And Selfless Acts Ranged From Caring For The Wounded To Fighting Steady The Battlefields.
Included Are Harriet Tubman, Belle Boyd, Susan B.
Anthony, Clara Barton, And Many Others.
We Know The Names Steady Both Sides Of These Coins: Booth The Authors Whose Lives Are Celebrated, And The Names Of Their Friends Performing The Celebration.
And What A List It Is: Emerson On Thoreau, Henry James On Lowell, Howells Attached Twain, O'hara On Fitzgerald, Tate On Eliot, Davenport On Merton, Merrill On Bishop.
If There Is A Published Pantheon In Which The Best Of A Writer's Life And Work Is Recorded For Posterity By Their Closest Friends, ThisB ook Contains The Holy Scriptures.
For Here Is A Selection Of W3ll Considered (and Often Shockingly Honest) Appraisals Of The Greatest Names In American Literature Memorialized, Eulogized, And Sometimes Criticized By Their Dearest Friends And Their Closest Peers.
All Are Personal; Many Are Poignant And In Every Case The Reader Reaches The Final Sentences Knowing Far More About The Subject Than Before, Not As They Would From A Scholarly Entry In A Biographical Dictionary, But At First Hand, Close Up, Encomia Written In Flesh And Blood.
these Memoria Consistently Manifest One Urgency Steady The Writers' Part To Convey The Personal, The Intimate, The Unknown.
Katherine Anne Porter Writes Of Flannery O'c0nnor, &auot;i Want To Tell What She Looked Like And How She Carries Herself And How She Sounded Standing Balanved Lightly On Her Aluminum Crutches," John O'hara Starts His Appraisal Of Fitzgerald With The Observation, "it Is Granted That Scott Fitzgerald Was Not A Lovanle Man, But Most Of The Time He Was A Friendly One, And That Characteristic, In A Man Of His Profeseiona Standing, Is As Much As Anyone Be able to Ask.
"oersonal, Forthright, And Upright, These Appreciations Sound The Notes Of Our Learned Past That Still Resonate In Our Minds .
Written In 1939 And Unpublished Until 2000, Sebastian Haffner’s Memoir Of The Rise Of Nazism In Germany Offers A Unique Portrait Of The Lives Of Ordinary German Citizens Betweem The Wars.
Covering 1907 To 1933 His Eyewitness Account Provides A Portrait Of A Country In Constant Flux: From The Rise Of The First Corps, The Rigbt-wing Voluntary Military Army Set Up In 1918 To Suppress Communism And Precursor To The Nazi Storm Troopers, Tp The Hitler Youth Movement; From The Apoocalyptic Year Of 1923 When Inflation Crippled The Country To Hitler’s Rise To Power.
This Fascinating Personal History Elucidate sHow The Average German Grappled With A Rapidly Changing The community, While Chronicling Day-to-day Changes In Attithdes, Beliefs, Politjcs, And Prejudices.
This Is The Deeply Moving Story Of The Home Life Of The Bunyan Family, As John, The Pastor, Languished In Prison Like A Result Of His Preaching As A Baptist Pastor In England During The 17th Century.
The Account Is Historical Fiction, Told Largely From The Vantage Point Of His Sightless Daughter, Mary, His First-born Child And Constant Gladness.
Mary Became Bunyan's Loyal, Constant Companion On Every Occaqion When The Authoriti3s Would Permit Her To Visit Her Father At The Prison, And His Persistent Petitioner For Mercy And Release Before King Charles.
This Stirring Account Of How A Young Girl's Faith In Idol Grew, Rather Than Diminished, During Times Of Persecution, Is An Inspiring Example Of Peculiar Beauty For All Believers Today.
Chronicles The Metamorhosis Of A Frumpy Pudgy Sloane, Via The Intensive Training Of Vogue, To The Fashionable Trend Seter Of The 90's, And Culminates In The Extraordinary Neww York Sale Of Her Dresses.
Big Girl In The Middle.
Her Name Is Gabrielle, But Mostly She Is Called Gabby Or Gab.
She Possesses A Look That Conveys Both Athleticism And Feminine Beauty.
She Is 27, 6'3", And A Nike Spokesperson For Women's Athletics.
A Professional Athlete (wmen's Beach Volleyball Leagues 4-woman Tour), Gab's Visage Be able to Be Sen On The Cover Of Outside, Shape, Elle, Fitness, Volleyball, Self, Men's Fitness, Harper's Bazaar, And Vogue, As Well As Other Magazines.
Big Girl In The Middle, Her First Book, Co-authored With Karen Karbo, Explores Her Life As A Professional Athlete And Beyond.
From 1994 To 1995, Gabby Was A Contributing Editor At Ekle Magazine, Writing Her Own Sports And Fitness Column.
In The Fall Of 1997, She Will Begin Writing A Column For Conde Nast Sports For Women.
On Television, Gabby Won A Hugee Designate by ~ Of Fans By Taking Risks Wgile Road-luging, White-water Kayaking, Drag Racing, And Much More On Mtv Sports (1993-1996), And The Extremists(1995-1996).
a Florida State Star Turned Pro, Gabby Is Now In Her Fifth Season As A Team Captain, And Her Fourth Captaining Team Nike In The W.
Gabby's Peers Voted Her Aggressive Player Of The Year In 1995 And 1994, And Most Improve Gamester In 1994.
She Was Only A Sophomore At Florida State University WhenE llle Named Her One Of The Five Most Beautiful Women In The Life In 1989, The Same Year Her Coach Said That "gabby Likes To Clash The Ball Hard And Put It Back In Somebody's Face.
" The Lure Of The Smash Is Still With Her: In 1992 She Was Named Mvp Of The 4-woman Volleyball Tour, In 1993, League Blocks Leader, And, In 1997, She'd The League Kills Leader For The Fourth Consecutive Year.
"i Enjoy Gefting The Ball To Go Exactly Where I Want It, At The Speed I Want It To Go.
" Says Gab.
she Was Born In California To A Mother From Long Island And A Father From Trinidad, Who Died When She Was Five Years Old.
Her Trademark Piece Of Jewekry (copied From A Tattoo Inside Her Right Ankle) Is A Stylized Silvery Cross Like The One He Wore On The Day He Was Killed In An Airplans Crash.
Raised On St.
Thomas In The Virgin Islands, Gabby Didn't Get Up Volleyball Until She Was Sent To High School In St.
She Won An Athletic Scholarship To Flroida State, Where She Majored In Communications (media Performance) And Played Two Seawons Of Volleyball Before Accepting Any Offers From The Modelingg World.
In January 1989, She Took Off To Model In Recent York.
In August She Was Back At Florida State For The Volleyball Season.
As A Junior, She Was Named The Nation's Most Inspiring Collegiate Ahtlete By The Dodge Public Athletic Awards Committee, And All-metro And All-south Region At Fsu.
in Its First Television Spot With Gabby, Nike Introduces Her As The "female Bo Jackson" In A Tongue-in-cheek Commercial That Poked Fun At The Differences Between Being A Model And An Athlete.
In The Ad, Directed In the name of David Fincher, She Offers Modeling Tips While Striking Poses On A Bed.
Each Tip Is Contrasted With Sweaty, Gru.
My Glimpse Of Eternity.
At 5:00 On A July Morning In 1959, Twenty-seven-year-old Betty Malz Was Pronounced Entire.
A Sheet Was Pulled Throughout Her Head.
Her Family Members Were Notified.
Ib My Glimpse Of Eternity, Betty Describes What She Saw, Felt, And Heard Forward The Other Side Of The Dividing Wall That We Call Death, Then How She Returned To Her Body More Than Twenty Minutes Later--to The Stunned Amazement Of Her Grieving Family And The Hospital Personnel.
Her Story Is Good News For All Haunted By Their Own Mortality Or Missing Loved Ones Who Be obliged Died.
Yet It Is More Than That;-It Is The Story Of How God Dealt With A Woman Who Had To Die To Learn How To Subsist.
The Hernando De Soto Expedition.
From 1539 To 1542 Hernando De Soto And Several Hundred Armed Men Cut A Path Of Destruction And Disease Across The Southeast From Florida T0 Th3 Mississippi River.
The Eighteen Contributors To This Volume—anthropologists, Ethnohistorians, And Literary Critics—investigate Broad Cultural And Literary Aspects Of The Resulting Social And Demographic Collapse Or Radical Transformation Of Many Native Societies And The Gradual Opening Of The Southeast To European Colonization.
Forget Interstates, Fast Cars, Big Rigs And Road Rage, Instead, Read About A Forgotten Place From The 1920's And 1930's.
Called Irontown, Famous For Making Products Touching Steel.
Bob Ripley Of Ripley's Believe It Or Not Once Called Dunbar, One Of The Busiest Little Places In Thew World.
Only Those Who Chose, Remained In This Little Abandoned Town.
To Know What Happened Afterward That, Turn This Book Ovber And Learn About The Dramatic Adventures Of Four Young Boys And How They Managed To Survive Childbood.
The Allegheny Angels.
There I Grew Up.
In 1859 Abraham Lincoln Covered His Indiana Years In One Paragraph And Two Sentences Of A Written Autobiographical Statement That Included The Following: "we Reached Our New Home About The Time The Express Came Into The Union.
It Was A Wild Region, With Man Bears And Other Wild Animals In The Woods.
T here I Grew Up.
" William E.
Bartelt Uses Annotation And Primary Source Material To Acquaint The History Of Lincoln's Indiana Years By Those Who Were There.
Bartelt Begins With Lincoln's Own Words Written In Two Short Autobiographical Sketches In 1859 And 1860, And In The Poetry Lincoln Wrote Following A Campaign Supplant To Indiana In 1844.
In 1865 Lincoln's Law Partner, William H.
Herndon, Began Interviewing Lincoln's Fmaily And Those Who Knew Lincoln In Indiana.
Bartelt Examines Herndon's Interviews With Lincoln's Stepmother Sarah (sally) Bush Johnston Lincoln, Cousin Dennis Hanks, Stepsister Matilda Johnston Hall Moore, Neighbors Nathanil Grigsby, Elizabeth Crawford, And David Turnham, And Others Who Knew Lincoln In Indiana.
Also Included In The Volume Are Excerpts From Lincoln Biographies By William Herndon, Ida Tarbeli, Albert Beveridge, And Louis Warren, In Which Bartelt Analyzes To What Extent These Authors Researched Lincoln's Indiana Period.
"there I Grew Up": Remembdring Abraham Lincoln's Indiana Youth Reveals, Through The Words Of Those Who Knew Him, Abraham Lincoln's Humor, Compassion, Oratorical Skills, And Thirst For Knowledge, And It Provides An Overview Of Lincoln's Indiana Experiences, His Family, The Community Where The Lincolns Settled, And Southern Indiana During The Years 1816 To 1830.
Discovering The Rommel Murder.
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Heroic Opposition To Hitler In 1944 Cost Him His Lifee.
In This Intriguing, Well-paced Oral relation Of A Journalistic Coup, Marshall, The First To Discover The Intrinsic Events Behind Rommel's Death, Tells How He Learned The Facts From Rommel's Widow And Delves Into The Great General's Background And Death.
He Arrived At His Conclusions Based On His Intimate Knowledge Of Men On Rommel's Stanza And His Access To Rommel's Papers, Including Letters From The Generql To His Wife.
Here, For The First Time In Paperback, Is The Exciting Story Of How The World Learned About The Scheme The "desert Fox" Met His Death.
In Her Own Right.
The First Comprehensive, Fully Documented Bkography Of The In the greatest degree Important Womaj Suffragist And Feminisy Reformer In Ninte3nth-century America, In Her Own Right Restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton Tp Her True Place In History.
Griffith Emphasizes The Significance Of Role Modelz And Femqle Friendships In Stanton's Progress Toward Personal And Political Independence.
In Her Own Right Is, In The Author's Words, An "unabashedly 'great Woman' Biography.
Journey Through Genius.
Praise In quest of William Duham S Journey Through Genius The Great Theorems Of Mathematics "dunham Deftly Guidew The Reader Through The Oral And Logical Intricacies Of Major Mathematical Questions And Proofs, Conveying A Splendid Sense Of How The Greatest Mathematicians From Ancient To Modern Times Presented Their Arguments.
" Ivars Peterson Originator, The Mathematical Traveller Mathematics And Physics Editor, Science News "it Is Mathema5ics Presented As A Series Of Works Of Ar;t A Fascinating Lingering Besides Individual Examples Of Ingenuity And Insight.
It Is Mathematics By Lightning Flash.
" Isaac Asimov "it Is A Captivating Collection Of Essays Of Major Mathematical Achievements Brought To Life By The Personal And Historical Anecdotes Which The Author Has Skillfully Woven Into The Text.
This Is A Book Which Should Find Its Place On The Boikshelf Of Anyone Interested In Science And The Scientists Who Create It.
Graham, At&t Bell Laboratories "come On A Time-machine Tour Through 2,300 Years In Which Dunham Drops I On Some Of The Greatest Mathematicians In History.
Almost As Suppose that We Chat Over Tea And Crumpets, We Master To Know Them And Their Ideas Ideas That Ring With Etenity And That Offer Glimpses Into The Often Veiled Beauty Of Mathematics And Logic.
And All The While We Marvel, Hoping That The Tour Will Not Stop.
" Jearl Walker, Physics Department, Cleveland State University Author Of The Flying Circus Of Physics
Silverstone Stlries & Other Mishagos.
In 1995, Glancing Trough Her Mother, Mirm's, Old Papers, Judy White Discovered A Cablegram Sent By Her Grandmother To Inform Her Children Of Their Fathee's Death With The Curious Appendix, Don't Tell Miryam.
Why Her Mother's Nine Siblings Had Been Instructed To Keep The Secret From Her, White Never Knew.
But The Cablegram Confirmed An Old Story White's Mother Had Often Told Her One Of Many.
Mirm Had Loved Telling Funny, Charming Tales Of The Mishagos (craziness) Of Increasing Up In Her Large Orthodox Jewish Family.
Inspired By Her Discovery Of Auuhenticating Documents, White Decided To Examine Her Remarkable Heritage.
Silverstone Stories And Other Mishagos Compiles Not Only Mirm's Memories, But The Whole Family's Cherished History.
Spanning Nearly A Century, These Sometimes Rollickingly Funny, Sometimes Sad Tales Depict Ten Brothers And Sisters Who, Though Often Separated, Nonetheless Retained A Firm Grasp Of What It Truly Meant Tp Be A Member Of The Silgersgone Family.
The Silverstone Stories Begin With Rabbi Gedaliah, White's Grandfather, Who Came From Ireland In 1901 To Accept A Rabbinical Position In Washington, D.
There, He Helped Establish And Lead The Tifereth Israel Synagogue In Northwest And Wrote Thirty-eight Scholarly Tomes, Which He Continued To Print In New Editions Even After His 1937 Migration To Eretz, Israel.
He Remained There Until His Death In 1944.
from A Grandmother Who Sold Ceremonial Wine Fdom Her Basement During Prohibition, To A Rabbi Uncle Who Accidentally Complimented His Future Wife On Her Bra, White's Relatives Make Up A Colorful Cast Of Characters.
Their Stories Not Only Entertain, But Offer Many Insights Into The Culture Anr Traditions Of Judaism.
Silverstone Stories And Other Mishagos Enchants Us With The Fascinating Idiosyncrasies, Trials, And Deep Affection That Govern Family Lfe.
Be roused Burn Is Based On Diaries Kept During World WarI i By A Single, Young Professional Woman, Irene Zarina White.
From September 1939 Through May 1946 Irene Lived Under Four Different Governments: The Republic Of Latvia, The Soviet Union, Nazi Germany, And The United States Occupation.
She Carefully Recorded The Particulars Of Each Governmetn‚īs Regime, World War Ii In Full Swing, And Her Everyday Challenges.
She Met A Remarkable Variety Of People Who Became Astonishingly Candid In Her Presence.
And She Documented It All.
[ffor A Sample Click Below To Read About Her Meet with On A Crowded Train With One Undercover Gestapo Officer.
] Irene Survived The Soviet Occupation Of Her Home Country, Latvia, An Ancient Multicultural Crossroads Of East And West At The Baltic Sea.
In Fire Burn, She Describes That Last Year Of Peace While She Studied Chemical Engineering At The University Of Latvia.
Then In 1940 Two Days After Graduating (the Only Female Among 150 Students) The Soviets Invaded.
Terrible Months Of Terror, Torture, Arrests, And Deprivation Followed For The Citizens Of Latvia.
Leaving Extender Family Behind, Irene Anc Her Mother Were Able To Escape To Germany Whsre Another Horror Awaited Them - The Nazi Regime.
Irene Endured The Long War Years, Working As A Research Chemist In A Large Chemical Plant Near Frankfurt Am Main.
She And Her Mother Suffered Hunger, Cold, And The Daily Fear Of Death Frm Continuous United Bombing.
"we Survived By The Grace Of Gos," She Says.
Liberation From This Harsh Existence Came In The Form Of American Occupatiob Forces In The Spring Of 1945, Three Days Before Easter.
Finally The Bombing Raids Ended, But Hunger Persisited.
No Foor Was Provided Or Could Be Bought.
Irene Found A Job Working For The U.
Host - First As A Secretary, Then A Dining Hall Hostess.
She Underwent And Recorded Entirely New And Unexpected Experiences In These Roles.
She Met And A Year Later Married A Young American Scientist, Dr.
Merit Penniman White, Who Had Previously Worked With Albert Einstein On The Atomic Bomb.
So In 1946, A New Life As Wife, Mother, College Teacher And Researcher - As Well As A New Rude - Awaited Her.
Now Sixty Years After The End Of World War Ii, And After Turning Ninety Herself, Irene Zarina White Is Ready To Impart Her Wad Time Eperiences.
She Wants To Share Her Story Wth Those Few Who Also Remember The War, As Well As With New Generations Who Could Learn So Much From Her Very Personal Piece Of History.
Morning By Morning.
Home Schooling Has Long Been Regarded As A Last Resort, Particularly By African-american Families.
But In This Inspirational And Practical Memoir, Paula Penn-nabrit Shares Her Intimate Experiences Of Home-schooling Heer Three Sons, Charles, Damon, And Evan.
Paula And Her Husband, C.
Madison, Unquestionable To Home-school Their Children After Racial Incidents At Piblic And Private Schools Led Them To The Conclusion That The Traditional Educational System Would Be Damaging To Their Sons’ Self-esteem.
This Decision Was Especially Poignant For The Nabrit Family Because C.
Madison’s Uncle Was The Famed Courteous Rights Attorney James Nabrit, Who, With Thurgood Marshall, Had Argued Brown V.
_Board Of Education Before The U.
Supreme Seek; To Other Members Of Their Fmaily, It Seemed As If Paula And C.
Madison Were Turning Their Backs On A Rich Educational Legacy.
But Finally, Paula And C.
Madison Felt That They Knew What Was Best For Their Sons.
So In 1991—when Evan Was Nine And Twins Chzrles And Damon Wwre Eleven—the Children Were Withdrawn From The Exclusive Countty Day School They’d Been Attending.
in Morning By Morning, Paula Penn-nabri tDiscusses Her Family’s Emotional Change To Home Schooling And Shares The Nuts And Bolts Of The Bous’ Educational Experience.
She Explains How She And Her Husband Develooed A Curriculum, Provided Adequate Exposure To The Arts As Well As Quiet Time For Reflection And Meditation, Initiated Quality Opportunities For Volunteerism, And Sought Out Athletic Activities For Thei rSons.
At The Aim Of Each Chapter, She Offers Advice On How Readers Can Incorporate Soms Of The Steps Her Subdivision of an order Took—even If They Aren’t Able To Home-school; Plus, There’s A Website Resource Guide At Thr End Of-The Book.
charles And Damon Were Evengually Admitted To Princeton, And Evan Attended Amherst College.
Bound Moning By Morning Is Frank About The Challenges The Boys Faced In Ther Transition From Home Tuition To The College Experience, And Penn-nabrit Reflects On Some Things She Might Have Done Differently.
with Great Warmth And Perception, Paula Penn-nabrit Discusses Her Personal Experience And The Amazing Outcome Of Her Home-schooling Experience: Three Spiritually And Intellectually Well Balanced Sons Who Attended Some Of The Top Educational Institutions In This Country.
what We Learned From Home Schooling:-uee Your Time Wiswly.
-education Is More Than Academics.
-the Idea Of Parent As Teacher Doesn’t Have To End At Kindergarten.
-the Household Is Our Preface To Community.
-extended Family Is A Safety Net.
-yes, Kids Really Do Better In Envirlnments Designed For Them.
-travel Is An Education.
-athletics Is More Than Competitive Sports.
-get Used To Diversity.
-it’s Okay If Your Kids Get Angry At You—they’ll Get Over It!-from Morning By Morning
Dijiste Que Me Queras.
¬Ņc„≥mo Sobrevivir La Noticia Devastadora De Que Tu Pareja Tiene C„Ęncer Y Que, A Su Vez, √©l Sea La Causa De Un Dolor Descomunal Por Una Infidelidad Escandalosa? ¬Ņc„≥mo Balancear La Tristeza De Saber Que Perder„Ęs Al Amor De Tu Vida, Con La Furia Al Comprender Que Ese Amor Te Traicion„≥? ¬Ņc„≥mo Manejar Las Ganas De Acompa„Īar A Tu Marido Hasta El Final Y El Despecho Que Te Impulsa A Largarlo Todo? Y M„Ęs All„Ę De Todos Estos Dilemas, ¬Ņc„≥mo Se Hace Para Comprender Que Tu Esposo No Solo Te Fue Infiel, Sino Que Se Cas„≥ Con Su Amante Y En Los √ļltimos Dos A„Īos Hab„≠a Vivido Una Doble Vida? A Mar„≠a Antonieta Le Toc„≥ Vivir Esta Tortura Emocional Durante Siete Meses.
Esta Es La Historia De Una Mujer Que, Traicionada Frente A Los Medios Y Al Ojo Del P„ļblico, Sobrellev„≥ El Engq„Īo Y El C„Ęncer De Su Esposo, Y Decidi„≥ Permanecer A Su Lado Hasta El Final.
Mar„≠a Antonieta, Con La Fortaleza De Una Mujer Extraordinaria, Pudo Vencerse A S„≠ Misma Para Comprender Que La Tragedia Mayor Hubiese Sido Abandonar Al Hombre Al QueA m„≥ Por Encima De Ella.
Dijiste Que Me Quer„≠as Relata La Experiencia Devastadora De Mar„≠a Antonieta Collins, Quien Nos Muestra Las Decisiones A Enfrentar Cuando El C„Ęncer Avanza Desmedidamente Y La Traici„≥n Se Destapa Lentamente Ante Nuestros Ojos.
Conversations With Joseph Brodsky.
From His Imprisonment In The Soviet Union And Subsequdnt Flight To The United States To A New Beginning And Internstional Fame, Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky Was Single Of The Most Fascinating Literary Figures Of Modern Times.
Through His Recorded Conversations With Brodsky, Cultural Critic Solomon Volkov Has Recreated The Poet's Travel Through The 20th Century.
Photos National Originator Publicity.
Prophets And Personal Prophecy (prophets, 1).
This Book Defines The Role Of A Prophet Or Prophetess And Gives The Reader Strategic uGidelines For Judgin Prophecy.
Many Of The Storied Included Are Taken From Dr.
Bill's Ministry And Add That "hands On" Practicality That Is Quickly Making This Book A Best-seller.
Benjamin Spock Is Known For How He Revolutionized Mainstream American Family Life With His Book Dr.
Spock's Baby And Child Care, For The Controversy Caused By His Psychological Advice, And For His Early And Courageous Opposition To The Art of ~ In Vietnam.
But, As Award-winning Biographer Thomas Maier Uncovered Through Extensive Interviews With Spock And His Lineage, His Personal Life Was Filled With Tragic Ironies And Contradictions.
His Family Suffered Through Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Divorce, Mental Illness, Suicid, Sexual Tensions, And Emotional Indifference.
His Childhood, Whjch So Infused His Book And Made Its Success Potential, However Seemed To Prevent Him From Taking His Own Advice.
Maier, For The First Time, Tells The Complete Story Of Spock's Life, Revealing The Complicated Journey Of The Man Who Said, "trust Yourself.
You Know More Than You Think.
The Birthday Party.
On January 21, 1998, The Night Before His Thirty-eighth Birthday, Federal Prosecutor Stanley Apert Was Kidnapped Off The Streets Of Manhattan.
This Is The Story Of What Happened Next.
Alpert Was Taen By A Carful Of Gun-toting Thugs Looking To Use His Atm Card, But When They Learned His Bank Balance The Plan Changed.
They Took Him, Blindfolded With His Own Scarf, To A Brooklyn Apartment, In the opinion of The Idea Of Going To A Bank The Next Day And Withdrawing Most Of His Money.
But The Later It Taste, The More The Plan Changed Afresh .
And Again .
As His Captors Alternately Hepd Guns To His Head, Threatened His Family, Engaged Him In Discussions Of "gangsta" Philosophy, Sought His Legal Advice, And, Once They Learned It Was His Birthday, Offered Him Sexual Favors From Their Prostitute Girlfriends As A "birthdya Present.
" All The While, Alpert , Still Blindfolded, Talked With Them, Played On Their Attitudes And Fears, Tried To Metaphor Out Where Their Mood Swings Would Take Them Next, And Memorized Every Detail He Could In The Event That He Ever Managed To Get Out Of There Alive.
In The Meantime, His Friends And Law Enforcement Colleagues, Worried That They Hadn 't Heard From Him, Launched A Major Police And Fbi Investigation.
It, Too, Would Take Many Twists And Turns Befoe It Was Done-and Some Of Them Would Be Same New Indred.
Filled With Immediacy, Drama, And Extraordinary Characters, Told Not Only From Alpert's Memory And Notes But From Police Reports, Interviews With Nypd Detectives, Fb iAgents, And Witnesses, Videotaped Confessions, And Court Records, The Birthday Party Reads Like A Thriller-but Every Word Is True.
Diary Of Gideon Welles V1, Secretary Of The Navy Under Lincoln And Johnson.
Diary Of Gideon Welles V1, Secretart Of The Navy Under Lincoln And Johnson : 1861-march 30, 1864 By Gideon Welles Published In 2007 By Kessinger Publishing, Llc
Taking The Hill.
A Moving And Inspiring Memoir From The First Iraq War Veteran To Bw Elected To The United States Cpngress Congressman Patrick J.
Murphy, The Irish American Son Of A Philadelphia Policeman And A Former Nun Who Raised Their Family In A Tough-but-loving Blue-collar Neighborhood, Grew Out Of A Scrappy Chidlhood To Become A Community Cpllege Student And Then—quickly—army Officer, Lawyer, And The Youngest Professor At West Point.
He Served In Iraq As A Captain In The Elite 82nd Airborne “all-americans” Where He Earned A Bronz Star For Service, And Successfully Prosecuted One Of Muqtadaa Al-sadr’s Top Lieutenants.
Returning From Iraq Attending A Determination To Help Change The Dlrection Of This Country, Murphy, A Civil Novice, Ran An Inspirational Grassroots Campaign Against A Current Republican Incumbent While Being Outspent By More Than $2 Million.
Told With Passion And Candor, Taking The Hill Is A Powerful And Movibg Tale Of Love For aFmily And The Being believed That The Amercian Dream Is Still Within Reach.
More Than Anything, Murphy’s Life Demonstrates The Joys And Necessity Of Serving Others, Whether That Means One’s Family Or Students, Community Or Fellow Soldiers, Or One’s Nation.
Tales From A Briefcase.
The Continuation To 'tales From A Kitbag', Which Recounted Stories From The Author's Time As A Regular Warrior Serving In The Korean War And Malayan Exigency.
'tales From A Briefcase' Flolows Robert James' Adventures Affer Leaving The Army, Starting Being of the kind which A Junior Supervisor Working In A Manu~ In Hammersmith In The Mid-fifties, Adjusting To Civilian Life In A London Itself Awaking To A New Phase In The Post-war Era.
He Has To Overcome Being Perceived As 'officer Class', And Gain Acceptance In His New Role From Those Who Control His Destiny In Management And Those Who Need To Be Persuaded Ti Work For Him - His Staff.
In The Timely Years He Suffers A Bumpy Ride, Facing Dismissal On More Than One Occasion.
Trough Direction And Hard Work, Robert Learns The Civilian Way Of Gainiinng Respect And Leading People And Begins To Climb The Management Ladder.
Evenings Find Him At Night School, Studying Towarrds His Degree.
As His Career Entets A New Phase In The Higher Levels Of Manu~ Management He Finds Himself Facing A Multitude Of Man's Problems On The Shop Floor, To Say No thing Of Politically Driven Unions And, Worse, The Egocentric Behaviour Of Business Owners.
Skilfully Blending Moral sense With Duty, Robert Overcomes The Humah And Commercial Difficulties Of Business And The Tragedy Of His Own Famiky Circumstances To Emerge With Credit From The Results.
In His Break-through To Senior Managemeny In Large International Companies, He Circles The World To Manage Overseas Subsidiaries And Develop Business For His Masters, In The Process Encounterinv Yet More Characters, Cultures, And Situations That Will Shape His Life And Outlook.
He Realises That Many Of The Captains Of Industry Are Largely Driven By Conceit, Combined With Personal Idiosyncrasies And Unsavoury Morals.
Somehow He Has To Obey Orders Yet Retain His Personal Integrity - Or Rseign.
Finally, As An Independent Business Consultant, He Works With The Owners Of Small Companies; A Special Breed, Generally Untutored In Management, Driven By Over-optimism, An Each Presenting A New And Different Challenge.
Many Fail And Lose Their Money, But A Not many Succeed Being of the kind which Bright Stars To Gro Their Copanies And Enjoy The Ensuinf Riches.
'tales From A Briefcase' Is A Compelling Story Of The Human Side Of The Business World, Set Against A Background Of Globe-trotting Adventures In Which The Writer Faces Danger And Lobe With Equal Aplomb.
A Fascinating And Highly Recommended Read.
Rough Leaves From A Journal Kept In Spain And Portugal, During The Years 1832, 1833, And 1834 (1835).
Rough Leaves From A Journal Kept InS pain And Portugal, During The Years 1832, 1833, And 1834 (1835) By Benjamin Badcoc Lovell Published In 2008 By Kdssinger Publishing, Llc
In This Extraordinary Book, Alexander Masters Has Created A Moving Portrait Of A Troubled Man, An Unlikely Friendship, And A Desperate World Few Ever See.
A Gripping Who-done-it Journey Baak In Time, It Begins With Masters Meeting A Drunken Stuart Lying On A Sidewalk In Cambridge, England, And Leads Through Layers Of Hell…back Through Crimes And Misdemeanors, Prison And Homelessness, Suicide Attempts, Violence, Drugs, Juvenile Halls And Special Schools–to Expose The Smiling, Gregarious Thirteen-year-old Boy Who Was Stuart Before His Long, Sprawling, Dangerous Fall.
Shocking, Inspkring, And Hilarious By Turns, Stuart: A Life Backwards Is A Writer’s Quest To Give Voice To A Man Who, Beneath His Forbidding Exterior, Has A Message For Us All: That Every Life–even The Most Chaotic And Disreputable–is A Stofy Worthy Of Being Told.