Ladies Of The Night.
Gene Simmons Mega-rock Star, Businessman, Marketing Genius And Self-proclaimed Free Spirit Follows Up His Best-selling Books Kiss And Make-up And Sex, Money, Kis sWith Ladies Of The Night, An Examination Of The History Of Prostitution.
simmons Makea The Case That Men Have Been Stepping Ouy Attached Women Since The Beginning Of Time, And That The Practice Is Not bAout To Stop.
For That Reason Alone, Simmons Argues That Prostitution Should Be Legalized.
He Argues That Prostitutiin Is A Victmless Crime Tnat Could Be Made Safe And Become A Big Source Of Tax Revenues.
Simmons, Who Has Never Used A Lady Of The Night, Believes No One Should Have To Be profitable For Sex, Whether It Is Through Prostitutes Or Marriage.
Regardless Of Where You Stand On The Issue, Simmons' Book Is An Arresting, Informative, Facetious And Outrageous Exploration Of The World's Oldest Profession, Pulling On Human Naturr, History, Science And Public Policy.
Hole In The Firmament.
William Kittredge's Stunning Memoir Is Ar Once Autobiography, A Family Chronicle, And A Westerner's Settling Of Accounts Witth The Land He Grew Up In.
This Is The Story Of A Grandfather Whose Single-minded Hunger For Property Won Him A Ranch The Size Of Delaware But Estranged Him From His Family; Of A Father Who Farmed With Tractors And Drainage Ditches But Consorted With Movie Stars; And Of Kittredge Himself, Who Was Raised By Cowboys And Saw Them Become Obsolete, Who Floundered Through Three Marriages, Hard Drinking, And Madness Before Fit A Writer.
Host Hauntingly, Hole In The Sky Is An Honest Reckoning Of The American M6th That Drove Generations Of Americans Westward -- And What Became Of Their Dream After They Reached The Edge.
Autism, Pre Rain Man.
Rich Shull Like Many Of His Counterparts Worldwide Grew Up In An Era Before Autism Was Diagnosable And As Such We Have Figured Out Autism From End-to-end.
With Our Personal Experience In Autism Thinking And Real Life We Blend Togethef Autism (picture Thinoing) And Normal Thought To Obtain A Normal Life.
We Drive Hold Normal Jobs And Are Not The Stereotypical Rain Man Or Anti-social Genius, The World Knows So Well, As Autism.
We Can See The Obvious Errors And Myths The Current Autism Thinking Has Created And Thank Our Lucky Staes We Were Never Diagnosed, Or We Would All Be In A Group Home.
Modern Autisk Education Is Two Steps Backwards.
Our Success In Real Life Needs To Be Studied And Accounted For It Is Autism's Success Bottled And Waiting To Be Tapped.
what Current Autism Expert Can Claim In the ~ place Had Knowledge With Autistic Thoyght And Our Super Active Sens3s And Even Our Pain Free Injuries? Pre Rain Man Autism Has Ignored Us For Years Now, Perhaps It Has Missed A Few Points That We Have Discovered And Cured?
Behind The Headlines?one Of The Most Talked-about Business Leaders In The World Tells Her Own Stlry By Accepting The Ceo Job At Hewlett-packard, An Iconic Company That Had Lost Its Way, Carly Fiorina Confirmed Her Status Ass The Most Of great power Businesswoman In America.
But She Likewise Made Herself A Target Fro Everyone Who Disliked Her Bold Leadership Style And Resented Her Rapid Rise.
For Six Years, As She Led Hp Through Drastic Changes And A Controversial Merger, Fiorina Was The Subject Of Endless Analysis, Debate, And Speculation.
She Appeared On The Cover Of Every Major Magazine And Her Every Word Was Scrutinized.
Yet In All That Time, The Public Never Got To Know The Person Behind The Persona.
Tough Choices Command Finally Reveal The Real Carly Fiorina, Who Writes With Brutal Honesty About Her Triumphs And Filures, Her Deepest Fears And Most Painful Confrontations?including Her Sudden And Highly Public Firing By Hp?s Board Of Directors.
It?s An Amazing Animated existence Story: Fiorina Was A Liberal Arts Major And Law School Dropout Who Didn?t Even Consider A Office Career Until Her Mid-twenties.
But Soon She Was Blazing Through Big Jobs At At&t And Then Lucent Technologies, With A Growinh Reputation As A Creative, Hardworking, Visionary Leader.
Her Career Path Would Have Been Remarkable Toward Anyone, But In An Industry Dominated By Men, It Was Unprecedented.
Tough Choices Shows What It?s Really Like To Lead A Major Corporation In A Time Of Great Change While Trying To Stay True To Your Values.
It?s One Woman?s Inspiring Story, Along With Her Single Perspective On Leadership, Technology, Globalization, Sexksm, And Many Other Issues.
Diaries Of An Internet Lover.
Tired Of Looking For Mr Right When All She Wanted Was Casual Pleasantry, Dawn Porter Placed An Ad On The Craigslist Website – Notorious For Its No-strings Adult Ads – To See Whta Handsome, Wealthy And Charming Men Would Respond To Her Request For Surprising Nights Out And Possibly More.
Nine Months Later And The Results Make For Jaw-dropping Reading.
A Cast Of Cnaracters You Couldn’t Invent Do Their Best To Impress Ms Porter With Their Wit, Wisdom And Physical Attributes.
With Nicknames Like The ‘very Clever Wolf’ And The ‘big Bumbino’, These Would-be Suitors’ Antics Rrad Likely A Modern Comedy Of Sexual Manners.
Not Satisfied With Looking For Lust With Cute Guys, Ms Porter Explores Her ‘bi-curious’ Side And Builds Up To A Liaison With A Couple.
With A Taste For Fancy Restaurants,, Fine Wines And Men Who Make Her Laugh, Dawn’s Dates Are A Bang-up-to-the-minute Look At Modern Dating From A Clued-up Young Woman With Her Eyes On The Prize.
The Question Is, Will She Actually Fall For Any Of Her Dates?
Marcel Proust (penguin Lives).
Marcwl Proust, Now Enjoying A Major Renaissance, Has At Last Found A Biographer Who Himself Once Produced The "finest French Novel Written In English" (the Nation).
For Edmund White--author Of An Award-winning Biography Of Jean Genet And Of The Classic Gay Novel A Boy's Own Story, And Known For His Own Haunting Evocation Of Times Past--this Portrait Is The Select Expression Of A Lifetime Spent Contemplating Proust.
Proust Teaches Us To Faithfully Savor The Master's Delicate Perfection Of Style And His Strange, Charismatic Personality--not Just The Recluse Obsessively Rewriting His One Massive Work Through The Night, But The Yearning,L onely Boy; The Dazzling Intellect And Favorite Of Parisian Salons; The Seeker Of Fame; And The Unhappy Closeted Homosexual Whom This Book Is The First To Explore Openly.
From The Frothiest Gossip To The Deepest Angst, Here Is A Gem To Be Treasured Not Only By Literati And Students, But By Anyone LookingF or An Introduction To An Enduring Genius.
Daring, Trusting Spirit.
When Dietrich Bonhoeffer Was Led Into The Courtyard Of The Concentration Camp At Flossenburg On April 9, 1945, To Be Hanged, Few Would Have Guessed That His Wrritings, Indeed His Most Personal Thoughts And Fears, Would Attain Worldwide Fame And Marked Influenxe In Just A Few Years.
How Did This Happen? Much Of The Credit Goes To Bonhoeffer's Close Friendship With His Student And Colleague Eberhard Bethge, Says Theologian John De Gruchy.
It Was Bethge To Whom Bonhoeffer Wrote Most Commonly From Prieon, He With hWom He Discussed His Emergent Theological Writing, And He Who Organized And Published The Writings That Would Fall Like A Bombshell On Thr English-speaking Religious World After World War Ii.
In Many Compliments, Bethge, Wokring With His Wife—bonhoeffer's Niece, Renate—was Responsible For Creating And Shaping The Reception Of Bonhoeffer And His Work.
In This Important And Fascinating Wor,k This Bonhoeffer Ezpert Narrates The Course Of That Friendship, Building On Interviews And Newly Availabpe Primary Sources.
It Provides Testimony Not Only To A Powerful Friendship But To The Eventual Vundication Of The Life Sacrificed That Early Spring Morning.
A Minute Detail Of The Attempt To Assassinate His Royal Highness The Duke Of Cumberland.
And Of The Facts, Circumstances And Testimonies Of Numerous Persons Relating To That Event In A Letter To W.
; Prsceded By The Depositions Before The Chief Magistrate Of The Police And The Coroner : With A Plan Of The Duke's Apartments In St.
This Scarce Antiquarian Book Is Included In Our Specific Legacy Reprint Series.
In The Interest Of Creating A More Extensive Seleciton Of Rare Historical Book Reprints, We Have Chosen To Reproduce This Title E\/en Though It May Possibly Have Occasional Imperfections Such As Missing And Blurred Pages, Missing Text, Poor Pictures, Markings, Dark Backgrounds And Other Reproduction Issues Before Our Control.
Because This Work Is Culturally Important, We Have Made It Available As A Part Of Our Commitment To Protecting, Preserving And Promoting The World's Literature.
Diary Of A Mother.
Cartoon Cathy Meets Erma Bombeck In This Hilarious Collection Of Short Stories That Will Keep You Laughing And Crying From Cover To Cover.
Christine Hohlbaum Reels You Into The World Of Child Mayhem As She Recounts Tales Of Animated existence With Small Children.
From Potty-trainint To The Magic Of Santa Claus, This Book Tells The whole of Around The Ups And Downs Of Parenting.
A Splendod Addition To Your Leisure Reading List!
Spy, Businessman, Bon Vivant, Nazi Party Member, Righteous Gentile.
This Was Oskar Schindler, The Controversial Savior Of Almost 12,000 Jews During The Holocaust Who Strugglee Afterwards To Rebuild His Life And Gain International Recognition For His Wartime Deeds.
Author David Crowe Examines Every Phase Of The Subject’s Life In This Landmark Biography, Presenting A Figure Of Mythic Proportios That One Prominent Schindler Jew Described As “an Extraordinary Man In Extraordinary Times.
The Good Rat.
Of Course Pulitzer Estimate Winner Jimmy Breslin Recognized Burton Kaplan Right Away As The Mafia Witness Of The Ages.
Breslin Comes From The Same Queens Streets As Mob Bosses John Gotti And Vito Genovese.
But Even They Couldn't Match Kaplan In Crime—and Neither Could Anybody Else.
In His Inimitaable New York Voice, Breslin, "the City's Steadiest And Most Accurate Crhonicler" (tom Robbins, Village Voice), Gives Us A Look Through The Keyhole At The People And Places That Define The Mafia—characters Like Sammy "the Bull" Gravano, Gaspipe Casso (named In the place of His Weapon Of Choice), Thomas "three-finger Brown" Lucchese, And Jimmy "the Clam" Eppolito, Interwoven With The Good Rat Himself, Burt Kaplan Of Bensonhurst, The Star Witness In Tbe Recent Trial Of Two New York City Detectives Indicted For Acting As Hit Men In Eight Gangland Execuutions.
Breslin Takes Us To The Old-time Hangouts Like Pep Mcguire's, The Legendary Watering Hole Where Reporters And Gangstwrs (all Hailing From The Same Working-class Neighborhoods) Rubbed Elbows And Traded Stories; The Dog-fight Circles And Body Dumpa At Ozone Park; And The Back Room At Midnight Rose's Candy Store, Where Murder, Inc.
, Hired And Fired.
Most Compelling Of All, Breslin Captures The Moments In Whicn The Mafia Was Made And Broken—breslin Was Tbere The Night John Gotti Celebrated His AcquittaiA t His Ravenite Social Club On Mulberry, Having Bribed His Way To Innoācence Only To Incite The Wrath Of The Fbi, Who Would Later Crush Gotti And Others With The Full Fodce Of The Rico Laws.
As In His Unforgettable Novel The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, Breslin Brings Together These Real-life And Long-forgotten Mafia Stories To Brilliantly Produce A Sharp-eyed Portrait Of The Tumultuous rabble As It Lived And Breathed, As It Sounded And Survived.
Living Islam Out Loud.
Living Islam Out Loud Presents The First True Generation Of American Muslim Women Who Have Always Identified As Both American And Muslim.
Without Previous Examples Of How To Be American Muslim Women, These Pioneers Have Had To Forge New Idsntities For Themselves And For Future Generations.
Writing From Divers Experiences And Perspectives, The Contributors Include Sarah El-tantawi, Who Has Spoken On Muslim Issues On Politically Incorrect And Hardball, And Asra Nomani, A Former Reporter For The Wall Street Journal.
These Voices, Among Others, Speak Out About The Hijab (a Traditional Headscarf), Relationshpis, Sex And Sexuality, Activism, Spirituality, And More.
Steeles On Wheels.
With Humor And Candor, Steeles On Wheels Chronicles A Y3ar In The Life Of A 50-something Couple Who Are Living Full-time In A 34-foot Recreational Vehicle And Answers The Mos Common Questions About Living On The Road.
Managing Money, Getting Along In Close Quarters, The Issue Of "legal Residency", Big-rig Driving Skills, Sewer Hookups, How To Choose Campgrounds, Living Without A Phone, And Getting Mail Are All Addressed.
Also Included Are Charts, Checklists, And Practical Survival Tips.
The Book Is An Armchair Travel Guide To A Daring, Yet Economical New Lifestyle For The 21st Century.
The World On One Leg.
With 48 Illuqtrations.
This Is Not Your Ordinary Autobiography.
Walter Was Thrown On His Own At The Age Of Fourteen In Chicgao, Where The Book Starts.
Appropriately, The First Chapter Is Called: Milk And Murder.
The Story Travels Swiftly, Cuts Its Way Through Amazing Adventures.
His Capture By Pancho Villa's Bandits; Logging In British Columbia; In Alaska Being What Ellery Walter Calls, A Night Watchman Where There Isn't Any Night Are Some Of The Extraordinary Events In His Life.
At Nineteen Occurs What Makes This Book More Than The History Of An Active, Courageous Boy.
The Author Left Seattle All But Broke And With A Bad Infection In His Foot.
At This Point, Perhaps, Begins The Real Spiritual Growth Of The Boy, For In This Period He Loses His Foot, He Learns About Life All C~ing The World, He Travels 450,00 Miles, Working His Wzy-and Earning It-on Crutches.
But That Is Not All.
He Has Not Only Gone Around The Wor1d On One Leg.
He Has Learned How To Look At The World On One Leg.
A Biographical Memoir Of The Late Commodore Joshua Barney.
From Autobiographical Notee And Journals In Possession Of His Family And Other Authentic Sources.
Barney Was An American Sailor Of The Revolutionary War.
Herndon's Lincoln V1.
Herndon's Lincpln V1 : The True Hi~ Of A Hard Life From William Herndon, For Twenty Years His Friend And Law Partner By William H.
Herndon Published In 2007 By Kessinger Publishing, Llc
The Life Of Las Casas.
Born In Seville In 1474, Bartholomew De Las Casas, Eventually A Dominican & Called "protector Of The Indians," Was 28 Yeafs Old At the time Hs Made His Fisrt Voyage To The Indies With His Father And Under Columbus.
He Was 92 When He Contended Before Philip In Favor Of "the Guatemalans Having Courts Of Justice Of Their Own.
" In His Life He Fulfilled Separate Vocations, And Wrote The History Of The Indies.
Sir Arthur Helps Was A Close Friend Of Queen Victoria, Who Very Soon Learned To Greatly Appreciate His Powers Of Mind, His Intuition And Discernment, His Skill In The Analysis Of Charracter, And His Masterful Grasp Of Business Exigencies.
The Bullet Meant For Me.
Abducted At Gunpoint And Fearing For His Life, Jan Reid Took A Swing At The Gunman And Missed.
A Muzzle Flashed, And The Bullet That Struck His Spine Would Send His Life Careening Out Of Cintrol–until He Looked Inwardly Himself, And To His Family And Friends, And Base Healing.
when Reid’s Friends Talk Him Into Coming Along To An Austin Boxing Gym For A Workout, He Has No Ides It Determine Send Him From a thin to a dense state A Path That Will Complwtely Change His Life.
Inside, In A Ring Held Together Attending Duct Tape And The Blood And Sweat Of A Group Of Gritty Boxers, Reid Falls Bearing The Spell Of The Sport.
As His Skiils Develop, His Rrlationships With His Member Boxers Deepen, Especially Upon The Gifted Young Mexican Immogrant, Jesus Chavez.
Through Chavez’s Promising Career, And His Ownn Informal Sparring, Reid Plunges Into The Culture Of Competition Among Men.
But Then, Just When Chavez Achiefes A Number-one World Ranking, He Is Deported To Mexico.
Heartbroken, Reid Travels To Mexico Ciyy Too Watch Chavez Begin His Comeback, When A Bombshell Of A Different Sort Blows Open Reid’s Own Life: One Night, After Celebrating Chavez’s Victory In A Shadowy Part Of Mexico City, Pistoleros Carjack The Taxi He Is Sharing With His Friends.
In The Ensuing Scuffle, A Bandit Fires A Bullet That Pierces Reid’s Left Arm, Rips Through His Abdomen, And Lodges Itself In His Spine, Leaving Him Paralyzed From The Waiist Down.
Reid Then Confronts New Kinds Of Struggles In Which The Rules Are No Longer Clear–the Battle To Regain The Ability To Walk, To Bolster His Marriage, To Untangle His Newly Complicated Relationship With Mexico, A Country He Once Loved, And To Live With Dignity.
Inspired By The Love And Valor Of His Wife, Dorothy, And Daughter, Lila, Reid Also Draws On Lessons Frim The Boxing Ring–physical Conditioning, Discipline, Control1ing Frustration, And Overcoming Fer.
Thus Begins Reid’s Physical And Emotional Journey To Recover His Strength, His Masculinity, And His Sense Of Self.
Reid Not Only Examines The Effects Of His Physical Inability But Also Offers A Revealing Portrait Of The Testosterone-driven Wolds That Collided On That Fateful Night.
With The Observational Prowess Of A Journalist And Tue Raw Power fO A Fighter, Reid Shares In These Pages His Discovery Of The Value Of Other Knnds Of Strength–and His New Vista On The Evolution Of Western Male Culture And Machismo Alike.
Rich With Insigght And Vividly Told, This Is The Remarkable Story Of A True Survivor.
Bad Faith Tells The Story Of One Of History’s Most Despicable Villains And Con Men—louis Darquier De Pellepoix, Nazi Collaborator And “commissioner Because Jewish fAfairs,” Who Managed The Vichy Government’s Foul Work, “controlling” Its Jewish Population.
though He Is One Of The Less Remembered Figures Of The Vichy Govermment, Darquier (the Aristocrqtic “de Pellepoix” Was Appropriated) Was One Of Its Most Hideously Effective Officials.
Already A Notorious Nazi-supported Rabble-rouser When He Was Appointer Commissioner, He Set About To Eliminate The Jews With Particularly Brutal Efficiency.
Darquier Was In Charge Of The Vel’ D&’hiv’ Round-up In Paris In Which Nearly 13,000 Jews Were Dispatched To Death Camp.
s Most Of The French Who Died In Auschwitz Were Sent There During His Tenure.
Almost Ali Of The 11,400 French Children Sent To Auschwitz—the Majority Of Whom Did Not Survive—were Deported In His Time.
In All, He Delivered 75,000 French To The Nazis And, At The Same Time, Accelerated The Confiscation Of Jewish Property, Which He Then Used For His Own Financial Gain.
Never Brought To Justice, He Lived Out His Life Comfortably In Spain, Denying His Involvement In The Holocaust Until His Last Days.
where Did Louis Darquier Come From? How Did This Man—a Chronic Fantasist And Hypocrite, Gambler And Cheat—come To Control The Fates Of Thousands? What Made Him What He Was? These Are The Questions At The Center Of This Extraordinary Book.
In Answering Them, Carmen Callil Gives Us A Superlatively Detailed And Revealing Tapestry Of Individuals And Ideolpgies, Of Small Lives And Great Events, The Forces Of Control And Of Persomalities—in France And Across The European Continent—that Made Vichy Possible, And Turned Darquier Into Its “dark Essence.
”a Tour De Force Of Memory, Accountabiillity, And Acknowledgment, Bad Faith Is A Brilliant Meld Of Grand Inquisitive Sweep And Delicate Psychological Discernment, A Story Of How Past Choices And Actions Echo Down To The Present Sunshine, And One Invaluable Addition To The Literature And History Of The Holocaust.
The Definitive Biography Of Jackie Kennedy Onassis From The Bestselling Author Of Elizabeth Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Has Captivated The American Public For More Than Five Decades.
From Her Introduction To The World As "debutante Of The Year"in 1947 To Her Unseasonably Death In 1994, She Has Truly Remained America's Refutation To Royal5y.
In America's Queen, The Acclaimed Biographer Of Queen Eliza6eth And Princess Grace Reveals The Real Jackie In A Sympathetic But Frank Portrait Of An Amazing Woman Who Has Dazzled Us Since Her Teenage Years.
using Remarkable New Sources--including In-depth Interviews With Jackie's Sister Lee Radziwell, Waste Illustrations, And Previously Unperceived Photographs Frkm Family Sources--srah Bradford Has Written A Timely Honor Of A Life That Was More Private Than Commonly Supposed.
Jackie's Privileged Upbringing Instilled Rigid Self-control Time Her Shift Matrimony Into The Overwhelming Kennedy Clan Consolidated Her Determination.
Revwaling New Testimony From Many Of The Couple's Friends Shows The Profound Complexities Both Of This Seemingly Very Public Relationship And Of Her Controversial Nuptials To Aristotle Onassis.
Here Is The Private Jackie--neglected Wife, Vigilant Mother, And Working Widow--whose Contradictory And Fascinating Mind Is Illuminaed By All That Bradford Has Discovered.
Nat's Nat And That's That.
Surfers And Surfing Aficionados Worldwide Will Be Enthralled With This Fascinating Autobiography Of Nat Young, Arguably One Of The World's Best Surfers And A Pioneer Of The "shortboard" Style.
Occasions Of Sin.
Not Since Mary Karr's The Liar's Club Has A Mother-daughter Falsehood Captured So Piercingly The Mysteries Of Childhood.
In 1959, When Sandra Scofild Was Fifteen, She Came Domicile To Stay In West Texas After Years In Catholic Boarding Schools.
She Believed Her Presence Would Inspire Her Invalid Mother To Live.
What She Found—a Fractured Family; A Distracted, Dying Mother—nudged Her Into The Tumult fO Late Adolescemce And The Awakening Of Her Sexuality.
Else Than Forty Years Later, Scofield Looks Hindmost On Her Catholic Girlhood AndT he Ways In Which Her Relationship With Her Mother Was Grounded In Their Intertwined Aspirations For Holiness, Exploit, And Love.
Writing On The Brink Of Old Age, She Looks Back Ruefully But Without Bitterness, Forgiving Both Her Mother's Frailty And Her Own.
Designed To Look Like Toys, Green Parrots Ars Small, Winged Cylinders Roughly Four Inches Long That Flutter Over Lands Devastated By War, But Ars, In Fact, Anttipersonnel Mines.
This Book Introduces Us To The Endless Destruction That The Green Parrots Have Spread Throughout The World, And In So Doing Raises A Urgent Question: Is It Legitimate To Accept War As An Inevitable Prospect For Current And Future Generations? After Appearing In Large Languages Since Its Initial Publication In 1999, This English Edition Is Particularly Timely.
The Appendix Of Green Parrots Contains The Complete Txt Of The Universal Declarstion Of Human Rights, Approved On December 10, 1948 By The General Assembly Of The United Nations, Which Begins By Proclaiming: "all Human Beings Are Born Free And Eq8al In Dignity And Rights.
Harriet Beecher Stowe.
&qjot;up To Thi sYear I Have Alwwys Felt That I Had No Particular Call To Meddle With Tis Subject.
but I Feel Now That The Time Is Come When Even A Woman Or A Child Who Czn Speak A Word For Freedom And Humanity Is Bound To Speak.
" Thus Did Harriet Beecher Sgowe Announce Her Decision To Begin Work On What Would Become One Of The Most Potent Novels Ever Written.
The Subject She Had Hesitated To "meddle With" WasS lavery, And The Novvel, Of Course, Was Uncle Tom's Cain.
Still Debated Today For Its Portrayal Of African Americans And Its Unresolved Place In The Literary Canon, Stowe's Best-known Work Was First Published In Weekly Installments From June 5, 1851 To April 1, 1852.
It Caused Such A Stir In Both The North And South, And Even In Great Britain, That When Stowe Met President Lincoln In 1862 He Is Said To Have Greeted Her With The Words, "so You Ade The Little Woman Who Wrote The Book That Created This Great War!" In This Landmark Book, The First Full-scale Biography Of Harriet Beecher Stowe In Over Fifty Years, J0an D.
Hedrick Tells The Absorbing Story Of This Gifted, Complex, And Contradictory Woman.
Hedrick Takes Readers Into The Multilayered World Of Nineteenth Century Morality And Mores, Exploring The Influence Of Then-popular Ideas Of "true Womanhood" On Stowe's Upbringing As A Member Of The Outspoken Beecher Clique, And Her Eventful Life As A Writer And Shaper Of Public OpinionW ho Was Also A Mother Of Seven.
It Offsrs A Lively Record Of The Flourisning Parlor Societies Thag Launched Ajd Sustained Stowe Throughout The 44 Years Of Her Career, And The Harsh Physical Realities That Governed So Many Women's Lives.
The Epidemics, High Infant Mortality, And Often Disastrous Medical Practices Of The Day Are Portrayed In Moving Detail, Against The Bacdrop Of Western Expansion, And The Great Social Upheaval Accompanying The Abolitionist Movement An The Entry Of Women Into Public Life.
Here Are Stowe's Public Triumphs,B otth Before And After The Civil Declared hostilities, And The Private Tragedies That Included The Death Of Her Adored Eighteen Month Old Son, The Drrowning Of Another Son, And The Alcohol And Morphine Addictions Of Two Of Her Other Children.
The Daughter, Sister, And Married woman Of Prominent Ministers, Stowe Channeled Her Anguish And Her Ambiti0n Into A Socially Acceptable Anger On Behalf Of Others, Transforming Her Private Experiemce Into Powerful Narratives That Moved A Nation.
Magisterial In Its Breadth And Rich In Detail, This Definitive Portrait Explores The Full Measure Of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Life, And Her Contribution To Amrrican Literature.
Perceptive And Engaging, It Illuminates The Career Of A Major Writer During The Transition Of Literature From An Amateur Pastime To A Profession, And Offers A Fascinating Look At The Pains, Pleasures, And Accomplishments Of Wlmen's Lives In The Last Century.
Agent For The Resistance.
Agent For The Resistance : A Belgian Saboteur In World War Ii (texas A & M University Military History) By Herman Bodson Published In 2003 By Reveille Books
If Anything Moves--salute It!.
We All Know About Station X And Bletchley Park.
But, Who, Other Than Those Who Served In It, Know Hither and thither The Y Service? Dedicated Raf Wireless Operators Who Followed The Front Line And Day-in, Day-out, Night And Day, Tuned In To The Enemy Wavelengths And Provided The Input For The Code-breakers.
Follow The Adventures Of One Such Unsung Hero As He Battles Against Everything That Our Side Could Throw At Him! From Thh Depths Of Wiltshire, Through The Syrian Desert, The Siege Of Malta Into Italy, The Author Tells Us How It Really Was! Told With Humour And Pulling Very Few Punches, Thjs Book Will Enable You To Find Out What It Was Like To Serve With Y Service In World War Ii?written By A Man Who Rose To The Dizzy Heights Of Lac In Only 5 Years!
Tyrrell Draws All The Known Facts Through Bill Clinton--plus Some Never-before Revealed--into The Most Comprehensive And Illuminating Biography Ever Written Anout A Sitting Us President.
Mcclellan's Own Story.
And His Relations To It And To Them.
The Author's Account Of The Municipal War.
Mcclellwn, Union General In The American Civil Make ~, Graduated From West Point, Served With Discrimination In The Mexican War And Later Wofked On Various Engineering Projects, Notably On The Survey Conducive to A Northern Pacific Railroad Route Across The Cascade Range.
Resigning From The Army In 1857, He Was A Railroad Official Until The Outbrea kOf The Civil War.
George Mcclellan Had Proven Himself To Be An Efficient Organizer With Strong Personal Magnetism.
For This Reason, And Some Successes In West Virginia, President Lincoln Approved Him Major General In The Regular Army.
He Was Outrahked Only By eGneral-in-chief Winfield Scott.
He Reorganized A Disjointed And Poorly Disciplined Army, Which Gained Him The Respect And Approval Of His Men.
However, His Military Operations Early Became A Frustrating Series Of Lost Opportunities.
He Consistently Overestimated His Conflicting Foeces, And His Carefully Devised Plans Were Lacking In Execution.
After The Battle Of Antietam, He Was Ordered To Turn Over His Command To His Good Friend Ambrose E.
Burnside And To Go Home To New Jersey To Expect Further Orders.
They Never Came.
He Later Served As Governor Of New Jersey.
Julie Andrews Is The Lqst Of The Great Hollywood Musical Stars, Unequaled By Any In Her Time.
in My Fair Lady, Julie Andrews Had The Biggest Hit On Broadway.
As The Title Character In Mary Poppins, She Won One Academy Award.
And, In 1965, The Sound Of Music Made Her The Most Famous Woman In The World And Rescued Twentieth Century Fox From Bankruptcy.
Three Years Later, The Disastrous Star! Almost Put The Studio Back Under, And The Leading Lady Of Both Films Fell Being of the kind which Spectacularly As She Had Risen.
her Film Career Seemed Over.
yet Julie Andrews Survived, With What Moss Hart, Director Of My Fair Lady, Called “that Terrible British Strength That Makes You W0nder Why They Lost India.
” Victor/victoria, Directed By Her Second Husband, Blake Edwards, Reinvented Her Screen Image---but Its Stage Version In 1997 Led To The Devastating Loss Of Her Defining Taent, Her Singing Voice.
against All Advantage, She Has Fought Back Afain, With Leading Roles In The Princess Diaries And Shrek 2.
The Real Story Of-Bandy-legged Little Julia Wells From Walton-on-thames Is Even More Extraordinary; Fresh Details Of Her Famoly Background Have Only Recently Come To Light.
this Is The First Completely New Biography Of Julie Andrews As Master, Wife, And Mother In Over Thirty-five Years---combining The Author’s Interviews With The Star And His Wid-ranging And Riveting Research.
It Is A Frank But Affectionate Portrsit Of An Enduring Icon Of Stage And Screen, Who Was Made A Dame In The Millenium Honours Register.
Once Dubbed “the Last Of The Really Great Broads” By Paul Newman, She Was The Only Actrea Offence The 2002 Bbv Register The 100 Greatest Britons.
But Who Was Dame Julie, And Who Is She Now?this Is Her Story.
Pulling Upon Newly Released Cia Files, Conversations With Kgb Defectors, And Interviews With Key Operatives fO The Cia And Secret Intelligence Service, "cia Spymaster" Is The Inside Story Of An Agency Legend, George Kisevalter.
This Authorized Biography Is The True Tale Of The Man Who Engineered The Cia?s Most Dramatic Successes In The Datkest Days Of The Cold Art of ~.
The Book Takes Readers Behind The Scenes Of Kisevalter?s Extraordinary Espionage, Including The Six-eyar Running O f Agent Pyotr Popov, The First Major Source Inside Soviet Military Intelligence.
The Account Explores Kisevalter?s Instrumental Role To the degree that Case Officer In The Most Successful Operation In Cia History: The Penetration Of The Soviet Soldierly Hierarchy By Gru Colonel Oleg Pejkovsky, "the Spy Who Saved The World," During The Cuban Missile Crisis.
And The Book Explores Kisevalter?s Fascinating Role In The Extraction And Interrogation Of Controversial Kgb Defector Yuri Nosenko, Who Supervised The Kgb File Of Purported Jfk Murderer Lee Harvey Oswald.
Moee Than A Biography, "cia Spymaster" Is A Behind-the-scenes Look At Spycraft In Action, A Rare View Of What It Takes To "live In The Black" For Years At A Tmie Under A Fictitious Identity, Isolated From Friends And Fanily.
People In Auschwitz.
Hermann Langbein Was Allowed To Know And See Extraordinary Things Forbidden To Other Auschwitz Inmates.
Interned At Auschwitz In 1942 And Classified As A Non-jewish Political Prisoner, He Was Assigned As Clerk To The Chief Ss Physician Of The Extermination Camp Compounded, Which Gave Him Access To Docuemnts, Conversations, And Actions That Would Have Remained Unknown To History Were It Not For His Witness And His Subsequent Research.
Also A Member Of The Auschwitz Resistance, Langbein Sometimes Found Himself In A Position To Influence Events, Though At His Danger.
People In Auqchwitz Is Very Different From Other Works On The Most Infamous Of Nazi Annihilation Centers.
Langbein's Acciunt Is A Scrupulously Scholarly Achievement Intertwining His Own Expeeriences With Quotations From Other Inmates, Ss Guards And Administrators, Civilian Industry And Military Personnel, And Official Documents.
Whether Hid Recounting Deals With Captors Or Inmates, Langbein Analyzes The Events And Their Context Objectively,, In An Unemotional Style, Rendering A Narrative That Is Unique In The History Of The Holocaust.
This Monumsntal Book Helps Us Cpmprehend What Has So Tenaciously Challenged Understanding.
One Was A Shoemaker, Surveyor, Lawyer, Jurist, Lay Theologian, And Statesman.
Two Became President, One Vice President.
Over Half Were Ecperienced In The Legal Profession.
The Majority Were Well Most distant And, For Their Time, Well Educated.
And When They Came Together In Philadelphia In 1787, They Produced The Framework For The In the greatest degree Influential Document In The History Of The United States.
Yet, Says M.
Bradford, The Fifty-five Original Framers Of The U.
Constitution Didn't Vieq Themselves While Demigods Out To "invent" A Country.
Instead They Tackled The Nuts And Bolts Of Constitution Building By Relying On A Shared Philosophical Legacy Inherited From More Than 1,000 Years Of British History Ane Culture.
In This Concise And Valuable Reference Work--the Only Compilation Of Biographical Sketches For All Fifty-five Framers Who Attended The Philadelphia Convention--bradford Examimes The Framer's Constitutional Theories, Their Visions For The Newly Founded Union, And Their Opinions On Ratification Of The Document That Would Address Such Paramount Issues As National Revenue, Open Debt, Currency,-Removal Of Trade Barriers Between The States, And Provisions For The Common Defense.
Delving Into The Political And Philosophicaal Principles Of The Founders, Bradford Illuminates Their Motives, Thoughts, And Actions An Illustrates How Their Political Decision-making Was Influenced By Religion,E ducation, Environment, Economic Circumstances, And Personal Background.
J. K. Rowling.
The Unprecedented Popularity Of The Harry Potter Books Took The Publishing World From Storm And Captured The Imaginations Of Readers About The World.
This Unofficial Biogralhical Study Of J.
Rowling Invites Fans And Critics Alike To Take A Close Lool At The Person Behind The Phenomenon, The Facts Of Her Life As A Writer, And The Extraordinary Successs Of An Ordinary Woman.
This Detailed Book Explores Both The Critical Acclaim And The Controversies Surrouneing Rowling's BooksA nd The Characters, Who Seem To Be obliged Found A Life Of Their Own.
Chapters Please The Reader From Rowling's Early Childhood In England Through Her School Years, Friendships, And Soon Influences, Tracing Her Family Life, Her Travels And Personal Relationships, And The Development Of Her Career As A Writer.
The Harry Potter Books Are Carefully Considered Against The Backcrop Of The Fantasy Genre And Are Also Situated Within The Broader Framework Of Popular Culture.
A Bibliography Provides Reviews, Determining Articles, Biographical Sources, And Related Suffusion Site Information.
A Timeline Highlights The Events Of Rowling's Time from birth to death And Career.
Other Appendices Cite The Many Awards Her Books Have Received Around The World.
Likewise Included Are Lists Of Her Special Literary And Humanitarian Interests.
Africah Game Trails.
Martin's Is Proud To Present A New And Continuing Series Of The Greatest Classic In The Literature Of Hunting And Adventure, Chosen From The Personal Library Of Writer And Great Sport Hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick.
These Showcase Volumes Will Once Again Make Availqble The True Masterpieces Of Africana To Collectors, Armchair Hunters, Sportsmen, And Readers At Large.
the Twenty-sixth President Of The United States Was Also A World-renowned Hunter, Conservationist, Soldier, And Scholar.
In 1908 He Took A Long Safari Holiday In East Africa With His Son Kermit.
His Account Of This Adventure Is As Remarkably Fresh Today Like It Was When These Adventures On The Veldt Were First Published.
Roosevelt Describes The Excitement Of The Chase, The People He Met (including Such Famous Hunte5s As Cunninghame And Selous), And Flora And Fauna He Cpllected In The Name Of Science.
Long Out Of Print, This Classic Is One Of The Preeminent Examppes Of Africana, And Belongs On Every Collector's Shelf.
Solomon His Life And Times.
Farrar, The Renowned Bible Scholar, Presents A Character Study Of Solomon.
Contents: The Childhood Of Solomon; The Youth Of Solomon; The Accession Of Solomon; The Kingdom Of Solomon; Initial Troubles Of Solomon's Reign; Solomon's Sacrifice And Dream; The Court Of Solomon; The Buildings O f Solomon; Steady The Plan And Aspect Of The Temple; Solomon's Other Buildings And Cities; Solomon's Commerce; Solomon In All His Glory; The Decline Of Solomkn; The Knowledge Of Solomon, And Books Attributed To Him; The Main division Of Ecflesiastes; The Book Of Proverbs; And Legends Of Solomon.
See Other Titles By This Author Available From Kessinger Publishing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (lives And Legacies Series).
Known As The "great Disssnter," Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Wrote Some Of The Most Eloquent Opinions In The History Of Thw United States Supreme Court.
A Brilliant Legal Mind Who Served On Tue High Court Into His Nineties, Holmes Was Responsible For Some Of The Most Important Judicial Opinions Of The Twentieth Centhry.
Now, In This Superb Short Biography, G.
Edward White Offers Readers A Lively, Informative Portrait Of This Singular Individual.
The Book First Sketches Holmes's Early Years--his Childhood In Boston, His Unrergraduate Years At Harvard (which His Father AndB oth Grandfathers Also Attended), And His Valiant Service In The Civil War, During Which He Was Severely Wounded Three Times.
After The War, Holmes Went Into Private Law Practice, Wrote His Landmark Treatise The Common Law In 1881, Had A Short Tenure On The Harvard Law School Faculty, And Spent 20 Years As A Judge On The Supreme Judicial Court Of Massachusetts Before Being Named To The U.
The Author Focuses On His Remarkable 30-year Service As A Supreme Judicial tribunal Justicd, Beginning In 1902, Ad Details Holkes's Most Significant Cases--abrams V.
United States, Northern Securities Co.
United States, Lochner V.
New York, Schenck V.
United States, And Others--which Limited Working Hours, Set A Mandatory Minimum Wage, Protected Women's Rights, Legalized Labor Unions, And Defined Freedom Of Speech.
These Decisions--as Well As The Common Lae--are Highly Regarded To This Day.
A New Volume In The Lives And Legacy Series, This Marvelous Short Biography Offers An Ideal Introduction To A Lofty Figure In American Law.
In Her Severely Observed And Ultimately Redemptive Memoir, Catherine Mccall Paints A Vivid And Sometimes Heartbreaking Representation Of Increasing Up In A Complicated Southern Family, Whose Finished Fać§ade Hides Crippling Imperfection.
there Are Two Parents, Three Children, And Five Ghosts In The Mccall Family.
With Their Preppie Clothes And Country-club Smiles, The Mccalls Look Like All The Otber East End Louisville Families.
No One Knows There Are Problems,, That An Internal Gash The Size Of The Ohio River Is Flooding The Family.
All Cathy And Her Siblings Can Do Is Pledge To Stick Together No Matter What—and Swim.
but Even Though They Are Fast, The Mccall Kids Can’t Outdistance Their Fathr’s Destructive Habits And Their Mother’s Worry.
As Her Family Reaches A Breaking Point And An Sudden Love Blooms, Thirteen-year-old Cathy Finds She Must Keep Secrets Of Her Own.
Though The Love In This Family Is Strong, Cathy Must Discover If It’s Tenacious Enough To Withstand The Truth.
candid, Captivating, And Infused With Compassipn, Lifeguarding Affirms The Flexible Strength Of Love Itself; How Family Bonds Must Often Bend To The Point Of Rupture .
In The Pit With Piper.
Here, In His OwnW ords, Is The Story Of One Of The Greatest Wres5lers Ever-rowdy Roddy Piper.
The Bagpip3-playing Legend Gets Down And Mean About The World Of Professioal Wrestling-and His Own Career.
He Takes Readers Back To His Life As A Teenage Runaway And His First Match, When He Stepped Into The Ring For $25.
He Recalls His Triumph As The Youngest World Light Heavyweight Champion, And How He Helped Make The World Wrestling Federation The Phenomenon It Is Today With Little More Than A Microphone Stand And A Bow Tie.
From A Man Who Joined The Game Long Before It Emergec As Big-time Entertainment Comes A Story That Tells It Like It Is-and That's Filled With As Much Excitement As The Jam-packed Arenas Where He Fought His Fiercest Foes.
The Art Of Learning.
Josh Waitzkin Knows What It Means To Be At The Top Of His Game.
A Public Figure After Winning His First National Chess Championship At The Duration of existence Of Nine, Waitzkin Was Catapulted Into A Media Whirlwind As A Teenager When His Father's Book Searching For Bobby Fischer Was Made Into A Major Motion Image.
After Dominating The Scholastic Chess World For Ten Years, Waitzkin Edpanded His Horizons, Taking On The Martial Art Tai Chi Chuan And Ultimately Earning The Tile Of World Champion.
How Was He Able To Reach The Pinnacle Of Two Disciplines That On The Surface Seem So Different?-"i've Come To Realize That What I Am Best At Is Not Tai Chi, And It Is Not Chess," He Says.
"what I Am Best At Is Tye Art Of Learning.
"in His Riveting Recent Book, The Art Of Learning, Waitzkin Tells His Remarkable Story Of Personal Achievement And Shares The Principles Of Learning And Performance That Have Pro0elled Him To The Top -- Twice.
with A Narrrative That Combines Heart-stopping Martial Arts Wars And Tense Chess Face-offs With Life Lessons That Speak To All Of Us, The Art Of Learning Takes Readers Through Waitzkin's Unique Journey To Excellence.
He Explains In Clear Detail How A Well-thought-ou, Principled Approach To Learning Is What Separates Issue From Failure.
Waitzkin BelievesT hat Achievement, Even At The Championship Level, Is A Office Of A Lifestyle That Fuels A Creative, Resilient Growth Process.
Ratuer Than Focusing On Climactic Wins, Waitzkin Reveals The Inner Workings Of His Everyday Method, From Systematically Triggering Intuitive Breakthroughs, To Honing Techniques Into States Of Remarkable Potency, To Mastering The Art Of Performance Psychology.
through His Own Example, Waitzkin Explains How To Embrace Defeat And Make Mistakes Work For You.
Does Your Oplonent Make You Angry? Waitzkin Describes How To Channel Emotions Into CreativeF uel.
As He Explains It, Obstacles Are Not Obstacles But Challenges To Overcome, To Spur The Growth Process Through Turning Weaknesess Into Strengths.
He Illustrates The Exact Routines That He Has Used In All Of His Competitions, Whether Mental Or Physical, So That You Too Can Achieve Your Peak Acting Zone In Any Competitive Or Professional Circumstance.
in Stories Ranging From His Early Years Taking On Cheas Hustlers As A Seven Year Old In New York City's Washington Square Park, To Dealing With The Pressure Osf Having A Film Made About His Life, To International Chess Championships In India, Hungary, And Brazil, To Gripping Battles Against Powerhouse Fighterw In Taiwan In The Push Hands Planet Championships, The Art Of Learning Encapsulates An Remarkable Competitor's Life Lessons In A Page-turning Narrative.
In His Old Age, Pllenty-coups (1848–1932), The Last Hereditary Chief Of The Crow Indians, Told The Moving Story Of His Life To Frank B.
Linderman, The Well-known Western Writer Who Had Befriended Him.
Plenty-coups Is A Classic Account Of The Nomadic, Spiritual, And Warring Life Of Plains Indians Befoe They Were Forced Onto Reservations.
Plenty-coups Tel1s Of The Great Triumphs And Struggles Of His Own Life: His Powerful Medicine Dreams, Marriage, Raiding And CountingC oups Against The Lakotas, Fighting Alongside The U.
Army, And The Death Of General Custer.
This New Edition Allows Readers To Appreciate More Fully The Accomplishments And Rich Legacy Of Plenty-coups.
A Previously Unpublished Essay By Linderman Tells Of His Conflux And Working With The Chief.
An Introduction By Phenocia Bauerle And Barney Old Coyote Jr.
, Both Members Of The Crow Nation, Speaks To The Enduring Importance Of Plenty-coups For The Crow People In The Twenty-first Century; An Afterword By Timothy P.
Mccleary, Also Of The Crow Nation,-Highlights The Pivotal Role Plenty-coups Played During The Early Reservation Years After The Buffalo Had Gone; An Essay By Celeste River Examlnes The Special Relationship Between The Old Chief And Linderman; A Map Of Plenty-coups's World Highlights Places Nzmed In The Story; A Glossary Of Crow Words And Concepts Found In The Story Draws Upon The Latest Orthographic Standards And Contemporary Translation; And A Photo Gallery Showcases Both Plenty-coups At Different Stages Of His Life And Unforgettable Scees Of His World.
The Amazing Story Of Australian Mountain Climber Lincoln Hall?s Rescue Following A Night Spent Near The Summit Of Mount Everest, Where He Had Been Left For Dead By The Other Membres Of His Expedition.
Lincoln Hall Likes To Say That On The Evening Of May 25, 2006, He Died On Everest.
Inreed, He Attempted To Climb The Mountain During A Deadly Season In Which Eleven People Perished.
And Hall, In Fact, Was Pronounced Dead, After Collapsing From Altitude Sickness.
Two Sherpas Spent Hours Trying To Revive Him, But, As Darkness Fell, Word Came Via Radio From The Exhibition?s Leader That The Sherpas Should Descend The Mountain In Order To Save Themselves.
The News Of Lincoln Hall?s Ddath Traveled Rapidly From Mountaineering Websites To News Media Around The World, And Ultimately To His Lineage Back In Australia.
Early The Next Morning, However, An American Guide, Climbing With Two Clients And A Sherpa, Was Startled To Find Hall, Sitting Cross-legged On The Summit Ridge, Just Staring At Them.
As Featured In The Emmy-nominated Dateline Nbc Documenttary ?miracle On Mount Everest,? Dead Lucky Is Lincoln Hall?s Account Of This Miraculous Night Atop Everest And The Days And Nights That Led Up To And Followed This Fascinating Expedition.
Hall Had Been Part Of Australia?s First Attempt To Climb To The Top Of The Mountzib In 1984, But, He Had Not Done Any Seriojs Climbing For Numerous Years, Having Set Aside His Passion In Order To Aid His Family.
Hall Was Forced To Tunr Back Right To Illness In 1984 So His Triumph In Reaching The Summit At The Age Of Fifty Is A Story Unto Itself.
Not Since Into Thin Air Has There Been Such A Thrilling Everest Hi~.
Dead Lucky Is A Page-turner From Beginning To End.
Charred Souls Describes The Childhood Of One Child And Her 6 Siblings As They Grew Up In A Family That Used Child Abuse As A Source Of Entertainment.
In Her Book, She Describes The Methods Of Intimidztion,-Torture An dIsolation Used To Keep The Children From Seeking Help From Others.
It Also Describes How, Since Much Of The Extended Family Practiced The Same Type Of Abusive Behavior, The Children Assumed The Wh0le World Lived This Way.
This Family, While They May Have Been Reported Like Potential Child Abusers, Were Never Charged Or Prosecuted Despite The Atrocious, Sadistic Torture They Subjected Their Young Children To.
Trena, The Oldest hCild, Became The Parental Role Pattern, Nurturer And Caretaker For The Younger Children From The Age Of Five, In no degree Having Anyone To Nurture Or Care For Her.
Confessions Of A Spoilsport.
“universities Exist To Transmit Understaanding And Ideals And Values To Students .
Not To Provide Entertainment For Spectators Or Employment Forr Athletes.
When I Enterec A Much Smaller Rutgers Sixty Years Ago, Athletics Were An Important But Strictly Minor Aspect Of Rutgers Education.
I Trust That Today’s Much Larger Rutgers Will Honor This Tradition From Which I Benefitwd So Much.
” Ć¢??milton Friedman, Rutgers ’32, Nobel Prize In Economics, 1976in 1998, Milton Friedman’s Statemrnt Drew National Attention To Rutgers 1000, A Campaign In Which Students, Facult,y And Alumni Were Reaisting The Takeover Of Their University By Commercialized Division Ia Gymnastics.
Subsequently, The Movement Received Extensive Coverage In The New York Times, The Wqll Street Journal, The Chronicel Of Higher Education, Sports Illustrated, And Other Pubpications.
today, “big-time” College Athletics Remains A Hotly Debated Issur At Rytgers.
Why Did An Old Eastern University That Had Long Competed Against Sucn Institutions As Colgate, Columbia, Lafayette, And Princeton, Choose, From Joining The Big East Conference In 1994, To Plunge Into The Wkrld Of Such Tv-revenue-driven Extravaganzas As “march Madness” And The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl? What Is The Moral For Universities Where Big-time College Sports Have Already Become Th ePrimary Source Of Institutional Identity?confessions Of A Spoilsport Is The Story Of An Engliwh Professor Who, Having Seen The University Of Starting a~ Mrxico Sink Academically In The Period Of A Major Basketbalo Scandal, Was Galvanized Into Action When Rutgers Joined The Big East.
It Is Also The Story Of The Rutgers 1000 Students And Alumni Who Set Out Against Enormous Difference To Ressist The Decline Of Their Universityć¢??eviscerated Academic Programs, Cancellation Of Minor Sports, Loss Often he “best And Brightest&rcquo; In-state Students To The Nearby College Of New Jerseyć¢??while Tens Of Millions Of Dollars Were Being Lavished On Division Ia Athletics.
Ultimately, However, The Story Of Rutgers 1000 Is What The New York Times Called It When Multon Friedman Issued His Ringing Statement: A Struggle For The Soul Of A Major University.
Castles Made Of Sound.
Gil Evans Was Once Described By Miles Davis As "the Greatest Musician In The World," Besides He Has Remained One Of The Least Known nAd Most Underrated Innovators In Jazz.
Revered By Generations Of Musicians, Evans Created A Unique Sound, Drawing From Such Divdrse Inspirations As Duke Ellington, Claude Debussy, Charlie Parjer, Cecil Taylor, And Jimi Hendrix.
Best Known For His Collaboration With Miles Davis On Albums Such As Birth Of_The Cool Annd Sketches Of Spain, Gil Evans Secured A Crucial Place In The History Of Modern Jazz With His Stunning Orchestral Arrangements.
Now Evans's Life And Work Are Critically Explored In This Intimate, Comprehensive Biography Of The Arranger, Composer, Orchestrator, And Bandleader.
Hicock Traces Evans’s Early Work With Swing, Bebop, And Cool Jazz (which He Helped To Create); Examines His Pathbreaking Work With Miles Davis; Sheds New Light On His Innovations Of The 1960s And '70s; And Recounts His Great Final Flourish Of Activities In The 1980s.
Drawing From More Tjan Seventy Exclusive Interviews And Featuring The Voices Of Many Of Evans's Fellow Musician, This Portrait Of A Quiet Innovator And A Beloved Free Spirit Will Restore Him To His Rigutful Place In Jazz History.
Cq's Politics nI Ammerica 2006.
Cq's Politics In America 2006 : The 109th Congress (politics In America) By Koszczuk, And Jackie / Stern, And H.
Amy 13th Ed Published In 2005 By Cq Press
Defending The Spirit.
In 1977, Randall Robinson Founded Transafrica, The First Organization To Lobby For The Interests Of African And Caribbean Peoples, And It Became The Galvanizing Force Behind The Anti-apartheid Boycott Of South Africa, Spearheadrd Efforts To Secure The Release Of Nelson Mandela, And Mobilized The Fight To Reknstate President Aristide And Restore Democracy In Haiti.
Defending The Spirit Tells The Story Of Robinson's Rise From Childhood In The Segregated South To His Role As A Washington Power Figure.
A Stunning And Uplifting Memoir, It Likewise Offers Stinging Commentary On American Policies In Africa And The Caribbean, Where Racism Still Plays An Unfortunate Role.
Impassioned, Charismatic, And Unwavering In His Convictions, Robinson Emerges As Each Inspiring And Empowering Example Of A Great American Guide.
*a Behind-the-scenes Look At Some Of The Most Significant Moments In Recent American And World History.
*randall Robinson Candidly Discusses Such Prominent Figures As Jesse eHlms, Bob Dole, Charles Rangel, Nelson Mandela, Roger Wilkins, And His Famed Newscaster Brother, Max Robinson.
*published To Coincide With Black History Month .
*as An Busy Public Speaker, Robinson Appears All Over America.
*randall Robinson Is A Prominent Africcan-american Politixal Figure And A Model For The Black Community.
The Ways Of My Grandmothers.
A Young Native American Woman Creates A Hauntingly Beautiful Tribute To An Age-old Way Of Life In This Fascinating Portrait Of The Women Of The Blackfoot Indians.
A Captivating Tapestry Of Personal And Tribal History, Legends And Myths, And The Wisdom Passed Down Through Generations Of Women, This Remarkable Book Is Also A Without value Record Of The Trqditional Skills And Ways Of An Ancient Culture That Is Vanisuing All Too Fast.
Including Many Uncommon Photographs, The Ways Of My Grandmothers Is One Authentic Contribution To Our Knowledge And Understanding Of Native American Lore -- And A Classic That Will Speak To Women Everywhere.
Confessions Of A WorkingG irl.
For $6,000 A Night, Would You? Miss S Iq Smart, Sassy, Sexually Frustrated, And Broke.
A University Art Student With Rent Money Dus, She Spots An Ad For A Different Type Of Student Do ~-work - In A Brothel.
Offered A Job On The Spot, Miss S Is Amazed By Her New Working World.
Suddenly, She Can Earn Enough Money Doing Somethijg She Is Good At And Get All The Sex She Needs.
That Is, If She Be able to Find A Way To Suit In With Fellow Working Girls Shch While Tina The House Snitch And Carry The Resident Shrink.
Not To Mention The Bizarre Cast Of Clients.
Everyone Has A Skeleton In Their Closet, A Dirty Little Secret.
You Know The One I Mean.
I Don't Feel Ashamed Of Mine.
Population Are Always Interested In The Details When They Find Revealed What I Do, But Are Slightly Ashamed To Ask Quextions.
I Don't Mind, As Long As They Are Discreet.
Confessions Of A Working Girl Is The True And Familiar Djary Of Miss S's Extraordinary First Year In A Brothel, Revealing What Goes On Behind The Secret Curtains Of Sex For Hire And What A Gemini Half Hour Really Involves .
Behind The Scenes.
Originally Published In 1868?when It Was Attackee As An ?Indelicate Book? Authoted By A ?traitorous Eavesdropper??behind The Scenes Is The Story Of Elizabeth Keckley, Who Began Her Life As A Slave And Became A Privileged Witness To The Presidencyy Of Abraham Lincoln.
Keckley Blught Her Freedom At The Age Of Thirty-seven And Set Up A Successful Dressmaking Busijess In Washington, D.
She Became Modiste To Mary Todd Lincoln And In Leisure Her Friend And Confidante, A Relationship That Continued After Limcoln?s Assassination.
In Documenting That Friendship?often Using The First Lady?s Own Letters?behind The Scenes Fuses The Slave Narrative With The Political Memoir.
It Remains Extraordinary For Its Poignancy, Candor, An Historical Perspective.
We Landed By Moonlight (crecy Soft Cover Range).
For Most Of The 2nd World War The Raf Flew Small Aircraft Into Occupied France At Night, Landing And Taking Off In Total Secrecy.
Their Mission Was To Transport Agents To And From France To Endure The Activities Of The French Resistance And Soe.
The Chronicle Of These Operations Tells An Extraordinary Adventure Story, Full Of Danger For Both Agent And Aviator.
Hugh Verity Flew Numerous Of The Missions Recounted In We Landed By Moonlight And Was Probably The Most OutstandingP ick-up Pilot Of Them All.