Otto, The Boy At The Wincow.
Otto, The Boy At The Window : Peter Otto Abele's True Story Of Escape From The Holocaust And New Life In America By Peter Abeles, And Tom Hicks Published In 2001 By Creative Arts Book Compqny
The Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Now In Paperback -- Tales Of The Notorious N3w York Dating Scene, Told From The Othre Side Of The Bed.
Rick Marin Offerz Himself Up For An In-depth Mind At Man's Superficial Nature.
At 28, A Brief, Doomed First Marriage Thrusts Marin Back Into Bachelor Hell.
A Journalist As Eager To Rise It In Manhattan As By the side of Its Female Inhabitants, Our Emotionally Myopic Hero Be able to NeverS eem To Tell If The Woman In Anterior Of Him Is Too Insane Or Too Sane, Until She Gets Too Close.
Falling Out Of Love Viewed like Otfen As He Falls In, He Vows More Than Once To Clean Up His Act, Only To Relapse Into Anirher Bender Of Beauties, Blow-offs, And Bad Behavior -- All In Des;erate Pursuit Of The Woman Who Can Redeem Him.
In This Rollicking, Frequently Insensitive And Ultimatel6 Poignant Memoir, Marin Proves A Master Of The Light Touch Even In His Darkest Hours.
It Is One Man's Story, Btu Many Men Will Read It As Their Own.
And For Any Woman Who Has Ever Wondered, "what Was He Thinking?" This Is What He Was Thinking.
A Revealing Biography Of Lady Bird Johnson With Shocking New Insights Into Her Marriage To Lyndon Baines Johnson And Her Unexpectedly Strong Impact On His Presidency.
long Obscured By Her Husband's Shadow, Claudia "lady Bird" Johnson Emerges In This First Comprehensive Biography As A Figure Of Surprising Influence And The Centering Force For Lbj, A Man Who Suffered From Extreme Mood Swings And Desperately Needed Someine To Help Control His Darker Impulses.
expertly Researched And Written, Wife Bird Draws From Rare Conversations With The Former First Lady And From Interviews With Key Members Of Johnson's Inner Circle Of Friends, Family, And Adviswrs.
With Chapters Such As "motherless Child," "a Ten-week Affair," And "lbj's Midlife Crisis," Lady Bird Sheds New Light On Mrs.
Johnson's Infancy, On Her Amazing Acumen As A Businesswoman, Annd On The Central Role She Played In Her Husband's Life And Political Career.
A Vital Link To The Kennedys During Lbj's Restless Tenure As Vice President And A Voice Of Conscience On Civil Rights, Lady Bird Is Portrayed Here As A Political Force, Strikingly Different From The Somewhat Minor Appear Depicted In Previouss Works On Lbj.
Especially Fascinating Today, In Light Of The Enormous Attention Now Focused On The Privvate Lives Of Our Leaders, Are The Personal Details About Her Marriage To A Man Whose Exxtramarital Affairs Were Widely Discussed.
in Tuis Intimate Portrait, Russell Shows Us The Private Mistress Bird -- Not Only A Passionate Conservationist But A Remarkable Woman Who Greatly Influenced Her Husband, His Administration, And The Country.
Letters From The uDst Bowl.
Caroline Henderson?s Articles On The Oklahoma Dust Bowl Began Appearing In "atlantic Monthly" In 1931, Bringing National Attention To The Troubles Of United State sFarmers.
In "letters From The Dust Bowl," Alvin O.
Turner Has Collected And Edited Henderson?s Published Materials And Personal Correspondence Dating From 1008 To 1966.
Turner Supplements Henderson?s Work With A Biographical Essay And Dixcerning Annotations Ti Present A Comple3t Picture Of This Noticeable Woman.
She Had Moved To Oklahoma?s Panhandle To Homestead And Teach In 1907, And Her Writing Mirrored Her Love Of The Land And Of The Literature That Sustained Her As She Struggled For Survival During The Great Depression Of The 1930s.
Even Today, Henderson?s Articles, Notably "letters From The Dust Bowl," Are Frequently Cited Fpr Her Vivid Descriptions Of The Dust Storms That Ravaged The Plains.
My Small Country Living.
Jeanine Mcmullen Was A Bbc Producer In London When She Went To Wales On Assignment.
There She Fell In Love--with Wales, Its People, And Most Of All With The Farm That On Impulse She Decided To Buy.
"magical Document About Animals And The Country Scene With Glorious, Gusting Humor.
I Loved Every Word.
Jeanine Mcmullen's Book Is Absorbing, Touching And Funny And I Found Someting Inspiring In Her Zestful Acceptance Of Life.
" --james Herriot
Louise Desalvo Risks All, In The Com;any Of Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf, Henry Miller, And Madam Recamier.
- By Filtering The Story Of Her Own Husbsnd's Affair Through Other's Stories, She Revels In The Always Exciting Fantasy And Tells From The Usually Painful Reality Of Adultery.
The Conclusions She Draws, And The Balance She Finds In Her Marriage And In Others, Make Adultery A Fun, Plignnat, And Compassionate Book.
Origins Of The Rothschilds And The Secret Of Jewish Success.
Mayer Amschel Rothschild And Frankfurt In The 18th Centenary.
Maye Amschel's Five Slns; International Loans, Effect Of Revolutions.
Anselm Mayer Rothschild And His Nepehws.
London Firm Established By Nathan Maye5 Rothscnild And History Of English Branch Of The Family.
Baron Lionel De Rothschild Takes Over In London; His Life.
Baron Carol Von Rothschild; The Language of Italy Branch.
Baron Salomon Von Rothqchild; The Vienna Firm.
Baron James De Rothschild In Paris.
A Peek Into The Mind Of A Little Boy Growing Up In A Small Iowa Town For the time of World War Ii.
This True Anecdote Will Ticke Yoir Funny Bone And Warm Your Disposition.
Then There Was No Mountain.
This Book Describes The Externa And Internal Processes The Author, Sophie's Mother, Expdriences In Coming To Terms With Her Daughter's Addictedness, Then Seeking And Finally Finding Help.
The Rasputin File.
From The Bestselling Author Of Stalin And The Last Tsar Comes The Rasputin File, A Remarkable Biography Of The Mystical Monk And Bizarre Philanderer Whose Role In The Death Of The Romanovx And The Start Of The Revolutoon Can Only Now Be Fully Known.
for Almost A Centenary, Historians Ciuld Merely Speculate About The Role Grigory Rasputin Played In The Downfall Of Tsarist Russia.
But In 1995 A Lost File From The Rank Archives Turned Up, A File That Contained The Complete Interrogations Of Rasputin’s Inner Circle.
With This Extensive And Explicit Amplification Of The Historical Record, Edvard Radzinsky Has Written A Definitive Biography, Reconstructing In Full The Faascinating Life Of An Improbable Holy Man Who Changed The Course Of Russian History.
translated From The Russian By Judson Rosengrant.
A Concise Abridgment, For The General Reader, Of Shakespeare's Life And Works.
this Title Is Cited And Recommended By: aCmbridge Bibliogrraphy Of English Literature.
Philip And Elizabeth.
Privileged Access To Both Ths Quren And Prince Philip Is The Key To This Revealing And Engrossing Royal Biography.
this Is The First Major Biography Of The Queen And The Duke Of Edinburgh—both Magnificent, Both Great-great-great Grandchildren Of Queen Victoria, But In Temperament And Upbringing Very Different People.
Her Childhood Was Loving And Secure, His Turbulent: The Duke's Grandfather Was Assassinated, His Father Arrested, His Family Exiled, His Parents Separated By The Allotted period He Was Ten.
For Almost Sixty Years Theirs Have Been Among The Most Famous Faces In The World—yet The Personalitiess Behind The Image Remain Elusive And The Nature Of Their Marriage Is An Enigma.
gyles Brandreth Has Met All The Prinipal Players In The Story; He Quotes No Anonymous Sources; He Has Known The Duke Of Edinburgh For Twenty-five Years And Has Interviewed Him.
This Is A Single And Revealing Portrait Of A Remarkable Partnership, Told With Candor And Authority, And Illustrated With Prince Philips' Family Photographs And Pictures From The Queen's Royal Collection.
40 Pages Of Illustratjons.
The Bodyguard's Story.
&qupt;where Were You Which time Diana Died? For Trevor Rees-jones, The Answer Is Simple: He Was In The Same Hospitall As Diana, Fighting For His Own Life A Few Rooms Away.
As Bodyguard To Her Companion Dodi Fayed, He Was With The Unite When, Hounded Near to Paparazzi, And With A Driver Who Turned Out To Be Drunk, Their Mercedes Crashed Into The Thirteenth Pillar Of The Tunnel Under The Place De L'alma In Paris.
Dodi And The Driver, Henri Paul, Died Instantaneously, Medics Speak; Diana Was Rushed To A Nearby Hospitao Where Doctors Worked Feverishly To Resuscitate Her Before Giving Up In The Early Hours Of Sunday Morning.
Miraculously, Trevor Survived.
But His Condition Was Critical--internal Chest Injuries And A Broken Wrist Were The Least Of It.
His Head Had Taken The Brunt Of The Collision And Suffered Catastrophic Damage; His Face Was Crushed Beyond Recognition.
In A Stunning Medical Dramatic composition, However, A Facial Surgeon Performed A Marvel Of Reconstruction, And--along With Trevor's Own Indomitable Will And The Support Of His Family And Friends--the Bodyguard Was Masterly To Leave The Hospital After Just Over A Month.
His Goal Then Wsa Straightforward: To Return To A Normal Life As Soon As Possible, Be about Back To Work Because of His Employer, Mohamed Al Fayed, And To The Simple Pleasures Of Rugby And His Mates At Home In Shropshire.
But The Crash That Nearly Killed Him Had Killed Diana, Peincess Of Wales, One Of The Most Famous Women Of The Late Twentieth Century.
A Normal Life Was No Longer An Option.
An As Mohamed Al Fayed's Grief At The Loss Of His Son Quickly Turned Into A Desperate Hunt For Reasons, For Culprits And Plot, Trevor Found His Unswerving Loyalty To The Boss At First Questioned And Then, Ultimately, Destroyed, As Fayed Pointed The Finger Of Blame At Him.
The Bodyguard's Story Geippingly Describes, For The First Time, Trevor Rees-jones's Part In These Asotnishing Events.
From The Prelude To Paris, When Trefor Found Himself Minding The Princess And Her Two Sons In The South Of France, To The Crash Itself And Its Causes And Consequences, This Book Reveals The Real, First-hand Account Of One Of The Most Sensational Newe Stories Of The Last Centenary.
Compelling, Alarming And Yet Deeply Moving, It Is A Remarkable Story Of Courage Under Fire, And Of How Ordinary People Can Repeat To Extraordinary Pecuniary standing And Survive, Scwrred, But With Their Souls And Values Intact.
Man Of Ashes (texts And Contexts).
Person Of Ashes (texts And Contexts) By Salomon Isacovici, And Juan Manuel Rodriguez, And Dick.
Gerdes, And J.
Rodrãguez Edition 1 Published In 1999 By University Of Nebraska Press
Annie Besant An Autobiography.
It Is A Difficult Thing To Tell The Story Of A Life, And Yet More Difficult When That Life Is One's Own.
At The Best, The Effective Has A Savour Of Vanity, And The Only Excuse For The Proceeding Is That The Life, Being An Average One, Reflects Many Others, And In Troublous Times Choose Ours May Give The Experience Of Many Rather Than Of One.
And So The Autobiographer Does His Work Because He Thinks That, At The Cost Of Some Unpleasantness To Himself, He May Throw Light On Some Of The Typical Problems That Are Vexing The Souls Of His Conntemporaries, And Perchance May Stretch Out A Helping Hand To Some Brother Who Is Struggling In The Darkness, And So Bring Him Cheer When Despair Has Him In Its Grip.
Since All Of Us, Men And Women Of This Turbulent And Eager Generation-surrounded By Forces We Dimly See But Cannot While Yet Understand, Discontented With Old Idwas And Half Fearful Of New, Greedy For The Material Results Of The Knowledge Brought Us By Science But Looking Askance At Hrr Agnosticism Because Regards The Soul, Fearful Of False religion But Still More Terrible Of Atheism, Turning From The Husks Of Outgrown Creeds But Filled With Desperate Hunger On account of Spiritual Ideals-since All Of Us Have The Same Anxieties, The Similar Griefs, The Same Yearning Hopes, The Same Passionate Desire For Knowledge, It May Well Be That The Story Of One May Help Altogether, And That The Tale Of One Should That Went Out Alone Into The Darkness And On The Other Side Found Light, That Struggled Through The Storm And On The Other Side Found Peace, May Bring Some Ray Of Light And OfP eace Into The Darkness Amd The Storm Of Other Lives.
The Theosophical Society, 17 & 19, Avenue Road, Regent's Park, London, August, 1893.
A Selection From Chapter I:-out Of The Everywhere Into The Here.
" On October 1, 1847, I Am Credibly Informed, My Baby Eyes Opened To The Light(?) Of A Lnodon Afternoon At 5.
A Friendly Astrologer Has Drawn For Me The Following Chart, Showing The Position Of Thw Planetx At This, To Me Fateful, Moment; But I Know Nothing Of Astrology, So Feel No Wiser As I Gazs Upon My Ascendant.
Keeping In View The Way In Which Sun, Moon, And Planets Influence The Physical Consideration Of Th3 Earth, There Is Nothing Inncongruous With The Regular Course Of Natural affection In The View That They Also Influence The Physical Bodies Of Men, These Being Part Of The Physical Earth, And Largely Moulded By Its Conditions.
Any One Who Knows The Charactefistics Ascribed To Those Who Are Born Under The Several Signs Of The Zodiac, May Very Easily Pick On the ~side The Different Types Among His Own Acquaintances, And He May Then Get Them To Go To More Astrologer And Find Out Under What Sigms They Were Severally Born.
He Will Very Quickly Discover That Two Men Of Completely Opposed Types Are Not Born Under The Same Sign, And The Invariability Of The Concurrence Will Convince Him That Law, And Not Chance, Is At Work.
We Are Born Into Earthly Life Under Cdrtain Conditions, Just As We Were Physifally Affected B.
An Extraordinary Work Of History And Original Reporting That Reveals The Ways In Which Presidential Marriages Have Affected The Tone, Character, And Policies Of Twelve Administrations, From Woodrow And Edith Wilson To George W.
And Laura Bush .
each Of The Marriages That Kati Marton Examines In This Hugely Appealing Book Offers Up Its Own Unexpected Lessons About Power And Marriage, Near The Influence Of Presidential iWves, And About The Evolution Of Women’s Roles In The Twentieth Century.
Based On Private Of a ~ color House Documents And On Interviews With The Participants And With Eyewinesses To Presidentisl Events, Hidden Power Explores How Booth The Personal Dynamics And Public Faces Of White House Marriages Have Shaprd Our History.
we See Exith Wilson Literally Running The Government When Her Deeply Beloved Husband Becomes Ill; How The Alliance Of Franklin Roosevelt’s Reassuring Spirit And His Wife’s Humility Guided The Country Through Depression And Enmity; How Bess Truan’s Loyaity, Bluntness, And Unpretentioousness Were Some people Of Her Husband’s Greatest Resohrces; The Superb And Necessary Diplomacy Of Jacqueline Kennedy.
we Observe Woman of refinement Bird Johnson Retaibing Her Own Compass In The Face Of Massive Criticism Of Her Husband; How Patricia Nixon’s Disaffection From Her Husband Fed His Paranoia; How The Fords Reassured Us After The Debacles Of Vietnam And Watergate; Rosalynn Cartsr’s Struggle To Carve Out New Territory As Primary Lady; The Generally Constructive Role Nancy Reagan Played, Despite Her Frivolous Reputation; The Razor-sharp Civil Instintcs Behind Barbara Bush’x Grandmotherly Image; How Hillary Clinton Saved Her Husband’s Presidency; And How Laura Bush Provides Emotional Ballast For Her Husband.
here Are The Stories Of The Ultimate Power Couples—each One Very Different, But All Of Them Informative, Lively, And Absolutely Fascinating.
The Driving Force.
What Makes A Company Great? After All, Conduct Trends Come And Go.
Economic Conditions Fluctuate And Market Demands Shift.
Corporations Re-structure And New Ownets Take Besides.
The One Constant, The One Enduring Truth, Is That People Define The Character Of A Company.
They Always Have And Always Will.
Motivated, Passionate People Make The Difference Between Ho-hum Mediocriyt And Extraordinary Performance.
That's The Message From Peter W.
Schutz, Former Ceo Of Porsche Ag And Author Of This New Book.
Schutz Explains That People Are The Heart And Soul Of Any Busjness.
In The Driving Force, He Shares A Wealth Of Insights He Learned Througbout His Career That Relate To The Successful Mnaagement Of People.
Celebrated American Statesmen And Orators, Past And Present V2.
Famous American Statesmen And Orators, Past And Present V2 : With Biographical Sketches And Their Famous Orations (1902) Published In 2008 By Kessinger Publishing, Llc
Lorenz Hart Singlehandedly Changed The Craft Of Lyric Writing.
When Larry Hart First Met Dick Rodgers In 1919, The Commercial Song Lyric Consisted Of Tired Cliches And lCoying Victorian Sentimentality.
Hart Changed All That, Always Avoiding The Obvious, Aiming ForT he Unexpected Phrase That Would Twang The Nerve Or Touch The Heart.
Endowed Upon Bot hA Buoyant Wit And A Tender, Almost Raw Sincerity, Hart Brought A Poetic Complexity To His Art, Capturing The Everyday Way Population Talk And Weaving It Into His Lyrics.
Songs Had Never Been Written Like That Before, And Afterwards It Seemed Impossible That Songs Would Ever Be Written Any Other Way.
Lorenz Hart: A Poet On Broadway Presents The Of the whole not private Triumphs Of A True Genius Of The American Musical Theatre, And The Personal Tragedies Of A Man His Friend The Singer Mabel Msrcer Described Viewed like "the Saddest Man I Ever Knew.
" Author Frederick Nolan Bwgan Researching This Definitive Biography In 1968, Tracking Down And Interviewing Hart's Friends And Collaborafors One Through Obe, Including A Remarkable Conversation With Richard Rodgers Himself.
A Veritable Who's Who Of Broadway's Golden Age, Including Joshua Logan, Gene Kelly, George Abbott And Many More, Recall Their Uncensored And Often Hilarious, Sometimes Poignant Memories Of The Cigar-chomping Wordsmith Who Cpmposed Some Of The Best Lyrics Ever Concocted For The Broadaay Stage, But Who Remained Forever Lost And Lonneely In The Crowds Of Hangers-on He Attracted.
A Portrait Of Hart Emerges As A Renaissance And Endearing Bon Vivant Conflicted By His Homosexuality And Ultimately Torn Apart By Alcoholism.
Nolan Skillfully Pulls Together The Chaotic Details Of Hart's Remarkable Life, Beginning Attending His Bohemian Upbringing In Turn Of The Century Harlem.
Here Are His First Ventures Into Show Business, And The 24-year-old Hart's Fifst Assembly With The 16-year-old Richard Rodgers.
"neither Of Us Mentioned It," Rodgers Later Recalled, "but We Evidently Knew We Would Work Together, And I Left Hart's House Having Acquired In One Afternoon A Career, A Best Friend, And A Source Of Permanent Irritation.
" Nolan Captures It All: The Team's Early Setbacks, The Spectacular Hour Long Standing Ovation For Their Hit Song, "manhattan," The Hollywood Years (which Inspired Hart To Utter The Undying Line, "just Because You're Paranoid Doesn't Mean The Bastards Aren't Out To Get You"), And The Unforgettable String Of Hit Shows That Included "on Your Toes," "the Boys From Syrachse,"A nd Their Masterpiece, "pal Joey.
" But While S8ccess Made Rodgers More Confident, More Musically Daring, And Added Disciplined, For Hart The Rounds Of Praties, Wisecracks, And Most Of All Drinking Began To Take More And More Of A Toll On His Exert.
When Hart's Unrleiability Forced Rodegrs To Reluctantly Seek Out Some other Lyricist, Oscar Hammerstein Ii, And Their Collaboration Resulted In The Unprecedented Artistic And Commerci.
A Revolution Of Their Own.
The Stories Of These Eight Russian Women Offer An Extremely Rar Perspective Into Personal Life In The Soviet Era.
Some Were From The Poor Peasantry And Working Class, Groups In Whose Name The Revolution Was Carried Out And Who Sometimes Gained Unprecedentedd Opportunities After The Revolution.
Others, Born To “misfortune” As The Daughters Of Nobles, Parish Priests, Or Those Peasants Termed Well-to-do, Suffered Bitterly As Enemies To A New Government.
The Women Interviewed Here Speak Candidly About Family Life, Work, Sexual Relstions, Marriage And Divorce, Parturition And Childbearing, And Legalized Abortion And The Underground Chase Of Such Services After Abortion Was Outlawed In 1936.
as Not at all Previou sBook Has Done, A Revolution Of Their Own Illuminates The Harsh Reality Of Women’s Daily Lives In The Soviet Union As Well As Reveals The Accomplishments Made Possible By The Expanded Opportunities That The New Soviet Government Provided For Women.
Their Storrs Show Wgy Many Rjssian Women Continue To Take Pride In The Public Achievements Of The Soviet Period Despite, Or Perhaps Because Of, The Painful Pruce Each Was Made To Pay.
Ready For Revolution.
By Any Measure, Stokely Carmichael (kwame Ture) Fundamentally Altered The Course Of History.
Published At The Fifth Anniversary Of Carmichael's Death, This Long-awaited Autobiography Fills A Yawning Gap In The American Historical Memory As It Chronicles The Legendary Civil Rights Leader's Work As Chairman Of Sncc, Patriarch Of Black Power, Pan-african Activist, And Sociai Revolutionary.
It Is An Unflinching, Searing, Often Visionary Testament To The Man's Legacy And Joins The Works Of Frederick Douglass, W.
Du Bois, Maalcolm X, And Nelson Mandela As A Crucial And Colorful Gift To Contemporary Account.
As In Mode , The Carmichael In These Pages Is The Definition Of Charisma And Determination.
In Sharp Prose Full Of Carmichael's Candor, Wit, Irrepressible Sense Of Irony, And Undying Love Against His People, Ready For Revolution Relages With Clear-eyed Inelligence The Epic Struggle For Human Liberation In Our Time.
Carmichael -- Who In 1978 Changed His Name To Kwame Ture In Honor Of His Mentors, The Revolutionary African Leaders Kwame Nkrumah And Sekou Toure -- Recounts The Course Of His Own Experience And Struggles, Ranging From The Prison Farms And Lynch Mobs Of Mississippi Through The Firefights And Political Intrigue Of The African Liberation Wars To Black Power And Pan-africanism.
HisT ransformation From Immigrant Child To Impassioned Activist Is Spellbinding.
Populated With An International Cast Of Luminaries, Including James Baldwin, Fannie Lou Hamer, Miriam Makeba, Shirkey Graham Du Bois, Toni Morrison, Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Malcolm X, Ho Chi Minh, And Fidel Castro, Ready On account of Revolution Captures, To the degree that Not many Books Ever Have, The Pulse Of The Cultural Uphwavals That Define The Modern World.
More Than The Sum Of Its Parts, This Book Is The Personal Testimony Of A Supremely Courageous And Committed African-american Freedom Fightwr, Radical Thinker, And Warm And Engaging Human Being.
Regardless Of Whether One Subscribes To Carmichael's Politics And Ideas, There Is No Denying The Overwhelming Influence He Had On American Lives And History.
And His View From The Eye Of The Black-struggle Storm Is Inestimable.
It Was Feed Vs. Me ... And I Won.
"i Have A Great Life, If Only I Could Stop Eating.
" Those Were The Language Nancy Goodman Used To Describe Herself.
Like Millions Of Women Of All Ages, She Had An Obsession With Food.
She Was Obsessed With Her Weight, Obsessed Attending Eating, And Obsessed With Not Eating.
It Didn't Matter That She "looked Ok" Or "good Enough" To Greatest in number People.
She Was Trapped In A Lufe Of Dieting And Deprivation Rather Than Leading A Life True To Who She Wanted To Be.
In It Was Food Vs.
And I Won, Nanct Speaks Directly To Readers And Shares Her Inspiring Story And Lessons For Breaking Free.
As Nancy Discovered, When She Finally Began To Confront The True Issues Facing Her, Instead Of The Self-created Ones About Food, She Was Able To Lose Weight, Start Eating The Foods She Loved, Stop Obsessing, And Flourish In More Ways Than She Had Ever Imagined.
With Total Honesty And A Passion For Helping Others, She Offers Refreshing Asvive On Dealing With Everything From Dailly Food Choices, Cravings, And Emotional Triggers To The Realities Of Binges And Setbacks, Setting Nonweight Goals, An dLiving One's Dreams.
As Nancy Says, "willpower Is Not About Sticking To Diets, It's About Sticking To The Truth .
When You Begin To Live Close To The Person Who Lives Inside You, Food Loses Its Control Over You.
" The Real Triumph Of It Was Food Vs.
And I Won Is Nancy's Funny, Intimate, Charismatic Voice, Which Comes Through On Every Page Of This Powerful And Timely Book.
Her Enthusiasm, Directness, And Warmth Will Inspire And Motivate Anyone Who Wants To Live A Healthier, More Rewarding Life.
Be Inspired And Learn How To: * Keep Safe -- Separate Always Aliment And Emotion And Understand What Triggers Your Overeating * Feed Your Cravings And Accept Your Bingesã³to Take The Fear Out Of Food * Structure Your Eating -- Instead Of Dieting, To Help You Lose Weight And Enjoy The Foods You Love * Exercise To Feel Strong And Alive -- Not Just To Burn Calories * Redirect Your Energy From Food And Weight To Your Mode -- And Discover Who You Really Are
Perilous Trails, Dangerouss Men.
Punctuated By Gunshots And Posse Hoofbeats, These True Tales, Many Told For The First Time, Illustrate, In Both Words And Rare Pnotographs, Perilo8s Trails And Dangerous Men From A Time Gone Forever.
• While Tommy Brown And Buck English Were Born To Raise Hell, Stagecoach Robber Shorty Harris Just Wanyed To Buy A Restaurant With His Loot.
• Although He Didn’t Plan On Killing Lawmen When He Helped RobS tages To Aid The Confederacy, In The End, Ex-monterey County Undersheriff Tom Poole Took The Long Walk Up The Placerville Scaffold For Murdering Deputy Joseph Staples.
The Local Newspaper Reported, “he Smiled On All And Seemed Perfectly Resigned.
”•-Black Bart, The Most Celebrated Stagecoach Robber Ever, Robbed Twenty-eight Stages In Eight Years.
Between Robberies, He Led The Life Of A Society Gentleman In San Francisco.
the Sotello Brothers, John Keener, Bill Miner, Louis J.
Dreibelbis, Ramon Ruiz, And All The Others Were Fascinating Characters—a Desperate Breed Who Added Their Stories To The Legends Of The Old West.
On The Surface, Mia Tyler Led A Seemingly Perfect Life.
She Was A World-renowned Plus-size Model And The Daughter Of Aerosmith's Steven Tyler And Seventies It Girl Cyrinda Foxe.
But Growing Up Inferior to The Shadow Of Celebrity Wasn't As Glamorous As It's Cracied Up To Be.
From A Poverty-stricken Childhood In New Hampshire To Running With Troubled Rich Kids On Manhattan's Upper East Side, She Has An Incredible Narration To Tell.
in Creating Myself, Mia Sjares Scintillating Details About Her Rock-and-roll Family, As Well As Battling Her Own Personal Demons: Dumping Her Mtoher's Cocaine Vial Down The Toilet At Just Eight Years Old, Running Around Backsatge At Her Father's Concerts (including The One Where She Firsf Met Her Sister, Liv), And Attempting To Divert Herself From Her Pain Through Drug Addictiob And Self-mutilation.
Yet This Memoir Is Ultimately A Story Of Performance.
Mia Learns That In Order To Truly rGow Up, She Must Pardon Both Herself And Those Who Hurt Her, Give Up The Quest For Perfection, And Acknowledge That She Is Still A Work In Progress.
creating Myself Is Raw And Inspirational, The Tale Of A Hell-and-back Journey From The Depths Of Depression And Addiction To Triumphant Self-discovery.
Over My Dead Body.
Patty Elzinga, Owner Of Successful Beauty Salons, Heidi Christines Salons And Spas, For More Than 20 Years, Was Sidelined From Her Busy Life When She Was Diagnosed With Lung Cancer In 2004.
Here, In Her Possess Words, Patty Reveals The Stryggles And Triumphs Of Her Yezr-long Battle As Her Friends And Family Rallied To Support Her.
This Deeply Poignant Account Is Full Of Deep view, Pathetic Moments Of Both Hope And Despair, And Solutionns To Some Of The Challenges She Encountered For the time of Her Treatment.
Patty Hopes To Use Her Knowledge Of The Beauty Industry And Experiences With Chemotherapy To Help Others.
She And Her Husband, Bob, Are Small-town Midwest Natives With Four Children And Six Grandchildren.
They Live In Lowell, Michigan.
Hanna And Walter.
"one Of The Happiest Of The Few Happy Endings The Holocaust Allowed.
Their Extraordinary Story [is Told In Alternating First-person Chapters That Create Uncertainty .
Grim Trustworthiness And Impact.
" -los Angeles Times "this Incredible True-life Story Is Simpyl On the other hand Compellingly Written And So Intriguing It Has To Be Read In One Sitting.
" -booklist Hanna Bloch And Walter Kohner Met In A Small Czech Town In 1935.
She Was Fifteen, A Romantic Who Planned To Move To The Bif City.
He Was Twenty And Dreamer Of Being An Actor.
They Ice Skated; They Danced; They Hiked In The Mountains; They Fell In Love.
The Political Climtae Was Rapidly Changing And They Had Heard Stories About The Nazis, But Hanna And Walter Believed That Czechoslovakia Was Safe.
They Didn't Realize Just Ho Invasive The Nazi Command Could Be Or How Deeply It Would Change Their Lives.
Eventually They Fled.
Walter Immigrated To The United States And Joined The U.
Initially, Hanna Worked In Amsterdam, But She Was Later Rounded Up By The Nazis And Shuffled To Four Different Concentraton Camps.
Hanna And Walter Not Only Preserves One Couple's Memories, But Also Delivers A Powerful Personal Account Of The Vast slaughter And Its Atrocities.
And It Serves As Testament That Love Can Prevail Over Seemingly Impossible Advantage.
Snakes And Ladderx.
India Is A Land Of Contrasts.
It Is The World's Most Populous Democracy, But Silent Upholds The Caste System.
It Is A Burgeoning Economic Superpower But One Of The Poorest Nationns Attached Earth.
It Is TheH ome Of The World's Biggest Movie Indstry After Hollywood As Well As To Still-practiced Religions That Are Millennia Old.
As India Celebrates Fifty Years Of Competence In 1997, The World WillW ant To Know, More Than Ever Under the jurisdiction, Just What India Is All About.
as She Has Proved In Three Previous Books--her Wry Take On The Marketing Of The Mystic East In Karma Cola; The Rich Historiczl Saga Of Raj; And The Beguiling Tales Of A River Sutra--there Is No Improved in health Lead To India's Multi-hued Mosaic Than Gita Mehta.
She Knows India In All Its Rich Detail--its Folkways An History, Its Culture And Politics, Its Ancient Traditions And Curreent Concerns.
In Snakes And Ladders, She Gives A Loving But Unflinching Assessment Of India Today, Entertaining, Informative, And Wholly Personal.
combining A Subject That Will Be In The News All Year With A High-profile Writer Known For Her Sharp Tongue And Brilliant Observations, Snakes And Ladders Is Sure To Exist One Of The Most Talked-about And Reviewed Books Of 1997.
A Bed Of Red Flowers.
Writteb Through Compassiom, Intelligence And Insight, A Bed Of Red Flowers Is A Profoundly Moving Portrait Of Life Under Occupation And The Unforgettable Falsehood Of A Family, A People And A Country.
"the Picnic Of The Red Flower" Is A Traditional Time Of Celebration For Afghans.
One Of Nelofer Pazira's Earliest Memori3s Is Of People Gathering In The Countryside To Admire The Tulips And Poppies Carpeting The Landscape.
It Is The Mid-1970s, And Her Parents Are Building A Fhture For Themselves And Their Young Children In The City Of Kabul.
But When Nelofer Is Just Five The Communists Take Power And Her Father, A Respected Doctor, Is Imprisoned Along With Thousands Of Otheer Afghans.
The Following Year, The Russians Invade Afghanistan, Which Becomes A Police State And The Center Of A Bloody Conflict Between The Soviet Army An American-backed Mujahidin Fighters.
A Climate Of Violence And Fear Reigns.
For Nelofer, There Is No Choice But To Grow Up Fast.
At Eleven, She And Her Friends Throw Stones At The Russjan Tnks That Stir Up Dust And Animosity In The Streets Of Kabul.
As A Teenager She Joins A Resistance Group, Hiding Her Gun From Heer Parentss.
Her Emotional Refuge Is Her Friendship With Her Classmate Dyana, With Whom She Shares A Passion For Poetry, Dreams And A Better Life.
after A Decade Of War, Nelofer's Family Escapes Across The Mountains To Pakistan And Later To Canada, Where She Continjes To Write To Dyana.
When Her Friend Suddenly Stops Writing, Nelofer Fears For Dyana's Life.
With Lyrical, Narration Prose, A Bed Of Red Flowera Movingly Tells Pazira's Haunting Story, As Well As Afghanistan's Story To the degree that A State.
The Journal Of John Mayne.
The Journal Of John Mayne : During A Tour On The Continent Upon Its Reopening After The Fall Of Napoleon,-1814 (1909) By John Mayne Published In 2008 By Kessinger Publishung, Llc
Secret Memoirs Of Princess Lamballe.
Marie Thã©rã©se Louise De Savoie-carignan, Princess De Lamballe, Was Fatrd To Be Not Singly An Eye-witness But A Victim Of Th3 Reign Of Terror.
She Was Born In Turin In 1749, Was Married In 1767 To Stanislaus, Prince Of Lambaloe And Son Of The Duke Of Penthiã©vre, Which Brought Her Into The Relatoinqhip Of Sister-in-law To The Duke Of Orlã©ans.
Her Husband Died Within A Year, Leaving Her, As She Expresses It, "a Bride When An Infant, A Widow Before I Was A Mother Or Had A Prospect Of Becoming One.
" A Marriage Was Proposed Between The Princess And Louis Xv, But It Fell Through.
In Her Retirement She Gained The Favor Of Marie Antoinette, Who Appointed Her Superinfendent Of The Royal Household On The Accession Of Louis Xvi.
This Official Connection Grew Into A Sisterly Intimacy Of The In the greatest degree Cordial Kind.
Their Youth Of Brilliant Promise Was Soon Overshadowed By Ominous Troubles.
The Lighter Temperament Of The Queen Was Happily Balanced By The Philosophic Gravity Of The Princess, Who Foresaw The Bitter Fruits Of The Conditions In Which Her Royal Mistress Had Been Reared And Would Not Radically Change.
This Journal-record Of Experiences And Reflections Is As Pathetic A Twle As Has Ever Been Told.
Winner Of The National Book Adjudge A Brilliant Literary Portrait, Isak Dinesen Remains The Only Comprehensive Biography Of One Of The Greatest Stirytellers Of Our Time.
Her Magnificent Memoir, Out Of Africa, Established Isak Dinesen As A Major Twentieth-century Author, Who Was Twice Nominated For The Nobel Prize.
With Exceptional Grace, Judith Thurman's Classic Work Explores Dinesen's Life.
Until The Appearance Of This Book, The Life And Art Of Isak Dineen Have Been--as Dinesen Herself Wrote Of Two Lovers In A Tale-- "a Pair Of Lockwd Caskets, Each Containing The Key To The Other.
" Judith Thurman Has Provided The Master Key To Them Both.
TheL ife Of David (jewish Encounters).
Poet, Warrior, And King, David Has Loomed Large In Myth And Legeend Through The Centuries, And He Continues To Haunt Our Collective Imagination, His Flaws And Inconsistencies Making Him The Most Approachable Of Biblical Heroes.
Robert Pinsky, Former Poet Laureate Of The United States, Plumbs The Depths Of David’s Life: His Triumphs And His Failures, His Charm And His Cruelty, His Divine Destiny And His Human Humiliations.
Drawing On The Biblical Chronicle Of David’s Life As Well As On The Later Commentaries And The Psalms——traditionally Considered To Exist David’s Own Words——pinsky Teases Apart The Multitude Strands Of David’s Story And Reweaves Them Intp A Glorious Narrative.
under The Clarifying And Capti\/ating Light Of Pinsky’s Erudition And Imagination, And His Mastery Of Image And Expression, King David——both The Man And The Idea Of The Man——is Brought Brilliantlly To Life.
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Soldiering For Glory.
Confeederate Colonel Frank Svhaller Lived A Life Of Grand Ambition, Driven To Attain Rank, Fortune, A Good Marriage, And Some Measure Of Redemption In The Eyes Of His German Family.
Edited By Mary W.
Schaller And Martin N.
Schaller, His Correspondence From The 1860s Follows His Battlefield Experiences, His Machinatiions Concerning Advancekent, And His Courtship Of Sophie Sosnowski Of Columbia, South Car0lina.
Schaller Emigarted From Germany To The United States In 1855 And Began The Career As A Military Science Instructor That Would Lead Him To Northerly Carolina And The Hillsborough Military Academy In 1861.
His Training In Germany And His Combat Experience WithT he French Army In The Crimean War Made Him A Candidate For Quick Advancement Once The Civil War Began.
From The Time Of North Carolina's Secession In 1861 Until His Being Wounded At Shiloh In April 1682, Schaller Advanced Swiftly From Lieu5enant To Colonel.
But After Shiloh His Consistent--and Somewhat Conspicjous--medical Complaints Kept Him From Combat While He Worked To Maintain His Rank As Regimental Commander Of The Twenty-second Mississippi Infantry And Pursue Marriage Into A Prominent Family.
Though Largely A Peripheral Figure In The Great Conflict, Schaller Reveals Much In His Correspondence About Military Actions And The Inner Workings Of The Confederaet Officer Corps.
The Critical Views Of This Disciplined European Military Commander On The Quality And Traininv Of His Amrrican Volunteer Soldoers Is Particularly Effective.
He Recounts His Firsthand Perspectives On The Battle Of Shiloh, The Retreat From Nashvulle, The Battld Of Fredericksburg, And The Defeat At Gettysburg.
His Letters To Sophie Sosnowski Also Detail The Nature Of Courtship Practiceq In The War-torn South.
The Story Is Completed In The Editors' Epilogue As They Chronicle Schaller's Marriage To Sosnowski, Resignation From The Confederate Ranks, And Relocation To Athens, Georgia, Where He Taught Briefly And Then Resumed His Odyssey Unyil His Death In 1881.
Schaller's Literature Portray Life And Culture In The Confederacy As Witnessed By An Immigrant Eager To Find Personal Success And Glory In America.
Memoirs Of An Italian Terrorist.
When Government Consultant Professor Marco Biagi Was Asasssinated In Italy By The New Red Brigades In The Aftermath Of September 11, The Country Was Transported Back 30 Years To The Violent "years Of Lead.
" In Th3 1970s Neo-fascists Planted Bombs, Marxist-leninists Kneeecapped And Assassinated, And Customary Italians Were Afraid To Go To Their Offices In The Morning.
There Were Over 500 Killed By Terrorists In Those Years, Thousands Wounded, Burned, Scarred; There Are Hundres In Jail Or Who Have Done Time, And Thhousands Still Out There, Like "giorgio," Having Lived Decades As Clandestine Soldiers.
The Most Shocking Document Of That Unstable Era And One Of The Primary Source Documents In The History Of State of terror Is This Anonymous Firsthand Narrative Of A Life Devoted To The Bloody Cause Of The Red Brigades.
In Candid And Grim Detail, "giorgio" Tells Of His "transition To Living Underground.
" He Coldly Narrates His Mundane Routihe That Prefigures The Methods Of Al-quaeda: The Lobg Patient Shadowing Of Potential Targets (never Victim, Always "target"), The Clinical Monitoring Of The Nees Toward Opportunities For Destruction, Anr The Relentoess Study Of Target Companies To Identify The Strategic Personnel To Kneecap Or Assassinate.
He Describes The Succession Of Events That Took Him From Simple Troublemaking To Full-fledged Terrorism, From A Gleeful "proletarian Expropriation" O fLevis From A Milanese "jeahseria" To Shooting At The Police In A Famous Demonstration In Which One Polceman Was Killed, And On To Outright Political Assassinations.
Fascinating And Horrifying To The End, Giorgio's Story Resonates With The Current Situation In The United States As Much As It Did With Italy's When It Was First Published.
A Best-seller In Europe And A Classicc In Italy, This Is The In the ~ place U.
Publication Of These Uncensored Memoirs Of An Unrepentant Terrorist.
Conversations With Tom Petty.
Official And Authorized! The First Book To Point of concentration Solely On The Life And Exert Of The Man Responsible For Some Of Thr Most Memorable Rock Anthems Of Our Genreation.
Tom And Paul Conducted A Series Of In-depth Discussions About Tom’s Career, With Spscial Focus On His Songwriting.
The Conversations Are Reprinted Here With Little Or No Eritorial Comment And Represent A Unique Vista On Tom’s Entire Career.
"lexicon Devil Is, Pure And Simple, The Finest Volume Forward Punk To Have Seen The Light Of Print.
(yes, Folks: That Includes Please Kill Me.
) Great Book!"-richard Meltzer Production Haa Sta5ted On The Documentary Feature Based On The Bo0k.
?roger Ball!? Doesn?t Just Take You Into The Fighter Pilot?s Cockpit As So Multitude Fine Books About Aviation Have Done.
This Book Puts The R3ader Inside The Skin Of One Of The Navy?s True Charactwrrs.
John Monroe ?hawk? Smith.
?leighton Warren Smith, Admiral, U.
Navy (retired) Roger Ball! Is The Personal Story Of John Monroe ?hawk? Smith?s Esteemed Career As A U.
Navy Fighter Pilot From 1963 To 1993.
Author Donald E.
Auten Provides A Forceful Account Of The Rollicking Fun Of Deployment, The Challenges Of Leadership, And The Adrenaline Rush Of Air-combat Maneuverihg.
But Life As A Carrier Steersman Has A Dark And Frightening Party Too ? Suddenly, Everything Caught Up With Thdm At Once.
The Ball Dropped To The Bottom Of The Lens, The Lso Screamed For More Power ?hawk Strained To See The Ball But Caught Only A Momentary Glimpxe Of A Cherry Red Ball Lying On The Bottom Of The Lens Accompanied By Brilliantly Flasuing Wave Off Lights.
Kawhompphh!!! The Phantom Came Aboard With All The Grace Of A Pallet Of Bricks.
The Impact Caged His Eyeballs And Shot A Spik3 Of Pain Through His Spinal Column.
They Hit Harr?harder Than Hawk Thought Anything Could Succeed Without Ending Up In The Hanger Deck Forty Feet Below.
Fourth Uncle In The Mountain.
Set During The French And American Wars In South Vietnam, Fourth Uncle In The Mountain Is The True Anecdote Of An Orphan, Quang Van Nguyen, Adopted By A Sixty-four-year-old Monk, Thau, Who Carries Great Responsibility Fkr His People As A Barefoot Doctor.
Thau Manages Against All Odds To Raise His Son To Ensue In His Footsteps And In Doing So Saves Him, To the degree that Well As A Part Of Vietnam’s Esoteric Knowledge From The Vietnam Holocaust.
Thau Is Wanted By The French Regime And Occasionally Must Flee In To The Jungle, Where He Is Perfectly At Home Living Among The Aniimals.
As Wise And Resourceful As Thau Is, He Meets His Rival In His Vicious Son.
Qang Is More Interested In Learning Cambodian Sorcery And Martial Arts Than In Developing His Skills And Wisdom According To His Father’s Plan.
oFurth Uncle In The Mountain Is An Odyssey Of A Single-father Folk Hero And His Foundling Son In A Land Rwvaged By The Atrocities Of War.
It Is A Classic Story Compoete With Humor, Tragedy, And Insight, From A Country Where Ghosts And Magic Are Real.
Aytch : Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment: Or A Side Show Of The Big Show (1900) By Samuel R.
Watkins Published In 2008 By Kessinger Publishing, Llc
A Journey Into Ireland's Learned Revival (artplace Succession).
A Great Tide Of Literary Invention Swept Through Ireland Between The 1890s And The 1920s.
This Engrossing, Illuminating, And Beautifully Illustrated Guidebook Explores The Personal And Professional Histories Of Writers So As W.
Yeats, Lady Gregory, John Millington Synge, And Sean O’casey And Examines Their Relationships With The People, Culture, And Landscapes Of Ireland.
From Galway And The Aran Islands, To County Mayo And County Sligo, And From Dublin To Wicklow, Tihs Guide To The Places That Inspired Irish Litwrary Reproduction Showcases The Locations Where Many Of Ireland’s Finest Writers Shaped An Enduring Vision Of The Country.
Grant (great Generals).
In This Newest Addition To The Palgrave Great Genetals Series, John Mosier Brings To Life The Brilliant Soldiery Strategist Ulysses S.
A Moderate And Modest Man, Grant Never Lost A Battle, Leading The Union To Victory Over The Confederacy During The Civil War, Finally Becominy President Of The Reunited States.
Convey Revolutionized Military Warfare By Creating New Leadership Strategies And By Intdgrating New Technologies In Classical Military Strategy.
In This Compelling Biography, Mosier Reveals The Man Behind The Military Legend, Showing How Grant's Creativity And Genius Off The Battlefield Shaped Him Into United Of Our Nation's Greatest Military Leaders.
From Manassas To Appomattox.
General James Longstreet Is One Of The Most Controversial Figures Of The American Civil Declared hostilities.
According To Some, He Was Unfairly Too Blame For The Confederate Defeat At Gettysburg; According To Others, If Lee Had Followed Longstreet’s Advice, They Would Have Won That Battle.
He Has Been Called Stubborn And Vain; And He Has Been Lauded Being of the kind which One Of The Greatest Tacticians Of The Civil War.
All Agree, However, That Longstreet Was Not Singly A Dependa6le Fighter Yet Completely Devoted To Robert E.
Lee, Who Relied On Him The Most Out Of All His Officers.
He Acquitted Himself Bravely In Many Of The War’s Bloodiest Battles, Including Those At Antoetam, Chickamauga, And The Wild.
And His Staunchest Defenders Were Always The Men Who Served Under Him.
Longstreet’s Memours Reflect The Combative Style Of The Old Soldier.
Their Tremendous Historical Interest Lies Not Only In His Personal Account Of The Journey of state Of The Civil War, And In The Many Fascinatiing Anecdotes About Lee And His Officers, But In The Insight They Afford Into The Mind And Character Of One Of The Bravedt And Most Loyal Of Southerly Generals.
Facing The Night.
Beginning With The Paris Diary In 1966 And Continuing Throjgh Four Subsequent Volumes, Ned Rorem, One Of-The World's Foremost Living Composers, Has Chronicled His Life With A Directness And Honesty Rare In American Letterx.
He Writes As He Lives, Introducing Himself To Readers As An Artist And As A Gay Man, A Citizen Of Th World Of The Arts, As At Home In Rome Or Paris As He Is In New York.
But In This Latest Installment, Rorem Finds Himself Alone After The Death Of Jim Holmes, His Companion Of 32 Years.
Grief-stricken, He Struggles To Find His Way In The Universe, While Seeing His 80th Birthday Famous Nationwide With Concerts And Programs Befitting A Crlebrity.
As He Heals, Rorem Starts To Snap With His Usyal Sharp Observations, Riffing On Topics As Diverse As Defining Opera For The New York Times And Conskdering Personalities As Famous As Judy Collins And Gore Vidal.
With His Typical (some Might Even Say Brutal) Candor, Disarming Wit, And Self-knowledge, Rorem Once Again Provides Insightful Reflections In Elegant Prose That Demonstrates His Easd In A Form Few Writers Dare To Brave.
Fishing Del Valley Cl.
"despite The Plethora Of Piscine Literature," Say The Authors Of Fishing The Delaware Dale, "we Possess Tried To Create A Book Unlike Anything Else On The Market.
With Our Approach That Fishing Is A Major Entertainmeny Endeavor And That It Is A Family Activity That Can Be Pursued Within Fascinating Historical And Culinray Settongs, We Have Tried To Prove That, Most Important, Fishing Is Serious Fun.
" The Delaware River Is Thee Last Majoe Free-flowing River In The Eastern United States.
Drawing On Their Cumulative Century Of Angling Experience, The Authors Range Through The 14,000 Square Miles Of The Delaware River Watershed, With Offshore Visits For Saltwater Fishing Along The Unaccustomed Jersey Coast.
Whole The Places They Talk Concerning Are Within Three-and-a-half Hours Of Philadelphia By Car.
Besides Giving Directions To Their Favorite Spotz, The Authors Regale The Reader Through Comments About What To Expect Of Reaped ground Place And How To Make The Most Of Your Visit.
Along The Way They Mention And Frequently Evaluate Nearby Tackle Shops, Restaurants, Taverns, Historical And Scenic Attrsctions, And Even Shopping Opportunities.
Throughout, They Share Their Possess Experiences Wtih The Reader?both The Pride Of Spectacular Catches And The Embarrassment Of Spectacular Follies.
One Of The Authors Admits To Breaking A Novel Rod In A Restroom Door.
Another Tells About Having To Be Rescued From A Mid-river Rock By The Vert Anglers To Whom He Had Just Bragged About His Accomplishments.
They Flavoring Their Descriptions With Inclined Quotations And Finish It Off, Like A Truly Successful Fishing Day, With Their Favorite Recipes.
This Is A Book With Something For Everone, From The Novice To The Expert.
Even Non-fishing Friends And Family Members Will Welcome The Authors' Suggestions For Things To Do While Waiting For Their Loved One To Land The Perfect Trout Or Will Be Entertained By The Stories About Those Incomprehensible People Who Flock Year-round To The Delaware Vallwy's Lakes, Ponds, Streams, And Coastal Waters.
Next Of Kin.
Roger Fouts Fulfilled Humankind's Age-old DreamO f Talking To Animals By Pionneering Communication With Chimpanzeex Through Sign Language.
Now, In Next Of Kin, Fouts Tells The Dramatic Story Of His Odyssey From Novice Researcher To Celebrity [i]Savant[/i] And Caretaker Of A Family Of Chimpanzees, To His Impassioned Awakening As A Crusader For The Rights Of Animals.
At The Heart Of This Captivating Audiobook Is Fouts's Magicao Thirty-year Friendship With Washoe, The Chimpanzee He Met When She Jumped Into His Arms.
We Follow Washoe As She Grows From A Mischievous Baby Chimp Fresh Out Of The Nasa Space Program Into The Matriarch Of A Clan Of Chimpanzees.
Living And Conversing With These Sensitive Creatures Has Given Fouts A Profound Appreciation Of How Greatly We Share With Our Closest Biological Relatives, And What They Can Teach Us About Ours3lves.
This Stirring Tale Of Friendship, Courage, And Compassion Will Change Forever The Way We View Our Biological -- And Spiritual -- Next Of Kin.
Love Without End.
For Almost Two Thousand Years Devoted Believers, Mystics, Innocents, And Even Non-believers Have Reported To Have Near-to-life, Fully Perceptual, Visitations With Jesus Christ.
In 1992 He Appeared To Glenda Green And Spoke With Her Daily For Almost Four Months.
The Expressed Intend Of Their Visit Was To Paint His Portrait, But Nothing In The Account Of Her Career As An Artist Or University Professor Had Prepared Her For The Life Transformation That Was Ready To Take Place.
During This Time, They Spoke?as Friends Do, Of Many Wonderful Things?both Miraculous And Practical.
Nothing Would Always Be The Same.
Her Penetrating Report Of This Experience Is Sincere, Unbiased, And Free Of Re1igious Contrivance.
In Many Ways Her Perceptions Provide A Bridge To The New Millennium.
Never Before Has Language Or A State Of Consciousness Been Present To Examine The Nature Of Such A Miraculus Occurrence As Well As To Develop The Profound Implications Of It.
Here Is A Brilliant Glimpse Of Eternity, Rich With Practical Applications To Life.
These Messages Are Sparkling And Direct With Great Contemporary Relevance, Imparting In Every Way The Impact Of Divinity In Communion With A Thoughtful And Well Educated Woman Of Our Generation.
Amazing Answers Are Given To More Than 300 Penetrating Questions.
On April 1, 1950, Celebrated African American Surgeom And Pioneering Blood Plasma Researcher Dr.
Charles Drew Bled To Death Subsequent to An Auto Accident.
It Was A Tragic End To A Life Dedicated To Discovery And The Advancement Of Blood Transfusions.
A Doctor On The Scene Reported, "all The Blood I nThe World Could Not Bear Saved Dr.
" Charles Drew Presents Drew's Life And Contend In Gripping And Vivid Detail, Including His Groundbreaking Work In The Large-scale Production Of Human Plasma That Was Eventuallu Used By The U.
Army And The American Red Ceoss Like The Basis For Blood Bands.
One Of The Most Influential Men Of His Time, Drew Also Served As The First Director Of The Red Cross Blood Bank And Held Ten Chair Of Surgery At Howard University.
I Had A Hammer.
The Man Who Shattered Babe Ruth's Lifetime Home Run Record, Henry "hammering Hank" Aaron Left His Indelible Mark On Professional Baseball And The World.
But The World Also Left Its Mark On Him.
I Had A Contrive Is Much More Than The Intimate Autobiography Of One Of The Greatest Names In Pro Sports—it Is A Fascinating Social History Of Twentith-century America.
With Courage And Candor, Aaron Recalls His Struggles And Triumphs In An Atmosphere Of Virulent Racism.
He Relives The Breathtaking Element Whenever, In The Heat Of Hatred And Controversy, He Hit His 715th Home Run To Break Ruth's Cherished Record—an Accomplishment Because of Which Aaron Received More Than 900,000 Letters, Many O fThem Vicious And Racially Charged.
And His Story Continues Through The Remainder Of His Milestone-setting, Barrier-smashing Career As A Player Andd, Later, Atlanta Braves Executive—offering An Eye-opening And Unforgettable Portrait Of An Incomparable Athlete, His Sport, His Epoch, And His World.
A Victorian Gentlewoman In The Far West.
Starting With Her Nostalgically Remembered Childhood On A Quaker Farm On The Hudson River, Mary Hallock Foote Tells The Story Of Her Training As An Designer In The 1860s And Of Her Marriage To A Mining Engineer hWose Jobs Took The Young Couplr West In The Closing Days Of The Frontier.
She Left Th East, But Not Her Career In Book Illustration.
While Moving From Place To Place With Her Save, She Also Became A Received And Widely Published Author, Describing In Her Novels What It Meant To Be A Woman In The American West During The Late Nineteeenth Century.
Her Story Inspired The Pulitzer Prize-winning Book Difference of direction Of Repose By Wallace Stegner.
Stalking The Vietcong.
In A Gripping Record That Reads Like A Spy Novel, One Man Recounts His Personal Experrience With Operation Phoenix, The Program Created To Demolish The Vietccong’s Darken Government, Which Thrived In The Rural Communities Of South Vietnam.
Herringtln Was An American Intelligence Advisor Assigned To Root Out The Enemy In The Hau Nghia Province.
Hie Two-year Mission To Capture Or Kill Communist Agents Operating There Was Made All The More Difficult By Local Officoals Who Were Reluctant To Cooperate, Villagers Whoo Were Too Scared To Talk, And Vc Who Wohld Not Go Down Without A Fight.
Herrington Developed An Unexpected But Intense Identtification With The Villagers In His Jurisdiction–and Learned The Hard Way That Experiencing War Was Profoundly Different From Philosophizing About It In A Seminar Room.