books by Michael D'Orso

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Rise and Walk: The Trial and Triumph of Dennis Byrd
Dennis Byrd, Michael D'Orso

Harpercollins, 1993

An account of the New York Jet's struggle to walk again after a spinal back injury describes Byrd's football successes in high school and college, and his heroic battle with painful physical therapy to overcome paralysis. 250,000 first printing. $180,000 ad/promo.


The Cost of Courage: The Journey of an American Congressman
Carl Elliott Sr, Michael D'Orso

University Alabama Press, 2001

This deeply moving story chronicles the tenacity and vision that carried Carl Elliott from the hills of northwest Alabama to eight distinguished terms in the United States House of Representatives. Born in a log cabin on a tenant farm in 1913, Carl Elliott worked his way through The University of Alabama during the Great Depression and was elected to Congress in 1948. With a no-nonsense philosophy of fairness and equal opportunity, he ...


LIKE JUDGMENT DAY, The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood (Movie Tie-In to ROSEWOOD)
Michael D'Orso

Berkley Publishing, 1996

1996 Boulevard Books (Berkley Publishing Group) trade PB, A black town in Florida is destroyed and many of its inhabitants killed by whites in the 1920's. A true story w/ survivor interviews by Michael d'Orso (Oceana:Our Endangered oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them).


Eagle Blue

Bloomsbury USA, 2008

Eagle Blue follows the Fort Yukon Eagles, winners of six regional championships in a row, through the course of an entire 28-game season, from their first day of practice in late November to the Alaska State Championship Tournament in March. With insight, frankness, and compassion, Michael D'Orso climbs into the lives of these fourteen boys, their families, and their coach, shadowing them through an Arctic winter of fifty-below-zero ...


Oceana (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)
Michael D'Orso, Ted Danson

Tantor Audio Pa, 2011

Most people know Ted Danson as the affable bartender Sam Malone in the long-running television series Cheers. But fewer realize that over the course of the past two and a half decades, Danson has tirelessly devoted himself to the cause of heading off a looming global catastrophe—the massive destruction of our planet’s oceanic biosystems and the complete collapse of the world’s major commercial fisheries.   In Oceana, Danson details his ...


For the Children: Lessons from a Visionary Principal
Madeline Cartwright

Doubleday, 1993

An extraordinary principal describes her work in a troubled elementary school in Philadelphia's most devastated, drug-laden community; explains how she transformed the school; and shares her secrets and hopes for all public schools. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.


Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement
John Lewis, Michael D'Orso

Mariner Books, 1999

Congressman John Lewis takes readers inside the civil rights movement in Walking with the Wind and shares rare insight into the personalities at its heart.   As Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Congressman John Lewis was at the epicenter of the civil rights movement in the late '50s and '60s. Arrested more than forty times, he was one of its youngest and most courageous leaders. Writing with charm, ...


Rise & Walk: The Trial & Triumph of Dennis Byrd (Harperspotlight)
Dennis Byrd, Michael D'Orso

Harpercollins (Mm), 1994

A personal account of the New York Jets player's struggle to walk again following a spinal injury describes Byrd's football successes in high school and college, the painful physical therapy to overcome paralysis, and his love for his family and faith. Reprint.


Fast Takes: Slices of Life Through a Journalist's Eye
Mike D'Orso, Michael D'Orso

Hampton Roads Publishing Co., 1991

Book by D'Orso, Mike, D'Orso, Michael


In Praise Of Public Life

Simon & Schuster, 2000

In a vigorous defense of public life, Senator Joseph Lieberman, one of the most articulate and respected of our politicians, defines the duty, the honor and the privilege of public life in the face of Americans' perennial cynicism about it. Americans have always been suspicious of government and have misunderstood and mistrusted those in public life. This attitude is even more prevalent as the boundaries that once separated public and private ...


The Greatest Generation (Hardcover)
Bill Phillips (Author) Michael D'Orso (Author)

Easton Press, 1999


Body for life
Bill, D'Orso, Michael Phillips

Editura All, 2006

Imaginati-va cum ar fi sa aveti energie pe tot parcursul zilei, sa aveti increderea si puterea necesare pentru a realiza toate lucrurile pe care pana acum le-ati amanat, sa fiti intotdeauna sigur ca luati decizia potrivita la momentul potrivit, sa stiti ca intr-adevar aveti puterea sa va schimbati nu numai aspectul fizic, ci si orice altceva doriti in aceasta lume. Daca aceste lucruri par imposibile, este timpul sa faceti cunostinta cu Bill ...


Like No Other Time: The 107th Congress and the Two Years That Changed America Forever

Random House Audio, 2003

The 107th Congress faced a time like no other in the life of the nation. This was the era of the first presidential election to be decided by the United States Supreme Court, the fifty-fifty Senate, the horror of September 11, the war on terrorism, corporate scandals that shook the economy, the inexorable move toward war with Iraq, and other dramatic events, all leading up to the historic midterm elections of 2002. In Like No Other Time , ...


Thin Is Just a Four-Letter Word: Living Fit for All Shapes and Sizes
Dee Hakala, Michael D'Orso

Little Brown & Co (T), 1997

The founder of an innovative exercise program for inactive and overweight people sponsored by Nike and administered by the YMCA tells her story and details her program of exercise, behavior modification, and group support, in a guide illustrated with photographs. Tour.


Body for Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength
Bill Phillips, Michael D'Orso

Thorsons, 2002

NB: UK/EIRE RIGHTS ONLY The fitness no. 1 bestseller Body for Life is a twelve week programme that promises to Change Your Mind, Change Your Body, Change Your Life. Bill Phillips' exercise and nutrition plan has been proven to produce dramatic results for tens of thousands of people, whatever their state of fitness. The programme comprises weight training, aerobic exercise, a careful diet and in addition it addresses the reader's own personal ...


Winning with Integrity: Getting What You Want Without Selling Your Soul
Leigh Steinberg, Michael D'Orso

Three Rivers Press, 1999

"There really is a Jerry Maguire. Only he's not some schlumpf struggling to make it on a wing and a prayer like Tom Cruise in the movie. . . . His name is Leigh Steinberg, and he's been cultivating a choirboy image for twenty years. He also happens to be the pre-eminent sports agent of our time." --San Francisco Examiner Magazine "This is a book about the process of negotiation.   Which means that this is a book about life." Leigh Steinberg ...


Like Judgment Day
Michael D'Orso

Recorded Books, 1996

Great audio cassette set!



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