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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, ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them

Rodale, 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 ...
  
  











  



  
Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska
Michael D'Orso

Bloomsbury USA, 2006

n the tradition of Friday Night Lights , an extraordinary journey into the basketball-crazed culture of remote Arctic Alaska. The village of Fort Yukon sits eight miles above the Arctic Circle, deep in Alaska's "bush" country. The six hundred men, women and children who live there--almost all of them Athabascan Gwich'in Natives--have little to cheer for. Their traditional Indian ways of life are rapidly vanishing in the face of a modern ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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).
  
  











  



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

William Morrow, 1999

Mention the name Bill Phillips to any of the people he's helped transform and you will see their faces light up with appreciation and respect. These people include: Hundreds of thousands of men and women who read his magazine for guidance and straightforward information about exercise, nutrition, and living with strength. Elite professional athletes, among them John Elway, Karl Malone, Mike Piazza, and Terrell Davis ?ho have turned ...
  
  











  



  
By Michael D'Orso Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska (First ...
Michael D'Orso

Bloomsbury USA, 2006
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Body for Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength by Bill Phillips, Michael D'Orso (1999) Hardcover
Michael D'Orso Bill Phillips

William Morrow, 1115

Edition:1st
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Body For Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength by Phillips, Bill, Orso, Michael D' (2002) Hardcover
Bill, Orso, Michael D' Phillips

Thorsons, 1010
  
  











  



  
Body for life. 12 settimane per cambiare il tuo corpo e la tua vita
Michael D'Orso Bill Phillips

Kenness Publishing, 2007
  
  











  








   



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