books by Tom Carter
China: Portrait of a People
From the subtropical jungles of Yunnan to the frozen wastes of Heilongjiang; across the scalding deserts of Xinjiang and beneath Hong Kong's neon blur. Tramping through China by train, bus, boat, motorcycle, mule or hitching on the back of anything that moved. On a budget so scant that he drew sympathetic stares from peasants. Backpacking photographer Tom Carter somehow succeeded in circumnavigating over 35,000 miles (56,000 kilometers) ...
The Masters; The Story of Golf's Greatest Tournament
Kerygma Sellers, 2009
If a golfing legend was to ever build a golf course, nothing short of the rolling greens at Augusta should be expected. And if a tournament was to ever begin there, nothing short of the Masters should be expected. This book follows the story of the creation and establishment of the most remarkable golf tournament in all history with crisp stories of the Masters tournament from the 1930s right up to 1960. Beginning in 1930, when Robert Jones, ...
Tammy Wynette: A Daughter Recalls her Mother's Tragic Life and Death
, Tom Carter
A loving and astonishingly revealing portrait of America's most popular female country vocalist by her daughter, Jackie. Tammy Wynette arrived in Nashville in 1964 in a dented station wagon with her three young daughters, whose tricycles were tied to the car's roof. Raw talent, gritty determination, and a bit of luck soon lifted Tammy from poverty to fame and ultimately fortune. Tammy Wynette: My Mother's Story looks behind the extraordinary ...
My House of Memories: An Autobiography
, Tom Carter
In this riveting personal story, award-winning,bestselling country musicrecording artist Merle Haggard takesyou on a tour through his house ofmemories, offering a fascinating lookinside his turbulent yet successful life.Merle reveals the true stories about hisbirth and troubled upbringing in a convertedrailroad boxcar. He recalls the lossof his father when he was nine, after whichhis childhood disobedience transformedinto full-blown delinquency ...
Tom Ford has become one of fashion's great icons. In the past decade, he transformed Gucci from a moribund accessories label into one of the sexiest fashion brands in the world. His designs have increased sales at Gucci tenfold and have helped build the Gucci brand into the luxury goods conglomerate that it is today. Ford brought a hard-edged style synonymous with 21st century glamour to his clothes, and Hollywood sat up and took note. This book ...
Reba: My Story
, Tom Carter
Country music superstar Reba McEntire describes her Oklahoma childhood as a member of a cattle ranching family, her early days as a performer, her award-winning musical achievements, the tragic loss of her eight band members, and her marriages. Reprint.
Merle Haggard's My House of Memories : For the Record
Country music's award-winning and best-selling recording artist, Merle Haggard, brings us his long-awaited new autobiography, Merle Haggard's My House of Memories --a riveting account of Haggard's extremely turbulent and successful life. Picking up where his 1982 autobiography, Sing Me Back Home, left off, Haggard recounts his earliest childhood memories, revealing previously untold stories about his birth and troubled upbringing in a ...
Almost Like a Song
, Tom Carter
Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China
Earnshaw Books, 2013
Westerners are flocking to China in increasing numbers to chase their dreams even as Chinese emigrants seek their own dreams abroad. Life as an outsider in China has many sides to it - weird, fascinating and appalling, or sometimes all together. We asked foreigners who live or have lived in China for a significant period to tell us a story of their experiences and these 28 contributions resulted. It’s all about living, learning and loving in a ...
Stories from the Storm: Hurricane Katrina Survivors, In Their Own Words
Audible Studios, 2006
In the weeks after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, Audible reached out to customers in the affected area to offer help. Many customers responded and several agreed to be interviewed about their experience. Stories from the Storm was recorded in mid-November, in the days when many people were still clearing debris and figuring out how to restart their lives. From a 17-year-old who stayed in an east New Orleans ...
Death in the Tenderloin: A slice of life from the heart of San Francisco (Volume 1)
San Francisco Study Center
This book celebrates the Tenderloin at its most tender. It was inspired by the obituaries published in the Central City Extra — monthly newspaper for the neighborhood’s fixed-income and no-income populace. This is a hardscrabble script. The Tenderloin is San Francisco’s poorest neighborhood, a high-density, human services ghetto where hundreds of nonprofit and public providers serve a citywide caseload of homeless people in addition to ...
The Judas Window: A Sir Henry Merrivale Locked Room Mystery (A Rue Morgue Vintage Mystery)
Book annotation not available for this title. Title: The Judas Window Author: Dickson, Carter/ Schantz, Tom (INT)/ Schantz, Enid (INT) Publisher: Rue Morgue Publication Date: 2008/03/15 Number of Pages: 192 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:
Rhinestone Cowboy: An Autobiography
The popular singer describes his rise to the top of the country music world and the hedonistic lifestyle that nearly cost him his life and career before a religious conversion transformed his life. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.
Writers of the Future Volume 26 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers & Illustatrators of the Future)
Galaxy Press, 2010
Discover Imaginative New Worlds of Tomorrow. Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future. Established in 1983 by L. Ron Hubbard expressly for the aspiring writer, Writers of the Future has become the most respected and significant forum for new talent in all aspects of speculative fiction. Never before published first-rate science fiction and fantasy stories selected by top names in the field. "Not only is the ...
Reason in Law (8th Edition)
Arguing that good legal reasoning remains the best device by which we can ensure that judicial impartiality, the rule of law, and social trust and peace are preserved, Thomas F. Burke and Lief H. Carter present an accessible and lively text that analyzes the politics of the judicial process. Looking at the larger social and institutional contexts that affect the rule of law – including religious beliefs and media coverage of the courts – ...
Journalist, James Stanley, is faced with the imminent birth of his child. Having decided to forego the test that would determine whether his child is carrying the all-important "Super-S" gene, which differentiates the genetic makeup of a superhero from that of a normal person, James sets out on a quest to interview forty-five super-powered individuals in the hope that their experiences may better prepare him for the birth of a child that is ...
Memories the Autobiography of Ralph Emery
, Tom Carter
This runaway New York Times bestseller tells the rags-to-riches story of Ralph Emery, a humble Tennessee farm boy who fell in love with radio and made it his life. For 40 years, Emery has brought America's most heartfelt music to millions. Now in a celebrity-studded memoir, he tells of his four marriages, his battle with drugs and alcohol, and the efforts that have made him a true country music legend.
By the Seat of My Pants: My Life in Country Music
, Tom Carter
Simon & Schuster
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Beachhead Normandy: An LCT's Odyssey
Potomac Books Inc.
World War II naval history has been discussed and examined from almost every possible angle. One story that has never been told in detail, however, is that of the U.S. Navy’s vessel designated the Landing Craft Tank (LCT). Even though they are known for ferrying troops and supplies to the beaches of Normandy, LCTs were more than mere transports. In fact, the little craft had permanently assigned crews and participated in nearly all forms of ...
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