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Merle Haggard's My House of Memories : For the Record
Tom Carter, Merle Haggard

HarperEntertainment, 1999

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 ...


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 ...


The Speedster and the Skunk: A True Story from my Dad's Youth, 2014

When my Dad was in high school in 1930, he traded his aging pony for an even-older car. From this 1912 Model T Ford touring car, he and his friends made an early hot rod called a speedster. Before the speedster had a windshield or a top, he drove it to a dance in Johnson City, Tenn. On the way back, a skunk blocked the way. Mistakes were made. As a boy, I asked for that story over and over. When I retired from small-town journalism, I wrote it ...


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 ...


My House of Memories: An Autobiography
Merle Haggard, Tom Carter

It Books, 2010

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 ...


China: Portrait of a People
Tom Carter

Blacksmith Books, 2010

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) ...


Reason in Law (8th Edition)
Lief Carter, Tom Burke

Pearson, 2009

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 – ...


Reba: My Story
Reba McEntire, Tom Carter

Bantam, 1995

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.


Tom Ford
Tom Ford, Bridget Foley

Rizzoli, 2008

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 ...


Snowdon: A Life in View
Antony Armstrong Jones

Rizzoli, 2014

A personal and complete retrospective by one of the most important twentieth-century photographers. Elegantly curated by the legendary photographer and his youngest daughter Frances von Hofmannsthal, Snowdon looks back at an exceptional life and features a selection of 175 full-color and black-and-white stylish fashion photographs and iconic portraits taken throughout his expansive and influential career. Having started photographing at a young ...


Rhinestone Cowboy: An Autobiography
Glen Campbell

Villard, 1994

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.


Choral Charisma : Singing with Expression
Tom Carter

Santa Barbara Music Pub., 2005

Features:Are you a choral director who would love your singers to be more expressive? Are you a singer who wants to sing with passion and authenticity? Are you a voice teacher who would like to help your students sing with greater presence? Are you looking for a process which helps singers and directors to create more memorable and exciting performances? Choral Charisma by Tom Carter presents a comprehensive approach, offering techniques and ...


Almost Like a Song
Ronnie Milsap, Tom Carter

Mcgraw-Hill, 1990



The Science, Philosophy, and Spirituality of Our Evolving Planet: Part 2 of 2

New Dimensions Foundation, 2013

In this interview (part 2 of 2), Carter Phipps expands on "evolutionaries", related to the three main cultural stages of human development, and why it is important to understand the trajectory we've been on as a species. He gives a framework for exploration of the strata of the evolution of human consciousness, with the important understanding that we don't have all the answers yet. The discussion explores evolutionary theology, and what is ...


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 ...


Tammy Wynette: A Daughter Recalls her Mother's Tragic Life and Death
Jackie Daly, Tom Carter

Putnam Adult, 2000

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 ...


Equity and Full Participation for Individuals with Severe Disabilities: A Vision for the Future

Brookes Publishing, 2013



The Science, Philosophy and Spirituality of Our Evolving Planet: Part 1 of 2

New Dimensions Radio, 2013

In this interview (part 1 of 2), Carter Phipps expands on "evolutionaries," related to the three main cultural stages of human development, and why it is important to understand the trajectory we've been on as a species. He gives a framework for exploration of the strata of the evolution of human consciousness, with the important understanding that we don't have all the answers yet. The discussion explores evolutionary theology, and what is ...


By the Seat of My Pants: My Life in Country Music
Buddy Killen, Tom Carter

Simon & Schuster, 1993

By the Seat of My Pants: My Life in Country Music



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