books by Tom Carter
Holiday in Your Heart
, Tom Carter
Many girls dream of becoming princesses, but for the heroine of Holiday in Your Heart, nothing could be better than singing at the Grand Ole Opry. Teenaged singing sensation Anna Lee has realized her dream of performing a holiday concert on the fabled stage. Yet her happiness is clouded by thoughts of her grandmother, stricken with a serious illness back in her native Mississippi and unable to see her beloved granddaughter triumph at ...
Rhinestone Cowboy: An Autobiography
With an extraordinary candor intended to set the record straight, one of the most popular performers in the history of contemporary music tells of the decadence and destructive trappings of fame--the bucks, the booze, the cocaine, the women--of religious conversion, and of the marriage that literally saved his life. 16-page photo insert.
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 ...
Almost Like a Song
, Tom Carter
From dust jacket notes: "Ronnie Milsap's life is a classic rags-to-riches tale. Today he is one of the hottest country 'crossover' singers in the nation, with six Grammy awards, twenty million records sold, and thirty-five number-one hits (more than any other RCA recording star, including Elvis Presley). But Milsap's early life was a different story. Born blind and raised in abject poverty by a mother who soon rejected him as a curse, the boy ...
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 ...
Unsavory Elements: Stories of Foreigners on the Loose in China
Featuring entirely original writings written exclusively for this work, this anthology is filled with 28 essays from foreigners who live or have lived in China for a significant period of time. The book contains beautiful and enlightening stories about China from such noteworthy writers as Simon Winchester, Peter Hessler, Susan Conley, and Alan Paul, among others. Through their personal stories, they illustrate the many sides of Chinese ...
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) ...
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.
Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production, and Workover, Third Edition: All the Formulas You Need to ...
, Tom Carter, ...
Gulf Professional Publishing
Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production, and Workover: All the Formulas You Need to Solve Drilling and Production Problems, Third Edition, provides a convenient source of reference for oil field workers who do not use formulas and calculations on a regular basis. This book is still intended for the entirety of their careers. It also aims to help reduce the volume of materials they must carry to the rig floor or job site. ...
Spurgeon at His Best: Over 2200 Striking Quotations from the World's Most Exhaustive and Widely-Read Sermon ...
C. H. Spurgeon
Baker Book House
Book by C. H. Spurgeon
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 ...
Nashville Wives: Country Music's Celebrity Wives Reveal the Truth about Their Husbands and Marriages
, Tom Carter
From Nancy (Mrs. George) Jones and Tom Carter, one of today's top country music journalists, comes a revealing, intimate, and intriguing look at the lives of the wives of such country stars as Garth Brooks, Kenny Rogers, Alan Jackson, and Charley Pride. of photos.
The Farther I Walk, The Closer I Get To Me
Hong Mei's (洪梅) debut travelogue, The Farther I Walk, The Closer I Get To Me (走得越远,离自己越近), takes readers on a meditative backpacking odyssey across the length and breadth of the Indian subcontinent over the course of a year. Hong is recognized as the first Chinese woman on record to have backpacked across all of India, for which Asian Age has called her a "modern Faxian." The book's Chinese-language ...
Spurgeon's Commentary on Great Chapters of the Bible
Charles H. Spurgeon
Spurgeon's commentary on thirty-one of the most well-known chapters in the Bible, including Genesis 1, Isaiah 53, and Hebrews 11, using the NIV text.
Look'n For a Place To Belong: Walking Away? Knowing When and How To Stay.
Tom Carter Author and Publisher, 2014
Here I am, Tom Carter the author, the self-publisher, writer of My Kindle e-Book you see here. Thirty years ago I wrote and published three other books that are now 'Long Gone' and now in my senior years I started writing again Just Finishing my e-Book on Kindle you see here, Look'n For a Place To Belong, My Life Story and 'Auto-Biography' of 'My Walking Away' and Knowing When and How to Stay The 'walking away' from my family, God and even ...
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 ...
Choral Charisma : Singing with Expression
Santa Barbara Music Pub.
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 ...
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 ...
Think Like a Fish: The Lure and Lore of America's Legendary Bass Fisherman
, Tom Carter
Tom Mann is an American original. Growing up in Depression-era Alabama, for him fishing was more than a recreational activity–it was a way of putting dinner on the table. Following his father’s simple advice, "to catch fish, you have to find fish," six-year-old Tom came up with an innovative way of finding the drop-offs in a creek where fish seek refuge from predators. As a young teenager, he began to design and craft special lures, ...
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