books by Tom Carter
Earthcare: An Anthology in Environmental Ethics
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
This anthology, designed for use in undergraduate courses in environmental ethics, includes new and classic readings by leading writers in the field, full-length case studies, and many short discussion cases. Introductions and discussion questions are provided for all the essays, with each chapter introduced by a summary of the issues and appropriate philosophic, historical and scientific background. Exploring ethical theory, environmental ...
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) ...
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.
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 life-the ...
The Judas Window: A Sir Henry Merrivale Locked Room Mystery (A Rue Morgue Vintage Mystery)
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 ...
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
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Abandon Automobile: Detroit City Poetry 2001 (African American Life)
Wayne State University Press
Do poets' surroundings shape their viewpoint and work? Abandon Automobile seeks to address this question by bringing together the work of more than one hundred of Detroit's most acclaimed and accessible poets. Writing about location as if it were a living entity, these poets visualize Detroit as a variety of complex archetypes-the city becomes a savior, a beast, a nurturing mother, a seductress, a friend, an enemy. Like the city itself, the ...
Almost Like a Song
, Tom Carter
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