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Ensign, May 2012 (Ensign Magazine)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2012
Addresses from the 182nd Annual General Conference. SATURDAY MORNING SESSION As We Gather Once Again | President Thomas S. Monson And a Little Child Shall Lead Them | President Boyd K. Packer Teaching Our Children to Understand | Cheryl A. Esplin Converted to His Gospel through His Church | Elder Donald L. Hallstrom He Truly Loves Us | Elder Paul E. Koelliker Sacrifice | Elder Dallin H. Oaks Mountains to Climb | President Henry B. Eyring ...
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Random House Audio
Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit’s fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile ...
A Man on The Moon: 3 Volume Illustrated Commemorative Boxed Set
Time Life Education
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the first moon landing, Time-Life Books presents a three-volume illustrated set of the acclaimed work by Andrew Chaikin, A Man on the Moon. Chaikin's definitive account of the Apollo missions is brought to life with more than 500 illustrations and photographs, including some extremely rare or never-before-published photos collected from the archives of NASA, Life Magazine and even the astronauts ...
Gary Paulsen was in his forties, an internationally famous children's writer. Then he was overtaken by his passion ' a passion for Alaskan dog-racing and a passion for the wild, beautiful landscape of the Arctic. Winterdance is the story of this passion. It is a powerful, almost unbelievable adventure, told with humour, pathos, vitality and excitement. Beautiful, funny and laconic, it is a book about men and dogs and their souls. 'An ...
Greatness and Goodness: Barbaro and His Legacy
Note: Kindle edition does not include the 164 photos that comprise the photo essay that is included in the Hard Cover version. Barbaro reeled off five easy wins to set himself up for the 2006 Kentucky Derby. He was undefeated, yet there were still doubters. Barbaro wowed everyone who saw him in the flesh as he prepared for the Kentucky Derby. His final Derby workout was sensational. In the Derby itself, he simply crushed the field to win ...
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Coming off the wildly successful 2000 NASCAR season in which he won two races, Dale Earnhardt Jr viewed the 2001 Daytona 500 as an opportunity to entrench his name in racing history. Tragically, more than his dreams died on the track that day. After crossing the finish line in second place, Dale Jr turned to find that his father had been involved in a horrific crash that killed him upon impact. His death shook the racing community and made ...
Adopting the Racing Greyhound
Cynthia A. Branigan
Howell Book House
The first edition of this book was responsible for inspiring tens of thousands of people to adopt ex-racers. Now, this fully updated edition features groundbreaking veterinary information not available anywhere else. Greyhound authority Cynthia Branigan–who has placed over 4,000 Greyhounds through her organization–offers updated statistics on the costs involved with adopting as well as new health information, such as warnings about ...
Thoroughbred #01 A Horse Called Wonder
Ashleigh wouldn't care about anything, ever again. Ashleigh Griffen swore she'd never give her heart to another horse -- not after a terrible disease wiped out her family's breeding farm, along with Ashleigh's favorite mare, Stardust. Now the Griffens are starting over as breeding managers at Townsend Acres, and Ashleigh's sure she is going to hate living there. Then a small, sickly foal is born -- a beautiful copper filly that looks like ...
Sara's Children : The Destruction of Chmielnik
Suzan Esther Hagstrom
Sergeant Kirkland's Press
Full of love, joy and hope, Nathan Garfinkel's wedding portrait captures one of life's turning points. The occasion, however, was more momentous than anyone could ever imagine. Only six years earlier Nathan and his sisters, who surround him in the photograph, were reduced to living skeletons, victims of anti-Semitism that raged out of control during World War II. Nazi Germany and its sympathizers brutally murdered more than 6 million Jews across ...
APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book
Nononina Press, 2012
"Essential reading (and reference) for modern authors, regardless of experience." - Kirkus Book Reviews "Nuts, bolts, and inspiration too. Once again, Guy delivers, kicking the shiitake out of anyone who would tell you that you shouldn't, wouldn't or couldn't write a book." -Seth Godin Author and founder of The Icarus Project. This version of APE was updated with the most recent content, facts, figures, tools, and ...
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the ...
Harriet A. Washington
From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America’s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment. Medical Apartheid is the first and only comprehensive history of medical experimentation on African Americans. Starting with the earliest encounters between black Americans and Western medical researchers and the racist pseudoscience that ...
Walk in My Shoes: Conversations between a Civil Rights Legend and his Godson on the Journey Ahead
Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
A top aide to Martin Luther King, Jr., Andrew Young has been a witness to history and has made his own. During the cvil rights movement, he worked tirelessly as a strategist and negotiator during the campaigns that resulted in the passage of the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act, and was at Martin Luther King, Jr.’s side when he was assassinated. For years, in correspondence and conversation, he has been mentoring his godson, Kabir ...
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America
Twin Palms Publishers
My Story, My Song - Mother-Daughter Reflections on Life and Faith
Publishers Weekly * Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts and her mother, Lucimarian Roberts, encapsulate resilience, faith and generations of joy in this slim and inspirational volume. Eighty-seven-year-old Lucimarian reflects concisely on a life buoyed by her deep love of music, as well as her commitment to her faith and civic service. The same musicality that steadied her as a young woman growing up in the segregated South, then ...
The Courage To Start: A Guide To Running for Your Life
John "The Penguin" Bingham
"The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start." Take your first step toward fitness and a happier, healthier life. Has the idea of running crossed your mind, but you haven't acted on it because you don't think you have the body of a runner? Have you thought about running but quit before you started because you knew that you would be breathless at the end of your driveway? Well, put aside those fears ...
The Complete Runner's Day-By-Day Log 2013 Calendar
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Whether training for a race, running for a cause, or getting and staying fit, today's runner will find The Complete Runner's Day-By-Day Log 2013 Calendar ideal for tracking objectives and goals, noting accomplishments, recording times and mileage, planning for future events, and reviewing the year. Best of all, it motivates runners with constructive tips, inspirational quotes, full-color images, and Marty Jerome's thoughtful and knowledgeable ...
Kate Chenery Tweedy
Leeanne Meadows Ladin
Dementi Milestone Publishing
" On March 30, 1970, Secretariat drew his first breath in a little white foaling shed on a historic farm called The Meadow in Caroline County, Virginia. Three years later he would leave the nation breathless as he captured the Triple Crown, shattering records and rivals alike. At The Meadow, America s Super Horse learned to gallop across its rolling fields and its loamy track. There, Secretariat first felt the calming hand of a groom, the taste ...
Ruffian: Burning from the Start
During two short seasons at the track, Ruffian was hailed as the greatest thoroughbred filly of all time. Unbeaten in her first ten starts, she shattered one record after another, dazzling crowds with both her beauty and her brilliant speed. Then tragedy struck on the afternoon of July 6, 1975. Ruffian broke down–on the lead–in the middle of a match race at Belmont Park. Later that night she had to be destroyed. Ruffian: Burning from the ...
Catherine Bly Cox
South Mountain Books
Out of print for fifteen years, this is the classic account of how the United States got to the moon. It is a book for those who were part of Apollo and want to recapture the experience and for those of a new generation who want to know how it was done. It is an opinon shared by many Apollo veterans. Republished in 2004 with a new Foreword by the authors.
Into the Cannibal's Pot: Lessons for America from Post-Apartheid South Africa
Into the Cannibal's Pot: Lessons for America from post-Apartheid South Africa is a polemical work anchored in history, reality, fact, and the political philosophy of classical liberalism. It is a manifesto against mass society, arguing against raw, ripe, democracy, here (in the US), there (in South Africa), and everywhere. Into the Cannibal's Pot follows Russell Kirk's contention that true freedom can be found only within the framework of a ...
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