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Bound for Glory

Author : Woody Guthrie
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 44,7 Mb
Release : 1983-09-15
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781440672781

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First published in 1943, this autobiography is also a superb portrait of America's Depression years, by the folk singer, activist, and man who saw it all. Woody Guthrie was born in Oklahoma and traveled this whole country over—not by jet or motorcycle, but by boxcar, thumb, and foot. During the journey of discovery that was his life, he composed and sang words and music that have become a national heritage. His songs, however, are but part of his legacy. Behind him Woody Guthrie left a remarkable autobiography that vividly brings to life both his vibrant personality and a vision of America we cannot afford to let die. “Even readers who never heard Woody or his songs will understand the current esteem in which he’s held after reading just a few pages… Always shockingly immediate and real, as if Woody were telling it out loud… A book to make novelists and sociologists jealous.” —The Nation

Bound for Glory

Author : Woody Guthrie
Publisher : Penguin Group
Page : 321 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 1983-09-15
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780452264458

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First published in 1943, this autobiography is also a superb portrait of America's Depression years, by the folk singer, activist, and man who saw it all. Woody Guthrie was born in Oklahoma and traveled this whole country over—not by jet or motorcycle, but by boxcar, thumb, and foot. During the journey of discovery that was his life, he composed and sang words and music that have become a national heritage. His songs, however, are but part of his legacy. Behind him Woody Guthrie left a remarkable autobiography that vividly brings to life both his vibrant personality and a vision of America we cannot afford to let die. “Even readers who never heard Woody or his songs will understand the current esteem in which he’s held after reading just a few pages… Always shockingly immediate and real, as if Woody were telling it out loud… A book to make novelists and sociologists jealous.” —The Nation

Bound for Glory

Author : Paul Hendrickson
Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Release : 2004-05-04
Category : Photography
ISBN : 0810943484

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National Book Award finalist Hendrickson introduces a selection of the best of the Farm Security Administration color photographs, which remain among the most moving and famous documentary images from the first half of the 20th century.

The Films of Hal Ashby

Author : Christopher Beach
Publisher : Wayne State University Press
Page : 206 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2009-09-22
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 9780814335420

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The Films of Hal Ashby by Christopher Beach Pdf

Analyzes the films and filmmaking career of director Hal Ashby, placing his work in the cultural context of filmmaking in the 1970s.

Bound for Glory

Author : Timothy R. Botts
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2011
Category : Religion
ISBN : 1414354533

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Bound for Glory is a powerful gift book inspired by a collection of calligraphic paintings by world-renowned calligrapher Timothy R. Botts. The book features 52 paintings that are visual interpretations--in words and pictures--of African American spiritual songs. These amazing songs are an important part of our American heritage, and they continue to give us hope in the face of life's many challenges. The book also includes 52 reflective readings from Botts and African-American writer and speaker Patricia Raybon. It also includes lyrics from the spirituals along with inspirational Scripture verses from the New Living Translation.

Bound for Glory

Author : Tess LeSue
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 386 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2019-12-03
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780593098288

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An unwilling legend and the woman who made him into one finally meet in a sizzling encounter. Nathaniel has many names. They call him Deathrider, White Wolf, the Plague of the West. He’s the ice-eyed killer of the plains; the ghost of the trail; the restless spirit who haunts the frontier from California to Missouri, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. They say he moves silently through the night and changes form to run with the wolves. Or so the rumors go.… Ava Archer wouldn’t know. She’s never seen him. But that doesn’t stop her from writing about him. After more than a dozen dime novels about the Plague of the West, she thinks she probably knows him better than he knows himself—even if she wouldn’t recognize him on the street. Nathaniel is ready to put the rumors about him to bed by confronting A. A. Archer. But he never could have predicted that she wouldn’t be at all what he expected, but rather a sexy redheaded woman with sloe-dark eyes who could slay a man at fifty paces. And she’s not looking to play fair.

Inky the Octopus

Author : Erin Guendelsberger
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Page : 35 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2018-04-03
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781492675037

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Inky the Octopus by Erin Guendelsberger Pdf

Perfect for Earth Day, journey along with Inky the octopus as he makes a daring escape from his aquarium to the open sea—based on a real-life aquatic adventure! Published in partnership with the National Aquarium of New Zealand. Follow Inky the octopus as he escapes from his tank at the National Aquarium of New Zealand to the open ocean! Based on a true story, this ocean picture book for children ages 4-7 chronicles the adventure that the real-life Inky might have taken on his escape to freedom. The best octopus book for kids looking to learn more about aquatic animals, marine biology, and aquariums, this delightful tale about a daring octopus's big dreams makes a wonderful gift for children for back-to-school, holidays, and summer reading! Bonus educational pages in the back include the real-life stories of Inky and other daring octopuses, as well as fascinating facts about these masters of disguise! Perfect for at-home learning or the classroom! A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year (Ages 5-9) A Florida Sunshine State Young Readers Award Winner

Glory Bound

Author : Jessica James
Publisher : Jessica James
Page : 101 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2021-06-15
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781941020418

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Shades of Gray Civil War Trilogy (Vol. 3) Called the “greatest love story ever told” when it was first released in 2008, Shades of Gray has been expanded and improved in this new three-book series that has dozens of new chapters and introduces new characters. Fall in love again and discover the fine line between friends and enemies in this emotional Civil War love story. Shades of Gray Civil War Serial Trilogy consists of three books: Duty Bound, Honor Bound, and Glory Bound, as well as an Epilogue that you can request from the author. Honor and conviction clash with loyalty and love in this epic Civil War novel that pits brother against brother. This is a classic tale of courage, honor, and enduring love that has been praised by both men and women—from professors of history to avid romance readers. Duty Bound: Takes readers across the rolling hills of Virginia in a page-turning tale of action and adventure as a Union spy spars with a renowned Confederate cavalry commander. Gallantry and chivalry are put to the test when Colonel Alexander Hunter discovers that Andrea Evans is not only the woman he promised his dying brother he would protect, but is the Union spy he has vowed to his men he would destroy. Honor Bound: This volume follows Union Spy Andrea Evans as she finds herself recuperating from an injury in the home of her enemy, Colonel Alexander Hunter. Readers will discover the fine line between friends and enemies when the lives of these two tenacious foes cross by the fates of war and their destinies become entwined forever. Glory Bound: The series culminates in this emotional final volume that reflects the sacrifices of both sides and proves there can be no bond stronger than that which unites enemies. Immortal love, whence it flows, can never die. What they said about Shades of Gray: “It is a book that I think could have the impact of a ‘Gone With the Wind.” – J. Noyalas, Assistant Professor of History “The best Civil War fiction book since Cold Mountain.” – J. Bibb, SCV, Trimble Camp 1836 “A classic love story as much as it is a war story.” – Civil War Book Review“Andrea and Alex will surely take the place in my heart of Rhett and Scarlett as the perfect Civil War fictional love story!” – A. Deyarmin, Reviewer "I am reluctant to admit I enjoyed it (Shades of Gray) more than Gone With the Wind! This book takes you through so many emotions!" – Amazon Reviewer "Not since reading Gone With the Wind have I enjoyed a book so much as Jessica James's Shades of Gray! I could not put Shades of Gray down, from start to finish!" - S. Winch "This is what epic stores are made of. Do yourself a favor and pick up this book ... especially if you love The Civil War. I will not get rid of this one. It is a keeper that I will read time and time again." – T. Weatherby "I'm a civil war historian with roots deep in the southern states and I couldn't put this book down. I'm not usually into books with a romantic element, but Shades of Gray really is that good!" – B. Webb Shades of Gray, first published in 2008, was later published as Noble Cause, with a new happily-ever-after ending. This novel is written for the General Market. May contain some content of an inspirational/religious nature. Similar romance novels in this genre may be categorized as: Christian romance, inspirational romance, Christian fiction, and clean, wholesome romance.

Glory Gardens 2 - Bound For Glory

Author : Bob Cattell
Publisher : Random House
Page : 162 pages
File Size : 45,8 Mb
Release : 2011-09-30
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781407044576

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GLORY GARDENS C.C. are now in the North County Under Thirteen League, and the pressure is really on. Hooker, as captain, worries that the team won't be able to hold it together: arrogant Clive is always picking fights, Ohbert is still as useless as ever, and there are all the usual rows and injuries. But there's also Mack, the new player; the lucky mascot 'Gatting'; plus the whole team's unwavering determination to win against all the odds.

Bound for Glory

Author : R. C. Sproul, Jr.
Publisher : Captain Fiddle Publications
Page : 132 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2003
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN : 1581344953

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R. C. Sproul, Jr., decries the alarming state of the family in our time, calling Christians to look to the Word of God to see how we can be bound together as families and as the church by understanding the covenantal nature of the family. He especially encourages fathers to exemplify Christ to their families, and he discusses the benefits of homeschooling and the role of parents in their children's education.

This Train is Bound for Glory

Author : Wilma Rugh Taylor,Norman Thomas Taylor
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 408 pages
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Release : 1999
Category : History
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028514938

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This Train is Bound for Glory by Wilma Rugh Taylor,Norman Thomas Taylor Pdf

This remarkable story of the chapel cars that traveled the American West from 1890 to 1940 reveals previously untapped sources to complete the history of all thirteen cars.

Glory Bound

Author : David K. Wiggins
Publisher : Syracuse University Press
Page : 332 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 1997-04-01
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 0815627343

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African American athletes have experienced a tumultuous relationship with mainstream white America. Glory Bound brings together for the first time eleven essays that explore this complex topic. In his writings, well-known sports scholar David K. Wiggins recounts the struggle of black athletes to participate fully in sports while maintaining their own cultural identity and pride. Wiggins examines the seminal moments that defined and changed the black athlete's role in white America from the nineteenth century to the present: the personal crusade of Wendell Smith to promote black participation in organized baseball, the triumph of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics and the proposed boycott of the Games, and the response of America's black press and community. Glory Bound demonstrates how the civil rights movement changed the face of American athletics and society forever. With the genesis of the black power movement in sport, Wiggins notes a significant shift in black—and white—America's attention to the African American athlete.

For the Glory

Author : Duncan Hamilton
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 400 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2016-05-10
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9780698170735

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The untold and inspiring story of Eric Liddell, hero of Chariots of Fire, from his Olympic medal to his missionary work in China to his last, brave years in a Japanese work camp during WWII Many people will remember Eric Liddell as the Olympic gold medalist from the Academy Award winning film Chariots of Fire. Famously, Liddell would not run on Sunday because of his strict observance of the Christian sabbath, and so he did not compete in his signature event, the 100 meters, at the 1924 Paris Olympics. He was the greatest sprinter in the world at the time, and his choice not to run was ridiculed by the British Olympic committee, his fellow athletes, and most of the world press. Yet Liddell triumphed in a new event, winning the 400 meters in Paris. Liddell ran--and lived--for the glory of his God. After winning gold, he dedicated himself to missionary work. He travelled to China to work in a local school and as a missionary. He married and had children there. By the time he could see war on the horizon, Liddell put Florence, his pregnant wife, and children on a boat to Canada, while he stayed behind, his conscience compelling him to stay among the Chinese. He and thousands of other westerners were eventually interned at a Japanese work camp. Once imprisoned, Liddell did what he was born to do, practice his faith and his sport. He became the moral center of an unbearable world. He was the hardest worker in the camp, he counseled many of the other prisoners, he gave up his own meager portion of meals many days, and he organized games for the children there. He even raced again. For his ailing, malnourished body, it was all too much. Liddell died of a brain tumor just before the end of the war. His passing was mourned around the world, and his story still inspires. In the spirit of The Boys in the Boat and Unbroken, For the Glory is both a compelling narrative of athletic heroism and a gripping story of faith in the darkest circumstances.

Woody Guthrie

Author : Nora Guthrie,Robert Santelli
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Page : 343 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 2021-11-16
Category : Music
ISBN : 9781797213378

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Woody Guthrie by Nora Guthrie,Robert Santelli Pdf

The timely, passionate, and humanely political work of America's greatest folk singer and songwriter is presented through his own words and art – curated by Woody's daughter – in this essential self-portrait, including never-before published lyrics and personal writing, and testimony from contemporary writers and musicians on his powerful relevance today. Woody Guthrie and his passionate social politics are as crucial today as they have ever been. A powerful voice for justice, and the author of more than 3,000 songs (including "This Land is Your Land"), he was also a poet, painter, illustrator, novelist, journal keeper, and profuse letter writer. Curated by his daughter Nora and award-winning music historian Robert Santelli, this fresh, intimate, and beautifully designed book thematically reveals Woody's story through his own personal writings, lyrics, and artwork, urgently bringing his voice to life. Featuring never-before-published lyrics to some of his greatest songs, personal diary entries, doodles, quips and jokes, and piercing insights on his politics and justice, this is an undeniable and important celebration of Woody's vibrant life's work. Created to be enjoyed by all – those interested in folk music or those interested in Woody's thoughts on Life in all its aspects, from Politics and Spirituality, to Love and Family – this book reflects Bob Dylan's thoughts on Woody Guthrie; "You can listen to his songs and learn how to live." ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL SONGWRITERS IN AMERICAN MUSIC HISTORY: Woody Guthrie has had a profound impact on American musicians, writers, politicians (and the everyman who found solace and kinship in Guthrie's writings and political beliefs), who have been shaped by his music and activism – namely the great founding father of songwriting himself, Bob Dylan, for whom he was a mentor. Others who have named Guthrie as a major influence include Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Cash, Pete Seeger, John Mellencamp, Billy Bragg, Joe Strummer, and Jerry Garcia, just to name a few. RARE ARCHIVAL MATERIAL: This is Woody's life told primarily in his own words, with never-before published handwritten lyrics, artwork, journals, and much more. WORDS OF WISDOM RELEVANT TODAY: Woody Guthrie's lyrics and writings carry pointed relevance to our world today – he wrote powerfully about economic inequality, immigration reform, fascism, war, corruption from capitalism gone wild, patriotism, and environmentalism – not to mention spirituality of all kinds, love, and family. EXCLUSIVE CONTRIBUTORS: Includes new writing about Woody and his music by Chuck D., Ani DiFranco, Douglas Brinkley, Jeff Daniels, Arlo Guthrie, and Rosanne Cash. Perfect for: • Music lovers • Musicians and artists • Political activists and historians • Fans of Americana

Bound for Glory

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 53,9 Mb
Release : 1999
Category : Electronic
ISBN : OCLC:1380823537

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Jolley's The Sugar Mother is listed in The Modern Library: The 200 Best Novels in English Since 1950, by Carmen Callil and Colm Tóibín (Picador).