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Losing My Power Forward

Author : Regina Tisdale
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 53,6 Mb
Release : 2021-12
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1736564250

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Losing My Power Forward by Regina Tisdale Pdf

In Losing my Power Forward, Regina Tisdale shares an incredibly captivating story of love, loss, grief, depression, substance abuse, healing and peace. Up until the epic sound that changed everything, there was not a moment where Regina was not with Wayman or Wayman not with Regina. They were inseparable and had plans to be together forever, old and grey with grandkids all around. Join Regina as she takes you on the journey that has been her life. You're sure experience every emotion, every smile, every pain, and every joy. This is a must read if you've ever walked through a death, diagnosis, or another detrimental experience. Rebounding through Grief really is possible.

Power Forward

Author : Reggie Love
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2015-02-03
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781476763361

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Power Forward by Reggie Love Pdf

Every path to adulthood is strewn with missteps, epiphanies, and hard-earned lessons. Only Reggie Love’s, however, went through the White House by way of Duke University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. Mentored by both Coach Krzyzewski and President Obama, Love shares universal insights learned in unique circumstances, an education in how sports, politics, and life can define who you are, what you believe in, and what it takes to make a difference. Power Forward tells the story of the five years Love worked as a personal assistant to Senator Obama as a candidate for president, and President Obama, and it is a professional coming of age story like no other. What the public knows was well put by Time magazine in 2008: “[Love’s] official duties don’t come close to capturing Reggie’s close bond with Obama, who plays a role that is part boss and part big brother.” What the public doesn’t know are the innumerable private moments during which that bond was forged and the President mentored a malleable young man. Accountability and serving with pride and honor were learned during unsought moments: from co-coaching grade school girls basketball with the president; lending Obama his tie ahead of a presidential debate; managing a personal life when no hour is truly his own; being tasked with getting the candidate up in the morning on time for long days of campaigning. From his first interview with Senator Obama, to his near-decision not to follow the president-elect to the White House, to eventually bringing LeBron, Melo, D-Wade, and Kobe to play with the President on his forty-ninth birthday, Love drew on Coach K’s teachings as he learned to navigate Washington. But it was while owning up to losing (briefly) the President’s briefcase, figuring out how to compete effectively in pick-up games in New Hampshire during the primary to secure support and votes, babysitting the children of visiting heads of state, and keeping the President company at every major turning point of his historic first campaign and administration, that Love learned how persistence and passion can lead not only to success, but to a broader concept of responsibility.

Power Forward

Author : Reggie Love
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2016-01-19
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781476763354

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Power Forward by Reggie Love Pdf

"No one spent more time with Barack Obama during his historic first campaign and term than "body man" Reggie Love, whose professional coming of age story--from team captain of Coach K's 2001 NCAA title team through junior Senator Obama's mailroom to becoming the President's confidant, friend, and Chief of Stuff--is like no other"--

A Season of Loss, a Lifetime of Forgiveness

Author : John Manasso
Publisher : ECW Press
Page : 260 pages
File Size : 40,9 Mb
Release : 2005-11-04
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781554902590

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A Season of Loss, a Lifetime of Forgiveness by John Manasso Pdf

This narrative about two boys from different backgrounds touches on family, forgiveness, sport, and making peace with tragedy. Dan Snyder was not a sure thing in professional hockey, but defied expectations—playing for both the minor league's Chicago Wolves and the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers. Dany Heatley, on the other hand, had been tapped for success from the start as a college star and high draft pick. The two made an unlikely pair, but became friends. In September of 2003, the then 22-year-old Heatley lost control of his speeding Ferrari; Snyder was thrown from the vehicle and died six days later. The loss of their teammate, friend, and son sent those who knew Snyder looking for healing or revenge. As the legal story unfolds, so too does a story of forgiveness, rooted in the Canadian Mennonite tradition from which Snyder hailed. Snyder's family, taking an approach to their loss dictated by their faith, chose to make peace with both Heatley and his parents. This story of forgiveness reveals a lesson in loss, hope, and peace in the face of tragedy.

Power Forward

Author : Hena Khan
Publisher : Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Page : 144 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2018-05-08
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781534411982

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Power Forward by Hena Khan Pdf

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina’s Voice comes the first book in an exciting new middle grade series about a fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom. Fourth grader Zayd Saleem has some serious hoop dreams. He’s not just going to be a professional basketball player. He’s going to be a star. A legend. The first Pakistani-American kid to make it to the NBA. He knows this deep in his soul. It’s his destiny. There are only a few small things in his way. For starters, Zayd’s only on the D-team. (D stands for developmental, but to Zayd it’s always felt like a bad grade or something.) Not to mention, he’s a bit on the scrawny side, even for the fourth grade team. But his best friend Adam is on the Gold Team, and it’s Zayd’s dream for the two of them to play together. His mom and dad don’t get it. They want him to practice his violin way more than his jump shot. When he gets caught blowing off his violin lessons to practice, Zayd’s parents lay down the ultimate punishment: he has to hang up his high tops and isn’t allowed to play basketball anymore. As tryouts for the Gold Team approach, Zayd has to find the courage to stand up for himself and chase his dream.

Cure Diet Disease With Invisible Weight Loss

Author : Anonim
Publisher : InvisibleWeightLoss.com
Page : 294 pages
File Size : 44,5 Mb
Release : 2024-02-29
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9780984312917

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Cure Diet Disease With Invisible Weight Loss by Anonim Pdf

Worth Fighting For

Author : Lisa Niemi Swayze
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 336 pages
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Release : 2012-01-05
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780857208415

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Worth Fighting For by Lisa Niemi Swayze Pdf

Lisa Niemi and Patrick Swayze first met as teenagers at his mother's dance studio. He was older and just a bit cocky; she was the gorgeous waif who refused to worship the ground he walked on. It didn't take long for them to fall in love. Their thirty-four year marriage -- which they explored together in The Time of My Life -- was a uniquely passionate partnership. Now, for the first time, Lisa will share what it was like to care for her husband as he battled Stage IV pancreatic cancer, and will describe his last days when she simply tried to keep him comfortable. She writes searingly about her grief in the aftermath of Patrick's death, and candidly discusses the challenges that the past fourteen months without him have posed. But while this is an emotionally honest and unflinching depiction of illness, death, and loss, it is also a hopeful and life-affirming exploration of the power of the human spirit. Lisa shows that no matter how dark the prospect of another day may seem, there are always reserves of strength to call upon, and the love shared between two people will never truly die.


Author : Timothy Bella
Publisher : Harlequin
Page : 769 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 2022-11-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781488078392

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Barkley by Timothy Bella Pdf

*A Good Morning America Buzz Book* *A LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2022* The definitive biography of Charles Barkley, exploring his early childhood, his storied NBA career, and his enduring legacy as a provocative voice in American pop culture He’s one of the most interesting American athletes in the past fifty years. Passionate, candid, iconoclastic, and gifted both on and off the court, Charles Barkley has made a lasting impact on not only the world of basketball but pop culture at large. Yet few people know the real Charles. Raised by his mother and grandmother in Leeds, Alabama, he struggled in his early years to fit in until he found a sense of community and purpose in basketball. In the NBA he went toe-to-toe with the biggest legends in the game, from Magic to Michael to Hakeem to Shaq. But in the years since, he has become a bold agitator for social change, unafraid to grapple, often brashly, with even the thorniest of cultural issues facing our nation today. Informed by over 370 original interviews and painstaking research, Timothy Bella’s Barkley is the most comprehensive biography to date of one of the most talked-about icons in the world of sports.

Isard's Revenge: Star Wars Legends (X-Wing)

Author : Michael A. Stackpole
Publisher : Random House Worlds
Page : 495 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2011-06-28
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780307796523

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Isard's Revenge: Star Wars Legends (X-Wing) by Michael A. Stackpole Pdf

Sleek, swift and deadly, the famed X-Wing fighters have earned their reputation as the Rebel Alliance's ultimate strike force the hard way--first in battle, the last line of defense. Now they must make a deal with the devil herself--an enemy whose ultimate goal is their total annihilation. It's the kind of mission only Wedge Antilles and the Rogue Squadron would dare to undertake. Against impossible odds they will stage a daring raid into an enemy stronghold--only to be rescued from certain destruction by an unexpected ally. Ysanne Isard, the ruthless Imperial commander, has appeared on the scene seemingly from out of nowhere. Now she proposes a most unusual alliance, offering to help Wedge rescue his captured comrades from Imperial Warlord Admiral Krennel's sadistic prison camp. But her offer is not without a price. Wedge must lead Rogue Squadron in Isard's deadly struggle against an enemy made in her own image. It's an offer Wedge would love to refuse, for Isard is certain to betray them. But how can they leave their comrades at Krennel's mercy? The answer is: they can't--even if it means being caught between Krennel's ruthlessness and Isard's treachery. Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

My Journey Back to Heaven

Author : C. L. Rugg
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 484 pages
File Size : 43,5 Mb
Release : 2019-08-12
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781728311906

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My Journey Back to Heaven by C. L. Rugg Pdf

We first meet, Archangel Gabriel, with his personal accomplishments behind him, proclaimed the left hand and will of Yahweh, and with the love and respect of his fellow angels, he has become the most powerful angel in heaven. During his past five-thousand years of afterlife, he first believed that he had everything he could ever want, but something was missing, he needed and wanted more. Originally, a still-born, human soul, he never had a chance at life outside of heaven. But then something happened that made him desire what he had lost. It was Yahweh’s encouragement and plan for him to return to Earth and live as a human, however, returning would not be that simple. Becoming the first of his kind, Gabriel would retain his angel powers, but be without the memory of his past, thusly, forced to learn how to survive his dual nature, and obligated to recall his unknown previous life; he would require the help from one of his guardian-angel allies. But it will be Yahweh who orchestrates the situation by keeping Gabriel from knowing his fate and future destiny. Many adventures befall our hero, as he navigates through childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and the difficulties with romance. When Gabriel is forced to persevere over earthly and un-earthly villains, his lessons become more profound. With the help from his heavenly company, his fated time-line will take him through progressively greater challenges. Gabriel’s weapons will go beyond his charms and magical powers, which must include his knowledge, wisdom, and resolve. This illustrious legendary figure, is the nice guy who will finish first, ultimately finding personal fulfillment, and becoming more than he could ever imagine.

Grieving Forward

Author : Susan Duke
Publisher : FaithWords
Page : 150 pages
File Size : 47,6 Mb
Release : 2009-06-27
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780446562287

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Grieving Forward by Susan Duke Pdf

A mother addresses the issues of grieving in a poignant and personal journey toward healing.

The X-Wing Series: Star Wars Legends 10-Book Bundle

Author : Michael A. Stackpole,Aaron Allston
Publisher : Del Rey
Page : 3680 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2016-02-16
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781101968758

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The X-Wing Series: Star Wars Legends 10-Book Bundle by Michael A. Stackpole,Aaron Allston Pdf

The X-wing/Wraith Squadron adventures comprise one of the most popular series in the Star Wars Legends universe, and now these ten thrilling novels are together in one convenient ebook bundle. Featuring galactic intrigue, hair-raising dogfights, and a diverse group of pilots determined to fight the good fight, this riveting collection includes the following titles: ROGUE SQUADRON by Michael A. Stackpole WEDGE’S GAMBLE by Michael A. Stackpole THE KRYTOS TRAP by Michael A. Stackpole THE BACTA WAR by Michael A. Stackpole WRAITH SQUADRON by Aaron Allston IRON FIST by Aaron Allston SOLO COMMAND by Aaron Allston ISARD’S REVENGE by Michael A. Stackpole STARFIGHTERS OF ADUMAR by Aaron Allston MERCY KILL by Aaron Allston They are sleek, swift, and deadly. They are the X-wing fighters. And as the struggle rages across the vastness of space, the fearless men and women who pilot them risk both their lives and their machines. Rebel hero Wedge Antilles knows the grim truth—that even with the best X-wing jockeys in the galaxy, many will not survive their near-suicidal missions. But nothing matters except defending the Alliance against a still-powerful and battle-hardened Imperial foe in a last-ditch effort to control the stars.

They Called Me Cochise

Author : John Leslie Fultz
Publisher : Author House
Page : 277 pages
File Size : 41,5 Mb
Release : 2012-11-09
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1477267654

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They Called Me Cochise by John Leslie Fultz Pdf

When soon after I started to meditate, I seemed to find myself inside of the beautiful birds body, flying so free. It was a beautiful feeling, the feeling of free flight, and I was able to fly wherever I wished and when suddenly I returned to my own body, there underneath the tree, I felt like a new person. I felt as if I was one with all that surrounded me in nature. The Fearless Falcon Where time is lost and truth begins, the chains are finally broken. All without you find within, once scarred and tangled, now silken. The worldly lust that pained once so, seems now just an ancient token. The Fearless Falcon flies so high, True love can never be broken. I read Cochise and I congratulate John!" "Cochise" is free, beautiful, interesting and full of surprises. It is sensitive and able to fully convey the spirit of an era, the hippie generation. An enjoyable universal crossroad, John Leslie Fultz, Cochise for European basketball fans, is a psychedelic author, who writes as creatively as he scored baskets. His college rivalry with the great Julius Dr. J Erving, adventures with the late, great John Belushi, his friendship with Italian singers Vasco Rossi and Lucio Dalla and his teammates, Claude English and Dino Meneghin are all included! Luca Maggitti- Journalist and Writer. Conducts basketball TV programs. Journalist for Il Tempo since 2001. They Called Me Kociss is an intense, fast paced, vibrant story. It is pure, sincere and honest like the man who decided to write it always was both during happy and difficult times. A great and important message that should be beneficial to the new generation. It is story that is not only for those who love basketball! Marco Tarozzi Won Coni- USSIs Award as Sports Writer of the Year (2004)

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Basketball

Author : Walt Frazier
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 406 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 1998-09-01
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9781101222232

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Basketball by Walt Frazier Pdf

Whether watching from a courtside seat or from the luxury of a living room couch, sports fans want to know exactly what's going on in between those two hoops-from what the players are thinking, to why fouls are called, to anticipating what the players are going to do before they actually do it. And there is no better man to explain the ins and outs of America's hottest sport than the Knicks' former star guard, Walt Frazier. In his inimitable voice and style, "Clyde" turns it on as he describes the basics basketball in simple terms anyone can understand, and clues readers into what makes stars such as Michael Jordan so invincible. Includes exciting action photos and a wealth of "Clyde's Chalk Talk," "Clyde's Record Book," and "Clyde's Tips" sidebars.

On Fire at Work

Author : Eric Chester
Publisher : Sound Wisdom
Page : 295 pages
File Size : 45,8 Mb
Release : 2015-10-20
Category : Business & Economics
ISBN : 9780768408171

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On Fire at Work by Eric Chester Pdf

On Fire at Work flies in the face of other books on workplace culture by showing that employee engagement isn’t the ultimate goal—it is merely the starting point. Renowned leadership expert Eric Chester has gone straight to the source—top-tier leaders of the world’s best places to work to uncover their best practice strategies for getting employees to work harder, perform better, and stay longer. On Fire at Work features examples and original stories from exclusive personal interviews with over 25 founders/CEOs/presidents of companies like Marriott, Siemens, BB&T Bank, Wegmans, 7-Eleven, Hormel, Canadian WestJet, Ben & Jerry’s, and The Container Store, along with smaller companies like Firehouse Subs, the Nerdery, and Build-A-Bear. The guiding principle is that any organization in any industry—from Fortune 500 firms to mom-and-pop shops—can learn how to bring out the very best in their employees. The book’s content-rich research and conversational case study-based narrative make it a timely, actionable go-to reference on employee performance and productivity for C-level execs, corporate and government managers, HR professionals, and small business owners. On Fire at Work is a practical field guide that any organization can implement to build, not an engaged workforce, but a workforce that is on fire!