Miracle On Fourth Street

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Miracle on 34th Street

Author : Valentine Davies
Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
Page : 137 pages
File Size : 52,5 Mb
Release : 2021-09-14
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9780358439172

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Generations of believers in hope and goodwill have made Miracle on 34th Street a treasured part of their holiday traditions. Now in keepsake hardcover.

Miracle on 49th Street

Author : Mike Lupica
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 260 pages
File Size : 43,5 Mb
Release : 2007-10-04
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 0142409421

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Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica Pdf

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Heat, Travel Team and Million-Dollar Throw. Josh Cameron is MVP of the championship Boston Celtics and a media darling with a spotless reputation. He has it all . . . including a daughter he never knew. When twelve-year-old Molly Parker arrives in his life, claiming to be his daughter, she catches him off guard. Molly says her mom, Jen, revealed his identity before losing her battle with cancer. Josh isn't so sure about this girl—she must be trying to scam him for his money. Still, there's something about Molly that reminds him so much of Jen. But as Molly gets to know the real Josh, the one the camera never sees, she starts to understand why her mother never wanted her to know her dad. Josh has room in his heart for only two things: basketball and himself. Does Molly really want this man for a father? Together, these two strangers learn that sometimes, for things to end up the way you want them to, you have to fire up a prayer at the buzzer and hope it goes in.

Miracle on Fourth Street

Author : Mary L. Knapp
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 174 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2016-03-26
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0692506543

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Miracle on Fourth Street is the story of the preservation of a family home that belonged to one of the early merchants of New York City. Lived in by one family for almost 100 years, the house was preserved as a museum upon the death of the last family member. The book recounts the struggle of the founder of the museum to realize his quixotic vision, the critical intervention of an architect who devoted his life to an authentic structural restoration, and the dedication of a group of women who would not give up their goal of reclaiming the beauty of the original furnishings. It is a story of creative solutions to structural calamities, heartbreaking setbacks, disappointing personality conflicts, and the current stewards' triumph over a final brutal assault on the building that quite literally could have brought the house down. Now known as The Merchant's House Museum, the landmarked site affords over 15,000 visitors a year a unique window into mid-nineteenth domestic life of the merchant elite of New York City.

Miracle on 34th Street

Author : Will Severin,John Vreeke
Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
Page : 84 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 2002
Category : Drama
ISBN : 0573628920

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A recreation of the original book offers a new generation the beauty of the classic 1940s design. Details of how the book was written and made into a beloved holiday film are included. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Are Miracles for Real?

Author : Maria Baan
Publisher : iUniverse
Page : 60 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2019
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781532081774

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For the first time Maria reveals the incredible journey into the supernatural and miraculous that she has traveled for many years. While Maria’s life has been filled with miracles, she has also tasted tragedy. Maria would say, “It’s not by our good works but it’s by the grace of God and all we need to do is believe in the Lord and what he did.” This book is a celebration of God’s unbridled love for humanity and a journey of faith.

The Top 40 Traditions of Christmas

Author : David McLaughlan
Publisher : Barbour Publishing
Page : 160 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 2012-09-01
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781620291085

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The Top 40 Traditions of Christmas by David McLaughlan Pdf

Christmas traditions form the foundation of the holiday season—and this book considers the “story behind the story” for 40 favorite customs. Familiar things like Christmas trees, candy canes, Santa Claus, and lighting displays have little-known histories or deeper meanings that make them worthy of contemplation for those of us who celebrate Christmas as the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. The Top 40 Traditions of Christmas provides that intriguing information for the most beloved songs, movies, articles, characters, and activities of the season.

Miracles on 4th Street

Author : Dan Barlow
Publisher : Cribbagebooks.com
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Cribbage
ISBN : 0970622597

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More than 100 challenging problems for cribbage players, presented in an entertaining and user-friendly format.

Insiders' Guide® to Cincinnati

Author : Felix Winternitz,Sacha Bellman
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Page : 416 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2009-02-24
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9781461746928

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Insiders' Guide® to Cincinnati by Felix Winternitz,Sacha Bellman Pdf

For those looking to visit Cincinnati or considering moving there, Insiders' Guide to Cincinnati is the essential source for information about this thriving Ohio city. Written by locals with first-hand experience in the region, this exceedingly useful and practical guide offers a personal perspective of Cincinnati and its surroundings and includes three maps of the area.

Turner Classic Movies Cinematic Cities: New York

Author : Christian Blauvelt
Publisher : Running Press Adult
Page : 176 pages
File Size : 42,9 Mb
Release : 2019-11-05
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 9780762495429

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Turner Classic Movies Cinematic Cities: New York by Christian Blauvelt Pdf

For armchair travelers, film buffs, tourists, and city dwellers alike, Turner Classic Movies takes you on a one-of-a-kind tour of the cinematic sites of New York City. Highlighting the great films set in the Big Apple since the dawn of cinema to the present, Cinematic Cities: New York City is both a trove of information including behind-the-scenes stories and trivia, and a practical guide full of tips on where to go, eat, drink, shop, and sleep to follow along the path of your favorite films set in NYC. Organized by neighborhood and featuring photographs and illustrated maps throughout, this is a love letter to the city and a one-of-a-kind history of the movies. Featured films and locations include The Godfather, The Seven Year Itch, King Kong, North by Northwest, On the Town, West Side Story, When Harry Met Sally, the films of Woody Allen, and scores of others.


Author : Charles L. Roe
Publisher : iUniverse
Page : 238 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2009-02
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781440114793

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Adrift by Charles L. Roe Pdf

Lynwood Roe spent his young years toiling in fields of tobacco and corn that grew lushly on the rolling hillsides of the eastern Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. He grows up expecting to follow a life not unlike his father and his grandfather before him. That is, if he were to reach his majority. At nine years of age he is felled by rheumatic fever which leaves him hindered with a weak heart and an uncertain future. While recovering he becomes a keen observer of his surroundings and the people who are in and out of his life. His father's passing ends his hope that he can go to college and direct his life onto a different course. Then a girl enters his life and convinces him that the future he believes to be impossible can still be realized, if he is willing to leave the farm and strike out audaciously to pursue it. The nearest big city is Louisville where he seeks employment as a first step to attaining his dreams. It is to be a summer full of awakening and discovery. Through it all he recalls moments of the past - episodes in a boy's life that shaped the young man he was to become. He is adrift but watching the horizon for a safe harbor.

Ciao, America!

Author : Beppe Severgnini
Publisher : Crown
Page : 258 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 2003-05-13
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9780767912365

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In the wry but affectionate tradition of Bill Bryson, Ciao, America! is a delightful look at America through the eyes of a fiercely funny guest—one of Italy’s favorite authors who spent a year in Washington, D.C. When Beppe Severgnini and his wife rented a creaky house in Georgetown they were determined to see if they could adapt to a full four seasons in a country obsessed with ice cubes, air-conditioning, recliner chairs, and, of all things, after-dinner cappuccinos. From their first encounters with cryptic rental listings to their back-to-Europe yard sale twelve months later, Beppe explores this foreign land with the self-described patience of a mildly inappropriate beachcomber, holding up a mirror to America’s signature manners and mores. Succumbing to his surroundings day by day, he and his wife find themselves developing a taste for Klondike bars and Samuel Adams beer, and even that most peculiar of American institutions—the pancake house. The realtor who waves a perfect bye-bye, the overzealous mattress salesman who bounces from bed to bed, and the plumber named Marx who deals in illegally powerful showerheads are just a few of the better-than-fiction characters the Severgninis encounter while foraging for clues to the real America. A trip to the computer store proves just as revealing as D.C.’s Fourth of July celebration, as do boisterous waiters angling for tips and no-parking signs crammed with a dozen lines of fine print. By the end of his visit, Severgnini has come to grips with life in these United States—and written a charming, laugh-out-loud tribute.

St. Petersburg

Author : James Anthony Schnur
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
Page : 96 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2014
Category : History
ISBN : 9781625450876

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Known as the "Sunshine City," St. Petersburg gained notoriety as a popular destination for seasonal residents during the Florida real estate boom of the 1920s. However, the history of footprints along with shoreline spans thousands of years. Long before the first contact with Spanish conquistadors during the sixteenth century, indigenous cultures flourished along the abundant estuaries and left shell mounds and pottery as evidence of their settlements. After these original inhabitants disappeared, occasional fishing parties from Cuba and the Caribbean visited a largely uninhabited peninsula along Florida's west coast. Indeed, fewer than 500 people resided along the entire Pinellas peninsula on the eve of the Civil War. Throughout the twentieth century, waves of settlers, tourists, and residents encountered a colorful array of speculators and developers. Sometimes known as a winter wonderland for "snowbird" retirees, St. Petersburg tried to reinvent itself after pundits referred to the city as "God's waiting room" by the early 1960s. Fifty years later, much has changed. This book offers a visual portrait of St. Petersburg since the early 1900s. Historical and contemporary photographs in four chapters illustrate St. Petersburg's waterfront heritage, the transformation of its downtown, the establishment of neighborhoods near downtown, and the city's expansion in more recent years. Rather than offering an academic narrative, St. Petersburg Through Time introduces the reader to important moments in the city's vibrant history and encourages further exploration.

“Keep ’Em in the East”

Author : Richard Koszarski
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Page : 544 pages
File Size : 55,6 Mb
Release : 2021-07-20
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 9780231553872

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The year 1955 was a watershed one for New York’s film industry: Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront took home eight Oscars, and, more quietly, Stanley Kubrick released the low-budget classic Killer’s Kiss. A wave of films that changed how American movies were made soon followed, led by directors such as Sidney Lumet, William Friedkin, Francis Ford Coppola, and Martin Scorsese. Yet this resurgence could not have occurred without a deeply rooted tradition of local film production. Richard Koszarski chronicles the compelling and often surprising origins of New York’s postwar film renaissance, looking beyond such classics as Naked City, Kiss of Death, and Portrait of Jennie. He examines the social, cultural, and economic forces that shaped New York filmmaking, from city politics to union regulations, and shows how decades of low-budget independent production taught local filmmakers how to capture the city’s grit, liveliness, and allure. He reveals the importance of “race films”—all-Black productions intended for segregated African American audiences—that not only helped keep the film business afloat but also nurtured a core group of writers, directors, designers, and technicians. Detailed production histories of On the Waterfront and Killer’s Kiss—films that appear here in a completely new light—illustrate the distinctive characteristics of New York cinema. Drawing on a vast array of research—including studio libraries, censorship records, union archives, and interviews with participants—“Keep ’Em in the East” rewrites a crucial chapter in the history of American cinema.

Savory Memories

Author : L. Elisabeth Beattie
Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
Page : 186 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 1998
Category : History
ISBN : 0813130808

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Among the most pervasive of stereotypes imposed upon southern highlanders is that they were white, opposed slavery, and supported the Union before and during the Civil War, but the historical record suggests far different realities. John C. Inscoe has spent much of his scholarly career exploring the social, economic and political significance of slavery and slaveholding in the mountain South and the complex nature of the regionÕs wartime loyalties, and the brutal guerrilla warfare and home front traumas that stemmed from those divisions. The essays here embrace both facts and fictions related to those issues, often conveyed through intimate vignettes that focus on individuals, families, and communities, keeping the human dimension at the forefront of his insights and analysis. Drawing on the memories, memoirs, and other testimony of slaves and free blacks, slaveholders and abolitionists, guerrilla warriors, invading armies, and the highland civilians they encountered, Inscoe considers this multiplicity of perspectives and what is revealed about highlandersÕ dual and overlapping identities as both a part of, and distinct from, the South as a whole. He devotes attention to how the truths derived from these contemporary voices were exploited, distorted, reshaped, reinforced, or ignored by later generations of novelists, journalists, filmmakers, dramatists, and even historians with differing agendas over the course of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His cast of characters includes John Henry, Frederick Law Olmsted and John Brown, Andrew Johnson and Zebulon Vance, and those who later interpreted their storiesÑJohn Fox and John Ehle, Thomas Wolfe and Charles Frazier, Emma Bell Miles and Harry Caudill, Carter Woodson and W. J. Cash, Horace Kephart and John C. Campbell, even William Faulkner and Flannery OÕConnor. Their work and that of many others have contributed much to either our understandingÑor misunderstandingÑof nineteenth century Appalachia and its place in the American imagination.

The Friend

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 862 pages
File Size : 51,6 Mb
Release : 1862
Category : Society of Friends
ISBN : IND:30000003228909

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