Footprints In New York

Author: James Nevius
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493008404
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NYC tour guides and authors James and Michelle Nevius explore the lives of 20 iconic New Yorkers—from Dutch governor Peter Stuyvesant to Alexander Hamilton, park architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux to JP Morgan and John D. Rockefeller, Jr.—and use them to guide the reader through four centuries of the city’s story. Beginning with the oldest standing building in the city, , a 1652 farmhouse in Brooklyn, and journeying all the way to the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, the book follows in the footsteps of these iconic New Yorkers. The authors tell the stories of everyone from slave traders and long-forgotten politicians to the movers and shakers of Gilded Age society and the Greenwich Village folk scene. One part history and one part personal narrative, Footprints in New York creates a different way of looking at the past, exploring new connections and forgotten chapters in the story of America’s greatest metropolis. Visit www.footprintsinny.com for more.

Footprints In The Desert

Author: Maha Akhtar
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497690382
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This thrilling work of historical fiction set during the fall of the Ottoman Empire tells the story of a circle of friends whose lives and loves become entangled in the crusade for freedom The second novel from Maha Akhtar weaves a story of espionage, love, courage, and loyalty, told from the perspectives of the revolutionaries who fought alongside Lawrence of Arabia—and the women who gave them strength. Salah escapes Turkey, fearing he is about to be unmasked as a spy for the Arab Revolt. Meanwhile, Noura, his best friend’s widow, flees Beirut, and the two find themselves in Cairo. When he’s not carrying out spy missions with the legendary Lawrence of Arabia, Salah is hiding from the Ottoman secret police in the bustling labyrinth of the Khan el-Khalili market. Noura starts over, finding strength and support in new friendships forged at Rania’s Café, where everyone is somehow involved in the struggle for Arab independence. But independence comes at a cost. And when Lawrence plans an attack on Aqaba, the price may be very high indeed.

Footprints In Time

Author: Alan E. Carman
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 146690741X
Size: 25.51 MB
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This book traces the footprints of the Lenape-Delaware Indians across the continent and centers on a culture which occupied a four – state region of the Northeast. The initial written documentation describing their way of life was supplied by eleven seventeenth century observers from four nationalities. In the next century, religious missionaries recorded their changing society as it faced the tide of immigration flooding into their homelands. Without their written information, this book could never have been completed.

Sustainability Footprints In Smes

Author: Lowellyne James
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118779444
Size: 67.92 MB
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Reviews the evolution and theory of Sustainability Footprints e.g. carbon footprint and examines the critical success factors and contributions to small to medium sized enterprises (SME) growth • Assist firms in achieving sustainable growth in four key areas Innovation Impact, Cost Impact, Environmental Impact, and Stakeholder Impact • Identifies the challenges and Critical Success Factors (CSFs) in the use of sustainability footprint methodology within small businesses by the use of case studies • Proposes a strategic model suitable for the deployment of sustainability strategy and initiatives within business

Footprints In Faith

Author: Diane J. Conner
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1434334449
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...it was a beautiful view of the valley and the groves of aspen trees dotting its gentle slope. But when her gaze traveled down that hillside and she saw the speckled stallion writhing on the ground, her heart exploded with terror. "Chris! Oh God...God no!" Frank saw him as well. "Jen...hold on now..." But she was already maneuvering Wind down the hill as quickly as she dared. Frank followed her, his eyes shifting between Jennifer, where Dancer was putting her feet, and Eclipse. But at one point, he let his gaze travel up the slope of the hill and there, lying fifty yards below the trail across the landslide...was his brother. "Jennifer! Over there!" She glanced over her shoulder, then looked to where he was pointing and saw her husband lying still...so very still. She jerked Wind to a halt, her eyes filled with horror, the memory of another place filling her mind, her heart trembling with dread. "No..." she breathed. "Dear God no..." Fear wrapped its boney arms around her, holding her captive in the past. She couldn't go to him! Couldn't face the loss of him again! No...not again! Jesus...help me! And a warm wind encircled her and in her heart she heard His promise .... "Know that I am with you."

Footprints In The Sand

Author: Mary Jane Clark
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062135465
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It's the dead of winter and struggling actress and wedding-cake decorator Piper Donovan is thrilled to be in warm and romantic Sarasota, Florida, enjoying the powdery white beaches, soothing seas, and golden sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. She and her family are there to celebrate her beloved cousin's wedding. Not only is Piper creating the sugar-sand-dollar-festooned wedding cake, she's also the maid of honor. But a cloud seems to be hovering over the whole affair. Shortly after a bridesmaid mysteriously disappears, a kindly neighbor's car is run off the road and a prospective witness, an innocent Amish teenager, is threatened to keep silent. Then a body is found on the beach where the wedding will take place. With the nuptials threatened, it falls to Piper to unmask a killer. Could it be the wedding planner with something to hide? A doctor and his wife who collect unusual Japanese figurines? The best man, an ex–drug dealer with lecherous eyes and roving hands? What about her cousin's future stepfather—or even the bridegroom himself? As Piper gets close to figuring out who's been covering his guilty footprints in the sand, the cunning killer has already set his sights on Piper as his next victim!

Footprints Of Thunder

Author: James F. David
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429911207
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When a freak natural phenomenon dissolves the boundaries between yesterday and today, the world is transformed into a patchwork mixture of the present and the distant past. Entire cities are replaced by primeval forests. Prehistoric monsters stalk modern city streets, hunting for human prey. While ordinary men and women struggle to survive in this strange new world, the president and his advisers search for a way to undo the catastrophe. But the solution may be more devastating than the dinosaurs.... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Footprints In Time

Author: Petru Popescu
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061957291
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Jack Conran can't imagine a better way to spend his summer than researching lions with his scientist father in Tanzania. He's thrilled when Dad invites him along on an expedition to the Witch's Pot, a storm-guarded and unexplored crater in the savanna. But when their plane goes down, Jack finds himself injured and alone in a wilderness teeming with hungry predators. Alone, that is, until he meets the mysterious creature who saved his life. Battling lions and the elements, Jack struggles to survive. But if he wants to return to civilization alive, Jack must first learn the fantastic secrets that nature—and his father—have been hiding. A fast-paced adventure of discovery and survival from New York Times bestselling author Petru Popescu.