Lion And The Journalist

Author: Chip Bishop
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762783036
Size: 63.68 MB
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A New York Times Bestseller Theodore Roosevelt, accidental president, and Joseph Bishop, newspaper editor, met when the future Rough Rider was police commissioner of New York City. This is the remarkable story of mutual loyalty and dedication that ranges from police corruption on the streets of New York, through days of boldness and courage in the White House, to ambition and hardship in the jungles of Panama and beyond.

Spirit Of The Mountain

Author: Donna M. Bryan
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781484088708
Size: 39.19 MB
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SPIRIT OF THE MOUNTAIN: The Lion - The Ranger - The Journalist by Donna M Bryan Mystery, adventure, suspense, and romance awaits in SPIRIT OF THE MOUNTAIN... THE LION His green eyes shining in the light of the campfire, the lion snarled at the injured woman. Lacey froze; the gun at her side useless. Was this how she would die? THE RANGER Why would a big city police officer take a position as a mounted ranger in a small community? Did he have something to hide or was he running away? THE JOURNALIST Never realizing the story would stretch further than the mountains, Lacey's persistent journalism exposes the unethical actions of an evil senator!

Paper Lion

Author: George Plimpton
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316284432
Size: 78.37 MB
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The book that made a legend--and capture's America's sport in detail that's never been matched, now featuring a foreword by Nicholas Dawidoff a and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives. George Plimpton was perhaps best known for PAPER LION, the book that set the bar for participatory sports journalism. With his characteristic wit, Plimpton recounts his experiences in talking his way into training camp with the Detroit Lions, practicing with the team, and taking snaps behind center. His breezy style captures the pressures and tensions rookies confront, the hijinks that pervade when sixty high-strung guys live together in close quarters, and a host of football rites and rituals. One of the funniest and most insightful books ever written on football, PAPER LION is a classic look at the gridiron game and a book The Wall Street Journal calls "a continuous feast...The best book ever about football--or anything!"

The Lion The Fox The Eagle

Author: Carol Off
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 28.81 MB
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In this riveting, original and explosive book, Carol Off explores the failure of peacekeeping missions in Sarajevo and Rwanda, and the international community's attempt to redeem itself by prosecuting the people responsible for the genocides. Events turned on the actions of two Canadian generals: the fox of the title, Lewis MacKenzie, who commanded the UN forces in Bosnia for the first crucial months of the conflict; and the lion, Romeo Dallaire, who developed an interventionary plan that he believed would have prevented the Rwandan genocide but was forced by the UN to stand by while 800,000 people were slaughtered. The eagle is Louise Arbour, a Canadian judge who became Chief Prosecutor for War Crimes in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. This is a Greek drama in three acts: all three people made decisions that affected the lives of millions. All three were required, in the absence of proper guidelines, to rely on their own moral compasses. Not only is "The Lion, the Fox and the Eagle" a hard-hitting behind-the-scenes account of personal testing and horrifying events, it is also a call to arms to reinvent the peacekeepers' mission, to find the will and the means to prevent future genocides.

The Lion In The Living Room

Author: Abigail Tucker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476738238
Size: 78.30 MB
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Cats are incredible creatures: they can eat practically anything and live almost anywhere. Tracing their rise from prehistory to the modern cat craze, Abigail Tucker presents an adventure through history, natural science, and pop culture. With keen reporting and lively wit, Tucker investigates the way house cats have used their relationship with humans to become one of the most powerful animals on the planet--

The Lion And The Unicorn

Author: Richard Davis
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781533411877
Size: 11.44 MB
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An illustrated collection of 5 short stories: The Lion And The Unicorn; On The Fever Ship; The Man With One Talent; The Vagrant; and, The Last Ride Together.What if figures of animals had lives of their own? If the figures of a lion and a unicorn at the shop across the street could talk, what would they say about the little things in life that they see every day on the streets of London? This short story describes the love story of Philip Caroll and Helen Cabot, as witnessed by these two figures.

The Lion And The Unicorn

Author: Richard Harding Davis
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
ISBN: 1421831058
Size: 31.42 MB
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Prentiss had a long lease on the house, and because it stood in Jermyn Street the upper floors were, as a matter of course, turned into lodgings for single gentlemen; and because Prentiss was a Florist to the Queen, he placed a lion and unicorn over his f

Taking Your Os X Lion To The Max

Author: Steve Sande
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430236698
Size: 55.82 MB
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The Mac has come a long way, and OS X Lion is the best version yet of Apple's desktop and laptop operating system. Stable, powerful, and versatile, the Mac allows you to do everyday tasks with ease. Taking Your OS X Lion to the Max walks you through the awesome features and apps standard on the Mac and the new OS X 10.7 Lion to help you become a true power user. You'll discover keyboard shortcuts and gestures to help save time—whether you're on a iMac, Mac mini, Macbook Pro, Air, or other Mac computer. In terms of apps, you'll learn about iLife, iCal, Mail, Mac App Store, Safari, Address Book and more. You'll see how to use amazing built-in applications like Time Machine, Photo Booth, and Front Row. Also, you'll learn how connect to your other Apple devices like iPhone or iPad, Apple TV and more. You'll sync, work and play remotely, file and screen share, make your Mac secure, or even make your Mac a Windows PC. After reading this book, you will be able to fully leverage your Mac and the new OS X. And, have some fun, too!