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In the Segregated Deep South, When Lynching and Klansmen and Jim Crow laws ruled, there stood a line of foot soldiers ready to sacrifice their lives for the right to vote, to enter rooms marked 'White Only, ' and to live with simple dignity. They were called Freedom Riders, and Thomas M. Armstrong was one of them. This is his story. "Autobiography of a Freedom Rider" details Armstrong's burning need to create social change for his fellow black citizens. This richly woven memoir, which traces back to his
Here is the book that Rolling Stone called "the first Doors biography that feels like it was written for the right reasons, and it is easily the most informed account of the Doors' brief but brilliant life as a group".
High Riders, Saints and Death Cars: A Life Saved by Art
The legendary story of Harley-Davidson's rise to powernot only as an international industry leader but as an American cultural icon.How did the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, originally a machine for casual riders, evolve into a symbol of defiance and liberation? An embellished 1947 Life magazine article about a California town terrorized by gangs of motorcycle punks changed the world's perception of motorcycles from sporty machines to menaces-to-society, and as the loudest and heaviest bikes on the
The son of a wrestler turned cycling coach called Killer Kowalski, Rob Hayles was soon winning races himself and realizing that he didn't really want to work for a living. The world of amateur club cycling in the 1990s was a long way from the millionaire sport of today, though. When Rob first rode for Great Britain, it was with his own bike, one spare tire, and a hand-me-down jersey. Yet Rob became an integral part of the amazing success story of British cycling, and has been at the center of the sport for
Nan Aspinwall led an extraordinary life as a sharp-shooter and trick-roper in Buffalo Bill¿s Wild West Show. According to legend, a disagreement between Cody and his rival showman, Pawnee Bill, led to the circumstances whereby Nan was challenged to undertake a solo transcontinental ride. Could a woman ride from the Pacific to the Atlantic alone the showmen argued? Nan set off in September 1910 to prove it was possible. Mounting her mare, Lady Ellen, the Long Rider packed her pistol, picked up a letter from
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Rough Rider is a snapshot study of the significant career of President Theodore Roosevelt. Partly biographical sketch and partly analysis, the book provides an overview of his actions, ideals, and written works, highlighting important events from Roosevelt's early public life, his presidency, and later career. David Key sees Roosevelt as a statesman who well understood how to create his own popular image, but equally important was Roosevelt's place as one of the foremost historians of his time, a man who
In the Segregated Deep South, When Lynching and Klansmen and Jim Crow laws ruled, there stood a line of foot soldiers ready to sacrifice their lives for the right to vote, to enter rooms marked 'White Only,' and to live with simple dignity. They were called Freedom Riders, and Thomas M. Armstrong was one of them. This is his story. Autobiography of a Freedom Rider details Armstrong's burning need to create social change for his fellow black citizens. This richly woven memoir, which traces back to his
Daniel Way, Richard Corben, Mark Texeira, Javier Saltares,NOOK Book (eBook),Series: Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics) Series 2, English-language edition,Pub by Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
In "The Wisdom of the Shire," Noble Smith sheds a light on the life-changing ideas tucked away inside the classic works of J.R.R. Tolkien and his most beloved creation-the stouthearted Hobbits. "The Wisdom of the Shire "draws important lessons from "The Lord of the Rings," "The Hobbit," "The Silmarillion," and other tales of the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, the wizard Gandalf, and the many residents of Middle-earth. Author Noble Smith shows how a snug Hobbit-hole is actually just a state of mind and how
A broken heart and a moment of drunken bravado inspired middle-aged, typically cautious journalist Mike Carter to embark on a six-month-long motorcycle trip around Europe. After completing a brief residential motorcycle course and hastily remortgaging his apartment, Mike set off alone, resolving to go wherever the road took him. By the end of his journey, Mike had traveled nearly 20,000 miles and had roamed from the Arctic Circle in the north of Europe to the Mediterranean coast in the south, and from the
9780495763888 - 0495763888 - Carol K. Sigelman and Elizabeth A. Rider - Cengage Custom Publishing - 2ND 08 Edition
Hero or Villain? There's no question that Glenn Curtiss was one of the most significant figures in the early development of motorcycles, aviation, and engine development. This book will take you on a journey through both his life and his innovative technological developments. And what a life it was. Descriptions of this man prove to be contradictory and controversial. He was quiet, yet dashing. Kind, yet stern. Uneducated, yet a technological and entrepreneurial pioneer. He began his inventing career by
A Quarter Horse helps her rider turn heartbreak into triumph! This is the true story of a Quarter Horse named Justine. She could not find a permanent home, and changed hands many times over the course of two years. She ended up with the same dressage rider, not once, but twice. On the surface, it appeared that this Quarter Horse was not suited for dressage. Spending time to train this horse would take the rider away from her real goal of Grand Prix dressage. Something told her the horse was special, and she
Written by text author Elizabeth Rider, the Study Guide includes an updated chapter review, learning objectives, a guided review including fill-in-the-blank and critical-thinking questions, a review of key terms, a multiple-choice self-test, activity, application/essay questions, and an answer section for each chapter.
ISBN13: 9780495553403. ISBN10: 0495553409. by Carol K. Sigelman and Elizabeth A. Rider. Published by Cengage Learning. Edition: 6TH 09
In the fourth decade of the 19th century, the highly structured German society and its economy were crumbling. Caught between powerful opposing impulses to either modernize or revert to the lavish court system of the 18th century, a stalemate was created and the nation floundered. In the chaos that ensued, citizens of Germany feared for the future of their country. While facing unprecedented overpopulation, oppressive taxes, and high unemployment, they began to seek alternatives. One of their options was
How did Johnny Blaze end up in Hell, anyway? It's simple, really: He died. And when he died, his eternal soul -- long promised to Hell in exchange for 'saving' Crash Simpson -- descended into the Pit, taking the Ghost Rider along with it. This is the story of how and why it all happened, courtesy of writer Daniel Way and horror-comic legend Richard Corben. Plus: In a small town northeast of Chicago, people are losing their heads, literally. The sheriff of this sleepy little town firmly believes
Buy Riders on the Storm by John Densmore in Paperback for the low price of 12.58. Find this product in Music > Genres & Styles - Rock, Composers & Musicians - General.
Finding My Distance: A Year in the Life of a ThreeDay Event Rider chronicles author Julia Wendells trials in her life and sport over the course of four seasons. Like the horseback riding competitions that serve as the books backdrop, Finding My Distance is a journey fraught with obstacles, some seemingly insurmountable. Wendells memoir is a beautifully written, wellcrafted mix of prose and poetry. Not only is it for sports enthusiasts, but for anyone whos passionate about the path theyve chosen, and the
Title: Life-Span Human Development Author: Carol K. Sigelman and Elizabeth Rider Edition: 7th Edition ISBN10: 1111343152 ISBN13: 9781111343156 Refer to US ISBN: 9781111342739 Brand New, Never open, Perfect Condition color Printing, Softcover International edition and Printed in English ISBN and cover design are difference from U.S. edition Contents are the same as its U.S. edition Not often, the exercise at the end of chapter may difference from US edition.Some book may contain wording, "Not fo
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The movie audience respects talent but revels in charisma, and is always ready to elevate a star who is as much as character off the screen as on it. Ever since he came to the attention of the American public in the 1960s, Jack Nicholson has been the whole package. But who among us really knows the man who smiles that wicked grin from behind the darkest of shades? His generation's Mr. Hollywood, a fixture next to the Los Angeles Lakers bench, is in fact a native New Yorker: the son of a showgirl, born in
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In Taming Cannibals, Patrick Brantlinger unravels contradictions embedded in the racist and imperialist ideology of the British Empire. For many Victorians, the idea of taming cannibals or civilizing savages was oxymoronic: civilization was a goal that the nonwhite peoples of the world could not attain or, at best, could only approximate, yet the "civilizing mission" was viewed as the ultimate justification for imperialism. Similarly, the supposedly unshakeable certainty of Anglo-Saxon racial superiority
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