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by John J. Hanrahan
The US civil rights movement was one of the most important and patriotic eras in the nation’s history. Travel to experience this consequential history is both rewarding and challenging.
Planning such a journey isn’t easy. Long drives to and between the places where this history happened, varied closed-on days and often required advance appointments are a few of the factors facing the civil rights traveler.
This book makes the ... more
by Kevin P OwensFrom the outside, being a professional athlete seems glamorous and sexy. But, what if your name is not Michael, Kobe or Lebron? What if the highest level of athleticism you achieve is as an almost 7-foot tall overseas professional basketball player? Overseas Famous chronicles the strangely humorous, challenging and inspiring story of former overseas professional basketball player Kevin Owens. Starting his basketball career as a senior in high school and not attending a nationally ranked collegia... more
by Mike KimmelNeed a killer monologue for an audition? Discover a wealth of fresh options in this detailed tome. Sick of the same scripts being done to death? Looking for a soliloquy relevant to today's contemporary world? Seeking material with a positive spin? Full voting member of the National Television Academy and Tonight Show sketch comedy performer Mike Kimmel has been writing, acting, and producing for decades. Now he’s here to share a creative and original collection of sixty uplifting new comedy a... more
by Ho LinBritish secret agent James Bond is a cinematic icon who's lasted over six decades and over two dozen films. Author and film reviewer Ho Lin celebrates the 007 phenomenon in "Bond Movies: A Retrospective," which provides a comprehensive overview of the Bond movies and examines why Bond still appeals to today's audiences. "Bond Movies: A Retrospective" is packed with details on the making of each Bond film, including the latest entry "No TIme to Die" as well as "unofficial" Bond movies. Featuri... more
by Dominique M. CarsonJon B is an R&B icon. He rose to fame against the odds in the late 90s, and his version of blue-eyed soul has captivated fans and rhythm and blues lovers for over a quarter-century. Jon started out as a young boy from a musical family with a dream of making it big. He worked with his idol and subsequent mentor, Babyface, who helped him prove the haters wrong, and top the charts. Ultimately, Jon had to deal with backlash about his skin color and credibility in the R&B hip hop world alone, but he... more
by Frank MastropoloFillmore East was called The Church of Rock and Roll for good reason. Promoter Bill Graham presented the cream of rock royalty at the historic theater in New York City's East Village. Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Janis Joplin, The Who, and many other stars performed during its brief three-year run. Journalist and photographer Frank Mastropolo interviewed more than 90 of Fillmore East's musicians and crew members to write the oral history which features more than 200 images: performance photos, pos... more
by Megan Taylor MorrisonThis anthology includes 19 true stories written by a diverse group of renowned performers, dedicated dance teachers, dance scholars, and other avid dance travelers who: ● Explore their craft in locations tied to their family history and discover how dance helps them connect with their heritage; ● Build bonds and community with locals through a shared love of movement; ● Challenge their assumptions, embrace the unknown and find surprising new truths by saying “yes” to spontaneous opportuniti... more
by Kevin PereauHealthcare never stops innovating. Catch up with how you can get, and stay, connected with It Takes a Village. This isn't a book about the healthcare industry for the healthcare industry, this is a book for the rest of us. Hear from healthcare's top thought leaders on how you can benefit from the digital health revolution! All you need is your smartphone.
by Diane LenamonRVing is quite a lifestyle in so many ways. You have to truly love the person you are traveling with. There are a lot of ends and outs to learning, but so much fun.
by Andy C Wareing2020 would be a year most of the world would spend in pajamas. And that’s what we should have done! Instead, we gave up great jobs, sold our cars, house and everything else we owned, and moved from the United States to the Mediterranean idyll of Spain, all amidst the deadliest global pandemic since 1918. This short story tells the rollercoaster tale of our exciting, tragic, and mostly humorous journey across Europe. Join us as we constantly react to the changing whims of international governm... more
by Susanna OreskovicWhat’s it like to be an intrepid explorer . . . and a woman? Expedition to Mystery Mountain is a come-along adventure of a city-dwelling woman who, with five fellow climbers, re-enacts the 1926 exploits of fearless trailblazers and pioneering Canadian mountaineers Don and Phyllis Munday. The team’s ambitious mission: to recreate the Mundays’ route to Mount Waddington, the highest peak of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, outfitted with vintage hobnail boots, fifty-pound wood-frame pack... more
by Ji-hyeon KimK-Culture is a neologism referring to the sweeping wave of South Korean popular culture. The term was coined in the late 1990s, when various elements of Korean pop culture – from drama, to films, music, fashion, food, comics and novels all began to spread, first into other Asian countries, and then further afield. What is the secret ingredient of K-Culture? What is historical and cultural backdrop against which K-Culture began to be consumed? This
is designed to provide a... more
by Henry DossIn this eye-opening book, Relationship & Marriage coach Henry Doss exposes the real Secrets of Men by by sharing deep insight into the minds of males, like: *Why he still hasn’t given you access to his phone *What his REAL thoughts are in bed with you *Sneaky mind games he tends to play, without you knowing *Subtle signs he may be cheating on you *How to confront him and still get answers & much more! Henry provides a roadmap for how men think, how th... more
by Jes AlvertOh, Lords! is about two women sharing their dating stories, dating glories, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Oh, Lords! Who We Date, Why We Date Them, and What We’ve Learned is the only book of its kind to discuss dating in the context of archetypes, “Lords”, through the eyes and experience of the authors. You will meet the Lords: Lord Journeyman, Lord Contradiction, Lord FOMO, Lord Layaway, Lord Self-Absorbed, Lord At Your Peril, Lord Good Guy, Not MY Guy, and Lord My Guy. Thes... more
by John TimmsThis is not only about travel but about people we met on the road and the problems encountered when using an American Motorhome (RV), which had seen better days and was difficult with spare parts. She comments on aboriginal life and many other asides.We have so many colorful photos that it will be difficult to pick them from our collection."This diary covers the route from Currumbin(Souther Gold Coast) down the New South Coast to Cowes and Melbourne. Up the Inland route of new South Wales via Du... more
by Andrea ShepherdAndrea discovered Argentine tango in her 20s. Over the next decades it gradually changed – and in many ways became – her life. Just about everything in tango is a microcosm of life at large, and just about everything we learn on the dance floor is a life lesson as well. This book is a collection of some of the most interesting and valuable things this passionate and complex dance has taught Andrea over the years she has been practising and teaching it.