Forever Flying

Author: Robert A. Hoover,Mark Shaw

Publisher: Beyond Words/Atria Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Transportation

Page: 291

View: 2797


The author recounts his experiences as a fighter pilot in World War II, a test pilot, and an aerobatic pilot

Last Poems

Author: Horace Peters Biddle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American poetry

Page: 435

View: 4609


Harry Lorrequer

Author: Charles James Lever

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 9106


Rosinante's Sallies

Author: Sally Netzel

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469103281

Category: Fiction

Page: 78

View: 2306


Rosinante,Don Quixotes brave but weary steed, trades stories for oats and an occasional beer. Her fables are told to Sally Netzel, who translates roughly from the Horse-Spanish. They range from light humor to serious satire, all told with gusto if far too much alliteration. Illustrations are provided by Liz Netzel, a relative with a compatible sense of the absurd. The familiar tortoise and hare race ends with an ambivalent moral, if any. The other totally unfamiliar tales portray creatures such as vultures dismayed at their reputation, hyenas protective of their volcanic neighborhood, a love-lorn woodpecker who projects loudly-pecked personals, bats who witness a miracle, and a battle-scared badger who delights in war stories of his athletic triumphs.

Accused

Author: Tonya Craft,Mark Dagostino

Publisher: BenBella Books

ISBN: 1941631738

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 348

View: 1797


This is the true story of a woman who prevailed against the most heinous accusations imaginable. Tonya Craft, a Georgia kindergarten teacher and loving mother of two, never expected a knock on her door to change her life forever. But in May 2008, false accusations of child molestation turned her world upside down. The trial that followed dragged her reputation through the mud and lent nationwide notoriety to her name. Tonya's life spiraled into a witch-trial nightmare in which she was deemed guilty before her innocence could be determined by a jury. Her children were taken away without even a goodbye, and her own daughter was forced to take the stand against her in a courtroom. The situation seemed hopeless, and Tonya was shell-shocked and heartbroken. But that didn't keep her from finding the strength to fight. Over the course of two terrifying years, Tonya rallied to take charge of her own defense, flying across the country and knocking on doors on a desperate quest for answers, and defying her own lawyers on more than one occasion. Tonya's goal was not only to avoid conviction; it was to clear her name, and, most of all, regain custody of her children. Accused is about more than Tonya's shocking trial and fight for justice. It is the story of a mother's extraordinary love, the faith that sees her through it all, and the forgiveness that sets her free.

England and the English

Author: Ford Madox Ford

Publisher: Carcanet

ISBN: 1847778933

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 372

View: 7216


England and the English is Ford Madox Ford's three-volume exploration of what it means to be English, here published in a single volume for the first time in the United Kingdom. Starting with the brilliantly impressionistic evocations of the chaotic energy of modern London in the first part, Ford proceeds to delve into the rural past that has always been identified as being at the heart of England, before concluding with an investigation of the formation of the English character. Throughout, Ford is the watchful outsider, perceptive, humorous and affectionate towards the complexities of Englishness. A fascinating introduction to the style and preoccupations of this seminal Modernist writer, England and the English has particular resonance for our own times when the sense of national identity is again under scrutiny. This edition includes Ford's preface to the one-volume American edition. Sara Haslam's introduction sets the trilogy in its contemporary context and outlines its significance in Ford's work.