Wild Women of Maryland Grit Gumption in the Free State

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ISBN: 9781626198111
Release Date: 2015-09-21
Number of pages: 144
Author: Lauren R. Silberman
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Download and read online Wild Women of Maryland Grit Gumption in the Free State in PDF and EPUB The daring women of Maryland made their mark on history as spies, would-be queens and fiery suffragettes. Sarah Wilson escaped indentured servitude in Frederick by impersonating the queen's sister. In Cumberland, Sallie Pollock smuggled letters for top Confederate officials. Baltimore journalist Marguerite Harrison snuck into Russia to report conditions there after World War I. From famous figures like Harriet Tubman to unsung heroines like "Lady Law" Violet Hill Whyte, author Lauren R. Silberman introduces Maryland's most tenacious and adventurous women.

Wild Women of Boston

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ISBN: 9781625853080
Release Date: 2015-05-04
Number of pages: 144
Author: Dina Vargo
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Download and read online Wild Women of Boston in PDF and EPUB The sons of liberty are celebrated in the rebellious history of Boston--but what of their sisters? An audacious and determined procession of reformers, socialites, criminals and madams made the city what it is today. One hundred years before Rosa Parks, African American abolitionist Sarah Parker Remond refused to give up her seat while attending a play in Boston. Fiery activists Harriet Hemenway and Minna Hall led a boycott against bird plumage in ladies' dress and brought the fashion industry to its knees. Rachel Wall was the last woman to be hanged in Massachusetts after leading a daring life as a robber and pirate. Later, women like Boston Marathon runner Kathrine Switzer also blazed their own trails. Author Dina Vargo unearths the remarkable stories of the wild women of the Hub.

Cheating for the Chicken Man

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ISBN: 9781101612842
Release Date: 2015-07-14
Number of pages: 304
Author: Priscilla Cummings
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Cheating for the Chicken Man in PDF and EPUB A companion novel to Priscilla Cumming's highly acclaimed The Red Kayak and The Journey Back Thirteen-year-old Kate Tyler must ask herself how far she will go to protect her older brother, J.T., when he returns home after nearly a year in a juvenile detention facility, only to find himself ostracized and bullied as he attempts to make a fresh start. Kate compromises her own values and risks getting herself into serious trouble as she launches a secret campaign to protect her brother long enough for him to find his place in the family – and in the world – again. As a follow-up to Red Kayak, Cheating for the Chicken Man brings J.T., Kate, and Brady Parks together again as they struggle with the complicated issues of fairness, friendship, and forgiveness.

The Country Gentleman

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00336873Z
Release Date: 1913
Number of pages:

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Poemotion 3

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ISBN: 3037785136
Release Date: 2016-09-21
Number of pages: 64
Author: Takahiro Kurashima
Publisher: Lars Müller Publishers

Download and read online Poemotion 3 in PDF and EPUB Thirty abstract graphic and geometric shapes are brought to life by a black plastic foil. Only when it is laid on the paper do the shapes begin to dance, jump, spin and weave, the reader experiencing the impressive moire-effect in a playful way."

Games Strategies and Decision Making

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ISBN: 0716766302
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 532
Author: Joseph Harrington
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Games Strategies and Decision Making in PDF and EPUB This book on game theory introduces and develops the key concepts with a minimum of mathematics. Students are presented with empirical evidence, anecdotes and strategic situations to help them apply theory and gain a genuine insight into human behaviour. The book provides a diverse collection of examples and scenarios from history, literature, sports, crime, theology, war, biology, and everyday life. These examples come with rich context that adds real-world meat to the skeleton of theory. Each chapter begins with a specific strategic situation and is followed with a systematic treatment that gradually builds understanding of the concept.

One Nation

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ISBN: 9780698153073
Release Date: 2014-05-20
Number of pages: 256
Author: Ben Carson, M.D.
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online One Nation in PDF and EPUB Dear Reader, In February 2013 I gave a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. Standing a few feet from President Obama, I warned my fellow citizens of the dangers facing our country and called for a return to the principles that made America great. Many Americans heard and responded, but our nation’s decline has continued. Today the danger is greater than ever before, and I have never shared a more urgent message than I do now. Our growing debt and deteriorating morals have driven us far from the founders’ intent. We’ve made very little progress in basic education. Obamacare threatens our health, liberty, and financial future. Media elitism and political correctness are out of control. Worst of all, we seem to have lost our ability to discuss important issues calmly and respectfully regardless of party affiliation or other differences. As a doctor rather than a politician, I care about what works, not whether someone has an (R) or a (D) after his or her name. We have to come together to solve our problems. Knowing that the future of my grandchildren is in jeopardy because of reckless spending, godless government, and mean-spirited attempts to silence critics left me no choice but to write this book. I have endeavored to propose a road out of our decline, appealing to every American’s decency and common sense. If each of us sits back and expects someone else to take action, it will soon be too late. But with your help, I firmly believe that America may once again be “one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Sincerely, Ben Carson

The Journey Back

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ISBN: 9781101591659
Release Date: 2012-10-11
Number of pages: 272
Author: Priscilla Cummings
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Journey Back in PDF and EPUB A teenage boy faces his past and seeks redemption in the gripping companion book to Red Kayak Nine months in a juvenile detention facility was the punishment for his crime. After just a month he makes a bold escape that nearly kills him and soon an angry fourteen-year-old Digger is on the run. When injuries stop him, Digger hides at a riverside campground, where he befriends a young boy and a girl his own age. New friends, a job caring for rescued horses, and risking his life to save another make Digger realize that the journey back is not just about getting home. But he come to terms with his troubled past and face what he's really running from?

Shattered Love

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ISBN: 9780062304759
Release Date: 2013-06-11
Number of pages: 288
Author: Richard Chamberlain
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Shattered Love in PDF and EPUB In Shattered Love, Richard Chamberlain poignantly recounts his lifelong struggle to find happiness. Tracing a fascinating path over his meteoric rise to success, he chronicles his struggle to come to terms with his own imperfections, his growing desire to be honest about his sexual orientation, and his yearning to live with an open heart. And along the way he imparts the lessons he has learned about overcoming our own self–imposed obstacles to happiness.

The American Dream

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ISBN: 0573020078
Release Date: 1961
Number of pages: 44
Author: Edward Albee

Download and read online The American Dream in PDF and EPUB Arena Stage presents, Edward Albee's "The American Dream," and "What Shall We Tell Caroline?" by John Mortimer, directed by Alan Schneider.

Wahine Toa

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ISBN: UVA:X002034623
Release Date: 1991
Number of pages: 80
Author: Patricia Grace

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The Sharpie Book

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ISBN: 0071580131
Release Date: 1993-11-22
Number of pages: 192
Author: Reuel B. Parker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Download and read online The Sharpie Book in PDF and EPUB The Sharpie Book traces the development of the sharpie from its earliest days to the latest plywood-and-epoxy designs; gives comprehensive instructions that can be used to build sharpies of all types and sizes; and includes more than a dozen designs and plans for sharpies from 15 to 40 feet from the likes of Chapelle, Kunhardt, Munroe, Boiger, Clapham, Kirby, and the author. A sharpie is a long, narrow, flat-bottom craft that evolved in the 19th century along the Connecticut shore as an oyster fisherman's boat. An 1880 report by the U.S. Census Bureau characterized the sharpie as "so good a fishing boat and so fast a yacht that it has been adopted in a great many other localities throughout the United States." To this add three more superlatives--easy, cheap, and fast to build--and you have the keys to the sharpie's almost cultlike popularity among backyard boatbuilders.