Autumn Flyers by David Gulbraa PDF

By David Gulbraa

A season within the lifetime of a highschool move kingdom staff. Montana, 1977. Danny Gold is the easiest younger runner within the country—if he doesn’t kill himself first. You can’t run while you’re dead—but Danny is so gifted, he simply may perhaps pull it off. Struck down by way of a perilous ailment, kicked out of faculty for attacking a classmate, and plagued by a female friend who refuses to monitor him race, Danny has something he can rely on: his teammates, the Flying Broncs go state workforce of Billings Senior excessive: Paul Prince, a wealthy child headed for Harvard who should still envy Danny’s expertise, yet honors it instead––Kevin Cramer, an severe monetary whiz whose no-nonsense practicality retains Danny grounded––Bill Oliver, a working laptop or computer jockey who's convinced he can swap the realm with code––Steve Francis, an artist who paints the way in which Danny runs––Derek Andrews, a musician who rocks to the cadence of Danny’s dash kick––Wally Wilson, a child from the inaccurate facet of the tracks who's simply satisfied to be a member of the team––Coach Max Chisholm, an ex-national category marathoner who thinks his group can win a kingdom championship—if Danny Gold makes it to the beginning line. And the female friend, Diane Nagle, nicknamed “the depraved witch of the west.” Will she ever make up her brain how she particularly feels approximately Danny, and are available to determine him race? Get at the bus with Danny and his group for a trip into the soul of highschool sports––and detect what lies on the intersection of operating and life.

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Hans-Dieter Herrmann's Öfter an weiße Striche gedacht: Zeitzeuge als Funktionär, PDF

By Hans-Dieter Herrmann

Der Autor, Jahrgang 1938, berichtet über sein Leben bis zum Rentenalter. Von Beruf ist er Diplom-Journalist. Geprägt wurde er vor allem durch die bitteren Erfahrungen im Zweiten Weltkrieg und in den Nachkriegsjahren.
Er trat der Pionierorganisation bei, wurde später Mitglied der Freien Deutschen Jugend, sogar hauptamtlicher Funktionär der Jugendorganisation. Doch Berufsrevolutionär zu werden, wie die SED das wollte, das conflict nicht sein Bestreben.
Detailgenaue Einblicke gewährt er in seine Arbeit als Jugendfunktionär, Journalist bei Hörfunk und Fernsehen, als Pressechef im Präsidium der URANIA und als Arbeitsvermittler.
Herrmann hat zum Teil seine Arbeitsbücher und Tagebücher aufgehoben, aus denen er viele Fakten schöpfte. Er sagte sich, was once nicht aufgeschrieben ist, gerät in Vergessenheit.
Wer weiß denn heute noch, dass auf DDR-Autobahnen Getreide getrocknet wurde, dass die SED Westautoverkäufer struggle oder dass Erich Honecker entschied, welche internationalen Spitzenfilme für das Fernsehen eingekauft wurden. Viele Leute wissen, wie es denen vor dem Schreibtisch eines Arbeitsvermittlers geht, aber nicht, wie der sich fühlt, der hinter ihm sitzt.
All das bewog ihn, diesen textual content zu schreiben.

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New PDF release: Dost Chelo!: Freund, brechen wir auf, das Leben ruft uns!

By Puran Füchslin

Geschichten über den Wert der Freundschaft, heute, über das Leben hinaus, und used to be Freundschaft zusammenhält.

Im Leben des Autors schien immer wieder ein feiner, goldener Faden auf, und diesem entlang haben sich die Geschichten dieses Buches aufgereiht.

Oft erinnert uns ein Schock an diesen goldenen Faden, Anfang 2014 conflict es der unverhoffte Tod von Paco de Lucía, eines wunderbaren Flamencogitarristen, der einen ganzen Blumenstrauss von Erinnerungen hervorgebracht hat.

Und so spannen die Geschichten in 'Dost Chelo' einen weiten Bogen, über die Jahrhunderte hinweg, in unterschiedliche Kulturen hinein, Geschichten über Freundschaften:

- Jene im Leben von Paco de Lucía gegenüber der Gitarre und der Flamencomusik.
- Jene eines Scherenschleifers, der mit dem Generalabonnement in der Schweiz unterwegs ist.
- Jene zweier junger Burschen im Alcázar von Sevilla und einem Glas Whisky in ihrer Hand.
- Jene von Harûn er-Râshid in Bagdad, warum er seinen beiden wichtigsten Hofmusikern die Möglichkeit nicht geben wollte, auf einen Buzzer zu hauen.
- Jene eines jungen Gitarrenbauers und seinem Vater, dem Zimmermann in Sevilla.
- Jene Freundschaft, die noch nicht geboren ist
- 'Dost Chelo', jene unverbrüchliche Freundschaft zwischen einem Musiker mit einer Lebensaufgabe und seinem Cousin.

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Ich mit ohne Mama: Knüller Jonas wird erwachsen (German by Doro Zachmann,Jonas Zachmann PDF

By Doro Zachmann,Jonas Zachmann

"Knüller Jonas" ist 19 Jahre alt. Er ist mit Down-Syndrom und einem schweren Herzfehler zur Welt gekommen. used to be ihn aber nicht davon abhält, die Hürden des Alltags auf seine unverwechselbar originelle Weise zu meistern. Gemeinsam mit seiner Mutter - Jonas kann lesen und schreiben - erzählt er vom Erwachsenwerden. Mit seinem Charme findet er den direkten Weg in die Herzen der Leser und zeigt: Das Leben ist absolut lebenswert, egal mit wie viel Chromosomen guy auf die Welt kommt.

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Stone Song: A Novel of the Life of Crazy Horse by Win Blevins PDF

By Win Blevins

Nominee for the Pulitzer and winner of the Spur Award, ‘Stone tune’ is the vintage, and terribly advised, tale of the Lakota Sioux mystic warrior, loopy Horse. Of the entire iconic figures of local American heritage, loopy Horse continues to be the main enigmatic. To today he strides throughout American heritage as a guy who lived—and died—on his personal terms.

“’Stone music’ is a deeply non secular tale in regards to the soul trip of a good and mysterious American hero.” ~ The Dallas Morning News.

Ridiculed as a boy for his white-man appears, he known as for a imaginative and prescient, and got a superb one . . . a imaginative and prescient that may form his existence. He used to be to struggle for his humans. with a view to be triumphant, he mustn't ever settle for conventional Lakota finery, rewards, and might sacrifice the dream of a spouse and kids. by way of following his imaginative and prescient, and his future of that as a mystic warrior, he used to be in a position to lead his humans to their maximum victory—the defeat of normal Custer on the conflict of the Little Bighorn.

Called to his huge activity, and tortured by way of his deeply passionate love of a girl, loopy Horse came across peace in simple terms in conflict. Drawing thought from the everlasting knowledge of his humans, he came across the ability to defeat the U.S. military at its personal lethal game.

Come get pleasure from this new twentieth century Anniversary variation with an intimate creation by means of the writer, Win Blevins.

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The Cliffords & Mr. Orr: A snaphot of life in Evansville, - download pdf or read online

By Carolyn Ann Howard

Emily Orr was once an upstanding and strictly spiritual lady in Evansville within the early 1900s. The daughter of Orr Iron wealthy person, she lived together with her father and labored tirelessly in her church and in her group, in addition to of her most sensible neighbors, Albion Fellows Bacon and Lizzie Shanklin.

When she used to be in her overdue 20s, a wealthy playboy by way of the identify of George Clifford swept her off her toes. After she again from a powerful journey worldwide, she succumbed to George's needs and married him. Leaving his philandering methods at the back of and, with Emily's aid, George grew to become a first-rate mover and shaker in Evansville, specially in the course of Mayor Benjamin Bosse's tenure.

Follow George and Emily via their sojourn as Evansville builds its Coliseum, buys the Tinker Memorial Organ, increases funds for Evansville collage, is going via international warfare I and is helping to win the vote for women.

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Yoon Wah Wong,Jeremy Tiang's Durians Are Not the Only Fruit: Notes from the Tropics PDF

By Yoon Wah Wong,Jeremy Tiang

during this mixture of memoir, essay and nature writing, Wong Yoon Wah conjures up the wonder and seduction of the tropical rainforest and rubber plantations of his adolescence in Malaya. He examines what surrounds us: the culmination we develop, the foodstuff we devour, the timber and animals that thrive in our midst. alongside the best way, we achieve attention-grabbing insights: how thunder tea rice received its identify; how early settlers used the rain tree to inform time; how the behaviour of ants can let us know whilst a monsoon is set to reach. either own and informative, this option of Wong’s essays is a gorgeous re-addition to the inventive non-fiction landscape.

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The Way of Yeshua by Valerie Galante PDF

By Valerie Galante

during this exquisitely researched and fantastically written novel that's certain to stir controversy, the writer tells the entire existence tale of Yeshua, who's recognized to the realm as Jesus Christ.

Mystery and mythology encompass each point of Jesus' lifestyles together with his perception, start, lifestyles, and loss of life, yet this booklet solves all of the mysteries and debunks all of the myths whereas weaving a desirable tale that might resonate with all.

The impetus for the publication all started with one basic query - What if the lifestyles, demise and resurrection of Jesus is without doubt one of the maximum tales ever informed, however it is unfaithful?

This booklet unearths the reply besides Yeshua's actual effect at the global, that is even more than what you're thinking that you recognize.

And so, the tale begins...

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New PDF release: Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria

By Ki Longfellow

From the sunrise of historical past, numerous ladies have marked their instances in outstanding methods. ladies were warriors, Pharaohs, popes, queens and kings, philosophers, poets, mathematicians, composers, painters, writers, revolutionaries and "witches."

But there has been just one HYPATIA.

Brilliant, appealing, entire and loose, Hypatia of Alexandria used to be the final of the nice Pagan academics. Her brutal loss of life by the hands of a Christian mob foretold the demise of cause, of wondering, of reverence for nature, of the Goddess herself.

Following her acclaimed novel "The mystery Magdalene," Ki Longfellow now bargains a beautiful portrait of the existence and dying of Hypatia of Alexandria.

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Liv Nobel's An Encyclopaedia of Lies PDF

By Liv Nobel

Maryanne Harrison used to be no usual put up conflict baby. Born into genteel poverty, her existence used to be replaced whilst her father inherited a fortune. however the darkish attract of wealth quickly replaced her mom and dad' eccentricity into insanity, and below its spell she and her kinfolk lived like a nest of dragons in a shabby little condominium filled with great paintings and glittering antiques.

An Encyclopaedia of Lies is a thorough departure from the normal memoir - tales are interwoven and occasions juxtaposed in an cutting edge test with recording stories. wooded area Spirits, a stolen portrait of Sir Isaac Newton, an emerald the dimensions of a quail's egg, and the physique of a murdered lady are entwined during this notable account of a youth that is either targeted and unforgettable.

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