Very Good Remainder Softcover, frontis, x, 187 pp, 2 maps. Light wear with remainder mark on bottom edge, text is slightly age-toned otherwise unmarked, tight binding. The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in 1831, and the savage reprisals that followed, shattered beyond repair the myth of the contented slave and the benign master and intensified the forces of change that would plunge America into the bloodbath of the Civil War.
The one book every Christian American must read, America Shattered exposes the sinister plot by so-called New Age "experts" to undermine the country by destroying our families. Marrs uncovers their plan to brand Christian parents as diseased, defective, and dangerous, with their ultimate goal being to literally lead our children astray.
The Girl Pretending to Read Rilke is a coming-of-age novel set in a biology lab in the summer of 1963 in Boston. Both the heroine, 19-year-old Bronwen, and America are suffering growing pains and soon all the standards of the past will be shattered as the
Raised in a small town by parents employed in the local mills, John Edwards worked in those mills himself - and then went on to become one of America's most successful and respected attorneys. He built a national reputation representing people whose lives had been shattered by corporate recklessness and grievous medical negligence. In landmark cases, Edwards helped people from all walks of life stand up for themselves against tremendous odds.
The election of 2008 shattered political barriers, illuminated undercurrents of race, gender, and class, and ignited an extraordinary battle among some of the most formidable rivals ever to seek the presidency in Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John McCain. It was an election that played out against a backdrop of war, economic collapse, and deep pessimism about the future.
Like its author, "Shattered" is "fun, fast, and real" and an intriguing mix of paradoxes. Frank Pastore was a physically awkward kid who became a professional athlete. An okay student who goes on to earn two masters degrees in philosophy. A former atheist who ends up hosting the biggest Christian radio talk show in America. "Shattered" is part sports book, because you'll go on road trips, enter clubhouses, and walk on the fields of professional baseball.
TRAVEL WITH JON KELLY ON HIS ROAD TO REDEMPTION through the Postmodern Era into the nonconformity of the punk-rock eighties, addiction, and occult worship in suburban Midwest America. Experience his transformation by Jesus Christ on Halloween of 1997, fol
When adventurer Jason Lewis regained consciousness beside a busy Colorado highway, lower limbs shattered by a hit-and-run driver, he knew he was lucky to be alive. But would he ever walk again, let alone finish crossing North America by inline skates? So
When her happy life in 1991 Croatia is shattered by civil war, ten-year-old Ana Juric is embroiled in a world of guerrilla warfare and child soldiers before making a daring escape to America, where years later she struggles to hide her past.
The first woman president of an advertising agency and the first woman CEO of a company on the New York Stock Exchange tells her "riveting story: How she shattered every glass ceiling and became a Madison Avenue legend."* From her role as fledgling copywriter at Doyle Dane Bernbach - the agency that made big-car-obsessed America fall in love with the funny little Volkswagen - to her brilliant campaign for Braniff Airways that had the flying public scrambling for seats on wild-colored planes to founding the fastest-growing ad agency in history, Mary Wells Lawrence's life in advertising couldn't be any bigger.
America has dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But Japan has only begun to fight. . In 1945, history has reached a turning point. A terrible new weapon has been unleashed. Japan has no choice but to surrender. But instead, the unthinkable occurs. With their nation burned and shattered, Japanese fanatics set in motion a horrifying endgame-their aim: to take America down with them.
Upon taking office, President Barack Obama pledged to change the dynamics of America's adversarial relationship with the Islamic world. Just seven years earlier, the terrorist attacks on September 11 had shattered the American sense of security like never before; and further damaged the tenuous relationship with the Islamic world. The American administration was wholly unprepared to respond to terrorist attacks of such devastating proportions.
Despite the raging war between French and British, Scottish exile Duncan McCallum has begun to settle into a new life on the fringes of colonial America, traveling the woodlands with his companion Conawago, even joining the old Indian on his quest to find the last surviving members of his tribe. But the joy they feel on reaching the little settlement of Christian Indians is shattered when they find its residents ritually murdered.
Welcome to post-industrial America, 2216. Martial Law, spy drones, government surveillance, and personal liberty erosion are the new societal norm. Communism, Socialism, and Fascism have blended together to form the new American system of government. Ever
Once he was the gaijin champion of a cruel and oppressive Empire. Now Dev Cameron is a military commander for the rebellious newborn Confederation and at tentative peace with the galaxy's all-powerful rulers. But treachery has shattered the uneasy truce, as the Imperial lords prepare to rain destruction down upon the outpost of New America, delivering the final death blow to the still young revolution.
Acclaimed author of biographical and historical fiction Irving Stone turns his magnificent talent to telling Americaâ s most colorful and exciting storyâ the opening of the Far West. Men to Match My Mountains is a true historical masterpiece, an unforgettable pageant of giantsâ men like John Sutter, whose dream of paradise was shattered by the California Gold Rush; Brigham Young and the Mormons, who tamed the desert with Bible texts; and the silver kings and the miners, who developed Nevadaâ s Comstock Lode and settled the Rockies.
America is broken. You don't need a fistful of statistics to know this. Visit any city, and evidence of our shattered social compact will present itself. From Appalachia to the Rust Belt and down to rural Texas, the gap between the wealthiest and the poorest stretches to unimaginable chasms. Whether the cause of this inequality is systemic injustice, the entrenchment of racism in our culture, the long war on drugs, or immigration policies, it endangers not only the American Dream but our very lives.
Entering World War One against Germany was America's greatest blunder of the 20th century. America had no reason to join the 3-year-old struggle. By sending two million doughboys to the Western Front, America shattered the battlefield stalemate, allowing
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Like the deadly tornadoes it documents, this potent combination of high adventure and hard science is terrifyingly timely in our era of global warming and climate change. The Weather Channel, now America's most watched programming, has in recent years shown us a relentless series of hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, and eruptions killing thousands, turning millions into refugees, and leaving whole cities in shocked, shattered ruins.
"A triumph."NEWSDAYThe assumptions and obsessions that control our daily lives are explored in tantalizing detail by master novelist John Updike in this wise, witty, and sexy story. Harry Angstrom-known to all as Rabbit, one of America's most famous literary characters-finds his dreary life shattered by the infidelity of his wife, Janice. How he resolves or further complicates his problems makes for a novel of the first order.
Back to Wando Passo is a passionate and elegantly written story of two related love triangles: one marriage unraveling in the present day, and another one shattered by the Civil War. The interweaving stories build to a simultaneous crescendo of betrayal, revenge, and redemption. Grappling with the tangled subject of race in America, the plot lines are haunted by an occult twist.
Acclaimed author Keith Lee Johnson ascended the Black Expressions bestseller list with this riveting novel. Set in 1950s New Orleans, Little Black Girl Lost is a powerful tale filled with sex, greed, and the explosive political and social climates of an America long gone. Fifteen-year-old beauty Johnnie Wise lives her life devoted to God. But her innocence is shattered when her mother, who has been a prostitute for years, sells Johnnie's body to lecherous insurance man Earl Shamus.
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