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Who is your hero? Isabella's include US Astronaut Sally Ride, activist Rosa Parks, and sharpshooter Annie Oakley-but there's no bigger hero than Isabella's own mommy! Join Isabella on an adventure of discovery and find out how imagining to be these extraordinary women teaches her the importance of being her extraordinary self.
Published in 1993 by City Lights, this collection includes seven stories: "Annie," "The Joy of Marriage," "Folie a Deux," "Love Poem," "The Death of Napoleon: Its Influence on History," "A Good Man," and "Grief."One of the freshest, most memorable story collections of my lifetime. And 'A Good Man, ' one of the most important. Rarer than the newness, the wit, the vivid readability, is the deep caring understanding, the wholeness, the truth which this astonishing, haunting writer creates her people.
In a letter to her daughter back East, Martha Jane is not shy about her own importance: "Martha Jane - better known as Calamity - is just one of the handful of aging legends who travel to London as part of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show in Buffalo Girls. As he describes the insatiable curiosity of Calamity's Indian friend No Ears, Annie Oakley's shooting match with Lord Windhouveren, and other highlights of the tour, McMurtry turns the story of a band of hardy, irrepressible survivors into an unforgettable portrait of love, fellowship, dreams, and heartbreak.
This magnificent tome details over 275 of the most important and valuable guns from the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia. With guns dating from the 1600s to the present day, the book includes over 1,000 full color photographs from the museum's own collection. Marvel at the history and beauty of the world's most treasured firearms. Included in the collection are guns from King James II, Napoleon Bonaparte, Annie Oakley, President Theodore Roosevelt, President Grover Cleveland, Kaiser Wilhelm, Hermann Goring, John Wayne, Sammy Davis, Jr, General Douglas McArthur, President Dwight D.
The Times' obituary editor, William McDonald, selected 320 of the most important and influential obits from the newspaper's archives. In chapters like "Stage and Screen," "Titans of Business," "The Notorious," "Scientists and Healers," "Athletes," and "American Leaders," the entries include a wide variety of newsmakers from the last century and a half, including Annie Oakley, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, Marilyn Monroe, Coco Chanel, Malcolm X, Jackie Robinson and Prince.