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Down the Highway

By Howard Sounes
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  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Isbn : 0802195458
  • Pages : 560
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 761
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The acclaimed biography—now updated and revised. “Many writers have tried to probe [Dylan’s] life, but never has it been done so well, so captivatingly” (The Boston Globe). Howard Sounes’s Down the Highway broke news about Dylan’s fiercely guarded personal life and set the standard as the most comprehensive and riveting biography on Bob Dylan. Now this edition continues to document the iconic songwriter’s life through new interviews and reporting, covering the release of Dylan’s first #1 album since the seventies, recognition from the Pulitzer Prize jury for his influence on popular culture, and the publication of his bestselling memoir, giving full appreciation to his artistic achievements and profound significance. Candid and refreshing, Down the Highway is a sincere tribute to Dylan’s seminal place in postwar American cultural history, and remains an essential book for the millions of people who have enjoyed Dylan’s music over the years. “Irresistible . . . Finally puts Dylan the human being in the rocket’s red glare.” —Detroit Free Press

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By David A. Dorsey
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1532660898
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 228
  • File Pdf: the-roads-and-highways-of-ancient-israel.pdf

Book Summary:

Drawing on literary and archaeological evidence, David A. Dorsey examines the road system in Israel during the Iron Age (ca. 1200-586 B.C.). He offers a comprehensive investigation of the nature and physical characteristics of roads in ancient Israel and reconstructs Israel’s road network as it existed during the Old Testament period.

Down Sterling Road

By Adrian Michael Kelly
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Coach House Books
  • Isbn : 1770560378
  • Pages : 250
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 730
  • File Pdf: down-sterling-road.pdf

Book Summary:

Eleven-year-old Jacob McKnight doesn’t like running. He doesn’t like the hills, the cold wind, the slushy electrolyte drinks, the interval training. He doesn’t like the way his dad is always pushing him: harder, faster, what’s wrong with you, boy? But mostly he doesn’t like the way it gives him time to think about the accident that shattered his brother’s body and his parents’ marriage. Jacob would rather be drawing than running. He likes the Anatomy Colouring Book his dad gave him, and he likes how it helps him to better draw superheroes, with their unbreakable bodies. He likes, too, how drawing makes him forget about how much he misses his mum, about how hard his dad works to pay for their tiny apartment and secondhand clothes, about the pitying whispers that follow them around Glanisberg. Down Sterling Road parses the anatomy of childhood with wisdom, wit and wonder; it’s one of the most charismatic books you’ll read all year.

The Road

By Jack London
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Isbn : 0813540127
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 847
  • File Pdf: the-road.pdf

Book Summary:

In 1894, an eighteen-year-old Jack London quit his job shoveling coal, hopped a freight train, and left California on the first leg of a ten thousand-mile odyssey. His adventure was an exaggerated version of the unemployed migrations made by millions of boys, men, and a few women during the original "great depression of the 1890s. By taking to the road, young wayfarers like London forged a vast hobo subculture that was both a product of the new urban industrial order and a challenge to it. As London's experience suggests, this hobo world was born of equal parts desperation and fascination. "I went on 'The Road,'" he writes, "because I couldn't keep away from it . . . Because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because-well, just because it was easier to than not to." The best stories that London told about his hoboing days can be found in The Road, a collection of nine essays with accompanying illustrations, most of which originally appeared in Cosmopolitan magazine between 1907 and 1908. His virile persona spoke to white middle-class readers who vicariously escaped their desk-bound lives and followed London down the hobo trail. The zest and humor of his tales, as Todd DePastino explains in his lucid introduction, often obscure their depth and complexity. The Road is as much a commentary on London's disillusionment with wealth, celebrity, and the literary marketplace as it is a picaresque memoir of his youth.

Famous Sheriffs and Western Outlaws

By William MacLeod Raine
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Isbn : 1626366438
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 285
  • File Pdf: famous-sheriffs-and-western-outlaws.pdf

Book Summary:

This in-depth collection, unchanged since the 1940s, tells of the most legendary heroes and villains of the Old West. Get swept back to a time when sheriffs did their best to keep order in a lawless land. Read about the likes of Tom Horn, the “Apache Kid,” “Bucky” O’Neill, Tom Nickson, and many more! Famous Sheriffs and Western Outlaws is a classic for everyone interested in history and what is was like in the Old West. The detail of every story grabs the attention of the reader and doesn't let go. Learn the early stories of famous foes like Billy the Kid and what he was like from both a personal and business standpoint. If you like stories of heroes and the people who tried to take them down, then you are in for a wild ride. Novelist William MacLeod Raine recalls standoffs, shootouts, rowdy saloons, brave men who protected innocent townspeople, and villains who put the “wild” in Wild West. Famous Sheriffs and Western Outlaws is a sure shot for anyone interested in the history and romance of the Old West.

The Road to Wigan Pier

By George Orwell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Isbn : 1529038251
  • Pages :
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 207
  • File Pdf: the-road-to-wigan-pier.pdf

Book Summary:

The Road to Wigan Pier is a book in two parts: the first half is Orwell’s description of working-class life in industrial communities of the north of England, the second examines his own political views. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is introduced by journalist and author Amelia Gentleman. The Road to Wigan Pier is an insightful and powerful account of lives lived in poverty and deprivation in a time of low wages and meagre government support. Orwell describes dismal housing (including the lodging house where he stays), harsh working conditions and the devastating effects of unemployment. And he also vividly describes the courage and dignity of the people he meets. In the second half of the book, Orwell examines his own political and social affiliations with an impressive ability to provoke and to question. He defends middle-class values whilst critiquing the failures of his own class, he advocates socialism whilst criticizing the socialist movement in England.

Kohr

By Cecil Cory
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Isbn : 1365964663
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 830
  • File Pdf: kohr.pdf

Book Summary:

Mike Bergmann works for Astral Industries mining guild. He and his ships controller Roxanna head out for a simple mission to identify and classify a planet that was just discovered and to claim it for Astral Industries. As he enters the neutral zone between the Alpha and Bravo sectors, he finds a derelict ship transmitting a mayday. He rescues occupants who are on their way to a similar planet in the same sector of space. The derelict ship is operated by Atwater Mining Guild, one of his competitors. On board the ship are several people that work for the Federation and are looking for another expiation that was last seen on the planet. They combine forces to see if the planet is viable for its resources. Little do any of them know that the planet is already occupied and at war with another race, who are trying to claim the system for its minerals.

Cruising Kid

By Dominic Goncalves
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 9781475902112
  • Pages : 168
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 649
  • File Pdf: cruising-kid.pdf

Book Summary:

Dominic Goncalves led a normal life until he was nine then his parents sold their house and business, bought a boat, and set off to sail around the world. So began an epic adventure of sailing aboard their thirty-seven-foot Endurance, Indigo from the tip of Africa across the South Atlantic Ocean to the magical islands of Saint Helena, Ascension, Brazil, French Guiana, and the Caribbean. This book is for all those who have a deep yearning, a restlessness, to explore and discover new lands.

Agatha and Frank

By Jolynn Rose
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Isbn : 1490778446
  • Pages : 228
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 243
  • File Pdf: agatha-and-frank.pdf

Book Summary:

Agatha and Frank met in the Army; they fell in love, got married and had three children. Aggie got out of the Army and became a history teacher. Frank stayed in the Army and retired after twenty-two years. One of their dreams was to travel around the USA in a RV. They wanted to stop and see everything they had driven by so many times before. They went out on a road trip with their children and grandchildren for a month. That is all it took to convince them that it was time to start Living the Dream. They left Houston, TX and headed to Eureka, CA to see Franks Folks. The plan was to go from Eureka up the Oregon coast. Then go where ever the wind blew them. This book not only has adventure, but real stories of the history they found on the road.

100 Trails of the Big South Fork: Tennessee & Kentucky, 4th Edition

By Russ Manning
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Mountaineers Books
  • Isbn : 1594852812
  • Pages : 234
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 310
  • File Pdf: 100-trails-of-the-big-south-fork.pdf

Book Summary:

Escape with Russ Manning, the Southeast's hiking expert, into the deep gorges and rock shelters that make this area a natural utopia. He has trekked along every trail and behind every waterfall, from Yahoo Falls to the Gentleman's Swimming Hole--in 100 Trails of the Big South Fork, he guides you to and trough the land's best of best!