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Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims

By Rush Limbaugh
  • ISBN Code: : 1476755914
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 338
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : rush-revere-and-the-brave-pilgrims.pdf

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America’s #1 radio talk-show host and multi-million-copy #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a book for young readers with a history teacher who travels back in time to have adventures with exceptional Americans. MEET RUSH LIMBAUGH’S REALLY GOOD PAL, RUSH REVERE! Okay, okay, my name’s really Rusty—but my friends call me Rush. Rush Revere. Because I’ve always been the #1 fan of the coolest colonial dude ever, Paul Revere. Talk about a rock star—this guy wanted to protect young America so badly, he rode through those bumpy, cobblestone-y streets shouting “the British are coming!” On a horse. Top of his lungs. Wind blowing, rain streaming... Well, you get the picture. But what if you could get the real picture—by actually going back in time and seeing with your own eyes how our great country came to be? Meeting the people who made it all happen—people like you and me? Hold on to your pointy triangle hats, because you can—with me, Rush Revere, seemingly ordinary substitute history teacher, as your tour guide across time! “How?” you ask? Well, there’s this portal. And a horse. My talking horse named Liberty. And—well, just trust me, I’ll get us there. We’ll begin by joining a shipload of brave families journeying on the Mayflower in 1620. Yawn? I don’t think so. 1620 was a pretty awesome time, and you’ll experience exactly what they did on that rough, dangerous ocean crossing. Together, we’ll ask the pilgrims all our questions, find out how they live, join them at the first Thanksgiving, and much more. So saddle up and let’s ride! Our exceptional nation is waiting to be discovered all over again by exceptional young patriots—like you!

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  • Category : Reference
  • Members : 400
  • Pdf File: the-new-yale-book-of-quotations.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A revised, enlarged, and updated edition of this authoritative and entertaining reference book —named the #2 essential home library reference book by the Wall Street Journal “Shapiro does original research, earning [this] volume a place on the quotation shelf next to Bartlett's and Oxford's.”—William Safire, New York Times Magazine (on the original edition) “A quotations book with footnotes that are as fascinating to read as the quotes themselves.”—Arthur Spiegelman, Washington Post Book World (on the original edition) Updated to include more than a thousand new quotations, this reader-friendly volume contains over twelve thousand famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author and sourced from literature, history, popular culture, sports, digital culture, science, politics, law, the social sciences, and all other aspects of human activity. Contemporaries added to this edition include Beyoncé, Sandra Cisneros, James Comey, Drake, Louise Glück, LeBron James, Brett Kavanaugh, Lady Gaga, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Barack Obama, John Oliver, Nancy Pelosi, Vladimir Putin, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, and David Foster Wallace. The volume also reflects path-breaking recent research resulting in the updating of quotations from the first edition with more accurate wording or attribution. It has also incorporated noncontemporary quotations that have become relevant to the present day. In addition, The New Yale Book of Quotations reveals the striking fact that women originated many familiar quotations, yet their roles have been forgotten and their verbal inventions have often been credited to prominent men instead. This book’s quotations, annotations, extensive cross-references, and large keyword index will satisfy both the reader who seeks specific information and the curious browser who appreciates an amble through entertaining pages.

General Joseph Warren Revere: The Gothic Saga of Paul Revere's Grandson

By WIlliam R. Chemerka
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  • Publisher : BearManor Media
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : History
  • Members : 732
  • Pdf File: general-joseph-warren-revere.pdf

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Book of the Year, 2014, Honorable Mention, from the North Jersey Civil War Round Table! Joseph Warren Revere, a grandson of the legendary Paul Revere, served in the U.S. Navy; circumnavigated the globe; raised the first American flag in Sonoma, California during the Mexican War; battled pirates, sharks, and Indians; searched for gold; had a scandalous affair; joined the Union Army and received a court-martial for his actions at the Battle of Chancellorsville during the Civil War. And then he began the fight of his life. William R. Chemerka, an award-winning educator, author, History Channel commentator, and recipient of the North Jersey Civil War Round Table's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, brings the untold story of Revere’s Gothic adventures to life in this detailed biography.

The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs

By Gary C. Woodward
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  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Book Code : 0739179055
  • Total of Pages : 180
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 185
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Book Short Summary:

Assumed intentions are embedded in virtually all forms of human discussion. The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs draws on a vast range of resources to describe the social and psychological forces at work in shaping the human impulse to explain why others act.

Rock and Roll

By Maury Dean
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  • Publisher : Algora Publishing
  • Book Code : 0875862071
  • Total of Pages : 680
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 536
  • Pdf File: rock-and-roll.pdf

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This Rock 'n' Roll survey covers 38 of your own "top 40" hits, focusing on every single that broke new ground or topped the charts. It bounces with the excitement of rock music and the vibrant personalities who create it.

Last Chance

By Larry Schweiger
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  • Publisher : Fulcrum Publishing
  • Book Code : 1555918050
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 382
  • Pdf File: last-chance.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"This is an unabashed call to each and every American to moral duty for the future of life on earth," begins National Wildlife Federation president and CEO Larry J. Schweiger in this stirring exposé and call to action. Speaking to us not just as a conservation leader but also as an outdoor lover and a parent, Schweiger describes the causes and effects of global warming on our wildlife, ecosystems, and human life as we know it. With an engaging, down-to-earth tone (and a dash of wit; e.g., "What Happens in Greenland Will Not Stay in Greenland"), Schweiger breaks down the science behind our looming environmental catastrophe. Not letting go of hope, he also offers practical solutions and proposes a plan of action for everyday citizens. Last Chance will inspire each of us to take part in restoring the vital connection to our natural world before it's too late."

Controversies in Digital Ethics

By Amber Davisson,Paul Booth
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1501310534
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 181
  • Pdf File: controversies-in-digital-ethics.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Controversies in Digital Ethics explores ethical frameworks within digital culture. Through a combination of theoretical examination and specific case studies, the essays in this volume provide a vigorous examination of ethics in a highly individualistic and mediated world. Focusing on specific controversies-privacy, surveillance, identity politics, participatory culture-the authors in this volume provide a roadmap for navigating the thorny ethical issues in new media. Paul Booth and Amber Davisson bring together multiple writers working from different theoretical traditions to represent the multiplicity of ethics in the 21st century. Each essay has been chosen to focus on a particular issue in contemporary ethical thinking in order to both facilitate classroom discussion and further scholarship in digital media ethics. Accessible for students, but with a robust analysis providing contemporary scholarship in media ethics, this collection unites theory, case studies, and practice within one volume.

Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915

By Kevin Starr
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0199727910
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : History
  • Members : 840
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Examining California's formative years, this innovative study seeks to discover the origins of the California dream and the social, psychological, and symbolic impact it has had not only on Californians but also on the rest of the country.