Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : iUniverse
ISBN : 9781475947328
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Gene Mingo grew up as a mischievous kid in Akron, Ohio, with a challenging childhood and love for high school football. After a stint in the US Navy, he found his way back to football. In 1960, he joined the American Football League as a placekicker, halfback, and return specialist for the Denver Broncos-but that was just the beginning. Gene has been inducted into the America Football League Hall of Fame, reflecting an illustrious career that included the first punt return for a touchdown in the AFL and two years spent leading the AFL in scoring. History considers him to have been the first African American placekicker in the AFL. Life isn't lived only on the football field, however; outside the game, number twenty-one had troubles. Perhaps due to finding success too quickly, Gene developed a tendency to fall in with a bad crowd. His poor choices led to near tragedy, but he always found a home on the football field. Gene Mingo's story isn't simple. It wasn't easy being a black man in a white man's world, and Gene had some internal demons of his own as well. Still, his story is that of legend, and the trials and tribulations of this spectacular athlete deserve to be remembered forever.

Category : Poetry
Editor : Partridge Publishing Singapore
ISBN : 9781543750447
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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This is an 8.5x11 Full Color Edition with black pages. What have you done to the angel? Why have you injured her wings? The bliss of her smile has faded. Her hands have been soiled by your sins ... Inspired by personal emotions and her dark imaginations, Sathepine Marco shares a compilation of poems penned during her teenage and young adult years when she was gripped with angst, depression, and heartaches. As she leads others through her darkness, Sathepine invites introspective reflection while sharing a glimpse into her own heart and soul as she grappled with all that accompanied pain and sadness, sometimes conveying them through angels and demons with her words. What Have You Done to the Angel? shares a thought-provoking collection of poetry that allows anyone who has suffered heartache to know that they are not alone and that hope prevails.

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Editor : NEOS Limited
ISBN : 1894916328
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 244
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Category : Fiction
Editor : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN : 9781771124096
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 216
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Quebec author An Antane Kapesh's two books, Je suis une maudite sauvagesse (1976) and Qu'as-tu fait de mon pays? (1979), are among the foregrounding works by Indigenous women in Canada. This English translation of these works, each page presented facing the revised Innu text, makes them available for the first time to a broader readership. In I Am a Damn Savage, Antane Kapesh wrote to preserve and share her culture, experience, and knowledge, all of which, she felt, were disappearing at an alarming rate because many Elders – like herself – were aged or dying. She wanted to publicly denounce the conditions in which she and the Innu were made to live, and to address the changes she was witnessing due to land dispossession and loss of hunting territory, police brutality, and the effects of the residential school system. What Have You Done to My Country? is a fictional account by a young boy of the arrival of les Polichinelles (referring to White settlers) and their subsequent assault on the land and on native language and culture. Through these stories Antane Kapesh asserts that settler society will eventually have to take responsibility and recognize its faults, and accept that the Innu – as well as all the other nations – are not going anywhere, that they are not a problem settlers can make disappear.

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105047831123
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Editor : Random House Value Publishing
ISBN : 0517506041
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 85
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Editor : Lulu.com
ISBN : 9780557224852
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 147
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A secret underground scientific facility, operated by global shadow governments, develops a creature capable of living and traveling in outer space. The purpose? To explore space for us and return to us with information on what they find. Unfortunately for us, the creatures learn to hate mankind, and they've just gotten loose. Now, small pockets of survivors must rebuild while learning to combat the most ferocious living thing ever known to man.

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Editor : Lulu.com
ISBN : 9780648226864
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 468
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Category : Fiction
Editor : Thomas & Mercer
ISBN : 1503900649
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 318
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"When a mutilated body is found hanging in a seedy motel in Philadelphia, forensics specialist Liam Dwyer assumes the crime scene will be business as usual. Instead, the victim turns out to be a woman he'd had an affair with before breaking it off to save his marriage. But there's a bigger problem: Liam has no memory of where he was or what he did on the night of the murder. Panicked, Liam turns to his brother, Sean, a homicide detective. Sean has his back, but incriminating evidence keeps piling up. From fingerprints to DNA, everything points to Liam, who must race against time and his department to uncover the truth--even if that truth is his own guilt. Yet as he digs deeper, dark secrets come to light, and Liam begins to suspect the killer might actually be Sean..."--Publisher's description.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : North South Books
ISBN : 0735810826
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 32
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Davy, an energetic bunny and youngest of his siblings, makes his sister and brothers mad at him when he accidentally wrecks their things, but with his mother's encouragement, he manages to make things right. Reprint.