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The Almighty Latin King And Queen Nation

Author : David Brotherton
ISBN : 0231114184
Genre : Law
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A sociologist and a psychologist explore the cultural, social, political, and spiritual transformation of the Latin Kings gang, introducting the concept of "street organization" and the potential for political and social engagement in the community.

The King And Queen Of Malibu

Author : David K. Randall
ISBN : 039335394X
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"Over a half-century, Malibu went from an untamed ranch in the middle of nowhere to a paradise seeded with movie stars. Behind its transformation is the love story of Frederick and May Rindge: he was a Harvard-trained confidant of presidents; she grew up on a hardscrabble Midwestern farm; and yet their unlikely bond would shape history ... After Frederick's sudden death, May spent her life clashing with some of the most powerful men in the country to preserve Malibu as she saw fit. Her struggle culminated in a landmark Supreme Court decision that created the iconic Pacific Coast Highway"--Provided by publisher.

Kings Of Queens

Author : Erik Sherman
ISBN : 9780425281970
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Darryl Strawberry, Doc Gooden, Keith Hernandez, Lenny Dykstra, Mookie Wilson, Howard Johnson, Doug Sisk, Rafael Santana, Bobby Ojeda, Wally Backman, Kevin Mitchell, Ed Hearn, Danny Heep, and the late Gary Carter were all known for their heroics on the field. For some of them - known as the 'Scum Bunch' - their debauchery off the field was even more awe-inspiring. But when that golden season ended, so did their aura of invincibility. Some faced battles with addiction, some were traded, and others struggled just to keep their lives together. Through interviews with these legendary players, Erik Sherman offers fans a new perspective on a team that will forever be remembered in sports history. Includes Photos 'Erik Sherman's breezy, absorbing meet-up with the members of the 1986 New York Mets makes for a beautiful trip down memory lane. An absolute joy.' Jeff Pearlman, New York Timesbestselling author of The Bad Guys Won! 'Decades past their glory days, the '86 Mets are still amazing in their power to inspire. Erik Sherman captures these heroes past their prime in a beautiful collection of portraits, proving that these Mets were once the kings of queens and they're still the kings of hearts.' Jonathan Eig, author of Luckiest Manand Opening Day 'The Mets of the eighties had the walk and talk to own New York . . . and they did!' Tim McCarver, longtime Mets' broadcaster and recipient of the 2012 Ford C. Frick Award 'If you are lucky enough to have been born a Mets fan, or to have converted into one, you will find this book to be full of treasures.' Kostya Kennedy, Senior Editor of Sports Illustrated and New York Timesbestselling author of 56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports and Pete Rose: An American Dilemma 'Don't confuse this with a Where Are They Now? This is about How Are They Now Doing - from Straw to Doc to Doug Sisk - catching up with the '86 Mets much like Roger Kahn once caught up with the Dodgers'Boys of Summer. ' Kevin Kernan, the New York Post 'A series of revealing retrospectives from many of the key performers of that memorable and, at least in New York, beloved ball club.' Howie Rose, Broadcaster, New York Mets, WOR Radio 710 AM 'Erik Sherman visits with this remarkable cast of characters to put the impact of the '86 Mets in perspective. An important book about an important team.' Marty Appel, author of Pinstripe Empireand Munson

The Kings And Queens Of Roam

Author : Daniel Wallace
ISBN : 9781476703992
Genre : Fiction
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From the celebrated author of Big Fish comes an imaginative, moving novel about two sisters, their dark legacy, and the magical town that entwines them. Helen and Rachel McCallister, who live in a town called Roam, are as different as sisters can be: Helen, older, bitter, and conniving; Rachel, beautiful, naïve—and blind. When their parents die suddenly, Rachel has to rely on Helen for everything, but Helen embraces her role in all the wrong ways, convincing Rachel that the world is a dark and dangerous place she couldn’t possibly survive on her own…or so Helen believes, until Rachel makes a surprising choice that turns both their worlds upside down. In this new novel, southern literary master Daniel Wallace returns to the tradition of tall tales and folklore made memorable in his bestselling novel Big Fish. Wildly inventive and beautifully written, The Kings and Queens of Roam is a big-hearted tale of family and the ties that bind.

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1900 2002

Author : Arthur Bousfield
ISBN : 9781550023916
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Elizabeth provided inspired leadership for a society faced with the stark prospect of destruction in a war to save the world.

The Queen Mother And Her Century

Author : Arthur Bousfield
ISBN : 1550023497
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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To honour the Queen Mother and mark the occasion of her 100th birthday, Dundurn Press is publishing a biography of this remarkable woman in words and pictures. Since her marriage to George VI, the Queen Mother has been a public figure who has always evoked passionate reactions: whether it was the anonymous soldier who vowed "to fight for that little lady," Adolf Hitler who described her as "the most dangerous woman in Europe," or the Canadian journalist who coined the expression "the Queen Mum." A Canadian perspective on a sovereign who created and cultivated a special relationship with Canada informs The Queen Mother and Her Century. The first of many tours of Canada, the Royal Tour of 1939, which gave Canadians our initial opportunity to experience the Queen Motherâe(tm)s personal magnetism first-hand, is described in detail, along with the many Canadian relationships the Queen Mother has formed since. The Queen Mother and Her Century is a wonderful album-sized (81/2âe x 11âe ) commemorative keepsake and makes a thoughtful gift for the many admirers of the Queen Mother. The text and 120 colour photographs are complemented by time bars, lists of the Queen Motherâe(tm)s official tours, associations the Queen Mother is patron of, places that are named after the Queen Mother, and the Royal Family tree.

The King S Speech The Life Of King George Vi And Lionel Logue The Speech And The Film

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