Publisher : Ulysses Press Category : Fiction ISBN : 9781569755990 Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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A tale by the creator of SurvivalBlog.com imagines a world in which a cataclysmic financial crisis prompts a total collapse of American society and forces people to fend for themselves, in a story that follows a group of protagonists who make their way to a shared secure ranch in northern Idaho, where they struggle to survive against violent looting and natural hazards. Original.
Publisher : Douglas & McIntyre Category : Biography & Autobiography ISBN : 9781553657941 Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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A riveting insider's account of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and an extraordinary story of leadership, love of country and the ability to dream big. When John Furlong and his family emigrated from Ireland in 1974, the customs officer greeted them with "Welcome to Canada. Make us better," an imperative that has defined Furlong's life ever since. A passionate athlete with a track record of community service, he was roped into acting as spokesperson for Vancouver's incipient Olympic bid movement back in 1996, and then spent the next fourteen years living and breathing the Olympics. Furlong and his organizing team, including some 25,000 volunteers, orchestrated a remarkable Winter Games. Patriot Hearts is the story of how they did it. Early on Furlong realized the Olympics weren't about highways and buildings and tourism, they were about people: the athletes, and everyday Canadians who wanted to see their country shine on the world stage. He defined a vision for the games that would capture the hearts and minds of Canadians, and held to it with unwavering determination. Working with Globe and Mail columnist Gary Mason, Furlong recounts the lead-up to the Games and describes how he handled seemingly insurmountable setbacks
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc. Category : Political Science ISBN : 9781492618478 Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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This revised and updated edition of The American Patriot's Handbook gives an authoritative and concise introduction to the ideas, events, and personalities that have shaped American freedom, ideals, and values. Included are important and inspirational speeches, poems and song lyrics along with profiles of presidents and prominent individuals who have shaped the nation's history. Key documents featured are: • The Mayflower Compact • The Declaration of Independence • The lyrics to "The Star Spangled Banner" • The Inaugural Address by John F. Kennedy • The Letter from the Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr. A wonderful amount of new material delves even deeper into our national identity to showcase not only our fighting spirit, but strong compassion, including: • Epitaph of a Patriot by Anne Bradstreet • The Defense of the Alamo by Joaquin Miller • Nobel Prize Acceptance by William Faulkner • September 11 Address to the Nation by George W. Bush The American Patriot's Handbook is the perfect resource for anyone who wishes to understand this majestic country, from its historic founding until today...
Publisher : Creators Publishing Category : Political Science ISBN : 9781942448525 Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Rick Santorum is a conservative committed to restoring the American dream for hardworking Americans. The runner-up for the Republican nomination for president in 2012 is running again and building grass-roots support. In this collection of columns from 2013, the former senator from Pennsylvania explains in his own words what he stands for and what his vision for America's future is. In 2012, Rick launched Patriot Voices, a community of Americans committed to promoting faith, family, freedom and opportunity. And he has taken that message to the campaign trail, where he is a voice for the voiceless. A fierce defender of the unborn, Rick believes that strong families help produce a strong economy. He believes that renewing our country’s manufacturing spirit would strengthen working families and help our struggling communities return to a path of prosperity during these tough economic times. "We must not be the party of plutocrats, country clubbers and corporate interests," Rick writes. "We must focus on ways to deliver our vision for hope and opportunity for working Americans."
Publisher : Category : Chronology ISBN : PRNC:32101058659747 Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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Blank diary for 1915, which includes historical facts, "noteworthy birthdays and deathdays," and literary and historical quotations "coloured naturally by the patriotism made so conspicuous by the war."