Columbine


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Shooting Games | Published on 31/Aug/2020 21:22

464 pages , Twelve , 2009-04-06
A masterpiece of reportage, this is the definitive account of the Columbine massacre, its aftermath, and its significance, from the acclaimed journalist who followed the story from the outset. "The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror . . ." So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for ne...[Read More]



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The City Game Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Shooting Games | Published on 10/Aug/2020 06:44

448 pages , Ballantine Books , 2019-11-05
The powerful story of a college basketball team who carried an era's brightest hopes--racial harmony, social mobility, and the triumph of the underdog--but whose success was soon followed by a shocking downfall The unlikeliest of champions, the 1949-50 City College Beavers were extraordinary by every measure. City College was a t...[Read More]



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Brother, I'm Dying


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Shooting Games | Published on 10/Aug/2020 06:26

272 pages , Knopf , 2007
In a personal memoir, the author describes her relationships with the two men closest to her--her father and his brother, Joseph, a charismatic pastor with whom she lived after her parents emigrated from Haiti to the United States.



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The Games Presidents Play Sports and the Presidency


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Play Games | Published on 27/Jul/2020 08:31

402 pages , JHU Press , 2006-09-27
"Looking at the athletic strengths, feats, and shortcomings of our presidents, John Sayle Watterson explores not only their health, physical attributes, personalities, and sports IQs, but also the increasing trend of Americans in the past century to equate sporting achievements with courage, manliness, and political competence."--Dust j...[Read More]



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The Mistress's Daughter A Memoir


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Kids Safe Games | Published on 08/Jun/2020 17:41

256 pages , Penguin , 2007-04-05
The "fierce and eloquent" (New York Times) memoir by the award-winning author of May We Be Forgiven and This Book Will Save Your Life The acclaimed writer A. M. Homes was given up for adoption before she was born. Her biological mother was a twenty-two-year-old single woman who was having an affair with a much older married man with a fam...[Read More]



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My Journey through Time A Story of My Memories


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Kids Safe Games | Published on 25/May/2020 17:25

224 pages , iUniverse , 2011-01-26
At the age of seventeen, Pauline Parkin fell in love with an American soldier who was serving in her native England. After a brief courtship, they married. An emotional upheaval ensued when the teenage bride left her home and family in England to begin her new life in the United States. Now, she shares her story in My Journey through Ti...[Read More]



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Total Recall


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Kids Safe Games | Published on 25/May/2020 11:14

656 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2012-10-01
Total Recall is the unbelievably true story of Arnold Schwarzenegger's life. Born in the small city of Thal, Austria, in 1947, he moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21. Within ten years, he was a millionaire business man. After twenty years, he was the world's biggest movie star. In 2003, he was Governor of California and a hou...[Read More]



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The William and Mary Girl


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Girl Games | Published on 19/May/2020 04:51

385 pages , Xlibris Corporation , 2009-07-17
You cant get there from here. Not any more. No road exists today to take you to take anyone anywhere near the place where the awful things happened. The reason no one can go there, though, is that its no longer there -- the ostensibly happy and naive; the joyfully prosperous world that was America in the late 1950s and early 1...[Read More]



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The Girl from 21 Wakullah Street


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Girl Games | Published on 11/May/2020 03:30

114 pages , Author House , 2013-05-03
The Girl From 21 Wakullah Street is a memoir about the life of a family of six children with a single-parent mother living, loving, and making the best of their situation. Diane and her family grew up in Roxbury, Massachusetts during the 30's and 40's which was Depression and War Time. Roxbury in the 30's was a poor neighborhood, but...[Read More]



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Richard Reti's Best Games


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Best Games | Published on 04/May/2020 15:02

192 pages , International Chess Enterprises , 1997-10-01



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World Champion Smyslov and His 120 Best Games A Selection of the Best Games of Vassily Smyslov World Chess Champion


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > Best Games | Published on 04/May/2020 05:45

196 pages , Ishi Press , 2012-11
This collection of best games of Smyslov is probably the best collection of his annotated games in Descriptive Notation. This book was first published in 1958, the year that Vassily Smyslov was World Chess Champion. Smyslov was born on 24 March 1921. He won the two strongest chess tournaments of that decade, Z rich 1953 and Amsterdam 1956...[Read More]



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Alan Turing: The Enigma The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game - Updated Edition


Published in: Google Books > Biography & Autobiography > New Games | Published on 27/Apr/2020 23:53

768 pages , Princeton University Press , 2014-11-10
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial in...[Read More]



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