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The White Chief: A Legend of Northern Mexico By Mayne Reid
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO (THIRD EDITION) By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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If you or someone you know is planning to take a trip on Amtrak's Southwest Chief between Chicago, Illinois and La Plata, Missouri, then this is the book for you. "Outside the Rails: A Rail... More > Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO" includes 350 pages of interesting facts and information about the train route through Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. It might look like just corn fields - but there is a lot to learn about our nation’s breadbasket in this route guide. Where can you see the site of a deadly coal mine fire from the train? How did the Sears Tower get its design? Where and when can you spot bald eagles when traveling near the Mississippi River? "Outside the Rails" answers all your questions about the history, geology, people, and places along the route of the Southwest Chief. Communities described include Naperville, Plano, Mendota, Princeton, Kewanee, Galesburg, Fort Madison, La Plata, and many more! This is the only in-depth route guide available for the train route between Chicago and Missouri.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO (ABBREVIATED EDITION) By Robert & Kandace Tabern
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This is the abbreviated 38-page version of the Expanded Third Edition of "Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO". If you or someone you know is planning to take... More > a trip on Amtrak's Southwest Chief between Chicago, Illinois and La Plata, Missouri, then this is the book for you. It includes interesting facts and information about the train route through Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. It might look like just corn fields - but there is a lot to learn about our nation’s breadbasket in this route guide. Where can you see the site of a deadly coal mine fire from the train? How did the Sears Tower get its design? Where and when can you spot bald eagles when traveling near the Mississippi River? "Outside the Rails" answers all your questions about the history, geology, people, and places along the route of the Southwest Chief. Communities described include Naperville, Plano, Mendota, Princeton, Kewanee, Galesburg, Fort Madison, La Plata, and many more!< Less
Operating Leases or Capital Leases By Homework Help Classof1
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Suppose you were the chief financial officer (CFO) of Southwest Airlines. Southwest leases some of its planes. Suppose the leases can be structured either as operating leases or as capital leases.... More > Which type of lease would you prefer for Southwest? Why? Consider what would happen to Southwest s debt ratio if its operating leases in footnote 8 were capitalized, and the related liabilities recognized.< Less
Geronimo's Story of His Life By S. M. Barrett
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Originally published in 1906, this book is the riveting history of Geronimo's struggle with the United States and Mexico. It begins with his early childhood and ends with his capture and conversion... More > to Christianity. This story was told to S. M. Barrett with the help of Asa Deklugie. Following is an excerpt from the introduction:Each day [Geronimo] had in mind what he would tell and told it in a very clear, brief manner. He might prefer to talk at his own tepee, at Asa Deklugie's house, in some mountain dell, or as he rode in a swinging gallop across the prairie; wherever his fancy led him, there he told whatever he wished to tell and no more. ... [He] simply said, "Write what I have spoken," and left us to remember and write the story without one bit of assistance. The purpose of this edition is to provide an easily readable copy of the original text while retaining as much of the style and format of the first edition as possible.< Less
Geronimo's Story of His Life By S. M. Barrett
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Originally published in 1906, this book is the riveting history of Geronimo's struggle with the United States and Mexico. It begins with his early childhood and ends with his capture and conversion... More > to Christianity. This story was told to S. M. Barrett with the help of Asa Deklugie. Following is an excerpt from the introduction:Each day [Geronimo] had in mind what he would tell and told it in a very clear, brief manner. He might prefer to talk at his own tepee, at Asa Deklugie's house, in some mountain dell, or as he rode in a swinging gallop across the prairie; wherever his fancy led him, there he told whatever he wished to tell and no more. ... [He] simply said, "Write what I have spoken," and left us to remember and write the story without one bit of assistance. The purpose of this edition is to provide an easily readable copy of the original text while retaining as much of the style and format of the first edition as possible.< Less