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Keep Walking By Brett Mathewson & Aaron Krogh
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The Pacific Crest Trail is an unbroken 2,650-mile track spanning the entire length of the continental United States. In 2015 Aaron “Crow” & “Ladybug” Mathewson set out to... More > hike the entirety of the famed national scenic trail. Within this volume you’ll find the expansive magic of the PCT captured in their vivid photographs and candid writings. Between the Mexican and Canadian borders, the PCT passes through 48 wilderness areas, six national parks and 28 forest service units, dipping in and out of nineteen major canyons and traversing over 57 major mountain passes along the way. From the arid expanse of the Mojave Desert to the temperate rainforests of Washington State, the trail passes through what is arguably some of the most varied and breathtaking country in the world.< Less
Up from Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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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: Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14,... More > 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community.Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.His base was the Tuskegee Institute, a historically black college in Alabama. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Booker_T._Washington< Less
Foundations By Tim Bermingham
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"Foundations" tells, in the authentic voice of the man who lived them, tales of the colourful men who worked for and with Bermingham Construction in the years from its founding in 1897 to... More > the beginning of the second world war. It includes accounts of the building of the Crows Nest Pass for the CPR, the construction of the Sault Ste Marie locks, and the incredible ingenuity that led to finally protecting Goderich and its harbour with a breakwater that could withstand Lake Huron's fury. Central to the stories is "Big Bill" Forrest - Ontario's Paul Bunyan, who formed a life long partnership with William Bermingham. Bermingham provided the creative and precise engineering skills, while Big Bill brought massive strength, generosity and charisma. Their partnership agreement also stipulated that Big Bill would do the drinking and swearing for both of them, as he was expert. There are also tales of dramatic and courageous rescues and salvages from the fierce storms of the Great Lakes.< Less
Foundations By Bermingham
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Colonel C. J. "Spike" Bermingham, himself a construction legend who commanded the bridging of the Rhine under fire in WWII, has here recounted stories of the larger than life men who worked... More > for and with Bermingham Construction from 1897 through 1939. Among the colourful characters brought to life are Spike's father, and his father's partner, "Big Bill" Forrest, a man of legendary stature, generosity and charisma - Ontario's Paul Bunyan. "Foundations" recounts their vital contributions to such massive works as the Crows Nest Pass for the CPR and the building of the Soo Locks. It tells of the ingenious engineering that solved the problem of how to protect Goderich Harbour from the fierce storms of Lake Huron. Light moments (such as the only known "tugboat tug-of-war" alternate with gripping tales of sea rescue and salvage on the Great Lakes. Spike's voice speaks authentically from the early 20th century of contests between men and the elements as they built Canada's infrastructure.< Less
Muzic Can Be Found Anywhere: a poetic journey for the soul... By corky hannon
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The purpose of this book is first to encourage by way of entertainment. My hope is that you find yourself having fun while being encouraged to be a better person and help others do the same. Here is... More > a sample of what you will find inside: "Muzic is the sum of me, For I make muzic in my soul, you see. And without it, this world, it could not be, For it’s found in creation and creativity. Yes, without it the world wouldn’t be the same. For in love, it’s muzic that often sets the heart aflame. So stop, listen, And Take a hear around, And see where muzic can be found. In the clock that ticks, In the wind that blows, In the water that drips, In the flower that grows. In the heart that beats, In the river that flows, In the traffic in the streets, In pigeons and crows. In a baby’s laugh, In a baby’s cry, In a new born calf, In the wink of an eye..." If you like that, there is much more to behold... Enjoy Corky< Less
Go Tell It On the Mountain for Piano and Viola - Pure Sheet Music By Lars Christian Lundholm By Lars Christian Lundholm
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Recorded and performed by artists like Simon and Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Sheryl Crow and James Taylor the song is African-American by origin and dates back... More > to at least 1865. In an up-beat swing jazz arrangement this spiritual is often played as a Christmas carol. This can be used as lead sheet as it includes chords for easy accompaniment Sheet Music for Viola accompanied by Piano arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm. Go Tell It On the Mountain is also known by alternative title: Tell the Mountain. - Instrumentation: Piano and Viola - Level: Advanced - Score Type: Score and 1 Part - Tempo: Fast - Genre: African-American Spiritual - Composer: Anonymous - Year Composed: 1865 - Pages (approximate): 6< Less
Go Tell It On the Mountain for Organ and Viola - Pure Sheet Music By Lars Christian Lundholm By Lars Christian Lundholm
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Recorded and performed by artists like Simon and Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Sheryl Crow and James Taylor the song is African-American by origin and dates back... More > to at least 1865. In an up-beat swing jazz arrangement this spiritual is often played as a Christmas carol. This can be used as lead sheet as it includes chords for easy accompaniment Sheet Music for Viola accompanied by Organ arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm. Go Tell It On the Mountain is also known by alternative title: Tell the Mountain. - Instrumentation: Organ and Viola - Level: Advanced - Score Type: Score and 1 Part - Tempo: Fast - Genre: African-American Spiritual - Composer: Anonymous - Year Composed: 1865 - Pages (approximate): 6< Less
an odd boy - volume four [paperback] By Doc Togden
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Volume four of an odd boy begins in Bristol, England, and ends in Heights Café in Brooklyn, New York. The author conjoins the cerebrally rarified Claudette Gascoign and joins a household with... More > her three friends—music and drama students—and explores Jazz-Classical fusion – for three years, returning to the lost time of the late ’60s. He finds a superlative mentor in Derek Crowe and is facilitated to create his own BA degree curriculum. At the end of his sojourn at Bristol Art School, he finds himself at the crossroads again. He takes to the road – this time bound for the Himalayas. After a hiatus of thirty years the road brings him back – almost to where he began. He encounters Maxwell Jefferson, a Blues bass player and member of the Federation of Black Cowboys. Their meeting marks the end of a journey, a coming-home, the culmination of a vision, and the start of an adventure that has no end. Welcome home.< Less
Coffee Apocalypse By Alex Schofield
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Coffee, as a material, has never exhibited itself in the world as that of anything other than a vessel in which to hold chemical materials for our consumption. It’s power - as commodity,... More > culture, and drug - is relinquished to waste, a missed opportunity as grounds for reuse. In the spirit of consumption, the tech-industry is comprised of labor fueled by caffeine. The coffee industry is in turn fueled through consumption by the tech industry. Within this vicious circle is a modern day form of subjugation and servitude, akin to the sugar plantations of Haiti, from where the myth of the zombie is derived, or the mill towns of the Jim Crow south, where occupants were captive to the company store, housing, and town. This thesis examines the architecture of the coffee apocalypse as it manifests itself in culture, material, and space.< Less
Dream Dancers • Vol Two • 2018 By Spencer Jourdain
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Journey to the Promised Land tracks three generations of a black Georgia family through slavery, emancipation, black Reconstruction, the restoration of white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow in... More > the “New South.” After the Civil War, the United States Congress set in motion an ambitious Southern Reconstruction plan for black advancement toward political and economic equality. However, the South still harbored an illusory vision called “The Lost Cause” of a happy pre-War society made prosperous by black slave labor. In Georgia, a majority of white citizens in 1872 used their control of the voting process and constant guerrilla terror campaigns against the new black citizens to achieve sweeping state political victories. The newly emancipated black population aided by white Southerners derisively called “scalawags” battled determinedly back. Journey to the Promised Land tells this story.< Less

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