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Upzen Downs Racing Association Season 17 By John Kallio
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Upzen Downs Racing Association is a thoroughbred racing board game that simulates multiple aspects of the sport from the races to backstretch scenes of the jockey colony. The game may be played as a... More > stable owner investing in horses and racing them, competing with other stables in tournaments for profit or loss. Play through a race, a season or multiple seasons with victories and failures, surprise results and inevitable difficulties. There are ten stables. Each owns eight race horses that compete in each tournament season. Horse identities are established as performance results make each horse a greater or lesser threat in the next race. Streaks and injuries affect performance through multiple seasons. At the extreme, but not impossible situation, a horse may be destroyed due to injury.< Less
Beginning Early, Starting Late (an autobiography) By Unity Grantham
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Unity was born in 1913 on a sugar farm in Zululand (South Africa) and later brought up in a large English country house. Unity will prove to be headstrong and well in advance of her time; a person... More > who loves life and will pursue what she wants. She wants to have adventures,to dance and travel the world. At the age or 18 Unity is a jockey in south Africa and her life is changed when she wins a tote double at the races.This enables her to go to London to study dancing.Within 2 years she is dancing with the Russians and some of the best ballet companies of the time. Unity is a great 'raconteuse' who has written her autobiography giving us a tour through her varied and colourful life. There is a lot of interesting information,romances,adventures and exciting action throughout the book.< Less
Beginning Early, Starting Late (an autobiography) By Unity Grantham
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Unity was born in 1913 on a sugar farm in Zululand (South Africa) and later brought up in a large English country house. Unity will prove to be headstrong and well in advance of her time; a person... More > who loves life and will pursue what she wants. She wants to have adventures,to dance and travel the world. At the age or 18 Unity is a jockey in south Africa and her life is changed when she wins a tote double at the races.This enables her to go to London to study dancing.Within 2 years she is dancing with the Russians and some of the best ballet companies of the time. Unity is a great 'raconteuse' who has written her autobiography giving us a tour through her varied and colourful life. There is a lot of interesting information,romances,adventures and exciting action throughout the book.< Less
The Music of Johnny Rivers By Robert Reynolds
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Johnny Rivers seemingly became an "overnight" success when music lovers discovered his popular shows His rise to fame resulted in a #2 hit with "Memphis. Many more followed, including... More > his #1, "Poor Side of Town" and #3 "Secret Agent Man".The Music of Johnny Rivers tells the story of how young John Ramistella of Baton Rouge, Louisiana pursued his dream to follow in the footsteps of Fats Domino and Elvis Presley and make a career in music. But, success did not come easy, nor did it come quickly. A name change by legendary disc jockey Alan Freed began Johnny's journey to stardom. Not simply an entertainer, Rivers sang, wrote and produced hit records, and formed his own record company. He traveled to Vietnam to entertain the troops and he won a Grammy for producing a 5th Dimension #1 hit. Among Johnny's other major hits are: "Mountain of Love", "Rockin' Pneumonia", "Slow Dancin'", "Baby I Need Your Lovin'. RIvers placed 17 records in the Top 40, and sixteen LPs in the top album charts.< Less
The Music of Johnny Rivers By Robert Reynolds
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Johnny Rivers seemingly became an "overnight" success when music lovers discovered his popular shows His rise to fame resulted in a #2 hit with "Memphis. Many more followed, including... More > his #1, "Poor Side of Town" and #3 "Secret Agent Man".The Music of Johnny Rivers tells the story of how young John Ramistella of Baton Rouge, Louisiana pursued his dream to follow in the footsteps of Fats Domino and Elvis Presley and make a career in music. But, success did not come easy, nor did it come quickly. A name change by legendary disc jockey Alan Freed began Johnny's journey to stardom. Not simply an entertainer, Rivers sang, wrote and produced hit records, and formed his own record company. He traveled to Vietnam to entertain the troops and he won a Grammy for producing a 5th Dimension #1 hit. Among Johnny's other major hits are: "Mountain of Love", "Rockin' Pneumonia", "Slow Dancin'", "Baby I Need Your Lovin'. RIvers placed 17 records in the Top 40, and sixteen LPs in the top album charts.< Less