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Driving on the Lake Bed By R. A. Christmas
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Wherever we live, there’s usually signs that the land was once under water. In Utah, the shoreline of a vast, ancient lake stretches for miles across the face of the Wasatch Mountains. We... More > live out our lives on these lake or ocean beds—in between deluges, of water or otherwise. Our geologic settings are reminders of how temporary and hazardous life can be. We navigate (so to speak) this formerly wet ground in autos and on highways. Driving has become symbolic of modern life. Even out of our cars we “breakdown” and “run out of gas.” These poems are statements of one man’s experience driving on Utah’s lakebed. He survives his wild youth and two divorces. Married a third (and hopefully last) time, he comes to terms with his Mormon faith and culture, and contemplates an awesome landscape. After many miles he learns a great lesson—not to stop, no matter what—to persevere, to keep “driving”—to the end.< Less
Driving on the Lake Bed By R. A. Christmas
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Wherever we live, there’s usually signs that the land was once under water. In Utah, the shoreline of a vast, ancient lake stretches for miles across the face of the Wasatch Mountains. We... More > live out our lives on these lake or ocean beds—in between deluges, of water or otherwise. Our geologic settings are reminders of how temporary and hazardous life can be. We navigate (so to speak) this formerly wet ground in autos and on highways. Driving has become symbolic of modern life. Even out of our cars we “breakdown” and “run out of gas.” These poems are statements of one man’s experience driving on Utah’s lakebed. He survives his wild youth and two divorces. Married a third (and hopefully last) time, he comes to terms with his Mormon faith and culture, and contemplates an awesome landscape. After many miles he learns a great lesson—not to stop, no matter what—to persevere, to keep “driving”—to the end.< Less
Ballads of the Greenwood, Between the Rivers Remembered By Lynn M. Hodges
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A collection of ballads from Land Between the Lakes that encompasses the history and feel of the people driven out of their homes. The history in west Kentucky and Tennessee spans the earliest... More > Indians, through the Civil War, moonshine, and ends as the residents are removed in the 1960's.< Less
Ballads of the Greenwood, Between the Rivers Remembered By Lynn M. Hodges
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A collection of ballads from Land Between the Lakes that encompasses the history and feel of the people driven out of their homes. The history in west Kentucky and Tennessee spans the earliest... More > Indians, through the Civil War, moonshine, and ends as the residents are removed in the 1960's.< Less
The Land of Milk & Money By Tom Hutchison
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Imagine yourself the manager of a television station. Next, imagine hiring a reporter who visits a nudist camp….drives an advertiser’s new automobile into a lake…and who... More > willingly sits for hours in a bathtub full of lime Jell-O. And does it all on-camera. It was enough to make Tom Hutchison tear at his hair. Yet it propelled his little TV station from a distant third place in its market to a dominant number one for many years. Across 40 years in the media business, Hutchison met so many colorful characters he had to put their rollicking stories…and much more….between the covers of this book. You’ll meet a very young and little-known presidential candidate named John Kennedy, a football coach named Lombardi who took over a town and one very embarrassed president of ABC television. If you remember anything about life in the news from the 1950s through today, you’re sure to love this book! Hardcover, 216 pages, photo illustrated, foil-stamped spine, color dust jacket.< Less
The Land of Milk & Money By Tom Hutchison
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Imagine yourself the manager of a television station. Next, imagine hiring a reporter who visits a nudist camp….drives an advertiser’s new automobile into a lake…and who... More > willingly sits for hours in a bathtub full of lime Jell-O. And does it all on-camera. It was enough to make Tom Hutchison tear at his hair. Yet it propelled his little TV station from a distant third place in its market to a dominant number one for many years. Across 40 years in the media business, Hutchison met so many colorful characters he had to put their rollicking stories…and much more….between the covers of this book. You’ll meet a very young and little-known presidential candidate named John Kennedy, a football coach named Lombardi who took over a town and one very embarrassed president of ABC television. If you remember anything about life in the news from the 1950s through today, you’re sure to love this book! Hardcover, 216 pages, photo illustrated, foil-stamped spine, color dust jacket.< Less
The Spiritual History of Branson-Land of the Osage By Gaye Newman Lisby
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The Spiritual History of Branson-Land of the Osage is a result of years of research and prophetic intercession. The book chronicles the fascinating history of the “land between the... More > rivers,” and explores the prophetic promises for this region. It uncovers strongholds and sins of the past which restrict the growth of the Church today. It is a call to repentance and a call to arms. This expanded, updated and revised work includes prophetic dreams, redemptive threads and verifiable prophetic utterances including the truth about a prophecy attributed to Corrie ten Boom. Perhaps you have been drawn by God’s Spirit to this “land between the rivers.” Perhaps there is a sense of awe and anticipation within your heart. Perhaps you were brought here for such a time as this. Perhaps . . . The Spiritual History of Branson--Land of the Osage gives reason for the “perhaps.”< Less
The Spiritual History of Branson-Land of the Osage By Gaye Newman Lisby
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The Spiritual History of Branson-Land of the Osage is a result of years of research and prophetic intercession. The book chronicles the fascinating history of the “land between the... More > rivers,” and explores the prophetic promises for this region. It uncovers strongholds and sins of the past which restrict the growth of the Church today. It is a call to repentance and a call to arms. This expanded, updated and revised work includes prophetic dreams, redemptive threads and verifiable prophetic utterances including the truth about a prophecy attributed to Corrie ten Boom. Perhaps you have been drawn by God’s Spirit to this “land between the rivers.” Perhaps there is a sense of awe and anticipation within your heart. Perhaps you were brought here for such a time as this. Perhaps . . . The Spiritual History of Branson--Land of the Osage gives reason for the “perhaps.”< Less
Fallen Leaf — A Lake and its People 1850–1950 By Janet Beales Kaidantzis
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From the Washoe to the pioneering families of Nathan Gilmore, Lucky Baldwin, and William Price, to the artists, academics, and craftsmen of the early community, Fallen Leaf Lake drew people to its... More > natural beauty who left a legacy in stories, legends, and land. Find out who built its trails and named the lakes in Desolation Wilderness, what the feud between Gilmore and Baldwin was about, and why Fallen Leaf Lake was the starting point for preservation efforts throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin and the origin of the National Parks Interpretive Program. Meet the first fire lookouts, caretakers, resort owners, and cabin builders at Fallen Leaf Lake and vicinity along with Lorenzo Latimer, Anita Baldwin, John Steinbeck, the Washoe basket weaver Susie Jackson, and the boat builder Natale Rontani.< Less
Rivermen of the Cumberland By Chris Bennett
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In need of adventure, and inspired by the explorations of Lewis and Clark, Chris Bennett made a plan to take his small fishing boat on an historic 460-mile journey down the Cumberland River. The trip... More > would begin in Creelsboro, Kentucky, just a few miles below Wolf Creek Dam, and take him through Nashville, Tennessee, and on past the Land Between the Lakes to the Ohio River. Says Chris, “I wanted to seek out new life, and new civilizations; I wanted to boldly go where no electrician, or used guitar salesman, had gone before…” In June of 2007, he recruited Neal "Action" Jackson, of Jamestown, Kentucky, and loaded up his trusty Bass Tracker to set out on the adventure of a lifetime. Part travelogue, part rural history, part high-seas adventure, Rivermen of the Cumberland is funny, inspiring, and insightful.< Less