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I Married a Truck By Frances Wilder
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A woman raised in the Midwest describes life in the South with her trucking husband and their four boys in the 1930s and 40s.
Mary 'Pickhandle' Fitzgerald - Rediscovering a lost Icon By Frances Hunter
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This first biography of Mary Fitzgerald, who made an enormous contribution to the early history of Johannesburg, brings out of obscurity her extraordinary life. Arriving in Johannesburg in 1902,... More > when women’s place was in the home, she chalked up an amazing list of achievements. Against the backdrop of early industrial conflict, she became South Africa’s first trade union organizer, a rabble-rousing orator, and a strike leader and leader of women’s commandos, viewed by the authorities as an agitator. Fiery and fearless, she stood up to Minister of Mines Jan Smuts, the police, local and British troops, and scabs alike.< Less
Summer In the Cote d'Azur By Chris France
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This book is a personal view of six months in the lives of the idle rich in Valbonne on the Cote d'Azur in Provence, in the south of France. It is a detailed personal and humorous insight into the... More > dream lifestyle for those that can afford it and is based in the unspoiled 12th century village of Valbonne,10 miles north of Cannes . Written by a semi retired veteran music business executive, it examines the interaction of the mostly English ex patriot community with the French lifestyle much dreamed of by the English. Characters abound, wine is consumed, parties get out of hand, lunch is taken, tennis, golf, beach restaurants and the pleasures of Provence abound.Having worked with people as diverse as Simon Cowell, Rolf Harris, Bucks Fizz, Prince, Small Faces, Humble Pie and Sam Fox, and booking The Clash, the Damned and The Jam amongst others his insights are fascinating. For over 40 years the author has known and worked with rock 'n rolls greatest failure John Otway who remains one of his closest friends.< Less
Diaries of My Lone Travels - France 2015, 60th Birthday Trip By David Sakho
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No. 23 in the Diaries of My Lone Travels series. After a wonderful holiday in Mexico in 2011, I did not travel again for nearly four years, partly due to employment, financial and personal... More > problems. By summer 2015, my 60th birthday was approaching, and I decided that I wanted to try and do something special to celebrate it. I booked a trip to the South of France to see the historic Roman city of Nimes and the Pont du Gard Aqueduct.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 16. France Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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France is considered by some to be the most international and cultural country in the world. It is the most visited country on the planet with over 75 million visitors per year. The population is... More > about 65 million. The climate is temperate in the north and warm in the south. The country is made up of 22 regions that are grouped into seven larger areas: Ile De France (The Area Surrounding Paris) Northern France (Includes Nord-Pas De Calais And Picardie) Northeast France (Includes Alsace, Lorraine, And Champagne-Ardenne) Great West (Includes Brittany, Basse-Normandie, And Pays De La Loire) Central France (Includes Centre-Val De Loire, Poitou-Charentes, Burgundy, Limousin, And The Auvergne) Southwestern France (Includes Aquitaine And Midi-Pyrenees) Southeastern France (Includes Rhône-Alpes, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes-Côte D'azur And The Island Of Corsica) Try #914.4 at the library for books about France.< Less
A Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia By Alexander Hewatt
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Originally published in 1779, this classic work contains an exceedingly detailed account of the histories of the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. Although the original text was published in... More > two separate volumes, this edition has combined both into one large publication. The substantial work details early American colonization and the first proprietors of the colonies, the hardships faced by the new settlers, the fundamental constitutions and early government, conflicts with England and France and some events of the Revolution.< Less
The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America By William Henry Giles Kingston
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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: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
South African Memories Social, Warlike & Sporting from Diaries Written at the Time By Sarah Isabella Augusta, Lady Wilson
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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: Lady Sarah Wilson, RRC (4 July 1865 – 22 October 1929),... More > born Lady Sarah Isabella Augusta Spencer-Churchill, became the first woman war correspondent in 1899, when she was recruited by Alfred Harmsworth to cover the Siege of Mafeking for the Daily Mail during the Boer War.Born on 4 July 1865 at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, Lady Sarah Spencer-Churchill was the youngest of the 11 children of John Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough (1822–1883), and his wife, Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane (1822–1899), daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Londonderry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Wilson_(war_correspondent)< Less
They Don't Mean Us: (South 2 North Pedaling all the Way) By David Woolgar
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The story of a middle aged husband and wife who decide to take a break from the norm of package holidays and saddle up their old peugeot bikes to try something very different for their summer... More > holiday. Lyrca free, they allow themselves three weeks to cycle from Guissan Plage on the Mediterranean up through France to St.Malo on the north Brittany coast. Armed with a sense of humour, a healthy appetite for wine and food, they head out on the highway looking for adventure in what ever comes their way.< Less
Louisiana By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Louisiana Highway 161 (LA 161) is a state highway located in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. It runs 4.30 miles (6.92 km) in a southwest to northeast direction from LA 2 Alternate in... More > Gordon to the Arkansas state line.The route is entirely rural, providing a connection between highways leading to Haynesville and Homer in Claiborne Parish with Arkansas Highway 15 leading to El Dorado, Arkansas. Though it travels diagonally, LA 161 carries north–south directional banners.From the southwest, LA 161 begins at an intersection with LA 2 Alternate at Gordon, a point 5.7 miles (9.2 km) east of Haynesville in Claiborne Parish. The route proceeds northeast through a rural area covered by pine forests. After 3.2 miles (5.1 km), LA 161 intersects LA 520, which heads south to LA 2 Alternate at a point known as Colquitt. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Highway_161 Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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