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Convicts Down Under By Maria Northcote et al.
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This book includes the stories of seven different convicts who arrived on Australian soil between 1796 and 1844: Thomas BAGGOTT, Esther SALAMON SPENCER, Patrick MULLALLY, Edward GARRETT, Thomas DAVY,... More > George SHERRIFF and Thomas RILEY. The stories were written by Andrew Black, Janelle Collins, Dot Elder, Ros Escott, Jennifer Goodwin, Gill McMillan and Maria Northcote. The stories recorded in this book represent years and years of research that have been spent tracking down the details of these convicts’ lives. Most of these stories were first shared in October 2012 on the Genies Down Under podcast; a podcast that focuses on family history research with an Australian twist (http://www.geniesdownunder.com.au/). The convicts in this book came from England and Ireland. They are all very different characters with rich lives both in their homelands and in their new home, Australia. There are six male convicts and one female convict featured in the pages of this book. We hope you enjoy our stories.< Less
Convicts Down Under By Maria Northcote et al.
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This book includes the stories of seven different convicts who arrived on Australian soil between 1796 and 1844: Thomas BAGGOTT, Esther SALAMON SPENCER, Patrick MULLALLY, Edward GARRETT, Thomas... More > DAVY, George SHERRIFF and Thomas RILEY. The stories were written by Andrew Black, Janelle Collins, Dot Elder, Ros Escott, Jennifer Goodwin, Gill McMillan and Maria Northcote. The stories recorded in this book represent years and years of research that have been spent tracking down the details of these convicts’ lives. Most of these stories were first shared in October 2012 on the Genies Down Under podcast; a podcast that focuses on family history research with an Australian twist (http://www.geniesdownunder.com.au/). The convicts in this book came from England and Ireland. They are all very different characters with rich lives both in their homelands and in their new home, Australia. There are six male convicts and one female convict featured in the pages of this book. We hope you enjoy our stories.< Less
Stars Under the Southern Cross By Mary McGuinness
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A Story of Australia - This is the story of my life in Australia, all the trials and tribulations , the ups and the downs. From arriving with one baby on a boat to leaving with 4 on a plane. We made... More > it. We crossed the nullabor, took in a convict, and lived to tell the tale.< Less
U.S. vs. Ed Rosenthal 2.0 - The re-trial of the Ganja Guru By Vanessa Nelson
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In 2003 former "High Times" columnist Ed Rosenthal was convicted for growing and distributing medical marijuana, an activity legal under California law, but illegal under federal law. The... More > jurors, who were prevented from hearing about California law, staged a revolt after learning that they had convicted a medical grower. Their public outrage matched the response of the activist community and pressured the judge into handing down a remarkably light sentence of just one day in jail, time Ed had already served. Coming 4 years after the original guilty verdict, the re-trial packs a heavier punch than ever before. During repeated outbursts in the courtroom, the loquacious defendant alternately ridicules his prosecutor and demands that his judge step down from the bench. The bombast becomes infectious, and soon everyone is speaking his mind in court, from outraged prospective jurors to righteous witnesses who refuse to testify. By the end, even the defense attorneys are threatened with jail time for contempt< Less
U.S. vs. Ed Rosenthal 2.0 - The re-trial of the Ganja Guru By Vanessa Nelson
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In 2003 former "High Times" columnist Ed Rosenthal was convicted for growing and distributing medical marijuana, an activity legal under California law, but illegal under federal law. The... More > jurors, who were prevented from hearing about California law, staged a revolt after learning that they had convicted a medical grower. Their public outrage matched the response of the activist community and pressured the judge into handing down a remarkably light sentence of just one day in jail, time Ed had already served. Coming 4 years after the original guilty verdict, the re-trial packs a heavier punch than ever before. During repeated outbursts in the courtroom, the loquacious defendant alternately ridicules his prosecutor and demands that his judge step down from the bench. The bombast becomes infectious, and soon everyone is speaking his mind in court, from outraged prospective jurors to righteous witnesses who refuse to testify. By the end, even the defense attorneys are threatened with jail time for contempt< Less
Profitable Poultry Production By M. G. Kains
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This book, Profitable Poultry Production, is written to present the case fairly and squarely so the farmer may see the advantages that poultry offers as a means of making money. The book lays special... More > emphasis upon all the important practices and new wrinkles that have been found profitable by professional breeders and poultry-men. It shows how these can be easily applied by any one and what may be expected in the way of results. From cover to cover it is intended as an encouragement and a stimulus to everyone interested in poultry. Not only does it indicate which are the lines likely to be most profitable, but it points out those branches of the business not likely to be remunerative, except under special conditions. With the conviction, therefore, that application of the principles herein laid down will make farm poultry production far more profitable than it at present is, the author commends these pages to the thinking farmers, farmers' wives and farmers' children.< Less
The Monkey's Wedding By Fundisi
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A true account of four generations of life in Africa; of bloodshed and betrayal, miracles and murders. This account follows the twisting path of one family and their associates, their ups and downs... More > in a turbulent nation, Rhodesia-Zimbabwe. It blends true experiences of men and women into a mixture of adventure, at times absurd, comical, tragic and triumphant. From collecting rare zoological species to canoeing the rivers of Central Africa, from the conversion of witchdoctors to near death escapes and tragic murders, from the Liberation War to state instigated mass killing, this is a testimony of those incredible times. A gripping and compelling account of life in Africa written with passion and affection with true accounts of people and all the animals of Africa. A brilliant and gripping story about life and death in a land under the Shadow of Death. A riveting account captivating till the very last page and told with conviction and love for the land and people.< Less
The Monkey's Wedding By Fundisi , Roland Pletts, Roland Pletts
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A true account of four generations of life in Africa; of bloodshed and betrayal, miracles and murders. This account follows the twisting path of one family and their associates, their ups and downs... More > in a turbulent nation, Rhodesia-Zimbabwe. It blends true experiences of men and women into a mixture of adventure, at times absurd, comical, tragic and triumphant. From collecting rare zoological species to canoeing the rivers of Central Africa, from the conversion of witchdoctors to near death escapes and tragic murders, from the Liberation War to state instigated mass killing, this is a testimony of those incredible times. A gripping and compelling account of life in Africa written with passion and affection with true accounts of people and all the animals of Africa. A brilliant and gripping story about life and death in a land under the Shadow of Death. A riveting account captivating till the very last page and told with conviction and love for the land and people.< Less
The Basics of DUI Defense: A Guide For Those Arrested By Edgar Reynoso
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The Basics of DUI Defense: A Guide For Those Arrested is the most accessible, down-to-earth guide that discusses a DUI charge. The contents contain all the information you need to be informed about... More > a drunk driving charge. The topics covers include the following: 1) Understanding the legal definition of driving under the influence; 2) Criminal punishment and driver’s license sanctions; 3) What to do if and when you are stopped by the police and suspected of drunken driving; 4) What is necessary to prove intoxication; 5) Understanding field sobriety tests and all the inherent errors; 6) Understanding chemical testing and its fallibility; and 7) Common DUI defenses that are available to succeed in getting an acquittal The guide is the ultimate DUI book of the new millennium. DUI is considered the most socially abhorrent criminal offense of our time. It is time to fight back. Knowledge is power. Read this book and you will have all the necessary tools at your disposal to avoid a DUI arrest and conviction.< Less
The Perfect Chairs By jafar q johnson
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