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One More River To Cross

Author : J. H. Joiner
ISBN : 9780850527889
Genre : History
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Military bridging, often impeded by mines and hostile enemy fire, is a vital part of the advance of any modern army. Britain's Royal Engineers have played a leading role in this crucial military operation, from the ravines behind the D-Day beaches to recent operations in Bosnia and Kosovo. The Royal Engineers have displayed incredible ingenuity in developing responses to the increasing amounts of firepower directed at bridging troops. This definitive study has been prepared with the assistance of the Royal Engineers and contains details on 170 pieces of bridging equipment, the history of all Royal Engineer assault squadrons, and accounts of all Victoria Crosses won during bridging actions.

One More River

Author : Peter Allen
ISBN : 1566197473
Genre : History
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One More River

Author : Lynne Reid Banks
ISBN : 1903015634
Genre : Canadians
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Lesley lives in Canada and thinks life is just great, she has got friends, she likes school and they are very comfortably off. But then her father makes a fateful decision, the whole family is going to emigrate to Israel and lead a more fully Jewish life. Lesley is horrified and very resistant. However, once she gets to her new country and a very different life, she begins to find it stimulating and enjoyable. A strange relationship with Palestinian boy Mustafa, who lives on the other side of the Jordan river, is a big part of the new Lesley. A very exciting book, set in the 1960s about life in a pioneering new country.

One More River To Cross

Author : Keith Boykin
ISBN : 0385479832
Genre : Social Science
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Uses interviews with ministers, gay political leaders, and Black lesbians and gay men to clear up misconceptions about gay racism and Black homophobia and find a common ground

One More River To Cross The Redemption Of Sam Cooke

Author : B.G. Rhule
ISBN : 9781483522401
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Sam Cooke was the son of a Chicago Baptist minister who had moved his family from Clarksdale, Mississippi for greater opportunity and freedom. From an early age, Sam knew he wanted to be a singer, and began first in his father's church choir, before progressing to The Highway QC's and finally The Soul Stirrers, on the Specialty Records label, considered one of the most popular gospel groups of its time. Gifted by both a hot buttery voice and equally handsome countenance, Cooke found himself the father of five children, and one stepson at an early age, and needed a greater economic opportunity to support his family. With his father's blessing, and having seen his Specialty Records colleague Lloyd Price's $18, 000 residuals check, he did the unpopular thing in the secular world and crossed over to popular music in 1957, signing with Keane Records, before ultimately ending up with RCA. His first hit, "You Send me," was a million-seller, and Cooke would go on to have over a dozen top selling songs, including "She Was Only 16," "Havin' a Party," "Another Saturday Night," "Chain Gang," "Sad Mood," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Wonderful World," "Cupid," "Bring It On Home To Me," (with childhood friend Lou Rawls), and his civil rights anthem written specifically for Dr. King's SCLC, "A Change is Gonna Come." With the backdrop of civil rights, Sam grew increasingly compatible not only with King's movement, but with friends Malcolm X and Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), in terms of black self-empowerment. He published not only his own music, but produced other young black artists including Billy Preston, Mel Carter, The Valentinos, (Bobby Womack and his brothers), The Prudhommes, Johnny Morisette, Johnny Taylor, The Sims Twins, and others. An accountant-turned- music manager, with ties to the underworld, Allen Klein, approached Sam with a plan to retrieve back royalties. In 1964. Sam wanted Klein to assist him with a booking at the then highly coveted Copacabana Nightclub in New York. Unbeknownst to Sam, Klein did that with monies he siphoned from Sam's labels. That would be the tip of the iceberg with Klein attempting to get Sam's publishing, which is where the money was in the music business, almost total dominated by the underworld in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Sam's death on December 11, 1964, came days before he was to announce the parting of ties with Klein, and the reasons behind that decision. That the LAPD declared his death at the hands of a $3 a night motel manager in South LA "justifiable homicide," without investigating Sam's battered body nor the prostitution record (plus police ties) of the woman who alleged he tried to kidnap her , opens the door for a new investigation to clear Sam's reputation in history, and to finally get justice for his family. ONE MORE RIVER TO CROSS: THE REDEMPTION OF SAM COOKE spares no effort in this endeavor. Through court documents and countless interviews with family, friends, and fellow musical artists, this biography hits hard at those who wished to betray Sam and those who profitted from his death. It is the first book that his brother David Cooke stated "had a real and factual ending," and "takes readers on the trail of the truth", according to his nephew Eugene Jamison, who spent a lot of time with his Uncle Sam Cooke.

One More River

Author : Gordon Hunt
ISBN : UOM:39015024479944
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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One More River To Cross

Author : Walter Dean Myers
ISBN : 0152020217
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Spanning the past century and a half, a collection of intimate photographs--some of them never seen outside private family albums--traces the public and private history of ordinary and extraordinary African Americans. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint.

One More River To Cross

Author : James Haskins
ISBN : UOM:39015022278066
Genre : African Americans
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Presents brief biographies of twelve African Americans who courageously fought against racism to become leaders in their fields, including Marian Anderson, Ralph Bunche, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Malcolm X.

One More River

Author : Mary Glickman
ISBN : 9781453219461
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of Home in the Morning comes this National Jewish Book Award Finalist: the sweeping story of a father and son, and of the loves that transform them amid the turbulence of the American South Bernard Levy was always a mystery to the community of Guilford, Mississippi. He was even more of a mystery to his son, Mickey Moe, who was just four years old when his father died in World War II. Now it’s 1962 and Mickey Moe is a grown man, who must prove his pedigree to the disapproving parents of his girlfriend, Laura Anne Needleman, to win her hand in marriage. With only a few decades-old leads to go on, Mickey Moe sets out to uncover his father’s murky past, from his travels up and down the length of the Mississippi River to his heartrending adventures during the Great Flood of 1927. Mickey Moe’s journey, taken at the dawn of the civil rights era, leads him deep into the backwoods of Mississippi and Tennessee, where he meets with danger and unexpected revelations at every turn. As the greatest challenge of his life unfolds, he will finally discover the gripping details of his father’s life—one filled with loyalty, tragedy, and heroism in the face of great cruelty from man and nature alike. A captivating follow-up to Mary Glickman’s bestselling Home in the Morning, One More River tells the epic tale of ordinary men caught in the grip of calamity, and inspired to extraordinary acts in the name of love.

One More River

Author : E. E. Cleveland
ISBN : 0828003009
Genre : Religion
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