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Queen Of Scots

Author : John Guy
ISBN : 9780547526966
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This Whitbread Award–winning biography and basis for the film Mary Queen of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie “reads like Shakespearean drama” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). “A triumph . . . A masterpiece full of fire and tragedy.” —Amanda Foreman, author of Georgiana In the first full-scale biography of Mary Stuart in more than thirty years, John Guy creates an intimate and absorbing portrait of one of history’s greatest women, depicting her world and her place in the sweep of history with stunning immediacy. Bringing together all surviving documents and uncovering a trove of new sources for the first time, Guy dispels the popular image of Mary Queen of Scots as a romantic leading lady—achieving her ends through feminine wiles—and establishes her as the intellectual and political equal of Elizabeth I. Through Guy’s pioneering research and superbly readable prose, we come to see Mary as a skillful diplomat, maneuvering ingeniously among a dizzying array of factions that sought to control or dethrone her. Queen of Scots is an enthralling, myth-shattering look at a complex woman and ruler and her time. “The definitive biography . . . Gripping . . . A pure pleasure to read.” —The Washington Post Book World “Reads like Shakespearean drama, with all the delicious plotting and fresh writing to go with it.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The True Life Wild West Memoir Of A Bush Popping Cow Waddy

Author : Charley Hester
ISBN : 0803273460
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Captures the remarkable experiences, exploits, and adventures of a teenage runaway from Illinois in the Wild West, in a memoir that describes his encounter with Wild Bill Hickok and Doc Holliday, a surprise encounter with Indians, and conflicts with nature. Original.

The True Life Of A Christian

Author : Akushie Kenneth
ISBN : 9781387854738
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The Inspirationalist The True Life Of Dodo Newman

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ISBN : 9781447866572
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The True Life Story Of Isobel Roundtree

Author : Kathleen King
ISBN : 9780671891855
Genre : Fiction
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Raising herself after her mother abandons her and her father sinks into alcoholism, eleven-year-old Isobel is rescued by Emma Swallow, an ageless giant of a woman who becomes a strong and dependable figure in Isobel's shaky life. Reprint.

Triumph Inspired By The True Life Story Of Legendary Coach Kay Yow

Author : MaryEllen Williams
ISBN : 9780578114477
Genre : Basketball for women
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TRIUMPH is an inspiring true-life story of a girl from a small town who became a world renowned legend. It begins in a time and place where women had few options and sports were a man's world. As a child Kay loved playing basketball but like many young women of that time she anticipated life as a teacher. Through the encouragement of her parents and principal, she changed her expectations and raised the bar on what women could accomplish. Kay defied these limitations to become a successful Basketball coach, a hall of fame inductee, and an Olympic gold coach. With her many successes there would be even bigger challenges. Her fiercest opponent would become her ongoing battle with breast cancer. Coach Yow faced these trials head on with grace, dignity, and her deep faith. Kay's love of people, her sense of humor, and her undying hope were contagious. She believed "When Life Kicks You, Let it Kick You Forward." This story will inspire you, give hope to you and let you find the hidden hero within yourself.

The True Life Of Capt Sir Richard F Burton

Author : Georgiana M. Stisted
ISBN : 9781596050136
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Sir Richard Burton was an explorer, linguist, scholar, soldier, anthropologist, and writer. Burton used his own resources to fund expeditions to map new trade routes, identify and catalogue natural resources, and analyze political, religious, and economic systems in foreign countries. He is probably best known for his expeditions with John Hanning Speke to find the source of the Nile, which he accomplished in 1858. He is also known for the first English translations of the "Kama Sutra" and the "Arabian Nights." This biography was written by Burton's niece in an effort to "tell the truth concerning one who can no longer defend himself" and to "supply.the story of a great traveler's life in popular form." It is, simply, quite a journey to follow of one of the 19th century's most intriguing characters.

The True Life

Author : Alain Badiou
ISBN : 9781509514922
Genre : Philosophy
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'I'm 79 years old. So why on earth should I concern myself with speaking about youth?' This is the question with which renowned French philosopher Alain Badiou begins his passionate plea to the young. Today young people, at least in the West, are on the brink of a new world. With the decline of old traditions, they now face more choices than ever before. Yet powerful forces are pushing them in dangerous directions, into the vortex of consumerism or into reactive forms of traditionalism. This is a time when young people must be particularly attentive to the signs of the new and have the courage to venture forth and find out what they're capable of, without being constrained by the old prejudices and hierarchical ideas of the past. And if the aim of philosophy is to corrupt youth, as Socrates was accused of doing, this can mean only one thing: to help young people see that they don't have to go down the paths already mapped out for them, that they are not just condemned to obey social customs, that they can create something new and propose a different direction as regards the true life.

Theologo Historicus Or The True Life Of The Most Reverend Divine And Excellent Historian Peter Heylyn D D Sub Dean Of Westminster

Author : John Barnard
ISBN : UCD:31175035162166
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The True Life Of Betty Ireland With Her Birth Education And Adventures Together With Some Account Of Her Elder Sister Blanch Of Britain Etc

Author : Betty IRELAND (pseud.)
ISBN : BL:A0019146746
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