Download The Los Angeles Diaries: A Memoir (P.S.) by James Brown PDF

By James Brown

Laid low with the suicides of either his siblings, inheritor to alcohol and drug abuse, divorce, and bankruptcy, novelist James Brown lived a existence clouded by means of dependancy, damaged gives you, and depression. superbly written and limned with darkish humor, those twelve deeply confessional, interconnected chapters deal with own failure, heartbreak, the rigors of writing for Hollywood, and the life-shattering occasions that eventually confident Brown he needs to "change or die."

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By Ron Field

This name explores the contribution made through settlers, explorers, investors and goldseekers of assorted countries to the nascent structure of the West Coast of the USA. In doing so, it charts the growth westwards of these who claimed new land as their very own, and defended it with forts and blockhouses, and the ensuing conflicts with indigenous local American peoples. jam-packed with particular illustrations, this ebook offers a desirable learn of the westward enhance of recent the United States, and covers websites similar to castle aspect on the front to San Francisco Bay, the Presidio of San Francisco, castle Guijarros in San Diego, California, citadel Humboldt in Eureka, California, Sutter's fortress, the 19th-century agricultural and exchange colony in California, and fortress Vancouver nationwide ancient website in Washington and Oregon.

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Download The West Indies: Their Social and Religious Condition by Edward Bean Underhill PDF

By Edward Bean Underhill

During this e-book, first released in 1862, Edward Bean Underhill supplies an attractive account of a trip to the West Indies on behalf of the Baptist Missionary Society. He visited Baptist church buildings in Trinidad, Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba and the Bahamas with the intention to assessment the non secular country of the numerous congregations that have been tested there after the Emancipation Act. Underhill emphasizes that the non secular and social results of the Emancipation for the folk of the West Indies can't be considered independently of each other. He reveals that the islands, all alone phrases, have made the very best use of the liberty acquired. Underhill offers an complicated and brilliant description of his influence of the islands, yet his major concentration is on Jamaica, which he reveals has benefited such a lot of all.

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Download The Best of All Seasons: Fifty Years as a Montana Hunter by Dan Aadland Ph.D. MA BA PDF

By Dan Aadland Ph.D. MA BA

Since first studying to deal with a Winchester .22 as a child, Dan Aadland has exulted in hunting—not as a game yet as a calling. during this ebook he is taking readers to Montana’s prairies and mountains looking for antelope, whitetail deer, moose, and the occasional upland poultry as he vividly describes the rituals and camaraderie of searching culture.
In fifteen essays recounting a life of adventures, Aadland spins stories of a hunter whose years were enriched by means of pursuing video game lower than Montana’s great sky. He conveys the drama of stalking elk in deep snow, while occasionally simply the opportunity at a shot is adequate, and describes the tips of bowhunting. He tells how looking with horses was once “the actual deal”: planting one’s foot within the stirrup and sensing an affinity with nice hunters of the prior. Underlying his memoir is a deep appreciate for natural world and appreciation for the West.
Sometimes nostalgic, usually funny, Aadland’s e-book recounts the highs and lows of the quest whereas revealing why the pursuit of online game continues to be so very important to such a lot of humans. The better of All Seasons depicts searching as a necessary a part of the nice lifestyles, suggesting that during our civilized age it but is still a essentially usual act. In permitting readers a glimpse into that lifestyles, this publication concurrently exhibits that for Dan Aadland, tremendous writing comes simply as naturally.

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By Eleanor Morris

This advisor is a part of a sequence targeting outside actions comparable to mountaineering, cycling, mountain climbing, horseback using, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. old and different heritage info is supplied, in addition to complete trip information.

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By Charles P. Wohlforth

  • Hundreds of colour photos

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Download Grand Canyon: A Visitor's Companion (National Park Visitor's by George Wuerthner PDF

By George Wuerthner

60 colour pictures 260 colour drawings 6 x nine Grand Canyon nationwide Park attracts five million viewers from all over the world every year. greater than 280 miles lengthy, 18 miles vast, and 4,600 ft deep, the Grand Canyon is among the such a lot striking gorges in the world. The ecosystems inside of its obstacles are diversefrom wilderness to forestand aid various birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, mammals, and vegetation. Grand Canyon describes and illustrates in complete colour each one of those plant and animal species and explores the canyons geological background, land use concerns, local humans, and previous explorersat as soon as a tourists consultant, box consultant, and typical historical past of 1 of Americas most well liked and impressive nationwide parks. George Wuerthner is a full-time photographer, author, and ecologist.

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By Jeanne Cooper, Shannon Wianecki

Regarded by way of many viewers because the most lovely island of Hawaii, Kauai is at the moment receiving an grand variety of pleasure-seeking travelers, who savour its fauna, vegetation and different wonders of nature. This ShortCut Guide to Kauai, restrained to crucial evidence, covers either the points of interest and the practicalities, and squeezes in a shocking quantity of strategies for accommodation, eating, sightseeing, sea activities, sea-bathing and rest. Authors of the booklet are natives of Hawaii, who've answered to the problem of conveying recommendation that's simply and fast consulted and but colorfully defined. it's a standout within the Frommer's go back and forth sequence.

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Download Frommer's: Grand Canyon National Park by Shane Christensen PDF

By Shane Christensen

Сегодня едем в Гранд Каньон. И поможет нам подготовиться к поездке, понять, что и как посмотреть, где лучше остановиться на ночлег, составить наилучший маршрут и т.д. подробный путеводитель известной серии Frommer's.

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By Paul W. Papa

Mountain cycling Las Vegas and Southern Nevada is the genuine treasure chanced on inside of Nevada, detailing over forty of the best off-road mountain motorbike rides within the Las Vegas valley. each one course contains whole point-by-point miles and instructions, map, textual content description of the using sector, GPS coordinates of the start/finish element, and full-color pictures of the ride's gains. greater than only a path advisor, Mountain cycling Las Vegas gives the reader very important info, corresponding to neighborhood eating places, restrooms, accommodation, Las Vegas typical background, fauna, weather stipulations, bicycle outlets, different amenities for cyclists, and neighborhood resources.

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