WITH THE COLORS FROM ANOKA COU

Author: Roe Chase

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781371208202

Category: History

Page: 182

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African Americans in Minnesota

Author: David Vassar Taylor

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press

ISBN: 9780873516532

Category: Social Science

Page: 101

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While making up a smaller percentage of Minnesota's population compared to national averages, African Americans have had a profound influence on the history and culture of the state from its earliest days to the present. Author David Taylor chronicles the rich history of Blacks in the state through careful analysis of census and housing records, newspaper records, and first-person accounts. He recounts the triumphs and struggles of African Americans in Minnesota over the past 200 years in a clear and concise narrative. Major themes covered include settlement by Blacks during the territorial and early statehood periods; the development of urban Black communities in St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Duluth; Blacks in rural areas; the emergence of Black community organizations and leaders in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries; and Black communities in transition during the turbulent last half of the twentieth century. Taylor also introduces influential and notable African Americans: George Bonga, the first African American born in the region during the fur trade era; Harriet and Dred Scott, whose two-year residence at Fort Snelling in the 1830s later led to a famous, though unsuccessful, legal challenge to the institution of slavery; John Quincy Adams, publisher of the state's first Black newspaper; Fredrick L. McGhee, the state's first Black lawyer; community leaders, politicians, and civil servants including James Griffin, Sharon Sayles Belton, Alan Page, Jean Harris, and Dr. Richard Green; and nationally influential artists including August Wilson, Lou Bellamy, Prince, Jimmy Jam, and Terry Lewis. African Americans in Minnesota is the fourth book in The People ofMinnesota, a new series dedicated to telling the history of the state through the stories of its ethnic groups in accessible and illustrated paperbacks.

Breaking the Code

A True Story by a Hells Angel President and the Cop Who Pursued Him

Author: Pat Matter,Chris Omodt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781939288684

Category: True Crime

Page: 256

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A real-life crime adventure that takes you on a behind-the-scenes look at the Hells Angels, and what it takes to take down one of their most prominent leaders. The story traces how the lives of the authors, a Hells Angel president and an honest, hard-working cop, collide and result in an unlikely friendship.

The United States Catalog

Books in Print, 1902 : Entries Under Author, Subject, and Title in One Alphabet .... supplement

Author: Marion Effie Potter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Forever Ours

Real Stories of Immortality and Living from a Forensic Pathologist

Author: Janis Amatuzio, MD

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1577317203

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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Forensic pathologist Janis Amatuzio has performed thousands of autopsies. She chose her line of work in part because it allowed her to help unravel the mystery of each person’s death. She found that by listening and talking to the loved ones of the deceased, she could offer them some sense of closure. In the course of her work, she has heard extraordinary stories from grieving loved ones, patients near death, police officers, clergy members, and colleagues — stories of spiritual and otherworldly occurrences concerning the transition between life and death. From the experience of one of her first patients — who on the day of his death told of being “visited” by a friend who had been dead forty years — to incredible coincidences — such as two daughters thousands of miles apart experiencing unexplained sensations at the precise moment their father passed away — Dr. Amatuzio began recording the stories she heard and filing them away. Forever Ours presents these heartfelt accounts and honors the mystery of life and death, exploring the realms of visions, synchronicities, and communications on death’s threshold. Told in the voice of a compassionate scientist and medical expert who sees death every day, these stories eloquently convey the comfort Dr. Amatuzio has found in what she sees and hears.

Old In Art School

A Memoir of Starting Over

Author: Nell Irvin Painter

Publisher: Counterpoint Press

ISBN: 1640090622

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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A Library Journal Editors' Spring Pick: 1 of 34 Titles to Wave a Flag About "Old in Art School is a glorious achievement—bighearted and critical, insightful and entertaining. This book is a cup of courage for everyone who wants to change their lives." —Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage and Silver Sparrow Following her retirement from Princeton University, celebrated historian Dr. Nell Irvin Painter surprised everyone in her life by returning to school—in her sixties—to earn a BFA and MFA in painting. In Old in Art School, she travels from her beloved Newark to the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design; finds meaning in the artists she loves, even as she comes to understand how they may be undervalued; and struggles with the unstable balance between the pursuit of art and the inevitable, sometimes painful demands of a life fully lived. How are women and artists seen and judged by their age, looks, and race? What does it mean when someone says, “You will never be an artist”? Who defines what “An Artist” is and all that goes with such an identity, and how are these ideas tied to our shared conceptions of beauty, value, and difference? Old in Art School is Nell Painter’s ongoing exploration of those crucial questions. Bringing to bear incisive insights from two careers, Painter weaves a frank, funny, and often surprising tale of her move from academia to art.

Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Cat, You Better Come Home

Author: Garrison Keillor,Steve Johnson,Lou Fancher

Publisher: Viking Childrens Books

ISBN: 9780670012770

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 36

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Dissatisfied with her life, Puff the cat leaves home and becomes a rich and glamorous model, but eventually returns having found out that it's better to be who you are.

My Brother Moochie

Regaining Dignity in the Face of Crime, Poverty, and Racism in the American South

Author: Issac J. Bailey

Publisher: Other Press, LLC

ISBN: 1590518608

Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Page: 304

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At the age of nine, Issac J. Bailey saw his hero, his eldest brother, taken away in handcuffs, not to return from prison for thirty-two years. Bailey tells the story of their relationship and of his experience living in a family suffering from guilt and shame. Drawing on sociological research as well as his expertise as a journalist, he seeks to answer the crucial question of why Moochie and many other young black men--including half of the ten boys in his own family--end up in the criminal justice system.

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research

Author: John C. Smart,Michael B. Paulsen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400707023

Category: Education

Page: 506

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Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor, and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic. The Handbook focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world.

Autumn in Venice

Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse

Author: Andrea Di Robilant

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 1101946660

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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The acclaimed author of A Venetian Affair now gives us the remarkable story of Hemingway's love affair with both the city of Venice and the muse he found there--a vivacious eighteen-year-old who inspired the man thirty years her senior to complete his great final work. In the fall of 1948 Hemingway and his fourth wife traveled for the first time to Venice, which Hemingway called "a goddam wonderful city." He was a year shy of his fiftieth birthday and hadn't published a novel in nearly a decade. At a duck shoot in the lagoon he met and fell in love with Adriana Ivancich, a striking Venetian girl just out of finishing school. Di Robilant--whose great-uncle moved in Hemingway's revolving circle of bon vivants, aristocrats, and artists--re-creates with sparkling clarity this surprising, years-long relationship. Hemingway used Adriana as the model for Renata in Across the River and into the Trees, and continued to visit Venice to see her; when the Ivanciches traveled to Cuba, Adriana was there as he wrote The Old Man and the Sea. This illuminating story of writer and muse--which also examines the cost to a young woman of her association with a larger-than-life literary celebrity--is an intimate look at the fractured heart and changing art of Hemingway in his fifties.

C¾sar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century

Author: Ignatius Donnelly

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1365832066

Category: Fiction

Page: 244

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1890 Dystopian Science Fiction, Alternate History CHAPTER I. THE GREAT CITY [This book is a series of letters, from Gabriel Weltstein, in New York, to his brother, Heinrich Weltstein, in the State of Uganda, Africa.] NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 1988 My Dear Brother: Here I am, at last, in the great city. My eyes are weary with gazing, and my mouth speechless with admiration; but in my brain rings perpetually the thought: Wonderful!--wonderful!--most wonderful! What an infinite thing is man, as revealed in the tremendous civilization he has built up! These swarming, laborious, all-capable ants seem great enough to attack heaven itself, if they could but find a resting-place for their ladders. Who can fix a limit to the intelligence or the achievements of our species? But our admiration may be here, and our hearts elsewhere. And so from all this glory and splendor I turn back to the old homestead, amid the high mountain valleys of Africa; to the primitive, simple shepherd-life...

100 Demon Dialogues

Author: Lucy Bellwood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780988220249

Category:

Page: 144

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Navigating the rocky shores of self-doubt with charm and vulnerability, 100 Demon Dialogues is a collection of comics for anyone who's ever wanted to talk back to the little voice in their head that says "You're no good".

Reporter

Author: Seymour M. Hersh

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 0525521585

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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"Reporter is just wonderful. Truly a great life, and what shines out of the book, amid the low cunning and tireless legwork, is Hersh's warmth and humanity. This book is essential reading for every journalist and aspiring journalist the world over." —John le Carré From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author and preeminent investigative journalist of our time—a heartfelt, hugely revealing memoir of a decades-long career breaking some of the most impactful stories of the last half-century, from Washington to Vietnam to the Middle East. Seymour Hersh's fearless reporting has earned him fame, front-page bylines in virtually every major newspaper in the free world, honors galore, and no small amount of controversy. Now in this memoir he describes what drove him and how he worked as an independent outsider, even at the nation's most prestigious publications. He tells the stories behind the stories—riveting in their own right—as he chases leads, cultivates sources, and grapples with the weight of what he uncovers, daring to challenge official narratives handed down from the powers that be. In telling these stories, Hersh divulges previously unreported information about some of his biggest scoops, including the My Lai massacre and the horrors at Abu Ghraib. There are also illuminating recollections of some of the giants of American politics and journalism: Ben Bradlee, A. M. Rosenthal, David Remnick, and Henry Kissinger among them. This is essential reading on the power of the printed word at a time when good journalism is under fire as never before.

The Age of Steam

A Classic Album of American Railroading

Author: Lucius Beebe,Charles Clegg

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780883940792

Category: Transportation

Page: 298

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A collection of more than five hundred photographs and illustrations capture the sights, sounds, and smells of American railroading, depicting the folkways of little carriers, the personnel of main lines, and more.