The Big Redhead Book

Autor: Erin La Rosa
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 125011053X
File Size: 40,76 MB
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The Big Redhead Book: Inside the Secret Society of Red Hair is an inside look into one of the most elite societies in the world—the real two percent. Well, you know, the two percent of the world's population that are natural redheads, at least. This book has equal parts pop culture, ginger facts, and humorous stories about what it's like to actually have red hair. It's loaded with everything you'd ever want to know about us reds; how we're scientifically different from the norms (non-redheads), how we've been stereotyped in pop culture, and the do's and don'ts of having a red in your life, among other things! Whether you are a redhead, know a redhead, or are just an enthusiast, this book explores the realities, the myths, and where red hair actually originates (it’s not Ireland). Author Erin La Rosa not only delivers the facts, statistics, and undeniable realities of being a ginger, but she also weaves in her own personal and hilarious stories about being red. Being a redhead is not just a hair color, it’s a lifestyle—and this book is your own exclusive peek into that fabulous world. Some surprising facts about redheads that you will discover include: - The association between redheads and humor came from redheaded slaves in ancient Greece - There are over 30 leading or recurring redhead characters in Disney and Pixar films... that's a lot when you remember we're only two percent of the world's population! - Redhead women allegedly have more sex, more threesomes, and more orgasms than other women... or do they? Let's find out! - Some Egyptian rulers dyed their hair red to assert their power (looking at you, Cleopatra) - And redheads need more anesthesia at the dentist, because they're not going down without a fight

The Secrets Of Rosa Lee

Autor: Jodi Thomas
Publisher: MIRA
ISBN: 1488034826
File Size: 63,44 MB
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From New York Times bestselling author Jodi Thomas comes a reader-favorite story of a life, a legacy and a love that has the power to change a community. Originally published in 2005. Everyone assumes that Rosa Lee Altman lived a life without passion. Her once-beautiful home now sits silent and empty, its gardens overgrown and its windows boarded up, surrounded by what passes for progress in Clifton Creek, Texas. And if some of the townsfolk have their way, this idyllic reminder of times past will be sold off to the highest bidder, despite its rich history. When a group of community members with little in common is chosen to decide the fate of the old Altman place, they soon learn that this home is more than bricks and mortar. No one is prepared for what they discover beneath Rosa Lee’s overgrown roses—or how her legacy will change not only their town, but their very lives.

Sub Rosa

Autor: Christopher Jon Luke Dowgin
Publisher: Salem House Press
ISBN: 0986261025
File Size: 12,83 MB
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Salem was the second richest city in the country during the age of sail and in response to Jefferson’s silent revolution these New England Federalists dug three miles of tunnels to avoid paying his new custom duties and had developed immense fortunes with which came great political power within our nation. Among these were many who supported the Second Bank of the United States which Jackson crushed. These men had profited as they sold our nation’s financial control to the bankers of England. In response three men from town will plan the murder of a president to re-establish a new Federal bank. Along with this history are further tales of the tunnels, opium, the history of the man who engineered the economic cycles of our country, northern secession, and other stories of famous people, inventions, and events from Salem that helped shape our nation. This is the sequel to the hit book Salem Secret Underground: The History of the Tunnels in the City

The Rebellious Life Of Mrs Rosa Parks

Autor: Jeanne Theoharis
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807076937
File Size: 11,63 MB
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2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Auto Biography 2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013 The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement Presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks as the quiet seamstress who, with a single act, birthed the modern civil rights movement, Theoharis provides a revealing window into Parks’s politics and years of activism. She shows readers how this civil rights movement radical sought—for more than a half a century—to expose and eradicate the American racial-caste system in jobs, schools, public services, and criminal justice.

Aristotle And Dante Discover The Secrets Of The Universe

Autor: Benjamin Alire Saenz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442408936
File Size: 16,41 MB
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Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.


Autor: Zielfa B. Maslin
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1481795805
File Size: 55,26 MB
Format: PDF
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To pursue her dream of a better future, Rosa sought work overseas. Leaving her husband and three children in the Philippines, she found out quickly that, when it comes to domestic work abroad, one has to forget one’s own needs and desires. She saw this as her fate and God’s will. Chores had to be completed to the satisfaction of her foreign employers, whilst her dedication in taking care of their children was second to none. The Philippines, Singapore and England are vastly different worlds. Mastering her anxieties, she tackled unfamiliar tasks she never dreamt of - using washing machines, cooking with spices and wine, and handling fragile wine and spirit glasses. For this, she was paid much more than what many teachers in the Philippines earned in a month. This is Rosa’s story – the story of an individual person’s drive to improve her lot in life, in the context of the Philippine economic conditions.

How Everything Became War And The Military Became Everything

Autor: Rosa Brooks
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 147677787X
File Size: 47,85 MB
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Inside secure command centers, military officials make life and death decisions-- but the Pentagon also offers food courts, banks, drugstores, florists, and chocolate shops. It is rather symbolic of the way that the U.S. military has become our one-stop-shopping solution to global problems. Brooks traces this seismic shift in how America wages war, and provides a rallying cry for action as we undermine the values and rules that keep our world from sliding toward chaos.

Salem Secret Underground

Autor: Christopher Jon Luke Dowgin
Publisher: Salem House Press
ISBN: 0986261033
File Size: 77,28 MB
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In 1801 Elias Hasket Derby Jr. leaves his two year retirement. His father, the country’s first millionaire, has left him a money pit that many would consider one of the nations first American Castles. The expense to keep up this mansion and his leisurely life style has forced Elias back into action. He will take command of the local militia to fill in the ponds in the Common as part of an elaborate plot. The plot would entail the beautification of this neighborhood and entice a series of merchants and ship captains to build a series of two grand brick mansions set apart at fixed distances around the new park. All attached to a series of smuggling tunnels that would lead from the wharf, to their stores, and the banks. An elaborate scheme filled with Masons,pirates, a Secretary of the Navy, Senators, Representatives, a Supreme Court Justice, Presidents, and a touch of murder! Dig into the tunnels of Salem and find the underbelly of our nation!