The Life of Sam Houston

The Life of Sam Houston was originally published in 1866 ISBN: 978-1-4290-
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Author: Charles Lester

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 9781429021470

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 420

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The History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pre-1923 titles focusing on a wide range of topics and experiences in US Western history. From the initial westward migration, to exploration and development of the American West to daily life in the West and intimate pictures of the people who inhabited it, this collection offers American West enthusiasts a new glimpse at some forgotten treasures of American culture. Encompassing genres such as poetry, fiction, nonfiction, tourist guides, biographies and drama, this collection provides a new window to the legend and realities of the American West.

The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

Born with ocular albinism, small-town eye doctor Sam Hill must finally face a past tragedy that caused him to turn his back on his friends, his hometown, and the life he'd always known--a journey that makes him realize what truly matters.

Author: Robert Dugoni

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1503948978

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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From #1 Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni. Sam Hill always saw the world through different eyes. Born with red pupils, he was called "Devil Boy" by his classmates; "God's will" is what his mother called his ocular albinism. Her words were of little comfort, but Sam persevered, buoyed by his mother's devout faith, his father's practical wisdom, and his two other misfit friends. Sam believed it was God who sent Ernie Cantwell, the only African American kid in his class, to be the friend he so desperately needed. And that it was God's idea for Mickie Kennedy to storm into Our Lady of Mercy like a tornado, uprooting every rule Sam had been taught about boys and girls. Forty years later, Sam, a small-town eye doctor, is no longer certain anything was by design--especially not the tragedy that caused him to turn his back on his friends, his hometown, and the life he'd always known. Running from the pain, eyes closed, served little purpose. Now, as he looks back on his life, Sam embarks on a journey that will take him halfway around the world. This time, his eyes are wide open--bringing into clear view what changed him, defined him, and made him so afraid, until he can finally see what truly matters.

The Secret Life of Sam Holloway

Sam Holloway is a survivor, but he's not really living.

Author: Rhys Thomas

Publisher: Park Row Books

ISBN: 0778308715

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Sam Holloway is a survivor, but he's not really living. His meticulous routines and quiet lifestyle keep everything nice and safe--with just one exception. Three nights a week, Sam dons his super hero costume and patrols the streets. It makes him feel invincible--but his unlikely heroics are getting him into some sticky situations.ituations.

Life with Sam

The collection is Liz Hutner's powerful testament to her son, Sam, bravely battling leukemia. The quietly eloquent photographs by Hutner's brother and Sam's uncle, Simeon Hutner, beautifully enhance this portrait of intimacy and courage.

Author: Elizabeth Hall Hutner

Publisher: Cavankerry PressLtd

ISBN: UOM:39015057658968

Category: Poetry

Page: 59

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The collection is Liz Hutner's powerful testament to her son, Sam, bravely battling leukemia. The quietly eloquent photographs by Hutner's brother and Sam's uncle, Simeon Hutner, beautifully enhance this portrait of intimacy and courage. The poems do not shy from the gritty details of the medical ordeal the mother faces with her son. But there are many glimpses of joy, too, often found in the ordinary moment of childhood, so few of which Sam is permitted to know.

The Secret Life of Sam

After his father's death, seventh-grader Sam West is whisked from Louisiana to Oklahoma, where he discovers a mysterious tree trunk that leads to a world where Pa is still alive.

Author: Kim Ventrella

Publisher:

ISBN: 0062941186

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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After his father's death, seventh-grader Sam West is whisked from Louisiana to Oklahoma, where he discovers a mysterious tree trunk that leads to a world where Pa is still alive.

Life and Select Literary Remains of Sam Houston of Texas

Published soon after his death.

Author: William Carey Crane

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015027787087

Category: Politicians

Page: 672

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Published soon after his death. Includes: Early history of Texas before the Battle of San Jacinto, Parentage and early life including life among the Cherokee Indians, Early military career, Studies law with time as member of Congress, Governor, marriage and reasons for leaving his first wife; Life among the Indians, Texas Struggling, Texas Triumphing, The Alamo, Goliad, Battle of San Jacinto, Capture of Santa Anna, Houston's Election to Presidency, Recognition of Texan Independence, The Succeeding Administration the Reverse of Houston's, Gen. Houston's second Presidential term, Impressions produced by appeal to Great powers-annexation, Secret message to the Texan Congress on Annexation, Close of Houston's Second term as President, Houston's entrace into the US House of Representatives 1823, Houston's four years in the house, Houston's entrance into the US Senate 1846, Houston in US Senate under President Polk, Houston in the Senate under the Whig Administration, Houston in Senate under President Pierce, Houson in Senate under President Buchanan, Career of Houston as Governor of Texas, Closing Days, Gen Houston's religious life, Anecdotes, Domestic life of Sam Houston, General estimate of Houston's character. Also includes Texan Declaration of Independence March 2, 1836-names of signers.

Five Years to Life

At the age of seventeen, Sam was sentenced five years to life in a state penitentiary. Through all of this, Sam's father stood by him, loved him, prayed for him. It was his father's love that finally brought him to the cross.

Author: Sam Huddleston

Publisher: Christian Living Books

ISBN: 1562294423

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 158

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At the age of seventeen, Sam was sentenced five years to life in a state penitentiary. Through all of this, Sam's father stood by him, loved him, prayed for him. It was his father's love that finally brought him to the cross. Five Years to Life is the exciting, moving account of the life-changing power of unconditional love. Whether you're imprisoned by bars or by feelings of despair, you'll find hope and encouragement for restoration.

The Life of a Photograph

The renowned National Geographic photographer and educator presents a host of his acclaimed photographs, organized by theme, accompanied by personal anecdotes, explanations, and behind-the-scenes stories of each picture. 10,000 first ...

Author: Sam Abell

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426203299

Category: Photography

Page: 207

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The renowned National Geographic photographer and educator presents a host of his acclaimed photographs, organized by theme, accompanied by personal anecdotes, explanations, and behind-the-scenes stories of each picture. 10,000 first printing.

Sword of San Jacinto

Using new material, the author re-creates Houston as a frontiersman, soldier, and politician, plus his tumultuous personal life.

Author: Marshall De Bruhl

Publisher: Random House Incorporated

ISBN: 0679753028

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 446

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Using new material, the author re-creates Houston as a frontiersman, soldier, and politician, plus his tumultuous personal life.

Unforgiving

Memoir, a true story.

Author: Carmel Beresford

Publisher:

ISBN: 0648359824

Category:

Page: 234

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Memoir, a true story. It contrasts the highs and lows of life in the Outback, from good seasons and good times to tragedy and despair at the death of a much loved son in a gyrocopter incident. It chronicles the mental anguish and times of depression through investigations, an inquest and a criminal trial. In contrast it relates stories of property life with livestock, pets and horses and playing the sport of polocrosse. There are the happy times and experiences of life in the Eulo district of south-west Queensland.

You Send Me

This is the frank & sometimes shocking story of an American musical legend, & the changing times in which he lived & tragically died.

Author: Daniel Wolff

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780753540022

Category: African American singers

Page: 368

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When Sam Cooke was shot dead in a cheap motel in Hollywood, he was one of America's most successful pop stars. He left a world in which he had been born poor and had become very rich from the success of such records as "You Send Me" and "A Wonderful World", yet his body lay unrecognised in a morgue for two days. This biography follows Cooke's life in a racist America where his voice was one of the first to reach beyond the segregated audiences and command a white following, Cooke himself becoming a player in the fledgling civil rights movement. This award-winning biography is a full and sometimes shocking story of a man whose songbook is revered by great performers such as Otis Redding, Rod Stewart and Aretha Franklin.

Samuel Bronfman

Recounts the life and career of the Canadian founder of the Seagram's distilling business

Author: Michael Robert Marrus

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire : Published by University Press of New England [for] Brandeis University Press

ISBN: UVA:X002074056

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 551

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Recounts the life and career of the Canadian founder of the Seagram's distilling business

A Fighter All My Life

Compiled from taped conversations that were then transcribed over a ten-year period, tells the story of one man whose life spanned many of the important social struggles going back to the 1940s.

Author: Sam Johnson

Publisher:

ISBN: 0982298595

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 269

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Compiled from taped conversations that were then transcribed over a ten-year period, tells the story of one man whose life spanned many of the important social struggles going back to the 1940s. Sam's life spans the Alabama of Jim Crow, the rebellions in Watts in 1965 and Detroit in 1967, the auto plants of Detroit in the period of wildcat strikes and large mobilizations, and all the years since, right up to today, when militants like Sam have kept the spirit of resistance alive as the movement receded.

Big Sam s Guide to Life

"Manager of the Month.

Author: Noel Slevin

Publisher:

ISBN: 1911274945

Category:

Page: 256

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"Manager of the Month. Manager of the year, I'd say. Manager of the century. Manager of your hearts." "Feast! Feast on my milky teat of triumph. For I am Big Sam, and I am a footballing god." Business leaders and politicians have long realized that there is much to be learned from the world of football. But what about the rest of us? What can the 'manager of Crystal Palace' (still true at time of writing) teach us about our own lives? Across 45,000 words, 'Big Sam' will pass on some of the wisdom he's accumulated over the years. Like the best way to attack an all-you-can-eat buffet. Or the best tunes to accompany a long trek up the M6. Or those 12 easy steps that will lead to a better, more fulfilling lovelife. There's very little that Big Sam can't turn his hand to and very little that he won't happily share with the reader. Though that's not necessarily a good thing... This hilarious parody will cover Not The Big Sam's invaluable wisdom on variety of subjects, including chivalry, confidence, dressing to impress and seducing a woman. A previous twitter account was shut down by Sam Allardyce himself but @TheBig_Sam survives and has become incredibly popular, with over 150k followers.

Star of Destiny

Madge Roberts has gathered these documents together again and, along with other Houston letters and interviews, woven them into the story of the Houstons’ marriage.

Author: Madge Thornall Roberts

Publisher: University of North Texas

ISBN: 1574411470

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 452

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As the great-great-granddaughter of Sam Houston and Margaret Lea, Madge Thornall Roberts played in her great-grandparents’ home in Independence, Texas, which had Santa Anna’s saddle in the upstairs hall, the San Jacinto sword over the mantle, and where she kept her doll’s clothes in an old chest of Margaret Lea’s. Trunks of documents sat unattended in the barn. Some of those papers later were burned, and what remained were divided among descendants. Madge Roberts has gathered these documents together again and, along with other Houston letters and interviews, woven them into the story of the Houstons’ marriage. Much is known about Sam Houston’s political and military career, but the influence of his wife and children on his life has been overlooked. The letters are astonishing in their emotional honesty, revealing a deep interdependency as well as a close and loving marital partnership.

Life Is a Laugh

Laughter is said to be one of the healthiest antidotes to stress. When we laugh or even smile, Endorphins are released enhacing blood flow to the brain. This book promises to inspire and put a smile on your face.

Author: Patrick Sam

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479749775

Category: Fiction

Page: 178

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STRESS according to health research reduces our ability to work effectively and also cope with other people. It can lead to serious ailments like High Blood pressure, constant headache, anxiety, anger, lack of concentration, emotional imbalance, reckless driving, sexual difficulties and a lot of serious ailments if care is not taken. Laughter is said to be one of the healthiest antidotes to stress. When we laugh or even smile, Endorphins are released enhacing blood flow to the brain. This book promises to inspire and put a smile on your face.