The Official John Wayne Way To Grill

Author: Media Lab Books
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 1942556012
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John Wayne Enterprises is proud to present The John Wayne Way to Grill, a new cookbook containing more than 200-pages of Duke's favorite meals, from Tex-Mex classics to the best of Western barbecue and everything in between. More than just a collection of recipes, this deluxe publication will be chock-full of never-before-seen photos of the actor, along with personal anecdotes and heartwarming stories shared by his son Ethan. A man is what he eats, and readers can expect to discover not only what America's most enduring icon loved to chow down on--from the perfect charbroiled burger to his smoldering and spicy baby back ribs--but the essence of what made him a legend. It's more than a cookbook. It's a guide to making you the ultimate man.

Hard Way Jay

Author: J. Martin
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1682893499
Size: 11,79 MB
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The title of this book tells the reader that in America the American dream could be obtained by anyone in America, even a poor farm boy born in a barn and struggled through hardships without a mentor from childhood to a good life as a nuclear weapons engineer the hard way.

The Kamado Grill Cookbook

Author: Fred Thompson
Editor: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811760448
Size: 17,65 MB
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Because of the airtight seal it can achieve, the ceramic-insulated kamado grill is the "fix it and forget it" of the smoking world. Bring the grill to temperature, put on your brisket, ribs, or pork shoulder, lock down the grill, and it will maintain temperature for 5 to 12 hours, no added fuel needed. In The Kamado Grill Cookbook, Fred Thompson teaches the special techniques needed for kamado grill success.

Always Faithful

Author: John C. Hartnett
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595269709
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Always Faithful is a thoughtful, moving account of a man's struggle to understand war in the desert and his duties to his men, his marriage, and himself. The book is a literary memoir carved from the author's experiences as a U.S. Marine during the ground assault of the 1991 Gulf War. The author writes," I don't remember whether I actually drew my pistol on an Afghan mercenary outside the phone booth in Khafgi. I remember breaking his nose by slamming the edge of the door into his face as he pressed his cheek against the outside of the glass. I remember reaching for my pistol, but I am not sure whether I actually pointed it at him." Chapters from the book were finalists in the Writer's Digest Personal Essay contest, the Lone Mountain Writer's Contest, and The Loft Literary Center's Creative Non-Fiction Contest.

Dust Devils

Author: Dayton Lummis
Editor: Sunstone Press
ISBN: 9780865344839
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Dayton Lummis has lived a unique American life--as museum director in a mountain ghost town 9,500 feet high, as caretaker of an abandoned ranch surrounded by endless desert, as an inveterate wanderer pulled through vast empty landscapes that most Americans have never heard of, and will never see. And always-always--on his journeys, he takes back roads. The characters Lummis has met and interacted with along the way form a vivid rogues' gallery of oddballs, misfits and losers, and he knows how to tell their stories. As a highly opinionated (his friends say grumpy) observer himself, Lummis gives trenchant insight into a region and a way of life that helped shape America, but now seems to be vanishing forever. Born in New York City, raised on Philadelphia's Main Line and educated in the Ivy League, Dayton Lummis was nevertheless drawn inexorably into the most remote regions of the American West, where he has lived and worked. It all started when his parents divorced, and his eccentric father left the East Coast for a primitive little ranch in a then-isolated section of the Malibu Mountains, half a century before the Hollywood stars got there. On his first trip out West as a teen-ager, Dayton Lummis came to love America's most desolate regions. Fifty years later, his ardor still burns hot. He divides his time between Santa Fe and Pennsylvania, but his wanderlust is insatiable, and he is always ready to hit the road again.

In The Velvet Of Universal Emptiness

Author: Dayton Lummis
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491762616
Size: 19,16 MB
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This is the fifth volume of what is now known as “The Notational Quintet,” a collection of acerbic and penetrating views of our contemporary society. The author tends toward pessimism but there are occasional bright rays that engender some hope. In reading these pieces you may be disturbed—occasionally outraged—but not bored. Good for deck reading on SS Titanic...

26 Ways To Screw Up In Business And How Not To

Author: William F. Fawcett
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1462027148
Size: 13,57 MB
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26 Ways To Screw-Up in Business and How Not To is a humorous, yet serious, business book. During a span of 50 years, the author discovered that there are 26 business commandments that you should never violate and if you do, it’s at your own risk. For example, Commandment # 4: Thou Shall Not Fish For Tunas in a Lake (never put probability before profitability). Commandment #8: Thou Shall Not Sell Texaco-Milk (problem with line-extensions). Commandment #18: Thou Shall Not Look Through a Keyhole With a Glass Eye (test, not guess). For nearly five decades Bill Fawcett has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and small-business owners. He is convinced that “96% of business mistakes are a result of breaking one or more of the 26 commandants set forth in this guide-to-success.” This book is not about managing people; it’s about managing oneself. The number one determinant of your success is you! You’re the quarterback who gets all the glory when you win and all the blame when you lose. What if you could reduce the number of turnovers and interceptions? Wouldn’t you want to know what mistakes you must avoid? Of course you would! This guide-to-success not only identifies what you must avoid; it offers prescriptions for doing it right.

The Ghost Of John Wayne And Other Stories

Author: Ray González
Editor:
ISBN:
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Presents a collection of short stories set in Texas and New Mexico, including "The Scorpion Eater," "Spaceship," "The Apparition," and "The Garden of Padre Anselmo."

International Dictionary Of Films And Filmmakers Films

Author: Nicholas Thomas
Editor: Saint James Press
ISBN:
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Greatly revises and expands the 1984 first edition of Volume one of the astute and elegant five-volume reference to the world's most significant films and filmmakers. One hundred new films have been added, bringing the total to 650, arranged in crisp, clean entries on large 81/2x11"pages, and illustrated with luminous stills. In addition to complete production credits, cast lists, and excellent select bibliographies, each entry includes an expository essay by a significant critic, the essays being models of thoughtful, unpretentious scholarship and love of film. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

A Hike For Mike

Author: Jeff Alt
Editor: Dreams Shared Publications
ISBN: 9780967948218
Size: 14,68 MB
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Jeff Alt convinced his wife, a woman raised with the belief that vacations include hot showers, beaches, and warm beds, to hike the 218-mile John Muir Trail to help her overcome the loss of her brother to suicide and to spread the word that depression is treatable. Readers walk vicariously alongside Jeff and Beth, through three national parks, ending atop the highest mountain in the contiguous United States. Their adventure included bear encounters, beautiful scenery, rugged trails, lightning bolts, and food shortages-and they are still happily married! A Hike For Mike is an inspiring and humorous true-life adventure of perseverance and overcoming adversity. Includes a chapter with valuable facts about depression that offers readers information, resources, and hope; which was reviewed and endorsed by James Blumenthal, Ph.D.; Professor of Medical Psychology at Duke University.