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|Author||: Rachel Wise|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Thriving in her position as the school newspaper's anonymous advice columnist, Samantha becomes the victim of cyberbullying when a well-meant suggestion backfires, a situation that is further complicated by hostility over her efforts to improve cafeteria food. Simultaneous.
|Author||: John McDermott,Eddie Kramer|
Seven years in the making, this is the complete account of the career, music and legacy of Jimi Hendrix, based entirely on first-person recollections and new, exclusive photographs and documents. Since his death in 1970 at the age of twenty-seven, Jimi Hendrix has been mythologised as a risk-taker who lost it all - and not the serious musician whose sole desire was to play and write great music. Now, authors John McDermott and Eddie Kramer (Jimi's long-time producer) set the record straight. From Jimi's Greenwich Village days to his Electric Ladybird nights, they chronicle the innovative techniques of a pioneer who painstakingly worked to perfect the sounds others couldn't even imagine, despite being modest to the point of shyness about his own singing talent. Key figures in his inner circle such as his manager Chas Chandler shed light on Jimi's whirlwind three-and-a-half year career. Hendrix: Setting the Record Straight is the definitive biography of a legend whose recording career transformed the essence of rock and roll.
|Author||: Chris Worthington|
|Editor||: Troubador Publishing Ltd|
Set in Los Angeles, New York and rural Texas, Setting the Record Straight is a complex evaluation of relationships and love.Aged 12, Geoff Dealer was involved in a tragic incident that led to the death of two people, one of whom was his father. The fallout resulted in Geoff being separated from his family, and he has not spoken to his mother since. Aged 32, Geoff’s carefully constructed life implodes when he receives a letter from his estranged mother – she has cancer and wants a reconciliation. Soon after Geoff receives a phone message from Christine, an ex-girlfriend, who has been assaulted and is in hospital, seriously injured, and also wants to re-establish contact. Geoff must overcome his tragic past to move forward – will the letter from his mother and the phone message from Christine be the catalyst for him to finally turn his life around?Setting the Record Straight looks at how relationships can become twisted, examines the consequences of taking emotional revenge, and how tragic childhoods can be overcome.
|Author||: Anthony M. Musso|
Anthony Musso was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where he was first attracted to the groundbreaking music recorded by many of the artists featured in this book. His interest in history and more important, historic accuracy resulted in his first book, FDR and the Post Office and was followed by Setting the Record Straight, Volume One. Musso lives in upstate New York's Hudson Valley region. Setting the Record Straight, Volume Two continues author Anthony Musso's quest to dispel countless rumors, and maccurate information that surrounds the music and careers of another 50 top recording artists from the 1950s and 1960s. By way of first hand interviews with solo artists and/or founding and original members of leading vocal groups of the era, readers will learn the real stories about each artist's musical influences entry mix the music industry, and experience while touning and performing during the infancy of the rock and roll era Learn how legendary vocalist Jerry Butler was first dubbed "The Iceman," why Ben E. King described his first year as lead singer of the Drifters as a grueling and somewhat harrowing experience, and how Gladys Hortort and four childhood friends from Inkster, Michigan (known as the Maryelettes) scored the very first number one hit recording for Motown Records. Hear how Connie Francis first entered the business with an accordion in tow, why Peggy March decided to relocate to Europe and subsequently became a top international star, and learn about the bittersweet performance that a young Bobby Vee gave as the replacement act for his departed idol Buddy Holly. These are the indispurable and accurate accounts as told by the artist themselves, with the mient of finally "Setting the Record Straight." "Tony Musso bus written one of the most comprehensive biography that Danny and the Junior have ever bud. He's recally cleared up the facts and voe absolutely love the way it was dossel." Joe Terry founding members of Danny and the Junior. "If you are looking for accuracy about the unsing heroes and legends of rock and roll, Tony Musso is your man." Kenny Vance founding member of Jay and the Americans and Kenny Vance and the Planiones. "Tony Musso did a wonderful job in straightening out many of the that have existed in The Diamonds and many other artists biographies for a long time. Setting the Record Straight certainly lived up to its name and intent Thank you." Dave somerville original lead singer of The Diamonds.
|Author||: Hany Longwe|
|Editor||: African Books Collective|
"Kusadziwa Nkufa Komwe"(Lack of Knowledge is as Being Dead) is a Nyanja maxim, African Philosophy that is true the world over. A person who lacks knowledge is as good as dead, inactive and insensitive. A dead person does not contribute to good life. Lack of knowledge leads to destruction, but having knowledge leads to informed decisions and freedom. Setting the Record Straight is about correction wrong understanding and replacing it with liberating knowledge, to the benefit of both church and society.
|Author||: David Barton|
|Editor||: Wallbuilder Press|
A unique view of the religious and moral heritage of African Americans that has been expertly intertwined with untold, yet significant stories from our rich African American political history. The material presented is ground-breaking and revolutionary; leaving viewers inspired and educated.
|Author||: Rodney J. Brown|
|Editor||: Millennial PressInc|
To members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the search for truth and understanding is a wide-open field. Mormonism embraces all truth, whatever the source or method used to find it. The answers to many of our questions are still in the void between faith in science and religious faith. When science and religion arrive at the truth, they will be in perfect agreement with each other.
|Author||: Steven C. Harper|
|Editor||: Millennial PressInc|
This book authoritatively defines the Word of Wisdom as much more than a simple health code while answering questions about the circumstances that led to its revelation and providing explanations on how it answered both current questions in Joseph Smith's day, and critically important issues in ours. The author tackles the question of Joseph Smith's own adherence to the Word of Wisdom and vividly traces both the consistent and the changing ways it has been taught and applied throughout LDS history.
|Author||: Debbie Nelson|
|Editor||: Phoenix Books, Inc.|
Provides a detailed account of the rap musician's childhood and early career from the perspective of his mother, including behavioral problems and depression in his youth and his fabricated past that slandered his mother.
|Author||: Eli Faber|
|Editor||: NYU Press|
Lays to rest the controversial myth of Jewish involvement in the slave trade In the wake of the civil rights movement, a great divide has opened up between African American and Jewish communities. What was historically a harmonious and supportive relationship has suffered from a powerful and oft-repeated legend, that Jews controlled and masterminded the slave trade and owned slaves on a large scale, well in excess of their own proportion in the population. In this groundbreaking book, likely to stand as the definitive word on the subject, Eli Faber cuts through this cloud of mystification to recapture an important chapter in both Jewish and African diasporic history. Focusing on the British empire, Faber assesses the extent to which Jews participated in the institution of slavery through investment in slave trading companies, ownership of slave ships, commercial activity as merchants who sold slaves upon their arrival from Africa, and direct ownership of slaves. His unprecedented original research utilizing shipping and tax records, stock-transfer ledgers, censuses, slave registers, and synagogue records reveals, once and for all, the minimal nature of Jews' involvement in the subjugation of Africans in the Americas. A crucial corrective, Jews, Slaves, and the Slave Trade lays to rest one of the most contested historical controversies of our time.
|Author||: Gilbert W. Scharffs|
|Editor||: Millennial PressInc|
This book discusses the connection between, and answers some of the most common questions about, Mormons and Masons. Whether you are a history enthusiast or merely looking for clarification, you'll find Mormons and Masons both enlightening and faith promoting.
|Author||: Carl Scully|
In his memoir, Carl Scully brings a confronting perspective to the challenges an aspiring politician experiences daily to achieve political success, from winning pre-selection to campaigning for election, and once elected, retaining ministerial longevity all while delivering significant road and rail infrastructure for the community.
|Author||: Peter Swan,Nick Johnson,Jimmy Greaves|
|Editor||: The History Press|
England appearances, a courtroom drama and a spell in prison were just the start. He later returned to Sheffield Wednesday's first team before going into management and guiding Matlock town to the FA Trophy, but since retiring he has faced an increasing battle with Alzheimers. Setting the Record Straight lifts the lid on what was termed 'the biggest sports scandal of the century' and all that happened afterwards for this outstanding footballer.
|Author||: Morris Engelberg,Marv Schneider,Henry Kissinger|
|Editor||: MVP Books|
Describes the life of the Yankee Clipper, covering his thirteen-year baseball career, including his fifty-six game hitting streak, and his relationships with his teammates, family, and his ex-wife, Marilyn Monroe.
|Author||: Jones, Ray|
|Editor||: Policy Press|
In England in 2007 Peter Connelly, a 17 month old little boy - known initially in the media reporting as 'Baby P' - died following terrible neglect and abuse. Fifteen months later, his mother, her boyfriend and the boyfriend's brother were sent to prison. But media attention turned on those who worked to protect children, especially the social workers and their managers, who became the focus of the reporting and of the blame. This book tells what happened to 'Baby P', how the story was told and became focused on the social workers, its threatening consequences for those who work to protect children, and its considerable impact on the child protection system in England. This is the first book to draw together all evidence available on this high profile case and will make a unique and crucial contribution to the topic. It will make essential reading for everyone who is concerned about child protection and the care of children and about the media's impact. This revised edition contains a new Afterword bringing the story up to date.