Cat-Boy Vs the Fatal Game Glitch - Michael Morgan Summary
Arizona's favorite superhero, 13-year old Cat-Boy, finds himself in the unusual position of having to fight the dangerous Queen Jonester, the video-game character that escaped from his beloved Game-Cat. All of Team Cat must do battle with her digital army, which is seemingly indestructible. Will Cat-Boy be able to defeat the evil Queen Jonester before it's too late? And just whose side is Cat-Boy really on? A very delightful tale, set in Arizona, Michael Morgan has created believable, lovable characters, such as Janetic, Professor Nutt, Leopard Girl, Magma Man, and Wiggles. It is worth noting that one of the most important characters, 'General Joe', was based on America's most popular lawman, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Indeed, Sheriff Arpaio has been quoted as saying, "It is my delight that Michael Morgan based the character General Joe on me, and I am very impressed by his writing talent and publishing ambitions. Keep up the good work!" Cat-Boy vs. The Fatal Game Glitch is fast paced and action packed from the first page to the last. Cat-Boy and company are sure to take their place among the classics in American literature.
Cat Boy vs The Mafia Knights - Michael Morgan Summary
This is a wonderful story about the superhero Cat-Boy. Michael Morgan did a great job with this story, mixing imagination, humor, sarcasm and local Arizona elements, creating a piece that is fast paced, funny, and holds the readers attention!
Joe Garba's Legacy - Fatima Nduka-Eze Summary
Joe Garbas Legacy Selected Speeches and Lectures On National Governance, Confronting Apartheid and Foreign Policy Joseph Nanven Garba came to international attention in July 1975, as a member of Supreme Military Council in Nigerias new military government. Then a Colonel, the commander of the Brigade of Guards and a distinguished career officer, fate, which some call luck, thrust upon him the role of Commissioner (Minister) for External Affairs, after initially being slotted for the Transport portfolio. A diplomatic neophyte, Garba, who characterized himself as the most undiplomatic soldier there was, would learn the finer points and also the caprices of international diplomacy on the job. He did well, serving as Nigerias foreign minister, from 1975-1978 and consequently holding key diplomatic, academic and political positions - all which offered him the unfettered pulpit to speak assertively on national and international issues within his remit. When Garba spoke, people listened; for he was eloquent, had the personality and did not dodge heady issues. He had gone from an unknown quantity, whose appointment as Foreign Minister, had elicited from the Nigerian intelligentsia the terse reaction, Garba Who? to become a skillful and renowned diplomat and an assured voice of Nigeria. The thirty-two speeches and lectures in this volume represent just a fraction of the many he delivered. They are presented in remembrance and as a befitting legacy on the tenth anniversary of his passing.
The Equestrian Statue of Major General Joseph Hooker - Massachusetts. Executive Dept Summary
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Joseph Wheeler: Uniting the Blue and the Gray - Anders M. Kinney Summary
This text analyzes and evaluates the participation of Joseph Wheeler in the Spanish-American War. Southerners believe that Wheeler had a significant impact on the unification of the North and South during this period. Second, this historiographic writing acquaints the secondary teacher of history with the importance of the war in America's move toward imperialism. This research suggests there is a relationship between Joseph Wheeler and the healing of the Civil War wounds. This research investigates two different approaches to Wheeler's involvement in the war. The first approach involved the historical interpretation that McKinley's decision to appoint Wheeler as a Volunteer General was based on political expediency and not on ability. The second approach involved the examination of General Wheeler's primary documents and their interpretations of his participation in the war. Results of this research showed the following: (1) Joseph Wheeler's involvement in the Spanish-American War hastened the healing of North/South wounds; (2) Wheeler's involvement in the overall scheme of the war was more than token; and (3) Wheeler was perceived as an American hero by all regions after the war.
J. Patton Anderson, Confederate General - James W. Raab Summary
J. Patton Anderson was from Florida, the seceding state that was referred to as the “tadpole” of the Confederate states, but nevertheless he was one of the Confederacy’s great military leaders. Anderson oversaw a large plantation, Casa Bianca, and his views meshed with secessionist views sufficiently for him to be elected as a delegate to the Secession Conference held in Montgomery, Alabama. After Florida seceded, President Davis appointed Anderson as a Brigadier General. Anderson engaged the enemy in the Western theater for four years under his mentor, General Braxton Bragg, who advanced him to Major General in command of the District of Florida. This is a complete biography of Anderson’s life, including his service in the Mexican War, his appointment as United States Marshal to the distant Washington Territory, his adventure (with his wife, Etta Adair) of taking the 1853 Washington Territory census by canoe, his election as territorial delegate to Washington City, and his entire Civil War service. J. Patton and Etta Anderson’s affectionate correspondence is an important aspect of this biography, revealing what it was like to be alive at this time and what it took to keep their family intact.
The Crux Of The Fight: General Joseph Lawton Collins' Command Style - LTC Theo K. Moore Summary
This monograph examines General J. Lawton Collins' career and argues that his command style was characterized by technical and tactical competence, the practical ability to lead from the front and sound judgment. This monograph examines these key factors in three subsections. General Collins gained his technical and tactical competence by theoretical preparation as a student and instructor. He first demonstrated the ability to position himself at the critical point on the battlefield as the commander of the 25th Infantry Division during the Guadalcanal Campaign in January 1943. As the commander of the VII Corps during the Allies' Campaign in northwest Europe from 1944 to 1945, he refined this ability. Finally, he developed sound judgment while performing key postings both during the interwar period and during the Second World War. This monograph shows how General J. Lawton Collins' command style translated into action and made him such an effective combat leader.
The Long Lost Journal of Confederate General James Johnston Pettigrew - Dan Bauer Summary
One of the first to answer the South's call to arms was James Johnston Pettigrew. He served in the Southern army from the opening guns at Fort Sumter until his tragic death during the Confederate retreat from Gettysburg. Using newspapers, letters, diaries, and other accounts of the time, Dan Bauer tells General Pettigrew's remarkable story in journal form. Pettigrew's fictionalized journal offers a first-hand, day-by-day account of the Civil War. Here are the experiences of planters, common soldiers, slaves, women and officers of the Confederate South. What kind of men did it take to lead Southern troops into the bloody battles of the Civil War? Were they daredevils risking all for glory, or patriots striving to build a new nation? The story is contained within these pages...
General Jo Shelby - Daniel O'Flaherty Summary
This vivid work, first published by UNC Press in 1954, reveals General Joseph Orville Shelby as one of the best Confederate cavalry leaders_and certainly the most colorful. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, but drawn by the promise of the growing West, Shel
Engineer Memoirs: Lieutenant General Arthur G. Trudeau, USA, Retired - N.A Summary
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Legacy of Secrecy - Lamar Waldron,Thom Hartmann Summary
From the authors of Ultimate Sacrifice—”Explosive new material, based mainly on government documents from the National Archives” (Vanity Fair). John F. Kennedy’s assassination launched a frantic search to find his killers. It also launched a flurry of covert actions by Lyndon Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, and other top officials to hide the fact that in November 1963, the United States was on the brink of invading Cuba as part of a JFK-authorized coup. The coup plan’s exposure could have led to a nuclear confrontation with Russia, but the cover-up prevented a full investigation into Kennedy’s assassination, a legacy of secrecy that would impact American politics and foreign policy for the next forty-five years. It also allowed two men who confessed their roles in JFK’s murder to be involved in the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968. Exclusive interviews and newly declassified files from the National Archives document in chilling detail how three mob bosses were able to prevent the truth from coming to light until now. “They’ve done a service by digging up the deepest, darkest, most disturbing archival evidence to support their Mob hit theory.” —Ron Rosenbaum, New York Times bestselling author of Explaining Hitler “A riveting take on the assassination itself and the devastating results of government secrets, this account proves the continuing relevancy and importance of seeking the truth behind one of the US’s most personal tragedies.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
The Ring of Fire - Earl F. Blinkhorn Summary
The new millennium has recently dawned bringing with it a series of catastrophic events that were set in motion by a single episode. The events seem to coincide with the prediction of the Sleeping Prophet Edgar Cayce. Only a male volcanologist named Paul and a sexy French lady named Loren can prevent the deaths of millions of people on the west coast of North America as the devastation begins. World leaders are depending on the expertise of these two scientists to guide them through, while some military experts remain sceptical. He is the best volcanologist in the world, banished to Canada from the United States Geological Survey by his wife's lover. She is a brilliant, sexy seismologist that every man wants, but only Paul can possess. Paul hired her and promoted her, but never really understood her magnetic attraction. As they fall in love, the world realizes that they cannot survive without them. Follow the lives of Paul and Loren through North America's worst disaster since the ice age, while discovering how they save the world and each other. Paul's ex-wife attempts to save herself through murder, only to lose her dignity to another. A sceptical American President becomes their closest friend, while his popularity soars from their predictions. From Portland to the South Pacific, Paul and Loren continue to save Americans, while meddling young women flirt with danger. The duo is in the right location at the right time to save the people, but prevent the cataclysmic events. In the end they are rewarded for their efforts by a grateful American President, but that's when the reader learns that this is only the beginning of the story.
Gurglewobblers - The Quest for the Jewelled Egg - Chuck Dickens Summary
This mythical story takes place near the bottom of the world in the southern Tropic of Lantartica on the Island of Loon. To the north of the island, high in the Aolian Mountains, lives a cruel kleptomaniac vulture called Ajani. He has named the ridge after himself as a symbol of his own self-importance. Ajani presides over five thieving magpie servants, Cedric, Boyce, Chad and Buzz, plus the rookie magpie Jalen, who is the trainee jewel thief of the group. Cedric is ordered by Ajani to hatch a plan to steal a jewelled egg from the Gurglewobblers in the south. Seth the Elder, Hugo and Guy the identical twins, Leo, Livia and Talia make up the group of six little Gurglewobblers who reside in tree houses deep in the Forest of Bark, on the southern peninsula of the island. Seth wakes up one morning to find their jewelled egg crafted by Cabberge eons ago has been stolen. After an extensive search of the Forest of Bark, they find evidence of the crime and set sail for the Valley of the Gems to seek assistance in their quest from the Orchids and Flower People. They unite, showing great camaraderie, valour and humanity in the face of adversity in overcoming foul play. The storyline is chock-a-block with shenanigans throughout - but just when one thinks it's all over, the fiasco re-ignites. Will the Gurglewobblers win the day? An action-packed story that children aged 9-12 are sure to love, Gurglewobblers contains beautiful illustrations by Margaret S. Burton and a helpful character guide at the beginning that will help readers to understand.
Joe Cronin - Mark Armour Summary
This book follows Cronin from his humble beginnings to his position as one of the most powerful figures in baseball. Mark Armour explores Cronin's time as a player as well as his role in some of the game's fiercest controversies, from the creation of the All-Star Game to the issue of integration-his Red Sox were the last team in baseball to field black players. Bringing to richly detailed life one of baseball's definitive characters, the book supplies a crucial and fascinating chapter in the history of America's pastime.
Merryweather - Dan Ryan Summary
Merryweather USMC: is a story about two young men in 1833, living in South Carolina. One would become a United States Marine Corps General, the other an admiral in the United States Navy. This book describes in vivid detail what may have occurred in the United States Marine Corps between 1837 and 1867. The narration is by the Marine Corps General, born in Port Royal, South Carolina. He will serve in Florida during the Seminole Wars, Mexico, and finally the Civil War. He is wounded at Gettysburg and is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. He is promoted to Commandant of the Marine Corps and he occupies the highest USMC office in Washington D.C. The historical events of 1937 through 1967, are carefully followed. The imagination of the author provides rich characters in powerful settings from the battlefields of Mexico to those in America The time old love story between a man and woman is woven throughout the book when the general meets the daughter of John Randolph Adams. The Adams are those from the time of the Mayflower, two US Presidents and statesmen of America. The general and Miss Adams are like oil and water. He can not stand her, and she is convinced that this is the man she will marry. Scenes are set carefully with attention to accurate research of the low country of South Carolina as well as our Nation's Capital circa 1837 - 1867. The People's Standard History of the United States written by Edward S. Ellis and published by Western Book Syndicate and copyrighted by the Woolfall Company have provided background materials, maps of the period and needed information on how the federal government was organized and functioned during this period of our history. Dear Readers, This is a story of Americas admirals and generals from 1833 to 1877. These were trying times in the history of our country. In 1822, a young man was accepted into the Carlisle Military College of South Carolina. Another was accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point. One became an admiral, the other a general. One lived in Port Royal, South Carolina, where he worked on his father's shrimp boats. The other was born on a plantation south of Beaufort, South Carolina and sailed aboard his father's merchant ships, they were both in tune with the sea. So when the two institutions asked for their selection of military service, they choose the Navy. One became an admireal, the other a brigadier general in the United Staes Marine Corps. This is a work of fiction. Its location was inspired by my home which I leased on Dataw Island from 2003 through 2008. The next barrier island in the chain is called Pollowanna Island and if was chosen as the fictional setting for the Caldwell family plantation. To my knowledge, there was never a Cladwell living in Beaufort. The fictional account is based, in part, on the lives of the Barnwell and Bull families who lived during these times. They owned the homes described along Bay Street. And, yes, they did have a Vice Admiral in the family. The historical events which are outlined in this book all took place. The dates and locations are accurate, but the characters are the products of my overactice imagination. Some persons mentioned, however, are real. You can not write about this period of our history without making reference to commanding admirals or generals. Sincerely, Dan Ryan