The General and His Daughter

Titre : The General and His Daughter
Auteur : Barbara Fauntleroy
Éditeur : Fordham Univ Press
ISBN-13 : 9780823226894
Libération : 2009-08-01

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James Maurice Gavin left for war in April 1943 as a colonel commanding the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne DivisionaAmericaas first airborne division and the first to fight in World War II. In 1944, aSlim Jima Gavin, as he was known to his troops, at the age of thirty-seven became the 82ndas commanding generalathe youngest Army officer to become a major general since the Civil War. At waras end, this soldieras soldier had become one of our greatest generalsaand the 82ndas most decorated officer.Now James Gavinas letters home to his nine-year-old daughter Barbara provide a revealing portrait of the American experience in World War II through the eyes of one of its most dynamic officers. Written from ship decks, foxholes, and field tentsaoften just before or after a dangerous jumpathey capture the day-to-day realities of combat and Gavinas personal reactions to the war he helped to win. And provide an invaluable self-portrait of a great general, and a great American, in war and peace.The bookas more than 200 letters begin at Fort Bragg in 1943 and continue to December 1945, as Gavin came home to lead the 82nd at the head of the Victory parade in New York. This correspondence constitutes the majority of Gavinas private wartime letters, but except for rare appearances in regimental newsletters, it has never before been published. In her Introduction, Epilogue, and Notes, Barbara Gavin Fauntleroy gives a privileged glimpse of the private man. Edited by Gayle Wurst, the book features historical overviews by Starlyn Jorgensen, a preface by noted Gavin biographer Gerard M. Devlin, and a foreword by Rufus Broadaway, Gavinas aide-de-camp.

The Galley Slave and His Daughter

Titre : The Galley Slave and His Daughter
Auteur : A M. Thompson
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : OXFORD:600056011
Libération : 1858

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A M. Thompson A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Galley Slave and His Daughter Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Freedom s Child

Titre : Freedom s Child
Auteur : Carrie Allen McCray
Éditeur : Penguin Books
ISBN-13 : 0140282521
Libération : 1999-05-01

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Tells the life story of the author's mother, the illegitimate daughter of a Confederate general from Virginia and a former slave, who became a leader in the founding of the NAACP

My Father His Daughter

Titre : My Father His Daughter
Auteur : Yaël Dayan
Éditeur : Open Road Media
ISBN-13 : 9781497698819
Libération : 2015-04-07

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A life of one of Israel’s greatest heroes, as seen through his daughter’s eyes Moshe Dayan was one of the greatest military leaders in Israel’s short history. A child of the first kibbutz movement in British Palestine, he went on to lead Israel to victory in the 1948 War of Independence and to liberate Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War. Dayan was not only a soldier but a politician, an archaeologist, and a larger-than-life figure who helped shape the state of Israel. In My Father, His Daughter, Yaël Dayan, who herself served in the Israeli Parliament, shares an uncensored look into her father’s life and her own conflicted relationship with him. With poignancy and candor, Dayan creates a profound yet nuanced profile of her father. She relates his strong national pride, his boldness in dealing with other world leaders, and his troubles at home to his disintegrating marriage and multiple affairs. As revealing as My Father, His Daughter is of the man behind the myth, it is also a snapshot of a loving relationship between Yaël and Moshe Dayan, and of a daughter’s admiration and respect for a complicated but loving father.

An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises

Titre : An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises
Auteur : Charles Fearne
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : PRNC:32101043025475
Libération : 1826

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Charles Fearne A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Clinical Case Studies in the Behavioral Treatment of Alcoholism

Titre : Clinical Case Studies in the Behavioral Treatment of Alcoholism
Auteur : William M. Hay
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 9781461334156
Libération : 2012-12-06

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There is no shortage of books on behavioral research, on behavioral research on alcoholism, or on behavioral research on alcoholism treatment. Most of the authors of chapters in this book have been involved in the writing of these books. The books and their authors have played an important role in the dramatic increase in the influence of behavioral approaches to one of our society's most troubling human problems. There are not many books, though, which detail the longitudinal course of the behavioral therapies, none doing so for behavior therapy with al coholics and problem drinkers. That this book now appears, then, is a first, made more valuable by the fact that the chapter's authors are both research ers and clinicians, willing and able to combine respect for empirical data with clinical sensitivity and compassion, concern, and commitment for their patients. The chapters in this book reveal important commonalities and telling divergencies in technique, strategy, and treatment tactics. Despite a common perspective on etiology and treatment, the authors of the chapters in this book diverge in criteria for deciding on treatment goal, choice of initial intervention target, the specifics of techniques used, and follow-up proce dures. Common to all, though, is an openness to innovation, a pragmatic appreciation of approaches that work, and a sincere respect for the patient and his or her fundamental desire for a healthy, happier, and more produc tive life.

Tinker Tailor s Secret Spy A Cold War Clown at the Circus

Titre : Tinker Tailor s Secret Spy A Cold War Clown at the Circus
Auteur :
Éditeur : Don Hale
ISBN-13 : 9781465712677
Libération :

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Tinker Tailor s Secret Spy A Cold War Clown at the Circus Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Becoming the Dad Your Daughter Needs

Titre : Becoming the Dad Your Daughter Needs
Auteur : Rick Johnson
Éditeur : Revell
ISBN-13 : 9781441219756
Libération : 2014-07-08

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A father models for his daughter how women should be treated, how men should act, and how a man shows healthy love and affection toward a woman. And, perhaps most importantly, he sets the standard for how his daughter feels she deserves to be treated by men. Rick Johnson shows men how to develop the close relationships with their daughters that they both need and crave.

The Jurist

Titre : The Jurist
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : OXFORD:555006989
Libération : 1848

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Jurist Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Galileo s Daughter A Drama of Science Faith and Love

Titre : Galileo s Daughter A Drama of Science Faith and Love
Auteur : Dava Sobel
Éditeur : HarperCollins UK
ISBN-13 : 9780007382019
Libération : 2011-04-28

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From the international best-selling author of Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter is the fascinating story of the relationship between the great Italian scientist Galileo and his daughter, Virginia.