Tom Garrett is a cowboy who spent most of his life as a trail boss and in some rather bizarre circumstances became the marshal of Tombstone, Ariz. This book is about a major criminal who was captured by Tom and escapes while being returned to Tombstone for hanging. He plans to exact revenge on not only Tom but the entire town, for having sentenced him to hang. Tom has been taken prisoner, placed in jail and with no weapons, must figure a way to take back his town from this unscrupulous outlaw. This book is a continuation of Tom Garretts Ride.
Thomas Garrett, a Quaker from Wilmington, Delaware, had a genial disposition unless provoked to defend his strong anti-slavery beliefs. Unlike most other white abolitionists who viewed slavery in more abstract and constitutional terms, Garrett, like free black abolitionists and the slaves themselves, saw slavery in very personal terms. He believed so strongly in the Underground Railroad and in helping slaves escape that he chafed under the Quaker belief in non-violence when force seemed to be the only way to win freedom for the slaves he was trying to help. When he died in 1871, Wilmington's black community saluted him as their Moses. Station Master on the Underground Railroad: The Life and ...
The rasping of the door buzzer in the middle of the night awakens Larry Wright. There stands the elderly woman who raised him. She hands him a note from her husband asking him to retrieve a hidden video tape and take it to the authorities if anything "strange" happens to him. Larry finds the tape, but he finds something else too, something he did not bargain for. Without warning, he finds himself searching desperately for a way to stay alive, but finding only ways to die-while camping with his fiance, in the hands of kidnappers, from a gunshot wound, of an injection given by a phony nurse. To stay alive and keep his fiance out of whatever it is that he has gotten himself into, Larry has no choice but to run. And run he does-but only so far. Once safely out of the cross-hairs he changes from prey to predator. Determined to turn the tables, he swears to find them, whoever they are and wherever they may be, to ferret out their dirty secrets, find a chink in their armor, and destroy them.... Or die in the attempt.
The life and work of American director John G. Avildsen is thoroughly examined in this detailed filmography and critical study. Each of the most significant films made by the Oscar-winning Avildsen is given a separate chapter, including such critical successes as Joe and Save the Tiger, and box-office blockbusters Rocky and its sequels and the Karate Kid series. The authors' observations on these and other titles--some well known, others less familiar--are enhanced by extensive production notes, and by commentary from John G. Avildsen himself. Cinema historian Jean Bodon of Sam Houston State University provides a foreword.
At a young age I went to live with my grandmother Lizzie Robinson until I was about (10) years old. My grandmother and I had lots of fun doing things together, All the stories she told me about her life and grown up in Louisiana, in a little place called Byseria south of Jackson Louisiana were she live and work on this plantation.
Tom Garrett is a trail boss on his way home from his latest cattle drive. He is looking forward to a nice peaceful trip back with a beautiful purebred horse for his ranch owner. Unfortunately, he runs into an iron horse sitting still on the railroad tracks for no apparent reason. There are no passengers, train crew, or anyone else around to explain what happened. Tom takes a ride that includes fights with Indians and outlaws in his quest to find out just what happened on that train.
When Garrett Whitmore found his wife cheating on him, he took his frustrations out on a couple of good old boys at the tavern, and later found himself in jail and being sentenced to work out his probationary time by doing community service at the local nursing home. Little did he suspect the life changing effect that two women there would make on his life. One was a ninety-year-old resident. The other was Jackie Holloway, the administrator. They both stole his heart. While one kept it, the other one almost destroyed it, and they both taught him a lesson about love.
In 1945 Henry Ford II and designer E.T. Gergorie got together and come up with the "Sportsman. A woodie convertible that they thought might perk up the warmed over 1942s that would become the 1946 models. A prototype was built in October 1945 and was given a green light for full production. Sales were meager and production only lasted two years, but the "Sportsman" left an indelible mark on post World War II auto history. This book gives you a close-up look at both the Ford and Mercury "Sportsman."
Pictured is the legendary Myers Field c. 1950, where Norfolk ballplayers, visiting major league stars, and Piedmont League opponents once dueled upon its dirt and grass. The story of baseball in Norfolk, Virginia is as fascinating and enduring as the game itself. Christy Mathewson, Phil Rizzuto, Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra, and a myriad of other charismatic players from the game spent time developing their raw and untested skills on the diamonds of Norfolk. Military stars of the powerful World War II Navy teams and legends of the Negro Leagues performed to the delight and fascination of local fans. Over the years, the mighty New York Yankees with Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Joe DiMaggio showcased...