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Just seven years earlier, Tiger Woods do not need been allowed to be a member at Augusta nationwide golfing membership. yet in 1997, Woods gained the Masters there with a fantastic 12-stroke lead. He could be the youngest and the 1st non-white participant to don the golf green jacket. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company.

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Download E-books Wohin die Erinnerung führt: Mein Leben (German Edition) PDF

By Saul Friedländer

Saul Friedländer ist noch ein halbes style, als der Zweite Weltkrieg zu Ende geht. Sanft und in einer wunderschönen Sprache erzählt der große Historiker des Holocaust von seinem Leben danach, das reich ist an Erfahrungen und Begegnungen, aber das Leben eines Entwurzelten bleibt. "Wohin die Erinnerung führt" ist das großartige Zeugnis einer Epoche und gewährt zugleich ungewöhnlich offen Einblick in die fragilen Gefühlswelten eines Überlebenden. Den blutjungen Saul Friedländer drängt es nach Israel, wo er als glühender Zionist für die Gründung eines jüdischen Staates kämpfen will. Der Fünfzehnjährige fälscht das Geburtsdatum in seinem move und schifft sich auf der "Altalena" ein. In kurzer Zeit lernt er hebräisch und die jüdische Kultur kennen, doch schon bald zieht es ihn wieder zurück nach Paris. Er studiert und erkennt immer deutlicher, wohin die Suche nach der eigenen Identität ihn führen wird – in die Erinnerung an jenes Ereignis, dem sechs Millionen Juden, darunter auch seine Eltern, zum Opfer gefallen sind. dependent und mit scheinbar leichter Feder erweckt Saul Friedländer in seinen Memoiren Menschen und Milieus zum Leben, schildert die politischen und intellektuellen Kontroversen seiner Zeit und lässt den Schmerz fühlbar werden, in den dieses ganze Leben unentrinnbar eingetaucht ist.

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Download E-books Basketball's Top 10 Slam Dunkers (Top 10 Sports Stars) PDF

By Ken Rappoport

Who throws down the easiest dunks? What are crucial traits of the simplest slam dunkers? dimension? power? Agility? From stars of the prior like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the best gamers this present day like LeBron James, Ken Rappoport lists the 10 most sensible basketball avid gamers to have ever rattled a rim. different gamers integrated during this identify are Vince Carter, Darryl Dawkins, Julius Erving, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon, invoice Russell, and Dominique Wilkins.

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Download E-books Sue Hendrickson: Exp on Land and Sea (Wmn Exp) (Women Explorers) PDF

By Ann Gaines

Ladies Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid ladies whose starvation for event and information pressured them on paths of discovery world wide. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of knowledge on themes starting from old dinosaur fossils to existence in Tibet, but in addition challenged the demonstrated roles of ladies of their fields. Hendrickson made heritage in 1990 while she discovered the main whole T. rex fossil--named Sue in her honor--ever stumbled on. She maintains to discover old ruins as an ocean diver.

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Download E-books The Road From Home: A True Story of Courage, Survival and Hope PDF

By David Kherdian

David Kherdian re-creates his mother's voice in telling the genuine tale of a youth interrupted via probably the most devastating holocausts of our century. Vernon Dumehjian Kherdian used to be born right into a loving and wealthy relations. Then, within the yr 1915, the Turkish govt all started the systematic destruction of its Armenian population.

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Download E-books Michelle Bachelet (Modern World Leaders) PDF

By Richard Worth

In 2006, Michelle Bachelet made historical past by means of turning into the 1st lady to be elected president of Chile. The daughter of a Chilean Air strength common, Bachelet and her relations have been gravely suffering from the upheaval that happened after the 1973 army coup that derailed the govt. of Salvador Allende. Her father used to be arrested, and died in felony. Bachelet and her mom have been tortured and at last fled Chile for jap Europe. They finally lower back domestic, the place Bachelet attended clinical institution. After the army rule ended, she entered politics, serving as minister of overall healthiness and later safety minister. in the course of the early a part of her presidential management, she handled vital concerns head-on. Michelle Bachelet completely examines the lifestyles and accomplishments of a global chief who has introduced new gentle to a country rising from a gloomy previous.

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Download E-books Little Crow: Leader of the Dakota PDF

By Gwenyth Swain

The Plains Indian Wars of the 19th century garnered enduring status for convinced Indian leaders, their names echoing powerfully even at the present time: Sitting Bull, loopy Horse, purple Cloud. simply as major yet much less frequently pointed out is Taoyateduta, recognized to whites as Little Crow, the reluctant chief of Dakota warriors in the course of the U.S.Dakota struggle of 1862, the hole salvo of the U.S.-Indian Wars. during this rigorously researched biography of the Dakota chief, the 1st ever written for kids, writer Gwenyth Swain provides a compelling portrait of the chief, warrior, and flesh presser on the centre of the Dakota battle of 1862. starting with Taoyatedutas youth alongside the Mississippi River close to present-day St. Paul, this biography explores his lifestyles within the huge Woods, his wanderings west from the Mdewakanton Dakotas conventional domestic, his management of his humans once they have been pressured to signal over their land to white settlers, and his position through the conflict of 1862.Hemmed in on a slender reservation, annoyed via damaged treaties, angered through cheating brokers and investors, and approximately starved due to crop mess ups and past due annuity funds, Dakota Indians attacked white settlers dwelling at the Indians former homelands in south-western Minnesota. Taoyateduta agreed to steer the battles, figuring out that the U.S. governments reaction will be fast and negative. In retribution for the thirty-eight-day conflict, thirty-eight Dakota males have been hanged, millions have been imprisoned, and the Dakota humans have been expelled from the nation. Taoyatedutas tale brings to lifestyles the painful event of the Dakota as they misplaced their land and their livelihood -- and as a few selected to undertake white methods whereas others fought again, with disastrous outcomes. Little Crow: chief of the Dakota bargains a transparent and available account of either the fellow who led the Dakota into battle and the motives at the back of that wrenching clash. For a long time 9+.

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