Hearts West

Author: Chris Enss
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762751649
Size: 70.70 MB
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Hearts West from the Author: Chris Enss. Complete with actual advertisements from both women seeking husbands and males seeking brides, Hearts West includes twelve stories of courageous mail order brides and their exploits. Some were fortunate enough to marry good men and live happily ever after; still others found themselves in desperate situations that robbed them of their youth and sometimes their lives. Desperate to strike it rich during the Gold Rush, men sacrificed many creature comforts. Only after they arrived did some of them realize how much they missed female companionship. One way for men living on the frontier to meet women was through subscriptions to heart-and-hand clubs. The men received newspapers with information, and sometimes photographs, about women, with whom they corresponded. Eventually, a man might convince a woman to join him in the West, and in matrimony. Social status, political connections, money, companionship, or security were often considered more than love in these arrangements.

Fill These Hearts

Author: Christopher West
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 0307987140
Size: 61.29 MB
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Fill These Hearts from the Author: Christopher West. The bestselling author, speaker, and teacher of John Paul II's Theology of the Body explores the yearning we all have for God and each other. Fill These Hearts is a book about desire. Not trivial wants or superficial cravings, but the most vital powers of body and soul, sexuality and spirituality, that haunt us and compel us on our search for something. Weaving life-altering lessons together from classical and contemporary art, pop music, movies, and the Christian mystical tradition, popular theologian Christopher West explores the ancient but largely forgotten idea that the restless, erotic yearnings we feel in both our bodies and our spirits reveal the cry of our hearts for God. Along the way, West blows the lid off the idea of Christianity as a repressive, anti-sex religion by demonstrating that Christ came to stretch and inflame our desire for love and union to the point of infinity. From the Hardcover edition.

A Guide To Contract Bridge A Collection Of Historical Books And Articles On The Rules And Tactics Of Contract Bridge

Author: Various
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473394848
Size: 65.47 MB
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A Guide To Contract Bridge A Collection Of Historical Books And Articles On The Rules And Tactics Of Contract Bridge from the Author: Various. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from our collection we have compiled a series of historical and informative publications on the subjects of games and puzzles. The titles in this range include "25 Puzzles with Cards" "The Game of Gin Rummy" "The Game of Patience" and many more. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "A Guide to Contract Bridge" contains information on the rules and strategies of contract bridge. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Hearts Of The West Box Set

Author: Jennifer Lewis
Publisher: Mangrove
ISBN: 193994127X
Size: 41.28 MB
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Hearts Of The West Box Set from the Author: Jennifer Lewis. The West family ranch predates Texas and contains some of the most beautiful and remote land in the Hill Country. Jesse and Bowie are brothers and bull riders who are tough in the rodeo ring but when they fall in love - they fall hard! Explore the Hearts of the West series: A Cowboy’s Heart: The One That Got Away His Fearless Heart: The Bull Rider’s Baby Surprise His Untamed Heart: The Cowboy’s Christmas Reunion A Cowboy’s Heart: The One That Got Away Bull Rider Jesse West is on top of the world and fighting for the title of a lifetime at the bull riding finals in Las Vegas—until he crashes into Tara Kent in the stands at the rodeo arena. He seizes the opportunity to confront the girl that broke his heart by disappearing out of his life. His Fearless Heart: The Bull Rider's Baby Surprise Twenty-seven year-old Lucy Neel is sure she's the world's oldest virgin. Ready to take a risk, she pursues a vacation fling with a sexy bull rider…and winds up pregnant. Notorious playboy and daredevil bull rider Bowie West didn't plan to seduce Lucy, but the passion that ignited between them was too strong to resist. Bowie's well on his way to becoming world champion until a late-night shooting leaves him on the hook for murder murder. The only way he can prove his innocence is to put the innocent woman he seduced on the stands. Can their budding relationship survive the heat of public accusation? And can Bowie convince Lucy that the ultimate bad boy is ready to settle down? His Untamed Heart: The Cowboy’s Christmas Reunion Professional rodeo cowboy Jesse West has made a career out of going with his gut and holding on tight. When he learns that the woman of his dreams is suddenly single, he’s determined to win her back. Tara Kent has already lost everything she ever dreamed of. With her career in tatters and her longtime fiancée in another woman’s bed, she wishes she could crawl under the covers and hide. She definitely isn’t ready for a free-spirited cowboy to ride roughshod over her heart. Jesse’s used to working with difficult horses—he knows how to take his time and gain their trust—but reaching Tara’s wounded heart is proving to be far more of a challenge. Can he convince the feisty beauty that she doesn’t have to be perfect to be loved? Join the new release newsletter at www.jenlewis.com.

The Art Of Card Reading At Bridge

Author: Fred L. Karpin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486217876
Size: 70.45 MB
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The Art Of Card Reading At Bridge from the Author: Fred L. Karpin. This book addresses players of intermediate calibre who seek the inspiration or advantage that will catapult their play and ranking to peak heights. Karpin, a Life Master known as the first contemporary advocate of 4-3-2-1- point-count bidding, has taught the advantage to over 30,000 pupils, and to many more through his numerous, clearly written books.

Bridge Endplays For Everyone

Author: David Bird
Publisher: Master Point Press
ISBN: 9781897106365
Size: 34.95 MB
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Bridge Endplays For Everyone from the Author: David Bird. Endplays are an aspect of bridge declarer play that many intermediate players think are beyond them. Yet while they can be extremely complex, the basic principles are not. Five years ago, David Bird wrote "Bridge Squeezes for Everyone," a book about an even more complex topic that has become a modern classic. Using the same straightforward, conversational style with recaps and quizzes that characterized the earlier book, this new title will make endplays understandable to many readers who have been afraid to attempt to learn them.


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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

Author: Dee Brown
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453274146
Size: 46.62 MB
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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee from the Author: Dee Brown. The “fascinating” #1 New York Times bestseller that awakened the world to the destruction of American Indians in the nineteenth-century West (The Wall Street Journal). First published in 1970, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee generated shockwaves with its frank and heartbreaking depiction of the systematic annihilation of American Indian tribes across the western frontier. In this nonfiction account, Dee Brown focuses on the betrayals, battles, and massacres suffered by American Indians between 1860 and 1890. He tells of the many tribes and their renowned chiefs—from Geronimo to Red Cloud, Sitting Bull to Crazy Horse—who struggled to combat the destruction of their people and culture. Forcefully written and meticulously researched, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee inspired a generation to take a second look at how the West was won. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dee Brown including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.