The Fight

Author: Norman Mailer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141913215
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
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Norman Mailer's The Fight focuses on the 1975 World Heavyweight Boxing Championship in Kinshasa, Zaire. Muhammad Ali met George Foreman in the ring. Foreman's genius employed silence, serenity and cunning. He had never been defeated. His hands were his instrument, and 'he kept them in his pockets the way a hunter lays his rifle back into its velvet case'. Together the two men made boxing history in an explosive meeting of two great minds, two iron wills and monumental egos.

The Fight

Author: Elizabeth Karre
Publisher: Darby Creek
ISBN: 1467709719
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 128
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"Was he . . . you know?" Bella doesn't know if Dominic was gay or not, but she knows he was bullied. And she knows the adults who could have helped didn't because of some stupid policy. Now Dominic's dead. And he's not the only one in the district. Somebody should do something, right? It's never been Bella's thing to stand up for a cause, but for some reason, this fight has become her fight.

Poison Ivy Annual 3 The Fight Ivy vs Christine

Author: Kolja Kappel
Publisher: neobooks
ISBN: 374277106X
Category: Fiction
Page: 7
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Im letzten Ivy Annual kämpft Christine gegen Ivy und Isadora. Peter Gulasch, Stern und Doktor Cylo. Die Vampirin erlebt eine Schlüsselszene des allerersten Stern Buches die Zerstörung des Glaspalastes. Cylo soll für Stern einen Klon bauen. Gulasch jagt die Damen durch die Stadt. Jedoch kommt es am Ende zu einem bösen Zwischenfall. Den Isadora wechselt urplötzlich die Seite und Rettet Christine vor dem Tod..

3 Minuten Zusammenfassung von Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! von Nicholas Carlson

Author: thimblesofplenty
Publisher: thimblesofplenty
Page: 5
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Thimblesofplenty ist eine Gruppe von Freunden, die zufällig auch Geschäftsleute und Bücherwürmer sind. Wir wollten zu halten mit den neuesten Geschäfts-Bücher, fand aber Zeit war ein Faktor. So wir haben die Arbeit geteilt und jeder von uns nahm ein Buch und es für die anderen zusammengefasst haben. Wir haben gedacht dass es eine gute Idee wäre, diese Zusammenfassungen mit Ihnen zu teilen. Für einen kleinen Preis und eine 3 Minuten Zeitaufwand unsere Zusammenfassungen bietet Ihnen einige der Weisheit aus dem Buch, einige Denkanstöße und hoffentlich den Anstoß, Zeit machen, das ganze Buch zu lesen!

Strength for the Fight

A History of Black Americans in the Military
Author: Bernard C. Nalty
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 002922411X
Category: Political Science
Page: 424
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Analyzes the dual struggle Blacks have faced in the military against both America's enemies and racial policies and prejudices, and examines the contributions they have made on behalf of America's defense over the past two hundred years

Faith in the Fight

Religion and the American Soldier in the Great War
Author: Jonathan H. Ebel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 069113992X
Category: History
Page: 253
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Faith in the Fight tells a story of religion, soldiering, suffering, and death in the Great War. Recovering the thoughts and experiences of American troops, nurses, and aid workers through their letters, diaries, and memoirs, Jonathan Ebel describes how religion--primarily Christianity--encouraged these young men and women to fight and die, sustained them through war's chaos, and shaped their responses to the war's aftermath. The book reveals the surprising frequency with which Americans who fought viewed the war as a religious challenge that could lead to individual and national redemption. Believing in a "Christianity of the sword," these Americans responded to the war by reasserting their religious faith and proclaiming America God-chosen and righteous in its mission. And while the war sometimes challenged these beliefs, it did not fundamentally alter them. Revising the conventional view that the war was universally disillusioning, Faith in the Fight argues that the war in fact strengthened the religious beliefs of the Americans who fought, and that it helped spark a religiously charged revival of many prewar orthodoxies during a postwar period marked by race riots, labor wars, communist witch hunts, and gender struggles. For many Americans, Ebel argues, the postwar period was actually one of "reillusionment." Demonstrating the deep connections between Christianity and Americans' experience of the First World War, Faith in the Fight encourages us to examine the religious dimensions of America's wars, past and present, and to work toward a deeper understanding of religion and violence in American history.

The Fight

A Practical Handbook for Christian Living
Author: John White,Bill Hybels
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830834095
Category: Religion
Page: 219
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John White's handbook for Christian living covers prayer, fellowship, Bible study, evangelism, work and more.

Never Quit the Fight

Author: Ralph Peters
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811734404
Category: Political Science
Page: 350
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Drawing on his global experiences from Africa to Iraq, author Ralph Peters attacks today's crucial issues of our time head-on, with the clear eye and blunt voice that has won him a devoted following: Is Iraq worth it? What's the truth behind the politics? Are our defense dollars buying a strong military--or the wrong military? Are we missing great opportunities elsewhere while hypnotized by the Middle East? Must we accept that Islam itself is the problem? Will we face a war with China? What would such a war mean? Can Washington learn from its mistakes? These are just a few of the controversial issues Peters takes on in a series of body blows to the status quo. Famed as the most original strategist of our time, Ralph Peters builds on the critical and commercial success of previous books, Wars of Blood and Faith(978-0-8117-0274-4) andNew Glory(1-59523-011-4), to offer a stunningly fresh vision for our military, our country, and the world.

The Fight and Other Writings

Author: William Hazlitt
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141937165
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 656
View: 1992

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Hazlitt is one of the greatest masters of English prose style and this new selection demonstrates the variety and richness of his writing. The volume includes classic pieces of drama and literature criticism, such as his essays on Shakespeare and Coleridge, as well as less well-known material from his social and political journalism. This collection encourages the reader to reconsider the nature of critical writing, which Hazlitt transforms into an art form.

The Fight in the Fields

Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement
Author: Susan Ferriss,Ricardo Sandoval,Diana Hembree
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156005982
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 333
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Examines the fight of the United Farm Workers Union

The Fight for Peace

A History of Antiwar Movements in America
Author: Ted Gottfried
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 9780761329329
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 136
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Chronicles the efforts of anti-war activists throughout history from the Revolutionary War to the recent conflict in Iraq.

The Fight for Freedom

A Memoir of My Years in the Civil Rights Movement
Author: John Reynolds
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477210121
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 226
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In the summer of 1965, an eighteen-year-old boy, filled with frustration and anger at the injustices of the segregated society in his hometown of Troy, Alabama, volunteers to help Civil Rights workers sent to Alabama by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference as part of a campaign to register black people to vote. A few short months later, he finds himself in Atlanta, standing in the sanctuary of Ebenezer Baptist Church being interviewed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for a position on SCLC’s field staff. As a young foot soldier in the Civil Rights Movement, author John Reynolds was an eyewitness to history. In The Fight for Freedom, he shares his experiences in some of the hot spots of that day, such as Selma, Birmingham, and Mississippi. A passionate and dedicated soldier, Reynolds was jailed more than twenty times and beaten on numerous occasions as he went through some of the toughest battles of the movement and played a role in awakening the national conscience and redeeming the soul of America. “The revealing, relevant, coming-of-age tale of a man and a nation. Tracing his years in the civil rights movement, Reynolds offers an insider’s view of the people, events and tactics that brought the United States closer to the fulfillment of the founders’ promise that ‘all men are created equal.’ Although this account concerns a time now past, it’s nonetheless a timely reminder that citizens should always be ready to fight the good fight.” –Excerpt from Kirkus Reviews

The Fight for Women's Suffrage

Author: Marcia Amidon Lusted
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1617830992
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 112
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Looks at the history of the women's suffrage movement in the United States, highlighting major events and players.

Boots on the Ground

The Fight to Liberate Afghanistan from Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, 2001-2002
Author: Dick Camp
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 1610597443
Category: History
Page: 320
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Boots on the Ground is a narrative account of the American war to free Afghanistan from al Qaeda and the Taliban. Author Dick Camp uses extensive firsthand accounts that bring the text alive. Camp’s exciting narrative covers the origins of American combat involvement in the country as well as the post-9/11 campaigns that initially brought victory over al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan. In an incisive epilogue, he describes how we let victory in Afghanistan slip away to fight a war in Iraq.

The Fight for Jerusalem

Radical Islam, the West, and the Future of the Holy City
Author: Dore Gold
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 1596981024
Category: Political Science
Page: 372
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A former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations argues against a redivision of Jerusalem, stating that it will only enflame radical Islamists and maintains that an awareness of biblical history can protect the city for worshippers of all faiths.

The Fight Within

Author: Melissa Thomas
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479712078
Category: Poetry
Page: 86
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The Fight With In is a compilation of writings from the time I was a teenager up till now in my thirty's. It's about my own way of processing life events and changes that we face on a day to day basis and as well as life changing events and the struggle between the good and the bad with in us all. From my ink to your eyes, enjoy.

In the Middle of the Fight

An Assessment of Medium-armored Forces in Past Military Operations
Author: David Eugene Johnson,Adam Grissom,Olga Oliker
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833044133
Category: History
Page: 307
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An analysis of the performance of medium-armored forces across the range of military operations since World War I yields insights with significant implications for U.S. Army decisions about fielding these units in the future. The authors find that medium-armored forces fare poorly against competent, heavily armored opponents, and that the Stryker and Future Combat Systems will not fill the void created by the retirement of the M551 Sheridan.