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This award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member is now updated with a new Introduction and reading group guide.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Luis J. Rodriguez
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2005-09-06
File: 262 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780743276917

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A former L.A. gang member describes his experiences in that world, recounting the sense of security and power found in a gang and the grim reality of violence and poverty

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Luis J. Rodriguez
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Release: 1999
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0613013239

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The award-winning memoir of life in an LA street gang from the acclaimed Chicano author and former Los Angeles Poet Laureate: “Fierce, and fearless” (The New York Times). Luis J. Rodríguez joined his first gang at age eleven. As a teenager, he witnessed the rise of some of the most notorious cliques in Southern California. He grew up knowing only a life of violence—one that revolved around drugs, gang wars, and police brutality. But unlike most of those around him, Rodríguez found a way out when art, writing, and political activism gave him a new path—and an escape from self-destruction. Always Running spares no detail in its vivid, brutally honest portrayal of street life and violence, and it stands as a powerful and unforgettable testimonial of gang life by one of the most acclaimed Chicano writers of his generation. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Luis J. Rodríguez including rare images from the author’s personal collection.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Luis J. Rodríguez
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release: 2012-06-12
File: 262 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781453259085

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In the tradition of The Autobiography of Malcolm X and Manchild in the Promised Land--an explosive memoir of hopelessness and resurrection that vividly portrays the brutality of barrio gang life. A timely exploration into the roots of Latino rage.

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Genre: Gangs
Author: Luis J. Rodríguez
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers
Release: 1995
File: 260 Pages
ISBN-13: 0714530131

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Carola Landis Rice was born July 7, 1948 to the late Rev. James Edward McDowell and Lillian Bell Carter McDowell. She grew up in a small town in Kentucky and later at the age of sixteen she made residence in Queens, New York. Here Prophetess Rice would find an inner presence transforming her into a Woman of Power.Anointed and appointed for a spiritual journey that would impact the lives of those she would touch. Prophetess Rice graduated from John Adams High School and attended Clemmie Atkins School of Home Interior Design. Her experience with God and personal stories depict the life of a young girl running so graciously through times of rape, abuse, and persecution. But through it all she gained strength and victory. Prophetess Rice was compelled by the Spirit of God to write and share her story, letting others know that God is a deliverer.The voice of God spoke to Prophetess Rice in the year 1971 and anointed her with the gift of Prophecy. Since that time she has been working for the Master. She has written many spiritual songs which are included in her book. Prophetess Rice has four children, Natalie Johnson, Christina Brown, Regina Johnson and Nathaniel Brown Jr.She has ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Prophetess Rice wrote this book and it is a true story. The characters are real. They may be your next door neighbor, the teacher at school, a lawyer, a sister, a brother or a preacher. But the most important truth that is revealed in her book is the confirmation by God that she is his child.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Carola Landis Rice
Publisher: Xulon Press
Release: 2011-01
File: 214 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781609579142

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Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds, Revised Edition examines the issues underlying the suppression of more than 100 works deemed sexually obscene. The entries new to this edition include America by Jon Stewart, Sex by Madonna, The Buffalo Tree by Adam Rapp, and many more. Also included are updates to entries such as Forever by Judy Blume, and more

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Dawn B. Sova
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Release: 2006-01-01
File: 369 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780816071494

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Danny loves to use his super speed all the time, especially on the football field, but going too fast causes him some big problems.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Nate LeBoutillier
Publisher: Capstone
Release: 2010-08-01
File: 49 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781434228055

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The 26.2 miles that compromise every marathon course is the ultimate test of physical and mental endurance. While runners spend countless hours training their bodies for the rigors of the marathon, they often unintentionally neglect the psychological aspect of their training. Conditioning the mind to think for success can ultimately decide a runner's fate on marathon day. Grateful Running provides unique and proven mental toughness training strategies designed to help runners realize their potential, overcome perceived limitations, handle adversity, and embrace the challenge of the marathon. [From back cover].

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Genre: Long-distance running
Author: Grayson T. Kimball
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release: 2010
File: 177 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780557297184

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Learn to live with God instead of for God. In this candid and achingly authentic book, Fil Anderson shares the healing insights that restored his spiritual compass and guided him back to God--the God who specializes in filling empty souls. Fil Anderson had accomplished more for God than most of his contemporaries, but his worn-out body housed an empty soul. His frenetic pace of ministry had earned him just one thing: greater pressure to do even more. He had fallen for the soul-killing lie that doing more for God would give his life meaning. Then the godly admonition of a spiritual director set this burned-out believer on a life-saving spiritual path. Sometimes the only way to get a new life is by running your old one completely into the ground. This powerful story of a reawakened soul can be the story of every person who has pursued spiritual productivity over intimacy with God and come up empty. It’s the story of reclaiming your soul and finding a home in the center of God’s relentless love. It’s the journey from self-importance to God-importance. “To the harried and the unharried, I pray that this book will minister to your heart in the profound way that it has blessed mine.” —Brennan Manning

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Genre: Religion
Author: Fil Anderson
Publisher: WaterBrook
Release: 2009-06-10
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780307551030

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George Sheehan, a celebrated running writer, philosopher, and physician, once wrote, The more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am. Today, many runners?whether they are training for the Olympics or whether they fit runs into their lunch hours?would agree that for them the sport is much more than a way to stay in shape. Their running defines who they are and leads them to achieve goals that they might never have thought possible. This tremendous collection of wisdom captures the spirit and passion of those who run in over 3,000 entries, covering topics such as training, gear, running philosophy, and running in youth and old age. The Gigantic Book of Running Wisdom will inspire everyone from seasoned marathoners to running novices. It includes thoughts from famous athletes, writers, politicians, and more, including Percy Cerutty, Carl Lewis, Tom Brokaw, David Letterman, William Shakespeare, Farrah Fawcett, Emil Ztopek, Bill Rodgers, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sebastian Coe, Bill Clinton, Grete Waitz, Roger Bannister, and hundreds of others. The one thing they all have in common is their understanding that, as Amby Burfoot put it, As we run, we become.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Hal Higdon
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Release: 2008-04-17
File: 800 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781602392519

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