Every Drop Of Blood

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This vividly rendered Civil War history presents “a lively guided tour of Washington during the 24 hours or so around Lincoln’s swearing-in” (Adam Goodheart, Washington Post). By March 4, 1865, the Civil War had left intractable wounds on the nation. Tens of thousands crowded Washington’s Capitol grounds that day to see Abraham Lincoln take the oath for a second term—and witness what was perhaps the greatest inaugural address in American history. Lincoln stunned the nation by arguing that both sides had been wrong, and that the war’s unimaginable horrors might have been God’s just verdict on the national sin of slavery. In Every Drop of Blood, Edward Achorn reveals the nation’s capital on that momentous day—with its mud, sewage, and saloons, its prostitutes, spies, reporters, social-climbing spouses and power-hungry politicians. Swirling around the complex figure of Lincoln, a host of characters are brought to life, from grievously wounded Union colonel Selden Connor to the embarrassingly drunk new vice president, Andrew Johnson, to poet-journalist Walt Whitman; from soldiers’ advocate Clara Barton and African American leader Frederick Douglass to conflicted actor John Wilkes Booth. In indelible scenes, Achorn captures the frenzy and division in the nation’s capital at this crucial moment in America’s history. His story offers new understanding of our great national crisis, and echoes down the decades to resonate in our own time.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Edward Achorn
Publisher : Atlantic Monthly Press
Release : 2020-03-03
File : 490 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780802148766


With Every Drop Of Blood

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A vivid portrayal of the Civil War. Johnny, fourteen, convinces his mother to let him join a wagon train carrying food to Confederate soldiers. He has been brought up to believe that all blacks are stupid; thus, when captured by a black Union soldier who insists that Johnny teach him to read, he deliberately tricks him. The boy is surprised the soldier saves him from imprisonment and their relationship grows throughout the book.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : James Lincoln Collier
Publisher : Blackstone Publishing
Release : 2012-05-01
File : 240 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781620642023


A Stray Drop Of Blood

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Roseanna M. White
Publisher : WhiteFire Publishing
Release : 2005-07
File : 365 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780976544401


A Drop Of Blood

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You've seen your own blood, when you have a cut or a scrape. You can see the veins in your wrist, and you've seen the scab that forms as a cut heals. But do you know what blood does for you? Without blood, you couldn't play, or grow, or learn. That's because just about every part of your body needs blood, from your muscles to your bones to your brain. How does your body use blood? Read and find out!

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Paul Showers
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2004-05
File : 34 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780060091088


To The Last Drop Of Our Blood

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On a balmy evening in late summer, a thickly wooded area near the shore of Lake Geneva is filling up with men. By the time the moon is high, the woods rustle with the quiet movements of some nine hundred, all armed. Pastor Arnaud addresses the blended group of Waldensian and Huguenot volunteers. If anyone is afraid of the rack and the gallows, he tells them, they should turn back. If they wish to go on, they should swear to fight faithfully to the death... Arnaud and the nine-hundred kneel and pray at the lake's edge. A low voice and the sound of water lapping fill the night. There are muted amen's, a shuffle, footsteps, and the swish of fifteen little boats pushing off from land. In To the Last Drop of Our Blood, Ann Burke sketches excerpts from the story of the Waldenses, a religious minority who for generations lived under the looming shadow of religion in power. This re-telling may very well bring to mind a number of questions: * Where freedom of faith is concerned, does it matter how right the majority is? * How important is a minority? * Is it better, as someone has said, for one man to die than for a whole nation to perish? The answers we give will largely determine our future.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Anne Burke
Publisher : TEACH Services, Inc.
Release : 2011-04-11
File : 134 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781572587090


The Last Drop Of Blood

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This book is the outgrowth of one of J. Stephen Funk’s major injury lawsuits, one in the 1970s, where the dishonesty and a “conspiracy of silence” by the medical profession supported a negligent doctor’s efforts to maintain his exalted and privileged place in society. In real life, he exposed the doctor’s duplicity for all to see, and provided an orphaned child just legal compensation for the loss of her young and innocent mother. In “Last Drop of Blood,” the heartless and amoral doctor, his wife and her father will stop at nothing to conceal the truth. The widowed husband and a courageous, young nurse provide the help a relentless attorney needs to expose the conspiracy. Through twists and turns, the unexpected ending reveals itself to be more just and satisfying than predictable.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : J. Stephen Funk
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2015-09-18
File : 308 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781504923538


City Of Blood

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Longlisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger. Siphiwe, a nineteen-year-old orphan, is haunted by memories of the senseless death of his elder brother. When a woman selling mangoes is stabbed on the street in front of him, Siphiwe rushes to her aid, desperate to stop history repeating itself, but in doing so unwittingly crosses the paths of two very dangerous men set on revenge and betrayal. As the violence on the streets intensifies, and the danger to those he loves most increases, Siphiwe soon has no choice but to seek help amongst criminals and police alike.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : MD Villiers
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2013-05-09
File : 354 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781448155668


Blood Like Magic

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After failing to come into her powers, sixteen-year-old Voya--a Black witch living in near-future Toronto--is forced to choose between losing her family's magic forever, a heritage steeped in centuries of blood and survival, or murdering her first love, a boy who is supposedly her genetic match.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Liselle Sambury
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-06-15
File : 496 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781534465282


Lincoln S Greatest Speech

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In the tradition of Wills's "Lincoln at Gettysburg, Lincoln's Greatest Speech" combines impeccable scholarship and lively, engaging writing to reveal the full meaning of one of the greatest speeches in the nation's history.

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Genre : History
Author : Ronald C. White
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2006-11-07
File : 257 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780743299626


The Chemistry Of The Blood

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The Chemistry of the Blood is one of Dr. M. R. De Haan's most widely read books. In it, his scientific background is uniquely combined with his skillful exposition of Scripture to correlate Scripture and science. In addition to the title chapter on The Chemistry of the Blood, Dr. De Haan also discusses such intriguing themes as 'The Chemistry of Tears, ' 'The Chemistry of the Bible, ' 'The Chemistry of Man, ' and other striking truths.

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Genre : Religion
Author : M. R. DeHaan
Publisher : Zondervan
Release : 1983-02
File : 163 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780310232919