They Called Me King Tiger

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In this autobiography, Reies López Tijerina, writes about his attempts to reclaim land grants, including his taking up arms against the authorities and spending time in the federal prison system. They Called Me "King Tiger" is Reies López Tijerinas visionary autobiography chronicling his activities during a tumultous period in U.S. History. Along with César Chávez, Rodolfo "Corky Gonzales, and José Ángel Gutiérrez, Reies López Tijerina was one of the acknowledged major leaders of the 1960s Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement. Of these four, Chávez and Tijerina were the most connected to, and involved in, grass-roots community organizing, while the latter two were more dedicated to political change. But where Chávez consistently advocated non-violent protest, López Tijerina increasingly turned to militancy. He and his followers even took up arms against the authorities. And of the four, Tijerina was the only one to spend significant time in prison for his acts. Tijerina is also the only member of this historical group to have penned his memoirs, perhaps in an effort to explain the trials and frustrations that brought him and his Federal Land Grant Alliance members to break the law: reclaiming part of a national forest reserve as part of their inheritance; invading and occupying a courthouse, inflicting a gunshot wound on a deputy sheriff in the process; and challenging New Mexico and national authorities at every opportunity. But the acts that placed him in most danger were also the ones that won the hearts and minds of many young Chicano activists. Originally self-published, They Called Me King Tiger is now published as part of the U.S. Hispanic Civil Rights Series. What is clear from López Tijerinas testimony is his sincerity, his years of research on the issues of land grants and civil rights, and his persistent spiritual and political leadership of the disenfranchised descendants of the original colonizers of New Mexico. All of the passion and commitment, as well as the flamboyant rhetoric of the 1960s, is preserved in this recollection of a life dedicated to a cause and transformed by continuous prosecution. They Called Me King Tiger is an historical document of the first order, clarifying the motives and thinking of one of the Chicano Movements now-forgotten martyrs - a man who sought justice for those who have been treated like foreigners on their own soil.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Reies Tijerina
Publisher : Arte Publico Press
Release : 2000-11-30
File : 260 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1611920507


Mountain Man

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"Boomstick. Samurai bat. Motorcycle leather. And the will to live amongst the unliving. Augustus Berry lives a day-to-day existence comprised of waking up, getting drunk, and preparing for the inevitable day when "they" will come up the side of his mountain and penetrate his fortress. Living on the outskirts of a city and scavenging for whatever supplies remain since the demise of civilization, Gus knows that his next visit to undead suburbia could be his last. Not only does he face a corpse-infested urban hell, human scavengers, and unending loneliness, but now a new mystery has risen... The undead are disappearing from the streets. A force is gathering, beyond the mountain man's wildest nightmares, even more relentless and terrifying than the roaming tides of dead flesh. And it's preparing to hunt." -- Back cover.

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Genre : Horror tales
Author : Keith C. Blackmore
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Release : 2011
File : 395 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1542921678


King Me

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Using kings of the Old Testament as character studies, Steve Farrar examines the critical role a father plays in preparing his son to become a godly man. What separated the good kings from the bad kings was a father who made time commitments to mentor his son, by modeling biblical manhood. Do you want your son to become a man of regal character? Then this book is for you!

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Genre : Family & Relationships
Author : Steve Farrar
Publisher : Moody Publishers
Release : 2006-02-01
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0802480829


A Natural Woman

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "King's songs have mixed rock-soul heart-rush with real-world ache. So does her memoir...Revealing, humble, and cool-aunt chatty." -Rolling Stone The incredible life that inspired the hit Broadway musical Beautiful Carole King takes us from her early beginnings in Brooklyn, to her remarkable success as one of the world's most acclaimed songwriting and performing talents of all time. A NATURAL WOMAN chronicles King's extraordinary life, drawing readers into her musical world, including her phenomenally successful #1 album Tapestry, and into her journey as a performer, mother, wife and present-day activist. Deeply personal, King's memoir offers readers a front-row seat to the woman behind the legend and includes dozens of photos from her childhood, her own family, and behind-the-scenes images from her performances.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Carole King
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release : 2012-04-10
File : 496 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781455512591


The Church Service Bible Containing The Old And New Testaments With The Lessons From The Apocrypha Marked As Appointed To Be Read In Churches According To The Lectionary Of M Dccc Lxxi

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Release : 1876
File : 924 Pages
ISBN-13 : BL:A0026549212


William Shakespeare S 1 Henry Vi Aka Henry Vi Part 1 A Retelling In Prose

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Author : David Bruce
Publisher : Lulu.com
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File : 164 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781365470189


King Of Me

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Book #3 of the USA Today Bestselling KING TRILOGY. “You’re asking me to…love you?” asked Mia. He slowly scratched his thick black stubble. “I suppose I am.” What if you were asked to love a dangerous man who betrayed you at every turn, who terrified you even in your sleep? Could you do it to save the people you hold dear? Mia Turner is ready to give it all—her body, her heart, her soul—to the mysterious, ruthless billionaire who holds the cards to saving her family. But when this sinfully sexy man, simply known as King, demands something more, something horrifying, Mia will be forced to face the impossible truth about their lives. Sometimes the truth brings salvation. And sometimes the truth breaks you.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Mimi Jean Pamfiloff
Publisher : P&S, Inc.
Release : 2014-10-19
File : 312 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780990304845


The Works Of The British Dramatists

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Genre : English drama
Author : Sir John Scott Keltie
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Release : 1875
File : 606 Pages
ISBN-13 : IND:30000115307039


Now And Long Ago Or The Children S Favourite History Of England

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Genre : Great Britain
Author : Mary Jacomb Wilkin
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Release : 1872
File : 330 Pages
ISBN-13 : BL:A0026577039


King Me

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K did not want to be King anymore. Not without his mother. And not on his father's terms. But Railroad wasn't called Railroad for nothing. And no was not an answer he would accept from his only son, the son whose duty it was to take over the family media empire. K knew it would have helped to have a plan of his own, a direction, an ambition, anything. And he wished he did. A girlfriend would have been nice too, would have been better than his clumsy imaginary friend Jerry Lewis. But when nothing much seems worth doing, it's hard to have a future worth having. Until one morning, Railroad kicks K out of the house and the family, then somehow manages to frame his son for his assassination. Never mind that the real assassins are as bumbling as the FBI agents trying to catch K. From that moment forward, K's future is no longer a matter of whether K wants to be King, it's a matter of whether he can slip out of the noose tightening around his neck.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Matthew Rowland
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2009-02-27
File : 368 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0595619940