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Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass Book by ,

Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass Book
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-12-18
  • Category: Music
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN Code: 0062747843

Summary: "It's not surprising that sooner or later I'd dive down the proverbial rabbit hole into the world of vintage bass guitars."—Geddy Lee From Rush frontman Geddy Lee's personal collection of vintage electric bass guitars, dating from the 1950s to the 1980s, comes the definitive volume on the subject. Geddy's love of the bass has been nurtured over a lifetime spent in the limelight as one of the world's premier rock bassists. For the past seven years, he's dedicated himself to studying the history of the instrument that's been so essential to his career, collecting hundreds of basses from around the globe. Written with arts journalist Daniel Richler, gorgeously photographed in breathtaking detail by Richard Sibbald, and with insight from Geddy’s trusted bass tech and curator, John "Skully" McIntosh, Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass profiles over 250 classic basses from Geddy’s extensive collection. Representing every tone in the bass palette, every nuance of the rock and roll genre as well as blues, jazz, pop, and country, this one-of-a-kind collection features so-called "beauty queens"—pristine instruments never lifted from their cases—as well as "road warriors"—well-worn, sweat-soaked basses that proudly show their age and use. Complete with personal commentary from Geddy that showcases his knowledge both as a musician and an aficionado, this luxuriously produced volume is a revelatory look at the heavy hitters in the world of bass—Fender, Gibson/Epiphone, Rickenbacker, Höfner, Ampeg—and lesser known but influential global luthiers such as Antonio Wandr Pioli, Dan Armstrong, and Tony Zemaitis. The book also features interviews with John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin); Adam Clayton (U2); Robert Trujillo (Metallica); Jeff Tweedy (Wilco); Bill Wyman (The Rolling Stones); Les Claypool (Primus); Bob Daisley (Rainbow); Fender expert and owner of the legendary Gibson Explorer, Bass Ken Collins; veteran guitar tech for The Who, Alan Rogan; plus comments from many other great players across three decades of rock and roll. Written in Geddy's singular voice, this book reveals the stories, songs, and history behind the instruments of his inimitable collection. Complete with an index and a graphically designed timeline of the history of the bass, as well as an up-close look at Geddy's basses on Rush's final R40 Tour, his stage and recording gear from 1968 to 2017, and forewords by author and respected vintage expert, Terry Foster, and Rush band member, Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass is the ultimate compendium for the consummate collector, musician, Rush fan, and anyone who loves the bass guitar.

Anthem: Rush in the 1970s Book by Martin Popoff

Anthem: Rush in the 1970s Book
  • Author : Martin Popoff
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Category: Music
  • Pages : 375
  • ISBN Code: 1773055038

Summary: The definitive biography of the rock ’n’ roll kings of the North With extensive, first-hand reflections from Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart, as well as from family, friends, and fellow musicians, Anthem: Rush in the ’70s is a detailed portrait of Canada’s greatest rock ambassadors. The first of three volumes, Anthem puts the band’s catalog, from their self-titled debut to 1978’s Hemispheres (the next volume resumes with the release of Permanent Waves) into both Canadian and general pop culture context, and presents the trio of quintessentially dependable, courteous Canucks as generators of incendiary, groundbreaking rock ’n’ roll. Fighting complacency, provoking thought, and often enraging critics, Rush has been at war with the music industry since 1974, when they were first dismissed as the Led Zeppelin of the north. Anthem, like each volume in this series, celebrates the perseverance of Geddy, Alex, and Neil: three men who maintained their values while operating from a Canadian base, throughout lean years, personal tragedies, and the band’s eventual worldwide success.

Rush: Song by Song Book by Alex Body

Rush: Song by Song Book
  • Author : Alex Body
  • Publisher : Fonthill Media
  • Release Date : 2019-07-06
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: The Canadian power trio Rush has been called the world's biggest cult band. Though critical favor eluded them for many years, the band has gained the admiration of legions of fans and sold over forty-million albums worldwide. In this unique book the reader is guided through each album, song by song, from the band's eponymous début in 1974 right up to 2012's Clockwork Angels. Every album (both live and studio) is explored in detail with rare insight into the circumstances in which the band wrote and recorded each song . The book also carefully tracks the band's rise from a small suburb of Toronto to the arena filling giants they would become. This book explores every studio album, every live release as well as the solo projects of Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. Each album is covered in unprecedented detail and the band's prolific output provides numerous milestones with which to chart the band's progress. From humble beginnings, near failure, critical disappointment, international success, and one of the most inspirational come-back stories in Rock; this is a must have book for any Rush fan.

Contents Under Pressure Book by Martin Popoff

Contents Under Pressure Book
  • Author : Martin Popoff
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Category: Music
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN Code: 1550226789

Summary: This is a detailed history of the exhaustive road experience of Canadian rock icons Rush. Celebrating the nad's 30th anniversary, this book features in-depth original interviews with Geddy Lee, Alex lifeson and Neil Peart. From the author of the Top 500 Heavy Metal Songs of All Time and the Top 500 Heavy Metal Albums of All Time, comes another authoritative piece of music journalism that will satisfy the curiosity of all fans of this enigmatic Canadian institution.

Rush Book by Lisa Patton

Rush Book
  • Author : Lisa Patton
  • Publisher : St. Martin\'s Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1250022746

Summary: “There’s not a better Southern author writing today than Lisa Patton. Funny, touching, and full of twists and turns. I couldn’t have loved it more.” – Fannie Flagg, New York Times bestselling author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café Rush is recommended by... Atlanta Journal Constitution as a Southern Beach Book as a 2018 Beach Read Deep South Magazine's Summer Reading List Southern Independent Bookseller's Alliance as a SUMMER 2018 OKRA PICK Modern Mrs. Darcy Fall Lineup Set in modern day Oxford, Mississippi, on the Ole Miss campus, bestselling author Lisa Patton’s RUSH is a story about women—from both ends of the social ladder—discovering their voices and their empowerment. Cali Watkins possesses all the qualities sororities are looking for in a potential new member. She’s kind and intelligent, makes friends easily, even plans to someday run for governor. But her resume lacks a vital ingredient. Pedigree. Without family money Cali's chances of sorority membership are already thin, but she has an even bigger problem. If anyone discovers the dark family secrets she's hiding, she’ll be dropped from Rush in an instant. When Lilith Whitmore, the well-heeled House Corp President of Alpha Delta Beta, one of the premiere sororities on campus, appoints recent empty-nester Wilda to the Rush Advisory Board, Wilda can hardly believe her luck. What’s more, Lilith suggests their daughters, both incoming freshman, room together. What Wilda doesn’t know is that it's all part of Lilith’s plan to ensure her own daughter receives an Alpha Delt bid—no matter what. For twenty-five years, Miss Pearl—as her “babies” like to call her—has been housekeeper and a second mother to the Alpha Delt girls, even though it reminds her of a painful part of her past she’ll never forget. When an opportunity for promotion arises, it seems a natural fit. But Lilith Whitmore slams her Prada heel down fast, crushing Miss Pearl’s hopes of a better future. When Wilda and the girls find out, they devise a plan destined to change Alpha Delta Beta—and maybe the entire Greek system—forever. Achingly poignant, yet laugh-out-loud funny, RUSH takes a sharp nuanced look at a centuries-old tradition while exploring the complex, intimate relationships between mothers and daughters and female friends. Brimming with heart and hope for a better tomorrow, RUSH is an uplifting novel universal to us all.

Rush Book by Maya Banks

Rush Book
  • Author : Maya Banks
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-02-05
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 1101620366

Summary: In the first novel in the Breathless trilogy, a man is about to have his fantasies come true with a woman who was once forbidden fruit, and is now ripe for the picking... When Gabe Hamilton saw Mia Crestwell walk into the ballroom for his hotel’s grand opening, he knew he was going to hell for what he had planned. After all, Mia is his best friend’s little sister. Except she’s not so little anymore. And Gabe has waited a long time to act on his desires. Gabe has starred in Mia’s fantasies more than once. So what if he’s fourteen years older? Mia knows he’s way out of her league, but her attraction has only grown stronger with time. She’s an adult now, and there’s no reason not to act on her most secret desires. As Gabe pulls her into his provocative world, she realizes there’s a lot she doesn’t know about him or how exacting his demands can be. Their relationship is intense and obsessive, but as they cross the line from secret sexual odyssey to something deeper, their affair runs the risk of being exposed—and vulnerable to a betrayal far more intimate than either expected.

Fools Rush In (Weddings by Bella Book #1) Book by Janice Thompson

Fools Rush In (Weddings by Bella Book #1) Book
  • Author : Janice Thompson
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Release Date : 2009-09-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 9781441204608

Summary: Bella Rossi may be nearing thirty, but her life is just starting to get interesting. When her Italian-turned-Texan parents hand over the family wedding planning business, Bella is determined not to let them down. She quickly books a "Boot Scoot'n" wedding that would make any Texan proud. There's only one catch--she's a country music numbskull because her family only listens to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Where will she find a DJ on such short notice who knows his Alan Jackson from his Keith Urban? When a misunderstanding leads her to the DJ (and man) of her dreams, things start falling into place. But with a family like hers, nothing is guaranteed. Can the perfect Texan wedding survive a pizza-making uncle with mob ties, an aunt who is a lawsuit waiting to happen, and a massive delivery of 80 cowboy boots? And will Bella ever get to plan her own wedding? Book one in the Weddings by Bella series, Fools Rush In is fun, fresh, and full of surprises. Readers will love the flavorful combination of Italian and Tex-Mex, and the hilarity that ensues when cultures clash.

Benjamin Rush Book by Alyn Brodsky

Benjamin Rush Book
  • Author : Alyn Brodsky
  • Publisher : Truman Talley Books
  • Release Date : 2013-12-10
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 1466859741

Summary: The only full biography of Benjamin Rush, an extraordinary Founding Father and America's leading physician of the Colonial era While Benjamin Rush appears often and meaningfully in biographies about John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin, this legendary man is presented as little more than a historical footnote. Yet, he was a propelling force in what culminated in the Declaration of Independence, of which he was a signer. Rush was an early agitator for independence, a member of the First Continental Congress, and one of the leading surgeons of the Continental Army during the early phase of the Revolutionary War. He was a constant and indefatigable adviser to the foremost figures of the American Revolution, notably George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams. Even if he had not played a major role in our country's creation, Rush would have left his mark in history as an eminent physician and a foremost social reformer in such areas as medical teaching, treatment of the mentally ill (he is considered the Father of American Psychiatry), international prevention of yellow fever, establishment of public schools, implementation of improved education for women, and much more. For readers of well-written biographies, Brodsky has illuminated the life of one of America's great and overlooked revolutionaries.

Rush - Updated Edition Book by Martin Popoff

Rush - Updated Edition Book
  • Author : Martin Popoff
  • Publisher : Voyageur Press
  • Release Date : 2016-03-20
  • Category: Music
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN Code: 0760351228

Summary: Fully revised and updated, Rush is a richly illustrated history of one of the world's greatest rock bands. In 1974, a Canadian rock band called Rush took the music scene by storm. Throughout the 1970s and raging into the 1980s, the band grew a tidal wave of followers and produced such hit songs as "Limelight," "Subdivisions," and "Tom Sawyer." Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013, this progressive rock, hard rock, and heavy metal band is destined to go down in history as legendary. The band continues to make history today. Rush: The Illustrated History is a fully updated, richly illustrated history from prolific rock journalist and noted Rush authority Martin Popoff. The book follows the world-conquering exploits of Rush band members Geddy Lee, Neil Peart, and Alex Lifeson from the band's formation in Toronto to their fortieth anniversary celebration and tour. Popoff's stellar history is complemented by LP reviews from a slate of highly regarded music writers, a thorough discography compiled by the author himself, and more than 400 photographs and articles of memorabilia, from candid backstage images and live performance photography to picture sleeves, gig posters, period print ads, ticket stubs, backstage passes, and more. The result is a visually stunning and authoritative review befitting the rock band with one of the most devoted fan bases ever.

The California Gold Rush Book by Mark A. Eifler

The California Gold Rush Book
  • Author : Mark A. Eifler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-07-22
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN Code: 1317910222

Summary: In January of 1848, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. For a year afterward, news of this discovery spread outward from California and started a mass migration to the gold fields. Thousands of people from the East Coast aspiring to start new lives in California financed their journey West on the assumption that they would be able to find wealth. Some were successful, many were not, but they all permanently changed the face of the American West. In this text, Mark Eifler examines the experiences of the miners, demonstrates how the gold rush affected the United States, and traces the development of California and the American West in the second half of the nineteenth century. This migration dramatically shifted transportation systems in the US, led to a more powerful federal role in the West, and brought about mining regulation that lasted well into the twentieth century. Primary sources from the era and web materials help readers comprehend what it was like for these nineteenth-century Americans who gambled everything on the pursuit of gold.

Rush Book by Ava Benton

Rush Book
  • Author : Ava Benton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: Xedron broke a rule and now it’s cost him. He’s the prisoner of a madman scientist who wants his dragon blood for nefarious reasons. Sadly, none of Xedron’s brothers know where he is. Cody’s just recently met the man who fathered her. Fletcher’s finally a part of her life. It’s especially bittersweet now that her mother’s dying of cancer. Cody’s not normally a nosy sort, so she can’t explain why she’s gone poking around in Fletcher’s basement. What she didn’t expect to find is a hot guy in a cage. Fletcher tells her he’s a serial killer but something doesn’t seem quite right about her recently-found father’s explanation. Who is this gorgeous hunk? Why is he her father’s captive?

Rush Book by Lisa Lang Blakeney

Rush Book
  • Author : Lisa Lang Blakeney
  • Publisher : Writergirl Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: A one-click, ooh they’re cute, best friends-to-lovers romance and delicious love story with the yummiest tight end in the NFL. From bestselling author Lisa Lang Blakeney comes a new contemporary football romance between a strong and silent tight end and the carefree woman who has always had his heart. I unexpectedly lost my job And am in debt up to my eyeballs Until my best friend a.k.a. my lucky charm– Rush Gets me my dream job working for the NFL We’re best friends so this will be fun and easy At least that’s what I thought until I actually started the job And one of his teammates asks me out on a date Then Rush starts acting strange Now our friendship feels like it’s totally changing And I think we’re both in over our heads Drowning in feelings and desire that can no longer be ignored But clearly frightens us both Um, you see where this is going, right? RUSH is a sweet & sexy tale of a super hot hero every girl dreams about, and a fun loving heroine who’s totally relatable. If you’re a fan of sports romances with steamy moments and snarky banter, then this is the one-click read for you! The Nighthawk Series: Saint Wolf Diesel Jett Rush *** Themes of this novel are: sports football romance, enemies-to-lovers, friends to lovers, romance series, romantic comedy, new adult romance Topics for this novel include: Sports romance, football romance, college sports romance, sports romance books, sports romance series, sports romance angst, sports romance baby, sports romance box set, sports romance comedy, sports romance enemies to lovers, sports romance high school, sports romance novels, sports romance player, sports romance standalone, sports romance suspense, sports romance trilogy, sports romance virgin, college football romance books, sports romance with baby, romantic comedy, billionaire romance, love scenes, sex, steamy romance, good girl bad boy, contemporary romance, fated love, strong hero, strong heroine, professional football, US football, college football, friends to lovers, bestselling romance, new adult romance

Rush Book by Lexy Timms

Rush Book
  • Author : Lexy Timms
  • Publisher : Dark Shadow Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-23
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: Live life at full throttle… Street racing. Crews. Late-night travels. Just another day in the life of James Wolford. Racing is his life, and money is his game. And he'll stop at nothing to make sure he gets what he wants. Including pissing off the baddest of the racers on the block. However, when a race goes wrong and a black SUV cuts him off, James is thrust into the limelight of professional racing and the secrets even the light has to hold. His eye is on the finish line, but his boss's beautiful daughter is distracting, to say the least. And she harbors a secret of her own that could mean the end of his own professional racing career. Can James juggle professional and personal? Can he shake the angry racing gang following his tail? Or will his dreams of having a good life for himself crash into a guard rail before it crosses the finish line? Racing Hearts Series Rush Pace Fast SEARCH TERMS: ptsd, addiction, contemporary romance, bad boy obsession, romance billionaire series, bbw, new, melody anne billionaire bachelors series, billionaire romance, billionaire romance, true love, happily ever after, famous actor, hot and steamy, hot romance, hot doctors, bad boy, Alpha Bad Boy, Alpha male romance, billionaire, romance, new adult, contemporary romance, love and life, cancer, fiction, big beautiful women, big beautiful woman, fake boss, fake girlfriend, drugs, women's fiction, overcoming, free romance, contemporary romance and sex, billionaire obsession, new adult romance, romance love triangle, romance love, sweet love story, hired wife, sport romance, sexy, motorcycle club romance, romantic suspense, motorcycle romance, reapers motorcycle club series, Romantic Action & Adventure

Rush Book by Daniel Mason

Rush Book
  • Author : Daniel Mason
  • Publisher : Random House Australia
  • Release Date : 2011-08-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN Code: 1742754031

Summary: 'Right here. Right now. Tell me: would you rather live, or just exist?' For a man intent on escaping his past, a chance meeting in Vietnam with an American journalist looks like the perfect way out, but it is just the beginning of an adrenaline and testosterone-fuelled plunge into a world of danger and desperate men. Dragged into a seedy underground where Russian roulette is an everyday rush and life is very, very cheap, he finds himself taking on the journalist's identity – and his girlfriend. But soon his new ID gets him in way more trouble than it's worth. The boundaries between reality and hallucination blur and the body count mounts as he's forced to flee to Cambodia and, eventually, to Australia. Rush, Daniel Mason's debut is a blackly funny and highly charged novel.

Rush Book by Joan Swan

Rush Book
  • Author : Joan Swan
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2013-09-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 0758288263

Summary: Gutsy, jaw-dropping style!" --Larissa Ione "Joan Swan writes riveting twists and turns like no one else!" --New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Tyler Jessica Fury, Washington lobbyist, has money, connections, and her own firm. But five years ago she had something better: happiness. Her firefighter husband, Quaid, was handsome, courageous, and crazy about her. Then one day he walked into a chemical inferno--and never walked out. Jessica has been through hell to get back on her feet. And then a rumor surfaces that could bring a miracle or shatter her world--again. Q has been a prisoner forever. He's honed his mind and body into weapons. He's developed abilities no one else understands. But he's still at the mercy of a cabal of ruthless men, who blank his memory, test him like a lab rat, and tell him lies. Although his past has been erased and his future looks grim, instinct tells him he has a woman to live for. What his mind can't remember, his body can't forget. . . The heat is on.

Rush Book by Jeremy Iversen

Rush Book
  • Author : Jeremy Iversen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN Code: 1442433833

Summary: Bret is the kind of guy that girls want and guys want to be. He wears the right clothes, hangs out with the right people, and parties just the right amount. It is the night of his twenty-first birthday, and he knows it will be epic - drugs, nameless girls, endless booze and everything in between. But as the night goes on, peices of Bret's past peirce through the party's haze. And he realizes that in always looking for a rush, he missed the moment his life turned into one big downward spiral that can only end at rock bottom.

Rush Limbaugh Book by Ze'ev Chafets

Rush Limbaugh Book
  • Author : Ze'ev Chafets
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-05-25
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 1101434562

Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER! The bestselling biography of America’s Anchorman by the journalist who knew him best "Chafets has seen more of the pundit's personal world than any other journalist." -The Washington Post People tend to remember the moment they first heard The Rush Limbaugh Show on the radio. For Zev Chafets, it was in a car in Detroit. The braggadocio, the outrageous satire, the slaughtering of liberal sacred cows performed with the verve of a rock and roll DJ-it seemed fresh, funny, and completely subversive. "They're never going to let this guy stay on the air," he thought. Almost two decades later Chafets met Rush and they spent hours together talking on the record about politics, sports, music, show business, religion, and modern American history. Rush opened his home and his world, introducing Chafets to his family, his closest friends, even his psychologist. What has emerged after months of correspondence revealing Rush Limbaugh's thoughts, fears, and ambitions, is a uniquely personal look at the man who was not only the most popular voice on the radio, but also one of the most influential figures in the conservative movement.

Crimson Rush Book by Lorraine Kennedy

Crimson Rush Book
  • Author : Lorraine Kennedy
  • Publisher : Lavine
  • Release Date : 2016-09-03
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: Crimson Rush – The Vampire’s Addiction. Without her blood he will die, but without her love immortality is torment. Thriller Urban Fantasy Vampire Romance. Almost from the moment Club Crimson opened its doors in the small town of Cookson Springs, Starla Lavelle’s life has been in disarray. People are dying, and every drop of blood is being drained from them. The situation gets worse when her long lost uncle shows up at her door, claiming to work for Sub Species Control, a shadow government unit, responsible for keeping track of those who are not quite human. Uncle Charlie, and his vampire partner Luke, need Star’s help. Charlie suspects the blood draining has something to do with the local production of a vampire drug known as Crimson Rush. Star just might be the key he needs to bring the perpetrators to justice. Marcus Savoy is the legendary lead guitarist and singer for the heavy metal group, Night Reign. He is also a vampire on a mission. He must have the blood of the Moon Witch in order to end his curse of eternal darkness, but what happens when he falls in love with the Moon Witch? Star vows to bring the Rush pushers to justice, even if that includes the breathtakingly gorgeous rock star, Marcus Savoy. If only he didn’t hold such power over her emotions, and her desires. Marcus is determined to possess Star, no matter what the cost.RE: Paranormal romance, vampire romance, New Adult Romance

Gold Rush Manliness Book by Christopher Herbert

Gold Rush Manliness Book
  • Author : Christopher Herbert
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-31
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN Code: 0295744146

Summary: The mid-nineteenth-century gold rushes bring to mind raucous mining camps and slapped-together cities populated by carousing miners, gamblers, and prostitutes. Yet many of the white men who went to the gold fields were products of the Victorian era: educated men who valued morality and order. Examining the closely linked gold rushes in California and British Columbia, historian Christopher Herbert shows that these men worried about the meaning of their manhood in the near-anarchic, ethnically mixed societies that grew up around the mines. As white gold rushers emigrated west, they encountered a wide range of people they considered inferior and potentially dangerous to white dominance, including Latin American, Chinese, and Indigenous peoples. The way that white miners interacted with these groups reflected their conceptions of race and morality, as well as the distinct political principles and strategies of the US and British colonial governments. The white miners were accustomed to white male domination, and their anxiety to continue it played a central role in the construction of colonial regimes. In addition to renovating traditional understandings of the Pacific Slope gold rushes, Herbert argues that historians� understanding of white manliness has been too fixated on the eastern United States and Britain. In the nineteenth century, popular attention largely focused on the West. It was in the gold fields and the cities they spawned that new ideas of white manliness emerged, prefiguring transformations elsewhere.

Rush the Wicked Book by Elliot Graves

Rush the Wicked Book
  • Author : Elliot Graves
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2006-08-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN Code: 9781467079051

Summary: The words contained within this body of work were strung together to tell a tale of greed, lust, selfish indulgence, the unbearable weight of a broken spirit, and the triumph and sorrow gained from placing too much faith in the proverbial human heart. Things happen. Some good. Some bad. The difference between the two lying completely within the realm of the moral compass of each individual bearing witness to this particular piece. The only other elaboration Ill offer is that it involves a young man named Curtis Winslow; the ruffian who first made his presence known within the pages of Jasmines Tears and continued to remain a dominant figure within the confines of a book entitled The Redemption of Crestwood Heights. He is by no means alone in this current literary rendition of his life thats taking place at a point on a timeline quite some distance before his appearance in Jasmines Tears. The temptress Amy Bradshaw is present to wreak her own brand of havoc in his life along with the likes of Teri Neilson, April Fletcher, and many others. The trip; one of drug induced debauchery. The journey; one of self examination and realization. If you want, read it. If not, leave it where you found it. Surely the content of these passages arent worth any undo grief or unwarranted interruptions of the natural order of things, granted they just might have a tendency to do both.