This riveting story of America’s greatest woman pilot draws from previously unpublished information about Cochran’s early years and her first marriage, and on her extensive correspondence with U.S. Presidents, Air Force generals, and business tycoons to
The Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd helped usher in a new kind of southern music from Jacksonville, Florida. Together, they and fellow bands like Blackfoot, 38 Special, and Molly Hatchet would reset the course of seventies rock. Michael FitzGerald tells the story of how the River City bred this generation of legendary musicians.
A collection of essays that grapple honestly with the complexities of the issues faced by the man who sat in the White House prior to the towering figure of Lincoln, and
contribute to a deeper understanding of a turbulent and formative era.
This volume elucidates the ways Joyce wrote about his homeland with conflicting bitterness and affection--a common ambivalence in expatriate authors, whose time in exile tends to shape their creative approach to the world.
Demonstrating that one story from James Joyce’s Dubliners is not only a turning point in that book but also a microcosm of a wide range of important Joycean influences and preoccupations, Cóilín Owens examines the dense intertextuality of “A Painful Case.”