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Storming Heaven

Author : Steve Wright
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025830006
Genre : History
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The first comprehensive survey of Italian autonomist theory, and the way it relates to grassroots politics and DIY activists today
Category: History

Storming Heaven A Novel

Author : Denise Giardina
ISBN : 0393076261
Genre : Fiction
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This is the story of the miners and the union they wanted, of the people who loved them and the people who wanted to kill their dreams. Annadel, West Virginia, was a small town rich in coal, farms, and close-knit families, all destroyed when the coal company came in. It stole everything it hadn't bothered to buy—land deeds, private homes, and ultimately, the souls of its men and women. Four people tell this powerful, deeply moving tale: Activist Mayor C. J. Marcum. Fierce, loveless union man Rondal Lloyd. Gutsy nurse Carrie Bishop, who loved Rondal. And lonely, Sicilian immigrant Rosa Angelelli, who lost four sons to the deadly mines. They all bear witness to nearly forgotten events of history, culminating in the final, tragic Battle of Blair Mountain—when the United States Army greeted ten thousand unemployed pro-union miners with airplanes, bombs, and poison gas. It was the first crucial battle of a war that has yet to be won.
Category: Fiction

Storming Heaven

Author : Jay Stevens
ISBN : 0802135870
Genre : History
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Storming Heaven digs beneath the headlines to bring an amazing science story in which Harvard professors become holy men, and a generation drops out to seek cosmic bliss--only to find something much darker.
Category: History

Vanguard Storming Heaven

Author : David Mack
ISBN : 9781451650716
Genre : Fiction
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The final novel in the acclaimed Vanguard saga, based on Star Trek: The Original Series! Secret operations, sealed orders, high-risk military special operations—such dangerous missions have been at the core of the Star Trek Vanguard series since its inception. Four great nations—the Federation, the Klingon Empire, the Tholian Assembly, and the Romulan Star Empire—have all taken tremendous risks in their race to learn and control the technologies of the ancient interstellar hegemons known as the Shedai. Now get ready for the mystery of the Taurus Reach to be revealed….
Category: Fiction

Storming Heaven

Author : Kyle Mills
ISBN : 0062031139
Genre : Fiction
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Punished for his maverick ways, FBI agent Mark Beamon has been exiled from Washington, D.C., to a sleepy Southwest office where he's got one last chance to play by the rules. But that's not going to happen, not when he's on a case that may be too hot even for his unorthodox talents to handle. A local millionaire and his wife are brutally murdered. Jennifer, their teenage child and sole heir; is the prime suspect -- and she's gone missing. Laying everything on the line, Beamon sets offon a trail that takes him from a remote survivalist's cabin in the Utah mountains, through the labyrinthine headquarters of a cultlike church, into the shadowy, interlocking boardrooms of a powerful high-tech communications empire. Just when he thinks he's close to finding answers, Beamon discovers the killing of Jennifer's parents is far more sinister than even he could have guessed. Now he isn't just looking for a young girl -- he's got to stop a bizarre conspiracy that could bring America to its knees...
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Storming Heaven

Author : A. Kline
ISBN : 1985786184
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Storming Heaven - A. S. Kline. Storming Heaven is an exploration of the lives of four outstanding individuals of the Elizabethan Renaissance: Essex, Marlowe, Raleigh and Donne. Each was to a greater or lesser degree a poet, though Essex and Raleigh were primarily men of action. While Essex and Marlowe are quintessential Elizabethans, Raleigh and Donne lived on beyond the Elizabethan period to see the beginnings of a new and stormy era leading to the English Civil War and beyond. The mixture of biography, poetry, analysis, and historical narrative employed in the text, is designed to highlight the unique character and achievements of each, in the context of the greater ambitions and striving of their age. It makes use of theatrical elements of the period, including astrology and the employment of heightened language, as well as insights from our own period derived from anthropology and the history of religion, primarily the concept of the Goddess. The lives of Donne, Raleigh and Marlowe show the close interrelation between poetry and contemporary events, and with that of Essex highlight the intense conflicts beneath the glittering surface of the age. Contrasting and complementing each other, in character and achievements, the four individuals exemplify the richness of thought and feeling within their society at a crucial moment in English history, out of which many elements of the modern age developed. This and other texts available from Poetry in Translation.

Storming Heaven

Author : Ralph Fox
ISBN : IND:39000000493481
Genre : Humor
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Rising Phoenix And Storming Heaven

Author : Kyle Mills
ISBN : 0060894695
Genre : Fiction
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Here, in one volume, are the two extraordinary novels that first introduced maverick FBI Special Agent Mark Beamon to readers coast-to-coast, and rocketed Kyle Mills into the upper echelon of thriller writers. Ingenious page-turning tales of conspiracy and terror, they remain as spellbinding, blood-chilling, timely, and relentlessly exciting as when they first appeared in print -- fulfilling Frederick Forsyth's prophecy that "Kyle Mills will soon be a very big player." Rising Phoenix: A shadowy right-wing organization is flooding America's emergency rooms with the dead and dying, and FBI Agent Mark Beamon must stop the slaughter and its mastermind . . . who may be a former law enforcement colleague. Storming Heaven: The brutal murder of a local millionaire and his wife sends agent Mark Beamon into the dark world of a powerful cult . . . and into the heart of a terrifying conspiracy that could bring America to her knees.
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Caverns Of Night

Author : William B. Thesing
ISBN : 1570033528
Genre : Art
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An exploration of the aesthetic challenges of representing Western European and American coal-mining experiences in art, literature and film. It features 19 essays offering critical analyses of topics such as gender, class and ethnicity as portrayed in 19th- and 20th-century works.
Category: Art

An American Vein

Author : Danny Miller
ISBN : 9780821415894
Genre : History
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"...this impressive collection of essays provides an important, though too long neglected, part of American literary history. This book effectively gives Appalachian literature the serious attention it deserves." ---Sandra L. Ballard, editor of Appalachian Journal and Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia ****An American Vein: Critical Readings in Appalachian Literature is an anthology of literary criticism of Appalachian novelists, poets, and playwrights. The book reprises critical writing of influential authors such as Joyce Carol Oates, Cratis Williams, and Jim Wayne Miller. It introduces new writing by Rodger Cunningham, Elizabeth Engelhardt, and others. Many writers from the mountains have found success and acclaim outside the region, but the region itself as a thriving center of literary creativity has not been widely appreciated. The editors of An American Vein have remedied this, producing the first general collection of Appalachian literary criticism. This book is a resource for those who teach and read Appalachian literature. What's more, it holds the promise of introducing new readers, nationally and internationally, to Appalachian literature and its relevance to our times. ****ABOUT THE EDITORS----Danny L. Miller is the chair of the Department of Literature and Language at Northern Kentucky University. He is the author of Wingless Flights: Appalachian Women in Fiction. Sharon Hatfield is an independent writer and editor whose interests include Appalachian history, literature, and media. Her book Never Seen the Moon: The Trials of Edith Maxwell is forthcoming from University of Illinois Press. Guerney Norman is a novelist and short story writer. He is the director of the creative writing program at the University of Kentucky. His books include the short story collection Kinfolks: The Wilgus Stories. He coedited Backtalk: Stories from an American Region.
Category: History