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Western Star

Author : Benet, Stephen Vincent
ISBN : 9781473348813
Genre : Poetry
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This narrative poem on the settling of the United States was awarded the Pulitzer Price posthumously in 1944. We are republishing this classic works with a new additional biography of the author. Benét was an accomplished writer at an early age, having had his first book published at 17. His best known works are the book-length narrative poem American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), and two short stories, The Devil and Daniel Webster (1936) and By the Waters of Babylon (1937).
Category: Poetry

Western Star

Author : Bonnie Bryant
ISBN : 9780307825490
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The members of the Saddle Club spend their winter break at the Bar None Ranch, where each member of the club has an experience that teaches them all an unforgettable lesson about the true meaning of the holiday season.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Western Star

Author : Craig Johnson
ISBN : 9781409174738
Genre : Fiction
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In the thirteenth novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series - now a hit Netflix series - Sheriff Walt Longmire faces a head-on collision of past and present, placing him and everyone he cares about squarely on the tracks of runaway revenge. Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of twenty-five armed men standing in front of a Challenger steam locomotive. It takes him back to when, fresh from the battlefields of Vietnam, then-deputy Walt accompanied his mentor Lucian to the annual Wyoming Sheriff's Association junket held on the excursion train known as 'the Western Star', which ran the length of Wyoming from Cheyenne to Evanston and back. Armed with his trusty Colt .45 and a paperback of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, the young Walt was ill-prepared for the machinations of twenty-four veteran sheriffs, let alone the cavalcade of curious characters that accompanied them. The photograph-along with an upcoming parole hearing for one of the most dangerous men Walt has encountered in a lifetime of law enforcement-hurtles the sheriff into a head-on collision of past and present, placing him and everyone he cares about squarely on the tracks of runaway revenge.
Category: Fiction

Great Western Star Class Locomotives

Author : Laurence Waters
ISBN : 9781473871045
Genre : History
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Designed by G.J. Churchward, no. 40 was constructed at Swindon in April 1906. It was Swindon’s first 4 cylinder simple engine and was the forerunner of Churchward’s famous 4 cylinder Star Class 4-6-0s. Initially built as a 4-4-2 Atlantic, no. 40 was named North Star in September 1906, rebuilt as a 4-6-0 in 1909, and renumbered 4000 in 1913. Including no. 40, the Star class eventually numbered seventy-three locomotives, all built at Swindon in batches between 1906 and 1923. In service the Stars proved to be both free-running and reliable locomotives, and for many years were used to haul the Great Western’s top link services, including the world-famous ‘Cornish Riviera Express’. The introduction of the Collett Castle Class 4-6-0s in 1923, and the King Class 4-6-0s in 1927, saw the Stars relegated to secondary passenger, freight and parcels services. A number of Stars were rebuilt by Collett as Castles, including the prototype no. 4000 North Star, but the remaining Stars continued to give good service. At Nationalisation in 1948, no less than forty-seven of these fine locomotives passed into Western Region ownership, the last example, no. 4056 Princess Margaret, being withdrawn in October 1957. In this book, Laurence Waters charts the history of the class from the prototype, right through to the final workings in October 1957. Using many previously unpublished photographs from the Great Western Trust photographic collection, accompanied by informative captions, every member of the Class is illustrated. This book should appeal to those interested in the history of Great Western locomotive development as well as modellers of the Great Western and Western Region.
Category: History

O Powerful Western Star

Author : Peter Golden
ISBN : 9789652295439
Genre : Religion
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American Jews, Russian Jews, and the Final Battle of the Cold War.
Category: Religion

Saddle Club Super Western Star

Author : Bonnie Bryant
ISBN : 9781448196586
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Carole, Stevie and Lisa – the girls of The Saddle Club – are heading west to spend the first part of their Christmas holidays at the Bar None Ranch. But when a winter storm keeps them from returning home to Willow Creek for the holiday celebrations, the girls are heartbroken. Then an almost miraculous series of events touches each member of The Saddle Club and reminds them that there are more important things than presents and time off from school. Join The Saddle Club on an unforgettable trip that recalls the true spirit of giving and the strength of friendship.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Girl Sailing Aboard The Western Star

Author : Ra Anderson
ISBN : 1950590038
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Twelve-year-old Annie loves her life on their California horse ranch, but she was ripped from it all and placed on a 53-foot sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean with her family. Living in small quarters with her brother is nightmarish all on its own, but her heart was left on the ranch and she has no one to talk to, Annie starts journaling.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

O Powerful Western Star

Author : Jack Foley
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029470668
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Literary Nonfiction. Poetry History & Criticism. Art. California Studies. This large-format book, which comes with a CD, is full of rich insight into San Franciscos's literary culture. Well-known as the host of KPFA's literary radio show "Cover to Cover," author Jack Foley has lived in the Bay Area for nearly four decades, and his historical, critical, visionary, and poetic observations are born of personal involvement as much as active research. The essays, talks, and interviews of O POWERFUL WESTERN STAR are introduced by Dana Gioia. "Foley is doing great things in articulating the poetic consciousness of San Francisco"—Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Category: Literary Criticism

Western Star Text

Author : Stephen Vincent Benet
ISBN : 0030078601
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Annual Franchise And Distribution Law Developments 2005 Edition

Author : Ronald T. Coleman (Jr)
ISBN : 1590315944
Genre : Law
File Size : 70.17 MB
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Compiled into an easy-to-use reference, this book includes extensively researched case law from August 2004 to August 2005, and will cut timely research by putting the latest review and analysis on franchise and distribution law at the user's fingertips.
Category: Law