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The Unsung Hero

The Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0345464273
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Suzanne Brockmann’s wildly popular Troubleshooters series showcases this master storyteller’s rare gift for blending intense adventure with sensuous romance. And it all begins with The Unsung Hero, a heart-pounding tale of love that reveals hidden truths and brings two solitary people together against all odds. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Suzanne Brockmann’s Born to Darkness. After a near-fatal head injury, Navy SEAL lieutenant Tom Paoletti catches a glimpse of an international terrorist in his New England hometown. When he calls for help, the Navy dismisses the sighting as injury-induced imaginings. In a last-ditch effort to prevent disaster, Tom creates his own makeshift counterterrorism team, assembling his most loyal officers, two elderly war veterans, a couple of misfit teenagers, and Dr. Kelly Ashton. As the town’s infamous bad boy, Tom was always in love with Kelly, a sweet “girl next door” who has grown into a remarkable woman. Now he has one final chance for happiness, one last chance to win her heart, and one desperate chance to save the day. “Thanks to Suzanne Brockmann’s glorious pen, we all get to revel in heartstopping adventure and blistering romance.”—RT Book Reviews

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1524737100
Author: Brenda Woods
Publisher: Penguin
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The Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author tells the moving story of the friendship between a young white boy and a Black WWII veteran who has recently returned to the unwelcoming Jim Crow South. On Gabriel's twelfth birthday, he gets a new bike--and is so excited that he accidentally rides it right into the path of a car. Fortunately, a Black man named Meriwether pushes him out of the way just in time, and fixes his damaged bike. As a thank you, Gabriel gets him a job at his dad's auto shop. Gabriel's dad hires him with some hesitation, however, anticipating trouble with the other mechanic, who makes no secret of his racist opinions. Gabriel and Meriwether become friends, and Gabriel learns that Meriwether drove a tank in the Army's all-Black 761st Tank Battalion in WWII. Meriwether is proud of his service, but has to keep it a secret because talking about it could be dangerous. Sadly, danger finds Meriwether, anyway, when his family receives a frightening threat. The South being the way it is, there's no guarantee that the police will help--and Gabriel doesn't know what will happen if Meriwether feels forced to take the law into his own hands.

An Unsung Hero

An Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1848890532
Author: Michael Smith
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
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The story of the remarkable Tom Crean who ran away to sea aged 15 and played a memorable role in Antarctic exploration. He spent more time in the unexplored Antarctic than Scott or Shackleton, and outlived both. Among the last to see Scott alive, Crean was in the search party that found the frozen body. An unforgettable story of triumph over unparalleled hardship and deprivation.

Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata

Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9352013042
Author: Umesh Kotru,Ashutosh Zutshi
Publisher: One Point Six Technology Pvt Ltd
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Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata by Umesh Kotru,Ashutosh Zutshi Book Resume:

Then, the exquisitely handsome body of Karna of generous acts, who should have been worthy of perpetual happiness, let go of that refulgent head with the kind of extreme reluctance evinced by a wealthy person in leaving his own prosperous home, or by a saintly one in forsaking virtuous company. [The Mahabharata, Karna-Parva; 91.53-54] In these lines of evocative pathos, the Mahabharata pays its ultimate tribute to Karna, who has hardly a rival in world literature to match his credentials as a uniquely nuanced heroes' hero – towering above Hector in righteous valour, above Arjuna in generosity, and above all else in conscientious attachment to the principles of noblesse oblige. This is the intriguing story of a hero who, despite being born to royalty was, like the Biblical Moses, cast away by his mother. Brought up lovingly by a lowly charioteer and his wife, his whole life was one great struggle against cruel destiny, and against all the odds placed in his way by the inequities of his time. In the process, he blazed a new trail of glory, emerging as the adorable exemplar of purushakaara (manly effort), with tremendous achievements both as a man and also as a warrior. Yet society never gave him his due, despite being as upright as Yudhishthira, as strong as Bhima, as skilful as Arjuna, as handsome as Nakula and as intelligent as Sahadeva. Rebuffed and insulted by society at every step, he developed some flaws engendered by a defiant spirit and nurtured by association with the evil designs of Duryodhana, his benefactor prince. But those very contrarieties seem to enhance and enliven the dramatic appeal of his character as one of the brightest stars of the Mahabharata's star cast. Written in an engagingly flowing style and with an imaginative transcreation of the epic storyline, Karna: the Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata should strike a responsive chord in the minds, specifically of today's Mahabharata aficionados and generally of all lovers of exalted human drama.

The Unsung Family Hero

The Unsung Family Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1925736377
Author: Paul Gardner
Publisher: Hybrid Publishers
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A fast-moving historical biography with the feel of a thriller... how did an ordinary Jewish man find the courage to impersonate a tough Nazi officer? Gerhard Badrian was a gentle soul – quiet and compassionate, a competent commercial photographer. The Nazi occupation of Holland changed him. To cope with ruthless tyranny, his first reaction was perfectly normal. Keep your head down, stay out of harm’s way. But that didn’t satisfy him, so he joined the Resistance. He learnt to forge identity papers which saved hundreds of likely Nazi victims: Resistance members, Jews and others. Still not enough. When, in front of his eyes, he saw his parents captured and deported to their deaths, a new persona emerged. He found he had hidden talents. He was a natural-born actor. Armed with forged papers and wearing an SS uniform, he would march into a prison or hospital… Certainly, this is a thrilling war story, an engrossing Holocaust story. But it is also a family story. Gerhard was the author’s mother’s cousin. For Paul Gardner, Gerhard Badrian is his unsung family hero. "A gripping story of how extraordinary times converted ordinary people into heroes ... This book transforms the history of a global war and monstrous crimes against humanity into a personal story of courage, risk and heart-trembling fear." - The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG

Unsung Heroes of Jharkhand Movement???

Unsung Heroes of Jharkhand Movement??? [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9352660005
Author: Anuj Kumar Sinha
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
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Unsung Heroes of Jharkhand Movement??? by Anuj Kumar Sinha Book Resume:

The separate state of Jharkhand was a dream of all. A layout had been made of how it would be. How did this come about? Who made the sacrifices? Where were the people tortured? How many lost their lives? The reason for this book to be written was to document the sacrifices of these people who created Jharkhand. It is a tribute to keep alive their memory and contribution. The book deals with stories of these unsung heroes in six sections. The first highlights the tragedy of those killed by the police. Also those who were caught in cross-firing. The second section comprises stories of revolutionaries who became victims of the mafia and thugs. The third section throws light on the role played by the non-tribal revolutionaries. In the fourth section, the stories are dedicated to the role of women in the Jharkhand Movement. The fifth section discusses about the Role of All Jharkhand Student Union (AJSU). The sixth section brings forth the plight of those who died due to lack of treatment, of natural causes or in accidents. They, however, played a major role in the Movement. It also mentions those who are living and carrying on the good work.

Mission of the Unsung Hero

Mission of the Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1525566067
Author: Marsha Lee Perry
Publisher: FriesenPress
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Mission of the Unsung Hero by Marsha Lee Perry Book Resume:

Life was boring and predictable until the day the angel showed up. Erica James believed in angels, but she’d never met one personally. An unhappy, quiet, Christian housewife who never said no to anyone, she was shocked by the extraordinary encounter that propelled her into an intrigue of national importance. The life of a man pivotal to the future of the country and Christianity itself is in danger, and Erica and a gifted team of fellow Christians must save him. Drawing on the strengths and abilities honed as a mom, Erica discovers a power she never knew she had. This fast-paced yet insightful novel is full of captivating suspense, romance, and action. A page-turner with an inspiring message, Mission of the Unsung Hero will challenge and entertain readers of all ages.

Double Agent

Double Agent [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1789462002
Author: Kevin Fulton
Publisher: Kings Road Publishing
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'"I am a British soldier," I told my reflection. "I am a British soldier and I'm saving lives. I'm saving lives. I'm a British soldier and I'm saving lives..."' Kevin Fulton was one of the British Army's most successful intelligence agents. Having been recruited to infiltrate the Provisional IRA at the height of The Troubles, he rose its ranks to an unprecedented level. Living and working undercover, he had no option other than to take part in heinous criminal activities, including the production of bombs which he knew would later kill. So highly was he valued by IRA leaders that he was promoted to serve in its infamous internal police - ironically, his job was now to root out and kill informers. Until one day in 1994, when it all went wrong. . . Fleeing Northern Ireland, Kevin was abandoned by the security services he had served so courageously and left to live as a fugitive. The life of a double agent requires constant vigilance, for danger is always just a heartbeat away. For a double agent within the highest ranks of the IRA, that danger was doubled. In this remarkable account, Kevin Fulton - former intelligence agent, ex-member of the IRA - tells a truth that is as uncomfortable as it is gripping.

Hitch, Hockey's Unsung Hero

Hitch, Hockey's Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1999029712
Author: Pam Coburn
Publisher: Pamdre Publishing Inc.
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Distinguished sportswriter Elmer Ferguson called him the “greatest defensive” defenseman of his day. The NHL’s revered chief referee Cooper Smeaton ranked him ahead of his defense partner, Eddie Shore. Legendary manager of the Boston Bruins, Art Ross, wouldn’t sell him “at any price.” And yet he goes unrecognized by the Hockey Hall of Fame. Lionel Hitchman, or “Hitch,” played 12 seasons in the NHL. First with the Ottawa Senators, helping them to a Stanley Cup win, and then with the Boston Bruins for ten years. As the Bruins’ captain and first “money player,” Hitch led them to their first Stanley Cup championship and to the NHL’s best winning point percentage of all time. His hockey stats belie his real contribution to the success of the Boston Bruins. Hitch was the last original Bruin and the first to have his sweater retired. After his playing career, he went on to coach in the Boston system for several years before parting ways with the franchise. Hitch, Hockey's Unsung Hero, is the story of an unheralded “superstar,” the times he lived through and the fascinating people who helped shape his character and life choices. It is told through the “scribes” of the day with interjections by some notable people who knew him well. A few family tales are revealed, including one that helps explain Hitch’s absence from hockey’s highest shrine.

Unsung Hero

Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1949707490
Author: Barbara Ankrum
Publisher: Tule Publishing
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Forgiving him is not an option, but getting over him is impossible. Second chances are Nio Reyes’ specialty. He lifted himself from humble beginnings to wealth and helped his brother’s battered Navy SEAL team recover after a mission went south. When he returns to his Laguna Beach hometown for a friend’s wedding, Nio will need all of his redemption skills to win back the woman he was forced to leave ten years ago without explanation. Becca Howard has quit believing in happily-ever-after’s. Scandal has ruined her once well-off family, and betrayal has ended her engagement. She’s done with men, or so she thinks. When Nio strides out of the surf looking like some Greek god and announces he wants her back, the urge to run is as strong as the urge to stay. And the wedding they’re both attending is about to get complicated. Secrets and family lies still stand in their way. Can one long overdue weekend together in Laguna Beach change Becca’s heart?

The Negro Leagues

The Negro Leagues [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1512479365
Author: Matt Doeden
Publisher: Millbrook Press
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Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting to engage reluctant readers! When modern baseball fans think of African American players, they may think of Ken Griffey Jr. or Derek Jeter. But what about the black stars who didn't play Major League Baseball? In the early 1900s, black players were not allowed in the Major Leagues. The Negro Leagues provided an alternative for African American players. Discover the Negro Leagues in this book packed full of facts, photos, and stories. Learn about the biggest games and wildest moments of the Negro Leagues era, as well as some of the greatest (and least well-known) players. You'll also find out about the history of African American baseball and the people who worked to end the sport's decades of segregation.

The Unsung Hero

The Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1459206185
Author: Alison Roberts
Publisher: Harlequin
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Renowned neurosurgeon and incorrigible playboy Rick Wilson has his sights set on Sarah—until she drops her bombshell: not only is her nephew his son, but the little boy needs his bone marrow…. This roguish doctor is out of his depth, and only Sarah can help him on the rocky road to fatherhood.

Death of an Unsung Hero

Death of an Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 125010145X
Author: Tessa Arlen
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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In 1916, the world is at war and the energetic Lady Montfort has persuaded her husband to offer his family’s dower house to the War Office as an auxiliary hospital for officers recovering from shell-shock with their redoubtable housekeeper Mrs. Jackson contributing to the war effort as the hospital’s quartermaster. Despite the hospital’s success, the farming community of Haversham, led by the Montfort’s neighbor Sir Winchell Meacham, does not approve of a country-house hospital for men they consider to be cowards. When Captain Sir Evelyn Bray, one of the patients, is found lying face down in the vegetable garden with his head bashed in, both Lady Montfort and Mrs. Jackson have every reason to fear that the War Office will close their hospital. Once again the two women unite their diverse talents to discover who would have reason to murder a war hero suffering from amnesia. Brimming with intrigue, Tessa Arlen's Death of an Unsung Hero brings more secrets and more charming descriptions of the English countryside to the wonderful Lady Montfort and Mrs. Jackson series.

My Life With An Unsung Hero

My Life With An Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1467815802
Author: Vesta Sithole
Publisher: Author House
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My Life With An Unsung Hero by Vesta Sithole Book Resume:

The purpose of the book is to educate the people about how Zimbabwe’s armed struggle was started and who participated in the beginning. The author seeks to clarify some misrepresentations of events as they have been described. The book tries to show the foresighted thinking of Rev. Sithole.

Unsung Hero

Unsung Hero [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1984576798
Author: Richard Whinfield
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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The main character was a real person known to the author as a friend in his youth. That part of the story is true, but most of his stories after his youth is fictional. Danny was born to immigrant parents in the small town of Kiel, Wisconsin, with population a little over three thousand, but Dan went on to achieve success in his life. A humble soul, he never aspired greatness, though he would have been capable of it. He eventually married his lovely childhood girlfriend after horrendous experiences in the war, and he went on to have a successful career. This is a love story and a war story, and it illustrates a high sense of moral values and deep devotion and patriotism to his country and, like many of his comrades, a life well lived. As a veteran of WWII, the author draws on his experiences and knowledge of the war in the southwest Pacific.

The York Patrol

The York Patrol [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062975900
Author: James Carl Nelson
Publisher: HarperCollins
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"Exceptional military history worthy of its heroic subject." —Matthew J. Davenport In the vein of Band of Brothers and American Sniper, a riveting history of Alvin York, the World War I legend who killed two dozen Germans and captured more than 100, detailing York's heroics yet also restoring the unsung heroes of his patrol to their rightful place in history—from renowned World War I historian James Carl Nelson. October 8, 1918 was a banner day for heroes of the American Expeditionary Force. Thirteen men performed heroic deeds that would earn them Medals of Honor. Of this group, one man emerged as the single greatest American hero of the Great War: Alvin Cullum York. A poor young farmer from Tennessee, Sergeant York was said to have single-handedly killed two dozen Germans and captured another 132 of the enemy plus thirty-five machine guns before noon on that fateful Day of Valor. York would become an American legend, celebrated in magazines, books, and a blockbuster biopic starring Gary Cooper. The film, Sergeant York, told of a hell-raiser from backwoods Tennessee who had a come-to-Jesus moment, then wrestled with his newfound Christian convictions to become one of the greatest heroes the U.S. Army had ever known. It was a great story—but not the whole story. In this absorbing history, James Carl Nelson unspools, for the first time, the complete story of Alvin York and the events that occurred in the Argonne Forest on that day. Nelson gives voice, in particular, to the sixteen “others” who fought beside York. Hailing from big cities and small towns across the U.S. as well as several foreign countries, these soldiers included a patrician Connecticut farmer whose lineage could be traced back to the American Revolution, a poor runaway from Massachusetts who joined the Army under a false name, and a Polish immigrant who enlisted in hopes of expediting his citizenship. The York Patrol shines a long overdue spotlight on these men and York, and pays homage to their bravery and sacrifice. Illustrated with 25 black-and-white images, The York Patrol is a rousing tale of courage, tragedy, and heroism.

Woodbine Willie

Woodbine Willie [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0745957137
Author: Bob Holman
Publisher: Lion Books
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Woodbine Willie was the affectionate nickname of the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered as a chaplain on the Western Front during the First World War. Renowned for offering both spiritual support and cigarettes to injured and dying soldiers, he won the Military Cross for his reckless courage, running into No Man's Land to help the wounded in the middle of an attack. After the war, Kennedy was involved in the Industrial Christian Fellowship, and he wrote widely. This superb biography is based on original interviews with those who knew and loved him. A deep and real concern for his fellow men drove him relentlessly, and this book shows how vital was the role he played, on the battlefields of the trenches and then the slums. Bob Holman, described by the Daily Telegraph as 'the good man of Glasgow', has made a mission of living alongside the disadvantaged of British society. An accomplished writer, who contributes regularly to the Guardian, he is the author of several books, including Keir Hardie.

Unsung Heroes: Animal Welfare: Read-along ebook

Unsung Heroes: Animal Welfare: Read-along ebook [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1493865994
Author: Lisa Steele MacDonald
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
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Unsung Heroes: Animal Welfare: Read-along ebook by Lisa Steele MacDonald Book Resume:

Read the inspirational stories of six animal advocates from very different backgrounds who have found ways to be heroes for animals. Learn how you can follow in their footsteps and be a hero, too! Packed with fun facts and fascinating sidebars, this full-color informational text explores contemporary issues through high-interest content. Featuring TIME© content and images, this nonfiction book has important text features such as a glossary, an index, and a table of contents to engage students in reading as they build their comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills. The Reader's Guide and extended Try It! activity increase understanding of the material, and develop higher-order thinking. Check It Out! offers print and online resources for additional reading. Keep students reading from cover to cover with this captivating text!

The Song of Unsung Heroes

The Song of Unsung Heroes [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781449719647
Author: Clariss Brubaker Smith
Publisher: WestBow Press
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Intrepid Bible Messengers moved thousands of Bibles and Christian books into communist lands during the Cold War Years.The danger? Chilling. Border guards with a finger on the trigger of the AK-74 automatic killing machine. Snarling guard dogs threatened as the Messengers waited for hours to cross with their hidden load of those “hated” Bibles. Clariss captures all the drama in these revealing, sometimes shocking interviews never before published. Clariss Brubaker Smith shared the humor and tears of these brave, modern day Bible transporters. Valiant believers had their own startling comments: ? Even if I go to prison or die, don't stop bringing Bibles. ? The border guard fingered his gun and my friend began to shake. ? God sent someone to warn them. It might have been an angel. ? What? Sleep in this mud house with five adults, two children, six geese, two scruffy dogs and 20 hens? These gripping, real-life stories show the courage and heroism of western Bible Messengers and the faith of the believers in the USSR and Eastern Europe during the Cold War.

Unsung Hero of Gettysburg

Unsung Hero of Gettysburg [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1640124586
Author: Edward G. Longacre
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
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Unsung Hero of Gettysburg by Edward G. Longacre Book Resume:

Gen. David McMurtrie Gregg (1833–1917) was one of the ablest and most successful commanders of cavalry in any Civil War army. Pennsylvania-born, West Point–educated, and deeply experienced in cavalry operations prior to the conflict, his career personified that of the typical cavalry officer in the mid-nineteenth-century American army. Gregg achieved distinction on many battlefields, including those during the Peninsula, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Overland, and Petersburg campaigns, ultimately gaining the rank of brevet major general as leader of the Second Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac. The highlight of his service occurred on July 3, 1863, the climactic third day at Gettysburg, when he led his own command as well as the brigade of Brig. Gen. George Armstrong Custer in repulsing an attempt by thousands of Confederate cavalry under the legendary J. E. B. Stuart in attacking the right flank and rear of the Union Army while Pickett’s charge struck its front and center. Historians credit Gregg with helping preserve the security of his army at a critical point, making Union victory inevitable. Unlike glory-hunters such as Custer and Stuart, Gregg was a quietly competent veteran who never promoted himself or sought personal recognition for his service. Rarely has a military commander of such distinction been denied a biographer’s tribute. Gregg’s time is long overdue.