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Braddock by Shirley Chance Yarbro

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Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English


  • Historical fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Historical - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages628
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8395349M
ISBN 101403326037
ISBN 109781403326034

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The only available biography of a boxing legend. James J. Braddock's nickname-the Cinderella Man-was an understatement. His rise from hard-luck, bottom-rung local slugger to heavyweight champion of the world is still regarded as one of the greatest true-life triumphs in the history of s: 9. But A Spy's Guide to Strategy makes me better. So much better now than before. Braddock provides you with simple, plain-language methods to make better decisions. He prepares you to think better. To think about the other side's end game. To think about the other players in the game. To break out of the bad habit of thinking only about YOUR things/5().   David Preston's gripping and immersive account of Braddock's Defeat, also known as the Battle of the Monongahela, is the most authoritative ever written. Using untapped sources and collections, Preston offers a reinterpretation of Braddock's Expedition in and , one that does full justice to its remarkable achievements.5/5(2). A complete description of the route of Braddock's Road, apparently meticulously researched, complete with many maps. The book is boring as hell and the maps are too small to /5(12).

Braddock Avenue Books. Braddock Avenue Books is an independent literary press dedicated to publishing both new and established writers whose work engages honestly and meaningfully with contemporary circumstances. We especially support writers who use literary fiction and the long-form essay for serious explorations of what it means to be alive.   This book traces how the defeat of Braddock led to the American revolution by giving the colonists an identity and binding them in the face of war. The roads built by Braddocks army became conduits for the French and Indians to attack the British colonies and cemented a loyalty creating heroes like George Washington, Gates, and Lee/5(25).   This book focuses on the rise and fall and the subsequent and unexpected comeback of a NJ heavyweight boxer named Jim Braddock, the Cinderella Man. The book is much more about boxing than the movie based on the book and full of interesting boxing anecdotes. Back in those days boxing was big, right up there with baseball/5. I thoroughly enjoyed the book. It was an easy read maintaining your interest from start to finish. The end of the book leaves Ricky Braddock with his share of challenges which strongly encourage you to read Book two in this series, "When The Road Ends".Reviews: 5.

Paige Braddock is an American cartoonist best known for her Eisner-nominated comic strip, Jane's World, the first gay-themed comic work to receive online distribution by a national media syndicate in the U.S. Braddock concluded the comic strip after completing its year run in Books. In , Braddock published a memoir, Down in Orburndale. In , Vanderbilt University Press published Bobby Braddock: A Life on Nashville's Music Row, a second memoir of Braddock's tumultuous career in Nashville's music industry. The book was aided by 85 of the author's personal journals going back as far as The construction of Braddock Junior High began in , when about 33 acres of land were donated by the county for Braddock to be built on. Braddock Junior High was completed in the fall of , with the total cost nearing million dollars. It was built to hold students, and in the opening year, , over were enrolled. Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the d by writer Chris Claremont and artist Herb Trimpe in , she first appeared in the Marvel UK series Captain Britain.. Betsy Braddock was initially a supporting character in the adventures of her twin brother, Captain Britain, even Created by: Chris Claremont, Herb Trimpe.