Score of a Lifetime

25 Years Talking Chicago Sports

Author: Terry Boers

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN: 1641250348

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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For 25 years, Chicago sports fans invited Terry Boers into their homes, cars, and offices as one of the premier voices of WSCR radio. Covering the latest championships and trades, and always ready to offer up timely takes, Boers was a Windy City constant until his retirement in 2017. In his highly-anticipated memoir, Boers delivers a trove of lively anecdotes and personal reflections from his life and journey through sports media--from raucous banter with Mike Ditka during The Score's early days to the Cubs' World Series celebration in 2016. A must-read for any of the thousands of listeners who made Boers part of their daily routine, The Score of a Lifetime is a freewheeling, frank portrait of a man, a career, a station no one thought would survive, and a city that loves its sports.
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Twice in a Lifetime

Author: Dorothy Garlock

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455527254

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 6167

Sunset, Missouri, 1954. As hope flourishes in postwar America, a young widow dares to dream of a second chance at a forever love . . . TWICE IN A LIFETIME Clara Sinclair has learned to live one lonely day at a time. It was the only way she managed to survive her husband's death in World War II and raise their young son alone. But now she's at a loss as to how to handle the defiant teenager he has become, even as she struggles to keep her family financially afloat. She's fresh out of ways to turn her luck around-until a daring stranger's unexpected kindness sparks hope she hasn't felt in a long time... Drake McCoy lives for risk, speed, and putting his incredible drag racing skills to the test. One night in this quiet rural town is all he needs to win a big score and be on his way . . . until he meets Clara. Drawn in by her quiet strength and her beauty, Drake is tempted to become someone he never imagined-a family man. But a vicious and unseen enemy is closing in fast, throwing Drake and Clara's fragile future into a dangerous tailspin. Can their love survive?
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Journeys of a Lifetime

500 of the World's Greatest Trips

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426216084

Category: Travel

Page: 400

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No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections. Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.
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Love for a Lifetime

Building a Marriage That Will Go the Distance

Author: James C. Dobson

Publisher: Multnomah Pub

ISBN: 1590520874

Category: Religion

Page: 122

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This bestselling classic has brought hope, harmony, and healing to millions of homes for over fifteen years. Strengthen and celebrate your own marriage with Dr. Dobson's powerful insights!
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Mission of a Lifetime

Author: Priscilla J. Krahn

Publisher: Ambassador International

ISBN: 1620206595

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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A missing airplane . . . Hostile tribes . . . Mysterious kidnappings . . . p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} Responsibility falls upon twenty-one-year-old William Rodriguez when his missionary parents disappear in the hostile jungles of Columbia. Willie knows that he has to go find them, but what will it cost him? When his dreams and his very life are on the line, Willie doesn’t know whom to trust. Will he be able to overcome his past mistakes and the present failure that seems set on destroying his mission? When Willie finds himself in the midst of a drug smuggling ring, difficult decisions are thrust upon him. Can he escape his captors before his family is killed? Can he find forgiveness in his heart for the very people who ruined his life or will it only bring back more painful memories? Will he be able to survive the mission of a lifetime?
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Adventure of a Lifetime

Author: Ravina Thakkar

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402269153

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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What happens when the story comes to life? Nine-year-old Betty Hilmar thinks her life couldn't possibly be more boring. That's why she's always reading her favorite book, Amber the Brave. Amber gets to battle supervillians, slay dragons, and have incredible adventures that Betty only dreams of. But everything changes when Betty receives a mysterious new book. Suddenly, Betty finds herself in the middle of one of Amber's top secret missions. Together, she and Amber must stop the evil Doctor Sly from taking over the world, and as they race from one danger to the next, Betty learns that being a sidekick is no piece of cake.
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The Risk of a Lifetime

How, When, and Why Procreation May Be Permissible

Author: Rivka Weinberg

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190695994

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Having children is probably as old as the first successful organism. It is often done thoughtlessly. This book is an argument for giving procreating some serious thought, and a theory of how, when, and why procreation may be permissible. Rivka Weinberg begins with an analysis of the kind of act procreativity is and why we might be justifiably motivated to engage in it. She then proceeds to argue that, by virtue of our ownership and control of the hazardous material that is our gametes, we are parentally responsible for the risks we take with our gametes and for the persons that develop when we engage in activity that allows our gametes to unite with others and develop into persons. Further argument establishes that when done respectfully, and in cases where the child's chances of leading a life of human flourishing are high, procreation may be permissible. Along the way, Weinberg argues that the non-identity problem is a curiously common mistake. Arguments intending to show that procreation is impermissible because life is bad for people and imposed on them without their consent are shown to have serious flaws. Yet because they leave us with lingering concerns, Weinberg argues that although procreation is permissible under certain conditions, it is not only a welfare risk but also a moral risk. Still, it is a risk that is often permissible for us to take and impose, given our high level of legitimate interest in procreativity. In order to ascertain when the procreative risk is permissible to impose, contractualist principles are proposed to fairly attend to the interests prospective parents have in procreating and the interests future people have in a life of human flourishing. The principles are assessed on their own merits and in comparison with rival principles. They are then applied to a wide variety of procreative cases.
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The Role of a Lifetime

Author: Jennifer Shirk

Publisher: Samhain Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781605041599

Category: Fiction

Page: 201

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There's more to life than playing make believe. Sandra Moyer has a good reason to distrust actors. She was once married to one who left her and her child. However, she's desperate for publicity to help her struggling preschool. Hollywood playboy Ben Capshaw's request to access her classes to prepare for a role is an offer she can't refuse. Sandra second guesses herself on that decision until she sees Ben in action with the children. Her apprehension turns to wonder, and then to feelings she'd thought were closed off forever. Yet how can she trust that what she's seeing is real? As a boy, Ben learned that acting was the answer to everything. The role he's up for now will enhance his career and, he's sure, secure his happiness. But spending time with Sandra and her daughter stirs up emotions that-for once-aren't pretend. Ben's ready for a lifetime role as husband and father-if he can convince Sandra not to typecast him.
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Once in a Life Time Vol. 2

Places to Go for Travel and Leisure

Author: Clara Le Fort

Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV

ISBN: 9783899555912

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

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Once in a Lifetime Vol 2 presents a diverse range of unparalleled destinations for those longing for extraordinary travel experiences, whether they are seeking an adventure or a retreat. Some will be attracted to cities-the urban flair of Vienna, the bustle of Tokyo, the rich history of Marrakech-and their sumptuous hotels. Others will want to be pampered at a wellness resort ; find peace and quiet in an isolated mountain hut ; fulfill a childhood dream of going on a safari ; or see, hear, and smell a tropical rain forest. Cultivate your wanderlust with this visual journey to the most beguiling get-aways in the world.The architecture, interiors, and creative details of the featured locations contribute to each destination's charm, and highly individualized service guarantees an unforgettable experience.
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Chance of a Lifetime

Author: Margaret Iggulden,Julia Allen

Publisher: Longman

ISBN: 9780582427488

Category: Children's literature

Page: 57

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Helen Davies is sad and lonely when her boyfriend, Tom, goes to Australia without her. But a friend encourages her to take an exciting new job and Helen sets off on an adventurous journey round Europe. This adventurous journey brings her new confidence and the chance of a lifetime A great read for everyone who loves to travel.
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All in a Lifetime

An Autobiography

Author: Ruth Westheimer,Ben Yagoda

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 9780446677615

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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Dr Ruth Westheimer is everyone's favourite sex therapist. All in a Lifetime is the memoir of her journey from the horrors of war to the fulfillment of the American dream. The book is as warm, humorous, and candid as Dr Ruth herself.
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The Deal of a Lifetime

Author: Fredrik Backman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 150119349X

Category: Fiction

Page: 96

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It's Christmas Even morning. Years ago a man abandoned his son to pursue professional success; now he wonders if it's too late to forge a relationship with him. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met a five-year-old girl with cancer. When the man is given the chance to do something selfless that could change the destiny of the little girl in the hospital bed, he needs to find out what his own life has actually been worth in the eyes of his son before he makes the deal of a lifetime.
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Race of a Lifetime

How Obama Won the White House

Author: John Heilemann,Mark Halperin

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141961341

Category: Political Science

Page: 464

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Forget everything you think you know about the making of the most powerful man on the planet. President Barack Obama's triumph was not inevitable: it was the end product of a brilliant, calculated, convention-defying political campaign. In a race that will be talked about for years to come, he faced down his rivals with ruthless focus and efficiency. Race of a Lifetime is the gripping inside story of those thrilling months: from the meteoric rise of Obama and the collapsing House of Clinton to the erratic John McCain and the bewildering Sarah Palin. Brimming with exclusive revelations, this compulsively readable book lays bare the characters of the candidates, warts and all; exposes the inner workings of their operations; and charts the true path to the White House. It's a tour de force: the sometimes shocking, often funny, and ultimately definitive account of the campaign of a lifetime.
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The Body Keeps the Score

Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Author: Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101608307

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

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• A New York Times Science Bestseller • “Packed with science and human stories, the book is an intense read. . . . The struggle and resilience of [van der Kolk’s] patients is very moving.” —New Scientist A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. In The Body Keeps the Score, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. He explores innovative treatments—from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga—that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity. Based on Dr. van der Kolk’s own research and that of other leading specialists, The Body Keeps the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal—and offers new hope for reclaiming lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Once In a Lifetime

Author: Cathy Kelly

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416586722

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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#1 international bestselling author Cathy Kelly weaves a captivating tale about love, friendship, and a web of secrets running through a bustling Irish town. You never have to go very far... Kenny's Department Store isn't just a place to shop; it's the heart of Ardagh, Ireland. Behind its stately Edwardian facade is an up-to-date store featuring unusual boutique products in an elegant setting. Here lives intersect...and secrets hide. TV reporter Ingrid Fitzgerald has watched her husband, David Kenny, pour his heart and soul into the family store -- the "other woman" in her marriage -- for years. Now, as their children fly the nest, Ingrid discovers something that will shake her world to its foundation. ...to see that you aren't alone. Charlie Fallon is a dedicated Kenny's employee who adores her husband and son, but her selfish, dominating mother seems determined to ruin everything. Free spirit Star Bluestone, who sells her beautifully crafted tapestries at Kenny's, has her own secrets and wisdom to share. But when unexpected tragedy shocks everyone at Kenny's and threatens its future, the women of Ardagh find that secrets have a way of always coming out -- with repercussions that lead them to rely on one another more than ever before.
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Endurance

My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

Author: Scott Kelly

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 1524731609

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

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NATIONAL BEST SELLER A stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come. The veteran of four spaceflights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly hostile to human life. He describes navigating the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight, both life-threatening and mundane: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves and the comforts of Earth; the catastrophic risks of colliding with space junk; and the still more haunting threat of being unable to help should tragedy strike at home--an agonizing situation Kelly faced when, on a previous mission, his twin brother's wife, American Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was shot while he still had two months in space. Kelly's humanity, compassion, humor, and determination resonate throughout, as he recalls his rough-and-tumble New Jersey childhood and the youthful inspiration that sparked his astounding career, and as he makes clear his belief that Mars will be the next, ultimately challenging, step in spaceflight. In Endurance, we see the triumph of the human imagination, the strength of the human will, and the infinite wonder of the galaxy.
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Harvey Penick's Little Red Book

Lessons And Teachings From A Lifetime In Golf

Author: Harvey Penick

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451676301

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

View: 9854

Harvey Penick's life in golf began when he started caddying at the Austin, (Texas), Country Club at age eight. Eighty-one years later he is still there, still dispensing wisdom to pros and beginners alike. His stature in the golf world is reflected in the remarkable array of champions he's worked with, both men and women, including U.S. Open champion and golf's leading money winner Tom Kite, Masters champion Ben Crenshaw, and LPGA Hall of Famers Mickey Wright, Betsy Rawls, and Kathy Whitworth. It is not for nothing that the Teacher of the Year Award given by the Golf Teachers Association is called the Harvey Penick Award. Now, after sixty years of keeping notes on the things he's seen and learned and on the golfing greats he's taught, Penick is finally letting his Little Red Book (named for the red notebook he's always kept) be seen by the golf world. His simple, direct, practical wisdom pares away all the hypertechnical jargon that's grown up around the golf swing, and lets all golfers, whatever their level, play their best. He avoids negative words; when Tom Kite asked him if he should "choke down" on the club for a particular shot, Harvey told him to "grip down" instead, to keep the word "choke" from entering his mind. He advises golfers to have dinner with people who are good putters; their confidence may rub off, and it's certainly better than listening to bad putters complain. And he shows why, if you've got a bad grip, the last thing you want is a good swing. Throughout, Penick's love of golf and, more importantly, his love of teaching shine through. He gets as much pleasure from watching a beginner get the ball in the air for the first time as he does when one of his students wins the U.S. Open. Harvey Penick's Little Red Book is an instant classic, a book to rank with Ben Hogan's Modern Fundamentals of Golf and Tommy Armour's How to Play Your Best Golf All the Time.
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The Education of a Lifetime

Author: Robert Khayat

Publisher: Nautilus

ISBN: 9781936946532

Category: College administrators

Page: 328

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In 1962, while a riot was in full swing on the University of Mississippi campus over the admission of James Meredith, Robert Khayat was an All-Pro kicker for the newly integrated Washington Redskins. He had no way of knowing that, thirty-five years later, he would be leading the University of Mississippi through one of its greatest challenges - its association with the Confederate flag. Robert Khayat's The Education of a Lifetime reveals his childhood days in Moss Point, Mississippi; the state's segregationist policies that prevented his SEC championship baseball team from playing in the College World Series; and the sadness of watching his father's arrest. These seemingly disparate events worked to prepare him for his future battle with the vestiges of racial strife that continued to haunt Ole Miss' culture when he was selected as the University's fifteenth Chancellor. We relive, along with the author, the courting of eccentric donors; private conversations with presidents, governors, football coaches, and celebrities; and the struggle to find a balance between the South's past and a promising future. In this funny, touching, and insightful memoir, readers get a behind-the-scenes look at how one man's vision and dedication - along with a commitment to respecting the dignity of every individual - can change a culture.
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High-Scoring Softball

Author: Ralph Weekly Jr.,Karen Weekly

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450429777

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