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During a time when candles glowed in lieu of electricity, the Hill sisters of Kentucky spent their days playing music on the piano and singing. While Mildred tickled out tunes on the ivories, Patty strung together lyrics and sang along.
From the National Headliners Club award winner and editorial cartoonist for The Washington Times comes a collection of cartoons that range from the Clinton administration to the baseball strike in America. Paperback.
To help readers decipher the exact meaning of Noh, the authors offer a detailed examination and explanation of this, the first great Japanese theatrical form, which often intimidates the uninitiated.
Deep in the heart of the Louisiana swamp, there lives a poor fur trapper, his second wife, and his twins. The stepmother has a plan to leave the children in the swamp to alleviate the family's financial problems. See how the Cajun Hansel and Gretel outsmart her plan and escape from the witch who lures them into her cottage. Hardcover.
In recounting the history of the Cajuns from their Canadian beginnings through their migration south to Louisiana, Theriot conveys the spirit and resolve of a proud community. To know this spirit is to know what drives them to cook with such passion. From boiled crawfish, crabmeat au gratin, and shrimp gumbo to chicken étouffée, Chef Theriot has distilled the essence of Cajun cooking with his signature easy-to-follow, hearty recipes.
In the South, desserts are symbolic of hospitality, and no special occasion can be had without the appropriate dose of sugar. Pies, puddings, candy, ice cream, and cakes are anticipated and expected at every event. Ensuring that each mouthful of sugared bliss will be remembered is a welcomed challenge for every hostess.
The demands of modern society often create distance between Jews and their cultural heritage. Author Barbara Sheklin Davis, a New York City native and longtime Jewish educator, offers ways to embrace and uphold Jewish influences in everyday life. Suggestions range from simple activities like indulging in a Woody Allen movie marathon and noshing on pastrami on rye to more involved activities including hosting a Shabbat dinner or exploring tikkun olam to bring about social justice and repair the world.
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The only thing wilder than Oklahoma in the late nineteenth century are the tales that continue to surround it. In the days of the Wild West, Oklahoma was teeming with assassins, guerillas, hijackers, kidnappers, gangs, and misfits of every size and shape imaginable. Featuring such legendary characters as Billy the Kid, Bonnie and Clyde, Machine Gun Kelly, Belle Starr, and Pretty Boy Floyd, this book combines recorded fact with romanticized legend, allowing the reader to decide how much to believe.
For any golfer who is looking for up-to-date information to plan a golf vacation, this independent, information-packed guide will be indispensable.
The Lone Star State is known for producing and attracting vicious outlaws. Machine Gun Kelly, Billy the Kidd, and Clyde Barrow are just a few. These criminals terrorized civilians, inspiring both fear and awe and creating legends that would be handed down through generations. Tales of the state’s gunfights, robberies and kidnappings, heinous ne’er-do-wells, and noble lawmen bring to life a time before the West was tamed.
In this delightful cookbook, Natalie V. Scott has compiled savory recipes which have filled New Orleans kitchens with delicious aromas for more than 200 years. Paperback.
From corporate executives to college students, now anyone can navigate the often-treacherous terrain of negotiation with this useful guide. Marketing expert Donald W. Hendon humorously delivers the instructions necessary to persuade others and achieve desired results in personal and professional situations. Over the course of nineteen insightful chapters, he reveals the most effective methods for overcoming every day dilemmas. These techniques will empower individuals to haggle with car dealers, request a raise, or dive into the dating pool.
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