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📒The Mountain Of The Women ✍ Liam Clancy
✏The Mountain of the Women Book Summary : In an irresistible tale of a life lived fully, if not always wisely, Liam Clancy, of the legendary Irish group the Clancy Brothers, describes his eventful journey from a small town in Ireland in the 1930s into the heart of the New York music scene in the 1950s and ’60s. Following in the grand tradition of such Irish memoirs as Angela’s Ashes and Are You Somebody?, Liam Clancy relates his life’s story in a raucously funny and star-studded account of moving from provincial Ireland to the bars and clubs of New York City, to the cusp of fame as a member of Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers. Born in 1935, the eleventh out of as many children, young Liam was a naive and innocent lad of the Old Country. His memories of childhood include bounding over hills, streams, and the occasional mountain, getting lost, and eventually found, and making mischief in the way of a typical Irish boy. As an aimless nineteen-year-old, Clancy met a strange and wonderfully energetic lover of music, Ms. Diane Guggenheim, an American heiress. She and a colleague from America had set out to record regional Irish folk music, and their undertaking led them to Carrick-on-Suir in the shadow of Slievenamon, "The Mountain of the Women," where Mammie Clancy had been known to carry a tune or two in her kitchen. Guggenheim fell for young Liam and swept him along on her travels through the British Isles, the American Appalachians, and finally Greenwich Village, the undisputed Mecca for aspiring artists of every ilk in the late 1950s. Clancy was in New York to become an actor. But on the side, he played and sang with his brothers, Paddy and Tom, and fellow countryman Tommy Makem, in pubs like the legendary White Horse Tavern. In the heady atmosphere of the Village, Clancy’s life was a party filled with music, sex, and McSorley’s. His friendships with then-unknown artists such as Bob Dylan, Maya Angelou, Robert Redford, Lenny Bruce, Pete Seeger and Barbra Streisand form the backdrop of the charming adventures of a small-town boy making it big in the biggest of cities. In music circles, the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem are known as the Beatles of Irish music. The band’s music continues to play on jukeboxes in pubs and bars, in living rooms of folk music fans, and in Irish American homes throughout the country. Liam Clancy’s lively memoir captures their wild adventures on the road to fame and fortune, and brings to life a man who never lets himself off the hook for his sins, and happily views his success as a blessing.
📒This Wild Spirit ✍ Colleen Skidmore
✏This Wild Spirit Book Summary : This popular book traces women's creative and cultural legacies in the Rocky Mountains of Canada.
📒Dorie ✍ Florence Cope Bush
✏Dorie Book Summary : Dorie's story begins with her childhood on an isolated mountain farm, where we see first-hand how her parents combined back-breaking labor with intense personal pride to produce everything their family needed--from food and clothing to tools and toys--from the land. Lumber companies began to invade the mountains, and Dorie's family took advantage of the financial opportunities offered by the lumber industry, not realizing that in giving up their lands they were also letting go of a way of life. Along with their machinery, the lumber companies brought in many young men, one of whom, Fred Cope, became Dorie's husband. After the lumber companies stripped the mountains of their timber, outsiders set the area aside as a national park, requiring Dorie, now married with a family of her own, to move outside of her beloved mountains.
📒The Mountain Of Love ✍ Will Stanley
✏The Mountain of Love Book Summary : The"Mountain of love" is a fictional story written in poetic form.along with pictures/photos to the poem/story. It does have some of the authors,and his wife's experiences included in parts in the story.it is a love poem/story,surrounded about a very beautiful mountain,that its self has its own story.Plus around the main characters who make up the forbidden love that happens between two different cultures from different backgrounds,traditions,and beliefs in a young country striving to recoupe,after two world wars,and live as one in a beautiful country. Its a story that could happen anywhere around the world. All names,places,and identities are fictionary,and are not releted to any real life sembleness or work.Any suck likeness is strictly coincidence,and no intention is applied too.
📒The Mountains Of The Mediterranean World ✍ J. R. McNeill
✏The Mountains of the Mediterranean World Book Summary : An environmental history of the mountain areas of Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Morocco.
📒The Magnificent Mountain Women ✍ Janet Robertson
✏The Magnificent Mountain Women Book Summary : Since the Pikes Peak gold rush in the mid?nineteenth century, women have gone into the mountains of Colorado to hike, climb, ski, homestead, botanize, act as guides, practice medicine, and meet a variety of other challenges, whether for sport or for livelihood. Janet Robertson recounts their exploits in a lively, well-illustrated book that measures up to its title, The Magnificent Mountain Women. Arlene Blum provides a new introduction to this edition.
📒Over The Mountains Of The Sea ✍ David Hastings
✏Over the Mountains of the Sea Book Summary : Over the Mountains of the Sea is a lively, well-illustrated and very readable book that draws on shipboard diaries and archival sources to give a vivid picture of the voyage out to New Zealand during the crucial Vogel period. Using information on individual ships, voyages and passengers, author David Hastings follows the narrative of the voyage and the way in which the space on the ship was allotted according to gender, class and marital status. He then explores the social dynamics on board dealing with the routines of daily life, crime, mutiny, health, religion and an interesting chapter on 'the virgins' cage' where the single women were confined. He convincingly shows the ship as a microcosm of the society British migrants brought to these islands. Over the Mountains of the Sea is generously illustrated with photographs, sketches and magazine illustrations. It will be warmly welcomed by genealogists, professional historians and the many New Zealanders who enjoy reading about our history.
📒The Mountain Of Kept Memory ✍ Rachel Neumeier
✏The Mountain of Kept Memory Book Summary : "A prince and a princess must work together to save their kingdom from invaders ... and dangers within"--
📒Moving The Mountain ✍ Flora Davis
✏Moving the Mountain Book Summary : Presents the story of the struggles and triumphs of thousands of activists who achieved 'half a revolution' between 1960 and 1990. This book presents a grass-roots view of the small steps and giant leaps that have changed laws and institutions as well as the prejudices and unspoken rules governing a woman's place in American society.
📒Women Explorers Of The Mountains ✍ Margo McLoone
✏Women Explorers of the Mountains Book Summary : Discusses the lives and accomplishments of five women who traveled and explored the mountainous regions of the world in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.