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The Final Season

The Final Season
State of Grace

by E. C. Putnam

  • Publisher : Tate Publishing
  • Release : 2010-01
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : 160799934X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is it-senior season and a good chance to compete for state! Player dad Steve Pelham isn't about to miss a second of the excitement he's sure will be provided by his son, Woody, and the other ten seniors of the high school team. Not even the specter of cancer's return is going to keep Steve from a minute of this, "The Final Season." Even non-baseball fans will delight in this front-row viewing of emotional wins and losses, pivotal personal choices, and trying tests of faith as the Sandy Pines Panthers claw their way toward the state championship series. The book culminates in a climactic surprise ending that will leave readers both stunned and impressed.

The Final Season

The Final Season
The Perseverance of Pat Summitt

by Maria Cornelius

  • Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
  • Release : 2016-09-30
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN : 1621902722
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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With 1,098 wins and eight national championships, Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt has left a remarkable legacy of perseverance, leadership, and passion for the game—but her victories on the court aren’t the only legacy she has left in her wake. Since the beginning of her career as Lady Vol head coach at twenty-two years old, Pat Head Summitt effectively established the University of Tennessee Lady Vols as the top women’s athletics program in the nation. The winningest coach in the history of NCAA basketball, Summitt overcame one obstacle after another on the road to every victory, but it is the lives she has impacted along the way that tell the story of her true legacy. Forever a role model for young women, expecting nothing but the best from her players and from those around her, her legacy has never faltered—not even during her final season as head coach, when she faced her fiercest adversary yet: the diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. In The Final Season: The Perseverance of Pat Summitt, Maria M. Cornelius tells the story of her final coaching season through the eyes of those who know her best, from players to support staff to Summitt’s closest friends and advisors. Beginning with the diagnosis that shook the Tennessee community in the summer of 2011 and continuing through to the final game of the 2011–12 season, The Final Season presents readers with a behind-the-scenes look at the conclusion of Summitt’s coaching career, detailing from the perspective of a sports writer how her diagnosis impacted her players and her staff as well as her fans. With forewords by former Lady Vol Candace Parker and Swish Appeal editor Mike Robinson, The Final Season reveals how Summitt’s remarkable story of perseverance not only united a team of young women but also brought an entire sports following together, revealing an incredible support system that spanned far beyond Summitt’s Tennessee community. The coach’s determined spirit, selfless love, and sense of humor shine through the pages of Cornelius’s book, painting for readers the picture of a beloved leader and detailing the personal moments of defeat and triumph that make Summitt a true champion.

The Final Season

The Final Season
The Footballers Who Fought and Died in the Great War

by Nigel McCrery

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2014-08-21
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1473505852
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A moving narrative history of the professional footballers who fought and died in World War I, with a foreword by Gary Lineker. In 1914, as today, successful footballers were heroes and role models. They were the sporting superstars of their time; symbols of youth, health and vigour. Naturally enough, when war broke out they felt it was their duty to join up and fight. Between 1914 and 1918, 213 professional players fell in action. Some teams lost half their players, either killed or else so badly injured in mind and body that they were never to play again. The Final Season is the powerfully moving account of these young men who swapped the turf of the pitch and the cheers of the fans for the freezing mud of the battlefield and the terrible scream of shell fire. It follows them as they leave their fans and families behind, undergo training and then travel on to the bloody arenas of war: Ypres, Gallipoli, the Somme, Passchendaele. Nigel McCrery paints these men in vivid detail. From their achievements on the football pitch to their heroic conduct on the battlefield, we will learn of the selfless courage and determination they displayed in the face of adversity. For far too many, we will also learn when, and how, they made the ultimate sacrifice.

The Final Season

The Final Season
Fathers, Sons, and One Last Season in a Classic American Ballpark

by Tom Stanton

  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 2007-04-01
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781429981118
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Maybe your dad took you to ball games at Fenway, Wrigley, or Ebbets. Maybe the two of you watched broadcasts from Yankee Stadium or Candlestick Park, or listened as Red Barber or Vin Scully called the plays on radio. Or maybe he coached your team or just played catch with you in the yard. Chances are good that if you're a baseball fan, your dad had something to do with it--and your thoughts of the sport evoke thoughts of him. If so, you will treasure The Final Season, a poignant true story about baseball and heroes, family and forgiveness, doubts and dreams, and a place that brings them all together. Growing up in the 60s and 70s, Tom Stanton lived for his Detroit Tigers. When Tiger Stadium began its 88th and final season, he vowed to attend all 81 home games in order to explore his attachment to the place where four generations of his family have shared baseball. Join him as he encounters idols, conjures decades past, and discovers the mysteries of a park where Cobb and Ruth played. Come along and sit beside Al Kaline on the dugout bench, eat popcorn with Elmore Leonard, hear Alice Cooper's confessions, soak up the warmth of Ernie Harwell, see McGwire and Ripken up close, and meet Chicken Legs Rau, Bleacher Pete, Al the Usher, and a parade of fans who are anything but ordinary. By the autumn of his odyssey, Stanton comes to realize that his anguish isn't just about the loss of a beloved ballpark but about his dad's mortality, for at the heart of this story is the love between fathers and sons--a theme that resonates with baseball fans of all ages.

One Final Season

One Final Season
A Book

by Elizabeth Beacon

  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 2011-07-01
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1459208218
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Three years ago, Kate rejected Edmund, Lord Shuttleworth's impassioned marriage proposal in no uncertain terms. Now he's back, and it's Kate's final season. She needs a straightforward, paper-only marriage, yet her feelings for Edmund are anything but straightforward! Shocked by Edmund's reappearance at a lavish house party, Kate flees to the private study to compose herself. But her self-control doesn't last for long…. Caught in a compromising situation, the man she can't possibly marry is suddenly announcing their betrothal to the ton!

The Last Season

The Last Season
A Book

by Roy MacGregor

  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 2012-11-24
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1459706870
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Felix Batterinski grew up tough in Northern Ontario. After enjoying brief fame as an "enforcer" for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers, he finds himself eking out a living as a player-coach in Finland. But a controversial play spells the end of his comeback bid, and Felix begins a tragic descent into disillusion and despair.

The Last Season

The Last Season
A Book

by Edwin Daub

  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release : 2021-07-22
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 1662403313
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Last Season takes you inside the world of professional baseball scouting. The reader travels with Rocky, the central figure, as he navigates through what may be his final season pursing his passion: scouting. Scouting has been his identity, his life. Is the inevitable end coming? The reader will meet an array of characters: scouts, coaches, agents, players, and parents. All of them become a part of Rocky’s journey. The reader gets a close-up look at the realities of scouting, many times quite different than the perceptions. Rocky’s relationship with Kara reveals yet another aspect of Rocky’s’ personality and inner struggles. The novel, The Last Season, has been lived and experienced through the eyes of the author. It’s insight and authenticity of professional baseball scouting will draw the reader in. People often ask me what do I do, what is my profession? When I tell them I am a professional baseball scout, their eyes light up, and many say, “That must be fun!” Or they reply, “That sounds very interesting!” The audience for this book will be anyone who loves baseball searching for more knowledge and the inner workings of the game, but finding much more! More importantly, it is the story of an individual who is struggling to remain relevant and hold on to his purpose and identity as his career inevitability comes to an end. It is about baseball. It is about life!

The Last Season

The Last Season
A Novel

by Ronald Florence

  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Release : 2002-07-14
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1466822538
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The last season in Newport, Rhode Island is the summer of 1941, just before Pearl Harbor. It is the end of an era of social glitter and privilege. Sera, a young Portugese beauty from nearby Stonington, Connecticut, falls in love with Russell, a young Naval Lieutenant from a socially prominent Newport family, who is stationed at the War College--the naval base near Newport where secret military scenarios are played out by future commanders. She is swept off her feet by the charming Russell who thinks nothing of borrowing secret documents to raise the money his family won't give him to date Sera. But Sera will not stand for that. Sophistocated thrills and romance energize The Last Season, from the author of The Gypsy Man and The Perfect Machine. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

1939: The Last Season

1939: The Last Season
A Book

by Anne de Courcy

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2012-12-20
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1780225776
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A wonderful portrait of British upper-class life in the Season of 1939 - the last before the Second World War. The Season of 1939 brought all those 'in Society' to London. The young debutante daughters of the upper classes were presented to the King and Queen to mark their acceptance into the new adult world of their parents. They sparkled their way through a succession of balls and parties and sporting events. The Season brought together influential people not only from Society but also from Government at the various events of the social calendar. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain chaperoned his debutante niece to weekend house parties; Lord Halifax, the Foreign Secretary, lunched with the Headmaster of Eton; Cabinet Ministers encountered foreign Ambassadors at balls in the houses of the great hostesses. As the hot summer drew on, the newspapers filled with ever more ominous reports of the relentless progress towards war. There was nothing to do but wait - and dance. The last season of peace was nearly over.

Finding Life in the Last Season

Finding Life in the Last Season
A Book

by Diane Doering

  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Release : 2009-08
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 1608440753
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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FINDING LIFE IN THE LAST SEASON Encouragement for the Aged and Those Who Care for Them This collection of short stories and devotions address the pain and loss of end of-life issues in a straightforward but encouraging way. With the youngest of the "baby boomers" now approaching the age of 50, the numbers of those caring for an aging loved one are growing at a staggering rate. With that grows the need for both to be understood, and to understand, this last season of life. While there is little material available to address these spiritual and emotional needs, God's word is most clear on the esteem He places on the elderly. With that in mind, Finding Life in the Last Seasonwas written to speak to the needs of this swiftly growing audience, and to impact the mission field of the elderly living in care facilities. This collection of devotions and short stories were written and shared in care facility outreaches for the aged, sick and dying over a decade of ministry, and have encouraged thousands with the truth that God's love is constant in changing circumstances; and that through Christ, there is life... even in the last season. DIANE DOERING has been a Bible teacher, retreat speaker, radio host, worship leader and is a Licensed Minister. Born and raised in the Chicago area, Diane has lived in Omaha, Nebraska since 1987. Diane and her husband, Bob, have been married for 23 years. They have two children; Matt, age 18 and Cassie, age 14. Diane and Bob Doering are the Directors of Threefold Cord Ministries, a ministry to the poor, the orphan and the widow; which ministers the gospel to the aged and dying in care facilities, and raises support for orphaned children in impoverished countries (www.threefoldcord.org). Threefold Cord Ministrieswas founded by Diane and Bob Doering in 2000 and they serve this work fulltime as a missionary family. This ministry is operated free from debt, with integrity, and with the sole purpose of reaching the poor, the orphan and the widow with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

1939: The Last Season of Peace

1939: The Last Season of Peace
A Book

by Angela Lambert

  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 2011-09-28
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN : 1448204755
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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First published in 1989, this is an account of the oldest of traditions. It was called the London Season, and for three centuries it had been a time of fashionable suppers and brilliant balls that introduced England's most aristocratic and eligible girls to society. Though by 1939 the stately gavottes and minuets had long since given way to waltzes and fox-trots, the cream of young womanhood still curtsied low before the Queen and then went out to dance the night away with the young men they would one day marry. But the Season of 1939 was different: it was to be the last. And like many a finale, it lives on in memory as a lovely, enchanted dream, all the more beautiful for the horror and destruction that would follow so soon. Based on a wealth of first-hand reminiscences, press clippings, and memorabilia, 1939: The Last Season of Peace is a fascinating portrait of this fairy tale about to end. It captures the end of an era as it recreates a world whose inhabitants still believed in empire and tradition. It is a vivid picture of a generation suspended in a brief moment of sunlit summer glory, before the gathering storm of World War II swept it all away.

Crop Production

Crop Production
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The International Film Business

The International Film Business
A Market Guide Beyond Hollywood

by Angus Finney

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2022-05-11
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN : 1000552004
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Examining the independent film sector as a business on an international scale, author Angus Finney addresses the specific skills and knowledge required to successfully navigate the international film business. Finney describes and analyses the present structure of the film industry as a business, with a specific focus on the film (and entertainment) value chain and takes readers through the status of current digital technology, exploring ways in which this is changing the structure and opportunities offered by the industry in the future. The textbook provides information and advice on the different business and management skills and strategies that students and emerging practitioners will need to effectively engage with the industry in an international context. Case studies of films and TV, including Squid Game (2021), Parasite (2019), Game of Thrones (2011-2019) and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), are supplemented by company case studies on Redbus, Renaissance, Pixar, with additional new chapters focusing on Netflix, TikTok and the Metaverse. This third edition of The International Film Business includes up-to-date information on the status of the international film industry during and post COVID-19; expanded content looking at the TV industry and streaming services; new case studies and dedicated sections on the Streaming Wars and the Chinese Film Industry and a new chapter looking at the changes in digital production in the context of the global and territorial film and TV industry. Written for students of Film Business and emerging practitioners, this book will take readers through the successes and failures of a variety of real film companies and projects and features exclusive interviews with leading practitioners in all sectors of the industry, from production to exhibition.

Foreign Crops and Markets

Foreign Crops and Markets
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1931
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball, 2d ed.

The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball, 2d ed.
A Book

by Jonathan Fraser Light

  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 2016-03-25
  • Pages : 1112
  • ISBN : 1476617449
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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More than any other sport, baseball has developed its own niche in America’s culture and psyche. Some researchers spend years on detailed statistical analyses of minute parts of the game, while others wax poetic about its players and plays. Many trace the beginnings of the civil rights movement in part to the Major Leagues’ decision to integrate, and the words and phrases of the game (for example, pinch-hitter and out in left field) have become common in our everyday language. From AARON, HENRY onward, this book covers all of what might be called the cultural aspects of baseball (as opposed to the number-rich statistical information so widely available elsewhere). Biographical sketches of all Hall of Fame players, owners, executives and umpires, as well as many of the sportswriters and broadcasters who have won the Spink and Frick awards, join entries for teams, owners, commissioners and league presidents. Advertising, agents, drafts, illegal substances, minor leagues, oldest players, perfect games, retired uniform numbers, superstitions, tripleheaders, and youngest players are among the thousands of entries herein. Most entries open with a topical quote and conclude with a brief bibliography of sources for further research. The whole work is exhaustively indexed and includes 119 photographs.

Cotton, Review of the World Situation

Cotton, Review of the World Situation
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1985
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Archaeological Reconnaissance in Central Guatemala. - Washington 1955. VII, 87 S., 71 Bl. Abb. 4°

Archaeological Reconnaissance in Central Guatemala. - Washington 1955. VII, 87 S., 71 Bl. Abb. 4°
A Book

by Augustus Ledyard Smith

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1955
  • Pages : 87
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Western Fruit Grower

Western Fruit Grower
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1953
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Television/radio Age

Television/radio Age
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1983-04
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fruit Situation

Fruit Situation
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1974
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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