Young Men and Fire

Young Men and Fire Author Norman Maclean
ISBN-10 0226501035
Release 2010-03-25
Pages 316
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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men were dead or mortally burned. Haunted by these deaths for forty years, Norman Maclean puts back together the scattered pieces of the Mann Gulch tragedy. Young Men and Fire won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1992. "A magnificent drama of writing, a tragedy that pays tribute to the dead and offers rescue to the living.... Maclean's search for the truth, which becomes an exploration of his own mortality, is more compelling even than his journey into the heart of the fire. His description of the conflagration terrifies, but it is his battle with words, his effort to turn the story of the 13 men into tragedy that makes this book a classic."—from New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, Best Books of 1992 "A treasure: part detective story, part western, part tragedy, part elegy and wholly eloquent ghost story in which the dead and the living join ranks cheerfully, if sometimes eerily, in a search for truth and the rest it brings."—Joseph Coates, Chicago Tribune "An astonishing book. In compelling language, both homely and elegant, Young Men and Fire miraculously combines a fascinating primer on fires and firefighting, a powerful, breathtakingly real reconstruction of a tragedy, and a meditation on writing, grief and human character.... Maclean's last book will stir your heart and haunt your memory."—Timothy Foote, USA Today "Beautiful.... A dark American idyll of which the language can be proud."—Robert M. Adams, The New York Review of Books "Young Men and Fire is redolent of Melville. Just as the reader of Moby Dick comes to comprehend the monstrous entirety of the great white whale, so the reader of Young Men and Fire goes into the heart of the great red fire and comes out thoroughly informed. Don't hesitate to take the plunge."—Dennis Drabelle, Washington Post Book World "Young Men and Fire is a somber and poetic retelling of a tragic event. It is the pinnacle of smokejumping literature and a classic work of 20th-century nonfiction."—John Holkeboer, The Wall Street Journal "Maclean is always with the brave young dead. . . . They could not have found a storyteller with a better claim to represent their honor. . . . A great book."—James R. Kincaid, New York Times Book Review



Troublesome Young Men

Troublesome Young Men Author Lynne Olson
ISBN-10 1429923644
Release 2008-04-29
Pages 448
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A riveting history of the daring politicians who challenged the disastrous policies of the British government on the eve of World War II On May 7, 1940, the House of Commons began perhaps the most crucial debate in British parliamentary history. On its outcome hung the future of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's government and also of Britain—indeed, perhaps, the world. Troublesome Young Men is Lynne Olson's fascinating account of how a small group of rebellious Tory MPs defied the Chamberlain government's defeatist policies that aimed to appease Europe's tyrants and eventually forced the prime minister's resignation. Some historians dismiss the "phony war" that preceded this turning point—from September 1939, when Britain and France declared war on Germany, to May 1940, when Winston Churchill became prime minister—as a time of waiting and inaction, but Olson makes no such mistake, and describes in dramatic detail the public unrest that spread through Britain then, as people realized how poorly prepared the nation was to confront Hitler, how their basic civil liberties were being jeopardized, and also that there were intrepid politicians willing to risk political suicide to spearhead the opposition to Chamberlain—Harold Macmillan, Robert Boothby, Leo Amery, Ronald Cartland, and Lord Robert Cranborne among them. The political and personal dramas that played out in Parliament and in the nation as Britain faced the threat of fascism virtually on its own are extraordinary—and, in Olson's hands, downright inspiring.



Young Men

Young Men Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015080109948
Release 1929
Pages
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A Lecture to Young Men on Chastity

A Lecture to Young Men on Chastity Author Sylvester Graham
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105004944984
Release 1838
Pages 246
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A Dialogue or third conference between some young men born in New England and some ancient men which cam out of Holland and Old England concerning the Church and the government thereof Edited with a preface and notes by Charles Deane Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

A Dialogue  or third conference between some young men born in New England  and some ancient men which cam out of Holland and Old England  concerning the Church and the government thereof     Edited  with a preface and notes  by Charles Deane  Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society Author William Bradford
ISBN-10 BL:A0019123372
Release 1870
Pages 78
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The Young Man s Guide

The Young Man s Guide Author Rev Francis Xavier Lasance
ISBN-10 1936639165
Release 2012-05
Pages 460
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Father Lasance's "Catholic Girl's Guide," published in 1906, found immediate success among Catholic readers, and the natural demand for a companion volume gave rise to "The Young Man's Guide" in 1910. Both have a similar format and similar material, though each is geared specifically for its particular audience. In "The Young Man's Guide" we see life as warfare; thus those who would conquer must be prepared, as were the knights of old. The implements of battle are the young man's virtues, and the fight will determine not only the character of the man he will become, but the crown he may win in the hereafter. The original "Guide" doubled as a prayerbook, including numerous devotions, litanies, and even a Latin Missal; however, this edition omits most of these prayers, retaining only a selection of the most important, as well as the original section on preparation for Confession. Because of these omissions, this volume is considered abridged; however, "all of the material contained in this edition remains unchanged and unabridged" based on the original 1910 edition printed by Benziger Brothers. Brand-new illustrations by Julie Streeter bring to life this classic text, which served as an inspiration for the Blue Knights boys clubs.



Young Men and the Sea

Young Men and the Sea Author Daniel Vickers
ISBN-10 0300100671
Release 2005
Pages 336
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Two centuries of American maritime history, in which the Atlantic Ocean remained the great frontier Westward expansion has been the great narrative of the first two centuries of American history, but as historian Daniel Vickers demonstrates here, the horizon extended in all directions. For those who lived along the Atlantic coast, it was the East—and the Atlantic Ocean—that beckoned. While historical and fictional accounts have tended to stress the exceptional circumstances or psychological compulsions that drove men to sea, this book shows how normal a part of life seafaring was for those living near a coast before the mid–nineteenth century. Drawing on records of several thousand seamen and their voyages from Salem, Massachusetts, Young Men and the Sea offers a social history of seafaring in the colonial and early national period. In what sort of families were sailors raised? When did they go to sea? What were their chances of death? Whom did they marry, and how did their wives operate households in their absence? Answering these and many other questions, this book is destined to become a classic of American social and maritime history.



Dying to be Men

Dying to be Men Author Gary Thomas Barker
ISBN-10 0415337747
Release 2005
Pages 186
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"Dying to be Men traces the challenges facing young men in a variety of low-income urban settings worldwide and is one of the first comparative reflections of its kind. It will be invaluable reading for students and researchers of gender studies, as well as practitioners working with youth, as it adds the voices of low-income young men; it also brings a gender component to the discussion of violence and delinquency, social exclusion and young people's health."--BOOK JACKET.



The Marriage Guide for Young Men

The Marriage Guide for Young Men Author George W. Hudson
ISBN-10 HARVARD:32044010257434
Release 1883
Pages 338
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Dirty Young Men and Other Gay Stories

Dirty Young Men  and Other Gay Stories Author Joseph Itiel
ISBN-10 1560234776
Release 2004
Pages 91
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Come on a journey of erotic discovery where young guys seek out old gentlemen! It is well known that to most gay men, a shapely, youthful body is the ultimate turn-on. But a few young guys, sometimes even married ones, are erotically attracted to old men, because of their age. Joseph Itiel (author of Escort Tales; A Consumer's Guide to Male Hustlers; and Sex Workers as Virtual Boyfriends), now in his early seventies, has discovered such young fellows. In Dirty Young Men and Other Gay Stories, he relates his experiences with them in intimate detail. Dirty Young Men and Other Gay Stories is packed full of true younger-loves-older stories from all walks of life and from different countries. From the author: “It took me until my middle fifties to become a sex object. Before reaching this age, nobody had ever been infatuated with my looks or physique. I hadn't been selected out of a crowd just because someone thought I would be a good lay. Wouldn't it be nice, I kept hoping, if for once I would fulfill somebody's sexual fantasies, and be picked for just this reason? Well, at the age of fifty-five, my daydreams started to become a reality. Finally, I became a sex object, a 'man toy,' to cute guys much younger than myself.” Dirty Young Men and Other Gay Stories is packed full of erotic true stories from the author's real life experience. Here is a sample of what you'll find: “Master of the Dildo”—the fulfillment of a young man's desire for penetration by a man old enough to be his father, notwithstanding his young (female) sweetheart “Bligh's Bounty”—the adventures of an older man in San Francisco's first gay go-go bar “The Hypnotic Suggestion”—an older “straight” man seeks to discover his true identity by exploring, through hypnosis, a fleeting gay moment in his past “An Affair in the Galilee Mountains”—a bittersweet love affair between a “professor” and a younger, uneducated local man “The Dominatrix”—the author befriends (and beds) a much younger man who, it turns out, makes his living as a cross-dressing dominatrix, administering beatings to “straight” men for money “Teaching a Man to Fish”—the author teaches two attractive young men the art of escorting From Galilee to Lisbon to San Francisco, Joseph Itiel's Dirty Young Men and Other Gay Stories will take you on an erotic journey that you won't soon forget!



Coping with Changing Roles for Young Men and Women

Coping with Changing Roles for Young Men and Women Author Jessica Hanan
ISBN-10 0823928802
Release 2000
Pages 122
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Provides information on the origins and effects of gender roles on family life, education, and other aspects of social life, discusses the influences of looks and the media, and describes changing expectations in businesses and the armed forces



Interviews with Britain s Angry Young Men

Interviews with Britain s Angry Young Men Author Dale Salwak
ISBN-10 9780893702595
Release 1984
Pages 96
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In the 1950s, a young crop of British writers sprang forth with an unusal commonality of interests. They were promptly dubbed the "angry young men" by the press. Included are Colin Wilson, John Braine, John Wain, Bill Hopkins, and more.



Young men and old men or Samples of life

Young men and old men  or  Samples of life Author Jane Kennedy
ISBN-10 OXFORD:600052780
Release 1852
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Marriage

Marriage Author René Boigelot
ISBN-10 PSU:000001093155
Release 1963
Pages 154
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Tempted London Young Men

Tempted London  Young Men Author
ISBN-10 UVA:X000875686
Release 1888
Pages 288
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Thoughts for Young Men

Thoughts for Young Men Author J. C. Ryle
ISBN-10 1544123620
Release 2017-02-25
Pages 64
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J.C. Ryle was the first Anglican bishop of Liverpool and a popular Christian writer. Ryle's writings are noted for their warmness towards his readers. In the book Thoughts for Young Men, Ryle offers advice for young Christian men to help them grow spiritually.



Young Men and Masculinities

Young Men and Masculinities Author Victor J. Seidler
ISBN-10 1842778072
Release 2006-08-22
Pages 248
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In this book Victor J Seidler, one of the leading contributors to the growing debate about masculinities, turns his attention to the lives of young men and their understandings of themselves as gendered beings. By contextualizing their experiences and subjectivities within a rapidly globalizing world, Seidler pays particular attention to the impact of the global media. How does the mass circulation of images of men's bodies, desires and sexualities affect their self-perception and behaviours, and how are these images framed within particular histories, cultures and traditions?Questioning universalist theories of 'hegemonic masculinities', the book argues that young men often feel caught between prevailing masculinities and their own struggle for self-definition. It explores both how the idea of men as 'the First Sex' has been established within the West and the ways in which men in other cultures and societies affirm their gendered identities. Seidler pioneers new methodologies that involve listening to the silences surrounding male experience as well as to oral testimonies. This enables innovative analysis of the contradictions young men are faced with in both creating their own gendered identities and establishing more equal relationships within a world of intense inequalities.