This volume is the first comprehensive roster or alphabetical listing of the surnames of over 3,500 naval officers and privateersmen of the American Revolution from 1775 to 1783. The book provides each officer's name and, where available, his home town, dateof his commission, name of his vessel, number of guns and men, his record of achievement or capture, plus a reference entry for each officer. Cloth Reprint: Originally published in 1988
Just another day at the office follows Chris' fascinating and sometimes stressful careers as part of a British Forces bomb disposal team in Northern Ireland and currently as a Paramedic in the UK. They are true memoirs about many incidents he's been involved with, some in stomach churning circumstances. It covers incidents such as the shooting dead of a colleague whilst defusing a bomb in Belfast. And describes what its like to approach a wrecked vehicle with a trapped driver and a dead child only feet away. It has graphic details of what its like to assess a patient with traumatic injuries and amputations. It records the communication and organisation that has to happen between himself, the patient, the doctors, the fire service and other Ambulance crews to ensure the effective release of a critically injured casualty. Conversely what a high it is to orchestrate a successful resuscitation following a sudden home death. It describes the more comical and lighter moments of the job with amusing stories and prediciments he finds himself in, when judgement calls go wrong!!!
Oliver Otter's little sister and brother are always ruining his homework until their parents make Oliver his very own office.
This beautiful, elegant novel resonates with the complex textures of the South as it explores the classic conflict between a stubborn father and his gay son, who returns home to inter the remains of his recently dead lover in the family's ancestral burial grounds. A novel crafted from the simplicity of truth, this is a work of superb innocence and boundless charm. Home for the Day is the winner of a 1996 Whiting Award.
For those who want to pray all the Hours correctly and completely, this book contains over 90 detailed lessons with questions, helpful hints, and practice sessions presented in a simple style.
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