Go behind the scenes tour of American country music superstar, Dolly Parton. Read about her life, discography including her best singles such as Jolene, 9 to 5, I Will Always Love You, and more. Project Webster represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Project Webster continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.
In The HARVARD Effect Author John-Leslie Brown asks, 'Why will the world be different because you were born?' Farrah Gray, Self-Made Millionaire, 'You may have thought you've heard it all, but you haven't, until you've read the HARVARD Effect ...' Under the tutelage of his legendary father, Les Brown, John-Leslie Brown began speaking at the aleatory age of 10, later becoming the highest paid speaker in America at age 14 and commanding audiences as large as 20,000. by the time he reached his early twenties, John-Leslie began sharing the state with pioneers in business and entertainment such as The Dalai Lama, Richard Branson, T.D. Jakes, Gladys Knight, Bob Proctor, Berny Dohrman, Ice Cube, and Krs-One. Now in his early 30's John-Leslie has developed a unique ability to deliver passionate messages of inspiration which transcend cultural and generational boundaries. In the HARVARD Effect you will gain a 100 plan for your life, allow yourself to bounce back from falling, learn resource management that will allow you to virtualize yourself, acknowledge your journey, rise to the occasion, and dwell in gratitude. 'I have no words to describe the service you have rendered to the twelve Harvard Graduate and Profesional Schools' (HGPSG') and Harvard Extension Entrepreneurship Association' (HEEREA') mission. We are dedicated to sharing our highest gifts to the world; we are grateful you have come to us to share your highest gifts, gifts of wisdom man and knowledge. You genuinely inspired the entire community. This is truly a value-added for all.' Dolly Amaya - Harvard Leadership Conference. 'Your book engaged me and energized me to the end&#8230;I'm done with most books after 50 pages but not yours. I hope I can hook people until the end like that in my books. It is a gift. You are truly a creative spirit filled with ideas and thoughts that never end.' Myra S. White, JD, PhD Harvard Professor Follow Author John-Leslie Brown at HarvardEffect.com for all of the latest.
Is our nature&#8212;as individuals, as a species&#8212;determined by our evolution and encoded in our genes? If we unravel the protein sequences of our DNA, will we gain the power to cure all of our physiological and psychological afflictions and even to solve the problems of our society? Today biologists&#8212;especially geneticists&#8212;are proposing answers to questions that have long been asked by philosophy or faith or the social sciences. Their work carries the weight of scientific authority and attracts widespread public attention, but it is often based on what the renowned evolutionary biologist Richard Lewontin identifies as a highly reductive misconception: 'the pervasive error that confuses the genetic state of an organism with its total physical and psychic nature as a human being.' In these nine essays covering the history of modern biology from Darwin to Dolly the sheep, all of which were originally published in The New York Review of Books, Lewontin combines sharp criticisms of overreaching scientific claims with lucid expositions of the exact state of current scientific knowledge&#8212;not only what we do know, but what we don't and maybe won't anytime soon. Among the subjects he discusses are heredity and natural selection, evolutionary psychology and altruism, nineteenth-century naturalist novels, sex surveys, cloning, and the Human Genome Project. In each case he casts an ever-vigilant and deflationary eye on the temptation to look to biology for explanations of everything we want to know about our physical, mental, and social lives. These essays&#8212;several of them updated with epilogues that take account of scientific developments since they were first written&#8212;are an indispensable guide to the most controversial issues in the life sciences today. The second edition of this collection includes new essays on genetically modified food and the completion of the Human Genome Project. It is an indispensable guide to the most controversial issues in the life sciences today.
Eugene Curran ''Gene'' Kelly (August 23, 1912 - February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen. Although he is known today for his performances in Singin' in the Rain and An American in Paris, he was a dominant force in Hollywood musical films from the mid 1940s until this art form fell out of fashion in the late 1950s. His many innovations transformed the Hollywood musical film, and he is credited with almost single-handedly making the ballet form commercially acceptable to film audiences. Kelly was the recipient of an Academy Honorary Award in 1952 for his career achievements. He later received lifetime achievement awards in the Kennedy Center Honors, and from the Screen Actors Guild and American Film Institute; in 1999, the American Film Institute also numbered him 15th in their Greatest Male Stars of All Time list. This book is your ultimate resource for Gene Kelly. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about his Early life, Career and Personal life right away: Gene Kelly filmography, Pilot No. 5, DuBarry Was a Lady, Thousands Cheer, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, The Cross of Lorraine, Cover Girl (film), Christmas Holiday, Anchors Aweigh (film), Ziegfeld Follies (film), Living in a Big Way, It Had to Be You (1947 film), The Pirate, The Three Musketeers (1948 film), Words and Music (1948 film), Take Me Out to the Ball Game (film), On the Town (film), Summer Stock, An American in Paris (film), It's a Big Country, Love Is Better Than Ever, Singin' in the Rain, The Devil Makes Three (film), Brigadoon (film), Seagulls Over Sorrento, Deep in My Heart (1954 film), It's Always Fair Weather, Invitation to the Dance (film), The Happy Road, Les Girls, Marjorie Morningstar (film), The Tunnel of Love, Inherit the Wind (1960 film), Let's Make Love, Gigot (film), What a Way to Go!, The Young Girls of Rochefort, A Guide for the Married Man, Hello, Dolly! (film), The Cheyenne Social Club, 40 Carats (film), That's Entertainment!, Viva Knievel!, Xanadu (film), Cats Don't Dance Contains selected content from the highest rated entries, typeset, printed and shipped, combining the advantages of up-to-date and in-depth knowledge with the convenience of printed books. A portion of the proceeds of each book will be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation to support their mission.
In the 1970s, Dolly Freed lived off the land dirt cheap and plum easy. Living in their own house on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia for almost five years, Dolly and her father produced their own food and drink and spent roughly $700 each per year. Thirty years later, Dolly Freed's Possum Living is as fascinating and pertinent as it was in 1978. Tin House is reissuing the survivalist classic with a foreword by David Gates and an afterword by the author.After discussing reasons why you should or shouldn't give up your job, Possum Living gives you details about the cheapest ways with the best results to buy and maintain your home, dress well, cope with the law, stay healthy, and keep up a middle-class facade whether you live in the city, in the suburbs, or in a small town. In a delightful, straightforward style, Dolly Freed explains how to be lazy, proud, miserly, and honest, live well and enjoy leisure. She shares her knowledge for what you do need - your own home, for example - and what you don't need, such as doctors, lawyers, and insurance. Through her own example, Dolly hopes to inspire you to do some independent thinking about how economics affect the course of your life now and may do so in the coming "age of shortages". If you ever wondered what it would be like to be in greater control of your own life, Possum Living will show you and help you do it for yourself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dolly Freed, Paige Williams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/002239/bk_adbl_002239_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In 1937, Napoleon Hill changed the world with THINK AND GROW RICH. . . Now his legacy can be yours. In 1937, one man changed the face of entrepreneurshipforever with a single book. Napoleon Hill's landmark Think and Grow Rich remains one of the biggest bestsellers of all time, with over 20 million copies in print and translated into more than 30 languages. Hill's philosophy of personal achievement, wealth, and empowerment created millionairesthe world over. At the present time, the principles behind Think and Grow Rich are more vital--and relevant--than ever before. Are you ready to put the power of Napoleon Hill to work for you? In this new book, the Napoleon Hill Foundation's own executive director puts Hill's essential principles right at your fingertips. Filled with fascinating stories from Dolly Parton, Jeffrey Gitomer, Chief Poly Emenike, and Joe Dudley, Jr.--iconic figures who each applied Hill's principles to their own lives, Everything I Know About Success I Learnedfrom Napoleon Hill lays out the tools needed to uncover the secrets of growth, creativity, power, and achievement inside all of us. It's an essential playbook for any business professional seeking the knowledge and inspiration necessary to discard fear and attain the goalsof personal and professional triumph. The author also details Napoleon Hill's influence on his own success, growing up in rural Virginia and moving on to become a bank CEO at just 41 years old. Everything I Know About Success I Learned from Napoleon Hill teaches you how to: Utilize creative visualizations Formulate actionable plans Lift yourself out of the 'rut of mediocrity' Incorporate discipline and practice into your gameplan for success If you're ready to apply Hill's time-tested tools for success and make your dreams a reality using the original principles of personal achievement, this is the book for you. 'This book is proof that dynamite comes in small packages.' -- Les Brown, noted author and motivational speaker 'Life lessons come in two forms: theoretical lessons and life experiences. In Everything I Know About Success I Learned from Napoleon Hill, Don has married the theoretical and the practical into one powerful tool. He weaves the timeless truths from the master, Napoleon Hill, with his own life's experience of overwhelming success.' -- Jim Stovall, bestselling author of The Ultimate Gift '[Don Green] shares his brilliance and lifelong formula for success with you in Everything I Know About Success I Learned from Napoleon Hill.' -- Sharon Lechter, coauthor of the Rich Dad Poor Dad series and editor, Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil 'Don Green has walked in the footsteps of, and sat in the chair of, Napoleon Hill and W. Clement Stone. That alone would not make him successful, were he not the consummate student, the tireless worker, and have the burning desire to succeed. Combine that with his wisdom and his ability to maintain the highest level of ethics. Don Green's career has been a book that has fi nally come to life--a book that will inspire you to a thousand new thoughts, and a million new dollars.' -- Jeffrey Gitomer, author of The Little Red Book of Selling 'Don has a simple way of sharing meaningful insights that make you want to stand up and cheer.' -- Ron Glosser, former bank CEO and CEO of Hershey Foundation