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Cancer and Healing: Memoirs of Gratitude and Hope
Edited by: Charles W. Deweese
Product Code: P450
ISBN: 9780881463439
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 191
Product Format: Paperback
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Cancer and Healing: Memoirs of Gratitude and Hope provides first-person glimpses into the cancer experiences of eighteen Baptists. In fact, every person connected with this book, including the publishing director, editor, and writers, has had and/or currently has cancer. Their very lives comprise the primary resources of this work. They share passionately about their own survival experiences and compassionately for those who do not survive and for those for whom the announcement of cancer may picture into their tomorrows. These writers, male and female, white and black, live in ten states. They have suffered various cancers: carcinoma, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, melanoma, and others, which have affected many parts of their bodies and emotions. They have not written to make money. All royalties from sales of this book will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Capricorn Rising: Conversations in Southern Rock
By author: Michael Buffalo Smith   Foreword by: Willie Perkins
Product Code: P534
ISBN: 9780881465785
Publisher: Mercer University Press
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CAPRICORN RISING: CONVERSATIONS IN SOUTHERN ROCK is a collection of interviews with many of the stars, producers, and associates of the 1970s Southern record label, Capricorn, which was founded in the heart of Macon, Georgia in 1969. Author Michael Buffalo Smith collects word for word, the complete interviews with Capricorn artists including Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, George McCorkle, Bonnie Bramlett, Paul Hornsby, Johnny Sandlin, Chuck Leavell, and many others, providing a glimpse into the early 70s when Southern Rock was born in Macon.
Career in Crisis : Paul
By author: John David Briley
Product Code: H719
ISBN: 9780881460254
Pages: 322
Product Format: Hardback
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This book examines why Coach Paul W. “Bear” Bryant and the University of Alabama football team waned in the late 1960s and how was it revived in the 1970s amid the social and political changes of the Civil Rights Movement.
Centennial: A History of the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Georgia
By author: E. Culpepper Clark
Product Code: H910
ISBN: 9780881465518
Publisher: Mercer University Press
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The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication was founded in 1915 by Steadman Vincent Sanford who as president (1932–35) and chancellor of the University System of Georgia (1935–45), was architect of the modern University of Georgia. Its second graduate John Eldridge Drewry (1922), the school’s longest serving director and dean (1932–69), established the Peabody Awards in 1940, which remains the oldest and most prestigious award in all electronic media. This account details the evolution of a college that is among the nation’s elite, with a selective undergraduate program (juniors and seniors only) and an impressive 99.1 percent graduation rate; a national leader in its graduate research program, with study abroad programs and internships; and leadership in international research and outreach. Housed within the college are a number of centers, institutes, and certificate programs that distinguish its disciplines.
Charles “Lefty” Driesell: A Basketball Legend
By author: F. Martin Harmon
Product Code: H893
ISBN: 9780881465068
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Termed the greatest program builder in the history of college basketball after winning more than a hundred games at four different Division I schools, all of which had fallen on hard times or never enjoyed hoops success, Charles "Lefty" Driesell was a transcendent figure in his sport for more than forty years. Despite never coaching at one of the college game's traditional powers, and despite losing two seasons in the middle of his career due to the tragic actions of another, Driesell still ended his career as the fourth "winningest" college coach at the time he retired in 2003 with 786 victories, coaching at Davidson, Maryland, James Madison, and Georgia State.

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