The Warrior's Code

My Autobiography

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Author: Jackie Tyrrell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910335901

Category:

Page: 320

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The Warriors' Code

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Author: Dory J. Peters

Publisher: Cedar Fort

ISBN: 9781555176136

Category: Fiction

Page: 136

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The Code of the Warrior

Exploring Warrior Values Past and Present

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Author: Shannon E. French

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442254912

Category: History

Page: 298

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Drawing on philosophy, history, moral psychology, and ethics, this revised and expanded edition of French’s The Code of the Warrior examines historical and contemporary warrior cultures and their values, arguing that today’s warriors need a code, as their ancestors did, to prevent them from crossing the thin but critical line that separates warriors from murderers in the battle against global terrorism.

Mooresy - The Fighter's Fighter

My Autobiography - Jamie Moore

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Author: Jamie Moore,Paul Zanon

Publisher: Pitch Publishing

ISBN: 178531243X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

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Mooresy: The Fighter's Fighter is the life story of one of Britain's most-loved boxers. Not always an angelic teen and a product of the 'Salford Overspill', Jamie Moore was sucked into the slipstream of the thrill which came with car theft. At 15, his luck ran out after a helicopter police chase. Boxing turned out to be his saviour. Progressing through the amateur ranks, he turned pro in 1999 aged 20 and went on to become British, Irish, Commonwealth and European light middleweight champion. Known by many as 'Britain's most exciting fighter' Moore engaged in some epic battles, and was one half of boxing's Fight of the Year three times within a five-year period. Four shoulder operations and three brain scans prompted him to quit in 2010. He was snapped up by Sky Sports and started training his own stable of champions. Life was good. That life was almost permanently taken away from him in August 2014, after being shot at five times in Marbella. Despite having a bullet lodged in his right hip and constant pain to his left leg as a result of another bullet passing straight through his thigh, Moore does not dwell on his brush with death. His serene acceptance of life is inspirational as he remains a husband, proud father, former champion, trainer - and occasional actor.

The Sixth Lily Chronicles

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Author: Deirdre Derry

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1426931972

Category: Fiction

Page: 692

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In an age long ago, gifted hands carved magnificent caverns in a mountain on the roof of the world; their existence was known only to the holy men entrusted with the secrets secured within. But everything changed in Earth Solar year 3026 AD, when these same men became guardians of a female infant who would one day determine the future of mankind. Some two hundred years later, the same mountain is visited by Petra, the first genetically enhanced female. She has arrived to complete her formal education and be trained as a Warrior just as her foremothers had done before her. On a mission to the far side of the galaxy, Petra survives in a hostile and dangerous universe, encountering a British army officer who lives in the 1800s but whose spirit has come to her in waking dreams to protect and love her. But her fate takes an unexpected turn when an assassination attempt forces her to venture into alien space, where she becomes instrumental in the survival of her species. The Sixth Lily Chronicles is a story of love, honor, spirituality, and of one woman's destiny that becomes far more than she ever expected or desired.

The Warriors

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Author: Sol Yurick

Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd

ISBN: 0285642820

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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On the 4th of July, a sweltering summer's night, 100,000 New York gang members gather in the Bronx as Cyrus, leader of the city's most powerful gang, proposes that they form an invincible army. When Cyrus is killed, the Coney Island Dominators (aka The Family), are framed for his murder. Alone in enemy territory, over the course of the night, they are hunted by the police and every gang in the city. As they fight their way home the Family discover the city's violence and mysteries, they rape and kill but, above all, they stick together because the Family are the only family they know. The Warriors is the basis of the cult movie and video game. It was among the first, most authentic, portrayal of the urban gang culture of 1960's New York.

Warriors Super Edition: SkyClan's Destiny

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Author: Erin Hunter

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062005758

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 528

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Warriors Super Edition: SkyClan’s Destiny is an epic stand-alone adventure in Erin Hunter’s #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series! This Super Edition chronicles the return of the long lost fifth warrior Clan, following the events of Warriors Super Edition: Firestar's Quest. Thanks to Firestar’s aid, the newly reunited SkyClan is thriving. Their leader, Leafstar, is desperate to believe that they will survive where the ancient SkyClan cats failed. But as threats continue to plague the Clan and dissent grows from within, Leafstar must face the one question she dreads most: Is SkyClan meant to survive? Join the legion of fans who have discovered the epic adventures, fierce warrior cats, and thrilling fantasy world of the mega-bestselling Warriors series. This stand-alone entry is perfect for new readers and dedicated fans alike. SkyClan’s Destiny also includes an exclusive ten-page Warriors manga adventure!

The Warriors

My Life As A Jewish Soviet Partisan

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Author: Harold Zissman

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815608394

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 170

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A first-hand account that gives special attention to the author's experience among pre-dominantly non-Jewish partisans in Soviet Russia, where he confronted anti-Semitism while facing a common enemy. In this candid memoir, Harold Zissman examines Jewish existence in prewar and wartime Poland. Born into an observant family, he begins by recalling his youth in the Polish town of Ostrow-Mazowieck, near the German border. It is the 1930s, a time of childhood nostalgia darkened by ominous anti-Semitic uprisings and government indifference. In lean and concise prose, Zissman relives the German invasion of Poland and his own incarceration in a forced labor camp. He recalls life in the Derechin ghetto, where every day brought brutal Nazi persecution and the constant threat of slaughter. Finally, he tells of escape to Russia, where he fought alongside Soviet partisans - only to face prejudice from his comrades. In the tradition of Elie Wiesel and Primo Levi, Zissman probes the Nazi impact on Jewish notions of identity and community during and after the Holocaust. volatility of life as a Jew among non-Jewish Soviet partisans, even while battling a common enemy.

The Warrior's Camera

The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa

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Author: Stephen Prince

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691010465

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 417

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The Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, who died at the age of 88, has been internationally acclaimed as a giant of world cinema. Rashomon, which won both the Venice Film Festival's grand prize and an Academy Award for best foreign-language film, helped ignite Western interest in the Japanese cinema. Seven Samurai and Yojimbo remain enormously popular both in Japan and abroad. In this newly revised and expanded edition of his study of Kurosawa's films, Stephen Prince provides two new chapters that examine Kurosawa's remaining films, placing him in the context of cinema history. Prince also discusses how Kurosawa furnished a template for some well-known Hollywood directors, including Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas. Providing a new and comprehensive look at this master filmmaker, The Warrior's Camera probes the complex visual structure of Kurosawa's work. The book shows how Kurosawa attempted to symbolize on film a course of national development for post-war Japan, and it traces the ways that he tied his social visions to a dynamic system of visual and narrative forms. The author analyzes Kurosawa's entire career and places the films in context by drawing on the director's autobiography--a fascinating work that presents Kurosawa as a Kurosawa character and the story of his life as the kind of spiritual odyssey witnessed so often in his films. After examining the development of Kurosawa's visual style in his early work, The Warrior's Camera explains how he used this style in subsequent films to forge a politically committed model of filmmaking. It then demonstrates how the collapse of Kurosawa's efforts to participate as a filmmaker in the tasks of social reconstruction led to the very different cinematic style evident in his most recent films, works of pessimism that view the world as resistant to change.

In die Wildnis

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Author: Erin Hunter

Publisher: Beltz & Gelberg

ISBN: 9783407810410

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 312

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Weltweit verfolgen Fans das Geschehen um die KatzenClans: USA, Großbritannien, Frankreich, Russland, Japan, Korea, China, Tschechien, Litauen, Portugal, Ungarn, Brasilien, Norwegen und Griechenland Ein Wald. Vier Clans. Und alle wollen überleben. Jenseits der Menschen, tief verborgen im Wald, leben die Katzen der Clans wild und ungezähmt. Feuerpfote, der seine Zweibeiner verließ, um sich dem DonnerClan anzuschließen, genießt das stürmische Leben des Waldes in vollen Zügen. Seite an Seite mit den wilden Katzen lernt er zu jagen, seine Instinkte zu gebrauchen, er lernt den Wald zu hören und seine Feinde zu riechen. Doch das Leben stellt ihn auch immer wieder auf die Probe, denn der Platz ist eng, das Futter knapp. Blaustern, die Königin des DonnerClans, hat Zweifel, ob es der Clan schaffen wird, bis zur Blattfrische zu überleben. Da erfährt Feuerpfote von der Prophezeiung: „Nur Feuer kann den Clan retten!“ Was hat diese Prophezeiung zu bedeuten?

A Warrior’s Life: A Biography of Paulo Coelho

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Author: Fernando Morais

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007506481

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 496

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Paulo Coelho is a worldwide phenomenon. At a time when he is coming up to the fantastic achievement of 100 million copies sold worldwide across all his books, his fans will be delighted with the first ever official biography of Paulo, an in-depth look at his life and work, and what makes him the much-loved author he is today.

Black Hawk and the Warrior's Path

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Author: Roger L. Nichols

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119103428

Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Page: 200

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Completely updated and expanded, Black Hawk and the Warrior's Path is a masterful account of the life of the Sauk warrior and leader, and his impact on the history of early America. The period between 1760 and 1840 is brought to life through vivid discussion of Native American society and traditions, Western frontier expansion, and US-Native American politics and conflicts Updates include: 1 new map, 8 new images, a revised bibliographic essay incorporating the latest research, a timeline, and 8 concise, reorganized chapters with key terms and study questions Accessibly written by a noted expert in the field, students will understand key themes and find meaningful connections among historical events in Native American and 18th century American history

The Last Maasai Warriors

An Autobiography

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Author: Jackson Ntirkana,Wilson Meikuaya

Publisher: Greystone Books

ISBN: 1927435013

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

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How two young Maasai tribesmen became warriors, scholars, and leaders in their community and to the world. They are living testament to a vanishing way of life on the African savannah. Wilson and Jackson are two brave warriors of the Maasai, an intensely proud culture built on countless generations steeped in the mystique of tradition, legend and prophecy. They represent the final generation to literally fight for their way of life, coming of age by proving their bravery in the slaying of a lion. They are the last of the great warriors. Yet, as the first generation to fully embrace the modern ways and teachings of Western civilization, the two warriors have adapted — at times seamlessly, at times with unimaginable difficulty -- in order to help their people. They strive to preserve a disappearing culture, protecting the sanctity of their elders while paving the way for future generations. At this watershed moment in their history, the warriors carry the weight of their forbearers while embracing contemporary culture and technology. While their struggle to achieve this balance unfolds exquisitely in this story, their discoveries resonate well beyond the Maasai Mara.

Warriors: Omen of the Stars #6: The Last Hope

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Author: Erin Hunter

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062102141

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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The end of the stars draws near. Three must become four to battle the darkness that lasts forever. . . . After countless moons of treachery, Tigerstar's Dark Forest apprentices are ready to lay siege upon the warrior Clans. As Jayfeather, Dovewing, and Lionblaze prepare to lead their Clanmates into battle, they await the arrival of the mysterious fourth warrior who is prophesied to help lead the Clans to glory. The darkest hour the Clans have ever faced has dawned. Hopes will be shattered and heroes will rise as the warriors fight for their very survival.

The Heart of the Warrior

Origins and Religious Background of the Samurai System in Feudal Japan

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Author: Catharina Blomberg

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781873410134

Category: Religion

Page: 226

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Traces the development of the samurai, both in the way they regarded themselves and their role in society.

Shantaram

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Author: Gregory David Roberts

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405516976

Category: Fiction

Page: 944

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'A literary masterpiece . . . at once erudite and intimate, reflective and funny . . . it has the grit and pace of a thriller' Daily Telegraph A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld. 'In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addict, escaped from an Australian prison to India, where he lived in a Bombay slum. There, he established a free health clinic and also joined the mafia, working as a money launderer, forger and street soldier. He found time to learn Hindi and Marathi, fall in love, and spend time being worked over in an Indian jail. Then, in case anyone thought he was slacking, he acted in Bollywood and fought with the Mujahedeen in Afghanistan . . . Amazingly, Roberts wrote Shantaram three times after prison guards trashed the first two versions. It's a profound tribute to his willpower . . . At once a high-kicking, eye-gouging adventure, a love saga and a savage yet tenderly lyrical fugitive vision.' Time Out