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Half Time

Author : Nigel Owens
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Nigel Owens is a familiar figure on stage and television, and is considered one of the best rugby referees in the world. But before reaching his current status in the world of professional rugby, he went through an excruciating personal crisis.

Half Time

Author : Michael Ashcroft
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The start of 2019 is midway between the last presidential inauguration and the next – but will it also prove the halfway point in Donald Trump’s presidency? Following up Hopes and Fears, which set out in compelling detail why America sent Trump to the White House, Half-Time! brings together two years of groundbreaking research, exploring what the voters make of the President’s agenda and character, how they see the issues at stake and – with voices at the far ends of the political spectrum set to dominate the debate – how they are lining up for the 2020 election.

Half Time

Author : Robert Winder
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Set against the backdrop of depression-era politics, 1934 was an annus mirabilis for English sport. Within just a few days of each other, Hedley Verity, Henry Cotton and Fred Perry all triumphed in their field. To a sporting audience still groaning through the quagmire left by the Great Depression, greedy for inspiring distractions, these heroic events made for a heady spectacle. England's Ashes Test victory at Lord's (later known as Verity's match) saw Australia seeking revenge after the Bodyline series of 1932-33, but Verity bowled England to a famous innings victory, taking 15 wickets - 14 in one day! That same day, Cotton set out on the first qualifying round of the British Open. He went on to set a new Open record with a game so sparkling the Daily Express called it "the best round of golf ever played". And within a fortnight, Perry had beaten Australia's Jack Crawford in the Wimbledon final. England had an extraordinary national hatrick. Together, these three contests and these three singular life stories weave a vivid portrait of an England that has faded from view. Half-Time celebrates a time of intense and rapid social and cultural change, a time that was both the last hurrah of the ancien regime and the stirring of something new. And moving through it, famous actors on a grand stage, are three very English heroes.

The Commandments of the Half Time Shuffle

Author : Zoro
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The Commandments of the Half-Time Shuffle is the first book dedicated exclusively to learning about and playing the half-time shuffle. Complete with historical analysis and overviews of the lineage of the style, the book will equip drummers with all of the necessary tools needed to conquer one of the most beloved, yet mystifying, grooves in drumming history. The book features photos, album cover art, motivational quotes, recommended listening, as well as transcriptions of the most definitive half-time shuffle grooves. Gain insight and wisdom from Zoro, one of the legendary masters of R&B drumming, and master the language of the triplet---the foundation of all shuffles. The Commandments of the Half-Time Shuffle is highly innovative, informative, inspirational, and is sure to be a classic!

Scoring At Half Time

Author : George Best
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Michael Parkinson: 'What was the nearest to kick-off that you made love to a woman?'George Best: 'Er- I think it was half-time actually'George Best was the first celebrity footballer and to many the greatest British player ever. In Scoring at Half-Time he gathers together his favourite memories, stories and anecdotes from his experiences in and out of the game over the last forty years. No dressing room door is left unopened, no player's bar tale untold and no secret kept in this fond, humorous look at football's golden era from the man who was usually there when it happened. Inside stories and lurid tales about George, Bobby, Denis, Nobby and Fergie amongst others. Scoring at Half-Time will delight anyone who has ever wanted to spend time in the company of the footballing legend.

A Quarter in Half Time

Author : David Rabeeya
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A Quarter in Half Time: Arab Soul, Jewish Eyes This book is a triology which includes a novel, poetry and essays written by an Arab-Jew (Sephardic). The novel specifically addresses the cultural and physological conflicts of a teenaged Arab-Jew in an alienated Ashkenazic-European Israeli environment. The poetry section includes three parts: the Zionist Movement in Israel, love and universal themes. This section, written with experience and the insight that comes with maturity, emphasizes the deep-rooted birth culture that exists in each individual. The third section is a potpourri of material for both enjoyment and intellectual stimulation.

Best Pele and a Half Time Bovril A Nostalgic Look at the 1970s Football s Last Great Decade

Author : Andrew Smart
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THE 1970S - THE LAST DECADE WHEN EVERY FAN OF EVERY CLUB COULD WISH FOR THE STARS.For supporters of provincial lightweights like Derby County, Nottingham Forest and Leeds United, their wishes came true in the seventies when they landed the Division One title. It was the decade of the underdog - when the FA Cup was still football's Holy Grail and teams like Sunderland, Ipswich and Southampton came in from the sticks to produce their own brand of Wembley magic. It is not like that today.It was the decade when every team had its characters: Stan Bowles, Charlie George, Duncan McKenzie, Frank Worthington, Tony Currie, Rodney Marsh. These personalities are gone now, replaced by an influx of anonymous foreign journeymen.This book harks back to a lost era when the game still belonged to the fans; they could identify with the players, recognise their heroes, and believe they all had a shot at glory.It remembers dramatic matches packed with action and controversy; recalls mercurial managers like Shankly, Clough, Revie and the Doc - and asks the question: who was the finest player from football's last great decade?

Halftime

Author : Tim Herzberg
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What do you need to live with largescale brain damage: a kittle hope, loads of hard work, a positive environment, some luck. You need to accept what has happend and have a large slice of black humour.

Halftime

Author : Bob P. Buford
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Your midlife doesn't have to be a crisis. In fact, the second half of your life can be better than the first. Bob Buford's bestseller shows you how. What do you want to do with the rest of your life? In Halftime, Buford provides the encouragement and insight to propel your life on a new course to true significance--and the best years of your life. Buford focuses on this important time of transition to the second half of your life, leading you to . . . Take stock of your successes and accomplishments thus far Redefine significance and what it means to you Identify your personal goals Develop a mission for serving God in the second half of your life And more This updated and expanded 20th Anniversary edition also includes new questions for reflection or discussion at the end of each chapter, brand new "halftime" stories of men and women enjoying a second half of significance, specific halftime assignments to guide readers into their second-half mission, and more.

Stuck in Halftime

Author : Bob P. Buford
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Since the release of Halftime in 1994, more than 150,000 people have purchased that book and begun a journey from success to significance. In a way that no one could have predicted, Halftime started a widespread movement viewing midlife as an opportunity rather than a crisis. It helped men and women between the ages of 35 and 50 realize they may have another thirty years of active, vibrant living ahead of them. And, according to author Buford, retirement is not the optimal option.But now, many of the people who began the journey from success to significance have found themselves sidetracked, stuck in the middle of their transition.Stuck in Halftime coaches readers how to get past the barriers that stand in their way to maturity and fulfillment. It outlines eight "myths of halftime" and explains the new set of rules for this second half of life’s journey. Combining practical guidance with personal stories of people who have become "unstuck," Stuck in Halftime renews the vision and determination of those who heard the "still, small voice of God" calling them to a life of significance.

It S Halftime America

Author : Joseph L. Ernstes
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Football is not that complicated, and neither is life. When football players face challenges and return to the basic fundamentals of the game, this helps to win every contest. So it is with the game of life, and more specifically life in the USA. When we get back to basics, and pull together, with hard work by everyone, then we will succeed as a nation.

Fat Guys Shouldn t Be Dancin at Halftime

Author : Chet Coppock
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Flamboyant. Pioneering. Opinionated. These words and dozens more have been used over the years to describe Chet Coppock, a true Chicago sports legend. Now, after decades of talking sports in every corner of the city with everyone from Hall of Famers to average fans, Coppock has written the ultimate guide to the most famous-and infamous-people, places, and moments in Chicago sports history. Fat Guys Shouldn't be Dancin' at Halftime is a one-of-a-kind guide through the wild and wacky world of Chicago sports. Fans will get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the city's biggest stars from a man who's seen them all come and go—they'll also be directed to some off-the-beaten-path attractions that every true sports fan should visit.

Halftime in America

Author : Dan S. Wible
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The United States of America finds itself in a political halftime show, and if something doesn't change soon, the second half could see a continuation of disorganized policies that stifle liberty. Author Dan S. Wible, an aerospace engineer, applies engineering principles to seek solutions to prevent the country's problems from escalating; his thought provoking application of common logic reveals how •free trade without balance of trade has resulted in a loss of manufacturing capability and undermined America's infrastructure; •the Federal Reserve has been completely irrational in its attempt to manipulate the world economy, creating an economy that is now fundamentally unstable; •a return to a limited federal government would enable the free market to once again flourish; •free-market capitalism—with the federal and state governments doing only what the people have authorized—is the best way to allow all people to excel. It's Halftime in America, and the United States is at risk of becoming a European-style socialist nation, which is the very style of government the country's patriots sought to extract themselves from more than two centuries ago. Wible offers insights to how and why this is happening—and what can be done to prevent it.

Halftime

Author : Bob P. Buford
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When all you've done or own seems to matter less … and your heart craves more meaning, joy and balance … when something triggers in your mind that you're entering your second half of life and you're unsure what your calling is for this next season … you're in Halftime. This 20th Anniversary edition is updated and expanded for a new generation of leaders, Bob Buford's bestseller shows how you can make the second half of your life even more rewarding than the first.

The Heartbeat of Halftime

Author : Stephen Wunderli
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Thirteen-year-old Wing is sick of losing. The Mighty Titans haven't won a football game in ages, and Fat Ed, the school bully, doesn't look like he's going to stop dumping on Wing and his friends anytime soon. But above all else, Wing just can't understand why the man who taught him everything about football, his father, is no longer there for him. As Wing struggles to accept his father's impending death from cancer, and his team fights its way to a division championship, Wing comes to realize that winning can simply mean holding on to what you already have.

Halftime Husband

Author : Erin McCarthy
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Running into a man once is an accident. Twice is a coincidence. Three times makes it fate... right? Unless he is now your grumpy boss who holds the future of your fading dance career in his hands. And you hooked up with him when he was just a mysterious stranger rescuing you… My life is a hot mess. I’m Dakota Tanner and I speak before I think, I spend before I earn, and I live totally in the moment. Which is why I’m down and out in need of a major life makeover. Cue the hot guy who has it all together and makes my toes curl in bed. Who then disappears before I wake up. When he reappears five months later as head coach of a pro football team he wants a secret romance (aka a no-one-can-ever-know bangfest) while I’m a nanny for his wild-child daughters. I should say no. But he just might be my one true love… or my biggest mistake yet.

Dancing at Halftime

Author : Carol Spindel
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Can democracy develop in Latin America without United States assistance? Why should the United States care? Why is Latin America relevant to U.S. economic growth in global competition? In Greater America: A New Partnership for the Americas in the 21st Century L. Ronald Scheman argues that our future lies not in Europe, Asia, or the Middle East but right here in our own backyard—the Western Hemisphere. He shows how the political and cultural legacy of colonization, immigration, assimilation and pluralism binds North, Central and South America, and how the trends in market growth and resources make the Americas a rich prize in global trade. Despite the tendency of many northerners to underestimate our ties, we are closer to our southern cousins than to any other societies. That relationship will be increasingly stronger given the growing and irrepressible influence of Latino and Caribbean populations in the U.S. For Latin America, the linkage to the U.S. is essential for attracting investment and creating the jobs necessary to overcome its oppressive heritage of poverty and to provide opportunity for a young population that will increasingly expect a better standard of living. Most important, Greater America demonstrates how closer ties with Latin America will help build a stronger U.S. economy while reducing illegal immigration and drug trafficking. He argues that only a NATO-like coalition in the Americas will defeat the drug traffickers, and that a major program to build infrastructure is essential to make trade agreements work. This book celebrates the contribution of the Americas as one of the more important factors in the spread of human freedom in the last half millennium. It makes the case for the unlimited potential of the Americas and shows how it can be unleashed through greater political and economic integration.

Billy Lynn s Long Halftime Walk

Author : Ben Fountain
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY OSCAR-WINNING DIRECTOR ANG LEE Billy Lynn is home from Iraq. And he's a YouTube sensation. Tonight, with the nation's eyes on him, Billy steps out onto the field at the Dallas Cowboys' Thanksgiving football game. Tomorrow, he must go back to war.

Hold On Honey I ll Take You to the Hospital at Halftime

Author : Norman Chad
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It started 50 years ago with a few TV baseball games. Now, every man who's not out in the woods finding his inner wild man is plunked down in front of a 27-inch diagonal screen watching football, basketball, hockey, darts, the Olympics--anything that even faintly resembles a "sport". This hilarious, biting, incisive book takes a look at the hugely popular phenomenon of television sports.

Factory Children

Author : George Edwin McNeill
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