The story of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. A major motion picture starring Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale - "The Fighter" - has begun filming and is due for a late 2010 release. Author Bob Halloran is a technical consultant on the film and this book was used as a resource by the screenwriters.
Sheryl Iott investigates the relevancy of cognitive science to musical development and distills cutting-edge teaching and learning methods for musicians of all skill levels based on these scientific concepts. Filled with over 100 musical examples, this book imparts practical suggestions and advice that anybody can incorporate into their own practice.
This book tells the fascinating story of seven Irish-American Olympians from the early twentieth century, who were sports heroes in their time yet are now largely forgotten. These decorated American athletes, who came to be known as the Irish Whales, dominated the Olympic track and field throwing events in the early 1900s.
Francois Mauriac's masterpiece and one of the greatest Catholic novels, Therese Desqueyroux is the haunting story of an unhappily married young woman whose desperation drives her to thoughts of murder.
Saved from an inglorious end as a garden ornament, "Amulet", a 26-foot wooden keel boat built in Fort William, Scotland in 1964, was restored by author and charter skipper, Bob Orrell. This is the story of the author's love-hate relationship with "Amulet" during the 18-month restoration.
The Best Jobs in the Music Industry is an essential career guide for those who love music and are exploring different areas beyond the obvious performer route. This second edition includes updates and even more interviews, giving a look at how music jobs have changed and the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the music industry.
A Positive View of LGBTQ starts a new conversation about the strengths and benefits of LGBTQ identities. This book highlights positive aspects of LGBTQ identities, showing how LGBTQ people develop internal and external resources for thriving and flourishing.