The Happy Bottom Riding Club

Author: Lauren Kessler
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 030776964X
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In The Happy Bottom Riding Club, award-winning author Lauren Kessler tells the story of a high-spirited, headstrong woman who was proud of her successes, unabashed by her failures, and the architect of her own legend.


Author: David Mamet
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 3959677928
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Chicago in den Zwanzigerjahren des vorigen Jahrhunderts: Gangs kontrollieren die gesamte Stadt und liefern sich erbitterte Kämpfe um ihr Territorium. Mittendrin Mike Hodge, Lokalreporter der Chicago Tribune.

Contemporary Authors

Author: Pamela Dear
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787646066
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With The Happy Bottom Riding Club: The Life and Times of Pancho Barnes,
Kessler rescues from obscurity the eccentric and flamboyant Pancho Barnes, an
aviatrix who "lived at full throttle from the moment she discovered where the
throttle was," according to Roland Green in Booklist. The title of the book derives
from the private club that Barnes ran for Edwards Air Force Base test pilots during
World War II, but the book offers a full-life chronicle of Barnes's many exploits and
her ...

When Words Collide

Author: Lauren Kessler
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534561338
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As a main text, the book is praised for its straightforward, clear treatment of grammar, offered in a lighthearted, almost conversational tone.

Sport Aviation

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Born to a wealthy Pasadena, CA family in 1901 and married off by her mother to
an Episcopalian minister at the tender age of 1 8, young Florence seemed
headed for the life of gentility and ease that was expected of the offspring of the
wealthy ... The script covers the real Pancho Barnes' life from the time she was a
young girl until she won the settlement from the government for the site of the
Happy Bottom Riding Club, so Bertinelli must "age" quite a bit through the course
of the film.