Tag: Decades

What Workers Say Decades of Struggle and How to Make Real Opportunity Now


Roberta Iversen, "What Workers Say: Decades of Struggle and How to Make Real Opportunity Now"
English | ISBN: 1439922365 | 2022 | 197 pages | PDF | 2 MB
What have jobs really been like for the past 40 years and what do the workers themselves say about them? In What Workers Say, Roberta Iversen shows that for employees in labor market industries-like manufacturing, construction, printing-as well as those in service-producing jobs, like clerical work, healthcare, food service, retail, and automotive-jobs are often discriminatory, are sometimes dangerous and exploitive, and seldom utilize people’s full range of capabilities. Most importantly, they fail to provide any

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Of Tribes and Tribulations The Early Decades of the Cleveland Indians


James E. Odenkirk, "Of Tribes and Tribulations: The Early Decades of the Cleveland Indians"
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0786479833 | EPUB | pages: 316 | 6.2 mb
Over their first four decades in the American League, the Cleveland Indians were known more for great players than consistently great play. Its rosters filled with all-time greats like Cy Young, Nap Lajoie, Elmer Flick, Tris Speaker, and the ill-fated Addie Joss and Ray Chapman, Cleveland often found itself in the thick of the race but, with 1920 the lone exception, seemed always to finish a game or two back in the final standings. In the 10 years that followed the end of World War II, however, the franchise turned the corner. Led by owner (and world-class showman) Bill Veeck, the boy-manager Lou Boudreau, ace Bob Feller, and the barrier-busting Larry Doby, Cleveland charged up the standings, finishing in the first division every season but one and winning it all in 1948. This meticulously researched history covers the Indians’ first six decades, from their minor league origins at the end of the 19th century to the dismantling of the 1954 World Series club. It is a story of unforgettable players, frustrated hopes, and two glorious victories that fed a city’s unwavering devotion to its team.

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Full Count Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball


Jeff Blair, "Full Count: Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0345812549, 0345812530 | EPUB | pages: 288 | 2.5 mb
From one of Canada’s top baseball writers and radio hosts: a retrospective of the Toronto Blue Jays that comes more than 20 years after Joe Carter’s World Series-winning home run. A must-have for all Blue Jays fans, and a great read for Toronto and Canadian sports fans in general.

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Age of Cage Four Decades of Hollywood Through One Singular Career [Audiobook]


English | ASIN: B09HL8NTMQ | 2022 | 8 hours and 18 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 228 MB
Icon. Celebrity. Artist. Madman. Genius. Nicolas Cage is many things, but love him, or laugh at him, there’s no denying two things: You’ve seen one of his many films, and you certainly know his name. But who is he, really, and why has his career endured for over 40 years, with more than a hundred films, and birthed a million memes? Age of Cage is a smart, beguiling book about the films of Nicolas Cage and the actor himself, as well as a sharp-eyed examination of the changes that have taken place in Hollywood over the course of his career. Critic and journalist Keith Phipps draws a portrait of the enigmatic icon by looking at – what else? – Cage’s expansive filmography.

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