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Looking Beyond The Highway

Author : Claudette Stager
ISBN : 1572334673
Genre : History
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Looking beyond the Highway is an examination of road history and roadside attractions specific to the South. Focused in part on numerous aspects of thematerial culture landscape of the Dixie Highway, the essays consider the politics of roadbuilding, roadside entertainment, the buildings and businesses one might encounter along the road, and regional adaptations to the needs and desires of northern tourists. Following the Dixie Highway from southern Illinois to Florida with sidetrips down other southern roads, the essays cover a wide variety of subjects, many of which will resonate with anyone who has ever lived in or vacationed in the South: Harrison Mayes's “Get Right With God” signs; the park-and-pray craze of outdoor drive-in church services; the rise and demise of brick highways; the fierce political battle over the route of the Dixie Highway; beach music and the evolution of motel architecture in Myrtle Beach; Florida's early tourist towers; and the commercial development of Tennessee caves as tourist attractions. Covering a landscape that includes Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Indiana, Virginia, Arkansas, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, and Illinois, the anthology shows that there was and still is a distinctive southern culture and how roads have influenced that culture. As lively as they are diverse, thearticles provide a solid background for understanding roadside ephemera that have disappeared or are quickly disappearing. Ranging from the serious to the light-hearted and including descriptions of American road and roadside icons to kitsch, the book will appeal to anyone with an interest in road history and roadside architecture.

Thoughts I Met On The Highway

Author : Ralph Waldo Trine
ISBN : 9781619400542
Genre : Self-Help
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Mina Parker, tireless mom and author of 365 Excuse Me … (inspired by the late Lynn Grabhorn), introduces the new Hampton Roads Collection of motivational classics. These affordable digital shorts will help the harried and the hurried to breathe deep, reassess, and re-purpose their day in the time it takes to drink a large latte. Ralph Waldo Trine is one of the first great explorers in the New Thought movement, mapping the territories of our existence on an infinite plane of possibilities. In his six-part guide to a full life, the principles of the law of attraction are seen through a holistic lens of love and service to others as the foundation for a truly powerful and successful existence. With timeless, practical advice on discovering, developing and mining your own gifts, each page opens our hearts and minds to the infinite potentiality around us. Trine's words ring with warmth and spirit – guiding us to be “openminded, open-hearted, doing each day what [our] hands find to do, and in this finding [our] own true life and joy.”

The Highway Code

Author : Driving Standards Agency
ISBN : 0115526986
Genre : Business & Economics
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This publication contains official guidance on correct road usage, applicable to all road users. Many of the rules of the Code are legal requirements and failure to comply with them constitutes a criminal offence. It provides information for drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders, including instructions concerning animals, driving in adverse weather conditions, motorway driving, parking, breakdowns and accidents, road works and railway level crossings, signals and traffic signs, road and vehicle markings, vehicle maintenance safety and security, licence requirements and documentation, and first aid on the road. This updated edition also covers recent changes in legislation (2004), including regulations on the use of mobile phones. ISBN 0115526986 supersedes the 2004 revised ed. (ISBN 0115524495). Please note that ISBN 0115526986 does NOT include any new content and will not be sent to TSO Select or standing order customers who have already received ISBN 0115524495.

The Highway

Author : C.J. Box
ISBN : 9781781852705
Genre : Fiction
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It was Danielle and Gracie's secret. A teenage adventure. A 1,000 mile drive along the spine of the Rocky Mountains to visit Danielle's boyfriend in Montana. Their parents were never to know. But now the girls have simply vanished. The only person who knows they're missing is Danielle's boyfriend. He persuades his father – a disgraced, suspended cop – to search for them. But he too simply disappears. Now it's up to rookie cop, war widow and single mother Cassie Dewell to find them. Her investigation will introduce her to FBI's Highway Serial Killer Task Force, compel her to confront a spate of roadside sexual mutilations and murders, and lure her towards a darkness greater than anything she could ever have imagined.

The Highway Code

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ISBN : 9780955878503
Genre : Automobile driving
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The Highway Cross

Author : A. C. August
ISBN : 9781609116316
Genre : Fiction
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There is a story behind every highway cross that you see. The Highway Cross is a novel about a young widow in search of her calling. Orphaned as a young child by an automobile accident, the tiny town of Trumpet Springs, Nevada, had taken Holly Michaels under its wing. Losing her husband to the same fate, Holly is looking for a peaceful new start for herself and her toddler son, Skyler. After praying for change in her life, she experiences a series of bizarre dreams and apparitions pertaining to highway deaths. This inspiring story results in a new romance, budding hope and prosperity, and a phenomenon laid bare.

The Highway Advisory Committee

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ISBN : WISC:89104951132
Genre : Highway planning
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The Highway War

Author : Seth W. B. Folsom
ISBN : 9781597973458
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Highway War is the compelling Iraq War memoir of then-Capt. Seth Folsom, commanding officer of Delta Company, First Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps. Mounted in eight-wheeled LAVs (light armored vehicles), this unit of 130 Marines and sailors was one of the first into Iraq in March 2003. It fought on the front lines for the war's entire offensive phase, from the Kuwaiti border through Baghdad to Tikrit. Folsom's thoughtful account focuses on his maturation as a combat leader--and as a human being enduring the austere conditions of combat and coming to terms with loss of life on both sides. Moreover, The Highway War is the story of a junior officer's relationships with his company's young Marines, for whose lives he was responsible, and with his superior officers. Folsom covers numerous unusual military actions and conveys truthfully the pace, stress, excitement, mistakes, and confusion of modern ground warfare. The Highway War is destined to be a Marine Corps classic.

Bioremediation In The Highway Environment

Author : Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center
ISBN : 0784474583
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Prepared by the Environmental Technology Evaluation Center (EvTEC) and the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), CERF Service Centers. This report provides an update on technology and is intended to assist the Federal Highway Administration's Priority Technology Program (PTP) and departments of transportation in all 50 states. It identifies barriers that hinder the widespread use of bioremediation in the highway environment, as well as methods to overcome these barriers. The evaluation is based on design, construction, performance, and quality assurance information outlined in the HITEC and EvTEC Protocols. The three case studies examine PTP projects in Alabama, Indiana, and Mississippi.

The Highway Horror Film

Author : Bernice M. Murphy
ISBN : 9781137391209
Genre : Social Science
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The Highway Horror Film argues that 'Highway Horror' is a hither-to overlooked sub-genre of the American horror movie. In these films, the American landscape is by its very accessibility rendered terrifyingly hostile, and encounters with other travellers almost always have sinister outcomes.

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