The Mathews Men

The Mathews Men
Author: William Geroux
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2016-04-19
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780698184725

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“Vividly drawn and emotionally gripping." —Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat From the author of The Ghost Ships of Archangel, one of the last unheralded heroic stories of World War II: the U-boat assault off the American coast against the men of the U.S. Merchant Marine who were supplying the European war, and one community’s monumental contribution to that effort Mathews County, Virginia, is a remote outpost on the Chesapeake Bay with little to offer except unspoiled scenery—but it sent an unusually large concentration of sea captains to fight in World War II. The Mathews Men tells that heroic story through the experiences of one extraordinary family whose seven sons (and their neighbors), U.S. merchant mariners all, suddenly found themselves squarely in the cross-hairs of the U-boats bearing down on the coastal United States in 1942. From the late 1930s to 1945, virtually all the fuel, food and munitions that sustained the Allies in Europe traveled not via the Navy but in merchant ships. After Pearl Harbor, those unprotected ships instantly became the U-boats’ prime targets. And they were easy targets—the Navy lacked the inclination or resources to defend them until the beginning of 1943. Hitler was determined that his U-boats should sink every American ship they could find, sometimes within sight of tourist beaches, and to kill as many mariners as possible, in order to frighten their shipmates into staying ashore. As the war progressed, men from Mathews sailed the North and South Atlantic, the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean, and even the icy Barents Sea in the Arctic Circle, where they braved the dreaded Murmansk Run. Through their experiences we have eyewitnesses to every danger zone, in every kind of ship. Some died horrific deaths. Others fought to survive torpedo explosions, flaming oil slicks, storms, shark attacks, mine blasts, and harrowing lifeboat odysseys—only to ship out again on the next boat as soon as they'd returned to safety. The Mathews Men shows us the war far beyond traditional battlefields—often the U.S. merchant mariners’ life-and-death struggles took place just off the U.S. coast—but also takes us to the landing beaches at D-Day and to the Pacific. “When final victory is ours,” General Dwight D. Eisenhower had predicted, “there is no organization that will share its credit more deservedly than the Merchant Marine.” Here, finally, is the heroic story of those merchant seamen, recast as the human story of the men from Mathews.

All This Could Be Different

All This Could Be Different
Author: Sarah Thankam Mathews
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2022-08-02
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780593489130

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2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ONE OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES' TOP 5 FICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR ONE OF TIME AND SLATE'S TOP 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR Named one of the BEST BOOKS OF 2022 by NPR, Vogue, Vulture, BuzzFeed, Harper's Bazaar, and more “One of the buzziest, most human novels of the year…breathless, dizzying, and completely beautiful.” —Vogue “Dazzling and wholly original...[written] with such mordant wit, insight, and specificity, it feels like watching a new literary star being born in real time.” —Entertainment Weekly From a brilliant new voice comes an electrifying novel of a young immigrant building a life for herself—a warm, dazzling, and profound saga of queer love, friendship, work, and precarity in twenty-first century America Graduating into the long maw of an American recession, Sneha is one of the fortunate ones. She’s moved to Milwaukee for an entry-level corporate job that, grueling as it may be, is the key that unlocks every door: she can pick up the tab at dinner with her new friend Tig, get her college buddy Thom hired alongside her, and send money to her parents back in India. She begins dating women—soon developing a burning crush on Marina, a beguiling and beautiful dancer who always seems just out of reach. But before long, trouble arrives. Painful secrets rear their heads; jobs go off the rails; evictions loom. Sneha struggles to be truly close and open with anybody, even as her friendships deepen, even as she throws herself headlong into a dizzying romance with Marina. It’s then that Tig begins to draw up a radical solution to their problems, hoping to save them all. A beautiful and capacious novel rendered in singular, unforgettable prose, All This Could Be Different is a wise, tender, and riveting group portrait of young people forging love and community amidst struggle, and a moving story of one immigrant’s journey to make her home in the world.

An Appendix to the Unlearned Alchimist of R Mathews wherein is contained the true receipt of Matthew s Pill With the nature and virtue of the Pill Preceded by an Epistle to the Reader by J Loddington

An Appendix to the Unlearned Alchimist   of R  Mathews  wherein is contained the true receipt of     Matthew s Pill  With the     nature and virtue of     the Pill   Preceded by an    Epistle to the Reader    by J  Loddington
Author: George KENDALL (M.A., Oxon.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 62
Release: 1664
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: BL:A0020999908

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Memoirs of Charles Mathews Comedian

Memoirs of Charles Mathews  Comedian
Author: Mrs. Mathews (Anne Jackson)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 692
Release: 1839
Genre: Actors
ISBN: STANFORD:36105005408229

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Shailer Mathews s Lives of Jesus

Shailer Mathews s Lives of Jesus
Author: William D. Lindsey
Publsiher: SUNY Press
Total Pages: 324
Release: 1997-11-20
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 0791435083

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Reappraises the work of Shailer Mathews, a leading but long-neglected theologian of the social gospel movement whose work prefigures contemporary liberation theologies.

Reflections in Shattered Glass

Reflections in Shattered Glass
Author: Mark Scott
Publsiher: Authors On Line Ltd
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2002-05
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0755200489

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Detective Bob McCaffey attempts to achieve fame by solving the high profile murder of an entertainment industry mogul, Burl Mathews. His investigation leads him into the murky world of promoters and money men, and nearly gets him killed. Before his search is over, Bob will face the dark side of his own ambition. his notoriously shady business deals. Bob, a Dallas police department detective who specializes in fraud cases, is assigned to lead the murder investigation. situation. Mathews had bullied and cheated his way to the top of the broadcast entertainment industry, and some of the people he betrayed in the past began to fight back via lawsuits, blackmail, and other means. Mathews needed money, lots of it and in a hurry, to solve his problems. He decided to sell the stock of his company, and attempt to raise over USD100 million. This stock deal becomes the focal point of Bob's investigation. develops a very convincing case, but against the wrong people. A former assistant to Mathews and her boyfriend are charged with the crime. Bob soon realizes his mistake and nearly ruins his career trying to correct it, but it is almost too late. Just when the young lovers' convictions seem certain, Mathews' wife confesses to arranging the murder, and surprises everyone by revealing a motive far removed from greed.

The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington

The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington
Author: Richard Robert Madden
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 578
Release: 1855
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: BL:A0026878441

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The Literary Life and Corrispondence of the Countess of Blessington R R Madden

The Literary Life and Corrispondence of the Countess of Blessington R  R  Madden
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 582
Release: 1855
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: IBNN:BNDON000960724

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