Bruce Weber is an American fashion photographer and occasional filmmaker. He is most widely known for his ad campaigns for Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren Pirelli, Abercrombie & Fitch, Revlon, and Gianni Versace, as well as his work for Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Elle, Life, Interview, and Rolling Stone magazines.Weber's fashion photography first appeared in the late 1970s in GQ magazine, where he had frequent cover photos. Nan Bush, his longtime companion and agent, was able to secure a contract with Federated Department Stores to shoot the 1978 Bloomingdales mail catalog. He came to the attention of the general public in the late 1980s and early 1990s with his advertising images for Calvin Klein
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Zebra Pen Corporation is an American manufacturer of writing instruments. The company was founded in New York in 1982 as an independent corporation wholly owned by Zebra Co. Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan. They sell a wide range of pens, pencils, and highlighters through retail stores, wholesalers, and mail orders.The Zebra trademark was adopted in 1914. Legend has it that Mr. Ishikawa, founder of Zebra Co. Ltd., wanted a company name that would be memorable and also appropriate for their export business to other countries. He took an English/Japanese dictionary and, opening it Japanese style from the back, started with the "Z" words. He stopped at "Zebra".
Ständer für Amerikanischer Briefkasten "American Mailbox" Schöner Metallpfosten zum Einbetonieren oder einstechen. Damit hat Ihre US Mailbox / Briefkasten endlich die richtige Befestigung. Produktmerkmale: Stabil Metallausführung lackiert 2 teilige Ausführung Passend für unsere und allen handelsüblichen US - Mail - Postkästen Mit Befestigungsschrauben Lieferumfang: 2 teiliger Metallständer wie beschrieben, ohne abgebildeten Briefkasten Lieferung erfolgt zerlegt Bitte beachten: Lieferung ohne Mailbox. Gesamthöhe: 143 cm Durchmesser: 40 mm Passend für Boxen mit einer Breite von 16 cm Gewicht: Ca. 2 kg
AN AMERICAN CLASSIC FROM THE NO.1 BESTSELLING MASTER THRILLER WRITER The Office of the Public Defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long, and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. When he reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes it is just another of the many senseless murders that hit Washington D.C. every week. As he digs deeper into his client's background, Clay stumbles upon a conspiracy too horrible to believe. He suddenly finds himself in the middle of a complex case against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, looking at an enormous settlement that would totally change his life - a settlement that would make him, almost overnight, the legal profession's newest king of torts... "Page-turningly compulsive" -- Daily Mail
The Fort Hood shooting was a mass shooting that took place on November 5, 2009, at Fort Hood the most populous United States military base in the world, located just outside Killeen, Texas killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. The accused perpetrator is Nidal Malik Hasan, a U.S. Army major serving as a psychiatrist. He was shot at by civilian police officers, and is paralyzed from the waist down. Hasan has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted murder under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, he may face additional charges at court-martial. Hasan is an American-born Muslim of Palestinian descent, who had on a number of occasions expressed radical beliefs, and had communicated by e-mail with Anwar al-Awlaki, but FBI terrorism task forces had determined him not to be a threat prior to the shooting.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wickenburg is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 6,423.The Wickenburg area and much of the West became part of the United States following the Mexican-American War in 1848. However, until 1860 the Wickenburg area was unexplored and the Hassayampa River was unknown. The first recorded penetration by white men was by a group called the Gila Rangers who were pursuing Indians who had been raiding the Butterfield overland mail route and miners at Gila City.
The Sedition Act of 1918 was an Act of the United States Congress signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on May 16, 1918. It forbade the use of "disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language" about the United States government, its flag, or its armed forces or that caused others to view the American government or its institutions with contempt. The act also allowed the Postmaster General to refuse to deliver mail that met those same standards for punishable speech or opinion. It applied only to times "when the United States is in war." It was repealed on December 13, 1920.
The Overland Trail (also known as the Overland Stage Line) was a stagecoach and wagon trail in the American West during the 19th century. While portions of the route had been used by explorers and trappers since the 1820s, the Overland Trail was most heavily used in the 1860s as an alternative route to the Oregon, California and Mormon trails through central Wyoming. The Overland Trail was famously used by the Overland Stage Company owned by Ben Holladay to run mail and passengers to Salt Lake City, Utah via stagecoaches in the early 1860s. Starting from Atchison, Kansas the trail descended into Colorado before looping back up to southern Wyoming and rejoining the Oregon Trail at Fort Bridger.
'No one delivers a sharper thriller than the superb Colin Harrison' Mail on SundayHer story, his trouble, begins in desirePaul Reeves is a successful New York lawyer with a seemingly charmed life. He has an adoring girlfriend, a beautiful apartment on the Upper West Side and a voracious appetite for rare and beautiful maps.But when his seductive, all-American neighbour Jennifer Mehraz - wife of the suave but shadowy young businessman Ahmed Mehraz - desperately pleads for his help, Paul is catapulted into Manhattan's dangerous underworld. Behind its glamourous façade, this city is a dark and troubling place where anything can be bought for a high enough price...As past and present collide, devastating secrets are unearthed, loyalties put to the test and Paul will be forced to consider what he is willing to sacrifice to possess what - and who - he most desires.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wallace A. Rayfield (born Macon, Georgia around May 10, 1874 1941) was the second formally educated practicing African American architect in the United States.Rayfield graduated from Pratt Institute, Columbia University in 1899 with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Upon graduation, he was recruited by Booker T. Washington to the Directorship of the Architectural and Mechanical Drawing Department at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. In 1907, Rayfield opened a professional office in Tuskegee from which he sold mail-order plans nationwide. He also advertised "branch offices" in Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile and Talladega, Alabama and Atlanta, Savannah, Macon and Augusta, Georgia.
From the best-selling author of The Circle - the gripping true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil warMokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he becomes fascinated with the rich history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San Francisco and travels deep into his ancestral home to tour terraced farms high in the country's rugged mountains. He collects samples and organizes farmers and is on the verge of success when civil war engulfs the country. Saudi bombs rain down, the U.S. embassy closes, and Mokhtar has to find a way out of Yemen with only his hopes on his back.The Monk of Mokha is the story of this courageous and visionary young man following the most American of dreams.'Extraordinary... No story is more urgent' Observer'Dramatic, aspirational smartly and engagingly written... Exactly what I want to read right now' The Times'The antidote to Trumpism... This is a book that celebrates [the] exuberance of the human spirit' Mail on Sunday'This book... is about the American dream, and the threat that it is under' Spectator'Remarkable... full of derring-do, tenacity and exceptional luck' Metro
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Harris (APA-2) was a Harris-class attack transport that served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. She was the lead ship in her class.Harris was built in 1921 by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, at Sparrows Point, Maryland. She served as a passenger ship, Pine Tree State, and was renamed President Grant in 1922. She operated to the Orient for American Orient Lines, later American Mail Lines, and was one of America's fastest and best Pacific liners until the introduction of newer ships in the thirties. President Grant was idled by the 1936-37 Maritime strike, and lay at Seattle until being taken over by the Navy from the Maritime Commission 17 July 1940.