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Thom Oleary

  • Mary Ingles was twenty-three, married, and pregnant, when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement, killed the men and women, then took her captive. For months, she lived with them, unbroken, until she escaped, and followed a thousand mile trail to freedom--an extraordinary story of a pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • "Splendid...Thom tells the story with humor and eloquence, and a thumping good tale it is, too." THE WASHINGTON POST In one generation, the Clark family of Virginia fought for our nation's independence, and explored, conquered, and settled the continent from sea to shining sea. This powerfully written book recreates the warm life of the family, the...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • The Slocum family of Northeastern Pennsylvania are the best of the white settlers, peace-loving Quakers who believe that the Indians hold the Light of God inside. It is from this good-hearted family that Frances is abducted during the Revolutionary war. As the child's terror subsides, she is slowly drawn into the sacred work and beliefs of her adoptive...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • Two centuries ago, with the support of the young Revolutionary government, George Robers Clark led a small but fierce army west from Virigina to conquer all the territory between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Here is the adventure, the romance, the struggle, and the betrayal of his life. Rich in the heroic characters, meticulously researched detail...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • "Thom shows how, in honest, capable hands, fictionalized biography can add verisimilitude to the life and times of this extraordinary America....The dialogue has the ring of reality about it....Thom is able to get into the thoughts and emotions of his characters...." DEE BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES Rich, colorful and bursting with excitment, this remarkable...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • In his extraordinary body of work, James Alexander Thom does more than bring the past to life; he makes us experience history as if we were witnessing it for the first time. Thom's new novel is an enthralling adventure with fascinating real-life characters--and a heart-grabbing narrative that casts a vivid light on a momentous chapter in American history....

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • The first full-length study of Robert Kilwardby's commentary on Aristotle's Prior Analytics, based on a study of the medieval manuscripts.

    Publisher : BRILL
    published : 2007
  • Taxes are an inescapable part of life. They are perhaps the most economically consequential aspect of the relationship between individuals and their government. Understanding tax development and implementation, not to mention the political forces involved, is critical to fully appreciating and critiquing that relationship. Tax Politics and Policy...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2017
  • Critics and artists claim the title of 'interpreter' for themselves. Scientists do not so readily describe themselves in this way. But is the formulation of explanatory hypotheses in science so different from the interpretive work of artists? Making Sense recognizes that whenever interpretation occurs there may be a plurality of competing successful...

    Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    published : 2000
  • Specialist golf course photographer Jamie Thom and Golf Digest South Africa editor Stuart McLean, both passionate golfers, explore South Africa?s finest golf courses in this lavish coffee-table book.

    Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
    published : 2012