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The Grand Duke from Boys Ranch

Author: Bill Sarpalius
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018]
Series: Eugenia and Hugh M. Stewart '26 series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A unique political memoir - the story of a life full of unlikely paths that is at once heartbreaking and inspirational - this memoir tells the story of the life of Bill Sarpalius, and his rise from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Autobiographies
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sarpalius, Bill, 1948-
Grand Duke from Boys Ranch.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017054328
Named Person: Bill Sarpalius
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Sarpalius
ISBN: 9781623496586 1623496586
OCLC Number: 1013517266
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 322 pages).
Contents: Cal Farley's Boys Ranch --
Abandoned --
Cal Farley --
A schooling --
The rodeo --
Homeless --
Tascosa --
Back to school --
Growing up --
Farming my future --
Future Farmers of America --
The free world --
Politics --
Honey --
A new road to travel --
A new road to travel --
The primary --
The general election --
Am I in over my head --
My first session --
Fighting mad --
The painful road to national politics --
Finding my father and saving the FFA --
A walking miracle --
Agony even in victory --
From slot machines to Congress --
What does He have planned for me? --
The Lithuanian dream --
International politics --
The fall of the Soviet Union --
The fighting the Soviet Empire --
The First Lady comes to Boys Ranch --
Voting for war --
Losing what you love --
Grand Duke.
Series Title: Eugenia and Hugh M. Stewart '26 series.
Responsibility: Bill Sarpalius ; foreword by Bill Hobby.

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"An inspiring story of rising from adversity to a life of public service" -- Bill Richardson, former governor of New Mexico--Bill Richardson "Former U. S. Congressman Bill Sarpalius' The Grand Duke Read more...

 
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