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Ace Collins is the best-selling and award-winning author of more than sixty titles, including Man's Best Hero: True Stories of Great American Dogs, Service Tails, and Lassie: A Dog's Life. He defines himself as a storyteller. His catalog, that has collectively sold more than 2.5 million units, mostra'n més includes novels, biographies, children's works as well as books on history, culture, and faith. When not busy writing, Collins also works as a magazine editor and graphic designer. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, with their collie Baby and their blind collie Sammy, who is their hero. Learn more about him by visiting mostra'n menys


Obres de Ace Collins

Farraday Road (2008) 96 exemplars
The Color of Justice (1734) 71 exemplars
Swope's Ridge (2009) 54 exemplars
Darkness Before Dawn (2013) 50 exemplars
The Christmas Star (2012) 39 exemplars
The Cutting Edge (2013) 34 exemplars
The Yellow Packard (2012) 32 exemplars
The Fruitcake Murders (2015) 26 exemplars
Turn Your Radio On (1999) 21 exemplars
Father Does Know Best (1989) 19 exemplars
Stories behind Men of Faith (2009) 16 exemplars
Hollywood Lost (2015) 15 exemplars
Evel Knievel: An American Hero (1999) 15 exemplars
Bette Midler (1989) 7 exemplars
Reich of Passage (2011) 6 exemplars
All About the Dixie Chicks (1999) 5 exemplars
A Date With Death (1913) 5 exemplars
Shadows In The Moonlight (2015) 4 exemplars
Lorrie Morgan (1998) 3 exemplars
Bottled Madness (2015) 3 exemplars
Evilution (2016) 2 exemplars
The Dead Can Talk (2015) 2 exemplars
The Devil's Eyes (2014) 2 exemplars
Fatal Addiction (2014) 2 exemplars
Touchdown Tommy (2016) 1 exemplars
Uneasy Alliance (2014) 1 exemplars


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Traditions are often followed by habit, and their origins often ignored. However, if you have ever wondered why red and green are Christmas colors, why we give gifts, or why mistletoe is hung in doorways, then this is the book for you. Author Ace Collins explores these traditions and many more in this well researched and fascinating book. He talks about carols, Yule logs, stockings, crèches, Christmas trees, Advent wreaths, and many more traditions. He explains how traditions evolved and spread from one country to many others. Filled with facts and touching on the many aspects of the Christmas season, you are likely to be surprised by more than one revelation. This e-audio version was nicely narrated by Paul Michael. Recommended for anyone who enjoys history and celebrating Christmas, the birth of Christ Jesus.… (més)
Maydacat | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Jul 31, 2023 |
"The fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule log, gift-giving, stockings, advent wreaths, mistletoe, and holly. The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends and loved ones. An evergreen tree festooned with ornaments. The golden traditions of Christmas--gifts, wreaths, stockings, carols, mistletoe, and more--infuse our celebration of the season with meaning and glowing memories. And, in ways you may not realize, they point us to the birth of Christ. Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas reveals the people, places, and events that shaped the best-loved customs of this merriest of holidays. Here are spiritual insights, true-life tales, and captivating legends to intrigue you and your family and bring new luster and depth to your celebration of Jesus' birth. Discover how: * after eighteen centuries of all but ignoring the event, churches began to open the door for believers to commemorate Jesus' incarnation. * the evergreen tree, once a central theme in the worship practices of pagan cultures, came to represent the everlasting love of God. * the magi's three gifts--gold, frankincense, and myrrh--are filled with spiritual symbolism. The traditions of Christmas lend beauty, awe, and hope to the holiday, causing people all over the world to anticipate it with joy. The stories in this book will warm your heart as you rediscover the true and eternal significance of Christmas.”… (més)
salem.colorado | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Apr 24, 2023 |
A wonderful boxed set of the traditional stories behind our most beloved holiday music and Christmas traditions.
Huba.Library | Dec 23, 2022 |
As delightful of a read as Volume 1. I t's beginning to feel like Christmas!
Huba.Library | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Nov 1, 2022 |



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