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    The Ahmanson Ranch Development

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    The Ahmanson Ranch Development It all started back in 1989 when Home Savings of America announced to build a giant new community consisting of 3,050 homes, two schools, two hotels, two golf courses and 400,000 square feet of commercial and industrial areas on the 5,400-acre Ahmanson Ranch located at the eastern end of Ventura county, adjacent to Los Angeles County. Even though the Ahmanson Ranch has been owned by Home Savings of America since 1963, the nature remained undisturbed all these past

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    The King Ranch The King Ranch, 825,000 acres right here in the great state of Texas! The King Ranch started as a small cow camp in 1853, no one knew how big it would soon become in later years. Richard King started the small camp with 15,500 acres, the ranch is now 825,000 acres full of some of the finest cattle and horses in the world. Each year more than 35,000 people go to Kingsville, Texas to visit the ranch.(Hollandsworth) Richard King in his earlier years was a steamboat captain traveling

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    Caribou Ranch recording studios was one of the places I cut my teeth in the recording business. I was young, just out of high school. It was the summer of 1975 between graduation and starting college. I was on scene for only a few weeks, but the time there taught me the basics and introduced me to the career I knew I was destined to live. I was very impressionable and full of life. I didn’t have too many cares at that age. College wasn’t a concern, academia was easy for me, so I was all in.

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    Of Mice and Men is a novel written by John Steinbeck. It is about two men, George Milton and Lennie Small, who go to work on a ranch in California together. I believe that John Steinbeck sums it up best in the front of the book. He writes “ An intimate portrait of two men who cherish the slim bond between them and the dream they share in a world marred by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. Clinging to each other in their loneliness and alienation. George and his simple minded

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    Three Lonely Outcasts

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    Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck almost all of the characters are ranch hands and they are solitary wanderers. They live very lonely, solitary lives, drifting from one ranch to another. They don?t make many friends and they don?t make much money. There are three characters on the ranch who are the lonliest of the lonely because they are also outcasts or misfits who don?t fit in with what is considered ?normal? by the other ranch hands. Lennie is an outcast because he is retarded, Crooks is an

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    All the Pretty Horses

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    Fate leads him to a capricious kid named Blevins, whose erratic behavior and rare, expensive, and thought to be stolen horse creates a series of dilemmas for John Grady when he arrives at La Purísima, a Mexican ranch. He finds more than just the cowboy way of life he longs for at the ranch; he also finds Alejandra, the owner’s attractive daughter. As fate would have it, he falls in love with her, but fate would also have it that their love is forbidden. Matters only get worse when John Grady falls

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    Of Mice And Men

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    money so they will be able to purchase their own ranch. Traveling the country in search of work proves to the men that companionship is one of the greatest things a man can obtain. Steinbeck uses his novel to introduce several themes that many people will encounter in life such as loneliness, death, and chasing the American dream. Lenny and George discover that as long as they have each other, they will always have something. Most of the other ranch workers do not have any family or a close friend

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    Of Mice and Men

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    affects different characters. Each is affected in a different way. Throughout the novel, the theme of loneliness is mostly expressed in the important characters of Candy, Curley’s wife and Crooks. Candy, the ranch handyman, lost his hand in an accident and worries about his future on the ranch. He fears that his age is making him useless and unwanted. Candy's age and handicap also contribute to his loneliness. Many of the men reject Candy because of these things and he fears that he will eventually

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    Of Mice And Men

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    Lennie has to kill George he becomes the loneliest character in the book, this is because he knows how it feels to have a friend but now that he doesn’t he is even more depressed because he knows how it feels to not be lonely. For example, the other ranch hands have never felt anything else but loneliness so they are used to the feeling. Since Lennie used to have George he knows what it feels like to not be lonely. Not only has he lost his best friend but also his dream of owning their own farm. In

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    beginning they get a job working on a farm together. Lennie is a little retarded and has great physical strength that isn't too controllable. As they work from ranch to ranch, Lennie relies on George for guidance and help. Rather than wasting their earnings, they try to save it in the hope of buying a place of their own. While working at one ranch they meet a worker named Candy who tries to help them financially. Before their dream can be fulfilled, Lennie kills the wife of the boss's son. As the novel

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