Keywords: families

The Guilty River

The Guilty River


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

THE GUILTY RIVER by Wilkie Collins CHAPTER I ON THE WAY TO THE RIVER FOR reasons of my own, I excused myself from accompanying my stepmother to a dinner-party given in our neighborhood. In my present humor, I preferred being aloneand, as a means of getting through my idle time, I was quite content to be occupied in catching insects. Provided with a brush and a mixture of rum and treacle, I went into Fordwitch Wood to set the snare, familiar to hunters of moths, which we call sugaring the trees. ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Families -- Fiction Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family


Alex Haley

ISBN: 9781593154493
Year of publication: 2007

AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...

Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340298
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelA GOOD WOMAN MALICE ROGUE FIVE DAYS IN PARIS HONOR THYSELF LIGHTNING AMAZING GRACE WINGS BUNGALOW 2 THE GIFT SISTERS ACCIDENT H.R.H. VANISHED COMING OUT MIXED BLESSINGS THE HOUSE JEWELS TOXIC BACHELORS NO GREATER LOVE MIRACLE HEARTBEAT IMPOSSIBLE MESSAGE FROM NAM ECHOES DADDY SECOND CHANCE STAR RANSOM ZOYA SAFE HARBOUR KALEIDOSCOPE JOHNNY ANGEL FINE THINGS DATING GAME WANDERLUST ANSWERED PRAYERS SECRETS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ FAMILY ALBUM THE COTTAGE FULL CIRCLE THE KISS ...

Keywords: American Light Romantic Fiction Calif.) Contemporary Danielle - Prose & Criticism Domestic fiction Families Family Family Life Fiction Fiction - Romance General Hollywood (Los Angeles Large type books Love stories Mothers and daughters Romance Romance - Contemporary Romance - General Romance: Modern Sisters Steel
Changes

Changes


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440111818
Year of publication: 1989

CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BEST.Los Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE THRILL AND DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLIC.United Press InternationalA LITERARY PHENOMENON ambitious prolific and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The ...

Keywords: Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Romance Single mothers Stepfamilies Widowers Women
A Midsummer's Nightmare

A Midsummer's Nightmare


Kody Keplinger

ISBN: 9780316084222
Year of publication: 2012

A Midsummers Nightmare by Kody Keplinger CHAPTER 1 Hangovers are a bitch. Ive known this for years, since I was, like, fourteen and went to my first kegger, but the headache I woke up with the morning after graduation was the worst Id ever experienced. And that says a lot. I mean, it was throbbing. I felt like someone had beaten me over the head with a freaking baseball bat. And God only knew, maybe someone had. Id been so wasted that night I probably wouldnt have cared. I may have even found it ...

Keywords: & & & Contemporary Divorce Family Girls Juvenile Fiction Love Marriage Romance Romance Stepfamilies Women Young Adult
Mrs. Yaga

Mrs. Yaga


Michal Wojcik

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Mrs. Yaga by Michal Wojcik Mrs. Yaga For all the Baba Yagas out there. Aurelia grew up in a cabin a little ways outside of town, the one with the red mailbox and the twisted iron fence surmounted by skulls. Sometimes the house would groan and shift and flex its long chicken feet every so often it would stretch out its legs, lifting Aurelias room up over the trees and making crockery slide and smash. Then Mrs. Yaga would speak to the walls and soothe their domicile into settling back down again, ...

Keywords: Baba Yaga Diversity Dragons Families Feminism Folk Tales Magic Polish Folk Tales Quest Fantasy Retelling SFF Slavic Myths Speculative Fiction Subversive Fairy Tales Witches Young Adult