Keywords: sons

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
Jezebel's Daughter

Jezebel's Daughter


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

JEZEBELS DAUGHTER by Wilkie Collins TO ALBERTO CACCIA Let me begin by informing you, that this new novel does not present the proposed sequel to my last work of fictionThe Fallen Leaves. The first part of that story has, through circumstances connected with the various forms of publications adopted thus far, addressed itself to a comparatively limited class of readers in England. When the book is finally reprinted in its cheapest formthen, and then only, it will appeal to the great audience of ...

Keywords: British -- Germany -- Fiction Death -- Fiction Germany -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Insanity -- Fiction Poisons -- Fiction Widows -- Fiction
Basil

Basil


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2003

BASIL By Wilkie Collins LETTER OF DEDICATION. TO CHARLES JAMES WARD, ESQ. IT has long been one of my pleasantest anticipations to look forward to the time when I might offer to you, my old and dear friend, some such acknowledgment of the value I place on your affection for me, and of my grateful sense of the many acts of kindness by which that affection has been proved, as I now gladly offer in this place. In dedicating the present work to you, I fulfil therefore a purpose which, for some time ...

Keywords: England -- Fiction Fathers and sons -- Fiction Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Revenge -- Fiction Young men -- Psychology -- Fiction
Armadale

Armadale


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

ARMADALE By Wilkie Collins TO JOHN FORSTER. In acknowledgment of the services which he has rendered to the cause of literature by his Life of Goldsmith and in affectionate remembrance of a friendship which is associated with some of the happiest years of my life. Readers in generalon whose friendly reception experience has given me some reason to relywill, I venture to hope, appreciate whatever merit there may be in this story without any prefatory pleading for it on my part. They will, I think, ...

Keywords: England -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Fate and fatalism -- Fiction Fathers and sons -- Fiction Men -- England -- Fiction Psychological fiction
The House on Hope Street

The House on Hope Street


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440237006
Year of publication: 2001

Cherish small miracles. Believe in big miracles. Above allhope. Praise for DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her enormous reading public.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The ...

Keywords: Accident victims Bereavement California Christmas stories Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Mothers and sons Northern Physicians Romance Sagas San Francisco (Calif.) Widowhood Widows
Sisters

Sisters


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385342261
Year of publication: 2008

One tumultuous year.One Manhattan brownstone.And four very different young women Sisters PRAISE FOR THE RECENT NOVELS OFDANIELLE STEELSISTERSFemale bonding with a cozy slumber-party vibe.Kirkus ReviewsSteels plots are first-rateand this one is no exception.Newark Star-LedgerBUNGALOW 2Steels many loyal readers will be entertained by this story of a dedicated mother and wife who embarks on a series of life-altering adventures in Hollywood.Publishers WeeklyH.R.H.A journey of discovery, change and ...

Keywords: Contemporary Danielle - Prose & Criticism Domestic fiction Family reunions Fiction Fiction - General General Literary Models (Persons) Romance Sisters Steel Women art students Women lawyers Women television producers and directors
The Promise

The Promise


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440170792
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 Disfigured persons Fiction General Love stories Man-woman relationships Plastic Romance Romance fiction Surgery Traffic accidents Truthfulness and falsehood
Johnny Angel

Johnny Angel


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440236788
Year of publication: 2004

Miracles happen.JOHNNY ANGELPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with insight and power.Nashville BannerThere ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fantasy Fiction General Ghost Mothers and sons Psychological Psychological fiction Romance Sagas Sons
Daddy

Daddy


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440207627
Year of publication: 1990

CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BESTLos Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLICUnited Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewSteel writes convincingly about universal human emotions.Publishers WeeklyOne of the worlds most popular authors.The Baton Rouge SunA LITERARY GUILD DUAL MAIN SELECTION A DOUBLEDAY BOOK CLUB MAIN ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fathers Fathers and sons Fiction General Life change events Romance
No Place

No Place


Todd Strasser

ISBN: 9781442457218
Year of publication: 2014

Todd Strasser NO PLACE To Fred and Glen, whove been there for so long. Thanks, guys. Acknowledgments My thanks to Coach Michael Chiapparelli and pitcher Michael Williams for their gracious assistance. And to David Gale, Navah Wolfe, and Dr. Petra Deistler-Kaufmann, for their many insightful and helpful suggestions. PART ONE PROLOGUE In the dark Im jogging quickly across the hospital parking lot toward the emergency room. My cell phone vibrates. Even before I dig it out of my pocket, I know its ...

Keywords: homeless persons poverty
Glasgow Kiss

Glasgow Kiss


Alex Gray

ISBN: 9780751540772
Year of publication: 2009

Alex Gray Glasgow Kiss The Lord is my light and my salvation whom shall I fear The Lord is the stronghold of my life of whom shall I be afraid Psalm 27 verse 1 PROLOGUE Her lips were still warm when he kissed them, petal-soft, unyielding. It was like kissing a childs lips at bed time: he could remember that sensation, recalling vividly how the drowsy breath exhaled in a tiny shudder. But the girl made no response even when he let his finger run across her cheek, down to the corner of her mouth. ...

Keywords: & Crime Detective Detective and Mystery Stories Detectives Fiction General Missing Persons Mystery Police Procedural Political Rape
The Lost Symbol

The Lost Symbol


Dan Brown

ISBN: 9780385533133
Year of publication: 2009

The Lost Symbol FOR BLYTHE Acknowledgments My profound thanks to three dear friends with whom I have the great luxury of working: my editor, Jason Kaufman my agent, Heide Lange and my counselor, Michael Rudell. In addition, I would like to express my immense gratitude to Doubleday, to my publishers around the world, and, of course, to my readers. This novel could not have been written without the generous assistance of countless individuals who shared their knowledge and expertise. To all of ...

Keywords: Da Vinci Code masons Rober Langdon
The Lost Symbol

The Lost Symbol


Dan Brown

ISBN: 9780385533133
Year of publication: 2009

The Lost Symbol FOR BLYTHE Acknowledgments My profound thanks to three dear friends with whom I have the great luxury of working: my editor, Jason Kaufman my agent, Heide Lange and my counselor, Michael Rudell. In addition, I would like to express my immense gratitude to Doubleday, to my publishers around the world, and, of course, to my readers. This novel could not have been written without the generous assistance of countless individuals who shared their knowledge and expertise. To all of ...

Keywords: Da Vinci Code masons Rober Langdon