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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
The Break

The Break


Sean Gabb

ISBN: 9781310247996
Year of publication: 2014

Sean Gabb THE BREAK Chapter One Though it could hold a dozen oarsmen, the longboat had a draft shallow enough to get it within a few yards of the shore. Jennifer had to clutch hard to steady herself as a sudden ebbing of the waves made it scrape on the shingle. With an easy motion, Count Robert was straight over the side. For a moment, the sea came up to his waist. Then it dropped below his knees. Come on, my Little Bear he cried in Latin. He laughed and said more, but the massive roar of the ...

Keywords: byzantium catholic church disaster apocalyptic dystopian apocalyptic Horror norman conquest police state Political thriller Satire Science Fiction st margarets time slip Young Adult
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition


Richard Bach
Russell Munson

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Contents Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Last Words About the Author To the real Jonathan Seagull, who lives within us all JonathanLivingstonSeagull.com It was morning, and the new sun sparkled gold across the ripples of a gentle sea. A mile from shore a fishing boat chummed the water, and the word for Breakfast Flock flashed through the air, till a crowd of a thousand seagulls came to dodge and fight for bits of food. It was another busy day beginning. But way off alone, out by himself ...

Keywords: American Classics Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Encyclopedias Fairy Tales Fantasy Fiction Genre Fiction Inspirational Literary Literary Fiction Literature & Fiction Metaphysical Mythology & Folk Tales Reference Religion & Spirituality Science Fiction & Fantasy Spirituality United States
The Extermination of the American Bison

The Extermination of the American Bison


William T Hornaday

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1889

William T. Hornaday The Extermination of the American Bison Inscription PREFATORY NOTE It is hoped that the following historical account of the discovery, partial utilization, and almost complete extermination of the great American bison may serve to cause the public to fully realize the folly of allowing all our most valuable and interesting American mammals to be wantonly destroyed in the same manner. The wild buffalo is practically gone forever, and in a few more years, when the whitened ...

Keywords: American bison Wildlife conservation United States
First Person

First Person


Vladimir Putin
Nataliya Gevorkyan
Natalya Timakova
Andrei Kolesnikov

ISBN: 9780786723270
Year of publication: 2000

Vladimir Putin with Nataliya Gevorkyan, Natalya Timakova, and Andrei Kolesnikov FIRST PERSON An Astonishingly Frank Self-Portrait by Russias President Vladimir Putin In fact, I have had a very simple life. Everything is an open book. I finished school and went to university. I graduated from university and went to the KGB. I finished the KGB and went back to university. After university, I went to work for Sobchak. From Sobchak, to Moscow and to the General Department. Then to the Presidential ...

Keywords: Presidents and Heads of State Russian and Former Soviet Union
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate


Jacqueline Kelly

ISBN: 9780805088410
Year of publication: 2009

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate JACQUELINE KELLY For my mother, Noeline Kelly For my father, Brian Kelly For my husband, Robert Duncan Chapter 1 THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES When a young naturalist commences the study of a group of organisms quite unknown to him, he is at first much perplexed to determine what differences to consider ... for he knows nothing of the amount and kind of variation to which the group is subject.... BY 1899, WE HAD LEARNED to tame the darkness but not the Texas heat. We ...

Keywords: Environment Family Historical Juvenile Fiction Nature & the Natural World United States
What Soldiers Do

What Soldiers Do


Mary Louise Roberts

ISBN: 9780226923093
Year of publication: 2013

Mary Louise Roberts WHAT SOLDIERS DO Sex and the American GI in World War II France Dedicated in loving memory to my parents EMMIE ROBERTS AND JAMES H. ROBERTS Map of Normandy and Brittany Acknowledgments It gives me great pleasure to thank the many sources of funding I received to research and write this book. I am grateful to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for making possible a research leave during the academic year 20078. The Institute for Research in the Humanities at the ...

Keywords: Counseling Europe France Gender Studies Medical Books Military Politics Psychology Sexuality Social History Social Sciences United States World War II
The Glass Lady

The Glass Lady


Douglas Savage

ISBN: 9781589798465
Year of publication: 2014

Douglas Savage The Glass Lady DEAD SPACE Three two one ignition Lt. Commander Jacob Enright checked the monitor directly in front of him on the control panel. Space Shuttle Endeavors Payload Assist Module engine fired its 17,360-pound molten thrust at the lethal weapons satellite LACE on schedule to push it out of continuous orbit. In twenty-five minutes, it would hit the atmosphere in the middle of the Indian Ocean and hit the water as harmless debris soon after. Ignition plus twenty seconds. ...

Keywords: Adventure Literature & Fiction Science Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Space Opera Space Shuttle Space-Based Weapons United States
The Bands of Mourning

The Bands of Mourning


Brandon Sanderson

ISBN: 9781466862678
Year of publication: 2016

Brandon Sanderson THE BANDS OF MOURNING 2016 FOR BEN OLSEN Who keeps putting up with a bunch of crazy writers as friends, And finds time to make our books better all the while. Acknowledgments This book comes out in the year that will mark the tenth anniversary of the Mistborn series. Considering all the other things Ive been doing, it seems like six books in ten years is a grand accomplishment I can still remember the early months, writing the trilogy furiously, trying to craft something that ...

Keywords: Epic Fantasy Literature & Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy United States
Drone Threat

Drone Threat


Mike Maden

ISBN: 0399173994
Year of publication: 2016

Mike Maden Drone Threat Bernie, Celestin, Mark, Martin, Roger, Scott, Tad and Wes. Faithful. Friends. MAJOR CHARACTERS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Alyssa Abbott White House Press Secretary Clay Chandler Vice President of the United States Melinda Eaton Director, Department of Homeland Security DHS Jim Garza National Security Advisor Jackie Gibson Lanes Chief of Staff Stella Kang Pearce Systems security, drone operations David Lane President of the United States POTUS Carl Luckett U.S. ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Drones Genre Fiction Literature & Fiction Mystery Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense United States War War & Military
Honor Bound 05 - The Honor of Spies

Honor Bound 05 - The Honor of Spies


W E B Griffin, William E Butterworth IV

ISBN: 9780399155666
Year of publication: 2009

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright PageI II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII XIV XV XVI POSTSCRIPT ALSO BY W.E.B. GRIFFINHONOR BOUNDHONOR BOUNDBLOOD AND HONORSECRET HONORDEATH AND HONORand William E. Butterworth IVBROTHERHOOD OF WARBOOK I: THE LIEUTENANTSBOOK II: THE CAPTAINSBOOK III: THE MAJORSBOOK IV: THE COLONELSBOOK V: THE BERETSBOOK VI: THE GENERALSBOOK VII: THE NEW BREEDBOOK VIII: THE AVIATORSBOOK IX: SPECIAL OPSTHE CORPSBOOK I: SEMPER FIBOOK II: CALL TO ARMSBOOK III: ...

Keywords: 1939-1945 American Historical Fiction Espionage Fiction Fiction - Men's Adventure General Germany Historical Historical - General Intelligence officers Intrigue Nazis Prisoners of war Secret service United States War & Military World War
The Gift

The Gift


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440221319
Year of publication: 1996

It was America in the fifties, a simpler place, a simpler time.THC GIFT FEW MODERN WRITERS CONVEY THE PATHOS OF FAMILY AND MARITAL LIFE WITH SUCH HEARTFELT EMPATHY DANIELLE STEEL HAS AGAIN UPLIFTED HER READERS WHILE SKILLFULLY COMMUNICATING SOME OF LIFES BITTERSWEET VERITIES. WHO COULD ASK FOR A FINER GIFT THAN THAT Philadelphia Inquirer PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSTHE GIFTAS A DANIELLE STEEL ADMIRER, I CONSIDER THIS BOOK TO BE HER FINEST. A quiet, unforgettable series of family portraits a book ...

Keywords: Children Contemporary Fate and fatalism Fiction General Historical Love stories Middle West Romance United States
Southern Lights: A Novel

Southern Lights: A Novel


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340281
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelMATTERS OF THE HEART ONE DAY AT A TIME A GOOD WOMANROGUE HONOR THYSELF AMAZING GRACE BUNGALOW 2SISTERS H.R.H. COMING OUT THE HOUSE TOXIC BACHELORSMIRACLE IMPOSSIBLE ECHOES SECOND CHANCE RANSOMSAFE HARBOUR JOHNNY ANGEL DATING GAMEANSWERED PRAYERS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ THE COTTAGETHE KISS LEAP OF FAITH LONE EAGLE JOURNEYTHE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET THE WEDDINGIRRESISTIBLE FORCES GRANNY DAN BITTERSWEETMIRROR IMAGE HIS BRIGHT LIGHT : The Story of Nick ...

Keywords: American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Danielle - Prose & Criticism Divorced Women Fiction Fiction - General General Legal Mothers and Daughters Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths New York New York (State) Public prosecutors Public prosecutors - New York (State) - New York Rich people Rich people - South Carolina - Charleston Serial murderers Single Mothers Steel Suspense Trials (Murder) Women Sleuths
Coming Out

Coming Out


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440242079
Year of publication: 2007

a cognizant original v5 release october 14 2010Tradition unravels chaos results magic happensCOMING OUTPRAISE 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 ...

Keywords: Coming out (Sexual orientation) Conflict of generations Contemporary Debutante balls Debutante balls - New York (State) - New York Debutantes Domestic fiction Family Life Fiction General Jews New York (N.Y.) New York (State) Romance Sagas Teenage girls Twins
Bungalow 2

Bungalow 2


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440242062
Year of publication: 2008

Also by Danielle SteelSISTERS LIGHTNING H.R.H. WINGS COMING OUT THE GIFT THE HOUSE ACCIDENT TOXIC BACHELORS VANISHED MIRACLE MIXED BLESSINGS IMPOSSIBLE JEWELS ECHOES NO GREATER LOVE SECOND CHANCE HEARTBEAT RANSOM MESSAGE FROM NAM SAFE HARBOUR DADDY JOHNNY ANGEL STAR DATING GAME ZOYA ANSWERED PRAYERS KALEIDOSCOPE SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ FINE THINGS THE COTTAGE WANDERLUST THE KISS SECRETS LEAP OF FAITH FAMILY ALBUM LONE EAGLE FULL CIRCLE JOURNEY CHANGES THE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET THURSTON HOUSE THE ...

Keywords: Contemporary Women Family & Relationships Fiction General Literary Love stories Motherhood Mothers Mothers - United States Parenting Women screenwriters Women screenwriters - United States

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