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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
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
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
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
End of Watch

End of Watch


Stephen King

ISBN: 9781473634022
Year of publication: 2016

Stephen King END OF WATCH A NOVEL For Thomas Harris Get me a gun Go back into my room Im gonna get me a gun One with a barrel or two You know Im better off dead than Singing these suicide blues. Cross Canadian Ragweed APRIL 10, 2009 MARTINE STOVER Its always darkest before the dawn. This elderly chestnut occurred to Rob Martin as the ambulance he drove rolled slowly along Upper Marlborough Street toward home base, which was Firehouse 3. It seemed to him that whoever thought that one up really ...

Keywords: Crime Crime Fiction Literature & Fiction Mystery Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Suspense Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense United States
The Good Spy

The Good Spy


Jeffrey Layton

ISBN: 9780786037148
Year of publication: 2016

Jeffrey Layton The Good Spy To my wife, Meta CHAPTER 1 DAY 2 TUESDAY Kirov plowed into the gloom. The firestorm deep inside his right shoulder raged but he hung on. Hed lost all sensation below the left knee it was just dead meat. If the unfeeling crept into his other limbs he was doomed for sure. He focused on the captains orders: Get to shore. Call for help and then coordinate the rescue. Dont get caught He was the crews only hope. If he failed, they would all perish. The diver propulsion ...

Keywords: Espionage Literature & Fiction Military Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Political Spies & Politics Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense United States
Crippled America

Crippled America


Donald J Trump

ISBN: 9781501137969
Year of publication: 2015

Donald J. Trump CRIPPLED AMERICA How to Make America Great Again This book is dedicated to my parents, Mary and Fred C. Trump, and my brothers and sistersMaryanne, Robert, Elizabeth, and Fred. Also, my wonderful wife, Melania, and my incredibly supportive children, Don Jr., Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany, and Barron. And importantly, to the people who are ready to Make America Great Again PREFACE YOU GOTTA BELIEVE SOME READERS MAY BE wondering why the picture we used on the cover of this book is so angry ...

Keywords: Federal Government Ideologies and Doctrines Leaders and Notable People Politics and Social Sciences United States
Deadly Assets

Deadly Assets


W E B Griffin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

W. E. B. Griffin Deadly Assets I ONE Broad Street and Erie Avenue, North Philadelphia Monday, December 17, 8:45 P.M. Matt Payne impatiently squeezed past the small groups of passengers that had just gotten off the subway train cars of the Broad Street Line, and moved with purpose down the tiled concourse toward the exit. The muscular twenty-seven-year-old was six feet tall and a solid one-seventy-five. His chiseled face had a two-day scrub of beard. Behind black sunglasses, dark circles hung ...

Keywords: & & & & & Action Adventure Fiction Literature Mystery Mystery; Thriller Police Procedurals Suspense Suspense Suspense Suspense Thriller Thriller Thrillers United States

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