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THE VICTORIAN HOUSE By aileen hopkins
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This is a story about a house that holds many secrets. A married couple buy it and proceed to renovate it. Along the way they find many artifacts left by the people who once lived there. A compulsory... More > purchase order arrives from the council. Will kendal and bailey manage to save it from demolition or will the council win?< Less
A History of the Swedenborg Society 1810-2010 By Richard Lines
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A History of the Swedenborg Society tells the story of the Society’s growth from a local to a worldwide membership; its move from the drawing rooms of members’ houses to its famous... More > grade-II listed headquarters in the heart of literary Bloomsbury. Richard Lines was educated at Oxford University and was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn. He became Secretary of the Swedenborg Society in 2002, having previously served on its governing Council for nearly eighteen years. He was President of the Society from 1991 to 1994. He has published numerous articles on Swedenborg, his influence on nineteenth-century literature and on early Swedenborgians, including biographical essays about Charles Augustus Tulk and James John Garth Wilkinson. He has contributed to the Journal of the Swedenborg Society. He has given papers at academic conferences at the universities of Oxford and York, University College London, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.< Less
A Brief History of COURIDJAH in the Wollondilly Shire of New South Wales Australia By Researched and transcribed by Karyn Chalk
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This is a brief history of the village of Couridjah in the Wollondilly Shire of New South Wales Australia. The book outlines Couridjah’s history, from its rich aboriginal past through to its... More > humble white beginnings when the early settlers first arrived and established the village that we now know today as ‘Couridjah’. As well as supporting a wide range of endangered native wildlife, flora and fauna, Couridjah is host to some very significant historical and ecological sites such as the original Couridjah Train Station, the Thirlmere Lakes and old pump house building, the Tharawal Local Aboriginal Land Council and the existing Picton Lakes Village complex.< Less
Tales From the Squirrel Cage Jail By Ryan Roenfeld & Richard Warner
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A history of the 1885 "Squirrel Cage" rotary cell jail in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and information about some of the colorful prisoners housed there over the years and their crimes.
Eugene By John G Smith
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After a tough tour of duty as an RAF conscript, Eugene returns home from war-ravaged Burma. He is unexpectedly excluded from the family business and sets out to succeed in business by exploiting the... More > opportunities that present themselves in post-war Britain. For all his success Eugene still mourns the loss of the beautiful young Burmese nurse named Chit, who tenderly nurtured him back to life. Their relationship was brutally shattered when he was dragged away from her, arrested for fraternising with a local. Eugene is forced to make a life-changing decision – marry Chit, face court martial and a possible death sentence, or return home. Not knowing whether he’ll ever see his first love again? Eugene is driven to succeed but family tragedies ensue – his older brother commits suicide and his brother-in-law is killed in a mining accident. Eugene finds himself thriving at a time when the rest are going to wrack and ruin. But greed and self-interest take their toll and disintegration looms.< Less
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The Ramsden Estate By John Pateman
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This is the story of the Ramsden area of Orpington, Kent from 1769-2009. The focus is on the development of the Ramsden Estate which began with Council houses in 1956 and continued in the 1960s with... More > flats and maisonettes. After a period of decline in the 1980s and 1990s the Ramsden is experiencing a revival with the demolition of some older housing and the development of new roads and dwellings since 2002.< Less
The Queenslander By iAN DERRICK
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World War Two is over and North Queensland is yawning its way back to normality. The name and exact location of this town is not important except it is somewhere on the coastal side of the Great... More > Divide. By small it is not a one horse town - but too under populated to score a red dot on the map and be classified as a city. Big enough to boast a Mayor – a Shire Council – a meat works – small port – a river plus a creek - a railway workshop – say ten pubs – a public hospital and library – a cemetery - two department stores – banks – a hardware business plus numerous small enterprises. Oh yes, it also has a dominate Catholic Church, complete with a Bishop to cater for the spiritual needs of a large but mainly rural diocese and a Church of England house of worship that is content to accept its prelate guidance from somewhere further South. The only other religious persuasion of any consequence is the somewhat less patronized Presbyterian denomination.< Less
The Queenslander By iAN DERRICK
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World War Two is over and North Queensland is yawning its way back to normality. The name and exact location of this town is not important except it is somewhere on the coastal side of the Great... More > Divide. By small it is not a one horse town - but too under populated to score a red dot on the map and be classified as a city. Big enough to boast a Mayor – a Shire Council – a meat works – small port – a river plus a creek - a railway workshop – say ten pubs – a public hospital and library – a cemetery - two department stores – banks – a hardware business plus numerous small enterprises. Oh yes, it also has a dominate Catholic Church, complete with a Bishop to cater for the spiritual needs of a large but mainly rural diocese and a Church of England house of worship that is content to accept its prelate guidance from somewhere further South. The only other religious persuasion of any consequence is the somewhat less patronized Presbyterian denomination.< Less
Request to Spare Shadyside By Gill Wright Miller
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This is the story of the farmhouse called "Shadyside" built by William Spencer Wright, Sr., in Granville, Ohio in the 1830s. Will Wright, second son of one of Granville's founding fathers... More > Spencer Wright and his wife Abby Cooley Wright, migrated to Granville, OH in 1810 at the age of two. Eventually, Will grew into a founder of St. Luke's (Episcopal) Church, a supporter of female education, a prominent farmer, and a successful businessman. In his 60s, he retired to a lovely home on the edge of town, now know as the Follett-Wright house. Will's farmhouse, Shadyside, was scheduled to be demolished in 2013 when a distant relative (his great-great-great niece) intervened. A professor at Denison University, Elizabeth Gill Wright (Miller) asked the Village Council not to permit the home to be torn down. This is the story Dr. Miller shared with the Village Council of the original builder, his farm and family, and the task of saving this simple but historic farmhouse.< Less

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