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Ordinary Time: My Memoir, with "How to Compile a Memoir" By Irene "GG" Zajac-Vondra & Irene Ann Alderman
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Features "How to Compile a Memoir"; directions and 300+ questions to help you- or someone you love- create an unforgettable gift for your family. “Ordinary Time” is my 94 year... More > old grandmother’s story, with photos and tidbits from history to give context. It is my hope that this book inspires others to begin a similar project. We are quickly losing our window of opportunity to capture the memories of the Greatest Generation. GG felt that no one would be interested in her stories because she is not famous and never did anything important- at least in her mind. That is exactly what makes her story so wonderful. See life through the eyes of a girl living on a Michigan farm and moving to Chicago during the Great Depression, and of a young wife and mother during a World War. Here we have a glimpse of life in a time some of us may remember and others could never begin to imagine. Cozy up with your favorite literary libations, turn off your cell phone, and journey through Ordinary Time.< Less
From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields: The Anna Knight Story By Dorothy Knight Marsh
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Born in the south to a slave mother and a white father, Anna Knight grew up in the Jasper County, Mississippi cotton fields. Realizing this wasn’t for her, she taught herself to read and write... More > and eventually became the first in her family to graduate from College. In From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields, author Dorothy Knight Marsh tells her great-aunt’s story. This memoir follows Anna from her early years in Mississippi, around the world, and back again. She graduated as a nurse from Battle Creek Sanitarium in Michigan and later returned home and operated a self-supporting school for the adults and children. Anna was then appointed a missionary to India, serving nearly seven years. Never forgetting those she left behind, Anna returned to the United States and restarted the school the knight riders burned. From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields narrates the story of a woman of purpose who had no fear, dedicated her life to education, establishing schools throughout the south for all black children.< Less
From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields: The Anna Knight Story By Dorothy Knight Marsh
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Born in the south to a slave mother and a white father, Anna Knight grew up in the Jasper County, Mississippi cotton fields. Realizing this wasn’t for her, she taught herself to read and write... More > and eventually became the first in her family to graduate from College. In From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields, author Dorothy Knight Marsh tells her great-aunt’s story. This memoir follows Anna from her early years in Mississippi, around the world, and back again. She graduated as a nurse from Battle Creek Sanitarium in Michigan and later returned home and operated a self-supporting school for the adults and children. Anna was then appointed a missionary to India, serving nearly seven years. Never forgetting those she left behind, Anna returned to the United States and restarted the school the knight riders burned. From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields narrates the story of a woman of purpose who had no fear, dedicated her life to education, establishing schools throughout the south for all black children.< Less
From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields: The Anna Knight Story By Dorothy Knight Marsh
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Born in the south to a slave mother and a white father, Anna Knight grew up in the Jasper County, Mississippi cotton fields. Realizing this wasn’t for her, she taught herself to read and write... More > and eventually became the first in her family to graduate from College. In From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields, author Dorothy Knight Marsh tells her great-aunt’s story. This memoir follows Anna from her early years in Mississippi, around the world, and back again. She graduated as a nurse from Battle Creek Sanitarium in Michigan and later returned home and operated a self-supporting school for the adults and children. Anna was then appointed a missionary to India, serving nearly seven years. Never forgetting those she left behind, Anna returned to the United States and restarted the school the knight riders burned. From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields narrates the story of a woman of purpose who had no fear, dedicated her life to education, establishing schools throughout the south for all black children.< Less
The Woman Who Saved An Island (BW) By Jane Fishman
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As more and more coastline is lost to rapacious commercialization and outrageous governmental taxes, we have someone like Sandy West, now 101 years old, who put her family fortune into keeping... More > Ossabaw Island wild and free of development when many wanted to buy it to build resorts and gated communities. Read about her fights with the state of Georgia to preserve this pristine barrier island, some 15 miles from Savannah, Georgia. Learn how her parents, moneyed people from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, bought the island in 1924. See why Sandy decided to share it with artists, writers, musicians, philosophers and, yes, astronomers. Enjoy all this through the observations of a writer who over the years has become Sandy’s friend and advocate. Jane Fishman has had full access to the humor, perspicacity and integrity of Sandy West and to the beauty of the island. This black & white version of “The Woman Who Saved an Island” includes breath-taking photographs and encaustic renderings by artists Betsy Cain & Carmela Aliffi.< Less
The Woman Who Saved An Island By Jane Fishman
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As more and more coastline is lost to rapacious commercialization and outrageous governmental taxes, we have someone like Sandy West, now 101 years old, who put her family fortune into keeping... More > Ossabaw Island wild and free of development when many wanted to buy it to build resorts and gated communities. Read about her fights with the state of Georgia to preserve this pristine barrier island, some 15 miles from Savannah, Georgia. Learn how her parents, moneyed people from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, bought the island in 1924. See why Sandy decided to share it with artists, writers, musicians, philosophers and, yes, astronomers. Enjoy all this through the observations of a writer who over the years has become Sandy’s friend and advocate. Jane Fishman has had full access to the humor, perspicacity and integrity of Sandy West and to the beauty of the island. The color version of “The Woman Who Saved an Island” includes 50 breath-taking photographs and encaustic renderings by artists Betsy Cain and Carmela Aliffi.< Less
When Hearts Collide By Brittney Michelle
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You can meet a person, and before you know it they’ve changed your whole world… but what if the chemistry from the impact sparks a fire? Londyn is a 21-year-old young woman with a... More > guarded heart, and a personality loved by many. Solo is a charming ladies' man striving to become more than a statistic. In this coming-of-age story, the young college couple find themselves on a collision course to love. As they work towards building a future together, they must face realities of the past. Amidst the drama of jealous exes, family strife, and life-changing revelations, they are forced to answer questions that only the heart can decide. Does true love require unconditional forgiveness? Or does true forgiveness require unconditional love? Set in present day, Detroit, Michigan, this epic romance is sure to tug on your heartstrings. Love is a decision, and with every decision comes a consequence. See what happens when hearts collide...< Less
The Chair By Kelly Marshall
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In a small town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, widower Paul Bixby develops a deep friendship with bank teller Linda Bauman—a friendship he hopes will turn into something more. When... More > Linda’s unusual fascination with highchairs comes to light, Paul builds an exquisite chair for her, crafting the chair with love. Linda thought her parents had died when she was an infant, leaving her to be raised by her grandparents. She treasures the highchair she used as a child as a symbol of their unconditional love. But when a man shows up at the bank and claims to be her father, Linda searches the Internet and is stunned to learn of a long-buried family tragedy and an unspeakable crime. Linda moves with her boss, Brad, to a branch office in a different town and secretly shares a home with him. Though devastated by Linda’s choice, Paul steps aside and wishes the best for her. But is Brad the man she hoped he would be? Or is Paul’s quiet love what she needs?< Less
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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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