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Frederick Colantonio 54 Years In The Media By Frederick A. Colantonio & Emil Toth
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This inspirational biography reveals the persecution of Fred Colantonio as a child, boy and man. The reason for his trials was being small in stature. His earliest memories of school were taunts,... More > bruises and bullies. Fred stood four feet seven inches tall and weighed 75 pounds upon entering St. Benedict’s High School. His first day in high school a nun asked him, “Why are you here. You should be in grade school.” Fred replied, “Sister, I’ve had ten years of grade school. I’ve had more than enough to last a lifetime.” When he could no longer contend with the high school bullies, he sought help from Sister Superior Mary Patricuis. Because of her grace and understanding he escaped further persecution, when she warned the bullies there would be consequences if they persisted in bullying Fred. In adulthood, Fred turned his life around by utilizing a positive mental attitude at work and in his relationships.< Less
Princess Badoura A tale from the Arabian Nights By Laurence Housman
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Laurence Housman (/ˈhaʊsmən/; 18 July 1865 –... More > 20 February 1959) was an English playwright, writer and illustrator.Laurence Housman was born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, one of seven children who included the poet A. E. Housman and writer Clemence Housman. In 1871 his mother died, and his father remarried, to a cousin. After education at Bromsgrove School, he went with his sister Clemence to study art at the Lambeth School of Art and the Royal College of Art in London.He first worked as a book illustrator with London publishers, illustrating such works as George Meredith's Jump to Glory Jane (1892), Jonas Lie's Weird Tales (1892), Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market (1893), Jane Barlow's The End of Elfintown (1894) and his sister's Were-wolf (1896) in an intricate Art Nouveau style. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurence_Housman< Less
So You Can Tell By Faiga Burman & Simon Wajcer
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… I am seventeen years old, huddling with my sister and her seven year old daughter, my niece Felunia, beside the rail road tracks at Maydanek. We have barely crawled out of the fetid cattle... More > car that has brought us here from the Umschlagplatz and now my sister is pushing me away, crying, begging me to leave them, to line up in the last labor unit being formed from our transport. To live while they died. Through her tears she is saying, “Do whatever you can to survive, so you can tell.” … Faiga Burman was 13 years old when the first bombs fell. She was the only one of her family to survive the bombing of Warsaw, the Warsaw Ghetto and the death camps of Maydanek and Auschwitz. When liberated from the death march she was an emaciated 19 year old. ‘So You Can Tell’ is her testament. Only a handful of people in this world have survived such cruelty and evil and were able to witness it. This is the story of a young girl in the middle of twentieth century Europe, in the vortex of history.< Less
So You Can Tell By Faiga Burman & Simon Wajcer
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… I am seventeen years old, huddling with my sister and her seven year old daughter, my niece Felunia, beside the rail road tracks at Maydanek. We have barely crawled out of the fetid cattle... More > car that has brought us here from the Umschlagplatz and now my sister is pushing me away, crying, begging me to leave them, to line up in the last labor unit being formed from our transport. To live while they died. Through her tears she is saying, “Do whatever you can to survive, so you can tell.” … Faiga Burman was 13 years old when the first bombs fell. She was the only one of her family to survive the bombing of Warsaw, the Warsaw Ghetto and the death camps of Maydanek and Auschwitz. When liberated from the death march she was an emaciated 19 year old. ‘So You Can Tell’ is her testament. Only a handful of people in this world have survived such cruelty and evil and were able to witness it. This is the story of a young girl in the middle of twentieth century Europe, in the vortex of history.< Less
Prieta By D. L. Hatton
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There are seven thousand islands in the Philippines with nine hundred thought to be inhabited but a small group of people were found that were the most primitive to have lived into the twentieth... More > century. These people produced no clothing or tools but lived by hunting and gathering in the jungle. This is the story of a typical Mormon family who decide to adopt into their family a young Filipino girl from the jungle. Prieta, meaning the dark one, although completely innocent is still quite primitive in her thinking. Though not the main character she is the catalyst that makes the story work. She falls in love with her foster sister's boy friend Bret who more than anything in the world wants to marry the Bishop's daughter Norma although he does not meet the standards she has set for a husband.< Less
Prieta By D. L. Hatton
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There are seven thousand islands in the Philippines with nine hundred thought to be inhabited but a small group of people were found that were the most primitive to have lived into the twentieth... More > century. These people produced no clothing or tools but lived by hunting and gathering in the jungle. This is the story of a typical Mormon family who decide to adopt into their family a young Filipino girl from the jungle. Prieta, meaning the dark one, although completely innocent is still quite primitive in her thinking. Though not the main character she is the catalyst that makes the story work. She falls in love with her foster sister's boy friend Bret who more than anything in the world wants to marry the Bishop's daughter Norma although he does not meet the standards she has set for a husband.< Less
Beyond Rubies By Beverley Eikli
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This book follows The Mysterious Governess and must be read as part of the series. Fame. Fortune. And finally a marriage proposal! Book 4 of the Daughters of Sin series introduces Miss Kitty La... More > Bijou, celebrated London actress, mistress to handsome Lord Nash and the unacknowledged illegitimate daughter of Viscount Partington. Having escaped her humble beginnings, Kitty has found fame, fortune and love, but the respectability she craves eludes her. When she stumbles across Araminta, her legitimate half-sister, on the verge of giving birth just seven months after marrying dangerous Viscount Debenham, Kitty realises respectability is no guarantee of character or happiness. But helping Araminta has unwittingly embroiled Kitty in a scandalous deception involving a ruthless brothel madam, a priceless ruby necklace and the future heir to a dazzling fortune. And when Kitty finally receives an offer of marriage she must choose. Respectability or love?< Less
Through the Garden Gate or The Girl Next Door By Catherine Carson
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Lorrie Belmont has known Iain Maxwell all her life as their parents have lived next door to each since before she was born. She was an only child and was seven years younger than the boy next door... More > and had always considered him the big brother she never had….that is until she reached her teens and realised that her feelings went way, way beyond brotherly love. Iain’s younger sister Hannah was the same age as Lorrie and he had watched over them as a big brother should; but after an incident when Lorrie was eighteen he fought to keep his feelings in check and on a brotherly level. Lorrie was resigned to always being the girl next door and Iain stubbornly stuck to his principals that it was wrong for them to be anything other than good neighbours.< Less
Through the Garden Gate or the Girl Next Door By Catherine Carson
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Lorrie Belmont has known Iain Maxwell all her life as their parents have lived next door to each since before she was born. She was an only child and was seven years younger than the boy next door... More > and had always considered him the big brother she never had….that is until she reached her teens and realised that her feelings went way, way beyond brotherly love. Iain’s younger sister Hannah was the same age as Lorrie and he had watched over them as a big brother should; but after an incident when Lorrie was eighteen he fought to keep his feelings in check and on a brotherly level. Lorrie was resigned to always being the girl next door and Iain stubbornly stuck to his principals that it was wrong for them to be anything other than good neighbours.< Less
Beauty Queen Murder: Nurse Anita Cobby By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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A beauty queen of 1979, Anita Cobby was named Miss Western Suburbs of Sydney in the Miss Australia quest. Seven years later, when Anita was 26 years old, she was abducted from the western Sydney... More > suburb of Blacktown, tortured, raped and murdered in a cow paddock at nearby Prospect, on the evening of the 2nd of February, 1986. Five men, including three brothers, were convicted of her murder and sentenced to life imprisonment, never to be released, without any possibility of parole. Sister Anita Cobby’s fingers, that had so tenderly ministered to her patients, were broken, her bones dislocated, her nose and cheekbones fractured in the shocking assault upon her. The horrifically cruel murder of this lovely young nurse, so kind and caring of her patients, caused so much outrage within Australia that tens of thousands of people subsequently campaigned for the reinstatement of capital punishment. A forensic numerological criminal profile.< Less

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