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Tales From The Beat By Bill Holmes
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A memoir of a career spent in Her Majesty's Police Force, mainly in the North West
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Beating A Melody By Jill Drake
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Seven tales of mischief and corporal punishment at a girls’ boarding school, from a lady author who has really been there and has been back many times since! , mischief, Read all the telling... More > little details; how she had to attend Head’s Report, her part in The Flood, her Cross Country Capers, her Misunderstanding, her exploits on a Field Trip, her time as a Dormitory Prefect; of her many pranks and misdemeanours until she is finally initiated as Head Girl, despite the mischief and mayhem, and the retribution it brings, along the way.< Less
Beating the Odds By Louis Zorich
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Acclaimed actor and incomparable storyteller, Louis Zorich, shares a remarkable and rich 90-year life story. One of 7 children raised during the Great Depression in Chicago’s South Side, Zorich... More > shares memorable tales, mishaps and adventures of his youth familiar to any immigrant child. His almost 6 decades-long acting career brought him on stage and screen with such notable artists as Sir Laurence Olivier, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand and his wife of 51 years, Olympia Dukakis. Readers will remember Zorich’s performances in Death of a Salesman, Hadrian VII, The Odd Couple, King Lear, Fiddler on the Roof, Muppets Take Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge and Mad About You, among many others. For all devoted theatergoers and aspiring actors, Louis Zorich’s life story is one of great learning, love, and laughter, and one you’ll never forget. This is truly a portrait of an artist, humbled and heartened by the human condition, a man beating the odds. Includes 27 B & W photographs and a biographical index.< Less
Cancer: We Beat You By Andrew Hubbert
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So I want to start off by saying that this isn’t a morbid tale, or me looking for sympathy. This is me writing about my feelings and the challenges I faced when my mum had cancer. Cancer is a... More > scary word and even scarier when you’re a teenager trying to cope with the fact his mum has cancer. I liked to bottle things up and it wasn’t good for me. I’m writing this for two reasons, one because this is a story that needs sharing, as no one understands how it feels when you mum has cancer and you have to continue with your life like nothing has happened. Secondly I want this to help people who may be going through a similar situation or help people supporting someone in this situation understand better what they might be going through. So here’s my story< Less
The Beat and Breath: An Anthology of Nature's Poetry By Mary S.E.W. Roberts
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This is an anthology of poems inspired by nature's power and beauty, each piece resonating from the heart of a writer and nature herself.
TINMAN - Page Two By Chet Beates
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This is the true tale about a 17 year old Outlaw who ran guns into Mexico and traded them to a militant group of student revolutionaries at the University of Mexico for bootleg tequila that he sold... More > on University campuses in the states. He was called El Conejo Corriendo – The Running Rabbit. That would be me. What happens to an urban myth after he quits running and basically outlives his myth-hood? After all, you can only run so far and so fast for so long. What then? He joins the Navy for 25 years, becomes a Criminal Investigator and retires as a Sr Chief Master-at-Arms, Junior Federal Agent Afloat for NIS. "It Takes a Thief" or "Catch Me IF You Can" - TEQUILA!!< Less
Nursery Tales By Katherine A. A. Zupan
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Off-beat tales and songs for wise infants, small rogues, and progressive children.
Son of a Gun - The Life and Times of a Lifer Brat By MACS(SW) Chet Beates
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“Born on the mess decks and under the gun, my daddy was a Gunner and I’m a Son of a gun.” Son of a gun Meaning a rogue or scamp - "you are naughty, you old son of a gun".... More > Also used, although this is uncommon outside the USA, as a euphemism for 'son of a bitch'. Some say that the origin is 'son of a military man'. This explanation is disputed but, correct or not, the phrase is no longer used to convey that meaning. Let there be no doubt in your collective military minds that first of all I am a God fearing man and I tell the truth as I see it! The difference between a Fairy Tale and a good Sea Story is this: A Fairy Tale begins, “Once upon a time … “ and a Sea Story Begins, “Now this ain’t no shit … “ Well now, this book “Ain’t no shit … “ and he who tells a bigger tale will have to tell a lie!” And thereby hangs a tale.”< Less