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Deep River By Jones Howell
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Young Jones has just watched his mother die, and when his rebellious older sister – embittered after being linked to the death – takes control of the household in place of the troubled... More > and passive father, the family begins to unravel. Jones tries to find purpose in it all through his new passion for Little League baseball, odd friendships in the small town, and a somewhat mystical link to nearby Deep River and to the gigantic mysterious bird that lives under the bridge. When Dick Clark from American Bandstand comes to town to make a movie after the style of Bonnie and Clyde – with Deep River in the setting – the quirky townspeople come alive. The story touches on the history of this small town in North Carolina and chronicles Jones’ life as he works through inner conflicts, family troubles, and one misadventure after another. The reader comes away with the feeling that the advent of adolescence can be paralleled by a genuine sense of destiny from both seen and unseen forces.< Less
По ту сторону тишины By Зоя Кравчук
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Against the greyness of Leningrad in 1986 the foreigners stood out like strange, bright, tropical birds. My classmates and I were filing by the Europa Hotel—an opulent, turn-of-the-century... More > jewel, that catered to rich westerners. We had been on a class trip to the Russian Art Museum, and were walking, in pairs as is the Russian custom, back to the subway stop. The strange man and his female companion were walking ahead of us. Everything about them set them apart—the easy openness of their gait, their sporty, colorful attire, and, as we drew even, their dazzling smiles. Natives of Leningrad never smiled back in the mid-eighties. For most people, there wasn’t much of anything to smile about, their lives a struggle to make ends meet—long hours at work alternating with the never-ending pursuit of scarce goods. Even at thirteen, we knew this was the way things were destined to go, perhaps even more so for me and my classmates, since fate had made us not only Soviet, but deaf.< Less
Moon 'Lite' Memories By Patrick Wm. Mullin
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Mullin's memories were lost when he was 14. "It was like I was born 14 years old, and then life carried on from there." He had 45 years of 'permanent' amnesia of his childhood. At 59, he... More > watched a flock of ducks overhead. He swore he could see a small boy running across a stubble field to fetch a downed bird. He had just recalled his first duck hunt with his father 55 years before. His memories had started to return. Since that fateful drive, not a day passes without memories 'rolling in like waves on an ocean'. He thought he had lost them forever after sustaining a serious head injury as a youth. "It’s like Christmas, and the presents are memories. It’s nice to live your life over again!" He hopes this book will inspire readers to save and share their memories! "If one person records their memories for future generations, then the purpose of this book is achieved."< Less
D H Lawrence: Poet By Keith Sagar
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D. H. Lawrence wrote over a thousand poems. Though much has been written about Lawrence's poetry, there have been few full length studies. This book deals with the whole range of his poetry from his... More > earliest poems, such as 'To Campions' and 'To Guelder Roses', to the mature achievement, in free verse forms inspired by Walt Whitman, of Birds, Beasts and Flowers, Pansies and Last Poems. There are new interpretations of his most memorable poems, such as 'The Wild Common', 'Piano', 'Song of a Man Who Has Come Through', Tortoises, 'Peach', 'Pomegranate', 'Snake', 'Bavarian Gentians' and 'The Ship of Death'. "D. H. Lawrence: Poet, the fruit of forty years' reflection, is the most accessible introduction to Lawrence's poetry currently available. Supplemented by an extensive checklist of decades of critical writing, this highly entertaining book is a valuable resource, and makes fascinating reading for anyone interested in the development of modem poetry." Karl Orend, Times Literary Supplement< Less
Farewell, Hello By Suzette Smith
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If we have ever been apprehensive about finding a mate on a dating website, reading this book gives us hope. Two people from two entirely different countries did so, and found the love of their life.... More > But of course, when finding the love of your life, marriage soon follows. And for these two love birds, marriage did indeed follow. Farewell, Hello paints a vivid picture on the sacrifices two people have to make when they choose to with one another. Now in the United States, typical sacrifices could be having to move from one state to the next, or one City to another, or maybe just moving from uptown to downtown. Not that hard, right? However, for the author and her husband, things weren’t that simple. Being that they were both from two different countries, two different parts of the world, getting married meant one of the two had to leave everything they ever knew behind. This includes jobs, family members, pets, homes, cars, friends, etc.< Less
The Quiet Ones: Four Historical Romances By Vanessa Carvo
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Counting Her New Life Step By Step - A blind Englishwoman settles in America with her mail order husband and they open a school for the blind. The Biracial Bride & Her Colorado Rancher - A... More > biracial woman from the south decides to go to a rancher in Colorado, but she hasn’t told him she’s half black. The Little Bird Sings, is a Victorian mail order bride story about a high society woman who escapes an abusive husband, when he divorces her. She has a hard time surviving in London until she runs across a poster for a mail order bride and signs up, not knowing about any of the skills she’s sure she’ll need to survive on a remote ranch in California. Give Love A Chance, is about a woman living in London who is to be married off to a man of her mother’s choice; a baron she has no feelings for. She runs off to the docks hoping to escape the situation, but sees him by the ticket office, searching for her.< Less
Anna’s Child By J.P. Anderson
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Anna is a black nanny who is devastated when her little daughter dies in a house fire. Desperate to fill her empty arms, she begins to mother Kim, the white daughter of the family she works for in... More > Nashville, TN. As Kim matures, it is Anna who teaches her how to play gospel hymns on the piano, tells her about the birds and bees, and tries to protect her from unwarranted spankings by her mother. When life leads Kim to marry and move to another state, she loses track of Anna. No one knows anything about Anna, her husband, or the church he once pastored. Kim’s life is full of challenges that include divorce, single motherhood, and remarriage. Still, she does not give up her search. When fate leads her to her former nanny, life comes full circle—until tragedy strikes and changes everything. Anna’s Child is the tale of a black nanny and a white child’s journey through life together as each learns valuable lessons about love, betrayal, and trust.< Less
Anna’s Child By J. P. Anderson
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Anna is a black nanny who is devastated when her little daughter dies in a house fire. Desperate to fill her empty arms, she begins to mother Kim, the white daughter of the family she works for in... More > Nashville, TN. As Kim matures, it is Anna who teaches her how to play gospel hymns on the piano, tells her about the birds and bees, and tries to protect her from unwarranted spankings by her mother. When life leads Kim to marry and move to another state, she loses track of Anna. No one knows anything about Anna, her husband, or the church he once pastored. Kim’s life is full of challenges that include divorce, single motherhood, and remarriage. Still, she does not give up her search. When fate leads her to her former nanny, life comes full circle—until tragedy strikes and changes everything. Anna’s Child is the tale of a black nanny and a white child’s journey through life together as each learns valuable lessons about love, betrayal, and trust.< Less
HEARTS IN LOVE By Dr. ALHASAN SISAWO CEESAY, MD
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Love makes heart peculate and women endearing. All mammals fall in amorous state but humansinterlink stays longer. Coupling to procreate is common but man added flare of roses, poetry, and gifts to... More > keep one it desires committed. Youth is full of romance and blundering but manhood is sea of struggles. This work is true romantic events in families and stories depicted herein. These lovebirds came to their fondness in the most magical route imaginable. It is story of people at their best towards in relationship.These love birds went head over heel sailing in the wide wild Ocean of tantalizing romance. Njawara City, capital of Lower Badibou, the Gambia, has been chosen a stepping-stone for these magnificent, sensual, ecstatic romantic stories. Hearts in this work are the envy of Juno the Goddess of love. Then here is fantasia to set you sailing into memorable love lane that could as well remind you days gone by. It is sure to bring envy and joyful tears out of you for the stories are pure love.< Less
Into the Distance: Four Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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A Miracle For The Orphan From New York & The Cowboy Furniture Maker In Nevada - An orphan on the run from police, boards a train headed somewhere and then takes refuge in a compartment where an... More > older woman sits quietly. A Journey Of A Thousand Miles With Her Cowboy - A Southern woman, fallen on hard times with her family right after the Civil War, heads west and to a man she met reading an advertisement in the newspaper. Marlene Learns to Fly is about a strong-willed woman who decides to become a mail order bride and make her way in the often harsh life on a ranch, but when she meets her husband to be, she knows he is doubtful that life on a ranch will be possible for, and with her. Letting The Bird Fly is about an abused woman in England who, after becoming widowed and left penniless, decides to become a mail order bride to a rancher in America, but lacking any kind of practical skills, she is doubtful that she can become his true helpmate.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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