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Fairview Academy By Crystal Tanksley
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Mercedes, Elena, and Tawrence are about to experience their final year at the elite private school, Fairview Academy. The year takes them on a journey they never expected as they prepare for the... More > future.< Less
Fairview Academy By Crystal Tanksley
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Mercedes, Elena, and Tawrence are about to experience their final year at the elite private school, Fairview Academy. The year takes them on a journey they never expected as they prepare for the... More > future.< Less
Bowieland By Eileen Brogan
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A history of the eccentric Bowie family in Middle Tennessee that developed and donated Bowie Nature Park for the small town of Fairview, TN. The story is told by the founder of the Friends of Bowie... More > Nature Park, and is based on information gleaned by combing through boxes of documents and interviewing dozens of people. The book includes beautiful photographs of the park in all four seasons, taken by Wade Hooper, photographer and former park superintendent.< Less
Girlie and Buddy: The Papers of Elizabeth Cook Wood Blystone By Jeffrey W. Blystone
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THIRD EDITION - Set in western Erie County, PA, this is the story of the day-to-day lives of poor rural families, told in their own words through hundreds of pages of collected correspondence. It... More > tells the true story of an unwanted child from the city of Pittsburgh, who was transported to the totally foreign environment of her great-aunt's home in Cranesville. In her own words, she describes daily life on a farm in rural western Erie County - her chores, her school, her friends - and later her jobs and her courtship and marriage to a local man. The bulk of the letters include both those composed by her and hundreds received by her, beginning in 1910 and going primarily until her marriage in 1923. The areas covered include primarily western Erie County, as well as North East. Many local families are mentioned in the letters, and there is an index to aid in that search. There are also many photographs throughout the book, as well as an appendix containing the genealogy of several local families.< Less
No Sleep Till Saltburn By Mark Gregory
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"Gregory's writing is full of enthusiasm and self-deprecating humour, and he evokes vividly the naive spirit of a pre X Factor age when bands' careers were built on hard touring and leopardskin... More > waistcoats!" GEOFF BARTON - CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE - "Endlessly entertaining!" STEVE PRATT: NORTHERN ECHO - “Saltburn, Salford, Salisbury, or Southampton, if you followed any local music scene back in the day, this is a must read!” MIKE SWEENEY: ROCK RADIO - “Bloody Brilliant! Great use of pyro!” GARY PHILIPSON: REAL RADIO - “No Sleep Till Saltburn is an important book. It captures an untold story, and also gives you an insight into the humour, the 'Carry On' atmosphere of the time”. CHRIS PHIPPS: ROCK MUSIC HISTORIAN, ITV - Mark Gregory drags you kicking and screaming back to the truly “Golden Age Of Rock & Roll”. A time when you worked hard, played hard, and rocked even harder! A time when there really was… “No Sleep Till Saltburn!”< Less
Mesquite Roots By Don Corbly, Earl Corbly
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This historical novel describes the last great land giveaway, the 1893 Land Run into the Cherokee Strip, Indian Territory, where my father’s family homesteaded. This story of the Darbys and the... More > McCanns is based in part on my grandparents’ travel logs and diary and tells how these close friends endured hardships and tragedies near the Cimarron River by Glass Mountain (front cover) at Orienta, Oklahoma, where they raised their families. Read of their journey in wagons with over-jets and how they built and lived in their soddies with cat-and-claw chimneys. Read about the extraordinary life of a small Indian boy abandoned during the Land Run, but adopted by the McCanns and how he rose to greatness. This story of the love these families and their children shared throughout their lives, along with family photographs and vivid descriptions of age-old Indian rituals of birth, marriage, and death will remain in your memory. This is an emotionally charged book that many read in one sitting.Buy at Lulu.com.< Less
A Story Without an End By Naunie Barrus Gardner
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Ms. Gardner was reared in Fairview, Wyoming, a small town in the beautiful expanse of land called "Star Valley", situated near the famed Jackson Hole and nestled at the foot of the... More > magnificent Teton Range of the rugged Rocky Mountains. In 1880, Brigham Young dedicated the valley to settlement by Mormon pioneers coming to build new lives in the West. In l885 several polygamist families relocated in Star Valley in their attempts to escape imprisonment. A Story Without an End is a reminiscence of the author's family life, beginning with her parents' 1913 wedding, followed by stories of the family’s lives in the ensuing years. Ms. Gardner, the youngest of six, recounts a series of poignant episodes of family life on the farm in Fairview. She speaks of the trials and hardships they endured and tells stories of the wonderful times spent by that amazing group of siblings and their loving, treasured parents. The photographs and recipes are a treasure!< Less
A Story Without an End By Naunie Barrus Gardner
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Ms. Gardner was reared in Fairview, Wyoming, a small town in the beautiful expanse of land called "Star Valley", situated near the famed Jackson Hole and nestled at the foot of the... More > magnificent Teton Range of the rugged Rocky Mountains. In 1880, Brigham Young dedicated the valley to settlement by Mormon pioneers coming to build new lives in the West. In l885 several polygamist families relocated in Star Valley in their attempts to escape imprisonment. A Story Without an End is a reminiscence of the author's family life, beginning with her parents' 1913 wedding, followed by stories of the family’s lives in the ensuing years. Ms. Gardner, the youngest of six, recounts a series of poignant episodes of family life on the farm in Fairview. She speaks of the trials and hardships they endured and tells stories of the wonderful times spent by that amazing group of siblings and their loving, treasured parents. The photographs and recipes are a treasure!< Less
Merry Begotten By Fusty Luggs
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A ribald tale set in Edwardian Portsmouth. Merry Begotten is the second in The Pompey Saga series. Susannah a recent and young widow tries to preserve her newly found independence, against the wishes... More > of her father. When Sebastian, an old friend of Susannah’s dead husband, moves in to Fairview House, tongues wag, but is the gossip misdirected? Emily, former maid at Fairview house, seeks excitement outside her marriage. When she meets Charlie Price, she can’t decide whether he excites or frightens her. Charlie’s a rough bloke, you wouldn’t want to cross him, but he has a liking for Emily’s soft spot. Merry Begotten is a gritty, but humorous account of the inhabitants of Portsea Island. The Pompey Sagas describes ordinary lives, led by extraordinary people.< Less
The Blanket Hornpipe By Fusty Luggs
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May Miller is a hard as bloody nails, ruddy, slum dweller. Well, that's Emily's opinion. Emily is a trollop and a thief. That's not just May's opinion. Dolly (cook at Fairview House) and Joseph... More > (gardener), agree. Miss Miller works for Mr and Mrs Spritely. May replaces their previous maid, who found herself in a ‘delicate condition’. Unmarried too! But that's another story. ... The Blanket Hornpipe, book one in the black comedy, The Pompey Saga series, straddles the ebbing Victorian and incoming Edwardian period. She was just a docker's daughter, Her living earned on The Hard. But though mud larks are called filthy, With that brush, she'd not be tarred.< Less