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The Weight of My Dreams: A Young Korean Man's Journey of Faith By Nathan Kwon
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The Weight of My Dreams tells the story of Nathan Kwon, who struggled to survive as a young man in South Korea, encountering illness, hunger, family strife, and the difficulties of the Korean War.... More > Eventually making his way to America to study, support his family back in Korea and to start a new life for himself, he left everyone and everything behind. Working and studying in Illinois, Colorado, Kansas and Montana, his faith carried him through many trials and adventures, and every experience helped forge him as a young man. Throughout it all, he remained true to his beliefs in spite of temptations and hardships. This is a story of a man who fulfilled his dreams by living out his convictions, and it's a story that shows us what love, perseverance and moral strength of character can do.< Less
From My Cold Young Fingers - Advance Reading Copy By Tim Greaton
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Trapped! Could young Nate ever get past the trauma of his death and move on to Heaven? Or should he return to Earth and try again? 1940's coastal Maine was not an easy place. It was especially... More > brutal for Nate's father, a banker and a flatlander who had moved north to begin pulling lobsters from the Maine coast. Barely getting by, the relocated family struggled to survive. But they were hated by the locals, and that hate turned to violence. Traumatized by the violent murders of his parents and himself, nine-year-old Nate finds himself somewhere between Heaven and Earth where dead relatives can come and go, but a place where he is stuck. Desperately missing his life, but too frightened to go back to Earth, Nate spends decades in this half-world where other luckier souls blink in and out within hours or days at most. From his unique perch, Nate watches in horror as his surviving younger sister tries to cope with their family’s brutal past. Who is worse off, the sibling above or the sibling below?< Less
Swiss Family Robinson By Johann David Wyss
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Swiss Family Robinson is the classic tale of a Swiss pastor, his wife and their four sons who find themselves shipwrecked on an isolated tropical island. Along with a couple of dogs, some livestock,... More > pigeons and geese, Swiss Family Robinson, is the story of a family's struggle to survive in a foreign land isolated from society. Everyday brings a new adventure and a new obstacle to overcome. Above all, Swiss Family Robinson is a classic tale of adventure that can be enjoyed by readers both young and old.< Less
Murder On the Family Bed By Chinmoy Mukherjee
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Ms. Vineeta Nair called 000(the Australian helpline) to inform the police that her husband died out of heart attack while sleeping. She woke up in morning and tried to wake her husband Mr. Sandy Nair... More > up. But Sandy did not wake up. She then checked whether her husband was breathing, the result was negative. Vineeta was wailing loudly. She was repeatedly saying, “Who will take care of my son now, my husband died in heart attack.” Police came to inspect the “possible crime scene”. There was no sign of struggle, Mr. Sandy’s dead body was lying on the family bed peacefully, as if he was sleeping deeply. By seeing police, Ms. Vineeta started crying loudly, “My husband died at such a young age. With whom will I stay now? Who will take care of me? I cannot live without my husband. I want to die now.” One policewoman put her hand on Vineeta’s shoulder and asked her to keep calm. Mr. Sandy was lying dead in his pyjama, there was foaming at his mouth.< Less
The Lu Family Saga: A Generational Family History Through Revolutionary China By Kim S. Luke
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The Lu Family Saga is an autobiography of a young girl whose great-grandfather, Lu Haodong, plotted alongside Dr. Sun Yat-sen to overturn the feeble Qing Dynasty, the last of the Chinese Dynasties.... More > During the Chinese Revolution, Lu Haodong made the supreme sacrifice for the love of his country – at the age of 27, Haodong died a hero, and his comrade Sun Yat-sen became the Father of Modern China. Generations later, the girl was born into a world still in turmoil – living through WWII, the Japanese invasion, and the civil war in China. Under the Communist leader Mao Zedong, she and her family struggled, suffered, and survived the Social Revolution, the Land Reform Act, and the Great Leap Forward movements. In the Summer of 1959, she broke free from her hopeless life in Southern China in a desperate escape. Over a decade, every member of her family risked life to escape from China – the very motherland for which her great-grandfather had fought so dearly.< Less
A Philosophy On Life, Family, and Growing Up By Troy Hunter
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A Philosophy on Life, Family, and Growing Up offers thoughts from the pen of Troy Hunter, presenting a truly practical book for those who struggle with the questions of life that men and women of all... More > walks of life ask themselves, sometimes without having answers. This book deals honestly, forthrightly, and boldly with some of the most troubling questions that life has to offer. Troy Hunter looks at the human lifespan from birth through childhood to young adulthood and adulthood and on to death. He looks at the human need for relationship and studies the dynamics of human interaction with each other and with the world. Troy Hunter writes a thought-provoking treatise on the totality of life that is likely to leave you with some possible answers but challenges you by bringing up even more questions.< Less
A Philosophy On Life, Family, and Growing Up By Troy Hunter
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A Philosophy on Life, Family, and Growing Up offers thoughts from the pen of Troy Hunter, presenting a truly practical book for those who struggle with the questions of life that men and women of all... More > walks of life ask themselves, sometimes without having answers. This book deals honestly, forthrightly, and boldly with some of the most troubling questions that life has to offer. Troy Hunter looks at the human lifespan from birth through childhood to young adulthood and adulthood and on to death. He looks at the human need for relationship and studies the dynamics of human interaction with each other and with the world. Troy Hunter writes a thought-provoking treatise on the totality of life that is likely to leave you with some possible answers but challenges you by bringing up even more questions.< Less
Patchwork Family Book 1: Steve's Song By M.H.P. Rosenbaum
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In the 1950s, an abused, orphaned adolescent struggles for the strength to build a solid life with the help of his new adoptive family and the inspiration of the rock 'n' roll phenomenon sweeping the... More > music world.< Less
Patchwork Family Book II: Laurie's Race By M.H. P. Rosenbaum
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An African American boy being raised by a white family in the 1950s struggles to learn to be a man, and specifically a black man, amid the building tensions of the early Civil Rights Movement.
Finding John Cox: A Cox Family of Southwest Virginia By Terry Barwin
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This genealogy book chronicles the pioneering Cox family from their 1761 home in Halifax / Pittsylvania Virginia, to 1774 when they moved to present-day Bland County and, in their final move in 1800,... More > to the Big Sandy River in Lawrence County Kentucky. Four generations of the family are included. Connected families including Begley, Burnett, Dean, Donaldson, Finney, Parrott, Penix, Powers, Stepp, Walker, Wellman and others are also chronicled. The book also shares the findings of YDNA testing of descendants, proving the accuracy of the family tree and identifying their ethnic origin and related Cocke/Cox families. Court records and other historical documents show how this family struggled to find their way during the American Revolution - with two sons enlisted against the British and their father accused as a Tory. Photos, maps, family correspondence, Revolutionary Pension files, and a multitude of other sources reveal a family with a fascinating story which, before now has never been told.< Less

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