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To Southern Land: Cumming-Viney Family History By Jennifer Batson
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The Cumming family story begins in the late 1700’s in the Highlands of Scotland. We find the family struggling as they are living through the Highland Clearances. We are not sure what... More > compelled the family members to leave Scotland, but we do know they did in the early 1840’s. The Cumming family settles in Victoria and helps the area grow into the state it is today. The Viney family research has unearthed stories of intrigue, mystery and exploration. It begins in London, England in the late 1700’s where we find the British during the French Revolutionary War. The story then moves to Lancashire, England, and we find ourselves experiencing the Industrial Revolution. We find this generation of Viney members fighting against the diseases and epidemics taking hold of the population in great numbers, living poorly, and dying young. We see a young couple board a ship, this time in the 1920's, and start life anew in Australia.< Less
Bloodied, But Unbowed: A Memoir of the Ashur & Arshaluys Yousuf Family By Alice Nazarian
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In this memoir, author Alice Nazarian tells the story of her parents and family in the shadow of the Armenian/Assyrian Genocide. Her father, Ashur Yousuf, a prominent Assyrian intellectual and... More > professor at Euphrates College in Kharpert, Turkey, became a victim of the Genocide in 1915. Her mother, Arshaluys Yousuf, heroically struggled on after her husband’s death, raising their six children while helping educate countless young children in orphanages and schools in the Middle East. The memoir comprises a narrative of the turbulent life of Arshaluys and a section devoted to writings by and about Ashur Yousuf. This English translation, while faithful to the original Armenian, contains some new material and an updated genealogy of the descendants of Ashur and Arshaluys Yousuf.< Less
Constant Challenge, Constant Creation By John G. Young, M.D.
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This poetry book with illustrations by Dr. Young is a collection of two notebooks, POEMS AT AN EXHIBITION and ACCIDENT AT RT 436 AND REDBUG ROAD. The first evolved out of a collection of my... More > paintings that led to a one-man art-show. Many paintings were based on photographs I had taken over the years focusing on the challenges we have faced as a family with multiple sclerosis, deafness and blindness. The second was written earlier at a time of great struggle when my wife had a broken neck and ended up with quadriplegia. It contains poetry of a more traditional kind found in poetry therapy when self-expression is the important consideration, and it may become creative expression. Sometimes emotions are so strong they disrupt everything and poetry acts to contain the feelings. The issue is not getting in touch with the feelings, but trying to create meaning out of meaninglessness.< Less
Constant Challenge, Constant Creation By John G. Young, M.D.
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This poetry book with illustrations by Dr. Young is a collection of two notebooks, POEMS AT AN EXHIBITION and ACCIDENT AT RT 436 AND REDBUG ROAD. The first evolved out of a collection of my... More > paintings that led to a one-man art-show. Many paintings were based on photographs I had taken over the years focusing on the challenges we have faced as a family with multiple sclerosis, deafness and blindness. The second was written earlier at a time of great struggle when my wife had a broken neck and ended up with quadriplegia. It contains poetry of a more traditional kind found in poetry therapy when self-expression is the important consideration, and it may become creative expression. Sometimes emotions are so strong they disrupt everything and poetry acts to contain the feelings. The issue is not getting in touch with the feelings, but trying to create meaning out of meaninglessness.< Less
Through Thick and Thin A History of the Audrey and Ernie Victor Family By Judy Lawless
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“We don’t make much money, but we have a lot of fun.” This was the philosophy of Ernie Victor, a well-known and loved entertainer in the area of Peterborough, Ontario. There are... More > many interesting stories told of people who have become famous for their amazing life accomplishments. There are many more wonderful, untold stories of people whose accomplishments seldom make headlines, but are nonetheless interesting and worthy of telling. This is the story of an ordinary family born from the love of two young, and perhaps naïve, people who struggled through hard times and good times, their love of music and a good laugh binding them together through it all.< Less
Planes, Bears and the Turkey Bomber: One Family's Ten Year Adventure in Alaska's Bush By James Oliver
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While sitting at our desk many of us dream of ditching the tie or tossing the heels for adventure. Most never do. Planes, Bears and the Turkey Bomber: One Family’s Ten Year Adventure in... More > Alaska’s Bush brings the remote Alaskan bush to the reader through the eyes of a modern-day pioneer who risked everything to find something. The Olivers began their adventure leaving Virginia in 1997 with three young children landing 65 air miles from Anchorage in the remote bush of Alaska. The story follows their struggles and successes as they leave white-collar engineering jobs to carve out a home in the wilderness. Dealing with bears, frozen winters, financial survival, and building from raw materials, they progress over ten years to prosper in business and life operating a successful fishing business. Their tale relives the humor and drama along with the people – famous and not so famous - that can only come from living day-to-day in the bush and vowing not to fail.< Less
Nothing But Net By ANNE CLAWSON
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The sequel to DANCING ON THE RIM follows the life of Danielle and her friends and family.
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The Dirty Duck By Kaela Street
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As a young girl, Victoria lived with her sister and family in a hut by a forest, on land owned by the Lord of the Manor. Following the death of her father, she is given the opportunity of working in... More > the local inn. Victoria's honesty and ability to read and write, led her to become the Landlady of the village inn. War and pestilence visit the village and shape her memories, while the Blacksmith grounds her in reality. A simple short story from the time when things were simpler, and shorter.< Less
Cottage By the Sea By Fran Williams
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A young woman, her life disrupted by tragedy, struggles to overcome adversity and greed to regain her birthright. Displaced from her family home, she is hidden away in "The Cottage By the... More > Sea."< Less

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