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Re: Joyce By Joyce Forty
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Joyce Evelyn May Forty. Memoirs. Joyce Evelyn May Forty was born on the 9th of January, 1928 at Clodock, Herefordshire, in a house which straddled the border between Wales and England. Over the... More > years Mum has jotted down a few stories, anecdotes and travel notes. She kept a diary for several years and fortunately we all get a good mention. We kids remember many great stories she’s told over the years and would love to hear or read them again. This edition includes a number of memories that Mum dictated into her little recorder, and we hope there will be many more. This book, a work in progress, will hopefully encourage some of us to add our own.< Less
First Hitler, Then Your Father, and Now You By Deborah Long
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In a memoir written by the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, the author describes her childhood, adolescence, and adulthood in often funny, sympathetic, and compelling stories of growing up in a... More > suburban Chicago household with a father who wanted to live the rest of his life as though he had died yesterday and a mother who wanted more than anything to recapture what she lost. Deborah's mother and father's lives were tragically transformed by World War II. In accounts painstakingly recreated from genealogical research and travel, the author traces her parents' journey from their ancestral homes in Poland and Hungary to their liberation from German concentration camps and finally to their arrival in the U.S. in 1946. Deborah's parents struggle to live with their past while starting a new life with little more than their own considerable wills to survive.< Less
Re: Joyce By Joyce Forty
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Joyce Evelyn May Forty. Memoirs. Joyce Evelyn May Forty was born on the 9th of January, 1928 at Clodock, Herefordshire, in a house which straddled the border between Wales and England. Over the... More > years Mum has jotted down a few stories, anecdotes and travel notes. She kept a diary for several years and fortunately we all get a good mention. We kids remember many great stories she’s told over the years and would love to hear or read them again. This edition includes a number of memories that Mum dictated into her little recorder, and we hope there will be many more. This book, a work in progress, will hopefully encourage some of us to add our own.< Less
The Knapps Lived Here By Ken Spooner
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On a Sunday afternoon in 1959, in a small town on Long Island, 11 year old Ken Spooner watched along with most everyone as his personal playhouse, the Knapp Mansion, burned to the ground. Over 40... More > years passed before he would write a short story memoir of that day, triggering a very long journey through the first decade of the 21st century, to discover just who the Knapps were (no one seemed to know) and to find out who the arsonist was (that was the easy part). Through a folksy interwoven narrative, the reader discovers, as he did in realtime, the unwritten history of one of the Highest-Society, Lowest-Profile families America’s gilded age has ever produced. Travel inside the many Knapp mansions, where 5 US Presidents and many icons of the 19th & 20th centuries were guests. This is Spooner’s third book.< Less
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Lost in the Stars of the Southern Cross By Jordan M. Young
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Just weeks before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 21-year-old Jordan Young arrived in Brazil with $35 in his pocket and dreams of adventure. Unable to return to the U.S. because of war travel... More > restrictions, Jordan studied at the University of São Paulo, worked as a rural sociologist in the Amazon, and helped organize the Rubber Army to support the WWII war effort. In the process he met the Brazilian beauty whom he married many years later. His memoir tells the story of the Brazil of the 1940s that no longer exists and the making of a Brazilianist. Jordan M. Young is professor emeritus of history at Pace University in New York, NY. He is the author of several books about Brazil and an early proponent of the study of Brazilian culture in the United States.< Less
Behind the Blue Beret By Jonathan Williams
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Behind the Blue Beret is my memoir of my military enlistment in the United States Air Force as a Security Forces Member. Not only have I been involved in a number of law enforcement situations, air... More > base defense attacks in a location that only a select few service members have ever traveled in, and humorous personal situations to boot. But I received numerous injuries to my back, and psychological trauma that relates to several million newer and hundreds of millions of older veterans throughout the world. For years when I was in the military I experienced so much and had a feeling of honor, courage, and self worth. I want to transfer this into my book. I have lived my life as a military member and take with me the stories, comradery, feelings, and situations with every chapter of this book that my fellow veterans can take with them and identify in their readings.< Less
Tales of the Elite: Wayward By Darren Gallagher
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When humanity finally reached their full potential and pushed through to the stars, they thought that before long, they would have that ultimate question answered.... Are we alone? That burning... More > and yearning that drove man outward, into the universe. Yet still they found no other life, save for that of man. Settlers soon spawned cities; and just as with the Wild West, as with any new frontier, the unlawful were allowed to rise-up. Out of government reach, they needed to be stopped. The Future Systems Corporation (F.S.C), the governing body of the Home-World, decided to assemble the finest, and deploy them with force, against those that would seek to prevent humanity from pushing even further. And so spawned the Elite.... In this special edition release, we can for the first time, dive deep into the hearts and minds of the Elite universe with some insightful memoirs from across the galaxy. Let yourself believe as you travel WAYWARD.< Less
The Confessions of Michael Kelly, Vol. 3: The Children of Set By Michael Kelly
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In 1993, Michael Kelly joined the Temple of Set, an international Left-Hand Path initiatory school. Kelly rose swiftly within the Temple, attaining the degree of Magister Templi – Master of... More > the Temple – and becoming Grand Master of the Order of Leviathan and Co-Grand Master of the Order of Merlin, as well as sitting on the Temple's Council of Nine. This affectionate memoir is a fascinating and warmly related account of Kelly's decade in the Temple, until shortly after he left the organisation in 2002 to pursue his own course. His works, travels, friendships and achievements in this productive decade are recalled fondly and his tales are both informative and entertaining, a real first person view of what it means to belong to a genuine magical Order and to put its teachings to full use. The book also contains dozens of papers and articles written by Kelly during this period, which have not previously been published outside the Temple of Set.< Less
The Confessions of Michael Kelly: The Children of Set By Michael Kelly
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In 1993, Michael Kelly joined the Temple of Set, an international Left-Hand Path initiatory school. Kelly rose swiftly within the Temple, attaining the degree of Magister Templi – Master of... More > the Temple – and becoming Grand Master of the Order of Leviathan and Co-Grand Master of the Order of Merlin, as well as sitting on the Temple's Council of Nine. This affectionate memoir is a fascinating and warmly related account of Kelly's decade in the Temple, until shortly after he left the organisation in 2002 to pursue his own course. His works, travels, friendships and achievements in this productive decade are recalled fondly and his tales are both informative and entertaining, a real first person view of what it means to belong to a genuine magical Order and to put its teachings to full use. The book also contains dozens of papers and articles written by Kelly during this period, which have not previously been published outside the Temple of Set.< Less

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