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Glen Orange Ellen DeWitt
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At the home of great aunt, Helen Kendall Cooke, a portrait hangs on a bedroom wall. It is large and has a presence that fills the room. My aunt laughed when she introduced me to the portrait telling me that she would hang a towel over it when her grandchild stayed in the house because he was frightened by it. “This, she said, is your great, great, great grandfather, Stephen Davies.” I should admit that I did have a moment when I sympathized with her grandson. There is no unkindness in the portrait’s face; it must be the seriousness of purpose in his eyes. There was a story in that face, of that I was certain, a story that gave it reason to hang in a home after more than ...
Happy Crestmas - Holiday Highlights from Tom A's First Ten Years Ryan Dana Corvo
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TOM ALLOSAURUS lives in Carnivoreville, Alla Park, but most of all - he has a dad who knows every holiday that's every been invented. Join Tom on a ten - year adventure of enjoying - and surviving all of Jacky's wacky holiday celebrations.
Her Mary Baldini Olson
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This biography is a compilation of essays celebrating the author's love of people and places. She reflects on twenty years of family, parents, relationships, places and fun times.
Micah Dani Ramsey
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MICAH The true story of a young man who glorified God in life and death. At the age of 15, Micah Ramsey was athletic, bright, well-liked, hard-working, and a devoted Christian. Upon returning from a mission trip on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana, Micah was diagnosed with a “train-wreck” of a cancer called “Ewing’s Sarcoma.” Walk through Micah’s journey as his true story is told by his mom, and be inspired by his life. As you peer into this young man’s life you will be encouraged. Micah’s response to his apparent “death sentence” was, “We as human beings were created by God to worship and glorify Him. It is what we are designed to do. God also has had a plan for us si ...
Out My Window Darlene Ott
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“Out My Window” tells remarkable stories of seemingly unremarkable people: a man who owned the world’s biggest flag, a woman test pilot, a couple married for 63 years, a woman who practices a lost art, and more. It also shares philosophies and true stories from the author herself: her attempt at bungee jumping, the secret garden she found in India, what it’s like to lose a pet or kill a mouse. This book is a collection of weekly columns by Darlene Ott that ran in the Mountain Democrat, an El Dorado County newspaper, for 2 years, 1990 - 1992. Funny, poignant, surprising stories, all of them true.
Timothy Leary's Trip Through Time RU Sirius
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ISBN: 9781620305447
Timothy Leary's Trip Thru Time is a witty and informative look at the important events and philosophical developments in the colorful and controversial life of Dr. Timothy Leary. With dashes of Learyesque irreverence, author R.U. Sirius draws connections between Leary’s trips through psychology, psychedelia, politics and technology and the ecstatic highs and harrowing lows of his personal life. A must-read for appreciating Timothy Leary.
Up To My Eyeballs In Sunshine Peter C. Taboni IV
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ISBN: 7383676736279
UP TO MY EYEBALLS IN SUNSHINE is the most hilarious, controversial and troubling book you will ever read! Set primarily in the crumbling wasteland geographically known as Buffalo, New York, UP TO MY EYEBALLS IN SUNSHINE is a semi-autobiographical account of one Buffalonians’ tumultuous, mind-boggling struggle to both survive in, and escape from, a city wrought with a disheartening abundance of poverty, crime, domestic violence, death, alcoholism, drug addiction, corruption and hopelessness. After defying the odds and overcoming twenty years worth of unspeakable physical, emotional and financial suffering, the main protagonist of UP TO MY EYEBALLS IN SUNSHINE sets off on a feverish, ...
Winter Reflections Peggy McCaulley
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ISBN: 9780989040327
Peggy McCaulley relates stories and incidents of her youth, traveling extensively in the United States with her surveyor father; becoming a teenaged mother; and raising six children with her husband, including many years spent in Japan and Thailand. Following a divorce in her forties, she remarried, turning her back on international affairs to learn the role of a football coach's wife. She offers insights gained through meeting new, Midwestern in-laws. The story of her adventurous life is told with candor including both humor and pathos.