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by Pith SchureWe live in a house in the centre of a small village. With its stately façades and turret, the villagers sweetly call it châtelet. Before us, French noblesse stayed in it, gentry with impressive estates in France. During numerous holiday trips, we located and documented all of it. But that didn't give an answer to the question: How to present it in a digestible...no, into a captivating manner? How to abridge the centuries and how to connect the turbulent history of Europe with everyday life in... more
by Scott W. FedorOn July 3, 2009, Scott Fedor dove into a lake, broke his neck, and instantly altered the course of his life–forever. A driven individual, with a thirst for adventure who thought he had his life planned out, Fedor was left paralyzed and subsequently drowned. Given little hope by doctors for a productive life, Scott refused to give up and instead made it his mission to embark upon a new adventure and defy the odds. This captivating and inspirational memoir recounts the collection of life experi... more
by Barbara Miller“If I Survive.” This thought haunted Lena. Her loved ones were cruelly forced from her arms in the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland and perished in Treblinka Death Camp. This is a true story of Holocaust survival. In ww2 books, it is a searing story of human rights abuses and genocide. The story of Nazi Germany and the Jews is a story of anti-Semitism, Nazi concentration camps, gas chambers and World War 11 (wwii). The Warsaw ghetto where the Nazis had imprisoned the Jews was being emptied as Hitl... more
by Charles Robertoim sigle
by Sandy McKnightSandy was a Brooklyn boy in search of a world beyond Bensonhurst. By 1969, he was 15, and ready for anything --- and in the fields of people at Woodstock, on the incense-laced streets of the East Village, and amidst Vietnam war demonstrators...he found it. It's the story of an adventurous kid in even more adventurous times. Part 'coming of age', part 'coming of rage', part revolution, part revelation...here comes Kid69!
by Louie Kemp"It was at summer camp in northern Wisconsin in 1953 that I first met Bobby Zimmerman from Hibbing. He was twelve years old and he had a guitar. He would go around telling everybody that he was going to be a rock-and-roll star. I was eleven and I believed him." So begins this honest, funny, and deeply affectionate memoir of a friendship that has spanned five decades of wild adventures, soul searching conversation, musical milestones, and enduring comradery. As Bobby Zimmerman became Bob Dylan an... more
by William Manzanares IVIf not being able to read was a disease, it would be an epidemic. Millions of Americans can't read but illiteracy often goes unacknowledged or unnoticed. If you are the parent or teacher of a child who struggles with reading, you know the painful way that illiteracy steals their confidence and robs them of the joy that comes from learning. William Manzanares IV - a member of the Puyallup Tribe in Washington state - wrote I Can't Read to give the literacy conversation a much-needed jumpstar... more
by Mark D. DiehlJennifer and I fell in love in a country where even sitting together brought angry stares, taunts, and threats. One day, her influential family doubted her story and had her followed. After days of hiding and violence, we abandoned everything and fled to Hong Kong, where our situation only became more dire.
by Nicholas FillmoreWhen twenty-something post-grad Nick Fillmore discovers the zine he’s been recruited to edit is a front for drug profits, he begins a dangerous flirtation with an international heroin smuggling conspiracy and in a matter of months finds himself on a fast ride he doesn’t know how to get off of. After a bag goes missing in an airport transit lounge he is summoned to West Africa to take a fetish oath with Nigerian mafia. Bound to drug boss Alhaji, he returns to Europe to put the job right, but i... more
by Suzanne Rolph-McFalls
by Alane GrayTerrible Omens is a darkly witty, fast-paced ride through a fifteen-year relationship that starts with a twenty-something romance and ends in divorce. It is the story of a marriage that is eventually unmasked to reveal its true self—a strangely hilarious horror story.
by Donna Bevan-LeeDr. Bevan-Lee utilizes a combination of memoir,scholastic and self help to address the impact of childhood trauma on adult functionality.
by Albert M
1. Define Your Objectives with a Mobile App
There are many use app development companies> in the market and they charge a heavy fee for app development but there is no need to go there you can development your app by yourself for free. Before you start supposing out how to create an app, you need to first describe the reason ... more
by Yaffa Lawson
Yaffa’s short memoir of an interracial relationship with her then White boyfriend, Karl Frederick Schultz. The good, bad, and shadiness that she recalls they encountered among family and friends when discussing plans to marry. What color will our children be? came into importance when debating about their future offspring racial identity. In conclusion, Yaffa’s thought-provoking insight into her early adult life.
The question she asks herself today, “If I could do it a... more
by Jennifer L. HuntJENNY, 16, WISHED SHE HADN’T FOUND IT. Bobbi’s monthly list of bills, scrawled on an Aid to Families with Dependent Children stipend envelope, was tucked beneath an ashtray holding a half-smoked joint and smashed cigarette butts. “Mary Jane…rent…PG&E…groceries.” As always, Jenny’s mom’s weed connection topped the list while food sat at the bottom. Residing in rural Concow, California, in the 1980s, Jenny is accustomed to pot being the priority within her household and the necessities that mos... more
by MJV Literary
Robert was called to the Priesthood at 16 and was guided towards Ordination by local priests. After school he worked in the Briton Ferry Steel Works in South Wales, part of the Dupont Group. He later studied at St. John’s College, mid Wales and then St. Michael’s College Llandaff, Cardiff. Robert was ordained in 1974 at 23 years, the youngest a priest can be, according to Canon law. He has served in many parishes in South Wales, before becoming a Canon of Llandaff Cath... more