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  • Author : Michelle Magorian
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780141907048
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • WW2 has just ended and twelve-year-old Rusty comes back home to Britain after being evacuated to the US. The greyness and bleakness of life in England is a shock, but even worse is adapting to the strict discipline of her family, including a brother she's never met, after the warmth and openness of her adopted American family. Rusty is sent to an horrific boarding school, before finally running away as her search for happiness becomes more and more desperate.

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    Back Home
  • Author : Gloria Jean Pinkney
  • Publisher : Puffin Books
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : 0140565477
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Even though eight-year-old Ernestine lives with her family up North, "back home" is Lumberton, North Carolina, the place where she was born and where her mama grew up. From the moment she steps off the train, Ernestine feels right at home in the lush, green countryside, working on the family farm, and spending time with her aunt, uncle, and cousins. This nostalgic, sweetly humorous visit home--based on Gloria Pinkney's own childhood memories--is perfect for intergenerational sharing.

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    Leap Back Home to Me
  • Author : Lauren Thompson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9781416985655
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A little frog’s first leap out into the world is a big, scary thing. But luckily, mama is always there to catch him when he comes home. As the leaps get bigger, frog gets braver—and before he knows it, he’s soaring out to the moon and beyond! This loveable little frog will hurdle his way into your heart. Come leap along, and see what it’s like to shoot for the stars . . . and always have a landing pad ready to catch you.

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    Come Back Home
  • Author : Will Thieman
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN : 9781647017125
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Come Back Home is a gripping tale about two young people who become engulfed in the toil of World War II. Walter Wilson meets Abby Walker during the summer of 1943. They fall in love, but there are two huge obstacles that could shatter their romance. First, Abby comes from an upper-class family, whereas Walter is born into the middle class. As a result, Abby's father doesn't want the relationship to blossom. He doesn't believe that Walter is good enough for his daughter and would prefer for her to date someone from the upper class. Abby's father will do what he can to ensure the relationship ceases to exist. Second, the United States has been dragged to war in Europe and the Pacific. Walter is young, patriotic, and naive and wants to fight for his country. This drive to fight overseas certainly has the chance to destroy the love between Abby Walker and Walter Wilson. Timing and circumstances couldn't be worse for Abby and Walter. World War II has wrecked the lives of many people. This is a story about two young people and how they navigate their love for each other during one of the most trying times in history.

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    Sing Me Back Home
  • Author : Merle Haggard,Peggy J. Russell
  • Publisher : New York : Pocket Books ; Markham, Ont. : Distributed in Canada by PaperJacks
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0671452754
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  • Genre : Country musicians
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    Back Home
  • Author : Julia Keller
  • Publisher : Egmontusa
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1606846477
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Thirteen-year-old Rachel Browning understands that her father will be different after being injured in the Iraq War, but no one is prepared for the impact that his traumatic brain injury and other wounds have on the entire family.

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    The Way Back Home
  • Author : Oliver Jeffers
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780698148802
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes an imaginative tale of friendship in a world where what makes us different isn't nearly as important as what makes us the same. When a boy discovers a single-propeller airplane in his closet, he does what any young adventurer would do: He flies it into outer space! Millions of miles from Earth, the plane begins to sputter and quake, its fuel tank on empty. The boy executes a daring landing on the moon . . . but there’s no telling what kind of slimy, slithering, tentacled, fangtoothed monsters lurk in the darkness! (Plus, it’s dark and lonely out there.) Coincidentally, engine trouble has stranded a young Martian on the other side of the moon, and he’s just as frightened and alone. Martian, Earthling—it’s all the same when you’re in need of a friend.

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    Going Back Home
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Children's Book Press
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN : 0892391979
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Narrative text describes the artist's paintings and their portrayal of the lives of her African American relatives in the rural American South.

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    A Passage Back Home
  • Author : Austin Clarke
  • Publisher : Exile Editions, Ltd.
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 1550960601
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  • Genre : Authors, Trinidadian
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    Dreaming the Soul Back Home
  • Author : Robert Moss
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781608680597
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • In this extraordinary book, shamanic dream teacher Robert Moss shows us how to become shamans of our own souls and healers of our own lives. The greatest contribution of the ancient shamans to modern healing is the understanding that in the course of any life we are liable to suffer soul loss — the loss of parts of our vital energy and identity — and that in order to be whole and well, we must find the means of soul recovery. Moss teaches us that our dreams give us maps we can use to travel to the places where we can find and bring home our lost or stolen soul parts. He shows us how to recover our animal spirits and ride the windhorse of spirit to places of healing and adventure in the larger reality. We discover how we can heal ancestral wounds and open the way for cultural soul recovery. You’ll learn how to enter past lives, future lives, and the life experiences of parallel selves and how to bring back lessons and gifts. “It’s not just about keeping soul in the body,” Moss writes. “It’s about growing soul, becoming more than we ever were before, embodying more of the Greater Self.” With fierce joy, he incites us to take the creator’s leap and bring something new into our world.

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    Bringing it All Back Home
  • Author : Ian Clayton,Robert Wyatt
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN : 1901927334
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Through a series of autobiographical stories the author reveals an invisible soundtrack that connects music to family, community, and culture.

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    My Journey Back Home
  • Author : Dawn Watson
  • Publisher : Editora Gente Liv e Edit Ltd
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9788545202318
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Sometimes pain makes its mark on our lifes in such profound ways that it feels like they start to define who we are. The more we try to hide the pain by wearing masks to show the world that "everything is fine", the more that pain does not allow us to have a life full of real love and real joy. My story is about this kind of pain. But beyond that, it's about the real process of healing. It's about how I finally understood the reason for so much suffering. Amid all the mess in my life, I found my way back to my safe harbor, to my truth and my self-love. In this book, my deepest desire is to take you the reader on a journey of love, understanding and acceptance, so that you can: Leave behind the cycle of suffering and experience the relief and support you will need for the next steps; Rebuild your relationships, starting with yourself followed by everyone who is important in your life; Reconnect with your self-value and your own truth, so that you can live according to your purpose in life; Experience forgiveness and allow yourself to be truthfully happy; Free the strength inside yourself!

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    Back Home
  • Author : Eugene Wood
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN : 9783368438869
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reproduction of the original.

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    Back Home
  • Author : Steve Burton
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1462874746
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Back Home is the story of a group of musicians/songwriters who formed a band in the early 70s in S.LC., Utah. They backed Freddy Fender in concert in 1976 and then toured Canada on their own for (8) months, finally landing in the San Francisco Bay Area. This book is a depiction of their exploits. They had (1) album in 1984 under the name of Touch of Texas : Live.

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    Back Home
  • Author : Roy Hoffman
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Pages : 395
  • ISBN : 9780817354312
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A stirring collection of essays, articles, and autobiographical writings by an award-winning New York Times writer takes a look back at his hometown of Mobile, Alabama.

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    Back Home
  • Author : Jeff Dawson
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781409127444
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • The full story of England and the 1970 World Cup. Mexico, the summer of 1970: Pelé, Brazil 4 Italy 1 in the Final, Gordon Banks' save against Brazil, Bobby Moore and the Bogotá bracelet, Bobby Charlton's substitution, televised match action (in colour), the single 'Back Home', the Esso coin collection . . . all these and more, the familiar and the not-so-well-known, feature in Jeff Dawson's account of the 1970 World Cup, the sexiest World Cup of all time. Using interviews with players involved and personal childhood recollections, and having studied hours of videotape, Jeff Dawson pieces together the events of Mexico 70, inviting the reader to 'taste the Brooke Bond, smell the B & H and feel what it was like that English summer, switching on GOOD MORNING MEXICO with Frank Bough - and also to remember what it was like when England had a decent international side.

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    Going Back Home
  • Author : Tina DeMelfi-Warner
  • Publisher : Covenant Books, Inc.
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781638854753
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Aaron and Julianna go traveling and have a wonderful time at first. Does this couple have what it takes to stay together? Julianna wants to go back to the valley. Is this going to cause conflict in the marriage? Will the couple be welcomed back into the valley, or will the rumors start again and divide them? Will Aaron be able to provide for the family, or will he need to stay in the city while Julianna goes back. How can the couple remain in peace with one another if a solution does not create serenity? Dominic meets up with the couple. Is this going to be a nice reunion, or is it going to cause more issues?

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    The Way Back Home
  • Author : Allan Stratton
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781448188628
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Winner of the Scelte di classe 2019 Zoe Bird is going nowhere fast. She’s angry and lonely, and her only true friend is her granny, whose Alzheimer’s is worsening. When her parents put Granny in a home, Zoe decides now is the time to break free. She smuggles Granny out and together they hit the tracks on a cross-country trip to find Zoe’s long-lost uncle. But there will be some home truths along the way. . . An emotional story about family, surviving school and being true to yourself for fans of The Art of Being Normal and Unbecoming.

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    Leap Back Home to Me
  • Author : Lauren Thompson
  • Publisher : Margaret K. McElderry Books
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1416906649
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A little frog’s first leap out into the world is a big, scary thing. But luckily, mama is always there to catch him when he comes home. As the leaps get bigger, frog gets braver—and before he knows it, he’s soaring out to the moon and beyond! This loveable little frog will hurdle his way into your heart. Come leap along, and see what it’s like to shoot for the stars . . . and always have a landing pad ready to catch you.

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    The Way Back Home
  • Author : Harold Southwick
  • Publisher : Tate Publishing
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN : 9781607997511
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Through the bloody battlefields of Vietnam and Iraq, to the most precious moments in life, Hal and his son, Eddie, find themselves on separate journeys as they seek to find their way in life. As Hal takes up his call to ministry, Eddie begins a spiral of pain, anger, and resentment toward God after many of life's tragedies. Both will come to understand why life is full of pain and hardship and how God's presence never leaves. Harold Southwick's "The Way Back Home" is the fascinating story of not only the Edwards family's struggles and triumphs but of a God who relentlessly pursues and draws them to himself. Anyone who has a reason to resent God will find this book full of His goodness and grace through the good times and the worst. A story of war, love, and hope⎯"The Way Back Home" shows how God uses the ordinary and weak in extraordinary ways through life's many battles. Harold Southwick is a retired rancher-farmer who served a tour of duty in Germany, and then was recalled for another tour during the Berlin Crisis and the early days of the Vietnam conflict. He and his wife, Sue, are the parents of three grown daughters and are grandparents to seven grandchildren. They reside in Glenns Ferry, Idaho, which is nestled along the banks of the Snake River.

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    Coming Back Home
  • Author : Sam Mphuthi
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN : 1456804715
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • This novel is about a young Zimbabwean woman or girl, who, together with her sister, becomes refugee in South Africa just four years before the start of 2010 Soccer World Cup. Her familys background, from as early as 1958 when his father was born, is making a huge influence in her life and the way she relates to her sister. Because of the sad and difficult upbringing of both her parents, she takes a vow to protect her sister with her own life if need be. Her sister, who is not only multitalented, fine, young, and amazing person with a personality close that of an angel but an albino as well, is the only thing she is prepared to live and die for. After convincing her father to allow her to come to South Africa with her little sister with the intention of saving her little sister from the bound marriage in which four other women were already involved, like many people in the neighbouring countries of South Africa, they cannot find what they expect from a country, which is blessed with an opportunity to host the most prestigious tournament on earth. Ultimately, instead of protecting her sister, she, unfortunately, turns to have a hand in her sisters death. After burying her sister without the knowledge of her parents in Zimbabwe, she decides to hide herself in South Africa from her parents, her fianc, and goes to look for the love of her life while she is three months pregnant. With the help of her lost love who could not bear her children because of the injury he sustained during circumcision, she returns home, together with her newborn twins, to Zimbabwe to reconcile with her parents and to ask for their forgiveness.

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    Back Home Again
  • Author : Sherry Adams
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Pages : 87
  • ISBN : 9781434961464
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    Come Back Home
  • Author : Iain A. Tunliss
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN : 9781524598495
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • This is about one persons determination and a promise to help the world he lives in prosper and reduce coveting according to his belief in the laws of Moses, minus the belief of an eye for an eye. It also discusses the problems he encountered despite enduring illnesses brought on by the trauma he went through from his memory loss.

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    Journey Back Home
  • Author : Lenita Jane
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Pages : 59
  • ISBN : 9781638748298
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • 21 A stirring story of hope and perseverance, a story of a little girl uprooted from a caring vineyard and planted in a strange land. It's a chronicle of faith that took nearly fifty years to come to fruition. It tells of the faith and humbleness of a child that remains the author's greatest attributes. Lenita Jane's story is an inspiration. It reminds us that we may not be able to control the events in our lives, but we decide how it will affect us. Lenita's story encourages us to keep the faith, to give out but never give up, to hope against all odds. 21

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    The Road Back Home
  • Author : Denvil Mullins
  • Publisher : The Overmountain Press
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN : 1570720401
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • With more cut up, back talk, and dander raising than you can wag a dog at, Teed Cornfield and the rest of the Coaley Creek crowd are once more dashing full tilt into all sorts of mischief and adventure. This fourth in a series about life in the Appalachian Mountains will tickle you funny till your ears turn red.

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    Bringing It All Back Home
  • Author : Philip F. Napoli
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN : 9780809073184
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  • Genre : History
  • A collection of oral histories challenges the prejudices surrounding the veterans of the Vietnam War, surveying the experiences of soldiers who in spite of traumatizing experiences returned home to serve productive lives of public service.

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    Coming Back Home
  • Author : James Richmond
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN : 9781543418910
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Coming Back Home is one mans journey through twenty years of his life. A journey of leaving what he loved, doing what he loved, and returning with the ones he loved. The book is an answer to the question that James has heard hundreds of times: What did you do in the Air Force? James enlisted in the Air Force after graduating high school for two reasons: he did not cherish the thought of being a farmer and he wanted to serve his country. When he left, he felt alone. As he made new friends and visited and lived in new places, he became a man. He became an airman. As he progressed through the ranks in the Air Force, he met and married the love of his life, and they started their family. Coming Back Home is Jamess storyhis life of leaving and returning. It is the fulfillment of his dream.

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    A Journey Back Home
  • Author : David Dukes
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN : 9781449048938
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • DAVID DUKES was born and raised in Madison, Florida. At the age of seventeen, in 1963, he led the civil rights movement in Madison. He did voter-registration work, sit-ins at restaurants, and recreational facilities, conducted training seminars, and demonstrated in support for freedom, equality, justice, and human rights for blacks in the American South.

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    The Way Back Home
  • Author : Barbara Freethy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781451636550
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of the “intriguing…delightful…heartwarming” (RT Book Reviews) Garden of Secrets, an emotional romance about a Marine returning to his California town and the woman he never forgot. After his best friend Rob was killed in action during their final days of service, ex-Marine Gabe Ryder knows he must fulfill his last request by helping his struggling family, particularly his sister Alicia. Gabe has a hidden past with Alicia, however—she’s the woman who taught him that love might exist, but he walked away from her. Alicia has more than enough on her plate with her brother’s death, her father’s injury from a tragic accident, the entire town turning against them, and a series of dangerous attacks on her business. She doesn’t need the rugged loner who broke her heart. But passion flares between them, and this time, they can’t ignore it. Alicia can’t help wondering: did Rob really send Gabe to watch over her—or did he want her to show Gabe the way home?

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    The Road Back Home
  • Author : Sid Waddell
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781407030562
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • 'I had not lived in the former pit village of Lynemouth since 1961 but the winding road north from Newcastle will always be the same nostalgic highway, each twist charged with vivid memories and powerful emotions...' So begins a story full of wonderful humour, emotional candour and hardy tales of tough times - a quietly epic family saga set amid the pit villages of the North East . It stretches from the 1920s, before Sid's parents had even met, to the final closing of the mine and his mother's death in 1999. Sid paints a picture of a colourful, tight knit community full of good times and hard work, god-fearing women and hard-drinking men. Always dominating the skyline is Auld Betty, the pit head that took the men away each day and, with a prayer, brought them back each evening. Amongst the unforgettable cast of his extended family and friends, we follow the Waddells' attempts to stay afloat and provide a better future and possible escape for youngsters like Sid.

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    Back Home in Oneida
  • Author : Harry F. Jackson
  • Publisher : Syracuse University Press
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : United States
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    Dreaming the Soul Back Home
  • Author : Robert Moss
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9781608680580
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • A practitioner of ancient shamanic techniques for healing and journeying explains how to restore reader's animal spirits, heal old wounds through shamanic dreaming and ultimately recover and grow their souls. Original.

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    Back Home to Montana
  • Author : Sally Campbell Repass
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN : 9781477277430
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Religion
  • Dr. Miranda Sterling and her husband, Mardi Carson, from Prince Edward Island, decided to move back home to the ranch in Montana, to help care for her aging dad, Grayson Sterling. His unexpected death, six months later, threw Miranda into a deep depression. Just when she was recovering and getting back to normal, their little baby daughter disappeared. God had given them this baby and they just couldn't lose her. They were praying for a miracle. Then an unknown relative blew into town like a whirlwind and turned their world upside down once again. How much more could Miranda take? Little did she know that this relative would be the cause of sending her into a downward spiral once more. This time it would change her life forever.

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    No Way Back Home
  • Author : Miki Hruska
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781525560293
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • In 1938, when faced with a decision to work at a shoe company in India or stay in Czechoslovakia and wait for another war, Miki Hruska’s newly married parents opted to move, thinking they would return home in a few years. But they would not be able to return “home” for another four decades; instead, home became Calcutta, where they raised their family and established a business during a parade of turbulent social and political events. The ill-planned departure of the British from India and their bungled attempts at Partition engendered riots and killings that brought bloodshed to the family’s front door. And when the Communists took over the government of West Bengal, they brought labour disruptions that made it next to impossible to operate the family business. This riveting family memoir is set during the cataclysmic events of WWII and its aftermath, giving a harrowing yet heartwarming portrait of life for a migrant Czech family and showing how perseverance and love can sustain people through the darkest of times.

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    Long Way Back Home
  • Author : Evelyn Saah-Giegbefumwen
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9781543416688
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • This book shows close friendship and love between two adolescents, one faced by the struggles of life. Kids made fun of her. Her mother ignored her. She escaped for a better life to where she did not knowin the world of alcohol, violence, and drugs. In pain, she accepted defeat and ran back home. Her godly mother started repenting. She confesses her failures for not being an example of godliness to her daughter. She repents for failing to train her daughter in his ways. She asked God for forgiveness. Jamours mother was a single mother, who came to understand the depth of her problems and the impact on her daughters life. Sometimes, mothers fi nd themselves raising children alone through no fault of their own. Women are often innocent victims of rape and world wracked by war.

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    Sing Me Back Home
  • Author : Bill C. Malone
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN : 9780806158518
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • For over fifty years, Bill C. Malone has researched and written about the history of country music. Today he is celebrated as the foremost authority on this distinctly American genre. This new collection brings together his significant article-length work from a variety of sources, including essays, book chapters, and record liner notes. Sing Me Back Home distills a lifetime of thinking about country and southern roots music. Malone offers the heartfelt story of his own working-class upbringing in rural East Texas, recounting how in 1939 his family’s first radio, a battery-powered Philco, introduced him to hillbilly music and how, years later, he went on to become a scholar in the field before the field formally existed. Drawing on a hundred years of southern roots music history, Malone assesses the contributions of artists such as William S. Hays, Albert Brumley, Joe Thompson, Jimmie Rodgers, Johnny Gimble, and Elvis Presley. He also explores the intricate relationships between black and white music styles, gospel and secular traditions, and pop, folk, and country music. Author of many books, Malone is best known for his pioneering volume County Music, U.S.A., published in 1968. It ranks as the first comprehensive history of American country music and remains a standard reference. This compilation of Malone’s shorter—and more personal—essays is the perfect complement to his earlier writing and a compelling introduction to the life’s work of America’s most respected country music historian.

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    Bring it Back Home
  • Author : Niall Griffiths
  • Publisher : Accent Press
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781435611030
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Drama
  • Chased by a hit-man, a young man returns home from London to a small town in Wales. Reconciliation with his family is alternated with his pursuer’s progress. A long criminal connection is revealed but can he escape the sins of his fathers? This is a tense, tightly written drama that will captivate the reader with fast, gut-wrenching action.

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    Walking My Baby Back Home
  • Author : Joan Jonker
  • Publisher : Headline
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9780755390274
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A young widow learns to love again after a tragic loss... In Walking My Baby Back Home, Joan Jonker, beloved author of the Molly and Nellie series, gives a moving insight into the life of a family learning to hope again after the devastation of the Second World War. Perfect for fans of Cathy Sharp and Katie Flynn. 'A hilarious but touching story of life in Liverpool' - Woman's Realm Ever since Dot Baker lost her husband in the war she's tried to keep his memory alive. But when John Kershaw turns up on her doorstep, she can't blame her kids, Katy and Colin, for wanting another man about the house. John's the boss of a local factory, and a kind and caring man who can't seem to do enough for the Bakers and their friends and neighbours. He defends Mary Campbell when she is attacked by her violent husband; he encourages Colin and Katy in all that they do; and he puts a smile on Dot's face that's been missing since her husband's death. Everyone in the street can see they're meant to be together, but the one person who's blind to John's charm is Dot herself. What's it going to take to make her realise where her happiness lies...? What readers are saying about Walking My Baby Back Home: 'As usual a warm, cosy, lovely story by Joan Jonker. Written in her usual wonderful style making the reader feel a part of the story. Super characters with humour, love, friendships and heartache - recipe for any super book. Thoroughly enjoyed it and couldn't put the book down' 'Easy to read and relax to. Great characters who you can't help but feel for and relate to. A brilliant story told with kindness and emotion. Well worth a read on a rainy night indoors or sunbathing on the beach!'

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    Stick Together and Come Back Home
  • Author : Patrick Lopez-Aguado
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN : 9780520288584
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • "The distinction between the consequences of an act and the act itself is supposed to define the fight between consequentialism and deontological moralities. This book, though sympathetic to consequentialism, aims less at taking sides in that debate than at clarifying the terms in which it is conducted. It aims to help the reader to think more clearly about some aspects of human conduct--especially the workings of the 'by'-locution, and some distinctions between making and allowing, between act and upshot, and between foreseeing and intending (the doctrine of double effect). It argues that moral philosophy would go better if the concept of 'the act itself' were dropped from its repertoire. Book Keywords: action, allowing, consequences, consequentialism, deontological ethics, double effect, ethics, intention."--Provided by publisher.

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    To Get Back Home
  • Author : Wendy Chapin Ford
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN : 9781440199158
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • To Get Back Home is a medical thriller of the first order, a true story of triumph and survival over astronomical odds, as an otherwise healthy and active young woman fights for her life after being suddenly stricken by a rare neurological disorder, Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis (ADEM). To Get Back Home takes you on a harrowing journey as Ms. Ford forges her way back from a coma and quadriplegia, desperate to return to her family and young children. Her life seemed perfect until Wendy Ford was stricken and rendered comatose within days, and then, after a tense weeks-long battle for survival, quadriplegic. At one of the most renowned hospitals in the world, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, the Harvard teaching hospital known as "Harvard with a heart," her doctors - Harvard Medical School professors all - were helpless to diagnose and treat her, hard as they tried, as the rare malady confounded even them and she slipped further and further away. Initially, she was not expected to live, or, ultimately, to walk again or recover her prior intellectual abilities. Doctors have referred to hers as a miracle case, but the mysteries persist to this day. "An engaging, moving memoir that unravels at a quick pace. Straightforward and honest, emotional realism is achieved with quiet dignity, making it all the more poignant..." Kate Darnton, Contributing Editor, PublicAffairs "Impeccably done and so fascinating. Sometimes you read something that's really important and you have to at least try to get it out there..." Philip Spitzer, Literary Agent, NY, NY "A poignant narrative...I was spellbound. You are a role model for your life-affirming persistence..." Weston Boer, Writer and Historian "Immensely valuable to anyone in the clergy as they help people through dire straits." The Rev. Susan Flanders, Chevy Chase, MD "Very moved by your manuscript, which I read from cover to cover, at once...Remarkable..." Diana Barrett, Harvard Business School "Your very desire to live and not die was itself a kind of prayer." Professor Kimberley Patton, Harvard Divinity School