Category : Fiction
Editor : St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN : 142996720X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 800
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Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a name for himself as "The Honest Trader". But the brutal onset of World War I takes Charlie far from home and into the path of a dangerous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his family for generations. Encompassing three continents and spanning over sixty years, As the Crow Flies brings to life a magnificent tale of one man's rise from rags to riches set against the backdrop of a changing century.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Vintage Canada
ISBN : 9780307375919
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 832
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“The sun came out after the war and our world went Technicolor. Everyone had the same idea. Let’s get married. Let’s have kids. Let’s be the ones who do it right.” The Way the Crow Flies, the second novel by bestselling, award-winning author Ann-Marie MacDonald, is set on the Royal Canadian Air Force station of Centralia during the early sixties. It is a time of optimism--infused with the excitement of the space race but overshadowed by the menace of the Cold War--filtered through the rich imagination and quick humour of eight-year-old Madeleine McCarthy and the idealism of her father, Jack, a career officer. Ann-Marie MacDonald said in a discussion with Oprah Winfrey about her first book, “a happy ending is when someone can walk out of the rubble and tell the story.” Madeleine achieves her childhood dream of becoming a comedian, yet twenty years later she realises she cannot rest until she has renewed the quest for the truth, and confirmed how and why the child was murdered.. Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, called The Way the Crow Flies “absorbing, psychologically rich…a chronicle of innocence betrayed”. With compassion and intelligence, and an unerring eye for the absurd as well as the confusions of childhood, , MacDonald evokes the confusion of being human and the necessity of coming to terms with our imperfections.

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
Editor : Iron Circus Comics
ISBN : 9781945820069
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 272
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A black teenage lesbian finds herself stranded in a dangerous and unfamiliar place: an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Turtleback Books
ISBN : 0785713948
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 32
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A look at different geographical areas from the perspective of an eagle, rabbit, crow, horse, and gull.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101583555
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 352
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“It’s the scenery—and the big guy standing in front of the scenery—that keeps us coming back to Craig Johnson’s lean and leathery mysteries.” —The New York Times Book Review The eighth Longmire novel from the New York Times bestselling author Land of Wolves Embarking on his eighth adventure, Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire doesn't have time for cowboys and criminals. His daughter, Cady, is getting married in two weeks, and the wedding locale arrangements have just gone up in smoke signals. Fearing Cady's wrath, Walt and his old friend Henry Standing Bear set out for the Cheyenne Reservation to find a new site for the nuptials. But their expedition ends in horror as they witness a young Crow woman plummeting from Painted Warrior's majestic cliffs. Is it a suicide, or something more sinister? It's not Walt's turf, but he's coerced into the investigation by Lolo Long, the beautiful new tribal police chief.

Category : Literary Collections
Editor : Heinemann
ISBN : 0435912038
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 116
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Shares tales of love, suffering, and healing through allegories and ancestral myths in an exploration of the interconnection between human lives.

Category : Fiction
Editor :
ISBN : 1635552850
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 338
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Romance seems to be blooming all around, but problems arise when a restless ghost emerges from the ether to roam the dark corners of this haunting tale.

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Editor : Ed Hudson
ISBN : 194310655X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 168
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When an international drug smuggler makes a life-changing decision, he finds himself pursuing a different type of thrill all the way into eternity. With a hunger for excitement, Freddie Crow becomes an international smuggler, piloting planeloads of marijuana from Belize, Central America, into various areas of North Florida. Because flying drugs into the United States requires avoiding radar detection and nerves of steel, Freddie eagerly embraces this thrill-seeking opportunity. Utilizing his unique expertise of navigating a plane so low over the Gulf of Mexico's white capped waves that salt collects on its windshield, he earns the reputation of being one of the very few who can actually fly under the radar. While Freddie busies himself flying in loads of contraband for his organization, a team of determined law enforcement officers and a prosecutor diligently busy themselves to make a prosecutable case. Their perseverance pays off, and the walls come crashing in on Freddie. Facing a life sentence, he decides to cooperate and turn his life around. After serving a reduced sentence, he finds love and redemption just before his world turns upside down again. That's when two people, once on opposing sides of the law, come together and become friends as if directed by God.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Feiwel & Friends
ISBN : 9781466822450
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 40
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All day long, you're on the go. You don't have time to watch a crow. But we're here . . . and here . . . and there. We poke our beaks in everywhere. Crows can be noisy. They can be nosy and bold, too, which some people find annoying. But if you are lucky enough to live in a place where crows roost, you know they can also be funny, ingenious, and beautiful. Beautiful to look at and fun to read aloud, this book created by Sheila Keenan and Kevin Duggan will make imaginations soar as high as the crow flies.

Category : Concentration camps
Editor : Estate of Ralph Churches
ISBN : 0646391178
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 172
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A great yarn, about a man who could charm the birds from the trees, talking people into one of the greatest escapes of POWs of WW2