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CAREGIVING: Sacrifices and Sharing From the African American Perspective
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by DLite Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Helpful advice on stress and stress reducers, nutrition & African American Genealogy plus a study of caregiving as it filters into our personal relationships, jobs education system and religious and political practices.
The Blossoming
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 112,100. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The Blossoming takes a career driven young woman on a jouney of self discovery by an inheritance. A mysterious 19th century mansion in the country, and a journal from an unknown ancestor, causes Cassandra to rethink her ideals in life. An adventuous love story from the past reaches into the present, touching lives now forever changed. This family saga fills the mind with poignant possibilities.
Seeking Sarah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
When Kirsty finds an old diary hidden in the chimney of the heritage-listed house she shares with her mother, it leads her on a journey of discovery about another girl who lived in the same house more than a hundred years ago. But there is more to Sarah's story than is told in her diary. As she attempts to uncover the truth, Kirsy finds herself being drawn uncomfortably close to the past.
Pioneer Gardening in Toronto: the trees, plants, & lore of George Leslie
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Plant a mid-Victorian garden! George Leslie advertised in Toronto in 1869 that he had the largest Nurseries in the British Empire. Here is his organic gardening advice and lists of over 1000 trees and plants he sold (over 100 apple varieties, 88 pear varieties, 120 roses), compiled from two catalogues, 1853 and 1860. This book provides modern Ontario sources for some of these heritage varieties.
Comment on meurt
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Classics
Non pas « Pourquoi on meurt ? », mais « Comment on meurt ? ». Que nous mourrions est une chose, que la grande Faucheuse égalise in fine la condition des hommes, puissants ou misérables, ne fait pas l’ombre d’un doute. Mais le dernier combat, l’agonie, est un acte encore socialisé et toujours tabou dans notre société moderne.
Forgotten Cross
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Frank Mayhew has watched, through repeated tragedies, the size of his family get smaller and smaller. The recent passing of his mother leaves him alone with one remaining son, the one he never learned to get along with. It seems God was having some monumental joke at his expense. While clearing out his late mother's house, they uncover a small Jewish shrine in the attic. What had mama been hiding?
Jesus & Me: I Walk Alone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Maude Massey's book, "Jesus and Me" tells the story of Maude's many years surviving as a widow, after the loss of her beloved husband, Delbert. This story is a testimony of what one tiny woman was able to do in the face of great difficulty. Widowed at twenty-six years of age with an eighth grade education and five children, Maude Massey will tell you,"I did not make it alone, it was Jesus and Me!"
Tales of the Clam Club - Turtle Soup
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,460. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Many years ago my grandchildren and I shared a time of telling tales. What is a tale? A tale is a fantasy-adventure with an enduring message for life. The wonderment of seeing expectant eyes and mischievous smiles was a blessing. The precious moments we shared passed quickly. Even though the tales were a bit over the edge, each child listened.
Bucket Bill
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Bucket Bill is a story of a Jamaican dream that Nelson Mandela described as 'wonderful'. It's about a safe harbour where the sun shines in equal measure and hope springs eternal in the hearts of all good people and where the river of respect runs deep. Set in Falmouth, the old slave capital of Jamaica, it concerns the quest of a boy who is preoccupied with the question: ’When will I become a man?’
One Love, One Heart
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,430. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Africa
This is an Afro-Caribbean publication containing two stories that Nelson Mandela said was ‘wonderful’. The African story concerns an Africa from the past to the present day and Nelson Mandela’s influence on it. The Jamaican story tells the story about the oldest slave capital of Falmouth, Jamaica. Both stories extol the virtues that the peoples of both proud countries have given to the world.