Books tagged: polio

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A World Made of Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
"Mark Childress is a writer of almost uncanny stylistic ability and clear vision ... makes you want to holler 'oh yeah!' like a guy who's gotten religion at a riverside camp meeting." -- Stephen King The first novel by the author of "Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," and "Georgia Bottoms," "A World Made of Fire" is a Southern gothic tale rich in language, description, and spooky mysteries...
A King-Size Bed, A Silk Tree & a Fry Pan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Love, faith, humor, and drama of a family. Stories of trusting God, helping others, as well as struggles faced, make this book meaningful to all who read it. Touching, real, and brutally honest. This book is not for people looking only for the “sunny-side” of life, but for those searching for meaning regardless of the emotional challenges that present themselves.
Lessons Learned on the Farm
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The family farm provides the backdrop for hard work, innovation and overcoming tragedy. Filled with nostalgia from the 50’s and 60’s, this family memoir includes over 70 photos. Enjoy a step back in time when life was simpler and family was celebrated. School, church, and family provide the training ground for developing discipline, integrity, and work ethic.
A Polio Memoir
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Captain Bob Axtell fought in battles in the Pacific during WWII and survived, he also survived fifteen months in the Korean Conflict, but he didn’t fight his toughest battle until he returned home. In a matter of days, he went from being a healthy man to the isolation ward at William Beaumont Army Hospital — he had become one of the early polio statistics in 1952's polio epidemic.
That Glorious Child, Fynn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Lynn Strongin's book, "That Glorious Child, Flynn," is a cornucopia of stories about children north, south and Irish. The heartbeat is a special needs child, Fynn. In one sense he is one of the new indigo children, exceptionally gifted as well as otherworldly: smaller than other children, a mystical boy born with milk white curls which mysteriously turn black as coal in early childhood.
Within His Reach
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by LegumeMan Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Arnold Enright has been a prisoner for the past six years. A man whose whole existence is measured in the relentless wheeze of the iron lung imprisoning him. In this hopeless life of scientific dead-ends, Arnold Enright is left to ponder and to regret. Forever praying for an escape route and a way to end it all. Until one day he discovers his prayers have been answered in a way he never imagined.
The Ascorbate Papers, volume II: 1940-1949
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,150. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A compendium of selected 20th-Century original medical & scientific literature on the clinical use of Ascorbate a.k.a. “Vitamin C” in the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.
The Ascorbate Papers, volume III: 1950-1959
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A compendium of selected 20th-Century original medical & scientific literature on the clinical use of Ascorbate a.k.a. “Vitamin C” in the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.
What Does It Mean Being A Rotarian?
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Much of what is said in this book is the legacy of what the founder of Rotary International said or was literally picked up during his readings in the various conferences that Paul Harris performed throughout his life.Those who are part of this project called Rotary play a leading role in this epic endeavor that we undertake to overcome inequalities in a world of need.Buy our book & save 3 Childs!
Sewing Moonlight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,620. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A sweeping tale of love, loss and bio-dynamics. When Wilhelm Erdinger arrives in the sleepy village of Falters Mill determined to pursue a self-sufficient life, the locals are more than happy to leave him in peace. Against all expectations he discovers both unexpected friendships and love. But as war marches closer, a dark secret from his past threatens to bring his tenuous life crashing down.