THE SHADOW OF A LIFE

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Shadow Of A Life

Author : Tifani Clark
ISBN : 0692455744
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Jamie Peters plans to spend the summer before her junior year with her nose stuck in a book-not saving lost souls. Usually the girl that blends into the crowd, Jamie's world is turned upside down when a mysterious ghost begins to follow her. But Sophia isn't just any ghost. A hundred years earlier, Sophia's disappearance sparked a national unsolved mystery. Jamie knew the legends surrounding Sophia's disappearance, but never dreamed she'd find out what really happened . . . or that her family had something to do with Sophia's disappearance. Determined to set Sophia free, Jamie blows the dust off her family's past and unearths clues to save Sophia's soul. She enlists the help of childhood friend-and secret crush-Peter Ashby as she sets off on a dangerous quest to find a missing map. Spending the night in a graveyard, crawling through a dilapidated barn, and staring down the barrel of a gun aren't enough to deter Jamie. But can she find the answers she needs before another ghost gets revenge on her and Sophia?
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A Life In Shadow

Author : Stephen Bell
ISBN : 0804774277
Genre : History
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French naturalist and medical doctor Aimé Bonpland (1773–1858) was one of the most important scientific explorers of South America in the early nineteenth century. From 1799 to 1804, he worked alongside Alexander von Humboldt as the latter carried out his celebrated research in northern South America, but he later returned to conduct his own research farther south. A Life in Shadow accounts for the entire span of Bonpland's remarkable and diverse career in South America—in Argentina, Paraguay (where he was imprisoned for nearly a decade), Uruguay, and southernmost Brazil—based on extensive archival material. The study reconnects Bonpland's divided records in Europe and South America and delves into his studies of rural resources in interior regions of South America, including experimental cultivation techniques. This is a fascinating account of a man—a doctor, farmer, rancher, scientific explorer, and political conspirator—who interacted in many revealing ways with the evolving societies and institutions of South America.
Category: History

The Shadow Of A Life

Author : John Laurence Hornibrook
ISBN : STANFORD:36105022362912
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, English
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Category: Detective and mystery stories, English

The Girl

Author : Samantha Geimer
ISBN : 9781476716848
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Breaking a thirty-five year silence, the girl at the center of the infamous Roman Polanski sexual assault case reflects on the events of that day and tells how her life was irrevocably altered by the rape and subsequent media attention.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Shadow Of The Almighty

Author : Elisabeth Elliot
ISBN : 9781598562491
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Shadow of the Almightyis a modern classic story of faithfulness, obedience, and martyrdom. It is the best-selling account of the martyrdom of Jim Elliot and four other missionaries at the hands of the Huaorani Indians in Ecuador. Shadow of the Almightyhas inspired Christians since its first publication in 1958. Elisabeth Elliot makes full use of Jim's revealing diaries to fill in the details of a life completely committed to God's service. This story was reintroduced to today's audiences in 2006 thanks to the release of the film, End of the Spear, which tells for the first time the killings from the perspective of the Huaorani.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Life And Loss In The Shadow Of The Holocaust

Author : Rebecca Boehling
ISBN : 9780521899918
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Uses six hundred recently discovered letters to reveal how the Kaufmann-Steinberg family was wrenched apart during the Nazi regime and how decisions were made to disperse over three continents.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Shadow Life

Author : Barry Denenberg
ISBN : 0439416787
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Recounts the plight of the Frank family, including their years in Germany, their flight to Amsterdam, their two years in hiding, their eventual discovery, the deaths of Anne, her sister and mother, and the survival of Otto Frank.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Shadow Of The Sun

Author : Ryszard Kapuscinski
ISBN : 9780307367099
Genre : History
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A moving portrait of Africa from Poland's most celebrated foreign correspondent - a masterpiece from a modern master. Famous for being in the wrong places at just the right times, Ryszard Kapuscinski arrived in Africa in 1957, at the beginning of the end of colonial rule - the "sometimes dramatic and painful, sometimes enjoyable and jubilant" rebirth of a continent. The Shadow of the Sun sums up the author's experiences ("the record of a 40-year marriage") in this place that became the central obsession of his remarkable career. From the hopeful years of independence through the bloody disintegration of places like Nigeria, Rwanda and Angola, Kapuscinski recounts great social and political changes through the prism of the ordinary African. He examines the rough-and-ready physical world and identifies the true geography of Africa: a little-understood spiritual universe, an African way of being. He looks also at Africa in the wake of two epoch-making changes: the arrival of AIDS and the definitive departure of the white man. Kapuscinski's rare humanity invests his subjects with a grandeur and a dignity unmatched by any other writer on the Third World, and his unique ability to discern the universal in the particular has never been more powerfully displayed than in this work. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: History