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Austin S Story

Author : Asher Boyd
ISBN : 1537581627
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Based on true story
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The Austin Haley Story

Author : Jack Haley
ISBN : 9781615669929
Genre : Self-Help
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On what should have been a beautiful August evening, Jack and Renee Haley were faced with one of the most devastating and senseless tragedies that anyone could imagine. An accidental shooting by a police officer had resulted in the death of their five-year-old son, Austin.The Austin Haley Storywill encourage anyone facing an unimaginable tragedy. It will bring comfort and strength to those who are at the lowest point in their life. Jack and Renee Haley reside in Noble, Oklahoma, with their two children and extended family. After the loss of their son was broadcasted throughout the United States, they developed a passion in uplifting and encouraging others who have also experienced the heartache of losing a child. To schedule an interview with Renee and Jack please contact Traci Jones at [email protected] or 888-361-9473.
Category: Self-Help

Austins Story

Author : Louis Detweiler
ISBN : 1478768703
Genre : Fiction
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Austin's life was destroyed by self-indulgence, neglect, and abuse. However, through the hearts of many, Austin's life was restored with meaning and peace. This story reflects Austin's life and his desire to help others. With no Dad and an alcoholic mother, Austin's trials of foster care scarred his journey into adulthood. However, Austin continues to touch many lives today. From the hope others gave him, Austin wants to give hope to those who suffered as he. Austin's testimony testifies that we have a great social structure here in the United States. As a toddler, Austin only acted out and learned what he was taught. Once asked, "What is a joint?" He responded, "A place to get beer." During foster care, Guardian angels supported him the best they could. Even in the darkest hour, there was hope for Austin. Austin's adoption at age seven placed him with a permanent family. Once adopted, Austin's parents learned he had fetal alcohol syndrome. Austin's mother, an alcoholic, stunted Austin's cognitive abilities as well as his physical body. However, it did not stop Austin's enthusiasm for life. His guardian angels surprised him at Christmas one year that he still talks about today. As a youngster, Austin never tired of trying new things and meeting new people. Once he picked up a six-foot snake to show you his new friend. As Austin developed from youth into adolescence, the demons of the past encircled him and his parents put him into a Group Outdoor Camp. The goal of the wilderness camp was to help troubled youth. His placement at Three Springs came about through Judge George F. Bason's work in bringing litigation against the state of North Carolina. Judge Bason had seen repeat youth offenders that weren't helped by prison. Once he found out that the state of North Carolina had no money set aside to help these floundering youth he sued the state and won. A fund named, "Willie M." was set up. The Willie M. grant funded Austin's placement. Life at Three Springs was hard, but through support of other members and staff, Austin made it. Living outdoors year round and dealing with other youth taught Austin to be more respectful to others. While enduring Three Springs, his adopted family separated. Eventually, Austin moved to Asheville, North Carolina with his adopted mother. There, Austin was given little help. Only after repeated letters to then Governor Jim Hunt were funds released to help Austin. In a few years he was given another chance to move in with another family. However, the demons of the past encircled Austin and it didn't work. After the placement failure, Austin met a woman who managed several group homes. Austin lived in a group home with her for over 13 years. Besides taking vacations, he helped feed the homeless, build a thrift store, and helped at an animal shelter. When he wasn't on vacation, he worked every day. He helped get government funding by keeping his living quarters neat and clean. At the group home, Austin began writing. He wanted to tell his story to help others. The last chapter touches on the history of Foster Care. Today, Austin enjoys a positive environment filled with working at an animal shelter, volunteering at a thrift store, and visiting family. Austin's life demonstrates the spirit of the individual that can flourish and provide a positive impact with support and love.
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Our Austin Story

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ISBN : OCLC:1104839800
Genre : Austin (Tex.)
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At Loose Ends

Author : Peter Thaddeus
ISBN : 9780595291939
Genre : Fiction
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As you grow up, learning to deal with adversity is one of life's lessons. Allan, a college student in Austin, Texas, faces an array of obstacles and adventures on his way to learning that lesson when he is confronted with the combination of a mysterious red-headed girl who may be hiding from the Texas Rangers, a run away daughter of the governor and natural disasters which threaten his job, his friends and maybe even his life. Set in central Texas in the early 1970's, this is a coming of age story chock full of adventure.
Category: Fiction

The Twenty Four Days Before Christmas

Author : Madeleine L'Engle
ISBN : 9781466803374
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Vicky Austin's family does one special thing each day of December to prepare for Christmas. This year, they're also preparing for the birth of a new brother or sister, due after the New Year. Vicky is worried that the baby will come early—what kind of Christmas Eve would it be without Mother to help them hang up stockings and sing everyone to sleep with carols? This classic story of an old-fashioned Christmas is accompanied by merry illustrations by Jill Weber. This special eBook edition includes bonus content not available in the print edition: · Christmas in New York essay by Madeleine L'Engle · Reproductions of 7 unique L'Engle family Christmas cards created and illustrated by Madeleine L'Engle · First chapter of the Newbery Award–winning A Wrinkle in Time · Audio recording of Madeleine L'Engle reading chapter one of A Wrinkle in Time
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Lord Austin S Bride

Author : Rowland M. Ford
ISBN : STANFORD:36105213321313
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The Other Woman

Author : Susan Koppelman
ISBN : 0935312250
Genre : Fiction
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Inside and outside marriage, what happens to the woman betrayed? How do abandoned wives or lovers feel? What happens when the battle between the sexes becomes a triangle? The plots in this collection of eighteen stories written between the 1840s and 1980s are infinitely variable, and the outcomes will enrage, shock, amuse, and sometimes hearten. In some stories, women forge links with other women in solidarity. In others, women fight for their men and win. In many stories, the betrayal ultimately enriches the central character, who learns through the loss of her man the value of her own life.
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7 Best Short Stories By R Austin Freeman

Author : R. Austin Freeman
ISBN : 9783968583280
Genre : Fiction
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R. Austin Freemanwas a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. He claimed to have invented the inverted detective story (a crime fiction in which the commission of the crime is described at the beginning, usually including the identity of the perpetrator, with the story then describing the detective's attempt to solve the mystery). Freeman used some of his early experiences as a colonial surgeon in his novels. This book contains: - The Case of Oscar Brodski. - A Case of Premeditation. - The Echo of a Mutiny. - The Anthropologist at Large. - The Aluminum Dagger. - By the Black Deep. - A Message From The Deep Sea.
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Stumps

Author : Stella Austin
ISBN : HARVARD:HN6A48
Genre : Benevolence
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Stories From The Country Of Lost Borders

Author : Mary Austin
ISBN : 0813512182
Genre : Fiction
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Stories set in the deserts and mountains of California draw on the relationship of people to the land
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Dreams Of An Empire

Author : Sallie Glasscock
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035581128
Genre : Texas
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American Women Short Story Writers

Author : Julie Brown
ISBN : 9781317954217
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection of original and classic essays examines the contributions that female authors have made to the short story. The introductory chapter discusses why genre critics have ignored works by women and why feminist scholars have ignored the short story genre. Subsequent chapters discuss early stories by such authors as Lydia Maria Child and Rose Terry Cooke. Others are devoted to the influences (race, class, sexual orientation, education) that have shaped women's short fiction through the years. Women's special stylistic, formal and thematic concerns are also discussed in this study. The final essay addresses the ways our contemporary creative-writing classes are stifling the voices of emerging young female authors. The collection includes an extensive five-part bibliography.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Introduction To The American Short Story

Author : Martin Scofield
ISBN : 9781139457651
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This wide-ranging introduction to the short story tradition in the United States of America traces the genre from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century with Irving, Hawthorne and Poe via Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Faulkner to O'Connor and Carver. The major writers in the genre are covered in depth with a general view of their work and detailed discussion of a number of examples of individual stories. The Cambridge Introduction to the American Short Story offers a comprehensive and accessible guide to this rich literary tradition. It will be invaluable to students and readers looking for critical approaches to the short story and wishing to deepen their understanding of how authors have approached and developed this fascinating and challenging genre. Further reading suggestions are included to explore the subject in more depth. This is an invaluable overview for all students and readers of American fiction.
Category: Literary Criticism

Alternative Routes To The Sustainable City

Author : Steven A. Moore
ISBN : 0739115340
Genre : Architecture
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A tale of three cities -- The springs of Austin -- The miracle of Curitiba -- The banks of Frankfurt -- Story versus space -- Sustainability and democracy -- Alternative paths to the sustainable city.
Category: Architecture

Here We Are Now

Author : Michael Juge
ISBN : 9781491702024
Genre : Fiction
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It’s the new economy. Enron is a reliable energy company, Pets.com has a bright future ahead of it, and the world is chirping with the sound of modems handshaking across the World Wide Web. In the heyday of the dotcom boom, Chris Jung moves to Austin to find himself. Unfortunately, between his useless philosophy degree and lackluster high-tech skills, he finds himself to be a bike messenger for startups that are throwing weekly beer bashes, talking about going IPO and spending wads of capital though they can’t quite say exactly what it is they do. When Chris is assigned to run deliveries for an obscure tech firm, he learns that the fate of all existence hangs in the balance and is recruited to assist in its salvation. It doesn’t come with stock options or health benefits, but Chris can’t resist the opportunity to be a part of something profound. In the process, he hopes to find existential meaning and possibly a desk job. It’s the ‘90s, so anything is possible.
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Moonlight Becomes Her

Author : David Hirsch Hoffman
ISBN : OCLC:855927878
Genre : Street lighting
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