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Dancing On The Beach

Author : Sam Grant
ISBN : 9781782224310
Genre : Fiction
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Phillip Norton obtains summer work as a deckchair attendant in Batcombe. Previously he worked at a bank in the City. Part of Phil’s duties are to deliver dairy coolboxes to The Sea View Hotel via the cliff railway. Soon he is into a heady romance with the receptionist. But with cruise liners anchored off Batcombe Bay the Sea View not only hosts holidaymakers, but also has connections with a more sinister trade…
Category: Fiction

Dancing On The Edge

Author : Shepard C. Wilbar
ISBN : 9781477271803
Genre : Fiction
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This fictional story covers the life of Nick Packard from his youth to becoming a wealthy real estate developer in Boston, Massachusetts. After years of great success in one of the hottest real estate markets in America, Nick runs into bad luck in the 1980's as his once dynamic business falls into serious trouble and is choked By mafia infiltration. On top of this the disastrous real estate market crash hits in the late 1980's. One calamity after another strikes making this a suspenseful thriller. The places, real estate development details and economic events are real. The plot is fictional. Baby boomers will love the details of the period.
Category: Fiction

Dancing Dinos At The Beach

Author : Sally Lucas
ISBN : 9780375856402
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The dancing dinosaurs come out of their book and have fun cavorting on the beach.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Mysterious Beach Hut

Author : Jacky Atkins
ISBN : 9781606934340
Genre : Fiction
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Holly, 12, and her sister, Beth, 9, are in their Brighton beach hut one day when there is a knock at the door. Marjorie, the little girl they meet, is somehow different, and very soon a friendship develops that mysteriously transports them to the summer of 1914 and the eve of the outbreak of war.
Category: Fiction

Dancing On The Whisper Of God

Author : Jean Gilbertson
ISBN : 9781490721613
Genre : Fiction
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San Francisco, 1993. Choreographer Calvin Tropp is jerked out of artistic lethargy when he hears a predawn whisper: "We are going to make a new dance, and the theme is prayer." Cal is not a religious man and knows nothing about prayer, but his creative fire is reignited. Opening night is sixty-three days away. He knows that it's crazy to think he can get the ballet created and ready in that amount of time, especially once he realizes that new music must be commissioned, and the only available, aptly talented composer is the cantankerous Evana Arthur. She's so hard to work with he's almost glad he has only nine weeks! The book structure counts down: nine weeks, eight weeks, etc., to opening night. Along with building the ballet and learning about prayer, Cal finally deals with the loss of his wife thirteen years earlier. Three dancers bring the Prayer ballet to life amidst trials of their own; for everyone involved, the new ballet transforms lives and reshapes the world.
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Indian Rocks Beach

Author : Wayne Ayers
ISBN : 9781439626283
Genre : Photography
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According to legend, Indian Rocks got its name when Tocobaga Indians brought their ailing chief from inland Florida to drink from the area’s sulfur springs, prized for their medicinal qualities. Their leader miraculously recovered, as the story goes, and the tribe returned each year to the place where large rocks surrounded the healing spring. The natural beauty of the barrier island that became Indian Rocks Beach was what attracted Harvey Hendrick to establish his homestead here in the mid-1890s. Years later, he recalled, “I liked the place, I thought it was the most beautiful place on God’s green footstool, and I think so yet.” The charm and character of this little seaside community is evident in these historic photographs, from the days when the old swing bridge was the center of activity, to the booming post–World War II era when tourists and residents proclaimed Indian Rocks Beach as their special place.
Category: Photography

Little Girl Dancing On The Beach Journal

Author : Callyn Journal Press
ISBN : 1071112406
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This blank journal with 150 lined blank pages awaits your writing pleasure. Use it to record your hopes and dreams, express your gratitude, or to jot down your thoughts and inspirations. Give it as a gift or keep it for yourself. In this busy world of ours, choose to take some time to unplug, relax, and unwind as you enjoy your journal.
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Dancing On The Frontier

Author : Nico Hobhouse
ISBN : 9781479701575
Genre : Travel
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'This is a memoir of a year I spent off the beaten track in China. From the Pacific coast to the dusty heart of Central Asia, I travelled 10,000 miles through virtually every region of that vast country. My backpacking adventures were much more than just a young mans solitary wanderings. I taught myself Mandarin so that I could communicate with anyone and everyone I came across. My book is a personal account, yes, but it is also reveals China through the eyes of the Chinese. I spoke to people in every part of the nation, from politically-disillusioned artists in Shanghai to poverty-stricken farmers in the mountains of Tibet. As my book moves through vastly-varied encounters, the reader joins me on my journey and emerges with an enriched vision of China. A hallmark of my travels was that I sought out the lower rungs of society. You can learn a lot about a state by how it treats the people at the bottom. Away from the white heat of Chinas industrial boom, in areas that few foreigners ever visit, I spoke with people who were gaining little and losing much because of Chinas growth. However, in this book I do not simply offer a clichd account of how Chinas authoritarian government is oppressing its people. My encounters were often surprising and I have tried to present all of them faithfully in my narrative. For example, the priceless experience of being lectured about the Chinese Space Program by a boastful Tibetan shepherd- a man I had imagined would be fiercely opposed to Chinese rule- is one of many thought-provoking anecdotes I share with the reader. Nico Hobhouse'
Category: Travel

Dancing With Samuel

Author : John Slade
ISBN : 1893617076
Genre : Fiction
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A love story about two high school sweethearts who meet again in the northwoods wilderness.
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Ghost Dancing

Author : Anna Linzer
ISBN : 9781466852983
Genre : Fiction
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A linked collection of Native American-themed stories, set in the Pacific Northwest and Oklahoma, by a gifted new author Story by graceful story, Ghost Dancing reveals the evolving worlds of Jimmy One Rock, his wife Mary, and their family as they struggle together on a decaying reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Alternating between Washington state and Jimmy's childhood on an Oklahoma reservation, these stories link past and present through memory, myth, ceremony, and a sly humor that undercuts the reverence of outsiders. In spare yet rich language, Anna Linzer creates a memorable portrait of contemporary Native American life. Here is a collection as open and honest and authentic as the characters that it documents, appealing and accessible, as bittersweet as it is lovely. Readers of Joy Harjo, Leslie Marmon Silko, and N. Scott Momaday will discover these stories with pleasure.
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The Dancing Waves

Author : Mrs. Grandma
ISBN : 9781465329592
Genre : Fiction
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THE DANCING WAVES is a collection of poems for children which the author has written over the years. All of them are biographical or autobiographical though names have been changed to maintain privacy.
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Miami Beach In 1920 The Making Of A Winter Resort

Author : Abraham D. Lavender
ISBN : 9781439630464
Genre : History
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Recognized for its poise and fashion, Miami Beach embodies the best elements of the new American city: cultural diversity, imaginative architecture, and dazzling scenery. In many aspects, Miami Beach is a metropolitan masterpiece, sculpted by the careful hands of visionary entrepreneurs against a magnificent coastal backdrop. The evolution of Miami Beach from a small, uninhabited strip of palmetto scrub and swamp into an internationally-renowned resort is a fascinating tale of human ingenuity, endurance, and foresight. A milestone in the city's development, the year 1920 marked many significant improvement, such as the new County Causeway bridge, and many "firsts" for the expanding hamlet, including the first electric trolley, the first automated telephone system, and its first post office building. Readers of all ages will be thoroughly entertained as they explore their Miami Beach of yesteryear: a time of Prohibition and bootlegging, grand hotels and lavish casinos, budding polo fields and golf courses, and the many distinct personalities that added color and life to this burgeoning town.
Category: History

Dancing With Obscurity

Author : Spencer M. Clarke
ISBN : 9781553692829
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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There is a reason Dancing with Obscurity is called nonfiction - this is neither a fairy tale nor a make-believe story. This is a true story about a child that was intentionally separated at birth from his father and without his father's knowledge. One man orchestrated this out of greed for money and power. Therefore, this little boy until the age of 21 had to live a life based on lies and full of deceit and betrayal. This was a life he would never have chosen and certainly was not the life his father would have chosen for him, had he been made aware he'd had a son. This true story is about a chance meeting between a film producer and a famous father's son, who wants to tell his life story. It's about a man named, Junior. He has officially been given his legal birthright. He wishes to pay tribute to his father and continue where his father left off. His voice has the uncanny likeness to that of his father's. This true living legacy desires to formally be introduced to the world. He has begun that journey in the southeastern part of the United States. For more information please visit www.dancingwithobscurity.com
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dancing In The Dark

Author : Mary Jane Clark
ISBN : 1429902973
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author Mary Jane Clark turns up the heat in a drop-dead frightening novel about an idyllic beach community turned killer's hunting ground Trying to mix business with pleasure, KEY News correspondent Diane Mayfield has brought her children and her sister to the New Jersey shore town of Ocean Grove to investigate a story on "girls who cry wolf" for the season premiere of Hourglass, television's highly rated news magazine. Diane lands an exclusive interview with a troubled young woman whose tale of being abducted and held against her will for three terrifying days had been disbelieved by the authorities. No sooner does Diane finish taping the interview, though, than a second victim disappears. The small community, already in the grip of a record heat wave, is now wracked by fear and terror—no one knows who could be next. With only the first victim as eyewitness, Diane and the police turn to her for clues. But it may be too late to save Diane and her loved ones from the mortal danger that lurks in Ocean Grove. Full of twists, turns, and terrifyingly real danger, Dancing in the Dark is Mary Jane Clark's most suspenseful thriller yet.
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The Real American Gigolo

Author : Geoff W Hampton
ISBN : 9781469174020
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is a true story that took place in Austin, Texas, in the eighties and early nineties. It is about an average man that ended up living the life that every male has had dreams about. The story has the romance that women spend their lives looking for. It is full of sex, romance, and broken hearts. This is about a man that became a gigolo, some of the women he met, and some surprises that happened along the way. Over the eight years of his career as a gigolo, he achieved way more than he could ever dream possible.
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The House At Sugar Beach

Author : Helene Cooper
ISBN : 9781416565727
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Journalist Helene Cooper examines the violent past of her home country Liberia and the effects of its 1980 military coup in this deeply personal memoir and finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award. Helene Cooper is “Congo,” a descendant of two Liberian dynasties—traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two-room mansion by the sea. Her childhood was filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in Spain, and a farmhouse up-country. It was also an African childhood, filled with knock foot games and hot pepper soup, heartmen and neegee. When Helene was eight, the Coopers took in a foster child—a common custom among the Liberian elite. Eunice, a Bassa girl, suddenly became known as “Mrs. Cooper’s daughter.” For years the Cooper daughters—Helene, her sister Marlene, and Eunice—blissfully enjoyed the trappings of wealth and advantage. But Liberia was like an unwatched pot of water left boiling on the stove. And on April 12, 1980, a group of soldiers staged a coup d'état, assassinating President William Tolbert and executing his cabinet. The Coopers and the entire Congo class were now the hunted, being imprisoned, shot, tortured, and raped. After a brutal daylight attack by a ragtag crew of soldiers, Helene, Marlene, and their mother fled Sugar Beach, and then Liberia, for America. They left Eunice behind. A world away, Helene tried to assimilate as an American teenager. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill she found her passion in journalism, eventually becoming a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. She reported from every part of the globe—except Africa—as Liberia descended into war-torn, third-world hell. In 2003, a near-death experience in Iraq convinced Helene that Liberia—and Eunice—could wait no longer. At once a deeply personal memoir and an examination of a violent and stratified country, The House at Sugar Beach tells of tragedy, forgiveness, and transcendence with unflinching honesty and a survivor's gentle humor. And at its heart, it is a story of Helene Cooper’s long voyage home.
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