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Daughter Of Mine

Author : Laura Fabiani
ISBN : 9780595478576
Genre : Fiction
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Tiziana Manoretti is an only child in her late twenties blessed with loving parents, a promising career, and a best friend who fiercely protects her. When her mother falls seriously ill and the relationship between her parents becomes suddenly strained, a carefully hidden family secret is revealed and Tiziana's seemingly idealistic world is turned upside down. After discovering she was born in a Naples orphanage and subsequently given up for adoption, Tiziana sets out for the small town of Gaeta in an attempt to find her birth parents. Meanwhile, her best friend Christopher is sending her mixed messages, causing her to wonder if there is more to their relationship than just companionship. As she becomes intertwined with a handful of interesting characters who help her uncover her past, Tiziana needs to decide whether her feelings for Christopher are deeper than she realizes. She discovers herself and others all while her family's resilience and love for one another is tested when confronted with a shocking truth. The answers lie in a box found in a closet in Italy, and Tiziana must determine if she wants to embrace the heartache and the pain from her past in order to learn forgiveness and find peace in the future.
Category: Fiction

Daughter Of Mine

Author : Anne Bennett
ISBN : 0750525851
Genre : Birmingham (England)
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For as long as she can remember, Lizzy has let other people make decisions for her. But faced with the cruelty of life behind the laundry walls, a new resolve is born. Her father declares she's no daughter of his - but Lizzy is forced to make the biggest decision of her life, to save her own daughter.
Category: Birmingham (England)

Daughter Mine

Author : Herbert Gold
ISBN : 0312275765
Genre : Fiction
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Dan Shaper, bachelor, translator for the San Francisco courts, is a man who has worn the same raincoat for fifteen years, eats the same breakfast in the same coffeeshop every morning, occasionally sees a few long-time men friends and vaguely regrets a handful of former women lovers. In the sixties and seventies, Shaper was where the action was, (San Francisco, where else?) and joined in the festivities, if moderately. But that was a long time ago. There are those who have drug flashbacks, even years after they've been using. Shaper has escaped those, thanks to his moderation. But into his relatively Spartan life now comes a flashback of another kind - a nineteen-year-old daughter whose existence he never suspected. Her mother was an overnight acquaintance whom with some effort he manages, barely, to recall. The daughter's name is Amanda, and her phone call sends Shaper's drab-gray existence into dazzling Technicolor. Amanda arrives trailing a motley band of associates: a con man who explains his activities on his gypsy heritage, except that he may not have one; his blatantly seductive daughter; Amanda's boyfriend, D'Wayne, a streetsmart and (usually) genial black giant. The con man owns what he has named The Yerba Buena Foundation, dedicated to helping businessmen relieve stress; his daughter - well, she runs the place, D'Wayne is the house's security man. Others turn up, segueing from various areas of Shaper's life. Amanda, part typical teenager, part young receptacle of ancient wisdom, is currently employed as a "therapist" at the Foundation. Shaper plunges into this personal mosh pit like a repentant sinner at a river baptism, the shock of his plunge awakening him to the realization that there's more in life than was dreamt of in his philosophy. Gold has been blessing readers with his contemplation of the human condition for many years. In this novel his lovely humor and deep understanding illuminates how a man walking a barren highway may react when fate suddenly shoves him onto an unpaved, rutted dirt road.
Category: Fiction

Becoming My Mother S Daughter

Author : Erika Gottlieb
ISBN : 9781554586912
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Becoming My Mother’s Daughter: A Story of Survival and Renewal tells the story of three generations of a Jewish Hungarian family whose fate has been inextricably bound up with the turbulent history of Europe, from the First World War through the Holocaust and the communist takeover after World War II, to the family’s dramatic escape and emmigration to Canada. The emotional centre and narrative voice of the story belong to Eva, an artist, dreamer, and writer trying to work through her complex and deep relationship with her mother, whose portrait she cannot paint until she completes her journey through memory. The core of the book is Eva’s riveting recollection of the last months of World War II in Budapest, seen through a child’s eyes, and is reminiscent in its power of scenes in Joy Kogawa’s Obasan. Exploring the bond between generations of mothers and daughters, the book illustrates the struggle between the need for independence and the search for continuity, the significant impact of childhood on adult life, the reshaping of personality in immigration, the importance of dreams in making us face reality, and the redemptive power of memory. Illustrations by the author throughout the book, some in colour, enhance the story.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Daughter Of Courage

Author : Barbara Ann Mary Mack
ISBN : 9781403372833
Genre : Poetry
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Daughter Of Courage, expresses some of the many encounters the author experienced, from childhood through adulthood; As a servant of the Lord. The book tells of the many ways the author expressed true servitude to the Lord, and His people. Daughter Of Courage, is a collection of poems, that depicts some of the ways that the author evangelizes to people of many nations; And the importance of courage. The book was composed within three days. Daughter Of Courage, details the significance of virtue, in the life of the daughter of God. “O DAUGHTER OF COURAGE, EYES HAVE NOT SEEN, NOR HAVE ANY ONE’S EARS HEARD, THE AWESOME PLANS THAT THE LORD HAS, FOR THOSE WHO REMAIN FAITHFUL TO THE END” - Barbara Ann Mary Mack TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE DAUGHTER OF COURAGE CHAPTER TWO DAUGHTER OF JUSTICE CHAPTER THREE DAUGHTER OF LOVE CHAPTER FOUR DAUGHTER OF COMPASSION CHAPTER FIVE DAUGHTER OF MERCY CHAPTER SIX DAUGHTER OF TRUST CHAPTER SEVEN DAUGHTER OF COMFORT CHAPTER EIGHT DAUGHTER OF OBEDIENCE CHAPTER NINE DAUGHTER WHO FEARS CHAPTER TEN DAUGHTER OF HOPE
Category: Poetry

Drinkwaters Daughter

Author : William Stafford
ISBN : 9781783333615
Genre : Fiction
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Despatched to Staffordshire to clamp down on crime, Corporal Percival Proudfoot uncovers more than he bargained for in the sleepy village of Wyebury. He also finds himself falling head over heels for the daughter of the local innkeeper but what is her involvement in the criminal underworld Proudfoot stumbles across? This fast-moving tale combines historical fantasy with the sense of humour William Stafford's readers have come to expect.
Category: Fiction

Secret Daughter

Author : June Cross
ISBN : 9781101201695
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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June Cross was born in 1954 to Norma Booth, a glamorous, aspiring white actress, and James “Stump” Cross, a well-known black comedian. Sent by her mother to be raised by black friends when she was four years old and could no longer pass as white, June was plunged into the pain and confusion of a family divided by race. Secret Daughter tells her story of survival. It traces June’s astonishing discoveries about her mother and about her own fierce determination to thrive. This is an inspiring testimony to the endurance of love between mother and daughter, a child and her adoptive parents, and the power of community.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Daughter Of The Forest

Author : Juliet Marillier
ISBN : 1429913460
Genre : Fiction
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Daughter of the Forest is a testimony to an incredible author's talent, a first novel and the beginning of a trilogy like no other: a mixture of history and fantasy, myth and magic, legend and love. Lord Colum of Sevenwaters is blessed with six sons: Liam, a natural leader; Diarmid, with his passion for adventure; twins Cormack and Conor, each with a different calling; rebellious Finbar, grown old before his time by his gift of the Sight; and the young, compassionate Padriac. But it is Sorcha, the seventh child and only daughter, who alone is destined to defend her family and protect her land from the Britons and the clan known as Northwoods. For her father has been bewitched, and her brothers bound by a spell that only Sorcha can lift. To reclaim the lives of her brothers, Sorcha leaves the only safe place she has ever known, and embarks on a journey filled with pain, loss, and terror. When she is kidnapped by enemy forces and taken to a foreign land, it seems that there will be no way for her to break the spell that condemns all that she loves. But magic knows no boundaries, and Sorcha will have to choose between the life she has always known and a love that comes only once. Juliet Marillier is a rare talent, a writer who can imbue her characters and her story with such warmth, such heart, that no reader can come away from her work untouched. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction