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I Ll Fly Away

Author : Wally Lamb
ISBN : 9780061744983
Genre : Literary Collections
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For several years, Wally Lamb, the author of two of the most beloved novels of our time, has run a writing workshop at the York Correctional Institution, Connecticut's only maximum-security prison for women. Writing, Lamb discovered, was a way for these women to face their fears and failures and begin to imagine better lives. Couldn't Keep It to Myself, a collection of their essays, was published in 2003 to great critical acclaim. With I'll Fly Away, Lamb offers readers a new volume of intimate pieces from the York workshop. Startling, heartbreaking, and inspiring, these stories are as varied as the individuals who wrote them, but each illuminates an important core truth: that a life can be altered through self-awareness and the power of the written word.
Category: Literary Collections

Some Bright Morning I Ll Fly Away

Author : Alice Anderson
ISBN : 9781250111852
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The incredible true story of one woman's journey to relocate the place inside herself where strength, hope, and personal truth reside. After Hurricane Katrina, Alice Anderson has returned home to assess the damage to her beloved Mississippi coastline and the once-immaculate home she’d carefully cultivated for her husband, Dr. Liam Rivers, one of the community's highly respected doctors. But in the wake of this natural disaster, a more terrifying challenge emerges as Liam’s mental health spirals out of control, culminating in a violent attack at knifepoint, from which Alice is saved by their three-year-old son. Afraid for her life, she flees with her children. What ensues is an epic battle—emotional, psychological, spiritual, and legal—for her children’s welfare, for self-preservation, and ultimately for redemption. It’s an unrelenting battle that persists even as life goes on, finally coming full circle when the same son who saved Alice ten years before endures an eerily-familiar violent encounter at his father’s hands. Yet even as she confronts the harsh realities of high-powered Southern lawyers and an inadequate legal system, Alice forges a new life with her blossoming children and an ultimate reclamation of her true self.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

I Ll Fly Away

Author : David Kirk
ISBN : 1844227510
Genre : Children's stories
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Go the flying aces The bugs are dizzy with excitement when the dynamic dragonfly team visit Sunny Patch to perform their amazing flying feats. Miss Spider's adopted son Dragon is desperate to fly away with them and join his own kind but is he ready to leave his family?
Category: Children's stories

I Ll Fly Away

Author : Kelly Nielson
ISBN : 0996289909
Genre : Americans
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The true story of how one American mother found herself trapped in Beirut with her two daughters, rejected by her husband's family because she refuses to convert to Islam. Forced to live under Sharia law, where she and her daughters are not much more than possessions, she realizes that she will never deny her faith and makes plans to escape.
Category: Americans

I Ll Fly Away

Author : John T. Race
ISBN : 1589661133
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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After an exciting career flying dozens of different aircraft to destinations as near as midwestern cornfields and as far as Middle Eastern deserts, veteran aviator Jack Race regales us with his unique experiences in I’ll Fly Away, an engaging biography written with acclaimed novelist William Hallstead. From his adventures flying for the Allies in World War II to his work as head pilot trainer for Ariana Afghan Airlines, Race has logged more than six decades in the air. I’ll Fly Away tracks his travels around the globe, encompassing his post-war job as crop duster and bush pilot, his thirty-four years as a commercial airline pilot for Pan American World Airways, his consultancy to King Hussein for Royal Jordanian Airlines, and the eight years in which he served as lead pilot for Orbis, an eye hospital on wings that served thirty-one countries. In 1989 Race notably retraced Charles Lindbergh’s 1927 20,000-mile goodwill tour, flying his Spirit of Orbis biplane to all forty-eight of the continental U.S. states. A remarkable and wholly readable biography of an American original, I’ll Fly Away will be essential for the bookshelf of every aviation enthusiast.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

I Ll Fly Away

Author : Maya Winston
ISBN : 1976958040
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AN ANTHOLOGY OF AMISH ROMANCE AND RUMSPRINGA!I'LL FLY AWAYRuby is a restless young woman who finds her Amish community stifling. When she overhears some of her friends talking about going on their Rumspringa, she desperately wants to tag along. But what the young woman soon discovers that the grass isn't greener on the other side, it is actually artificial turf.ONE AMISH SUMMERDelilah is sent to live with her aunt in an Amish community as her mother wants her to experience a different way of life. A sickly child, she has been bedridden for the majority of her life and is still naive to the ways of the world. In the Amish community, she meets a man that she could only dream about but discovers a horrifying and dark secret about him. Will she believe the accusations against him or will she stand by his side and take his word?SWEETLY AMISHHope and Rachel are two Amish twin sisters who are known as the two sweetest young women in town. But their love and loyalty to one another is tested when a handsome Englisch teacher comes into town. They both deny their interest in him but when he begins to court them both out of confusion one of them has to decide who the lucky gal will be.UNDER THE AMISH TREESMatthew knows that his rambunctious cousin Thomas has a thing for Lovina. He and Lovina were once good friends and even though they have drifted apart he still cares for her...and doesn't want her to get involved with Thomas. But Lovina has other ideas. She still has feelings for Matthew but cannot forgive him for his past hurts. She seeks the will of God in her prayers and what happens is beyond both of their wildest dreams.THE AMISH ENGAGEMENTKatie is the eldest daughter in an Amish family. She has a younger sister, Mary, that has recently become bedridden due to a freak accident. Katie has now devoted her entire life to taking care of her. But Mary soon grows increasingly bitter and Katie struggles to cope. Complicating things is a young man who now takes a shine to the Katie after exploring the world outside the Amish community. Can Katie fulfill her obligation to Mary while still finding love?TEARS OF AN AMISH WIDOWHannah is an Amish widow whose primary function in life is to take care of her young son. She has numerous suitors but refuses them all, fearing that she will desecrate the memory of her beloved. She feels no desire toward other men until Michael comes to town. Michael is a kind Englischer filling a teaching position in the Amish community. All of the young single women in town are raving about how handsome and charming he is but he seems to take a liking to only Hannah. She keeps him at arm's length as she doesn't want to be disappointed...the prettiest women in town are after him. Will Hannah allow her own self-doubts keep her from being open to Michael's courting?WHEN AMISH LOVE FINDS A WAYKatherine is a young Amish woman who wants nothing more than a family of her own. But she has an obligation to take care of her younger brother since both of their parents died tragically. She sees her friends getting married and can't help but feel a tinge of envy...And when a handsome Englischer comes to town she can't help but get her hopes up...Will she open herself up to the possibility of a romance?AMISH DECISIONSRachel is a young Amish woman undecided on what she wants out of life. Her father expects her to remain in the community and find a husband. But her best friend Lovina left the Amish town and now seems happier than anyone she knows. Her confusion extends to her romantic life as well as she finds Abraham to be somewhat boring and predictable while the Englisch David is his polar opposite in every way. But is she truly seeing the Amish life and Abraham for what they are?

Investigation Of Missing And Exploited Children The Gateway Of Child Sex Trafficking

Author : Pastor Joseph A. Travers, CPI, CCDI, CMECI
ISBN : 9780359153275
Genre : Law
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Investigation of Missing & Exploited Children: The Gateway of Child Sex Trafficking is designed to provide the essential knowledge needed to identify and understand the issues and solutions that effectively combat the evils of domestic child sex trafficking in the United States. It is both an instructional guide and a resource manual for both the citizen and the government manager. The approach is direct and concise, which facilitates comprehension by novices as well as experienced public servants. The purpose of this book is to fill the existing need within the field of public and private prevention/investigation of runaways for a precise, comprehensive manual detailing the elements necessary for the elimination of turning vulnerable children into sex slaves. There is a lack of professional resources on preventing child sex trafficking currently available. Investigation of Missing & Exploited Children: The Gateway of Child Sex Trafficking will help fill this void
Category: Law

Indecent Acts

Author : Nick Brooks
ISBN : 9781908754462
Genre : Fiction
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An extraordinary achievement and change of direction for Brooks, in this, his third novel. Reported entirely by the protagonist, Grace, a semi-illiterate 40-something mother from Drumchapel, one of Glasgow's most notorious schemes, this is a story soaked in humour and empathy as we follow Grace's attempts to hold together her precarious, chaotic family life. Grace cares for Sean, her grandson, and Vincent, her son, who wants to join the army. She lives in fear that Francis, her drug-addicted daughter and mother to Sean, will come back and take the boy away. In the spirit of The True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey, the novel is written in Grace's inimitable misspelt patois, with hilarious and moving effect. Indecent Acts is a glorious exploration of real working class life, of family ties and tensions, memory, riotous misadventure and ultimate redemption.
Category: Fiction

Velva Jean Learns To Fly

Author : Jennifer Niven
ISBN : 1101543752
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of Holding up the Universe and the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places. After Pearl Harbor, Velva Jean signs up for service and gets her wings, risking her life—and her heart. Velva Jean Hart, the fiercely independent heroine of Jennifer Niven's (Becoming Clementine) spectacular debut novel, Velva Jean Learns to Drive, returns in a captivating adventure that literally sends her soaring. Bristling at the limitations faced by a woman in rural Appalachia and fuelled by the memory of her late Mama telling her to "live out there," Velva Jean hits the road to pursue her dream of singing at the Grand Ole Opry. But after a string of auditions, she begins to lose hope—until her brother pays her a surprise visit and treats Velva Jean to a flying lesson that ignites a brand-new dream: to become a female pilot. Funny, poignant, and utterly unforgettable, Velva Jean Learns to Fly will have fans cheering all over again.
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