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On The Fence

Author : Kasie West
ISBN : 9780062235688
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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She's a tomboy. He's the boy next door. With three older brothers, Charlotte Reynolds, aka Charlie, has always been more comfortable calling the shots on a basketball court than flirting with the opposite sex. So when her police officer dad demands she get a summer job to pay for the latest in a long line of speeding tickets, she's more than a little surprised to find herself working at a chichi boutique and going out with a boy who has never seen her tear it up in a pickup game. Charlie seeks late-night refuge in her backyard, talking out her problems with her neighbor and honorary fourth brother, Braden, sitting back-to-back against the fence that separates them. Braden may know her better than anyone. But there's a secret Charlie's keeping that even he hasn't figured out—she's fallen for him. Hard. She knows what it means to go for the win, but if spilling her secret means losing him for good, the stakes just got too high. On the Fence is a sweet and satisfying read about finding yourself and finding love where you least expect it.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

The Angel At The Fence

Author : Herman Rosenblat
ISBN : 0007307241
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Herman Rosenblat was just 11 years old when German soldiers rounded up his family during a raid on a Jewish ghetto in Poland. Sent to Buchenwald, Herman was put to work in the crematorium, shovelling dead bodies into the furnace, trying to survive in a world of hunger, fear and death. One day, walking by the fence, he saw a small girl on the other side. She smiled at him, and when he asked desperately if she had any food, she pulled an apple out of her pocket and threw it over the fence. As he ran off, afraid of being caught and shot, he heard her whisper come back tomorrow. For six months, they met every day. She threw him an apple or a hunk of bread. They never spoke, but the warmth of her smile and the food she gave him kept him alive and convinced him that she was an angel, sent to him by his mother. Herman was moved to another camp, and then eventually freed by Russian troops. He moved to England and then to New York. Fifteen years later, in 1957, Herman was set up on a blind date by a friend. Roma charmed him from the start with her warmth and beauty.It was only towards the end of their date that Herman touched on their shared history and asked her gently how she had survived the Holocaust.Roma explained that her family had bought forged papers to hide the fact that they were Jewish, and that they'd lived quietly on a farm next to a camp. She said that she had thrown apples over to fence to a starving young boy every day until he'd told her one day that he was being moved and not to come again. She'd always prayed that he had survived

A Study Guide For Hamsad Rangkuti S The Fence

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410345868
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Hamsad Rangkuti's "The Fence," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your research needs.
Category: Literary Criticism

Graffiti On The Fence

Author : Elaine Forrestal
ISBN : 0141305193
Genre : Children's stories
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From the award-winning author of Someone Like Me comes this story of Hellz and his skateboarding friends. Their elderly neighbour, Lallie, is the boys' enemy. Or is she? A powerful and moving story about friendship, and big decisions.
Category: Children's stories

Over The Fence

Author : Mary Monroe
ISBN : 9781496716163
Genre : Fiction
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In this page-turning novel set in the Depression-era South, New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe transports readers to a small Alabama town where home is not always a sanctuary, and two neighboring families let pleasantries mask increasing resentment . . . Bootlegging was Milton and Yvonne Hamilton’s ticket out of poverty, prison time, and plain bad luck. Now they’ve moved on to a bigger, richer pool of clientele right in their own respectable, new middle-class backyard. And their growing friendship with the seemingly perfect couple Joyce and Odell Watson is proving golden in more ways than one . . . As Milton soon learns, Odell is hiding an outside family and dubious business dealings. It’s the perfect recipe for a blackmail scheme that will help Milton hide his own dirty secrets—even from Yvonne. Better yet, he can take ever more dangerous risks to ace out his liquor-smuggling rivals. And Yvonne, emboldened by her husband’s new gravy train, delights in tormenting Joyce about everything the snobbish matron doesn’t have, especially children. But even a winning hand can be played too far. Pushed past their limits, Odell and Joyce will play on Milton’s careless boasting to get him and Yvonne out of their lives for good . . . Praise for One House Over “Impossible to put down.” —Susan Holloway Scott, author of I, Eliza Hamilton “Monroe reveals sympathetic aspects and complex motivations for each character in this engrossing setting.” —Booklist
Category: Fiction

The Fence

Author : Darrell J. Steffensmeier
ISBN : 0847674959
Genre : Social Science
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This book is based on the experiences of a dealer in stolen goods (alias 'Sam Goodman'), whose history serves as a model for understanding the role that fences play in today's society. Steffensmeier provides a detailed analysis of how a fence develops relationships with thieves, customers, and other fences, how prices are set and negotiated, the profits derived, and the skills required for the job, and the meaning and rewards of fencing. Steffensmeier relates the potential consequences: the events surrounding Sam's eventual arrest and conviction for receiving stolen property. Sociologists, criminologists, law enforcement officers, and public policy makers will find this an book enlightening and engaging portrayal of the criminal career.
Category: Social Science

The Fence

Author : Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company
ISBN : NYPL:33433007874955
Genre : Fences
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Category: Fences

Face The Fence

Author : Philip Lee
ISBN : 0578631210
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.FACE THE FENCE is an autobiography based on Philip's military career that includes short stories relating to before joining the army, peace-time operations, combat experiences and his post-career status. His goal was to use his story to help others and enhance the understanding of PTSD while changing the negative stigma that society seems to have about this and other mental health disorders.

On The Fence

Author : Mark Drolsbaugh
ISBN : PSU:000060772916
Genre : Deaf
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En samling af tekster skrevet af 37 personer, der alle har det tilfælles, at de er hørehandicappede
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On The Fence

Author : Magda Khan
ISBN : 1467839396
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The book shows the life of a young family in a new, struggling country. It is an insight into a different culture, without prejudice, as it has been lived day by day. It also lets you take part in the advancing of living standard of middleclass families in Asia. You learn that there are other ways of life that can lead you to success and happiness. Some chapters seem to be quite amusing, now that they are long behind. I actually wrote these chapters for my family, to tell them about the Pakistan they do not know. My daughter felt, this had a wider interest for other people, who wanted to know about the country and its day to day problems in a different way from the propaganda available on TV. The story is very personal, and I can not guarantee for the things I wrote about politics for instance; this reflects my personal opinion.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Hollyhocks On The Fence

Author : Caryn Welles
ISBN : 9781615660728
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The overpowering scent of roses mingled with an indistinguishable musty smell set the stage for my Grandmother Gus's funeral. A white satin pillow cushioned my grandmother's head as she lay quietly in a mahogany casket fit for a queen. Shadows played across her face, making it appear as though her eyelashes fluttered occasionally, and a smile seemed to tug at her tightly pursed lips as though she was amused at the activities surrounding her. Even in death, Grandmother Gus was intimidating to the grandchildren she had terrorized for years. Reunited with the family members who had made childhood terrible, Caryn, along with Patrick and Michael, could still feel the evil from those days lurking, causing Caryn's memories to surface and collide with the present. Aunt Maxine's drunken rampages, Aunt Stella's flamboyant sexuality, and her father's harsh and excessive punishments are finally unlocked from the heart that held them tight for years in fear of the possible consequences such revelations could bring. But Caryn also remembers the light moments-ice-skating on the lake, watching her cousin prepare for solos, riding bicycles until dark with her Maywood friends-that helped her and her brothers relieve the pain and overcome the dark moments. And she remembers her mother, who despite the circumstances did all she could to instill Christian values in the children more familiar with dark than light. Travel with Caryn back to the place with the Hollyhocks on the Fence as she finds strength in overcoming evil.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Moth On The Fence

Author : Nikolay Andreyev
ISBN : 9781906164027
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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First published in Russian and featuring an Introduction and Notes by the author's daughter, this memoir describes Andreyev's childhood, the Russian Revolution of 1917, his life as a refugee, his detention in Soviet transit jails during World War II, and beyond.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

On The Other Side Of The Fence

Author : Gisela Bierling-Greitzer
ISBN : 9781619962859
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Dear Reader, Our grandchildren came to us asking for help with their school assignment to uncover their family ancestry. The more they learned, the more intrigued they became. Quite frankly, once I dove into my own extensive research and got reacquainted with my father's thoughtfully documented family history, the more excited I became. The words and stories started to flow. It is amazing how much information one's mind retains. Once tapped, your memories become a treasure chest begging to be revealed to the generations now and hereafter. Uncover the amazing background of our ancestors in Dresden, Germany. Embark on our journey through the horrifying years of World War II, our desperate flight from the Russians in February 1945 that ended in Bavaria where we encountered our first Americans. Follow us through the difficult postwar years of trying to readjust and rebuild our lives-all seen through the eyes of a child. Be further captivated with the compassionate, thoughtful, and humorous description of our family's exciting endeavors through the years until our ultimate emigration from Germany to the United States. It lends an interesting viewpoint during the family's immigration process and our impression of our new home here in the United States. This is an amazing study of historical events not widely publicized and the courageous people who had to face life in and beyond them. It is not a morbid recount of unpleasant occurrences, but a story told in a factual and honest way, sprinkled with good humor and a positive, hopeful view towards the future. Gisela Bierling-Greitzer, the author of On the Other Side of the Fence, is the second child born to the eleventh generation of the Bierling family in Germany. She now lives in Westchester County, north of New York City, with her American-born husband.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Fence And The River

Author : Claire F. Fox
ISBN : 0816629986
Genre : Social Science
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Offers an illustrated study that asks how the art produced about the U.S.-Mexico border reflects political and economic transformations occurring world-wide.
Category: Social Science

On The Fence

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ISBN : UOM:39015049786877
Genre : English prose literature
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Category: English prose literature

From The Fence

Author : Connie Clark-Thompson
ISBN : 194561918X
Genre : Religion
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Delightful story about our senses, gardening with a Christian perspective.
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Over The Fence

Author : Melanie Moreland
ISBN : 0993619843
Genre : Romance fiction
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Two neighbors-strangers-with one thing in common-they share a fence. But is that the only thing they share? Nathan Fraser lives a solitary life, never letting anyone get too close. It's safer that way. Kourtney Whyte hides from the world and behind her work, too afraid to really live her life to the fullest. Rejection is what she knows best. But one night, the sound of her soft voice and the tantalizing aroma of her evening meal, prove too enticing for Nathan to ignore. So begins their unconventional relationship-talking, learning, texting, and gradually opening up to one another, all over the fence. That is, until the day Nathan braves the high fence to protect Kourtney from her past, and changes everything forever. Can they move forward together, without the buffer of the fence? Or will their pasts prove to be too much of a barrier?
Category: Romance fiction

Five Sides Of The Fence

Author : Terry Cantwell
ISBN : 9781411656895
Genre : Social Science
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(softcover) Five Sides of the Fence is a 32-piece non-fiction collection. The stories include a working journalistâs experiences of the media, a study of the anti-globalisation movement in Australia, some literary journalism, the author's personal reflections, and a touch of satire, humour, and political verse.This eclectic mix of creative non-fiction pieces questions the political, social, and personal fences that both motivate us and restrain us.Fives Sides of the Fence includes 18 previously unpublished pieces. It will appeal to anybody interested in contemporary culture.
Category: Social Science