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Shadow Of My Father

Author : John A. Gotti
ISBN : 0692395881
Genre : Mafia
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"John A. Gotti who survived four trials and a parole violation hearing without a guilty verdict, in four years, now takes up his pen to tell the story of his father's unwavering dedication to the street, and how as his son he entered that life and then with his father's permission left the life of crime and put the "Family" behind him to live a legitimate life with his real family. It is a saga of betrayal and redemption, and an insider's view of how at times those who are tasked with upholding the law readily broke it to further their careers."--cover.
Category: Mafia

The Shadow Of The Father

Author : Jan Dobraczynski
ISBN : 1516807898
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"The Shadow of the Father" - one of the most important books of Jan Dobraczynski, is based on the record of the Gospel, the evangelical text. It shows Joseph, the guardian of the Holy Family as a human being subjected to obedience to God and his intentions, a man who must understand and accept his part of being a shadow of the true Father of Jesus who will be born by his Miriam-chosen to him by God. Joseph, a native of Bethlehem, heir to the heritage of kings David and Solomon and the noble tribe of Judah, is up to Nazareth in search of the woman for whom he will sacrifice his life. Over there he meets a charming, friendly, yet mysterious girl named Miriam. However, starting to understand that between Miriam and him stands an impetuous force of abysmal proportions, as God's fist, will make their relationship continue unexpected ways: the One Who will be born and Who will become the liberator of the people scattered and oppressed in Israel.The book gives testimony to the values that never lose their importance: family, responsibility, patience, and true love."

In The Shadow Of My Father

Author : Janet Frascarelli
ISBN : 9780595229352
Genre : Fiction
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"In the Shadow of My Father" is the final installment in the trilogy of the Culhane family. In Book I "The Flowers of Eire" and Book II "Rory" we have journeyed from their humble beginnings in Ardara, County Donegal, Ireland to 19th Century England and Australia. In this last of the three novellas, Rory Culhane's son, Sergei, grows into manhood, beginning his studies in medicine, as did his father. After being wounded during Jameson's Raid in pre-Boer War South Africa, he returns home, falling in love with and marrying Edwina Gordon. She bears him two sons, Edwin and Thomas. Edwin follows in the Culhane men's footsteps, studying medicine. After his tour of duty aboard the HMS Furious in the World War I Royal Navy, he returns to Melbourne, resuming his life. Thomas, Edwin's younger brother, veers from the well-trodden path of his family and enters the priesthood, finally returning to take a post at the church in his ancestor's home town of Ardara. This family saga spans the years from the mid-nineteenth century to 1928 and returns the Culhanes full-circle to their roots.
Category: Fiction

Shadow Of The Father

Author : Kyell Gold
ISBN : 9780981988344
Genre : Anthropomorphism
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"When a stranger arrives with a message that the Lord of Dewanne has died and appointed Volle's son Yilon his heir, the young fox realizes that there are worse places than Divalia. Dewanne is one of the most remote cities in Tephos, in a mountainous province where foxes rule and mice are relegated to menial jobs and a slum outside the main city. Which makes it more difficult for Yilon to explain why his companion, Sinch, is a mouse. Ever the schemer, Yilon hatches a plan to get sent home to Vinton. His plan quickly goes awry, as he finds that even in a backwards town, there are complicated politics, family betrayals, and ancient blood feuds, old wounds that his clumsy acts have reopened. With two different groups trying to kill him, and even the foxes on his side alienated by his attitude, he has nowhere to turn but Sinch. But Sinch has run afoul of a band of thieves in the mouse slums and now has his own death threats to deal with, not to mention the hatred of a city of foxes. Yilon will need all the stubbornness and cleverness he's inherited from his father just to survive to the next sunrise, let alone save his inheritance, his friend, and his new city."--Back cover.
Category: Anthropomorphism

In The Shadow Of The Standpipe

Author : R. Kilgore
ISBN : 9780595366149
Genre : Fiction
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In the Shadow of the Standpipe is a collection of anecdotes. This first published work of Mr. Kilgore reflects his perceptions of small town Ohio in the 1940's and '50's. He celebrates a selection of unforgettable characters drawn from his family and the community. He takes us into his boyhood home, to the golf course and to the courtroom. He rages against the waste and futility of both the Viet Nam and Iraq wars. All of these events and characters are seen through the prism of the author's undisguised pride in his parents' journey from desperately poor and uneducated tenant farmers to wage earners and the resulting expansion of his personal horizons.
Category: Fiction

How S Your Dad Living In The Shadow Of A Rock Star Parent

Author : Zoë Howe
ISBN : 9780857124159
Genre : Music
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What's it like growing up as the offspring of rock royalty? Living through bizarre backstage – and onstage – experiences, unconventional childhoods, drugs, debts and mad babysitters, the subjects of this book may have grown up quickly but their backgrounds shaped them in very different ways. In this frank and affectionate book, Zoë Street Howe meets the children of iconic music figures and discovers if a rock star parent really is a blessing or a curse.
Category: Music

Saint Joseph

Author : Andrew Doze
ISBN : 0818906448
Genre : Religion
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Biblical and spiritual reflections on the foster father of Jesus.
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Out Of My Father S Shadow

Author : Tanya Constantine
ISBN : 9781627310888
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Though born in America, Eddie Constantine is perhaps best remembered as a film actor in France and Germany, playing the role of a hardboiled detective named "Lemmy Caution" and appearing in films by Jean-Luc Godard, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Lars von Trier. In the process of transitioning Constantine from the star of B-movies to the epicenter of the Nouvelle Vague, Jean-Luc Godard reconsecrated him as the solemn and impassive star of his extraordinary film, Alphaville. Eddie's unruffled charm, winning smile, and American credentials made him virtually untouchable. Europeans liked Constantine because he wasn't a pretty face-he had savoir faire. Constantine's daughter Tanya traveled with him throughout much of his career, and this book comes from her perspective of their troubled familial relationship. It is a testament to his legend that Constantine emerges from the candor of his daughter's autobiography somehow strengthened by her revelations of the compulsions and insecurities he made those closest to him suffer. This book presents us with universal truths about the difficulties experienced within family relationships and takes us behind the curtain of celebrity and the fixed smiles of publicity photos in a way few books ever do. I had a most unusual upbringing being the child of a celebrity. My childhood was a unique situation that only people who had experienced it could comprehend. My father was a superstar and singer in Europe in the 1950s and '60s. He and I recorded a song called "The Man and The Child" that sold over a million records in France alone, when I was just eleven years old, thus making me a celebrity too. When superstardom set in, a crazy atmosphere had overtaken our household, as fame creates pressure, fear of loss, and resentment. My father's estate became an open house to international celebrities who came to visit. Despite the fame and fortune that became part of my life, I ran away from home before the age of sixteen with the man who later became my first husband. I have spent my entire life attempting to release the pain of my upbringing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Shadow Of Death

Author : William Kienzle
ISBN : 9781449423629
Genre : Fiction
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"Another Kienzle top seller. Excellent in style and story. Original and timely." —Lucy Freeman, Mystery Writers of America From William X. Kienzle, author of the classic mystery, The Rosary Murders. A bizarre plot to destroy the papacy seems to be the motive for murder in this fifth thriller from best-selling mystery writer William X. Kienzle. One cardinal is brutally murdered in his own church. Another is slain in the Vatican. A clue is left at the scene of each crime. What is the connection? Who is behind these sinister attacks? When Kienzle's crime-solving hero, Father Robert Koesler, and his friends intervene to catch the criminals, they find themselves targets for assassination. And the plot takes an unexpected twist toward an ending that brings Koesler's past back to haunt him. Kienzle's fans will cheer the return of all their favorite characters as they make a treacherous journey to Rome, London, and Ireland, where this series of murders and attempted murders threatens the lives of the Catholic hierarchy. Father Koesler, the priest with a talent for detective work, is joined by his old friend Inspector Walter Koznicki in the search for a solution to these puzzling crimes as they accompany Detroit's archbishop to Rome for his induction into the church's College of Cardinals. Along to report the action for their rival Detroit newspapers are reporters Joe Cox and Pat Lennon, who continue to share everything but their leads. Kienzle completes his cast of characters with a rich array of expertly drawn personalities so human they seem like old friends.
Category: Fiction