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The Girl In The Red Coat

Author : Kate Hamer
ISBN : 9781612195018
Genre : Fiction
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• An Amazon Best Book of the Year for 2016 • Costa Book Award for First Novel finalist • Dagger Award finalist "Kate Hamer’s gripping debut novel immediately recalls the explosion of similarly titled books and movies, from Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels, to The Girl on the Train to Gone Girl … "—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “Keeps the reader turning pages at a frantic clip... What’s most powerful here is not whodunnit, or even why, but how this mother and daughter bear their separation, and the stories they tell themselves to help endure it.” —Celeste Ng (Everything I Never Told You) “Compulsively readable...Beautifully written and unpredictable, I had to stop myself racing to the end to find out what happened.” —Rosamund Lupton (Sister) “Both gripping and sensitive — beautifully written, it is a compulsive, aching story full of loss and redemption.” —Lisa Ballantyne (The Guilty One) "Hamer’s dark tale of the lost and found is nearly impossible to put down.” —Booklist Newly single mom Beth has one constant, gnawing worry: that her dreamy eight-year-old daughter, Carmel, who has a tendency to wander off, will one day go missing. And then one day, it happens: On a Saturday morning thick with fog, Beth takes Carmel to a local outdoor festival, they get separated in the crowd, and Carmel is gone. Shattered, Beth sets herself on the grim and lonely mission to find her daughter, keeping on relentlessly even as the authorities tell her that Carmel may be gone for good. Carmel, meanwhile, is on a strange and harrowing journey of her own—to a totally unexpected place that requires her to live by her wits, while trying desperately to keep in her head, at all times, a vision of her mother … Alternating between Beth’s story and Carmel’s, and written in gripping prose that won’t let go, The Girl in the Red Coat—like Emma Donoghue’s Room and M. L. Stedman’s The Light Between Oceans—is an utterly immersive story that’s impossible to put down . . . and impossible to forget.
Category: Fiction

The Girl In The Red Coat

Author : Roma Ligocka
ISBN : 9781250111227
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When she first saw Schindler's List--to whose premiere in Germany she was invited--Roma Ligocka suddenly realized she was witnessing a part of her own life. She felt instinctively that the little girl in the red coat--the only spot of color in the film--was her. When she had lived in the Krakow ghetto during the Second World War she had worn a strawberry-red coat given to her by her grandmother. Unlike the girl in Spielbeg's film, however, Roma survived the war. Startled by this eerie conjunction of art and reality, Ligocka determined to write the story of her own life, to find out what had become of the little girl, and to measure who she now was. From a harrowing childhood under the Nazis, described with a simplicity and innocence that lends it even greater power, through the trials of living in Communist Poland, to a career in the theater and film (an artistic struggle paralleling that of her cousin, Roman Polanski), Ligocka traces her struggle for self-defiition and happiness. The Girl in the Red Coat is a courageous and moving story of survival and triumph.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Girl In The Red Coat

Author : Roma Ligocka
ISBN : 0340819065
Genre : Holocaust survivors
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Roma Ligocka has lived muliple lives over the past 50 years - artist, theatrical designer, bohemian nomad, political activist, wife and mother - but she was first a girl from the Krakow ghetto. It was only when she saw the little girl in the red coat in the film of Schindler's List that she recognized her own childhood and realised the extent of her failure to come to terms with the anguish of it. This memoir revisits the horror of her early years and reveals how far its effects have reached throughout her life. Leading an apparently successful life, she has nonetheless often been at the mercy of depressions. Now after 50 years, she is able to write about honestly examining the scars of a traumatic childhood and getting past sorrow while still acknowledging the truth of the past.
Category: Holocaust survivors

The Red Coat

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ISBN : 9966255354
Genre : Kenya
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Young Restless No Longer Reformed

Author : Austin Fischer
ISBN : 9781630871161
Genre : Religion
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Does it really matter? Does it matter if we have free will? Does it matter if Calvinism is true? And does what you think about it matter? No and yes. No, it doesn't matter because God is who he is and does what he does regardless of what we think of him, just as the solar system keeps spinning around the sun even if we're convinced it spins around the earth. Our opinions about God will not change God, but they can change us. And so yes, it does matter because the conversations about free will and Calvinism confront us with perhaps the only question that really matters: who is God? This is a book about that question--a book about the Bible, black holes, love, sovereignty, hell, Romans 9, Jonathan Edwards, John Piper, C. S. Lewis, Karl Barth, and a little girl in a red coat. You've heard arguments, but here's a story--Austin Fischer's story, and his journey in and out of Calvinism on a trip to the center of the universe.
Category: Religion

The Other Woman

Author : Hank Phillippi Ryan
ISBN : 9781466800861
Genre : Fiction
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Jane Ryland was a rising star in television news...until she refused to reveal a source and lost everything. Now a disgraced newspaper reporter, Jane isn't content to work on her assigned puff pieces, and finds herself tracking down a candidate's secret mistress just days before a pivotal Senate election. Detective Jake Brogan is investigating a possible serial killer. Twice, bodies of unidentified women have been found by a bridge, and Jake is plagued by a media swarm beginning to buzz about a "bridge killer" hunting the young women of Boston. As the body count rises and election looms closer, it becomes clear to Jane and Jake that their cases are connected...and that they may be facing a ruthless killer who will stop at nothing to silence a scandal. Dirty politics, dirty tricks, and a barrage of final twists, The Other Woman is the first in an explosive new series by Hank Phillippi Ryan. Seduction, betrayal, and murder—it'll take a lot more than votes to win this election. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Author : David Crookes
ISBN : 9780980825213
Genre : Fiction
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1873... A landslide at a diamond mine in Africa leaves autocratic British army major, Spencer Shackerly, badly injured and in a deep coma. He awakens to find himself a helpless cripple and his military career over. Holding Lieutenant Jeffrey Guest responsible for his plight, he is determined to have the young officer face a court martial.Jeffrey Guest has since returned to England, planning to marry his childhood sweetheart. On his wedding day he is blamed for the death of a soldier when the army attempts to arrest him. But aided by family and friends he manages to flee the country. So begins a relentless worldwide manhunt. Shackerly uses his aristocratic family's wealth and influence in high places at home and abroad to mercilessly hunt down the fugitive across the United States, Canada and Australia until eventually the hunted becomes the hunter.
Category: Fiction

The Mnemonic Imagination

Author : E. Keightley
ISBN : 9781137271549
Genre : Social Science
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An exploration of some of the key theoretical challenges and conceptual issues facing the emergent field of memory studies, from the relationship between experience and memory to the commercial exploitation of nostalgia, using the key concept of the mnemonic imagination.
Category: Social Science

The Red Coat

ISBN : 9781426937774
Genre : Fiction
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Glenn Annah Andersson. What a handle to be hampered with your entire life. Annah was the farthest thing from masculine that any person could image. With flashing green eyes, bouncing blond curls, and a bodacious body, no one would suspect this petite bombshell was studying to be a conservation officer or that at home awaited her two small children. Enter Lachlan MacGregor, a divorced conservation officer whose daughters death has left his private life a closed topic. A chance meeting in a crowded hallway starts a series of events rolling out of Annah and Lachlans control. Annah had forgotten she was a woman with needs. Now she cant seem to concentrate on anything except her raging hormones. Determined to stop this insanity and get back to the serious business of her life, Annah propositions Lachlan to a single night of delights. It works too, for a while. The attraction between the two cant be ignored. While they privately struggle with their attraction a mountain rescue goes bad and an officer is killed. Someone has been illegally baiting a cougar as well. Lachlan vows to protect Annah and her family and make them his own.
Category: Fiction

The Secrets Of The Jack Pines

Author : Marilyn Chapman
ISBN : 9781468523010
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Secrets of the Jack Pines is the amusing yet riveting true story of a Finnish-Canadian girl growing up on the outskirts of a small Northern Ontario town in the 1950's and 60's. Light-hearted, honest and forthcoming, the author recounts her adventures and the antics of her sister, brothers and colorful neighborhood characters. She will make you laugh and cry, and leave you in awe at the resilience of children as she draws you into the struggles of living and triumphing in spite of family mental illness and alcohol abuse.
Category: Biography & Autobiography