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The World Of Jennie G

Author : Elisabeth Ogilvie
ISBN : 9781608936151
Genre : Fiction
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When Jennie Gilchrist fled from the Scottish Estate of Linnmore during the fiery violence of the infamous Highland Clearances, she planned to make her way to her sisters in England, but instead she found herself sailing on the brig Paul Revere, bound for the coast of Maine--the New World. Accompanying her is Alick Gilchrist, cousin to her late husband, now a fugitive. Jennie feels obligated to help Alick escape Scotland, as she is partly to blame for his outlaw status. SInce the sponsor of the trip requires that all immigrant men aboard the Paul Revere be married, Jennie sails as Alick's "wife", the pair traveling under an assumed name, with little aside from the clothes that they wear. They arrive at the small but thriving town of Maddox on the newly settled Maine coast, unlike any place they have known before. They immediately set to building a new life for themselves--Alick building boats, and Jennie teaching the well-to-do MacKenzie children--but while Alick is fixing to live out his days on American soil, Jennie is biding her time and saving money for the passage back to England. But unforeseen events derail her plans, not the least of which is her bond with the inscrutable Alick Glenroy.
Category: Fiction

Jennie Glenroy

Author : Elisabeth Ogilvie
ISBN : 9781608936113
Genre : Fiction
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Jennie and Alick Glenroy arrived in Maine with nothing, not even their names, starting anew in a different land, leaving the turmoil and violence of Scotland behind them. Almost twenty years later, the "Godless Glenroys" are a prosperous, though sometimes controversial, family. Alick is the proprietor of a successful shipyard, and Jennie has raised their five children to think for themselves, a trait that occasionally raises the ire of their staid neighbors. The Glenroys, along with the other inhabitants of Whittier, find themselves facing issues that they've long been sheltered from: slavery, malice, and violence. Jennie and Alick must defend their children against malicious accusations and guide them through the trials of adolescence, but also allow them the independence and space to grow into intelligent and principled adults. When a figure from their fugitive past sails into town, everything they have worked to build over the past twenty years is in danger of being torn asunder, but all they can do is face these new challenges with the same courage and persevering spirit that carried them over Highland mountains so many years before.
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The Psychic World Of John G Sutton

Author : John Sutton
ISBN : 9780244311032
Genre : Religion
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John G. Sutton is the feature editor of the UK's monthly journal of Spiritualism, this book is a selected collection of his paranormal investigative columns. Read about life beyond life, ghosts, poltergeists, near death experiences and much more. This is the amazing truth.
Category: Religion

Animal Friends From Around The World

Author : Christine Jenny
ISBN : 0486433250
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Easy-to-color scenes introduce youngsters to camels (Egypt), a penguin (Antarctica), parrot (Brazil), kangaroo (Australia), panda (China), and 25 other creatures of land, sea, and air. Each simply drawn scene also includes a smiling youngster wearing a traditional costume from the country represented.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Narrative Soundings An Anthology Of Narrative Inquiry In Music Education

Author : Margaret S. Barrett
ISBN : 9789400706996
Genre : Education
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This volume focuses specifically on narrative inquiry as a means to interrogate research questions in music education, offering music education researchers indispensible information on the use of qualitative research methods, particularly narrative, as appropriate and acceptable means of conducting and reporting research. This anthology of narrative research work in the fields of music and education builds on and supports the work presented in the editors’ first volume in Narrative Inquiry in Music Education: Troubling Certainty (Barrett & Stauffer, 2009, Springer). The first volume provides a context for undertaking narrative inquiry in music education, as well as exemplars of narrative inquiry in music education and commentary from key international voices in the fields of narrative inquiry and music education respectively.
Category: Education

I Am Jennie

Author : Jennie Ketcham
ISBN : 9781451644760
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A memoir from the former porn star and addict Jennie Ketcham, whose stage name was Penny Flame.
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Jennie About To Be

Author : Elisabeth Ogilvie
ISBN : 9781608936137
Genre : Fiction
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In 1809, marriage was the best a spirited, healthy, and intelligent girl could hope for, especially if she was an orphan without a fortune. Jennie Hawthorne has been hustled to London by her well-meaning aunt to secure just such a marriage, though Jennie despises the prospective wife parade and yearns for her childhood home by the North Sea. All that changes when she falls for the dashing soldier Nigel Gilchrist, marrying him after a whirlwind romance. Nigel wastes no time whisking his bride to the Scottish Highlands where he will serve as manager to the family estate. In Scotland Jennie is faced with the realities of the Highland Clearances: tenant cottagers forcibly evicted from their homes by lairds to make way for sheep and grazing land. When Jennie learns that both Nigel and his brother are complicit in such clearances, she finds her heart warring with her conscience. She defies Nigel and his brother, doing what she can to help the cottagers, and helping Alick Gilchrist resist the clearances. But their efforts bring disaster: a tragic accident makes Alick a hunted fugitive, and Jennie is compelled by circumstance to throw her lot in with his as they face an arduous journey across mountains to ultimately escape the strife-ridden Highlands.
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We Vermonters

Author : Michael Sherman
ISBN : UOM:39015029258665
Genre : History
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E Is For Elvis

Author : Jennie Ivey
ISBN : 9781418579845
Genre : Humor
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A unique, funny, and tragically hip look at the life of the King of Rock and Roll, E Is for Elvis will make you laugh at the absurdities of his life and, at the same time, smile at the magic he brought to this world. From "J is for Jeweled Jumpsuits" to "O is for Overweight," from "G is for Graceland" to "V is for Vegas," this beautiful book captures the life of Elvis Presley like no other book ever has.
Category: Humor