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I Will Always Write Back

By Martin Ganda,Caitlin Alifirenka
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Isbn : 0316241342
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Reads : 101
  • File Pdf: i-will-always-write-back.pdf

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The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe -- and the letter that changed both of their lives forever. It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen-pal letter. There were only ten letters, and fifty kids in his class. But he was the top student, so he got the first one. That letter was the beginning of a correspondence that spanned six years and changed two lives. In this compelling dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends--and better people--through their long-distance exchange. Their story will inspire you to look beyond your own life and wonder about the world at large and your place in it.

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  • File Pdf: a-quiet-voice.pdf

Book Summary:

The year is 1968. Eugene (Tree) Hairston, an eighteen year old from the ghetto in Portsmouth VA, joins the service to get away from his abusive family. Serving in Vietnam, Hairston runs headlong into blatant racial discrimination and angers his superiors by reporting it. A sergeant, who loses a promotion because of the report, has Hairston bound and beaten, takes him up in a helicopter, and shoves him out into Viet Cong territory, to his probable death. Miraculously, Hairston is rescued three days later is given the option to leave the service. At home, his untreated Post Traumatic Stress Disorder completely overtakes his life; the only way he is able to cope is by using drugs and alcohol. Unable to support his family or his habit, he turns to criminal activity and eventually becomes a successful drug dealer. His many attempts to get clean and sober fail; eventually he serves three prison sentences: for burglary, armed robbery, and drug dealing. In an effort to change his life, Hairston moves to Tampa, Florida, where he ends up living on the streets for eight long years. This book follows him through his desperate addiction to the moment his life changed.

Skeleton Key

By David Shenk,Steve Silberman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Isbn : 1101905638
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 835
  • File Pdf: skeleton-key.pdf

Book Summary:

NOW AN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME For fifty years and more than two thousand shows, the Grateful Dead have been earning the "deadication" of more than a million fans. Along the way, Deadheads have built an original and authentic American subculture, with vivid jargon and rich love, and its own legends, myths, and spirituality. Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads is the first map of what Jerry Garcia calls "the Grateful Dead outback," as seen through the eyes of the faithful, friends, and family, including Bill Walton, Elvis Costello, Tipper Gore, Al Franken, Bob Bralove, Dick Latvala, Blair Jackson, David Gans, Bruce Hornsby, Rob Wasserman, and Robert Hunter. Skeleton Key puts you on the Merry Pranksters' bus behind the real Cowboy Neal, uncovers the origins of Cherry Garcia, follows the dancing bear on its trip from psychedelic artifact to trademarked icon, and unlocks the Dead's own tape vault. Informative reading for the new fan or the most grizzled "tourhead," Skeleton Key shines throughout with Deadheads' own stories, wit, insiders' knowledge, sincere appreciation of the music of the "band beyond description," and the diverse and soulful culture it inspires.

College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition

By The Princeton Review
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Princeton Review
  • Isbn : 0804125791
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Study Aids
  • Reads : 879
  • File Pdf: college-essays-that-made-a-difference-6th-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review! Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application—the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition, you’ll find: • More than 100 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and other top schools—along with their stats and where they ultimately got in • Tips and advice on avoiding common grammatical mistakes • Q&A with admissions pros from 20 top colleges, including Connecticut College, Cooper Union, The University of Chicago, and many more This 6th edition includes application essays written by students who enrolled at the following colleges: Amherst College Barnard College Brown University Bucknell University California Institute of Technology Claremont McKenna College Cornell University Dartmouth College Duke University Georgetown University Harvard College Massachusetts Institute of Technology Northwestern University Pomona College Princeton University Smith College Stanford University Swarthmore College Wellesley College Wesleyan University Yale University


By Stevie Woods
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Torquere Press, LLC
  • Isbn : 1944449965
  • Pages : 61
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 643
  • File Pdf: choices.pdf

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Love Comes a Second Time

By Tony Pay
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Isbn : 1312162821
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 761
  • File Pdf: love-comes-a-second-time.pdf

Book Summary:

Two school sweethearts meet again and begin to see each other in a different light after years had gone by. The two continue to share a friendship that would help them experience personally the challenges of a financially stressed economy, failing health conditions, deaths of loved ones, and job security. The qualities that they long admired in each other as children would shine through and be their basis for drawing closer. The changing of time pulls on these two young people and they discover what true love can germinate into. Those that are strong enough to pull through, win. It can be done and it has been done, as you will see in this story. The only way two people can stick together is by working together in love.

Rustles on Naked Trees

By Lola Nkamanyang
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Editions L'Harmattan
  • Isbn : 2336386674
  • Pages : 268
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 183
  • File Pdf: rustles-on-naked-trees.pdf

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This novel paints a gruesome picture of a raging fire that consumes everything along its track and thus necessitates relocation of victims from the disaster-prone area to a more secured but uninhabited dry land, which itself needs preservation and conservation. It locates the plane where literature meets ecology and is an invitation to excavate environmental literature or mine sites of ecology fossilized in works of art. According to Dr. Nforbin, this book transcends the duality of art and life and is a response to today's global ecological crisis.

Wow, No Thank You.

By Samantha Irby
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0525563490
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Humor
  • Reads : 335
  • File Pdf: wow-no-thank-you.pdf

Book Summary:

***Winner of 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction*** #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Samantha Irby, beloved author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, a rip-roaring, edgy and unabashedly raunchy new collection of hilarious essays. “Stay-up-all-night, miss-your-subway-stop, spit-out-your-beverage funny.... irresistible as a snack tray, as intimately pleasurable as an Irish goodbye.” —Jia Tolentino Irby is forty, and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin despite what Inspirational Instagram Infographics have promised her. She has left her job as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic, has published successful books and has been friendzoned by Hollywood, left Chicago, and moved into a house with a garden that requires repairs and know-how with her wife in a Blue town in the middle of a Red state where she now hosts book clubs and makes mason jar salads. This is the bourgeois life of a Hallmark Channel dream. She goes on bad dates with new friends, spends weeks in Los Angeles taking meetings with "tv executives slash amateur astrologers" while being a "cheese fry-eating slightly damp Midwest person," "with neck pain and no cartilage in [her] knees," who still hides past due bills under her pillow. The essays in this collection draw on the raw, hilarious particulars of Irby's new life. Wow, No Thank You. is Irby at her most unflinching, riotous, and relatable.