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My House of Memories

Author : Merle Haggard,Tom Carter
Publisher : Harper Collins
Page : 274 pages
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Release : 2010-12-28
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780062023216

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My House of Memories by Merle Haggard,Tom Carter Pdf

In this riveting personal story, award-winning, bestselling country music recording artist Merle Haggard takes you on a tour through his house of memories, offering a fascinating look inside his turbulent yet successful life. Merle reveals the true stories about his birth and troubled upbringing in a converted railroad boxcar. He recalls the loss of his father when he was nine, after which his childhood disobedience transformed into full-blown delinquency that eventually landed him behind the cold walls of San Quentin. He gives tribute to his mother and relives the painful memory of her death. He shares the lessons he learned from a life shaped by violence, gambling, and drugs, never shying away from the fact that he continues to pay for decades of reckless living. And he talks about the music he loves—how, ultimately, it has defined the man he is.

A Thief in the House of Memory

Author : Tim Wynne-Jones
Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
Page : 155 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2004-08-16
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781554980444

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A Thief in the House of Memory by Tim Wynne-Jones Pdf

It has been six years since sixteen-year-old Dec's free-spirited mother, Lindy, disappeared. Dec feels so trapped in the present that he has avoided examining his past. But when an intruder dies in the museum-like family home, the man's death sends forth tremors that reawaken forgotten memories. Suddenly Dec is flooded with visions of his mother so tangible it's hard to believe they're not real. At least Dec has his best friend -- gifted, funny Ezra -- to help him sort out what's real and what isn't. But as Dec's dream visions of his mother turn into nightmares, Ezra announces he's going away, leaving Dec haunted by questions that must be answered. What did happen to his mother? And who really is the thief in the house of memory?

The House of Memories

Author : Benjamin Hulme-Cross
Publisher : Darby Creek ™
Page : 64 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 2015-09-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781467789936

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The House of Memories by Benjamin Hulme-Cross Pdf

Mr. Blood leaves Mary and Edgar alone in a strange, dark house. The old woman who lives there knows all about them. But what does she want from them?

My Little House Book of Memories

Author : Laura Ingalls Wilder
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
Page : 96 pages
File Size : 52,9 Mb
Release : 1994-10
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 0694006297

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My Little House Book of Memories by Laura Ingalls Wilder Pdf

Wilder based the Little House books on memories of her childhood, growing up on the American frontier. The Little House Book of Memories is just right for young children to record their thoughts, remembrances, and hopes. Includes plenty of space to record special moments and everyday happenings. Features original illustrations and quotes from the Little House books.

Merle Haggard

Author : Merle Haggard
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Page : 228 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2002
Category : Music
ISBN : 063403295X

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Merle Haggard by Merle Haggard Pdf

Merle Haggard is known as "the poet of the common man." His songs are some of the most important and influential in the history of country music, on par with the likes of those by Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams. Through a life as tumultuous as his music, scarred by struggles with inner demons, incarceration and addiction - all of which he has brutally and directly confronted through his lyrics - Haggard has emerged with an American songbook that captures the rough side of life with an unblinking eye gazing on the workings of the human heart. This collection comes on the heels of his acclaimed album If I Could Only Fly, his first new studio album in four years, which finds the former wildman coping with aging, taking on familial responsibilities, and learning to appreciate the wonders of home life versus the pitfalls of the highway. Haggard's lyrics demonstrate why this acclaimed member of the Country Music Hall of Fame is a legend who will live forever.

Looking Back

Author : Lois Lowry
Publisher : Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2000
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 0385326998

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Looking Back by Lois Lowry Pdf

People are constantly asking two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry where she gets her ideas. In this fascinating memoir, Lowry answers this question, through recollections of childhood friends and pictures and memories that explore her rich family history. She recounts the pivotal moments that inspired her writing, describing how they magically turned into fiction along the complicated passageway called life. Lowry fans, as well as anyone interested in understanding the process of writing fiction, will benefit from this poignant trip through the past and the present of a remarkable writer.

House of Memories and Other Poems

Author : Joyce Ackley
Publisher : Xulon Press
Page : 130 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2010-05
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9781609570880

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House of Memories and Other Poems by Joyce Ackley Pdf

Joyce Ackley, author of Get Out of Heaven's Waiting Room, now has a book of poetry, House of Memories and other poems. The cover is her drawing of the house that was lived in by four generations of her family. Some of her poetry reflects the memories of people and events spent at that home, which has now been demolished. Her poems are simple memories or ah-ha moments when she discovered the beauty and mystery of nature.. She ends her book with a few little rhymes for the little ones who also enjoy poetry. Her sense of humor is found in such poems as There's Prejudice in the Church, or Confessions to my Third Grade Teacher.

Sing Me Back Home

Author : Merle Haggard,Peggy Russell
Publisher : Pocket Books
Page : 284 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 1984-10-03
Category : Country musicians
ISBN : 0671552198

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Sing Me Back Home by Merle Haggard,Peggy Russell Pdf

The Dutch House

Author : Ann Patchett
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 292 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2019-09-24
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780062963697

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The Dutch House by Ann Patchett Pdf

Pulitzer Prize Finalist | New York Times Bestseller | A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick | A New York Times Book Review Notable Book | TIME Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of the Year Named one of the Best Books of the Year by NPR, The Washington Post; O: The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Vogue, Refinery29, and Buzzfeed From Ann Patchett, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth, comes a powerful, richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go. The Dutch House is the story of a paradise lost, a tour de force that digs deeply into questions of inheritance, love and forgiveness, of how we want to see ourselves and of who we really are. At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril’s son Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. It is this unshakeable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures. Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they’re together. Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn story of what they’ve lost with humor and rage. But when at last they’re forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested.

The House of Memories

Author : Monica McInerney
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 496 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2014-02-04
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780698137264

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The House of Memories by Monica McInerney Pdf

Months after a tragic accident, Ella O’Hanlon flees to London in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoiled half-sister. Taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, Ella discovers that his extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her…and his group of transitory boarders provides a refreshing and welcome emotional tonic. But as Ella settles into a comfortable new role as unofficial cook and housemother, Jess secretly comes to London to pursue her own dreams, precipitating an unexpected family reunion and an exploration of the heart—one famished for love, for healing, and for forgiveness. READERS GUIDE INCLUDED

The House of Memory

Author : John Freely
Publisher : Knopf
Page : 273 pages
File Size : 50,7 Mb
Release : 2017
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780451494702

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The House of Memory by John Freely Pdf

An engaging, funny, and tender memoir from a man of ninety years: of growing up poor in a Brooklyn and Ireland that now exist only in memory, and of serving in the China/Burma/India theater during World War II as a member of an elite U.S. Navy commando unit John Freely's voice is still astonishingly youthful, full of wonder, humor, and gratitude, as he remembers his fully lived life. Born in Brooklyn to Irish immigrants, he went to Ireland with his mother when he was five, where he spent his young childhood on his grandfather's farm. Western Ireland was impoverished by the times, but rich in beauty and intriguing people, and it opened in him a lifelong desire to see the world and its inhabitants. When he was seven, he returned to Brooklyn, and the antics of a coming-of-age boy played out on streets filled with character and characters. He took whatever jobs he could when times got tough, always shaking off his losses and moving on, hungry to see and experience what was next. He joined the U.S. Navy at seventeen to "see the world," and did just that. In wartime, while bringing supplies and ammunition over the Stilwell-Burma Road to Chiang Kai-shek's Chinese guerrilla forces, Freely served alongside them during the last weeks of World War II in the Tibetan borderlands of China, a Shangri-la that war had turned into hell on earth.

Where Memories Go

Author : Sally Magnusson
Publisher : Two Roads
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2015-04-07
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1444751816

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Where Memories Go by Sally Magnusson Pdf

'A fine book' The Sunday Times 'Powerful' Guardian 'Wonderful' The Telegraph 'Moving, funny, warm' Mail on Sunday 'Brave, compassionate, tender and honest' Metro 'This book began as an attempt to hold on to my witty, storytelling mother with the one thing I had to hand. Words. Then, as the enormity of the social crisis my family was part of began to dawn, I wrote with the thought that other forgotten lives might be nudged into the light along with hers. Dementia is one of the greatest social, medical, economic, scientific, philosophical and moral challenges of our times. I am a reporter. It became the biggest story of my life.' Sally Magnusson Sad and funny, wise and honest, Where Memories Go is a deeply intimate account of insidious losses and unexpected joys in the terrible face of dementia, and a call to arms that challenges us all to think differently about how we care for our loved ones when they need us most. Regarded as one of the finest journalists of her generation, Mamie Baird Magnusson's whole life was a celebration of words - words that she fought to retain in the grip of a disease which is fast becoming the scourge of the 21st century. Married to writer and broadcaster Magnus Magnusson, they had five children of whom Sally is the eldest. As well as chronicling the anguish, the frustrations and the unexpected laughs and joys that she and her sisters experienced while accompanying their beloved mother on the long dementia road for eight years until her death in 2012, Sally Magnusson seeks understanding from a range of experts and asks penetrating questions about how we treat older people, how we can face one of the greatest social, medical, economic and moral challenges of our times, and what it means to be human.

Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories

Author : Audrey Penn
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 36 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2011-09-08
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781933718439

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Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories by Audrey Penn Pdf

Chester Raccoon's good friend Skiddel Squirrel has had an accident and will not be returning - ever. Chester is upset that he won't get to play with his friend anymore. Mrs. Raccoon suggests that Chester and his friends create some memories of Skiddel, so that they will have good memories when they miss him. Chester, his brother Ronny, and their friends decide to gather at the pond, where they combine their memories and create a touching celebration of their friend's life. Many young children must face the loss of loved ones or the need to attend a funeral. This sweet story will help children to understand the positive purpose behind memorial services and how "making memories" can provide cheer and comfort when missing an absent loved one.

Memories of Ice

Author : Steven Erikson
Publisher : Tor Books
Page : 943 pages
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Release : 2006-08-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781429926638

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Memories of Ice by Steven Erikson Pdf

Marking the return of many characters from Gardens of the Moon and introducing a host of remarkable new players, Memories of Ice is both a momentous new chapter in Steven Erikson's magnificent epic fantasy and a triumph of storytelling. The ravaged continent of Genabackis has given birth to a terrifying new empire: the Pannion Domin. Like a tide of corrupted blood, it seethes across the land, devouring all. In its path stands an uneasy alliance: Onearm's army and Whiskeyjack's Bridgeburners alongside their enemies of old--the forces of the Warlord Caladan Brood, Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii mages, and the Rhivi people of the plains. But ancient undead clans are also gathering; the T'lan Imass have risen. For it would seem something altogether darker and more malign threatens this world. Rumors abound that the Crippled God is now unchained and intent on a terrible revenge. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

House of Memories

Author : Arnoud-Jan Bijsterveld
Publisher : Uitgeverij Verloren
Page : 490 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2016
Category : Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
ISBN : 9789087046040

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House of Memories by Arnoud-Jan Bijsterveld Pdf

Accompanying videodisc contains: Here was Bertram : search for a lost life = Kan hayah Berṭram : ḥipuś aḥar ḥayim avudim / a film by Carine Van Vugt and Jeroen Neus (Verhalis Production Co., 2012.).