Aunty Lily

Author: Jennifer Munro
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ISBN: 9781624910722
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Munro's stories were born five decades ago in a small English village where children were seen and not heard, fathers were wacky, neighbors were snoopy, and maiden aunts were beautifully crafted artifices. Her original stories, dolloped with characters reminiscent of those from her childhood, telling of domestic shenanigans and outings gone revealingly awry are written with meticulous timing. Rich in details about the frailty and strength of the human spirit, her stories resonate with the truth of what is means to be human.

In Sheep S Clothing

Author: George K. Simon
Publisher: Parkhurst Brothers Incorporated Pub
ISBN: 9781935166306
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Modern permissiveness and the new culture of entitlement allows disturbed people to reach adulthood without proper socialization. In a book meant both for the general public and for professionals, bestselling author and psychologist George Simon explains in plain English: -How most disturbed characters think. -The habitual behaviors the disturbed use to avoid responsibility and to manipulate, deceive, and exploit others. -Why victims in relationships with disturbed characters do not get help they need from traditional therapies. -A straightforward guide to recognizing and understanding all relevant personality types, especially those most likely to undermine relationships. -A new framework for making sense of the crazy world many find themselves in when there's a disturbed character in their lives. -Concrete principles that promote responsibility and positive change when engaging disturbed characters. -Tactics (for both lay persons and therapists) to lessen the chances for victimization and empower those who would otherwise be victims in their relationships with many types of disturbed characters.

Speed Trap

Author: William W. Allen
Publisher: Parkhurst Brothers Incorporated Pub
ISBN: 9781935166238
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“In this personal account that reads like a novel, Allen describes the exhilaration of his youthful rule-breaking behavior as well as the crushing reality that followed.” – William Stephens, Ph.D.

At Midnight And Other Stories

Author: Ada Cambridge
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465605924
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Just below and before them rose an ancient gateway, iron and stone, with much heraldic ornament. An ivy-mantled lodge with curly chimney-stacks stood immediately within; and beyond, sloping gently upward for a mile or more, a straight, grassed drive between thick woods--a beautiful green vista, three times as wide as an ordinary park avenue--was closed, on an elevated horizon, by the indistinct but imposing mass of a great grey house, one of those "stately homes of England" which are our pride and boast. It was a lovely picture, and a lovely atmosphere through which to view it--tinted with the hues of approaching sunset on a late summer day. A few head of deer were browsing quietly on the shadow-patterned sward; thrushes were calling to each other from wood to wood; partridges flying homeward to their nests in the corn, disturbed by the sound of the horses' hoofs. "There it is," said the bridegroom, his eyes kindling, his voice full of feeling, evoked by thronging memories of the splendid days of youth. "And you should see it when the pink may is out and those woods full of rhododendron in flower! Look at that grass ride--the deer like to come out there to feed, though they hide in the fern to rest--and what a stretch for a gallop! There wasn't the shooting in my time that there is now, but many a jolly day have I had with Walter Desailly in those fields over there, walking up our birds with one old dog through the turnips and stubble. You see that water shining through the trees? There was duck there; we shot them with a rook rifle by moonlight out of a bedroom window, and scared the maids with the row we made; once we caught a forty-two pound pike on a night-line; Walter had been fishing for it all his life, and found three sets of his tackle rusted in its jaws. The old squire had it stuffed for a curiosity. I wonder if Walter has it still, and whether he ever thinks of those old days?" The speaker sighed inaudibly. He was a fine man, in his prime, inclining to stoutness, and with a suspicion of frost upon his short brown beard. "Those old days" were nearly twenty years ago.

The Secret Life Of Violet Grant

Author: Beatriz Williams
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425274845
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Originally published in hardcover in 2014 by G.P. Putnam's Sons.

The House Of Mirth

Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Faced with an array of wealthy suitors, New York socialite Lily Bart falls in love with lawyer Lawrence Selden, whose lack of money spoils their chances for happiness together. Dubious business deals and accusations of liaisons with a married man diminish Lily's social status, and as she makes one bad choice after another, she learns how venal and brutally unforgiving the upper crust of New York can be.--From publisher's description.

How To Fool A Cat

Author: Fran Stallings
Publisher: Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Incorporated
ISBN: 9781624910555
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"Charming and captivating, these authentic and little-known Japanese folktales are told clearly and simply, making them easily accessible to young listeners at home or in the classroom. Thoughtf ul comments and notes from the two tellers provide clear ti ps for successful telling, along with a very useful glossary. If you tell stories to children, this is a must-purchase book " --Sherry Norfolk, Storyteller, Author and Teaching Artist

Character Disturbance

Author: George K. Simon
Publisher: Parkhurst Brothers Incorporated Pub
ISBN: 9781935166320
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A psychologist helps readers understand a variety of personality disorders and offers advice on dealing with clinically disturbed people.

Unearthed

Author: Amie Kaufman
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1368012299
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When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying's advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered. For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study... as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don't loot everything first. Mia and Jules' different reasons for smuggling themselves onto Gaia put them immediately at odds, but after escaping a dangerous confrontation with other scavvers, they form a fragile alliance. In order to penetrate the Undying temple and reach the tech and information hidden within, the two must decode the ancient race's secrets and survive their traps. But the more they learn about the Undying, the more their presence in the temple seems to be part of a grand design that could spell the end of the human race...

Boston Neighbours In Town And Out

Author: Agnes Blake Poor
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781533322401
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Boston Neighbours in Town and Out by Agnes Blake Poor. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in 1898 and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written notes.