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Red Sky in Mourning

Author : Tami Oldham Ashcraft
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Red Sky in Mourning

Author : Tami Oldham Ashcraft
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In a true-life story of adventure and survival, the author describes how a sailing trip with her fiancT turned to tragedy after they inadvertently sailed into a hurricane that left her injured and her fiancT swept overboard and her forty-one-day ordeal traveling to safety, without a motor or masts. 40,000 first printing.

Red Sky in Mourning

Author : Patricia H. Rushford
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A large print mystery.

Adrift A True Story of Love Loss and Survival at Sea

Author : Tami Oldham Ashcraft
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THE HEART-STOPPING MEMOIR, NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SHAILENE WOODLEY AND SAM CLAFLIN, AND DIRECTED BY BALTASAR KORMAKUR (EVEREST) A compelling, at times devastating, ultimately inspiring account of how much can go wrong on the ocean and how, miraculously, one woman conquered her own fears.

Red Sky

Author : Marwan H. Dajani
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Arabs believe that their ancestors composed poetry before they learned reading and writing. The poetic wealth that the elders have left us surpasses, in its richness, meanings and fertility, all what has been written afterwards. For in poetry, the Arabs boasted their achievements, victories, courage and works. They also satirized their enemies, mocked their rivals and faced their opponents. In poetry they also rhapsodized their loved ones, woman she was, or tribe, or country or belief. Poetry for the Arab was the spoken language, the language to express the sincere, honest and spontaneous thoughts, as well as inner most feelings and moods. Poetry was the daily bread for the spirit and relationships and a record for daily encounters and history. It is not strange that Palestine, in its land, its people, its disaster and tragedy becomes a rich material in our modern days for poets. Nor it is strange that Palestinian prose, and particularly Palestinian information prose, is reflected in a mature, integral and refine poetic ventures. With little elaboration and simplification the Poetic "weapon" in our struggle against the aggressors in Palestine and those who displaced its people, or poetic moans and cries of poets, substitute some demands for different forms of struggle that other nations use against their enemies or to attract friends. Beyond cynicism, we confess that poetry has at times nearly moved from the position of supporter and backer of revitalization the people and their uprising against the unjust to the front bunkers in the struggle of the Palestinian / Arab and Israeli/ Zionist arena. Marwan Dajani is one of the tens of the contemporary Palestinians who have chosen the poetry venue to express their innocent, true and spontaneous nationalistic and humane feelings. But he is one of the very few who took the challenge in a different language than his mother tongue, namely the English Language. In doing so he is trying to send his message, worries, wishes and expectations to the outside world. Maybe Marwan wants to record the incidents and facts that he and the Palestinian people have passed, and are still passing through. He records what these incidents involved of cruelty, injustice, assaults on laws, regulations and human rights; and expresses the hope of every Palestinian to regain their stolen land and the construction of a just society in their beloved Palestine. Marwan records all this in an artistic and committed style that steers away (but does not contradict) the true historical facts, scientist search, and information diffusion. Marwans poetry is a key that we hope the foreign reader can use to open the records of the Palestinian tragedy to know the truth that has evaded them for a long time. He is inviting the world to see facts as they really are and not as Zionist propaganda has faked and mutilated for over a century. Marwan also seizes the opportunity to expose his feelings and expectations in non-political matters that relate to family, religion, and reform matters. A man with a message, Marwan relates the truth without trying to use diplomatic sanctions and reservations which always strangle the truth and leaves the door for false accusations. The strength of his message lies in its truth, spontaneity and innocence; not in its rhyme, bright images, or sweet progressing. Marwan is not a professional poet, he is a natural poet, and here lies the richness of his poetry.

Lost at Sea

Author : Matt Doeden
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Describes how Tami Oldham survived at sea and eventually reached the Hawaiian Islands after her boat was destroyed by Hurricane Raymond and her fiancâe was tossed overboard and lost at sea.

Treacherous Waters

Author : Thomas A. Lochhaas
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A collection of true stories from some of the nautical writers that provide accounts of terrifying, perilous, and challenging experiences at sea.

Red Sky at Night

Author : Deborah Taylor-French
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Nevada is a hotheaded twelve-year-old girl who dreams of rescuing and training dogs. Her grandmother, mentors Nevada to help her understand dogs needs. One night, Nevadas happy life alters when the sky burns red. Nevada races to save a family, their sheep, and barn cats from a wildfire. Although her father worries over her recklessness, shes hailed a hero in her small town of Eagle Creek, California. Local ranchers are not yet aware that they will soon depend on Nevada to stop a serial arsonist and his greedy plans. After her school is torched and the damage blamed on students, Nevadaalong with her best friends and canine palshunt the arsonist to stop him before he sets off a firestorm.

Red Sky at Morning

Author : Paul Garrison
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It's fleet week in New York City—but there are hungry sharks swimming among the welcomed guests... As thousands of foreign ships clog the great city's harbor, beneath the surface of the Hudson River a rogue armada of Chinese attack submarines is taking up position, ready to launch a blitzkrieg attack on the unprepared and unsuspecting populace. Tugboat captain Ken Hughes knows New York harbor as few other navigators do. Now, in the midst of chaos and terror-on a familiar waterway that has suddenly turned hostile and deadly he finds himself on the front lines of the baffle to free a hostage Manhattan. Time is running out for a city under siege as Hughes, sailing enthusiast Kate Ross, and a courageous handful of desperate citizens race to prevent an explosive destiny that could paralyze a nation and reduce an island metropolis to rubble.

Red Sky in Morning

Author : Paul Lynch
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Spring 1832: Donegal, north west Ireland. Coll Coyle wakes to a blood dawn and a day he does not want to face. The young father stands to lose everything on account of the cruel intentions of his landowner's heedless son. Although reluctant, Coll sets out to confront his trouble. And so begins his fall from the rain-soaked, cloud-swirling Eden, and a pursuit across the wild bog lands of Donegal. Behind him is John Faller - a man who has vowed to hunt Coll to the ends of the earth - in a pursuit that will stretch to an epic voyage across the Atlantic, and to greater tragedy in the new American frontier. Red Sky in Morning is a dark tale of oppression bathed in sparkling, unconstrained imagery. A compassionate and sensitive exploration of the merciless side of man and the indifference of nature, it is both a mesmerizing feat of imagination and a landmark piece of fiction.

Red Sky in the Morning

Author : Elizabeth Laird
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“Quite simply, a wonderfully moving story about the power of love." —Times Educational Supplement “A wry first-person narrative. . . . Discussion of handicaps, death and bereavement, and religious belief are carefully integrated into the story.”—School Library Journal Twelve-year-old Anna is looking forward to the birth of her baby brother. Ben arrives, but is disabled. Anna loves him immensely but she finds herself unable to admit the truth about Ben to her friends. Eventually the truth gets out and leads not to the ridicule Anna expected, but sympathy and understanding. Elizabeth Laird’s award-winning young adult novels include A Little Piece of Ground and Crusade.

Postcards from Baghdad

Author : Robert B. Moreland
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Postcards from Baghdad is a riveting journey through the harsh realities of war, military honor, and bravery. It explores the impact each man?s and woman?s service and sacrifice has had on them, their loved ones left behind, and each of us. A tribute to all who have ever defended our freedom, this is a poetic offering for every American who lives, as we all must, with a new perspective in a post-9/11 world. From the front lines to the home front, fear to courage, triumphant return to flag-draped coffins, poets Robert B. Moreland and Karen M. Miner have collaborated to honor the patriots of all who have taken up the call to ?protect and defend.? Prepare to be moved. You will not complete this book unaffected. There will be moments of pride, tears for the lost and maimed, and compassion for the reality so many families struggle to come to terms with the loss of their loved one. Ultimately, Postcards from Baghdad is a call to action?a reminder to each of us to exercise our rights and responsibilities as citizens of this great nation.


Author : Matthew Andrako
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Sins of the Mother

Author : Patricia H. Rushford
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Popularity and fame have created a glimmering facade in Shanna O'Brian's world, but when the spotlight fades, even her success fails to penetrate the darkness of reality. Faced with the heartrending loss of her mother and the man who fashioned her country music career, Shanna must return to the place where her dreams have been both nurtured and shattered, Morningsong Estates. Upon the death of his father, Shanna's ex-husband, Joshua Morgan, is now in control of her record label and proclaims to her that he loves her still. This unsettling revelation, coupled with Shanna's need to reclaim possession of a life she has too often surrendered to others, leads her down a path of self-discovery that is cruelly threatened by unseen forces. Can the mayhem surrounding Shanna be resolved despite her fledging faith in herself, her God, and the man determined to redeem her trust?

NIV Hope in the Mourning Bible eBook

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WHEN A CASSEROLE OR A GREETING CARD ISN’T ENOUGH. Grief is one of life’s toughest challenges. During such times it is difficult to know where to turn. Yet in the midst of your deepest despair, God reveals Himself and His promises for a better tomorrow. The NIV Hope in the Mourning Bible works to bring a peaceful sense—in the midst of the coldest winter—that spring will one day come again. The collection of devotions and prayers warmly offer inspiration and hope based in God’s Word and his promises to those who have lost loved ones. This Bible emphasizes the love and hope that your Lord has for you even during your darkest days. Features • Complete text of the NIV, the world’s most popular modern-English Bible • Daily devotions written for and by those who have experienced the loss of a loved one or who are helping a loved one through extended terminal illness • A prayer appendix featuring 52 prayers based on the book of Psalms • Short reflections and song lyrics for meditation • Resources list containing information for those seeking additional help

Desperate Measures

Author : Patricia H. Rushford
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In the eleventh Jennie McGrady mystery, Jennie finds herself in the middle of a radical Animal Rights operation in which an old friend, Scott Chambers, is suspected of releasing mink from a fur farm run by family acquaintances..

Mourning Doves

Author : K. M. Vittetoe
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In K. M. Vittetoe's breakout novel, Luisa copes with single motherhood when tragedy strikes. Luisa strives to reform her life while dealing with the secrets and addictions of her parents' past. Circumstances create a unique bond between Luisa and Warren, an older, reclusive neighbor. This episodic novel weaves three stories together: Luisa's tragic present, Warren's abusive past, and the heart-wrenching love story of Luisa's parents, Reeve, a Texas rancher's daughter, and Aurelio, a Mexican immigrant. Dreams, broken and fulfilled, connect the characters on a journey that begins in Denver and leads them toward the Mexican border.

John Irving and Cultural Mourning

Author : Bouchra Belgaid
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John Irving and Cultural Mourning offers a chronological survey of his eleven novels, examining his prose via thematically focused chapters on postmodernism, the sixties, fatherhood, narcissism, mourning and finally self-redemption.

The Stones of Mourning Creek

Author : Diane Les Becquets
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In Alabama in the 1960s, fourteen-year-old Francie develops a controversial and dangerous friendship with a "colored girl" her own age.

Fire the Sky

Author : W. Michael and Kathleen O'Neal Gear
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New York Times bestselling novelists W. Michael and Kathleen O’Neal Gear have long been considered the foremost chroniclers of early Native American life. Now, in a critically acclaimed, sweeping new series, they recreate the conflict-filled years following one of the first European invasions. Seen through the eyes of a courageous pair of Native Americans, Fire the Sky follows Hernando de Soto’s brutal expedition north from the Florida peninsula as the explorer plunders the heart of a complex and fragile civilization. An itinerant trader and outcast from his tribe, Black Shell was swept into the Spirit World and returned a transformed man. Now, carrying his white-feathered trader’s staff, he devotes his life to a sacred mission that only the tall, beautiful Pearl Hand—his lover, confidant and wife—truly understands. Black Shell has seen what the incomprehensibly violent, shining-armored invaders are capable of doing to his world and knows that if his people are to survive, he and his “Orphans,” a small band of fierce warriors, must kill as many Kristianos as they can. After being fought to a standstill by the courageous Apalachee Nation, de Soto has changed his tactics. He will employ promises of peace to accomplish what cannot be achieved by violence alone. Lured by a young man’s tale of gold and aided by an arrogant princess’s treachery, he makes his way through the beautiful southeastern landscape. One by one, the ancient Nations fall victim to his lies as rulers and commoners alike are tricked into enslavement. In spite of the price de Soto has placed on his head, Black Shell shadows the Kristiano advance and finds that his own legend precedes him. Some will heed Black Shell’s strategies of sacrifice and deception. Others will ignore him—and suffer unspeakable horrors as a result. In this moving, vivid portrait of a lost American civilization and a powerful love between a man and a woman, the Gears illuminate a little-understood time in our history, as this bloody conflict between two peoples hurtles toward an apocalyptic battle that may change the course of the war forever. . . .