What They Never Told You About Boston

Author: Walt Kelley
Publisher: Down East Books
ISBN: 1608932737
Size: 48.26 MB
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What They Never Told You About Boston. Everything you ever wanted to know about Beantown. Rumors, myths, superstitions -- all the secrets are revealed in this book by a former Boston taxi driver who''s heard it all.

Things The Manual Never Told You

Author: Jack McGrath
Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
ISBN:
Size: 36.34 MB
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Things The Manual Never Told You. Offers advice on how to operate the IBM Personal Computer and use it for spreadsheets, data bases, and word processing

The Tears Of Lady Liberty

Author: Frank Farwell Boston
Publisher: Inspiring Voices
ISBN: 1462407862
Size: 34.82 MB
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The Tears Of Lady Liberty. This historical novel is a cautionary tale intended to emphasize how history repeats in liberty's battle against tyranny. It spans four dramatic timeframes of the French Revolution's "reign of terror," the American Civil War, the Prague Spring Uprising in the height of the cold war, and concludes in the desperate Iranian Revolution, which ushered in an age of terrorism and war on freedom. The saga chronicles the genealogy of a French family which escapes the guillotines of Paris to live in Prague, Bohemia, in the 1800s. From there, the story morphs into the struggle of one of this same family's French/Czech descendants who immigrated to America, as he fought in the Battle of Shiloh. The storyline returns to the days in Prague, 1968, as an "Arab Spring" phenomenon occurred to overthrow their oppressive rule, only to be followed by a new "reign of terror." The final segment of the book takes the reader to the streets of Tehran, Iran, as a repeat of the revolt against a monarchy, as in France, resulted in mayhem and violence. The book is a thus a cautionary tale for the days we live in. Finally, there is an emotional, personal study of survival despite oppression, which those persecuted under tyranny learned. The repeated character of Pierre, Pjeter, and Peter tells of this family's eventual escape to freedom. Uniquely, the story is told by the Statue of Liberty herself, as she narrates the saga on the morning of September 11, 2001.

Everything I Never Told You

Author: Celeste Ng
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101634618
Size: 68.95 MB
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Everything I Never Told You. New York Times Bestseller · A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice · Winner of the Alex Award· Winner of the APALA Award for Fiction · NEA Big Read Selection Don't miss Celeste Ng’s new novel, Little Fires Everywhere, coming September 2017. NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: NPR · San Francisco Chronicle · Entertainment Weekly · The Huffington Post · Buzzfeed · Amazon · Grantland · Booklist · St. Louis Post Dispatch · Shelf Awareness · Book Riot · School Library Journal · Bustle · Time Out New York · Mashable · Cleveland Plain Dealer “Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

Joshua Is Missing

Author: Sarah Burakoff
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595346383
Size: 39.51 MB
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Joshua Is Missing. It is twenty years since six-year-old Joshua Horton disappeared from his schoolyard leaving no clues. The kidnapping remains unsolved. His mother is convinced that Joshua is still alive and one day will return to her. Dr. Joshua Benton, raised in London, England by devoted parents, is hired by Harvard as a Scientist and Researcher. Joshua accepts the opportunity to work with the prestigious group in Harvard and moves to Cambridge, Mass. where due to a series of accidental events he finds himself engrossed in unraveling the mystery of the kidnapped Joshua Horton

Boston

Author: Patricia Harris
Publisher: Compass America Guides
ISBN: 9781878867766
Size: 12.14 MB
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Boston. Created by local writers and photographers, Compass American Guides are the ultimate insider's guides, providing in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of America's most spectacular destinations. This photo-packed guide to Boston contains everything there is to see and do from the Freedom Trail and Beacon Hill walking tours to day trips to Lexington, Concord, and Plymouth; loads of historical and cultural background; topical essays and literary excerpts; archival images; detailed color maps, and unique regional dining and lodging options. These gorgeous full-color guides are perfect for new and longtime residents as well as vacationers who want a deep understanding of Boston and its surrounding areas.

The Book Of Dreams

Author: Sir Harlan Walters
Publisher: Booktango
ISBN: 1468940279
Size: 45.18 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Book Of Dreams. The Book Of Dreams is a story of Love, Heartbreak, Drugs, Travels and Carnivals across the United States. Mostly this is a love and heartbreak story of a person so in love and their fall from grace! The book details my 2012 trip across the United States fueled by love and drugs and my story from the fairs and carnivals across America. It's a long story from Florida to California and a lot of bad and good too. This is a story of heart break and sorrow is a sad story without the happy ending. Read and find out the truth from a story of my travels. It's a 24/7 non stop party page after page! Based on true events across the United States!

Mini Rough Guide To Boston

Author: David Fagundes
Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
ISBN: 9781858285214
Size: 34.65 MB
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Mini Rough Guide To Boston. This compact Rough Guide traces Boston's revolutionary past and revitalized present, from Brahmins and baked beans to hip bars and bookstores. Also included is extensive coverage of Cambridge--home to Harvard University and the site of a great cafe scene. 12 pages of color maps.

The Boston Girl

Author: Anita Diamant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857208926
Size: 62.93 MB
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The Boston Girl. When Addie Baum's 22-year old granddaughter asks her about her childhood, Addie realises the moment has come to relive the full history that shaped her. Addie Baum was a Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant Jewish parents who lived a very modest life. But Addie's intelligence and curiosity propelled her to a more modern path. Addie wanted to finish high school and to go to college. She wanted a career, to find true love. She wanted to escape the confines of her family. And she did. Told against the backdrop of World War I, and written with the same immense emotional impact that has made Diamant's previous novels bestsellers, The Boston Girl is a moving portrait of one woman's complicated life in the early 20th Century, and a window into the lives of all women seeking to understand the world around them.