Glory Over Everything

Glory Over Everything

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Continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of a slave and the master of Tall Oaks plantation, whose deadly secret compels him to take a treacherous journey through the Underground Railroad.

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Genre : Fugitive slaves
Author by : Kathleen Grissom
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017
File : 370 Pages
ISBN : 9781476748443


The Kitchen House

The Kitchen House

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"In 1790, Lavinia, a seven-year-old Irish orphan with no memory of her past, arrives on a tobacco plantation where she is put to work as an indentured servant with the kitchen house slaves. Though she becomes deeply bonded to her new family, Lavinia is also slowly accepted into the world of the big house, where the master is absent and the mistress battles opium addiction. As time passes she finds herself perilously straddling two very different worlds and when loyalties are brought into question, dangerous truths are laid bare and lives are at risk."--Publisher's description.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Kathleen Grissom
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-10-21
File : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9781476790145


Glory Over Everything

Glory Over Everything

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Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom | Summary & Analysis Preview: Glory Over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom is the sequel to the author’s debut novel, The Kitchen House (2010). Set in 1830, it is the story of 33-year-old James Burton’s journey into the antebellum South to rescue his friend Henry’s son, Pan, who has been captured by slave catchers. James Burton, formerly Jamie Pyke, whose mother, Belle, was half black and whose father, Marshall, was white, is passing for a white man in Philadelphia. Twenty years earlier, James fled from his childhood home, the Tall Oaks plantation in southern Virginia, shortly after learning that Belle was his mother. He was raised as a white child by his white grandmother. At only 13 years old, James shot and killed Marshall, whom up until then he believed was his brother. Marshall was a cruel man who threatened to sell James into slavery. After escaping to Philadelphia, James was robbed and Henry, a runaway slave, came to his aid… PLEASE NOTE: This is summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Glory Over Everything: Summary of the Book Important People Character Analysis Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Instaread
Publisher : Instaread Summaries
Release : 2016-05-27
File : 37 Pages
ISBN : 9781683783107


Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory

Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory

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Written with all the scathing dark humor that is a hallmark of BoJack Horseman, Raphael Bob-Waksberg delivers a fabulously off-beat collection of short stories about love—the best and worst thing in the universe. Featuring: • A young engaged couple forced to deal with interfering relatives dictating the appropriate number of ritual goat sacrifices for their wedding. • A pair of lonely commuters who ride the subway in silence, forever, eternally failing to make that longed-for contact. • A struggling employee at a theme park of U.S. presidents who discovers that love can’t be genetically modified. And fifteen more tales of humor, romance, whimsy, cultural commentary, and crushing emotional vulnerability.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Raphael Bob-Waksberg
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2019-06-11
File : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781524732028


Views And Reviews

Views And Reviews

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Genre : English literature
Author by : Henry James
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Release : 1908
File : 241 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015066051551


Elements Of Life

Elements Of Life

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How much do we know ourselves is critically very important and perhaps very essential. Life we do face many curves up and down while in course of life. Marriage, becoming parent, life traumas and recoveries, retiring from jobs, empty nest, loss of relations, death of beloved. So yes various experiences... We get tired sometimes and immediately ask a question "why me?," but do remember the universe is not short of any wakeup calls we are just very quick in reactions. The four elements of life Air, Water, Earth, Fire are the only truth which than render the whole meaning of being as a human. Are we authentic? Are we living in courage? Are we kind and in patience? Are we grateful? How we face life and respond to life is all that matters. Elements of Life explores the options and choices which will help you to live more in tune with what you want from life. Motivational chapters simple questions based on elements of life - air, fire, water and earth providing simple strategies of life help you to live in harmony with yourself, others and the world, enhancing you to be true to your values and to interact with others while being In more patience. To do otherwise is to foster discontentment and unhappiness, but everyone wants to be in peace and lead a happy life in the end of the day. Living in moderation balancing all the elements of being authentic, being in peace, being grateful, being a little more compassionate can improve the very purpose of being in this awesome life.

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Author by : Inderjit Kaur
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Release : 2014-12-24
File : 166 Pages
ISBN : 9384391689


Dappled Glory

Dappled Glory

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Life in the coal mines of Ohio and Pennsylvania was fraught with tragedy, illness and death in the early 20th Century. Irish immigrant Jamie Burns fights anti-Irish sentiment and danger, both in the mines and out. In Southeastern Ohio, the Markhams continue to build their merchandising empire, with builder Fred Hunt providing both inspiration for the Markhams and a distraction for several women whose paths cross his. Fictitious characters interact with real historical figures in this look at the early days of the United Mine Workers of America in the Appalachian Valley coal region.

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Genre : Athens (Ohio)
Author by : Diane Mechem Kinser
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Release : 2010-09-15
File : 272 Pages
ISBN : 0984462759


The Power Of Light

The Power Of Light

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Author by : Wilson Santos
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Release : 2016-02
File : Pages
ISBN : 1942991193


When Time Stood Still

When Time Stood Still

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Our lives are spent watching the clock. We go to sleep by it. Wake up to it. Rely on it. Race it.It's easy to forget that we're only given so much.We ignore it because we're convinced we'll always have more.I am proof that we aren't promised anything.The clock owes us nothing.I know this because not only was Time my name, I wasn't given enough of it.Sure I had challenges but I vowed to make the most of it, of my young life.My limitations wouldn't hold me back.Time was on my side.Then I was told otherwise.Now the clock was working against me.I would face this disease alone.Then he walked in and changed everything.He gave me a reason to fight.He helped me prepare.Like others before me, when time slowed I wasn't ready.I begged for more.But the clock, it stopped for no one.On the day my world went black, I refused to take him with me.Only he didn't listen.I was a doctor.A bringer of bad news.I read the chart.She was fucked.My hands, they were tied.I was a doctor who could not heal what was beyond that door.I had no hope to offer her.But I wanted this over with.The sooner the better.I walked in, looked up and saw color.Not one.All of them.They surrounded her.She was a patient.You did not cross that line.I would not cross that line.I should have kept my eyes closed.Life was easier when you didn't see.But they were open now.They saw her.They saw everything.Suddenly invisible lines ceased to matter.For me, Time mattered.How far would you go to make sure the one you loved had enough of it?Would you challenge the clock?Help them prepare?Could you watch them suffer?Could you accept a life without them in it?Or, would you follow them into the darkness?I did. This is our story.

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Author by : K. S. Adkins
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2015-08-06
File : 204 Pages
ISBN : 1515394107


The Bad Canadian

The Bad Canadian

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IN A PLACE OF PEACEDURING A TIME OF WARTHE UNFORGIVEN WILL NOT GO FORGOTTEN.Edenville, 1940. In a rural hamlet where the majority of men are overseas to fight Hitler's Nazi war machine, someone is killing veterans of the first world war. Wartime Special Constable 'Lame' Eddie Sommers, a crippled rich boy and the butt of derision, is doing his best to fill a uniform he believes in, yet wears too large. Inexperienced and out of his depth, he turns to a former detective and veteran of the western front for assistance.Involving Marshall Geary might be his biggest mistake.Marshall wears a copper mask, as much to hide behind as to conceal his disfigurements. He struggles against howling flashbacks and the lingering stench of his own concealed crimes.In a town meant for sanctuary, repressed horrors awaken like worms in a collapsing coffin. The closer they get to the truth, the nearer everyone is dragged to their limits, their failings and their buried pasts.

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Author by : Leonard G. Mokos
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Release : 2016-10-24
File : 226 Pages
ISBN : 1539724042