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"But Sir"

by Merv McRae

<p>Merv was brought up as one of 14 children. His father was a farmer, and for most of his life, Merv was a farmer. He volunteered to join the army during the second World War, and was sent to Singapore. When a decision was made that Singapore ...

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’Membering

by Austin Clarke

<i>2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature — Longlisted</i><br/> <i>2016 RBC Taylor Prize — Longlisted</i><br/> <br/> <b>The unforgettable memoir of Giller Prize–winning author and poet Austin Clarke, called “Canada’s first multicultural ...

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12 Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup

<div style="display: block;"> <p>This unforgettable memoir was the basis for the Academy Award-winning film 12 Years a Slave. This is the true story of Solomon Northup, born a freeman in New York. He lived the American dream, with a house and a ...

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12 Years A Slave

The original story behind the Oscar Winning Best Picture.

by Solomon Northup

Twelve Years A Slave is subtitled Narrative of Solomon Northup, citizen of New York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853 from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana. This subtitle accurately describes the book

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12 YEARS A SLAVE (Voices From The Past Series)

True Story behind the Oscar-Winning Movie: Memoir of Solomon Northup, a Free-Born African American Who Was Kidnapped and Sold into Slavery

by Solomon Northup

This carefully crafted ebook: "12 YEARS A SLAVE (Voices From The Past Series)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Excerpt: "Having been born a freeman, and for more than thirty years enjoyed the ...

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50 Years with my hands in a basin: A memoir by Susan Ratapu

by Susan Ratapu

<p>...<br />"There was always something happening on the farm. Our cousins from Wellington were not used to the farm, and we would play tricks on them. I can remember they wanted to know how the milk came out of the cow, and Dad told them he ...

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60s Singapore

by P J Parsons

A not too serious look at life in a Singapore undergoing the transition from a long-established British colony to an independent state. This is seen through the eyes of a young family transported from London suburbia to the totally different ...

ISBN: 9780722345696

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61 Minutes in Munich

Liverpool FC's First Black Footballer

by Howard Gayle

In April 1981, Howard Gayle was summoned from the substitutes' bench and sent on to play for Liverpool in the second leg of a European Cup semi-final at German champions Bayern Munich. The previous October, by filling the same role at Manchester

ISBN: 9781909245396

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A Backward Glance

by Beverley Cowcher

A beautiful and gentle story of a branch of the Mainland family, beginning with their early years in Australia. After establishing their roots in country Victoria, the family migrated to the farming community of Narrogin, in Western Australia, ...

ISBN: 9781925442625

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A Cajun In France: Journeys to Assimilations

by Sidney Bellard

<p data-version='1.1'>Sidney “Pierre” Bellard is not a celebrity, but for an American, he has lived a most unusual life. His first language is Cajun French, and of his father’s lineage, he was the first to be a high school and college graduate. ...

ISBN: 9781386532200

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A Candid Look Inside the Minds of Chinese University Freshmen

by Oscar -Oz Benson

<p>In colleges and universities today around the world students are living and working toward a hopeless situation many think. They realize that the markets are flooded with people and that there are fewer and fewer jobs that are good all the ...

ISBN: 9781301012206

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A Change in the Wind

Un Cambio En El Viento

by Labriano Anaya

“Pondering the tragic events which had forever changed his life, a lone figure sat quietly with his chair angled back against the stone wall. In the distance, the village church bells began to chime while passing clouds sporadically covered the ...

ISBN: 9781483591803

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A Change of Consciousness: A Hippie’s Memoir of the Sixties and Beyond

by Rand L. Greenfield

<p>1968. San Francisco transformed a naïve 18-year old preppie from a small town in the Midwest into a hippie. Here are the tales of a time of seeking magic. These are the stories of an aged hippie, of the times he lived through and where they ...

ISBN: 9781627471527

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A Cup of Honey

The Story of a Young Holocaust Survivor, Eliezer Ayalon

by Neile Sue Friedman

<div>or ten-year-old Lazorek Hershenfis in Radom, Poland, life with his family is joyful. Lazorek’s father, Israel (known as Srul”) operates a leather-cutting business, and the family spends idyllic summers harvesting fruit from orchards in the

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A DAUGHTER’S MEMOIR OF GROWING UP BAHÁ’Í

by Diana Rouse Kaufman

<p>Ray and Estelle Rouse became Bahá'ís in 1941 and raised three children who also became Bahá'ís. Over the course of sixty-two years of marriage, they lived in Washington DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, ...

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A Double Portion

by Jaquie Sherrard

Living life to its fullest should always be a priority and should be pursued for the rest of ones life. Situations occur. This is what life is. Some situations come to train you how to live life; some are there to take you out. Nonetheless, not ...

ISBN: 9781942451686

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A Dying People

The Story of a 13-year old rape victim

by Gibson W. Jerue

A war that loses its objectives like the fourteen-year civil war in Liberia makes innocent civilians targets and victimizes the vulnerable. A Dying People is a true story of a thirteen-year-old unwilling sex slave raped multiple times by her ...

ISBN: 9781456859787

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A Forgotten Land

Growing Up in the Jewish Pale: Based on the Recollections of Pearl Unikow Cooper

by Lisa Cooper

<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Based on recorded conversations Lisa Cooper’s father had with his mother, Pearl, about her early life in Ukraine, <I>A Forgotten Land </I>is the story of one Jewish family in the Russian Empire in ...

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A Forgotten Land: Growing Up in the Jewish Pale: Based on the Recollections of Pearl Unikow Cooper

by Cooper, Lisa

<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Based on recorded conversations Lisa Cooper&#8217;s father had with his mother, Pearl, about her early life in Ukraine, <I>A Forgotten Land </I>is the story of one Jewish family in the Russian ...

ISBN: 9789655242188

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A Gentleman of Color

The Life of James Forten

by Julie Winch

Winch has written the first full-length biography of James Forten, a hero of African American history and one of the most remarkable men in 19th-century America. Born into a free black family in 1766, Forten served in the Revolutionary War as a ...

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