All We Had

Author: Annie Weatherwax
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476755221
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“Smart and unflinchingly honest and brilliantly voiced, All We Had is a remarkably
accomplished and compelling first novel. Annie Weatherwax's other artistic
persona as a visual artist has made her an instant expert at one of the most
challenging but fundamental skills of a fiction writer: the ability to render the mo-
ment to moment sensual thereness of a scene. I can't wait to see what she writes
next.” —Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Good Scent from a
Strange ...

Words Were All We Had

Author: María de la Luz Reyes
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807770764
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Were. All. We. Had: Reflections. on. Becoming. Biliterate. Josué M. González
Josué González's educational and literacy journey began in the Rio Grande
Valley of Texas where Spanish played an essential role in everyday life, and
where Chicanos constituted a numerical majority. As a student, Josué was
surrounded by role models from his own cultural community—a testament that
they were a vital part of the social fabric of society. In these sociocultural contexts
where individuals ...

All We Had Was Each Other

Author: Don Wallis
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253334282
Size: 28.54 MB
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Elsie Perry Payne: We realiy did have, despite our deprivations. everything we
really needed. We cared for each other. We helped each other. We belonged to
each other. All we had was each other, and that's all we needed. When I began
making this book, I perceived a problem. The story I wanted the book to tell was
someone else's story, about something — the lives of Black people, their
distinctive culture — I knew nothing about, perhaps could not understand. I was
white and they ...

All We Had In Common

Author: Eva Elle Rose
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781848977938
Size: 38.98 MB
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The closeness which can develop between two people who, on the surface, appear too different or too distant can turn into something which defines us as a human being. Such is the relationship between Dodi and her daughter-in-law, Eva.

Well Of Time

Author: steven ross keith
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557329396
Size: 76.69 MB
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Really way back then we had to get up and change channels. Out there. Out
where we lived were there even three channels? If there were, they were fuzzy
and not on all day and all night. This was way before MTV. When Laurence Welk,
when Ed Sullivan ruled the airways. And we, we were captive. We were held
subject to what we were offered. And I swear I know we were at that, at that time
twenty, thirty years behind the world. I was digging, digging potatoes. Shoveling
sidewalks ...

Farthest North

Author: Fridtjof Nansen
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626369615
Size: 59.29 MB
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We had to keep the boat outside the surf, and haul both skins and flesh on board
with a line; a good deal of water came with them, but there was no help for it. And
then we had to row north along the shore against the wind and sea as hard as we
could. It was very tough work. The wind had increased, and it was all we could do
to make headway against it. Seals were diving round us, white whales coming
and going, but we had no eyes for them now. Suddenly Henriksen called out that
 ...

The Master Of The Dream World

Author: Sandra Chandler
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449715621
Size: 52.69 MB
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Even as we were shoved into the huts along with the others, the two unfortunate
souls were ...” Marcus paused, gave a violent shake of his head. “... torn apart
before our very eyes; their limbs carted off for the natives to gnaw upon. Imagine
our horror when we realized that we had stumbled upon an island inhabited by
cannibals. I had heard of such places but had been fortunate enough to avoid
them in my many travels. All we could think and talk about was how to escape,
get back to ...

Against All Hope

Author: Armando Valladares
Publisher: Encounter Books
ISBN: 1594033854
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and the occasional frog were all we heard. The water in the marshes came up to
our ankles. It was cold, and a light north wind began to blow a little stronger. That
was a blessing for us, because it swept away the clouds of mosquitoes. I had lost
one of my gloves, the left one, I didn't know where. I had realized it before we left
the second false scent for the dogs. I couldn't take my hand out of my pocket, the
mosquitoes had bitten it so much. Ten minutes, and Brito hadn't returned.

All We Leave Behind

Author: David Baird
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1469753391
Size: 56.70 MB
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TWeWe week had past. I was in my car heading downtown. The traffic was
practically at a stand still. I could only imagine there was an accident up head. I'd
had my gastro appointment and they told me my stomach was healing well. They
said as long as I kept taking the medication and following the dietary restrictions
laid out for me I should be fine. It was some relief, one less thing to worry about. I'
d kept up my jogging even though it had begun to get colder. We had our first
snowfall ...