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We Are Their Heaven : Why the Dead Never Leave Us [used book]

By: Allison DuBois

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Fireside Books: 2006

Seller ID: 0743291131

ISBN: 0743291131

Condition: Good


With this much-anticipated new book, Allison DuBois moves the thin veil between life and death even further, and answers the questions most commonly asked of mediums. About the Author: Allison Dubois's unique story, the inspiration for the hit NBC TV series Medium, started during her senior year at Arizona State University while she was interning at the D.A.'s office. Soon after, researchers at the University of Arizona validated her ability through a series of tests. Allison continues to support research as a medium, as a member of the Veritas Research Program Mediums Committee, and as a mem... View more info

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Many Lifetimes : A Memoir [used book]

By: Audrey Evans

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2006

Seller ID: 186325479X

ISBN: 186325479X

Condition: Good


Growing up in Queensland amid alcoholism, poverty and domestic violence, Audrey Evans was told she would never be as good as white people. But after a lifetime of struggle, she was determined to prove everyone wrong, and at the age of 55 she attended university for the first time. There she would not just get a piece of paper but would change her life. MANY LIFETIMES is Audrey's extraordinary true story and a powerful reminder that it's never too late to change your life. View more info

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A Song for Mary : An Irish-American Memory [used book]

By: Dennis Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 1999

Seller ID: 0732264103

ISBN: 0732264103

Condition: Good


Growing up in the rough and tumble of New York City in the 1940s and 50s, Dennis Smith was dirt-poor, Irish Catholic and missing a father. Told in a first person narrative, this is a powerful odyssey of a young man coming of age in a confusing world. Dennis Smith first ignited critical praise with Report from Engine Co. 82, a book drawn from his experiences as a New York City fireman. Now Smith returns with a new, passionately acclaimed memoir: a boisterous, poignant, often hilarious look at growing up Irish, Catholic, and poor on the sidewalks of New York. Here -- even as he dodges the slaps... View more info

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Angela's Ashes : A Memoir of a Childhood [used book]

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 1996

Seller ID: 0002558122

ISBN: 0002558122

Condition: Good


Frank McCourt's sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of growing up in New York in the 30s and in Ireland in the 40s. It is a story of extreme hardship and suffering, in Brooklyn tenements and Limerick slums - too many children, too little money, his mother Angela barely coping as his father Malachy's drinking bouts constantly brings the family to the brink of disaster. It is a story of courage and survival against apparently overwhelming odds. Written with the vitality and resonance of a work of fiction, and with a remarkable absence of sentimentality, `Angela's Ashes' is imbued on every p... View more info

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'Tis : A Memoir - The Sequel to Angela's Ashes [used book]

By: Frank McCourt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 2000

Seller ID: 0002570815

ISBN: 0002570815

Condition: Good


THE LONG-AWAITED SEQUEL TO ANGELA'S ASHES 'The reader of this stunning memoir can only hope that Mr McCourt will set down the story of his subsequent adventures in America in another book. Angela's Ashes is so good it deserves a sequel.' MICHIKO KAKUTANI, New York Times Angela's Ashes was a publishing phenomenon. Frank McCourt's critically acclaimed, lyrical memoir of his Irish-American childhood won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics' Circle Award, the Royal Society of Literature Award and the Los Angeles Times Award amongst others, and rapidly became a word-of-mouth bestseller top... View more info

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For the Love of a Son : One Afghan Woman's Quest for her Stolen Child [used book]

By: Jean Sasson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2010

Seller ID: 0385616279

ISBN: 0385616279

Condition: Good


From the time she was a little girl, Maryam rebelled against the terrible second-class existence that was her destiny as an Afghan woman. She had witnessed the miserable fate of her grandmother and three aunts, and wished she had been born a boy. As a feisty teenager in Kabul, she was outraged when the Russians invaded her country. After she made a public show of defiance, she had to flee the country for her life. A new life of freedom seemed within her grasp, but her father arranged a traditional marriage to a fellow Afghan, who turned out to be a violent man. Beaten, raped and abused, Maryam... View more info

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This is Gail : Life with and after Chris O'Brien [used book]

By: Juliette O'Brien

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2016

Seller ID: 0732299640

ISBN: 0732299640

Condition: Good


An inspiring story of one woman's journey through heartbreaking loss to renewal and new purpose. In 2008, inspirational surgeon Chris O'Brien published his bestselling memoir of his battle with brain cancer, NEVER SAY DIE. But he wasn't the only person in the O'Brien household with a powerful story to tell. Since Chris passed away in 2009, his wife Gail has gone on a journey of her own: from a busy surgeon's wife and mother of a picture-perfect family to a widow in her mid-50s, grieving not only her husband but also her son Adam, who died as a result of epilepsy a short time after Chris's d... View more info

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The Strength in Us All : Sequel to From Strength to Strength [used book]

By: Sara Henderson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Sun Books: 1994

Seller ID: 072510743X

ISBN: 072510743X

Condition: Good


Sara Henderson's life story, which began in "From Strength to Strength" continues in this sequel. It may be hard to imagine that Sara's life could become any more hectic than it already was living up on Bullo river Station and managing the million-acre property with her daughter Marlee, but that is exactly what happened after she won the 1991 Bulletin/Qantas Businesswoman of the Year. But life continued to deal Sara its heavy blows. 1992 saw her lose a court case that left Bullo River under threat. Then Marlee was diagnosed with cancer and Sara found herself close to breaking point. But when l... View more info