By Felicia Young
By Bob Gray
Housatonic is an enthralling number of own essays written through one of many town’s long term citizens. within the culture of Garrison Keillor, Bob grey bargains a perceptive, funny, and loving observation on village life.
By Linda Day,Dr. Michele Elliott
"A difficult, insightful, and infrequent work... Day's writing is self-aware, her prose dependent, and her familiarity with the nuances of the topic apparent... Moments will sear their manner into your consciousness." -Forward Reviews, five stars
"Linda Day tells her tale with candor and pulls no punches. Sane Enough is a testament... a memoir that are supposed to be required reading." -Linda Sexton, writer of Searching for Mercy highway: My trip again To My mom, Anne Sexton
"Insightful and pithy, Sane Enough brings you right into a hidden world... vital for survivors and an individual who cares approximately children."
-Dr. Michele Elliott, Order of the British Empire, Winston Churchill Fellow
"Linda opens our minds and hearts during this fantastically written memoir... emotionally riveting truth." -Roberta Dolan, writer of Say It Out Loud: Revealing and therapeutic the Scars of Sexual Abuse
"A superb booklet, fantastically written and extremely moving." -Sheri oz., writer of Overcoming formative years Sexual Trauma
"Searing, inspiring, brave, illuminating..."
-Dr. Caitilin Stetson, psychologist
"Today was once the 1st day ever that i used to be in a position to say my fact out loud in remedy ... i'm so grateful for you and that you just helped me exhale my fact in order that i'll proceed to respire. satisfied Valentine's Day Linda <3 <3" -Holly, a reader
Michele Elliott, OBE, who wrote the ahead, pioneered research of woman pedophilia in her publication lady Sexual Abuse of youngsters. famous by way of Queen Elizabeth II for her providers to young children, Elliott is the founding father of Kidscape (a united kingdom Charity of the yr) and has written 27 books translated into sixteen languages.
By Wilhelmina Harris
Through the eyes of Wilhelmina, the youngest daughter, we persist with the lives of the van der Hoek relatives in Maassluis, a strategically put city. The Dutch despised the Germans for his or her cruelty and conceitedness, and 3 of her uncles who have been sailors made for England to affix the allied forces. Her father listened to information declares from the BBC, which broadcast the Dutch Radio Oranje through the warfare, even supposing all radios have been strictly forbidden. This intended they can stay alongside of growth in the course of the struggle and secretly tell others approximately it too.
Woven in the account the writer relates info of what used to be occurring all through Holland and the poor persecution of the Jews. there have been additionally the numerous instances of bravery the place the Dutch humans, rather farmers, might disguise Jews and allied pilots.
The worst interval was once while operation industry backyard (A Bridge Too some distance) failed and the folk have been intentionally starved by means of the Germans. they'd no coal or wooden, no electrical energy, water used to be rationed and there has been no foodstuff. millions starved to dying, and the 1st ever food-drops happened through the RAF and united states in 1945.
This account isn't really unhappy, yet in its honesty it screens the resilience of the Dutch and how they coped with poor hardships.
By Erzsebet Kertesz Dobosi Croll
Little Erzsebet Kertesz used to be only a baby whilst she and her kinfolk of 8 have been uprooted from their tiny village domestic in japanese Transylvania. The onset of worldwide conflict II could strength the relations to relocate, soreness via instances of worry, poverty, and hunger. finally, Erzsebet and her relations have been torn asunder via cultural and generational modifications introduced upon by way of radical political upheavals.
Read the harrowing existence tale of writer Erzsebet Kertesz Dobosi Croll as she retells the horrors of her earlier residing below German and Soviet career, experiencing the bombing of her place of birth, and fleeing together with her first husband to the USA after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. those who were refugees will relate to this impressive tale of survival. those that haven't will empathize with the tens of hundreds of thousands of guys, ladies and kids who have been compelled to renounce their houses – and, occasionally, their lives – whereas lower than the constrained freedoms of a Communist government.
About the writer:
Erzsebet Kertesz Dobosi Croll has labored as an inside clothier and cosmetologist due to the fact relocating to the U.S. after the Hungarian Revolution. She has grown young children from her first husband and, after he died, married her moment husband, Donald. They now stay in solar urban middle, Florida. A Hungarian Woman’s existence is her first released book.
By LADY KENNARD
The concept of book was once merely born in me while I realised how little or no is understood via most of the people of all that one in every of our Allies has suffered of tragedy throughout the warfare. I put up the narrative so much tentatively, with the desire that it isn't altogether deficient.
I am indebted to Comte Etienne de Beaumont and significant Arion for the pictures which look in those pages. have been it now not for his or her kindness I must have certainly been at a loss, for topical pictures of any style emanating from Eoumania are virtually unobtainable.
By Robert Hyatt
~ HEATHER DALTON, Director, Neal Cassady: The Denver Years
“Mr. Hyatt monitors a degree of aim precision, the likes of that's seldom obvious during this fast paced, multi-tasked-out century, in supply of this legacy for these following his lead.”
~ ZACK KOPP, writer, Millennium ailment, Where’s Kopp?
“We are so happy with our expensive immense brother Bob, and that i can't let you know how chuffed the Cassadys are that Bob's fight to discover his delivery kin was once winning ! We remorse that he needed to wait see you later, and we owe an immense debt of gratitude (and many hugs) to the fantastic worker who opened her center to him and gave him the data he'd spent a life-time looking. we like having Bob in our family."
~ CATHY CASSADY SYLVIA
By Jesse Donaldson
The result's a hybrid—part memoir, half meditation on nostalgia, half catalog of Kentucky background and fable. prepared based on Kentucky geography, with one passage for every of the commonwealth’s a hundred and twenty counties, On Homesickness examines no matter if we will ever go back to the areas we’ve known as home.
By Alexandra Zapruder
Abraham Zapruder did not recognize while he ran domestic to snatch his video digital camera on November 22, 1963 that this unmarried spontaneous choice may swap his family's existence for generations to come back. initially meant as a house motion picture of President Kennedy's motorcade, Zapruder's movie of the JFK assassination is now proven in each American background category, integrated in Jeopardy and Trivial Pursuit questions, and referenced in novels and flicks. it's the most famed instance of citizen journalism, a precursor to the long-lasting pictures of our time, akin to the Challenger explosion, the Rodney King beating, and the Sep 11 assault at the dual Towers. yet few be aware of the advanced legacy of the movie itself.
Now Abraham's granddaughter, Alexandra Zapruder, is able to inform the total tale for the 1st time. With the aid of the Zapruder family's particular files, thoughts, and records, Zapruder tracks the film's torturous trip via background, all whereas American society undergoes its personal transformation, and a brand new media-driven purchaser tradition demanding situations conventional principles of privateness, possession, journalism, and information.
Part biography, half relatives heritage, and half old narrative, Zapruder demonstrates how one man's unwitting second within the highlight shifted the way in which politics, tradition, and media intersect, bringing in regards to the higher social questions that outline our age.
By India Morel