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Dear Rhonda: Life Lessons from a Father to His Daughter

By: Kornegay, Demitri

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U. S. A., Villard Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001915


Demitri Kornegay has served as a police officer for almost two decades. Because of the nature of his profession, he knew that he could be killed in the line of duty at any time. And this knowledge forced him to wonder how he could ever properly convey to his daughter, Rhonda, all of the fatherly advice that he had accumalted over the years. So Demitri started writing letters to her. With each letter, he tackled a difficult subject and ended up touching on everything from... View more info

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Seven Daughters

By: Lieferant, Henry and Sylvia

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Coward-Mccann, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004042


A poignant story of the Lieferant family, in which their father wanted a son and instead had seven daughters. Their large farm was self-sufficient that prospered under Joe's excellent management outdoors and Sabina's indoors. To the extent that he wanted boys, he tended to revolt against the girls. He believed that if he became reconciled to being the father to all daughters, the Lord might think him content to get along without a son. At a critical moment for the whole ... View more info

An Exaltation of Home and Family

By: Lipton, James

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Villard Books: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000980


Lipton subjects the icons of home and family to his penetrating scrutiny. What 'clutch of families' won't see itself mirrored in 'a mutter of mothers-in-law, a mash of couch potatoes, a chisel of repairmen, or a heaven of holidays'? This book is a treasure trove of pleasures that will have everyone inventing his own vivid collectives, and is designed to become yet another instant classic with loyal Lipton fans and newcomers to his wonderland of wickedly fun literature. U... View more info

An Adopted Woman

By: Maxtone-Graham, Katrina

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Remi Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001027


This is the dramatic story of one woman's determination to know the truth of her adoption. In a painful struggle and against steep odds. Katrina pressed her claim for answers, whatever those answers might be. The struggle began in April 1973, when Katrina discovered that an adoption agency in New York was holding a secret file on her. Before that moment, her origins and early childhood were a vacuum. But access was denied to that file. Katrina persevered, challenging the... View more info

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Train Tracks: Family Stories for the Holidays

By: Savage, Michael

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004181


The holidays. Its the time when families gather and reflect on the past year, to remember losses, to toast triumphs, to look forward to new beginnings. In the spirit of the season, beloved author and radio host Michael Savage's Train Tracks reminds us how every member of our family - in fact, each individual we encounter through time - contributes essential gifts to our life story. Includes 45 very personal true tales. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

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Learning to Fall: the Blessings of an Imperfect Life

By: Simmons, Philip

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 2003

Seller ID: 004182


The author was thirty-five years old, a husband and father, when he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease. His doctor told him he had five years to live. For the next ten years, he embarked on a spiritual journey, whose fruits he shares in this book through twelve essays..; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Remains: Non-Viewable

By: Young, John Sacret

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U. S. A., Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002680


When John Sacret Young's cousin Doug was killed in Vietnam, Young learned that the remains of every Vietnam casualty fell into one of two official categories: Viewable of Non-Viewable. He also realized that such categories applied to how his New England family faced its own history. This memoir is beautifully written and profoundly moving. It is a powerful and persuasive examination of fathers and sons, of war and remembrance, and of family and self. 8vo - over 7¾"... View more info