boys in the trees a memoir

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Boys In The Trees

Author : Carly Simon
ISBN : 9781250095909
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Carly Simon's New York Times bestselling memoir, Boys in the Trees, reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top 40 hits, including the #1 song "You're So Vain." She was the first artist in history to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for her song "Let the River Run" from the movie Working Girl. The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture, but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart. Simon brilliantly captures moments of creative inspiration, the sparks of songs, and the stories behind writing "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets" among many others. Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics, as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor.

Stories For Boys A Memoir

Author : Gregory Martin
ISBN : 9780983850465
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 47. 67 MB
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In this memoir of fathers and sons, Gregory Martin struggles to reconcile the father he thought he knew with a man who has just survived a suicide attempt; a man who had been having anonymous affairs with men throughout his thirty-nine years of marriage; and who now must begin his life as a gay man. At a tipping point in our national conversation about gender and sexuality, rights and acceptance, Stories for Boys is about a father and a son finding a way to build a new relationship with one another after years of suppression and denial are given air and light. Martin’s memoir is quirky and compelling with its amateur photos and grab-bag social science and literary analyses. Gregory Martin explores the impact his father’s lifelong secrets have upon his life now as a husband and father of two young boys with humor and bracing candor. Stories for Boys is resonant with conflicting emotions and the complexities of family sympathy, and asks the questions: How well do we know the people that we think we know the best? And how much do we have to know in order to keep loving them?

Boy 30529 A Memoir

Author : Felix Weinberg
ISBN : 9781781680780
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Chronicles the author's Holocaust experience which began at age twelve, detailing his survival at five concentration camps, the loss of his mother and brother in the camps, and his reunion with his father in Britain after the war.

The Pilgrim S Progress A New Edition With A Memoir And Notes Principally Selected From Bunyan S Works By George Offor Illustrated By John Gilbert With Plates

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ISBN : BL:A0021227572
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Beamish Boy A Memoir

Author : Albert Flynn DeSilver
ISBN : 9781452446110
Genre : Religion
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The Gospel Of Trees

Author : Apricot Irving
ISBN : 9781451690453
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author shares her memories of growing up in Haiti as the daughter of an idealistic missionary, exploring her experiences living in a hospital compound as her family and the country experienced a period of upheaval.

Forest And The Trees

Author : Floyd McGowin
ISBN : 9781603063746
Genre : History
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Norman Floyd McGowin Jr. was born into a prosperous family whose W. T. Smith Lumber Company dominated the small town of Chapman in Butler County in south Alabama. Family members achieved distinction in business, politics, the arts, and society. Floyd grew up, as he put it, during "periods of our region's and country's history that have encompassed momentous social, political, economic, and technological change. More took place in the last two-thirds of the 20th century along these lines than probably during any comparable period. My life has been full and interesting, and I have been privileged to know a lot of people and be involved in situations that illustrate change in both the physical aspects of life as well as the values that affect it." Thus while in that "era of my life between active employment and impotent geezerhood, where I see things with more clarity and truth than previously," he decided to write a memoir so that his grandson Peter and other young people "might better understand what is different and what is the same with regard to the past." His story unfolds in three parts: family, early education, and surroundings; Yale University and the Marine Corps; and his years in business. "It is my hope that this book will pay adequate tribute to those people and times that have formed mine," he wrote.

Memoir Of The Late Alfred Smee F R S

Author : Elizabeth Mary Odling
ISBN : UCAL:$B36254
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Markus Planter Of Trees

Author : Elizabeth Meyer Liener
ISBN : 9781475946277
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Growing up in the idyllic town of Bardejov, Czechoslovakia, before World War II, Marcus Rosenberg’s rights and freedoms as a Jew were protected by a democratic government. When the fascist Hlinka party gained control of the country in 1939, however, the situation took a dramatic turn. Sympathetic to the Third Reich, the new government instigated a vast number of Nazi-like, anti-Jewish laws and began deporting its Jewish citizens to the east. The Rosenberg family was torn apart by war, deportations, and horrific experiences in the Nazi death camps. Miraculously, Marcus Rosenberg and three of his siblings survived, returning to Bardejov to rebuild their lives. Within a few short years, the country was again taken over, this time by Communists, and the Rosenbergs escaped to the United States. In Markus, Planter of Trees, author Elizabeth Meyer Liener narrates the daring and courageous story of Marcus Rosenberg—revealing tragedy and renewal, the building of a new life, lofty dreams, endless work, and noteworthy accomplishments. She shows how Rosenberg’s inspiring and important successes came not only in the world of business, but in the world of philanthropy and religious perpetuity as well. He was a man of tenacity and perseverance, a role model, and a builder of community.

Memoirs

Author : Hezekiah Oladipo Olagunju Davies
ISBN : UCAL:B3714328
Genre : Lawyers
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