The Long Way Home

Wounded and captured at Boulogne, he was sent to the notorious Stalag VIIIB prison camp, from which he eventually escaped to freedom. This book tells the story of one of the most daring escapes of the Second World War.

Author: John McCallum

Publisher: Birlinn Publishers

ISBN: 9781843410607

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

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At the age of nineteen, Glasgow-born John McCallum signed up as a Supplementary Reservist in the Signal Corps. Wounded and captured at Boulogne, he was sent to the notorious Stalag VIIIB prison camp, from which he eventually escaped to freedom. This book tells the story of one of the most daring escapes of the Second World War.

Long Way Home

Don't miss the next stunning Thunder Road novel from acclaimed author Katie McGarry!

Author: Katie McGarry

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488015260

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 196

Don't miss the next stunning Thunder Road novel from acclaimed author Katie McGarry!

The Long Way Home

Jesselynn Highwood is traveling on the Oregon trail while back East her sister Louisa and brother Zachary are captured by Union soldiers.

Author: Lauraine Snelling

Publisher: Five Star (ME)

ISBN: 9780786236862

Category: Fiction

Page: 348

View: 883

This Civil War series conclusion brings the Highwood family to places of peace and rest after separate journeys of faith. A Secret Refuge book 3.

The Long Way Home

How lucky can one girl get?

Author: Tara Brown

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781927866016

Category:

Page: 284

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How lucky can one girl get? Just ask Jacqueline Croix. She has it all. The right fiance, money, looks, and connections. But everything comes at a cost. Sometimes that cost is looking the other way when the imperfections of your world start to show themselves. When something happens that she just can't look away from, she ends up drunk in a Chanel dress at a pity party on the beach in SC. There on the beach, she finally sees the cost of having everything is too high. Luckily, Jacqueline has one thing most girls like her do not, somewhere to run when she leaves it all behind. That somewhere happens to be to the open arms of the New York Rangers' right wing, Mike France. He has always been there through thick and thin, waiting for his chance to make her his. But how do you go from being best friends to lovers, when you know all the dirty details?"

Let s Take the Long Way Home

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Gail Caldwell's New Life, No Instructions. Praise for Let's Take the Long Way Home “Stunning . . . gorgeous . . . intense and moving . . .

Author: Gail Caldwell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1588369897

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A near-perfect memoir: beautiful, humble, intimate and filled with piercing insights. Meant to be savored and shared.”—Time They met over their dogs. Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp (author of Drinking: A Love Story) became best friends, talking about everything from their love of books and their shared history of a struggle with alcohol to their relationships with men. Walking the woods of New England and rowing on the Charles River, these two private, self-reliant women created an attachment more profound than either of them could ever have foreseen. Then, several years into this remarkable connection, Knapp was diagnosed with cancer. With her signature exquisite prose, Caldwell mines the deepest levels of devotion, and courage in this gorgeous memoir about treasuring a best friend, and coming of age in midlife. Let’s Take the Long Way Home is a celebration of the profound transformations that come from intimate connection—and it affirms, once again, why Gail Caldwell is recognized as one of our bravest and most honest literary voices. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Gail Caldwell's New Life, No Instructions. Praise for Let's Take the Long Way Home “Stunning . . . gorgeous . . . intense and moving . . . A book of such crystalline truth that it makes the heart ache.”—The Boston Globe “[Let’s Take the Long Way Home] left me intensely moved. . . . Caldwell’s greatest achievement is to rise above [death and loss] to describe both the very best that women can be together and the precious things they can, if they wish, give back to one another: power, humor, love and self-respect.”—Julie Myerson, The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice “[A] beautiful book . . . The losing isn’t the exceptional part of this story; everyone loses something, sooner or later. The wonder lies in finding it in the first place.”—Salon “A tribute to the enduring power of friendship . . . You can shelve Let’s Take the Long Way Home . . . next to The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion’s searing memoir about losing her husband to heart failure. But that’s assuming it makes it to your shelf: This is a book you’ll want to share with your own ‘necessary pillars of life,’ as Caldwell refers to her nearest and dearest. . . . A lovely gift to readers.”—Washington Post

A Long Way Home

Grace Fulton's interesting tale of her life in Rhodesia covers her parents arrival from Scotland in 1897, family, marriage, sports, business, and political upheaval, until she left Zimbabwe in 1997.

Author: Grace Fulton

Publisher: Trafford on Demand Pub

ISBN: 9781425148430

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

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Grace Fulton's interesting tale of her life in Rhodesia covers her parents arrival from Scotland in 1897, family, marriage, sports, business, and political upheaval, until she left Zimbabwe in 1997.

Long Way Home

It's about love, loss, courage and determination told with his customary modesty which fails to disguise the amazing man behind the story' Alan Johnson Dan Jarvis is an MP and a Mayor, but this is not a book about politics.

Author: Dan Jarvis

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408710706

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 951

'Dan Jarvis's story is a belter. It's about love, loss, courage and determination told with his customary modesty which fails to disguise the amazing man behind the story' Alan Johnson Dan Jarvis is an MP and a Mayor, but this is not a book about politics. This is a book about service and family - specifically his time serving in the elite Parachute Regiment, and the tragic death of his wife Caroline. Dan used to be a soldier, and although soldiering provides the backdrop to some of the book, what it is really about is love, life and death - and all the stuff that goes in between. It is about making decisions when under extreme pressure, about keeping calm, keeping going and keeping a smile on your face - well, most of the time, anyway. Specifically, it is about the two biggest challenges Dan faced and the way he tried to cope with them - taking on the Taliban in Afghanistan, and losing his wife to cancer at a tragically young age. For a long time Dan did not feel ready or able to talk about it, but ten years on, he now wants to tell the story. From the mortal danger and nerve-tangling fear of night-fighting in Helmand province to the aching heartache of bereavement, this is a unique and compelling memoir by a man of courage and character. Though it has been a hard book for Dan to write, it is a gripping and inspiring one to read.

Long Way Home

A man is burnt alive in a shed.

Author: Eva Dolan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448163307

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 992

A man is burnt alive in a shed. No witnesses, no fingerprints - only a positive ID of the victim as an immigrant with a long list of enemies. Detectives Zigic and Ferreira are called in from the Hate Crimes Unit to track the killer, and are met with silence in a Fenland community ruled by slum racketeers, people-trafficking gangs and fear. Tensions rise. The clock is ticking. But nobody wants to talk.

The Long Way Home

Author: AnnMarie Wolpe

Publisher: New Africa Books

ISBN: 9780864862822

Category: Political activists

Page: 278

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The Long Way Home

Author: Sylvia Chatfield Bates

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Page: 535

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THE LONG WAY HOME

Author: MARGOT BENARY-ISBERT

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The Long Way Home

Part Two of a Two-Book Coming of Age Series.Joy Morrison is in a new group home, safe for the first time in years. Her twin, Libby, and friend, Angel, are ready to put the past behind them and move on. Joy

Author: Jennifer Samson

Publisher: Ariesrising Media

ISBN: 9781988797182

Category:

Page: 276

View: 779

Part Two of a Two-Book Coming of Age Series. Joy Morrison is in a new group home, safe for the first time in years. Her twin, Libby, and friend, Angel, are ready to put the past behind them and move on. Joy

The Long Way Home

Author: Helen Vinter

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Asia, Southeastern

Page: 209

View: 644


A Long Way Home

This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible journey from India to Australia and back again.

Author: Saroo Brierley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698155092

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

View: 740

First it was a media sensation. Then it became the #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it’s Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara—nominated for six Academy Awards! This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible journey from India to Australia and back again... At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a couple in Australia. Despite his gratitude, Brierley always wondered about his origins. Eventually, with the advent of Google Earth, he had the opportunity to look for the needle in a haystack he once called home, and pore over satellite images for landmarks he might recognize or mathematical equations that might further narrow down the labyrinthine map of India. One day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for and set off to find his family. A Long Way Home is a moving, poignant, and inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds. It celebrates the importance of never letting go of what drives the human spirit: hope.

The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home is the summation of DeMont's years of travel, research and thought. It tells the story of what is, from the European view of things, the oldest part of Canada.

Author: John Demont

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

ISBN: 0771025130

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 238

The province's premier journalist tells the story he was born to write. No journalist has travelled the back roads, hidden vales and fog-soaked coves of Nova Scotia as widely as John DeMont. No writer has spent as much time considering its peculiar warp and weft of humanity, geography and history. The Long Way Home is the summation of DeMont's years of travel, research and thought. It tells the story of what is, from the European view of things, the oldest part of Canada. Before Confederation it was also the richest, but now Nova Scotia is among the poorest. Its defining myths and stories are mostly about loss and sheer determination. Equal parts narrative, memoir and meditation, The Long Way Home chronicles with enthralling clarity a complex and multi-dimensional story: the overwhelming of the first peoples and the arrival of a mélange of pioneers who carved out pockets of the wilderness; the random acts and unexplained mysteries; the shameful achievements and noble failures; the rapture and misery; the twists of destiny and the cold-heartedness of fate. This is the biography of a place that has been hardened by history. A place full of reminders of how great a province it has been and how great—with the right circumstances and a little luck—it could be again.

The Long Way Home

Author: Robert Bauer

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781948478182

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The Long Way HomeThe Long Way Home

A tender story celebrating the importance of keeping memories alive by Corrinne Averiss, the acclaimed author of A Dot in the Snow and The Boy on the Bench, with illustrations by Kristyna Litten, author and illustrator of Chickens Can't See ...

Author: Corinne Averiss

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781788951685

Category: Elephants

Page: 96

View: 370

A range of simple stories for new readers, with beautiful colour illustrations. Nanu and Otto are off on a climbing adventure - to the top of Lion Mountain! Otto is a born explorer, just like his grandma, who is brave and bold and can't resist the urge for adventure. But Nanu is having a forgetting day. She forgets her backpack and the name of the mountain ... and then she forgets the way home and leads them deep into the forest. Can Otto remember all the things Nanu taught him about being a great elephant explorer and guide the expedition home? A tender story celebrating the importance of keeping memories alive by Corrinne Averiss, the acclaimed author of A Dot in the Snow and The Boy on the Bench, with illustrations by Kristyna Litten, author and illustrator of Chickens Can't See in the Dark.

The Long Way Home

Or rather, find myself, and thus…you. Myself, and thus us. I am taking the long way home, Ava. * * * Christian, I’m losing my mind, and I don’t know how to stop it. I shouldn’t be writing to you, but I am.

Author: Jasinda Wilder

Publisher: Jasinda Wilder

ISBN: 1941098886

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

View: 985

I need you, Ava. I am desperate. For you. For touch. For a kiss. For the scrape of your hand down my stomach. For the slide of your lips across my hipbone. The sweep of your thigh against mine in the dulcet, drowning darkness. For the warm huff of your breath on my skin and the wet suck of your mouth around me and the building pressure of need reaching release...I am mad with need. Wild with it. I cannot have you. I have lost you, as I have lost myself. And so I go in search. Of myself, and thus the man who might return to you, and take you in his arms. I loathe each of the thousands of miles between us, but I cannot wish them away, for I hope at the end of my journey I shall find you. Or rather, find myself, and thus…you. Myself, and thus us. I am taking the long way home, Ava. * * * Christian, I’m losing my mind, and I don’t know how to stop it. I shouldn’t be writing to you, but I am. I’m friendless, loveless, and lifeless. You’re out there somewhere, and still you’re all I really have. I hate my reliance and dependence on you, emotionally and otherwise, and that reliance is something I’m coming to recognize. I hate that I can’t hate you as much as I want to. I hate that I still love you so much. I hate that there’s no clear solution to our conundrum. Even if we could forgive each other, what then? I hate you, Christian. I really do. But most of all, I don’t. It’s complicated. Complicatedly (still) yours, Ava

Long Way Home

He could even feel at home with them – couldn’t he? Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master storyteller with this book about orphans, family, love and finding a place one can call home.

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 1780317360

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Long Way Home is a heartfelt tale of an orphaned boy in search of family from War Horse author and former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. Another summer. Another foster family. George has already made up his mind to run away, back to the children’s home. None of the previous families have wanted him. Why should the Dyers be any different? But George begins to feel at ease with Tom Dyer and his sister Storme, even happy, and changes his mind. He could even feel at home with them – couldn’t he? Michael Morpurgo, demonstrates why he is considered to be the master storyteller with this book about orphans, family, love and finding a place one can call home. He has written more than one hundred books for children including An Eagle in the Snow, Listen to the Moon, Private Peaceful, and An Elephant in the Garden and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children’s Book Award and has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal four times.

Lion

This edition features new material from Saroo about his childhood, including a new foreword and a Q&A about his experiences and the process of making the film.

Author: Saroo Brierley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0425291774

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

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The young readers' edition of the true story that inspired Lion, the Academy Award nominated film starring Dev Patel, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, and Nicole Kidman. When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost home town half a world away, he made global headlines. Saroo had become lost on a train in India at the age of five. Not knowing the name of his family or where he was from, he survived for weeks on the streets of Kolkata before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by a couple in Australia. Despite being happy in his new family, Saroo always wondered about his origins. When he was a young man the advent of Google Earth led him to pore over satellite images of India for landmarks he recognized. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for and set off on a journey to find his mother. This edition features new material from Saroo about his childhood, including a new foreword and a Q&A about his experiences and the process of making the film. "The emotional journey of Saroo Brierley (Patel) . . . will melt hearts around the globe."—People magazine "Amazing stuff."—The New York Post