Jane is determined not to take swimming ons.
It's 1921 and eighteen-year-old Daisy May and her little sister Mary-Jane, who is six, are orphaned. Times are tough and, to support her sister, Daisy has to work hard as a dancer in a nightclub, getting home late and hardly seeing Mary-Jane. One night a fire starts and Mary-Jane is alone in the house. The night's events lead to the sisters being split up and Daisy May begins to fear that she will never see Mary-Jane again...
A Souls of My Sisters Book No woman comes into this world with all the answers, but every woman can learn from her sisters. In the Essence(R) #1 national bestseller Souls of My Sisters, strong, successful black women shared their unforgettable personal stories of faith, hope, and healing. Now, a dynamic new group of young sisters with hopes and dreams, fears and struggles, just like you, tells their stories of triumph over adversity for the generation coming up. . . Being a young woman today means belonging to an ever expanding global community, filled with new opportunities--and complicated challenges. With change comes choices, and making the right ones isn't always easy. The journey can seem overwhelming--but you're not alone. Whether you're dealing with issues of self-esteem, dating, domestic violence, cyber stalking, or racial profiling, within these pages a diverse gathering of women, including entrepreneurs, activists, and entertainers, have words of wisdom, inspiration, and practical information for you. So if you're headed to college, in the midst of your quarter-life crisis, or getting your career or family started, look to your sisters and their heartwarming, sometimes heartbreaking, but always encouraging real-life stories. "Souls of My Sisters let all women know it was okay to tell your story and now Souls of My Young Sisters helps young women struggling through life's challenges tell their stories and heal all of us. A must read for all women!" --Kyla Pratt, Actress "If you can't reach a girlfriend to pour out your heart, read Souls of My Sisters. .
.Souls is just the thing when you need an extra boost."--Heart and Soul magazine Dawn Marie Daniels brings a spirited array of professional credentials to her role as editor of Souls of My Sisters books. She was the editorial force behind a number of award-winning authors, and has utilized her position and power as one of the book industry's premier editors to ensure that African American projects get the attention they deserve. Daniels has established a commanding presence in adult nonfiction with such books as In the Meantime and One Day My Soul Just Opened Up, both New York Times bestsellers by Iyanla Vanzant. She utilized her years of publishing experience to bring new talent to the surface and helped push them to the forefront of the publishing industry. Daniels' authors have been published by various imprints such as Prentice Hall Press, Fireside, Touchstone, S&S Aguilar, Scribner, Simon & Schuster, and Pocket Books. Candace Sandy is the President of Candace Sandy Communications, a multimedia cooperative targeting women.
For over ten years, Sandy has also served as the communications director for Chairman Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY) of the Sixth Congressional District, a member of the House Foreign Service and Financial Services Committees. In her capacity as communications director, Sandy has managed both national and international media campaigns in countries that have included Africa, Canada, the Caribbean, China, Colombia, Cuba, Great Britain, India, Israel, Malaysia, Peru, and Venezuela. A frequent lecturer who has served on several high-profile political campaigns, Sandy has worked tirely on behalf of women's issues, including poverty, domestic violence, youth prostitution, anticrime, financial literacy, and reentry into New York City. Sandy is the former general manager of New York University radio station WNYU 89.1 FM. As a former Radio Advertising Bureau Mercury AD/LAB Fellow, Sandy covered the 1993 and 1997 Presidential Inaugurations and the 1996 Summer Olympics, and has conducted radio interviews with numerous celebrities, including Pam Grier, Stevie Wonder, and Will Smith.
В романе "Последнее лето" известный русский писатель Константин Симонов продолжает рассказ о героических судьбах своих главных героев: генерале Серпилине, генерале Львове, генерале Бойко, полковнике Ильине, капитане Синцове, с которыми читатель уже знаком по романам "Живые и мертвые" и "Солдатами не рождаются". Третий роман также был отмечен вниманием критики, а его сюжет лег в основу сценария фильма "Направление главного удара" из знаменитой киноэпопеи "Освобождение". Основное действие романа разворачивается в 1944 году в Белоруссии, сильнее всего пострадавшей во время фашистской оккупации. Генерал Серпилин, талантливый военачальник, прошедший все круги ада войны, ведет в бой стотысячную армию и успешно завершает разгром Бобруйской и Минской группировок противника...
The wartime letters of Captain James Lile Lemon of the 18th Georgia Infantry Regiment.
Charlotte Knight could not believe her luck when she landed a job working as a nanny for powerful billionaire Brady Douglas. She also could not believe just how drop-dead gorgeous he was when she met him in real life. So much so, that she began to develop a crush on the handsome single father of one. However, the situation intensified once it became clear that Brady was just as interested in Charlotte as she was in him. The billionaire soon realized that if he wanted to get to know her more personally then he had no choice.
He had to tear up the original agreement and present her with a new and revised contract. A contract with extra additional benefits.... WARNING: This book is only suitable for adults due to the high amount of adult scenes that are included
This book has been written for students and professionals in electronics and communication engineering. Its contents cover the core requirements of microwave and radar engineering courses. The authors between them have over 60 years of teaching electronic and microwave technology, and their combined knowledge of the subject has produced an outstanding new text. They have taken special care in keeping a balance between the mathematical and the physical approach, and they have interspersed illustrations consistently throughout the book to help aid understanding. Also included are a number of solved problems taken from university exams which reinforce the key concepts of the subject.