The Girl with Seven Names
Score: 4.5
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The Girl with Seven Names


  • Author: Hyeonseo Lee
  • Release Date : 2015-07-02
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 3202948 Bytes


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships – and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a secretive and brutal communist regime. Her home on the border with China gave her some exposure to the world beyond the confines of the Hermit Kingdom and, as the famine of the 1990s struck, she began to wonder, question and to realise that she had been brainwashed her entire life. Given the repression, poverty and starvation she witnessed surely her country could not be, as she had been told “the best on the planet”?Aged ...

Until We Touch
Score: 4.5
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Until We Touch


  • Author: Susan Mallery
  • Release Date : 2014-06-24
  • Genre: Contemporary
  • File Size: 1062619 Bytes


From New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery comes the story of secret desires finally fulfilled… After a family tragedy, former football hero Jack McGarry keeps the world at arm's length—a challenge now that his PR firm has moved to neighborly Fool's Gold, California. Larissa Owens knows where she stands—Jack sees her as just another one of the guys. No matter what her heart wishes, Jack's her boss, not her boyfriend. But then Larissa's big secret is revealed…by her mother! When Jack discovers the truth about Larissa's feelings, her touch suddenly becomes tantalizing, and he's not sure he wants to resist. But if he gives in to desire, heartache is sure to follow. Friendship or true love—will Jack go for the ultimate ...

Escape Journey  Vol  1  Yaoi Manga

Escape Journey Vol 1 Yaoi Manga


  • Author : Ogeretsu Tanaka
  • Publisher : VIZ Media LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781974706549


Escape Journey Vol 1 Yaoi Manga Book Description :

It’s Naoto’s first day of college, and the last person he expected to see was his high school ex Taichi, whom he’d dumped after a huge argument. Even though years have passed, Naoto finds he’s still steamed over some of the harsh words that were exchanged, but he also recognizes how much Taichi has matured since then and can’t help getting pulled back in. Will the discovery of his friend’s crush on Taichi fray the fragile threads of this mending relationship? -- VIZ Media...

Escape Journey  Vol  3  Yaoi Manga

Escape Journey Vol 3 Yaoi Manga


  • Author : Ogeretsu Tanaka
  • Publisher : VIZ Media LLC
  • Release Date : 2019-06-11
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781974712175


Escape Journey Vol 3 Yaoi Manga Book Description :

Nao is hurting over his relationship with Taichi, and his new friend Nishina wants to help—but he ends up confessing his own feelings in the process! When two men are in love, the world can be a very callous place, and even friends and family sometimes hurt the ones they love. Can a couple like Taichi and Nao ever find true happiness? -- VIZ Media...

A Journey I Can t Escape

A Journey I Can t Escape


  • Author : J.B. Galui
  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Release Date : 2014-02-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783730955048


A Journey I Can t Escape Book Description :

This is the first story in the WAF Journey series. I wake in the morning and the first thought that whirls thru my brain is- 'I'm going to fucking die poor. And not just monetarily poor, but mentally as well as physically poor. What fucking shit is this piss assed day going to shove down my already bile filled throat?' This first story is the journey of a man caught in a hell he calls life. A dead end job, a friend who he works with that he loves and hates all at the same time. A man who finds himself drinking too much, taking pills to function, and hating every thing that everyone with status has and stands for. The ones who look down on him and use him up. What he has to do to make this only life he has as bearable as possible. Drinking, drugs, sex...

Escape to Montana   a Journey to Manhood

Escape to Montana a Journey to Manhood


  • Author : Milt Kogan
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2009-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440121234


Escape to Montana a Journey to Manhood Book Description :

One day, Magavin McCloud approaches his ex-wife, Gretchen, with a plan: He wants to take their twelve-year-old son, Keogh, to Montana. Confused, Keogh's mother eventually agrees with his statement that there are some things a woman just can't show a boy, and permits Magavin to take their son out of California to Bearspaw. Keogh soon discovers that living in Montana just isn't the same as California. It doesn't take him long to realize that growing up here is going to be a bit tougher than the dreamy picture his father first presented. Join Keogh as he tries to make friends, pursues adventures, and tries to make amends with a father who has uprooted him from everything he ever knew in Escape to Montana....

FROM A GREAT ESCAPE TO A NEW AWAKENING   MY JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER

FROM A GREAT ESCAPE TO A NEW AWAKENING MY JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER


  • Author : Eddy Li
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2014-05-21
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781300258087


FROM A GREAT ESCAPE TO A NEW AWAKENING MY JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER Book Description :

This is an autobiography of a cancer survivor, a veteran network news journalist. For 38 years since 1971, the author, as Asia video editor for ABC News, chased news stories round the clock, often without sleep. With early retirement in sight, the sudden diagnosis of cancer one day radically changed his lifestyle overnight. By an unusual coincidence, his links to golf were also linked to his discovery of cancer. Here's a man who led an incredible life even before he overcame his battle with cancer. It took more than the conventional means of treatment. His treatment and road to recovery is a revelation. Today, as a cancer survivor and a retiree who now enjoys a healthier and more fulfilling life, the author tells a compelling story of how he entered ...

Escape Everything

Escape Everything


  • Author : Robert Wringham
  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783521715


Escape Everything Book Description :

We are all trapped by modern life. Trapped! Trapped by work, consumerism, stress, debt, isolationism and general unhappiness. We will each spend an average of 87,000 hours at work before we die. We will spend another 5,000 hours getting to and from work and countless more preparing for work. Worrying about work. Recovering from work. The majority of us hate our jobs. But without work, we can't buy all the things we've been told we should want and need, so around we go... Through the pages of New Escapologist magazine, Robert Wringham has been studiously examining the traps of modern life, questioning where our commitment to them stems from and why we are so unable to break free. Taking inspiration from the great Escapologist Harry Houdini – who esc...

Refugee Mental Health

Refugee Mental Health


  • Author : Stephan Zipfel
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9782889458400


Refugee Mental Health Book Description :

The focus of this Research Topic is on research that aims to understand the relationships between pre-migration stressors and potentially traumatic experiences, post-migration living difficulties, and mental health in refugees of both sexes throughout the lifespan. We know very little about how concepts of assessing and treating mental health conditions actually work when applied to traumatized refugee populations from different cultures (e.g., the Yazidis people from northern Iraq). Moreover, there is also a great need to better understand the relationship between mental health and refugees’ integration in their host countries’ societies (acquiring language skills, fitness for work, economic independence, private life, etc.). This Research Topic...

Quest for Freedom  My Childhood Escape from Communist Vietnam

Quest for Freedom My Childhood Escape from Communist Vietnam


  • Author : Son (Samuel) Ngoc Nguyen
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2016-08-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483454160


Quest for Freedom My Childhood Escape from Communist Vietnam Book Description :

“Your story provides insight and shows how fortitude can be much stronger than courage and proves that if you stay true to your beliefs you can overcome. The Quest for Freedom is a powerful story of survival and triumph. Thanks for sharing it with me! - Bryan Penn, Principal Blessed Sacrament Catholic School “This true story exemplifies and honors the determination Son had as both a young boy, and then as a teenager. He navigates a world no child should ever have to know. He tells his story from the perspectives that made sense to a mind that remained bright despite physical and emotional starvation growing up in Vietnam.” - Tita Smith, psychologist “I read quite fast but with this book I had to read every word and savor the story. It is full...

Escape

Escape


  • Author : Barbie Probert-Wright
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2019-05-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473573673


Escape Book Description :

Two sisters. One extraordinary true story. Germany, 1945. Trapped between advancing armies, stranded hundreds of miles from their mother, and with their father missing in action, sisters Barbie and Eva were confronted with an impossible choice. Should they stay and face invasion or risk their lives to find their mother? Together, they set out on a perilous three-hundred mile journey on foot across a country ravaged by war. Fuelled by courage and love, Eva and seven-year-old Barbie encounter incredible hardship, extraordinary bravery, and overwhelming generosity. Against all odds, they both survived. But neither sister came out of the journey unscathed . . . This is the powerful true story of their escape....

The Scottish Building Regulations

The Scottish Building Regulations


  • Author : George Bett
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405147781


The Scottish Building Regulations Book Description :

The book provides a practical guide, with worked examples, to the Scottish Building Regulations. The new edition takes account of substantial revisions to the Regulations on fire and means of escape, structural stability, conservation of fuel and power, and drainage....