Summary of Here   s to Us

Summary of Here s to Us


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2016-07-27
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683784258


Summary of Here s to Us Book Description :

Summary of Here’s to Us by Elin Hilderbrand | Includes Analysis Preview: Here’s to Us, a novel by Elin Hilderbrand, follows the aftermath of the death of celebrity chef Deacon Thorpe, who succumbed to an unexpected heart attack at the age of 53. The present-day action takes place over a long weekend in June 2016, six weeks after his death. Deacon’s best friend gathers the three women to whom Deacon had been married, as well as their children, for a long weekend at the family’s summer home in Nantucket to scatter Deacon’s ashes and tie up loose ends with his estate. As personalities clash and secrets come to light, the narrative flashes back to chart the rocky course of Deacon’s married life. Deacon’s story begins with a “perfect day...

Here s to Us

Here s to Us


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-06-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473611207


Here s to Us Book Description :

Unlikely family and unexpected friendship come together in New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand's newest novel set against the sun and sand of island life. 'The queen of the summer novel' (People) Laurel Thorpe, Belinda Rowe and Scarlett Oliver share only two things in common: a love for the man they all married, celebrity chef Deacon Thorpe, and a passionate dislike of one another. When Deacon shockingly takes his own life, the women must come together in order to see out his final wish: to have his whole dysfunctional family - wives, children and all - return to his favourite place on earth, the idyllic eastern bluff of Nantucket. But with everyone under one roof, putting differences aside will be no simple feat. Each wants to claim a...

Here s to the Ladies

Here s to the Ladies


  • Author : Carla Kelly
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780875655642


Here s to the Ladies Book Description :

Carla Kelly wants to tell the truth, to discard myths about the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars. This collection of nine stories set in the era of the frontier army gives an entertaining and educational glimpse into a world not often explored in fiction. “Kathleen Flaherty’s Long Winter” weaves a tale of an Irish woman who has no choice but to marry a man she barely knows after the death of her husband leaves her penniless. She struggles with isolation and the cruelty of the others in the fort because of her rapid marriage. In the end, hers is a story of loss, love, and survival. But these are not all love stories. In “Mary Murphy” one soldier reflects about the hard life of a laundress. “A Season for Heroes” tells of a buffalo soldier...

Cheers

Cheers


  • Author : Kevin P. McDonald
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
  • Release Date : 2004-03-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781603763585


Cheers Book Description :

Cheers! is an indispensable A-to-Z of warm, funny, erudite, and sentimental sayings forevery possible occasion. Organized by category, Cheers! is more than a list of notable quotes and memorable toasts. It is full of useful advice on how to prepare a personalized message using the sayings in the book; deliver a toast without becoming flustered or, worse, running too long; and determine what words are appropriate for any given situation. An extended index and cross-references make Cheers! extremely easy to navigate, so finding the perfect words is a cinch....

Here s to You

Here s to You


  • Author : Florence Isaacs
  • Publisher : Potter Style
  • Release Date : 2010-02-10
  • Genre: Reference
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780307434258


Here s to You Book Description :

Is your best friend getting married? Is your boss retiring? Are your parents celebrating their thirtieth anniversary? On these and many other occasions, you’ll probably need to give a toast–and you might well have trouble finding the right words. Fear no more. The bestselling author of Just a Note to Say… is back with Here’s to You!, an invaluable guide to giving meaningful, personal toasts and tributes on any occasion, including: weddings, graduations, anniversaries, birthdays, holidays, roasts, retirements, promotions, award ceremonies, office gatherings, professional anniversaries "If anyone is going to stand up at your wedding and give a toast, you’ll want to make sure they’ve read Here’s To You! first. It’s chock-full of funny, w...

Witty Toasts

Witty Toasts


  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date :
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781465533128


Witty Toasts Book Description :

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Here s to our Far Flung Empire

Here s to our Far Flung Empire


  • Author : Tony Orchard
  • Publisher : Memoirs Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-03-24
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781909020252


Here s to our Far Flung Empire Book Description :

Here’s To Our Far-Flung Empire is a fascinating and highly entertaining account of 17 unforgettable years of conflict and comradeship, war and romance, adventure and excitement around the world. Tony Orchard was a product of the British Empire at a time when Great Britain's rule across an empire that stretched from India to Singapore and Jamaica to Borneo was fast fading into history. His father had lived and worked in British India and was sent to Mombasa in British Kenya to start a subsidiary of Shell Oil. According to the comedian Tommy Trinder, Britain’s far-flung empire hadn’t been flung far enough. Without the outbreak of World War 2 and the evacuation of British forces at Dunkirk, Tony Orchard would probably never have had the chance to ...

Here s to Our Fraternity

Here s to Our Fraternity


  • Author : Marianne Rachel Sanua
  • Publisher : UPNE
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0874518792


Here s to Our Fraternity Book Description :

An American Jewish fraternity whose evolution has mirrored larger social, historical, and cultural contexts. In the late 1800s an increasingly dominant fixture of student life on both US and European college campuses was the fraternity, groups of like-minded individuals who banded together based on "Greek" intellectual and social ideals. One such society was Zeta Beta Tau, founded by Dr. Richard James Horatio Gottheil and fourteen charter members at Columbia University in 1898 as a forum where young Jewish men could discuss their faith, enhance pride in their heritage, and embrace the ideals of the Zionist movement. In this study, Marianne Sanua follows the evolution of the fraternity from its rabbinical roots to its increased secularization and show...