Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author: Darnell L Moore
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 6834910 Bytes


From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir.When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death.Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace an...

The Autobiography


  • Author: Sir Alastair Cook
  • Release Date : 2019-09-05
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 13820469 Bytes


THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & TELEGRAPH BOOKS OF THE YEARWhile we wait for cricket to return to our screens and stadiums, get to know England's most-loved batsman, Alastair Cook_________________'He is England's greatest ever batsman . . . a hugely enjoyable book' Daily Mail, SPORTS BOOKS OF THE YEAR _________________Watch. The. Ball.It's just you. Standing at the crease. Waiting. The bowler is running. His arm swinging. The ball - 155 grams of cork, string and leather - is hurled at you. At 90 mph it travels 22 yards in under half a second. You can barely see it and you've got to be swinging your bat before it's halfway towards you. Because you are in its path . . . Alastair Cook, one of England's most decorated players and highest test run score...

No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author : Darnell L Moore
  • Publisher : Bold Type Books
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781568589497


No Ashes in the Fire Book Description :

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author : Darnell L Moore
  • Publisher : Bold Type Books
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1568589409


No Ashes in the Fire Book Description :

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

No Ashes in the Fire
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

No Ashes in the Fire


  • Author : Darnell L Moore
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781568589497


No Ashes in the Fire Book Description :

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. In No Ashes in the Fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace ...

Fire and Ashes
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Fire and Ashes


  • Author : Michael Ignatieff
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674729650


Fire and Ashes Book Description :

In 2005 Michael Ignatieff left Harvard to lead Canada's Liberal Party and by 2008 was poised to become Prime Minister. It never happened. He describes what he learned from his bruising defeat about compromise and the necessity of bridging differences in a pluralist society. A reflective, compelling account of modern politics as it really is....

Fire in the Ashes
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Fire in the Ashes


  • Author : Jonathan Kozol
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-09-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400052479


Fire in the Ashes Book Description :

The author of the National Book Award-winning Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace continues the personal journeys of inner-city youths who have struggled to work through formidable racial and economic inequalities while approaching adulthood. 60,000 first printing....

Dear Canada  Flame and Ashes

Dear Canada Flame and Ashes


  • Author : Janet McNaughton
  • Publisher : Scholastic Canada
  • Release Date : 2014-09-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443139014


Dear Canada Flame and Ashes Book Description :

A touching "riches to rags" story set during the second-worst disaster in the history of Atlantic Canada. Eleven-year-old Triffie is the middle daughter of a well-to-do merchant. Triffie knows nothing about what it means to be poor - until the disastrous fire of 1892 burns down most of St. John's, Newfoundland, leaving Triffie's family and 15,000 others homeless. The fire claimed everything but their underwear, Mother's best china . . . and Triffie's journal. With no other options, Triffie's family moves into a filthy warehouse while they attempt to rebuild their lives from the ground up. The aftermath of the fire teaches Triffie a lot about what it means to survive. More importantly, she comes face to face with her own prejudices, and begins to deve...

Angela s Ashes
Score: 3.5
From 206 Ratings

Angela s Ashes


  • Author : Frank McCourt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684874357


Angela s Ashes Book Description :

The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies. 40,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. First serial, The New Yorker....

Out of the Ashes

Out of the Ashes


  • Author : Antoinette Peppler
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2019-12-18
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780359983940


Out of the Ashes Book Description :

Out of the Ashes?is a collection of personal inspirational blog posts, some painful, some joyful, written in the aftermath of the Paradise Fires of 2018. Antoinette expresses the emotional journey of watching her home town and livelihood go up in smoke. The posts quickly gained a devoted following of thousands as it became the voice of a community struggling to cope with extraordinary tragedy....

A Breath of Snow and Ashes
Score: 4
From 79 Ratings

A Breath of Snow and Ashes


  • Author : Diana Gabaldon
  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-12-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385674690


A Breath of Snow and Ashes Book Description :

Eagerly anticipated by her legions of fans, this sixth novel in Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander saga is a masterpiece of historical fiction from one of the most popular authors of our time. Since the initial publication of Outlander fifteen years ago, Diana Gabaldon’s New York Times bestselling saga has won the hearts of readers the world over — and sold more than twelve million books. Now, A Breath of Snow and Ashes continues the extraordinary story of 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century wife, Claire. The year is 1772, and on the eve of the American Revolution, the long fuse of rebellion has already been lit. Men lie dead in the streets of Boston, and in the backwoods of North Carolina, isolated cabins burn in the fo...

Feather to Fire

Feather to Fire


  • Author : Gregory Colbert
  • Publisher : Flying Elephant Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1933632348


Feather to Fire Book Description :

Preface and postf. of v. 1 in English and Japanese; pref. of v. 2-4 in English....