And Time Stood Still

Author: Alice Taylor

Publisher: The O'Brien Press

ISBN: 1847175333

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

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Alice has known, loved, and lost many people throughout her life. Here she talks about her special people, her memory of what meant so much to her about them. She remembers her husband, father and mother, a beloved sister, her little brother Connie, and many others. She tells how she coped with the emptiness she felt when they died, of the seeming impossibility of moving on with life after such deeply felt loss, when time stood still. This book is a sharing – it lets the reader in on a story and celebration of life in its intimacy, its small, precious moments. When we experience grief, sharing in someone else’s story can help us more than anything, and in the hands of master storyteller Alice Taylor, we may find our own solace and the space to remember our own special people.

Time Stood Still

Author: Bette Pratt

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1664221263

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

View: 2306


9-11 was a tragic time but sometimes good things can come out of bad.

Time Stood Still In A Muddy Hole

Author: Pat Strickson

Publisher: eBook Partnership

ISBN: 1785452940

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 200

View: 6435


A chance finding of a watercolour began the author's journey of discovery leading to the remarkable and heroic acts by the artist AFJ Hannaford and his colleagues. The author enthusiastically pieced together his life story and was gripped by coincidences, stirred by the passionate heartache present in his many notes, also heard in his conversations filmed for a Channel 4 documentary and an interview for the Imperial War Museum. The search lead to dark and dangerous times and brave men blown up doing their job. It unearthed the secrecy surrounding their acts of courage and the often untimely end of their young lives from booby-trapped enemy bombs and, tragically, from our own mine clearance. Captain John Hannaford, Royal Engineer Bomb Disposal Officer WWII, was a leader of men at 24. He was told he would have only 10 weeks life expectancy in that job. But he died on Armistice Day, 2015, at the age of 98. He was one of the last surviving officers, never forgetting, still hearing the voices of those young men from the Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal, 8 Section 16 Company, blown up on a beach in South Wales. The author hopes that this record will show that the officers and men who died should receive the recognition for their bravery and sacrifice, that John so longed for.

Where Time Stood Still

Author: The Reverend Watkins Leigh Ribble D.D.

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1450224261

Category: Humor

Page: 212

View: 1525


During the 1920s and early 1930s, the people of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia were living, thinking, and working as their forefathers had done for centuries. Their resistance to change extended to most areas of their lives, including their archaic way of speaking, the low position of women in the mountain home and society, and their outdated farming methods that drained the land of its productiveness each succeeding year. Their invariable response to suggestions for change was hostile: "This is the way my pa did it, and it was the way his pa did it. We ain't never done no different." Since those days--especially after the establishment of the Shenandoah National Park in 1935--vast changes have swept this primitive civilization away, and the picturesque mountaineer of story and legend has become a fading memory. Early in his ministry, Dr. Ribble worked as a missionary among these hardy but culturally-isolated Blue Ridge Mountain people. In his book Where Time Stood Still, he recounts delightful stories about the Blue Ridge Mountain folk, painting a vivid portrait of these mountaineers. A few of these stories involve the stereotypical hillbilly, such as shotgun weddings and illegal moonshining. On the whole, however, his stories paint a much more complete and sympathetic picture of these mountain people, whom he came to know well and for whom he came to feel great respect and affection.

The Land where Time Stood Still

Author: Arthur Leo Zagat

Publisher: Good Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 25

View: 5314


"The Land where Time Stood Still" by Arthur Leo Zagat. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Little Town Where Time Stood Still

Author: Bohumil Hrabal

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241290252

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 1753


'Folks, life is beautiful! Bring on the drinks, I'm sticking around till I'm ninety! Do you hear?' A young boy grows up in a sleepy Czech community where little changes. His raucous, mischievous Uncle Pepin came to stay with the family years ago, and never left. But the outside world is encroaching on their close-knit town - first in the shape of German occupiers, and then with the new Communist order. Elegiac and moving, Bohumil Hrabal's gem-like portrayal of the passing of an age is filled with wit, life and tenderness.

The Valley Where Time Stood Still

Author: Lin Carter

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 147322070X

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 6465


A Terran adventurer on an epic Martian odyssey to discover the ultimate secret of Mars and the universe, or else be destroyed by the dark forces that rules the valley where time stood still!

When Time Stood Still

Author: Rohn Rittenhouse

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1457535734

Category: Fiction

Page: 184

View: 4250


Over drinks at a bar on Saint Thomas, Mike Ross overhears a tale that captivates his attention. In 1595, the Spanish galleon Santa Madero sank off the coast of Saint Croix, taking its crew and a treasure worth millions to the ocean floor, but attempts to recover the treasure over many centuries have all met mysterious and tragic ends. Giving little credence to the story of the curse surrounding the treasure, Ross enlists his best friend and partner, Lou Velez, to recover the sunken fortune. Far below the tranquil blue sea, both men engage in a horrifying confrontation that leaves Velez on the verge of death. As his friend battles for his life, Ross studies the few artifacts they had managed to recover: a handful of doubloons and a coral-encrusted idol. But what is this idol, and what secret does it hold? As Ross diggers deeper into the origin of the idol, an enigmatic and beautiful woman enters his world, speaking of more danger and another treasure worth millions. As the idol yields its secret—an ancient amulet which has to power to control time—Ross and his new partner set sail for a new sunken treasure as two mysterious and brutal agents relentlessly pursue them.

The Man for Whom Time Stood Still

Author: Manfred Storz

Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers

ISBN: 1528983114

Category: Fiction

Page: 178

View: 7757


Anthony, the hero of this novel from Brighton, is ashamed of his poor background, and of his criminal record for having helped his father, a petty criminal, commit a robbery. He rehabilitates himself with the help of his employer, who becomes a friend. He falls in love with a girl from an affluent family but misleads her and her parents about his past and his background. When the time comes to face his own lies, he finds no choice but to leave Brighton. He moves to London, becoming prosperous but emotionally unhappy. The girl eventually marries someone and raises a family, but never forgets her former lover, her ideal. On a chance trip to London to get away from marital troubles, she runs into Anthony. But the reunion does not come to fruition. The hero is heartbroken and decides to end his life. Can there be a solution that makes them both happy?

Hearts on Fire

Author: Wanda Markham

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1664188134

Category: Poetry

Page: 246

View: 9156


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