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Passing Through Paradise

Author : John Schreiber
ISBN : 1462839045
Genre : Fiction
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"In Paradise I stumbled onto a dead body, found my new mother, and was almost murdered." In the fall of 1989, young Angela Kiln and her father move to the slowly dying town of Paradise. Once they settle into small town life, Angela and her father, a high school teacher, find that the town isn ́t the only thing dying — so, apparently, are students. As Angela and her father seek the truth behind the deaths, they will also face the truth about their own deepest beliefs. Part suspenseful mystery, part sentimental journey, Passing Through Paradise is an alternately funny, gripping, and frightening account of a young girl, her still-grieving father, and a town that refuses to recognize the future. Filled with an unforgettable cast of characters, Passing Through Paradise dramatically reveals the best and worst of human nature, illuminated against a scathing indictment of an American small town. This new edition of Passing Through Paradise includes a discussion guide for book clubs. Other novels that take place in Schreiber’s Ironwood County include Hillcrest Journal and Life on the Fly. "Passing through Paradise is tough to put down. The themes are masterfully interwoven." — Ruth Hanson, Byron Review " . . . a suspenseful story told with insight, humor, conviction, and compassion." — Andrew Johanson, Paradise Post, Ironwood County, Minnesota "Schreiber has a wide range of imagination and the talent to put it into words. . . . His imagination invents word pictures that spark the mind to envision a screen larger than Hollywood is capable of." – News-Enterprise, December 1, 2004 Helpful Link: Schreiber has posted some of his published articles, essays, and poems along with book group discussion questions for Passing Through Paradise at John Schreiber ́s Books

Passing Through Paradise

Author : Susan Wiggs
ISBN : 9780446537698
Genre : Fiction
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It's been two years since the mysterious accident took Sandra Winslow's politician husband, Victor--the favorite son of a town called Paradise--and left Sandra under a cloud of suspicion. She decides to sell her beach house on the edge of town and hires Mike Malloy, who touches her lonely heart. Can she trust a man with unbreakable ties to a community she's eager to leave behind--and who is determined to unearth her deepest secrets?

A Portal To Paradise

Author : Alden C. Hayes
ISBN : 0816521441
Genre : History
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Arizona's rugged Chiricahua Mountains have a special place in frontier history. They were the haven of many well-known personalities, from Cochise to Johnny Ringo, as well as the home of prospectors, cattlemen, and hardscrabble farmers eking out a tough living in an unforgiving landscape. In this delightful and well-researched book, Alden Hayes shares his love for the area, gained over fifty years. From his vantage point near the tiny twin communities of Portal and Paradise on the eastern slopes of the Chiricahuas, Hayes brings the famous and the not-so-famous together in a profile of this striking landscape, showing how place can be a powerful formative influence on people's lives. When Hayes first arrived in 1941 to manage his new father-in-law's apple orchard, he met folks who had been born in Arizona before it became a state. Even if most had never personally worried about Indian attacks, they had known people who had. Over the years, Hayes heard the handed-down stories about the area's early days of Anglo settlement. He also researched census records, newspaper archives, and the files of the Arizona Historical Society to uncover the area's natural history, prehistory, Spanish and Mexican regimes, and particularly its Anglo history from the mid nineteenth century to the beginning of World War II. His book is a rich account of the region and more, a celebration of rural life, brimming with tales of people whose stories were shaped by the landscape. Today the Chiricahuas are a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts and the site of the American Museum of Natural History's Southwestern Research StationÑand still a rugged area that remains off the beaten track. Hayes brings his straightforward and articulate style to this captivating account of earlier days in southeastern Arizona and opens up a portal to paradise for readers everywhere.

Parallel To Paradise

Author : Laura Newman
ISBN : 9781938814037
Genre : Fiction
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Parallel to Paradise makes the ordinary askew... I married George, not in the Catholic Church, but in the Muir Redwoods. It was very early in the morning and I wore a veil of fog held in place with a single gardenia. ...the bathtub is filled with wallpaper paste, which does not taste quite as good as the horse-based glue I ate in kindergarten... The voice in the dark. A flash of teeth. Yes, you can fall in love with teeth. "No killing, no stealing, no lying, no sex outside of morality, no drinking, no drugs. Say it with me, ten times. These are th rules. Easy, easy rules."

Herding Monkeys To Paradise

Author : John Knight
ISBN : 9789004187931
Genre : History
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This book is a detailed study of monkey parks in Japan. It describes how the parks manage free-ranging macaque troops for touristic display and examines the various problems that arise, as well as proposals for park reform.

The Paradise Within The Reach Of All Men Without Labor By Powers Of Nature And Machinery

Author : John Adolphus Etzler
ISBN : NYPL:33433069238156
Genre : Utopias
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The Paradise Lost With Notes Explanatory And Critical Edited By Rev J R Boyd

Author : John Milton
ISBN : BL:A0017866319
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Man S Complete Guide To Paradise In Thailand

Author : Chris Hamilton
ISBN : 9781465326157
Genre : Travel
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If ever there is a place on earth for a man that was as close to perfect as possible, it would have to be Thailand. This is a land that has all the ingredients he could ever want for a life in paradise. A tropical beach lifestyle on a reasonable budget with all your favorite activities, incredible food, spectacular scenery, and beautiful women surrounding you. You might think it sounds too good to be true, but this dream can absolutely be a reality, and this book is your insight to the many options you will have in Thailand. The information I have comprised has been test proven to guide a man to what I like to call the vacation of a lifetime. Whether you just need a break or are looking for a place to retire, this book will show you the way to get your own piece of paradise.

The Walk To The Paradise Garden

Author : Leon Arden
ISBN : 9780956892003
Genre : Fiction
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Russell, only son of Jacob and Beryl becomes painfully aware as he grows from childhood to adolescence of his mother's intellectual failings and his father's need to control everyone around him. He makes his escape into a relationship with a beautiful young English girl. They are all set for wedded bliss but Jacob suffers a stroke and is confined to a wheelchair. This is not the life he wants and he begs Russell to help him end it. His son is torn but refuses and Jacob tries to kill himself by a series of increasingly bizarre and desperate methods. Russell is forced to consider a move that might land him in prison.This gripping novel deals with the ramifications of euthanasia and how it impacts on a family nomatter what choices they make. Its theme is topical and though suffused throughout with comedy it is both disturbing and uplifting.

My Journey To Paradise

Author : Heng L. Lim
ISBN : 9781591605829
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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