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In this beautiful and poignant tribute to her late daughter, award-winning actress and New York Times bestselling author Carol Burnett presents a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life. Despite her busy schedule, Carol Burnett always made time for her three young children. But her oldest daughter, Carrie, faltered in adolescence, losing the self-esteem that had fueled her popularity and success in school and hiding her pain in a downward spiral of addiction. As Carrie became lost to drugs, Carol found herself with a daughter in grave danger and a marriage that was bending under the pressure. Carrie eventually broke free from her addiction. Like her mother, she had a wonderful sense of humor and became a successful actress, singer, and writer, even writing a play about Carol's childhood. But tragedy struck again when Carrie was diagnosed with cancer. She died at the young age of thirty-eight, leaving a legacy of kindness, creativity, and joy along with a short story that mirrors her own journey, published for the first time in this book. In Carrie and Me, Carol Burnett shares her personal diary entries and correspondence revealing her anguish as a mother of a troubled teenager, the epiphanies that helped her help her family, and the grief and then the hope she felt after Carrie's death. Through Burnett's inimitable voice, we get a portrait of an unforgettable young woman that will bring hope to anyone struggling with raising or losing a child.
SHE WAS THE WRONG WOMAN...Former Special Ops commander Trevor McQuillen isn't used to making mistakes. But when he drags sleepy, luscious Christy Russell out of bed thinking she's someone else, even he has to admit he got the right bed, but the wrong woman. Or is she? Christy isn't at all what he bargained for, but as the heat escalates between them, Trevor is determined to prove to the cautious Christy that he's the right man for her....IN THE RIGHT PLACE!All Christy wanted was to get some sleep when Trevor arrived to turn her life upside down-literally. But despite the bungled recon mission, she can't help rumpling the sheets with the sexy soldier! Christy has no intention of complicating her life with a serious relationship, but Trevor's devastating charm and passionate kisses are wearing down her resistance. How can she trust herself not to get carried away?
"My mommy didn't carry me in her tummy, she carried me in her heart." Bailey, a 5-years old who was adopted from China. Her story is included in this book. According to People magazine, parents from all over the country seek adoption expert and Worldwide Orphans Foundation founder Dr. Jane Aronson's help "as if consulting a master detective." Angelina Jolie praised Dr. Aronson's "drive and ambition to help children dream" (Elle). Indeed, over the course of the past three decades, Dr. Aronson has touched the lives of thousands of adopted children from around the world and in this inspiring book she presents moving first-person testimonies from parents (and a few children themselves) whose lives have been blessed by adoption. Divided into thematic sections--such as "The Decision," "The Journey," and "The Moment We Met")--each prefaced by Dr. Aronson, this book introduces readers to Claude Knobler, a writer from Los Angeles whose journey to Ethiopia to adopt his son led to an unexpectedly moving encounter with the boy's courageous birthmother; actor Mary Louise-Parker whose older adopted son's bond with her newly adopted baby daughter was deep and unwavering from the instant the two children met; and Lynn Danzker, an entrepreneur who set off alone to adopt her son, Cole, and in the process, met and married her husband. The authors of these testimonies range from doctors to filmmakers, from financial consultants to celebrities--all of them bound by their moving and transformative experience as adoptive parents.
They are floating cities with crews of thousands. They are the linchpins of any military strategy, for they provide what has become the key to every battle fought since World War I: air superiority. The mere presence of a U.S. naval carrier in a region is an automatic display of strength that sends a message no potential enemy can ignore. Now, Tom Clancy welcomes you aboard for a detailed look at how these floating behemoths function. With his trademark style and eye for detail, Clancy brings you naval combat strategy like no one else can. Carrier includes: * Takeoffs and landings: flying into the danger zone * The aircraft onboard: their range, their power, their weaponry * The role of the carrier in modern naval warfare * Exclusive photographs, illustrations and diagrams Plus: An interview with the U.S. Navy's Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Jay Johnson
WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2013 An overnight plane delay is bad. Having to share your hotel room with a stranger is worse. But that is only the beginning of Gaby Struther's problems. Gaby has never met Lauren Cookson. So how does Lauren know so much about her? How does she know that the love of Gaby's life has been accused of murder? Why is she telling her that he is innocent? And why is she so terrified of Gaby?
A renegade Chinese fighter group invades Thai airspace in an attempt to break the SEATO alliance and shatter the fragile balance of world power. Ordered to stop the trouble before it gets started, the men of Battle Group Fourteen must restore peace before the skies blow wide open.
An American intelligence-gathering ship has been captured by the north Korean military in international waters off the coast of Korea. The vessel's crew is being held hostage and it is up to the members of Carrier Battle Group 14 to rescue them and recover the ship. Violence. 1st novel in the "Carrier" series, 1991.
While Vice Admiral "Tombstone" Magruder and his men enjoy a little R&R in Hawaii, China prepares for a surprise attack on U.S. soil. The beach explodes into devastation, and the Carrier team can't handle it alone. As Tombstone and his team take charge of the air, Lieutenant Murdock and his SEALs are called in to work ashore.
When an extremist faction of Iranian militants takes the first bloody step towards toppling the decadent West, Admiral "Tombstone" Magruder and Carrier Battle Group Fourteen are the only ones who can stop the madmen cold.
China launches a full-scale invasion on Taiwan, its tiny capitalist island neighbor. While diplomats wage a battle of words in the United Nations, the real dirty work is to be done by Carrier Battle Group Fourteen--the only fighting force standing between the juggernaut of the Chinese military and the total annihilation of Taiwan.
The President has decided that now is the time to deal with the Middle East once and for all. The USS United States was on station in the Persian Gulf, and the USS Thomas Jefferson was lurking just outside the Red Sea in the Med, well within weapons range of most targets. Even a casual observer could tell that something was up, that this time the President meant to finish what Desert Storm and Desert Shield had started.
The United States finds itself besieged on all fronts. In Idaho, Tombstone Magruder learns the vengeful Continental Line militia is planning a bombing at the Super Bowl. In the U.N., America is vilified and blamed for the violent clashes in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Japan. And even as the conflict with Iraq is settled, the greatest threat is yet to come. In North Korea, a deranged Kim Jong II is out for blood. Moving his troops to the 38th parallel, and covertly aided by the Red Chinese in the air, he is prepared to attack at last. But when his fanatical military leaders decide to strike the Americans first in a mad bid for glory, Carrier Battle Group Fourteen must fight not only for its own survival-but to prevent the outbreak of World War III...
When a group of modern-day Japanese samurai begins an assault on the high seas, the only force standing between them and total victory is the might of Carrier Battle Group Fourteen.
Carrier Battle Group 14 is in the South China Sea on routine patrol when a Chinese tank and the tiny island where it is stationed are destroyed. The Chinese government points its finger at the U.S. forces, but the Americans are as baffled by the explosion as the Chinese appear to be. As CBG-14 continues Freedom of Navigation operations in the area, unexplained attacks continue and America is on the brink of war again. It is up to CBG-14 to defuse the situation or, at least, protect its assets from an all- out Chinese attack. 8th novel in the "Carrier" series, 1997.
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1971. Merwin has since won a National Book Award for his selected poems and the 2009 Pulitzer for the Shadow of Sirius.
Their love was meant to be. When Megan Rosenberg moves to Ireland, everything in her life seems to fall into place. After growing up in America, she's surprised to find herself feeling at home in her new school. She connects with a group of friends, and she is instantly drawn to darkly handsome Adam DeRÍs. But Megan is about to discover that her feelings for Adam are tied to a fate that was sealed long ago-and that the passion and power that brought them together could be their ultimate destruction.
In the heart of the rain forest, something deadly is stirring Older than life itself, it feeds on the living, silently, mercilessly, with a speed and fatality matched only by the terror these paleovirus' gruesome symptoms provoke. Patrick Lynch's Carriers captures this fear, and presents a world where the war between mankind and nature makes any victory for science temporary at best. When a plague-like outbreak strikes Indonesia, and a team of American biological warfare experts are brought in to discover its source, they find only corpses and riddles without answers -- until Holly Becker arrives. She's come to the jungle to find her two young daughters, likely victims of the terrible plague, and in her quest may lie the secret to the terror which threatens to engulf them all.
Saving her from terrorists was the easy part...Still smarting from a failed mission, bodyguard Wyatt Hawk is to escort photographer Carrie Mitchell to a meeting where she'll testify about a terrorist plot. Instead, a near-deadly ambush sends the two on the run from a fiery blast of bullets.Forced into close proximity with wealthy Carrie, Wyatt has little interest in her; their differences couldn't be bigger. But somewhere between a compromised safe house and the discovery of a shocking conspiracy, the cool and distant bodyguard finds himself succumbing to Carrie's seductive allure. He'll even risk his life to save hers...because all he's left unguarded is his heart.
"I had been Jonathan's slave for about a year when he told me he wanted to sell me at an auction. I wasn't in any condition to respond when he told me this..." So begins Carrie's tale of uncompromising sexual adventure. Imagine the Story of O starring a Berkeley PhD in comparative lit (who moonlights as a bike messenger) with a penchant for irony, self-analysis, and anal sex. Set in San Francisco and the Napa valley, Carrie's Story takes the reader on a journey into a netherworld of slave auctions, training regimes, and human "ponies" preening for dressage competitions.Carrie's Story is S/M smut for people who know how to read. The author is herself obviously well-read. Because the story is told from the POV of a smart, hip, curious, awake young woman, Carrie's Story stimulates the intellect far more than you'd expect from porn.
Carrie and Nick were evacuees. It was World War II, and when the bombs started falling on London the children had been sent to stay with Councillor Evans and his sister, Lou, in Wales. Aunty Lou was nice, if timid, but Councillor Evans was an ogre: he made the children use the dank earth closet at the bottom of the garden, and forbade them to tread on the carpet when they went up the stairs. Their real adventure began when they went along the railway line to Druid's Bottom, where they met Albert Sandwich and Hepzibah Green and Johnny Gotobed. There was the screaming skull, too, and funny old Mrs Gotobed, who never left her room and wore her ancient ball-gowns all the time. But everything came to an end one day, the day Carrie did a dreadful thing, the worst thing of her life.
He brings the dead back to life.He's America's newest hero. He possesses the most awesome gift any man can master. He can reach beyond the grave to awaken the dearly departed.But their souls no longer inhabit their bodies. The things that now walk the earth - the things he has brought back - are carrion. Dead meat. Soulless, mindless creatures that only know he is responsible for their agony.As their bodies decay into hideous travesties of the once living, they have only one mission.To destroy their savior.
He brings the dead back to life. He's America's newest hero. He possesses the most awesome gift any man can master. He can reach beyond the grave to awaken the dearly departed. But their souls no longer inhabit their bodies. The things that now walk the earth - the things he has brought back - are carrion. Dead meat. Soulless, mindless creatures that only know he is responsible for their agony. As their bodies decay into hideous travesties of the once living, they have only one mission. To destroy their savior.
Who is raiding Granny's garden? Baby Bugs, Baby Daffy, Baby Tweety and Baby Sylvester set out to find who is stealing the vegetables from Granny's garden. Limited picture descriptions present.
The Carrot Chaser is a thrilling, heartwarming story of how to follow God in a busy worldMatthew Swift is a young, brash, and arrogant executive who seems to have it all. His image graces the covers of all the top business magazines. He's got money, power, and of course, lots of toys. But when Matthew's unscrupulous business practices and his disregard for the people around him finally catch up with him, his world comes crashing down. In this inspirational business fable, Matthew finds true love and discovers four keys to real success--keys that you can use in your own life.