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Airport is part of the US launch of Open Do.. Linda and Earl are a happy couple. Although married for many years, they have never had children. Still, they are content being together, and watching reruns of "I Love Lucy" keeps them close.
That, and a magical garden that never seems to grow what they plant. One day Earl finds a set of infant toes in the loam. He and Linda plant them and watch in amazement as the garden produces an enormous baby. Now Earl and Linda have to figure out how to be parents--if they are parents--and what to do about the giant baby who eats everything and cries for his mama. Louis's sister, Emily, is blind. She's also in the marching band, gets great grades, sculpts in clay, and has the biggest bedroom in the house to accommodate her Braille machine.
Everyone thinks Emily's accomplishments are extraordinary, and most think that she can do no wrong. The single person who doesn't feel awe--or pity--for her is Louis. He wishes people would just stop comparing the two of them. Louis wants his own life. Then, a family tragedy begins to bridge the widening gap between brother and sister. Funny and touching at the same time, The Transcriber explores the power of sibling rivalry One snide comment about hockey and Kendra, his girlfriend--or "girlfriend coach"--asks him not to call her anymore.
How can he win her back? By using his rent money to buy a fortune in hockey equipment and skating with the aging Wildcats. A middle-aged man, now living in Los Angeles, returns on a business trip to San Francisco, where he lived when he was much younger and less conventionality attached. In the course of three days in the city, he confronts the echoes of his history, both in the patterns of the streets he obsessively wanders and in a strange interaction with a couple of old friends, who bring him face-to-face with this own unfinished past. Seeking solace, he ends up at Grace Cathedral on Nob Hill, where he walks the labyrinth.
This leads him to reflect on who he is and who he used to be, on the relationship between distance and belonging, and between memory and identity. The Sorrow of Elves. Walace Weiss, A once-famous fantasy novelist, now troubled by drug addiction, sets himself on a final two-fold quest: Dave, Pat and Ben have been best friends since they were kids.
They do everything together, and they all love their dear Liverpool football club. On a trip to see their favorite team in action, they have a few too many drinks before the match.
Dave and Pat get busy chatting up two local girls. Suddenly it's time to leave for the game. But where is Ben? The Story of Joe Brown.
BJ's mother is short. Mom is an abstract painter who runs an arty cafe. The Bear Suit Marta Maretich. Training Days May-Lee Chai. Jackie Robinson Joe Schuster. Yankee Doodle Loretta Welch. American Lion R Timothy Rush. The Peasants and the Mariners Brian Bouldrey. The Sorrow of Elves Brian Bouldrey. The Orchard Catherine Temma Davidson. The Tiger's Back David Elliott.
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Then, a family tragedy begins to bridge the widening gap between brother and sister. The Three Feats of Agani. Her five difficult sons worship their father and blame Emelda for his departure. Part of the prestigious Open Door Series, originally designed for adult literacy in Ireland, these books confirm the truth that a story doesn't have to be big to change our world. A New Hampshire Dictionary well, kinda. Super Splosh Wizzbang Wizard, Book 1.
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