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The Survivors

The Survivors
A Story of War, Inheritance, and Healing

by Adam Frankel

  • Publisher : Harper
  • Release : 2019-10-29
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780062258588
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A memoir of family, the Holocaust, trauma, and identity, in which Adam Frankel, a former Obama speechwriter, must come to terms with the legacy of his family’s painful past and discover who he is in the wake of a life-changing revelation about his own origins. Adam Frankel’s maternal grandparents survived the Holocaust and built new lives, with new names, in Connecticut. Though they tried to leave the horrors of their past behind, the pain they suffered crossed generational lines—a fact most apparent in the mental health of Adam’s mother. When Adam sat down with her to examine their family history in detail, he learned another shocking secret, this time one that unraveled Adam’s entire understanding of who he is. In the midst of piecing together a story of inherited familial trauma, Adam discovered he was only half of who he thought he was, knowledge that raised essential questions of identity. Who was he, if not his father’s son? If not part of a rich heritage of writers and public servants? Does it matter? What defines a family’s bonds? What will he pass on to his own children? To rewrite his story in truth and to build a life for his own young family, Adam had to navigate his pain to find answers and a way forward. Throughout this journey into the past, his family’s psyche, and his own understanding of identity, Adam comes to realize that while the nature of our families’ traumas may vary, each of us is faced with the same choice. We can turn away from what we’ve inherited—or, we can confront it, in the hopes of moving on and stopping that trauma from inflicting pain on future generations. The stories Adam shares with us in The Survivors are about the ways the past can haunt our future, the resilience that can be found on the other side of trauma, and the good that can come from things that are unspeakably bad.

The Survivors

The Survivors

by John Sommerfield

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1947
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Survivors

The Survivors

by Jane Harper

  • Publisher : Macmillan Publishers Aus.
  • Release : 2020-09-22
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1760982482
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The compelling new novel from Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dry. Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal community he once called home. Kieran's parents are struggling in a town where fortunes are forged by the sea. Between them all is his absent brother, Finn. When a body is discovered on the beach, long-held secrets threaten to emerge. A sunken wreck, a missing girl, and questions that have never washed away... PRAISE FOR THE SURVIVORS 'It's now clear Harper has a gift...every book has a distinct landscape that plays a central part in the plot made possible by her uncanny knack of bringing scenery to life' Daily Telegraph 'Another suspenseful thriller...unearthing dark secrets, hidden guilt and simmering social tensions.' Herald Sun 'A crime-writing force of nature' Adelaide Advertiser 'Global success story' Courier Mail 'Clever with beautifully articulated portrayals of people and place' vogue.com.au 'Jane Harper creates an impressive landscape that serves to illustrate how the experience of place inevitably shapes the lives of those who live there. You may find it hard to leave behind.' Sydney Morning Herald 'With consummate skill, Harper steadily builds the suspense to an unexpected climax, while also taking a sharp-eyed look at the intricacies of small communities and the enduring toll of guilt. Highly recommended.' Canberra Weekly 'An intriguing mystery, but a deeper layer is added by the well-drawn characters and their relationships...a new Harper book is a treat and this is another cracking read.' Good Reading

The Survivors

The Survivors

by Angela White

  • Publisher : Angela White
  • Release : 2020-04-15
  • Pages : 785
  • ISBN : 1945927623
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Survivors “This is Safe Haven Refugee Camp. Is anyone alive out there? …hello?” War was uglier than we’d imagined. The Draft was reinstated, taking our men and boys. Within days, stores had nothing on the shelves; people began to starve. Hospitals closed due to lack of space and medicine. Police stopped answering calls; they stopped coming to work at all. Topside production faded; communications became spotty. Then the power went off…and it didn’t come back on. The fall of society triggered a hard, new life where survival became the only focus. We shunned each other and the old ways, killing anyone who was different. We reverted to primitive behaviors, using the war as an excuse to commit unspeakable atrocities, and humanity slipped deeper into the abyss of possible extinction. Soon, darkness blanketed the post-apocalyptic lands with hatred and violence that seemed to have no end. “The end of the world has given us a harsh, merciless existence, where nature tries hard to push mankind to the very brink of extinction. Everything is against us, between us... Untold miles of lawless, apocalyptic roads wait for our feet, and the future, cold and dark, offers little comfort. Without change, there can be no peace--only survivors.” Humanity's Fate Hangs in Balance Survival isn’t a given for anyone as mysterious forces move the pawns across a horror-filled chessboard toward a final apocalyptic battle that will either save the world or finish destroying it. The Survivors Book One 785 pages This file includes: · Deleted scenes · Eagle teams · The first chapter of book two

The Survivors

The Survivors

by Gurdial Singh

  • Publisher : Katha
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN : 9788189020248
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A carpenter's son, winner of practically every literary award in the country, including the Padma Shri for literature, and the Jnanpith for lifetime achievement, Gurdialji has been and done so many things in his life: He has made wheels for bullock carts, been a college professor for a living, painted for leisure, moulded water tanks out of iron sheets. He's lived life and so can write life. His writings function in the realm of human creativity, hovering between the private and the public, the individual and the social.

The Survivors

The Survivors

by Amanda Havard

  • Publisher : Chafie Press, LLC
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 295
  • ISBN : 9780983319009
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Sadie leaves her Puritanical family and their hiding place on an isolated Montana mountainside with the hope of reconnecting and belonging to the rest of humanity, but after she bears witness to a shocking scene on a summer night in Tennessee, Sadie is forced back to the world of her family, with witches, shape-shifters, vampires, and other supernatural creatures.

We, the Survivors

We, the Survivors

by Tash Aw

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2019-09-03
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0735238561
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A murderer's confession--devastating, unblinking, poignant, unforgettable--which reveals a story of class, education, and the inescapable workings of destiny. Ah Hock is an ordinary, uneducated man born in a Malaysian fishing village and now trying to make his way in a country that promises riches and security to everyone, but delivers them only to a chosen few. With Asian society changing around him, like many he remains trapped in a world of poorly paid jobs that just about allow him to keep his head above water but ultimately lead him to murder a migrant worker from Bangladesh. The question of why leads a young, privileged journalist to Ah Hock's door. While the victim has been mourned and the killer has served time for the crime, Ah Hock's motive remains unclear, even to himself. His vivid confession unfurls over extensive interviews with the journalist, herself a local whose life has taken a very different course. The process forces both the speaker and his listener to reckon with systems of power, race, and class in a place where success is promised to all yet delivered only to its lucky heirs. An uncompromising portrait of an outsider navigating a society in transition, Tash Aw's anti-nostalgic tale, We, The Survivors, holds its tension to the very end. In the wake of loss and destruction, hope is among the survivors.

Songs of the Survivors

Songs of the Survivors

by Yvonne Vaz Ezdani

  • Publisher : Goa1556
  • Release : 2007-01-01
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN : 8190568248
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Published in November 2007 by Frederick Noronha on behalf of Goa,1556, (http://goa1556.goa-india.org), Stories of World War II continue to absorb the interest of the readers, and there are many books on the subject. In 1942, Goa was a neutral Portuguese colony in western India, and largely unaffected by the war. But there were many Goans living in Burma when the first surprise bombings of Rangoon by Japanese planes took place. This book tells the story of Goans in the Burma of those days. It is a collection of stories based on the horrors of the Japanese invasion in Burma between 1942 and 1945, and the subsequent exodus of thousands of refugees who fled to India.

The Survivors

The Survivors

by Kate Furnivall

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2018-09-06
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1471172295
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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*** PICKED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE MAIL ON SUNDAY *** ‘A clever, absorbing thriller that does not shrink from the horror of the war' Times 'Compelling' Good Housekeeping 'This epic novel is simply an incredible read' Sun 'A thrilling rollercoaster of a read' Dinah Jefferies, author of R&J pick The Sapphire Widow 'My best read of the year' Lesley Pearse Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Betrayal. ‘Directly I saw him, I knew he had to die.’ Germany, 1945. Klara Janowska and her daughter Alicja have walked for weeks to get to Graufeld Displaced Persons camp. In the cramped, dirty, dangerous conditions they, along with 3,200 others, are the lucky ones. They have survived and will do anything to find a way back home. But when Klara recognises a man in the camp from her past, a deadly game of cat and mouse begins. He knows exactly what she did during the war to save her daughter. She knows his real identity. What will be the price of silence? And will either make it out of the camp alive? ‘A compelling, edge-of-your-seat story set in a refugee camp immediately after World War II, where a woman will do anything to protect her child. Full of twists and turns’ Julie Cohen, bestselling author of Together ‘A superb read; brilliantly crafted, exciting, very moving and researched meticulously. Fantastic, my best read of the year’ Lesley Pearse, Sunday Times bestselling author 'This gripped me from the start. What a story! Kate Furnivall treads where others have not thought to go. Beware of anyone who comes between a mother and daughter - especially Klara and Alicja' Jane Corry, Sunday Times bestselling author of Blood Sisters and The Dead Ex ‘Meticulously researched, searingly honest and beautifully written’ Lancashire Post ‘Emotional and engaging with a thrilling tale of love and courage at its core’ Culturefly ‘An epic novel that will leave you breathless until the very end’ Mrs B’s Book Reviews ‘THE SURVIVORS blends imagination with historical fact to absolute perfection’ Sharon’s Book Blog ‘It is impossible to stop once you start reading this book’ Sissi Reads Further praise for Kate Furnivall 'Gripping. Tense. Mysterious. Kate Furnivall has a talent for creating places and characters who stay with you long after you’ve read the final word' Jane Corry 'Exquisitely heart-wrenching & utterly engrossing' Penny Parkes 'A thrilling, compelling read. Wonderful!' Lesley Pearse ‘Wonderful . . . hugely ambitious and atmospheric’ Kate Mosse ‘A thrilling plot … Fast-paced with a sinister edge’ Times ‘Truly captivating’ Elle ‘Perfect escapist reading’ Marie Claire

The Survivors

The Survivors
Six One-act Dramas

by Moishe Freed

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1956
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Survivors

The Survivors

by Dan Willis

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2008
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN : 0786947233
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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After the destruction of his hometown of Ironroot in the Cataclysm, Bradok Axeblade and a handful of survivors desperately cling to life, trapped in the bowels of Krynn and short of food, water, and light, as they make their way through a perilous maze, armed only with a magical compass and their determination to survive. Original.

The Survivors

The Survivors
Drama

by Bole Butake

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1989
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Survivors

The Survivors
A Novel

by Jane Harper

  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 2021-02-02
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1250232414
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Coming home dredges up deeply buried secrets in The Survivors, a thrilling mystery by New York Times bestselling author Jane Harper Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal community he once called home. Kieran's parents are struggling in a town where fortunes are forged by the sea. Between them all is his absent brother, Finn. When a body is discovered on the beach, long-held secrets threaten to emerge. A sunken wreck, a missing girl, and questions that have never washed away...

The Survivors

The Survivors

by Elaine Feinstein

  • Publisher : Penguin Group USA
  • Release : 1991
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN : 9780140148480
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Survivors Club

The Survivors Club
The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life

by Ben Sherwood

  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release : 2009-01-26
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0446543918
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Which is the safest seat on an airplane? Where is the best place to have a heart attack? Why does religious observance add years to your life? How can birthdays be hazardous to your health? Each second of the day, someone in America faces a crisis, whether it's a car accident, violent crime, serious illness, or financial trouble. Given the inevitability of adversity, we all wonder: Who beats the odds and who surrenders? Why do some people bound back and others give up? How can I become the kind of person who survives and thrives? The fascinating, hopeful answers to these questions are found in The Survivors Club. In the tradition of Freakonomics and The Tipping Point, this book reveals the hidden side of survival by combining astonishing true stories, gripping scientific research, and the author's adventures inside the U.S. military's elite survival schools and the government's airplane crash evacuation course. With The Survivors Club, you can also discover your own Survivor IQ through a powerful Internet-based test called the Survivor Profiler. Developed exclusively for this book, the test analyzes your personality and generates a customized report on your top survivor strengths. There is no escaping life's inevitable struggles. But The Survivors Club can give you an edge when adversity strikes.

Voices of the Survivors

Voices of the Survivors
Testimony, Mourning, and Memory in Post-Dictatorship Argentina (1983-1995)

by Liria Evangelista,David W. Foster

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2013-05-13
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 1134826214
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Voices of the Survivors

Voices of the Survivors

by Patricia Weiser Easteal

  • Publisher : Spinifex Press
  • Release : 1994
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN : 9781875559244
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Powerful and moving stories from survivors of sexual assault.

The Survivors Club

The Survivors Club
A Thriller

by Lisa Gardner

  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 2003-04-29
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0553897500
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Lisa Gardner's Love You More, and a peek at the script for The Killing, AMC’s original series, which tracks the murder of a Seattle teenager and the gripping investigation it sparks, only on AMC. THE SURVIVORS CLUB . . . that’s what Jillian Hayes, Carol Rosen, and Meg Pesaturo call it. They won’t consider themselves victims. They are survivors. They helped lead the investigation that caught the man who changed their lives forever. Now they are the prime suspects in his murder. Could three ordinary women have been driven to do the unthinkable? Detective Sergeant Roan Griffin knows all too well what can drive even the best people to cross the line. Has someone in the Survivors Club become a killer? And if so, can he blame her, let alone bring her to justice? “Starts fast and never stops moving. Clever, complex, and original!”—Phillip Margolin “Has it all: provocative plotting, engaging characters, and a razor-sharp emotional edge.”—Stephen White “This club is worth the dues.”—People

The Survivors

The Survivors

by Bill Purcell

  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 2006-11-16
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0595864031
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Society, as we know it, has ended with the devastating attack by an unnamed enemy, killing most of the world's population with the deadly Ebola virus. Abby, Bob, and Sean, are struggling to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic world. They want nothing more than to move on with their lives, but each of them realize that one must die so the other two can continue to live.

The Survivors

The Survivors
Recovery Through Grief Support Groups

by Joan Harmon

  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release : 2017-05-30
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN : 1480941026
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Survivors by Joan Harmon The multitude of deaths in America today causes the need for healing in many homes across the country, increasing the need for grief support groups in many towns and communities. After recovering from the devastating loss of her daughter, author Joan Harmon wrote The Survivors: Recovery Through Grief Support Groups to help anyone interested develop and organize a grief support group for their local community. Ranging from basic tips, such as where and how often to meet, to specifics topics for discussion and inspirational and encouraging Bible verses, The Survivors draws upon the author’s personal and professional experiences to help you create a grief support group that is sure to help benefit your local community.