Sooley

Sooley
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Author: John Grisham
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780385547710
Release: 2021-04-27
Editor: Doubleday

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes you to a different kind of court in his first basketball novel. Samuel “Sooley” Sooleymon is a raw, young talent with big hoop dreams…and even bigger challenges off the court. In the summer of his seventeenth year, Sam­uel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basket­ball tournament. He has never been away from home, nor has he ever been on an airplane. The opportunity to be scouted by dozens of college coaches is a dream come true. Samuel is an amazing athlete, with speed, quick­ness, and an astonishing vertical leap. The rest of his game, though, needs work, and the American coaches are less than impressed. During the tournament, Samuel receives dev­astating news from home: A civil war is raging across South Sudan, and rebel troops have ran­sacked his village. His father is dead, his sister is missing, and his mother and two younger brothers are in a refugee camp. Samuel desperately wants to go home, but it’s just not possible. Partly out of sympathy, the coach of North Carolina Central offers him a scholar­ship. Samuel moves to Durham, enrolls in classes, joins the team, and prepares to sit out his freshman season. There is plenty of more mature talent and he isn’t immediately needed. But Samuel has something no other player has: a fierce determination to succeed so he can bring his family to America. He works tirelessly on his game, shooting baskets every morning at dawn by himself in the gym, and soon he’s dominating everyone in practice. With the Central team los­ing and suffering injury after injury, Sooley, as he is nicknamed, is called off the bench. And the legend begins. But how far can Sooley take his team? And will success allow him to save his family? Gripping and moving, Sooley showcases John Grisham’s unparalleled storytelling powers in a whole new light. This is Grisham at the top of his game.

The Mysterious Death of Anna Sooley

The Mysterious Death of Anna Sooley
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Author: Eugene Sooley
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781794743502
Release: 2021
Editor: Lulu.com

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Sooley Limited Edition

Sooley   Limited Edition
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Author: John Grisham
Pages: 368
ISBN: 0385547722
Release: 2021-05-25
Editor: Doubleday

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Books are leather-bound, signed and numbered, with printed endpapers, gold stamping, a slipcase, and a ribbon marker. New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes you to a different kind of court in his first basketball novel. Samuel "Sooley" Sooleymon is a raw, young talent with big hoop dreams...and even bigger challenges off the court. In the summer of his seventeenth year, Sam­uel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basket­ball tournament. He has never been away from home, nor has he ever been on an airplane. The opportunity to be scouted by dozens of college coaches is a dream come true. Samuel is an amazing athlete, with speed, quick­ness, and an astonishing vertical leap. The rest of his game, though, needs work, and the American coaches are less than impressed. During the tournament, Samuel receives dev­astating news from home: A civil war is raging across South Sudan, and rebel troops have ran­sacked his village. His father is dead, his sister is missing, and his mother and two younger brothers are in a refugee camp. Samuel desperately wants to go home, but it's just not possible. Partly out of sympathy, the coach of North Carolina Central offers him a scholar­ship. Samuel moves to Durham, enrolls in classes, joins the team, and prepares to sit out his freshman season. There is plenty of more mature talent and he isn't immediately needed. But Samuel has something no other player has: a fierce determination to succeed so he can bring his family to America. He works tirelessly on his game, shooting baskets every morning at dawn by himself in the gym, and soon he's dominating everyone in practice. With the Central team los­ing and suffering injury after injury, Sooley, as he is nicknamed, is called off the bench. And the legend begins. But how far can Sooley take his team? And will success allow him to save his family? Gripping and moving, Sooley showcases John Grisham's unparalleled storytelling powers in a whole new light. This is Grisham at the top of his game.

J Sheekey FISH

J Sheekey FISH
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Author: Allan Jenkins,Howard Sooley,Tim Hughes
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781409052159
Release: 2012-10-18
Editor: Random House

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the heart of London's Covent Garden, J Sheekey has been offering the finest fish, oysters, shellfish and other fruits de mer since the 1890s. Josef Sheekey was a market stall holder given permission by Lord Salisbury to serve fish and seafood in his 1896 property development in St Martin's Court, on the proviso that he supply meals to Salisbury's after-theatre dinner parties. Over a century later, the restaurant retains its late-Victorian charm and buzzes with fashionable folk and famous faces. The menu takes in prime fish such as Dover and lemon sole, brill and salmon, with seasonal specials such as Esk sea trout with lovage and girolles, roast lobster with sweetbreads and salt baked bass. Old favourites include lobster thermidor and Sheekey's famous fish pie. J Sheekey Fish immortalises recipes from this renowned kitchen. Sheekey Executive Chef Tim Hughes has teamed up with legendary cookery editor Allan Jenkins to create the cookery book event of 2012.

It s All Straw

It s All Straw
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Author: Richard R. Sooley
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781490718293
Release: 2013-11
Editor: Trafford Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is a story of a dedicated couple who, while in retirement, are out of touch with the current events of the world. Daniel, a former scholar of political theory, has withdrawn from reality because his tired, old memory has failed. Judith's care for him goes beyond obligation. It is the result of an unfailing love of many decades. The president calls for Daniel visit to New York City to discuss his earlier writings on political theory. While there, Daniel is given an experimental drug called Memrestor. When his mental acuity is restored, he finds that the United States has become a dystopia. He is torn between his desire to return to the shadowy, fanciful world he came from while in retirement or stay in the real world and help restore the American heritage he believed in. In his earlier writings, Daniel had foresaw what he was now experiencing and had proposed constitutional changes to avoid the calamitous results. Although the drug, Memrestor, restored Daniel's memory, it had side effects. The hallucinations he had while retired intensified. His vivid dreams give him insight of how the American political world degenerated. The archangel Raphael shows him allegorical views of the dystopia and finally brings Daniel to a sublime level.

Jethro Reid the Sword and the Cross From Tales of My Heart s Delight

Jethro Reid  the Sword and the Cross   From Tales of My Heart s Delight
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Author: Eugene Sooley
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780359265305
Release: 2019-02-17
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Jethro laid there in the mud on the side of the trench just high enough to get his head over the top. His 303 British-made rifle was cocked and ready to fire. He had his finger on the trigger. Jethro would constantly worry about where his bullets would fall. The mortar and machine gun fire were deafening but not loud enough to drown out the repetitious sound in his head, "Thou shalt not kill, ... Thou Shall Not Kill,.. THOU SHALT NOT KILL.” His fear of the battle going on in his mind was worse than the real battlefield that he was fighting on. He didn’t know how much longer he could fight this battle, in his mind, with his God.. At this point in time there was no way that he could know that he would never point a firearm at any human being again after this day. ...

sins of my grandmother and me

sins of my grandmother and me
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Author: eugene Sooley
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780991918904
Release: 2021
Editor: Lulu.com

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Baggage

Baggage
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Author: Jill Sooley
Pages: 256
ISBN: 1550813900
Release: 2012
Editor: Breakwater Books Limited

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ACCLAIMED NEWFOUNDLAND AUTHOR Jill Sooley's second novel, Baggage, examines the step family. Drawing on humour and heart¬break, as she did in Widows of Paradise Bay, this story unfolds from the perspectives of three women - Marie, mother and stepmother; Floss, Marie's daughter who grew up in a broken home and must deal with her mother's second marriage; and Lolly, the rebellious step¬daughter and young single mother who has never felt comfortable in her place within the stepfamily. Baggage highlights the ties that bind the stepfamily in all its awkward, complex, and optimistic tension.

Derek Jarman s Garden

Derek Jarman s Garden
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Author: Derek Jarman
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0500600244
Release: 2009-05
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Derek Jarmans Garden is the last book Jarman ever wrote. It is a fitting memorial to a brilliant and greatly loved artist and film maker who, against all odds, made a breathtaking garden in the most inhospitable of places the flat, bleak, often desolate expanse of shingle overlooked by the Dungeness nuclear power station. Here is Jarmans own record of how the garden evolved, from its earliest beginnings in 1986 to the last year of his life. More than 150 photographs by his friend Howard Sooley capture the garden at all its different stages and at every season of the year, revealing its complex geometrical plan, magical stone circles and the beautiful and bizarre scupltures. We also catch glimpses of Jarman at work on the garden. This beautiful book will appeal to all those who love gardens and gardening, as well as the legions of admirers of this extraordinary man.

The Widows of Paradise Bay

The Widows of Paradise Bay
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Author: Jill Sooley
Pages: 256
ISBN: 1550813307
Release: 2010
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

After her divorce, Prissy Montgomery heads back to her childhood home in Newfoundland. In an effort to spare Prissy humiliation as a divorce, her mother takes out an obituary to announce the demise of Prissy's husband. Later when the "dead" husband arrives, the town of Paradise Bay is left reeling, with more questions than answers.

The Insanity of God

The Insanity of God
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Author: Nik Ripken,Gregg Lewis
Pages: 322
ISBN: 9781433673085
Release: 2013
Editor: B&H Publishing Group

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Presents stories of persecuted Christians whose faith in Christ was not diminished by adverse circumstances, and the lessons that the author took from those stories and applied to his own beliefs about the sufficiency of God.

The Maze

The Maze
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Author: Nelson DeMille
Pages: 329
ISBN: 143288719X
Release: 2021-12-28
Editor: Thorndike Press Large Print

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille returns with his best thriller yet featuring former homicide detective John Corey who is called out of retirement to investigate a string of searing, grisly murders that take place a little too close to home. In his dazzling #1 bestseller, Plum Island, Nelson DeMille introduced you to NYPD Homicide Detective John Corey, who we first meet sitting on the back porch of his uncle's waterfront estate on Long Island, convalescing from wounds incurred in the line of duty. A visit from the local Chief of Police results in the legendary Detective Corey becoming involved in the investigation of the murders of a married couple who were scientists at the top-secret biological research facility on Plum Island. Fast forward through six bestselling John Corey novels and The Maze opens with Corey on the same porch, but now in forced retirement from his last job as a Federal Agent with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group. Corey is restless and looking for action, so when his former lover in Plum Island, Detective Beth Penrose, appears with a job offer, Corey has to once again make some decisions about his stalled career--and about reuniting with Beth Penrose. Inspired by, and based on the actual and still unsolved Gilgo Beach murders, The Maze takes you on a dangerous hunt for an apparent serial killer who has murdered nine--and maybe more--prostitutes and hidden their bodies in the thick undergrowth on a lonely stretch of beach. As Corey digs deeper into this case, which has made national news, he comes to suspect that the failure of the local police to solve this sensational case may not be a result of their inexperience and incompetence--it may be something else. Something more sinister. The Maze features John Corey's politically incorrect humor, matched by his brilliant and unorthodox investigative skills along with the surprising and shocking plot twists that are the trademark of the #1 New York Times bestselling author, Nelson DeMille.

When Truth Is All You Have

When Truth Is All You Have
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Author: Jim McCloskey,Philip Lerman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780385545044
Release: 2020-07-14
Editor: Doubleday

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

“A riveting and infuriating examination of criminal prosecutions, revealing how easy it is to convict the wrong person and how nearly impossible it is to undo the error.” —Washington Post "No one has illuminated this problem more thoughtfully and persistently." —Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy Jim McCloskey was at a midlife crossroads when he met the man who would change his life. A former management consultant, McCloskey had grown disenchanted with the business world; he enrolled at Princeton Theological Seminary at the age of 37. His first assignment, in 1980, was as a chaplain at Trenton State Prison. Among the inmates was Jorge de los Santos, a heroin addict who'd been convicted of murder years earlier. He swore to McCloskey that he was innocent—and, over time, McCloskey came to believe him. With no legal or investigative training to speak of, McCloskey threw himself into the case. Two years later, thanks to those efforts, Jorge de los Santos walked free, fully exonerated. McCloskey had found his calling. He established Centurion Ministries, the first group in America devoted to overturning wrongful convictions. Together with his staff and a team of forensic experts, lawyers, and volunteers—through tireless investigation and an unflagging dedication to justice—Centurion has freed 65 innocent prisoners who had been sentenced to life or death. When Truth Is All You Have is McCloskey's inspirational story, as well as those of the unjustly imprisoned for whom he has fought. Spanning the nation, it is a chronicle of faith and doubt; of triumphant success and shattering failure. It candidly exposes a life of searching and struggle, uplifted by McCloskey's certainty that he had found what he was put on earth to do. Filled with generosity, humor, and compassion, it is the soul-bearing account of a man who has redeemed innumerable lives—and incited a movement—with nothing more than his unshakeable belief in the truth.

Art of the Garden

Art of the Garden
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Author: Stephen Bann
Pages: 256
ISBN: UOM:39015060402156
Release: 2004
Editor: Tate Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

England has long been known as a land of gardeners. As such, the rich horticultural designs and and painterly experiments have proved to be of great inspiration for artists such as Turner, Constable and Freud, and this book celebrates their work and theyway in which they invoke the spirit of the garden.

Theodore Boone The Accomplice

Theodore Boone  The Accomplice
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Author: John Grisham
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780525556275
Release: 2019-05-14
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Theodore Boone is back on the case in an all-new adventure! Bestselling author John Grisham delivers a page-turning legal thriller for a new generation of readers. Theo has been worried about his good friend Woody Lambert. Woody is struggling at school and making bad choices. But when Woody is arrested—an unwitting accomplice to armed robbery—Theo knows he is innocent. Racing the clock while Woody sits in jail, Theo will do everything in his power to help his friend and save Woody from an unforgiving system where justice is not equal for all. Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and undisputed master of the modern legal thriller, Theodore Boone’s trials and triumphs will keep readers hooked until the very last page.

The Grandest Bookshop in the World

The Grandest Bookshop in the World
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Author: Amelia Mellor
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781922400437
Release: 2020-09-29
Editor: Affirm Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Pearl and Vally Cole live in a bookshop. And not just any bookshop. In 1893, Cole?s Book Arcade in Melbourne is the grandest bookshop in the world, brimming with every curiosity imaginable. Each day brings fresh delights for the siblings: voice-changing sweets, talking parrots, a new story written just for them by their eccentric father. When Pearl and Vally learn that Pa has risked the Arcade ? and himself ? in a shocking deal with the mysterious Obscurosmith, the siblings hatch a plan. Soon they are swept into a dangerous game with impossibly high stakes: defeat seven challenges by the stroke of midnight and both the Arcade and their father will be restored. But if they fail Pearl and Vally won?t just lose Pa ? they?ll forget that he and the Arcade ever existed.

The Sound of Whales

The Sound of Whales
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Author: Kerr Thomson
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781910002285
Release: 2015-04-02
Editor: Scholastic UK

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

On a remote Scottish island, three children make a shocking discovery: two bodies on the beach, a whale and a man. Fraser and Hayley see it as the start of an adventure, but sensitive Dunny is distraught. What happened on the water just isn't natural ... and only by watching the whales can it be put right.

Materialising Colour

Materialising Colour
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Author: Jane Withers
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1838660704
Release: 2020-05-22
Editor: Phaidon Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A fascinating journey into the world of textiles and color through the eyes of Kvadrat expert Giulio Ridolfo Denmark's Kvadrat, one of the world's leading textile companies, provides high-end fabrics to major design companies, collaborating with some of the most interesting creative talents working today. Kvadrat is renowned for its beautiful, sophisticated color palette - and this luxuriously produced book tells the story of Giulio Ridolfo, the man who helps Kvadrat find the right color for each collection. It provides an insight into his intuitive yet rigorously grounded approach, taking inspiration from nature, pop culture, fashion, and traditional craft.

Calico Joe

Calico Joe
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Author: John Grisham
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780345541338
Release: 2013-03-26
Editor: Dell Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Follows the divergent paths of a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher.

Fools Gold

Fools  Gold
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780857077417
Release: 2014-01-30
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Luca Vero and his friends are plunged into the heady whirlwind of Venice, the world's busiest marketplace, where everything - and everyone - is for sale. Their mission from the Pope is no protection: this city has its own laws. Meanwhile, the Lady Isolde is in more danger than ever, and her feelings for Luca are becoming more intense. As the friends face the unknown dangers of magic and alchemy, the crimes and politics of the city may become the least of their worries. The powers they confront are not of this world . . . Praise for Changeling: "This will be a romping and intriguing historical tale…spiffing stuff." Daily Telegraph "A pacey and enjoyable read, with the promise of more unusual adventure and darker plotlines as the series moves on. " We Love This Book "The atmosphere in this terrific YA novel is taut and compelling." Books Monthly "Exciting first title in a new series…with attractive characters, several layers of mystery and, as one might expect, meticulously researched historical detail." Daily Mail