In His Father s Footsteps by Danielle Steel

In His Father S Footsteps
  • Author : Danielle Steel
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9780399179273

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this powerful novel, Danielle Steel tells the story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first-generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success. When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith, fortune, and relentless hard work, Jakob has achieved success in the diamond business, invested in real estate in New York, and shown his son, Max, that America is truly the land of opportunity. Max is a rising star, a graduate of Harvard with friends among the wealthiest, most ambitious families in the world. And while his parents were thrown together by chance, Max chooses a perfect bride to start the perfect American family. An opulent society wedding. A honeymoon in Tahiti. A palatial home in Greenwich. Max’s lavish lifestyle is unimaginable to his cautious old-world father and mother. Max wants to follow his father’s example and make his own fortune. But after the birth of children, and with a failing marriage, he can no longer deny that his wife is not the woman he thought she was. Angry and afraid, Max must do what he has never done before: struggle, persevere, and learn what it means to truly walk in his father’s footsteps, while pursuing his own ideals and setting an example for his children. Moving from the ashes of postwar Europe to the Lower East Side of New York to wealth, success, and unlimited luxury, In His Father’s Footsteps is a stirring tale of three generations of strong, courageous, and loving people who pay their

Little Jesus a Walk in His Father s Footsteps by Janet Carr

Little Jesus   A Walk In His Father S Footsteps
  • Author : Janet Carr
  • Publisher : America Star Books
  • Release Date : 2010-06
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 1456017098

In My Father s Footsteps by Gwilym Davies

In My Father S Footsteps
  • Author : Gwilym Davies
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release Date : 2015-08-31
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 9781473866898

In 1944-45, Capt. G.H. Davies served with the hard-fighting 53rd Welsh Division. He was an artillery officer in command of a battery of 25-pdr field guns and saw action from Normandy to the final surrender of Nazi Germany. Capt. Davies was present at the Normandy battles, the fierce fighting for s'Hertogenbosch and the Battle of Arnhem.During the course of the war, Capt. Davies kept a diary and also snatched a few photographs on his treasured camera. When the opportunity arose Capt. Davies liberated a camera from a fallen SS officer and, after the war, had the film developed. The film contained graphic images of the war from the German side of the line.Seventy years on from the events, the wartime diary, the photographs of the guns and the photographs taken by the dead SS officer were the inspiration for the son of Capt. Davies, television producer and writer Gwilym Davies, to undertake an emotional return to the battlefields, which his father had described in his diary.The result of that pilgrimage is an important new book which builds upon the wartime diary and the photographs to produce a powerful record of one man's war service with the guns of the 53rd Welsh Division. The book also contrasts the experience of Capt. Davies with those of the Germans on the other side of the line. Gwilym Davies is himself an accomplished photographer and his photographs of the 70th anniversary celebrations and the memorials provide a poignant counterpoint to the events of 1944.

In My Father s Footsteps A Memoir by Sebastian Matthews

In My Father S Footsteps  A Memoir
  • Author : Sebastian Matthews
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2004-01
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 0393338134

A brilliant father, a complicated legacy, and a son's hard-won journey of self-discovery. William Matthews was a much-admired, award-winning poet and teacher who lived hard and died in 1997 at the age of 55. This clear-eyed, often wryly funny memoir pays homage to a charismatic father as the son struggles to step out from his considerable shadow.

In My Father s Footsteps by John C. Leslie

In My Father S Footsteps
  • Author : John C. Leslie
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-09-03
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 1517062829

This is a story of a son's journey in his father's footsteps as a Naval Aviator, including aerial combat in World War II and Vietnam. It includes their post-Navy careers as a Crop-Duster for the father, and an Experimental Flight Test Pilot for the son. But, this book is more than their individual stories of going to war and flying airplanes; it is a thread through the fabric of our nation's history from the arrival of the Puritans during the Great Migration of the early 1600s, through the westward expansion and early growth of the United States, to recent times. It is a story of a loving family formed by a chance meeting of two people during wartime.

Following in Father s Footsteps by Michael Hout

Following In Father S Footsteps
  • Author : Michael Hout
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Categories : Social Science
  • ISBN : 0674307283

This is the first systematic study of patterns of social mobility in Ireland. It covers a recent period--the 1960s--when Ireland was undergoing rapid economic growth and modernization. The author thus was able to test the widely accepted hypothesis that growth weakens class barriers. To his surprise he found that it did not. Social mobility increased somewhat, but among mobile men the better jobs still went to those from advantaged social class origins. Despite economic development and demographic change, the underlying link between social origins and career destinations remained unchanged. In chapters on education, life cycle, religion, and farming, Michael Hout shows how inequality persists in contemporary Ireland. In the last chapter he reviews evidence from other countries and concludes that governments must take action against class barriers in education and employment practices if inequality is to be reduced. Economic growth creates jobs, he argues, but economic growth alone cannot allocate those jobs fairly.

The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen

The Snow Leopard
  • Author : Peter Matthiessen
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2014-11-06
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781448112654

One September, the writer and explorer Peter Matthiessen set out with field biologist George Schaller to journey 250 miles through the Himalayas to the Crystal Mountain on the Tibetan plateau. They wanted to study the wild blue sheep, the bharal, but also hoped to see the snow leopard, a creature so rarely spotted as to be nearly mythical. The Snow Leopard is not only an exquisite book of natural history but an extraordinary account of an inner journey ; a 'true pilgrimage, a journey of the heart.'

Walking in My Father s Footsteps by Myron Miller

Walking In My Father S Footsteps
  • Author : Myron Miller
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-11-01
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 0990926303

This book describe my father's service in World War I with the 314th Field Artillery; the remarkable hospitality shown to his brigade during the summer of 1918 in Brittany, France,; and my visit to Redon, France in 2012 to "walk in his footsteps."

The Terrorist s Son by Zak Ebrahim

The Terrorist S Son
  • Author : Zak Ebrahim
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781476784816

An extraordinary story, never before told: The intimate, behind-the-scenes life of an American boy raised by his terrorist father—the man who planned the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. What is it like to grow up with a terrorist in your home? Zak Ebrahim was only seven years old when, on November 5th, 1990, his father El-Sayyid Nosair shot and killed the leader of the Jewish Defense League. While in prison, Nosair helped plan the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993. In one of his infamous video messages, Osama bin Laden urged the world to “Remember El-Sayyid Nosair.” For Zak Ebrahim, a childhood amongst terrorism was all he knew. After his father’s incarceration, his family moved often, and as the perpetual new kid in class, he faced constant teasing and exclusion. Yet, though his radicalized father and uncles modeled fanatical beliefs, to Ebrahim something never felt right. To the shy, awkward boy, something about the hateful feelings just felt unnatural. In this book, Ebrahim dispels the myth that terrorism is a foregone conclusion for people trained to hate. Based on his own remarkable journey, he shows that hate is always a choice—but so is tolerance. Though Ebrahim was subjected to a violent, intolerant ideology throughout his childhood, he did not become radicalized. Ebrahim argues that people conditioned to be terrorists are actually well positioned to combat terrorism, because of their ability to bring seemingly incompatible ideologies together in conversation and advocate in the fight for peace. Ebrahim argues that everyone, regardless of their upbringing or circumstances, can learn to tap into their inherent empathy and embrace tolerance over hatred. His original, urgent message is fresh, groundbreaking, and essential to the current discussion about terrorism.

The Reverberations of Manhood by Riley Inge, Jr

The Reverberations Of Manhood
  • Author : Riley Inge, Jr
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 9798634834726

When dads go missing through divorce, death, or drifting what consequences does that create in the life of their son? Sons? Will it determine how they will fare as men? Fathers? In the book, The Reverberations of Manhood: Echoes of a Father's Footsteps, three generations of Riley's uniquely reveal how important black fathers, father figures, and mentors are in the lives of young black men. And how to keep the sounds of a father's footsteps from disappearing........

Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father by Murray Howe

Nine Lessons I Learned From My Father
  • Author : Murray Howe
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-10-31
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9780735234185

A GLOBE AND MAIL BESTSELLER As a child, Murray Howe wanted to be like his father. He was an adult before he realized that didn't necessarily mean playing hockey. Gordie Howe may have been the greatest player in the history of hockey, but greatness was never defined by goals or assists in the Howe household. Greatness meant being the best person you could be, not the best player on the ice. Unlike his two brother, Murray Howe failed in his attempt to follow in his father's footsteps to become a professional athlete. Yet his failure brought him to the realization that his dream wasn't really to be a pro hockey player. His dream was to be his father. To be amazing at something, but humble and gracious. To be courageous, and stand up for the little guy. To be a hero. You don't need to be a hockey player to do that. What he learned was that it was a waste of time wishing you were like someone else. When Gordie Howe passed away in 2016, it was Murray who was asked to deliver the eulogy. Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father takes the reader through the hours Murray spent writing the words that would give shape to his father's leagcy--the hours immediately after his hero's death, as he gathers his thoughts and memories, and makes sense of what his remarkable father meant to him. The result is nine pieces of wisdom, built out of hundreds of stories, that show us the man behind the legend and give us a glimpse of what we can learn from this incredible life.

Touching My Father s Soul by Broughton Coburn

Touching My Father S Soul
  • Author : Broughton Coburn
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2011-12-31
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781448116973

A book of adventure, wisdom and spiritual enlightenment. Touching My Father's Soul recounts Tenzing's son, Jamling Norgay's treacherous climb to the world's most forbidding summit. As retold in Krakauer's Into This Air, the 1996 IMAX climbing expedition collided with tragedy. As the climb unfolds so too does Norgay's inner journey. His desire to finally stand alongside his father's soul on the summit of Everest is realised, as is an understanding of his family's Sherpa history and a realisation of the power and significance of the Himalayas. Beautifully repackaged for the paperback edition, this is a classic.

Bull Rider by Marilyn Halvorson

Bull Rider
  • Author : Marilyn Halvorson
  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781551432335

Layne, desperate to follow in his late father's footsteps, wants nothing more than to become a bull rider, even with his mother's lack of support.

Ali Cross by James Patterson

Ali Cross
  • Author : James Patterson
  • Publisher : jimmy patterson
  • Release Date : 2019-11-25
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 9780316530422

James Patterson's blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies--and now he's bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex's son Ali is eager to follow in his father's footsteps as a detective, but when his best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery? Ali Cross has always looked up to his father, former detective and FBI agent Alex Cross. While solving some of the nation's most challenging crimes, his father always kept his head and did the right thing. Can Ali have the same strength and resolve? When Ali's best friend Abraham is reported missing, Ali is desperate to find him. At the same time, a string of burglaries targets his neighborhood---and even his own house. With his father on trial for a crime he didn't commit, it's up to Ali to search for clues and find his friend. But being a kid sleuth isn't easy---especially when your father warns you not to get involved!---and Ali soon learns that clues aren't always what they seem. Will his detective work lead to a break in Abraham's case or cause even more trouble for the Cross family?

The Right Time by Danielle Steel

The Right Time
  • Author : Danielle Steel
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781101883952

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Filled with heartbreak and betrayal, triumph and fulfillment, The Right Time is an intimate, richly rewarding novel about pursuing one’s passion and succeeding beyond one’s wildest dreams. Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow takes solace in the mysteries she reads with her devoted father—and soon she is writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, complex crime stories that reflect skill, imagination, and talent far beyond her years. After her father’s untimely death, at fourteen Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds twenty-six mothers to take the place of the one she lost, and the time and encouragement to pursue her gift. Alex writes in every spare moment, gripped by the plots and themes and characters that fill her mind. Midway through college, she has finished a novel—and manages to find a seasoned agent, then a publisher. But as she climbs the ladder of publishing success, she resolutely adheres to her father’s admonition: Men read crime thrillers by men only—and so Alexandra Winslow publishes under the pseudonym Alexander Green, her true identity known only to those closest to her, creating a double life that isolates her. Her secret life as the mysterious and brilliantly successful Alexander Green—and her own life as a talented young woman—expose her to the envious, the arrogant, and Hollywood players who have no idea who she really is. Always, the right time to open up seems just out of reach, and would cost her dearly. Once her double life and fame are established, the price of the truth is always too high.

Footsteps of My Father by Anthony Rino

Footsteps Of My Father
  • Author : Anthony Rino
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2005-07-01
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 1420864017

In Footsteps of My Father, author Anthony Rino offers managers a refreshing, down-to-earth look at the basic concepts of business management, as he shares a lifetime of simple wisdom from his Italian immigrant father. Finding a mentor.Building a network.Taking care of employees.Knowing how to "leave it at the office."Just a few of the practical, yet infinitely valuable lessons that Rino has learned and cleverly communicates to readers through insightful parallels to his father's experiences as a small business owner. This unassuming book cuts through the complicated management philosophies of our day to not only enlighten readers about the realities of the corporate workplace, but to also open their eyes to what is most valuable in life.

Barbarian Lost by Alexandre Trudeau

Barbarian Lost
  • Author : Alexandre Trudeau
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781443441421

To this day, China remains an enigma. Ancient, complex and fast moving, it defies easy understanding. Ever since he was a boy, Alexandre Trudeau has been fascinated by this great county. Recounting his experiences in the China of recent years, Trudeau visits artists and migrant workers, townspeople and rural farmers. Often accompanied by a young Chinese journalist, Vivien, he explores realities caught in time between the China of our memories and the thrust of progress. The China he seeks out lurks in hints and shadows. It flickers dimly amidst all the glare and noise. The people he encounters along the way give up but small secrets yet each revelation comes as a surprise that jolts us from our preconceived ideas and forces us to challenge our most secure notions. Barbarian Lost, Trudeau’s first book, is an insightful and witty account of the dynamic changes going on right now in China, as well as a look back into the deeper history of this highly codified society. On the ground with the women and men who make China tick., Trudeau shines new light on the country as only a traveller with his storytelling abilities could.

One More Moment by Samantha Chase

One More Moment
  • Author : Samantha Chase
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781492616474

"Utter rockstar perfection. I dare you to stop reading until the end."—#1 New York Times Bestselling Author RACHEL VAN DYKEN Julian Grayson is taking a break ...from his cheating fiancée ...from his band ...from his life in the spotlight Charlotte Clark is devoted to her work save the world help the homeless get a broken man back on his feet When Charlotte Clark offers to pay for Julian Grayson's coffee, the world-famous drummer assumes she wants something from him. But Charlotte has no idea who he is, and Julian can't resist keeping up the charade—being incognito is a novelty and a relief. He'll have to tell her...eventually. But as Charlotte cheerfully undertakes to transform his life, Julian realizes there's something about her that gives him what he hasn't felt in years: hope. Shaughnessy Brothers: Band on the Run Series One More Kiss (Book 1) One More Promise (Book 2) One More Moment (Book 3) What People Are Saying about Samantha Chase: "A fun, flirty, sweet story filled with romance and character growth and a perfect happily ever after."—CARLY PHILLIPS, New York Times bestselling author for I'll Be There "A sweet romance: classic, thoughtful, and as lyrical as the stars."—Kirkus Reviews for A Sky Full of Stars "A delight for readers...a classic love story"—RT Book Reviews for This is Our Song "So much more than just a romance."—Night Owl Reviews for Always My Girl

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

The Last Lecture
  • Author : Randy Pausch
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Categories : Self-Help
  • ISBN : 9781401395513

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."---Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave--"Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams"--wasn't about dying. It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, of enabling the dreams of others, of seizing every moment (because "time is all you have...and you may find one day that you have less than you think"). It was a summation of everything Randy had come to believe. It was about living. In this book, Randy Pausch has combined the humor, inspiration and intelligence that made his lecture such a phenomenon and given it an indelible form. It is a book that will be shared for generations to come.

Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama

Dreams From My Father
  • Author : Barack Obama
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2007-01-09
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9780307394125

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF ESSENCE’S 50 MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK BOOKS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS In this iconic memoir of his early days, Barack Obama “guides us straight to the intersection of the most serious questions of identity, class, and race” (The Washington Post Book World). “Quite extraordinary.”—Toni Morrison In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance. Praise for Dreams from My Father “Beautifully crafted . . . moving and candid . . . This book belongs on the shelf beside works like James McBride’s The Color of Water and Gregory Howard Williams’s Life on the Color Line as a tale of living astride America’s racial categories.”—Scott Turow “Provocative . . . Persuasively describes the phenomenon of belonging to two different worlds, and thus belonging to neither.”—The New York Times Book Review “Obama’s writing is incisive yet forgiving. This is a book worth savoring.”—Alex Kotlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here “One of the most powerful books of self-discovery I’ve ever read, all the more so for its illuminating insights into the problems not only of race, class, and color, but of culture and ethnicity. It is also beautifully written, skillfully layered, and paced like a good novel.”—Charlayne Hunter-Gault, author of In My Place “Dreams from My Fath