Softly Awakes My Heart

Author: Terry Parker
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467008737
Size: 18,31 MB
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This is a true story about love at first sight, it happened to a middle aged couple who fell in love and became an inspirational partnership which lead to a loving marriage. In their small little exhibition stand and graphic design studio, working hard together, having normal ups and downs like all businesses go through. When down, together their love, comfort and being always together got them over these problems. On the ups, they enjoyed themselves in the fast lane, like a couple of young lovers, kissing cuddling and dancing the night away, never ever parted, their world was wonderful, such happiness, such togetherness, such love. But in November 2008 their whole world changed and became hell.

The Heart That Has Truly Loved

Author: Lorraine Vines
ISBN: 1409290883
Size: 10,47 MB
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The memoirs and life of Lorraine Halse Vines, 1918 to 2007, including childhood and school days, pre-war England, Germany and America, university and hospital study, the RAAF and Jervis Bay, civilian life, family and career, adventures with husband Bob, final notes by daughter Kathi and funeral service.

The Mistletoe Haunting

Author: David Slattery-Christy
Editor: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1785351680
Size: 17,94 MB
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A Mistletoe Bride is murdered on Christmas Eve, 1893. Her ghost haunts the family stately home, Willow Manor, until her remains are discovered and the truth revealed. Set in the present day and Victorian England, the tragic young bride can at last share her story and put right the terrible injustice that destroyed her family and those she loved. The city of Oxford’s Randolph Hotel, and the village of Minster Lovell, the site of the stately home, are the locations for this heartwrenching story of deceit, love and betrayal. The Mistletoe Bride, a local legend, was popularised in a poem by Thomas Haynes Bailey in 1884, and then set to music to become the popular song: The Mistletoe Bough!

Growing Up So High

Author: Sean O'Connor
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444743104
Size: 18,52 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Seán O'Connor was born in Francis Street, in the Liberties of Dublin, a neighbourhood famous over the centuries for the sturdy independence of its people. Now, in this evocative and affectionate book, he recollects the unique and colourful district of his childhood: the neighbours who lived there, their traditions, talk and lore, the music and poetry of the laneways and markets. Remembrances of the 1940s classroom, of bird-watching in Phoenix Park, of roaming towards adolescence in the streets of his ancestors are mingled with tales of ancient ghosts and the coming of change to the Liberties. O'Connor, father of the novelist Joseph, tells his story with honesty, warmth and style, and the often wry wit of his home-place. This tenderly written testament of one Liberties boy builds into a vivid and heart-warming picture of his own extended family as part of a proud community and its all-but-vanished way of life.

Letters And Diaries Of Kathleen Ferrier

Author: Kathleen Ferrier
Editor: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9781843830122
Size: 16,36 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Until now, Kathleen Ferrier has been a glorious voice, but through the pages of these fascinating letters and diaries, never previously published, we get to the real person.

Hope And Glory

Author: Maurice Leonard
Editor: Victorian Secrets
ISBN: 1906469385
Size: 15,68 MB
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Dame Clara Butt (1872-1936) was one of the most celebrated singers of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, a symbol of the glory of a Britain on whose Empire the sun never set. Standing an Amazonian 6'2" tall, Clara had a glorious contralto voice of such power that when she sang in Dover, Sir Thomas Beecham swore she could be heard in Calais. A friend of the royal family, Clara was made a Dame in recognition of her sterling work during the First World War. Her rousing performances of Land of Hope and Glory brought the nation together and raised thousands of pounds for charity. In the first biography since her death, Maurice Leonard tells Dame Clara Butt's remarkable story, from humble beginnings in Sussex, to her dazzling apotheosis by an adoring nation. With humour and insight, Leonard reveals the woman behind the cultural icon.

Silent Footsteps

Author: Sally Henderson
Editor: Pan Australia
ISBN: 9781741978599
Size: 18,77 MB
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When an elephant saved Sally Henderson's life in Botswana, it was to change her irrevocably. A passion to conserve this majestic species was ignited, and in 1990 she left Australia to join an elephant research project in the wilds of Zimbabwe. What follows is a remarkable journey into the world of Africa's elephants, and a deeply personal memoir of one woman's awakening and the choices she makes to follow her calling. Sally paints a rare and unforgettable portrait of a Herd and its matriarchs, and the perils they face in an unforgiving landscape further torn apart by civil strife. But it is the daily pleasures of being in their mighty presence that gives her story its countless wonders. Beautifully written, Silent Footsteps is a love letter to the spirit of Africa and a jubilant portrayal of the lives of elephants.

A Saint Sa Ns Organ Album

Author: Camille Saint-Saëns
ISBN: 9780193355927
Size: 20,40 MB
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This is a wonderful collection of popular and some less well-known pieces. It contains three movements from The Carnival of the Animals, the slow movement and the famous Maestoso section from the 'Organ' Symphony (No. 3), the meltingly beautiful aria 'Softly awakes my heart' from the opera Samson and Delilah, the opening section of the Danse Macabre, and several other pieces illustrating the range of Saint-Saens' compositional style. All the pieces are immensely playable and have been chosen to suit the needs of both church and concert organists.