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Jack s Book

Jack s Book Author Barry Gifford
ISBN-10 9781101580462
Release 2012-04-24
Pages 368
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"A fascinating literary and historical document, the most insightful look at the Beat Generation." —Dan Wakefield, author of New York in the Fifties and Going All the Way First published in 1978, Jack's Book gives us an intimate look into the life and times of the "King of the Beats." Through the words of the close friends, lovers, artists, and drinking buddies who survived him, writers Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee recount Jack Kerouac's story, from his childhood in Lowell, Massachusetts, to his tragic end in Florida at the age of forty-seven. Including anecdotes from an eclectic list of well-known figures such as Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Gore Vidal, as well as Kerouac's ordinary acquaintances, this groundbreaking oral biography—the first of its kind—presents us with a remarkably insightful portrait of an American legend and the spirit of a generation.



The Jack Book

The Jack Book Author Judy Wimberley
ISBN-10 9781449783402
Release 2013-02-12
Pages 42
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Uncertainty can be a nagging fear for children even in the best of times (sunny days) but in troubling, difficult times ( stormy days), it can become a constant companion. As parents and loved ones of children we would love to promise them--"nothing bad is going to happen to you or me; everything is going to be all right." Facing the reality that we are not in control of all that is part of our child's world and can not fulfill that promise in all situations, how can we prepare them to live unfettered by fear. Scripture gives us some great visuals to help us understand how Jesus loves and cares for us that can be grasped by even young children. Six of them are covered here along with suggestions for how to use the book to strengthen their grasp and understanding of these truths.



Dear Jack

Dear Jack Author Barbara Bates
ISBN-10 0999231928
Release 2017-10
Pages 232
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"Dear Jack," Barbara writes to her son. Through these letters and raw prose sections relating to them, she recounts the past and explores questions of motherhood, responsibility, guilt, and spirituality. In Dear Jack: A Love Letter to My Son, Barbara Bates Conroy shares her highly personal and tragic experiences with drug addiction, family discord, loss, and grief. When her son, Jack, passed away from a heroin overdose in 2015 after struggling with substance abuse for years, Barbara continued to write letters to him. She always had, ever since he was a baby, through his difficult teenage years. It seemed the only thing to do: to keep writing to him, to keep trying to reach him. When her son died, the unimaginable for a parent, Barbara invested herself in grief workshops and alternative healing modalities, and found herself on a new spiritual path, one that proved crucial to moving her life forward, and to coping with her past. With the aid of psychics, mediums, intuitives, and her cultivated powers of introspection and recognition, Barbara comes to terms with her own pain and power, as well as Jack's. Her unconventional memoir is an intimate, moving and unforgettable story. *All proceeds from Dear Jack go to The Jackson Scott Conroy Foundation, which was established following the tragic death of Jackson from an overdose at the age of twenty one. The Foundation is dedicated to support teens and young adults suffering from opioid and heroin addiction. Costly treatment centers are often out of reach, and we will award scholarships and partial scholarships to fund treatment through an application process.



Jack the Ripper and the London Press

Jack the Ripper and the London Press Author L. Curtis
ISBN-10 0300133693
Release 2008-10-01
Pages 368
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Press coverage of the 1888 mutilation murders attributed to Jack the Ripper was of necessity filled with gaps and silences, for the killer remained unknown and Victorian journalists had little experience reporting serial murders and sex crimes. This engrossing book examines how fourteen London newspapers—dailies and weeklies, highbrow and lowbrow—presented the Ripper news, in the process revealing much about the social, political, and sexual anxieties of late Victorian Britain and the role of journalists in reinforcing social norms. L. Perry Curtis surveys the mass newspaper culture of the era, delving into the nature of sensationalism and the conventions of domestic murder news. Analyzing the fourteen newspapers—two of which emanated from the East End, where the murders took place—he shows how journalists played on the fears of readers about law and order by dwelling on lethal violence rather than sex, offering gruesome details about knife injuries but often withholding some of the more intimate details of the pelvic mutilations. He also considers how the Ripper news affected public perceptions of social conditions in Whitechapel.



Jack

Jack Author Liesl Shurtliff
ISBN-10 0605929157
Release 2016
Pages 296
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Relates the tale of Jack who, after trading his mother's milk cow for magic beans, climbs a beanstalk to seek his missing father in the land of the giants.



I Jack

I  Jack Author Patricia Finney
ISBN-10 9780060522094
Release 2005-10-25
Pages 178
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Living a quiet and contented life in suburbia, Jack the dog suddenly finds himself in a whirlwind of emotion after beautiful Petra moves in next door, in a funny romance about a dog in love. Reprint.



King Jack and the Dragon

King Jack and the Dragon Author Peter Bently
ISBN-10 9780723270928
Release 2012-07-26
Pages 32
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Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over . . . but brave King Jack is more than a match for dragons and terrible beasties. This magical make-believe adventure, illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere.



The Jack Tales

The Jack Tales Author Richard Chase
ISBN-10 9780547529974
Release 2015-03-17
Pages 240
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A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack.



Cadillac Jack

Cadillac Jack Author Larry McMurtry
ISBN-10 1439129002
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 400
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In Cadillac Jack, Larry McMurtry -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove -- proves his unique talent for conjuring up the real, often eccentric people who inhabit the American heartland and for capturing the peculiarly American search for new frontiers and adventure. Cadillac Jack is a rodeo-cowboy-turned-antique-scout whose nomadic, womanizing life -- centered on his classic pearl-colored Cadillac -- rambles between the Texas flatlands of flea markets and small-time auctions and Washington, D.C.'s political-social life of parties, hustlers, vixens, and spies. Along the way he meets a cast of indelibly etched characters: among them, the strikingly beautiful, social-climbing Cindy Sanders; Boog Miller, the tackily-dressing millionaire good ole boy who patronizes Jack's business and who has more political muscle than a litter of lobbyists; Khaki Descartes, the pushy, brain-picking, Washington woman reporter; Freddy Fu, an undercover CIA agent working out of a greasy barbecue joint called The Cover-Up; and Jean Arber, the mother of two and a fledgling antique-store owner who can't quite figure out if she'll marry Jack or not. Wild, touching, and hilariously funny, Cadillac Jack is Larry McMurtry's raucous social satire of sex, politics, and love in the fast lane, peopled with Americans only he could render.



Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper Author Andrew Cook
ISBN-10 9781848683273
Release 2009
Pages 253
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Andrew Cook goes in search of the real story of Jack the Ripper - and this story isn't set in the brothels of the East End but in the boardrooms of Fleet Street. This is a tale of hysteria whipped up by competing tabloid editors and publishers.



Jumping Jack

Jumping Jack Author Germano Zullo
ISBN-10 9781452136721
Release 2014-05-13
Pages 40
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Jumping Jack and Roger Trotter are show-jumping champions, but an injury to the horse, Jack, is threatening to spoil their team by affecting Jack's confidence.



Jack

Jack Author A.M. Homes
ISBN-10 9781847087966
Release 2012-09-13
Pages 224
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Jack is a teenager who wants nothing more than to be normal - even if being normal means having divorced parents and a rather strange best friend. But when Jack's father takes him out rowing on a lake and tells his son that he's gay, nothing will ever be normal again. Out of Jack's struggle to redefine what is 'family', comes a work of enormous humour, charm and resonance, the most convincing, funny and insightful novel about adolescence since The Catcher in the Rye.



Jack s Run

Jack s Run Author Roland Smith
ISBN-10 1439597022
Release 2009-02-09
Pages 246
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Kidnapped by drug czar Alonzo Asnar and held hostage in Argentina, Jack and his sister Joanne attempt a daring escape while their parents, aided by some old friends, set out to rescue them, in this sequel to Zach's Lie. Reprint.



Mighty Jack

Mighty Jack Author Ben Hatke
ISBN-10 9781626729162
Release 2016-09-06
Pages 208
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Jack might be the only kid in the world who's dreading summer. But he's got a good reason: summer is when his single mom takes a second job and leaves him at home to watch his autistic kid sister, Maddy. It's a lot of responsibility, and it's boring, too, because Maddy doesn't talk. Ever. But then, one day at the flea market, Maddy does talk—to tell Jack to trade their mom's car for a box of mysterious seeds. It's the best mistake Jack has ever made. In Mighty Jack, what starts as a normal little garden out back behind the house quickly grows up into a wild, magical jungle with tiny onion babies running amok, huge, pink pumpkins that bite, and, on one moonlit night that changes everything...a dragon.



The Summer I Met Jack

The Summer I Met Jack Author Michelle Gable
ISBN-10 9781250103246
Release 2018-05-29
Pages 528
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"Based on the real-life story of Alicia Corning Clark"--Jacket.



The Jack Russell Terrier Handbook

The Jack Russell Terrier Handbook Author D. Caroline Coile
ISBN-10 0764114115
Release 2000
Pages 199
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Few dogs have as much energy as the lively Jack Russell terrier. This Barron's pet manual gives all the specifics on this hunting breed, including feeding, housing, health care, training, and grooming. Full color.



Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill Author Jane Martin
ISBN-10 0573695946
Release 1996
Pages 89
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Jack and Jill has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Jack and Jill also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Jack and Jill book for free.