Standing Against the Wind

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  • Author : Traci L. Jones
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Pages : 208 pages
  • ISBN : 9780312622930
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 4 reviews
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Standing Against the Wind

Standing Against the Wind
  • Author : Traci L. Jones
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Release : 19 January 2010
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Patrice Williams was happy living in Georgia with her grandmother, then her mother lured her to Chicago and ended up in jail. Living in the projects, Patrice is an easy target for everyone. Not only won't she stand up for herself, she cares about her grades—unlike her classmates. But that draws the attention of Monty Freeman, another eighth grader who asks Patrice to tutor his little brother. When Monty becomes her guardian angel, Patrice begins to think something stronger

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Kat Martin
  • Publisher : Mira Books
  • Release : 28 December 2010
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When she is forced to return to the home town she hated, widow and single mother Sarah Allen turns to Jackson Raines, with whom she went to high school, for help when her late husband's criminal past comes back to haunt her.

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Jim Tilley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 September 2021
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Against the Wind is an elegantly written story of relationships involving six principal characters, strands of whose lives braid together after a chance reunion among three of them. A successful environmental lawyer is forced to take himself to task when he realizes that everything about his work has betrayed his core beliefs. A high school English teacher asks her former high school love to take up her environmental cause. A transgender adolescent male raised by his grandparents struggles to excel

Rooted Against the Wind

Rooted Against the Wind
  • Author : Gloria Jean Wade Gayles
  • Publisher : Beacon Press (MA)
  • Release : 20 September 1996
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The African American woman reflects on interracial relationships, homophobia, recovering from an attemped rape, and prejudice in American society

Stand Against the Wind

Stand Against the Wind
  • Author : Erwin Raphael McManus
  • Publisher : J. Countryman
  • Release : 01 February 2006
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Through thought-provoking chapters, McManus takes readers on a journey of transformation through the landscape of their character--from where they start out "Running Free," through "Rising Out of the Ashes," developing "Divine Imagination," and finally, reaching the "Greatness of Servanthood."

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Mike Mangan
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release : 06 December 2016
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Never before or since has there been such an outlandish proposition—sail 10,500 miles and start a colony from scratch with just convicts. By 1835, about 90 per cent of Sydney’s white population was either convicts, ex-convicts, the children of convicts, or those married to a convict. About 1,000 convicts (2.5 per cent of the population) fled inland and became bushrangers, and 4 per cent of the population was jailers. How does that place end up as the land of the ‘fair go’? How does

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Jim Tilley
  • Publisher : Red Hen Press
  • Release : 24 September 2019
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In this dramatic debut novel about relationships, six individuals’ complicated lives are intertwined after a chance reunion. A successful environmental lawyer is forced to take himself to task when he realizes that everything about his work has betrayed his core beliefs. A high school English teacher asks her former high school love to take up her environmental cause. A transgender adolescent male raised by his grandparents struggles to excel in a world hostile to his kind. A French-Canadian political science

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Markus Baum
  • Publisher : The Plough Publishing House
  • Release : 20 September 1998
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Eberhard Arnold was not afraid of the truth. A man for today s seekers, he faced life s essential questions head on. When he found answers, he lived them. His contemporaries dubbed him a modern-day St. Francis. He renounced private property and the conventional church, choosing the early Christians as his role models. A man of unwavering conviction, Arnold walked resolutely against the prevailing winds, even as Nazism engulfed Germany. "Against the Wind" gives flesh, blood, and personality to a

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Kat Martin
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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They were known as the "no-account Raines boys" but they've grown into successful, honorable men and everything they have, they've fought for tooth and nail. Now each of the three brothers has one last obstacle to overcome to claim what's eluding them: love. Secrets don't stay buried long in cattle country. Sarah Allen, the beautiful girl who humiliated Jackson Raines in high school, is back in town. Not so long ago, she couldn't wait to leave Wind Canyon, Wyoming, in

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : J. F. Freedman
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 28 May 2013
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“A rip-snorting, full-throttle novel . . . It kept me up late into the night.” —Stephen King Forced out of his firm, a hard-living attorney takes on one final, highly charged case—defending a notorious gang of bikers against murder charges A few years ago, Will Alexander was the top criminal lawyer in Santa Fe, with a thriving practice, a famously flamboyant courtroom style, and a marriage that landed him on the front page of the society section. Now, though, his wife has