Based On A True Story
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📒Based On A True Story ✍ Donald F. Stevens
✏Based on a True Story Book Summary : Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema, Based on a True Story: Latin American History at the Movies examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. The book opens with an introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies, while the rest of the book consists of essays that explore the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's perspective.
📒Captive ✍ P. Gifford Longley
✏Captive Book Summary : He smelled again the musty stench. He gagged. He reckoned it to be the odor of blood, The rotting scalps that were tied To The Indian's beltï¿½ï¿½—recent victims. In his dread, he made no sound.Captiveis the true story of a family torn apart by the hate, racism, and greed that consumed brutal colonial New England. Twelve-year-old John's parents and siblings are massacred by the Abenaki Indians, and he is abducted. Irrevocably separated from his loved ones, John must find a way to survive among his violent captors, using skill and wit to adapt. A full year after the horrific massacre of Groton, Jack continues to mourn the death of his brother's family and search for a way, any way, To find his nephew John. But in all that time there has not been a single lead about the missing children of Groton. Desperate and heartsick, Jack gambles on Hector, a Native American trader. The wily Indian swears to deliver John, but for an obscene amount of money. Even if the Abenaki are approached and John located, will Hector deliver theCaptive? 'Captiveis not 'dumbed down' history...I had goose bumps, anxiously wondering what would happen next!' ï¿½Kara Fossey, Groton Historical Society the companion volume,Compelled, completes the story ofCaptive.
📒When God Shows Up Fewer People Die ✍ Laurel Black
✏When God Shows Up Fewer People Die Book Summary : What does it take for ordinary men and women to become heroes? We often see stories in the news where people find the courage and the strength to put their lives on the line for others in harm’s way, but sometimes there’s more to the story. When God Shows Up, Fewer People Die shares a story of God’s miraculous intervention into a harrowing situation, where his presence and guidance helped one young woman become a hero. Inspired by a true story, author Laurel Black shares the dramatic narrative of an apartment complex locked down because of an active shooter. While authorities work to take control of the situation, it would be God’s hand that would guide a young woman to saving many lives. It takes courage to become a hero, but it also takes faith and God’s great power and protection. When God Shows Up, Fewer People Die is a story of God’s presence in one of the worst circumstances, and it shows how God can make everything good for those who love him.
📒Confined ✍ Sahar Bahrawi
✏Confined Book Summary : Rola, a Saudi hermaphrodite, lives in agony. Scorned by family members and shunned by society for her masculine appearance, Rola is constantly obliged to defend herself. Trapped in her own body, she seeks support from Dr. Suhair, a Boston-educated Saudi psychologist. Throughout her struggle, Rola remains unaware that her battle against her authoritative mother to change her sex mirrors Suhair’s own struggle to escape a long confinement in a decaying marriage. Throughout a turbulent decade of unintentional mutual psychotherapy, Rola and Suhair both strive to break their chains and shape their own destinies. Based on a true story, Confined offers a moving novel that explores the complexities of sexuality, mental health and social judgment. “In the months and years after I cut my hair, not a day has passed without Mama making remarks about how provoking my appearance is to people, and how dangerous that is for me —and, more specifically, for her. As a result of her anxiety and her ire, as a teenager, I lived my life at home behind bars. Each night I prayed and pleaded to God to relieve me from the solitary confinement I’d been living in. The mental gap between Mama and me, brought by the generational gap and her volatile nature, led horror to be the cornerstone of our relationship.”
📒Arden The Airedale ✍ Judy Mercer
✏Arden the Airedale Book Summary : Pets and their human caretakers have a special bond. They make each other feel better. They love each other. In her book Arden the Airedale, author Judy Mercer tells the story of a very special bond between Alicia and her dog. Arden and Alicia enjoy spending a lot of time together. But when Arden must stay with Alicia's friend while she is away, he misses her terribly. He worries that he may not see her again. Should he try to find her? Arden the Airedale is based on a true story. Enjoy Arden and Alicia’s adventures and what happens when he decides she's been gone too long. Alicia and Arden lived in Kentucky for many years. They currently reside in Wisconsin and Arden is now 13 years old.
📒Churchill S Secret Agent ✍ Max Ciampoli
✏Churchill s Secret Agent Book Summary : Based upon Max Hardonniere's own experience as a covert operative during World War II, this is the story of a young man whose acquaintance with Prime Minister Winston Churchill would lead to him being recruited and trained as a spy who would fight his own war from behind enemy lines.
📒Based On A True Story ✍ Christopher Holdsworth
✏Based on a True Story Book Summary : A giant spider, cannibals, and a vast chessboard are some of the obstacles Zed and his companion must face in their journey to reach an unknown treasure hidden deep within a mountain range in Peru. Zed is astounded when he meets a Genie and is offered the chance to travel through time and witness prominent events; Adam and Eve created for food, EDEN constructed in space, and the ultimate collision that shaped the Earth and its inhabitants.
📒Insane Plight To Deliverance Based On A True Story ✍ Lola Promdi Bukid
✏Insane Plight to Deliverance Based On a True Story Book Summary : This book is based on the true story of a woman who was driven and goal-oriented. In her late forties, she suffered a nervous breakdown and lost everything she had worked hard for and the people she loved. Her husband died, and her loss of sanity pushed the affection of her only child away from her. She spiraled into a deep depression she was not aware of. With all hope lost, she attempted suicide several times. However, after many years of despair, the Lord touched her life, and she was given a chance for a new beginning—and many wondrous events happened thereafter.
📒American Street Mack ✍ Shwakeem De La Soussa
✏American Street Mack Book Summary : "The stone that was rejected by the builder becomes the corner stone." "Think to act and act to think." "A thriller yet a true story that you don't want to put down." "This book will make you angry; will make you cry, and also give the readers hope." The author, Shwakeem De La Soussa is a fighter; a thinker, a survivor, a book about struggle in America.
📒Madness ✍ Anthony Andrew
✏Madness Book Summary : A bright Texas university student named Anthony is faced with threats from his professor, who lies about the student to protect himself. He goes so far as to send Anthony to a psych ward to protect his own reputation, while branding the student as certifiably insane. Even Anthony’s parents do not believe him, due to his family history of manic depression. In the meantime, the young man lives a crazy life, and truly experiences both the highest highs and the lowest lows. Madness: Based on a True Story takes a chilling look into the world of truth and madness