Boys In The Trees
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📒Boys In The Trees ✍ Carly Simon
✏Boys in the Trees Book Summary : Carly Simon's New York Times bestselling memoir, Boys in the Trees, reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top 40 hits, including the #1 song "You're So Vain." She was the first artist in history to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for her song "Let the River Run" from the movie Working Girl. The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture, but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart. Simon brilliantly captures moments of creative inspiration, the sparks of songs, and the stories behind writing "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets" among many others. Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics, as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor.
📒The Little Boy In The Tree ✍ Roland Russoli
✏The Little Boy in the Tree Book Summary : Roland Russoli received the call that every parent fears. His beloved son Andrew had been killed while serving his country. Here he shares his journey from shock and indefinable grief, to the possibility of healing and reclaiming joy. Through the correspondences he shared with friends as he moved around the world and worked to make peace with his unspeakable loss, he dares to examine his feelings with honesty, humility, and even humor. To lose a child is an extremely isolating event, and it is his hope that by sharing his story, others who find themselves on this terrible path, or know someone else who is traveling it, will know they are not alone.
📒Boys In The Trees ✍ Abookaday
✏Boys in the Trees Book Summary : Warning: This is an independent addition to Boys In The Tr, meant to enhance your experience of the original book. If you have not yet bought the original copy, make sure to purchase it before buying this unofficial summary from aBookaDay. SUMMARYCarly Simon grew up third out of four children in a house filled with family and music. Many members of her father's family where musically inclined. While members of Carly's family were musicians by trade, Carly's father who owner of the publishing company Simon and Schuster. There were even weekly music practices held to which the children always tried to escape. Carly's parents were expecting a boy and planned to name him Carl, so when a beautiful baby girl arrived, they simply added a "Y." It was partly that expectation that made Carly feel like a disappointment to her father. She felt he always wished she was indeed Carl. Early on in life she felt a need to compete with her older sisters for attention and approval and soon learned that her sisters were the apples of daddy's eye. But Carly was the apple of her Uncle Pete's eye. He looked out for her and gave her encouragement, out of everyone in her family, her uncle was her favorite, and provided the father figure she missed in her own father. Their brother's nurse would adapt literature for mini plays that the girls would perform for their family and friends during the summers. It was during one of these performances that Carly's stutter presented itself, which became a consistent source of embarrassment well into adulthood. She was on stage about to say her line when she stumble over the words and ran off in embarrassment. Carly tried to find ways to hide it with techniques like changing words, coding in her diary, or excusing herself from the situation. While experimenting with techniques, she learned she could sing her words while at home. This was the first time she thought that maybe she could be a singer one day. Her childhood is when she began to write in her diary, something that would become an important item throughout her childhood and teenage years. It was a way she would be able to find release and cope with all the confusing feelings she was experiencing. Her stutter seemed to have no rhyme or reason behind it. What would trip her up one day would be easy as pie the next but something else would be difficult to articulate. As a young child she began experiencing sexual or semi sexual encounters with an older boy during the summers. She didn't realize at the time that their actions together (or his actions towards her) could be anything but appropriate. Her world was turned upside down when her parent's relationship began to fail, and her mother's lover moved into the family home. It was during this time that her father (Richard) began having health problems. When the lover (Romey) was deployed the parental relationship seemed to have gotten better, only to have her mother take an unexpected, unaccompanied trip to Europe. One summer Carly met a boy named Jamie Taylor, whom she found out lived a few house down from their summer home. Would this Jamie Taylor be the James Taylor Carly marries later in her life? During this summers, a friend of the girls taught Lucy and Carly a new technique on the guitar. They used this new technique in a song they sang at family get-togethers. It also became the song that would give the girls their first "big break." That same summer, Carly became enamored by the mythology of Orpheus and Eurydice; to her it was a tale of everlasting love and music. She felt it talked about the healing magic of music, a relief from obstacles in life. When she would feel lost, she would always reflect back on the beauty within this myth and find her way back to herself.CaAvailable on PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. (c) 2015 All Rights Reserved
📒Three Boys In The Wild North Land ✍ Egerton Ryerson Young
✏Three Boys in the Wild North Land Book Summary : Reproduction of the original.
📒The Tree Of Young Dreamers ✍ Frank Sousa
✏The Tree of Young Dreamers Book Summary : Brought up in the Depression, Johnny DaSilva is leader of a fun and imaginative gang that lives out their dreams in the Big Tree in which each has a branch that serves as the Lone Ranger’s Silver, the race car of Morey Amsterdam, the rocket ship of Buck Rogers, the crow’s nest for Black Bart the Pirate. When World War II broke out, they tried every ruse their young imaginations could think of to get into the marines, army, and navy but had to settle for the Boy Scouts. But the faux pas war to end all wars came too soon for the Big Tree Gang. Johnny is best described by an aunt as having the millstone around the neck of having a strict English Episcopalian conscience and bucking bronco Portuguese sexual proclivities. Two girls are in love with him, one wealthy and popular, the other sexually abused and who considered herself a worthless toy, until she met Johnny. Whatever they knew about the facts of life, male and female, were learned pretty much by trial and error.
📒The Boys From The Hill ✍ Bernard Salmon
✏The Boys from the Hill Book Summary : This retro urban novel is a tale about a group of working class boys growing up in the Bronx during the late forties and early fifties. The story takes the young men from early adolescence to young manhood. It features in particular the lives of two of these boys who are close friends, Johnny and Tony. The novel centers on the street lives of the boys who for a period of time sink into fighting and violent gang activities. Eventually they survive these negative activities and grow into normal living patterns as they become young men.
📒Red Head Nappy Head Hussy ✍ Shirley Edwards
✏Red Head Nappy Head Hussy Book Summary : Nearly sixty years ago in the backwoods of Georgia, a frightened little girl felt very alone and unloved. Red Head is the true story of her life. Painful sexual abuse at the hands of her uncle made the author distrustful of everyone. She lived with "the shame of it, and how I felt that I was dirty because of the abuse." Shirley Edwards lived in a large family where she believed she was in the way. Eventually she learned the value of family and friends who accepted you for who you were and didn't judge, but loved her through it all. Remembering good times in the midst of the struggles, she finally achieved happiness. In doing so, she wants to share her stories with others. Shirley Edwards is a medical assistant in Tampa, Florida, and the minister of music for her church. This is her first book. Her inspiration to write it came from her children and her pastor. Publisher's website: http: //sbprabooks.com/ShirleyEdwards
📒Adventures Of A Country Boy In The City ✍ Oluwole Komolafe
✏Adventures of a Country Boy in the City Book Summary : "Adventures of a Country Boy in the City" provides an insight into the engaging life of the author, whose natural instinct is to know how to convert opportunities to bring about positive changes in his life. The author enchants the imagination of his readers to become part of his compelling story by involving the reader in every step of the adventures he encountered in the city of Lagos, and later, as a student, in the cities of Hamburg and of West Berlin. Told in very colorful and vibrant language, the reader, the author and the story all become one and the same entity, allegorically following the path etched out in the words of the author. When, in his journeys, and one road seemed to be closed and the reader shudders at the rational of the breathtaking risk that the author has just taken, a God-sent Guiding Angel suddenly appears to take the author out of whatever adversity. Join Komolafe in his adventures as he journeys through life from the background of a simple village life in the Yoruba Kingdom of Nigeria to the world of opportunities that awaits a man of valor who dares to demand his share of what destiny has in stock for him.
📒Bouncy Pouncy The Ball ✍ Cheyene M. Lopez
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📒The Pony Rider Boys In The Grand Canyon ✍ Frank Gee Patchin
✏The Pony Rider Boys in the Grand Canyon Book Summary : Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - "Ow, Wow, Wow, Wow! Y-E-O-W!" Tad Butler, who was industriously chopping wood at the rear of the woodshed of his home, finished the tough, knotted stick before looking up. The almost unearthly chorus of yells behind him had not even startled the boy or caused him to cease his efforts until he had completed what he had set out to do. This finished, Tad turned a smiling face to the three brown-faced young men who were regarding him solemnly.