The Back Road

Author: Rachel Abbott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781477807750

Category: Fiction

Page: 467

View: 4788

When Abbie Campbell is knocked over and left for dead on the back road of the village of Little Melham, waves of shock ripple through the small community, threatening to expose secrets.
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On the Back Road to Mandalay

Author: Robert G. Johnson

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1600347355

Category: Religion

Page: 360

View: 2304

"On the Back Road to Mandalay" is the story of twenty years of life and work in the mountains of western Burma. To advance the Christian faith, they had an adventurous life raising their children, running schools, training men and women for ministry, translating the Bible, building churches, producing Christian literature and Sunday school material, and promoting health and education.
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On the Backroad to Heaven

Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren

Author: Donald B. Kraybill,Carl Desportes Bowman,Carl F. Bowman

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801870897

Category: Religion

Page: 352

View: 9120

On the Backroad to Heaven is a unique guide to the world of Old Order Anabaptist groups. Focusing on four Old Order communities—the Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren—Donald B. Kraybill and Carl Desportes Bowman provide a fascinating overview of their culture, growth, and distinctive way of life. Following a general introduction to Old Order culture, they show how each group uses a different strategy to create and sustain its identity. The Hutterites, for example, keep themselves geographically segregated from the larger society, whereas the Brethren interact more freely with it. The Amish and Mennonites are more alike in how they engage the outside world, adopting a complex but flexible strategy of compromise that produces an evolving canon of social and religious rules. This first comparative study sketches the differences as well as the common threads that bind these groups together.
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The Back Road to Crazy

Stories from the Field

Author: Jennifer Bové

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780874808162

Category: Nature

Page: 232

View: 2166

A collection of adventures by field researchers with the impulse to trade the comfort of a more sheltered career for the demanding work of a biologists working on the frontlines of wildlife studies, botany, and resource management.
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The Back Road to Wonderland

Author: David R. Metheny

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1304929086

Category: Social Science

Page: 278

View: 9547

NOTE This is an anthology of the first three books. Hidden beneath us... Is a world where once upon a time... Becomes corrupted with excess and control... and when Kayden Daniels plummets into a macabre world, his destiny of becoming The Mad Hatter will begin. Thrown together by Fate, The messenger of Heart's family- a seductive young man- a King with a deep secret- and a Queen bent on revenge and power will collide to set in motion an epic battle between good and evil that will threaten Wonderland's existence. Take a leap down the rabbit hole and discover a Wonderland you only think you know. The Back Road to Wonderland series begins with the formative days of the Mad Hatter before "Alice" fell down the rabbit hole. A journey that will take him from the medieval district of the Heart's to the forging of an empire to become one of fairy tales most misunderstood characters. Can one man have it all and still find true love? The answer is only a seduction and cup of tea away.
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Back Roads

Author: Tawni O'Dell

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101209271

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 3166

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Funny and heartbreaking, this New York Times bestselling debut perfectly captures the maddening confusion of adolescence and the prickly nature of family with irony and unerring honesty. Harley Altmyer should be in college having the time of his life. He should be free from the backwards Pennsylvania coal town he calls home, with its lack of jobs and no sense of humor. Instead, he’s constantly reminded of just how messed up everything is... Harley’s mother is in prison for killing his father, so he’s in charge of bringing up his younger sisters and working two jobs to pay the bills—and that doesn’t leave a lot of time for distractions. But lately, he’s getting more and more sidetracked by lusting after Callie Mercer, his middle-aged neighbor. As he struggles to keep it together, things begin to spin out of control. Soon Harley finds that as shattered as his family is, there are still more crushing surprises in store. “In Harley, O’Dell has created a hero who’s heartbreakingly believable; like Holden Caulfield, he uses caustic humor to hide his pain. Readers will care very much about him and his future, if indeed he has one.”—St. Petersburg Times
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The back road to Arcadia

Author: Michael Heffernan

Publisher: Salmon Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 70

View: 2879

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Crooked

Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery

Author: Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062641808

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

View: 4163

The acclaimed author of Carved in Sand—a veteran investigative journalist who endured persistent back pain for decades—delivers the definitive book on the subject: an essential examination of all facets of the back pain industry, exploring what works, what doesn't, what may cause harm, and how to get on the road to recovery. In her effort to manage her chronic back pain, investigative reporter Cathryn Jakobson Ramin spent years and a small fortune on a panoply of treatments. But her discomfort only intensified, leaving her feeling frustrated and perplexed. As she searched for better solutions, she exposed a much bigger problem. Costing roughly $100 billion a year, spine medicine—often ineffective and sometimes harmful —exemplified the worst aspects of the U.S. health care system. The result of six years of intensive investigation, Crooked offers a startling look at the poorly identified risks of spine medicine, and provides practical advice and solutions. Ramin interviewed scores of spine surgeons, pain management doctors, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, chiropractors, specialized bodywork practitioners. She met with many patients whose pain and desperation led them to make life-altering decisions, and with others who triumphed over their limitations. The result is a brilliant and comprehensive book that is not only important but essential to millions of back pain sufferers, and all types of health care professionals. Ramin shatters assumptions about surgery, chiropractic methods, physical therapy, spinal injections and painkillers, and addresses evidence-based rehabilitation options—showing, in detail, how to avoid therapeutic dead ends, while saving money, time, and considerable anguish. With Crooked, she reveals what it takes to outwit the back pain industry and get on the road to recovery.
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The Back Road

Author: Joseph Hughes

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557087279

Category:

Page: N.A

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I'll Take the Back Road

Author: Marguerite Hurrey Wolf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Country life

Page: 171

View: 8091

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The Back Road To Success

All Roads Are Not Paved

Author: Robert L. Weaver

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 0996287701

Category: Fiction

Page: 81

View: 6209

Star Wainwright lives in a small town in rural America. There are no tall buildings or crowded streets and very little to do other than hang out with friends. Occasionally, some savvy business owner puts an arcade game room in the city part of town which instantly becomes the local attraction for many kids. But not Star. The kid with the unusual name has little ambition other than to stay home and let his mother take care of him. His interests are playing basketball and football…at home. But something happens to this mama’s boy that turns his world around. High school. Yes, even a kid with little desire to do anything except stay home has to attend high school! The Back Road to Success is the coming-of-age story of a young man who finds his way in the world by trial and error. Star’s journey toward manhood is both humorous and painfully familiar, and his story represents the universal struggle of growing up, even when you don’t want to!
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Madness of a Bleeding Heart: The Back Road to Wonderland Book Two

The Back Road to Wonderland

Author: David R. Metheny

Publisher: David Metheny

ISBN: 1310376220

Category:

Page: 200

View: 8984

There is a world… Hidden beneath us… Where Once Upon a Time… Becomes corrupted with excess and control… When Kayden Daniels is thrown from being a New York City multimillionaire… Into the world of Wonderland… His destiny of becoming The Mad Hatter will begin Thrown together by Fate – a messenger of the Heart’s family- a Seductive young man- and a stranger With a mission will collide to set in motion an epic battle between good and evil. Return down the back road where Fate takes a stand and experience a new version of Wonderland. Betrayed by the King he loves the lines between good and evil will blur. Bondage and madness become the seeds that form an empire and when a dark force is released in Wonderland, can an ancient crystal hold the key to lands survival or destruction? Rejoin your favorite character from Seduction of a King and flash back to the beginning of an ancient world where pleasure and greed are unlimited and glamour only hides what is lurking behind the surface. Where men can fall in love or just fulfill their lust and the fate of four young strangers will shape the future of the world we know as Wonderland and form the destiny of a Hatter. The Back Road to Wonderland series begins with the formative days of the Mad Hatter before “Alice” fell down the rabbit hole. A journey that will take him from the medieval district of the Heart’s to the building of an empire. Can one man have it all and still find true love? The answer is only a seduction away.
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The Backroad Chronicles

Adventure and History in British Columbia

Author: Riel Marquardt

Publisher: Trafford on Demand Pub

ISBN: 1412059038

Category: Travel

Page: 204

View: 2939

From long-abandoned gold-rush trails to wilderness hot springs, join Riel and Karen with canine companion Keera as they explore British Columbia's vast backroad country.
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The Back Roads

Twenty Back Road Tours for the Whole Family

Author: James E. Cook

Publisher: Arizona Highways Books

ISBN: 9780916179540

Category: Arizona

Page: 136

View: 8783

The three authors, with roots deep in the Arizona soil, describe twenty back-road tours for the whole family.
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Exploring the Back Roads

28 Day Trips in the Greater Bay Area

Author: Peter Browning

Publisher: Great West Books

ISBN: 0944220215

Category: Travel

Page: 125

View: 8105

"A guide to the back roads of the Greater Bay Area. Twenty-eight trips that can be made in a day or less. Each trip has a detailed map, one or more photos, historical background, and often quotations from early travelers"--Provided by publisher.
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A Road Trip Into America's Hidden Heart - Traveling the Back Roads, Backwoods and Back Yards

Author: John Drake Robinson

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1936688409

Category: Humor

Page: 194

View: 3100

He bought the car a dozen years ago. Together, they traveled every mile of every road on his highway map, a 250,000 mile journey to discover the real America beyond the interstate. Real people. Obscure places. Forgotten facts. His story unfolds in Missouri, but it could be about any state, any traveler who drives into America's hidden heart.
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Taking the Back Road Home

Author: Louis Daniel Brodsky

Publisher: Time Being Books

ISBN: 9781568090382

Category:

Page: 76

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Taking the Back Road Home’s fifty-one poems detail the life of a poet, commemorating his day-to-day encounters with friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers, as he celebrates "the dedication of the self to useful occupations," as well as his more mystical experiences with his wife and with nature. The poems absorb the reader into the writer’s existence and grant the imagination free rein within his timeless, imagistic world, where "the empty sky. . . / Is a huge music box with smooth duplex combs / Musing us into taking the back road home."
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On the Back Roads

Discovering Small Towns of America

Author: Bill Graves

Publisher: Addicus Books

ISBN: 1936374730

Category: Travel

Page: 308

View: 1508

Do you like small towns, places off the beaten path, trips down memory lane? Ever wonder if old-fashioned values are still alive in America? Then kick back, unwind, and hop onboard with travel writer Bill Graves as he takes you On the Back Roads. Graves has a knack for finding the quirky, the offbeat in some of the most obscure, yet fascinating, small towns on the mappages Among the places and faces he discovers: a town where it's against the law not to own a gun, a town famous for its split pea soup, the wise 83-year-old Emmy who camps alone in the dessert, and a man who hunts live ants for a living. The list goes on! Retired and free to roam in his motorhome, the "RV Author," Bill Graves, logs 40,000 miles through the western states of California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Oregon and Wyoming.
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Lessons from the Back Roads

Because Life Is Too Short to Use Interstates

Author: John Hodel

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1457505630

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 284

View: 1445

What truly defines a life? What makes us who we are? It is, in no small part, our life's experiences and those who surround us. It is the setbacks, the triumphs and those people in our lives through which the potter's hand gradually molds us into the shape we are to become. I had been molded in many ways - A brother's death in Vietnam when I was 7 years old, a motorcycle accident that took my father's life when I was a senior in high school, and an embarrassingly short ten day marriage in my early thirties. I was molded through positive influences as well - the unconditional love of a faithful mother, the positive role model of an older brother and my Christian faith, which sustained me against life's many piercing arrows. And I was molded by my love for motorcycles...From riding in the 5 acre field behind my house as a kid, racing the Mexican Baja peninsula, trail riding through the Sierra Nevada Mountains and riding my Harley throughout the country. These experiences prepared me for this journey.
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The Backroad to Cloud 9

(or What Carcinoid Cancer Has Taught Me)

Author: J. Warren Lunne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996690003

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Backroad to Cloud 9 is the author's story of navigating carcinoid cancer. From misdiagnoses to intense abdominal pain to the love and support of his family and friends, this book is the story of what it can be like to deal with carcinoid cancer.
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