Home Sweet Home

Author: April Smith
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 1101874228
Size: 14.69 MB
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From the widely praised author of the FBI Special Agent Ana Grey series and A Star for Mrs. Blake, this riveting epic drama follows the Kusek family from New York City to America's heartland, where they are caught up in the panic of McCarthyism, a smear campaign, a sensational trial, and, ultimately, murder. Calvin Kusek, a WWII pilot and attorney, and his wife, Betsy, escape the 1950s conformity of New York City to relocate to a close-knit town in South Dakota. They settle on a ranch and Betsy becomes a visiting nurse, befriending a quirky assortment of rural characters. Their children, Jo and her brother Lance, grow up caring for animals and riding rodeo. Life isn't easy, but it is full and rewarding. When a seat in the State Assembly becomes available, Cal jumps at the chance to repay the community and serves three popular terms. Things change when Cal runs for the U.S. Senate. The FBI investigates Betsy, and a youthful dalliance with the Communist Party surfaces to haunt the Kuseks. Mass hysteria takes over, inflamed by Cal's political enemies. Driven by fear and hate, their neighbors turn, condemning them as enemies and spies. The American Dream falls apart overnight as the Kuseks try to protect their children from the nightmare that follows. The family is vindicated in a successful libel lawsuit, but the story doesn't end there: years later, Lance Kusek and his wife and son are brutally attacked, and the mystery then unfolds as to who committed this coldblooded murder, and are they related to the stunning events of decades earlier? From the Hardcover edition.

Home Sweet Home Cross Stitch

Author: Helen Phillips
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 0715332902
Size: 63.20 MB
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A collection of beautiful quick-to stitch projects that will brighten up every corner of your home. In Home Sweet Home, the traditional cross stitch sampler has been brought up to date with a choice of five picture designs to welcome guests. Three more chapters show how cross stitch patches can be added to a range of easy-sew projects for the home, for family gifts and for Christmas decorations. There are so many ways to help you satisfy your desire to create a handmade keepsake including a simple patchwork quilt, a retro hostess apron, and decorative bunting to name a few. Bright, contemporary fabrics complement the cross stitch motifs, and simple bead, button, applique and embroidery embellishments make the finished pieces even more special.

Home Sweet Home

Author: Nancy Parent
ISBN: 9781579730901
Size: 31.95 MB
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"Kanga shows Roo that his home is truly the best home of all"--Page [4] cover.

Home Sweet Home

Author: Alex Marsh
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1861341768
Size: 71.52 MB
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This timely new study looks in detail at the impact poor housing has on health, using data from the National Child Development Study (NCDS). It provides important information to inform the current debate on Our Healthier Nation and to strengthen arguments for health, housing and social care agencies to work together. The study uses the approach of creating indices for both the severity of ill-health and housing deprivation. These indices are incorporated into an analysis of the impact over time of housing deprivation upon health. The authors conclude that housing plays a significant role in health outcomes and hence provides support for the argument that addressing housing deprivation should be central to thinking about health improvement. Home Sweet Home? Is essential reading for researchers and students in housing, public health, urban renewal, and social policy as well as professionals working in these areas.

Home Sweet Home

Author: Preetam Parikh
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1426968973
Size: 35.41 MB
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Mitchell James's life was already messed up. As a teenager, he was heavily involved in drugs, sex, girls, and rock and roll typical of what every teenage rebel would go through. He meets girls along the way, but his insecurity at first is his ticket to charming these ladies, but soon he realizes that there is more developing with him and these girls then he thinks. Growing up through the years, he realizes that he cannot put aside that fact that his father left him, and he now lives with his mother. If Mitchell thought it was hard enough living with his mother, a turn for the worse happens, and his whole life is sucked into an obsessive and psychotic dark hole. Follow Mitchell as his worst nightmares suddenly come true from a misunderstood teenager to a man hungry with emotional needs and wants. The story takes your mind on a trip as you delve into the dark mind of Mitch, from the pure psychological to the pure crazy. Follow Mitch as you try to figure out just what happened that changes a sweet young boy to a man who kills to fuel his lust for gratification.

Aging In Place

Author: Donna Christner-Lile
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1617776033
Size: 79.50 MB
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Do you want to live in your home forever and not worry about your health or your age?Aging in Placeis the perfect resource, offering complete instructions for the safe and healthy way to successfully make that happen. Whether you are a senior citizen who faces the prospect of moving out of your home, an adult who wants to avoid this happening in the future, or a senior adult caregiver, this book is for you. Aging in Place offers assistance in: • Questions to ask your doctor to prepare for your life at home • Building your support system for a peaceful future • A home-safety checklist • Financial issues to consider • And more As aging-in-place concerns become a priority for seniors, useful and accessible information is essential for a healthy and smart transition. This book is an excellent self-assessment, with tips on working with family and local social services for elders. Aging In Place is your reference manual for successfully living at home forever.

Home Sweet Home

Author: Robin Whitcomb
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781848764798
Size: 21.92 MB
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Throughout this book Robin has focussed on contrasting very different types of houses. From traditional historical homes with wonderful views, to eco-houses buried in the earth, Robin has scoured the country looking for the most unique, unusual and awe-inspiring homes to visit. With photographs to illustrate the exterior and interior of the buildings featured, plus accompanying text all about the history and context of the homes included, Robin has captured the character of the varied and eye-opening places that people have chosen to call home.This book is a must for anyone who loves to see how other people live or who has ever wondered – how can you live in a house like THAT!

Mobile Mansions

Author: Douglas Keister
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1586857738
Size: 47.16 MB
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What do Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Mae West, Howard Hughes, John Madden, the Partridge Family, Ken Kesey, The Who, and Barbie have in common? Each had a home on wheels-be it an old converted school bus, a massive RV cruiser, or elegant house car. These celebrity motorhomes are only the frosting on the cake in Douglas Keister's entertaining and informative new book Mobile Mansions.