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The Temple Bombing
Melissa Fay Greene

Da Capo Press, 2006

At 3:37 in the morning of Sunday, October 12, 1958, a bundle of dynamite blew out the side wall of the Temple, Atlanta's oldest and richest synagogue. The devastation to the building was vast-but even greater were the changes those 50 sticks of dynamite made to Atlanta, the South, and ultimately, all of the United States ( Detroit Free Press ). Finalist for the National Book Award, The Temple Bombing is the brilliant and moving examination of ...
  
  











  



  
Rescuing Julia Twice: A Mother's Tale of Russian Adoption and Overcoming Reactive Attachment Disorder
Tina Traster

Chicago Review Press, 2014

In moving and refreshingly candid prose, Rescuing Julia Twice tells Traster’s foreign-adoption story, from dealing with the bleak landscape and inscrutable adoption handlers in Siberia, to her feelings of inexperience and ambivalence at being a new mother in her early forties, to her grow­ing realization over months then years that something was “not quite right” with her daughter, Julia, who remained cold and emo­tionally detached. ...
  
  











  



  
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction
Melissa Fay Greene

Da Capo Press, 2006

Finalist for the 1991 National Book Award and a New York Times Notable book, Praying for Sheetrock is the story of McIntosh County, a small, isolated, and lovely place on the flowery coast of Georgia--and a county where, in the 1970s, the white sheriff still wielded all the power, controlling everything and everybody. Somehow the sweeping changes of the civil rights movement managed to bypass McIntosh entirely. It took one uneducated, unemployed ...
  
  











  



  
Yafi's Family: an Ethiopian boy's journey of love, loss and adoption
Linda Pettitt, Foreword by Melissa Fay Greene

Amharic Kids, 2010

A tender story of a six-year-old Ethiopian boy's adoption and family history is a celebration of the all-encompassing love for each child that original families and adoptive parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters share. Yafi (Yafee), his parents, and two sisters, eight-year-old Kari and ten-year-old Anna, remember his early life and his adoption experience by telling stories, revisiting memories, and looking at photographs. Yafi's Family ...
  
  











  



  
No Biking in the House Without a Helmet
Melissa Fay Greene

Sarah Crichton Books, 2012

When the two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene confided to friends that she and her husband planned to adopt a four-year-old boy from Bulgaria to add to their four children at home, the news threatened to place her, she writes, “among the greats: the Kennedys, the McCaughey septuplets, the von Trapp family singers, and perhaps even Mrs. Feodor Vassilyev, who, according to the Guinness Book of World Records , gave birth to ...
  
  











  



  
Faces of Layla, A Journey Through Ethiopian Adoption
Melissa Fay; Armstrong, Jennifer Greene

Emma Dodge Hanson; Melissa Faye Greene, 2007

Faces of Layla, a book of stunning photographs of children at Layla House orphanage in Ethiopia by Emma Dodge Hanson, foreward by Melissa Fay Greene and text by Jennifer Armstrong. Emma Dodge Hanson captures the lives of the children at Layla House. Gorgeous Hard Cover Book.
  
  











  



  
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children
Melissa Fay Greene

Bloomsbury USA, 2007

Two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene puts a human face on the African AIDS crisis with this powerful story of one woman working to save her country's children. After losing her husband and daughter, Haregewoin Teferra, an Ethiopian woman of modest means, opened her home to some of the thousands of children in Addis Ababa who have been left as orphans. There Is No Me Without You is the story of how Haregewoin transformed ...
  
  











  



  
The Photographs of Esther Bubley: The Library of Congress (Fields of Vision)

GILES, 2010

Providing a unique view of American life during the Great Depression and Second World War, each Fields of Vision volume includes an introduction to the life of a Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Office of War Information (OWI) photographer with 50 evocative images selected from their work in the Library of Congress's collection. Transporting the viewer to American homes, farms, and streets of the 1930s and 1940s, they offer a glimpse of ...
  
  











  



  
Last Man Out: The Story of the Springhill Mine Disaster

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004

The deepest coal mine in North America was notoriously unpredictable. One late October evening in 1958, it "bumped" - its rock floors heaving up and smashing into rock ceilings. A few miners staggered out, most of the 174 on shift did not. Nineteen men were trapped, plunged into darkness, hunger, thirst, and hallucination. As days and nights passed, the survivors began to hope for death by gas rather than from thirst. Above ground, journalists ...
  
  











  



  
"Alle meine Kinder": Haregewoin Teferra - ein Leben für die Waisen Äthiopiens (German Edition)

Blanvalet Verlag, 2009

Die aufrüttelnde und bewegende Geschichte einer Frau, die Afrikas Waisenkindern eine Zukunft gibt. Allein 12 Millionen Kinder von AIDS-Opfern leben elternlos südlich der Sahara. Die Äthiopierin Haregewoin Teferra bietet Hunderten von ihnen Zuflucht und Hoffnung in der Ausweglosigkeit. Melissa Fay Greene hat ihre Lebensgeschichte aufgeschrieben, die eindringlich beweist, dass man als Einzelner unermesslich viel bewirken kann. Haregewoin ...
  
  











  



  
[ Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction[ PRAYING FOR SHEETROCK: A WORK OF NONFICTION ] By Greene, ...
Melissa Fay Greene

Da Capo Press, 2006
  
  











  



  
By Melissa Fay Greene - There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children ...
Melissa Fay Greene

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2007
  
  











  



  
Alle meine Kinder
Melissa Fay Greene

Blanvalet Verlag, 2007
  
  











  



  
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children 1st (first) edition
Melissa Fay Greene, 2006
  
  











  



  
Temple Bombing 1ST Edition Signed Bookplate
Melissa Fay Greene

Addison-Wesley Publishing [1996], 1996
  
  











  








   



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