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Legless!: A story of courage and love
K J Wilson

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Ten year old Billy Lambert has lost his leg. A horrific hiking accident that has devastated his life. Or so he believes. He has fallen into a deep depression, refusing to listen to anyone who might try to help him, refusing to even attempt to help himself. Until he meets Daryl and Heather, an extremely fortuitous meeting that almost never took place. They impart to him a simple but inspirational concept that changes his life. Billy ...


Legless in Dubai, 2014

A humorous, and sometimes poignant, account of a romantic reunion in Dubai, a city of great beauty and great wealth. What Kara is expecting is a magical Arabian holiday in the United Arab Emirates, making up for lost time in the arms of an old flame; what Kara finds is an ex-boyfriend involved in the murky underworld of escort agencies and forged documentation. She discovers the Dubai that hides behind the bright lights and the grand ...


The Case of the Legless Veteran
James Kutcher

Pathfinder Press, 1973

How the witch-hunters were challenged and defeated in a key case during the McCarthy era. The eight-year fight, supported by unions across the country, of a World War II veteran fired because of his communist views. Photos, index.


Wide-Eyed and Legless: Inside the Tour de France
Jeff Connor

Mainstream Publishing, 2011

In 1987, the Tour was won by Irishman Stephen Roche. It was the first time the champion had hailed from outside the Continent or the States and the first time in 20 years a British team—ANC Halfords—had competed in the world's toughest and craziest race. Jeff Connor, on assignment there as a newspaper reporter, not only stayed with the British team but also found himself an unofficial team member, driving, sorting out hotel rooms, packing, ...


Legless in the Garden Shed
Arfer Apple


A garden shed, once demolished by an explosion, now rebuilt. To hold only his love of music in a world, the walls are covered with old Beatle posters. Through the window where a cat used to sit, who used to water a plant kept alive with the warmth of a sun lamp. In the other corner, a large still bubbling away. I believe it once overheated. He thinks the only illegal substance in his life is his wife's cooking. His wife, an extra large shadowy ...


Legless in Dubai
Kara Clarke

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

A humorous, and sometimes poignant, account of a romantic reunion in Dubai, a city of great beauty and great wealth. What Kara is expecting is a magical Arabian holiday in the United Arab Emirates, making up for lost time in the arms of an old flame; what Kara finds is an ex-boyfriend involved in the murky underworld of escort agencies and forged documentation. She discovers the Dubai that hides behind the bright lights and the grand ...


Reach for the Sky: The Story of Douglas Bader, Legless Ace of the Battle of Britain (Bluejacket Books)
Paul Brickhill

Naval Institute Press, 2001

Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime. After losing both legs in an air crash in 1931 and being dismissed as a cripple by the Royal Air Force, he fought his way back into the cockpit of a Spitfire to become one of the great heroes of the Battle of Britain. This inspiring biography of the famous World War II fighter pilot, first published in 1954, has a following of faithful readers who come back to the book time and again to re-read, share ...


Legless in Ginza: Orientating Japan
Robin Gerster

Melbourne University Publishing, 1999

Robin Gerster lived and worked in Tokyo while Japan was reverberating with the shocks and aftershocks of political, bureaucratic, financial and social scandal. Here he presents a picture of Japan at a traumatic time in its history. He also ponders the travel experience itself.


Permanently Legless

Amber Quill Press, LLC, 2012

The Taliban may have taken both of Chris's legs, but he came back from Afghanistan with his sense of humor and his lust for life firmly intact. The one thing that can shake his confidence, however, is meeting Josh, the one-night-stand from before his tour of duty he hasn't been able to forget. It turns out Josh hasn't forgotten Chris, either. But with Chris such a changed man, can they still have a future? Genres: Gay / Contemporary


Legless: desserts to get you in the spirit
Kylie Banning

New Holland Australia, 2009

Grab the keys to the liquor cabinet and unlock the best secrets in decadent deserts laced with liqueur!Have you ever hosted a dinner party and found the desserts left behind or un-touched? Legless will change that. It is the ultimate cookbook, with a wicked selection of recipes made from your favorite spirits and liquors.Compiled completely of desserts including liqueurs and spirits, Legless features an array of fresh and feisty desserts with an ...


Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit
Robert Bogdan

University Of Chicago Press, 1990

From 1840 until 1940, freak shows by the hundreds crisscrossed the United States, from the smallest towns to the largest cities, exhibiting their casts of dwarfs, giants, Siamese twins, bearded ladies, savages, snake charmers, fire eaters, and other oddities. By today's standards such displays would be considered cruel and exploitative—the pornography of disability. Yet for one hundred years the freak show was widely accepted as one of ...


Legless in the Garden
Zana Walker, 2008

Diagnosed with a disabling and fatal disease in 1996, the author was told she would be dead within three years. Twelve years on, she's still very much alive and published this moving and often times, humourous tale of how she survived against a barrage of medical negativity and remained independent amidst a chorus of opposition. Disabled by disease, alone and away from family and cared for only by paid help and friends, she found her simpler ...


Legless But Smiling (Charnwood Library)
Norman Croucher

Ulverscroft Large Print, 2002


Legless Cavalier and Treasured Poems
Frances P. Cokeley

Vantage Pr, 1992

Book by Cokeley, Frances P.


Shuan The Batalist, Legless, Lost Sun, The Murder in Kunst-Fish [Russian Edition]

IDDK, 2012

This audiobook contains a collection of stories by famous 20th-century Russian writer Alexander Grin (real name: Alexander S. Grinevsky [1880-1932]). Grin is know for his tales of adventure and romance and this collection of four stories doesn't disappoint when it comes to action and love. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.


Smithsonian Handbooks: Reptiles and Amphibians (Smithsonian Handbooks)
Mark O'Shea, Tim Halliday

DK ADULT, 2002

The most accessible recognition guides. A systematic approach, authoritative text, and clear photographs make the Smithsonian Handbook of Reptiles and Amphibians the most comprehensive and easy--to--use pocket guide to the reptiles and amphibians of the world. Packed with over 600 color photographs of more than 400 species, this handbook is designed to enable you to recognize each species quickly and easily. Expertly written, each entry combines ...


Diana's Story

Bibliophile Books, 2011

‘It’s not easy to stop the tears when you read ‘Diana’s Story.’ Sometimes they are tears of grief, sometimes of laughter. Mostly like much of what’s good about life, they’re both. Chock full of gorgeous, fruity characters, this is a wonderfully rich, life-enchanting read.’ Maureen Lipman (whose late husband, Jack Rosenthal, wrote the screenplay ‘Wide Eyed and Legless’ based on the book) 'A funny, sad, and above all, ...


The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread: A Novel
Don Robertson

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2008

On a quiet autumn afternoon in 1944, nine-year-old Morris Bird III decides to visit a friend who lives on the other side of town. So he grabs the handle of his red wagon and, with his little sister in tow, begins an incredible pilgrimage across Cleveland . . . and out of childhood forever. Set against the backdrop of one of the worst industrial disasters in American history, Don Robertson's enduring, beloved masterwork is a remarkable story of ...



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