STREET CHILDREN: THE TRAGEDY AND CHALLENGE OF THE WORLD'S MILLIONS OF MODERN-DAY OLIVER TWISTS ldren fend for themselves on city streets around the world. - 10 million of them are totally on their own, uncared for and unprotected. - Thousands of children and adolescents in South America have been killed by death squads - A survey of UK runaways found that 1 in 4 had been sexually abused while..
THE TRAGEDY PAPER old albino and a recent transfer to the prestigious Irving School, where the motto is “Enter here to be and find a friend.” A friend is the last thing Tim expects or wants—he just hopes to get through his senior year unnoticed. Yet, despite his efforts to blend into the background, he finds hi..
THE BUSH TRAGEDY he code of the Bush presidency. Unstintingly yet compassionately, and with no political ax to grind, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg methodically and objectively examines the family and circle of advisers who played crucial parts in George W. Bush’s historic downfall.
In this revealing and..
A SEVERE MERCY: A STORY OF FAITH, TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPH ount of the author's marriage, the couple's search for faith and friendship with C. S. Lewis, and a spiritual strength that sustained Vanauken after his wife's untimely death...
FACING THE WIND: A TRUE STORY OF TRAGEDY AND RECONCILIATION child, Christopher, was born with severe neurological and visual impairments. For many years, the Rowesâ courageous response to adversity set an example for other parents of children with birth defects. Then the pressures on Bob Roweâpersonal and professionalâtook their toll, and he fell into de..
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR: EUROPE'S TRAGEDY the Thirty Years War devastated seventeenth-century Europe, killing nearly a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to towns and countryside alike. Peter Wilson offers the first new history in a generation of a horrifying conflict that transformed the map of the modern world. When defiant Bohemia..
ONE DAY IN AUGUST: THE UNTOLD STORY BEHIND CANADA'S TRAGEDY AT DIEPPE e Day in August reveals in full for the first time the “Ultra Secret” story behind one of WW2’s most controversial mysteries—and one of Canada’s most sorrowful moments.
In a narrative as powerful and moving as it is authoritative, David O’Keefe rewrites history, connecting Canada’s..
THE PHILOSOPHY OF TRAGEDY the philosophy of tragedy from antiquity to the present. From Aristotle to Žižek the focal question has been: why, in spite of its distressing content, do we value tragic drama? What is the nature of the 'tragic effect'? Some philosophers point to a certain kind of pleasure that results from trage..
THE TRAGEDY OF AMERICAN COMPASSION are state and challenges the church to return to its biblical role as guardian of the poor...
LET IT GO: A TRUE STORY OF TRAGEDY AND FORGIVENESS 07, a devoted father of four and a seventeen-year-old drunk driver both received life sentences. In one violent, devastating instant, both faced a drastically different - and uncertain - future. But as Chris Williams sat in his demolished vehicle, staring at the car that had just caused the death of..