Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Geoffrey Household
  • Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Release : 31 December 2013
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Geoffrey Household's, author of ROGUE MALE, unconventional amusing and exciting autobiography. Ever since the publication of ROGUE MALE, Geoffrey Household has been known in the English-reading world for his audacious and unorthodox tales of adventure. Now, in his autobiography, AGAINST THE WIND, he tells us the story of his own life, sharing with us the background and the experiences from which he emerged as a writer. A gradaute from Oxford he then worked as an apprentice-clerk in the Ottoman Bank,

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Lee DiPietro
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release : 15 September 2015
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To one woman, running was more than a passion—it was a lesson in perseverance. Lee DiPietro discovered the exhilaration of endurance athletics when she ran her first half marathon in her late twenties. From that day forward, she took on every marathon that she could, and despite having to juggle her running with her responsibilities as mother and wife, she quickly established herself as one of the best runners in the United States. Over the next thirty years Lee

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Kat Martin
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 16 July 2018
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A fan-favorite story by New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin, originally published in 2011. Sarah Allen burned a lot of bridges when she left her hometown. But when her husband is murdered and his associates come looking for her and her daughter, Sarah has only one place left to go—Wind Canyon, Wyoming. She runs right into Jackson Raines, the man she spurned in high school, who has now become a successful ranch owner. She expects anger from him, but

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Kat Martin
  • Publisher : Mira Books
  • Release : 28 December 2010
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When she is forced to return to the home town she hated, widow and single mother Sarah Allen turns to Jackson Raines, with whom she went to high school, for help when her late husband's criminal past comes back to haunt her.

Standing Against the Wind

Standing Against the Wind
  • Author : Traci L. Jones
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release : 22 March 2010
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Patrice Williams was happy living in Georgia with her grandmother, who called her "cocoa grandbaby." Then her mother lured her to Chicago and ended up in jail. Now Patrice lives with her Auntie Mae, and her new nickname is "Puffy" – thanks to her giant poof of hair. But Patrice's hair isn't the only reason she sticks out: she cares about her grades and strives for the best. That's why Monty Freeman, another eighth grader who lives in the building, asks

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : J. F. Freedman
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 28 May 2013
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“A rip-snorting, full-throttle novel . . . It kept me up late into the night.” —Stephen King Forced out of his firm, a hard-living attorney takes on one final, highly charged case—defending a notorious gang of bikers against murder charges A few years ago, Will Alexander was the top criminal lawyer in Santa Fe, with a thriving practice, a famously flamboyant courtroom style, and a marriage that landed him on the front page of the society section. Now, though, his wife has

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Jim Tilley
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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Against the Wind is an elegantly written story of relationships involving six principal characters, strands of whose lives braid together after a chance reunion among three of them. A successful environmental lawyer is forced to take himself to task when he realizes that everything about his work has betrayed his core beliefs. A high school English teacher asks her former high school love to take up her environmental cause. A transgender adolescent male raised by his grandparents struggles to excel

Against the Wind: A Life's Journey

Against the Wind: A Life's Journey
  • Author : Rajni Kumar
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 25 October 2019
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'No doubt, the greatest event in my life was leaving England, the country of my birth, to follow the stirrings of my heart and to make my home in this wondrous and fascinating country - India.' Thus begins the story of Nancie Joyce Margaret Jones with her arrival in Bombay on an ocean liner from London one morning in 1946. She had never travelled abroad until then, but now she was in love - with Yudister Kumar, a fellow student

Standing Against the Wind

Standing Against the Wind
  • Author : Traci L. Jones
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Release : 19 January 2010
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Patrice Williams was happy living in Georgia with her grandmother, then her mother lured her to Chicago and ended up in jail. Living in the projects, Patrice is an easy target for everyone. Not only won't she stand up for herself, she cares about her grades—unlike her classmates. But that draws the attention of Monty Freeman, another eighth grader who asks Patrice to tutor his little brother. When Monty becomes her guardian angel, Patrice begins to think something stronger

Flying Against the Wind

Flying Against the Wind
  • Author : Ina R. Friedman
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 02 August 1995
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A biographical portrait of Cato Bjonets van Beek, a young women who joined a group of non-Jewish Germans who rejected Hitler's master plan, worked actively for the restoration of individual rights, and whose eventual recuitment into a Soviet spy ring called the "Red Orchestra" resulted in her death.

Against the Wind

Against the Wind
  • Author : Madeleine Gagnon
  • Publisher : Talonbooks Limited
  • Release : 02 August 2021
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From the moment he takes drastic action to defend his adoptive mother from violent sexual assault, Joseph finds himself retreating into an increasingly abstract world where he must confront what he calls his "visions." In reaction to his indistinct trauma, Joseph sets out to reconcile the contradictory themes in his life, including abandonment, madness, love, and death, as the reader experiences, through letters and journal entries, the creation and development of an artist"in his own words."

Running Against the Wind

Running Against the Wind
  • Author : Inge Auerbacher
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 June 2000
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Brooklyn, Bed-Sty, post WWII euphoria, nostalgia, the PAL and race relations as they really were, as lived by pioneering track stars, the DeSaussure twins, who opened Police Athletic League to thousands of girls of color. Story of a religious home life, pride of a mixed neighborhood, athletic triumphs and defeats. Successful today, they are giving back.