The Great Depression devastated the country. The drought, hurricanes and dust storms caused havoc across the land. This is the story of a farm boy and his family and how they coped during those terrible years.
Father's been away 3 years. His young family's meeting him at the airport. --- Bad Fred, said --- It's poignant, and you hit the right notes. If I didn't know it was your story and trust you, I would have drifted away in the first few paragraphs. It moved slowly. It was lovely, but it wasn't hitting my "what happens next?" buttons. Well, until the end when it all comes together. Readers who stick with it will be rewarded.
A Clan Amir Story November 1983, a young woman realises her life long ambition - to join the Royal Guards - we follow her joining and her first posting. Young and new to the military, but very different to what they usually get. Is she more than she seems? Yes and no. Read and find out
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A Clan Amir Story June 2002, a young woman from a family of warriors faces her destiny - head on. Through an unusual and close link to her young genius brother, he's more aware of events than you think. This story is part of a series that follows events that shape his life and destiny, this is one event at a critical time in his life. It answers the questions 'What IS a warrior?' 'Can a warrior also be a pacifist?'
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A Clan Amir Story Many societies have a rite of passage where a boy is called a man and a girl is called a woman once they pass the rites. Young Gordie wishes to stand early, as is his right. However, there are things to be done to organise them, and the normal events of life don't stop just so he can do this. As is usual for Gordie, he does it all in his own way, and different to what others expect.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Coming of Age, Politics, Workplace, Royalty, Young Adult, Vignettes Downloads: 2064| Votes: 165 | Score: 7.28 Size: 41KB |
A Clan Amir Story In November 2009, Gerry has to visit Europe to resolve some political issues, and has the bad luck to visit a school when some terrorists wish to use it for their purposes. Badly outnumbered, his security team do their duty. Sometimes, the best a warrior can do is to die hard, to help his friends who will arrive later. From the Clan Amir Book - The Falcon in Flight.
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A Clan Amir Story A young genius and legal adult has joined the military, and in December 2003 is now assigned as a temporary tank commander - despite being too short to drive it or operate the machine gun. Another tank commander takes exception to his youth, and learns age and experience doesn't equal smarts.