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What do you wear to meet your father for the first time? In 2004, Hannah Pool knew more about next season's lipstick colors than she did about Africa: a beauty editor for The Guardian newspaper, she juggled lattes and cocktails, handbags and hangouts through her twenties just like any other beautiful, independent Londoner. Her white, English adoptive relatives were beloved to her and were all the family she needed. Okay, if I treat it as a first date, then I'm on home turf. What image do I want to put across?...Classic, rather than trendy, and if my G-string doesn't pop out, I should be able to carry the whole thing off. Contacted by relatives she didn't know she had, she decided to visit Eritrea, the war-torn African country of her birth, and answer for herself the daunting questions every adopted child asks. Imagine what it's like to never have seen another woman or man from your own family. To spend your life looking for clues in the faces of strangers...We all need to know why we were given up. What Hannah Pool learned on her journey forms a narrative of insight, wisdom, wit, and warmth beyond all expectations. When I stepped off the plane in Asmara, I had no idea what lay ahead, or how those events would change me, and if I'd thought about it too hard I probably wouldn't have gotten farther than the baggage claim. A story that will "send shivers down [your] spine," (The Bookseller), My Fathers' Daughter follows Hannah Pool's brave and heartbreaking return to Africa to meet the family she lost -- and the father she thought was dead.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Hannah Pool
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2009-01-06
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781439153994

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The Academy-Award winning actress and avid foodie shares a sumptuous collection of recipes and gorgeous photographs celebrating the joy of preparing food for loved ones, a passion she learned from her beloved father. As an actress, author, trendsetter, creator of goop.com, and host of the popular PBS series, Spain: On the Road Again, Gwyneth Paltrow is an icon of style and good taste around the world. As a young girl eating and cooking with her father, Bruce Paltrow, she developed a passion for food that has shaped how she lives today and strengthened her belief that time with family is a priority. Now in My Father's Daughter, Paltrow shares her favorite family recipes along with personal stories of growing up with her father, Bruce Paltrow. She discusses how he has influenced her in the food she loves, how she involves her kids in cooking, and how she balances healthy food with homemade treats. And, for the first time, Paltrow offers a glimpse into her life as daughter, mother and wife, sharing her thoughts on the importance of family and togetherness. Complete with 150 delicious ideas for breakfast, sandwiches and burgers, soups, salads, main dishes, sides, and desserts, this beautifully illustrated book includes full-color photos throughout, many featuring Paltrow at home with her family and friends. My Father's Daughter is a luscious collection that will inspire readers to cook great food with the people who mean the most to them.

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Genre: Cooking
Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release: 2011-12-12
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781455516766

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Presents a portrait of Frank Sinatra by daughter Tina focusing on his marriage to Barbara Marx Sinatra and his later years.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Tina Sinatra
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2000
File: 313 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780743204330

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A puddle. A deposit. A life. Going through life, thinking you're nothing more than a sperm donation. To my father, rap music multimillionaire and First Amendment crusader, Luther Campbell of 2 Live Crew fame, that's exactly what I am. My name is Shanetris Campbell. I was born on September 7, 1982. This is the story of my life. Molded by the abuse of my mother and the poisonous venom of my father, I bounced back and forth throughout my childhood from the housing projects of Miami's notorious Liberty City to the luxurious environs of my father's mansions and yachts.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Shanetris Campbell
Publisher: S. B. Campbell
Release: 2011-09-16
File: 134 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780615511764

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Five nights a week, María Elena Salinas looks into a television camera and delivers the news to millions of television viewers. But when the newscast is over, she is like so many other women across the country: a wife and a mother, struggling to find balance between her personal and professional life. When María Elena accidentally discovers her recently deceased father had once been a Catholic priest, all she knew was suddenly thrown into question. Turning her investigative eye on herself for the first time, she begins a long, arduous journey for answers. In I Am My Father's Daughter, María Elena tells the amazing story of her journey to the top amid her struggle to come to terms with family secrets. From her childhood in a poverty-stricken neighborhood of Los Angeles and her adolescent years spent working in a sweatshop, to her astonishing break into network television, along with her coverage of some of the world's major events and disasters, Salinas frames her life behind the camera in the same warm and straightforward tone that is her on-air trademark.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Maria Elena Salinas
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release: 2009-05-12
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780061931031

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My Father's Daughter tells the story of generations of family members who learn to survive harsh conditions of pioneering America and living with Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers.

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Author: Lindy Bruzzone
Publisher:
Release: 2019-05-15
File: 343 Pages
ISBN-13: 0578506572

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A life of one of Israel’s greatest heroes, as seen through his daughter’s eyes Moshe Dayan was one of the greatest military leaders in Israel’s short history. A child of the first kibbutz movement in British Palestine, he went on to lead Israel to victory in the 1948 War of Independence and to liberate Jerusalem in the 1967 Six-Day War. Dayan was not only a soldier but a politician, an archaeologist, and a larger-than-life figure who helped shape the state of Israel. In My Father, His Daughter, Yaël Dayan, who herself served in the Israeli Parliament, shares an uncensored look into her father’s life and her own conflicted relationship with him. With poignancy and candor, Dayan creates a profound yet nuanced profile of her father. She relates his strong national pride, his boldness in dealing with other world leaders, and his troubles at home to his disintegrating marriage and multiple affairs. As revealing as My Father, His Daughter is of the man behind the myth, it is also a snapshot of a loving relationship between Yaël and Moshe Dayan, and of a daughter’s admiration and respect for a complicated but loving father.

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Genre: History
Author: Yaël Dayan
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release: 2015-04-07
File: 291 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781497698819

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From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes a moving true story of two women fighting to survive scandal, poverty and war. When Annie marries Harry after years of heartache in a London slum she believes she's found her happy ever after. But the horrors of the Blitz soon threaten everything they hold dear. The terrible sights Harry witnesses as an air raid warden bring back traumatic memories of his time during the First World War. Suddenly Annie finds herself struggling to cope not only with life in wartime and two little children, but also with a husband who seems like a stranger. Kitty has always been protective of her little brother Harry. Hiding the scandal about their father from the world was the only way to survive as they were growing up in Newcastle. But when she discovers Harry too has a shocking secret, she is torn. Meanwhile Annie wonders why Harry refuses to discuss his life before their marriage and why she has never met his sister. Will the truth ever come to light? From the bombed-out terraces of London to the docks of Newcastle, Her Father's Daughter is a moving and poignant true story about the unbreakable bonds of family, and the power of love to heal the worst wounds.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Beezy Marsh
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release: 2019-07-25
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781509892693

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In a world where values are fast eroding, Loretta seeks to share her unique experience growing up in Benin, Nigeria, with her Father, a man who had a lot to teach. My Father's Daughter is a true inspirational story of the experiences of a little girl, a young lady and a grown woman, seeing the world as it could be, through her daddy's eyes, experiencing the world as it is after he was no more, the betrayals, the hardships, the resolute resolve, and finally, a tale of love, of a woman accomplished, drawing from the strength of character instilled in her by her loving father, so many years ago.My Father's Daughter is a timely guide, a recollection of old age values that are still relevant for success today in family life as well as at work or in business.

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Author: Loretta Ogboro-Okor
Publisher:
Release: 2018-07-20
File: 109 Pages
ISBN-13: 1717869491

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How does a daughter tell the story of her father? Sheila Fitzpatrick was taught from an early age to question authority. She learnt it from her father, the journalist and radical historian Brian Fitzpatrick. But very soon, she began to turn her questioning gaze on him. Teasing apart the many layers of memory, Fitzpatrick reveals a complex portrait of an Australian family against a Cold War backdrop. As her relationship with her father fades from girlhood adoration to adolescent scepticism, she flees Melbourne for Oxford to start a new life. But it's not so easy to escape being her father's daughter. My Father's Daughter is a vivid evocation of an Australian childhood; a personal memoir told with the piercing insight of a historian.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Sheila Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
Release: 2010
File: 260 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780522857474

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