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Position:'D-Day and Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival', A Child Died, a Father Cried ... and God Answered: A Parent's Worst Nightmare ... A Real-Life Story of Tragedy, Hope, and Healing', 'The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony and Other Stories', 'Finding This Place: One Woman's Journey beyond Restriction' and 'Sky Full of Dreams: The
 
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D-Day & Beyond

Julie M. Phend

Burd Street Press

c/o Beidel Printing House

63 West Burd Street, Shippensburg, PA 17257-0708

1572493623, $8.95

To be a prisoner of war is one of the last things a soldier wants to face. "D-Day & Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival" tells the tale of Stanley E. Edwards, a pilot who was shot down over France and captured by the Nazis, even though he fought capture kicking and screaming, escaping only to be recaptured. A riveting story of true life action and adventure, "D-Day & Beyond" is a fascinating and highly recommended read that serves as a fine addition to any military memoir collection.

A Child Died, a Father Cried ... and God Answered

Mark Canfora

Read and Believe!

c/o Veritas

PO Box 2075, Canon City, CO 81215

9780615344133, $14.95, www.readandbelieve.com

There is no worse feeling than losing a child to suicide. "A Child Died, a Father Cried ... and God Answered: A Parent's Worst Nightmare ... A Real-Life Story of Tragedy, Hope, and Healing" is a memoir of the tragedy faced by Mark Canfora of his son's suicide. The event led Canfora to ministry and to promote God's word through a series of festivals across the country, where he seeks to make a difference in the life of many readers. "A Child Died, a Father Cried ... and God Answered" is a strong pick for any parent who is facing a tragedy in the same vein as Mark Canfora.

The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony

John Sant'Ambrogio

Nebbadoon Press

PO Box 91244, Santa Barbara, CA 93190

9781891331152, $23.95, www.nebbadoonpress.com

Accidents happen, and the costs for such errors are huge. "The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony and Other Stories" is a memoir from John Sant'Ambrogio, a nearly four decade veteran of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. A master of the Cello, he brings readers a fine collection of stories to give a bit of inside insight into the world of classical music with a wide array of fascinating tales. "The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony and Other Stories" is a fine addition to any memoir collection with a special nod to...

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