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But Victor and Cheryl — and Geoffrey Canada – now had the tools to stop that from happening . What would it take for Victor Jr. to succeed ? For the next few years , it would take his parents continuing to do what they were doing ...

Author: Paul Tough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547247966

Category: Education

Page: 310

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An intriguing portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada, creator of the Harlem Children's Zone, describes his radical new approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time. Reprint.
2009 By Paul Tough

Dub's simple conviction hasbeen “Whatever it takes”—whatever it takestoshare thegospel, whatever ittakestotake God's people into the arenas of theworld where the gospel can be preachedin a different culture, whatever it takes to fulfill ...

Author: Dub Jackson

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781433676901

Category: Religion

Page: 238

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“The prevailing philosophy of foreign missions was to send career missionaries to the nations of the world and let the fellow believers at home support them with their monies and prayers…Then Dub Jackson emerged on the scene…God planted a dream in his heart about reaching thousands…with the gospel of Jesus Christ…This book is about that watershed vision…This is a book about miracles and divine provision…This story must be told… “This book is not a dull history of some business plan and its processes. This book is about the incredible moving of God in the lives of real people, just like you and me. It is about the sacrifice that has brought now hundreds of thousands of people on Partnership Missions and millions into the Kingdom of God through their witness. This book throbs with life and whets the appetite for more. Every born-again Christian ought to read this book. It tells the story that is the closest to the heart of God, the story of redeeming love, compelling sacrifice, and glorious Good News.” —from the foreword
2003-06-01 By Dub Jackson

He shrugged. 'And what that will means, essentially, is that losing is not an option. It is not acceptable, it is simply not going to happen – no matter what. No matter what the cost, what the fallout, whatever it takes: materially, ...

Author: Tadhg Coakley

Publisher: Mercier Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781781177785

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Set in Cork city, Detective Garda Collins is at war with the leading local criminal, Dominic Molloy. Unwilling to accept the human degradation caused by Molloy’s drugs, violence and prostitution. He has made up his mind to bring Molloy down, but just how far is he willing to go to make that happen? What is he willing to do and what fall-out will ensue for himself and his garda colleagues? This tense crime novel (the first in a series featuring Collins) tells the story of two immovable forces colliding. Something has to give. Running out of time before the murder of two teenagers becomes inevitable, and with a traitor in the garda station feeding information back to Molloy, Collins takes his battle to new heights. He is determined to win, whatever the cost, whatever it takes.
2020-04-27 By Tadhg Coakley

Whatever. it. Takes. by. Sarah. M. Glover. “DID YOU PACK the suntan lotion?” “Oh hell,” he said. I stared at Graham over the rim of my sunglasses. He glanced at me from the driver's seat of my station wagon, fighting back a smile.

Author: Sarah Glover

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781936305254

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

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A young widow named Jen is headed to an island off Maine with her neighbor/friend Graham. Awaiting her there is the dashing and famous writer Adrian Bonair, who Jen’s friends have set her up with and who happens to be a pompous jerk. Adrian is clearly not right for Jen, whereas Graham seems like the perfect match. Will Jen end up with snooty writer-boy, or will she realize Graham’s the one for her?
2012-02-16 By Sarah Glover

facing with Bob, but when yer consider that lots of men have come back and landed up in the nut house 'cos they've been so badly affected, it makes how Bob's behaving not ... And I'll do whatever it takes to help Bob through this time.

Author: Lynda Page

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780755383061

Category: Fiction

Page: 267

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She's waited five hard years for her husband to return from the war - but is he still the man she married? Lynda Page writes a moving post-war saga in Whatever It Takes, in which one hopeful wife finds that the war has far-reaching repercussions. Perfect for fans of Dilly Court and Pam Evans. Kay Clifton has waited five, long, lonely years for her husband Bob to come home from the war. Despite her excitement at his return, their whirlwind romance prior to his departure makes her feel as though she hardly knows him, so it's not surprising that Kay is apprehensive when she meets him at the station. Kay's hopes of starting their blissfully happy marriage are dashed by the presence of Bob's fellow soldier Tony. Bob is indebted to Tony for saving his life and seems hell bent on repaying that debt, to the couple's detriment. But as Tony starts acting more and more strangely, Kay worries that something else happened during the war that Bob is keeping secret. And Bob himself isn't behaving like the man whom she waved off so tearfully all those years ago. But with the love and encouragement of her family and friends, Kay is determined that whatever it takes she will bring out the Bob with whom she first fell in love and forge the future that they had envisaged before the war wreaked its havoc. What readers are saying about Whatever It Takes: 'The emphasis is very much on the characters, their emotions and "inner feelings", and [it is] extremely convincing and very well done... superb characterisation' 'Brilliant book - five stars'
2010-11-25 By Lynda Page

I might not have had the life I longed for, but whatever it took, I was making it through. As 1960 approached, a corner was turned. I was twelve years old by then and a veteran at being bullied. Times were tough for us financially that ...

Author: Stephen Stohn

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781459740006

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 328

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This book will change the way you think about success. Producer of television’s iconic Degrassi franchise Stephen Stohn tells stories from behind the scenes and of making it in the music and television world in this star-studded, rock ’n’ roll trip through a Canadian show business explosion. Stohn, who has been at the heart of the entertainment industry for over forty years, shares a lifetime of experience and unique insights into how dreams are turned into reality. “Whatever It Takes” — both a mantra and Degrassi’s theme song — has been heard millions of times all over the world. It embodies a philosophy of struggle and self-belief leading to accomplishment, as well as the story of an exploring mind, an adventurous pursuit of experience, ringing failures, and the willingness to see things in a different way.
2018-03-03 By Stephen Stohn

“You said you'd do whatever it takes to make us work,” I breathe. “Yeah, and I guess you didn't take me seriously, so I figured I'd show you.” He pulls a metal key ring with a single key on it from his pocket and hands it to me. “Here.

Author: Lindsey Pogue

Publisher: Lindsey Pogue

ISBN: 9780988715486

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

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Stay busy. Stay focused. Sam’s plan to keep the past behind her was simple. But summertime, it would seem, has something else in store. Born and raised in the quaint mountain town of Saratoga Falls, where everyone knows everything, Samantha struggles to escape the harrowing night that changed her life three years ago. While she finds solace in the hard work that keeps her father’s ranch afloat, her guilt and heartbreak makes it impossible to completely move on or to forget. But when Sam’s past comes rumbling back in a lifted, cherry-red pickup truck, it’s all Sam can do to keep her wits about her. A heatwave, a pair of familiar blue eyes, and a camping trip with friends will leave her questioning everything she’s become in the wake of the most horrific night of her life. Everyone knows that Reilly, the all-American boy-next-door, had a troubled home life. He couldn’t wait to leave for the army after high school, but that was before he fell in love with Sam and captured her heart only to break it when he was deployed. Now, Reilly returns home to close the darkest chapter of his own life, only to learn it’s what has happened to Sam in his absence that will haunt him the most. Sam, Reilly, and their quirky friends will venture down a winding path of self-discovery and second chances in Whatever It Takes, a small-town love story, bursting with raw emotion, unwavering friendships, and plenty of heart. **This is a story about love and loss. It contains mature content and possible triggers.** Keywords: boy-next-door country romance, best friends to lovers new adult love story, best friends story collection
2016-01-18 By Lindsey Pogue

The True Story of a Fan Making It into the Nfl Daniel Kelly. sitting around them. That's when I felt the most pressure. One scout would say to another, “I got 4.53 (seconds), what did you get?” The other scout would say, “I got 4.51.

Author: Daniel Kelly

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781477179901

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 183

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His dream was football. Since he was eight years old, author, Daniel Kelly, was a fan in every sense of the word. Every Sunday revolved around the game. He ate, breathed and lived for the game that he loved. He was even able to meet his favorite team and get autographs and pictures taken with many of his heroes. Over the years, his passion and obsession continued to grow. Then on his seventeenth birthday he was given a book that forever changed his life. It was a book about scouting. He couldn't put it down. He thought this is what I want to be; I want to be an NFL scout. He began recording college football games off of television and he'd race through his homework to practice writing scouting reports. When the rest of his high school typing class was working on their assignments, he was sitting in the back of the class typing up his scouting reports. He was so hoping his hard work might land him an internship, but nothing happened. Yet, he did not give up. He graduated from high school, but soon after dropped out of a small community college. He went to work for different companies, businesses and industries, but he could not deny football was still in his blood. He finally realized he had to go for it; he just had to give his dream one last chance. So, he put together a plan to do something that had never been done before. But, would it work this time? Find out how he pursued his childhood dream and became part of the NFL in Whatever it Takes.
2013-04-23 By Daniel Kelly

Under any kind of guest-worker plan, an employer would be crazy to offer a job at anything above the minimum wage, knowing that if no American wants it at that price there will be plenty of desperate foreigners clamoring to take it.

Author: J. D. Hayworth

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781621571094

Category: Political Science

Page: 230

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Whatever It Takes is a wide-ranging and highly entertaining read, in which Congressman J. D. Hayworth exposes the ongoing battle where terrorists seek ways to exploit our porous borders and attack our homeland as well as the hypocrisy, greed, and political correctness that could literally destroy our nation
2013-02-05 By J. D. Hayworth

pulling it out to manipulate him. “Yeah, I have cancer, but it's my thing, okay? And I'll be able to better focus on it and what it means for me if I don't feel as if I'm dragging you down with me. We've both moved on with our lives; ...

Author: Jessica Pack

Publisher: Kensington Books

ISBN: 9781496718198

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Sienna has no memory of her late mother, yet every significant day of her life—birthdays, the first day of high school, graduation—has been marked by a letter written during her last weeks of life. Sienna knows her father feels grateful to be able to offer up these connections to the loving, talented woman his daughter never got a chance to know. Yet for Sienna herself, the letters have become a dreaded burden, a reminder that every milestone is less than it would be if both parents were still living. A month before her twenty-fifth birthday, Sienna finds a lump. Facing a cancer diagnosis, Sienna begins to ask questions about her mother’s terminal illness—questions that reveal unsettling inconsistencies and voids in the stories she’s been told. The deeper she digs, the more the image of her mother as a contented homemaker warps into something much darker and far more troubling. If Sienna’s dad lied about this, what else did he lie about? What does it mean to be a good parent? What role does the past play in who we are? And to what lengths should one go to protect a child? Like the best of Jodi Picoult, Whatever It Takes delves into these fascinating questions of family and identity with power, insight, and love. Praise for Jessica Pack’s As Wide as the Sky National Reading Group Month Selection! “Characters as rich and indelible as the life they endure . . . A phenomenal read.” —Internationally Bestselling Author Davis Bunn “In the vein of Jodi Picoult’s Nineteen Minutes, As Wide as the Sky explores the human component of tragedy.” —Mandy Mikulencak, author of The Last Suppers and Forgiveness Road “A story that is painfully relatable even as it shines with originality. I felt this tale all the way to my toes. A treasure.” —Amy Harmon, New York Times bestselling author of The Law of Moses
2019-05-28 By Jessica Pack