When They Were Boys
This is the real story of the Beatles' harrowing rise to fame: focusing on that 7-year stretch from the time the boys met as teenagers in the 50's to early 1964, when the Fab Four prepared to invade America. From the boys' humble beginnings in Liverpool, to the cellars of Hamburg, When They Were Boys includes stories never before told, including heartbreaks, lucky breaks, and the dramatic twists of timing, fate, loyalty, and betrayal.
Anna remembers a time before boys, when she was little and everything made sense. When she and her mom were a family, just the two of them against the world. But now her mom is gone most of the time, chasing the next marriage, brining home the next stepfather. Anna is left on her own-until she discovers that she can make boys her family. From Desmond to Joey, Todd to Sam, Anna learns that if you give boys what they want, you can get what you need.
A veteran news anchor, who traveled with the Beatles on their first American tours, describes the legendary band's rise to the top from their early days in Liverpool and Hamburg with original drummer Pete Best and bassist Stu Sutcliffe.
This is the story of theBeatles' harrowing rise to fame, focusing on that seven-year stretch from thetime the boys met as teenagers to early 1964, to when the Fab Four made theirmomentous first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. From the boys' humble beginnings in Liverpool, to the cellars of Hamburg, When They Were Boys includes stories never beforetold, including the heartbreaks and the lucky breaks.
When Anna and Sean Kennedy discovered that one of their sons had Asperger's syndrome and that their other son was autistic, they were truly devastated-but their family's troubles were just the beginning. Turned away by no fewer that 26 special needs schools when searching for appropriate educational facilities for their boys, Anna and Sean were down-but not out.
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781480530447, ISBN10 1480530441
When They Were Boys
What do King Tut, Galileo, Crazy Horse, Bruce Lee, Chico Mendes, Elvis Presley, Bill Gates, Tiger Woods, and the Dalai Lama all have in common? They each left their mark on the world in a big way-and all were boys or young men when they did! Did you know that King Tut was one of the youngest pharaohs ever to rule Ancient Egypt? If that sounds like a huge responsibility in itself, imagine that he was able to restore order, peace, and prosperity to the people after years of chaos! Have you ever heard about Chico Mendes? In 1959 Brazil, 15-year-old Chico protested against the rubber barons who were destroying the Amazonian rain forest.
An emotional, revealing memoir of one family's life in seclusion-and the love, strength, and faith it took to save it. Seahawks star running back Curt Warner and his wife, Ana, were prominent figures in Seattle in the early 1990s. When they dropped from the public eye after Curt's retirement, everyone assumed it was for a simpler life. But the reality behind their seclusion was a secret they hid from even their closest friends: their twins, Austin and Christian, had been diagnosed with severe autism.
When war broke out between North and South, no state was less prepared for war than Vermont. But when President Lincoln issued a call for volunteers, the residents of Vermont responded. This book documents the journey of more than 650 Vermonters. Some were boys who had never ventured beyond their hometowns. Others were career soldiers, college students, or farmers.
Teenage boys are wild about girls. When their hormones kick in at puberty, they can think of nothing else, and that's the way it has always been- right? Wrong. Before World War II, only sissies liked girls. Masculine, red-blooded, all-American boys were s
When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave of conscription that would swell the American military to 80,000 combat troops in theater by the height of the war in 1968. In the spring of 1966, the war was still popular and the draftees of Charlie Company saw their service as a rite of passage.
When They Were Boys