Strange But True Stories from Japan

Asian Studies/True Crime Strange But True Stories from Japan is a fascinating collection of vignettes, ranging from the historical to the personal. Here you will be exposed to the goings-on of Americans serving time in Japanese prisons ...

Author: Jack Seward

Publisher: Tuttle Pub

ISBN: STANFORD:36105029308173

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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This collection of bizarre and fascinating true tales from Japan includes the infamous story of the woman who strangled and emasculated her lover - the basis for the classic film In the Realm of the Senses. These and other amazing tales are sure to startle even the most jaded of readers.

True Stories

Recent examples of such “reported memoirs” include Blais, Uphill Walkers (2001), and Walt Harrington, The Everlasting Stream:A True Story ofRabbits, Guns, Friendship, and Family (2002). Harrington described the work that went into his ...

Author: Norman Sims

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 9780810124691

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 398

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Journalism in the twentieth century was marked by the rise of literary journalism. Sims traces more than a century of its history, examining the cultural connections, competing journalistic schools of thought, and innovative writers that have given literary journalism its power. Seminal exmples of the genre provide ample context and background for the study of this style of journalism.

True Stories

It's a genre which, famously, does story rather than metaphor. It's a genre which explores an ... He's an actual, er, actuality, already, embedded in a necessary and true story about guilt, hope and liberty. 170 I don't want C.S. Lewis ...

Author: Francis Spufford

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300231601

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 360

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An irresistible collection of favorite writings from an author celebrated for his bravura style and sheer unpredictability Francis Spufford’s welcome first volume of collected essays gathers an array of his compelling writings from the 1990s to the present. He makes use of a variety of encounters with particular places, writers, or books to address deeper questions relating to the complicated relationship between story-telling and truth-telling. How must a nonfiction writer imagine facts, vivifying them to bring them to life? How must a novelist create a dependable world of story, within which facts are, in fact, imaginary? And how does a religious faith felt strongly to be true, but not provably so, draw on both kinds of writerly imagination? Ranging freely across topics as diverse as the medieval legends of Cockaigne, the Christian apologetics of C. S. Lewis, and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini, Spufford provides both fresh observations and thought-provoking insights. No less does he inspire an irresistible urge to turn the page and read on.

True Stories of D Day

A gripping collection of true stories of exploration and danger over the icy wastelands of Antarctica and the Arctic. Sea Adventures Truelife stories of danger, daring and adventure across the seven seas. Spies Tales of stealth and ...

Author: Henry Brook

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781409555193

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Eleven thrilling true stories of the world-shaping events of June 6th 1944 published in association with the Imperial War Museum. Contains real life tales of courage and bravery during the struggle for the beaches of Normandy, from tank commanders to paratroopers, commando raiders to French Resistance fighters. Stories are illustrated with informative maps and line drawings.With internet links to recommended websites where readers can find out more about D-Day. Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to fiction. "Young readers will no doubt find D-Day a gripping account of bravery and military expertise." - The Cork Evening Echo

EVE True Stories


Author: Daniel Way

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 9781621159520

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 72

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From EVE Online, one of the most-popular multiplayer online role-playing games of all time, comes an astounding epic of interstellar espionage! In the early hours of February 5, 2009, one spy single-handedly destroyed the aggressive Band of Brothers alliance and brought an end to the Great War, the largest war in the history of EVE Online. Inspired by actual player-driven events within the universe of EVE Online, superstar writer Daniel Way tells the stranger-than-fiction tale of the most popular True Story of the last decade!

True Stories of Teen Homelessness

She has written more than eighteen books for young readers, including No Way!Spectacular Sports Stories, True Life: Alexander Hamilton, Surprising Things We Eat, California Gold Rush, and The Hidden World of Toilets.

Author: Monika Davis

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781502634023

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Nearly two million teens face homelessness a year in the United States alone. This book shares the stories of teens who are homeless and live on the streets or in shelters, with or without their families. Readers are presented with relatable facts about a vulnerable population. They will learn what can be done to address homelessness, and how to remedy the long-lasting consequences of the epidemic.


A Real Life Lesson for Everyone Sr. Isaac Ng Kim Poh. REAL ESTATE AGENTS' TRUE STORIES A real Life Lesson for Everyone Sr. Ng Kim Poh “REAL ESTATE AGENTS' TRUE STORIES” A real Life Lesson for. Front Cover.

Author: Sr. Isaac Ng Kim Poh

Publisher: World Digital Biz Sdn bhd



Page: 40

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"What follows, I do qualify, are not all the Real Estate lessons you should learn and know for the industry, but some are my personal encounters and experiences. Some I gather from other real estate industry players and even some from articles I've read over the years. Some I hear from other real estate players' experience. In no particular order or importance, these are musings, I hope will amuse you somewhat. Wherever the sources, I sincerely appreciate the knowledge, and lessons learnt, and most of which has shaped the professional I now become. All in all, it is my fervent hope, you will also learn something from it, or at least, get entertained." Sr. Isaac Ng Kim Poh

True Stories of Escape Usborne True Stories

Usborne True Stories Paul Dowswell. Walking away in his disguise he could have been any local workman. But trouble loomed almost as soon as he left the camp. He was stopped by a policeman who immediately became suspicious.

Author: Paul Dowswell

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781409555230

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Eight thrilling true stories of daring escapes. Contains tales of breakouts from infamous institutions such as Alcatraz and Devil's Island, and the risks the prisoners faced afterwards, including savage dogs, armed guards and shark-infested waters. Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to fiction.

True Stories from a Baby Boomer

I was in the corner, alone, when my dream came true. ... She asked me ifI would buy her an ID bracelet and ifI would like to carry her books to class. I said, “Sure! ... Maybe I could 57 True Stories from a Baby Boomer.

Author: Stephen B. Satterwhite

Publisher: WestBowPress

ISBN: 9781490801223

Category: Religion

Page: 336

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Twenty years ago, Mr. Satterwhite received a letter from Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman, suggesting that Mr. Satterwhite “share his writing with the rest of the world.” At the time, he had to support his family, and he wanted to wait for the right moment. In his business career, Mr. Satterwhite has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, on NBC News, and in Newsweek magazine. Mr. Satterwhite has been in the poor, lower, middle, and upper classes. He is a futurist, having predicted many of the inventions of his generation, as well as what is coming in future generations. He is a humorist who loves to observe people from his favorite stuffed chair at the mall. He is a survivor who has said good-bye to multiple family members and friends. Ultimately, he likes to say that he is just a simple man who found God. This is his story about his incredible journey through loss, fear, and despair to a conclusion that will give the reader an uplifting message of joy, heaven, song, bravery, love and hope. It is now the right moment. Mr. Satterwhite has finally kept his promise to his father.

True Stories of the Real Men in Black

True stories of the real men in black/Nick Redfern. pages cm.—(Off the record!) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-4777-7837-1 (library bound) 1. Men in black (UFO phenomenon)—Juvenile literature. 2.

Author: Nick Redfern

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781477778388

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 264

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"The Men in Black were elevated to superstar status in 1997 in the hit movie of the same name. Although the Hollywood blockbuster was fiction, the real Men in Black have consistently attempted to silence the witnesses of UFO and paranormal phenomena since the 1950s. In True Stories of the Real Men in Black, author Nick Redfern delves deep into the mysterious world of these mysterious operatives. He reveals their origins and discusses classic cases, previously unknown reports, secret government files, and the many theories that have been presented to explain the mystery."--