As the Crow Flies
  • Author : Jeffrey Archer
  • Release Date : 16 May 2004
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 13 : 142996720X
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Book excerpt: Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a name for himself as "The Honest Trader". But the brutal onset of World War I takes Charlie far from home and into the path of a dangerous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his family for generations. Encompassing three continents and spanning over sixty years, As the Crow Flies brings to life a magnificent tale of one man's rise from rags to riches set against the backdrop of a changing century.

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Author : Jeffrey Archer
Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
Genre : Fiction
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Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a ...

The Way the Crow Flies

The Way the Crow Flies

Author : Ann-Marie MacDonald
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Genre : Fiction
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“The sun came out after the war and our world went Technicolor. Everyone had the same idea. Let’s get married. Let’s have kids. Let’s be the ones who do it right.” The Way the Crow Flies, the second novel by bestselling, award-winning author Ann-Marie MacDonald, is set ...

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Author : Gail Hartman
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A look at different geographical areas from the perspective of an eagle, rabbit, crow, horse, and gull....

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Author : Melanie Gillman
Publisher : Iron Circus Comics
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A black teenage lesbian finds herself stranded in a dangerous and unfamiliar place: an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp....

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Author : Craig Johnson
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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“It’s the scenery—and the big guy standing in front of the scenery—that keeps us coming back to Craig Johnson’s lean and leathery mysteries.” —The New York Times Book Review The eighth Longmire novel from the New York Times bestselling author Land of Wolves Embarking on his ...

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Author : Karen F. Williams
Publisher : Bold Strokes Books Inc
Genre : Fiction
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Samantha Weller, a forensic scientist turned paranormal novelist, owes her life and writing career to a crow that saved her from certain death. When she buys an old bookend that looks like her avian muse, her world begins to resemble the plots of her novels. Determined to find the mate ...

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Author : Ed Hudson
Publisher : Ed Hudson
Genre : Uncategorized
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When an international drug smuggler makes a life-changing decision, he finds himself pursuing a different type of thrill all the way into eternity. With a hunger for excitement, Freddie Crow becomes an international smuggler, piloting planeloads of marijuana from Belize, Central America, into various areas of North Florida. Because flying ...

As The Crow Flies

As The Crow Flies

Author : Véronique Tadjo
Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
Genre : Fiction
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The narrative of this wonderful gem of a novel weaves together a rich tapestry of characters who are both nameless and faceless, representing everyman and everywoman, to tell stories of parting and return, suffering, healing and desire in a lyrical and moving exploration of the human heart. Like a bird ...

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Author : Sheila Keenan
Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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All day long, you're on the go. You don't have time to watch a crow. But we're here . . . and here . . . and there. We poke our beaks in everywhere. Crows can be noisy. They can be nosy and bold, too, which some people find annoying. But if you are lucky enough ...

A Hundred Miles as the Crow Flies

A Hundred Miles as the Crow Flies

Author : Ralph Churches
Publisher : Estate of Ralph Churches
Genre : Concentration camps
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A great yarn, about a man who could charm the birds from the trees, talking people into one of the greatest escapes of POWs of WW2...

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Author : Damien Boyd
Publisher : Thomas & Mercer
Genre : Fiction
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Rock climbers can't afford to make careless mistakes. But Detective Inspector Nick Dixon's former climbing partner, Jake Fayter, died doing just that. Or so it seems. Dixon suspects foul play, but his only leads are unreliable accounts of something odd happening in Cheddar Gorge seconds before Jake fell. As the ...

As the Crow Flies

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Author : Delville Linford,Al J. Venter
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : San (African people)
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Operation Savannah entered the annals of South African military tradition four decades ago. Few are aware of the significant role played during the course of this operation by a fragmented Bushman unit led by one of the most enigmatic personalities to emerge in uniform.Until now, Colonel Delville Linford has ...

As the Crow Flies

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Author : Curt Iles
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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My name is Missouri Cotton and I was born into a family of thieves. All I want in life is to escape, but I'm only fifteen and have no idea how.When Missouri's gypsy family's race from the law takes them into Louisiana's No Man's Land, she's thrust into the ...

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The Crow Flies Free

Author : Michael Robert
Publisher : Independently Published
Genre : Uncategorized
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Joey Crow and Caleb Hollings first see each other across the rural Oregon country road that separates the farms they live on. The two seven-year-old boys make an instant connection that spans the following eleven years. Joey, an orphaned Native American boy, has come to live with his grandparents on ...

Three Days As the Crow Flies

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Author : Danny Simmons
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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Renowned painter, art impresario, and cofounder of Def Poetry Jam, Danny Simmons captures the atmosphere of the 1980s art and nightclub scene in New York City's East Village in this accomplished debut novel. Crow Shade is a quick-witted college drop-out blinded to his own worth by his drug habit. After ...