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When Pigs Fly [Kindle Edition]

Gretchen Cooke , Jennifer Cooke Rinehart , Adrian Cooke , Jessica Cooke , Sara Coker
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Book Description

WHEN PIGS FLY is the story of the 'exceptional journey' of a young woman fighting for her life. It is a story of hope, determination, tears, love, and laughter and will serve as inspiration to many. It is impossible to speculate how another individual would respond to the same circumstances, but she managed it with grace and aplomb.


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About the Author

Gretchen is an author and historian and has worked in the field of archaeology. She lives on the East Coast and enjoys walking on the beaches of the Outer Banks in North Carolina and the beaches of Italy and Greece. Jennifer is a writer and student of history. She also enjoys walking beside the ocean, but more importantly she is the mother of a beautiful five year old daughter.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1164 KB
  • Print Length: 182 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0982999909
  • Publisher: History Sleuth (December 21, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004A8ZTTA
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #883,728 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Inspirational Story about Love and Perseverance December 15, 2010
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This is a truly inspirational story about a family and friend's love for their daughter/wife/sister/cousin/grandchild/friend and the perseverance of an awesome young woman to not only defy the odds but thrive!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Book! October 22, 2010
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This is a well written, heart-warming account of a winning struggle with a serious illness. A great story!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Worth the time to read December 29, 2010
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The prologue helps to pull you in to this enticing tale of onw families struggle with a medical situation that -so they are told- is a death sentence.
Narrated in the style of a family history (like what Grandma tells) with interjections by the (now, against all odds) grown daughter, the tale manages to tell of the struggle and heartbreak without dwelling only on that aspect.
I received this book as a Goodreads first read, and really enjoyed it.
This is an easy read, and leaves you feeling as if nothing is insurmountable.
I have since passed this book on to another, and told several other people about this book.
Thank you for the pleasure of reading this.
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3.0 out of 5 stars When Pigs Fly March 14, 2012
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Very disjointed. Written by mother and daughter. It reads as if it had little help from the editor. Being a medical person, maybe I had too high of an expectation, but I found it dry and lacking in any insight.
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More About the Author

Gretchen, born in Virginia, has lived and traveled in the East and West of the United States. She loves to walk beside the waters of Italy, Greece, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. An historian and archaeologist by training, she has written about early American artists such as Alfred J. Miller and Frank B. Mayer. A descendant of Danish/American authors, this is her first memoir. Written jointly with her daughter Jennifer Elisabeth Cooke Rinehart, When Pigs Fly is the story of Jennifer's "exceptional journey." It is a story of hope, laughter, love, humor, and determination. Animal lovers, she and Jennifer are both surrounded by their families of cats and dogs as they write.


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