Celeste

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Author House, May 10, 2006 - Fiction - 276 pages
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      This is a story of mystery, suspense, family love, child abuse, slavery, Native Americans and man’s best friend. The story takes place in the 1800’s.      When four-year-old Celeste disappears, her mother Louise Lorell and her brother Michael are devastated. Read what happens to the couple that abuse and misuse Celeste.  Read about Mitzi, the collie who makes life bearable for Celeste once again.  Find out what dangerous undertaking Louise devotes her time to while hoping and praying for the return of her dear Celeste. Readers will meet several strong and interesting characters in this story. Some you might love and some you may despise.

 

 

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Drama, joy, tears and a little history all wrapped into this one story of a little girl you fall in love with. The love between a beloved pet and Celeste is touching. A good read - make sure you have time because you won't want to put it down!

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
14
Section 4
18
Section 5
22
Section 6
25
Section 7
33
Section 8
39
Section 24
140
Section 25
148
Section 26
151
Section 27
158
Section 28
161
Section 29
168
Section 30
173
Section 31
178

Section 9
43
Section 10
48
Section 11
57
Section 12
62
Section 13
74
Section 14
82
Section 15
88
Section 16
98
Section 17
107
Section 18
111
Section 19
115
Section 20
118
Section 21
125
Section 22
131
Section 23
134
Section 32
187
Section 33
193
Section 34
198
Section 35
202
Section 36
208
Section 37
212
Section 38
215
Section 39
221
Section 40
224
Section 41
230
Section 42
235
Section 43
240
Section 44
248
Section 45
253
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About the author (2006)

      Norma Nelson has thrilled and entertained her family and friends for years with her stories and poems. You might find one of her poems in many households, My Children, which was sold by the Hallmark Shop in Alexandria, Louisiana.  She was born on a farm in Illinois. Norma received her Registered Nurse Degree at St.Joseph Hospital in Joliet, Ill. She and her husband raised four sons. Norma began her writing career by telling stories to her four young sons to keep them entertained. Many times, the neighborhood children joined the audience.  Norma followed her husband Joe up the career ladder from Joliet and Aurora, Illinois to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Alexandria, Louisiana. The couple retired to Fairfield Bay, Arkansas for seven years and then moved to Oak Ridge, North Carolina. They now reside in Mission, Texas. Other than writing, her favorite pastime is playing golf. Celeste is one of the many stories she has written.

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