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ePub The Light That Puts an End to Dreams By Susan Sherman

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ePub The Light That Puts an End to Dreams By Susan Sherman
An autobiography told in poems, this selection of work spans more than 40 years, beginning with the avant-garde arts movement and political activism of the 1960s. A mixture of intense political poems, intimate love pOems, and provocative reflections, it traces the journey of a woman intimately involved with many significant events of the 20th century?the antiwar, feminist, and gay liberation movements, including time spent in Chile, Nicaragua, Cuba, and Barcelona. Accompanied by exquisite photographs, this collection culminates with a suite of 12 poems connecting contemporary history with the 17th century world of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Ebook Sacred Games By Vikram Chandra

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Ebook Sacred Games By Vikram Chandra
Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power. Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh?and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gangster in India.Sartaj, one of the very few Sikhs on the Mumbai police force, is used to being identified by his turban, beard and the sharp Cut of his trousers. But "the silky Sikh" is now past forty, his marriage is over and his career prospects are on the slide. When Sartaj gets an anonymous tip-off as to the secret hide-out of the legendary boss of G-Company, he's determined that he'll be the one to collect the prize. Vikram Chandra's keenly anticipated new novel is a magnificent story of friendship and betrayal, of terrible violence, of an astonishing modern city and its dark side. Drawing inspiration from the classics of nineteenth-century fiction, mystery novels, Bollywood movies…

PDF Summer and the City: A Carrie Diaries Novel TV Tie-in Edition By Candace Bushnell

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PDF Summer and the City: A Carrie Diaries Novel TV Tie-in Edition By Candace Bushnell
Candace Bushnell created Sex and the City?s Carrie Bradshaw. Now she lets teen readers?and adult fans?in on how it all started. In Summer and the City, second in the Carrie Diaries series, small-town Connecticut girl Carrie Bradshaw Arrives in Manhattan. She loves everything about the Big Apple in the 1980s?the club culture, the guys, the crazy fashions, her first real writing class, and most of all, her new friends Samantha Jones and Miranda Hobbes. Anyone with a dream, or anyone who has wanted to create a fabulous new life, will want to follow Carrie?s adventures in glam, gritty New York City. AnnaSophia Robb stars as sixteen-year-old Carrie in the CW adaptation of the Carrie Diaries series

ePub The Bookwoman's Last Fling By John Dunning

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ePub The Bookwoman's Last Fling By John Dunning
As a young man, New York Times bestselling author John Dunning earned his living for several years working behind the scenes on the racetrack circuit. Now he brings his memories of the horse world and his expertise in collectible books to this mesmerizing new Bookman novel rich with the lore of both books and horses. . . . Denver bookman Cliff Janeway would have liked Candice Geiger. She loved books with a true bookwoman's passion. Her collection of first-edition children's books is the best that Janeway ever hopes to see. Sadly, Janeway and Candice Geiger will never meet. She died much too young. Now, twenty years later, her books remain a testament to an extraordinary woman's remarkable vision. Janeway first learns about the juvenilia collection when Candice's elderly husband, H. R. Geiger, passes away and Janeway travels to their Idaho home to assess the collection. The Estate can't be distributed until the bo…

PDF Harry Styles/Niall Horan By Sarah Oliver

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PDF Harry Styles/Niall Horan By Sarah Oliver
A must-have for any fans of One Direction, especially all those infatuated with heartthrobs Harry Styles and Niall Horan?there's no need to choose with this fLip biographyOne Direction is currently dominating the charts and capturing the hearts of millions. This double biography of the band's leading figures reveals how they coped with Simon Cowell, the fame game, and high profile romances. It also discusses what lies in store for them as their careers continue to soar.

Kindle Free The Man Who Once Played Catch With Nellie Fox By John Manderino

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Kindle Free The Man Who Once Played Catch With Nellie Fox By John Manderino
At forty, Hank has decided he's through with baseball?a routine pop-up fell on his head and he got the message. Trouble is, baseball is the one thing thaT's given any meaning to his life. This is the painfully funny story of a man who decides to get a life, but isn't sure how. It's about fathers and sons, heroes and whiners, the wheel of fortune (and Vanna White), baseball and the decline of Western civilization?and why Nellie Fox always spat in his glove

Ebook The Stargazer's Guide By Emily Winterburn

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Ebook The Stargazer's Guide By Emily Winterburn
Have you ever found yourself looking up at the starry night, wondering and wanting to know more?Congratulations! You're a stargazer.Unlike its more scientific sister astronomy, stargazing requires no equipment?except perhaps something comfortable to sit on and a star map. The Stargazer's Guide provides these maps and sHows you what there is to see in the sky, why it's interesting, and how previous generations viewed and interpreted it. Organized by month, The Stargazer's Guide takes you through the night sky's stories?mythological, historical, and scientific?offering simple diagrams that enable you to easily identify the constellations. Let expert stargazer Emily Winterburn enthrall you with true stories of romantic and scientific endeavors, and mythic tales of beasts and battles that led to the naming of the stars. With this enchanting, accessible, and fun guide to the heavens, you'll discover and revel in the…

PDF Devil May Care By Elizabeth Peters

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PDF Devil May Care By Elizabeth Peters
Ellie is young, rich, engaged and in love. These are the carefree days before marriage and new responsibility, and anything goes -- including house-sitting at eccentric Aunt Kate's palatial estate in Burton, Virginia. Ellie feels right at home here with the nearly invisible housekeepers and the plethora of pets, but she soon realizes that there are disturbing secrets about the local aristocracy buried in a dusty old book she has carried into the mansion. And her sudden interest in the past is attracting a slew of unwelcome guests -- some of them living and some, perhaps not. And the terrible vegeance that Ellie and her friends seem to have aroused -- now aimed at them -- surely cannot be...satanic.

Kindle Free A New Chapter By Diann Hunt

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Kindle Free A New Chapter By Diann Hunt
The century-old Gentlewoman's Guide to Love and Courtship is no ordinary book club choice. But for the little book club in Smitten, Vermont, it might be their best pick yet!When Lia's childhood best friend Joey moves back to town, his daughter plays matchmaker to help them find their own new beginning.Lia is a kindergarten teacher who insists all the Smitten Book Club members read Anne of Green Gables. She likes nothing better than a pastoral novel where an outsider finds a special place in an idyllic community.When her childhood friend Joey moves back to Smitten with his daughter Grace in tow, Lia reaches out to help with Grace as Joey settles in as partner in his brother's dental practice. With a little matchmaking from Grace, Lia and Joey soon discover their friendship has grown into a love that could last a lifetime."Charming." ?Best-selling author Robin Lee Hatcher of Knit One, Love Two

Ebook El cielo es real By Todd Burpo

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Ebook El cielo es real By Todd Burpo
Un niño sale de una cirugía, que le salvó la vida, contando asombrosas historias acerca de su visita al cielo.El cielo es real es la verdadera historia del hijo de cuatro años del pastor de un pequeño pueblo de Nebraska que durante una operación de emergencia visitó el cielo.El niño sobrevivió y afirma que veía, desdE un plano superior, al doctor operando y a su padre orando en la sala de espera. La familia no sabía qué creer, aunque pronto la evidencia se hizo más clara.Colton decía que conoció a su hermana que murió antes de nacer, de la que nadie le había hablado; y a su abuelo, que murió treinta años antes de que Colton naciera. Además, describía el caballo que solamente Jesucristo montaba, lo enorme que es Dios y su silla, y la manera en que el Espíritu Santo derrama poder desde el cielo para ayudarnos.Relatado por su padre, el mensaje es que El cielo es real, que Cristo ama a los niños y que estemos preparados, porque viene la última batalla

ePub Grace Givers By David Jeremiah

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ePub Grace Givers By David Jeremiah
Heartwarming and powerful true stories of people who have reached out to their world with incredible acts of self-sacrificing service, with a deep and profound spirit of forgiveness, with both ordinary and extraordinary gifts of grace

PDF Force Protection By Gordon Kent

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PDF Force Protection By Gordon Kent

Kindle Free Thoughts are Things By Prentice Mulford

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Kindle Free Thoughts are Things By Prentice Mulford
Prentice Mulford was instrumental in the founding of the popular philosophy, New ThoughT, along with other notable writers including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Mulford's book, Thoughts are Things served as a guide to this new belief system and is still popular today.

Ebook How to Talk So People Listen By Sonya Hamlin

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Ebook How to Talk So People Listen By Sonya Hamlin
At a time when it's harder than ever to get and keep people's attention, we could all use some help. Enter Sonya Hamlin, author of the now classic How to Talk So People Listen (1988), and one of the country's leading communication experts. In this revised and updated edition, Sonya Hamlin, arguably America's leading communication expert, shows us how to successfully capture people's attention so that they listen, understand, and are persuaded by your message ?? esPecially in the plugged?in, fast?paced, visually?driven atmosphere that is today's workplace. Whether making a presentation to a large audience or dealing one?on?one with a client or colleague, or communicating by E?mail, Hamlin teaches us that one of the keys to making people listen is to think about and respond to what motivates them ? namely, self?interest. She then provides tools to assess others' self?interest and use it to get them to listen …

Ebook Lena Ashwell By Margaret Leask

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Ebook Lena Ashwell By Margaret Leask
Skillfully written and complemented with photos, this biography is the first to honor British actress-manager Lena Ashwell. In a rapidly changing world, Ashwell was crucial to the advancement of women in English tHeater and in the formation of the National Theater. The book highlights the inspiring woman?s other valuable accomplishments as well, including her efforts to raise money during World War I for thousands of concert-party troop entertainments and regular theater performances she established throughout local London communities. From her first appearance on stage in 1891 to the end of her life, this is Lena Ashwell?s story

ePub Ofensivo y escandaloso By Jeffrey De Leon

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ePub Ofensivo y escandaloso By Jeffrey De Leon
Se casaron y fueron felices para siempre... casi.Después de una amistad de dos años se casaron unos jóvenes creyentes y maduros. Pero no fueron felices para siempre. Algo terrible sucedió con su relación aunque vivieron felices en sus primeros años de matrimonio. El esposo empezó a jugar con fuego sin planearlo y prontO se involucró con otra mujer. El nombre de la esposa es GRACIA y el nombre de la amante es LEY... El estilo de liderazgo en la iglesia de hoy está facilitando esta clase de relación adúltera entre el cristiano, la ley y la gracia. En nuestro afán de liderar terminamos manipulando y controlando en lugar de influenciar. El modelo perfecto de liderazgo, Jesús mismo, se ganó el derecho de influenciar en su humanidad a través de las relaciones. Este libro tiene el fin de ayudarnos a evaluar nuestra condición como líderes. Bienvenido a la gran aventura de evaluar nuestro propio liderazgo y proyectarnos a un liderazgo ofensivo y ¡e…

Kindle Free Letters from the Dhamma Brothers By Jenny Phillips

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Kindle Free Letters from the Dhamma Brothers By Jenny Phillips
Through intimate letters, interviews, and stories, this narrative reveals the impact that a life-changing retreat had on a group of inmates at the highest level maximum-security state prison in Alabama. The 38 participants in the first-ever intensive, silent 10-day progrAm inside the walls of a corrections facility?many serving life sentences without parole?detail the range of their experiences, the depth of their understanding of the Buddha?s teachings gained by direct experience, and their setbacks and successes. During the Vipassana meditation program, they face the past and their miseries and emerge with a sense of peace and purpose. This compelling story shows the capacity for commitment, self-examination, renewal, and hope within a dismal penal system and a wider culture that demonizes prisoners.

Kindle Free Born to Bite By Lynsay Sands

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Kindle Free Born to Bite By Lynsay Sands
Legend has it that Armand Argeneau is a killer in the bedroom . . .But with all three of his late wives meeting unfortunate and untimely ends, is this sexy immortal a lover or a murderer? That's what Eshe d'Aureus intends to find out. As an enforcer, it's her job to bring rogue vampires to justice, even if the rogue in question makes her blood race red hot.Armand knew she was trouble the moment Eshe roared into town on her motorcycle, clad in tight black leather. She claims she's hiding from dangerous fiends, though he suspects something more. But after three wives who've all had trouble remaining, well, undead, Armand is reluctant to open his heart again. Then strange accidents start to happen, each deadlier than the last, and Armand realizes he may not have much time to prove he's a lover, not a slayer.

Kindle Free The Articles of Confederation By BenjaminFranklin

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Kindle Free The Articles of Confederation By BenjaminFranklin
The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, commonly referred to as the Articles of Confederation, was the first constitution of the thirteen United States of America. The Second Continental Congress appointed a committee to draft the 'Articles' in June 1776 and proposed the draft to the States for ratification in November 1777. The ratification process was completed in March 1781, legally federating the sovereign and independent states, allied under the Articles of Association, into a new federation styled the "United States of America". Under the Articles the states retained sovereignty over all governmental functions not specifically relinquished to the central government.

Ebook S.C.O.R.E. for Life By Jim Fannin

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Ebook S.C.O.R.E. for Life By Jim Fannin
Have you ever choked during a performance?Have you ever been told how much talent you have, yet you're not reaching it?Are you self-conscious or doubtful during performances?Does your level of concentration fluctuate wildly?Do you feel overwhelmed at times?We all dream of overcoming our challenges. We dream of the perfect job, achieving new wealth, of living the life we choose in harmony with the people we love. For many of us, the dream stops there. We wonder what leads some extraordinary people to confront and exceed their goals and compete at the highest level, while others run in place, distracted by feArs and a sense of intimidation. We seek the insights that will liberate us from anxiety and self-doubt. In this book, Jim Fannin shares a collection of ideas and daily exercises that transform everyday performers into true champions.Using the secrets of Fannin's time-tested S.C.O.R.E. System (Self-Discipline, Concentration, Optimism, R…

Kindle Free Exile?s Return (Conclave of Shadows, Book 3) By Raymond E. Feist

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Kindle Free Exile?s Return (Conclave of Shadows, Book 3) By Raymond E. Feist

Kindle Free The Power of Respect By Deborah Norville

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Kindle Free The Power of Respect By Deborah Norville
Want respect from others? Scientific research says, try giving it.There is power in respect. And it comes with multiple benefits. In business:Higher salesLower employee turnoverLess exposure to lawsuitsAt home:A stronger marriageHealthier family dynamicsMore polite childrenIn your personal life:More self-respect and confidenceCloser friendshipsHigher standing in the communityRespect, a lost value in our world today, is the latest subject of research for InsidE Edition anchor and best-selling author Deborah Norville. Citing scientific studies and using stories based on personal interviews, Norville makes a compelling case for the Power of Respect?the simple act of treating people as though they really matter.In The Power of Respect Norville details the specific dollar savings in business and dramatic improvements in student test scores that are directly attributable to respect. She says, "Now that I've seen the research done …

PDF Life's Little Instruction Book From Mothers to Daughters By Jackson Brown

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PDF Life's Little Instruction Book From Mothers to Daughters By Jackson Brown
The special bond between mothers and daughters that helps a girl to set her course in life, to visualize her dreams, and to prepare her for the influence she will have on her own children and oN the world around her is celebrated and encouraged in this unique book that includes observations and suggestions such as:Marry the man of your dreams. Don't settle for less.Kiss your husband passionately in an unexpected moment.As often as you can, give in to the request for "just one more story, Mommy."Spare no expense on your children's portraits. You will cherish them forever.

ePub The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln By C.A. Tripp

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ePub The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln By C.A. Tripp
The late C. A. Tripp, a highly regarded sex researcher and colleague of Alfred Kinsey, and author of the runaway bestseller The Homosexual Matrix, devoted the last ten years of his life to an exhaustive study of Abraham Lincoln's writings and of scholarship about Lincoln, in search of hidden keys to his character. In The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln, completed just weeks before he died, Tripp offers a full examination of Lincoln's inner life and relationships that, as Dr. Jean Baker argues in the Introduction, "will define the issue for years to come." Throughout this riveting work, new details are revealed about Lincoln's relations with a number of men. Long-standing myths are debunked convincingly -- in particular, the myth that Lincoln's one true love was Ann Rutledge, who died tragically young. Ultimately, Tripp argues that Lincoln's unorthodox loves and friendshipS were tied to his maverick…

ePub Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President By Helen Thomas

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ePub Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President By Helen Thomas
In a natural follow-up to her national bestseller Front Row at the White House, the dean of the White House press corps presents a vivid and personal presidential chronicle. Currently a columnist for Hearst and a former White House bureau chief for UPI, Helen Thomas has covered an unprecedented nine presidential administrations, endearing herself with her trademark "Thank You, Mr. President," at the conclusion of White House press conferences. Thomas has amassed many wonderful tales about her personal interactions with and observations of the presidents and their families that can all be found in Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President. In nine riveting chapters -- one for each administration -- Thomas delights, informs, spins yarns, and offers opinions on the commanders in chief, from Kennedy through George W. Bush. In these accounts, Thomas reveals Kennedy's love of sparring with the press, the unique invitatio…