Close To The Next Moment

Autore: Jody Allen Randolph
Editore: Carcanet
ISBN: 1847779255
Grandezza: 36,60 MB
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Vista: 1998
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In the first decade of the new millennium, Jody Allen Randolph interviewed twenty-two leading Irish poets, artists, fiction writers and playwrights to create a record of how the makers of a culture saw their country as it moved into a new era. Her exploration was shadowed by intimations of unease; as economic collapse gathered pace, recurrent concerns gained a new urgency. What are Irish values? How have they changed? How do new cultural realities affect the old arts of language and image which have been so important in Irish tradition? In journeys across political divides and between languages, from Seamus Heaney and Nuala N í Dhomhnaill, deeply rooted in Irish inheritance,to African-Irish Joyce Akpotor; from Gerry Adams for whom when our future is settled, we will agree on our history', to the artist Dorothy Cross who brings an international perspective to her redefinitions of Irish imagery, Close to the Next Moment captures the conversations that are remaking a culture.

What The Next Moment Might Bring

Autore: Jeff L. Howe
Editore: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1466995777
Grandezza: 39,92 MB
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From the limited perspective of the present, the path weve chosen in life may often seem random or of little consequence. But when we examine our journey from the vantage of hindsight, we find that we have participated in life-changing moments and have been witness to singularly remarkable things. This is a collection of moments and stories from the life of one man. Some are humorous, some are poignant, and some are terrifying. Some moments are as brief as the wink of a firefly or the exact instant of death. Others last the time it takes for a rumor to spread or for a penny to fall from a tall building. Still others take millions of years and are still happening. Enjoy a climb to the top of a peak in central Idaho, a babys first bowel movement, or a silent drive through the redwoods. Look deeply into the eyes of a diving hawk, a profoundly retarded fifteen-year-old girl, or an aging stripper in Montana. Listen to the sounds of cold Canadian wind slipping under a warm Pennsylvania door. Smell the burning embers of a city on fire. Taste the exhaust of a jet. Take a moment.

How Would You Like A Bite Of This Fruit

Autore: Rodney Votion
Editore: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449745105
Grandezza: 80,72 MB
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Vista: 7038
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This book is about the explanations we each seek to be provided with that will help us grow and become mature human beings. These are thoughts that lead to profound questioning of why things are the way they are. Peace of mind is the development we all seek to achieve, no matter where we exist.

Close Your Eyes

Autore: Iris Johansen
Editore: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429942517
Grandezza: 26,56 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
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In Close Your Eyes, The New York Times bestselling duo Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen are back with a suspenseful novel about a once-blind woman with a talent for tracking serial killers The FBI doesn't usually consult with music therapists to solve their cases. But Kendra Michael's astonishing powers of observation and analysis have made her a favorite of law enforcement agencies all across the country. Blind for the first twenty years of her life, she cares little for investigative work but can't deny her unique skill, or the results she's been able to facilitate. Kendra learned at an early age to become hyper-aware of her surroundings, perfecting the art of picking up the most subtle audio, olfactory, and tactile cues in the world around her. Like a secret weapon, she is in high demand. Former FBI agent Adam Lynch, known as The Puppetmaster, has weapons of his own. He's a notorious master manipulator, skillfully handling criminals and colleagues alike to get the results he wants. Now he needs Kendra's special brand of help, but she's not interested until Lynch reveals that Agent Jeff Stedler—Kendra's ex—is missing and may have run directly into the path of a serial killer. What began as a heinous murder investigation escalates into something even larger and more frightening: a multi-million dollar conspiracy to hide a secret that's worth killing for, again and again and again.

Dancing With God

Autore: Reverend Bobbie McKay, Ph.D.
Editore: iUniverse
ISBN: 149171008X
Grandezza: 78,54 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3835
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“Dancing with God” is a book about the dance we call “life”. Based on her original research study of Spiritual Life in mainstream, interfaith congregations, Dr. McKay takes us on a journey to discover God available everywhere for all people. She helps us find God in our lives by sharing stories from her own life and from some of the four thousand others in her study. Dr. McKay describes God as Mystery and Presence, reminding us that God’s other name is always “surprise!” She challenges us to follow a God directed pathway; to trust that Love does not abandon us and to know that Spirit linked to Spirit will change the world. “Dancing with God” is like a digital book, each chapter containing a unique God experience which you can revisit in whatever order you choose and is a powerful way to share God experiences in a group setting.

Pillars Of Salt

Autore: Joanna Bell
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1448149398
Grandezza: 73,51 MB
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Vista: 6294
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Alice's world is blown apart when her husband Rob dies suddenly of a heart attack - in another woman's bed. Only 40, Rob was an energetic, opinionated, handsome local GP. This wasn't supposed to happen. Left to manage their home, three teenage children and a recalcitrant parrot, Alice struggles to hold it all together.Working herself at Rob's old surgery as a GP, she finds herself caught up in the designs of Rob's old partner, who owns the premises and wants to sell. And distracted by the good looks of locum Tom x. Her best friend Martha claims all she needs is a new man - but Alice knows it goes deeper than that. She's got to find a way to make her children happy, and work out a future for all of them ...

Love Unhitched

Autore: Vishnu Kaimal
Editore: Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd
ISBN: 9381836418
Grandezza: 38,99 MB
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Vista: 6619
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It was packing day, the day after the convocation. Some of the students had left. Others were in the process of leaving. There were tears and hurried goodbyes all around. I was standing at the reception, ready to check out. Priyanka barely looked at me as she passed by. I tried to muster up the courage to talk to her. We may never see each other again. Was this how she wanted to leave things between us? Is this how I wanted to leave things between us? My heart screamed the answer to that but I still could not approach herƒ Does the bumbling, clueless-about-women. Anil Krishna ever find love and happiness?

Lost Souls

Autore: Sunwon Hwang
Editore: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520506
Grandezza: 23,72 MB
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These captivating short stories portray three major periods in modern Korean history: the forces of colonial modernity during the late 1930s; the postcolonial struggle to rebuild society after four decades of oppression, emasculation, and cultural exile (1945 to 1950); and the attempt to reconstruct a shattered land and a traumatized nation after the Korean War. Lost Souls echoes the exceptional work of China's Shen Congwen and Japan's Kawabata Yasunari. Modernist narratives set in the metropolises of Tokyo and Pyongyang alternate with starkly realistic portraits of rural life. Surrealist tales suggest the unsettling sensation of colonial domination, while stories of the outcast embody the thrill and terror of independence and survival in a land dominated by tradition and devastated by war. Written during the chaos of 1945, "Booze" recounts a fight between Koreans for control of a former Japanese-owned distillery. "Toad" relates the suffering created by hundreds of thousands of returning refugees, and stories from the 1950s confront the catastrophes of the Korean War and the problematic desire for autonomy. Visceral and versatile, Lost Souls is a classic work on the possibilities of transition that showcases the innovation and craftsmanship of a consummate& mdash;and widely celebrated& mdash;storyteller.

Close Range

Autore: Annie Proulx
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416588892
Grandezza: 61,99 MB
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Vista: 5756
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of The Shipping News and Accordion Crimes comes one of the most celebrated short story collections of our time. Annie Proulx's masterful language and fierce love of Wyoming are evident in these breathtaking tales of loneliness, quick violence, and the wrong kinds of love. Each of the stunning portraits in Close Range reveals characters fiercely wrought with precision and grace. These are stories of desperation and unlikely elation, set in a landscape both stark and magnificent -- by an author writing at the peak of her craft.

Out Of The Shadow

Autore: Rose Cohen
Editore: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801471427
Grandezza: 67,68 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 9655
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In this appealing autobiography, Rose Cohen looks back on her family's journey from Tsarist Russia to New York City's Lower East Side. Her account of their struggles and of her own coming of age in a complex new world vividly illustrates what was, for some, the American experience. First published in 1918, Cohen's narrative conveys a powerful sense of the aspirations and frustrations of an immigrant Jewish family in an alien culture. With uncommon frankness, Cohen reports her youthful impressions of daily life in the tenements and of working conditions in garment sweatshops and domestic service. She introduces a large cast, including her co-workers, employers, mentors, family members, and friends. In simple yet moving terms, she recalls how, while confronting setbacks caused by poor health and dilemmas posed by courtship, she finds opportunities to educate herself. She also records the gradual weakening of her family's commitment to religion as they find their way from the shadow of poverty toward the mainstream of American life.