I Belong To No One

Author: Gwen Wilson
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0733634087
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Rape, teen pregnancy, illegitimacy, domestic abuse - in 1970s Australia all were shameful secrets that trapped women in poverty, loss and ongoing emotional trauma. This is one woman's story of all she lost and how hard she fought to survive. A teenager in the 1970s, Gwen Wilson grew up in Western Sydney. It was a tough childhood. Illegitimate, fatherless - her mother in and out of psychiatric hospitals; it would have been easy for anyone to despair and give up. Yet Gwen had hope. Despite it all, she was a good student, fighting hard for a scholarship and a brighter future. Then she met Colin. Someone to love who would love her back. But that short-lived love wasn't the sanctuary Gwen was looking for. It was the start of a living hell. Rape was just the beginning. By sixteen she was pregnant, her education abandoned. Australian society did not tolerate single mothers; prejudice and discrimination followed her everywhere. In an effort to save her son, Jason, from the illegitimacy and deprivation she'd grown up with, Gwen chose to marry Colin - and too quickly the nightmare of physical abuse, poverty and homelessness seemed inescapable. In 1974, in the dying days of the forced adoption era in Australia, this isolated teenager was compelled to make a decision about her child that would tear her life apart, one she would never truly come to terms with. I Belong to No One is one woman's story of all she lost and how hard she fought to survive and eventually triumph.

I Belong To You

Author: Lisa Renee Jones
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476775273
Size: 13,35 MB
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The stunning conclusion to Mark and Crystal’s relationship in the passionate, all-consuming Inside Out series by New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones. Master… Being that person, that man, is how I define myself, how I allow the rest of the world to define me as well. And now, with a terrible loss shredding me inside out and someone trying to destroy my family to punish me, control is more important than ever. It is everything. It is what I need. It is all I need. Or maybe I just need…her.

I Belong To This Band Hallelujah

Author: Laura Clawson
Editor: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226109593
Size: 11,28 MB
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The Sacred Harp choral singing tradition originated in the American South in the mid-19th century, spread widely across the country, and continues to thrive today. This title is a portrait of several Sacred Harp groups and an insightful exploration of how they manage to maintain a sense of community.

Pauline Parallels

Author: Fred O. Francis
Editor: Fortress Press
ISBN: 9781451410037
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The Pauline Parallels has been redesigned and revised in order to provide an improved practical tool for students seeking to understand the Pauline corpus of letters. In his letters, Paul echoes the structure of the common letter, he employs rhetorical devices, and he often repeats themes and images. The Pauline Parallels provides a ready, efficient, comprehensive way to study the letters structurally, formally, and thematically by gathering relevant passages from all the letters onto the page or folio for immediate comparison. The Pauline Parallels is the analog for the Pauline letters of a gospel parallels.The Pauline Parallels is a sequential presentation of each of the ten chief letters attributed to Paul: Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians and Philemon. Each letter is divided into sense units or paragraphs of discourse; these paragraphs, as they are designated, are numbered consecutively from the salutation of Romans to the closing remarks of Philemon. Paragraph numbers are then used as the basis of the presentation of the materials in the Pauline Parallels and function effectively in a system of cross-referencing.

He Belongs To America Too

Author: S. R. Dixon
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434963667
Size: 12,36 MB
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Critifiction

Author: Raymond Federman
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791416792
Size: 18,52 MB
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This book examines how, beginning in the 1960s up to the present, a new type of fiction was created in America, but also in Europe and Latin America, in response to the cultural, social, and political turmoil of the time. The author has coined the term "Surfiction" for this New Fiction. Written in an informal, provocative style, by an internationally known practitioner, these essays examine the cultural, social, and political conditions that forced serious writers to reflect (often within the work itself) on the act of writing fiction in the modern world. The entire book can be read as a manifesto for the present and future of the new fiction. This book is the first in the SUNY series in Postmodern Culture, edited by Joseph Natoli.

The Rattling Of The Chains

Author: Errol D. Alexander
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503528391
Size: 18,99 MB
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This is a thoroughly enjoyable and lucidly written book. The author provides an accurately reconstructed history of his family from an African slave trader named Jasinto in the eighteenth century to the year 2013. Also a series of lessons on doing genealogical research is supplied in the appendixes. It is a riveting and a must read for those who study the African American experience and the history of slavery in America.

Traveling Through The Valley

Author: Maria Gallegos
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469103346
Size: 16,79 MB
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The events that occur in this book are actual experiences that the author has encountered in her journey through life. The book addresses the pain and agony that some women face and the deliverance that God provides them. The experiences that Maria has endured has allowed her to minister to others that have gone through the same tragedies that she has. She is able to minister to others because she now has the knowledge that God is still with her in the midst of everything. With every good and bad experience God has become an even greater part of her life. He became her teacher, her Father, her best friend and her everything. In her own words she states, "He has become more to me than I could have ever imagined. He has been a father leading me from childhood to adulthood. He has taught me, through many tests and trials, all the things I know today. I thank Him that He is in control of every area of my life."

Apollos

Author: Patrick J. Hartin
Editor: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814652633
Size: 16,46 MB
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Through a social-scientific approach, this study pays attention to four main aspects relative to Apollos: his collectivistic nature as a person of the first-century Mediterranean; his relationship to Corinth and its emerging conflicts; his roots in the city of Alexandria and its contributions to his personality and identity; and, finally, his relationship to Paul and his social network. With this book, readers will see the highly educated person of Apollos and the entire New Testament through new lenses.

Viper Game

Author: Christine Feehan
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0698180569
Size: 17,21 MB
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Sink your teeth into this #1 New York Times bestselling GhostWalker novel—a “fantastic, sinister tale of danger and treachery”(RT Book Reviews). GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot knows the price he paid for the secret military experiments that gave him his special catlike abilities. After all, he left his bayou home a healer and came back a killer. While Wyatt and his GhostWalker brother Gator may have known exactly the sort of game they were getting into, Wyatt never anticipated where it would lead—or to whom. The swamps hold many mysteries, but few are as sinuously seductive as Le Poivre de Cayenne. The woman the locals call Pepper is every bit as enigmatic as the three little girls she’s desperately trying to protect. From what, Wyatt is soon to discover. Right now Pepper needs a man like Wyatt. Passionately. But her secrets are about to take them both deeper into the bayou than either imagined—where desire is the deadliest poison of all. INCLUDES A BONUS EXCERPT FROM CHRISTINE FEEHAN’S GHOSTWALKER NOVEL, NIGHT GAME