Braving It

Braving It
Author: James Campbell
Release: 2017-05-09
Editor: Crown
Pages: 394
ISBN: 9780307461254
Language: en
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The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell’s cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer building a cabin in the rugged Interior, Campbell hesitated about inviting his fifteen-year-old daughter, Aidan, to join him: Would she be able to withstand clouds of mosquitoes, the threat of grizzlies, bathing in an ice-cold river, and hours of grueling labor peeling and hauling logs? But once there, Aidan embraced the wild. She even agreed to return a few months later to help the Korths work their traplines and hunt for caribou and moose. Despite windchills of 50 degrees below zero, father and daughter ventured out daily to track, hunt, and trap. Under the supervision of Edna, Heimo’s Yupik Eskimo wife, Aidan grew more confident in the woods. Campbell knew that in traditional Eskimo cultures, some daughters earned a rite of passage usually reserved for young men. So he decided to take Aidan back to Alaska one final time before she left home. It would be their third and most ambitious trip, backpacking over Alaska’s Brooks Range to the headwaters of the mighty Hulahula River, where they would assemble a folding canoe and paddle to the Arctic Ocean. The journey would test them, and their relationship, in one of the planet’s most remote places: a land of wolves, musk oxen, Dall sheep, golden eagles, and polar bears. At turns poignant and humorous, Braving It is an ode to America’s disappearing wilderness and a profound meditation on what it means for a child to grow up—and a parent to finally, fully let go.

Braving the Wilderness

Braving the Wilderness
Author: Brené Brown
Release: 2019-08-27
Editor: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 209
ISBN: 9780812985818
Language: en
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A timely and important book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection Don’t miss the five-part HBO Max docuseries Brené Brown: Atlas of the Heart! “True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.” Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, MSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives—experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization. With her trademark mix of research, storytelling, and honesty, Brown will again change the cultural conversation while mapping a clear path to true belonging. Brown argues that we’re experiencing a spiritual crisis of disconnection, and introduces four practices of true belonging that challenge everything we believe about ourselves and each other. She writes, “True belonging requires us to believe in and belong to ourselves so fully that we can find sacredness both in being a part of something and in standing alone when necessary. But in a culture that’s rife with perfectionism and pleasing, and with the erosion of civility, it’s easy to stay quiet, hide in our ideological bunkers, or fit in rather than show up as our true selves and brave the wilderness of uncertainty and criticism. But true belonging is not something we negotiate or accomplish with others; it’s a daily practice that demands integrity and authenticity. It’s a personal commitment that we carry in our hearts.” Brown offers us the clarity and courage we need to find our way back to ourselves and to each other. And that path cuts right through the wilderness. Brown writes, “The wilderness is an untamed, unpredictable place of solitude and searching. It is a place as dangerous as it is breathtaking, a place as sought after as it is feared. But it turns out to be the place of true belonging, and it’s the bravest and most sacred place you will ever stand.”

Dare to Lead

Dare to Lead
Author: Brené Brown
Release: 2018-10-09
Editor: Random House
Pages: 321
ISBN: 9780399592522
Language: en
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Don’t miss the five-part HBO Max docuseries Brené Brown: Atlas of the Heart! NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BLOOMBERG Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. When we dare to lead, we don’t pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don’t see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don’t avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it’s necessary to do good work. But daring leadership in a culture defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human. The irony is that we’re choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the exact same time as we’re scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines and AI can’t do better and faster. What can we do better? Empathy, connection, and courage, to start. Four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give meaning to our lives, and the past seven years working with transformative leaders and teams spanning the globe. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? In this new book, Brown uses research, stories, and examples to answer these questions in the no-BS style that millions of readers have come to expect and love. Brown writes, “One of the most important findings of my career is that daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are 100 percent teachable, observable, and measurable. It’s learning and unlearning that requires brave work, tough conversations, and showing up with your whole heart. Easy? No. Because choosing courage over comfort is not always our default. Worth it? Always. We want to be brave with our lives and our work. It’s why we’re here.” Whether you’ve read Daring Greatly and Rising Strong or you’re new to Brené Brown’s work, this book is for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership.

Flight and Aircraft Engineer

Flight and Aircraft Engineer
Author: Anonim
Release: 1947
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 790
ISBN: UFL:31262094015764
Language: en
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The Complete Novels of Henry James All 24 Books in One Edition

The Complete Novels of Henry James   All 24 Books in One Edition
Author: Henry James
Release: 2017-11-15
Editor: e-artnow
Pages: 5695
ISBN: 9788027230143
Language: en
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The Portrait of a Lady is one of James's most popular long novels, and is regarded by critics as one of his finest. The Portrait of a Lady is the story of a spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer, who in "affronting her destiny", finds it overwhelming. She inherits a large amount of money and subsequently becomes the victim of Machiavellian scheming by two American expatriates. "The Wings of the Dove" tells the story of Milly Theale, an American heiress stricken with a serious disease, and her effect on the people around her. Some of these people befriend Milly with honorable motives, while others are more self-interested. "The American" is an uneasy combination of social comedy and melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche American businessman on his first tour of Europe. Table of Contents: Confidence Roderick Hudson The Ambassadors The American The Awkward Age The Bostonians The Europeans The Golden Bowl The Other House The Outcry The Portrait of a Lady The Princess Casamassima The Reverberator The Sacred Fount The Spoils of Poynton The Tragic Muse The Whole Family The Wings of the Dove Washington Square Watch and Ward What Maisie Knew The Ivory Tower (Unfinished) The Sense of the Past (Unfinished) Henry James (1843–1916) was an American-British writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism.

The Works of John Adams Vol 6

The Works of John Adams Vol  6
Author: John Adams
Release: 2022
Editor: Jazzybee Verlag
Pages: 335
ISBN: 9783849693459
Language: en
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John Adams was the second President of the United States, ruling the country from 1797 to 1801, and one of the Founding Fathers. He was also a major leader of American independence from Great Britain. This is volume six out of ten of his works, this book containing the fourth Defence of the Constitution and the Discourses on Davila. The text is annotated with more than 150 endnotes.

Wild Words

Wild Words
Author: Nicole Gulotta
Release: 2019-10-15
Editor: Shambhala Publications
Pages: 225
ISBN: 9781611806656
Language: en
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A guide for the next generation of writers—self-care rituals, creativity-generating rhythms, and personalized strategies for embracing a creative life Wild Words is an invitation to explore the intersection of your writing practice with everything else in your busy life. Through personal stories and practical lessons you’ll learn how to enter a new relationship with your creativity, one that honors where you’ve been, where you’re headed, and where you are today. Discover methods to support a sustainable writing practice, clarifying and nourishing routines, an understanding of your own creative history, and guidance on how to make small but powerful mind-set shifts (such as how to see a career as a partner rather than an obstacle). Above all, Wild Words encourages you to approach creativity through a seasonal lens and helps you untangle the messy process of embracing your circumstances, trusting your voice, and making time to put pen to paper, season after season.

The Smart Set

The Smart Set
Author: Anonim
Release: 1911
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 800
ISBN: PRNC:32101076380292
Language: en
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Roding Rectory

Roding Rectory
Author: Archibald Marshall
Release: 1914
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 384
ISBN: UOM:39015005775294
Language: en
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The Greatest of These

The Greatest of These
Author: Archibald Marshall
Release: 1914
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 456
ISBN: NYPL:33433074881073
Language: en
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The Final Frontiersman

The Final Frontiersman
Author: James Campbell
Release: 2007-11-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781416591214
Language: en
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The inspiration for The Last Alaskans—the eight-part documentary series on the Discovery Channel! Called “[one of] the greatest life-or-death-tales ever told” (Esquire), James Campbell’s inimitable insider account of a family’s nomadic life in the unshaped Arctic wilderness “is an icily gripping, intimate profile that stands up well beside Krakauer’s classic [Into the Wild], and it stands too, as a kind of testament to the rough beauty of improbably wild dreams” (Men’s Journal). Hundreds of hardy people have tried to carve a living in the Alaskan bush, but few have succeeded as consistently as Heimo Korth. Originally from Wisconsin, Heimo traveled to the Arctic wilderness in his feverous twenties. Now, more than three decades later, Heimo lives with his wife and two daughters approximately 200 miles from civilization—a sustainable, nomadic life bounded by the migrating caribou, the dangers of swollen rivers, and by the very exigencies of daily existence. In The Final Frontiersman, Heimo’s cousin James Campbell chronicles the Korth family’s amazing experience, their adventures, and the tragedy that continues to shape their lives. With a deft voice and in spectacular, at times unimaginable detail, Campbell invites us into Heimo’s heartland and home. The Korths wait patiently for a small plane to deliver their provisions, listen to distant chatter on the radio, and go sledding at 44° below zero—all the while cultivating the hard-learned survival skills that stand between them and a terrible fate. Awe-inspiring and memorable, The Final Frontiersman reads like a rustic version of the American Dream and reveals for the first time a life undreamed by most of us: amid encroaching environmental pressures, apart from the herd, and alone in a stunning wilderness that for now, at least, remains the final frontier.

Braving the Void

Braving the Void
Author: Michael Greenwood
Release: 1997
Editor: Gordon Soules Book Pub
Pages: 318
ISBN: 0969582218
Language: en
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In this fascinating book, Dr Greenwood provides the reader with many insights which point toward the true heart of healing. He compassionately and powerfully recounts the unique journeys taken with his patients as they move together toward a deeper understanding of health. This book is highly recommended to anyone wanting to improve their health and way of life.

Braving the Fire

Braving the Fire
Author: Jessica Handler
Release: 2013-12-10
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781250014559
Language: en
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Braving the Fire is the first book to provide a road map for the journey of writing honestly about mourning, grief and loss. Created specifically by and for the writer who has experienced illness, loss, or the death of a loved one, Braving the Fire takes the writers' perspective in exploring the challenges and rewards for the writer who has chosen, with courage and candor, to be the memory keeper. It will be useful to the memoirist just starting out, as well as those already in the throes of coming to terms with complicated emotions and the challenges of shaping a compelling, coherent true story. Loosely organized around the familiar Kübler-Ross model of Five Stages of Grief, Braving the Fire uses these stages to help the reader and writer though the emotional healing and writing tasks before them, incorporating interviews and excerpts from other treasured writers who've done the same. Insightful contributions from Nick Flynn, Darin Strauss, Kathryn Rhett, Natasha Trethewey, and Neil White, among others, are skillfully bended with Handler's own approaches to facing grief a second time to be able to write about it. Each section also includes advice and wisdom from leading doctors and therapists about the physical experience of grieving. Handler is a compassionate guide who has braved the fire herself, and delivers practical and inspirational direction throughout.

The Healing Heroes Book

The Healing Heroes Book
Author: Ellen Sabin
Release: 2012-11-26
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 63
ISBN: 0982641605
Language: en
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The Healing Heroes Book is an interactive book that helps children and families of wounded service members deal with the feelings, changes, and challenges they face because of their loved one's injury. It helps children learn about wounds from service (including post-traumatic stress, brain injuries, burns, amputations), express their feelings, ask questions, and explore healthy ways to cope with the changes resulting from the injury to someone they love. It is an activity book, journal, and conversation-starter that provides valuable information while inviting children to make it their own as they co-author their personal book. The Healing Heroes Book is a powerful tool in the healing process as it opens lines of communication while it supports children and other family members alike. The Healing Heroes Book is part of an award-winning series by author, Ellen Sabin that offers proven tools to help parents, teachers, and community leaders equip children with educational, engaging, and

Beverages past and present v 2

Beverages  past and present v  2
Author: Edward Randolph Emerson
Release: 1908
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:24503411970
Language: en
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Rafael Sabatini Complete Works

Rafael Sabatini  Complete Works
Author: Rafael Sabatini
Release: 2022-05-17
Editor: DigiCat
Pages: 12157
ISBN: EAN:8596547007043
Language: en
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This unique and meticulously edited collection of Rafael Sabatini's complete works includes: Scaramouche Series:_x000D_ Scaramouche_x000D_ Scaramouche the King-Maker_x000D_ Captain Blood Series:_x000D_ Captain Blood_x000D_ Captain Blood Returns_x000D_ The Fortunes of Captain Blood_x000D_ Novels:_x000D_ The Lovers of Yvonne_x000D_ The Tavern Knight_x000D_ Bardelys the Magnificent_x000D_ The Trampling of the Lilies_x000D_ Love-at-Arms_x000D_ The Shame of Motley_x000D_ St. Martin's Summer_x000D_ Mistress Wilding_x000D_ The Lion's Skin_x000D_ The Strolling Saint_x000D_ The Gates of Doom_x000D_ The Sea Hawk_x000D_ The Snare_x000D_ Fortune's Fool_x000D_ The Carolinian_x000D_ Bellarion the Fortunate_x000D_ The Nuptials of Corbal_x000D_ The Hounds of God_x000D_ The Romantic Prince_x000D_ The King's Minion_x000D_ The Black Swan_x000D_ The Stalking Horse_x000D_ Venetian Masque_x000D_ Chivalry_x000D_ The Lost King_x000D_ The Sword of Islam_x000D_ The Marquis of Carabas_x000D_ Columbus_x000D_ King in Prussia_x000D_ The Gamester_x000D_ Short Stories:_x000D_ The Justice of the Duke:_x000D_ The Honour of Varano_x000D_ The Test_x000D_ Ferrante's jest_x000D_ Gismondi's wage_x000D_ The Snare_x000D_ The Lust of Conquest_x000D_ The pasquinade_x000D_ The Banner of the Bull:_x000D_ The Urbinian_x000D_ The Perugian_x000D_ The Venetian_x000D_ Turbulent Tales:_x000D_ The Kneeling Cupid_x000D_ By Ancient Custom_x000D_ The Scapulary_x000D_ The Remedy_x000D_ The Constable of Chard_x000D_ The Catchpoll_x000D_ Loaded Dices_x000D_ Casanova's Alibi_x000D_ The Open Door_x000D_ The Lord of Time_x000D_ The Death-mask_x000D_ The Alchemical Egg_x000D_ The Ghost of Tronjolly_x000D_ The Luck of Capoulade_x000D_ The Passport_x000D_ The Recoil_x000D_ Other Stories:_x000D_ The Red Mask_x000D_ The Curate and the Actress_x000D_ The Fool's Love Story_x000D_ The Sacrifice_x000D_ The Spiritualist_x000D_ Mr. Dewbury's Consent_x000D_ The Baker of Rousillon_x000D_ Wirgman's Theory_x000D_ The Abduction_x000D_ Monsieur Delamort_x000D_ The Foster Lover_x000D_ The Blackmailer_x000D_ The Justice of the Duke_x000D_ The Ordeal_x000D_ The Tapestried Room_x000D_ The Wedding Gift_x000D_ The Camisade_x000D_ In Destiny's Clutch_x000D_ The Kings Messenger_x000D_ The Vicomte's Wager_x000D_ Sword and Mitre_x000D_ The Dupes_x000D_ The Malediction_x000D_ The Red Owl_x000D_ Out of the Dice Box_x000D_ The Marquis' Coach_x000D_ Tommy_x000D_ The Lottery Ticket_x000D_ Drama:_x000D_ The Tyrant_x000D_ Historical Works:_x000D_ The Life of Cesare Borgia_x000D_ Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition_x000D_ The Historical Nights' Entertainment – First Series_x000D_ The Historical Nights' Entertainment – Second Series _x000D_ The Historical Nights' Entertainment – Third Series

The Atlantic Monthly

The Atlantic Monthly
Author: Anonim
Release: 1916
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 928
ISBN: HARVARD:32044092711522
Language: en
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Lectures on American Literature

Lectures on American Literature
Author: Samuel Lorenzo Knapp
Release: 1829
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 342
ISBN: NYPL:33433082510185
Language: en
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The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes The Complete Short Stories The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Non Slipcased Edition Vol 1 The Annotated Books

The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes  The Complete Short Stories  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes  Non Slipcased Edition   Vol  1   The Annotated Books
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Release: 2005
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 844
ISBN: 9780393059144
Language: en
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Collects two volumes of Doyle's short stories starring Sherlock Holmes, each of which is annotated to provide definitions and further explanations of Sherlock's theories, as well as literary and cultural details about Victorian society.

The St James s Magazine

The St  James s Magazine
Author: Anonim
Release: 1866
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: PSU:000052382635
Language: en
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