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|Author||: Michael S. Lambiotte|
Remember this as you read Life Through These Eyes, Vol II: There is always a story within a story. I am often asked, Are your characters real? Oh yes, they are all realvery real to me. I loved a few, disliked many, and spent years trying to forget some. The book covers six decades of my lifestories of love, exceptional friendships, pets raising humans, marriage at its best and worst, really mean people, holiday memories, men being men, and much more. At age fifty-eight, I discovered I had a message I wanted to share: A message that contained memories from childhood to retirement; wonderful, and sometimes painful, life lessons; praise and criticism regarding my community; and events and people that made me angry and disillusioned. I found an outlet for many hurtful experiences. Also, I found a way to channel my political feelings. Writing became my therapist.
|Editor||: Museum Tusculanum Press|
|Author||: Stephen C. Meyer,Kirsten Yri|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press, USA|
The Oxford Handbook of Music and Medievalism provides a snapshot of the diverse ways in which medievalism--the retrospective immersion in the images, sounds, narratives, and ideologies of the European Middle Ages--powerfully transforms many of the varied musical traditions of the last two centuries. Thirty-three chapters from an international group of scholars explore topics ranging from the representation of the Middle Ages in nineteenth-century opera to medievalism in contemporary video game music, thereby connecting disparate musical forms across typical musicological boundaries of chronology and geography. While some chapters focus on key medievalist works such as Orff's Carmina Burana or Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films, others explore medievalism in the oeuvre of a single composer (e.g. Richard Wagner or Arvo P�rt) or musical group (e.g. Led Zeppelin). The topics of the individual chapters include both well-known works such as John Boorman's film Excalibur and also less familiar examples such as Eduard Lalo's Le Roi d'Ys. The authors of the chapters approach their material from a wide array of disciplinary perspectives, including historical musicology, popular music studies, music theory, and film studies, examining the intersections of medievalism with nationalism, romanticism, ideology, nature, feminism, or spiritualism. Taken together, the contents of the Handbook develop new critical insights that venture outside traditional methodological constraints and provide a capstone and point of departure for future scholarship on music and medievalism.
|Author||: Henry Grossman|
Photographer Henry Grossman befriended the Beatles in the 1960s, traveling with them around the world. His photos show their lives behind the fame, with intimate glimpses into their personal lives. This book contains nearly 1,000 photos, most of which are unseen.
|Author||: Violet “Cookie” Lynch|
|Editor||: Author House|
When my parents began writing “life stories” in their writing group, I figured a few good stories would make it onto paper. Well, they did – followed by many, many more than I ever imagined. The family history that emerged makes for exciting and revelatory reading. From the family roots in Scotland and England, to the shores of Connecticut, then westward to Indiana, the family grew and flourished. The adventures and travels of the Lynch and Cook families span World Wars, cross thousands of miles, and yielded hundreds of photographs. This book will captivate you with its fascinating twists and turns, and with its tales of love and devotion. It is, indeed, a feast of a book.
|Author||: John Lennon,Paul McCartney|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
With three generations of one family we share moments that are meant to be savored in this special book that beautifully illustrates the words John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s world-renowned song “In My Life.” There are places I’ll remember, in my life, though some have changed... One gift with a bright bow starts a young girl on a path…one her mother follows with her as she explores, grows, and rides off on her own, only to return again with her own daughter in tow. This hauntingly beautiful book shares the small moments of that journey that are meant to be remembered and savored in the lyrics of this classic song.
|Author||: Rabbi H. Rafael Goldstein|
How do you find meaning in your life? This book is intended to bring each weekly Torah reading to life with different ways to help you understand the deeper meaning of the words of Torah.
|Author||: Jennifer Niven|
NOW A NETFLIX FILM, STARRING ELLE FANNING AND JUSTICE SMITH! The New York Times bestselling love story about two teens who find each other while standing on the edge. And don’t miss Take Me with You When You Go, Jennifer Niven’s highly anticipated new book with bestselling author David Levithan! Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might kill himself, but every day he also searches for—and manages to find—something to keep him here, and alive, and awake. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her small Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister’s recent death. When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school—six stories above the ground— it’s unclear who saves whom. Soon it’s only with Violet that Finch can be himself. And it’s only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet’s world grows, Finch’s begins to shrink. . . . “A do-not-miss for fans of Eleanor & Park and The Fault in Our Stars, and basically anyone who can breathe.” —Justine Magazine “At the heart—a big one—of All the Bright Places lies a charming love story about this unlikely and endearing pair of broken teenagers.” —The New York Times Book Review “A heart-rending, stylish love story.” —The Wall Street Journal “A complex love story that will bring all the feels.” —Seventeen Magazine “Impressively layered, lived-in, and real.” —Buzzfeed
|Author||: Janet Donohoe|
|Editor||: Lexington Books|
This book is a phenomenological investigation of the interrelations of tradition, memory, place and the body. Drawing upon philosophers such as Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Gadamer, and Ricoeur, Janet Donohoe uses the idea of a palimpsest to argue that layers of the past are carried along as traditions, through places and bodies, such that we can speak of memory as being written upon place and place as being written upon memory. In dialogue with theorists such as Jeff Malpas and Ed Casey, Donohoe focuses on analysis of monuments and memorials to investigate how such deliberate places of collective memory can be ideological, or can open us to the past and different traditions. The insights in this book will be of particular value to place theorists and phenomenologists in disciplines such as philosophy, geography, memory studies, public history, and environmental studies.
|Author||: Dr. Seuss|
|Editor||: RH Childrens Books|
Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect gift to celebrate all of our special milestones—from graduations to birthdays and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and whimsical illustrations. The inspiring and timeless message encourages readers to find the success that lies within, no matter what challenges they face. A perennial favorite and a perfect gift for anyone starting a new phase in their life!
|Author||: Michael Mathiesen|
One day a highly advanced space ship shaped like a huge egg lands in Doug Rink's backyard. Doug soon learns that the entire universe folds in on itself every 13 billion years and time's UP! The good news is; There's a way out, but only if we can merge the human genome with the ship's alien genome. There's a catch-22. Before we can merge genetically and escape the folding, Doug must use the ship to cleanse the human genome of its highly violent tendencies and that means he must rid the world of all its weapons of mass destruction and make it so they never terrorize us again. Luckily, he gains the support of the President of the United States. The Mind Machine will guide you through the part of human evolution and history that is taking place today. Your own genetic makeup is valuable to us. Therefore, you need to get on board!
|Author||: Stuart Shea|
|Editor||: Rowman & Littlefield|
40 years after the release of the iconic Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Beatles continue to captivate music fans of all ages. There's something always more to discuss about the Fab Four. What were their greatest live performances? Their worst moments? Stories still unknown by most music fans, trends still unseen, history still uninterpreted are all revealed in Fab Four FAQ. Pop culture authors Stuart Shea and Rob Rodriguez provide must-know fan trivia and offer obscure Beatles facts and stories in an easy-to-read, provocative format that will start as many arguments as will end them. With more than sixty chapters of stories, history, observation, and opinion, Fab Four FAQ lays bare the whys and wherefores that made the Beatles so great, giving credit where credit is due and maybe bursting some bubbles along the way.
|Author||: James Sumner Kendrick|
|Editor||: james sumner kendrick|
His mother vanished two days after he was born, and now, 30 years later, his father is dying, meaning that Stormy Day has a very limited time to get to the truth about his mother's leaving. Stormy is thrown into an endless sea of unlikely coincidences which carry him closer to the Day family secret.
|Author||: Jonathan Peter Studebaker|
Not Just Any Bag of Bones is more than just an autobiography; its a testament to the indomitable spirit that was Jonathan Studebaker. Throughout his life, Jonathan wanted to be a normal human being and not just another person stuck in a wheelchair. Although he never played competitive sports, Jonathan was as much an athlete as any who wore a jersey. Although he never realized his dream to become an NFL coach, he came darn close. This book may make you want to cry for Jonathan, but perhaps even for yourself. You will learn first-hand what its like to be physically disabled and dependent on others for the living of your life. You will feel the pain people with severe disabilities go through on a daily basis. You will see through the eyes of someone who wanted access to everything able-bodied folk simply take for granted. You will be forced to get off whatever pity pot you may be sitting on and begin to live your own life to the fullest. Whether youre a sports fan or not, there is something in this book for you.
|Author||: Lee Gutkind|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton & Company|
“As wise as it is well written. . . . A sustaining work of art.” —Linda Elisabeth Beattie, Courier-Journal In this inspired anthology, doctors relate true stories from their professional lives, capturing disillusionments and triumphs encountered along the way. Essays by such distinguished writers as Peter D. Kramer, Kay Redfield Jamison, Danielle Ofri, Robert Coles, Lauren Slater, Sandeep Jauhar, and Perri Klass create a vivid mural of the medical world, from a student’s uneasy first encounter with a cadaver to a veteran doctor’s memories of the emotionally charged days and nights of residency.
|Author||: Peter King|
|Editor||: Taylor & Francis|
If we do stop to think on housing, what do we see? What is housing and what does it do? These seem deceptively simple questions, but they are often left unanswered. The reason for this is that a lot of discourse on housing is really a concern for policy-making and the critical evaluation of existing policies. Discourse, is not, properly speaking, on housing at all. It is concerned with provision, distribution and access, but this thinking on housing stops at the front door. It is only concerned with what is actually external to housing. But for most people, housing already exists and they have access to it. Housing is not then about policy, but about how we can use what is a complex object in a manner that allows us to live well. Housing, for most of us, is about what we do when the front door is firmly shut and we are free from the external world. These essays explore this idea of housing as an object that exists for use. Housing is pictured as an object that contains activity. These pieces look at what we do with housing once we have it and so provides a necessary underpinning for any understanding of why housing is important. A further purpose of these pieces is to present different ways of thinking and writing on housing. It is an attempt to show that housing is a suitable topic for philosophical discourse. It is suggested that we can and should seek to establish a philosophy of housing, rather than just relying on the traditional social sciences.
|Author||: Phoenix LeFae|
|Editor||: Llewellyn Worldwide|
Honor the Spirits and Deities of the Otherworld & Receive Their Blessings This book is an invitation to connect with the spirits that you sense around you, honoring them and sharing their stories so that they may live on and so that you may become your truest self. Within these pages, you will discover that you can interact with deities, your Beloved Dead, and the Fae, leading to growth and expansion both spiritually and emotionally. Learn to reach out beyond the mundane world and commune with other realms of existence. Explore hands-on techniques for working with intention, developing your own Place of Power, and negotiating with the spirits that you contact. With dozens of exercises as well as instructions for beginners and experienced spiritual practitioners, this book is a guide to initiating and sustaining relationships that are more powerful than you could ever imagine.
|Author||: Deirdre Madden|
|Editor||: Faber & Faber|
Remembering Light and Stone is a moving study of a young woman coming to terms with herself in a changing world. 'Not only is Madden's book a joy to read: it is also a portrait of personal fulfilment, and a telling snapshot of our age.' The Times 'One of the most original and disturbing writers since Jean Rhys.' Independent on Sunday
|Author||: Thomas Q. King|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
The stories within these pages tell of my life from the beginning of my time on earth. These tell of my first days and how they changed my life forever, the many struggles that I encountered because of events early in my life, the many difficult times that I faced, and how I hid these from others for over sixty years. I keep my story as the main subject. Many who knew me in the early years were amazed of the events in my life. Some cried, and others were speechless. That was not what I expected, but it was a surprise to me. With over 150 stories, this covers many events of my life. I looked at many things that I had to deal with because of how I lived in my early years. I can recall shedding tears every day for over seven years. I wish this to happen to nobody else. But I did not have a choice; both my parents took that away from me. Some told me that I was too easy on them. I will leave their judgment up to the Creator. Their judgment will come. I dont need to add fuel to their future. I needed my story to be presented to show what could happen when parents harm their children. Harm can come to children in many ways, and I present many of mine.