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Author(s): Shawn Michaels
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Biography & Autobiography > Religious, Humor > General, Sports & Recreation > Wrestling
Publisher: Zondervan
Publish date: 2015-02-10
ISBN-10: 0310340780
ISBN-13: 9780310340782
Language: English
Description: In Wrestling for My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE. Included are some never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his career as well as stories of hunting, family, and faith. With millions of fans, Michaels had adulation and all the attention he could ask for, but he discovered there was something more. When he became a committed Christian during his years in the WWE it had to affect everything. Michaels reveals what it is like to be a man of faith in this unusual world and shares insights for all of us.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:06:07 GMT
The Lightless Sky: An Afghan Refugee Boy's Journey of Escape to a New Life in Britain (by Gulwali Passarlay) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-lightless-sky-an-afghan-refugee-boys-journey-of-escape-to-a-new-life-in-britain
Author(s): Gulwali Passarlay
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Law > Constitutional
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Publish date: 2015-10-15
ISBN-10: 1782398457
ISBN-13: 9781782398455
Language: English
Description: 'To risk my life had to mean something. Otherwise what was it all for?' Gulwali Passarlay was sent away from Afghanistan at the age of twelve, after his father was killed in a gun battle with the US army for hiding Taliban fighters. Smuggled into Iran, Gulwali began a twelve month odyssey across Europe, spending time in prisons, suffering hunger, cruelty, brutality, nearly drowning in a tiny boat on the Mediterranean. Somehow he survived, and made it to Britain, no longer an innocent child but still a boy of twelve. Here in Britain he was fostered, sent to a good school, won a place at a top university, and was chosen to carry the Olympic torch in... more...
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:56:04 GMT
Van Gogh: The Life (by Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/van-gogh-the-life
Author(s): Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith
Categories: Art > Individual Artist, Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Art > Painting
Publisher: Random House
Publish date: 2011-10-18
ISBN-10: 0375507485
ISBN-13: 9780375507489
Language: English
Description: No description available
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:46:05 GMT
Dear Mr. You (by Mary -Louise Parker) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dear-mr-you
Author(s): Mary -Louise Parker
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Biography & Autobiography > Women, Humor > General
Publisher: Scribner
Publish date: 2015-11-10
ISBN-10: 1501107836
ISBN-13: 9781501107832
Language: English
Description: No description available
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:06:02 GMT
Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business (by Matthew Cole) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/richard-wainwright-the-liberals-and-liberal-democrats-unfinished-business
Author(s): Matthew Cole
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Political, History > General, Reference > General
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish date: 2011-05-15
ISBN-10: 0719082536
ISBN-13: 9780719082535
Language: English
Description: Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business offers new research on familiar themes involving loyalties of politics, faith and locality.   Richard Wainwright was a Liberal MP for seventeen years during the Party’s recovery, but his life tells us about much more than this. Wainwright grew up in prosperity, but learned from voluntary work about poverty; he refused to fight in World War Two, but saw war at its cruellest; he joined the Liberal Party when most had given up on it, but gave his fortune to it; lost a by-election but caused the only Labour loss... more...
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:46:06 GMT
To Live Outside the Law: Caught by Operation Julie, Britain's Biggest Drugs Bust (by Leaf Fielding) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/to-live-outside-the-law-caught-by-operation-julie-britains-biggest-drugs-bust
Author(s): Leaf Fielding
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Criminals & Outlaws, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Publish date: 2011-12-27
ISBN-10: 1846687969
ISBN-13: 9781846687969
Language: English
Description: To Live Outside the Law is the first insider account of the LSD conspiracy ended by Operation Julie, Britain's biggest drug bust. The book opens with Leaf Fielding's arrest in a pre-dawn police raid and ends five years later with his release from jail. The narrative moves back and forth between the harsh world of prison and his previous life - from a childhood at a brutal boarding school onto undergraduate days and his LSD epiphany in the summer of love, 1967. Acid transformed him in an instant from nerdy scholar to footloose freak. His ten years of adventures in the hippie underground gave the title to this book - a... more...
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:42:02 GMT
The Complete Mystical Works of Meister Eckhart (by Meister Eckhart) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-complete-mystical-works-of-meister-eckhart
Author(s): Meister Eckhart
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Religious, Religion > Mysticism, Religion > Religion & Science, Religion > Theology
Publisher: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Publish date: 2010-01-01
ISBN-10: 0824525175
ISBN-13: 9780824525170
Language: English
Description: Now available in a single-volume edition, this exhaustive collection has been completely revised and includes a new introduction by a leading Eckhart scholar. Containing the entire text of all of Eckhart’s vernacular—the German texts, which present his personal reflections on topics such as the poverty of spirit and the birth of Christ in the soul—this treasury is the authoritative volume of Eckhart’s enduring legacy to Christianity.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:42:11 GMT
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son (by Pat Conroy) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-death-of-santini-the-story-of-a-father-and-his-son
Author(s): Pat Conroy
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Literary, Biography & Autobiography > Military, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Family & Relationships > Family Relationships
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Publish date: 2013-10-29
ISBN-10: 0385530900
ISBN-13: 9780385530903
Language: English
Description: No description available
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:12:11 GMT
The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years (by Greil Marcus) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-doors-a-lifetime-of-listening-to-five-mean-years
Author(s): Greil Marcus
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Composers & Musicians, Biography & Autobiography > Entertainment & Performing Arts, Humor > General
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publish date: 2011-11-01
ISBN-10: 1586489453
ISBN-13: 9781586489458
Language: English
Description: A fan from the moment the Doors’ first album took over KMPX, the revolutionary FM rock & roll station in San Francisco, Greil Marcus saw the band many times at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium and the Avalon Ballroom in 1967. Five years later it was all over. Forty years after the singer Jim Morrison was found dead in Paris and the group disbanded, one could drive from here to there, changing from one FM pop station to another, and be all but guaranteed to hear two, three, four Doors songs in an hour—every hour. Whatever the demands in the music, they remained unsatisfied, in the largest sense unfinished, and absolutely alive. There have been... more...
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:02:02 GMT
THE DNA DOCTOR: Candid Conversations with James D Watson (by Istvan Hargittai) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-dna-doctor-candid-conversations-with-james-d-watson
Author(s): Istvan Hargittai
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Medical > Genetics, Science > History, Science > Biology
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing
Publish date: 2007-07-11
ISBN-10: 9812707972
ISBN-13: 9789812707970
Language: English
Description: Three in-depth conversations with the Nobel laureate co-discoverer of the double helix and the first director of the Human Genome Project cover a wide range of topics, including progress in science; the scientist's role in modern life; women in science; scientific ethics; terrorism; religion; multiculturalism; and how genetics may improve human lives. Reflections by further illustrious contributors to the scientific revolution and the author's commentaries provide a glimpse into the thinking of scientists who largely determine the progress of humankind in our time.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:56:17 GMT
The Second Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics (by Robert P Crease, Charles C Mann) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-second-creation-makers-of-the-revolution-in-twentieth-century-physics
Author(s): Robert P Crease, Charles C Mann
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Science > History, Science > Physics, Science > Quantum Theory
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publish date: 1996-02-01
ISBN-10: 0813521777
ISBN-13: 9780813521770
Language: English
Description: The Second Creation is a dramatic--and human--chronicle of scientific investigators at the last frontier of knowledge. Robert Crease and Charles Mann take the reader on a fascinating journey in search of "unification" (a description of how matter behaves that can apply equally to everything) with brilliant scientists such as Niels Bohr, Max Planck, Albert Einstein, Erwin Schrödinger, Richard Feynman, Murray Gell-Mann, Sheldon Glashow, Steven Weinberg, and many others. They provide the definitive and highly entertaining story of the development of modern physics, and the human story of the physicists who set out to find the... more...
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:16:02 GMT
The Best "Worst President": What the Right Gets Wrong About Barack Obama (by Mark Hannah) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-best-worst-president-what-the-right-gets-wrong-about-barack-obama
Author(s): Mark Hannah
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures
Publisher: Dey Street Books
Publish date: 2016-06-28
ISBN-10: 0062443054
ISBN-13: 9780062443052
Language: English
Description: Political analyst and Democratic campaign veteran Mark Hannah and renowned New Yorker illustrator Bob Staake give Barack Obama the victory lap he deserves in this compendium that takes the president’s critics head-on and celebrates the president’s many underappreciated triumphs. Barack Obama’s election in 2008 was a watershed moment in American history that inspired supporters on the Left—and fired up enemies on the Right. Elected in the midst of multiple crises—a Wall Street meltdown that imperiled the global economy and American troops entangled in two foreign wars—Barack Obama’s presidency promised, from... more...
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 21:26:02 GMT
The Cosmonaut Who Couldn’t Stop Smiling: The Life and Legend of Yuri Gagarin (by Andrew L. Jenks) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-cosmonaut-who-couldn-t-stop-smiling-the-life-and-legend-of-yuri-gagarin
Author(s): Andrew L. Jenks
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Biography & Autobiography > Travelers, Science > Astronomy
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Publish date: 2012-05-15
ISBN-10: 0875804470
ISBN-13: 9780875804477
Language: English
Description: “Let’s go!” With that, the boyish, grinning Yuri Gagarin launched into space on April 12, 1961, becoming the first human being to exit Earth’s orbit. The twenty-seven-year-old lieutenant colonel departed for the stars from within the shadowy world of the Soviet military-industrial complex. Barbed wires, no-entry placards, armed guards, false identities, mendacious maps, and a myriad of secret signs had hidden Gagarin from prying outsiders—not even his friends or family knew what he had been up to. Coming less than four years after the Russians launched Sputnik into orbit, Gagarin’s voyage was... more...
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:12:08 GMT
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band (by Neil Strauss, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-dirt-confessions-of-the-worlds-most-notorious-rock-band
Author(s): Neil Strauss, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Composers & Musicians, Humor > General, Music > History & Criticism
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish date: 2002-07-09
ISBN-10: 0060989157
ISBN-13: 9780060989156
Language: English
Description: Celebrate thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors' edition of The Dirt—the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity love affairs, rollercoaster drug addictions, and immortal music in Mötley Crüe books like Tommyland and The Heroin Diaries, but now the full spectrum of sin and success by Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, and Mick Mars is an open book in The Dirt. Even fans already familiar with earlier editions of the bestselling exposé will treasure this gorgeous... more...
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:22:11 GMT
Ready for Air: A Journey through Premature Motherhood (by Kate Hopper) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ready-for-air-a-journey-through-premature-motherhood
Author(s): Kate Hopper
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Family & Relationships > Family Relationships, History > United States
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Publish date: 2013-09-27
ISBN-10: 0816689326
ISBN-13: 9780816689323
Language: English
Description: For Kate Hopper, pregnancy is downright unpleasant. She is tired and heavy and worried, and she wants her wine and caffeine back. But then, at a routine checkup, her doctor frowns at her chart and says, “I’m worried about a couple of things”—and unpleasant suddenly seems like paradise. What follows is a harrowing, poignant, and occasionally hysterical journey through premature motherhood, from the starting point of “leaking a little protein” to the early delivery of her tiny daughter because of severe preeclampsia and the beginning of a new chapter of frightful, lifelong love.... more...
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:02:01 GMT
The Commanders: Civil War Generals Who Shaped the American West (by Robert M. Utley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-commanders-civil-war-generals-who-shaped-the-american-west
Author(s): Robert M. Utley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, History > United States
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publish date: 2018-02-01
ISBN-10: 0806159782
ISBN-13: 9780806159782
Language: English
Description: Taking a novel approach to the military history of the post–Civil War West, distinguished historian Robert M. Utley examines the careers of seven military leaders who served as major generals for the Union in the Civil War, then as brigadier generals in command of the U.S. Army’s western departments. By examining both periods in their careers, Utley makes a unique contribution in delineating these commanders’ strengths and weaknesses. While some of the book’s subjects—notably Generals George Crook and Nelson A. Miles—are well known, most are no longer widely remembered. Yet their actions were critical in the... more...
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 04:52:02 GMT
Sailing a Serious Ocean: Sailboats, Storms, Stories and Lessons Learned from 30 Years at Sea (by John Kretschmer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sailing-a-serious-ocean-sailboats-storms-stories-and-lessons-learned-from-30-years-at-sea
Author(s): John Kretschmer
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Sports, Biography & Autobiography > Travelers, Sports & Recreation > Extreme Sports, Sports & Recreation > Sailing
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Publish date: 2013-10-18
ISBN-10: 007170440X
ISBN-13: 9780071704403
Language: English
Description: "I know you'll want to read more after you finish Sailing a Serious Ocean. And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean." -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF ROUNDING THE HORN After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering dozens of storms in all the world's oceans, John Kretschmer has plenty of stories and advice to share. John's offshore training passages sell out a year in advance and his entertaining presentations are popular at boat shows and yacht clubs all over the English speaking world. John's talent for storytelling enchants his audience as it soaks up the lessons he learned during his... more...
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:36:02 GMT
The Last Sex: Feminism and Outlaw Bodies (Culturetexts) (by Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-last-sex-feminism-and-outlaw-bodies-culturetexts
Author(s): Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Literary, Literary Criticism > General, Photography > Subjects & Themes, Social Science > General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 1993-10-15
ISBN-10: 0312096828
ISBN-13: 9780312096823
Language: English
Description: This book is about body outlaws, operating in the interzone between the cold seduction of the hysterical male and the beginning of that new horizon called "the last sex."
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:12:05 GMT
The Case of Valentine Shortis: A True Story of Crime and Politics in Canada (Heritage) (by Martin Friedland) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-case-of-valentine-shortis-a-true-story-of-crime-and-politics-in-canada-heritage
Author(s): Martin Friedland
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Criminals & Outlaws, History > Canada, Law > Legal History, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publish date: 1988-10-01
ISBN-10: 080206728X
ISBN-13: 9780802067289
Language: English
Description: Two men were shot and killed in the office of the Montreal Cotton Company in Valleyfield, Quebec, on a night in 1895. A third victim, shot through the head, managed to survive. Charged with the murders was Valentine Shortis, a young Irish immigrant. His trial, the longest on record at the time in Canada, was played out against one of the most dramatic periods in Canadian political history. Before the case closed it had involved some of the most important names in the country. Did Valentine Shortis commit murder in the course of a bold robbery, as the Crown and the citizens of Valleyfield believed? Or was he insane, as the... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:32:11 GMT
Strindberg: A Life (by Sue Prideaux) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/strindberg-a-life
Author(s): Sue Prideaux
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Literary, Humor > General, Literary Criticism > General
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish date: 2012-06-19
ISBN-10: 0300136935
ISBN-13: 9780300136937
Language: English
Description: Novelist, satirist, poet, photographer, painter, alchemist, and hellraiser—August Strindberg was all these, and yet he is principally known, in Arthur Miller's words, as "the mad inventor of modern theater" who led playwriting out of the polite drawing room into the snakepit of psychological warfare. This biography, supported by extensive new research, describes the eventful and complicated life of one of the great literary figures in world literature. Sue Prideaux organizes Strindberg's story into a gripping and highly readable narrative that both illuminates his work and restores humor and humanity to a man often shrugged... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:26:02 GMT
Dancing in the Vortex: The Story of Ida Rubinstein (Choreography and Dance Studies Series) (by Vicki Woolf) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dancing-in-the-vortex-the-story-of-ida-rubinstein-choreography-and-dance-studies-series
Author(s): Vicki Woolf
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Entertainment & Performing Arts, Humor > General, Performing Arts > Dance
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2001-03-01
ISBN-10: 9057550873
ISBN-13: 9789057550874
Language: English
Description: First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:52:02 GMT
In Love With These Times: My Life With Flying Nun Records (by Roger Shepherd) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/in-love-with-these-times-my-life-with-flying-nun-records
Author(s): Roger Shepherd
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > General, Humor > General
Publisher: HarperCollins - NZ
Publish date: 2017-06-27
ISBN-10: 1775540898
ISBN-13: 9781775540892
Language: English
Description: The inside story of New Zealand's iconic independent record label by the man who made it happen. I wanted to be more than just an observer. I wanted to be a part of what was going on. I had told someone and the word was out, and now I had to actually do this thing. Start a record label. I must have been drunk. Roger Shepherd was working in a Christchurch record shop when he realised the local bands he loved needed someone to make their records. Flying Nun was born. Those records and the bands that created them – The Chills, The Clean, Chris Knox and the Tall Dwarfs, The Verlaines, Sneaky Feelings, The Bats, Straitjacket Fits and many more –... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:06:10 GMT
Author(s): John Temple
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Criminals & Outlaws, Medical > Forensic Medicine, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publish date: 2005-03-07
ISBN-10: 157806743X
ISBN-13: 9781578067435
Language: English
Description: Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner's Office chronicles the exploits of a diverse team of investigators at a coroner's office in Pittsburgh. Ed Strimlan is a doctor who never got to practice medicine. Instead he discovers how people died. Mike Chichwak is a stolid ex-paramedic, respected around the office for his compassion and doggedness. Tiffani Hunt is twenty-one, a single mother who questions whether she wants to spend her nights around dead bodies. All three deputy coroners share one trait: a compulsive curiosity. A good thing too, because any observation at a death scene can prove meaningful. A bag of groceries standing on... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:52:11 GMT
Human Heart, Cosmic Heart: A Doctor’s Quest to Understand, Treat, and Prevent Cardiovascular Disease (by Dr. Thomas Cowan MD) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/human-heart-cosmic-heart-a-doctor-s-quest-to-understand-treat-and-prevent-cardiovascular-disease
Author(s): Dr. Thomas Cowan MD
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Medical, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Medical > Alternative Medicine, Self-Help > Aging
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publish date: 2016-11-03
ISBN-10: 1603586199
ISBN-13: 9781603586191
Language: English
Description: Thomas Cowan was a 20-year-old Duke grad―bright, skeptical, and already disillusioned with industrial capitalism―when he joined the Peace Corps in the mid-1970s for a two-year tour in Swaziland. There, he encountered the work of Rudolf Steiner and Weston A. Price―two men whose ideas would fascinate and challenge him for decades to come. Both drawn to the art of healing and repelled by the way medicine was―and continues to be―practiced in the United States, Cowan returned from Swaziland, went to medical school, and established a practice in New Hampshire and, later, San Francisco. For years, as he raised his three... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:02:08 GMT
Dragon Thunder: My Life with Chögyam Trungpa (by Diana J. Mukpo, Carolyn Gimian) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dragon-thunder-my-life-with-ch-gyam-trungpa
Author(s): Diana J. Mukpo, Carolyn Gimian
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Biography & Autobiography > Religious, Biography & Autobiography > Women, Religion > Buddhism, Religion > Theology
Publisher: Shambhala
Publish date: 2006-09-12
ISBN-10: 1590302567
ISBN-13: 9781590302569
Language: English
Description: "It was not always easy to be the guru’s wife,” writes Diana Mukpo. “But I must say, it was rarely boring.” At the age of sixteen, Diana Mukpo left school and broke with her upper-class English family to marry Chögyam Trungpa, a young Tibetan lama who would go on to become a major figure in the transmission of Buddhism to the West. In a memoir that is at turns magical, troubling, humorous, and totally out of the ordinary, Diana takes us into her intimate life with one of the most influential and dynamic Buddhist teachers of our time. Diana led an extraordinary and unusual life as the "first lady" of a burgeoning Buddhist community in the... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:42:12 GMT
Life of Mozart Volume II (by Otto Jahn) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/life-of-mozart-volume-ii
Author(s): Otto Jahn
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > General
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish date: 2015-07-12
ISBN-10: 1515037215
ISBN-13: 9781515037217
Language: English
Description: This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:02:01 GMT
The Unfinished Song of Francisco Urondo: When Poetry is Not Enough (by Hernan Fontanet) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-unfinished-song-of-francisco-urondo-when-poetry-is-not-enough
Author(s): Hernan Fontanet
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures, Biography & Autobiography > Reference, History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), Humor > General
Publisher: UPA
Publish date: 2014-10-24
ISBN-10: 0761864563
ISBN-13: 9780761864561
Language: English
Description: The Unfinished Song of Francisco Urondo: When Poetry is Not Enough is a comprehensive, well-written, documented, and carefully developed study of the literary work and life of Francisco Urondo, an Argentine poet, intellectual, activist, cultural promoter, revolutionary, and clandestine guerilla member who died in 1976 fighting for a cause in which he believed, against the oppressive Argentine Military Junta. This methodical but never mechanistic work shows how life events, cultural milieu, political movements, and world circumstances interacted and impacted Urondo’s temperament to produce his poetic voice, his prose, and his theatrical works. By... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:32:11 GMT
Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury (by Lesley-Ann Jones) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mercury-an-intimate-biography-of-freddie-mercury
Author(s): Lesley-Ann Jones
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Composers & Musicians, Humor > General
Publisher: Touchstone
Publish date: 2012-07-03
ISBN-10: 1451663951
ISBN-13: 9781451663952
Language: English
Description: Revealing and intimate, based on more than 100 interviews with key figures in his life, this is the definitive biography of Queen front man Freddie Mercury, one of pop music’s best-loved and most complex figures. A revealing, intimate look at the man who would be Queen. As lead vocalist for the iconic rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury’s unmatched skills as a songwriter and his flamboyant showmanship made him a superstar and Queen a household name. But despite his worldwide fame, few people ever really glimpsed the man behind the glittering façade. Now, more than twenty years after his death, those closest to Mercury are finally opening up... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:46:02 GMT
Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA (by Tim Lister, Morten Storm, Paul Cruickshank) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/agent-storm-my-life-inside-al-qaeda-and-the-cia
Author(s): Tim Lister, Morten Storm, Paul Cruickshank
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Political, Religion > Religion, Politics & State
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Publish date: 2014-09-02
ISBN-10: 0802123147
ISBN-13: 9780802123145
Language: English
Description: Morten Storm was an unlikely Jihadi. A six-foot-one red-haired Dane, Storm spent his teens in and out of trouble. A book about the Prophet Mohammed prompted his conversion to Islam, and Storm sought purpose in a community of believers. He attended a militant madrasah in Yemen, named his son Osama, and became close friends with Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born terrorist cleric. But after a decade of Jihadi life, he not only repudiated extremism but, in a quest for atonement, became a double agent for the CIA and British and Danish intelligence. Agent Storm takes readers inside the jihadist world like never before, showing... more...
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:56:02 GMT
Calvin: Ethics, Eschatology, and Education (by James L. Codling) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/calvin-ethics-eschatology-and-education
Author(s): James L. Codling
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Religious, Education > Curricula, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, History > General, Religion > General
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publish date: 2010-11-01
ISBN-10: 1443822620
ISBN-13: 9781443822626
Language: English
Description: This study examines the influence of John Calvin in ethics eschatology and education, as well as those influences that affected him. It examines his writings to determine if his vision made him an innovator. The research searched for reforms in the areas of ethics, curriculum, understanding of the teaching office, and universal education. It also looked at philosophy, economics, and labor. A belief in the after life and end times was an ethical motivation for Calvin and education was a means by which the people that he worked with and wrote to could understand how they should live and why they should live like that. Thus, there is an important... more...
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:22:11 GMT
Wisdom Keeper: One Man's Journey to Honor the Untold History of the Unangan People (by Ilarion Merculieff) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/wisdom-keeper-one-mans-journey-to-honor-the-untold-history-of-the-unangan-people
Author(s): Ilarion Merculieff
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures, Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, History > Native American, History > United States
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publish date: 2016-07-19
ISBN-10: 1623170494
ISBN-13: 9781623170493
Language: English
Description: Ilarion Merculieff weaves the remarkable strands of his life and culture into a fascinating account that begins with his traditional Unangan (Aleut) upbringing on a remote island in the Bering Sea, through his immersion in both the Russian Orthodox Church and his tribe’s holistic spiritual beliefs. He recounts his developing consciousness and call to leadership, and describes his work of the past thirty years bringing together Western science and Indigenous peoples’ traditional knowledge and wisdom to address the most pressing issues of our time.   Tracing the extraordinary history of his ancestors—who mummified their dead in a way very... more...
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:26:05 GMT
No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon (by Buzz Aldrin, Ken Abraham) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/no-dream-is-too-high-life-lessons-from-a-man-who-walked-on-the-moon
Author(s): Buzz Aldrin, Ken Abraham
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Scientists, Health & Fitness > General, Body, Mind & Spirit > Spirituality, Reference > General, Self-Help > Motivational & Inspirational
Publisher: National Geographic
Publish date: 2016-04-05
ISBN-10: 1426216491
ISBN-13: 9781426216497
Language: English
Description: Beloved American hero Buzz Aldrin reflects on the wisdom, guiding principles, and irreverent anecdotes he's gathered through his event-filled life—both in outer space and on earth—in this inspiring guide-to-life for the next generation.   Everywhere he goes, crowds gather to meet Buzz Aldrin. He is a world-class hero, a larger-than-life figurehead, best known of a generation of astronauts whose achievements surged in just a few years from first man in space to first men on the moon. Now he pauses to reflect and share what he has learned, from the vantage point not only of outer space but also of time: still a non-stop traveler and... more...
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 03:36:05 GMT
Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol (by Ann Dowsett Johnston) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/drink-the-intimate-relationship-between-women-and-alcohol
Author(s): Ann Dowsett Johnston
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Self-Help > General, Social Science > Women's Studies
Publisher: HarperWave
Publish date: 2013-10-01
ISBN-10: 0062241796
ISBN-13: 9780062241795
Language: English
Description: In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking examination of a shocking yet little recognized epidemic threatening society today: the precipitous rise in risky drinking among women and girls. With the feminist revolution, women have closed the gender gap in their professional and educational lives. They have also achieved equality with men in more troubling areas as well. In the U.S. alone, the rates of alcohol abuse among women have skyrocketed in the past decade.... more...
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:52:11 GMT
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II (by Vicki Croke) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/elephant-company-the-inspiring-story-of-an-unlikely-hero-and-the-animals-who-helped-him-save-lives-in-world-war-ii
Author(s): Vicki Croke
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Travelers, History > Military, Science > Biology
Publisher: Random House
Publish date: 2014-07-15
ISBN-10: 1400069335
ISBN-13: 9781400069330
Language: English
Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill   Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War I, to a job as a “forest man” for a British teak company. Mesmerized by the intelligence, character, and even humor of the great animals who hauled logs through the remote jungles, he became a gifted “elephant wallah.” Increasingly skilled at treating their illnesses and injuries, he also championed more humane... more...
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:16:17 GMT
The Difficulty of Being (Neversink) (by Jean Cocteau) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-difficulty-of-being-neversink
Author(s): Jean Cocteau
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Entertainment & Performing Arts, Biography & Autobiography > Literary, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Literary Collections > Essays, Philosophy > General
Publisher: Melville House
Publish date: 2013-05-28
ISBN-10: 1612192904
ISBN-13: 9781612192901
Language: English
Description: Reflections on life and art from the legendary filmmaker-novelist-poet-genius. By the time he published The Difficulty of Being in 1947, Jean Cocteau had produced some of the most respected films and literature of the twentieth century, and had worked with the foremost artists of his time, including Proust, Gide, Picasso and Stravinsky. This memoir tells the inside account of those achievements and of his glittering social circle. Cocteau writes about his childhood, about his development as an artist, and the peculiarity of the artist’s life, about his dreams, friendships, pain, and laughter. He probes his motivations and explains his... more...
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:22:15 GMT
The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal (by Howard Blum) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-last-goodnight-a-world-war-ii-story-of-espionage-adventure-and-betrayal
Author(s): Howard Blum
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Criminals & Outlaws, Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Women, History > Military
Publisher: Harper
Publish date: 2016-04-12
ISBN-10: 0062307673
ISBN-13: 9780062307675
Language: English
Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Dark Invasion, channels Erik Larson and Ben Macintyre in this riveting biography of Betty Pack, the dazzling American debutante who became an Allied spy during WWII and was hailed by OSS chief General “Wild Bill" Donovan as “the greatest unsung heroine of the war.” Betty Pack was charming, beautiful, and intelligent—and she knew it. As an agent for Britain’s MI-6 and then America’s OSS during World War II, these qualities proved crucial to her success. This is the remarkable story of this “Mata Hari from Minnesota” (Time)... more...
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:12:10 GMT
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: The Polymath Who Brought Us Calculus (by M. B. W. Tent) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/gottfried-wilhelm-leibniz-the-polymath-who-brought-us-calculus
Author(s): M. B. W. Tent
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Philosophers, Games > General, Mathematics > General, Reference > General, Children's Books > General
Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press
Publish date: 2011-10-17
ISBN-10: 1439892229
ISBN-13: 9781439892220
Language: English
Description: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz: The Polymath Who Brought Us Calculus focuses on the life and accomplishments of one of the seventeenth century’s most influential mathematicians and philosophers. The book, which draws on Leibniz’s written works and translations, and reconstructs dialogues Leibniz may have had based on the historical record of his life experiences, portrays Leibniz as both a phenomenal genius and a real person. Suitable for middle school age readers, the book traces Leibniz’s life from his early years as a young boy and student to his later work as a court historian. It discusses the intellectual and social climate in which he... more...
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:26:05 GMT
This Wheel's on Fire: Levon Helm and the Story of the Band (by Stephen Davis, Levon Helm) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/this-wheels-on-fire-levon-helm-and-the-story-of-the-band
Author(s): Stephen Davis, Levon Helm
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Composers & Musicians, Biography & Autobiography > Entertainment & Performing Arts, Humor > General, Performing Arts > General
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publish date: 2000-09-01
ISBN-10: 1556524056
ISBN-13: 9781556524059
Language: English
Description: The Band, who backed Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965 and then turned out a half-dozen albums of beautifully crafted, image-rich songs, is now regarded as one of the most influential rock groups of the '60s. But while their music evoked a Southern mythology, only their Arkansawyer drummer, Levon Helm, was the genuine article. From the cotton fields to Woodstock, from seeing Sonny Boy Williamson and Elvis Presley to playing for President Clinton, This Wheel’s on Fire replays the tumultuous history of our times in Levon’s own unforgettable folksy drawl. This edition is expanded with a new afterword by the authors.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:34:02 GMT
Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome (by James A. Fussell, Jeffrey P. Matovic) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ticked-a-medical-miracle-a-friendship-and-the-weird-world-of-tourette-syndrome
Author(s): James A. Fussell, Jeffrey P. Matovic
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publish date: 2013-05-01
ISBN-10: 1613743807
ISBN-13: 9781613743805
Language: English
Description: When Jeff Matovic burst into the office of Dr. Robert Maciunas, he had very few options left. Matovic had suffered for years from Tourette Syndrome, his full-body spasms and outbursts getting progressively worse, to the point that he saw suicide as a viable option. Drugs, physical therapy, prayer—nothing was working. But Dr. Maciunas was a pioneer in deep brain stimulation (DBS), a new therapy that had worked to correct other brain disorders. Could it fix Matovic’s Tourette’s? All Matovic had to do was convince Dr. Maciunas that he was a perfect candidate for the procedure. That, and have several... more...
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 06:42:11 GMT
The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty (by Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-duck-commander-family-how-faith-family-and-ducks-built-a-dynasty
Author(s): Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Sports, Sports & Recreation > Hunting
Publisher: Howard Books
Publish date: 2012-10-09
ISBN-10: 147670354X
ISBN-13: 9781476703541
Language: English
Description: Faith. Family. Ducks—in that order. This book gives readers an up-close and personal, behind-the-scenes look at the family in the exploding A&E show—Duck Dynasty. This Louisiana bayou family operates Duck Commander, a booming family business that has made them millions. You’ll hear all about the Robertson clan from Willie and what it was like growing up in the Robertson household. You’ll sample some of Willie’s favorite family recipes from Phil, Kay, and even some of his own concoctions; and you’ll get to know the beautiful Robertson women. You’ll hear from Korie about the joys and hardships of raising a... more...
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 05:32:02 GMT
The King of Sting: The Amazing True Story of a Modern American Outlaw (by Craig Glazer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-king-of-sting-the-amazing-true-story-of-a-modern-american-outlaw
Author(s): Craig Glazer
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Criminals & Outlaws
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publish date: 2010-05-18
ISBN-10: 1602399786
ISBN-13: 9781602399785
Language: English
Description: Craig Glazer was an ordinary college student when he planned and successfully executed his first fake sting to get back at some drug dealers who had robbed him. The rush he got from the experience led him and a crew of 11 accomplices to mastermind a two-year, 33-sting spree that stretched coast to coast, posing as everything from local police to IRS agents and hotel managers. Glazer and Donald Woodbeck, his partner in crime, sniffed out some of the most sought-after drug lords in the country for the FBI and DEA like bloodhounds. For a while, the plan worked—until Craig’s world came crashing down.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:46:02 GMT
Joseph Lyons: The People's Prime Minister (by Anne Henderson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/joseph-lyons-the-peoples-prime-minister
Author(s): Anne Henderson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Political, History > Australia & New Zealand, Reference > General
Publisher: University of New South Wales Press
Publish date: 2012-01-01
ISBN-10: 174223142X
ISBN-13: 9781742231426
Language: English
Description: As the first full biography of Joseph Lyons, this book recounts the life of the prime minister responsible for leading Australia through the Great Depression and beyond. A detailed account, it chronicles Lyons' beginnings as a Tasmanian Labor premier in the 1920s, his subsequent rise to fame within the Scullin Labor Cabinet, and the instrumental role he played in the formation of the United Australia Party. This biography will offer new insights into Joseph Lyons as well as the political structure that he helped shape.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:06:07 GMT
Meuse-Argonne Diary: A Division Commander in World War I (by William M. Wright) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/meuse-argonne-diary-a-division-commander-in-world-war-i
Author(s): William M. Wright
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > General, History > Military
Publisher: University of Missouri
Publish date: 2004-06-09
ISBN-10: 0826215270
ISBN-13: 9780826215277
Language: English
Description:   During America’s participation in World War I, 1917–1918, only a single commander of a division, William M. Wright, is known to have kept a diary. In it, General Wright relates his two-month experience at St. Mihiel and especially the Meuse-Argonne, the largest and most costly battle in American history. In the Meuse-Argonne, the Eighty-ninth Division, made up of 28,000 draftees from Missouri and Kansas and under Wright’s command, was one of the two American point divisions beginning November 1, 1918, when the U.S. First Army forced the German defenders back to the Meuse River and... more...
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 11:56:10 GMT
Censoring Queen Victoria: How Two Gentlemen Edited a Queen and Created an Icon (by Yvonne M. Ward) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/censoring-queen-victoria-how-two-gentlemen-edited-a-queen-and-created-an-icon
Author(s): Yvonne M. Ward
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Royalty, Biography & Autobiography > Women, History > Historiography
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publish date: 2014-04-01
ISBN-10: 1780743637
ISBN-13: 9781780743639
Language: English
Description: In 1901, two literary gentlemen were appointed a novel task: to preserve the memory of Queen Victoria in her own words. By the time they were finished, 460 volumes of the Queen’s correspondence had become just three; their decisions — and distortions — would influence perceptions of Victoria for generations to come. The editors chosen for the task were deeply eccentric and complicated men. Baron Esher was the consummate royal confidant who hid his obsession with Eton boys and incestuous relationship with his youngest son behind a persona of charm and discretion. Arthur Benson, an ex-Etonian master and closeted homosexual,... more...
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:56:13 GMT
The Taliban Don't Wave (by Robert Semrau) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-taliban-dont-wave
Author(s): Robert Semrau
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Military, History > Asia, History > Military
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2012-09-17
ISBN-10: 1118261186
ISBN-13: 9781118261187
Language: English
Description: Captain Robert Semrau’s military trial made international headlines—a Canadian soldier serving in Afghanistan arrested for allegedly killing a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in the field. The trial and its outcome are a matter of public record. What you are about to read about the tour of duty that inspired this book is not. What you are about to read is an emotionally draining and mind-snapping firsthand account of war on the ground in Afghanistan. It’s raw and explosive. Names have been changed to protect the brave and  not so brave alike.   What you are about to read is an account of soldiers who... more...
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:46:07 GMT
Tecumseh and Brock (by James Laxer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/tecumseh-and-brock
Author(s): James Laxer
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Biography & Autobiography > Military
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Publish date: 2014-06-10
ISBN-10: 1770893288
ISBN-13: 9781770893283
Language: English
Description: A powerful and compelling new work on the War of 1812, now available in paperback At the dawn of the 19th century, the British Empire is engaged in a titanic war with Napoleonic France for global supremacy. The American Republic is quickly expanding its territory along the western frontier, while native peoples struggle to protect their lands from the relentless wave of new settlers. James Laxer offers a fresh and compelling view of this decisive war by bringing to life two major contests: the native peoples’ Endless War to establish nationhood and sovereignty on their traditional territories and the American campaign to... more...
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:36:04 GMT
Animal Magic: My Journey to Save Thousands of Animals (by Carolyn Press-McKenzie) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/animal-magic-my-journey-to-save-thousands-of-animals
Author(s): Carolyn Press-McKenzie
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Pets > Essays
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish date: 2015-09-15
ISBN-10: 187750548X
ISBN-13: 9781877505485
Language: English
Description: This charming, warm, and touching memoir from inspirational animal whisperer Carolyn Press-McKenzie is written in a style reminiscent of a modern-day James Herriot. Heart-warming, funny, and moving, this is the inspirational story of one woman's work with animals, first training them for film-work, and then developing a sanctuary for abandoned animals and rescuing them. Carolyn Press-McKenzie runs an organization called HUHA "Helping You Help Animals," as well as two animal sanctuaries, and she has lots of warm, funny, and sad stories to tell. This memoir tells her story, and is interwoven with heart-warming stories of... more...
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:16:08 GMT
Lee Kuan Yew: The Critical Years: 1971-1978 (Vol. 2) (by Alex Josey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/lee-kuan-yew-the-critical-years-1971-1978-vol-2
Author(s): Alex Josey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Political, Biography & Autobiography > Presidents & Heads of State
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Publish date: 2013-03-01
ISBN-10: 981440831X
ISBN-13: 9789814408318
Language: English
Description: Lee Kuan Yew: The Critical Years (1971–78) is a facsimile edition of Alex Josey's second masterful account of Singapore's formidable prime minister, first published in 1980 and simply titled Lee Kuan Yew Vol 2. In this volume, Josey tells the continuing story of Singapore's remarkable development from the beginning of 1971 to the end of 1978. Read about Lee's fears, hopes, triumphs and failures, his analytical judgements, his look into the future, his valuations and beliefs, his unswerving faith in the ability of the average Singaporean to understand what his prime minister is talking about, and his supreme confidence that Singapore will survive... more...
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 05:06:10 GMT
Lesslie Newbigin: A Theological Life (by Geoffrey Wainwright) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/lesslie-newbigin-a-theological-life
Author(s): Geoffrey Wainwright
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Religious, Religion > Christianity, Religion > History
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2000-10-19
ISBN-10: 0195101715
ISBN-13: 9780195101713
Language: English
Description: This book offers an intellectual and spiritual biography of Lesslie Newbigin, a figure of patristic proportions in the twentieth-century history of the Church. Drawing on thirty-five years of personal and literary acquaintance with his subject and on a thorough examination of the Newbigin archives, Geoffrey Wainwright crafts a rich and varied portrait of this outstanding witness to the Gospel.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 04:12:07 GMT
A Prayer Journal (by Flannery O'Connor) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-prayer-journal
Author(s): Flannery O'Connor
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Biography & Autobiography > Religious, Religion > Christian Life
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish date: 2013-11-12
ISBN-10: 0374236917
ISBN-13: 9780374236915
Language: English
Description: “I would like to write a beautiful prayer,” writes the young Flannery O’Connor in this deeply spiritual journal, recently discovered among her papers in Georgia. “There is a whole sensible world around me that I should be able to turn to Your praise.” Written between 1946 and 1947 while O’Connor was a student far from home at the University of Iowa, A Prayer Journal is a rare portal into the interior life of the great writer. Not only does it map O’Connor’s singular relationship with the divine, but it shows how entwined her literary desire was with her yearning for God. “I must write down that I am to be an... more...
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 03:22:02 GMT