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Setting the Truth Free

Setting the Truth Free [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1907593942
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In 1992, twenty-eight families came together in the pursuit of truth and justice. Eighteen years later, they moved a mountain. Setting the Truth Free captures, for the first time, the remarkable story of the Bloody Sunday families of Derry. The wounds of Bloody Sunday cut deep and have spanned generations; decades after the atrocity, a group of determined strangers - united in grief and anger - met and mobilised themselves to campaign for a new investigation into the killings and the exoneration of the victims. Establishing the Bloody Sunday Justice Campaign, they embarked upon one of the most remarkable human rights movements in history. To the end, it was a struggle - meeting with scorn and obstruction by fellow citizens, the Bloody Sunday families persevered. Writing to politicians, newspapers and anyone who would listen; fundraising, lobbying from Westminster to the White House and Capitol Hill and canvassing thousands door-to-door, their remarkable global campaign led to the establishment of the most complex and expensive Inquiry in British legal history. After twelve years, Lord Saville's report found that the British army's actions on Bloody Sunday were both 'unjustified' and 'unjustifiable' and made headline news all over the world. Now, forty years after that tragic day, and with the universal declarations of innocence still ringing in their ears, those most affected by Bloody Sunday have their say. This is the inspirational story of how a group of ordinary people stood up to the might of the establishment - and won.

Setting Boundaries Will Set You Free

Setting Boundaries Will Set You Free [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1401957560
Author: Nancy Levin
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
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Do you feel like you're a "pushover"? Do you let other people make all the plans--letting them pick the movie, the restaurant, or the vacation destination? Does self-care feel selfish to you? And do you find yourself feeling resentful toward others because they don't seem to take your needs into consideration? Can you relate? If the answer is yes, this is the book for you! In this book, master coach, speaker, and author Nancy Levin will help you establish clear and healthy boundaries. This isn't easy; many of us don't want to "rock the boat." We assume setting boundaries will lead to conflict. And, unfortunately, by avoiding conflict and not setting limits, we tend to choose long-term unhappiness instead of short-term discomfort. This book includes exercises and practical tools to help even the most conflict-averse, people-pleasing readers learn new habits. You'll learn how to recognize and take inventory of your boundaries, view your boundaries differently by creating a Boundary Pyramid, learn how to say "no" effectively, and set your Bottom-Line Boundary. As your supportive guide, Nancy will show you how to gather the courage to live a life of "boundary badassery." "This work was life-changing for me, and if you're someone who has avoided boundaries for years, it can change your life, too." -- Nancy Levin

Lies Young Women Believe Study Guide

Lies Young Women Believe Study Guide [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0802495125
Author: Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth,Dannah Gresh
Publisher: Moody Publishers
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Lies Young Women Believe Study Guide by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth,Dannah Gresh Book Resume:

Go deeper into the truths of Lies Young Women Believe. So you've read Lies Young Women Believe, but you want help internalizing its truths and applying them to your life? This companion guide contains questions and activities to help you do just that. Each session is made up of the following features: An overview of the chapter to be studied from Lies Young Women Believe and reminders of the lies discussed in that chapter A daily personal study for the readers to complete during the course of the week, between youth group meetings. Each day's study includes a reading from Lies Young Women Believe and reflection questions Questions to be discussed in youth group/small group setting Ideal for small groups, Bible studies, classes, and individuals.

When Truth Is All You Have

When Truth Is All You Have [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0385545045
Author: Jim McCloskey,Philip Lerman
Publisher: Anchor
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“A riveting and infuriating examination of criminal prosecutions, revealing how easy it is to convict the wrong person and how nearly impossible it is to undo the error.” —Washington Post "No one has illuminated this problem more thoughtfully and persistently." —Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy Jim McCloskey was at a midlife crossroads when he met the man who would change his life. A former management consultant, McCloskey had grown disenchanted with the business world; he enrolled at Princeton Theological Seminary at the age of 37. His first assignment, in 1980, was as a chaplain at Trenton State Prison. Among the inmates was Jorge de los Santos, a heroin addict who'd been convicted of murder years earlier. He swore to McCloskey that he was innocent—and, over time, McCloskey came to believe him. With no legal or investigative training to speak of, McCloskey threw himself into the case. Two years later, thanks to those efforts, Jorge de los Santos walked free, fully exonerated. McCloskey had found his calling. He established Centurion Ministries, the first group in America devoted to overturning wrongful convictions. Together with his staff and a team of forensic experts, lawyers, and volunteers—through tireless investigation and an unflagging dedication to justice—Centurion has freed 65 innocent prisoners who had been sentenced to life or death. When Truth Is All You Have is McCloskey's inspirational story, as well as those of the unjustly imprisoned for whom he has fought. Spanning the nation, it is a chronicle of faith and doubt; of triumphant success and shattering failure. It candidly exposes a life of searching and struggle, uplifted by McCloskey's certainty that he had found what he was put on earth to do. Filled with generosity, humor, and compassion, it is the soul-bearing account of a man who has redeemed innumerable lives—and incited a movement—with nothing more than his unshakeable belief in the truth.

The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off!

The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off! [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0593132696
Author: Gloria Steinem
Publisher: Random House
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A beautifully illustrated collection of Gloria Steinem’s most inspirational and outrageous quotes, with an introduction and essays by the feminist activist herself “A fearless book full of passion, resolute perspective, and unbiased hope for the future.”—Janelle Monáe For decades—and especially now, in these times of crisis—people around the world have found guidance, humor, and unity in Gloria Steinem’s gift for creating quotes that offer hope and inspire action. From her early days as a journalist and feminist activist, Steinem’s words have helped generations to empower themselves and work together. Covering topics from relationships (“Many are looking for the right person. Too few are trying to be the right person.”) to the patriarchy (“Men are liked better when they win. Women are liked better when they lose. This is how the patriarchy is enforced every day.”) and activism (“Revolutions, like trees, grow from the bottom up.”), this is the definitive collection of Steinem’s words on what matters most. Steinem sees quotes as “the poetry of everyday life,” so she also has included a few favorites from friends, including bell hooks, Flo Kennedy, and Michelle Obama, in this book that will make you want to laugh, march, and create some quotes of your own. In fact, at the end of the book, there’s a special space for readers to add their own quotes and others they’ve found inspiring. The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off! is both timeless and timely. It is a gift of hope from Steinem to readers, and a book to share with friends.

Everything but the Truth

Everything but the Truth [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1619636611
Author: Mandy Hubbard
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Enjoy Everything but the Truth and the other standalone titles in Bloomsbury's contemporary If Only romance line centered around an impossible problem: you always want what you can't have! Holly Mathews' mom is the new manager of a ritzy retirement home, and they just moved in, which means Holly's neighbors are all super-rich retirees. Still, it's not a total bust, because gorgeous, notorious Hollywood playboy Malik Buchannan is the grandson of one of the residents. Just one problem: when they meet, Malik assumes Holly's there to visit her own rich relative. She doesn't correct him, and it probably doesn't matter, because their flirtation could never turn into more than a superficial fling . . . right? But the longer Holly lives in Malik's privileged world, the deeper she falls for him and the more difficult it becomes to tell the truth . . . because coming clean might mean losing Malik forever. For anyone who has dreamed of their own Cinderella story, this title in the If Only romance line is about how when it comes to true love, the best person to be is yourself!

Public Art, Memorials and Atlantic Slavery

Public Art, Memorials and Atlantic Slavery [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 131799020X
Author: Celeste-Marie Bernier,Judie Newman
Publisher: Routledge
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Public Art, Memorials and Atlantic Slavery by Celeste-Marie Bernier,Judie Newman Book Resume:

In this collection distinguished American and European scholars, curators and artists discuss major issues concerning the representation and commemoration of slavery, as brought into sharp focus by the 2007 bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade. Writers consider nineteenth and twentieth century American and European images of African Americans, art installations, photography, literature, sculpture, exhibitions, performances, painting, film and material culture. This is essential reading for historians, cultural critics, art-historians, educationalists and museologists, in America as in Europe, and an important contribution to the understanding of the African diaspora, race, American and British history, heritage tourism, and transatlantic relations. Contributions include previously unpublished interview material with artists and practitioners, and a comprehensive review of the commemorative exhibitions of 2007. Illustrations include images from Louisiana, Maryland, and Virginia, many previously unpublished, in black and white, which challenge previous understandings of the aesthetics of slave representation. This book was published as a special issue of Slavery and Abolition.

The Dark Truth

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Author: Michael D McAuley
Publisher: MDM Publishing
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With a vision from a Nathaniel Cage from the future as his only lead present day Nathaniel must go into the dark abyss that was created by the undead monsters, created by the Pandora Corporation, in the hope that he can save his friends and find the truth. What he finds will lead him to a future he must prevent at all costs even if it means finding out the dark truth of his past

Encounters with God

Encounters with God [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0310139953
Author: Henry Blackaby,Norman Blackaby,Melvin Blackaby
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Encounters with God by Henry Blackaby,Norman Blackaby,Melvin Blackaby Book Resume:

Studying the Bible is not just the pursuit of biblical and theological head knowledge. It is a journey for your soul into the heart of God. Renowned Bible teacher Henry Blackaby, and his sons Norman and Mel, believe that Bible study is far more than a study method--it is a way of life. The Blackabys walk beside you as you read the Scriptures so that you can encounter God. You'll discover how your encounters can change your everyday life. They will train you how to study effectively on your own by mentoring you through short passages from the seven types of literature in the Bible. Encounter God and make life changes because of it. Not just head knowledge, but heart change. How to Encounter God in the Scriptures Hear His Voice through Prayer Read His Words Understand His Words Apply His Words Adjust Your Life

A Troubled Sleep

A Troubled Sleep [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0190095598
Author: James Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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In contemporary Northern Ireland, more than two decades after the peace agreement that ended the thirty-year sectarian violence known as "the Troubles" the risk of a return to violent conflict is not only present but growing. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, comparative research, and over 110 hours of face-to-face interviews with a diverse range of political, academic, civil society, and community actors across Northern Ireland, A Troubled Sleep revisits one of the world's most deeply divided societies to analyze Northern Ireland's current vulnerabilities, and points of resilience, as an allegedly "post-conflict" society. By examining the Northern Ireland example, Waller presents deep insight into what happens when identity politics prevail over democracy, when a paralysis in governance leads to a political vacuum for extremist voices to exploit, when de facto social segregation becomes normalized, when acclimatization to violence becomes a generational legacy, and when questions of who we are become secondary to who we are not.

Life Experience:

Life Experience: [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1984565478
Author: Multiple Souls
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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The Truth According to Us

The Truth According to Us [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0812997840
Author: Annie Barrows
Publisher: Dial Press
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society comes a wise, witty, and exuberant novel, perfect for fans of Lee Smith, that illuminates the power of loyalty and forgiveness, memory and truth, and the courage it takes to do what’s right. Annie Barrows once again evokes the charm and eccentricity of a small town filled with extraordinary characters. Her new novel, The Truth According to Us, brings to life an inquisitive young girl, her beloved aunt, and the alluring visitor who changes the course of their destiny forever. In the summer of 1938, Layla Beck’s father, a United States senator, cuts off her allowance and demands that she find employment on the Federal Writers’ Project, a New Deal jobs program. Within days, Layla finds herself far from her accustomed social whirl, assigned to cover the history of the remote mill town of Macedonia, West Virginia, and destined, in her opinion, to go completely mad with boredom. But once she secures a room in the home of the unconventional Romeyn family, she is drawn into their complex world and soon discovers that the truth of the town is entangled in the thorny past of the Romeyn dynasty. At the Romeyn house, twelve-year-old Willa is desperate to learn everything in her quest to acquire her favorite virtues of ferocity and devotion—a search that leads her into a thicket of mysteries, including the questionable business that occupies her charismatic father and the reason her adored aunt Jottie remains unmarried. Layla’s arrival strikes a match to the family veneer, bringing to light buried secrets that will tell a new tale about the Romeyns. As Willa peels back the layers of her family’s past, and Layla delves deeper into town legend, everyone involved is transformed—and their personal histories completely rewritten. Praise for The Truth According to Us “As delightfully eccentric as Guernsey yet refreshingly different . . . an epic but intimate family novel with richly imagined characters . . . Willa’s indomitable spirit, keen sense of adventure and innate intelligence reminded me of two other motherless girls in literature: Scout Finch in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and Flavia de Luce in Alan Bradley’s big-hearted British mystery series.”—The Washington Post “The Truth According to Us has all the characteristics of a great summer read: A plot that makes you want to keep turning the pages; a setting that makes you feel like you’re inhabiting another time and place; and characters who become people you’re sad to leave behind—and thus who always stay with you.”—Miami Herald “It takes a brave author to make the heroine of a new novel an observant and feisty girl . . . like Scout Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird. . . . But Barrows . . . has created a believable and touching character in Willa.”—USA Today “[A] heartwarming coming-of-age novel [that] sparkles with folksy depictions of a tight-knit family and life in a small town . . . full of richly drawn, memorable characters.”—The Seattle Times “A big, juicy family saga with warm humor and tragic twists . . . The story gets more and more absorbing as it moves briskly along.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Annie Barrows leaves no doubt that she is a storyteller of rare caliber, with wisdom and insight to spare. Every page rings like a bell.”—Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife

Street Fighter

Street Fighter [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1546249230
Author: Kevin Green
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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This book is all about life and what life can become in the martial arts world. This knowledge can be applied to almost any situation in life. This book should help one find ones own path. I started writing this book when I had no place to go. I had to take a journey inside myself, and this information poured out of mind through a pen that helped create the contents of this book. The contents saved my life in a time of great need, in the mist of stress, and through hard times and great depression. I hope this book finds at least one person to help bring greater understanding, peace, love, and happiness to help guide oneself in this great journey called life. This book isnt just a self-help book or a simple training guide; its more than that to me. When in doubt, write your ideas and problems down on a piece of paper and solve all your issues in time with practice and dedicationthis method was a great help and was a great source of information while I created this book. Once you enter the realm of an opponent, you must to be able to mold and use your opponent and your opponents actions to benefit yourself and your actions. Counters are very helpful when trying to turn an opponents actions and energy against them. When training for agility, speed, focus, and power, one must train to be able to maintain composure at all times with a calm, clear, and steady mind while in motion. Power must be controlled at all times to reduce the risk of injury to the self and others. When training, keep the eyes open and your mind prepared and stay focused on the goal and target(s) to better ensure success in motion.

Game of Gods

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Author: Staci Hart
Publisher: Staci Hart Novels
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Aphrodite knows love. Just don’t ask her to figure out her own heart. Instead, she toys with the hearts of humans. It’s a little game the gods play, and this time it’s Aphrodite’s turn to defend the domain of love. The battleground is New York City, and the stakes are high—the winner receives a token, a favor the loser must fulfill. But every god has secrets. Every god lies. And no god can be trusted. Apollo is no exception. He killed Aphrodite’s love, and for that, he can never be forgiven. But Apollo is on a mission to win. For thousands of years, Aphrodite has kept him from the one he loves, but the wind has shifted, and now is his chance. God and goddess will choose their players. The clock will start. Two humans will fall in love, or they won’t—their fates are intertwined with the gods, their hearts slave to their circumstance, a slave to the game. And in this game of love, Aphrodite never loses.

Setting Your Course

Setting Your Course [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1491723491
Author: Dr. Greg Bourgond
Publisher: iUniverse
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God is very clear about His purposes for you. If you want to live a meaningful life, it must be aligned with His purposes. You have a unique purpose to fulfill, a committed passion to embrace, a role to perform, unique methodologies—a personal toolkit—to employ, and an ultimate contribution to make. In Setting Your Course, author Dr. Greg Bourgond seeks to help you set your course, find focus for your life, engage in God’s journey for you, and finish your journey well. He employs a three-part process to influence you to live all-out for Christ—the compass, map, and guide: • The compass explains the importance of orienting your life in accordance with established biblical compass points. • The map defines the trajectory you are to follow based on how God has wired you. • The guide stresses the importance of being mentored and mentoring others. Setting Your Course helps you formulate a deliberate strategy for determining your purpose; assists you in aligning your life according to God’s plan; encourages you to become a proactive partner in fulfilling God’s purposes and redemptive activity; and exhorts you to leave a worthwhile legacy in the lives of others.

Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders

Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317649354
Author: June Alexander
Publisher: Routledge
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Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders: The diary healer uses a unique combination of evidence-based research and raw diary excerpts to explain the pitfalls and benefits of diary writing during recovery from an eating disorder. In a time when diary writing remains a largely untapped resource in the health care professions, June Alexander sets out to correct this imbalance, explaining how the diary can inspire, heal and liberate, provide a learning tool for others and help us to understand and cope with life challenges. The book focuses on the power of diary writing, which may serve as a survival tool but become an unintended foe. With guidance, patients who struggle with face-to-face therapy are able to reveal their thoughts through writing and construct a strong sense of self. The effects of family background and the environment are explored, and the therapeutic value of sharing diaries, to better understand illness symptoms and behaviours, is discussed. Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders will be of interest to those who have recovered or are recovering from eating disorders or any mental illness, as well as therapists, clinicians and others working in the medical and healthcare professions.

Human Nature in an Age of Biotechnology

Human Nature in an Age of Biotechnology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9400775547
Author: Tamar Sharon
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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New biotechnologies have propelled the question of what it means to be human – or posthuman – to the forefront of societal and scientific consideration. This volume provides an accessible, critical overview of the main approaches in the debate on posthumanism, and argues that they do not adequately address the question of what it means to be human in an age of biotechnology. Not because they belong to rival political camps, but because they are grounded in a humanist ontology that presupposes a radical separation between human subjects and technological objects. The volume offers a comprehensive mapping of posthumanist discourse divided into four broad approaches—two humanist-based approaches: dystopic and liberal posthumanism, and two non-humanist approaches: radical and methodological posthumanism. The author compares and contrasts these models via an exploration of key issues, from human enhancement, to eugenics, to new configurations of biopower, questioning what role technology plays in defining the boundaries of the human, the subject and nature for each. Building on the contributions and limitations of radical and methodological posthumanism, the author develops a novel perspective, mediated posthumanism, that brings together insights in the philosophy of technology, the sociology of biomedicine, and Michel Foucault’s work on ethical subject constitution. In this framework, technology is neither a neutral tool nor a force that alienates humanity from itself, but something that is always already part of the experience of being human, and subjectivity is viewed as an emergent property that is constantly being shaped and transformed by its engagements with biotechnologies. Mediated posthumanism becomes a tool for identifying novel ethical modes of human experience that are richer and more multifaceted than current posthumanist perspectives allow for. The book will be essential reading for students and scholars working on ethics and technology, philosophy of technology, poststructuralism, technology and the body, and medical ethics.

Before We Were Yours

Before We Were Yours [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0425284697
Author: Lisa Wingate
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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THE BLOCKBUSTER HIT—Over two million copies sold! A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller Look for Lisa Wingate’s powerful new historical novel, The Book of Lost Friends, available now! “Poignant, engrossing.”—People • “Lisa Wingate takes an almost unthinkable chapter in our nation’s history and weaves a tale of enduring power.”—Paula McLain Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. At the mercy of the facility’s cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty. Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, a handsome fiancé, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption. Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong. Publishers Weekly’s #3 Longest-Running Bestseller of 2017 • Winner of the Southern Book Prize • If All Arkansas Read the Same Book Selection This edition includes a new essay by the author about shantyboat life.

I Lost My Cathedral

I Lost My Cathedral [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781456839062
Author: Henry J. Johnson
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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The purpose of this book is to engage and inform the readers of occurrences past and present on the island of Dominica. It is meant to initiate discussion and to offer the youth a historical perspective that may have become lost over time. A work of passion derived from many personal experiences and many tales handed down through the ages, it is written mostly in a style that is intended for the reader to identify with some aspects of Dominica and Caribbean life in what was considered to be the good old days. I intentionally delayed reading many books written by authors from Dominica, since I wanted my writings to be unique and not influenced by the experiences of others. Therefore if you have read comparable accounts of native pastime or other depictions of our natural history,culture, and heritage, then the material that you are reading here is purely coincidental. Now that this literary exercise has been completed, I look forward to reading and savoring the compositions of my compatriots,and I hope that they will also savor mine. A sojourn through fact and fiction, this book of short stories and reflections offers a challenge for the reader to separate the facts from fiction that only this author can reveal. However if one is able to identify with one minute detail of this literary experience, then my goal as a writer will have been fulfilled. A glossary of words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to the reader is included at the end. Above all, many of the stories are thought provoking, intended to elicit laughter and nostalgia and to maintain one’s interest until the last word has been read. These stories could be anyone’s stories; and it is my fervent wish that in the aftermath of this literary exercise, others may be inspired to inscribe their own experiences of everyday life, either from a historical perspective or from modern day interactions.

Afterlife of Events

Afterlife of Events [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137470186
Author: Marek Tamm
Publisher: Springer
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Afterlife of Events by Marek Tamm Book Resume:

Recently, we have witnessed a rearticulation of the traditional relationship between the past, present and future, broadening historiography's range from studying past events to their later impact and meaning. The volume proposes to look at the perspectives of this approach called mnemohistory, and argues for a redefinition of the term 'event'.