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Rimbaud

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The enfant terrible of French letters, Jean-Nicholas-Arthur Rimbaud (1854-91) was a defiant and precocious youth who wrote some of the most remarkable prose and poetry of the nineteenth century, all before leaving the world of verse by the age of twenty-one. More than a century after his death, the young rebel-poet continues to appeal to modern readers as much for his turbulent life as for his poetry; his stormy affair with fellow poet Paul Verlaine and his nomadic adventures in eastern Africa are as iconic as his hallucinatory poems and symbolist prose. The first translation of the poet's complete works when it was published in 1966, Rimbaud: Complete Works, Selected Letters introduced a new generation of Americans to the alienated genius—among them the Doors's lead singer Jim Morrison, who wrote to translator Wallace Fowlie to thank him for rendering the poems accessible to those who "don't read French that easily." Forty years later, the book remains the only side-by-side bilingual edition of Rimbaud's complete poetic works. Thoroughly revising Fowlie's edition, Seth Whidden has made changes on virtually every page, correcting errors, reordering poems, adding previously omitted versions of poems and some letters, and updating the text to reflect current scholarship; left in place are Fowlie's literal and respectful translations of Rimbaud's complex and nontraditional verse. Whidden also provides a foreword that considers the heritage of Fowlie's edition and adds a bibliography that acknowledges relevant books that have appeared since the original publication. On its fortieth anniversary, Rimbaud remains the most authoritative—and now, completely up-to-date—edition of the young master's entire poetic ouvre.

Competition

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Author: James Case
Publisher: Hill and Wang
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The Mathematical Theory of Games Sheds Light On A Wide Range of Competitive Activities What do chess-playing computer programs, biological evolution, competitive sports, gambling, alternative voting systems, public auctions, corporate globalization, and class warfare have in common? All are manifestations of a new paradigm in scientific thinking, which James Case calls "the emerging science of competition." Drawing in part on the pioneering work of mathematicians such as John von Neumann, John Nash (of A Beautiful Mind fame), and Robert Axelrod, Case explores the common game-theoretical strands that tie these seemingly unrelated fields together, showing how each can be better understood in the shared light of the others. Not since James Gleick's bestselling book Chaos brought widespread public attention to the new sciences of chaos and complexity has a general-interest science book served such an eye-opening purpose. Competition will appeal to a wide range of readers, from policy wonks and futurologists to former jocks and other ordinary citizens seeking to make sense of a host of novel—and frequently controversial—issues.

Reasoning Practically

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Author: Edna Ullmann-Margalit
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Reasoning Practically deals with a classical philosophical topic, the link between thought and action--how we think about what we do or ought to do, and how we move from thinking to doing. The essays by such renowned contributors as Donald Davidson, Barry Stroud, Cass R. Sunstein, Seyla Benhabib, and Gerald Dworkin, cover a range of issues raised when we link reason and practice. This collection connects state-of-the-art philosophical work with concrete issues in social life and political practice, making it of interest not only to philosophers, but to political theorists, legal scholars, and any researcher interested in the practical application of reason.

Unexpected Baby

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Author: Brenda Ford
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Zoe Portwood: A s$xy goddess who irritates the crap out of me. My one night stand, sworn enemy, and…the mother of my child! I hate her…I’ve always hated her, And it will never change. I think she’s been faking it all along… The baby, the dating, then falling for one another…guess it was all a part of her stupid big plan? Maybe… Maybe that’s why she walked away five years ago. Now, she’s back, but she’s not alone. She’s come back with a little girl, Who I think I have a connection with. God! It’s all so [email protected] up! Looks like I am up against someone who’s pure evil, And yet, I am supposed to win. Hell…I don’t have a choice. I gotta do it for my daughter and for Zoe…the girl I fell for long time ago!

The One for Me

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Author: Corinne Michaels
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New York Times Bestselling author Corinne Michaels brings a new endearing friends-to-lovers story to life in the third STANDALONE in the Arrowood Brothers series.⁣ Devney Maxwell has been my best friend since we were six years old, but she has no idea I’m in love with her. Even when I’m on the road playing professional baseball, she’s my home—the only one I’ve ever known. But when I return to Sugarloaf to care for the family farm, I discover she’s trying to talk herself into a life with the wrong man … and I become desperate.⁣ It only takes a single, perfect kiss to change everything.⁣ I have six months to get it right with Devney—to convince her to leave this town and turn that kiss into forever.⁣ I aim to do just that as I spend my days coaching her nephew’s baseball team, fixing up the farm, and loving her with all I have. Finally, it seems like our relationship is secure and we’ll find a way to make it work.⁣ Then tragedy strikes ... changing her life forever. She’s needed here more than ever, but as for me—there’s no way I can stay.⁣ I know she’s the one for me, but I might have to let her go ...⁣ Read what others are saying about New York Times bestselling author, Corinne Michaels: "Corinne Michaels shredded me and put me back together in the best possible way with Say You'll Stay. Incredible read and a passionate start to what promises to be one of my new favorite series.” - Meredith Wild - #1 NYT Bestselling Author "Every book just gets better from Corinne Michaels. She shreds my heart into a million tiny pieces and then magically manages to put it all back together." - Vi Keeland - #1 New York Times Bestselling Author "With every new book, Corinne keeps reclaiming her throne as the queen of hope, heartbreak, and epic ever afters." -- Violet Duke, NYT bestselling author "5 brilliant stars for Trent and Grace's story. No one does sexy, swoony romance like Corinne Michaels." - Sawyer Bennett - NYT Bestselling Author “I dare you not to fall in love with the world Corinne Michaels has created.” – Meghan March, NYT Bestselling Author "Corinne Michaels is a master storyteller and this book held my heart hostage!” - Penny Reid, NYT Bestselling Author "This book doesn't just tug at your heartstrings -- it pulls your soul all the way in." -- Julia Kent, NYT Bestselling Author "A gorgeous blend of heartbreak and hope. Michaels' writes unputdownable romance." - Helena Hunting, NYT Bestselling Author “Michaels draws her readers in on an emotional level with the finesse and skill of a more seasoned author. Beloved is a debut not to be missed.”– Laurelin Paige, NYT Bestselling Author “Corinne does a masterful job of immersing her readers in this world of trust, friendship, honor, loyalty, and love.” ~ Aleatha Romig – NYT Bestselling Author “Sexy. Heartwarming. Addictive. Michaels is at the top of her game.”~K. Bromberg, NYT Bestselling Author Topics: contemporary romance, small town, second chance, friends to lovers, series, romantic series, women’s fiction, romance saga, romantic small town, series starter, first in series, romance series, romance saga, romantic family saga, new york times bestseller romance, NYT romance, new york times romance, sexy, heartwarming, heart-warming, family, love, love books, kissing books, emotional journey, captivating romance, emotional, healing, hot, hot romance, forbidden love, sparks, loyalty, swoon, Corinne Michaels romance, funny romance, modern romance, new release, office romance, forbidden romance, boy band, older in life, childhood crush, friends to lovers, one night stand, second chance romance, hidden romance, strong alpha, alpha hero, family business, strong female lead, strong heroine, family secrets, top romance reads, best seller, Perfect for fans of Colleen Hoover, Nicholas Sparks, Maya Banks, Penelope Sky, Kendall Ryan, Kennedy Fox, Lexi Blake, Carrie Ann Ryan, Lani Lynn Vale, Chelle Bliss, Sarina Bowen, Penelope Ward, Nora Roberts, Marie Force, Melissa Foster, Kristen Proby, Devney Perry, Susan Stoker, Tessa Bailey, Jana Aston, Sally Thorne, Christina Lauren, Kristan Higgins, Elle Kennedy, Anna Todd, Debbie Macomber, Robyn Carr, Julia Kent, Sylvia Day, K.A. Linde, Catherine Cowles, Jill Shalvis, J. Daniels, Jessica Hawkins, Rachel VanDyken, Jodi Ellen Malpas, L.J. Shen, Natasha Madison, Emily Henry, Kylie Scott, Kennedy Ryan

Who Is Deborah?

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Author: Elise Title
Publisher: Harlequin
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The face in her mirror… It was her face. It had to be. But it looked as unfamiliar as this morning's headlines, as frightening in its strangeness as the bogeyman who'd haunted her childhood dreams. The man in her bed was Nicholas Steele, and it seemed likely that he was her husband.Though his touch was unfamiliar, she was unable to escape his power to stir her passion. She might indeed be Deborah, a woman who had taken her husband's love and twisted it into something foul and frightening. That would be bad enough. Because if she wasn't Deborah, then Nicholas had murdered his wife—and she was in love with a man who had blood on his hands.

Poverty Extends a Long Way

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Author: David Presswood
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Eddie Travis grew up living in small tenement houses in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with his nuclear family. He spent a great deal of time staying with his extended family members on his mothers side of the family. The two members of his extended family with whom he spent the most time were his mothers aunt and uncle, who raised his mother. His mothers mother died when his mother was seven years old, and his mother was sent to live with her daddys brother and sister. Her daddy was always around, but she stayed with either her aunt or her uncle. By the time Eddie was born, his aunts children were grown and had moved out, while his uncle and his uncles wife never had any kids. Because his aunt and uncle raised his mother, they were more like grandparents to him than aunt and uncle, and because there were no children around when he came along, they treated Eddie like a grandchild, giving him the best of everything even though he lived with his parents most of the time. It was after his great aunt and uncle were gone from his life that he realized how hard life could be.

Are We Left in the Dark?

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Author: Sebo
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This book is about a young man and his journey's with his painful life, in every step he takes. As nobody is aware of this, he psychologically has stress from being alive, the 32 year old man has endless thoughts about his pain that the God has done to him. As each day that goes by, he talks to God in his mind, Why, why, why? This man has no time to waste, as he is always thinking for his future and this future is ultimately to be safe in his thoughts, as he journey's every day from the time he wakes to the time he sleeps, he waitstruths that are out there, and the mysteries that surround him on this earth and ultimately out there in space. He can't wait in his mind just to be free and, as he walks this earth. He encounters thoughts and dreams that are full of psychological stress and one thing he does is he carries all the weight on his shoulders, he knows that one that he will find the truth to why the God has made him. But until then he will struggle in this life as a human being, walking step by step, the pain he endures in this life, it's a wonder that he still is alive, the silence he keeps, will always remain the same, like a battle of ships, so enjoy as the reader just how his mind operates. Psychologically the order in his mind is there, but so much different too the persons around him, where ever he goes.

The Virtues of Aristotle

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Author: D. S. Hutchinson
Publisher: Routledge
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The Virtues of Aristotle by D. S. Hutchinson Book Resume:

Originally published in 1986. Both moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to answer the question ‘what is a virtue?’ and the best answer so far give is that of Aristotle. This book is a rigorous exposition of that answer. The elements of Aristotle’s doctrine of virtue are scattered throughout his writings; this book reconstructs his complex and comprehensive doctrine in one place. It also covers Aristotle’s views about choice, character, emotions and the role of pleasure and pain in virtue. The celebrated function (ergon) is considered carefully as well as the doctrine of virtue being related to Aristotle’s metaphysics and categories.

Montana Cowboy Daddy

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Author: Jane Porter
Publisher: Tule Publishing
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Professional rodeo cowboy Billy Wyatt is in the prime of his career. He’s having a fantastic year on the circuit, earning big money and leading the standings. Too immersed in his success and enjoying bachelorhood, he's not interested in getting serious. But when a woman he’s never seen before shows up with a baby she claims is his, Billy's world is turned inside out. Erika Baylor, a PhD grad student, never planned to be a single mom, but when her cousin dies in a car accident, orphaning her infant son, Erika steps forward. She’ll help to care for her 4-month-old nephew until the baby can be reunited with his dad. She doesn’t expect the dad to be cocky, infuriating, and utterly irresistible. Billy never thought he wanted to be a father, but looking into the eyes of the baby who is supposedly his—and whose blue eyes mirror his own—he’s hooked. But he’s hooked on the woman who’s holding the baby too…

Raising Fences

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Author: Michael Datcher
Publisher: Diversion Books
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This New York Times–bestselling memoir about an African American man’s struggles and triumphs is “heartrending and beautiful” (Junot Diaz Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao). A Today Show Book Club selection, Raising Fences tells the story of a man whose youth was spent committing petty crimes, experimenting with sex, and developing a mortal fear of police. Like many young black men, Michael Datcher’s childhood was marked by the gaping hole left by an absent father. Out of that absence grew the desire to fulfill a dream that seemed almost a fantasy: to leave the streets behind, build a family, and become what he had wanted so badly—a good father. Moving past his self-destructive habits and taking responsibility for his mistakes wasn’t easy. Datcher’s journey nearly brought him to his breaking point—where he faced the threat of becoming what he feared most. “Datcher’s voice is clear, bold, daring, and welcome.” —Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao “Honest, brisk and ultimately very moving . . . A beautiful story of real-life redemption.” —Kirkus Reviews “Combines attitude, honesty and romance . . . A stunning tribute to perseverance, courage and the power of positive thinking.” —Publishers Weekly “Brutally honest, hauntingly poetic . . . Heartbreaking.” —Essence “Riveting.” —USA Today “Poignant . . . Complex.” —The Seattle Times “An inspiration to all who dare to dream of a better life.” —The Star-Ledger

Texas Tornadoes Collection 2

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Author: Lorana Hoopes
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Texas Tornadoes Collection 2 by Lorana Hoopes Book Resume:

The Second Collection of the best selling Texas Tornado series. Touchdown on Love - Mason Dixon hasn't seen Clara since they broke up, but when she becomes the new team doctor will it bring them closer or push them even further apart? Second Chance Reception - Jefferson has a secret he's told no one, but when he needs help, will the new cook, Lucia, step out of her comfort zone to help? A Divine Interception - Neither Carter nor April have their life focused on God, but when things happen they can't ignore, will they find their way to Him? Find out in this heartwarming romantic series by USA Today best selling author Lorana Hoopes. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll get lost in the pages.

Against My Better Judgment

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Author: B.T. Polcari
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc
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When freshman year at the University of Alabama draws to a close, Sara Donovan finds herself grappling with the same old question—listen to her head or follow her heart. What she ends up doing is purchasing an Egyptian souvenir funerary mask, and after a mysterious phone call, she's certain a ring of antiquities smugglers are operating in Tuscaloosa. With finals never far from her mind and her return to 'Bama hanging in the balance, she should be studying. Instead she launches her own investigation to prove her mask is indeed a stolen artifact, and not a cheap trinket. When it comes time to snoop, Sara is more than ready, or at least she was until a hot new teaching assistant moves in next door. Suddenly she learns things are never as they seem. Ever.

The Cryptogram: A Novel

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Author: James de Mille
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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Chetwynde Castle was a large baronial mansion, belonging to the Plantagenet period, and situated in Monmouthshire. It was a grand old place, with dark towers, and turrets, and gloomy walls surmounted with battlements, half of which had long since tumbled down, while the other half seemed tottering to ruin. That menacing ruin was on one side of the structure concealed beneath a growth of ivy, which contrasted the dark green of its leaves with the sombre hue of the ancient stones. Time with its defacing fingers had only lent additional grandeur to this venerable pile. As it rose there --"standing with half its battlements alone, and with five hundred years of ivy grown"--its picturesque magnificence and its air of hoar antiquity made it one of the noblest monuments of the past which England could show. All its surroundings were in keeping with the central object. Here were no neat paths, no well-kept avenues, no trim lawns. On the contrary, every thing bore the unmistakable marks of neglect and decay; the walks were overgrown, the terraces dilapidated, and the rose pleasaunce had degenerated into a tangled mass of bushes and briers. It seemed as though the whole domain were about to revert into its original state of nature; and every thing spoke either of the absence of a master, or else of something more important still--the absence of money. The castle stood on slightly elevated ground; and from its gray stone ivy-covered portal so magnificent was the view that the most careless observer would be attracted by it, and stand wonder-struck at the beauty of the scene, till he forgot in the glories of nature the deficiencies of art. Below, and not far away, flowed the silvery Wye, most charming of English streams, winding tortuously through fertile meadows and wooded copses; farther off lay fruitful vales and rolling hills; while in the distance the prospect was bounded by the giant forms of the Welsh mountains. At the moment when this story opens these beauties were but faintly visible through the fast-fading twilight of a summer evening; the shadows were rapidly deepening; and the only signs of life about the place appeared where from some of the windows at the eastern end faint rays of light stole out into the gloom.

Love Child

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Author: Sue Elliott
Publisher: Random House
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Adoption is one of the great, untold stories of our recent past. It is a truly epic tale of loss, guilt, identity, family feuds, reunion and redemption. It is a subject, until very recently, surrounded by secrecy and taboos. This is the heart-warming true story of a little girl's adoption in the 1950s and her search, nearly forty years later, for her birth mother. When mother and daughter meet, Sue thinks she has finally reached the end of her journey. Then Sue discovers she wasn't the only baby her mother gave away ... Weaved throughout is the vivid, emotional history of adoption in the UK. Drawing on a wide range of intimate personal experiences, it outlines the forces that shaped 20th century adoption practice, from baby-farming, the stigma of illegitimacy, incest and the bastardy laws, to children taken by force, the Magdalene laundries, mass emigration schemes without parental consent, to modern day adoption practices, buying babies from abroad, sperm donor fathers and tearful reunions on Trisha.

Melodies of the Heart

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Author: Lena Kovadlo
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
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Melodies of the Heart by Lena Kovadlo Book Resume:

Melodies of the Heart - Lena Kovadlo’s third book of lyrics - will take you on an emotional journey through the ups and downs of love, loss, heartbreak, relationships, personal struggles and more. It will inspire you, connect with you, and move you in many ways.

One Perfect Day

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Author: Diane Burke
Publisher: Skyhorse
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The moment Diane Burke, an author and mother of two grown sons, received an unexpected certified letter in the mail, she had no idea her life would be shaken to its core. Memories of a past she had buried more than forty years ago suddenly resurfaced and she wasn't prepared to deal with them. Steve Orlandi, happily married, father of two and step-father of three, was living the typical middle class American life. But since the age of eight, when he discovered he was adopted, he had led that life dealing with inner questions about his self-identity and genetic history. Always on his mind was one simple, yet complicated and loaded question: Who am I? In One Perfect Day, Diane shares with readers how she came to the heartbreaking conclusion to give her baby up for adoption and how this decision has affected her life sense. Through Steve's invaluable perspective, readers will also experience the lengths he traveled to discover his mother's identity and reach out to her, not knowing whether she'd want to meet with him after nearly four decades of separation. It all comes together on one perfect day. This book asks and answers the questions: What defines family? What does it mean to forgive? And is it worth the time, energy, and emotional cost to love a stranger?

ENDURER A Rape Story

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The Best We’ve Been

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Author: Beth K. Vogt
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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How can you choose what is right for you when your decision will break the heart of someone you love? Having abandoned her childhood dream years ago, Johanna Thatcher knows what she wants from life. Discovering that her fiancé was cheating on her only convinces Johanna it’s best to maintain control and protect her heart. Despite years of distance and friction, Johanna and her sisters, Jillian and Payton, have moved from a truce toward a fragile friendship. But then Johanna reveals she has the one thing Jillian wants most and may never have—and Johanna doesn’t want it. As Johanna wrestles with a choice that will change her life and her relationships with her sisters forever, the cracks in Jillian’s marriage and faith deepen. Through it all, the Thatcher sisters must decide once and for all what it means to be family.

The Lowdown on China’s Higher Education

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Author: Martin Wolff
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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The Lowdown on China’s Higher Education by Martin Wolff Book Resume:

“Obviously, you are not chanting the exultations of China which many of my country people are used to listening to.” A Chinese scholar recognizes that this book is not a further attempt to curry favor with China by tickling its leaders’ ears. This book examines what is right and the truth about what is wrong with English language education in Chinese colleges and universities. As our Chinese colleague further states, “Most Chinese are learning English like one learning swimming ashore.” We have been writing about these shortcomings for ten years. It arises because administrators posted to their positions due to party affiliation and good standing, are basically ignorant of administration and educational matters. “The VIPs of EEC believe that they know, while they don’t, what are under their supervision; the professionals of EEC believe that what they are doing academically is helpful while it’s not. The two types are making the common non-professional people believe that they are knowingly reliable while they are not. . . . The educated, as well as the illiterate, do not know what to do and what not to do, what is correct and what is wrong, what is worthy and what is not, etc. The weakness, from the historical perspective, is also a consequence of modern Chinese history whose knowledge most Chinese people are poor at but reluctant to admit.” This book could not be published within China due to its truthfulness.

The Many Faces of Subud

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Author: Riantee Lydia Rand
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Subud is a direct and spontaneous spiritual experience that allows people to receive a contact with the Great Life Force. It re-awakens their inner feeling and puts them in touch with their own guidance, eventually bringing to the surface their true nature which was before obstructed and cluttered with erroneous beliefs, ancestral patterns of behavior, culture, education and their family malfunctions. Many have found a deeper understanding of their own religious beliefs from the evidence they receive for themselves. Others have come to actualize their true talent and work. There are Subud groups in eighty countries, bringing together harmoniously people of many different religious and ethnic backgrounds. The spiritual practice, or latihan, arises from within. It is a natural process that occurs without effort or study. This book is the result of the collaborative effort of three women who have practiced the latihan of Subud for decades. It compiles testimonies of Subud members from all over the world, on different topics. Each chapter begins with a short account of observations, experiences, receivings and dreams on the subject. People interviewed were of different age groups, social and ethnic backgrounds, some newly "opened" in Subud, some older members, some second and third generation Subud. The opening latihan - when one first receives this contact - is a ceremony of introduction into the spiritual exercise after a three-month period of inquiry referred to as the probation or investigation period. Through the latihan people renew their contact with the power of God and become aware of the latent powers that reside in all of humankind. The central feature of Subud is the latihankejiwaan, or inner training, which takes place for half an hour up to an hour, two or three times a week, and is practiced by men and women separately. Subud has little doctrinal teaching except for the belief in divine power and higher centers of consciousness. The implication is that people practicing the latihan align themselves with those higher centers. It is available to any person seventeen and older who has a sincere wish to worship God and wants to receive this contact. The action of the latihan within each person allows the power of God to express itself spontaneously through singing, chanting, shouting, moving, dancing, crying, laughing, etc. Subud's founder, Bapak Muhammad Subuh, explains that in this way, when in the latihan we make a complete surrender to the Power of God (or the Great Life Force), we can receive the education of our inner selves, free from interference by our minds and hearts and according to our own individual needs. Participants have often reported strong feelings of rapture and release, psychological and physical healing. During latihan, one lets go of thoughts and emotions in order to follow what surfaces: those movements and sounds that spontaneously arise from deep within. It is a form of cleansing which allows the worship of God to become stronger and less obstructed, a training that lets individuals get in touch, develop and trust their inner guidance, enabling the complete self to emerge through an action that comes from beyond the thinking and the will.

Feather Man

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Author: Rhyll McMaster
Publisher: Brandl & Schlesinger
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Feather Man by Rhyll McMaster Book Resume:

Set in Brisbane during the stultifying 1950s, this account of the betrayal of love throws us into the disordered world of Sookie, a young artist. As she transits warily to the London of the 'swinging' 70s, she comes up against those who would try to steal her very identity. Intelligent, mordantly funny, it is dark comedy with edges.

Divided by the Light

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Author: Paul Arnold; Carol Arnold
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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Divided by the Light by Paul Arnold; Carol Arnold Book Resume:

This novel is the story of a spiritual journey in the life of an atheist whose unwelcome enlightenment experience disrupts not only his own life and threatens his marriage, but plants seeds of conflict and stirs passions within his larger family. The principal locale is the fictional college-town of Copeland, Indiana, and the plot also unfolds in the Northern Rockies of Montana; Taos, New Mexico; and Paris.

What Best Friends Do

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Author: Edward W. Pluemer
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Tom Simmons, the thirty-five-year-old manager of the family hotel in San Francisco, has to fly back to his hometown of Chicago for the annual family business meeting. Little does he know that this flight will begin a series of embarrassing, comical, and life-changing events. Julie Evers, an attendant working on the same fateful flight, finds her life forever changed as a result of her interaction with Tom. For reasons neither of them understand, their paths continue to cross numerous times both in Chicago and in San Francisco, much to their mutual dismay. But despite some awkward and, sometimes, disturbing encounters, and against Julie’s stubborn objections, a relationship gradually takes seed and turns out to be exactly what both Tom and Julie need. I hope you will join me in this humorous, rocky, and unpredictable journey to happiness. Learn how Tom and Julie, thrown together repeatedly at the most inopportune times and often under the worst possible circumstances, still somehow find love. And even more to their surprise, they find that they are exactly the person designated to fill each other’s gaping emotional void—selected in a way even more surprising and unexpected than their implausible relationship.

The Big Ballad Jamboree

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Author: Donald Davidson
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
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A posthumous country music novel on the conflict between commerce and art. Hillbilly singer Danny MacGregor must decide whether to sing commercials or devote himself to folk music, like his sweetheart. The time is 1949, the setting North Carolina and the novel analyzes a problem that is still with us, the destruction of genuine folk music by urbanization and commercial folk music.

Landslayer's Law

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Author: Tom Deitz
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The World Walls separating the "real world" from the alternate world of Faerie are becoming so thin that Faerie can now be seen in satellite photographs. As craven mortal land developers threaten to exploit the magic lands, David Sullivan finds that it is up to him and his friends to prevent the High King Lugh from implementing his "final solution" to a most vexing problem—humankind.

Armageddon According To Mark

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Author: Grigori Gerenstein
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Michael Fridman’s mother, who lives in Israel, is a nonsmoking, mature, professional Jewish widow with a sense of humor and a son who never lives up to her expectations. Her new boyfriend, Mark Schtirlitz, is a fat slob of a brandy-guzzling failure of a musician with a secret mission—he is composing a musical with a working title “Armageddon.”

True Girl Fiction Series

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Author: Dannah Gresh,Janet Mylin,Suzy Weibel,Chizuruoke Anderson
Publisher: Moody Publishers
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This set contains all four books of the True Girl Fiction series: Just Call Me Kate, T is for Antonia, Yuzi's False Alarm, and Danika's Totally Terrible Loss. In Just Call Me Kate, sixth-grader Kate Harding has bigger problems than trying to get her parents to stop call her "Katie." She has a major crush on her older brother's best friend: Zachary Donaldson. In a moment of insanity, she dares to write his name on the bathroom wall in eight-inch high pencil letters. It doesn't take Principal Butter long to match the handwriting to the doodling on her book covers. Kate is sent to detention where she meets up with three new friends who decide to become the True Girl Club. Her case of boy craziness is doused with some good advice from her new friends. In T is for Antonia, Toni Diaz has a major problem. She's faster, stronger, and taller than most of the boys in her 6th grade class. Doesn't sound like a problem? Think again! She can't understand why God made her both the best athlete in her class and a girl! She wants to play for the Rutherford B. Hayes middle school football team, but school rules. . . and her parents. . . won't allow it. Toni decides to do it anyway. When dressing like a boy to pose for tryouts lands her in detention, she meets the founder of the True Girl Club. The club's crazy assignments help her learn that the coolest person she can be is. . . herself! In Yuzi's False Alarm, Yuzi Ukachi has every right to be mad. Because of her dad's job, their family has moved all over the place, so it's always been tough to make friends. And now his job has landed Yuzi in quite possibly the smallest town on the planet: Marion, Ohio—the Popcorn Capital of the World. Her mom volunteered her to wear a totally embarrassing corncob costume to the Popcorn Festival, and at school she ends up in detention for something she definitely did not do! When she opens up her heart to the three girls she meets in detention, she's invited into the True Girl Club. The club's adventures teach her that revenge isn't always the sweetest end to a story. In Danika's Totally Terrible Loss, Danika McAllister has everything a 12-year-old girl could want including a seat at the popular girls' table at lunch and a shot at winning the Miss Teeny Pop crown! But the pressure of her fake, popular personality is building. She ends up exploding and tossing her mom's famous Purple Glurp dessert. It accidentally hits her lunch lady in the head and now she's in big trouble. Not only is she headed to detention, but her dreams of the Teeny Pop crown are in trouble. She learns that she needs a new circle of friends so she can be the real Danika. When her true personality emerges, she discovers that she's not a follower at all. . .and the adventures of the True Girl Club begin.

Be the Hands and Feet

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Author: Nick Vujicic
Publisher: WaterBrook
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Nothing in life is as exciting and satisfying as introducing Jesus to people who have never met him. New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned motivational speaker Nick Vujicic is known worldwide as the man without arms and legs who personifies a "can do" spirit. Now in greater detail, he explains how the example of Jesus Christ motivates him to travel and speak broadly because the"good news" of the Gospel is just too good to keep quiet! Although the world has so many problems, no challenge is too great for the God who promises to move mountains. Using compelling stories from his own experience, Nick shares the heart of his message, the motivation behind all he does, and something that he believes the world needs now more than ever before: A faith in Jesus Christ that moves people to act and make the world a better place.

Dreaming in Dairyland

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Author: Kirsten Osbourne
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Cissie Rivers finds herself jealous of her best friend, Cindy, for the first time in her life. Cissie's always been smart, pretty, and a wonderful singer, but Cindy has found love, and Cissie is still alone. She isn't sure how much longer she can wait for matchmaker, Lachele, to find her perfect man. Patience has never been one of her virtues. Deputy Sheriff, Bob Anderson, takes one look at Cissie Rivers and knows she's the woman he wants to spend the rest of his life with. The only problem is, he can't seem to approach her. Every time he even thinks about it, his tongue swells in his mouth so he's certain he'll start stammering. When he finds out that Cissie is waiting to be matched by Lachele, he contacts Matchrimony immediately. Will Cissie be able to forgive him when she realizes he's engineered the match? Or will she opt out of their marriage after the first year is up?

The Expos in Their Prime

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Author: Alain Usereau
Publisher: McFarland
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In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Montreal Expos provided their fans with spectacular play produced by spectacular players. The team was able to reach the pinnacle of its lifetime popularity during that period. They were in fact even more popular than the beloved hockey-playing Canadiens in Montreal and the most popular sports team in Canada. The book depicts how the team reached that level of support from the whole country and also why they were not able to sustain that excellence.

You Have To Kiss a Lot of Frogs

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Author: Laurie Graff
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Forty-five-year-old actress Karrie Kline doesn't usually lose a lot of sleep over her age or her single status. But after one too many bridal showers, a notice on her apartment, an expired unemployment claim and her acting prospects drying up—too old to play the ingenue, too young for the role of matriarch—she's awake at 2:00 a.m. and determined to get perspective on her life. Starting with the men she's dated. From the man whose parents loved her more than he did, to the famous actor who had more bark than bite, Karrie traces back through her love life to uncover how her experiences have shaped her and how to find meaning in the past. Told with warmth, wit and poignancy, You Have To Kiss a Lot of Frogs shows how to face your memories—even the darkest, most secret ones—with courage, humor and hope.

The Bends

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Author: Darren Smith
Publisher: iUniverse
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Thomas Greene is a piece of work, a diabolical anti-hero skulking in the shadows of depravity. He screws his life up at every turn and accepts your best wishes along the way. He is sick, that is how anyone would categorize him. Not mentally, not even physically but there is something not right with him. Why else would he try to convince the world he is dying of cancer if this was not the case? Thomas was a normal, everyday American kid until the age of twelve. That is when it all started. Inflicted by a cruel medical disorder that left him completely hairless, he found people's intolerance of image leads to cruelty. From a happy-go-lucky boy he became a victim; beaten, banished and ridiculed and from there became a monster. Combining painful memories and a vicious wit Thomas tells his story, a wicked self-portrait in The Bends, a rich dark comedy taking the form of a disturbing road movie and a self-help book that will scar you for life.

The Honey-Don't List

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Author: Christina Lauren
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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From the New York Times bestselling author behind the “joyful, warm, touching” (Jasmine Guillory, New York Times bestselling author) The Unhoneymooners comes a delightfully charming love story about what happens when two assistants tasked with keeping a rocky relationship from explosion start to feel sparks of their own. Carey Duncan has worked for home remodeling and design gurus Melissa and Rusty Tripp for nearly a decade. A country girl at heart, Carey started in their first store at sixteen, and—more than anyone would suspect—has helped them build an empire. With a new show and a book about to launch, the Tripps are on the verge of superstardom. There’s only one problem: America’s favorite couple can’t stand each other. James McCann, MIT graduate and engineering genius, was originally hired as a structural engineer, but the job isn’t all he thought it’d be. The last straw? Both he and Carey must go on book tour with the Tripps and keep the wheels from falling off the proverbial bus. Unfortunately, neither of them is in any position to quit. Carey needs health insurance, and James has been promised the role of a lifetime if he can just keep the couple on track for a few more weeks. While road-tripping with the Tripps up the West Coast, Carey and James vow to work together to keep their bosses’ secrets hidden, and their own jobs secure. But if they stop playing along—and start playing for keeps—they may have the chance to build something beautiful together… From the “hilariously zany and heartfelt” (Booklist) Christina Lauren comes a romantic comedy that proves if it’s broke, you might as well fix it.

Booth's Daughter

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Author: Raymond Wemmlinger
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
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The niece of Lincoln’s assassin comes to terms with her family’s genius and tragic history. In March 1880 at age eighteen, Edwina is experiencing many new things. For the first time she sees her actor father, Edwin Booth, in King Lear, a play he had considered “too harsh for a young lady.” For the first time she finds herself squarely facing the burden carried by her family name for more than a decade: the assassination of President Lincoln by her uncle John Wilkes Booth. And for the first time she is in love, with Downing Vaux, an artist whose father, like Edwina’s, is famous. Edwina leaves Downing behind when her father insists that she accompany him on a year-long theatrical tour abroad. Downing is loyal, however, and when she returns to New York, they become engaged. But when the assassination of President Garfield thrusts the Booth family back into the limelight, Edwina finds that she must travel abroad again with her father, and Downing’s devotion is tested. Forced to reexamine her life, Edwina faces a difficult choice between duty and the pursuit of happiness.

Say Yes to The Universe

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Author: Pamela Wilson
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"Do you find yourself living the life that showed up instead of the life you want? Do you feel there's a deeper purpose to your life you can't seem to grasp? Are you frustrated with trying to break out of thought patterns that don't work for you? International speaker and coach, Pamela Wilson, explores 12 spiritual principles that will guide you to:* Wake up to a more satisfying and meaningful life.* Learn when and how to say "no" so you can say "yes" to the things that move you forward in your life.* Get past those old patterns once and for all with one simple concept.* Apply the Moses Code, Law of Attraction, The Secret to Yourself and what you want out of life.Are you ready to say "Yes!" to yourself and your unique greatness? To Spirit, Energy, Source, Universe, however you define "greater power"? To relationships that are authentic, meaningful, and satisfying? To the future you've dreamed of, or maybe the one you've been afraid to dream of? Say "Yes!" to the Universe!"

Mud In My Heart

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Author: Melinda Keen
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
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A father and son vacation goes horribly wrong and young Adam is forced to endure a peculiar captivity in a world unchanged by civilization.

After the Boxes Are Unpacked

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Author: Susan Miller
Publisher: NavPress
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An essential relocation guide refreshed and updated for today’s movers. More than 34 million Americans move each year, and studies show it can be one of the heaviest strains on a marriage. For women especially, relocating can be a traumatic event. With true stories, ingenious insights, and helpful hints, this great book makes transitioning smoother so women can get on with their lives. Those who are moving will find this valuable book as important as packing tape. Divided into three sections, After the Boxes are Unpacked helps recent movers focus on letting go of their past, starting over, and moving ahead. Topics include the following:How to manage the emotional stress of leaving family and friendsHow to support your spouse through a relocationHow to build new relationships in a new cityHow to help children adjust to new surroundings and make friendsHow to find a new church homeHow to navigate financial challenges related to movingHow to discover God’s will for you and your family in a new cityThis evergreen book has been a staple for movers for 20 years and has been extensively refreshed with additional content for today’s movers. “Susan is doing a tremendous job of helping women deal with the trauma of transition. This resource will help anyone who wants to move ahead in a healthy way after they’ve experienced a move. I highly recommend this book.” —John Trent, PhD, President of StrongFamilies.com

My House Renovated One Room At a Time

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Author: Paulie Rogers
Publisher: FriesenPress
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"Exhausted from the whirlwind of wedding activities, we stood in front of our antiquated old house, staring at the grandeur of it. I took in the intricate carved workmanship etched in the solid wood front door, the detailed front porch with it's trims and spindled railings. The romantic gabbled windows that jutted out from tall majestic roof lines.... my husband on the other hand, saw the rot that was causing the porch about to fall away from the house, the wood shingles that had let loose, the warped door that wouldn't quite shut properly and the old windows that were cracked and single paned. This was our house that we were about to make into our home." Remodeling isn't easy. It can be painstakingly hard work. And once you start, where does it end....? In this unique Bible Study, Paulie Rogers takes the reader on a journey of self-restoration with Jesus, while sharing examples of living in a farmhouse, that is in dire need of it's own restoration, one room at a time. And when the project is finished, our joy is complete.

Conflicted

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Author: Bob Fitch
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Gary doesnt understand why his parents separated, or what he can do to make things right for his family. But his dad has promised that theyll be spending special time together on his eleventh birthday, so maybe hell get to learn more. Even better, perhaps hell be able to forge the bond with his dad that he so craves. As their adventure unfolds we hear about Garys past, his flashbacks revealing why he is the person that he has become. We share the highs and the lows of his birthday weekend, and discover just what a profound impact the events have on their relationship. We learn what Gary must do to cope in his adolescent years, and how the forces of nature and nurture continue to shape his life. Along the way, we see just how complicated life can become for a child when parents leave their conflicts unresolved.