Letter To My Daughter

Author: Maya Angelou

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748122354

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to my Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categories: it's part guidebook, part memoir, part poetry - and pure delight. Here in short essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons about compassion and fortitude. Whether she is recalling lost friends, extolling honesty or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice, Maya Angelou writes from the heart to millions of women. Like the rest of her remarkable work, Letter to My Daughter entertains and teaches. It is a book to cherish, savour, reread and share.

Letter to My Daughter

A Novel

Author: George Bishop

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0345519752

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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BONUS: This edition contains a Letter to My Daughter discussion guide. A fight, ended by a slap, sends Elizabeth out the door of her Baton Rouge home on the eve of her fifteenth birthday. Her mother, Laura, is left to fret and worry—and remember. Wracked with guilt as she awaits Liz’s return, Laura begins a letter to her daughter, hoping to convey “everything I’ve always meant to tell you but never have.” In her painfully candid confession, Laura shares memories of her own troubled adolescence in rural Louisiana, her bittersweet relationship with a boy she loved despite her parents’ disapproval, and a personal tragedy that she can never forget. An absorbing and affirming debut, Letter to My Daughter is a heartwrenching novel of mothers, daughters, and the lessons we all learn when we come of age. Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more. RandomHouseReadersCircle.com

Letters to My Daughters

Author: Emma Hannigan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473660068

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ** Some books are guaranteed to break your heart - and put it back together again. Letters to my Daughters is one of those wonderful books. Throughout their lives, the three Brady sisters have always been closer to their nanny May than to their own mother, Martha a busy midwife. May always thought of them as her daughters so when she dies suddenly, the sisters are left devastated -- especially when they learn that letters intended for them from May with final words of advice and love have gone missing. But what words of advice could the sisters need? Beatrice, owner of exclusive wedding boutiques, is busy and fulfilled. Rose has a beautiful daughter, a luxurious home and a thriving interiors company. And Jeannie, married to a wealthy plastic surgeon in L.A., wants for nothing. Except that each of the sisters carries a secret ... As they gather for the reading of May's will in Dublin, they must face some life-changing decisions. Will they ever learn the words of advice May had for them and discover who took the letters? Letters to my Daughters is a spellbinding story about the complicated bonds between women -- daughters, mothers, sisters -- and how love and happiness comes in many guises.

Letters to My Daughter

Author: Lea Redmond

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452153827

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 12

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This keepsake book of twelve prompted letters offers parents a unique way to send love, support, and advice to a daughter of any age. Once filled out, sealed, and postdated, these letters will become a personalized gift that she'll treasure for years to come.

Letters to My Daughters

A Dad's Thoughts on a Most Important Decision—Marriage

Author: Paul A. Friesen

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 193690702X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 202

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A dad shares his heart and wisdom with his three daughters regarding a life-changing decision: marriage. Through 52 personal letters to Kari, Lisa, and Julie, Paul Friesen pens his insights on the importance of convictions, character, considerations, and chemistry as they relate to relationships.

Letters to my Daughter

Author: Robert Menzies,Heather Henderson

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1742664725

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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As Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister and the founder of the Liberal Party, Sir Robert Menzies is a towering figure in our political and cultural history. Letters to My Daughter is a collection of letters written by Menzies to his only daughter, Heather, throughout the fifties, sixties and seventies, when she was living overseas with her diplomat husband. They are full of warmth, love, humour and insights—both political and personal—and they allow us to see a completely different side of a man most Australians think of as a rather stern and forbidding authoritarian figure. The letters are so beautifully written they make you realise what a lost art letter writing is, and they are introduced by Heather herself, who explains the insider references and humorous asides. The collection also includes fascinating correspondence between Menzies and leaders of the day, including President John F. Kennedy and Gough Whitlam. Even the most rusted-on Labor voter will come away with a different view of Menzies and his legacy after reading this book.

Letters to My Daughters

A Memoir

Author: Fawzia Koofi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781553658764

Category: Afghanistan

Page: 275

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In this courageous memoir, Fawzia Koofi, Afghanistan's most popular female politician, gives us her first-hand account of Afghan history through the rule of the Mujahedeen and Taliban, her experiences of the Afghanistan War, and the effects of these events on the lives of women in Afghanistan. In writing Letters to My Daughters, Fawzia has created a fresh take on Afghan society and Islam, and a gripping account of a life lived under the most harrowing of circumstances. Fawzia is the nineteenth child of twenty-three in a family with seven wives. Her father was an incorruptible politician strongly attached to Afghan tradition. When he was murdered by the Mujahedeen, Fawzia's illiterate mother escaped with her children and decided to send the ten-year-old Fawzia to school. As the civil war raged, Fawzia dodged bullets and snipers to attend class, determined to be the first person in her family to receive an education. Fawzia went on to marry a man she loved, and they had two cherished daughters, Shohra and Shaharzad. Sadly, the arrival of the Taliban spelled an end to Fawzia's freedom. Outraged and deeply saddened by the injustice she saw around her, and by the tainting of her Islamic faith, she discovered politics for herself, following in her father's footsteps. Tragically, this choice has lead to security threats to her life by Islamic extremists. Thus, Letters to My Daughters is not only a record of her life, but also acts as a literal letter through which Fawzia can pass on her wisdom about justice and dignity to her daughters, not knowing for how long she will survive such attacks.

Time for Change

Wie ich meiner Tochter die Wirtschaft erkläre

Author: Yanis Varoufakis

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446445250

Category: Political Science

Page: 180

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In "Time for Change" entfaltet Yanis Varoufakis die Grundlagen seines Denkens – indem er seiner Tochter in allgemeinverständlicher Sprache die Welt der Wirtschaft erklärt. Behutsam, Schritt für Schritt und doch voller Leidenschaft bringt er ihr und uns seine kritische Perspektive auf die europäische Finanzpolitik nahe.

Letters to My Daughter: A Journal of Letters from Mother to Child

Author: Mother Child Journals

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781796841855

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 110

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Letters To My Daughteris the perfect keepsake notebook from a parent to a child. Create an heirloom piece by leaving advice, thoughts, or support to your daughter. Perfect for babies or older children. Give them the gift of your words and handwriting, beautifully displayed in this notebook. With a gorgeous cover page that includes a space to write to/from, the rest of the book is a lined notebook with a high-end look that will become a future keepsake for your son or daughter. Ideas: Milestones (growing up, quotes, funny things kids say) A mother's journal of the strong emotions of babyhood as well as the struggles of a new mother's heart. Birthday letters every year recapping the last year and giving love and support into the next. Letters of advice as your child grows up and things you want him/her to know when older and as they transition into teenage or young adult years. Document your feelings and love as a mother to your daughter on days as they happen or as the love for your child overwhelms you suddenly as it does occasionally for all parents. Write letters outlining prayers for your daughter over the years as they grow and their experiences change. The beauty of a lined notebook is that you can make it what you want and it can morph into whatever it needs to become as the years go on. Makes an amazing graduation gift from parent to child to send them off to college or a beautiful new mother gift when your daughter first experiences motherhood of her own. Let them read the letters are you write them, or keep it in their memory box with other precious keepsakes to pass onto them later. Features: Premium Matte Soft Cover 6" x 9" Printed on Bright White Paper 108 lined pages (54 pages front/back)

Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtungen

Briefe an Indira

Author: Jawaharlal Nehru

Publisher: Ruprecht Gmbh & Company

ISBN: 9783525300268

Category: History

Page: 1200

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English summary: Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) wrote his world history in form of letters to his daughter Indira (1917-1984) in the 1930s. The work represents a key text of cosmopolitan world historical consideration from the first half of the 20th century. German text. German description: Dieses Werk, das Jawaharlal Nehru wahrend seiner Gefangnishaft in den 1930er Jahren fur seine Tochter Indira verfasste, ist eine weltweit noch immer hochst populare Geschichtsdarstellung. Das in vieler Hinsicht meisterhafte Opus, das auch ein erwachsenes Lesepublikum anspricht, soll nach einem halben Jahrhundert erneut der deutschsprachigen Offentlichkeit zuganglich gemacht werden. Es reprasentiert einen Schlusseltext kosmopolitischer Weltgeschichtsbetrachtung, der auch heute noch eine oft erstaunliche Aktualitat besitzt. Indem das Werk die vertrauten Betrachtungshorizonte erweitert und den europaischen und asiatischen Blickwinkel zu verbinden weiss, ermoglicht es jenen transkulturellen Perspektivenwechsel, ohne den historisch-politische Bildung im Zeitalter der Globalisierung nicht mehr denkbar ist.

Letters to My Daughter

Journal for Mothers and Daughters

Author: Cute Notebook Factory

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781726463799

Category:

Page: 108

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A journal for Mom to pen letters to her daughter. It features a pretty watercolor pattern and mother and baby elephants with heart shape balloons. Write about your feelings during pregnancy and/or while she's growing up. This book is for any age. A beautiful gift for daughter when she gets married or has a child of her own. A loving keepsake and reminder of Mom. A sweet gift for baby showers and Mother's Day. 6X9 inch, 107 pages, lightly lined with cute doodle scrolls at top and bottom of pages, matte finish. Cute Notebook Factory makes wide variety of beautiful journals and note books for girls, perfect for school, work and home. Please click our name to see all of our listings.

A Letter to My Daughter, Michele

In Response to Her Book, Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman

Author: Faith Ringgold

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781517572662

Category: African American men

Page: 92

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There has been a deafening silence around this book since I wrote it in 1980, 35 years ago. Why is Mother not allowed the freedom of speech to critique daughter? Is daughter perfect or is it Mother who is undeniably flawed? Lets find out why Daughter can critique Mother but Mother must and has maintained a deafening silence? Why is this? What is this? - Faith Ringgold A Letter to My Daughter, Michele, is a mother's truth about her daughter's version of Feminism in the pages of, Black Macho and the Myth of the Super Woman by Michele Wallace, 1979. Faith Ringgold analyses, reviews and criticizes her daughters best selling book line by line and calls out the 70's feminist rhetoric, generalities, stereotypes and lies.

Letters To My Daughter's Killer

Author: Cath Staincliffe

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1780335725

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ITV3 CRIME THRILLER BOOK CLUB Grandmother Ruth Sutton writes to the man she hates more than anyone else on the planet: the man who she believes killed her daughter Lizzie in a brutal attack four years earlier. Ruth's burden of grief and hatred, has only grown heavier with the passing of time, her avid desire for vengeance ever stronger. In writing to him Ruth hopes to exorcise the corrosive emotions that are destroying her life, to find the truth and with it release and a way forward. Whether she can ever truly forgive him is another matter - but the letters are her last, best hope. Letters To My Daughter's Killer exposes the aftermath of violent crime for an ordinary family and explores fundamental questions of crime and punishment. How do we deal with the very human desire for revenge? If we get justice does reconciliation follow? Can we really forgive those who do us the gravest wrong? Could you?

A Letter to My Daughter

Author: Rodgers Howard Jr.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1503549402

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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It is important for us as fathers to know that we are kings. We are blessed to be the leaders of our legacies. Our daughters are the mothers of the world, making them queens, and our job is to shower them with love, loyalty, and laughter.

Gardening Letters To My Daughter

Author: Anne Scott-James

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780312058678

Category: Gardening

Page: 184

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Letters discuss plants, garden planning, seasonal activities, gardening books, and other gardens

Ist die Liebe nicht schön?

Weihnachtsroman

Author: Carmel Harrington

Publisher: MIRA Taschenbuch

ISBN: 3956499263

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Eine Geschichte, so wohlig und warm wie eine heiße Schokolade! Weihnachten war stets die schönste Zeit des Jahres für Belle. Die funkelnden Lichter Dublins, der knirschende Schnee unter den Schuhen, der Zauber, der in der Luft liegt. Doch dieses Jahr ist sie blind für all das, und ihre Welt ist grau, nachdem sie alles verloren hat, was sie liebt. Aber Weihnachten hat auch dieses Jahr nicht seinen Zauber verloren ... und schickt Belle jemanden, der ihr vor Augen führen soll, wie schön das Leben ist.

Letters to My Daughter: A Keepsake of Memories and Advice Notebook: 6x9 Inch, 120 Pages, Blank Lined Journal to Write in

Author: Amy's Notebooks & Journals

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781798786383

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 122

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Letters To My Daughter: A Keepsake Of Memories And Advice Notebook: 6x9 Inch, 120 Pages, Blank Lined Journal To Write In This Letters To My Daughter: A Keepsake Of Memories And Advice Notebook is a great gift for new mothers. Makes a cute baby shower gift for a little baby girl and new mom to be. Use this journal for writing your personal thoughts, beautiful memories, special advice and feelings. Your daughter will love to read all about the special moments you were able to capture in your stories and letters. When she's a young lady or a grown adult, it will be a perfect keepsake she will treasure forever.

»Worte müssen etwas bedeuten«

Seine großen Reden

Author: Barack Obama

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518751328

Category: Political Science

Page: 255

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Es sind die Themen unserer Zeit: Klimawandel, Migration, Terrorismus, Atomwaffen, rassistische Gewalt. Es sind die Themen, die Barack Obama in acht Jahren als US-Präsident wie kein anderer Staatsmann verfolgt hat. In seinen Reden zieht er unaufgeregt und konzentriert Lehren aus einer fehlgeleiteten Politik der Vergangenheit und richtet den Blick auf die Zukunft. Barack Obama ist aber nicht nur ein scharfsinniger Politiker, er ist einer der Menschen, die sich nicht scheuen, Mitgefühl zu zeigen, Verzweiflung und Trauer. Unvergessen seine Rede beim Begräbnis von Nelson Mandela oder seine spontane Äußerung zu dem Attentat in Orlando. Auf seinen Reden gründet sich sein Vermächtnis, Ideale auch angesichts einer schwierigen Realität nicht zu verraten.