The Pages of My Life

Autobiography and Selected Stories

Author: Popaṭī Hīrānandāṇī,Jyoti Panjwani

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198066941

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 179

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Popati Hiranandani's (1924-2007) autobiograpy unfolds the experiences of her personal life trapped in the geo-political debris of pre- and post-Partition India. She traces the agony and ecstasy of her life, the critical junctures of becoming and unbecoming in the life of a Sindhi woman-the two phases of her pre-Partition and post-Partition life are fused by the inconsolable and unmitigated trauma triggered by the loss of home. Through an exegesis of gender relations in colonial and postcolonial India and scrutiny of personal experiences and memories, Hiranandani offers her understanding of the real obstacles that come in women's ways of wielding autonomy over their lives. Hiranandani's short stories posit a fictional account of multifaceted existence of womanhood. Caught in the web of nostalgia, agony, pain of separation, and reunion-both imaginary and real-Hiranandani's protagonists attempt to veil their tears and recount the stories of the lives that remained untold and unheard for a long time. Translated, and with an Introduction, by Jyoti Panjwani, this work traces the migration of the Sindhi community in pre- and post-Partition India. The detailed analysis of the development of Sindhi literature is accompanied by Panjwani's re-contextualizing of Hiranandani's life and work in present-day India.

The Pages of Her Life

Author: James L. Rubart

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 0718099435

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Award-winning and bestselling author James L. Rubart explores the way our memories shape us . . . and how they affect our beliefs. Allison Moore has no idea why she got out of her car on that rainy March afternoon and picked up the soaked journal laying on the side of the road. Brought it home. But she did. It was empty. Except for two lines scrawled in the front, too washed out to read. And a Jesus emblem inside the back cover. Something about the journal compels her to start writing in it, capturing thoughts about her newly acquired job that she thought would be heaven, but has turned into hell. Then one day, she finds words in the center of the journal. Words she didn’t write: Mene mene tekel upharsin. After her heart stops hammering, Allison Googles the phrase, and reads the story of Belshazzar's Feast, where a hand from God writes on the wall, and the king is slain. Fear grips her, certain God is coming after her for what she did twelve years back. What she’s done wrong her whole life. She vows to make things right. Then she discovers more phrases appearing underneath each of her journal entries. Those phrases take her on an emotional roller coaster that forces her to look at everything she believes about her past in a new light, and opens her eyes to a supernatural realm of staggering consequence.

Pages of My Life

Author: The Pages of My Life,Malini Sood Horiuchi,Jyoti Mahtani

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780983927204

Category:

Page: N.A

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Pages of my life is a simple journal designed to help us form a deeper connection to ourselves on a daily basis. It builds a bridge from soul to page and vice versa. The pages are for those of us who want to create a scrapbook of memories encompassing our inner and outer lives. This journal encourages us to acknowledge, reflect on and feel our day and to appreciate all we are given.Pages of my life is especially suited to people who are unaccustomed to journaling. For many, a blank page can seem intimidating or time consuming. The recurring questions take only a few minutes to answer and immediately bring us to the essence of our day. These pages gently nudge us to reconnect with those moments that make life meaningful. Pages of my life was created by two busy women who refuse to live lives filled with unnoticed moments. We hope to help inspire others to do the same.Malini Sood Horiuchi and Jyoti Mahtani

Writing the Pages of My Life

Author: Diane Goodrich

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 9781598009972

Category: Poetry

Page: 72

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A Poetic Interpretation to Color and Expose Feelings of Love and Pain "Writing the Pages of My Life" is a collection of inspirational thoughts and feelings translated into poetic content. Inspired by family and friends, by love and pain, all of my poems tell a story from the chapters of my life.

The Pages of My Life

Conquering Challenges

Author: Deborah Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781618631978

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 98

View: 2012

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"The Pages of My Life: Conquering Challenges" consists of a series of events that the author has encountered in life from early childhood until recently. Many of the events that occurred in her life were quite challenging, but through Jesus Christ she endured and came out victorious. Some of the things that she faced were not because of sin, but were predestined for her to go through in life. Everyone has a story, but the outcome of our story depends on how we as individuals choose to handle each situation or challenge in our life. As the author shares her story, it is her intent to help someone who is going through the same or similar challenges. This book will help people see their obstacles as stepping stones to their appointed destiny.

From the Pages of a Diary

Author: Raj Dhar

Publisher: Partridge Publishing

ISBN: 1482812169

Category: Fiction

Page: 126

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The story is based on the diary that the protagonist of the story used to write about her life. Her daughter finds this diary many years after the death of her mother. The daughter completes the last chapter of the diary and turns it into the life story of her mother. This is the story of a young woman Sukriti; a fiercely independent woman, who had a flourishing career as a journalist in a leading newspaper and had earned a name for herself for writing books on politics, international affairs as well as pulp fiction. She met the debonair, smooth talking, middle aged politician; Ashwin Solanki and her world turned upside down. It was not love at first sight for them but fate kept bringing them together. It was a love doomed from the very start, she knew it and so did he. Ashwin Solanki was a married man and related to the powerful president of the ruling Prajya Party. He had resigned from the Indian Administrative services to join politics at the behest of his uncle. A man of many talents, he would have preferred to lead a simple life but he had to live the dream of his uncle . It took a bomb blast, thousands of miles away from India, where Sukriti had gone on her journalistic mission; for Ashwin Solanki to realize that he was in love with her. Forces beyond their control brought them together. Sukriti was often haunted by guilt and even went away leaving without any trace but their paths crossed again. This time Sukriti did not want to resist the yearning of her heart, but fates had contrived otherwise..

The Red Leather Diary

Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal

Author: Lily Koppel

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061827495

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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Rescued from a Dumpster on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a discarded diary brings to life the glamorous, forgotten world of an extraordinary young woman. For more than half a century, the red leather diary lay silent, languishing inside a steamer trunk, its worn cover crumbling into little flakes. When a cleaning sweep of a New York City apartment building brings this lost treasure to light, both the diary and its owner are given a second life. Recovered by Lily Koppel, a young writer working at the New York Times, the journal paints a vivid picture of 1930s New York—horseback riding in Central Park, summer excursions to the Catskills, and an obsession with a famous avant-garde actress. From 1929 to 1934, not a single day's entry is skipped. Opening the tarnished brass lock, Koppel embarks on a journey into the past, traveling to a New York in which women of privilege meet for tea at Schrafft's, dance at the Hotel Pennsylvania, and toast the night at El Morocco. As she turns the diary's brittle pages, Koppel is captivated by the headstrong young woman whose intimate thoughts and emotions fill the pale blue lines. Who was this lovely ingénue who adored the works of Baudelaire and Jane Austen, who was sexually curious beyond her years, who traveled to Rome, Paris, and London? Compelled by the hopes and heartaches captured in the pages, Koppel sets out to find the diary's owner, her only clue the inscription on the frontispiece—"This book belongs to . . . Florence Wolfson." A chance phone call from a private investigator leads Koppel to Florence, a ninety-year-old woman living with her husband of sixty-seven years. Reunited with her diary, Florence ventures back to the girl she once was, rediscovering a lost self that burned with artistic fervor. Joining intimate interviews with original diary entries, Koppel reveals the world of a New York teenager obsessed with the state of her soul and her appearance, and muses on the serendipitous chain of events that returned the lost journal to its owner. Evocative and entrancing, The Red Leather Diary re-creates the romance and glitter, sophistication and promise, of 1930s New York, bringing to life the true story of a precocious young woman who dared to follow her dreams.

As I Turn the Pages of Life

The Essence of Southern Literature

Author: Sonny E. Carr

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1463492456

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 252

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Dear Reader, I would like to introduce you to a literary novel, based on true facts, entitled As I Turn The Pages of Life. Prior to leaving for Vietnam one of the most tantalizing love stories you will ever read began to encompass my life. Woven among the pages through this almost unbelievable story, you will come to know me. This chapter of my life ended in tragedy. A tragedy that would engulf my life for many years to come until I was able to go back to the little dirt lane back on the farm to gain final closure As I Turn The Pages of Life begins with life''s first memories. Those memories were of my Grandfather, a very distinguished gentleman whose relationship I continue to cherish even today. The story begins where I grew up, on a farm in West Tennessee during the 50''s. I lived in fear of the military after finishing high school for the next four years, knowing Vietnam was a place from which I could not escape, I was drafted in the spring of 1968, and my fears came true when in August of 1968 I landed in Bien Hoa South Vietnam. I became a member of the 101st. Airborne Division and over the course of the next twelve months earned two Bronze Stars and the Air Medal. I truly believe I returned from Vietnam alive only by the Grace of God with help from my Grandmother. She passed away while I was in Vietnam and became my special Angel, guiding me through the many battles yet to come. She remains my special Angel to this day. There was also another reason to stay alive while in Vietnam. A precious young lady was waiting for me to return. When I arrived home from Vietnam and tuned into her driveway she placed her arms around me and at that moment I truly understood the meaning of love. Through this love story we shared a tragedy and separation that I believe will captivate the hearts of those who read it. The tragedy of her death was almost more than I could bear until returned to the little dirt lane on the farm gaining final closure.

Romance from the Pages of Life: Four Historical Romances

Author: Doreen Milstead

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1329984587

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Mail Order Bride: The Joyful Wife, The Drunken Cowboy & His Bitter Sister - A woman travels west to join her fiancé, a cowboy with a cranky sister who appears to be permanently bitter. Mail Order Bride: Twin Sisters With A Secret, For The Two Brothers In Montana - Twin sisters who have lost their parents, seek a way to support themselves, but the only way they can get their inheritance is to marry and stay married for three years. Charles & Ramona & The Wolves Of The Forest, is about a high society woman in NYC who gets sent off to Oregon to be the bride of a lonely outpost operator. He is as stunned by her beauty when she gets off the train, as she is by the wilderness surrounding his cabin and home. Caroline & Asa, Her Stranger On A Train, is about a mail order bride headed for California, and a man she has never met, to marry him and start a new life out west.

The Pages of My Mind

Author: Stan Sunny Isaacs

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 141200554X

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 143

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Sunny Isaacs takes us "there", wherever "there" is, with all the wonder of childhood, the infectious grin of exuberant joy and the aching beauty of the desert or mountains. We feel renewed and stronger after a trip with his words.

Sex and the Soul of a Woman

How God Restores the Beauty of Relationship from the Pain of Regret

Author: Paula Rinehart

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 031033277X

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Compassionate counselor Paula Rinehart understands the high price a woman pays in loosening her sexual boundaries, and the unique role sex plays in forging a bond meant to last a lifetime. She shows women how to break free from the bondage of misused sexuality and create a new beginning in their relationships with men.This is required reading for every college-age woman who longs for a man to see her beauty and cherish it.

Bits and Pieces of a Southern Life

Author: Ramona Wells Hackney

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1615799915

Category: Religion

Page: 154

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This Book reads like a woman telling her life story to her best friend in Bits and Pieces of amusing stories. She shares all of her good times and funny tales so that they can laugh together. As you read along, Maybe you will also find yourself inside these pages and become a Best Friend! Ramona Hackney was born and raised in the South by loving, Christian parents. Their love for each other and the lessons that they taught are locked in her memories forever. A love of her heritage and the joy of her life gave a reason to pass on some of those treasured moments and warm feelings to others. Her hope is that you may find some of your life in the pages of this book.

Krista, the Quest for Truth

Author: Jinianne Gorg

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1456849271

Category: Fiction

Page: 165

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Krista, the Quest for Truth In the future, Christianity will be against the law throughout the world. The mention of the name Jesus can cause imprisonment and sometimes death. "Krista, the Quest for Truth" begins with a high school student who happens upon a Bible. She discovers a shocking secret – all people were created and evolution is only a myth. The book subsequently follows about ten years of Krista´s life. See how she responds to God´s word through her actions. Friends treat her as an outsider as she tries to understand these truths. Her newfound faith will present challenges as she is arrested and put in jail. Follow Krista´s life and her responses as she grows in her faith and love for Jesus.

Architexts of Memory

Literature, Science, and Autobiography

Author: Evelyne Ender

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472031047

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 305

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In this impressively interdisciplinary study, Evelyne Ender revisits master literary works to suggest that literature can serve as an experimental laboratory for the study of human remembrance. She shows how memory not only has a factual basis but is inseparable from fictional and aesthetic elements. Beautifully written in accessible prose, and impressive in its scope, the book takes up works by Proust, Woolf, George Eliot, Nerval, Lou Andreas-Salome, and Sigmund Freud, getting to the heart of essential questions about mental images, empirical knowledge, and the devastations of memory loss in ways that are suggestive and profound. Architexts of Memory joins a growing body of work in the lively field of memory studies, drawing from clinical psychology, psychoanalysis, and neurobiology as well as literary studies. "An important, cogently argued, subtle and rich study of a topic of great interest." --Mieke Bal, University of Amsterdam "A work of literary studies positioned at the intersection of tradition and innovation. Evelyne Ender's book brings fashionable cultural concerns to bear on traditional literary texts-her superb pedagogical skills lure and guide the reader through the most difficult psychoanalytical concepts." --Nelly Furman, Cornell University Evelyne Ender is Professor of French Studies, University of Washington. She is the author of Sexing the Mind: Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Hysteria.

Soulmates from the Pages of History

From Mythical to Contemporary, 75 Examples of the Power of Friendship

Author: Jack Adler

Publisher: Algora Publishing

ISBN: 0875869831

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 360

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Writer Jack Adler describes 75 famous friendships throughout history from mythical to contemporary times. Along the way, the lives and personalities of artists, politicians, philosophers, soldiers, and outlaws are outlined, including some personal details that may not be well-known. Presenting sketches of individuals like Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, Adam Smith and David Hume, Charles Baudelaire and Edouard Manet, David Henry Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Susan Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Vladimir Horowitz — even Al Capone and Johnny Torrio — the author shows how contrasting as well as comparable personalities, characters and temperaments can support and strengthen each other, and he explores the range of ties that may influence a person during one phase of life or may become the center of one's life altogether. The book examines the peculiar power of the bonds of friendship and provides illuminating details on how major friendships throughout history emerged and developed — or fell apart. Each friendship, and the respective personalities of the pairings or groups, is carefully placed in the context of its historical period. The material is accurate and written in an easy-to-read style. Illustrations of the personalities, and many of their quotes, embellish the text.

Barren No More!

Author: Janice L. Hill

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 148364264X

Category: Religion

Page: 53

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About the Book “Barren No More” initially started as a sermon that the Lord had dropped in my spirit to preach. The more I wrote, the longer it became. I would say, “Lord this is too long to preach”...and that’s when he said that he wanted me to put it into a book. I said Lord I will be obedient and do it. I completed what I believed to be the final draft last year in 2012, but was waiting on the Lord to tell me how to get it published. I was determined not to get ahead of God on this project. I received a word from the Lord through someone very special to me. I was teaching a class, and out of the blue this minister said to me “so what are you going to do about those books?” I looked at her and said what do you mean? She repeated what she had said again. I spoke to her about it later that night and she offered to help me get it published. I said, “Hallelujah let’s do it.”

He Died Twice

Author: Sholeh Shabangiz

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1468559265

Category: Fiction

Page: 220

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In a land where women are limited by rules and religion, an Iranian woman dares to love. A man with mesmerizing eyes invites her to a forbidden territory. Their secret meetings are exciting and his touch takes her to the edge of rebellion. Fariba knows she has to keep it all a secret. Her culture, her religion and most importantly her parents would not understand, nor allow it. When her father accepts a marriage proposal on her behalf Fariba has no choice but to confess that her heart belongs to another man. For her, the game has just begun .it is the beginning of a nightmare in a place where God fails to exist. Fariba witnesses the terror of the war as her dreams shatter and her country bleeds. Fariba's world has changed and so has she. When she is about to lose all that she has, she unleashes the warrior inside. Her heart is an ocean of love which holds secrets deep enough not to surface anytime soon. In her dreams, she holds on to the only man she ever loved. In reality, she longs to reunite with her daughter. This is a woman who won't be forgotten.

The Caravaners

Author: Elizabeth von Arnim

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405511737

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Dear Husband, she said, actually imitating me. I know what you are going to say. I always know what you are going to say. I know all the things you ever can or ever do say. She paused for a moment, and then added in a firm voice, looking me straight in the eyes, By heart. ' For the Major and his wife Edelgard, the idea of a holiday touring Southern England in a horse-drawn gypsy caravan seems perfect. As they begin their leisurely progress through its green and verdant countryside, the holiday spirit sets in. But England presents more than a contrast of scenery to this German couple - amongst the company of their English companions Edelgard seems to undergo a change of terperament, rebealing herself to be far less biddable than the upright Major had believed. The blossoming of hedgerows is one thing, but the blossoming of his wife is quite another ...