The Pages of Her Life

Author: James L. Rubart

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 0718099435

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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New from the award–winning author of The Five Times I Met Myself. “James L. Rubart’s writing always delivers characters that echo our own lives, living in a world not too removed from our own. The Pages of Her Life is another captivating taste of who we really can be.” —David Rawlings, author of The Baggage Handler How Do You Stand Up for Yourself When It Means Losing Everything? Allison Moore is making it. Barely. The Seattle architecture firm she started with her best friend is struggling, but at least they’re free from the games played by the corporate world. She’s gotten over her divorce. And while her dad’s recent passing is tough, their relationship had never been easy. Then the bomb drops. Her dad was living a secret life and left her mom in massive debt. As Allison scrambles to help her mom find a way out, she’s given a journal, anonymously, during a visit to her favorite coffee shop. The pressure to rescue her mom mounts, and Allison pours her fears and heartache into the journal. But then the unexplainable happens. The words in the journal, her words, begin to disappear. And new ones fill the empty spaces—words that force her to look at everything she knows about herself in a new light. Ignoring those words could cost her everything . . . but so could embracing them. “I’m a slow reader, but I couldn’t put down The Pages of Her Life. This intriguing story is brimming with wonderful characters and more than a few surprises, including marvelous cameos by characters from another favorite Rubart novel. Immensely thought-provoking, this novel would make a fabulous book-club read. I can’t recommend it highly enough!” —Deborah Raney, author of A Vow to Cherish and the Chandler Sisters Novels “The Pages of Her Life is quintessential James Rubart and showcases why his novels are automatic must-reads. Rubart’s new novel explores courage and self-discovery. The right decisions are almost always hard, and Rubart’s deft hand with character and theme shine in his new novel. Highly recommended!” —Colleen Coble, USA TODAY bestselling author of the Lavender Tides series

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.

Jane Eyre and Other Poems Gathered from the Pages of the Classics

Author: Linda Derkez

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329175158

Category: Poetry

Page: 152

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If you love Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre and other literary classics written in the 19th century, you'll be enchanted by this volume of poems gathered from the pages of Great Expectations, Frankenstein, Dracula, Anna Karenina and Jane Eyre. As Michelangelo saw "the angel" already within the unworked stone, Linda Derkez chips away at these masterpieces to free the poetry always present. Many of the verses are simply the authors' words rearranged to reveal the sheer poetry of some of the best writers the world has known. Language directly from the pages of these books is crafted into insightful poems that tell the stories and feelings of timeless characters."

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.

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..

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 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.

Turning the Pages of American Girlhood

The Evolution of Girls' Series Fiction, 1865-1930

Author: Emily Hamilton-Honey

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786463228

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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"Alternating chapters of historical background and literary analysis, this study argues that postbellum series books inspired young women by illustrating the ways in which girls could participate in social change. The book adds to the existing scholarship on girls' culture by tracing the shifting social ideologies of girlhood throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries"--Provided by publisher.

The Pages of Lost Time

Author: Sharon Lea Ford (Author)

Publisher: Sharon Lea Ford

ISBN: 0646564544

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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Tom and Jenna are two teens, suddenly orphaned and sent to live with their uncle. Their despondency was perhaps the porthole that allowed something different, something new into their young lives, as oftentimes, vulnerability can let life’s strange mysteries in. But what is real and what is imagination? Is there a dimension in between those two existences?Tom and Jenna find this world when they discover a secret book in their uncle’s library. Thrust inside the book, they land in a world where the sky is dark, the trees lifeless and the wind, chillingly cold. As they merge from one chapter to the next, they happen upon bloodthirsty beast, some futuristic others ancient. Only time will tell if the world they’ve entered is real or a fragmented part of their imaginations.

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.

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.”

Geschrieben für dich

Author: Sylvia Brownrigg

Publisher: Verlag Krug & Schadenberg

ISBN: 3944576012

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Flannery Jansen, Studentin im ersten Semester, entdeckt in einem Diner beim Campus eine faszinierende Frau, die in ein Buch vertieft ist: Anne Arden, Dozentin für Literaturwissenschaft - apart, selbstbewusst, lebenserfahren. Und in Flannerys Augen die schönste Frau der Welt. Flannery träumt Tag und Nacht von Anne. Sie verzehrt sich nach ihr. Sie geht ihr aus dem Weg. Und will ihr doch nahe sein. Eines Tages fasst sie sich ein Herz und lädt Anne zu einem Drink ein ...

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.

Pages of My Life

Kids Edition (Peach)

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

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780983927228

Category:

Page: N.A

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Pages of My Life Kid's Edition, is a simple and fun gratitude journal. It is designed to give children a special place to write, draw and stick their memories into. This journal allows children to create snapshots of thankfulness within their daily lives by asking the repeating question, "What lit up my heart and made me thank the world today?"These Pages strive to help children notice the abundance of small moments, by writing and drawing their day. Pages of My Life Kid's Edition, was created by two moms, who are inspired to help nurture the gift of gratitude in their children's lives.

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.

The Pages In Between

A Holocaust Legacy of Two Families, One Home

Author: Erin Einhorn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416558349

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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In a unique, intensely moving memoir, Erin Einhorn finds the family in Poland who saved her mother from the holocaust. But instead of a joyful reunion, Erin unearths a dispute that forces her to navigate the increasingly bitter crossroads between memory and truth. To a young newspaper reporter, it was the story of a lifetime: a Jewish infant born in the ghetto, saved from the Nazis by a Polish family, uprooted to Sweden after the war, repeatedly torn away from the people she knew as family -- all to take a transatlantic journey with a father she'd barely known toward a new life in the United States. Who wouldn't want to tell that tale? Growing up in suburban Detroit, Erin Einhorn pestered her mother to share details about the tumultuous, wartime childhood she'd experienced. "I was always loved," was all her mother would say, over and over again. But, for Erin, that answer simply wasn't satisfactory. She boarded a plane to Poland with a singular mission: to uncover the truth of what happened to her mother and reunite the two families who once worked together to save a child. But when Erin finds Wieslaw Skowronski, the elderly son of the woman who sheltered her mother, she discovers that her search will involve much more than just her mother's childhood. Sixty years prior, at the end of World War II, Wieslaw Skowronski claimed that Erin's grandfather had offered the Skowronskis his family home in exchange for hiding his daughter. But for both families, the details were murky. If the promise was real, fulfilling it would be arduous and expensive. To unravel the truth and resolve the decades-old land dispute, Erin must search through centuries of dusty records and maneuver an outdated, convoluted legal system. As she tries to help the Skowronski family, Erin must also confront the heart-wrenching circumstances of her family's tragic past while coping with unexpected events in her own life that will alter her mission completely. Six decades after two families were brought together by history, Erin is forced to separate the facts from the glimmers of fiction handed down in the stories of her ancestors. In this extraordinariy intimate memoir, journalist Erin Einhorn overcomes seemingly insurmountable barriers -- legal, financial, and emotional -- only to question her own motives and wonder how far she should go to right the wrongs of the past.

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.

Silent Cry

Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices

Author: Morris, Jane

Publisher: amabooks

ISBN: 0797445064

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 120

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Silent Cry: Echoes of Young Zimbabwe Voices is a book of twenty-eight stories and fourteen poems, written by thirty-three young people from Zimbabwe's second city, Bulawayo. The pieces cover many issues, including family, gender, relationships, race, alienation, disability, HIV/AIDS, border jumping and the struggle to survive in Zimbabwe.

My Three Mothers and Other Passions

Author: Sophie Freud

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814728936

Category: Psychology

Page: 372

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Sophie Freud— author, teacher, social worker, mother, daughter, and grand-daughter of Sigmund Freud—here offers, for the first time, a candid portrait of her struggles in her own life. Blessed and cursed with the legacy of a famous family, Dr. Freud has negotiated her way from a blissful childhood in Vienna, to Paris, to Radcliff College, to her present-day life as on one of the most respected teachers in her field. My Three Mothers and Other Passions is a remarkable story about a remarkable woman, and Dr. Freud explores with us openly and engagingly the many experiences of her life.