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Bed of Roses, Bed of Thorns

By Uta Christensen
  • ISBN Code: : 1609764935
  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
  • Pages : 301
  • Category : Fiction
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Germany, WWI and WWII: War devastates the lives of ordinary citizens. While the country’s face was changing and men died in battle by the millions, the women’s psyche and role was also changing. Ursula Meister, an insatiably curious child, has an innate sense of independence and is a keen observer. Coming-of-age after the end of WWII, Ursula’s sense of self is adversely affected by her mother, a beautiful but repressive, insensitive, punishing woman. Ursula longs for her father, a soldier in the German army who is absent during her formative years. However, when he finally returns, she feels estranged. Finding solace in listening to family tales through her Aunt Lidia’s storytelling, Ursula learns of the women before her who survived hardships more severe than hers. Faced with war time’s extreme insecurity, but equipped with intelligence and strength, Ursula must find for herself her true beliefs, her worth, and eventually her freedom and independence. Uta Christensen writes a poignant and engrossing coming-of-age story and family saga that explores the emotional boundaries of family dynamics—in the lives, loves, losses, and joys of three generations—and the strength of the women bearing the brunt of tragedy. A beautiful and compelling read, Bed of Roses, Bed of Thorns will stay with you long after the final page is read.

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Throughout my life I never understood why I had to experience the things that I have, but it was because of my affl ictions I wanted to get stronger in every way possible. He gives power to the faint and weary, and to him who has no might he increases strength causing it to multiply and making it to abound. Isaiah 40:29 That which does not kill us makes us stronger. -Freidrich Nietzsche The Heart of a Poet Jefferson

India Needs Kalam Not Kasab

By Rajesh Balkrushna Domale
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  • Publisher : Princeps Publishing
  • Book Code : 9389945062
  • Total of Pages : 268
  • Category : Art
  • Members : 765
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The Book "India Needs KaLAM Not Kasab" is an insipiring and Warm and Deeply Passionate Story of Love,Sacrifice And nationalism.This Book Is Enough To Move Every Readers Heart Alerting them About The Threart of Fast-Growing Radical Islamic Terrorist in the World.The Book Not Only Make an Interesting Reading,But Will also Burn Fire Of Patriotism In Every True Indian Heart.

Oswaal Karnataka Question Bank Class 9 English Second language Book Chapterwise & Topicwise (For 2022 Exam)

By Oswaal Editorial Board
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oswaal Books and Learning Private Limited
  • Book Code : 9354631800
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Study Aids
  • Members : 143
  • Pdf File: oswaal-karnataka-question-bank-class-9-english-second-language-book-chapterwise-topicwise.pdf

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• Strictly as per the latest syllabus, blueprint & design of the question paper. • Board-specified typologies of questions for exam success • Latest KTBS Textbook Questions • Latest NCERT Textbook Questions fully solved (Only For Science, Social and Maths) • Mind Maps for clarity of Concepts • Some Important Questions developed by the Oswaal Editorial Board • Video links for blended learning


By David Elliott
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 1328698939
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 360
  • Pdf File: bull.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Much like Lin-Manuel Miranda did in Hamilton, the New York Times best-selling author David Elliott turns a classic on its head in form and approach, updating the timeless story of Theseus and the Minotaur. A rough, rowdy, and darkly comedic young adult retelling in verse, which NPR called “beautifully clever,” Bull will have readers reevaluating one of mythology's most infamous monsters. SEE THE STORY OF THESEUS AND THE MINOTAUR IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT Minos thought he could Pull a fast one On me, Poseidon! God of the Sea! But I’m the last one On whom you Should try such a thing. The nerve of that guy. The balls. The audacity. I AM THE OCEAN! I got capacity! Depths! Darkness! Delphic power! So his sweet little plan Went big-time sour And his wife had a son Born with horns and a muzzle Who ended up In an underground puzzle. What is it with you mortals? You just can’t seem to learn: If you play with fire, babies, You’re gonna get burned.

Pushing to the Front

By Orison Swett Marden
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1627931309
  • Total of Pages : 678
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 739
  • Pdf File: pushing-to-the-front.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Like many proponents of the New Thought philosophy, Marden believed that our thoughts influence our lives and our life circumstances. He said, "We make the world we live in and shape our own environment." ]Yet although he is best known for his books on financial success, he always emphasized that this would come as a result of cultivating one's personal development: "The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone."

Keep Going Dear Soul

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  • Book Code : 935504013X
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 824
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Keep Going Dear Soul by Conscience works publication

The Arrow of Gold

By Conrad J.
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  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Book Code : 5521066705
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 994
  • Pdf File: the-arrow-of-gold.pdf

Book Short Summary:

During the Carlist war of the early 1870s, a young sailor, the unnamed protagonist, joins the champions of Don Carlos de Bourbon, pretender to the throne of Spain. The Carlists use the eager youth’s intense attraction to the sea to persuade him to run perilous enterprises for their cause, ventures he later learns have been fi nanced by the beautiful mistress and heiress of a rich man’s fortune.