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A New Life

By Bernard Malamud
  • ISBN Code: : 1466805048
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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"An overlooked masterpiece. It may still be undervalued as Malamud's funniest and most embracing novel." --Jonathan Lethem In A New Life, Bernard Malamud--generally thought of as a distinctly New York writer--took on the American myth of the West as a place of personal reinvention. When Sy Levin, a high school teacher beset by alcohol and bad decisions, leaves the city for the Pacific Northwest to start over, it's no surprise that he conjures a vision of the extraordinary new life awaiting him there: "He imagined the pioneers in covered wagons entering this valley for the first time. Although he had lived little in nature Levin had always loved it, and the sense of having done the right thing in leaving New York was renewed in him." Soon after his arrival at Cascadia College, however, Levin realizes he has been taken in by a mirage. The failures pile up anew, and Levin, fired from his post, finds himself back where he started and little the wiser for it. A New Life--as Jonathan Lethem's introduction makes clear--is Malamud at his best: with his belief in luck and new beginnings Sy Levin embodies the thwarted yearning for transcendence that is at the heart of all Malamud's work.

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  • Pdf File: ernest-hemingway.pdf

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To many, the life of Ernest Hemingway has taken on mythic proportions. From his romantic entanglements to his legendary bravado, the elements of Papa’s persona have fascinated readers, turning Hemingway into such an outsized figure that it is almost impossible to imagine him as a real person. James Hutchisson’s biography reclaims Hemingway from the sensationalism, revealing the life of a man who was often bookish and introverted, an outdoor enthusiast who revered the natural world, and a generous spirit with an enviable work ethic. This is an examination of the writer through a new lens—one that more accurately captures Hemingway’s virtues as well as his flaws. Hutchisson situates Hemingway’s life and art in the defining contexts of the women he loved and lost, the places he held dear, and the specter of mental illness that haunted his family. This balanced portrait examines for the first time in full detail the legendary writer’s complex medical history and his struggle against clinical depression. The first major biography of Hemingway in over twenty years, this monumental achievement provides readers with a fresh, comprehensive look at one of the most acclaimed authors of the twentieth century.

Romans 1-8

By Jack Kuhatschek
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  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Book Code : 0830862102
  • Total of Pages : 96
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 847
  • Pdf File: romans-1-8.pdf

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Sometimes our worship loses its passion. Our prayer life becomes stagnant. We forget why we are serving God. And slowly, subtly, the world's ways become our ways. This eleven-session LifeGuide Bible study on Romans 1-8 addresses these problems, showing us how we can break out of old patterns and become new in Christ.

A Great Unrecorded History

By Wendy Moffat
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  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Book Code : 1429940247
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 252
  • Pdf File: a-great-unrecorded-history.pdf

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A REVELATORY LOOK AT THE INTIMATE LIFE OF THE GREAT AUTHOR—AND HOW IT SHAPED HIS MOST BE LOVED WORKS With the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E. M. Forster came out as a homosexual— though that revelation made barely a ripple in his literary reputation. As Wendy Moffat persuasively argues in A Great Unrecorded History, Forster's homosexuality was the central fact of his life. Between Wilde's imprisonment and the Stonewall riots, Forster led a long, strange, and imaginative life as a gay man. He preserved a vast archive of his private life—a history of gay experience he believed would find its audience in a happier time. A Great Unrecorded History is a biography of the heart. Moffat's decade of detective work—including first-time interviews with Forster's friends—has resulted in the first book to integrate Forster's public and private lives. Seeing his life through the lens of his sexuality offers us a radically new view—revealing his astuteness as a social critic, his political bravery, and his prophetic vision of gay intimacy. A Great Unrecorded History invites us to see Forster— and modern gay history—from a completely new angle.

Signs of New Life

By Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
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  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Book Code : 1642291161
  • Total of Pages : 137
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 704
  • Pdf File: signs-of-new-life.pdf

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At life’s many crossroads, the sacraments of the Church—Baptism, Confirmation, Confession, Holy Eucharist, Matrimony, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick—bring people into contact with the saving work of God. In this collection of homilies, Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) explains these celebrations of the Church and shows how they always offer an opportunity to announce our faith in Christ and to deepen our understanding of it. Ratzinger endeavored as a theologian to develop an understanding of the sacraments that would help to make participation in them, and in the Paschal Mystery, more fruitful. Many of these homilies connect the sacraments with a profound interpretation of Scripture. The scriptural passages interpreted in each homily are listed at the beginning of the chapter, so that this volume can also be used for scriptural meditation. Since the Church herself is both a sacrament—that is, a sign of God’s saving action in the world—and the place where the sacraments take place, two of the chapters are about the Church, the body of believers where God dwells.

Any Woman Can!

By Sheila Grant
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  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1616406127
  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 558
  • Pdf File: any-woman-can.pdf

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Any woman can change her life and does not have to be rich, thin, or young to get a new image. This book tells readers exactly how to do it.

King and Emperor

By Janet L. Nelson
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0241305268
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : History
  • Members : 392
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A major new biography of one of the most extraordinary of all rulers, and the father of present-day Europe Charles, king of the Franks, is one of the most remarkable figures ever to rule a European super-state. That is why he is so often called by the French 'Charlemagne', and by the Germans 'Karl der Grosse'. His strength of character was felt to be remarkable from early in his long reign. Warfare and accident, vermin and weather have destroyed much of the evidence for his rule in the twelve centuries since his death, but a remarkable amount still survives. Janet L. Nelson's wonderful new book brings together everything we know about Charlemagne and sifts through the evidence to come as close as we can to understanding the man and his motives. Nelson has an extraordinary knowledge of the sources and much of the book is a sort of detective story, prying into and interpreting fascinating material and often obdurate scraps, from prayerbooks to skeletons, gossip to artwork. Above all, Charles's legacy lies in his deeds and their continuing resonance, as he shaped duchies and counties, rebuilt and founded towns and monasteries, and consciously set himself up not just as King of the Franks, but as the new 'Emperor governing the Roman Empire'. His successors - in some ways to the present day - have struggled to interpret, misinterpret, copy or subvert Charlemagne's legacy. Nelson gets us as close as we can ever hope to come to the real figure, as understood in his own time.

A Child @ 70

By Terence Doyle
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  • Publisher : Booksmango
  • Book Code : 1641530189
  • Total of Pages : 298
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 782
  • Pdf File: a-child-70.pdf

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When Terence first arrived in Asia in 2010, he told the many girls he met two things: that he had no plans to get married and that he did not intend to have any children. He was in Asia merely to let his hair down. Five years later he was happily married to a dazzling Filipina and father to an equally dazzling baby boy. A Child @ 70 describes Terence’s radical transition from exhausted Western divorcee to enjoying life in a chaotic, emerging nation. It also provides a wealth of detail about the country, following his visits to many of the Philippines’s best islands, including the 10 biggest islands, and to its most important cities.

12 Steps To Manifest Yourself A New Life

By Juliana Bond
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  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Book Code : 1008978302
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 417
  • Pdf File: 12-steps-to-manifest-yourself-a-new-life.pdf

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Join me in taking 12 Steps to Manifest Yourself a New Life

Rockaway

By Diane Cardwell
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0358067820
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 233
  • Pdf File: rockaway.pdf

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The inspirational story of one woman learning to surf and creating a new life in gritty, eccentric Rockaway Beach Unmoored by a failed marriage and disconnected from her high-octane life in the city, Diane Cardwell finds herself staring at a small group of surfers coasting through mellow waves toward shore—and senses something shift. Rockaway is the riveting, joyful story of one woman’s reinvention—beginning with Cardwell taking the A Train to Rockaway, a neglected spit of land dangling off New York City into the Atlantic Ocean. She finds a teacher, buys a tiny bungalow, and throws her not-overly-athletic self headlong into learning the inner workings and rhythms of waves and the muscle development and coordination needed to ride them. As Cardwell begins to find her balance in the water and out, superstorm Sandy hits, sending her into the maelstrom in search of safer ground. In the aftermath, the community comes together and rebuilds, rekindling its bacchanalian spirit as a historic surfing community, one with its own quirky codes and surf culture. And Cardwell’s surfing takes off as she finds a true home among her fellow passionate longboarders at the Rockaway Beach Surf Club, living out “the most joyful path through life.” Rockaway is a stirring story of inner salvation sought through a challenging physical pursuit—and of learning to accept the idea of a complete reset, no matter when in life it comes.