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In Search Of A Hero

Author : Cheryl Wolverton
ISBN : 9781459218956
Genre : Fiction
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TO ERR IS HUMAN… But attorney Rebekkah Hawkley figured it would take nothing short of divine intervention for Andre Watson to learn forgiveness. The stubborn Texan might have come home to save his father's law firm from a shadowy threat, but he refused to forget an age-old family feud. If only Rebekkah could convince Andre that his dad needed his love—and that she didn't…. As Andre saw it, unyielding Rebekkah ought to practice what she preached. But her troubled past didn't concern him nearly as much as her future. He had every intention of showing her that a woman needed more in her life than church and a career. Namely: love, marriage—and him!
Category: Fiction

In Search Of Heroes

Author : Joseph Taler
ISBN : 0964923424
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This book describes daily life in Rozwadow, a small town in central Poland before & during World War II. It deals with Christian-Jewish relations, Nazi & Soviet occupation & the Holocaust. It documents the efforts of the Polish underground to help Christians & Jews. It is a political, military & social history of the period. Author escapes from the Lvov ghetto, assumes a false identity as a Christian, works as a laborer on the railroad in Rzeszow, attempts to hide his father & help his mother. He finds ordinary people capable of heroic acts during cataclysmic times. Book is presented in chronological order, is a visual tableau, consisting of short chapters. Offers great educational value for promoting Jewish-Christian understanding. Adventurous, factual, very readable even for young teenagers. An autobiography from 1923 to 1945 with an epilogue to bring it up-to-date. Approximately 280 pages, illustrated by many photographs, documents & maps. "An adventure with life & death"--The Baltimore Sun. "The book reads like a journal...Holocaust survivor finds heroes everywhere"--The Capital. "The Polish underground came to the Talers' aid..."--Baltimore Jewish Times. Educators about the book: "Kept us all enthralled", "overwhelming", "Hope it will become required reading in high school & college", "Can't put the book down." To order: Joseph Taler, M.D., P.O. Box 235, Arnold, MD 21012-0235 or call 410-757-5839.

Hero Ego In Search Of Self

Author : Judy Anne White
ISBN : 082043115X
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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In "Hero-Ego in Search of Self," Judy Anne White offers a perceptive explanation for continued interest in the Anglo-Saxon poem "Beowulf." Building upon the earlier work of Jeffery Helterman and John Miles Foley, she argues that the sum of all confrontations between hero and monster in Beowulf equals the process of individual psychological development identified by Carl Jung as individuation. Dr. White's study proposes that the hero's struggle is the universal struggle towards self-knowledge - and that "Beowulf" thus resonates for the contemporary reader as it did for the poet's original audience.
Category: Foreign Language Study

In Search Of The Hero

Author : Pamela Lyndon Travers
ISBN : UVA:X000754561
Genre : Heroes
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In Search Of Myths Heroes

Author : Michael Wood
ISBN : 0520247248
Genre : Political Science
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The author goes in search of four of the most famous myths in the world--Shangri-la, Jason and the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba, and the Holy Grail--journeying to some of the most remote regions on Earth, including Western Tibet, the mountains of Geo
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In Search Of A Hero

Author : Darlene Tschudy
ISBN : UCSD:31822000712067
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Zero To Hero Hero To Zero

Author : Lydia Langerwerf
ISBN : 1443823910
Genre : History
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Hercules is a hero; we were all brought up to appreciate the basic idea of the ancient hero. But what about him makes him one? This book aims to challenge some of the standard expectations as to what constitutes a hero, considering the phenomenon of heroism from a range of viewpoints. In this book we invite you to walk around the monumental notions of the hero and heroism, and endeavour to reach out and touch them on all sides. The chapters in this volume testify to the difficulty of answering the question 'what is a hero?' and engage with a variety of themes in attempting to offer some replies. They demonstrate not just the variety of ways in which the protagonists of ancient literature can be deemed heroic, but also the tendency for aspects of heroism to turn sour once identified. It seems that the moment we recognise heroic features, we are forced to question them. Do heroes necessitate anti-heroes, for example? Portraying protagonists' heroic qualities in an ambigous light focuses the reader's attention on the problem of realising the ideals of heroism in historic actuality. Various chapters ask the rhetorical question of whether we should expect, or more importantly, desire historical actors to behave like mythical heroes. To what extent can a hero ever be integrated into normal society? What difference might there be between a tragic and an epic hero? The commonplace 'The only good hero is a dead hero' summarises the extent to which this book also focuses on heroic death and dying. Covering Euripides to Monty Python, Roman soldiers to the modern military, this volume offers the reader a chance to think about the changing notion of the hero and recognise heroic qualities throughout western culture.
Category: History

Ace Kincaid

Author : Lance Ford
ISBN : 9780741431820
Genre : Fiction
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A science fiction novelist is plunged into the role of a hero when he encounters a young woman in trouble. With the aid of his ex-cop father, another police officer he meets along the way and his own perseverance, Ace reluctantly becomes a hero for our times.
Category: Fiction

Ken Russell

Author : Colin Wilson
ISBN : 0728000024
Genre : Motion picture producers and directors
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In Search Of A Solar Hero

Author : Alexander Francis Horn
ISBN : UCAL:B4276340
Genre : Assassination
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Three plays dealing with the assasination of political figures during the 1960s.
Category: Assassination