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Wild Heart A Life

Author : Suzanne Rodriguez
ISBN : 0061756490
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Born in 1876, Natalie Barney-beautiful, charismatic, brilliant and wealthy-was expected to marry well and lead the conventional life of a privileged society woman. But Natalie had no interest in marriage and made no secret of the fact that she was attracted to women. Brought up by a talented and rebellious mother-the painter Alice Barney-Natalie cultivated an interest in poetry and the arts. When she moved to Paris in the early 1900s, she plunged into the city's literary scene, opening a famed Left Bank literary salon and engaging in a string of scandalous affairs with courtesan Liane de Pougy, poet Renee Vivien, and painter Romaine Brooks, among others. For the rest of her long and controversial life Natalie Barney was revered by writers for her generous, eccentric spirit and reviled by high society for her sexual appetite. In the end, she served as an inspiration and came to know many of the greatest names of 20th century arts and letters-including Proust, Colette, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Isadora Duncan, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and Truman Capote. A dazzling literary biography, Wild Heart: A Life is a story of a woman who has been an icon to many. Set against the backdrop of two different societies-Victorian America and Belle Epoque Europe—Wild Heart: A Life beautifully captures the richness of their lore.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Near To The Wild Heart

Author : Clarice Lispector
ISBN : 9780811220026
Genre : Fiction
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This new translation of Clarice Lispector's sensational first book tells the story of a middle class woman's life from childhood through an unhappy marriage and its dissolution to transcendence. Near to the Wild Heart, published in Rio de Janeiro in 1943, introduced Brazil to what one writer called “Hurricane Clarice”: a twenty-three-year-old girl who wrote her first book in a tiny rented room and then baptized it with a title taken from Joyce: “He was alone, unheeded, near to the wild heart of life.” The book was an unprecedented sensation — the discovery of a genius. Narrative epiphanies and interior monologue frame the life of Joana, from her middle-class childhood through her unhappy marriage and its dissolution to transcendence, when she proclaims: “I shall arise as strong and comely as a young colt.”
Category: Fiction

Der Weg Des Ungez Hmten Mannes

Author : John Eldredge
ISBN : 9783765570490
Genre : Religion
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Wie wird der Mann ein Mann? Der ungezähmte Mann beschrieb das Ziel: eine neue männliche Identität jenseits von Machotum und Softiewelle. Dieses Buch zeigt den Weg. Wie wird der Mann zum Mann - in einer weitgehend "vaterlosen" Gesellschaft, in der Väter selbst auf der Suche nach ihrer Identität sind und als Rollenvorbilder häufig ausfallen? Sechs wesentliche Stationen umfasst der Weg zur männlichen Identität. Im Lauf seines Lebens ist ein Mann: geliebter Sohn, Abenteurer, Kämpfer, Liebhaber, König und Weiser. Jeder Abschnitt erfordert eine Initiation und bietet eigene Herausforderungen. Eldredge ermutigt zum Aufbruch zu einem kraftvollen und gleichzeitig wachen und sensiblen Mannsein. Zugleich zeigt er Vätern einen Weg, wie sie ihre Söhne in ihrer Identitätssuche wirksam unterstützen und auf ihrer eigenen Reise zum Mannsein begleiten können.
Category: Religion

The Way Of The Wild Heart

Author : John Eldredge
ISBN : 0786296127
Genre : Religion
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Encourages men to allow God to help them complete their spiritual growth through the six stages of manhood, which will better equip them as fathers to initiate their sons into manhood.
Category: Religion

The Way Of The Wild Heart Manual

Author : John Eldredge
ISBN : 9781418569372
Genre : Religion
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A map for the masculine journey. Becoming the man God designed you to be, the man you long to be, and even dream of being, does not happen overnight. You know that. The path to manhood is a journey of discovery and experience, trial and adventure. In The Way of the Wild Heart Manual, John Eldredge and Craig McConnell come alongside those men who long to have a guide to lead them through this rite of passage, this masculine initiation. Filled with personal stories, illustrations from popular movies and books, and probing questions, this manual will set you on a heart-searching expedition to authentic masculinity through reflection, meditation, and experience. This vital companion to The Way of the Wild Heart is designed to help you know God as Father in a way you've never known him before. Guiding you through the six stages that all men must go through?the Beloved Son, the Cowboy Ranger, the Warrior, the Lover, the King, and the Sage?its discerning questions, key points, and exercises will help you discover the life that God intended for you as a man. Ultimately, this is a walk with God. Let your Father Show you the way.
Category: Religion

Wild Heart Dancing

Author : Elliot Sobel
ISBN : 9780671869656
Genre : Psychology
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Presents a program of exercises to regain contact with one's spiritual side through experiences in the arts
Category: Psychology

Monsters The 1985 Chicago Bears And The Wild Heart Of Football

Author : Rich Cohen
ISBN : 9780374708955
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The gripping account of a once-in-a-lifetime football team and their lone championship season For Rich Cohen and millions of other fans, the 1985 Chicago Bears were more than a football team: they were the greatest football team ever—a gang of colorful nuts, dancing and pounding their way to victory. They won a Super Bowl and saved a city. It was not just that the Monsters of the Midway won, but how they did it. On offense, there was high-stepping running back Walter Payton and Punky QB Jim McMahon, who had a knack for pissing off Coach Mike Ditka as he made his way to the end zone. On defense, there was the 46: a revolutionary, quarterback-concussing scheme cooked up by Buddy Ryan and ruthlessly implemented by Hall of Famers such as Dan "Danimal" Hampton and "Samurai" Mike Singletary. On the sidelines, in the locker rooms, and in bars, there was the never-ending soap opera: the coach and the quarterback bickering on TV, Ditka and Ryan nearly coming to blows in the Orange Bowl, the players recording the "Super Bowl Shuffle" video the morning after the season's only loss. Cohen tracked down the coaches and players from this iconic team and asked them everything he has always wanted to know: What's it like to win? What's it like to lose? Do you really hate the guys on the other side? Were you ever scared? What do you think as you lie broken on the field? How do you go on after you have lived your dream but life has not ended? The result is Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football, a portrait not merely of a team but of a city and a game: its history, its future, its fallen men, its immortal heroes. But mostly it's about being a fan—about loving too much. This is a book about America at its most nonsensical, delirious, and joyful.
Category: Sports & Recreation


Author : Esseld
ISBN : 9781452528175
Genre : Fiction
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A young unicorn mare, Star Wildheart, lives at Peaceful Valley, where her loving mother, Elese, has educated her as a healer. But Elese smothers Star’s wildness and tries to protect her by warding her Awareness. Star is restless and angry. Yet to have the freedom she has always longed for, Star will have to find a way to turn war into peace, hatred into friendship, and fear into compassion. When a demon-wolf is freed and brings with him the ancient magic of the Chosen and Protector, everything Star has worked for is threatened. As the ancient magics try to take her over, Star risks losing her friends, her lover, her freedom... and even herself. Wildheart is a story about the power of the things we have in common, the reasons we believe, and the compassion it takes to save the world.
Category: Fiction