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Children Of Paradise

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ISBN : 9780976994800
Genre : Child rearing
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A comprehensive parenting guide for financially advantaged families. This fresh and updated book offers a clear nine-step program for affluent parents to improve their skills and inspire healthy values in their children. You will learn: How to make the time with your children count. How to motivate your children to develop confidence and competence essential elements of self-esteem. How to listen effectively to your children. How to talk openly and honestly with your children. When to say no and when to create boundaries for your children. How to teach your children the value of money and to prepare them for the responsibilities of wealth. How to create an effective disciplinary plan when problems arise. You will benefit from Dr. Hausners four decades of experience, and you will especially appreciate the humor, clarity, and practical suggestions that will make the challenges of your parenting easier and more effective.
Category: Child rearing

Children Of Paradise

Author : Fred D'Aguiar
ISBN : 9781847088635
Genre : Fiction
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In the opening pages of this novel, an accident brings a young girl to the attention of the Preacher, the all-powerful leader of a religious cult secluded in the jungle. Trina has only dim memories of the life she lived with her mother before they joined the community and the closed, close society is all she knows. When she is singled out for special favour, it becomes clear that the gaze of the Preacher can be a dangerous thing. As the Preacher's behaviour and the demands he places on his followers become more extreme, Trina's mother begins to question her faith in the charismatic but fatally flawed leader and to dream of an escape from his control. In this powerful re-imagining of the infamous Jonestown tragedy, D'Aguiar writes with the lyrical intensity of a poet, examining the motivations and obsessions that lead to religious fanaticism. This is a novel about the betrayal of faith and of innocence, a story about love, devotion and mania that is a brave attempt to understand the reasoning of people who would, in the end, kill their own children in the prelude to a mass suicide that shocked the world. Although history tells us that the ending of this story can never be anything other than a tragedy, D'Aguiar's compassion, and his ability to draw the reader into the intimate and terrible reality of lives lived at the whim of a corrupt and dangerous cult leader, ensure that in the end this is a story of hope.
Category: Fiction

Children Of Paradise

Author : Laura Secor
ISBN : 9780698172487
Genre : History
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The drama that shaped today’s Iran, from the Revolution to the present day. In 1979, seemingly overnight—moving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the world—Iran became the first revolutionary theocracy in modern times. Since then, the country has been largely a black box to the West, a sinister presence looming over the horizon. But inside Iran, a breathtaking drama has unfolded since then, as religious thinkers, political operatives, poets, journalists, and activists have imagined and reimagined what Iran should be. They have drawn as deeply on the traditions of the West as of the East and have acted upon their beliefs with urgency and passion, frequently staking their lives for them. With more than a decade of experience reporting on, researching, and writing about Iran, Laura Secor narrates this unprecedented history as a story of individuals caught up in the slipstream of their time, seizing and wielding ideas powerful enough to shift its course as they wrestle with their country’s apparatus of violent repression as well as its rich and often tragic history. Essential reading at this moment when the fates of our countries have never been more entwined, Children of Paradise will stand as a classic of political reporting; an indelible portrait of a nation and its people striving for change. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: History

Children Of Paradise

Author : Jacques Prévert
ISBN : OCLC:222929266
Genre : Motion picture plays
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The Rivers Of Paradise And Children Of Shem

Author : William Stirling
ISBN : 111540086X
Genre : History
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
Category: History

Children Of Paradise

Author : Liz Rosenberg
ISBN : 0822955024
Genre : Poetry
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A book of poems about “children” in the widest sense--from children of the Nazi-torn Warsaw ghettos to the American poor, as well as poems of domesticity, love, and daily life.
Category: Poetry

Child Of Paradise

Author : Edward Baron Turk
ISBN : 0674114604
Genre : Performing Arts
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Traces the career of the influential French director and uses psychoanalytical concepts to analyze his major films
Category: Performing Arts

Children Of Paradise

Author : Mbulelo Mzamane
ISBN : 186914208X
Genre : Fiction
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Lewis Nkosi, doyen of African letters, called South Africa in the 1950s the "fabulous decade." It was a decade that threw up some of the most remarkable political struggles of African people against European oppression: from the Defiance Campaign to the women's anti-pass march, bus boycotts, and the adoption of the Freedom Charter at the Congress of the People in 1955, which became the blueprint for change in South Africa. These events form the backdrop to the quirky narratives in this book of short stories. Set in the vibrant community of the (now extinct) Brakpan Old Location outside Johannesburg, the stories bring to life the seminal moments of the period. The charm and humor of the collection is provided in plentiful supply by its small narrator, Baba Boy, who offers an unusual - and at times hilarious - personal view of the unfolding events. The book also includes the eccentricities of a cast of courageous characters, such as Grace Ramakola, MaX, and others. Children of Paradise celebrates, above all, the resilience of people who chose to be not victims but 'creative fighters' against a system that sought to dispossess them of dignity and humanity.
Category: Fiction