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Half The Perfect World

Author : Paul Genoni
ISBN : 1925523098
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Half the Perfect World is a social and literary account of the expatriate artist community on the Greek island of Hydra from 1955 to 1964, and is richly illustrated by LIFE Magazine eye-witness photographer James Burke. Fostered by celebrated Australian literary couple Charmian Clift and George Johnston, this fabled 'colony' came to include renowned singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen and numerous other writers and artists, including many whose youthful ambitions were never realised. What brought this group to Hydra? What life did they live there? And what does their story reveal about the post-war world? Looking at the Hydra expatriates through their writing, letters, diaries and photographs, Genoni and Dalziell identify a deep restlessness within a rapidly changing time of emerging social movements and counter-cultures, travel, tourism and leisure, shifting geo-political realities, incipient pop-cultures, new technologies of communication and entertainment, and altered understandings of what it meant to live as an expatriate artist.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beneath The Perfect World

Author : Hannah Graham
ISBN : 9781927215869
Genre : Fiction
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When Alan falls for Catherine, he is forced to face his demons, the wrath of the locals and the law. Can love survive where people are quick to judge but refuse to know?
Category: Fiction

Half The Church

Author : Carolyn Custis James
ISBN : 9780310555872
Genre : Religion
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Women comprise at least half the world, and usually more than half the church, but so often Christian teaching to women either fails to move beyond a discussion of roles or assumes a particular economic situation or stage of life. This all but shuts women out from contributing to God’s kingdom as they were designed to do. Furthermore, the plight of women in the Majority World demands a Christian response, a holistic embrace of all that God calls women and men to be in his world. The loudest voices speaking into women’s lives in the twenty-first century thus far come from either fundamentalist Islam or radical feminism. And neither can be allowed to carry the day. The Bible contains the highest possible view of women and invests women’s lives with cosmic significance regardless of their age, stage of life, social status, or culture. Carolyn Custis James unpacks three transformative themes the Bible presents to women that raise the bar for women and calls them to join their brothers in advancing God’s gracious kingdom on earth. These new images of what can be in Christ free women to embrace the life God gives them, no matter what happens. Carolyn encourages readers with a positive, kingdom approach to the changes, challenges, and opportunities facing women throughout the world today.
Category: Religion

The Perfect World

Author : Ella M. Scrymsour
ISBN : 0787307556
Genre : Utopias
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This is another rare fantasy novel of: Origin of the People; the Light; the End of the World; in Space; Adrift in the Solar Regions; Jupiter and the Jovians; Death in Jupiter; Alan the Knight Errant; the Cave of Whispering Madness; the Hall of S.
Category: Utopias

Quest For The Perfect World

Author : Cecelia G. Davis
ISBN : 074142634X
Genre : Fiction
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Two young lovers leave their almost perfect world because of three laws they couln't cope with, searched for their own perfect world. The land on Earth and soon find it's far from perfect. For the first time, they face fear, wa, terro, physical attacks, natural disasters, pain, disease, suffering and death. The starship is inoperable, so they have to find a way to survive their new terror-filled world and hope to be rescued.
Category: Fiction

The Global Fourth Way

Author : Andy Hargreaves
ISBN : 9781452283517
Genre : Education
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Learn from global lessons of successful educational change! Deep and lasting educational reform doesn’t happen overnight. This example-packed sequel to The Fourth Way draws upon inspiring examples unearthed by brand new research to challenge educational leaders, teachers, and policy makers to put proven strategies to work promoting student achievement and the high quality teaching that drives it. With striking success stories from diverse systems around the world, Hargreaves and Shirley discuss: The real-life, nitty-gritty challenges facing change leaders Stumbling blocks to enacting best principles and practices Developing and implementing a plan of action to overcome challenges to lasting change
Category: Education

A Perfect World

Author : Rev. Bagan Tewa
ISBN : 9781469194851
Genre : Self-Help
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This is why he said, Let the weak say they are strong. Keep saying it and you will become it and you will have no choice but to release it because power and strength never stays within. A ruler and a scale are two different forms of measurement. The scale is used to create balance with the thoughts and with the ruler you measure everything else. You can measure the life and not the thoughts because the thoughts have no ending. But the mans life, you can measure it, because there is an end to his life. There is no position that you are stuck in until you die. As a matter of fact, you get out of life just what you put in. We are all Gods children. Talking about your fear with other people is the best thing you can do. It does not matter how ridiculous the fears in your mind sound. Ponder this: I think greed discovered man, rather than man discovered greed. There are many reasons why I think most men feel that women should not run the world. Firstly, their own insecurity, secondly, their thirst for greed, thirdly selfishness, but most of all is that fear inside that women do the same to them that they did to females in the past. Being a slave to your own fear is one of the most deadly things in life, it prevents you from achieving your dreams, it is sometimes worse than alcohol or drugs.
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George S Mysterious Christmas Pipe

Author : Nicola Jane Buttigieg
ISBN : 9781479746323
Genre : Fiction
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George dreads the thought of Christmas without his father, until he finds a mysterious old ornamental pipe floating in a puddle near London's Putney High Street. His world is turned upside down when it collides with the world of Veturlia, abode of elves who make exquisite Christmas gifts for humans. Veturlia's annual delivery is under threat from a human infiltrator, a disillusioned spell-casting Sylthastrean and their band of evil grawkins. Why do they want the pipe and how will its safekeeping win the battle to save Christmas? A Christmas fantasy adventure featuring striking illustrations and sheet music.
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