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In Order To Live

Author : Yeonmi Park
ISBN : 9780241973042
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.' Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die - from starvation, or disease, or even execution. This book is the story of Park's struggle to survive in the darkest, most repressive country on earth; her harrowing escape through China's underworld of smugglers and human traffickers; and then her escape from China across the Gobi desert to Mongolia, with only the stars to guide her way, and from there to South Korea and at last to freedom; and finally her emergence as a leading human rights activist - all before her 21st birthday. 'Clear-eyed and devastating' Observer
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Exam Prep For In Order To Live A North Korean S Journey To

Author : David Mason
ISBN : PKEY:QA3557741
Genre : Education
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Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior. This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text In Order to Live A North Korean.s Journey to ... Items include highly probable exam items: Judicial activism, Doctrine, Judiciary, Freedom House, Case law, Rights, Natural law, Decentralization, Public policy, Civil service, Presidency, Islamism, and more.
Category: Education

In Order To Live Untroubled

Author : Renee Fossett
ISBN : 9780887553288
Genre : History
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Despite the long human history of the Canadian central arctic, there is still little historical writing on the Inuit peoples of this vast region. Although archaeologists and anthropologists have studied ancient and contemporary Inuit societies, the Inuit world in the crucial period from the 16th to the 20th centuries remains largely undescribed and unexplained. "In Order to Live Untroubled "helps fill this 400-year gap by providing the first, broad, historical survey of the Inuit peoples of the central arctic. Drawing on a wide array of eyewitness accounts, journals, oral sources, and findings from material culture and other disciplines, historian Renee Fossett explains how different Inuit societies developed strategies and adaptations for survival to deal with the challenges of their physical and social environments over the centuries. "In Order to Live Untroubled" examines how and why Inuit created their cultural institutions before they came under the pervasive influence of Euro-Canadian society. This fascinating account of Inuit encounters with explorers, fur traders, and other Aboriginal peoples is a rich and detailed glimpse into a long-hidden historical world.
Category: History

We Tell Ourselves Stories In Order To Live

Author : Joan Didion
ISBN : 9780307264879
Genre : Literary Collections
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A definitive compilation of essays and nonfiction writings spanning more than forty years includes the author's reflections on politics, lifestyle, place, and cultural figures, including her studies of Haight-Ashbury, the Manson family, the Black Panthers, California earthquakes, Bill Clinton and Kenneth Starr, and much more.
Category: Literary Collections

Final Crossing

Author : Scott Eberle
ISBN : 0977763218
Genre : Death
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"The River Styx isn't far ahead. When it's time for the final crossing, doc, I want you there at the helm." Hearing these words from Steven Foster, hospice physician Scott Eberle unhesitatingly responded, "I give you my word, Steven. If it's within my powers, I'll be there." In a matter of weeks, Steven would be dead, having succumbed to a genetic lung disease at the young age of 64. THE FINAL CROSSING is the story of the journey these two people made together across the river that separates the living from the dead.Steven and his wife, Meredith, had spent nearly thirty years exploring, creating, and enacting wilderness rites of passage - a form of symbolic death. Scott had spent nearly twenty years learning to help others through the rite of passage that is physical death, and more recently he had also begun working as a wilderness guide. As Scott writes in the book, "while symbolic dying and literal dying are obviously not the same, they are deeply connected". During Steven's final days, the lessons they taught each other -- about symbolic and physical death -- were profound. As an old medieval prayer says, "To be blessed in death, one must learn to live. To be blessed in life, one must learn to die".Visit"This book is itself a right of passage. Extraordinary insights shared by two remarkable people, one dying, the other the inner life and decisions of the physician and friend attending this fine fellow preparing to head into death. This is the best work of its sort I have come across. There are so many levels, so many books in this book that it might well become a teaching text in many classrooms". Stephen Levine, author of "Who Dies?," "Healing into Life and Death" and "A Year to Live"
Category: Death

How Am I Going To Live Today In Order To Create The Tomorrow I M Committed To

Author : Standard Booklets
ISBN : 1089610866
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If you are on a journey to improve your life, your business, your health, then you must ask better questions. Quality questions lead to a quality life. You can practice asking better questions with this 6x9 paperback journal. This journal is perfect for taking notes, record keeping, recording daily accomplishments and can help you keep track of progress made on your yearly goals. If you're in need of a graduation gift for a college student, business professor, or entrepreneur then this notebook is for you. So, if you like what you see purchase this not book now! You can also click on our brand name, Standard Booklets, to see more school notebooks, paperback blank books, log books, journals and more!

Sermons 341 400 On Various Themes

Author : Saint Augustine
ISBN : 9781565480285
Genre : Religion
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The reflections contained in A Season of Rebirth invite us to ponder our lives and to open our listening hearts to the voice of God so that our Lent can truly be a Lent in its deepest sense mdash; a spring that buds forth new life.
Category: Religion


Author : Graham Harvey
ISBN : 1862546789
Genre : Animism
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Graham Harvey applies the new use of the term 'animism' to the religious worldviews of communities and cultures such as Ojibwe, Maori, Aboriginal Australian and eco-Pagan to introduce the diversity of ways of being animist. The book explores what role deities, creators, tricksters, shamans, cannibals totems and elders play in these religious traditions and relationships? The book also touches on the 'animist realism' of West African literatures, the 'perspectivism' of Amazonian shamans, and the relational ethics of South and Central Asian communities. The notions that 'animism' is about 'beliefs in spirits' are rejected in favour of a nuanced and positive evaluation of indigenous and environmentalist understandings that the world would be a better place if humans celebrated their relationships with the whole of life.
Category: Animism