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No Walls And The Recurring Dream

Author : Ani DiFranco
ISBN : 9780735225183
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A memoir as fierce, freewheeling, and passionate as her music." --O, the Oprah magazine A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFranco In her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of music, feminism, political activism, storytelling, philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and much more into an inspiring whole. In these frank, honest, passionate, and often funny pages is the tale of one woman's eventful and radical journey to the age of thirty. Ani's coming of age story is defined by her ethos of fierce independence--from being an emancipated minor sleeping in a Buffalo bus station, to unwaveringly building a career through appearances at small clubs and festivals, to releasing her first album at the age of 18, to consciously rejecting the mainstream recording industry and creating her own label, Righteous Babe Records. In these pages, as in life, she never hesitates to question established rules and expectations, maintaining a level of artistic integrity that has inspired and challenged more than a few. Ani continues to be a major touring and recording artist as well as a celebrated activist and feminist, standing as living proof that you can overcome all personal and societal obstacles to be who you are and to follow your dreams.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Rage Baking

Author : Katherine Alford
ISBN : 9781982132682
Genre : Cooking
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50+ recipes, short essays, and quotes from some of the best bakers, activists, and outspoken women in our country today—this cookbook encourages women to use sugar and sass as a way to defend, resist, and protest. Since the 2016 election, many women across the country have felt rage, fury, and frustration, wondering how we got here. Some act by calling their senators, some write checks, some join activist groups, march, paint signs, grab their daughters and sons, and raise their voices. But for so many, they also turn to their greatest comfort—their kitchen. Baking has a new meaning in today’s world. These days, baking can be an outlet for expressing our feelings about the current state of our society. Rage Baking offers more than 50 cookie, cake, tart, and pie recipes as well as inspirational essays, reflections, and interviews with well known bakers and impassioned women and activists including Dorie Greenspan, Ruth Reichl, Carla Hall, Preeti Mistry, Julia Turshen, Pati Jinich, Vallery Lomas, Von Diaz, Genevieve Ko, and writers like Rebecca Traister, Pam Houston, Tess Raffery, Cecile Richards, Ann Friedman, Marti Noxon, and many more. Timely, fun, and creative, this cookbook speaks to both skilled and beginner bakers who are looking for new ways to use their sweetest skills to combine food and activism. Containing a collection of recipes that are satisfying and delicious, Rage Baking unites like-minded women who are passionate about baking and change.
Category: Cooking

Daughter I Forbid Your Recurring Dream

Author : James Chapman
ISBN : IND:30000076349905
Genre : Fiction
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Fiction. "Frieda, the narrator and eponymous "daughter," opens the novel, speaking as a fetus from an Edenic state of unbounded freedom and perception in which she can "create anything"...philosophical brilliance and surreal humor in Chapman's prose amply reward the reader's attention"--Publishers Weekly. "As we trip through Frieda's life and her forays into art, love, politics, self-actualization, and self-destruction, thematic justice seems to be among the least of Chapman's concerns. It is Chapman's ongoing experiment in his fiction--his exploration of the serious limitations on our ability to communicate in a largely inarticulate culture that has become increasingly obsessed with violence, veneer, and volume--that weighs most heavily"--Review of Contemporary Fiction.
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The Recurring Dream Of Equality

Author : James R. Ozinga
ISBN : UOM:39015037864165
Genre : Religion
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This book demonstrates the breadth of the dream that underlies historical attempts to achieve communal sharing or equality. The author presents his view that the beginnings of the idea of equality and the dream of union with God, are found in prehistoric community patterns. He suggests that these ideas are also found in the very structure of early human descriptions of where we come from and what it was like before we left it -- a Golden Age, a Paradise, and Eden. In nine chapters James Ozinga examines conceptual and historical examples of implementation of communal sharing and ideas. He looks at the source of these implementations and their future usefulness. The tenth chapter provides a summary and an analysis of the study and pushes the viewpoint that equality of opportunity is more desirable and more probable than absolute equality. This thoroughly descriptive and illuminative analysis will be highly appropriate for courses on communism or utopias, political philosophy, or the trade market.
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Recurring Dreams

Author : Kathleen Sullivan
ISBN : 0895948923
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The intriguing story of the author's 35-year adventure with a dream character named Victor Biento, "Recurring Dreams" focuses on such dream elements as metaphors, dialogues, and feminine and masculine principles.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Perpetual Assassins

Author : Brian Huey
ISBN : 9781949379051
Genre : Fiction
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Pitted against the status quo, government, money, power—and pure evil, our hero, Matthew, and his enchanting and determined sidekick, Maria, fight to reclaim control over their future. On the morning of 9/11, the FBI director interrogates Matthew’s enigmatic mentor, aka, Zebo. Our All-American savant is dead-set on finding the truth about people and events that have pursued him these past years, perhaps since birth. Every step proves to be more dangerous than the last. eace in the Maine North Woods is precious to Matthew and Maria as they prepare for a big move. Trouble converges on their haven in Cambridge. Can Matthew trust his highly-decorated Marine hero brother? Can he believe a fellow MIT genius with a dangerous secret of his own? Can Matthew avoid a stalker only known as Black Cap? Can he trust his friends? Can he trust anyone?
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Bethany Bettany

Author : Fred D'aguiar
ISBN : 9781446425084
Genre : Fiction
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A Caribbean country on the verge of collapse. A small town called Boundary. A rambling house inhabited by three generations of the Abrahams family. And a little girl who is trying to make sense of it all. Bethany Bettany is five years old when her father dies and her mother leaves her to fend for herself in the Abrahams household. The place simmers with resentment: her uncles and aunts think her mother killed her father; her grandmother refuses to leave her room. Bethany is the scapegoat for it all. In Bethany, D'Aguiar has created both a loveable character and a symbol for the search of a nation to make itself whole. If Boundary is Guyana, then Bethany Bettany - a girl torn between two names - is the spirit of its people poised for flight.
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ISBN : OSU:32435022572457
Genre : Philippines
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A Light In The Darkness

Author : Janet Cameron
ISBN : 9781631109928
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Unworthiness, fear, guilt, shame; these are just a few of the emotional bandages that people carry with them. The world tells us we should deny these harmful emotions or accept them as normal, but our loving God wants to set us free. I invite you to come along on a journey with me as I find the courage to seek out the root of these emotions in my life and embrace God's love and freedom to find a light in the darkness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Wit Will Walls

Author : Betty Kilby Fisher
ISBN : 097257090X
Genre : Social Science
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Author : Robin McCorquodale
ISBN : 0425104109
Genre : Fiction
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Recently widowed and struggling to make a living, Elaine Menutis becomes embroiled in a passionate love affair with the arrogant, nineteen-year-old Hugh Littleton, a romance that almost destroys her but brings the younger man to maturity
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Parallel Stories

Author : Péter Nádas
ISBN : 9781429963572
Genre : Fiction
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A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 In 1989, the year the Wall came down, a university student in Berlin on his morning run finds a corpse on a park bench and alerts the authorities. This scene opens a novel of extraordinary scope and depth, a masterwork that traces the fate of myriad Europeans—Hungarians, Jews, Germans, Gypsies—across the treacherous years of the mid-twentieth century. Three unusual men are at the heart of Parallel Stories: Hans von Wolkenstein, whose German mother is linked to secrets of fascist-Nazi collaboration during the 1940s; Ágost Lippay Lehr, whose influential father has served Hungary's different political regimes for decades; and András Rott, who has his own dark record of mysterious activities abroad. The web of extended and interconnected dramas reaches from 1989 back to the spring of 1939, when Europe trembled on the edge of war, and extends to the bestial times of 1944–45, when Budapest was besieged, the Final Solution devastated Hungary's Jews, and the war came to an end, and on to the cataclysmic Hungarian Revolution of October 1956. We follow these men from Berlin and Moscow to Switzerland and Holland, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, and of course, from village to city in Hungary. The social and political circumstances of their lives may vary greatly, their sexual and spiritual longings may seem to each of them entirely unique, yet Péter Nádas's magnificent tapestry unveils uncanny reverberating parallels that link them across time and space.This is Péter Nádas's masterpiece—eighteen years in the writing, a sensation in Hungary even before it was published, and almost four years in the translating. Parallel Stories is the first foreign translation of this daring, demanding, and momentous novel, and it confirms for an even larger audience what Hungary already knows: that it is the author's greatest work.
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The Trumpeter

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ISBN : UOM:39015040100565
Genre : Ecology
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Animatrix A Female Animator

Author : Heidi Guedel
ISBN : 9780595287307
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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What kind of childhood experiences helped Heidi to become a successful Disney Animator? Who inspired her? Why did she become such a prankster? What challenges did she face as a young woman striving to become an Animator at Walt Disney Productions in the 1970's? What was studio life really like? Titter titter What outrageous and hilarious things did Heidi and the other young Animators do while they worked for Disney? Why did Heidi and 15 other gifted young Animators all walk out of Walt Disney Productions to make The Secret of NIMH? Find out! Heidi Guedel tells you all about it with unflinching honesty and humor.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

World Without End

Author : Francine du Plessix Gray
ISBN : 0867210796
Genre : Fiction
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Edmund, Claire, and Sophie, friends--and sometimes lovers--for thirty years, travel to the Soviet Union, hoping to plan for the last third of their lives and to resolve the struggles and confusions of the previous three decades
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Married Men

Author : Ira Wolfert
ISBN : UCAL:$B103260
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Daniel S Dream

Author : Peter M. Rosenberg
ISBN : 0684817284
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A serious accident leaves Daniel, a photo-journalist, plagued by depression and nightmares for which his wife and doctors can offer no help. Daniel's reprieve arrives in the form of a recurring dream that takes him to an idyllic Greek village and he determines to find a way of staying there.

A Taste Of Blood Wine

Author : Freda Warrington
ISBN : 9781781167250
Genre : Fiction
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A tale of passion, betrayal... and blood... On a First World War battlefield vampire Karl von Wultendorf struggles to free himself from his domineering maker, Kristian. The Neville sisters flourish in decadent, hedonistic London society in 1923: champagne, parties and the latest illegal substances. All except Charlotte, the middle of the three sisters who hides in a corner wishing she were back in Cambridge helping her professor father with his scientific experiments. When Charlotte meets her father's new research assistant Karl, it is the beginning of a deadly obsession that divides her from her sisters, her father and even her dearest friend. What price are they willing to pay to stay together? “Not merely one of the finest fantasy novels of recent years, but one of the finest ever. Should not be missed.” Brian Stableford “A cross between Anne Rice and some of the more edgy modern paranormal romances, only with Freda Warrington 's incredible voice... This author truly has a gift for story telling.” Not Your Ordinary Book Banter
Category: Fiction