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The Art Of Coming Home

Author : Craig Storti
ISBN : PSU:000033035864
Genre : Adaptation sociale
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The evidence is compelling: the overwhelming majority of people returning from a period living or working abroad find returning to their home culture more difficult than adjusting to the foreign culture. Expecting that home will be the way it was when they left, most returnees are shocked to discover that both they and their home have changed. Indeed the differences between what they expect and what they actually find are so striking that the phenomenon of re-entry is known as reverse culture shock.
Category: Adaptation sociale

Coming Home

Author : Carol Crown
ISBN : 157806659X
Genre : Art
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SELF-TAUGHT ART ¨ RELIGIOUS ART--> In the works of many famous self-taught artists, such as Howard Finster and Sister Gertrude Morgan, Biblical themes and imagery abound. How has the Bible inspired these southern creators? Examining 125 works of art by seventy contemporary folk artists, Coming Home! Self-Taught Artists, the Bible, and the American South accompanies a traveling exhibition organized by the Art Museum of the University of Memphis. The exhibition features painters and sculptors of wide acclaim, including Finster, Sister Morgan, William Edmondson, Clementine Hunter, Joe Minter, Elijah Pierce, Robert Roberg, William Thomas Thompson, and Myrtice West. In the South, Evangelical Christianity is predominant. Essays in this catalog explore this particular religious influence on the work of southern self-taught artists. The artwork is considered within the context of contemporary American art and history, literature, and music. Also included are brief essays on thirty-two of the artists along with biographical sketches of each, identifying denominational ties and providing relevant religious information. Coming Home! offers new ways of understanding the rich meaning, theology, and history of this art and its stylistic approaches and various purposes. Essayists also forward a fresh appreciation of the cultural influence of Evangelical Christianity. They include Carol Crown, Erika Lee Doss, Hal Fulmer, Norman Girardot, Paul Harvey, Babatunde Lawal, Leslie Luebbers, Cheryl Rivers, and Charles Reagan Wilson. Carol Crown is the curator of the exhibit Coming Home! and associate professor of art history at the University of Memphis. She is also the editor of Wonders to Behold! The Visionary Art of Myrtice West.
Category: Art

Coming Home

Author : Rosamunde Pilcher
ISBN : 9781466824973
Genre : Fiction
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Against the backdrop of an elegant Cornwall mansion before World War II and a vast continent-spanning canvas during the turbulent war years, this involving story tells of an extraordinary young woman's coming of age, coming to grips with love and sadness, and in every sense of the term, coming home... In 1935, Judith Dunbar is left behind at a British boarding school when her mother and baby sister go off to join her father in Singapore. At Saint Ursula's, her friendship with Loveday Carey-Lewis sweeps her into the privileged, madcap world of the British aristocracy, teaching her about values, friendship, and wealth. But it will be the drama of war, as it wrenches Judith from those she cares about most, that will teach her about courage...and about love. Teeming with marvelous, memorable characters in a novel that is a true masterpiece, Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher is a book to be savored, reread, and cherished forever.
Category: Fiction

Coming Home

Author : Jack McDevitt
ISBN : 9780698146501
Genre : Fiction
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Thousands of years ago, artifacts of the early space age were lost to rising oceans and widespread turmoil. Garnett Baylee devoted his life to finding them, only to give up hope. Then, in the wake of his death, one was found in his home, raising tantalizing questions. Had he succeeded after all? Why had he kept it a secret? And where is the rest of the Apollo cache? Antiquities dealer Alex Benedict and his pilot, Chase Kolpath, have gone to Earth to learn the truth. But the trail seems to have gone cold, so they head back home to be present when the Capella, the interstellar transport that vanished eleven years earlier in a time/space warp, is expected to reappear. With a window of only a few hours, rescuing it is of the utmost importance. Twenty-six hundred passengers—including Alex’s uncle, Gabriel Benedict, the man who raised him—are on board. Alex now finds his attention divided between finding the artifacts and anticipating the rescue of the Capella. But time won’t allow him to do both. As the deadline for the Capella’s reappearance draws near, Alex fears that the puzzle of the artifacts will be lost yet again. But Alex Benedict never forgets and never gives up—and another day will soon come around...
Category: Fiction

Coming Home To Myself

Author : Marion Woodman
ISBN : 9781609254773
Genre : Self-Help
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Connect with your feminine essence and get in touch with your innate power and worth with this book of poetic daily meditations and inspiring art. In her previous works, such as Addiction to Perfection, Marion Woodman offered spiritual sustenance and feminine wisdom to her many readers. Now Woodman and her collaborator Jill Mellick have distilled her words into prose poems, adding a new layer of inspiration for your every day. The driving force behind this book is the beauty and significance of the feminine essence. Through quotes and stunning watercolors, readers are offered sacred reminders of our worth and power as women. By carefully selecting excerpts from Woodman’s works, Mellick has crafted these poems for women everywhere, guaranteed to speak to the soul. Women often find themselves caught up in a number of roles and tasks that they strive to fill and complete. This collection is a resting place, away from the chaos. It is a chance to check in with your body and mind and gain a higher vision for the day ahead.
Category: Self-Help

Coming Home

Author : Mariah Stewart
ISBN : 9781405516266
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to Chesapeake Bay The first book in a wonderfully warm and romantic series by Mariah Stewart. . . In the wake of his wife's murder, agent Grady Shields turned his back on the FBI - and everything else - to retreat into the vast solitude of Montana, grieve for his lost love and forget the world. But after years in seclusion, his sister's wedding draws him to St Dennis, a peaceful town on the Chesapeake Bay. Though he swears he isn't interested in finding love again, Grady can't ignore the mutual sparks that fly when he meets Vanessa Keaton. Although her past was marked by bad choices, Vanessa has found that coming to St Dennis is the best decision she's ever made. Bling, her trendy boutique, is a success with tourists as well as with the townspeople. She's made friends, has a home she loves and has established a life for herself far from the nightmare she's left behind. The last thing she's looking for is romance, but she's finding that the hot new man in town is hard to resist. And when her past catches up with her, Grady finds that he's unwilling to let her become a victim again. As together they fight her demons, Grady and Vanessa discover that life still holds some surprises and that love doesn't always have to hurt. Readers LOVE Mariah Stewart 'Romantic and funny and sassy' 'I found myself laughing and smiling a lot while reading this book . . . an amazing read, full of action!' 'A heartwarming romance with a pinch of intrigue and mystery' 'A sweet, fun first book in a series' 'Such a fun summer read' 'This was no run of the mill romance novel . . . a mystery, romance and thriller all in one' 'Stewart's writing style is remarkable . . . sweet, funny, romantic!'
Category: Fiction

Coming Home To Mississippi

Author : Charline R. McCord
ISBN : 9781617037672
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this collection, essayists examine their lives, their memories of Mississippi, the reasons they left the state, and what drew them back. They talk about how life differs and wears on you in the far-flung parts of our nation, and the qualities that make Mississippi unique. The writers from all corners of the state are as diverse as the regions from which they come. They are of different races, different life experiences, different talents, and different temperaments. Yet in acceding to the magical lure of Mississippi they are in many ways alike. Their roots are deep in the rich soil of this state, and they come from strong families that valued education and promoted an indomitable optimism. Successes stem from a passion, usually emerging early in life, that burns within them. But that passion is tempered, disciplined, encouraged, and influenced by the people around them, as well as the landscape and the history of their times. These essays give us a glimpse of the people and places that nurtured the young lives of the essayists and offered the values that directed them as they sought their dreams elsewhere. Often they found that opportunity was within their grasp in their home state and came back to realize their full potential. They came back, in some cases, to retire to a familiar place of pleasant memories, to family and to friends. They all have a love and respect for Mississippi and continue, back home, to use their talents to help make the state an even better place to live.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Art Of Excess

Author : Tom LeClair
ISBN : 0252061020
Genre : Fiction
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'The Art of Excess' combines intensive literary scholarship and wide-ranging multidisciplinary though to restore the meaning of criticism - evaluation - to the study of recent American fiction.
Category: Fiction

Never Coming Home

Author : Evonne Wareham
ISBN : 9781906931605
Genre : Fiction
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A woman’s search for answers leads her into the arms of a man who offers both danger and passion in this explosive “nerve-wracking thrill ride” (RT Book Reviews). When Kaz Elmore is told her five-year-old daughter Jamie has died in a car crash, she struggles to accept that she’ll never see her little girl again. Then a stranger comes into her life offering what she thought was lost forever: hope. Devlin, security consultant and witness to the terrible accident scene, believes that Kaz’s daughter might not have been the girl in the car after all. But with no hard evidence, the police aren’t interested, so Devlin and Kaz have little choice but to investigate on their own. Their desperate search for Jamie leads down dangerous paths that take the pair all across Europe, where deadly secrets await. But as long as Kaz has hope, she can’t stop looking—and Devlin can’t leave . . .
Category: Fiction

Coming Home To Clearwater

Author : Dale McMillan
ISBN : 9781465361042
Genre : Fiction
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The Simmonses are an unusual family. Each in their own way exhibits servants hearts, love of family, home, country, and a strong Christian faith. They make a full circle in this writing, with each in their own way contributing. The period covered by this story was a period of upheaval in America. Integration was in full bloom, the peace movement and the Vietnam War, The Kennedy and King assignation took place during this period. George Simmons has his hands full as he guides Clearwater through safe passage during this era. Ike Simmons comes of age and aids George as he charts the course through integration of Clearwater schools. Chassity, Mamie, and Woodrow are in the middle of everything; each contributing.
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