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The Road To Daybreak

Author : Henri Nouwen
ISBN : 9780804152112
Genre : Religion
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When Henri Nouwen left the world of academe and headed for the village of Trosly in France, he sought a place that would lead him "closer to the heart of God." Arriving at L'Arche community in Trosly, he felt as if he had finally "come home." Indeed, it was destined to change his life forever. The Road to Daybreak is Henri Nouwen's intimate diary that records his poignant year at L'Arche, which began in the summer of 1985, a precious time of inner renewal and self-discovery. With simplicity and honesty, he describes how the experience changed his attitudes and enriched his spiritual life. Here Nouwen recounts the struggles and self-doubts he faced along this rocky road to a new vocation as he introduces us to the people of L'Arche and many others whose impact on him was deep and life-lasting. Such was the impact of this experience that he chose to say yes to the call to go to L'Arche Daybreak Community in Toronto and make it his permanent home and ministry. Rich in insights and sparkling with touching and inspiring anecdotes, The Road to Daybreak invites the reader to join this renowed spiritual writer on his journey to a deeper understanding of God and the human family.
Category: Religion

The Daybreak Boys

Author : Gregory Stephenson
ISBN : 9780809386475
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In these critical essays Gregory Stephenson takes the reader on a journey through the literature of the Beat Generation: a journey encompassing that common ethos of Beat literature— the passage from darkness to light, from fragmented being toward wholeness, from Beat to Beatific. He travels through Jack Kerouac’ s Duluoz Legend, following Kerouac’ s quests for identity, community, and spiritual knowledge. He examines Allen Ginsberg’ s use of transcendence in “ Howl,” discovers the Gnostic vision in William S. Burroughs’ s fiction, and studies the mythic, visionary power of Lawrence Ferlinghetti’ s poetry. Stephenson also provides detailed examinations of the writing of lesser-known Beat authors: John Clellon Holmes, Gregory Corso, Richard Fariñ a, and Michael McClure. He explores the myth and the mystery of the literary legend of Neal Cassady. The book concludes with a look at the common traits of the Beat writers— their use of primitivism, shamanism, myth and magic, spontaneity, and improvisation, all of which led them to a new idiom of consciousness and to the expansion of the parameters of American literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Daybreak Massacre

Author : Emeni Tony Ned
ISBN : 9781426936982
Genre : Fiction
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A distress community in a bid to find lasting solution to its territorial problem traced it to the Criminal Divisional Jackboot officer whom after his transfer to the town crime rate suddenly increased. The people severally appealed to the commissioner of Jackboot and the state government did not get any feedback decided to lean on faith for survival but faith was a compromising factor when arm robbery cases were recorded until a final showdown that almost rocked the whole community. Armed men in broad daylight invaded the only bank, in the community and successfully made away with large sum of money. The Jackboot was alerted but delayed its response, with a cover story of not having ammunition. The provoked youths of the town burnt down the Jackboot station. Consequently the government intervened by sending Jackboot officers to Massacre the citizens in cold blood thereby turning the town to a deserted zone.
Category: Fiction


Author : Belva Plain
ISBN : 0307789446
Genre : Fiction
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The doctor's office is cool, white, sterile. But the doctor's words are searing: blood tests prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that Margaret and Arthur Crawfield's beloved, dying son is not their child. Now they must face Peter's death and the shock of having a son they have never met. Grieving, yet compelled, they begin a search that will tear two families apart. Laura and "Bud" Rice share an elegant home and two children, brilliant, handsome Tom, and cherished, chronically ill eleven-year-old Timmy. But after nineteen years of marriage, Laura's respectable husband is a stranger—and the reason for Tom's escalating involvement with a group of campus bigots. Suddenly the Crawfields enter their lives and shatter their fragile world. As the Rices' quiet Southern town explodes with hate and violence, the two familes must embrace—or be destroyed by—the shattering truth. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

Daybreak Again

Author : Maggie Hinton
ISBN : 9781490711607
Genre : Fiction
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Dillon Paxton once aspired to be an architect but an unforeseen tragedy put an end to his dreams. He is now a fourth generation New Mexico rancher, and is faced with the governments intentions to enforce its environmental laws. The small New Mexico town of Hayden is made up of logging and sawmill industries, along with other ranches like Dillons, and so the newest edicts of the Forest Service will drastically change the lives of most of its inhabitants. Dillons sister, Gabby, falls in love with Trey Sanders, the Forest Service agents son, further complicating the situation. Jayden Harte, world famous movie star, comes to town to make a film, causing Dillons life to become further tangled. When the Forest Service finally takes steps to impose its restrictions, Dillon is forced to make decisions which will affect both the Paxton land and the people he loves.
Category: Fiction

Daybreak On A Different Mountain

Author : Colin Greenland
ISBN : 9780575127517
Genre : Fiction
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Walled off from a world it no longer remembers, the city of Thryn decays in arrogant isolation. Its ancient scriptures tell of the god,Gomath, who will one day return to perfect his city. But his return has been long awaited. In a bizarre coincidence of events, Lupio, a cynical and decadent young aristocrat, is unwillingly entangled in the prophecy. Appalled, he decides to break ancient law and flee the city. He joins up with Dubilier, a failed poet and dreamer, who is trying to escape from the death of inspiration and love. Together they travel through uncharted lands in search of the lost god. One of them wants to find him. The other certainly does not...
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Author : David Swanson
ISBN : 9781609800659
Genre : Political Science
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Daybreak is a thorough investigation of how Bush/Cheney altered the way American government works and deteriorated the Constitution and Bill of Rights. It includes clear plans for how we may reclaim democracy, declare our rights, and truly set out for a new America. Shocking and inspirational, Daybreak provides a clear breakdown of all that we have lost, and all that we have to gain.
Category: Political Science

After Daybreak

Author : Ben Shephard
ISBN : 9780307424631
Genre : History
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“I find it hard even now to get into focus all these horrors, my mind is really quite incapable of taking in everything I saw because it was all so completely foreign to everything I had previously believed or thought possible.” British Major Ben Barnett’s words echoed the sentiments shared by medical students, Allied soldiers, members of the clergy, ambulance drivers, and relief workers who found themselves utterly unprepared to comprehend, much less tend to, the indescribable trauma of those who survived at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. The liberation of Bergen-Belsen by the British in April 1945 was a defining point in history: the moment the world finally became inescapably aware of the Holocaust. But what happened after Belsen was liberated is still a matter of dispute. Was it an epic of medical heroism or the culmination of thirteen years of indifference to the fate of Europe’s Jews? This startling investigation by acclaimed documentary filmmaker and historian Ben Shephard draws on an extraordinary range of materials–contemporary diaries, military documents, and survivors’ testimonies–to reconstruct six weeks at Belsen beginning on April 15, 1945, and reveals what actually caused the post-liberation deaths of nearly 14,000 concentration camp inmates who might otherwise have lived. Why did it take almost two weeks to organize a proper medical response? Why were the medical teams sent to Belsen so poorly equipped? Why, when specialists did arrive, did they get so much of the medicine plain wrong? For the first time, Shephard explores the humanitarian and medical issues surrounding the liberation of the camp and provides a detailed, illuminating account that is far more complex than had been previously revealed. This gripping book confronts the terrifying aftermath of war with questions that still haunt us today. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: History