Und der Himmel führt Regie (German Edition) by Karin E. J. Kolland

By Karin E. J. Kolland

was once wie im Märchen beginnt, von der Erde bis hin zum Himmelreich der Schutzengel führt, sinkt in diesem Roman mit autobiographischen Zügen, durch einen Schicksalsschlag plötzlich herab und offenbart das Leben einer Frau, die zu tiefer Spiritualität berufen ist. Jedoch ihr Weg ist steinig und geprägt von Zweifeln, Irrtümern und einer beständigen Suche nach der großen und bedingungslosen Liebe. Am Ende entdeckt sie durch eine Offenbarung von Mutter Maria und der fernöstlichen Gandengöttin Kwan Yin den Zugang zu ihrer eigenen inneren Göttin.

Spanned geschrieben versteht es die Autorin ihre Leserschaft dort abzuholen, wo die Seele Fragen stellt und die Sehnsucht des Herzens nach Liebe brennt. In sanfter Sprache werden Betrachtungen angeboten, Inspirationen, die dem Suchenden Antworten geben können für seine eigene Lebensausrichtung.

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Therese Rocco: Pittsburgh's First Female Assistant Police by Therese Rocco

By Therese Rocco

Therese Rocco is understood to her colleagues as “The Rock.” This diminutive lady, on the age of 19, begun her occupation in legislation enforcement as a clerk in a small, all-female lacking folks unit of the Pittsburgh Police division. Her occupation ended approximately fifty years later, as an venerated and acclaimed Assistant Police Chief—the first girl within the Pittsburgh Police division to arrive this sort of high-ranking place.

Many of the tales during this gritty and unique memoir underscore the truth that the younger clerk used to be quick moved into investigative paintings as a result of her grit and willingness to place herself at risk within the line of responsibility, and her decision to trace down even the smallest lead.

I confronted loads of discrimination…but I accredited the problem with a smile…

Therese Rocco turned a family identify as a result of her tenacity and fearlessness in excessive profile instances concerning lacking youngsters. Her commitment and dogged pursuit of fact earned her the popularity of governors, mayors and different high-ranking officials.

Some of my thoughts are certainly painful. i feel of the faces of frightened mom and dad as I braced myself to inform them their baby wouldn't be coming home.

Therese is credited with constructing protocols for the research of lacking baby circumstances that experience stored the lives of untold numbers of youngsters.

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Meeting the New Iraq: A Memoir of Homecoming and Hope by Juman Kubba

By Juman Kubba

This publication is set the recent Iraq, the Iraq that many say has ultimately after decades develop into a democracy, which has introduced freedoms and rights, chaos and confusion. the writer relates lending her talents to aid Iraq growth towards a greater destiny. She additionally provides an account of her emotions and stories upon returning to her local urban Baghdad, with every one new come upon frightening previous stories and construction new foundations, and her view of the present Iraq from the viewpoint of somebody who has lived within the usa for 3 many years. ultimately she bargains her suggestions on the place american citizens and Iraqis are headed jointly, with their lives intermingled as by no means ahead of as a result of the fresh war.

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Mourning Diana: Nation, Culture and the Performance of Grief by Deborah Lynn Steinberg,Adrian Kear

By Deborah Lynn Steinberg,Adrian Kear

The demise of Diana, Princess of Wales, on September 1 1997, caused public demonstrations of grief on a virtually unprecented worldwide scale. yet, whereas international media insurance of the occasions following her demise seemed to create a world 'community of mourning', renowned reacions in truth mirrored the complexities of the princess's public picture and the tensions surrounding the preferred notion of royalty.
Mourning Diana examines the occasions which the dying of Diana as a chain of cultural-political phenomena, from the instant aftermath as crowds accumulated in public areas and royal palaces, to the kingdom funeral in Westminister Abbey, reading the functionality of grief and the involvement of the worldwide media within the construction of narratives and spectacles on the subject of the commemoration of her life.
members examine the advanced iconic prestige of Diana, as a public determine capable of maintain a bunch of other identifications, and hint the posthumous romanticisation of elements of her existence resembling her charity activism and her dating with Dodi al Fayed. The members argue that the occasions following the demise of Diana dramatised a fancy set of cultural tensions within which the limits dividing nationhood and citizenship, charity and activism, inner most feeling and public politics, have been redrawn.

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On the Road to Victory: Our Struggle as Immigrants in by Dulcelina Moore,Tasha Thomas,Cecilia Brown,Laura Marsala

By Dulcelina Moore,Tasha Thomas,Cecilia Brown,Laura Marsala

at the street to Victory: Our fight as Immigrants in the USA is a compelling trip of a family members who overcomes huge, immense hindrances looking for the yank dream. Dulcelina Moore, a black Hispanic (Afro-Caribbean) girl local to Costa Rica, transports you thru the numerous points of her own existence together with schooling, own relationships, parenting, and profession targets. you'll find your self on the similar crossroads as Dulcelina, as you know about the persistence and perseverance of this amazing relatives. at the highway to Victory bargains 3 generations of perception. Their trip tackles the significance of religion, kinfolk, and concentration. most significantly, the adventure unearths the necessity to embody a imaginative and prescient. As you trip finds the necessity to embody imaginative and prescient. As you trip in the course of the authors eyes, you'll find the teachings she realized alongside the best way, than should be an thought for you as you attempt to beat your personal life’s obstacles.

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Neun Briefe, Drei Fotos, ein Name: Biographie einer by Petra Mitchell

By Petra Mitchell

Petra Mitchell entstand aus der Verbindung einer deutschen Mutter und eines amerikanischen Soldaten im besetzten Nachkriegsdeutschland, 1947 in ein kleines Dorf in Franken geboren. Schon als type muss sie mit Diskriminierung, Ablehnung und Demütigung konfrontiert werden, denn sie ist ein »Bastard", ein »Besatzungskind", ein »Vermächtnis des Feindes", ein sort ohne legitimen Vater. Petra wächst auf mit der Hoffnung ihren Vater zu finden, Briefe und Fotos im Schlafzimmer ihrer Mutter bestätigen seine Existenz, sie lernt englisch, sie Sucht Wege nach Amerika zu gelangen, sie verliebt sich in einen stationierten amerikanischen Soldaten. Die Mutter muss verhindern dass ihr das gleiche Schicksal wiederfährt. Ein Handeln mit Folgen. Petra Mitchell ist eines von den ca. 60 - 100.000 Kindern, die nach dem zweiten Weltkrieg geboren würden, deren Väter zum größten Teil unbekannt blieben. In ihrer bewegenden autobiographischen Geschichte beschreibt sie die Suche nach ihrem Vater, die Schwierigkeiten eine Identität zu finden und das eigene Leben in den Wirren der Gefühle Ehrenvoll zu Gestalten. Ihre Erzählung ist ein caught Deutsche Geschichte, in den Frauen die Protagonisten sind, sowohl im Leid, wie auch in der Freude.

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The Las Vegas Madam: The Escorts, The Clients, The Truth by Jami Rodman

By Jami Rodman

Sin urban uncovered! The final Vegas Madam will make 50 colours of gray Blush Crimson!

The Las Vegas Madam: The Escorts, the consumers, the reality takes you contained in the lifetime of a decision woman as she spirals right into a global of glamour and secrets and techniques and expose.

When a scandalous information tale splashed throughout mainstream media approximately an elite escort supplier in Las Vegas, humans have been surprised to benefit there has been a tiny mastermind in the back of the corporate a small city lady from Oregon named Jami Rodman glided by the pseudonym Haley Heston.

§ Meet the key society of top-end escorts and the lads who rent them.

§ become aware of the hugely profitable company of intercourse as Rodman finds the hidden web pages and layers of advanced networking to meet guy s never-ending wish for sex.

Timed with the 2007 cave in, Vegas cultivated a brand new, remarkable category of name ladies ... ones with brains, good looks and savvy. along with her service provider, they wiped clean up the dirty recognition of prostitution in Las Vegas.

Weathering festival from determined, violent, and winning pimps and madams, webhosting swanky events, and serving consumers in towns that spanned the globe, her business enterprise governed the oldest career for a number of years till considered one of her famous person escorts, Olympian Suzy want Hamilton, canceled on a jealous and disgruntled patron ... he wrote an electronic mail at 2 AM to the net Smoking Gun. Haley Heston, the Las Vegas Madam, was once outed.

The Las Vegas Madam is a provocative memoir of 1 lady s trip into prostitution and the way speedy a fast paced lifestyles equipped a wedge among her and the very factor she used to be trying to start with love, friendship and which means. She replaces loneliness with companionship, either as a employed prostitute and recreationally.

In a determined try to bond with others, to be cherished, slot in, to flee an oppressive faith, and push the crushing void of vacancy apart, she attempts to fill it with intercourse, medicines, relationships, cash and gear. As Jami, aka Haley Heston, rose from a favored name lady right into a robust madam, Rodman came upon most folks she met within the intercourse have been there for related purposes: loneliness, isolation from the area round them, and to fill wishes that weren’t met in different places. She discovered she used to be touring down an identical direction as her consumers, and comes to a decision to make alterations - to make a distinction for them.

Inside was once a brand new more desirable self who made acquaintances with the outdated. there have been possibilities to discover which means, and supply an identical to these round her. It used to be whilst she introduced these humans jointly that she learns to like back, have compassion for her consumers and herself, and comprehend what introduced her there to start with.

The Las Vegas Madam is glittery, fast moving and rattling attractive. blending a imperative cocktail of erotic excitement, funds and sizzling ladies, meet the key society of top-end escorts and the boys who lease them for companionship. you'll by no means ponder town of Las Vegas, escorts and phone ladies as you could have ahead of you learn this booklet. sure, 50 colors of gray may flip 50 colors of Crimson.

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Out of Her Darkness by Fiona Strother

By Fiona Strother

After residing a existence jam-packed with highs and lows, i've got come to a spot of internal peace and recognition that no longer every little thing or everyone seems to be what they appear. whereas it can be actual that my father, the fellow who really used to be my old flame, had a gloomy facet, it didn’t outline him as an individual or the genuineness of his soul. however, there have been a number of qualities in either him and my mom which might support me in facing the clash of affection and existence i might suffer. My Daddy is an awesome father and honorable guy and my mom is a robust and made up our minds girl; I attempt to include and convey the entire confident qualities which dwells in every one of them. similar to anyone people, there’s a lot more than what will be obvious with the bare eye; underneath the outside is the place our middle and soul are and who we actually are. facing my very own confusion of what love is has led me to proportion my tale with others so you, too, may be able to locate closure, recognition and peace to reside your lifestyles as you have been created to.

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FLASH! Bars, Boobs, and Busted: 5 Years on the Road with by Ryan Simkin

By Ryan Simkin

In 2002, writer Ryan Simkin took a brand new task as co-production coordinator for Mantra leisure, manufacturer of the notorious and iconic ladies long gone Wild movies. Over the following a number of years, he rose during the corporation to develop into GGW founder Joe Francis' correct hand guy, supervising operations throughout the USA for the logo recognized for purchasing sizzling, younger coeds to "go wild". This rollercoaster trip is a surprising account of bus excursions, Spring Breaks, Mardi Gras, intercourse, medicines, Rock and Roll, Celebrities, and eventually a number of journeys to the slammer.

This is the definitive behind-the-scenes account of all the adventures and antics, from the man who observed all of it occur. From Paris Hilton to Tara Reid to Ashley Dupre, from Eminem to Ashton Kutcher to Snoop Dogg, not one of the names were replaced to guard the blameless, simply because during this "Wild" world...no one used to be innocent.

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