Fanny Seward: A Life (New York State Series) by Trudy Krisher

By Trudy Krisher

On April 14, 1865, the evening of President Lincoln’s assassination, Booth’s conspirator Lewis Powell tried to assassinate Secretary of kingdom William Seward in his domestic simply blocks from Ford’s Theatre. The assault, which left Seward and his son heavily wounded, is stated in poignant aspect in Fanny Seward’s diary. Fanny, the cherished simply daughter of Seward, used to be a willing observer, and her diary entries from 1858 to 1866 are the basis of Krisher’s shiny portrait of the younger lady who used to be an eyewitness to 1 of the main tumultuous sessions in American history.
Fanny deals intimate observations at the politicians, generals, and artists of the time. She tells of attending dinner events, vacationing troops, and going to the theater, usually along President Abraham Lincoln and his spouse Mary. via Fanny’s writings, Krisher not just skillfully brings to lifestyles the occasions and actions of a revolutionary political kinfolk but in addition illuminates the daily drama of the conflict. Giving readers a formerly unseen glimpse into the period, Fanny Seward: A existence broadens our knowing of Civil struggle the USA.
On April 14, 1865, the evening of President Lincoln’s assassination, Booth’s conspirator Lewis Powell tried to assassinate Secretary of country William Seward in his domestic simply blocks from Ford’s Theatre. The assault, which left Seward and his son heavily wounded, is mentioned in poignant aspect in Fanny Seward’s diary. Fanny, the loved in simple terms daughter of Seward, used to be a willing observer, and her diary entries from 1858 to 1866 are the basis of Krisher’s vibrant portrait of the younger lady who used to be an eyewitness to at least one of the main tumultuous sessions in American history.
Fanny bargains intimate observations at the politicians, generals, and artists of the time. She tells of attending dinner events, vacationing troops, and going to the theater, usually along President Abraham Lincoln and his spouse Mary. via Fanny’s writings, Krisher not just skillfully brings to lifestyles the occasions and actions of a revolutionary political kinfolk but additionally illuminates the daily drama of the battle. Giving readers a formerly unseen glimpse into the period, Fanny Seward: A lifestyles broadens our realizing of Civil conflict America.

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Lost and Found in the Land of Mañana: Wildhearted Living in by Chrissy Gruninger

By Chrissy Gruninger

WINNER! most sensible Memoir from the center & Soul publication Awards by means of Holl and Lane journal and One inspiration Press!

It's effective daydream gas: embody an intensive swap and happiness will stick with. even if we are fantasizing a few new task, a brand new urban or nation, getting married, or having young children, we dedicate quite a bit of our lives attempting to plan a contented lifestyles. however the fact is, those significant adjustments would possibly not supply lasting pleasure in any respect -- and all of the making plans on this planet cannot warrantly happiness.

Chrissy Gruninger is familiar with those fantasies good. From her 400-square foot jungle casita in Costa Rica, she must have been loving lifestyles in paradise. yet she quickly discovered that even within the land of "pura vida", lifestyles wasn't ideal. whilst residing the truth falls wanting the dream, how do you discover actual and lasting contentment?

Lost and located within the Land of Mañana stocks Chrissy's such a lot laugh-out-loud moments and loopy stories of existence after moving to Costa Rica from California. There, she got here to gain that the rigorously crafted "perfect" lifestyles does not promise happiness, little bit of duct tape and tremendous glue is going far, and that sometimes the simplest solutions are not "out there" yet "in here." millions of miles clear of every thing she'd ever recognized, Chrissy rediscovered herself, eventually discovering love, concord, and contentment within.

Through Chrissy's missteps and adventures, we see the hot methods she stumbled on to have fun her wild spirit with out being reckless or sacrificing her sanity. via her reviews, we learn how to thrive inside of our personal lives, regardless of the place we are.

Come alongside in this soulful event that may lead you to correct the place you belong -- deeply rooted within the middle of your individual wild, wholehearted life.

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"Lost and located within the Land of Mañana finds the ups and downs of what it particularly takes be absolutely alive. Chrissy's tales approximately relocating to Costa Rica and discovering herself in a truly diverse global from what she had consistently identified exhibits us that with a bit attempt, braveness and an open brain, we will be able to pick out happiness, even among all of the problems we are facing within the daily. whereas her tale is ready dwelling in Costa Rica, what she stocks, the teachings she learns, could be utilized to a person, at any place. Chrissy reminds us that adversity, failure and mishaps are all simply stepping stones to a practical, appealing life."
Colin Beavan, AKA No effect guy, writer, find out how to Be Alive

"Chrissy displays the truth for we all: that lifestyles is what we make of it. Her tales of feeling misplaced and stressed remind us that whether we are "living the dream life", now not every little thing will cross as deliberate and bring about the proper happily-ever-after finishing. misplaced and located within the Land of Mañana is a real, susceptible e-book that might have you ever giggling, crying or even considering how one can do extra, on your personal existence and out on the planet. indisputably, Chrissy is a SavvyChick, who not just has discovered find out how to stay a superb existence on her personal phrases yet desires to proportion these classes with others."
Rosalie Nelson, Founder, SavvyChick.com

"Lost and located within the Land of Mañana is an eye-opening booklet on what it really is rather prefer to stay in another country. whereas we could dream of what residing in paradise is like...the superficial, sitting at the seashore, consuming a cocktail and absorbing the sunshine...is rather only a fable. The substance of really residing a wholehearted existence within the daily chaos is what, via her tales and activities, Chrissy indicates us easy methods to do. regardless of the place we're, all of us face demanding situations and it is how we appear and switch them into significant moments that make all of the difference."
Charlotte Watts, writer, The De-Stress Effect

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A Journey Alone: Recollections of a Hindu Daughter by Kanta Bhatia

By Kanta Bhatia

Kanta Bhatia's thoughts of starting to be up in British Punjab are special, captivating, and eerily suggestive of the wider social and political currents of the 20 th century. Her and her father's commitment to schooling, her lifestyles out of India as a South Asian bibliographer and librarian, her carrying on with involvement with relatives and institutional objectives at domestic, are seductive and informative. she will declare triple citizenship: citizen of India by means of background, start, and upbringing; citizen of the USA by way of painful selection; and citizen of the realm by means of career.

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As They Find a Way : A journey of various creative by Wizzy Mangoma,Teurai Chanakira

By Wizzy Mangoma,Teurai Chanakira

"There are individuals with creative pursuits or presents yet haven't any one that believes in them. in the past, being artistic or being an artist used to be by no means thought of whatever critical in a few societies.
Despite all odds, a few humans have selected no longer fear approximately what people imagine.

Meet quite a few artistic ladies, who keep on with their instinct and get up powerful as they work flat out to make their artistic desires a reality."

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The Life and Times of Sylvia Oakeshott by Sylvia Diggins

By Sylvia Diggins

THE existence AND occasions OF SYLVIA MAUD OAKESHOTT

This is the tale of my life.

Born in India via English mom and dad not anything ready me for what was once to keep on with. eventually pushed from India through the violence that the partitioning of India to England.
Heartaches, betrayal and deceit me and stayed with all of my life.

I by no means gave up searching for love and happiness.

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Modernity, Sexuality, and Ideology in Iran: The Life and by Kamran Talattof

By Kamran Talattof

In Iran, because the mid–nineteenth century, one factor has been a standard predicament: how should still Iran develop into smooth? greater than a century of fight for or opposed to modernity has constituted a lot of the social, political, and cultural background of the rustic. within the a long time because the 1979 Revolution, the query has develop into much more serious. In Modernity, Sexuality, and beliefs in Iran, Talattof unearths that the method of modernity by no means really spread out, due largely to Iran’s reluctance to include the seminal topics of gender and sexuality. Talattof’s method displays a distinct examine modernity as not just advances in and financial system but in addition advances towards an open, highbrow discourse on sexuality. Exploring the existence and occasions of Shahrzad, a dancer, actress, filmmaker, and poet, Talattof illuminates the country’s fight with modernity and the ideological, conventional, and non secular resistance opposed to it. Born in 1946, she played in numerous theater productions, turned an acclaimed movie famous person within the Nineteen Seventies, and pursued a profession as a journalist and poet. Following the revolution, she used to be imprisoned and at last turned homeless at the streets of Tehran. Her good fortune and eventual decline as a feminine artist and entertainer illustrate the clash among modernity and culture and Iran’s failure to include an overt expression of sexuality. Talattof additionally profiles numerous different girl artists of the Nineteen Seventies, interpreting their lives and paintings as home windows during which to check what Iranian tradition allowed and what it repudiated.

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A Zest for Life: A Rousing Adventure Story, Sequel to "A by Krystyna Louw

By Krystyna Louw

the genuine tale of a rare relatives maintains – from The Polek's last-minute bid to flee the Nazis (see a distinct model of braveness) to the London blitz to Colonial Africa, a land of dramatic distinction, the place event awaits, and chance is regular. A fast paced combination of heritage, unique cultures, pleasure and romance.

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What's REALLY Cookin' in the Kitchen by Martha Elizabeth

By Martha Elizabeth

Why could you must learn this little e-book? if you happen to comprehend somebody trying to input the area of on-line relationship, try out what went on in precisely those few encounters. and will you no longer be enchanted and alarmed after that, a minimum of you could create the most scrumptious dishes which are a part of the writer's relations background. Recipes you will discover nowhere else. Wander via time within the precise tale of Martha Elizabeth's look for Mr. correct. beginning in highschool, relive the discoveries of ways these raging hormones set off sexual prowess and the intricacy of the relationships that take her from innocence to adulthood. benefit from the recipes she used to seduce her males, besides the hilarious (and occasionally now not so hilarious) discoveries approximately males and the way to navigate the hazards and pleasures of intercourse. males can study much approximately how a girl thinks, and each 18 yr previous lady may still learn this tale sooner than launching into the realm of on-line dating.

It is meant to be in greater print than common so that you can lay your Kindle down within the kitchen and paintings off of it for the recipes. additionally not easy replica model on the market on eBay.

Bonus recipe: higher Than intercourse Cake

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This Luscious Life by Kelley Black

By Kelley Black

As writer Kelley Black writes: "This e-book is ready dwelling a luscious lifestyles. It’s my heartfelt want for each reader to reside one. and because there is not any recipe for easily figuring out, no how-to-method for claiming own energy, no power-through procedure for being receptive . . . i made a decision to write down from my lifestyles adventure. This lifestyles has cracked me open via pleasure and pain. i will truthfully say that it’s been an odyssey of stories either exhilarating of their happiness and excruciating of their soreness. by some means, its deep polarities have arrived in equivalent degree. I’ve been sparked via a profound awe for whatever unseen, whatever greater than the exterior twist of fate of my time alive. i do know that for each little bit of ache, I’ve additionally skilled the ecstasy of enjoyment and natural pleasure. I additionally recognize that every one of it, by some means, has labored in my choose to circulate me to a deeper connection and expression of my real self. My want in scripting this ebook is to offer as I’ve got. Gratitude. Forgiveness. Love. those are our birthright. This e-book is my try out at giving again to the divine resource in a global that has held me up whilst I’ve fallen. it's my love letter to life."

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Not All Bad Comes to Harm You: Observations of a Cancer by Janice Mock

By Janice Mock

hundreds of thousands of individuals have melanoma. millions of individuals are struggling with it. millions extra reside with it. writer Janice Mock is only one of these hundreds of thousands. yet in no longer All undesirable involves damage You, Mock stocks her tale to aid others locate new perception, energy, suggestion, and self-awareness.

It begun in February 2011 whilst fifty-one-year-old Mock came across a small lump in her neck. She used to be clinically determined with level 4 ovarian melanoma, and remedy started. during this memoir, Mock narrates her trip, reviews, and strategies starting with a life-threatening melanoma analysis to restoration and past. She discusses information of ways she replaced her concentration from sufferer to survivor, to pursuing lifestyles instead of succumbing to dying, and why she concept it was once a good suggestion to freeze her head to 40 levels lower than zero.

Grown from the tiny beginnings of a web publication meant to speak clinical updates with friends and family, now not All undesirable involves damage You tells Mock’s story—from the fun and travails of the bumpy melanoma street to evolving ideas approximately dwelling past her illness.

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