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Funerals For Horses

Author : Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN : UCSC:32106014663303
Genre : Fiction
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Ella Ginsberg embarks on a journey to find her missing brother and, while searching for him, comes to terms with the tragedies of her past, including her sister's suicide and her mother's descent into mental illness

Love In The Present Tense

Author : Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN : 9781407040417
Genre : Fiction
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Mitch is a 25-year-old with commitment issues. Leonard is a five-year-old kid with asthma and vision problems, who captivates everyone he meets. Pearl is Leonard's teenage mother, who's trying to hide a violent secret from her past. Life has given Pearl every reason to mistrust people, but circumstances force her to trust her neighbour, Mitch. Then one day, with a heart full of agony, Pearl drops Leonard off with Mitch and never returns. Pearl, Leonard and Mitch each have a story to tell and as their lives unfold, profound questions arise about the nature of love and family. How do you go on loving someone who isn't there? With Leonard's absolute conviction in 'forever love' always present, Leonard and Mitch grow up side by side and piece together the layered truths and fictions of their almost magical lives. The answers are heartbreaking, but ultimately triumphant.

Strangest Of All

Author : Frank Edwards
ISBN : 9781787203150
Genre : Fiction
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Originally published in 1956, this is a collection of chilling true stories of occurrences that have baffled the best minds of the world. They include: —The bullet that lay imbedded in a man and waited twenty years to kill him! —The thief who was in two places at the same time: hypnotized on a vaudeville stage and at the scene of his own crime. —The defenseless, besieged town that won a great victory without firing a single shot. —The man who was horribly murdered by a clock! —The woman who proved she was buried alive by giving evidence after her death. ...AND MANY, MANY MORE

Mirrors Of Mortality Routledge Revivals

Author : Joachim Whaley
ISBN : 9781136810602
Genre : Education
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First published in 1981, this reissue examines mankind’s preoccupation with death and mortality by isolating various societies in different periods of time. The authors examine not only the formal rituals associated with the last rite of passage, but also the social attitudes to death and dying which these rituals evidence. The essays establish that different periods do seem to be characterized by different images of death and attitudes to it, but the authors wisely avoid trying to impose strict chronological pattern. A pioneering work in the historical study of attitudes to death, this reissue should reignite discussion on the significance of death in human history. Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood examines attitudes to death as reflected in myth and religious thought in Ancient Greece and relates them to social and economic change. R. C. Finucane analysis the social significance of the ‘exemplary’ deaths of kings, criminals, traitors and saints in medieval Europe. Paul Fritz’s essay illustrates the importance of royal burials in early modern Britian; while Joachim Whaley examines the social and political significance of funerals in Hamburg between 1500 and 1800. John McManners discusses the work of Phililppe Aries and other prominent French scholars on the history of attitudes to death. David Irwin examines the images of death portrayed in European tombs around 1800. C.A Bayly analyzes the relationship between death ritual and society in Hindu Northern India, while David Cannadine discusses the impact of war on attitudes to death in modern Britain.

Chicken Soup For The Horse Lover S Soul

Author : Jack Canfield
ISBN : 9781453279021
Genre : Self-Help
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Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul is filled with inspiring stories of rescue and rehabilitation, heartbreaking losses, dedication and commitment, and positive messages of responsibility and unconditional love.

Celebrating Life Customs Around The World From Baby Showers To Funerals 3 Volumes

Author : Victoria Williams Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781440836596
Genre : Social Science
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This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures

Funerals Aren T Funny But Sometimes Funny Things Happen At Funerals

Author : J. R. Rice
ISBN : 9780741431646
Genre : Humor
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All The Pretty Horses

Author : Cormac McCarthy
ISBN : 9781447220701
Genre : Fiction
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All the Pretty Horses, the first novel of the Border Trilogy, published in 1992, was an international bestseller, winning both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. It tells the tale of John Grady Cole, who at sixteen finds himself the last bewildered survivor of generations of Texas ranchers, cut off from the only life he ever imagined. With two companions, he sets off for Mexico on a sometimes idyllic, sometimes comic journey to a place where dreams are paid for in blood. In 2012 Picador celebrated its 40th anniversary. During that time we have published many prize-winning and bestselling authors including Bret Easton Ellis and Cormac McCarthy, Alice Sebold and Helen Fielding, Graham Swift and Alan Hollinghurst. Years later, Picador continue to bring readers the very best contemporary fiction, non-fiction and poetry from across the globe. Discover more at picador.com/40

Surviving The Holocaust

Author : Avraham Tory
ISBN : 0674858115
Genre : History
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A diary written secretly during the war offers a glimpse of the horrors and everyday life of the ghetto of Kovno, Lithuania

Horses Amazing Facts And Trivia

Author : Gary Mullen
ISBN : 9780785834816
Genre : Pets
File Size : 89. 15 MB
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HORSES & PONIES. For lovers of horses and trivia alike, this colorful book is packed with fascinating facts, from physical characteristics and folklore to safety tips and horse-care musts. Over 400 nuggets of information are taken from all areas of the equine world, -from the pages of science journals to the ringside of a rodeo. Find the answer to questions such as: Do horses have hair or fur? Can a horse cross with a zebra? Has a horse ever been cloned? Why do horses stand in the rain? What snacks do horses prefer? How fast is a horse compared to a cheetah? The book also includes practical advice on riding and showing horses and encourages appreciation of and respect for these most magnificent beasts.

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