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God S Bosom And Other Stories

Author : Jack Jackson
ISBN : UOM:39015057648589
Genre : Art
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"Currently termed a "Graphic Novel" this book is a compilation of Jackson's former works, fully illustrated in pen and ink. Oddly enough half of the work deals with early Texas history, "Old Tejas," and the second part is set in contemporary settings, titled " Modern Times." It is nonetheless, a good example of the art, artistry, and genius of the author. Seven of the stories are Texas history and nine are set in moderm times." -- Borderland Books

Lively And Other Stories

Author : Boris A Mozhaev
ISBN : 9781906164003
Genre : Fiction
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The writing of Boris Mozhaev, available in English for the first time ever in this volume, stands out in terms of narrative style and bold sincerity amongst contemporary Russian writers already translated into English. His insight into Russian life, politics and society, and the rural community in particular, represents a unique voice among the great writers of the twentieth century, who fearlessly and, at great personal sacrifice, wrote what they knew to be the truth about everyday life in Russia. Mozhaev had to fight against Soviet censorship all his life and some of his works were suppressed for over twenty years before they were allowed to be published - always to great critical acclaim. When Mozhaev's story 'Lively' was published, shortly after Alexander Solzhenitsyn's famous story 'One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich', it was no less of a cause célèbre in Russian literary circles and society. Stylistically, he combines Chekhov's acute eye for detail, evident in his short stories with the wonderful humour and pathos of Gogol, expressed with a unique ear for rural wit and dialogue. Though the communist regime has collapsed and new leaders have emerged from the shadows, Mozhaev's stories still have a modern resonance and a chillingly poignant relevance, as those in power still conduct themselves with the same Soviet mindset and mentality as they did under the old regime. Mozhaev's writing, still regularly republished in Russia today, has not tarnished with time and it still bears its sharp, critical edge, as cutting as the day it was originally written. Through this volume of translations, Mozhaev is set to take his place amongst the great writers of contemporary Russia accessible to the English-speaking reader. The translator has provided a wealth of background information and copious notes to help the reader better to understand the satire and enjoy the stories.

The Age Of Fable; Or Stories Of Gods And Heroes

Author : Thomas BULFINCH (the Younger.)
ISBN : BL:A0018825274
Genre : Mythology
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Bulfinch S Mythology Stories Of Gods And Heroes

Author : Thomas Bulfinch
ISBN : 9781626865082
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An easily understood reference guide to the deities of Greek and Roman mythology. Stories of Gods and Heroes, originally published in 1855, is the first of three works that make up Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch. A useful and concise guide to the gods and goddesses of Greek and Roman mythology, this text was used in history classrooms for over a century. Bulfinch’s writing is an attempt to expand the enjoyment of classic literature for the common reader, explaining the allusions made to mythology in so many other titles of the day.

The Wonderful Story Of Gentle Hand And Other Stories

Author : Timothy Shay Arthur
ISBN : UCAL:B3332208
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The Enchanted Wanderer And Other Stories

Author : Nikolai Leskov
ISBN : 9781448155941
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Leskov’s stories of Russian life are explosions of imagination. Peopled by outsized characters including serfs, princes, Gypsy girls, horse dealers, nomadic Tartars and garrulous storytellers, Leskov’s writing exuberantly fables the national character of his age. For the first time, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s translation brings Leskov’s original storytelling and irresistible voice to life.

God Is My Enemy And Other Stories

Author : Shanti Zaveri
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112266866
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Vathek And Other Stories

Author : Malcolm Jack
ISBN : 9780141960142
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Beckford's Gothic novel Vathek, an Arabian tale, was originally written in French when the author was twenty-one. Published in English in 1786, it was one of the most successful of the oriental tales then in fashion. This edition makes available to a new generation of scholars and general readers, the originality of Beckford's ideas, and the excellence of his prose.

An Instrument Of The Gods And Other Stories Of The Sea

Author : Lincoln Colcord
ISBN : UOM:39015059376718
Genre : Sea stories, American
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The Virgin And The Gipsy And Other Stories

Author : David Herbert Lawrence
ISBN : 1853261955
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These stories of myth and resurrection, of uncanny events and violent impulse, were with one exception written and published in the latter half of the 1920s.

The Ante Nicene Fathers

Author : Alexander Roberts
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My God Is Bigger Than The Lump In My Breast

Author : Brenda J. Bartelme
ISBN : 9781973665311
Genre : Religion
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This journey was a continual walk of faith. I had believed in God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit even as a child. I had always prayed to God, asking to know him in a greater measure. However, trust in man had always been an issue for me after years of being hurt. Because of that distrust and insecurity, my heart had become hardened. I thought I did not need anyone—except God. My own life seemed to always be inferior and my last priority when compared to others. When I first discovered the lump, it was small. However, a few months later, it was massive. It was then I knew I could not fight this battle alone. During this journey, I would fight many battles with an enemy who was fighting to destroy me. There was a war within myself, trying to figure things out and spiritually what I believed the Bible said. I found out I was not alone. For when the enemy sought to destroy me, God had a better plan.

My Journey With Breast Cancer And God S Miracles That Sustained Me

Author : Cathy Suitor Riley
ISBN : 1452036772
Genre : Religion
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Cathy Suitor Riley decided to write this book during her treatments for bi-lateral breast cancer. It seemed to help to put her experiences on paper and she was hoping that her story would inspire and strengthen anyone that was going through any type of trial, not just breast cancer. It is obvious throughout this book that God was ever present during her journey and carried her when she couldn't carry herself. The faith that Cathy was taught during her childhood from the two Christian parents she was blessed with is what made all the difference in her life. She knows that without those teachings and lessons in faith she may have given up from the very first day of her diagnosis. Cathy had always said she didn't see how any woman could go through breast cancer because she would have to give up her hair and breasts, the two main things that make a woman feel feminine. It is obvious now that the way a woman gets through this is from the strength given to her by God. Only God can carry any of us through the trials we will face in this life, and there will always be trials as long as we live on this earth. It is this authors hope that this book will give you strength, hope, faith and the knowledge that your God is always with you and He is waiting for you to seek Him and depend on Him for everything. He is as close as our next breath and He is our very best friend. Always draw near to God and He will carry you through all things of this world.... May God bless you as you read and meditate on this book!

50 More Stories And Songs

Author : James D. Wood
ISBN : 9781532066825
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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50 More Stories and Songs is a continuation of Rev. James D. Wood’s delightful memoir, This Is My Story, This Is My Song. Remembering other “forgotten events” in his life, Reverend Wood writes about them and concludes each story with resonating words from a hymn. Readers will find these additional stories to be charming and engaging. Reverend Wood has served nine congregations during his fifty years with the United Methodist Church. Previously, he served in the US Navy and with the Port District of San Diego as a civil engineering draftsman. In ministry though, Reverend Wood discovered life to be even more meaningful and adventurous than he ever imagined. He is married to Martha, herself the author of Out of My Mind, has three children, seven grandchildren, and three great-granddaughters. They have lived in Arizona for the past forty-four years and currently reside in Sun Lakes, Arizona.

The Living Age

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Genre : American periodicals
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Indirect Method And Other Stories

Author : Francis King
ISBN : UOM:39015009365688
Genre : Manners and customs
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The 30 000 Bequest And Other Stories

Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : 9781613100240
Genre : Short stories, American
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The last miscellany published by Twain, these thirty-eight tales and sketches offer a rare long view of his work, covering the forty years from his earliest success to the final years of his life.-Amazon.com.

The Best Comics Of The Decade

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"1980-1990: The Best Comics of the Decade offers a whirlwind tour of the funniest, the most trenchant, the most inventive, and the most dramatic comics of the '80s. This two-volume set includes selections from such cutting-edge comics magazines as 'RAW,' 'Love and Rockets,' 'Weirdo,' and 'American Splendor'; samples from such innovative new syndicated strips as 'Life in Hell,' and 'Ernie Pook's Comeek'; stories featuring such odd new heroes as Cerebus the Aardvark and Reld Fleming, the World's Toughest Milkman - and more, ranging from established masters of earlier decades (Jules Feiffer, R. Crumb, Bill Griffith) to brand new '80s talents (Alan Moore, Peter Bagge, Charles Burns, Gary Panter). 1980-1990: The Best Comics of the Decade is a perfect introduction to the fascinating world of contemporary comics."--Cover.

The Complete Works Of C H Spurgeon Volume 54

Author : Spurgeon, Charles H.
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Volume 54 Sermons 3073-3124 Charles Spurgeon (19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892) is one of the church’s most famous preachers and Christianity’s foremost prolific writers. Called the “Prince of Preachers,” he was one of England's most notable ministers for most of the second half of the nineteenth century, and he still remains highly influential among Christians of different denominations today. His sermons have spread all over the world, and his many printed works have been cherished classics for decades. In his lifetime, Spurgeon preached to more than 10 million people, often up to ten times each week. He was the pastor of the congregation of the New Park Street Chapel (later the Metropolitan Tabernacle) in London for 38 years. He was an inexhaustible author of various kinds of works including sermons, commentaries, an autobiography, as well as books on prayer, devotionals, magazines, poetry, hymns and more. Spurgeon was known to produce powerful sermons of penetrating thought and divine inspiration, and his oratory and writing skills held his audiences spellbound. Many Christians have discovered Spurgeon's messages to be among the best in Christian literature. Edward Walford wrote in Old and New London: Volume 6 (1878) quoting an article from the Times regarding one of Spurgeon’s meetings at Surrey: “Fancy a congregation consisting of 10,000 souls, streaming into the hall, mounting the galleries, humming, buzzing, and swarming—a mighty hive of bees—eager to secure at first the best places, and, at last, any place at all. After waiting more than half an hour—for if you wish to have a seat you must be there at least that space of time in advance—Mr. Spurgeon ascended his tribune. To the hum, and rush, and trampling of men, succeeded a low, concentrated thrill and murmur of devotion, which seemed to run at once, like an electric current, through the breast of every one present, and by this magnetic chain the preacher held us fast bound for about two hours. It is not my purpose to give a summary of his discourse. It is enough to say of his voice, that its power and volume are sufficient to reach every one in that vast assembly; of his language, that it is neither high-flown nor homely; of his style, that it is at times familiar, at times declamatory, but always happy, and often eloquent; of his doctrine, that neither the 'Calvinist' nor the 'Baptist' appears in the forefront of the battle which is waged by Mr. Spurgeon with relentless animosity, and with Gospel weapons, against irreligion, cant, hypocrisy, pride, and those secret bosom-sins which so easily beset a man in daily life; and to sum up all in a word, it is enough to say of the man himself, that he impresses you with a perfect conviction of his sincerity.” More than a hundred years after his death, Charles Spurgeon’s legacy continues to effectively inspire the church around the world. For this reason, Delmarva Publications has chosen to publish the complete works of Charles Spurgeon.


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