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Love And Survival

Author : Charles J. Sullivan
ISBN : 9781587362620
Genre : Fiction
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Are the words fictional or factual? It's your decision. This book explains how all life, along with the humans, entered into this world, and gives an insight into its possible destiny. The book has only two characters, the Supreme Being (Sube) and Mother Nature (Mona). They explain the importance of Love and Survival, and how our destiny depends upon how well we follow these two rules.

I Did It To Save My Life

Author : Catherine Bolten
ISBN : 9780520953536
Genre : Social Science
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Utilizing narratives of seven different people—soldier, rebel, student, trader, evangelist, father, and politician—I Did it To Save My Life provides fresh insight into how ordinary Sierra Leoneans survived the war that devastated their country for a decade. Individuals in the town of Makeni narrate survival through the rubric of love, and by telling their stories and bringing memory into the present, create for themselves a powerful basis on which to reaffirm the rightness of their choices and orient themselves to a livable everyday. The book illuminates a social world based on love, a deep, compassionate relationship based on material exchange and nurturing, that transcends romance and binds people together across space and through time. In situating their wartime lives firmly in this social world, they call into question the government’s own narrative that Makeni residents openly collaborated with the rebel RUF during its three-year occupation of the town. Residents argue instead that it was the government’s disloyalty to its people, rather than rebel invasion and occupation, which destroyed the town and forced uneasy co-existence between civilians and militants.

Love And Survival

Author : Dean Ornish
ISBN : 9780062565211
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The Medical Basis for the Healing Power of Intimacy We all know that intimacy improves the quality of our lives. Yet most people don't realize how much it can increase the quality of our lives -- our survival. In this New York Timesworld-renowned physician Dean Ornish, M.D., writes, "I am not aware of any other factor in medicine that has a greater impact on our survival than the healing power of love and intimacy. Not diet, not smoking, not exercise, not stress, not genetics, not drugs, not surgery." He reveals that the real epidemic in modern culture is not only physical heart disease but also what he calls spiritual heart disease: loneliness, isolation, alienation, and depression. He shows how the very defenses that we think protect us from emotional pain are often the same ones that actually heighten our pain and threaten our survival. Dr. Ornish outlines eight pathways to intimacy and healing that have made a profound difference in his life and in the life of millions of others in turning sadness into happiness, suffering into joy.

Sascha

Author : Ingeborg Hesse
ISBN : NWU:35556021557434
Genre : Germans
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The author's recollections of her life in Eastern Europe, prior to and during WWII. The memoirs reveal her experience as mistress to the infamous Nazi war criminal, Eduard Roschmann, "The Butcher of Riga", as well as the passionate affair with her true love, Sascha, a Jew. Her life culminates in tragedy, then triumph, as Inge and her young daughter escape to build their new life in Australia.

Just Send Me Word

Author : Orlando Figes
ISBN : 9780805095234
Genre : History
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A heroic love story and an unprecedented inside view of one of Stalin's most notorious labor camps, based on a remarkable cache of letters smuggled in and out of the Gulag "I went to get the letters for our friends, and couldn't help but feel a little envious, I didn't expect anything for myself. And suddenly—there was my name, and, as if it was alive, your handwriting." In 1946, after five years as a prisoner—first as a Soviet POW in Nazi concentration camps, then as a deportee (falsely accused of treason) in the Arctic Gulag—twenty-nine-year-old Lev Mishchenko unexpectedly received a letter from Sveta, the sweetheart he had hardly dared hope was still alive. Amazingly, over the next eight years the lovers managed to exchange more than 1,500 messages, and even to smuggle Sveta herself into the camp for secret meetings. Their recently discovered correspondence is the only known real-time record of life in Stalin's Gulag, unmediated and uncensored. Orlando Figes, "the great storyteller of modern Russian historians" (Financial Times), draws on Lev and Sveta's letters as well as KGB archives and recent interviews to brilliantly reconstruct the broader world in which their story unfolded. With the powerful narrative drive of a novel, Just Send Me Word reveals a passion and endurance that triumphed over the tragic forces of history.

A World War Ii Story Of Love And Survival

Author : Ilene Brown
ISBN : 9781304728265
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ilene Brown says, "I am a retired teacher, not an author. You can probably tell when you read my book." The only World War II war widow that she knows of in the East Texas area, Ilene felt compelled to write of her life, beginning as a young war bride and continuing through 66 years of marriage. Her story is one of both heartache and joy. She especially wants to emphasize the blessing of freedom that Americans enjoy each day. She says, "We owe our freedom first to God and then to our brave World War II heroes who endured so much to save us. Many never returned. Their bodies lie in graves all over the world." Ilene lives on a farm outside Canton, TX. a United States flag flies everyday in her front yard in memory of Doug and his war buddies.

Memories From The Heart

Author : Francie Rossi
ISBN : 9781491711897
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Memories from the Heart: Family, Love, and Survival presents an inspiring collection of memories recalling author Francie Rossi’s life from birth to age seventeen. She describes her medical challenges in “Helen Keller and I,” considering her role as the eleventh of twelve children in her large, loving family. “Sent Away to Las Vegas” shares unique personal stories in which faith, family, and love always prevail. “My Last Clothing Embarrassment” and “Fifteen/40” explores financial struggles, yet inspire humor and tenacity. “Dinner at My Friend’s House” and “Family Night” compare the calamity of a smaller family living in a larger house to Francie’s situation—a large family’s love and laughter contained in a small house. Rossi alludes to an athletic adolescent with an eating disorder, and provides personal tips in a trio of stories, while “A Whole New World” expresses the strong connection between her and her mother. Finally, “My Diagnosis” reverberates like a sentence after a guilty verdict. Rossi’s memories in this collection are vibrant; sprinkled with a dash of humor as she displays persistence and continues to live a life most people can only imagine in a large, boisterous family.

Lusha And Her Man A Story Of Love And Survival

Author : Karen Thompson Stewart
ISBN : 9781608607273
Genre : Fiction
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1945 is not the time for a single young woman to be carrying a child, but nave Lusha Michels remains proud, keeping her head high and hopes up regardless of the contemptuous glares and whispers that follow her around the small, close-knit community in rural Pennsylvania. She desperately tries to make a better life for her baby girl - and find a decent man for herself - but while staying with her rich Aunt Lillian in New York, Lusha once again finds herself in the same predicament that left her heartbroken, single and pregnant two years earlier. But fate has a funny way of showing up at the most unusual times and in the most unlikely of places as you will see in this passionate, heartwarming tale inspired by the real-life love story of Lusha and Her Man. Karen A. Thompson Stewart grew up in Conemaugh, Pennsylvania, and has been writing poetry, plays and short stories including Gussie the Giving Goose, Until You Have Walked in My (Our) Shoes and The Perfect Day. Karen is a licensed Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselor at the Holmes Street Foundation, Inc. and lives with her husband, Ronell, in Dallas. They have four children and ten grandchildren. Publisher's website: http: //www.eloquentbooks.com/LushaAndHerMan.html

The Far Side Of The Sky

Author : Daniel Kalla
ISBN : 9781429960519
Genre : Fiction
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November 9, 1938—Kristallnacht—the Nazis unleash a night of terror for Jews all across Germany. Meanwhile, the Japanese Imperial Army rampages through China and tightens its stranglehold on Shanghai, a city that becomes the last haven for thousands of desperate European Jews. Dr. Franz Adler, a renowned surgeon, is swept up in the wave of anti-Semitic violence and flees to Shanghai with his daughter. At a refugee hospital, Franz meets an enigmatic nurse, Soon Yi "Sunny" Mah. The chemistry between them is intense and immediate, but Sunny's life is shattered when a drunken Japanese sailor murders her father. The danger escalates for Shanghai's Jews as the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. Facing starvation and disease, Franz struggles to keep the refugee hospital open and protect his family from a terrible fate. The Far Side of the Sky focuses on a short but extraordinary period of Chinese, Japanese, and Jewish history when cultures converged and heroic sacrifices were part of the everyday quest for survival. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Motherless

Author : Karina Schaapman
ISBN : 071956428X
Genre : Adult child abuse victims
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Following her mother's death, Karina is sent to live with her father. Unable to bear his abuse, she runs away. She flees to Amsterdam where she is forced to sell her body in order to support herself. 'Motherless' is her story. It is a tale of hardship and endurance, but, above all, of extraordinary strength and courage.

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