Download Hats, Clowns, and Miracles by Marcia 'Clementine' Manis PDF

By Marcia 'Clementine' Manis

How do you do? My identify is Gertrude--no, Betsy--no, Mrs. Claus--no. ok. Tonya Letha Lagonda, yet you could name me Golly. include Marcia 'Clementine' Manis as she takes you on her special ministerial trip in Hats, Clowns, and Miracles. Marcia exposes a few of her so much weak moments in her story--moments that come with heartache, the early lack of her father, the early lack of her youngsters, and many uncertainty. yet Marcia is an optimist, and that is still transparent all through her narrative. Encouraging phrases are the thread that holds this booklet jointly. every body has various Hats to put on, understands a host of Clowns, and with a bit of luck has a few Miracles of their lives.

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Download In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the by Kathleen P. Chamberlain PDF

By Kathleen P. Chamberlain

The occasions of July 19, 1878, marked the start of what turned often called the Lincoln County conflict and catapulted Susan McSween and a tender cowboy named Henry McCarty, alias Billy the child, into the background books. The so-called battle, a struggle for regulate of the mercantile economic climate of southeastern New Mexico, is among the so much documented conflicts within the historical past of the yank West, however it is an occasion that in past times has been interpreted in the course of the eyes of fellows. As a lady in a man’s tale, Susan McSween has been all yet missed. this is often the 1st publication to put her in a bigger context. essentially, the Lincoln County conflict was once now not her best hour, simply her most sensible identified. for many years in a while, she ran a profitable livestock ranch. She watched New Mexico modernize and develop into a country. and she or he lived to inform the stories of the anarchistic territorial interval many times.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

Kathleen P. Chamberlain is professor of background at jap Michigan collage. She is the writer of Victorio: Apache chief and Warrior (2007) and lower than Sacred floor: A background of Navajo Oil, 1922–1982 (UNM Press, 2000) and coauthor of energy and Promise: The altering American West with Gary C. Anderson (2008).

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Download Hans Weigel: "Ich war einmal..." (German Edition) by Wolff A. Greinert PDF

By Wolff A. Greinert

Hans Weigel - wer erinnert sich nicht an die Ohrfeigen der Schauspielerin Käthe Dorsch oder an den „Brecht-Boykott“?
Doch Hans Weigel conflict mehr: Er galt als die literarische Instanz Österreichs in der zweiten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Durch sein umfangreiches literarisches Werk, seine geschliffenen Molière-Übersetzungen, die deutschen Theatermaßstab setzten, ist er heute noch vielen bekannt - den Älteren auch als streitbarer Zeitzeuge mit unzähligen Beiträgen in Zeitungen, Zeitschriften, Radio und Fernsehen.
Die neue, umfassende Biografie ist das erste Werk, das Leben und Wirken Hans Weigels in seiner Gänze - durchaus kritisch - beleuchtet und anlässlich des 25. Todestags des großen Österreich-Liebenden erscheint. Eine persönliche Einführung der bekannten Schauspielerin Elfriede Ott und ein Beitrag von Dr. Johann Hütterer, Nestroy-Kenner und Professor für Theaterwissenschaft, über Hans Weigel und Johann Nestroy bereichern das Buch um spannende Aspekte.

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Download The Uncommon Reader: A Life of Edward Garnett by Helen Smith PDF

By Helen Smith

Over a profession spanning approximately fifty years Edward Garnett – editor, critic and publisher’s reader – may turn into essentially the most influential males in twentieth-century British literature. Famed for his incisive feedback and unwavering conviction in concerns of flavor, Garnett used to be answerable for recognizing and nurturing the skills of a constellation of our best writers.

In The unusual Reader Helen Smith brings to lifestyles Garnett’s interesting, frequently stormy, relationships with these writers – from Joseph Conrad to John Galsworthy, D.H. Lawrence to T.E. Lawrence, Henry eco-friendly to Edward Thomas. All grew to become to Garnett for recommendation and information at serious moments of their careers, and their letters and diaries supply an perception into their inventive approaches, their hopes and fears.

Addressing questions of tradition, popularity and luck, this soaking up portrait of a guy who formed the literary panorama as we all know it asks us to think about genius – what it truly is, the place it comes from and to whom it belongs.

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Download Bio-inspiring Cyber Security and Cloud Services: Trends and by Aboul Ella Hassanien,Tai-Hoon Kim,Janusz Kacprzyk,Ali Ismail PDF

By Aboul Ella Hassanien,Tai-Hoon Kim,Janusz Kacprzyk,Ali Ismail Awad

This quantity offers fresh study in cyber safety and studies how corporations can achieve aggressive merits via utilizing different defense suggestions in real-world eventualities. the amount offers stories of cutting–edge applied sciences, algorithms, functions and insights for bio-inspiring cyber security-based platforms. The booklet should be a helpful better half and complete reference for either postgraduate and senior undergraduate scholars who're taking a direction in cyber safeguard. the quantity is prepared in self-contained chapters to supply maximum analyzing flexibility.

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Download Seeking Our Eden by Joanne Findon PDF

By Joanne Findon

even if few nineteenth-century rural Canadian ladies may possibly learn and write good, Sarah Jameson Craig (1840-1919) was once not just literate yet eloquent. not like many ladies writers of her time, Craig lived on the backside of the industrial ladder. however, she dared to dream the utopian desires probably linked to informed ladies from the center and higher sessions. Craig vividly documented her try and run away at age fifteen, her plans to chanced on a utopian colony in line with substitute medication and women’s costume reform, and her lifelong campaign for women's equality.

Quoting liberally from Sarah Craig's unpublished diaries and memoir, looking Our Eden units Craig's lifestyles writing in the context of her early days in New Brunswick, her later migrations to New Jersey after which westward to Saskatchewan and British Columbia, and the American-based reform and utopian activities that stirred her mind's eye. confident that the tight corsets and lengthy skirts demanded via traditional type undermined the struggle for women's equality, Craig wore the ""reform dress"" - a quick gown over trousers - regardless of society's disapproval, and rejected opiate- and alcohol-based medicinal drugs in favour of the water cure.

Even at the present time, whilst the best way ladies gown continues to be a subject matter, and skepticism approximately traditional drugs nonetheless fuels replacement well-being activities, Sarah Craig's early feminist voice from the margins of Canada remains to be suitable and compelling.

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Download The Reflectionist by Terry Tarnoff PDF

By Terry Tarnoff

Terry Tarnoff spent 8 years throughout the Nineteen Seventies touring all through Europe, Africa and Asia. It was once the early days of exploring what have been to turn into mythical spots at the traveler's path. even if enjoying the golf equipment of Amsterdam, skirting the Yakuza in Japan, surviving the winters of Kathmandu, or forming a band in Goa, India, Terry's adventures are alternately engrossing, hilarious and deeply moving. The Reflectionist is Tarnoff's long-awaited follow-up to The Bone guy of Benares, a hugely acclaimed ebook and play that advised the 1st half the tale. The Reflectionist maintains the story, including new which means because it seems again from the viewpoint of recent instances upon a interval that keeps to fascinate humans of all generations around the globe.

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Download Hartwell Road by Reg Darling PDF

By Reg Darling

This booklet will most likely set off tears because it transports you thru reflections at the connections and losses on your personal existence -a method instantaneously painful and excellent. this can be a booklet that may converse on to the non- conforming spirits of the baby-boom new release - specifically as we navigate the mounting upheavals and uncertainties of the twenty first Century and are available to grips with our personal forthcoming mortality.

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Download Turia: A Roman Woman's Civil War (Women in Antiquity) by Josiah Osgood PDF

By Josiah Osgood

The civil wars that introduced down the Roman Republic have been fought on greater than battlefields. Armed gangs infested the Italian nation-state, mansions have been besieged within the urban, and bounty-hunters searched the streets for "public enemies." one of the marvelous tales to outlive from those years is that of a tender lady whose mom and dad have been killed, at the eve of her marriage ceremony, within the violence engulfing Italy within the overdue first century BC. whereas her destiny husband fought in a foreign country, she staved off a run on her father's property and raised funds to aid her fiancé in exile. additional, while her husband, again in Rome, used to be declared an outlaw, she effectively concealed him, labored for his pardon, and joined different Roman ladies in staging a public protest. The wife's story is understood simply simply because her husband had inscribed on huge slabs of marble the flowery eulogy he gave at her funeral. during this publication, Josiah Osgood reconstructs the lifetime of Turia, because the spouse is often identified, extra totally than it's been prior to by means of bringing in along the eulogy tales of alternative Roman girls who additionally contributed to their households' survival whereas operating to finish civil conflict. He exhibits how the wife's tale sheds infrequent gentle at the extra hidden difficulties of lifestyle for Romans, together with a excessive variety of childless marriages. This particular narrative is greater than a biography of 1 lady: it's a portrait of a shiny interval in Roman heritage and a tribute to married love which, even though from one other international, speaks to us today.

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