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Military Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative
by Edward Porter Alexander

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English

Pages

658

Publication Date

May 19, 2017

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Originally published in 1907, Military Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative is a general's first-hand account of the American Civil War. It gives a clear-eyed assessment of the long, bloody conflict that forged a nation. It provides a critical analysis of many of the major battles of the Civil War, highlighting the good plays and the bad, the moves that influenced the outcome, and a suggestion that might have altered the course of history.
Chronicles of a Journey: Embracing Pain on My Path to Self-Discov...
by Ricardo Palomares

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English

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Publication Date

May 18, 2017

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After 20 years of pursuing his dream to explore the world, Ricardo Palomares set off on a 14,000-mile journey down the entire length of the Americas. Only upon reaching his destination 21 months later did he realize that the 20 years leading up to that moment were the most raw character-defining experiences of his life. He finally realized that it was always about the journey.<br /><br />Chronicles of a Journey is the story of how Ricardo went from having nothing but a big dream, to traveling around the world as an explorer. Through his openness, honesty, and vulnerability, Ricardo offers important stories from his life that taught him important lessons, and changed him forever.<br /><br />Ricardo describes how he left home to pursue a life of adventure. He went from being broke and homeless to walking the famous Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage, and from being in bed with a major back injury to cycling down the Americas. By sharing what he learned along the way, Ricardo shows that we all can become more than we think.<br />
Maria Montessori: A Biography
by Rita Kramer

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English

Pages

574

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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<b>The definitive biography of Maria Montessori—physician, feminist, social reformer, educator, and one of the most admired, influential, and controversial women of the twentieth century.</b><br /><br />Maria Montessori effected a worldwide revolution in the classroom. She developed a new method of educating the young and inspired a movement that carried it into every corner of the world. This is the story of the woman behind the public figure—her accomplishments, her ideas, and her passions.<br /><br />Montessori broke the mold imposed on women in the nineteenth century and forged a new one, first for herself and eventually for those who came after her. Against formidable odds she became the first woman to graduate from the medical school of the University of Rome and then devoted herself to the condition of children considered uneducable at the time. She developed a teaching method that enabled them to do as well as normal children, a method which then led her to found a new kind of school—the Casa dei Bambini, or House of Children—which gained her worldwide fame and still pervades classrooms wherever young children learn.<br /><br />This biography is not only the story of a groundbreaking feminist but a vital chapter in the history of education.
Reconciliation
by Sydney Ridley

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English

Pages

134

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Time and time again, Vivian Hope Willis felt a nudge to resolve her anger and bitterness toward her mother Donna Rose Thornhill, who was distant and detached. However, any interactions they had only seemed to widen the gap of their grievances. <br />Grandpa Joshua Willis, a compassionate and devoted man of prayer, had hoped there would be a different future for mother and daughter. Yet, the years came and went and nothing had changed.<br />Then providence interceded, and slowly mother and daughter began to be transformed. In this uplifting story you will see how mother and daughter triumphed over enmity and became friends through reconciliation. At the end of the book is a verse by verse study of the first five chapters of II Corinthians. Topics include forgiveness, suffering for doing good, reconciliation and four other Bible studies.
COWBOYS AND INDIAN: A Doctor's First Year In Texas
by SANDIP V MATHUR MD

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English

Pages

512

Publication Date

May 18, 2017

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Saddle up and ride to rugged West Texas to meet a young doctor just starting his practice! Stand by his side in the ER as he diagnoses and treats patients with heart attacks, collapsed lungs, meningitis, seizures, and other emergencies. Whether inserting a breathing tube or spinal needle, delivering electric shocks, searching for cancer on X-rays or telling stories to his two young daughters at night, Dr. Mathur's heartwarming and occasionally hilarious stories depict human relationships at many levels. The new doctor on the prairie is also a husband, a father, a neighbor, and an immigrant. The first year of practice is critical for all doctors, rocked by anxiety and fear. The love and support of family and patients makes it possible to persevere and overcome these challenges. These stories portray a doctor's life at its best and its worst, and show the personal toll of practicing medicine as well as the many rewards of working in an underserved hospital. This biography reveals that, though medicine is indeed demanding and difficult, a little humor, compassion, and humility makes it fulfilling and inspiring.
Little Murders: Or, "What if Dirty Harry got Married?" - a motion...
by Donald P. Borchers

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English

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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A true crime fictionalization of the Carole Little Fashion Industry murder spree in the 1990's.
A Patient Spirit
by Donald Sebourn

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English

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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This is a true story. I didn't know when I brought home an old sleigh from my family's original homestead that I was also bringing home a guest: the sleigh's original owner, my great great grandfather. And I certainly didn't know he'd have a story he wanted me to tell. <br /><br />But that's exactly what happened. This is the story of how my great great grandfather came into my life, and it's the story I believe he wanted told, presented here as best as I can tell it.
Проходя долиной Жизни
by Любовь Балева

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English

Pages

78

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Написать эту небольшую по размеру книгу заставила меня боль утраты многих и многих живущих на этой Земле людей своих любимых и родных.<br />Как жить дальше нам, оставшимся на земле, в то время, когда уходят в вечность молодые, в расцвете сил, оставляя при этом маленьких детей, любящих мужей, жен, родителей?<br />Как перенести такое горе? <br />Но даже это – не самое страшное. Самое страшное – это узнать, что ожидает твоих любимых после смерти, если они жили без Бога, если при своей жизни они так и не приняли Иисуса в свое сердце! <br />Ведь ад реален! О нем много сказано в Библии, о нем свидетельствуют те мужи Божьи, которые были восхищены в последнее время на Небеса, и которым была показана также Преисподняя именно для такого свидетельства.<br />Люди по всей земле умирают от болезней, погибают в авиа, авто и другого рода катастрофах, в результате войн и разных несчастных случаев.<br />Куда они идут после смерти?<br />Моя дочь ушла к Иисусу в тридцать три года, оставив двоих маленьких детей, любящего мужа и родных.<br />И если врачи уже вынесли тебе свой безжалостный приговор, или же если ты сегодня все еще здоров и счастлив, или, возможно, ты пережил несчастье утраты, но ты еще не познал любовь Отца и Его Сына, то, пожалуйста, прими праильное решение и выбери Бога! <br />Я не претендую на яркий литературный стиль изложения. Моей единственной целью при написании этой небольшой книги было передать ИСТИНУ настолько просто, насколько это вообще возможно.<br />Я хочу, чтобы эта книга послужила якорем для подлинной, живой веры в сердцах хотя бы некоторых людей, тех нищих духом, которые пришли в своей жизни к той точке, от которой начинается поиск Бога.<br />Делясь с вами своими нелегкими воспоминаниями, я заново переживала каждый день, каждый час, каждый миг того страшного для нас периода жизни. <br />Но написать эту книгу побудил меня Дух Святой, который наполнял меня Своей силой и мудростью.<br />И я молюсь, чтобы эта сила Духа Святого касалась вас, наполняла вас, открывала ваши сердца навстречу огромной любви нашего Спасителя к вам.<br />Он стоит у двери, стучит и ждет, когда вы откроете Ему!<br />
My Body vs Me: Living with Chronic Illness
by Amy-Louise Taylor

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English

Pages

45

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Growing up is hard. Growing up with a chronic illness is harder. Amy-Louise Taylor opens up about her experience in the hopes that she can help other sufferers feel less alone, as well as giving those close to someone with chronic illness an insight into the daily struggle.
Life In Its Rawest Form: A True Story Of Perseverance And Triumph
by Qiana S Hicks

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English

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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<p>An inspiring true story of how far hope in the heart of a young, abused, and disadvantaged child can take her.</p><p> </p><p>This is the story of Qiana - a young girl whose body and soul are battered by abuse, neglect, and abandonment. She grows up in an environment impoverished by drug- and alcohol-addicted parents. She dreams of and hopes for a better life, wishing she could morph into a life of pure peace and happiness. But extenuating circumstances throughout her childhood and young adulthood prevent her from enjoying that life.</p><p> </p><p>Instead, the adversity and oppression she and her siblings frequently endure keep that nostalgic dream tucked away in a far-off place. This young Qiana often wonders why she was born into these circumstances, and why others, perhaps more deserving of such circumstances, were not. She questions whether God is punishing her for being born. She has a hard time understanding why anyone, especially a child, must endure so much pain and hardship.</p><p> </p><p>Daily life for Qiana was a constant worry. She worried about her own and her siblings’ well-being and safety. She worried about how to keep her mother from getting high or intoxicated. There simply was no room left in her world to experience the joys of just being a child.</p><p> </p><p>Eventually, the young girl is separated from her family and placed in foster homes, group homes, and shelters.</p><p> </p><p>When she becomes a mother at the age of 15, her hopes for a brighter future diminish somewhat, yet she continues to believe that future will be possible. Her journey is riddled with struggles. Nothing comes easy.</p><p> </p><p>Qiana understands that in order to have a better outcome for the future, she has to think differently. Among her toughest challenges are not allowing her mother’s addictions and poor choices to affect her own choices, and not following in her mother’s footsteps and those of others around her.</p><p> </p><p>With a sliver of hope, with cuts, bruises, and a wounded spirit, Qiana is fiercely determined to persevere in conquering her past and to exceed society’s expectations. Her misfortunes inspire her to forge a better future. Though not a single day is easy as she pursues her dream, she never stops dreaming, and she never gives up.</p><p> </p><p>She perseveres, scars from the past being the only real help she has. Somehow, she figures out how to use her scars and experiences as opportunities for the future she’s dreamed of for so long. Regardless of the odds, Qiana relentlessly searches for the future of her dreams. She works tirelessly, she overcomes old obstacles—and, early on, she achieves success.</p><p> </p><p>Qiana’s marvelous story of hope, inspiration, determination, and her tested formula for success can help others who want to beat their own odds—regardless of what has come before—to triumph over the impossible.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Quotes:</p><p>“I couldn’t give up or look back, because no one else had my back. The more I understood that, the more I pushed myself to work harder each day.”</p><p> </p><p>“As overwhelming as it could sometimes be, failure was not an option.”</p><p> </p><p>“Regardless of how dark the past may have been, there is always hope for a brighter future.”</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>

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