Many Roads Traveled

Author: Tommie Morton-Young
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 150351529X
Format: PDF
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From the shores of a faraway continent, across a restless ocean, onto the Piedmont of North Carolina, and into the hills of Tennessee, comes this historical fiction story that is inspired by the life and times of the indomitable Pleasant Lane, 1820 - 1905, a free, educated, black woman who was kidnapped and forced into bondage for twenty miserable years. She refused to concede to defeat even in despairing circumstances. Holding onto a family heirloom she managed to keep, she dared to fall in love midst hate and intrigue, and risked limb and life to help her people. Her life's most glorious moment came when she had the opportunity to welcome the Union Army into the mansion--the liberators finally arrived. The author presents a writing that makes for compelling reading, and offers some newer insights based on real facts.

Robert Frost Selected Poems

Author: Robert Frost
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
ISBN: 9781290354387
Format: PDF, Docs
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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

All Roads Lead to Austen

Author: Amy Smith
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402265867
Format: PDF
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"An illuminating insight...fascinating."—Amanda Grange, bestselling author of Mr. Darcy's Diary "A journey through both a physical landscape and the geography of the human heart and mind...delightfully entertaining and often deeply moving, this book reminds us that Austen's world—and her characters—are very much alive."—Michael Thomas Ford, author of Jane Bites Back WHERE DO BOOKS TAKE YOU? With a suitcase full of Jane Austen novels en español, Amy Elizabeth Smith set off on a yearlong Latin American adventure: a traveling book club with Jane. In six unique, unforgettable countries, she gathered book-loving new friends— taxi drivers and teachers, poets and politicians— to read Emma, Sense and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice. Whether sharing rooster beer with Guatemalans, joining the crowd at a Mexican boxing match, feeding a horde of tame iguanas with Ecuadorean children, or tangling with argumentative booksellers in Argentina, Amy came to learn what Austen knew all along: that we're not always speaking the same language— even when we're speaking the same language. But with true Austen instinct, she could recognize when, unexpectedly, she'd found her own Señor Darcy. All Roads Lead to Austen celebrates the best of what we love about books and revels in the pleasure of sharing a good book— with good friends.

The Road Less Travelled

Author: Morgan Scott Peck
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1846043263
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. Avoiding resolution results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. Drawing heavily on his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships: how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become one's own person and how to be a more sensitive parent. This is a book that can show you how to embrace reality and yet achieve serenity and a richer existence. Hugely influential, it has now sold over ten million copies - and has changed many people's lives round the globe. It may change yours.

Journey on the Roads Less Traveled

Author: Angie Lewis
Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated
ISBN: 9781413788907
Format: PDF
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Journey on the Roads Less Traveled is a spiritual journey providing an avenue for people to change their lives through Jesus Christ in a way that is not commonly understood. The less traveled roads take the reader down a comprehensive and well-rounded foundational understanding into the biblical world of acceptance, beliefs, spirituality, feelings, marriage, children, family, forgiveness, temptation, faith, and finally prayer while applying the power of "real love" into all of the above elements. The book will challenge the reader to go a step further in their faith and beliefs by helping them to identify with all the aspects of their character, namely the spiritual element of who they are and can become. In her book, Angie Lewis offers the spiritual counsel we need to live at peace with ourselves, and have a closer relationship with God.

This Road We Traveled

Author: Jane Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 1493405136
Format: PDF
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Drama, Adventure, and Family Struggles Abound as Three Generations Head West on the Oregon Trail When Tabitha Brown's son makes the fateful decision to leave Missouri and strike out for Oregon, she refuses to be left behind. Despite her son's concerns, Tabitha hires her own wagon to join the party. Along with her reluctant daughter and her ever-hopeful granddaughter, the intrepid Tabitha has her misgivings. But family ties are stronger than fear. The trials they face along the way will severely test Tabitha's faith, courage, and ability to hope. With her family's survival on the line, she must make the ultimate sacrifice, plunging deeper into the wilderness to seek aid. What she couldn't know was how this frightening journey would impact how she understood her own life--and the greater part she had to play in history. With her signature attention to detail and epic style, New York Times bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick invites readers to travel the deadly and enticing Oregon Trail. Based on actual events, This Road We Traveled will inspire the pioneer in all of us.

Memories Many Roads to Home

Author: Virginia Wink Hilton
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491753714
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Memories: Many Roads to Home The First Phase: The Texas Years This memoir tells stories of the roads traveled and the inner journey of a little girl as she grows up in Texas.

Two Women

Author: Latore Wilcox-Pryor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503550621
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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You can make it! You will make it! We made it! Two Women: The Roads Traveled is heartfelt and authentic. It documents the triumphant victories that these women achieved over some of life’s most difficult challenges. In each story, we see our human frailties exposed, yet through perseverance, transformation occurs in each of their lives. These two women have had their own unique experiences in life. They have traveled many roads. Some roads have inevitably led them to signs, such as Caution, Yield, Stop, Wrong Way, Do Not Enter, and Dead End! Nevertheless, these extraordinary and courageous women attribute their choices—and sometimes the choices that were made for them—to self-discovery. It helped shape and mold them into who they are today. It is indeed because of their experiences, both positive and negative, that they have gained strength, wisdom, boldness, and wings to fly. But most importantly, their experiences give them a voice to speak to you and tell their story their way. May the road you travel be your own! This book will encourage you to tell your story. Dr. Latore Wilcox-Pryor [email protected]

So Many Roads

Author: David Browne
ISBN: 0306821702
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An all-encompassing narrative portrait of the iconic mid-20th-century band draws on interviews with its surviving members to trace its origins, eclectic sound, influence and struggles in the years after Jerry Garcia's death. 60,000 first printing.