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Beloved

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ISBN10 : 9780307388629

Publisher : Vintage

Number of Pages : 352

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding New York Times bestseller transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement.

The Dearly Beloved

Author : Cara Wall

ISBN10 : 1982104546

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 352

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1369

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Book Summary: “This gentle, gorgeously written book may be one of my favorites ever.” —Jenna Bush Hager (A Today show “Read with Jenna” Book Club Selection!) “A thoughtful, beautiful multigenerational novel about love, God, jealousy, and friendship.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love “A moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change.” —The New York Times Book Review (Editor’s Choice) “Here is the power of the novel in its simplest, richest form: bearing intimate witness to human beings grappling with their faith and falling in love. That Wall executes it so beautifully? Well, this is exactly why we read literary fiction...The best book about faith in recent memory.” —Entertainment Weekly (A-) Charles and Lily, James and Nan. They meet in Greenwich Village in 1963 when Charles and James are jointly hired to steward the historic Third Presbyterian Church through turbulent times. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear them apart. Charles is destined to succeed his father as an esteemed professor of history at Harvard, until an unorthodox lecture about faith leads him to ministry. How then, can he fall in love with Lily—fiercely intellectual, elegantly stern—after she tells him with certainty that she will never believe in God? And yet, how can he not? James, the youngest son in a hardscrabble Chicago family, spent much of his youth angry at his alcoholic father and avoiding his anxious mother. Nan grew up in Mississippi, the devout and beloved daughter of a minister and a debutante. James’s escape from his desperate circumstances leads him to Nan and, despite his skepticism of hope in all its forms, her gentle, constant faith changes the course of his life. In The Dearly Beloved, we follow these two couples through decades of love and friendship, jealousy and understanding, forgiveness and commitment. Against the backdrop of turbulent changes facing the city and the church’s congregation, these four forge improbable paths through their evolving relationships, each struggling with uncertainty, heartbreak, and joy. A poignant meditation on faith and reason, marriage and children, and the ways we find meaning in our lives, Cara Wall’s The Dearly Beloved is a gorgeous, wise, and provocative novel that is destined to become a classic.

Songs of the Beloved

Author : Joselle Louis LaGuerre

ISBN10 : 1572585021

Publisher : TEACH Services, Inc.

Number of Pages : 130

Category : Christian ethics

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Book Summary: One of the most wonderful things about God is that He lives in our praise. He's a loving God who wants to be with us. And when we worship Him, He is. Isn't that amazing? When we praise and worship God, His presence comes to dwell with us. Things that need to change, change. Always! You can count on it. Hearts change. Situations change. Lives change. Minds change. Power in Praise is a simple clear explanation of how and why the principles introduced in Songs of the Beloved work in everyday life.

Beloved Spirit

Author : Celeste Anand

ISBN10 : 9781463483999

Publisher : Author House

Number of Pages : 488

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: This book is intended to take the reader upon one womans adventurous lifetime quest to follow the teachings of the Father which ask us each to "Seek to love God with our whole heart, mind, body and souland our neighbor as ourselves". He has asked us to treat all other sentient beingseven "the least of these" as if we were doing these things for Him. If we seek to know Him, to become His beloved child and to follow Him as our Way, Truth and Light of our lives, He will walk and share with us as our Friend, Teacher, Savior and Beloved. This is the message of the authors first book entitled "Beloved". "Beloved" is a message of each persons ability to share a personal divine love relationship between our Beloved Lord and ourselves. "Beloved Spirit" continues our walk "in the still of the evening" with our Beloved beside us. If we walk with Him, we remain in the Spirit of the Beloved Spirit of the Father all our lives. He will show us many unseen and unknown things of the Earth and the Heavens. We will no longer see Him and His Light as an isolated pathway known only to a few. Our Beloved Fathers Love and Spirit is all-encompassing. He told us He would pour out His Spirit upon all flesh. He tells us He has sheep of many pastures. We are each a child of the All-Encompassing All That Is, the Manifold God who blessed His creation and His Son. The prophetic pages of this large epistle of His love for humankind as well as warning us of the "Signs of the Times". The Beloved Father is weeping. We will learn why. If we have love one for another, we will be able to complete an ecstatic picture of a new world in which the Spirit dwells within each of our hearts. He said He would never left us alone in dark and troublous times. "He leads and guides us clear through to a better place made with His own hand."

Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction

Author : Michelle Nijhuis

ISBN10 : 1324001690

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

Number of Pages : 352

Category : Science

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Book Summary: One of Literary Hub's Most Anticipated Books of 2021 A vibrant history of the modern conservation movement—told through the lives and ideas of the people who built it. In the late nineteenth century, as humans came to realize that our rapidly industrializing and globalizing societies were driving other animal species to extinction, a movement to protect and conserve them was born. In Beloved Beasts, acclaimed science journalist Michelle Nijhuis traces the movement’s history: from early battles to save charismatic species such as the American bison and bald eagle to today’s global effort to defend life on a larger scale. She describes the vital role of scientists and activists such as Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson as well as lesser-known figures in conservation history; she reveals the origins of vital organizations like the Audubon Society and the World Wildlife Fund; she explores current efforts to protect species such as the whooping crane and the black rhinoceros; and she confronts the darker side of conservation, long shadowed by racism and colonialism. As the destruction of other species continues and the effects of climate change escalate, Beloved Beasts charts the ways conservation is becoming a movement for the protection of all species—including our own.

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Author : Toni Morrison

ISBN10 : 0307399745

Publisher : Knopf Canada

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The latest novel from Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison. An angry and self-loathing veteran of the Korean War, Frank Money finds himself back in racist America after enduring trauma on the front lines that left him with more than just physical scars. His home--and himself in it--may no longer be as he remembers it, but Frank is shocked out of his crippling apathy by the need to rescue his medically abused younger sister and take her back to the small Georgia town they come from, which he's hated all his life. As Frank revisits the memories from childhood and the war that leave him questioning his sense of self, he discovers a profound courage he thought he could never possess again. A deeply moving novel about an apparently defeated man finding himself--and his home.

John the Beloved

Author : Deborah Wyatt

ISBN10 : 140032646X

Publisher : Elm Hill

Number of Pages : 312

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Despite being raised in a religion and culture that forbids secular music, John has always heard music where others simply hear sound. Entirely self-taught, John composes music that he hides from the world; music that has never been played out loud but exists only inside his mind. Then one day while working in the cornfield, John hears beautiful music coming from a nearby farmhouse. Entranced, he walks towards the music and through an open window sees a beautiful, young lady playing the piano. This chance encounter awakens within his heart the desire to hear his own music played. John places one of his compositions in an envelope along with a note and slides it under the door of the pianist. After a life of glamour, travel and music, acclaimed concert pianist, Elise finds herself facing a personal crisis entirely alone. Needing a quiet, peaceful place to recover and heal, Elise abandons her cosmopolitan life and retreats to the Indiana farmhouse she inherited from her grandparents. Broken-hearted and ill, Elise’s days seem to be filled with darkness and depression until she receives a note and sheet music from a stranger. Intrigued, she plays the composition and finds it to be unique, unorthodox and beautiful. Because the music brings joy into her previously dark days, Elise writes a note in response and leaves it on her doorstep hoping the mysterious person will return and find it. Thus, begins a journey that will take both John and Elise down a path that neither expected to walk. In the days ahead, they will face moral and spiritual dilemmas and will have to answer the question: will they follow God’s plan for their lives no matter how high the cost may be? Come: follow John and Elise on a musical journey that will either bring them the greatest heartache they have ever known or the greatest joy.

Broken and Beloved

Author : Sammy Rhodes

ISBN10 : 1684510422

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Two of the greatest fears in life come in the form of questions we often ask ourselves but rarely say out loud: “Am I okay?” and “Do you love me?” The answer the Gospel gives us is both surprising and just what we need to hear: “No, you are not okay, and, yes, I love you.” Jesus holds these two truths about us together, and this is the good news we desperately need.

BELOVED

Author : Pamela DuMond,P. S. DuMond

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Pamela DuMond

Number of Pages : 260

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1928

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Book Summary: Sexy, dark, addictive series filled with love, lust, loyalty, deceit, and revenge… I'm a 21st CENTURY COURTESAN. Broken billionaires hire me to help them heal. I'm down to my last four clients. One wants to play me. One wants to buy me. One wants to marry me. One wants to murder me. Will I get out in time? Easton Wolfe’s taking over ownership of Ma Maison Agency. Dylan McAlister wants to take his relationship with Evie to the next level. Wyatt Wolfe is taking her heart. But it’s Evie’s ‘Devoted Fan’ who wants to take her life… PRAISE for 21STCentury Courtesan “…densely, lusciously dark, but also so tender, and so emotionally satisfying.” Beverly Diehl "If Sierra Simone and Skye Warren had a book baby it would be PLAYER." USA TODAY Bestselling author Samanthe Beck “…breath-taking, beautiful, and brilliant. A must-read…” USA TODAY bestselling author Maggie Marr “I am ADDICTED! If I could give this book more than five stars I would. (Player)” Liz Vrchota Read 21st Century Courtesan series in this order: PLAYER #1 — MOVIE STAR #2 — BELOVED #3 — HUSBAND #4. Enter the World of 21st Century Courtesans...

My Beloved

Author : Karen Ranney

ISBN10 : 0061976695

Publisher : Harper Collins

Number of Pages : 384

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: “A rich tapestry of love...embroidered with golden threads of sensuality.” —Stephanie Laurens A classic love story from Karen Ranney, one of the true legends of historical romance, My Beloved tells the poignant, sensuous story of the fabled Langlinais Bride, who has not seen her husband since their wedding day, twelve years earlier. Judith Ivory calls Ranney, “A rich, rare find.” And with My Beloved, the beloved New York Times and USA Today bestselling author enchants with the story of a truly unforgettable reunion—as an errant bridegroom, forced by perilous circumstance to return to his untouched, abandoned wife, finds himself bewitched by the innocent angel he wed but never intended to love.

A Study Guide for Toni Morrison's Beloved

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN10 : 141033550X

Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning

Number of Pages : 15

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: A Study Guide for Toni Morrison's "Beloved," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Toni Morrison's Beloved

Author : William L. Andrews,Nellie Y. McKay

ISBN10 : 0199728119

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 232

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum. Each casebook will reprint documents relating to the work's historical context and reception, present the best in critical essays, and when possible, feature an interview of the author. The series will provide, for the first time, an accessible forum in which readers can come to a fuller understanding of these contemporary masterpieces and the unique aspects of American ethnic, racial, or cultural experience that they so ably portray. This casebook to Morrison's classic novel presents seven essays that represent the best in contemporary criticism of the book. In addition, the book includes a poem and an abolitionist's tra published after a slave named Margaret Garner killed her child to save her from slavery--the very incident Morrison fictionalizes in Beloved.

My Beloved World

Author : Sonia Sotomayor

ISBN10 : 0307962164

Publisher : Vintage

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Biography & Autobiography

Viewed : 1931

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Book Summary: A “searching and emotionally intimate memoir” (The New York Times) told with a candor never before undertaken by a sitting Justice. This “powerful defense of empathy” (The Washington Post) is destined to become a classic of self-invention and self-discovery. The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. In this story of human triumph that “hums with hope and exhilaration” (NPR), she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. Here is the story of a precarious childhood, with an alcoholic father (who would die when she was nine) and a devoted but overburdened mother, and of the refuge a little girl took from the turmoil at home with her passionately spirited paternal grandmother. But it was when she was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes that the precocious Sonia recognized she must ultimately depend on herself. She would learn to give herself the insulin shots she needed to survive and soon imagined a path to a different life. With only television characters for her professional role models, and little understanding of what was involved, she determined to become a lawyer, a dream that would sustain her on an unlikely course, from valedictorian of her high school class to the highest honors at Princeton, Yale Law School, the New York County District Attorney’s office, private practice, and appointment to the Federal District Court before the age of forty. Along the way we see how she was shaped by her invaluable mentors, a failed marriage, and the modern version of extended family she has created from cherished friends and their children. Through her still-astonished eyes, America’s infinite possibilities are envisioned anew in this warm and honest book.

Beloved Night

Author : Rachel Devenish Ford

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Small Seed Press

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1936

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Book Summary: Haunting dreams. The power of the resistance. A battle for freedom. Betrayal magic from the past is still hindering Isika’s powers, and the rains haven’t come to the lands of the Maweel, causing drought. Growing desperate, the elders decide to crown Isika queen, while Ben begins to dream of Aria and the Desert King at sea. He senses that these dreams have been sent by their sister to warn them. Fearing an attack on the Hadem, Isika gathers a group of travelers to aid Maween’s allies, journeying great distances to confront the king and put an end to the poison of betrayal magic for once and for all. Will they succeed this time? Or will the power of the Great Waste be too much for the resistance?

The Source of Self-Regard

Author : Toni Morrison

ISBN10 : 0525521119

Publisher : Vintage

Number of Pages : 368

Category : Literary Collections

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Book Summary: Here is Toni Morrison in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades. “Profoundly insightful. . . . Speaks to today’s social and political moment as directly as this morning’s headlines.” —NPR These pages give us her searing prayer for the dead of 9/11, her Nobel lecture on the power of language, her searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr., her heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin. She looks deeply into the fault lines of culture and freedom: the foreigner, female empowerment, the press, money, “black matter(s),” human rights, the artist in society, the Afro-American presence in American literature. And she turns her incisive critical eye to her own work (The Bluest Eye, Sula, Tar Baby, Jazz, Beloved, Paradise) and that of others. An essential collection from an essential writer, The Source of Self-Regard shines with the literary elegance, intellectual prowess, spiritual depth, and moral compass that have made Toni Morrison our most cherished and enduring voice.

beloved

Author : Dieter Janik

ISBN10 : 3737805881

Publisher : Roba Digital Sheets

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Music

Viewed : 1955

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Book Summary: Hier erhältlich ist die Notenausgabe des Jazztitels für Klavier.

The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament

Author : Thomas Hardy

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Good Press

Number of Pages : 234

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1454

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Book Summary: "The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament" by Thomas Hardy. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Beloved Bethesda

Author : Edward J. Cashin

ISBN10 : 9780865547223

Publisher : Mercer University Press

Number of Pages : 278

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: For example, Bethesda sustained the state during the dark years of 1740 to 1742 when Spanish invaders threatened the infant colony." "Whitefield's "Beloved Bethesda" has seen its graduates take their places in leadership positions throughout the state, and Savannah's residents have sustained the institution. In that respect, the story of Bethesda is also a history of Savannah."--BOOK JACKET.