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ISBN10 : 0827609655

Publisher : Jewish Publication Society

Number of Pages : 87

Category : Religion

Viewed : 1953

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Book Summary: The Book of Ecclesiastes is part of the "wisdom literature" of the Bible. It concerns itself with universal philosophical questions, rather than events in the history of Israel and in the Hebrews' covenant with God. Koheleth, the speaker in this book, ruminates on what -- if anything -- has lasting value, and how -- if at all -- God interacts with humankind. Koheleth expresses bewilderment and frustration at life's absurdities and injustices. He grapples with the inequities that pervade the world and the frailty and limitations of human wisdom and righteousness. His awareness of these discomfiting facts coexists with a firm believe in God's rule and God's fundamental justice, and he looks for ways to define a meaningful life in a world where so much is senseless. Ecclesiastes is traditionally read on the Jewish holiday Sukkot, the harvest festival.

The Great Reduction

Author : Jay Trott

ISBN10 : 1725264803

Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

Number of Pages : 210

Category : Religion

Viewed : 1647

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Book Summary: What is the secret to happiness? King Solomon was one of the greatest superachievers of all time and fabulously wealthy. He also had a reputation as the wisest man in the world. But at the end of his life he was so unhappy that he felt moved to cry out "all is vanity" and wish he had never been born. In Ecclesiastes, Solomon brilliantly diagnoses the causes of our continuing unhappiness and boils down the secret of peace and contentment to a few essential ingredients. The Great Reduction explains why his prescription for peace is just as relevant today as the day it was written. It also uses his diagnosis to shed light on a happiness that goes far beyond anything Solomon could have imagined.

Reasonable Evidence

Author : Efren Mena

ISBN10 : 1483645169

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Biography & Autobiography

Viewed : 610

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Book Summary: Mena is a historian and an astrophysicist at heart. This book is covered with the likes of his human experiences and more. He will take you inside the White House cover up of incidents that led to the att ack on 9/11. He will tell you about the prophet Mohammad and why he was a man of peace. You will walk the shores of the Sea of Galilee and taste the bitt er salt of the Dead Sea. You will become priviledged to the content knowledge of Dead Sea Scroll 4Q246. Reasonable Evidence is a true story based on factual events. Efren Mena will bring you along on his journey of the beautiful women who intersected with his life during his youth. He will open the door to forbidden love aff airs. Reasonable Evidence is fi lled with actual events. To my readers: It took me ten years to unlock the 500 year myth of the origins of Christopher Columbus. Towards a common goal, Spanish Scientist unearthed his family's bones for DNA testing. In the fi nal analysis, National Geographic did a special on the true origins of Christoper Columbus. In addition I take you to the documented UFO incident of Travis Walton. I will take you inside the White House before and aft er the 9/11 obliteration of the N.Y. Financial Towers. The lies and the cover up.

Ecclesiastes 1-5

Author : Stuart Weeks

ISBN10 : 056769352X

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

Number of Pages : 736

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: This new volume in the ICC on Ecclesiastes 1-5 brings together all the relevant aids to exegesis - linguistic, textual, archaeological, historical, literary and theological - to enable the scholar to have a complete knowledge and understanding of this Old Testament book. Stuart Weeks incorporates new evidence available in the field, surveys the wealth of secondary literature and provides an extensive introduction to Ecclesiastes as a whole.

The Old Man and The Sea

Author : Ernest Hemingway

ISBN10 : 6144134034

Publisher : World Heritage Publishers Ltd

Number of Pages : 128

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1920

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Book Summary: A short heroic novel by Ernest Hemingway is a story that centers on an aging fisherman who engages in an epic battle to catch a giant marlin It was published in 1952 and awarded the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Author: Ernest Hemingway Genre: Novel

How to Read Water

Author : Tristan Gooley

ISBN10 : 1615193596

Publisher : The Experiment

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Nature

Viewed : 766

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Book Summary: A New York Times Bestseller A Forbes Top 10 Conservation and Environment Book of 2016 Read the sea like a Viking and interpret ponds like a Polynesian—with a little help from the “natural navigator”! In his eye-opening books The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs and The Natural Navigator, Tristan Gooley helped readers reconnect with nature by finding direction from the trees, stars, clouds, and more. Now, he turns his attention to our most abundant—yet perhaps least understood—resource. Distilled from his far-flung adventures—sailing solo across the Atlantic, navigating with Omani tribespeople, canoeing in Borneo, and walking in his own backyard—Gooley shares hundreds of techniques in How to Read Water. Readers will: Find north using puddles Forecast the weather from waves Decode the colors of ponds Spot dangerous water in the dark Decipher wave patterns on beaches, and more!

Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Author : Albert Pike

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Good Press

Number of Pages : 1023

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1316

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Book Summary: "Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry" by Albert Pike. 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.

On the Nature of Things

Author : Lucretius

ISBN10 : 0393341739

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Poetry

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Book Summary: Reissued to accompany Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve: the epic poem that changed the course of human thought forever. This great poem stands with Virgil's Aeneid as one of the vital and enduring achievements of Latin literature. Lost for more than a thousand years, its return to circulation in 1417 reintroduced dangerous ideas about the nature and meaning of existence and helped shape the modern world.

The Prophet

Author : Kahlil Gibran

ISBN10 : 1786695995

Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd

Number of Pages : 64

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. Originally published in 1923, it is Gibran's best known work and has been translated into over 40 different languages. The prophet, Almustafa, has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years and is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses topics such as life and the human condition. The book is divided into chapters dealing with work, love, marriage, eating and drinking, joy and sorrow, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, pleasure, beauty, religion, crime and punishment, reason and passion, and death.

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Author : Henry David Thoreau

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Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan

Number of Pages : 435

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1035

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Book Summary: Written by famous American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian - Henry David Thoreau, the present book 'A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers' was first published in the year 1849.

Cruising the Chesapeake: A Gunkholers Guide, 4th Edition

Author : William H. Shellenberger

ISBN10 : 0071779698

Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional

Number of Pages : 480

Category : Sports & Recreation

Viewed : 456

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Book Summary: "Shellenberger has perfected the art of gunkholing . . . An excellent book for both those who enjoy weekend cruises and those who merely want to know more about Chesapeake Bay." -- Daily Press (Newport News, VA) "With more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, the Chesapeake Bay offers a treasury of cruising spots. Shellenberger's book provides the key to unlock it." -- Virginian-Pilot "An 'insider's' look at the hundreds of places cruisers and weekend boaters love to hole up in. . . . It is also a loving portrait of the bay, its history, its people, its wildlife, and its environment." -- The Mariner "A truly monumental guide." -- Sunday Capital (Annapolis, MD) Dotting its more than 3,000-mile shoreline are creeks, coves, and inlets--or gunkholes in Chesapeake Bay parlance. They are as challenging as they are charming for cruisers to fi nd and enter, sometimes discouraging the less adventuresome. But thanks to author Bill Shellenberger, you will be able to enjoy these hidden treasures like an old pro. For more than twenty years, Bill Shellenberger's Cruising the Chesapeake has been the guide of choice for sailors and motor cruisers seeking to avoid the beaten path. Here Bill shares with you his engaging, heartfelt evocation of the Bay, its shores, history, wildlife, and people. No other guide to the region offers such complete, detailed coverage of virtually every point of interest on the Bay--from the secluded east fork of Langford Creek to the bustling hearts of Baltimore, Washington, and Norfolk. Find your path to Cruising the Chesapeake with A cruise planner with suggested itineraries for cruises of 3, 9, and 16 days, supported by overview charts and planning tips Waypoints for anchorages and key locations that make planning your cruises and integrating navigational data into your GPS unit a snap NOAA charts and aerial photos of key anchorages and tricky passages Updated information on piloting and shoreside facilities Expanded coverage up the Atlantic seaboard from the entrance of the Chesapeake to New York City and its anchorages that make this the ONE guide for the mid-Atlantic boater A comprehensive cruise planner and navigation guide and a vivid celebration of one of North America's natural treasures, Cruising the Chesapeake is a book no Chesapeake boater will want to be without.

Into the Wild

Author : Jon Krakauer

ISBN10 : 0307476863

Publisher : Anchor

Number of Pages : 240

Category : Travel

Viewed : 1906

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Book Summary: "Terrifying... Eloquent... A heart-rending drama of human yearning." --New York Times In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How Christopher Johnson McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir. In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car, stripped it of its license plates, and burned all of his cash. He would give himself a new name, Alexander Supertramp, and, unencumbered by money and belongings, he would be free to wallow in the raw, unfiltered experiences that nature presented. Craving a blank spot on the map, McCandless simply threw the maps away. Leaving behind his desperate parents and sister, he vanished into the wild. Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles the disquieting facts of McCandless's short life. Admitting an interst that borders on obsession, he searches for the clues to the dries and desires that propelled McCandless. Digging deeply, he takes an inherently compelling mystery and unravels the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons. When McCandless's innocent mistakes turn out to be irreversible and fatal, he becomes the stuff of tabloid headlines and is dismissed for his naiveté, pretensions, and hubris. He is said to have had a death wish but wanting to die is a very different thing from being compelled to look over the edge. Krakauer brings McCandless's uncompromising pilgrimage out of the shadows, and the peril, adversity, and renunciation sought by this enigmatic young man are illuminated with a rare understanding--and not an ounce of sentimentality. Mesmerizing, heartbreaking, Into the Wild is a tour de force. The power and luminosity of Jon Krakauer's stoytelling blaze through every page.

Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers

Author : John Watts,Anthony Collins,Charles Bradlaugh

ISBN10 : 5040564953

Publisher : Litres

Number of Pages : 325

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1873

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Book Summary: "Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers" by pseud. Anthony Collins, John Watts, Charles Bradlaugh. 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.

All Rivers Run to the Sea

Author : Elie Wiesel

ISBN10 : 0307760081

Publisher : Schocken

Number of Pages : 464

Category : Biography & Autobiography

Viewed : 386

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Book Summary: In this first volume of his two-volume autobiography, Wiesel takes us from his childhood memories of a traditional and loving Jewish family in the Romanian village of Sighet through the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald and the years of spiritual struggle, to his emergence as a witness for the Holocaust's martyrs and survivors and for the State of Israel, and as a spokesman for humanity. With 16 pages of black-and-white photographs. "From the abyss of the death camps Wiesel has come as a messenger to mankind--not with a message of hate and revenge, but with one of brotherhood and atonement." --From the citation for the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize

Kubla Khan

Author : Samuel Coleridge

ISBN10 : 1443442216

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 5

Category : Poetry

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Book Summary: Though left uncompleted, “Kubla Khan” is one of the most famous examples of Romantic era poetry. In it, Samuel Coleridge provides a stunning and detailed example of the power of the poet’s imagination through his whimsical description of Xanadu, the capital city of Kublai Khan’s empire. Samuel Coleridge penned “Kubla Khan” after waking up from an opium-induced dream in which he experienced and imagined the realities of the great Mongol ruler’s capital city. Coleridge began writing what he remembered of his dream immediately upon waking from it, and intended to write two to three hundred lines. However, Coleridge was interrupted soon after and, his memory of the dream dimming, was ultimately unable to complete the poem. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

The Road

Author : Cormac McCarthy

ISBN10 : 0307267458

Publisher : Vintage

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 300

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Book Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation. A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York, People, Rocky Mountain News, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post

Wet Magic

Author : Edith Nesbit

ISBN10 : 1627937366

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 125

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: When four siblings journey to the seashore for a holiday, one of them unwittingly summons the sister of a mermaid who is captured by a circus, and the children set out to save the imprisoned being. After a daring midnight rescue, the children's reward is an incredible journey beneath the waves and into the hidden kingdom of the mermaids. But they soon find themselves in a race against time as they struggle to prevent a war and save their new underwater companions Here is a triumphant tale by one of the finest storytellers to ever write for children, and a pioneer of fantasy literature for this age group.

Siddhartha

Author : Hermann Hesse

ISBN10 : 9390960029

Publisher : Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1989

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