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Stephen Lives

Author : Anne Puryear
ISBN : 9780671536640
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The author discusses the life of her son Stephen who committed suicide at the age of fifteen, and relates messages she has received from him since his death, telling her why he took his own life and offering hope to other people who may be discouraged with their own lives.
Category: Literary Criticism

Stephen Lives

Author : Anne Puryear
ISBN : OCLC:645840858
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Legion The Many Lives Of Stephen Leeds

Author : Brandon Sanderson
ISBN : 9781473225022
Genre : Fiction
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson comes a new novella collection, including a brand new, never-been-published story. Stephen Leeds is schizophrenic (. . . probably . . .) and he's in demand. But not for his own skills - his clients want to tap into the imaginary experts that populate his mind - and it's getting a bit crowded in there. One of his many 'aspects' is a trained soldier, another a psychological expert, a third is a librarian, and all of them want to help him solve problems, making him an exceptionally versatile intelligence agent. If you need a stolen corpse retrieved or a missing inventor found, Stephen Leeds is the man - or rather, the team - for the job. But managing a team is a challenge in itself, all the more so when some of the team feel they know better than Stephen himself . . . The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds is an omnibus edition of the three amazing Legion novellas: Legion, Legion: Skin Deep and Legion: Lies of the Beholder. 'An absolutely fantastic read' Fantasy Book Review 'The pulse of a thriller and the hook of a fascinating hero balancing on the edge of psychosis' Library Journal
Category: Fiction

Insights On Ryan Holiday And Stephen Hanselman S Lives Of The Stoics

Author : Swift Reads
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Genre : Philosophy
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Download now to get key insights from this book in 15 minutes. From the team that brought you The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, a beautiful daily devotional of Stoic meditations. Why have history's greatest minds - from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson along with today's top performers, from Super Bowl-winning football coaches to CEOs and celebrities - embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is timeless and that philosophy is for living a better life, not a classroom exercise. The Daily Stoic offers a daily devotional of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring all-new translations from Emperor Marcus Aurelius, playwright Seneca, and slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Every day of the year, you'll find one of their pithy, powerful quotations as well as historical anecdotes, provocative commentary, and a helpful glossary of Greek terms. By following these teachings over the course of a year (and, indeed, for years to come), you'll find the serenity, self-knowledge, and resilience you need to live well.
Category: Philosophy

Staging Gay Lives

Author : John M Clum
ISBN : 9780429965753
Genre : Social Science
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A collection of ten contemporary plays, by writers who reflect a range of cultural origins, about male homosexuality.
Category: Social Science

Lives Of England S Monarchs

Author : H. E. Lehman
ISBN : 9781418496920
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This informative entertaining read tells, with wit and understanding, England
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Literary Lives

Author : David Ellis
ISBN : 9781136057946
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book meditates on the nature of biography and the way biographers habitually explain their subjects' loves by reference to psychology, ancestry, childhood experience, social relations, the body, or illness.
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Women S Lives Women S Times

Author : Trev Lynn Broughton
ISBN : 0791433986
Genre : Social Science
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Points to the many ways in which the study of autobiography can contribute to the theory, practice, and politics of women’s studies as curriculum, and to feminist theory more generally.
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Lives Of The Novelists

Author : John Sutherland
ISBN : 9780300182439
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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No previous author has attempted a book such as this: a complete history of novels written in the English language, from the genre's seventeenth-century origins to the present day. In the spirit of Dr. Johnson’s Lives of the Poets, acclaimed critic and scholar John Sutherland selects 294 writers whose works illustrate the best of every kind of fiction—from gothic, penny dreadful, and pornography to fantasy, romance, and high literature. Each author was chosen, Professor Sutherland explains, because his or her books are well worth reading and are likely to remain so for at least another century. Sutherland presents these authors in chronological order, in each case deftly combining a lively and informative biographical sketch with an opinionated assessment of the writer's work. Taken together, these novelists provide both a history of the novel and a guide to its rich variety. Always entertaining, and sometimes shocking, Sutherland considers writers as diverse as Daniel Defoe, Henry James, James Joyce, Edgar Allan Poe, Virginia Woolf, Michael Crichton, Jeffrey Archer, and Jacqueline Susann. Written for all lovers of fiction, Lives of the Novelists succeeds both as introduction and re-introduction, as Sutherland presents favorite and familiar novelists in new ways and transforms the less favored and less familiar through his relentlessly fascinating readings.
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Lives Of The English Saints

Author : John Henry Newman
ISBN : MINN:31951P00645316X
Genre : Christian saints
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Category: Christian saints