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The Baker's Daughter

  • Author: Sarah McCoy
  • Release Date : 2012-01-24
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 10863246 Bytes

In this New York Times bestseller, two women in different eras face similar life-altering decisions, the politics of exclusion, the terrible choices we face in wartime, and the redemptive power of love.In 1945, Elsie Schmidt is a naive teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as she is for her first kiss. She and her family have been protected from the worst of the terror and desperation overtaking her country by a high-ranking Nazi who wishes to marry her. So when an escaped Jewish boy arrives on Elsie’s doorstep on Christmas Eve, Elsie understands that opening the door would put all she loves in danger.Sixty years later, in El Paso, Texas, Reba Adams is trying to file a feel-good Christmas piece for the local magazine, and she sits ...

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  • Author: Michael Chabon
  • Release Date : 2016-11-22
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 1802063 Bytes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWinner of the Sophie Brody Medal • An NBCC Finalist for 2016 Award for Fiction • ALA Carnegie Medal Finalist for Excellence in Fiction • Wall Street Journal’s Best Novel of the Year • A New York Times Notable Book of the Year • A Washington Post Best Book of the Year • An NPR Best Book of the Year • A Slate Best Book of the Year • A Christian Science Monitor Top 15 Fiction Book of the Year • A New York Magazine Best Book of the Year • A San Francisco Chronicle Book of the Year • A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year • A New York Post Best Book of the YeariBooks Novel of the Year •...

Confessions 2

Confessions 2

  • Author : Miranda Forbes
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2009-11-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781907726729

Confessions 2 Book Description :

The only thing more thrilling than scoring with a sexy woman who plays hard to get is discovering a girl's secret desires. So in the second of three new Xcite treasuries of true stories, Miranda Forbes has collected more seductions of headstrong girls, and revelations of the shameful cravings in ordinary women. There's a knack to getting two girls into bed at the same time. Three simple rules, and one man tells you how ... A guy whose interest was taboo reveals that he never had trouble recruiting willing female lovers, especially in underground settings ... Over the knee and on the bare; here's a confession to a lifetime indulging a spanking obsession ... Even the cruellest of teases eventually offers a taste of the rarest fruit; the trick is to lea...

The Routledge Guidebook to Augustine s Confessions

The Routledge Guidebook to Augustine s Confessions

  • Author : Catherine Conybeare
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-17
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317536369

The Routledge Guidebook to Augustine s Confessions Book Description :

Augustine’s Confessions is one of the most significant works of Western culture. Cast as a long, impassioned conversation with God, it is intertwined with passages of life-narrative and with key theological and philosophical insights. It is enduringly popular, and justly so. The Routledge Guidebook to Augustine’s Confessions is an engaging introduction to this spiritually creative and intellectually original work. This guidebook is organized by themes: the importance of language creation and the sensible world memory, time and the self the afterlife of the Confessions. Written for readers approaching the Confessions for the first time, this guidebook addresses the literary, philosophical, historical and theological complexities of the work in a c...

Augustine s Confessions

Augustine s Confessions

  • Author : William E. Mann
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006-03-28
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780742570986

Augustine s Confessions Book Description :

Unique in all of literature, the Confessions combines frank and profound psychological insight into Augustine's formative years along with sophisticated and beguiling reflections on some of the most important issues in philosophy and theology. The essays contained in this volume, by some of the most distinguished recent and contemporary thinkers in the field, insightfully explore Augustinian themes not only with an eye to historical accuracy but also to gauge the philosophical acumen of Augustine's reflections....

Confessions  The Fiery Furnace Series Book  2

Confessions The Fiery Furnace Series Book 2

  • Author : Renee Allen McCoy
  • Publisher : FaytheWorks Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780983604624

Confessions The Fiery Furnace Series Book 2 Book Description :

Covering up a sin won't make it go away... The driven Jermaine Grant appears to have it all together on the surface. He's young, handsome, and headstrong with the perfect job and faithful love planted at his side-so it seems. What happens when all of this is threatened by a looming incident from the past? In the midst of chaos, Jermaine unexpectedly finds himself battling a demon that seems to be the fiercest of them all. Jermaine's number one counterpart, Nia Thomas, strives to be just as successful at her career as her determined boyfriend of two years. She skillfully juggles a double life while struggling to keep her carefully designed mask from shattering to pieces. Nia's private world is threatened despite her attempts to conceal a secret that c...

The Confessions Of St  Augustine

The Confessions Of St Augustine

  • Author : St. Augustine of Hippo
  • Publisher : Jazzybee Verlag
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783849623630

The Confessions Of St Augustine Book Description :

This volume is accurately annotated, including * an extensive biography of the author and his life Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles. Its original title was "Confessions in Thirteen Books", and it was composed to be read out loud with each book being a complete unit. The work outlines Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever written, and was an influential model for Christian...

Luttrell of Arran  Part 2  and Paul Gosslett s Confessions

Luttrell of Arran Part 2 and Paul Gosslett s Confessions

  • Author : Charles Lever
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2007-09-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781434490803

Luttrell of Arran Part 2 and Paul Gosslett s Confessions Book Description :

Charles James Lever (1806-1872) was an Irish novelist of English descent. This volume contains "Luttrell of Arran" (Part 2) and "and Paul Gosslett's Confessions." Illustrations by Phiz....