Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781612966229

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

View: 7858

Critically-acclaimed author Chloe Sender is lost. Lost in an abusive past; lost within her fragmented mind. And she is lost within the pages of her own incomplete manuscript - a story she barely remembers writing that haunts her with every word, with every increasingly twisted sentence. Sleep-deprived and driven to complete the soul-destroying work, she begins to tear at the seams of her relationships. Her nightmares escalate in intensity and violence until she attempts to destroy the work for the sake of her sanity. But just outside her consciousness there is someone else - some thing else that will not be silenced. Shimmering at the periphery of her vision, capering through her nightmares and seeping into the pages of her manuscript, an ancient evil is in pursuit.
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The True Story Volume Three

Author: Andrea Perron

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491829885

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

View: 1334

Roger and Carolyn Perron purchased the home of their dreams and eventual nightmares in December of 1970. The Arnold Estate, located just beyond the village of Harrisville, Rhode Island seemed the idyllic setting in which to raise a family. The couple unwittingly moved their five young daughters into the ancient and mysterious farmhouse. Secrets were kept and then revealed within a space shared by mortal and immortal alike. Time suddenly became irrelevant; fractured by spirits making their presence known then dispersing into the ether. The house is a portal to the past and a passage to the future. This is a sacred story of spiritual enlightenment, told some thirty years hence. The family is now somewhat less reticent to divulge a closely-guarded experience. Their odyssey is chronicled by the eldest sibling and is an unabridged account of a supernatural excursion. Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated this haunting in a futile attempt to intervene on their behalf. They consider the Perron family saga to be one of the most compelling and significant of a famously ghost-storied career as paranormal researchers. During a seance gone horribly wrong, they unleashed an unholy hostess; the spirit called Bathsheba; a God-forsaken soul. Perceiving herself to be the mistress of the house, she did not appreciate the competition. Carolyn had long been under siege; overt threats issued in the form of fire…a mother's greatest fear. It transformed the woman in unimaginable ways. After nearly a decade the family left a once beloved home behind though it will never leave them, as each remains haunted by a memory. This tale is an inspiring testament to the resilience of the human spirit on a pathway of discovery: an eternal journey for the living and the dead.
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Conjuring Memory in the Spaces of the AfroAtlantic

Author: D˜w˜ti DŽsir


ISBN: 1304722449

Category: African Americans

Page: 85

View: 8795

Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic is a visual essay with over 70 photographs of memorials, monuments and places of memory related to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Part travel journal and part historical log, Dowoti Desir's color images and provocative writing take readers to the haunted places they dare not go but have to, if our societies are to repair themselves.--Provided by publisher.
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Author: Carol Brennan

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483570185

Category: Fiction

Page: 752

View: 6209

One moment is all it takes to change the course of a life. For successful young jewelry designer Grace Leshansky that moment came when she shot and killed her charismatic con-man husband, Paul Boudreau. Grace never denied the act. She never spoke about the moments just before when her finger tightened around the trigger — when Paul ripped her world apart with one more lie. Or was it a truth? Convicted of manslaughter, she spends seven years in prison. When she’s released, Grace is a woman indelibly changed. She returns to New York City, where she finds her gambler father vanished—maybe dead. Her career, friends and money—all gone. What now? As she struggles to find a way to live with the past and embrace her future, Grace confronts questions she may no longer be brave enough to ask . Almost immediately, danger begins to close in from unexpected directions: Gabriel McCail, a reporter bent on exposing Paul's treacherous life in an insider biography, threatens to stir up the past; and Michael Pyatt, the beautiful boy who loved and left her at seventeen, is back, possibly with information about her father. Will Grace have the courage to face the truth, or will her search jeopardize her newly won freedom and the lives of those few she holds dear? A Fractured Truth is a twisting, highly charged story of love and trust turned inside out for a complex woman who can’t stop believing. ****A Fractured Truth was previously published under the pseudonym Caroline Slate***
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Memory and Truth Telling in Post–Shining Path Peru

Author: Cynthia E. Milton

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822377462

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 9073

Peru's Truth and Reconciliation Commission not only documented the political violence of the 1980s and 1990s but also gave Peruvians a unique opportunity to examine the causes and nature of that violence. In Art from a Fractured Past, scholars and artists expand on the commission's work, arguing for broadening the definition of the testimonial to include various forms of artistic production as documentary evidence. Their innovative focus on representation offers new and compelling perspectives on how Peruvians experienced those years and how they have attempted to come to terms with the memories and legacies of violence. Their findings about Peru offer insight into questions of art, memory, and truth that resonate throughout Latin America in the wake of "dirty wars" of the last half century. Exploring diverse works of art, including memorials, drawings, theater, film, songs, painted wooden retablos (three-dimensional boxes), and fiction, including an acclaimed graphic novel, the contributors show that art, not constrained by literal truth, can generate new opportunities for empathetic understanding and solidarity. Contributors. Ricardo Caro Cárdenas, Jesús Cossio, Ponciano del Pino, Cynthia M. Garza, Edilberto Jímenez Quispe, Cynthia E. Milton, Jonathan Ritter, Luis Rossell, Steve J. Stern, María Eugenia Ulfe, Víctor Vich, Alfredo Villar
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Subjectivity and Representation from Rimbaud to Réda

Author: Susan Harrow

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802087225

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 269

View: 1066

In The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self, Susan Harrow explores the fascinating interrelation of subjectivity, materiality, and representation in the poetry and related texts of four modern French writers: Arthur Rimbaud, Guillaume Apollinaire, Francis Ponge, and Jacques Réda. She demonstrates the richness and the relevance of modern French poetry for today's readers, putting contemporary thought to work on the fractured self emerging in the post-Baudelairian lyric. Harrow addresses the widely perceived marginalization of poetry in the writing/theory debate, demonstrating that the emergence of a self at once shaped by and straining against material, historical, subjective, and cultural impediments reveals fertile relations between theory and poetry. Where purer forms of postmodernist thinking have stressed the dissolution and dispersal of the human subject, new approaches informed by cultural studies, autobiography theory, and gender studies work to recover fictions of experience and retrieve submerged narratives of the self. Probing the activity of textual self-recovery among the debris of history and fantasy, visuality and desire, and culture and corporeality, The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self imparts something of the startling beauty and the raw urgency of poetry writing across the broad modern period.
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Author: Romare Bearden

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780938989271

Category: Art

Page: 95

View: 5869

Catalog for an exhibition of American artist Romare Bearden’s work at the Nasher Museum of Art.
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Godly Games (Web of Hearts)

Author: Jamie Magee

Publisher: Jamie Magee


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 4694

Instantly absorbing, spellbinding mind trip! Do you think you know this series? Grip your facts like a shield, then. Jamie Magee puts you at Willow Haywood’s side in Fractured Thrones as she twists the urban fantasy world around Willow. Once cast into an alternate reality Willow finds herself blindly inside out at Drake and Landen's side. No one is in the right place, but close enough that the chilling fiction is nearly believable. Ready or not, a known villain morphs into the spotlight granting an entirely new view of the Web of Hearts. A supernatural view only a God could possess. Hold on tight, the tide of the war is shifting. “This was the truth of the war of hearts, as one hell surrenders to its demise another is swelling, and in the end we find no victories, only higher stakes.” – Donalt, God of Fear. Special note to the reader: This Novel is part of the “Web of Hearts and Souls,” a massive story where more than one series connect. The series can be read separately or together. COMBINED WEB OF HEARTS AND SOULS READING ORDER: Insight, Embody, Image, Whispers of the Damned, Witness, Vital, Vindicate, Synergy, Enflame, Redefined, Rivulet, Imperial, Blakeshire, Derive, Emanate, Exaltation, Disavow, The Witches, Revolt, Scorched Souls, Fractured Thrones, Conjuring Royals ( Drake’s Book). *If you are a fan of Adult Paranormal Edge (Season 1&2) can be read with the Web of Hearts, before of after Exaltation--the stories share the same characters. Season 3 can be read after Scorched Souls. INSIGHT READING ORDER: Insight, Embody, Image, Vital, Vindicate, Enflame, Rivulet, Imperial, Blakeshire (Drake's Story), Emanate, Exaltation, Disavow, Fractured Thrones, and Conjuring Royals (Drakes Book) SEE READING ORDER: Whispers of the Damned, Witness of a Broken Heart, Synergy of Souls, Redefined Love Affair, Derive (Aden's Beginning), A Lovers Revolt, Scorched Souls. EDGE SERIES READING ORDER Alphas Rise, Dark Lure, Sacred Betrayal, Risen Lovers, Fall of Kings, Queens Rise, Stolen Son, Disloyal Souls, Aftermath. CONTEMPORARY NOVELS: First Love, Second Chance Series of Stand alone novels: Deploy, Disengage, Impulsion, and Friction. Fans of Suzanne Collins or Veronica Roth, this book series is one you do not want to miss. We all fell hard for Twilight. We lost ourselves in the teen angst of Fallen and Hush, Hush. We found courage in the pages of Hunger Games & Divergent. Our imagination was on fire inside of Mortal Instruments, Throne of Glass, and The Red Queen. And now we have the compelling, enigmatic, character driven thrill ride of the long reaching contemporary fantasy series INSIGHT.
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A Novel

Author: V. E. Schwab

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0765387484

Category: Fiction

Page: 402

View: 4222

Witness the fate of beloved heroes and notorious foes in the heart-stopping conclusion to V.E. Schwab’s New York Times bestselling Shades of Magic trilogy. *Kirkus' Best Fiction of 2017* As darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, the once precarious balance of power among the four Londons has reached its breaking point. In the wake of tragedy, Kell—once assumed to be the last surviving Antari—begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. Lila Bard, once a commonplace—but never common—thief, has survived and flourished through a series of magical trials. But now she must learn to control the magic, before it bleeds her dry. An ancient enemy returns to claim a city while a fallen hero tries to save a kingdom in decay. Meanwhile, the disgraced Captain Alucard Emery of the Night Spire collects his crew, attempting a race against time to acquire the impossible. Shades of Magic series 1. A Darker Shade of Magic 2. A Gathering of Shadows 3. A Conjuring of Light At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Author: Lee Martin

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0307716767

Category: Fiction

Page: 275

View: 4410

An awkward teen who forges an unhealthy sibling-like bond with an older person and a jaded woman seeking true love are connected by a terrible crime marked by seemingly small misjudgments they helped to create. By the Pulitzer Prize finalist author of The Bright Forever 30,000 first printing.
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My Life with Multiple Personality Disorder

Author: Robert B. Oxnam

Publisher: Hyperion


Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 1070

In 1989, Robert B. Oxnam, the successful China scholar and president of the Asia Society, faced up to what he thought was his biggest personal challenge: alcoholism. But this dependency masked a problem far more serious: Multiple Personality Disorder.At the peak of his professional career, after having led the Asia Society for nearly a decade, Oxnam was haunted by periodic blackouts and episodic rages. After his family and friends intervened, Oxnam received help from a psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey Smith, and entered a rehab center. It wasn+t until 1990 during a session with Dr. Smith that the first of Oxnam+s eleven alternate personalities-an angry young boy named Tommy-suddenly emerged. With Dr. Smith+s help, Oxnam began the exhausting and fascinating process of uncovering his many personalities and the childhood trauma that caused his condition. This is the powerful and moving story of one person+s struggle with this terrifying illness. The book includes an epilogue by Dr. Smith in which he describes Robert+s case, the treatment, and the nature of multiple personality disorder. Robert+s courage in facing his situation and overcoming his painful past makes for a dramatic and inspiring book.
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Selected Journalism

Author: Jonny Steinberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781868422937

Category: Journalism

Page: 327

View: 4590

Award-winning author Jonny Steinberg probes, with characteristic insight and empathy, the schisms, ironies and anomalies that continue to plague South African society. Join Steinberg as he meets a poverty-stricken old man who spends most of his state pension maintaining a black Mercedes Benz; as he comes to the conclusion that Thabo Mbeki is an Afro-pessimist; as he walks through Pollsmoor Prison on the eve of the invasion of Iraq and believes that he sees in the jail's corridors the reasons why America's impending war in the Middle East will fail; and as he chastises the Constitutional Court for trying so hard to be politically correct that it ends up entrenching the very AIDS stigma it sought to fight. For the past five years, Steinberg has been recording the events and situations, some of which are deeply disturbing, that he has witnessed on his travels across South Africa in his fortnightly column on Business Day's leader page. Here is the best of that journalism.
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A Story about the Salem Witch Trials

Author: Ann Rinaldi

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547351551

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 2996

Susanna English desperately wants to join the circle of girls who meet every week at the parsonage, but she doesn’t realize the leader of the group, the malicious Ann Putnam, is about to set off a torrent of false accusations that will lead to the imprisonment and execution of countless innocent people—victims of a witch-hunt panic. “The author’s skillful manipulation of the conventions of the young-adult novel—particularly the rich exploration of being an outsider and going against the mainstream—makes this book a superb vehicle for examining the social dynamics of this legendary event.” —The Horn Book
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Winning Strategies to Prevent, Treat, and Rehabilitate All Sports Injuries

Author: James G. Garrick,Peter Radetsky

Publisher: Crown Pub


Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 1925

A guide that identifies sports injuries, tells what causes them, and suggests treatments.
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Searching for Willoughby

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533100566


Page: 276

View: 6155

Searching for Willoughby: Tucker ran away from everything he loved. He thought he could outrun death. He was wrong. Neglecting Mother: Some roads aren't meant to be traveled. Some places aren't meant to be disturbed. Sometimes the dead should stay dead. Dachau Dreaming: Disease doesn't like to be contained. It wants wants to breed.
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Author: Nuruddin Farah

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101202025

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 3679

From the internationally revered author of Links comes "a beautiful, hopeful novel about one woman's return to war-ravaged Mogadishu" (Time) Called "one of the most sophisticated voices in modern fiction" (The New York Review of Books), Nuruddin Farah is widely recognized as a literary genius. He proves it yet again with Knots, the story of a woman who returns to her roots and discovers much more than herself. Born in Somalia but raised in North America, Cambara flees a failed marriage by traveling to Mogadishu. And there, amid the devastation and brutality, she finds that her most unlikely ambitions begin to seem possible. Conjuring the unforgettable extremes of a fractured Muslim culture and the wayward Somali state through the eyes of a strong, compelling heroine, Knots is another Farah masterwork.
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A Collection of Dark Tales

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781480009981

Category: Fiction

Page: 114

View: 8211

Everyone has a dark thought now and then. But sometimes our dark thoughts have us. These thoughts are capable of great evil, but also redemption. Herein lies an even dozen dark tales, to be read with the lights low and the doors locked."Take the simple complexity of Mondrian, fill it with the passion of Klimt, the psychology of Munch, then look at it all through stereo-blind Rembrandt eyes and convert it into words; that's the best way I can think of to describe the darkly poetic writing of Martin Reaves." ~ Trent Zelazny, author of Too Late to Call Texas and Butterfly Potion.
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Author: James Mooney

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform


Category: Cherokee Indians

Page: 97

View: 4479

The sacred formulas here given are selected from a collection of about six hundred, obtained on the Cherokee reservation in North Carolina in 1887 and 1888, and covering every subject pertaining to the daily life and thought of the Indian, including medicine, love, hunting, fishing, war, self-protection, destruction of enemies, witchcraft, the crops, the council, the ball play, etc., and, in fact, embodying almost the whole of the ancient religion of the Cherokees. The original manuscripts, now in the possession of the Bureau of Ethnology, were written by the shamans of the tribe, for their own use, in the Cherokee characters invented by Sikw�ya (Sequoyah) in 1821, and were obtained, with the explanations, either from the writers themselves or from their surviving relatives.
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Author: Stephen Motika

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781882295913

Category: Poetry

Page: 73

View: 8064

This debut collection radiates post-WWII California art scene cool as Motika obsesses artfully on the likes of Diebenkorn and Partch.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Gynecology

Page: N.A

View: 5185

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