A Hundred Summers
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📒A Hundred Summers ✍ Beatriz Williams
✏A Hundred Summers Book Summary : As the 1938 hurricane approaches Rhode Island, another storm brews in this novel from the author of The Secret Life of Violet Grant. “Blends history, romance, and social commentary into...much more than a summer guilty pleasure” (Connecticut Post) Memorial Day, 1938 Lily Dane has returned to Seaview, Rhode Island, where her family has summered for generations. It’s an escape not only from New York’s social scene but from a heartbreak that still haunts her. Here, among the seaside community that has embraced her since childhood, she finds comfort in the familiar rituals of summer. But this summer is different. Budgie and Nick Greenwald—Lily’s former best friend and former fiancé—have arrived, too, and Seaview’s elite are abuzz. Under Budgie’s glamorous influence, Lily is seduced into a complicated web of renewed friendship and dangerous longing. As a cataclysmic hurricane churns north through the Atlantic, and uneasy secrets slowly reveal themselves, Lily and Nick must confront an emotional storm that will change their worlds forever… A PEOPLE STYLEWATCH MUST-READ Includes a Reader's Guide From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒One Hundred Summers ✍ Candace S. Greene
✏One Hundred Summers Book Summary : "Weaving together information from archival sources, community memories, and a close reading of the pictures themselves, the author frames and clarifies this uniquely Native American perspective on Southern Plains history during an era of great political, economic, and cultural pressures. A rare window on a century of Kiowa life, One Hundred Summers is also an invaluable contribution to the indigenous history of North America. The volume includes appendices featuring a wealth of unpublished primary source material on other Kiowa calendars and a glossary by a native Kiowa speaker."--BOOK JACKET.
📒A Hundred Summers ✍ Jan Bragg Marshall
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📒A Hundred Summers A Hundred Winters ✍ Bertien van Manen
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📒One Hundred Summers ✍ Natalie Beittel
✏One Hundred Summers Book Summary : In 1919 the Appalachian Mountain Club formed the first Professional White Mountain Trail Crew. As the 100th anniversary of the Trail Crew approaches, One Hundred Summers follows the Crew from the moment of its conception and on into the 21st century. Follow the Crew's adventures on the mountains and trails of New Hampshire and Maine though stories and history. True tales of endurance, coming of age, strength and comradery, told by the Trail Crew members themselves. An intimate a look at life changing experiences that span the decades.
📒Between The Flags ✍ Ed Jaggard
✏Between the Flags Book Summary : Explains how and why surf lifesaving enjoys iconic status across Australia, and remains relevant and popular today. Covers all aspects of surf lifesaving; including technology, competition, membership, and the professionalsim of the organisation and its volunteers.
✏The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha Book Summary : Like the River Ganges flowing down from the Himalayas, the entire Buddhist tradition flows down to us from the teachings and deeds of the historical Buddha, who lived and taught in India during the fifth century B.C.E. To ensure that his legacy would survive the ravages of time, his direct disciples compiled records of the Buddha's teachings soon after his passing. In the Theravada Buddhist tradition, which prevails in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia, these records are regarded as the definitive "word of the Buddha." Preserved in Pali, an ancient Indian language closely related to the language that the Buddha spoke, this full compilation of texts is known as the Pali Canon. At the heart of the Buddha's teaching were the suttas (Sanskrit sutras), his discourses and dialogues. If we want to find out what the Buddha himself actually said, these are the most ancient sources available to us. The suttas were compiled into collections called "Nikayas," of which there are four, each organized according to a different principle. The Digha Nikaya consists of longer discourses; the Majjhima Nikaya of middle-length discourses; the Samyutta Nikaya of thematically connected discourses; and the Anguttara Nikaya of numerically patterned discourses. The present volume, which continues Wisdom's famous Teachings of the Buddha series, contains a full translation of the Anguttara Nikaya. The Anguttara arranges the Buddha's discourses in accordance with a numerical scheme intended to promote retention and easy comprehension. In an age when writing was still in its infancy, this proved to be the most effective way to ensure that the disciples could grasp and replicate the structure of a teaching.
📒In The Buddha S Words ✍ Bodhi
✏In the Buddha s Words Book Summary : This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. Divided into ten thematic chapters, In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses, from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight. A concise, informative introduction precedes each chapter, guiding the reader toward a deeper understanding of the texts that follow. In the Buddha's Words allows even readers unacquainted with Buddhism to grasp the significance of the Buddha's contributions to our world heritage. Taken as a whole, these texts bear eloquent testimony to the breadth and intelligence of the Buddha's teachings, and point the way to an ancient yet ever-vital path. Students and seekers alike will find this systematic presentation indispensable.
📒A Thousand Summers ✍ GARSON KANIN'S
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📒The Khazars Will Rise Again ✍ Anne Hart
✏The Khazars Will Rise Again Book Summary : Khazaria will rise again. Today, I threw the plastic replica of my own head (with the bullet-hole between the eyes) down the incinerator, along with the meager belongings of the deceased look-a-like actor I paid to play my fiancé, Tarkhan. I found myself this evening in new millennium Baghdad, but it was not the Baghdad I had many times rode across, when the reign of Haroun-Ar Rashid ended. Baghdad is where I became a relic, and I must repair and restore righteousness to be able to use again the secrets of Weasel cave, my time-travel fortress, far away in the Caucasus. Soldiers strolled below my high-rise apartment window, after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. I had the Kalashnikov trained on a group of teenage women, below as they rocked their baby carriages. The last recalcitrant rays of August sunlight washed Baghdad's crowded streets. A caravan of military tanks slid over a few feet between the Mountain of the Two Horns, a yellow barren stone and stopped beside the Tigris. My fiancé Dr. Tarkhan, no longer a medieval Khazar baghatur (warrior) this year posed as an American pathologist. The new controller, the man who sat second in line to the power in Iraq, stood near his car and dabbed at the tears in his eyes. “What this country needs is a righteous and tolerant woman for president,” I whispered to Tarkhan. “It’s a long way back to my ninth-century homeland.”