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Pilgrim Souls : an Anthology of Spiritual Autobiographies (99 Edition)
Pilgrim Souls : an Anthology of Spiritual Autobiographies (99 Edition)
by Amy (ed.) Powers Mandelker, Elizabeth (ed.)
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CONTENTS INTRODUCTION BY MADELEINE L'ENGLE EDITORS' PREFACE Fashioning the Soul: The Shape of Spiritual Autobiography PART ONE: WANDERERS & SEEKERS KING DAVID, THE PSALMIST From the Psalms SAINT AUGUSTINE From The Confessions LEO TOLSTOY From A... (read more)

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Storm of Steel (03 Edition)
Storm of Steel (03 Edition)
by Ernst Junger
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Storm of Steel Introduction Bibliography Storm of Steel In the Chalk Trenches of Champagne From Bazancourt to Hattonchâtel Les Eparges Douchy and Monchy Daily Life in the Trenches The Beginning of the Battle of the Somme Guillemont The Woods of... (read more)

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Early Christian Lives (Penguin Classics)
Early Christian Lives (Penguin Classics)
by Carolinne White
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Chronology Map of the World of Antony, Paul, Hilarion, Malchus, Martin and Benedict General Introduction: The Early Development of Monasticism The Writing of Biography: Pagan Past and Christian Future Principal Primary Sources relating to Early... (read more)

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Father and Son (83 Edition)
Father and Son (83 Edition)
by Edmund Gosse
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Father and Son Gosse's Life and Works: A Chronology Introduction Father and Son Notes Selected Bibliography... (read more)

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Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium
Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium
by Bart D Ehrman
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preface 1. The End of History as We Know It 2. Who was Jesus? Why It's So Hard to Know 3. How Did the Gospels Get to Be This Way? 4. Looking about a Bit: Non-Christian Sources for the Historical Jesus 5. Looking about a Bit More: Other Christian Sources... (read more)

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Eminent Victorians (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
Eminent Victorians (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
by Lytton Strachey
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Eminent Victorians Introduction Preface Cardinal Manning Florence Nightingale Dr Arnold The End of General Gordon... (read more)

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Augustine of Hippo (11 Edition)
Augustine of Hippo (11 Edition)
by Thomas F. Martin
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Preface Chapter One: Augustine’s World Chapter Two: Augustine’s Childhood — A Son of Great Promise (conf. I.16.26) Chapter Three: Augustine’s Youth — Sizzling in Carthage (conf. III.1.1) Chapter Four: Augustine the Man... (read more)

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The Life of Saint Columba (Penguin Classics)
The Life of Saint Columba (Penguin Classics)
by Adomnan
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Preface Maps Genealogical tables Introduction St. Columba, his early life St. Columba, "an island soldier" St. Columba and the Irish St. Columba and the Picts St. Columba's death His successors Adomnán of Iona, abbot and statesman Adomn&... (read more)

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Sharing World Stage : Biography of World Civilization, Volume 1 (08 Edition)
Sharing World Stage : Biography of World Civilization, Volume 1 (08 Edition)
by Jane Slaughter
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I. Ancient Empires to 500 C.E. 1. City-States and Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia: King Hammurabi of Babylon (r. 1792-1750 BCE) and Queen Sibtu of Mari, wife of Zimri-Lim (r. 1779-1761 BCE) 2. The Challenges of Rule in New Kingdom Egypt: Hatshepsut (1479... (read more)

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Mao's Last Dancer
Mao's Last Dancer
by Li Cunxin
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Mao's Last Dancer A Wedding: Qingdao, 1946 Part One: My Childhood 1. Home 2. My Niang and Dia 3. A Commune Childhood 4. The Seven of Us 5. Na-na 6. Chairman Mao's Classroom 7. Leaving Home Part Two: Beijing 8. Feather in a Whirlwind 9. The Caged Bird 10.... (read more)

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In the Hands of Providence (92 Edition)
In the Hands of Providence (92 Edition)
by Alice Rains Trulock
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The author combines exhaustive research with an engaging prose style to produce a compelling narrative which will interest scholars and Civil War buffs alike. (Journal of Military History)... (read more)

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Genuine Reality : a Life of William James (98 Edition)
Genuine Reality : a Life of William James (98 Edition)
by Linda Simon
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My Land and My People: The Original Autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet
My Land and My People: The Original Autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet
by Dalai Lama
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Schooled behind ancient palace walls to become the leader of Tibet, the Dalai Lama has become a spiritual leader to the world and a leading civil rights advocate. My Land and My People tells the story of his life.... (read more)

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Island of Shame (09 Edition)
Island of Shame (09 Edition)
by David Vine
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"Until I read this book, why had I heard almost nothing about the Chagossians? Their forced relocation from Diego Garcia is a disgraceful violation of human rights that should be far better known. I hope that David Vine's painstakingly researched account... (read more)

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Dictator's Seduction (09 Edition)
Dictator's Seduction (09 Edition)
by Lauren Derby
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The dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo, who ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 until his assassination in 1961, was one of the longest and bloodiest in Latin American history. The Dictatorandrsquo;s Seduction is a cultural history of the Trujillo regime... (read more)

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Freak (97 Edition)
Freak (97 Edition)
by John Leguizamo
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Brothers & Keepers
Brothers & Keepers
by John Edgar Wideman
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Marx
Marx
by Terry Eagleton
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Luther
Luther
by John Osborne
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Les Confessions I
Les Confessions I
by Jean Jacqu Rousseau
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