Gift from the Sea
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|Author||: Ann Spencer (Morrow) Lindbergh,Anne Morrow Lindbergh,Reeve Lindbergh|
|Editor||: Pantheon Books|
A woman's reflections on life, its stages, and its states, comparing them with the natural treasures of life in the sea
|Author||: Natalie Kinsey|
Quila MacFarlane is devastated by the death of her mother, especially now that it’s just her and her father on Devils Rock where her father is the lighthouse keeper. They can’t leave and almost no one ever comes to visit them. But the morning after a storm, something floats ashore that changes their lives forever: Two small mattresses strapped together, and inside, a baby! They name her Cecelia, which means “a gift from the sea,” and call her Celia. She makes them a family again–and helps heal the hurt left by Quila’s mother’s passing. Two years later, though, another stranger arrives, one who changes everything all over again: A woman named Margaret, come looking for the final resting place of her sister, whose ship had gone down in a storm two years before. Her sister’s baby had never been found, either, she explains, and now she has no family of her own. Could this be Celia’s aunt? Will Quila have to give up Celia so Margaret can have her own family back? This is a gripping tale full of love, loss, and healing.
|Author||: Anne Morrow Lindbergh|
A final collection of selected letters and diary entries by the National Aviation Hall of Fame inductee follows her struggles over an unplanned pregnancy, the evolution of Gift From the Sea and her views on politics during the Vietnam War. 25,000 first printing.
|Author||: Anne Morrow Lindbergh|
|Editor||: Harcourt on Demand|
An account of the Lindberghs' wartime years, but most significantly the story of a bond between two extraordinary people. Introduction by the Author; Index; photographs. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
|Author||: Ernest Hemingway|
|Editor||: World Heritage Publishers Ltd|
A short heroic novel by Ernest Hemingway is a story that centers on an aging fisherman who engages in an epic battle to catch a giant marlin It was published in 1952 and awarded the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Author: Ernest Hemingway Genre: Novel
|Author||: Reeve Lindbergh|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The“poignant and superbly written memoir”(Chicago Tribune) of growing up as the daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. • Famous family: Reeve Lindbergh was the youngest child in her family. Her parents were so successful at avoiding publicity that it took years before she realized that they were famous. • Personal anecdotes: Reeve writes about events that weren’t known to the public. This is the story of what it was like to be a part of that extraordinary family. • Beautiful, touching writing: Reviewers nationwide praised the quality of writing in Reeve Lindbergh’s memoir when it was first published ten years ago.
|Author||: Max Brand|
With gusts of wind fanning it roughly, the flame rose fast. Harrigan made other journeys to the rotten stump and wrenched away great chunks of bark and wood. He came back and piled them on the fire. It towered high, the upper tongues twisting among the branches of the tree. They laid Kate Malone between the windbreak and the fire. In a short time her trembling ceased; she turned her face to the blaze and slept.
|Author||: Greg M. Sarwa|
|Editor||: Ampol Publishing|
What if you had just learned that your days are about to come to an end? Would you quietly accept your destiny, or would you fight this one final battle? And what if the demons of your past disturb the delicate reconciliation you thought you had found? These are the questions facing John Kadel in "If only I could...," a simple story about love. This is not a romance. It is a tale of the true and lasting love each of us dreams about, the undeniable love only some of us find in a lifetime of searching. John Kadel is a stubborn, single old man with a colorful past and questions for which he has no answers. Not long after his doctor hands him a death sentence, John runs into someone from his past.
|Author||: Anne M. Johnson|
|Editor||: New World Library|
In 1955, Anne Morrow Lindbergh published her timeless book of reflections, Gift from the Sea. This perennial favorite used the metaphor of seashells to explore the inner spiritual path, gently guiding readers to practice simplifying, quieting, shedding, and centering in a too-frantic world. Two generations later, in a far more fast-paced world, Anne M. Johnson asks women to discover the beauty and meaning of Lindbergh's timeless "shells" all over again. In Return to the Sea, she uses experiences from her own spiritual journey -- as a busy mother, career woman, and therapist -- to offer a renewed vision of ways to create intentional space in our lives for personal and spiritual growth. Shell illustrations, along with centering exercises, meditations, and journal-writing exercises, enhance each chapter's reflections on Lindbergh's original "shell" passages. Readers who loved Gift from the Sea the first time -- and women who have yet to be introduced -- welcome these reflections in a beautiful new gift edition.
|Author||: Nick Snels|
When you buy this book you get an electronic version (PDF file) of the interior of this book. A collection of 50 different types of tractors. Old ones, new ones with all different kinds of equipment attached. Young and old will enjoy this tractor coloring book. Art is like a rainbow, never-ending and brightly colored. Feed the creative mind of your child and have fun! Each picture is printed on its own 8.5 x 11 inch page so no need to worry about smudging.
|Author||: Joan Anderson|
The basis for the major motion picture of the same name. An entrancing memoir of how one woman's journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life. Life is a work in progress, as ever-changing as a sandy shoreline along the beach. During the years Joan Anderson was a loving wife and supportive mother, she had slowly and unconsciously replaced her own dreams with the needs of her family. With her sons grown, however, she realized that the family no longer centered on the home she provided, and her relationship with her husband had become stagnant. Like many women in her situation, Joan realized that she had neglected to nurture herself and, worse, to envision fulfilling goals for her future. As her husband received a wonderful job opportunity out-of-state, it seemed that the best part of her own life was finished. Shocking both of them, she refused to follow him to his new job and decided to retreat to a family cottage on Cape Cod. At first casting about for direction, Joan soon began to take pleasure in her surroundings and call on resources she didn't realize she had. Over the course of a year, she gradually discovered that her life as an "unfinished woman" was full of possibilities. Out of that magical, difficult, transformative year came A Year by the Sea, a record of her experiences and a treasury of wisdom for readers.
|Author||: Richard E. Waller,G. J. Atwood-waller|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Pub|
Transformation, Surprise and Artistic. Celebrating how ordinary and yet different features are highlighted by an artist. Read Seashell Santas aloud and discover how abandoned seashells are given a new life. Discover discarded shells that are given a new life. This story gives a message about transformation! Seashell Santas will delight all ages.
|Author||: Keshav Ramesh|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
The adventure continues as Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, and their dog Olympian journey out to sea to find the god of the sea as well as the legendary golden trident after barely escaping from the four half-giants! The trio encounter sea creatures and animals that tell them of the Titan Oceanus and his might. They act pretty abnormally (according to Zeus) when they see or hear about Poseidon. One sea horse even says, "We await you, our leader." And then Poseidon is captured by a monster and is presumed dead. But what does this mean? What is happening? And what does Poseidon have to do with all of this? Through raging battles and conflicts, the trio finally gets back together and meets Oceanus, a fifteen foot tall giant with a large, golden trident. But at the end of the adventure, the god of the sea rises, with greater and more herculean aura and power than anything twelve-year old Zeus has ever seen his entire life. This engaging sequel will definitely encourage you to want to get your hands on the third book, as Zeus and his friends discover allies from the sea.
|Author||: E. P,Nona B. F. Scott,Jerome O. V. Scott,Adam O. A. Scott,Earl R. K. Scott|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Pub|
The sketch-style depictions and unusual fonts create an eerie atmosphere where the reader has to decide if what they see really happened or if it is just a work of fiction. Includes writing space for your conclusions. This book makes a great group activity. This is not intended for children. Contains brief nudity.
|Author||: I. Krystal Smith,Sharon Tl Jackson|
Iyla's Giving teaches young people that they are not too young to make a magnificent impact on social issues. They are little humanitarians who will someday have the opportunity to make big decisions that will impact our oikos and our global community.