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Download E-books Life of Lidian Jackson Emerson PDF

By Ellen Tucker Emerson

Ellen Tucker Emerson's biography of her mom offers very important insights into the lifetime of Ralph Waldo Emerson's spouse of forty six years. This paintings does a lot to convey her out of the literary shadow and exhibits Lidian to have possessed a full of life wit. She was once a feminist and a literary determine in her personal correct. Delores chicken wood worker has edited this narrative to reinforce continuity and to make sure completeness. wide notes and a 50 web page creation whole this version.

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Download E-books Dragon Thunder: My Life with Chögyam Trungpa PDF

By Diana J. Mukpo

"It used to be now not continually effortless to be the guru’s wife,” writes Diana Mukpo. “But i need to say, it used to be infrequently boring.” on the age of 16, Diana Mukpo left college and broke along with her upper-class English family members to marry Chögyam Trungpa, a tender Tibetan lama who may cross directly to turn into an incredible determine within the transmission of Buddhism to the West. In a memoir that's at turns magical, troubling, funny, and absolutely phenomenal, Diana takes us into her intimate lifestyles with probably the most influential and dynamic Buddhist lecturers of our time.

Diana led a rare and strange existence because the "first woman" of a burgeoning Buddhist neighborhood within the American Seventies and '80s. She gave delivery to 4 sons, 3 of whom have been famous as reincarnations of excessive Tibetan lamas. it isn't an easy subject to be a contemporary Western lady married to a Tibetan Buddhist grasp, not to mention to a public determine who's sought out and loved through millions of keen scholars. dazzling occasions and colourful humans fill the narrative as Diana seeks to appreciate the dynamic, complicated, and larger-than-life guy she married—and to discover a spot for herself in his strange international.

Rich in ambiguity, Dragon Thunder is the tale of an unusual marriage and in addition a stirring evocation of the poignancy of existence and of relationships—from a lady who has lived boldly and with originality.

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Download E-books Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan PDF

By Hillary Carlip

A hilariously offbeat memoir approximately an adventurous younger woman's escapades as she defies conventions and transforms a typical l. a. lifestyles right into a star-studded, remarkable miracle of self-discovery.

Queen of the Oddballs varieties a chronology of Hillary Carlip's recurring straying from roads extra traveled -- from a wisecracking third-grader suspended from tuition for smoking (while imitating Holly Golightly) to a headline-making teenager activist, juggler and fireplace eater, good friend (NOT "fan") of Carly Simon and Carole King, grand prize-winning Gong Show contestant, cult rock big name, and seeker of religious and romantic truths that certainly defy expectations.

Illustrated with ephemera -- from diary entries and pictures to a handwritten letter from Carly Simon -- Queen of the Oddballs offers a digital time tablet of father culture's final 4 a long time and celebrates an inventive existence lived to the hilt.

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Download E-books The Inner Life of Women in Medieval Romance Literature: Grief, Guilt, and Hypocrisy (New Middle Ages) PDF

By Jeff Rider, Jamie Friedman

Fresh learn means that feelings are mostly developed and played and that narrative is among the most vital practices in which humans turn into emotionally aware.  Narrative literature hence deals a privileged technique of exploring the emotional criteria and kinds of the prior. The essays amassed the following discover medieval, romance emotional groups via either fictional and non-fictional narratives in French, Spanish, and Italian texts starting from the 12th via 15th centuries. through following those girls characters of their issues, we will be able to wish either to profit whatever in regards to the instances the ladies have been writing in, whereas to enriching and enlarging our personal emotionologies.

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Download E-books Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women PDF

By Alberto Zanchetti (auth.), Michel Emile Safar M.D., Michael Stimpel M.D., Alberto Zanchetti M.D. (eds.)

On the celebration of the symposium on high blood pressure in Postmenopausal girls (Monte Carlo, January 19-22, 1994), foreign scientists and clinicians mentioned a few of the facets of hypertension in older girls. This quantity offers an summary of this crucial element of either cardiology and gynecology. distinctive emphasis is given to the various methods to antihypertension treatment.

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Download E-books [(The Exalted Heroine and the Triumph of Order: Class, Women and Religion in the English Novel, 1740-1800)] [Author: K. G. Hall] published on (September, 1994) PDF

By K. G. Hall

The first a part of this ebook comprises historical past info appropriate to the 18th century English novel. the second one half focuses upon seven different, but consultant, novels of the interval, paying specific realization to the presentation of sophistication, ladies and faith within the works examined.

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