Download and read online The Wisdom of the Sands in PDF and EPUB
Download and read online The Wisdom of the Sands in PDF and EPUB
Download and read online The Wisdom of the Sand in PDF and EPUB Frank Herbert wrote six novels now referred to as The Dune Chronicles. The Chronicles are famous for their tightly woven narratives, colorful characters, and plan-within plans multilayered plot-lines and intrigue. This text culls from the pages the the Chronicles not the action, adventure or drama (as presented in the movies) but the politics, religion and communicology of Dune- the underlying pilosophy that motivates the characters to action. The purpose of this book is to unpack Herbert's ideas, and to find a place for hem in our lives, learning, knowldege and wisdom.
Download and read online The Wisdom Of The Sands in PDF and EPUB Discourses by an Indian sectarian religious leader, from February 21st, 1978 through March 10th, 1978.
Download and read online Empires of the Sand in PDF and EPUB "Empires of the Sand" offers a bold and comprehensive reinterpretation of the struggle for mastery in the Middle East during the 19th century. 27 halftones. 6 maps.
Download and read online Wind Sand and Stars in PDF and EPUB Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying. Translated by Lewis Galantière.
Download and read online The Wisdom of Oz in PDF and EPUB In The Wisdom of Oz, psychotherapist Gita Dorothy Morena expands upon the metaphors of America's most beloved fairy tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Morena, great-granddaughter of L. Frank Baum, offers unique insight into Oz as she describes the story's influence on her life and her work as a Jungian Sandplay therapist. In this publication, timed to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Morena celebrates her great-grandfather's literary gift to the world and explores passageways to psychological healing through the archetypes of Oz.
Download and read online Arabian Sands in PDF and EPUB Arabian Sands is Wilfred Thesiger's record of his extraordinary journey through the parched "Empty Quarter" of Arabia. Educated at Eton and Oxford, Thesiger was repulsed by the softness and rigidity of Western life-"the machines, the calling cards, the meticulously aligned streets." In the spirit of T. E. Lawrence, he set out to explore the deserts of Arabia, traveling among peoples who had never seen a European and considered it their duty to kill Christian infidels. His now-classic account is invaluable to understanding the modern Middle East.
Download and read online Shifting Sands in PDF and EPUB This is a guidebook for dealing with times of change, ranging from career to marriage to raising a family to the ever-changing journey of life itself.
Download and read online Pearl in the Sand in PDF and EPUB Can a Canaanite harlot who has made her livelihood by looking desirable to men make a fitting wife for one of the leaders of Israel? Shockingly, the Bible’s answer is yes. Pearl in the Sand tells Rahab’s untold story. Rahab lives in a wall; her house is built into the defensive walls of the City of Jericho. Other walls surround her as well—walls of fear, rejection, unworthiness. A woman with a wrecked past; a man of success, of faith … of pride; a marriage only God would conceive! Through the heartaches of a stormy relationship, Rahab and Salmone learn the true source of one another’s worth and find healing in God.
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Download and read online I ve Got Sand In All the Wrong Places in PDF and EPUB Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives once again and better than ever. You will identify with these tales of guilt and fall in love with them and fierce (grand) Mother Mary." This seventh volume will not disappoint as it hits the humorous and poignant note that fans have come to expect from the beloved mother-daughter duo.
Download and read online White Sands in PDF and EPUB SHORTLISTED FOR STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR From a trip to The Lightning Field in New Mexico, to chasing Gauguin's ghost in French Polynesia, White Sands is a creative exploration of why we travel. Episodic, wide-ranging and funny, Geoff Dyer blends travel writing, essay, criticism and fiction with a smart and cantankerous wit that is unmatched. From one of the most original writers in Britain, this is a book for armchair travellers and procrastinating philosophers everywhere.
Download and read online Before His Time in PDF and EPUB Part biography and part detective story, this examination of the life and still unsolved assassination of Harry Moore, a man who fought for racial equality in Florida well before the civil rights movement caught on, reveals two possibly bungled FBI investigations. 20,000 first printing.
Download and read online A Line in the Sand in PDF and EPUB In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; François Georges-Picot a diplomat with a grudge. The deal they struck, which was designed to relieve tensions that threatened to engulf the Entente Cordiale, drew a line in the sand from the Mediterranean to the Persian frontier. Territory north of that stark line would go to France; land south of it, to Britain. The creation of Britain's 'mandates' of Palestine, Transjordan and Iraq, and France's in Lebanon and Syria, made the two powers uneasy neighbours for the following thirty years. Through a stellar cast of politicians, diplomats, spies and soldiers, including T. E. Lawrence, Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle, A Line in the Sand vividly tells the story of the short but crucial era when Britain and France ruled the Middle East. It explains exactly how the old antagonism between these two powers inflamed the more familiar modern rivalry between the Arabs and the Jews, and ultimately led to war between the British and French in 1941 and between the Arabs and Jews in 1948. In 1946, after many years of intrigue and espionage, Britain succeeded in ousting France from Lebanon and Syria, and hoped that, having done so, it would be able to cling on to Palestine. Using newly declassified papers from the British and French archives, James Barr brings this clandestine struggle back to life, and reveals, for the first time, the stunning way in which the French finally got their revenge.