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A Proper Pursuit
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House Publishers
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0764228919
  • Reader Reviews : 32
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From a three-time Christy award winner, a young woman goes to Chicago to find her mother, but newly exposed to a bigger world, discovers herself.

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    A Proper Pursuit
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1441202366
  • Reader Reviews : 33
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From a three-time Christy award winner, a young woman goes to Chicago to find her mother, but newly exposed to a bigger world, discovers herself.

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    A Proper Pursuit
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House Pub
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0764204408
  • Reader Reviews : 32
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Violet Hayes ventures to Chicago during the World's Fair in search of her mother, who has been missing from her life since she was nine, and as she uncovers the missing parts of her past, Violet will ultimately find herself.

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    The Proper Pursuit of Prosperity
  • Author : William E. Cripe
  • Publisher : Tate Publishing
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9781613461013
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • Our God is a generous God. However, His kindness, generosity, and blessing do not exclude us from hard times, struggles, or injustices in this life. For many, faith is the coin you put into a 'vending machine God,' obligating Him to dispense your selection. The hard truth is that the tendency toward suffering in this life is more normal for the Christian than the promise of perfect health and extraordinary wealth. There is aProper Pursuit of Prosperity,but it bears little resemblance to the so-called 'good news' being hawked by many of today's 'purveyors of prosperity.' In William Cripe Sr.'s inspirational and informative book, you will discover what the prosperity gospel is, what is wrong with it, and what is right with it. You will also find the answer to the question: Is there a legitimate expectation of prosperity this side of heaven? There is a day of perfect prosperity promised to all who believe, but that day is not in this lifetime. We exist not for the pursuit of our own gratification but to do God's bidding—not the other way around. Dive intoThe Proper Pursuit of Prosperityand discover Cripe's message of how God does not exist for us—we exist for Him. 'Cripe's work is a needed corrective to much of the prosperity preaching and teaching of our day. He combines an emphasis on biblical theology with global realities and personal experience that makes for an extremely effective argument. The goal of seeking and applying balanced truth is instructive for us all.' Dr. Martin Crain, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Director, Professional Doctoral Programs, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology

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    In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner
  • Author : Elizabeth George
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9780553906394
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Calder Moor is a wild and deadly place: many have been trapped in the myriad limestone caves, lost in collapsed copper mines, injured on perilous gritstone ridges. But this time, when two bodies are discovered in the shadow of the ancient circle of stones known as Nine Sisters Henge, it is clearly not a case for Mountain Rescue. The corpses are those of a young man and woman. Each met death in a different fashion. Each died violently. To Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, brought in to investigate by special request, this grisly crime promises to be one of the toughest assignments of his career. For the unfortunate Nicola Maiden was the daughter of a former officer in an elite undercover unit, a man Lynley once regarded as a mentor. Now, as Lynley struggles to find out if Nicola's killer was an enemy of her father's or one she earned herself, a disgraced Barbara Havers, determined to redeem herself in the eyes of her longtime partner, crisscrosses London seeking information on the second murder victim. Yet the more dark secrets Lynley and Havers uncover, the more they learn that neither the victims nor the suspects are who they appear to be. And once again they come up against the icy realization that human relationships are often murderous...and that the blood that binds can also kill.

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    Though Waters Roar
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1441204938
  • Reader Reviews : 47
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Harriet Sherwood has always adored her grandmother. But when Harriet decides to follow her footsteps to fight for social justice, she certainly never expected her efforts to land her in jail. Nor did she expect her childhood enemy and notorious school bully, Tommy O'Reilly, to be the arresting officer. Languishing in a jail cell, Harriet has plenty of time to sift through the memories of the three generations of women who have preceded her. As each story emerges, the strength of her family--and their deep faith in the God of justice and righteousness--brings Harriet to discovery of her own goals and motives for pursuing them.

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    Though Waters Roar
  • Author : Lynn N. Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House Pub
  • Pages : 430
  • ISBN : 0764207288
  • Reader Reviews : 46
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Following in her beloved grandmother's footsteps to fight for social justice, Harriet Sherwood lands herself in jail, and while she languishes in a cell, Harriet sifts through the memories of the three generations of women who have preceded her. By the Christy Award-winning author of Hidden Places. Simultaneous.

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    Until We Reach Home
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1441218637
  • Reader Reviews : 37
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Life in Sweden feels like an endless winter to Elin Carlson after the deaths of her parents. When circumstances become unbearable, she determines to find a safe haven for her sisters. So begins their journey to America . . . the land of dreams and second chances. But as hardship becomes their constant companion, Elin, Kirsten, and Sofia question their decision to immigrate to Chicago. Will their hopes for the future ever be realized? ONLY IN CROSSING A SEEMINGLY ENDLESS OCEAN WILL THEY FIND THE TRUE MEANING OF LOVE, FAITH, AND HOME A Christy Award Winner

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    While We're Far Apart
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781441212979
  • Reader Reviews : 28
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In an unassuming apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, three lives intersect as the reality of war invades each aspect of their lives. Young Esther is heartbroken when her father decides to enlist in the army shortly after the death of her mother. Penny Goodrich has been in love with Eddie Shaffer for as long as she can remember; now that Eddie's wife is dead, Penny feels she has been given a second chance and offers to care for his children in the hope that he will finally notice her and marry her after the war. And elderly Mr. Mendel, the landlord, waits for the war to end to hear what has happened to his son trapped in war-torn Hungary. But during the long, endless wait for victory overseas, life on the home front will go from bad to worse. Yet these characters will find themselves growing and changing in ways they never expected--and ultimately discovering truths about God's love...even when He is silent.

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    Wings of Refuge
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN : 9781585584154
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Powerful Story Set Against the Backdrop of Today's Israel Nothing in Abigail MacLeod's life as a wife, a mother, and a teacher has prepared her for what she will experience during her summer in Israel. At forty-two, her life is in chaos, even before she leaves home--her marriage is dissolving before her very eyes, her faith is in shambles. This pilgrimage to Israel was supposed to be a new beginning for her. But by the end of the first day, she is forced to board an Israeli jetliner in spit of a bomb threat, and watches helplessly as a kind, fatherly gentleman she befriended on the plane dies in her arms. This is a summer Abby will spend learning about archaeology, delving into the past. And it's a summer that will change her life in ways she never imagined.

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    Wonderland Creek
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN : 9781441233950
  • Reader Reviews : 47
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Lynn Austin Will Delight Readers with Her Winsome Heroine Alice Grace Ripley lives in a dream world, her nose stuck in a book. But happily-ever-after life she's planned on suddenly falls apart when her boyfriend, Gordon, breaks up with her, accusing her of living in a world of fiction instead of the real world. Then to top it off, Alice loses her beloved job at the library because of cutbacks due to the Great Depression. Fleeing small-town gossip, Alice heads to the mountains of eastern Kentucky to deliver five boxes of donated books to the library in the tiny coal-mining village of Acorn. Dropped off by her relatives, Alice volunteers to stay for two weeks to help the librarian, Leslie McDougal. But the librarian turns out to be far different than she anticipated--not to mention the four lady librarians who travel to the remote homes to deliver the much-desired books. While Alice is trapped in Acorn against her will, she soon finds that real-life adventure and mystery--and especially romance--are far better than her humble dreams could have imagined.

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    If I Were You: A Novel
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781496437327
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “A stunning historical saga of hardship and desire in wartime. . . . Readers won’t be able to turn the pages fast enough [in this] . . . unique take on the traditional World War 2 tale.” —Library Journal From bestselling and eight-time Christy Award–winning author Lynn Austin comes a remarkable novel of sisterhood, self-discovery, and romance set against the backdrop of WW2. 1950. In the wake of the war, Audrey Clarkson leaves her manor house in England for a fresh start in America with her young son. As a widowed war bride, Audrey needs the support of her American in-laws, whom she has never met. But she arrives to find that her longtime friend Eve Dawson has been impersonating her for the past four years. Unraveling this deception will force Audrey and Eve’s secrets—and the complicated history of their friendship—to the surface. 1940. Eve and Audrey have been as different as two friends can be since the day they met at Wellingford Hall, where Eve’s mother served as a lady’s maid for Audrey’s mother. As young women, those differences become a polarizing force . . . until a greater threat—Nazi invasion—reunites them. With London facing relentless bombardment, Audrey and Eve join the fight as ambulance drivers, battling constant danger together. An American stationed in England brings dreams of a brighter future for Audrey, and the collapse of the class system gives Eve hope for a future with Audrey’s brother. But in the wake of devastating loss, both women must make life-altering decisions that will set in motion a web of lies and push them both to the breaking point long after the last bomb has fallen. This sweeping story transports readers to one of the most challenging eras of history to explore the deep, abiding power of faith and friendship to overcome more than we ever thought possible.

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    Where We Belong
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9781493412181
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Adventure of a Lifetime for Two Indomitable Socialite Sisters In the city of Chicago in 1892, the rules for Victorian women are strict, their roles limited. But sisters Rebecca and Flora Hawes are not typical Victorian ladies. Their love of adventure and their desire to use their God-given talents has brought them to the Sinai Desert--and into a sandstorm. Accompanied by Soren Petersen, their somber young butler, and Kate Rafferty, a street urchin who is learning to be their ladies' maid, the two women are on a quest to find an important biblical manuscript. As the journey becomes more dangerous and uncertain, the four travelers sift through memories of their past, recalling the events that shaped them and the circumstances that brought them to this time and place.

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    All Things New
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781441260468
  • Reader Reviews : 53
  • Genre : Fiction
  • New Historical Novel from 7-Time Christy Award Winner! In the aftermath of the Civil War, Josephine Weatherly and her mother, Eugenia, struggle to pick up the pieces of their lives when they return to their Virginia plantation. But the bitter realities of life after the war cannot be denied: their home and land are but shells of their previous grandeur; death has claimed her father and brother; and her remaining brother, Daniel, has returned home bitter and broken. The privileged childhood Josephine enjoyed now seems like a long-ago dream. And the God who failed to answer any of her prayers during the war is lost to her as well. Josephine soon realizes that life is now a matter of daily survival--and recognizes that Lizzie, as one of the few remaining servants, is the one she must rely on to teach her all she needs to know. Josephine's mother, too, vows to rebuild White Oak...but a bitter hatred fuels her. With skill and emotion, Lynn Austin brings to life the difficult years of the Reconstruction era by interweaving the stories of three women--daughter, mother, and freed slave--in a riveting tale.

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    Candle in the Darkness (Refiner’s Fire Book #1)
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1441202870
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "A gripping tale told by a gifted writer."--Beverly Lewis Caroline Fletcher is caught in a nation split apart and torn between the ones she loves and a truth she can't deny The daughter of a wealthy slave-holding family from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised to believe slavery is God-ordained and acceptable. But on awakening to its cruelty and injustice, her eyes are opened to the men and women who have cared tirelessly for her. At the same time, her father and her fiance, Charles St. John, are fighting for the Confederacy and their beloved way of life and traditions. Where does Caroline's loyalty lie? Emboldened by her passion to make a difference and her growing faith, will she risk everything she holds dear?

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    A Woman's Place
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Bethany House
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781585584215
  • Reader Reviews : 26
  • Genre : Fiction
  • They watched their sons, their brothers, and their husbands enlist to fight a growing menace across the seas. And when their nation asked, they answered the call as well. Virginia longs to find a purpose beyond others' expectations. Helen is driven by a loneliness money can't fulfill. Rosa is desperate to flee her in-laws' rules. Jean hopes to prove herself in a man's world. Under the storm clouds of destruction that threaten America during the early 1940s, this unlikely gathering of women will experience life in sometimes startling new ways as their beliefs are challenged and they struggle toward a new understanding of what love and sacrifice truly mean.

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    Chasing Shadows
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781496437372
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • For fans of bestselling WWII fiction comes a powerful novel from Lynn Austin about three women whose lives are instantly changed when the Nazis invade the neutral Netherlands, forcing each into a complicated dance of choice and consequence. Lena is a wife and mother who farms alongside her husband in the tranquil countryside. Her faith has always been her compass, but can she remain steadfast when the questions grow increasingly complex and the answers could mean the difference between life and death? Lenas daughter Ans has recently moved to the bustling city of Leiden, filled with romantic notions of a new job and a young Dutch police officer. But when she is drawn into Resistance work, her idealism collides with the dangerous reality that comes with fighting the enemy. Miriam is a young Jewish violinist who immigrated for the safety she thought Holland would offer. She finds love in her new country, but as her family settles in Leiden, the events that follow will test them in ways she could never have imagined. The Nazi invasion propels these women onto paths that cross in unexpected, sometimes-heartbreaking ways. Yet the story that unfolds illuminates the surprising endurance of the human spirit and the power of faith and love to carry us through.

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    Just Pursuit
  • Author : Laura Coates
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781982173760
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • "A ... true story and ... account of bias in the courtroom from CNN senior legal analyst Laura Coates, recounting her time as a Black female prosecutor for the US Department of Justice"--

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    Psychoanalysis, Scientific Method and Philosophy
  • Author : Sydney Hook
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN : 9781000663082
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Psychology
  • This by now well-known pioneering dialogue on Freudian analysis is concerned not with therapeutic implications, individual or social, of psychoanalysis or of any other brand of psychology, but solely with the status of psychoanalysis as a scientific theory. Matching talents with a distinguished group of philosophers and social scientists, psychoanalysts made their claims and willingly subject them to the methodological scrutiny common to the sciences and the philosophy of science. This book records one of the few times in the United States that a distinguished group of psychoanalysts met with an equally distinguished group of philosophers of science in a free, critical interchange of view on the scientific status of the field. While a sense of the event’s excitement is captured here, it also had clear results, such as an expanded notion of psychoanalysis as a scientific theory, and a clear realization that certain elements in psychoanalysis are substantially beyond the boundaries of causal inference or the rules of logic. Two opening statements by Heinz Hartmann and Ernest Nagel set the tone for the debate and discussion that followed. These are followed by social scientific statements of Abram Kardiner, Ernest van den Haag, and Alex Inkeles, followed by the philosophers Morris Lazerowitz, Donald C. Williams, and Anthony Flew. Such distinguished scholars as Adolf Grunbaum, Michael Scriven, Gail Kennedy, Arthur Pap, Philipp Frank. Arthur C. Danto, Max Black and others, round out this pioneering effort in the literature of intellectual combat. Sidney Hook applies to his vision of psychoanalysis the same compelling rigor he applied to other would-be advocates of a science beyond ordinary scientific method or safeguards. He nonetheless points out that even therapeutic success is not the last word, but must itself be tested on a variety of measures: statistical no less than analytical. This remains a courageous and disturbing work, one that commands attention among practicing psychiatrists, psychoanalysts—and their would-be patients.

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    The Miner's Lady (Land of Shining Water Book #3)
  • Author : Tracie Peterson
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781441262691
  • Reader Reviews : 44
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Tracie Peterson Delivers Romance and Adventure When Chantel Panetta's younger sister claims to be in love with Orlando Calarco, Chantel knows there is no hope. The Panettas and Calarcos have been sworn enemies for decades, and young love cannot heal the deep wounds between the two iron-mining families. Yet, unable to resist Isabella's pleas, Chantel agrees to help her sister spend time with Orlando...only to have a run-in with Dante, Orlando's brother. The older, more handsome one. Chantel can't deny the attraction that flares when she's with Dante. But when a tragedy occurs at the mine, is there any hope that the hatred that has simmered between these two families might be resolved? Or will Chantel's hope for love be buried amidst decades of misunderstanding?

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    Rest and War
  • Author : Ben Stuart
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780785248323
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • Struggle well. Fight for progress. Know the one who has fought for you. You don’t have to live in this world long before discovering that the pursuit of intimacy with God occurs within the context of adversity. It is a fight. Yet it is a fight in which our King has won the decisive victory! You have been set free…into a raging battle! But there’s good news: your struggles do not mean you’re doomed, rather they’re actually a sure sign that you are alive. Now you must learn to struggle well, for Jesus did not free you from the fight, he freed you for the fight. Rest & War is a field guide for the spiritual life; a book of ancient methods of transformation transposed into a modern key. Borne out of pastor Ben Stuart’s personal life-experiences and decades in ministry, Rest & War offers biblical and practical guidance for: Battling what’s holding you back while building what will propel you forward Trading patterns of thinking that diminish intimacy with God for ones that encourage it Fighting sin and cultivating an environment that allows you to flourish Designing your everyday schedule based on your God-given purposes to bring more meaning into your routines God has called you into the good fight of life; step into it boldly, strategically. Flee evil and pursue intimacy with your Creator. Uproot what is broken and cultivate what is life-giving. Make war on what is destructive, and rest in the God who loves you. Are you ready to walk elegantly through the battlefield of life?

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    True Light
  • Author : Terri Blackstock
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780310296157
  • Reader Reviews : 31
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Now eight months into a global blackout, the residents of Oak Hollow are trying to cope with the deep winter nights and a gnawing hunger from a food shortage. The struggle to survive can bring out the worst in anyone. A teenage friend of the Brannings’ has been found shot while hunting, and his slain deer is gone. Suspicions immediately fall on Mark Green, the son of a convicted murderer. Before he can prove his innocence, vigilantes force the sheriff to arrest him. Deni Branning is growing closer to Mark, and she sees him as a hero, not a traitor. She and her family set out to find the person who really pulled the trigger. But clearing Mark’s reputation is only part of the battle. Protecting him from the neighbors who ostracized him is just as difficult. New York Times bestselling suspense author Terri Blackstock weaves a masterful what-if novel in which global catastrophe reveals the darkness in human hearts—and lights the way to restoration for a self-centered world. “Blackstock is absolutely masterful at bringing spiritual dilemmas to the surface and allowing readers to wrestle with them alongside her characters.” —RT Book Reviews, 4.5 stars (of Dawn’s Light)

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    What It Takes
  • Author : Stephen A. Schwarzman
  • Publisher : Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781501158148
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From Blackstone chairman, CEO, and co-founder Stephen A. Schwarzman, a long-awaited book that uses impactful episodes from Schwarzman's life to show readers how to build, transform, and lead thriving organizations. Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, philanthropist, executive, or simply someone looking for ways to maximize your potential, the same lessons apply. People know who Stephen Schwarzman is—at least they think they do. He’s the man who took $400,000 and co-founded Blackstone, the investment firm that manages over $500 billion (as of January 2019). He’s the CEO whose views are sought by heads of state. He’s the billionaire philanthropist who founded Schwarzman Scholars, this century’s version of the Rhodes Scholarship, in China. But behind these achievements is a man who has spent his life learning and reflecting on what it takes to achieve excellence, make an impact, and live a life of consequence. Folding handkerchiefs in his father’s linen shop, Schwarzman dreamed of a larger life, filled with purpose and adventure. His grades and athleticism got him into Yale. After starting his career in finance with a short stint at a financial firm called DLJ, Schwarzman began working at Lehman Brothers where he ascended to run the mergers and acquisitions practice. He eventually partnered with his mentor and friend Pete Peterson to found Blackstone, vowing to create a new and different kind of financial institution. Building Blackstone into the leading global financial institution it is today didn’t come easy. Schwarzman focused intensely on culture, hiring great talent, and establishing processes that allow the firm to systematically analyze and evaluate risk. Schwarzman’s simple mantra “don’t lose money” has helped Blackstone become a leading private equity and real estate investor, and manager of alternative assets for institutional investors globally. Both he and the firm are known for the rigor of their investment process, their innovative approach to deal making, the diversification of their business lines, and a conviction to be the best at everything they do. Schwarzman is also an active philanthropist, having given away more than a billion dollars. In philanthropy, as in business, he is drawn to situations where his capital and energy can be applied to drive transformative solutions and change paradigms, notably in education. He uses the skills learned over a lifetime in finance to design, establish, and support impactful and innovative organizations and initiatives. His gifts have ranged from creating a new College of Computing at MIT for the study of artificial intelligence, to establishing a first-of-its-kind student and performing arts center at Yale, to enabling the renovation of the iconic New York Public Library, to founding the Schwarzman Scholars fellowship program at Tsinghua University in Beijing—the single largest philanthropic effort in China’s history from international donors. Schwarzman’s story is an empowering, entertaining, and informative guide for anyone striving for greater personal impact. From deal making to investing, leadership to entrepreneurship, philanthropy to diplomacy, Schwarzman has lessons for how to think about ambition and scale, risk and opportunities, and how to achieve success through the relentless pursuit of excellence. Schwarzman not only offers readers a thoughtful reflection on all his own experiences, but in doing so provides a practical blueprint for success.

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    Redeeming Love
  • Author : Francine Rivers
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN : 9780593193013
  • Reader Reviews : 4175
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • A favorite Christian romance classic—a tragically wounded soul, the man called to marry her, and the only love that heals all—now available in a beautiful keepsake, linen-bound edition! “A literary masterpiece, reminding us that God’s love is unconditional.”—Debbie Macomber California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea, a man who seeks his Father’s heart in everything. Michael obeys God’s call to marry Angel and to love her unconditionally. Slowly, day by day, he defies Angel’s every bitter expectation, until despite her resistance, her frozen heart begins to thaw. But with her unexpected softening comes overwhelming feelings of unworthiness and fear. And so Angel runs. Back to the darkness, away from her husband’s pursuing love, terrified of the truth she no longer can deny: her final healing must come from the One who loves her even more than Michael does . . . the One who will never let her go. A powerful retelling of the story of Gomer and Hosea, Redeeming Love is a life-changing story of God’s unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love.

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    Eve's Daughters
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 430
  • ISBN : 9781441202239
  • Reader Reviews : 19
  • Genre : Fiction
  • What Would You Do If a Secret Was Causing Your Family to Crumble? Is there a secret terrible enough that it should never be revealed, not even if it was tearing a family apart? For more than five decades Emma Bauer has kept one--carefully guarding it with all her strength, and for more than five decades that choice has haunted her life and also the lives of her daughters and granddaughter. Is it too late for wrongs to be righted? Does Emma even have the strength to let the healing power of truth work in her family? The story of four generations of women and the powerful effects that their choices have had on their lives is at the heart of Eve's Daughters, an epic novel from author Lynn Austin. Grand in scope but tender and personal at the same time, it will please you as a fan of contemporary or historical fiction. Exploring times from World War I to the 980s, Eve's Daughters is an insightful look at mothers, daughters, sisters, and families that allows you to see a little bit of yourself through the characters' triumphs, struggles, and hard-tested faith. Yearning for love, dignity, and freedom, the four generations of women must come to terms with the choices they have made. Healing comes when the past is forgiven but only when they embrace God's forgiveness can they shatter the cycle that has ruled their lives over the decades. Link to Readers' Discussion Questions

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    In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner
  • Author : Elizabeth George
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 610
  • ISBN : 9780553386004
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Calder Moor is a wild and deadly place: many have been trapped in the myriad limestone caves, lost in collapsed copper mines, injured on perilous ridges. But when two bodies are discovered in the shadow of the ancient circle of stones known as Nine Sisters Henge, it is clearly not a case for Mountain Rescue. The corpses are those of a young man and woman. Each met death in a different fashion. Each died violently. To Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, this grisly crime promises to be one of the toughest of his career. For the unfortunate Nicola Maiden was the daughter of a former officer in an elite undercover unit, a man Lynley once regarded as a mentor. Now, as Lynley struggles to find out if Nicola’s killer was an enemy of her father’s or one she earned herself, Barbara Havers, his longtime partner, crisscrosses London seeking information on the second victim. Yet the more dark secrets Lynley and Havers uncover, the more they learn that neither the victims nor the suspects are who they appear to be…that human relationships are often murderous…and that the blood that binds can also kill.

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    Notes from the Burning Age
  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9780316498852
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I'VE READ IN RECENT YEARS. THOUGHT PROVOKING, IMAGINATIVE AND PACKS A HELL OF AN EMOTIONAL PUNCH.” —Adrian Tchaikovsky, author of Children of Time From one of the most imaginative writers of her generation comes an extraordinary vision of the future… Ven was once a holy man, a keeper of ancient archives. It was his duty to interpret archaic texts, sorting useful knowledge from the heretical ideas of the Burning Age—a time of excess and climate disaster. For in Ven's world, such material must be closely guarded so that the ills that led to that cataclysmic era can never be repeated. But when the revolutionary Brotherhood approaches Ven, pressuring him to translate stolen writings that threaten everything he once held dear, his life will be turned upside down. Torn between friendship and faith, Ven must decide how far he's willing to go to save this new world—and how much he is willing to lose. “A riveting tale of subterfuge and deadly self-indulgence” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) from award-winning author Claire North, Notes from the Burning Age puts dystopian fiction in a whole new light. Also by Claire North: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Touch The Sudden Appearance of Hope The End of the Day 84K The Gameshouse The Pursuit of William Abbey

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    Pursuit of Honor
  • Author : Vince Flynn
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9781416595175
  • Reader Reviews : 57
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After his team member, Mike Nash, witnesses a terror attack in Washington, D.C., CIA superagent Mitch Rapp must pursue the al Qaeda terrorists responsible as he fights a covert war that can never be discussed, even with the government's own political leaders.

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    Frankenstein in Baghdad
  • Author : Ahmed Saadawi
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9780143128793
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • *Man Booker International Prize finalist* “Brave and ingenious.” —The New York Times “Gripping, darkly humorous . . . profound.” —Phil Klay, bestselling author and National Book Award winner for Redeployment “Extraordinary . . . A devastating but essential read.” —Kevin Powers, bestselling author and National Book Award finalist for The Yellow Birds From the rubble-strewn streets of U.S.-occupied Baghdad, Hadi—a scavenger and an oddball fixture at a local café—collects human body parts and stitches them together to create a corpse. His goal, he claims, is for the government to recognize the parts as people and to give them proper burial. But when the corpse goes missing, a wave of eerie murders sweeps the city, and reports stream in of a horrendous-looking criminal who, though shot, cannot be killed. Hadi soon realizes he’s created a monster, one that needs human flesh to survive—first from the guilty, and then from anyone in its path. A prizewinning novel by “Baghdad’s new literary star” (The New York Times), Frankenstein in Baghdad captures with white-knuckle horror and black humor the surreal reality of contemporary Iraq.

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    The Pursuit of Happiness
  • Author : Douglas Kennedy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1439199140
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Manhattan, Thanksgiving eve, 1945. The war is over, and Eric Smythe’s party was in full swing. All his clever Greenwich Village friends were there. So too was his sister Sara, an independent, outspoken young woman, starting to make her way in the big city. And then in walked Jack Malone, a U.S. Army journalist just back from a defeated Germany, a man whose world view was vastly different than that of Eric and his friends. This chance meeting between Sara and Jack and the choices they both made in the wake of it would eventually have profound consequences, both for themselves and for those closest to them for decades afterwards. Set amidst the dynamic optimism of postwar New York and the subsequent nightmare of the McCarthy era, The Pursuit of Happiness is a great, tragic love story; a tale of divided loyalties, decisive moral choices and the random workings of destiny.

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    A Most Extraordinary Pursuit
  • Author : Juliana Gray
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN : 9780425277072
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Known for her original plots, deft characterization, and lyrical voice, Juliana Gray presents an extraordinary novel of an uncommon pursuit… February, 1906. As the personal secretary of the recently departed Duke of Olympia—and a woman of scrupulous character—Miss Emmeline Rose Truelove never expected her duties to involve steaming through the Mediterranean on a private yacht, under the prodigal eye of one Lord Silverton, the most charmingly corrupt bachelor in London. But here they are, improperly bound on a quest to find the duke’s enigmatic heir, current whereabouts unknown. An expert on anachronisms, Maximilian Haywood was last seen at an archaeological dig on the island of Crete. And from the moment Truelove and Silverton disembark, they are met with incidents of a suspicious nature: a ransacked flat, a murdered government employee, an assassination attempt. As they travel from port to port on Max’s trail, piecing together the strange events of the days before his disappearance, Truelove will discover the folly of her misconceptions—about the whims of the heart, the motives of men, and the nature of time itself…

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    Orley Farm (Historical Novel)
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 733
  • ISBN : EAN:4064066394837
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • When Joseph Mason of Groby Park, Yorkshire, died, he left his estate to his family. A codicil to his will, however, left Orley Farm, near London, to his much younger second wife and infant son. The will and the codicil were in her handwriting, and there were three witnesses, one of whom was no longer alive. A bitterly fought court case confirmed the codicil. Twenty years pass. Lady Mason lives at Orley Farm with her adult son, Lucius. Samuel Dockwrath, a tenant, is asked to leave by Lucius, who wants to try new intensive farming methods. Aggrieved, and knowing of the original case, Dockwrath investigates and finds a second deed signed by the same witnesses on the same date, though they can remember signing only one. He travels to Groby Park in Yorkshire, where Joseph Mason the younger lives with his comically parsimonious wife, and persuades Mason to have Lady Mason prosecuted for perjury. The prosecution fails, but Lady Mason later confesses privately that she committed the forgery, and is prompted by conscience to give up the estate.

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    Delphi Complete Works of Anthony Trollope (Illustrated)
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Pages : 3491
  • ISBN : 9781908909343
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Anthony Trollope is a leading literary figure of the Victorian age, having not only written novels, but also varied works such as sketches, plays, biographies and classical studies. This enormous eBook offers readers the unique opportunity of exploring the prolific writer’s complete works in a manner never before possible. * illustrated with hundreds of images relating to Trollope’s life and works * annotated with concise introductions to the novels and other works * ALL 47 novels – even rare ones - and each with their own contents table * separate contents tables for the Barsetshire and Palliser novels * images of how the novels first appeared, giving your Kindle a taste of the Victorian texts * the Christmas stories, including the scarce novella THE TWO HEROINES OF PLUMPINGTON * rare short story collections like WHY FRAU FROHMANN RAISED HER PRICES AND OTHER STORIES – first time in digital print * both of the rare plays * includes Trollope’s travel writing and classical studies * includes Trollope’s rare biographies of Lord Palmerston, Thackeray and Cicero * the textbook Trollope analysing Caesar’s Commentaries * rare sketches, like the fully illustrated text CLERGYMEN OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND, available nowhere else in digital print * boasts a special criticism section, examining Trollope’s contribution to literature * SPECIAL BONUS text of Trollope’s autobiography - explore the author’s interesting life! * scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Trollope’s immense oeuvre * UPDATED with more images, corrections and improved structure * UPDATED with rare short story THE GENTLE EUPHEMIA CONTENTS: The Barsetshire Series The Palliser Series The Novels THE MACDERMOTS OF BALLYCLORAN THE KELLYS AND THE O’KELLYS THE WARDEN LA VENDÉE BARCHESTER TOWERS THE THREE CLERKS DOCTOR THORNE THE BERTRAMS CASTLE RICHMOND FRAMLEY PARSONAGE ORLEY FARM THE STRUGGLES OF BROWN, JONES AND ROBINSON RACHEL RAY THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? MISS MACKENZIE THE BELTON ESTATE THE CLAVERINGS NINA BALATKA THE LAST CHRONICLE OF BARSET LINDA TRESSEL PHINEAS FINN HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT THE VICAR OF BULLHAMPTON SIR HARRY HOTSPUR OF HUMBLETHWAITE RALPH THE HEIR GOLDEN LION OF GRANPÈRE THE EUSTACE DIAMONDS HARRY HEATHCOTE OF GANGOIL LADY ANNA PHINEAS REDUX THE WAY WE LIVE NOW THE PRIME MINISTER THE AMERICAN SENATOR IS HE POPENJOY? JOHN CALDIGATE AN EYE FOR AN EYE COUSIN HENRY THE DUKE’S CHILDREN AYALA’S ANGEL DOCTOR WORTLE’S SCHOOL THE FIXED PERIOD KEPT IN THE DARK MARION FAY MR. SCARBOROUGH’S FAMILY THE LANDLEAGUERS AN OLD MAN’S LOVE The Shorter Fiction TALES OF OTHER COUNTRIES SERIES I TALES OF OTHER COUNTRIES SERIES II THE GENTLE EUPHEMIA LOTTA SCHMIDT AND OTHER STORIES AN EDITOR’S TALES CHRISTMAS DAY AT KIRKBY COTTAGE NEVER, NEVER — NEVER, NEVER CATHERINE CARMICHAEL WHY FRAU FROHMANN RAISED HER PRICES AND OTHER STORIES THE TWO HEROINES OF PLUMPLINGTON NOT IF I KNOW IT The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Sketches HUNTING SKETCHES TRAVELLING SKETCHES CLERGYMEN OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND LONDON TRADESMEN The Travel Writing THE WEST INDIES AND THE SPANISH MAIN NORTH AMERICA AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND SOUTH AFRICA HOW THE ‘MASTIFFS’ WENT TO ICELAND The Plays DID HE STEAL IT? THE NOBLE JILT The Non-Fiction LIST OF ESSAYS AND ARTICLES THE COMMENTARIES OF CAESAR The Criticism STUDIES IN EARLY VICTORIAN LITERATURE by Frederic Harrison NOTES ON TROLLOPE by Leo Tolstoy EXTRACT FROM ‘THE NEW NOVEL’ by Henry James PARTIAL PORTRAITS: ANTHONY TROLLOPE by Henry James The Biographies THACKERAY LIFE OF CICERO LORD PALMERSTON AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Visit www.delphiclassics.com for more information and to browse our other Complete Works titles

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    Orley Farm
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 733
  • ISBN : EAN:4064066057060
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • When Joseph Mason of Groby Park, Yorkshire, died, he left his estate to his family. A codicil to his will, however, left Orley Farm, near London, to his much younger second wife and infant son. The will and the codicil were in her handwriting, and there were three witnesses, one of whom was no longer alive. A bitterly fought court case confirmed the codicil. Twenty years pass. Lady Mason lives at Orley Farm with her adult son, Lucius. Samuel Dockwrath, a tenant, is asked to leave by Lucius, who wants to try new intensive farming methods. Aggrieved, and knowing of the original case, Dockwrath investigates and finds a second deed signed by the same witnesses on the same date, though they can remember signing only one. He travels to Groby Park in Yorkshire, where Joseph Mason the younger lives with his comically parsimonious wife, and persuades Mason to have Lady Mason prosecuted for perjury. The prosecution fails, but Lady Mason later confesses privately that she committed the forgery, and is prompted by conscience to give up the estate.

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    Orley Farm
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 738
  • ISBN : OXFORD:600069683
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    Works
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044024220279
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  • Genre : Books
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    Orley Farm
  • Author : Anthony Trollope (Schriftsteller, Grossbritannien)
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : ONB:+Z260162007
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    The Complete Works: Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Articles, Essays, Travel Sketches and Memoirs
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 20640
  • ISBN : 9788026836797
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Novels: An Eye for an Eye An Old Man's Love Ayala's Angel Barchester Towers Can You Forgive Her? Castle Richmond Cousin Henry Doctor Thorne Doctor Wortle's School Framley Parsonage Golden Lion of Granpr̈e Harry Heathcote of Gangoil He Knew He Was Right Is He Popenjoy? John Caldigate Kept in the Dark La Vendě Lady Anna Linda Tressel Marion Fay Miss Mackenzie Mr. Scarborough's Family Nina Balatka Orley Farm Phineas Finn Phineas Redux Rachel Ray Ralph the Heir Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite The American Senator The Belton Estate The Bertrams The Claverings The Duke's Children The Eustace Diamonds The Fixed Period The Kellys and the O'kellys The Landleaguers The Last Chronicle of Barset The Macdermots of Ballycloran The Prime Minister The Small House at Allington The Struggles of Brown, Jones and Robinson The Three Clerks The Vicar of Bullhampton The Warden The Way We Live Now Short Stories and Tales Plays: Did He Steal it? The Noble Jilt Travel Articles: How the 'Mastiffs' went to Iceland North America South Africa The West Indies and the Spanish Main Essays and Studies: Life of Cicero Lord Palmerston Thackeray A Walk in a Wood An Obituary Notes on Jane Austen's 'Emma' On Anonymous Literature On Dallas' 'Clarissa' On English Prose Fiction as Rational Amusement On the Higher Education of Women The Civil Service as a Profession The Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne The National Gallery The Young Women at the London Telegraph Office The Commentaries of Caesar Sketches: Clergymen of the Church of England Hunting Sketches London Tradesmen Travelling Sketches An Autobiography Notes on Trollope by Leo Tolstoy Anthony Trollope by Henry James Studies in Early Victorian Literature by Frederic Harrison.

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    The Complete Works of Anthony Trollope: Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Articles, Essays, Travel Sketches & Memoirs
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Pages : 20640
  • ISBN : 9788027229895
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "The Complete Works of Anthony Trollope: Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Articles, Essays, Travel Sketches & Memoirs". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Anthony Trollope (1815–1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Novels: An Eye for an Eye An Old Man's Love Ayala's Angel Barchester Towers Can You Forgive Her? Castle Richmond Cousin Henry Doctor Thorne Doctor Wortle's School Framley Parsonage Golden Lion of Granpère Harry Heathcote of Gangoil He Knew He Was Right Is He Popenjoy? John Caldigate Kept in the Dark La Vendée Lady Anna Linda Tressel Marion Fay Miss Mackenzie....

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    The Complete Works of Anthony Trollope
  • Author : Anthony Trollope
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Pages : 30831
  • ISBN : EAN:8596547386865
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Anthony Trollope (1815–1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Novels: An Eye for an Eye An Old Man's Love Ayala's Angel Barchester Towers Can You Forgive Her? Castle Richmond Cousin Henry Doctor Thorne Doctor Wortle's School Framley Parsonage Golden Lion of Granpère Harry Heathcote of Gangoil He Knew He Was Right Is He Popenjoy? John Caldigate Kept in the Dark La Vendée Lady Anna Linda Tressel Marion Fay Miss Mackenzie Mr.