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Vera S Journey

Autor: Judy Yoder
ISBN: 9781932676228
File Size: 20,25 MB
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?Our family thoroughly enjoyed your family story! We love to read and are very grateful for books with good moral and historical lessons. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.? - This was written on a card received from a reader living in Pennsylvania. Many have said that it reads like a storybook. ?At 707 pages, ?Vera?s Journey? is extensive but reads like a storybook, rich in description and history, with photos along the way. The book also has an area map, recipe cards, and Ralph and Vera?s family trees. ?Vera?s Journey? takes a historical look at the matriarch of a Mennonite family living in the (Shenandoah} Valley (of Virginia).? A quote taken from A Life Fulfilled featured on the front page of the Saturday Magazine published each Saturday by the Daily News-Record authored by Jacquelyn Walsh, August 29, 2009. You may read the story on line at Vera?s Journey is about relationships in family, church, and community. It is also a history of bygone years, of suffering and triumph. Some people grow grouchy and irritable as they grow older. Not so with Vera. She grew old gracefully. Complaining was not her way. She learned in some of the most difficult experiences of life to trust God. Once when asked if she fears death she gave a typical, careful response, ?The unknown is before me.? Vera?s life was unusual and yet very normal. What makes Vera?s story so riveting is the combination of longevity and uniqueness mixed with pain and triumph. The final triumph came when God granted her request to take her home. Her parting was a most sacred moment as gathered family members observed her passing. It seemed she moved from one would to the next without a noticeable transition. There was a complete absence of struggle, a serene calmness. Her trust in God was profoundly evident in that defining moment.

A Mother S Journey

Autor: June Hampson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1409133710
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A mother's love knows no bounds... Gosport, 1941. Fourteen-year-old Vera has led a sheltered life with her overbearing, religious mother and older sister. But her world is turned upside down with the arrival of the Lovell family on her street. Vera quickly befriends the daughter, Angela, an impulsive, worldly young woman who opens Vera's eyes to what she has been missing. But Vera, unaware of the effect she has on men, invites the unwanted attention of Angela's father, with devastating consequences. Outraged at the news that her teenage daughter is pregnant, Vera's mother sends her to a home for wayward girls. After giving birth to a baby boy, Vera manages to escape the brutality of the institution, only to end up homeless. Alone and struggling to make ends meet, Vera is determined to give her son a better life - at any cost. But just as their fortunes seem to change for the better, everything Vera has worked for is threatened...

Journey To Destiny

Autor: Edwin C Briggs
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 9781452055985
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Journey To Destiny is the love story of two men, whose relationship spanned forty four years. As life partners, they shared an expedition of discovery; travel, financial success and failure, hardship, illness, tragedy, happiness, indiscretions and infidelities, but most of all, love. Respected for who they were, rather than what they were, their challenges were faced without prejudice or malice. Although Journey To Destiny is in many aspects an insight into the gay lifestyle, more importantly, it dissects the humor, adventure, heartache, devotion and commitment sustained during five decades. With unrelenting candor, the book is an intimate portrait into the reality of bi-polar disorder, Alzheimer’s Disease, cancer, heart and lung disease; endured amidst happiness and heartbreak.

Journey To Freedom

Autor: Ursula H. Meier
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 1452040117
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Journey to Freedom won the Eudora Welty Memorial Award in the National League of American Pen Women's nationwide fiction writing contest. Set in war-torn Europe of 1944, Journey to Freedom takes the reader inside the world of a young woman who becomes the victim of Hitler’s Racial Laws. Juliet Nestor, daughter of an “Aryan” father and a Jewish mother, is classified a “Mischling” and no longer considered a German citizen. Deportation to a Labor Camp looms over her. Her search for a refuge takes her to rural Eastern Prussia and Poland. On her adventurous journey she falls in love with a young German officer. A bittersweet love story ensues. Two strong Polish women, Vera and Olga, along with Paulie, a vulnerable little boy, befriend Juliet and help her to overcome the tragic events she ultimately has to face. The turbulent last months of WWII take Juliet back to Germany. In a small Bavarian town she experiences the final days of Germany’s brutal regime. Peace signifies a new and exciting beginning, but for Juliet Nestor there are still hurdles to overcome and deep emotional wounds to heal. Surprises unfold that will mesmerize the reader.

A Child S Journey Through Placement

Autor: Vera I Fahlberg
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857006318
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Children who are cared for in an out of home placement are in need of support and stability. This classic text offers information and advice for professionals and carers on how to help these children, who will often have attachment difficulties. Vera I. Fahlberg, M.D. shares her experience and expertise, outlining the significance of attachment and separation, the developmental stages specific to adoptive children and providing guidance on minimizing the trauma of moves. The book also features practical advice on case planning, managing behavior and direct work with children, and throughout are case studies and exercises which provide opportunities for further learning. A readable, compassionate and practical text, A Child’s Journey Through Placement provides the foundation, the resources, and the tools to help students, professionals, parents and others who care to support children on their journey through placement to adulthood.

The Journey From Chester To London

Autor: Thomas Pennant
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108067913
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In his 1782 travelogue, naturalist Thomas Pennant immortalised the local history he encountered on his yearly trip to London.

Tales Of The Nation

Autor: Lene Bull-Christiansen
Publisher: Nordic Africa Institute
ISBN: 9789171065391
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In light of the uses and misuses of history in Zimbabwean politics in recent years, this research report focuses on how versions of the country "s liberation war history have become a site of struggle over the definition of Zimbabwean national identity. As "identity politics" often do, Zimbabwean nationalism draws on a wide field of cultural symbols of identity and political discourses of inclusion and exclusion. Therefore, the report takes a cross-disciplinary approach to the issue of national identity by "mapping out" the imaginary field of Zimbabwean nationalism. This approach opens up the possibility of cross-reading the political discourses of the President and the ruling party ZANU (PF) with opposing voices such as those in the works of the author Yvonne Vera. This cross-reading shows how Vera "s novels and the political discourses participate in the struggle over Zimbabwean national identity by offering different versions of the nation "s history in the form of "patriotic history," "feminist nationalism," or narratives of difference. In this way the research report adds to our understanding of power and resistance in Zimbabwean politics of national identity.