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Download or read book Love Letters to the Dead written by Ava Dellaira and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This book was released on 2014-04-01 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It begins as an assignment for English class: Write a letter to a dead person. Laurel chooses Kurt Cobain because her sister, May, loved him. And he died young, just like May did. Soon, Laurel has a notebook full of letters to people like Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Amelia Earhart, Heath Ledger, and more -- though she never gives a single one of them to her teacher. She writes about starting high school, navigating new friendships, falling in love for the first time, learning to live with her splintering family. And, finally, about the abuse she suffered while May was supposed to be looking out for her. Only then, once Laurel has written down the truth about what happened to herself, can she truly begin to accept what happened to May. And only when Laurel has begun to see her sister as the person she was -- lovely and amazing and deeply flawed -- can she begin to discover her own path in this stunning debut from Ava Dellaira, Love Letters to the Dead.


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Download or read book Love Letters to the Dead Chapters 1 5 written by Ava Dellaira and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This book was released on 2013-12-17 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Download the first five chapters of LOVE LETTERS TO THE DEAD by Ava Dellaira. It begins as an assignment for English class: Write a letter to a dead person. Laurel chooses Kurt Cobain because her sister, May, loved him. And he died young, just like May did. Soon, Laurel has a notebook full of letters to people like Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Amelia Earhart, Heath Ledger, and more-though she never gives a single one of them to her teacher. She writes about starting high school, navigating new friendships, falling in love for the first time, learning to live with her splintering family. And, finally, about the abuse she suffered while May was supposed to be looking out for her. This luminous debut novel has garnered exhuberant pre-publication praise from Laurie Halse Anderson, Jay Asher, Gayle Forman, and Lauren Myracle, and foreign rights have sold to six countries.


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Download or read book Love Letters to the Dead written by Ava Dellaira and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2014-04 with total page 337 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When Laurel starts writing letters to dead people for a school assignment, she begins to spill about her sister's mysterious death, her mother's departure from the family, her new friends, and her first love.


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Download or read book Teaching Death and Dying written by Christopher M. Moreman and published by Oxford University Press on Demand. This book was released on 2008 with total page 302 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The academic study of death rose to prominence during the 1960s. Courses on some aspect of death and dying can now be found at most institutions of higher learning. These courses tend to stress the psycho-social aspects of grief and bereavement, however, ignoring the religious elements inherent to the subject. This collection is the first to address the teaching of courses on death and dying from a religious-studies perspective. The book is divided into seven sections. The hope is that this volume will not only assist teachers in religious studies departments to prepare to teach unfamiliar and emotionally charged material, but also help to unify a field that is now widely scattered across several disciplines.


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Download or read book Write Back Soon written by Karen Benke and published by Shambhala Publications. This book was released on 2015-09-22 with total page 210 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Connect to your friends through handwritten notes, cards, letters, and postcards—an interactive workbook that encourages creative interactions between friends through the written word, complete with cross-outs, smudges, and parenthetical asides. Put down that smartphone and pick up a pen! Texting and e-mail have taken over our correspondence, but Karen Benke is ready to change that. Through prompts that invite penning short postcard-size notes, ideas for sending cards "just because," and inspired letter-writing exercises, Pass That Note! offers limitless possibilities for connecting with your friends in more personal, unique, and creative ways. Use the book for its letter-writing ideas, tear out pages to send to friends, or write in it as a journal to record big ideas for future correspondence. No matter how you use it, you'll be connecting with the people you care about the most in ways that are surprising, fun, and heartfelt. Contributors include: Neil Gaiman, Jon J Muth, Ruth Ozeki, Wendy Mass, Gary Snyder, Norman Fischer, Natalie Goldberg, Jane Hirshfield, Claire Dederer, Albert Flynn DeSilver, Alison Luterman, Sam Hamill, Ava Dellaira, Lucille Lang Day, and J. Ruth Gendler.


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Download or read book Only Happiness Here written by Gabrielle Carey and published by Univ. of Queensland Press. This book was released on 2020-09-29 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: &‘When I discovered Elizabeth von Arnim, I found, for the first time, a writer who wrote about being happy.' Elizabeth von Arnim is one of the early twentieth century's most famous &– and almost forgotten &– authors. She was ahead of her time in her understanding of women and their often thwarted pursuit of happiness. Born in Sydney in the mid-1800s, she went on to write many internationally bestselling novels, marry a Prussian Count and then an English Lord, develop close friendships with H.G. Wells and E.M. Forster, and raise five children. Intrigued by von Arnim's extraordinary life, Gabrielle Carey sets off on a literary and philosophical journey to learn about this bold and witty author. More than a biography, Only Happiness Here is also a personal investigation into our perennial obsession with finding joy.


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Download or read book The Sisters Mortland written by Sally Beauman and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2013-07-09 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A powerful and haunting story of three sisters and the tragedy at the center of their lives from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Destiny and Rebecca's Tale. Summer 1967: In the heart of rural Suffolk, 13-year-old Maisie is at her decaying family home, a former medieval abbey. As an artist paints a portrait of Maisie and her older sisters, arrogant, beautiful Julia and brilliant, bookish Finn, Maisie embarks upon a portrait of her own: an account of her troubled family and her village friend Daniel. Before the summer is over, an accident will have befallen the family-one which changes their lives irrevocably for the worse. Winter 1991: As the now-famous portrait of the Mortland sisters is being featured in a huge exhibition, Daniel seeks to free himself of his obsession with these women by unraveling the secrets of that fateful summer. Readers will be transported, fascinated, and have their hearts broken by this page-turning novel of a most extraordinary family.


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Download or read book The Landscape Of Love written by Sally Beauman and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2013-12-05 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If I didn't spy, I'd be in the dark eternally. I live in a maze of unknowing -- Maisie's maze -- and I hate it. I need to be informed . . .' The summer of 1967, at a decaying house in the heart of Suffolk: an artist is painting a portrait of thirteen-year-old Maisie and her elder sisters, beautiful Julia and bookish Finn. Maisie embarks on a portrait of her own: she begins an account of her family and of her village friend Daniel Nunn, a young man she idolises, whom she watches over the chasm of a class divide. But is Maisie's description of a summer idyll all it seems? This is the summer when the three sisters' lives will irrevocably, and terribly, change. The winter of 1991, in London: the now-famous portrait of the three sisters features in a major retrospective. Daniel Nunn, haunted by the vanished England of his childhood, obsessed by the three sisters and newly determined to understand what happened that last summer, pursues the ghosts of his past.


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Download or read book An Englishwoman s Love Letters written by Laurence Housman and published by Good Press. This book was released on 2019-11-20 with total page 205 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "An Englishwoman's Love-Letters" by Laurence Housman. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


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Download or read book LOVE LETTERS written by Helen M. Moss and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2015-08-30 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What is a Love Letter? Merriam Webster’s online dictionary defines love as an unselfish, loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another: as (1): the fatherly concern of God for humankind (2): brotherly concern for others b: a person’s adoration of God. Love Letters; Paul’s Epistles and Ministry to the Early Church is the epitome of this type of love. For Paul’s letters to the early church illuminated his love for God manifested in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as well as his true affection for the Jews and Gentiles who were establishing the early Bodies of Christ—the church. This book chronicles the Apostle Paul’s missionary journeys through the Roman Empire teaching and preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to both Jewish Christians and Gentiles. The epistles, letters, written to the early churches served several purposes. They contained heartfelt greetings, praise, thanksgiving, words of encouragement, and when necessary, chastisements. But more importantly, the Love Letters conveyed the unconditional love of Jesus Christ for the believer. The epistles to the early churches also helped to form doctrine, church order, conduct and traditions plus accepted leadership qualities along with responsibilities. The tone of the letters was infused with Paul’s genuine benevolent concern for and loyalty to the early Christians establishing churches in a hostile environment. Love Letters; Paul’s Epistles and Ministry to the Early Church while serving as an examination of the early church and its formation, it also can be a template for the church today as it meets the challenges of the contemporary world.


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Download or read book 66 Love Letters written by Larry Crabb and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 2010 with total page 431 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The story of God written in intimate love letters just for you. Dr. Larry Crabb knows that if we could see the larger story of Godand humanity, our world would never be the same. That story is found inlarge part in the sixty-six letters of the Bible. Written in a conversational first person, as if God is speakingdirectly to us, Dr. Crabb looks at each individual book in scriptureand boils it down to a one- or two-sentence message to us from thatparticular book. He then unpacks each sentence in a short chapteranswering the question, What does God want me to hear from this loveletter? The book's epilogue then fits all sixty-six pieces of thejigsaw puzzle together into one coherent paragraph and reveals thebeautiful picture of what God has been about since the creation of theworld. Far from being comprehensive, this is a personal approach tohelping readers know God and his great love for them, his message forall mankind, and how their lives fit into His larger story.


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Download or read book Love letters to the dead written by Ava Dellaira and published by Michel Lafon. This book was released on 2014 with total page 318 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Une simple rédaction demandée par un prof : écrire à un disparu. Laurel a choisi Kurt Cobain, parce que sa grande soeur May l'adorait. Et qu'il est mort jeune, comme May. Si elle ne rend jamais son devoir, très vite, le carnet de Laurel se remplit de lettres à Amy Winehouse, Heath Ledger... A ces confidents inattendus, elle raconte sa première année de lycée, sa famille décomposée, ses nouveaux amis, son premier amour. Mais avant d'écrire à la seule disparue qui lui tient vraiment à coeur, Laurel devra se confronter au secret qui la tourmente, et faire face à ce qui s'est vraiment passé la nuit où May est décédée.


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Download or read book Love Letters to the Beloved written by Dr. Laura Wright Mathews and published by Author House. This book was released on 2010-08-06 with total page 70 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Remember the former things of old: For I am God, and there is non else; I am God and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times, the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure.” (Isaiah 46:9-10). “The seven churches are literal churches from the first century A.D. However the seven churches in Revelation also have spiritual significance for churches and believers today. Indeed, the primary purpose for John’s writing his letters was to deliver Christ’s “report card” or the churches of that time. However, a second purpose for John’s inspired writings was to describe seven types of churches (and individual believers) that would surface time and again throughout history. These short letters to the seven churches of Revelation act as quick and poignant reminders to those who call themselves “followers of Christ.”


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