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Journey of a Thousand Miles

By Lang Lang
  • ISBN Code: : 1781314284
  • Publisher : Aurum
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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Journey of a Thousand Miles tells the remarkable story of a boy who sacrificed almost everything – family, financial security, childhood and his reputation in China’s insular classical music world – to fulfil his promise as a classical pianist. Lang Lang was born in Shenyang in north-eastern China just after the end of the Cultural Revolution. He began piano lessons at three years old and by age ten had been awarded a place at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. In order to continue his studies he moved thousands of miles from home, living with his exacting father in a cramped, shared apartment, while his mother stayed at home to earn the money to pay his fees. At fifteen he moved to the United States to take up a scholarship at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia; by nineteen he was selling out Carnegie Hall. His tutor and mentor Daniel Barenboim was perhaps the first to describe him as ‘extraordinarily talented’; today his assessment is shared by millions. Now in adulthood, Lang Lang tours relentlessly, delighting sell-out audiences with his trademark flamboyance and showmanship. Journey of a Thousand Miles is a tale of heartbreak, drama and ultimately triumph. His inspiring story demonstrates the courage and self-sacrifice required to achieve artistic greatness.

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The year 1866 was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten. Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring men were particularly excited. Merchants, common sailors, captains of vessels, skippers, both of Europe and America, naval officers of all countries, and the Governments of several States on the two continents, were deeply interested in the matter. For some time past vessels had been met by "an enormous thing," a long object, spindle-shaped, occasionally phosphorescent, and infinitely larger and more rapid in its movements than a whale. The facts relating to this apparition (entered in various log-books) agreed in most respects as to the shape of the object or creature in question, the untiring rapidity of its movements, its surprising power of locomotion, and the peculiar life with which it seemed endowed. If it was a whale, it surpassed in size all those hitherto classified in science. Taking into consideration the mean of observations made at divers times—rejecting the timid estimate of those who assigned to this object a length of two hundred feet, equally with the exaggerated opinions which set it down as a mile in width and three in length—we might fairly conclude that this mysterious being surpassed greatly all dimensions admitted by the learned ones of the day, if it existed at all. And that it DID exist was an undeniable fact; and, with that tendency which disposes the human mind in favour of the marvellous, we can understand the excitement produced in the entire world by this supernatural apparition. As to classing it in the list of fables, the idea was out of the question. On the 20th of July, 1866, the steamer Governor Higginson, of the Calcutta and Burnach Steam Navigation Company, had met this moving mass five miles off the east coast of Australia. Captain Baker thought at first that he was in the presence of an unknown sandbank; he even prepared to determine its exact position when two columns of water, projected by the mysterious object, shot with a hissing noise a hundred and fifty feet up into the air. Now, unless the sandbank had been submitted to the intermittent eruption of a geyser, the Governor Higginson had to do neither more nor less than with an aquatic mammal, unknown till then, which threw up from its blow-holes columns of water mixed with air and vapour. Similar facts were observed on the 23rd of July in the same year, in the Pacific Ocean, by the Columbus, of the West India and Pacific Steam Navigation Company. But this extraordinary creature could transport itself from one place to another with surprising velocity; as, in an interval of three days, the Governor Higginson and the Columbus had observed it at two different points of the chart, separated by a distance of more than seven hundred nautical leagues.

The Quote Verifier

By Ralph Keyes
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Book Code : 1429906170
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Reference
  • Members : 834
  • Pdf File: the-quote-verifier.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Our language is full of hundreds of quotations that are often cited but seldom confirmed. Ralph Keyes's The Quote Verifier considers not only classic misquotes such as "Nice guys finish last," and "Play it again, Sam," but more surprising ones such as "Ain't I a woman?" and "Golf is a good walk spoiled," as well as the origins of popular sayings such as "The opera ain't over till the fat lady sings," "No one washes a rented car," and "Make my day." Keyes's in-depth research routinely confounds widespread assumptions about who said what, where, and when. Organized in easy-to-access dictionary form, The Quote Verifier also contains special sections highlighting commonly misquoted people and genres, such as Yogi Berra and Oscar Wilde, famous last words, and misremembered movie lines. An invaluable resource for not just those with a professional need to quote accurately, but anyone at all who is interested in the roots of words and phrases, The Quote Verifier is not only a fascinating piece of literary sleuthing, but also a great read.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

By Khaled Hosseini
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101010908
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 694
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Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, the #1 New York Times bestseller A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love. “Just as good, if not better, than Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling first book, The Kite Runner.”—Newsweek Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival. A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love.

Dual Realities

By Ruth Archer
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 0429913036
  • Total of Pages : 190
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 299
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Book Short Summary:

Little has been written about psychotherapy with the seriously physically ill and this book seeks to remedy that. The title Dual Realities refers to the inner reality of the individuals internal world and the outer reality of their illness and the interaction between the two. Out of this arena came an understanding that what is important for the client/patient is the meaning, for them, of their illness. Dual Realities aims to show how therapists can work effectively with ill or disabled people, by facing their fears, adjusting their technique and by learning from their patients. To the general reader it offers an insight into this important area of psychotherapeutic work. To us all it gives the opportunity to discover the courage of those who were willing to pursue the path of psychotherapy in the search for wholeness and meaning in their illness and who have allowed their explorations to be published. This book will be of value to both qualified and trainee counsellors and psychotherapists who find themselves working with clients/patients who are seriously physically ill or disabled.

Bella's Rodeo [Journey of a Thousand Miles 1]

By Alicia White
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  • Publisher : Siren-BookStrand
  • Book Code : 1610349849
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  • Category : Books
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[Menage Amour: Erotic Cowboy Menage a Quatre Romance, M/F/M/M] Isabella, Alyssa, and Jessica have been friends since high school, their own little makeshift family. After Isabella loses her job, she convinces her friends to go on a road trip, one that they had planned since high school. Bella is looking for some adventure and a little fun when they leave Southern California and head on their journey. When their car breaks down, the three women are stuck in Coltmann County, Texas, but they won’t be alone for too long. Clint, Clay, and Cody Colton have moved back home to Coltmann County from living on the rodeo circuit. They are looking for a woman they can share, a woman to be a part of their family. When Bella’s car breaks down, they work together, convincing her that she should stay with them. Will Bella be able to start over in a new town, or will she be too afraid to entrust her future to three sexy cowboys? Let the real adventure begin... Note: There is NO sexual relationship/touching among the brothers. ** A Siren Erotic Romance

CONFIDENCE AND SELF-ESTEEM

By Ibrahim Elfiky
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  • Publisher : Dilariza
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 808
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In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. Praise be to Allah, Lord of the worlds. Good luck and greetings may be poured out to the king of the Prophet Muhamad PBUH, to his friends, family, and people who always imitate him until the end of time. The book that is in front of the reader is a translation of an Arabic book, Ats Tsiqatu Wal I'tizaz Bin Nafsi by the late Dr. Ibrahim Elfiky. As in general Dr. Ibrahim Elfiky discusses motivation and psychology, this book is also very thick with discussions on motivation and psychology plus this book also contains time management. Through this book, readers are invited to strive to have confidence and self-esteem, because without strong self-esteem and trust it is difficult for us to develop and do activities with enthusiasm and enthusiasm. Through this book too, readers are invited to tread several methods so that we are measured and directed towards our short, medium, and long term goals in life. We hope that through this book, readers can enjoy life more and be happier because their various life goals can be easily achieved by applying the various methods suggested in this book. Hopefully, this small business in translating this valuable book can make a little contribution to change the paradigm that is sometimes deeply rooted but wrong. Allah (alone) we ask for all our activities are in His favor and we always receive the outpouring of His grace.

Shoe Obsessed

By Sana Shaikh
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  • Publisher : Educreation Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 132
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 115
  • Pdf File: shoe-obsessed.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Meet Arfa Khan - a happy, go-lucky girl who has an undying love for Shoes and dreams of having her own shoe brand. Her best friend Shweta and close friend Sid, make for a great team together to open this dream store. But what happens when her love for shoes is tested by Eshan-the man who Arfa loves truly. Will she sacrifice her love? If yes, which one - Shoes or Eshan?

Jessica's Breakdown [Journey of a Thousand Miles 4]

By Alicia White
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  • Publisher : Siren-BookStrand
  • Book Code : 1622419200
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  • Category : Books
  • Members : 686
  • Pdf File: jessica-s-breakdown-journey-of-a-thousand-miles-4.pdf

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[Siren Menage Everlasting: Erotic Menage a Trois Romance, M/F/M, light consensual BDSM, spanking, flogging, sex toys, HEA] Jessica Beckett is in control of every aspect of her life. She started her own online company and loves designing specialty lingerie items. When her friend, Bella, loses her job, they go on a road trip and end up in Coltmann County, Texas. Together, they open a store and set down roots in the small town. Beau and Chase Austin meet Jessica when she arrives in town. She’s sweaty, tired, and bossy as heck after walking miles. Luckily, that’s the way they like their women. She tells them that it won’t work. She likes being the boss in the bedroom and so do they. When Jessica goes out of town on vacation, her friend Bella points both Beau and Chase in the right direction. They follow her to a heavy BDSM club called Iron Gate and soon realize that Jessica isn’t the Domme she thinks she is. Maybe the three of them can be together. Note: There is no sexual relationship or touching for titillation between or among siblings. ** A Siren Erotic Romance

Mail Ordered Love: A Pair of Historical Romances

By Vanessa Carvo
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  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Book Code : 1365259609
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 128
  • Pdf File: mail-ordered-love.pdf

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A Journey Of A Thousand Miles With Her Cowboy - A Southern woman, fallen on hard times with her family right after the Civil War, heads west and to a man she met reading an advertisement in the newspaper. She’s looking for love and stability after her fiancé was killed in the war, but what she gets is the adventure of a lifetime with a man very different from what he advertised. A Well-Off Widow & Her Colorado Rancher - A destitute but formerly well-off widow decides to become a mail order bride to a rancher in Colorado – a man who is known to a neighbor and friend. With the memories of her late husband still fresh in her mind, she wonders how she can survive the daily life she is about to face, or even if she will survive and find love.

A Traveller's Guide to the Journey

By Christopher Tingle
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  • Publisher : Author House
  • Book Code : 1467000620
  • Total of Pages : 114
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 683
  • Pdf File: a-traveller-s-guide-to-the-journey.pdf

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Life is a Journey. We've probably all heard that phrase at one time or another, but what kind of Journey are you on? Do you know where you are going or where you came from? Does it really matter? What sort of a Journey has it been for you? If you've stood on top of mountains, literally or figuratively, or if you've just plodded along in the valleys, wouldn't it be nice sometimes to just have a travelling companion? This book is just that - a travelling companion to help you see through the author's eyes and hear through his ears the wonder of the Journey. You will visit the time and place you began, and walk with him through to a place that is beyond your imagining. Be prepared to laugh and cry, and to allow his experiences to enrich your own Journey. You will see new ways to walk along your own path with a skip in your step and a song in your heart.

Six Thousand Miles

By T. Malone
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  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Book Code : 1480814393
  • Total of Pages : 168
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 279
  • Pdf File: six-thousand-miles.pdf

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Tia Malone escaped the childhood sexual abuse she endured from family members, fleeing to Hawaii. There she married, started a family, and saw that marriage fail. She began a construction business and was then invited to enter into a business partnership in Upstate New York, six thousand miles from her Hawaiian home. The author presents a first-person account of the journey of discovery Tia took during that period. While in New York, she met a man she called Mr. Boss who inspired desire and awoke in her the need to fulfill herself spiritually and physically. With his help, she found her way to a new perspective as a loving, passionate, and sensual woman, living out sexual fantasies that she had only seen in movies. But Malone and Mr. Boss were soon faced with the cold reality of the difficulties that come with a long-distance relationship, as well as conflicting business and family responsibilities. Together, they struggled with the hardest decision of their lives. This is a story of one woman’s attempt to overcome the demons of her childhood and find fulfillment and empowerment in body, mind, and spirit. Six thousand miles lie between the woman she is, the woman she becomes and the man that helped her change it all forever.

A Woman's Journey Round the World

By Ida Pfeiffer
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1528786386
  • Total of Pages : 532
  • Category : Travel
  • Members : 664
  • Pdf File: a-woman-s-journey-round-the-world.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“A Woman's Journey Round the World” is an 1850 travel diary by Ida Pfeiffer of the first of her two trips around the world, chronicling her successful journeys to Brazil, Chile, China, India and more. Ida Laura Pfeiffer (1797–1858) was an Austrian travel writer, ethnographer, and explorer famous for being one of the first female travellers. She travelled over 270,000 kilometers by land and sea through the Americas, Southeast Asia, Middle East, and Africa, circling the globe twice between 1846 and 1855. During her journeys, she collected many specimens of plants and animal life, much of which was sold to the British Museum and Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Contents include: “The Voyage to the Brazils”, “Arrival and Sojourn in Rio Janeiro”, “Excursions in the Neighbourhood of Rio Janeiro”, “Journey into the Interior of the Brazils”, “The Voyage Round Cape Horn”, “Arrival and Residence in Valparaiso”, “The Voyage from Valparaiso to Canton Via Tahiti”. “China”, “The East Indies—Singapore”, “The East Indies—Ceylon”, “Madras and Calcutta”, “Benares”, “Allahabad, Agra, and Delhi”, etc. Read & Co. Travel is proudly republishing this classic travel diary now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.