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Like Streams to the Ocean

By Jedidiah Jenkins
  • ISBN Code: : 0593137248
  • Publisher : Convergent Books
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Literary Collections
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “As inviting, wide-ranging, and philosophical as an all-night conversation with a best friend, and as revealing and thought-provoking as the diary of a curious adventurer.”—Sasha Sagan, author of For Small Creatures Such as We You can travel the world looking for yourself, but if you don't know what you're looking for, how can you find it? Like Streams To The Ocean is about examining the things that make us who we are and getting to know ourselves, our stories, and the decisions that shape our one and only life. Writing with the passion and clarity that made his debut, To Shake the Sleeping Self, a national bestseller, Jedidiah Jenkins brings together new and old writings to explore the eight subjects that give life meaning: ego, family, home, friendship, love, work, death, the soul. Who am I? What am I made of? How much of how I act boils down to avoiding the things that make me feel small? As he examines the experiences that shape our conscious and subconscious answers to these questions, Jenkins leads readers in a wide-ranging conversation about finding fulfillment in the people and places around us and discovering the courage to show our deepest selves to the world.

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Processing data streams has raised new research challenges over the last few years. This book provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of stream data processing, including famous prototype implementations like the Nile system and the TinyOS operating system. Applications in security, the natural sciences, and education are presented. The huge bibliography offers an excellent starting point for further reading and future research.

Weight of Glory

By C. S. Lewis
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061950289
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 120
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Book Short Summary:

The classic Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis, the most important Christian writer of the 20th century, contains nine sermons delivered by Lewis during World War Two. The nine addresses in Weight of Glory offer guidance, inspiration, and a compassionate apologetic for the Christian faith during a time of great doubt.

Thunder Rolling In The Mountains

By Scott O'Dell
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0547349742
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 326
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Book Short Summary:

This powerful account of the tragic defeat of the Nez Perce Indians in 1877 by the United States Army is narrated by Chief Joseph's strong and brave daughter.

My Name Is Not Angelica

By Scott O'Dell
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0547349777
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 325
  • Pdf File: my-name-is-not-angelica.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this historical novel set in the Virgin Islands of 1733, Raisha escapes from her Dutch "owners" in time to witness the mass suicide of her fellow slaves, who prefer death to recapture.

Evidence from Scripture and History of the Second Coming of Christ

By William Miller
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  • Publisher : Jazzybee Verlag
  • Book Code : 384964555X
  • Total of Pages : 269
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 461
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Book Short Summary:

In presenting these Lectures to the public, the writer is only complying with the solicitations of some of his friends, who have requested that his views on the Prophecies of Daniel and John might be made public. The reader is therefore requested to give the subject a careful and candid perusal, and compare every part with the standard of Divine Truth; for if the explanation the writer has given to the scriptures under consideration should prove correct, the reader will readily perceive that it concerns us all, and becomes doubly important to us, because we live on the eve of one of the most important events ever revealed to man by the wisdom of God--the judgment of the great day.

Slumach's Gold

By Rick Antonson,Brian Antonson
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  • Publisher : Heritage House Publishing Co
  • Book Code : 1926613252
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : History
  • Members : 337
  • Pdf File: slumach-s-gold.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Slumach’s Gold chronicles what is possibly Canada’s greatest lost-mine story. It searches out the truth behind a Salish man’s hanging for murder in 1891 and tracks the intriguing legend about him that grew after his death. It was a legend that turned into a drama of international fascination when Slumach—the hanged criminal—was mysteriously linked to gold nuggets “the size of walnuts.” The stories claimed that Slumach had placed a curse on a hidden motherlode to protect it from interlopers and trespassers just before he plunged to his death “at the wrong end of a five-strand rope.” Although many have attempted to find Slumach’s gold over the past 100 years, following tantalizing clues that are part of the legend itself, none have succeeded—or have they? Rick Antonson, Mary Trainer and Brian Antonson have diligently sifted through history and myth, separating fact from fiction, but leaving the legend intact—along with the promise of gold yet to be found by some future gold seeker.