Homecoming

Homecoming Author John Bradshaw
ISBN-10 9780804150385
Release 2013-04-24
Pages 304
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Are you outwardly successful but inwardly do you feel like a big kid? Do you aspire to be a loving parent but all too often “lose it” in hurtful ways? Do you crave intimacy but sometimes wonder if it’s worth the struggle? Or are you plagued by constant vague feelings of anxiety or depression? If any of this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing the hidden but damaging effects of a painful childhood—carrying within you a “wounded inner child” that is crying out for attention and healing. In this powerful book, John Bradshaw shows how we can learn to nurture that inner child, in essence offering ourselves the good parenting we needed and longed for. Through a step-by-step process of exploring the unfinished business of each developmental stage, we can break away from destructive family rules and roles and free ourselves to live responsibly in the present. Then, says Bradshaw, the healed inner child becomes a source of vitality, enabling us to find new joy and energy in living. Homecoming includes a wealth of unique case histories and interactive techniques, including questionnaires, letter-writing to the inner child, guided meditations, and affirmations. Pioneering when introduced, these classic therapies are now being validated by new discoveries in attachment research and neuroscience. No one has ever brought them to a popular audience more effectively and inspiringly than John Bradshaw.



Homegoing

Homegoing Author Yaa Gyasi
ISBN-10 9781101947142
Release 2016-06-07
Pages 320
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Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book Prize A New York Times 2016 Notable Book One of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016 NPR's Debut Novel of the Year One of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of 2016 One of Time's Top 10 Novels of 2016 “Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British slaver. Written with tremendous sweep and power, Homegoing traces the generations of family who follow, as their destinies lead them through two continents and three hundred years of history, each life indeliably drawn, as the legacy of slavery is fully revealed in light of the present day. Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle’s dungeons, sold with thousands of others into the Gold Coast’s booming slave trade, and shipped off to America, where her children and grandchildren will be raised in slavery. One thread of Homegoing follows Effia’s descendants through centuries of warfare in Ghana, as the Fante and Asante nations wrestle with the slave trade and British colonization. The other thread follows Esi and her children into America. From the plantations of the South to the Civil War and the Great Migration, from the coal mines of Pratt City, Alabama, to the jazz clubs and dope houses of twentieth-century Harlem, right up through the present day, Homegoing makes history visceral, and captures, with singular and stunning immediacy, how the memory of captivity came to be inscribed in the soul of a nation.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Bernhard Schlink
ISBN-10 9780307377159
Release 2008-01-08
Pages 272
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Growing up with his mother in Germany, Peter Debauer knows little about his father, an apparent victim of the Second World War. But when he stumbles upon a few pages from a long-lost novel, Peter embarks on a quest that leads him across Europe to the United States, chasing fragments of a story within a story and a master of disguises who may or may not exist. Homecoming is a tale of fathers and sons, men and women, war and peace. It reveals the humanity that survives the trauma of war and the ongoing possibility for redemption. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Christie Golden
ISBN-10 9780743475631
Release 2003-05-12
Pages 288
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After seven long years in the Delta Quadrant, the crew of the Starship Voyager™ now confront the strangest world of all: home. For Admiral Kathryn Janeway and her stalwart officers, Voyager's miraculous return brings new honors and responsibilities, reunions with long-lost loved ones, and for some, such as the Doctor and Seven of Nine, the challenge of forging new lives in a Federation that seems to hold little place for them. But even as Janeway and the others go their separate ways, pursuing new adventures and opportunities, a mysterious cybernetic plague strikes Earth, transforming innocent men, women, and children into an entirely new generation of Borg. Now the entire planet faces assimilation, and Voyager may be to blame!



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Cynthia Voigt
ISBN-10 1439132070
Release 2013-01-15
Pages 400
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The iconic start to the timeless, Newbery-winning series from Cynthia Voigt. “It’s still true.” That’s the first thing James Tillerman says to his older sister, Dicey, every morning. It’s still true that their mother has abandoned the four Tillermans in a mall parking lot somewhere in the middle of Connecticut. It’s still true that they have to find their own way to Great-aunt Cilla’s house in Bridgeport. It’s still true that they need to spend as little as possible on food and seek shelter anywhere that is out of view of the authorities. It’s still true that the only way they can hope to all stay together is to just keep moving forward. Deep down, Dicey hopes they can find someone to trust, someone who will take them in and love them. But she’s afraid it’s just too much to hope for....



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Tom Holbrook
ISBN-10 9781617399268
Release 2011-04
Pages 368
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A year ago, Jessica Martin was a girl who had it all. She was beautiful and popular. Her grades were top-notch. She even had the coveted position of flyer on the Cedar Grove High School cheerleading squad. Life was good for Jessie, and she was only a sophomore. But a lot can happen in a year. Jealousy, rivalry, and manipulation led to a series of events that changed Jessie's life forever and left her, and her reputation, in the worst possible shape. Now all Jessie wants is to be a normal high school girl again. She tries to start fresh at a new school in a new town, determined to make this school the home she always wanted.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Cynthia Voigt
ISBN-10 142817883X
Release 2008-04-09
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Abandoned by their mother, four children begin a search for a home and an identity.



The Homecoming

The Homecoming Author Earl Hamner, Jr.
ISBN-10 0871292610
Release 1976-01-01
Pages 134
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The Homecoming has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Homecoming also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Homecoming book for free.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Nicholas Perry
ISBN-10 9781438981215
Release 2009-07
Pages 228
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When the star quarterback, Nick, starts off his senior year of high school, football is all that is on his mind. To him, football is life and a State Championship is the sole goal. It isn't long before this ladies man has more than just football to deal with. The loss of his girlfirend over the summer is hard to get over, but when the new girl in school captures his heart, someone else isn't too happy. When one of his female friends wants to be more than just friends, Nick's life becomes even more complicated as they approach the Homecoming dance. What will happen when one girl's jealousy turns obsessive, dangerous, and even violent? Follow Nick through this journey of football, friends, and a very interesting romance.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Julie R. Wilson
ISBN-10 0972419616
Release 2002
Pages 288
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At first reading, most Christians might dismiss the Book of Ruth as a simple story of romance and redemption, an Old Testament tale with no bearing on their lives. But in Julie Wilson's inspired retelling, it becomes so much more. She uses numerous New Testament Scriptures to show how the relationship of Naomi and Ruth is an allegory for how mature believers can disciple new believers, and how the marriage of Ruth and Boaz foreshadows the relationship of Jesus with the Body of Christ. Homecoming also demonstrates how the book of Ruth can help believers to regain spiritual footing after serious setbacks, thereby serving as a healing balm for all who have been wounded by terrorism, personal tragedy, or scandals within the Church. In twelve chapters, each followed by Scripture study and reflection prompts, this fascinating and multi-layered book challenges readers to discern where they are in their relationship with the Lord, and how to proceed to spiritual maturity. Homecoming is for experienced students of the Bible as well as anyone who has ever said, "I just don't get the Old Testament." After reading Homecoming, you'll get it like never before. Book jacket.



Casanova s Homecoming

Casanova s Homecoming Author Arthur Schnitzler
ISBN-10 9781421821726
Release 2006-07-01
Pages 132
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Casanova was in his fifty-third year. Though no longer driven by the lust of adventure that had spurred him in his youth, he was still hunted athwart the world, hunted now by a restlessness due to the approach of old age. His yearning for Venice, the city of his birth, grew so intense that, like a wounded bird slowly circling downwards in its death flight, he began to move in ever-narrowing circles. Again and again, during the last ten years of his exile, he had implored the Supreme Council for leave to return home. Erstwhile, in the drafting of these petitions - a work in which he was a past master - a defiant, wilful spirit seemed to have guided his pen; at times even he appeared to take a grim delight in his forwardness. But of late his requests had been couched in humble, beseeching words which displayed, ever more plainly, the ache of homesickness and genuine repentance.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Diana G. Gallagher
ISBN-10 9781434248879
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 144
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It's homecoming at Pine Creek High School, but everything is going wrong.



The Homecoming

The Homecoming Author Harold Pinter
ISBN-10 9780571300808
Release 2013-07-18
Pages 160
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'An exultant night - a man in total command of his talent.' Observer 'The most intense expression of compressed violence to be found anywhere in Pinter's plays.' The Times When Teddy, a professor in an American university, brings his wife Ruth to visit his old home in London, he finds his family still living in the house. In the conflict that follows, it is Ruth who becomes the focus of the family's struggle for supremacy.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Liz Smith Parkhurst
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105038662768
Release 1990-04
Pages 192
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The short stories of Southern writers often examine the family, occasionally in startling and unsettling ways, and contemporary writers in particular struggle with the family's opposing needs. In voices comic, tragic, lyrical and wry, twelve of the region's finest--including Eudora Welty and Truman Capote--present their portraits of the Southern family.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Cathy Kelly
ISBN-10 9781451620511
Release 2011-07-12
Pages 464
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From #1 international bestselling author Cathy Kelly comes a witty, warmhearted novel about friendship, forgiveness, and second chances. . . . Sometimes the only way forward . . . They say you can’t go home again, and truth be told, Eleanor Levine never planned to. Yet here she is, back in Ireland after a lifetime in New York, moving her treasured possessions—including her mother’s handwritten book of recipes for living—into a cozy Dublin apartment. With its picturesque Georgian villas, redbrick houses, and central garden, the Golden Square is just large enough for anonymity. At least, that’s what actress Megan Bouchier hopes, when a tabloid scandal sends her fleeing the paparazzi, back to the place she felt safest as a child. . . . is the road that takes you home. Rae, manager of the local café, has noticed the lovely, sad-eyed girl. There’s little Rae doesn’t notice, and every customer feels nourished by her food and her kindness, yet Rae’s own secret remains hidden. Connie O’Callaghan—with her fortieth birthday looming—has a secure teaching job, an abundance of blessings . . . and a deep-seated loneliness only her new neighbor Eleanor understands. And as the lives of the four women intertwine, each in her own way is learning about love, letting go—and that finding your way can lead to the last place you expected.



Heidegger and Homecoming

Heidegger and Homecoming Author Robert Mugerauer
ISBN-10 9780802098108
Release 2008
Pages 614
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Martin Heidegger's philosophical works devoted themselves to challenging previously held ontological notions of what constitutes "being," and much of his work focused on how beings interact within particular spatial locations. Frequently, Heidegger used the motifs of homelessness and homecoming in order to express such spatial interactions, and despite early and continued recognition of the importance of homelessness and homecoming, this is the first sustained study of these motifs in his later works. Utilizing both literary and philosophical analysis, Heidegger and Homecoming reveals the deep figural unity of the German philosopher's writings, by exploring not only these homecoming and homelessness motifs, but also the six distinctive voices that structure the apparent disorder of his works. In this illuminating and comprehensive study, Robert Mugerauer argues that these motifs and Heidegger's many voices are required to overcome and replace conventional and linear methods of logic and representation. Making use of material that has been both neglected and yet to be translated into English, Heidegger and Homecoming explains the elaborate means with which Heidegger proposed that humans are able to open themselves to others, while at the same time preserve their self-identity.



Homecoming

Homecoming Author Charlene Gilbert
ISBN-10 UOM:39015049683116
Release 2002-01-06
Pages 192
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A photographic essay which offers a striking and moving tribute to African-American farmers. This is the companion book to Gilbert's PBS documentary, HOMECOMING. Homecoming traces the history of black farmers from Reconstruction to the present, as they struggle to survive today. Homecoming pays tribute not only to the devastating losses they have suffered throughout the century, but also to the legacy of hope that endures in the story of African-Americans working the land. "Revisiting the unbearable hardships encountered by my great-grandparents, grandparents, and parents as they sought to survive the inhuman sharecropping system of the post-Civil War South—a system in many ways more brutal than slavery—my heart breaks again. But reading Homecoming's account of our ancestors' determined humility, obdurate courage, and fierce pride in and love of the land, my heart is healed. I see why there is such a thing as ancestor worship. I could not love my sharecropping ancestors more if I had created them myself. That black Southerners still love nature and revere the earth is the legacy of a people whose innate elegance and dignity was always expressed in essentials." —Alice Walker "An extraordinary gift. . . . A moving, lyrical, and important history: a tale of land, labor, love, and loss." —Farah Jasmine Griffin "Moving, highly informative, and valuable." —Barbara Neely, author of Blanche Cleans Up