Download e-book for iPad: The Lillie Delores Simmons Ward Story: An Accomplished Life by George Ward

By George Ward

Lillie Delores Simmons Ward shared her testimony of God’s love, grace, and faithfulness all through her existence. This booklet is a special memorial assortment of:

her various achievements and accomplishments

tributes and tales from kinfolk, pals, and esteemed colleagues

the heritage, actions, and accomplishments of the Emmanuel Church of the dwelling God
Church leaders earlier and present

Ministry of Seals

Sermons

A wealthy number of photographs

Readers will lengthy cherish this memorial honoring Lillie Delores Simmons Ward’s spirit and reflecting the loving relationships she welcomed. Lillie Simmons Ward was once a girl who really enjoyed her kin and community.

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Afternoons in Ithaka - download pdf or read online

By Spiri Tsintziras

a captivating memoir of self-discovery, relatives, connection and the facility of a tomato. 'I bear in mind crusty just-baked bread, rubbed with juicy tomato flesh, swimming in a puddle of thick eco-friendly olive oil. i'm seven years previous. I sit down on a stool in my grandmother's residence. it's the peak of summer time in a seashore village within the south of Greece. We little Aussies consume 'tomato sandwiches' because the kin chats and laughs and swats flies ...' From the 1st heady flavor of tomatoes on home-baked bread in her mother's village in Petalidi, to sitting at a taverna a few 30 years later in Ithaka together with her younger family members, Spiri tsintziras is going on a culinary, artistic and non secular trip that propels her backward and forward among Europe and Australia. those evocative, humorous and poignant tales discover how nutrition and tradition, language and track, and other people and their tales support to create a feeling of that means and identity.

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Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute by Ivy Anderson,Devon Angus PDF

By Ivy Anderson,Devon Angus

Winner of the 2015 California ancient Society e-book Award

In 1913 the San Francisco Bulletin released a serialized, ghostwritten memoir of a prostitute who glided by the moniker Alice Smith. "A Voice from the Underworld" exact Alice's humble Midwestern upbringing and her fight to discover aboveboard paintings, and candidly comparable the harrowing occasions she continued after getting into "the life." whereas prostitute narratives have been released ahead of, by no means had they been as frank of their dialogue of the underworld, together with subject matters equivalent to abortion, police corruption, and the unwritten legislation of the brothel. through the sequence, Alice strongly criticized the society that failed her and such a lot of different ladies, yet, simply as acutely, she longed to be welcomed again from the margins. The reaction to Alice's tale was once unheard of: 4 thousand letters poured into the Bulletin, lots of which have been written via different prostitutes able to percentage their very own tales; and it encouraged what could have been the 1st intercourse employee rights protest in smooth history.
For the 1st time in print given that 1913, Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute provides the memoirs of Alice Smith and a variety of letters responding to her tale. An advent contextualizes "A Voice from the Underworld" amid revolutionary period sensationalistic journalism and moving rules of gender roles, and divulges issues in Alice's tale that stretch to matters dealing with intercourse employees today.

Published in collaboration with the California historic Society

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Read e-book online Pulling Back the Covers: Based on a True Story (PBC Book 1) PDF

By Diamond P

Being born used to be her merely mistake or so unfastened was once raised to think. She used to be tortured relentlessly by means of her start mom and molested by way of her step-father beginning on the age of three. That used to be just a hand filled with her difficulties. She walked via hell and made it to the opposite aspect. keep on with this gripping story of the woman who simply desired to be FREE

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Download PDF by Uma Chakravarti: Rewriting History: The Life and Times of Pandita Ramabai

By Uma Chakravarti

during this vintage research of Pandita Ramabai's existence, Uma Chakravarti brings to gentle one of many optimal thinkers of nineteenth-century India and considered one of its earliest feminists. A pupil and an eloquent speaker, Ramabai was once no stranger to controversy. Her critique of Brahminical patriarchy used to be in sharp distinction to Annie Besant, who championed the reason for Hindu society. And in an act obvious by means of modern Hindu society as a betrayal not just of her faith yet of her state, Ramabai – herself a high-caste Hindu widow – selected to transform to Christianity. Chakravarti's publication sticks out as the most very important reviews of gender and gear relatives in colonial India, with specific emphasis on problems with category and caste.

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Download e-book for iPad: Sex By Design: The Betty Dodson Story by Betty Dodson Ph.D,Carlin Ross

By Betty Dodson Ph.D,Carlin Ross

Betty Dodson's memoir is the tale of 1 woman's fight to free up woman sexuality whereas having fun with her personal.

In the 70’s because the feminist flow advanced targeting numerous platform concerns, equivalent pay, voter registration, Betty latched directly to sexual liberation as an emblem for self empowerment. knowing that such a lot of girls were not having fun with intercourse she requested, “how may girls ever be really equivalent in the event that they have been reliant on males for his or her sexual satisfaction.”

She quick grew to become the chief of the intercourse optimistic feminist flow and the remaining is history.

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Download e-book for kindle: Bend or Break by Roberta Monroe Keenan

By Roberta Monroe Keenan

'Damn you, Cole,' the phrases burst from my mouth, and the tears eventually got here. Sarah began to cry yet Catherine hushed her and we persevered. My weeping was once the one sound. Cole's face was once ashen, his mouth was once tight, and his knuckles have been white the place he gripped the guidance wheel. i'd pay for these 3 phrases. i might pay.' while Amy Whitlock married Cole Morgan, she wasn't convinced what she sought after. She craved pleasure and experience a long way past the plodding farm lifestyles she had recognized. yet she additionally longed for her own residence, a nest packed with loving kin and shared by means of a good-looking, supportive husband. She by no means anticipated for herself the lifestyles she bought, years packed with drudgery, poverty, intimidation, and abuse Cole Morgan was once carelessly good-looking, with an attention grabbing smile and powerful, angular stature. these with regards to him knew that this show off external concealed a violent mood, cheating wish, and an overriding selfishness. He chased ladies and funds, yet came upon girls the better objective. Bend or holiday is a narrative of survival and a window into an early 20th century kin, its hardships, and the lifetime of a girl who had no selection yet to Bend or holiday that allows you to carry all of it jointly. writer Roberta Monroe Keenan has spent a life-time placing phrases to paper in numerous types. She is a retired enterprise government and is living in Michigan together with her husband, Jim.

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Nellie Remembered - download pdf or read online

By Irene Rose Light

"I used to be born on may perhaps 24, 1939 in Makati, Philippines and named Irene Rose, the 5th baby of Newton and Nellie mild and raised in Virginia and California. I accomplished years collage in Compton, California, meaning to turn into a type Illustrator/ dressmaker. as a substitute, i began operating as a Clerk /Secretary within the clinical box. My final agency as a manager used to be with a division of security Contractor dependent in la. I Retired in March 2006.

For years after leaving the nest, I visited my mom and dad on a regular basis. Their domestic used to be the place all relations and acquaintances amassed for Sunday dinners, vital celebrations and vacations. After my retirement, my mom handed approach may well third, an identical yr because of her declining well-being and age. Our kinfolk came across closure as months handed, sharing many stories approximately her. After the 1st anniversary of her demise, I informed my siblings i wanted to inform Mama’s tale. Her tricky younger existence and marriage, surviving global warfare II, a sour divorce and deep main issue concerning the welfare of her first seven childrens. eventually, she had a significant existence with Peter in California and having 4 extra childrens.

Nellie, a spouse, mom and grandmother, exercised her correct to be, for the entire days of her existence.

May I say, with the little adventure i've got in inventive writing, less authorship, in 2007, i began outlining bits and items at the computer and this 12 months, I accomplished Mama’s biography. i am hoping my siblings and different kinfolk will take pleasure in it and compensate for a few relatives historical past. different readers who end the publication may possibly be encouraged to write a tale approximately an individual specified they wish remembered.
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David Hursh,Chris Goertzen's Good Medicine and Good Music: A Biography of Mrs. Joe PDF

By David Hursh,Chris Goertzen

Alice Morgan individual (1840–1913) used to be a colourful North Carolinian. Born prosperous and married good, she fell into problem after the Civil warfare yet remarkably overcame it through advertising and marketing her personal patent drugs and enjoying and sharing her preparations of people tunes. provided this is her formerly unpublished autobiography in addition to a close account of her existence according to new learn and first-hand money owed. Her position within the histories of yank patent medication and southern folks track are discussed.

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New PDF release: I Can't Cry In Colors

By Linda O'Connor-Barnett

"This is the tale of my lifestyles, the demise of that existence, and my lifestyles after my life’s demise. it could actually no longer continually be up-beat, yet each feeling is sincere. I wrote it to be learn as if we have been sitting at my kitchen desk having espresso and conversing. I don’t presume to be a scholarly author, so endure with me whilst I ramble. there's a message built-in within the pages that may impact everybody and may, optimistically, aid a person; perhaps even you.

THIS publication used to be WRITTEN on reflection. a number of the NAMES were replaced to guard THE responsible, in addition to MYSELF.

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