A Fractured Conjuring

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781612966229

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

View: 6015

Critically-acclaimed author Chloe Sender is lost. Lost in an abusive past; lost within her fragmented mind. And she is lost within the pages of her own incomplete manuscript - a story she barely remembers writing that haunts her with every word, with every increasingly twisted sentence. Sleep-deprived and driven to complete the soul-destroying work, she begins to tear at the seams of her relationships. Her nightmares escalate in intensity and violence until she attempts to destroy the work for the sake of her sanity. But just outside her consciousness there is someone else - some thing else that will not be silenced. Shimmering at the periphery of her vision, capering through her nightmares and seeping into the pages of her manuscript, an ancient evil is in pursuit.

Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic

Conjuring Memory in the Spaces of the AfroAtlantic

Author: D˜w˜ti DŽsir

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1304722449

Category: African Americans

Page: 85

View: 8962

Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic is a visual essay with over 70 photographs of memorials, monuments and places of memory related to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Part travel journal and part historical log, Dowoti Desir's color images and provocative writing take readers to the haunted places they dare not go but have to, if our societies are to repair themselves.--Provided by publisher.

A Fractured Truth

Author: Carol Brennan

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483570185

Category: Fiction

Page: 752

View: 8213

One moment is all it takes to change the course of a life. For successful young jewelry designer Grace Leshansky that moment came when she shot and killed her charismatic con-man husband, Paul Boudreau. Grace never denied the act. She never spoke about the moments just before when her finger tightened around the trigger — when Paul ripped her world apart with one more lie. Or was it a truth? Manslaughter. Seven years in prison. When she’s released, Grace is a woman indelibly changed. She returns to New York City, where she finds her father vanished, maybe dead. Her career, friends, money...gone too. What now? A Fractured Truth is a twisting, highly charged story of love and trust turned inside out for a complex woman who can’t stop believing. ****A Fractured Truth was previously published under the pseudonym Caroline Slate***

Art from a Fractured Past

Memory and Truth Telling in Post–Shining Path Peru

Author: Cynthia E. Milton

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822377462

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 1438

Peru's Truth and Reconciliation Commission not only documented the political violence of the 1980s and 1990s but also gave Peruvians a unique opportunity to examine the causes and nature of that violence. In Art from a Fractured Past, scholars and artists expand on the commission's work, arguing for broadening the definition of the testimonial to include various forms of artistic production as documentary evidence. Their innovative focus on representation offers new and compelling perspectives on how Peruvians experienced those years and how they have attempted to come to terms with the memories and legacies of violence. Their findings about Peru offer insight into questions of art, memory, and truth that resonate throughout Latin America in the wake of "dirty wars" of the last half century. Exploring diverse works of art, including memorials, drawings, theater, film, songs, painted wooden retablos (three-dimensional boxes), and fiction, including an acclaimed graphic novel, the contributors show that art, not constrained by literal truth, can generate new opportunities for empathetic understanding and solidarity. Contributors. Ricardo Caro Cárdenas, Jesús Cossio, Ponciano del Pino, Cynthia M. Garza, Edilberto Jímenez Quispe, Cynthia E. Milton, Jonathan Ritter, Luis Rossell, Steve J. Stern, María Eugenia Ulfe, Víctor Vich, Alfredo Villar

Fractured Thrones

Godly Games (Web of Hearts)

Author: Jamie Magee

Publisher: Jamie Magee


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 8951

Instantly absorbing, spellbinding mind trip! Do you think you know this series? Grip your facts like a shield, then. Jamie Magee puts you at Willow Haywood’s side in Fractured Thrones as she twists the urban fantasy world around Willow. Once cast into an alternate reality Willow finds herself blindly inside out at Drake and Landen's side. No one is in the right place, but close enough that the chilling fiction is nearly believable. Ready or not, a known villain morphs into the spotlight granting an entirely new view of the Web of Hearts. A supernatural view only a God could possess. Hold on tight, the tide of the war is shifting. “This was the truth of the war of hearts, as one hell surrenders to its demise another is swelling, and in the end we find no victories, only higher stakes.” – Donalt, God of Fear. Special note to the reader: This Novel is part of the “Web of Hearts and Souls,” a massive story where more than one series connect. The series can be read separately or together. COMBINED WEB OF HEARTS AND SOULS READING ORDER: Insight, Embody, Image, Whispers of the Damned, Witness, Vital, Vindicate, Synergy, Enflame, Redefined, Rivulet, Imperial, Blakeshire, Derive, Emanate, Exaltation, Disavow, The Witches, Revolt, Scorched Souls, Fractured Thrones, Conjuring Royals ( Drake’s Book). *If you are a fan of Adult Paranormal Edge (Season 1&2) can be read with the Web of Hearts, before of after Exaltation--the stories share the same characters. Season 3 can be read after Scorched Souls. INSIGHT READING ORDER: Insight, Embody, Image, Vital, Vindicate, Enflame, Rivulet, Imperial, Blakeshire (Drake's Story), Emanate, Exaltation, Disavow, Fractured Thrones, and Conjuring Royals (Drakes Book) SEE READING ORDER: Whispers of the Damned, Witness of a Broken Heart, Synergy of Souls, Redefined Love Affair, Derive (Aden's Beginning), A Lovers Revolt, Scorched Souls. EDGE SERIES READING ORDER Alphas Rise, Dark Lure, Sacred Betrayal, Risen Lovers, Fall of Kings, Queens Rise, Stolen Son, Disloyal Souls, Aftermath. CONTEMPORARY NOVELS: First Love, Second Chance Series of Stand alone novels: Deploy, Disengage, Impulsion, and Friction. Fans of Suzanne Collins or Veronica Roth, this book series is one you do not want to miss. We all fell hard for Twilight. We lost ourselves in the teen angst of Fallen and Hush, Hush. We found courage in the pages of Hunger Games & Divergent. Our imagination was on fire inside of Mortal Instruments, Throne of Glass, and The Red Queen. And now we have the compelling, enigmatic, character driven thrill ride of the long reaching contemporary fantasy series INSIGHT.

A Fractured Mind

My Life with Multiple Personality Disorder

Author: Robert B. Oxnam

Publisher: Hyperion


Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 6126

In 1989, Robert B. Oxnam, the successful China scholar and president of the Asia Society, faced up to what he thought was his biggest personal challenge: alcoholism. But this dependency masked a problem far more serious: Multiple Personality Disorder.At the peak of his professional career, after having led the Asia Society for nearly a decade, Oxnam was haunted by periodic blackouts and episodic rages. After his family and friends intervened, Oxnam received help from a psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey Smith, and entered a rehab center. It wasn+t until 1990 during a session with Dr. Smith that the first of Oxnam+s eleven alternate personalities-an angry young boy named Tommy-suddenly emerged. With Dr. Smith+s help, Oxnam began the exhausting and fascinating process of uncovering his many personalities and the childhood trauma that caused his condition. This is the powerful and moving story of one person+s struggle with this terrifying illness. The book includes an epilogue by Dr. Smith in which he describes Robert+s case, the treatment, and the nature of multiple personality disorder. Robert+s courage in facing his situation and overcoming his painful past makes for a dramatic and inspiring book.

Notes from a Fractured Country

Selected Journalism

Author: Jonny Steinberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781868422937

Category: Journalism

Page: 327

View: 6745

Award-winning author Jonny Steinberg probes, with characteristic insight and empathy, the schisms, ironies and anomalies that continue to plague South African society. Join Steinberg as he meets a poverty-stricken old man who spends most of his state pension maintaining a black Mercedes Benz; as he comes to the conclusion that Thabo Mbeki is an Afro-pessimist; as he walks through Pollsmoor Prison on the eve of the invasion of Iraq and believes that he sees in the jail's corridors the reasons why America's impending war in the Middle East will fail; and as he chastises the Constitutional Court for trying so hard to be politically correct that it ends up entrenching the very AIDS stigma it sought to fight. For the past five years, Steinberg has been recording the events and situations, some of which are deeply disturbing, that he has witnessed on his travels across South Africa in his fortnightly column on Business Day's leader page. Here is the best of that journalism.

Peak Condition

Winning Strategies to Prevent, Treat, and Rehabilitate All Sports Injuries

Author: James G. Garrick,Peter Radetsky

Publisher: Crown Pub


Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 782

A guide that identifies sports injuries, tells what causes them, and suggests treatments.

Rosebud Hill, Volume 1

Searching for Willoughby

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533100566


Page: 276

View: 9568

Searching for Willoughby: Tucker ran away from everything he loved. He thought he could outrun death. He was wrong. Neglecting Mother: Some roads aren't meant to be traveled. Some places aren't meant to be disturbed. Sometimes the dead should stay dead. Dachau Dreaming: Disease doesn't like to be contained. It wants company...it wants to breed.

Belonging Too Well

Portraits of Identity in Cynthia Ozick's Fiction

Author: Miriam Sivan

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 143842518X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 246

View: 6547

Shows how Ozick’s characters attempt to mediate a complex Jewish identity, one that bridges the differences between traditional Judaism and secular American culture.

The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self

Subjectivity and Representation from Rimbaud to Réda

Author: Susan Harrow

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802087225

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 269

View: 1763

In The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self, Susan Harrow explores the fascinating interrelation of subjectivity, materiality, and representation in the poetry and related texts of four modern French writers: Arthur Rimbaud, Guillaume Apollinaire, Francis Ponge, and Jacques Réda. She demonstrates the richness and the relevance of modern French poetry for today's readers, putting contemporary thought to work on the fractured self emerging in the post-Baudelairian lyric. Harrow addresses the widely perceived marginalization of poetry in the writing/theory debate, demonstrating that the emergence of a self at once shaped by and straining against material, historical, subjective, and cultural impediments reveals fertile relations between theory and poetry. Where purer forms of postmodernist thinking have stressed the dissolution and dispersal of the human subject, new approaches informed by cultural studies, autobiography theory, and gender studies work to recover fictions of experience and retrieve submerged narratives of the self. Probing the activity of textual self-recovery among the debris of history and fantasy, visuality and desire, and culture and corporeality, The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self imparts something of the startling beauty and the raw urgency of poetry writing across the broad modern period.

Why Sports Morally Matter

Author: William Morgan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134246781

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 8744

When we accept that advertisers and sponsors dictate athletic schedules, that success in sport is measured by revenue, that athletes’ loyalties lie with their commercial agents instead of teams and that game rules exist to be tested and broken in the pursuit of a win, what does our regard for sport say about the moral and political well-being of our society? Why Sports Morally Matter is a deeply critical examination of pressing ethical issues in sports – and in society as a whole. Exploring the broad historical context of modern America, William J. Morgan argues that the current state of sports is a powerful indictment of our wealth-driven society and hyper-individualistic way of life. Taking on critics from all sides of the political debate, Morgan makes the case that, despite the negating effect of free market values, sport still possesses important features that encourage social, moral and political values crucial to the flourishing of a democratic polity. It is this potential to transform society and the individual that makes sport a key battleground in the struggle for the moral soul of twenty-first century America.

Dark Thoughts

A Collection of Dark Tales

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781480009981

Category: Fiction

Page: 114

View: 1118

Everyone has a dark thought now and then. But sometimes our dark thoughts have us. These thoughts are capable of great evil, but also redemption. Herein lies an even dozen dark tales, to be read with the lights low and the doors locked."Take the simple complexity of Mondrian, fill it with the passion of Klimt, the psychology of Munch, then look at it all through stereo-blind Rembrandt eyes and convert it into words; that's the best way I can think of to describe the darkly poetic writing of Martin Reaves." ~ Trent Zelazny, author of Too Late to Call Texas and Butterfly Potion.

Ontario's Old-growth Forests

A Guidebook Complete with History, Ecology, and Maps

Author: Michael Henry,Peter Quinby

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited


Category: History

Page: 232

View: 3734

Who would have thought that dwarf cedar trees growing on the Niagara Escarpment could live to be nearly 2000 years old. Or that the small bonsai cedars lining the shorelines of the Canadian shield measure their ages in centuries. Old growth pine trees in Temagami are often over 10 stories tall, but these are young sprouts compared to trees of yesteryear, which were as much as 20 stories high. Ontario's old growth forests are fantastical and mysterious, but who knows where to find one. Most people in this province live within an hour's drive of an old growth forest, but do not know it. The ecology of these stands is engrossing. Fire scars on these trees, for example, provide an indisputable record of forest fire activity in Ontario. Small hemlock saplings, over 100 years old, have been growing at infinitesimal rates, waiting for a gap to open in the forest canopy.