Time for Change

Wie ich meiner Tochter die Wirtschaft erkläre

Author: Yanis Varoufakis

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446445250

Category: Political Science

Page: 180

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In "Time for Change" entfaltet Yanis Varoufakis die Grundlagen seines Denkens – indem er seiner Tochter in allgemeinverständlicher Sprache die Welt der Wirtschaft erklärt. Behutsam, Schritt für Schritt und doch voller Leidenschaft bringt er ihr und uns seine kritische Perspektive auf die europäische Finanzpolitik nahe.

Nicht ohne meine Tochter

Author: Betty Mahmoody,William Hoffer

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 9783404611300

Category: Fiction

Page: 543

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Die Autorin, von ihrem persischen Ehemann in Teheran festgehalten, hätte fliehen können, ihre Tochter aber sollte sie zurücklassen...

Letter To My Daughter

Author: Maya Angelou

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748122354

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to my Daughter reveals Maya Angelou's path to living well and living a life with meaning. Told in her own inimitable style, this book transcends genres and categories: it's part guidebook, part memoir, part poetry - and pure delight. Here in short essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons about compassion and fortitude. Whether she is recalling lost friends, extolling honesty or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice, Maya Angelou writes from the heart to millions of women. Like the rest of her remarkable work, Letter to My Daughter entertains and teaches. It is a book to cherish, savour, reread and share.

Letter to My Daughter

A Novel

Author: George Bishop

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0345519752

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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BONUS: This edition contains a Letter to My Daughter discussion guide. A fight, ended by a slap, sends Elizabeth out the door of her Baton Rouge home on the eve of her fifteenth birthday. Her mother, Laura, is left to fret and worry—and remember. Wracked with guilt as she awaits Liz’s return, Laura begins a letter to her daughter, hoping to convey “everything I’ve always meant to tell you but never have.” In her painfully candid confession, Laura shares memories of her own troubled adolescence in rural Louisiana, her bittersweet relationship with a boy she loved despite her parents’ disapproval, and a personal tragedy that she can never forget. An absorbing and affirming debut, Letter to My Daughter is a heartwrenching novel of mothers, daughters, and the lessons we all learn when we come of age. Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more. RandomHouseReadersCircle.com

To My Daughter, with Love

Author: Donna Green,Margery Williams

Publisher: Tide-Mark Press

ISBN: 9781883746018

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

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Description: Mothers and daughters share a special bond that grows out of love, respect, and the teaching of life's lessons. Based on the best-selling keepsake book of the same name, To My Daughter, With Love honors that inimitable relationship through original works of art by illustrator Donna Green accompanied by quotations that evoke times past and anticipation of the future. Notes: This title is based on the journal of the same name. Each image in the calendar is accompanied by a poem or quotation that expresses a different aspect of the unique relationship between mother and daughter. This calendar makes a great keepsake and will appeal to every woman. Donna Green has twelve book titles to her credit. Her original paintings have hung in the White House, as well as in museums and in many prestigious collections around the world.

Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

or, How Capitalism Works--and How It Fails

Author: Yanis Varoufakis

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 0374718431

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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In Talking to My Daughter About the Economy, activist Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former finance minister and the author of the international bestseller Adults in the Room, pens a series of letters to his young daughter, educating her about the business, politics, and corruption of world economics. Yanis Varoufakis has appeared before heads of nations, assemblies of experts, and countless students around the world. Now, he faces his most important—and difficult—audience yet. Using clear language and vivid examples, Varoufakis offers a series of letters to his young daughter about the economy: how it operates, where it came from, how it benefits some while impoverishing others. Taking bankers and politicians to task, he explains the historical origins of inequality among and within nations, questions the pervasive notion that everything has its price, and shows why economic instability is a chronic risk. Finally, he discusses the inability of market-driven policies to address the rapidly declining health of the planet his daughter’s generation stands to inherit. Throughout, Varoufakis wears his expertise lightly. He writes as a parent whose aim is to instruct his daughter on the fundamental questions of our age—and through that knowledge, to equip her against the failures and obfuscations of our current system and point the way toward a more democratic alternative.

To My Daughter with Love

On the Important Things in Life

Author: Susan Polis Schutz

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.

ISBN: 9781598421729

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 96

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This elegant new edition of Susan Polis Schutz's most beloved work includes the poems and advice of earlier editions, plus new poems inspired by her daughter growing up into a young woman and leaving home. Steven Schutz's sensitive ilustrations envelop Susan's poetry in an artistic expression of his love for his daughter and her mother. The result is a loving celebration of the joy and pride that all parents feel for their unique, beautiful daughters.

A Letter to My Daughter

Author: Kim S

Publisher: Polished Publishing Group

ISBN: 0986486930

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Letter to My Daughter copyright 2007, 2009 by Kim S. All rights reserved. Where my first book, A Letter to My Son, took me ten years to complete (from initial conception to publication), this second book was written in only two months time. It seemed to flow out of my mind faster than my hands could type ... a wonderful dilemma for a writer. When I wrote A Letter to My Daughter, I was in a positive frame of mind, and I wanted to find the best way I could to express that. I also wanted to show how my mindset had evolved over the past three years-to really contrast this book with my first. [ So, where the first book dwells on dark topics like adversity and victimization, the second is focused on hope and personal accountability. [ Where the first book cover is a pale yellow and gray colour, the second is covered with all kinds of colours. [ My author picture on the first book is done in black and white, I appear sombre in it, and I'm standing alone with my back against a wall; my author picture on the second book is done in full colour, I appear cheerful in it, and I'm surrounded by people I love. [ Of course, the puzzle also symbolizes our interconnection regardless of our individual beliefs. That was the purpose of this cover and book as a whole. It is me expressing a very joyful time in my life and sharing it with those I love. It is intended as an empowering message about being true to yourself while respecting other people's choices. It's about honouring all the different beliefs in our world and celebrating their similarities rather than belabouring their differences.

Letters to My Daughters

Author: Emma Hannigan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473660068

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ** Some books are guaranteed to break your heart - and put it back together again. Letters to my Daughters is one of those wonderful books. Throughout their lives, the three Brady sisters have always been closer to their nanny May than to their own mother, Martha a busy midwife. May always thought of them as her daughters so when she dies suddenly, the sisters are left devastated -- especially when they learn that letters intended for them from May with final words of advice and love have gone missing. But what words of advice could the sisters need? Beatrice, owner of exclusive wedding boutiques, is busy and fulfilled. Rose has a beautiful daughter, a luxurious home and a thriving interiors company. And Jeannie, married to a wealthy plastic surgeon in L.A., wants for nothing. Except that each of the sisters carries a secret ... As they gather for the reading of May's will in Dublin, they must face some life-changing decisions. Will they ever learn the words of advice May had for them and discover who took the letters? Letters to my Daughters is a spellbinding story about the complicated bonds between women -- daughters, mothers, sisters -- and how love and happiness comes in many guises.

To My Daughter

A father’s tips on living life in the 21st Century

Author: Suvro Chatterjee

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 9383808454

Category: Self-Help

Page: 290

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Remember the long debates about what matters in life? Wish you could find a book which offers practical tips for living well? You are holding that book now – so, come aboard. From learning about your personality to making wise career choices and changes, from nurturing a healthy body and mind to understanding the place of money, politics, poetry, science, art, books, friendship, time, dreams, beauty, Karma, laughter and God in your life – this book covers all that and more. To My Daughter is for all ambitious and inquisitive young people, as well as parents, teachers and thinking citizens who are facing the challenges of living life in today’s world. Unlike most contemporary self-help books, this one does not make life sound all easy and exciting, but says it like it is: a great struggle, but also a great adventure.

Letters to My Daughter

Author: Frances Holloway

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1483687147

Category: Poetry

Page: 54

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This book came about when my only daughter passed away in the early morning of Easter Sunday 2013. She had cancer. She was doing very well. The day before she passed, on Saturday, she and her loving husband had gone to do some shopping. They ate dinner, watched a movie, and went to bed around 10:00 p.m. or so. Her husband found her about 4:00 a.m., hanging over the bathtub. She was gone. That was the darkest day of my life. She was only forty-four years old and a new grandmother. She loved her babies and her husband. She is dearly missed.

Notes to My Daughter

Before You Go

Author: Vesna M. Bailey

Publisher: OMNI Publishing

ISBN: 0981017312

Category: Self-Help

Page: 211

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Inspiring and heart-stirring, this is an Award-winning Gift book that says everything a mother would say to her daughter as she leaves her childhood behind. Gentle words of wisdom filled guidance and inspiration, paired with beautiful black and white photo images, serve to empower, uplift and encourage daughters at any age to believe in a full and happy life as they recognize the greatness that lies within them, and all around them. Whispered in the voice of every mother, these Notes send one off to chase an uncommon happiness!

100 Commandments to My Daughter Larin

Author: Mustafa Kayyali

Publisher: Lighthouse Books for Translation and Publishing via PublishDrive

ISBN: 1399211110

Category: Fiction

Page: 20

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My daughter Larin.. It has been one year and a half since you came to this world.. since your fascinating comingilluminated my world and lightened the dark in my heart.. Here are my commandments my little angel.. take them from me.. they are the commandments of a friend to his girlfriend.. I have no pleasure in this life my girl except for your pleasure.. my ultimate goal is to see you a successful person in this community. Now, in this moment, I can look at you while you are playing and laughing.. while you are eating and sleeping.. while you are smiling and acting in a naughty way. You are my sweet little angel.. you are my queen my little babe. Please take these commandments in the heart of yours because you are going to need them whenever you grow up.. Remember my little girl.. you are my girlfriend. Never be afraid of me because no friend be afraid from his portrait in the face of his true friend. One day my girl.. one day, you are going to read these commandments. I do not know hence, whether we would be together, or that each one is living separately..

A Letter to My Daughter

Author: Carla Hutton Batchelor

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1600343953

Category: Religion

Page: 72

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This guide for parents focuses on helping them assist their daughters on their spiritual journey from birth through adulthood and into a successful life in Jesus Christ. (Practical Life)

A Letter to My Daughter

Life Experiences of a World War II P.O.W.

Author: Frank Gill

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1434390411

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 180

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The rain was pouring down; it was a cold dreary spring afternoon as April, in the big apple can be. My self, and the press pool, were standing out side the Court House, on the covered landing. We were waiting for the verdict to come in. The jury had been out, sequestered in a small room for six days; and were on the ragged edge! The case involved the brutal murders of six known prostitutes, savagely beaten in there beds; with a baseball bat while they slept! The man charged with the crime, was an ex-Marine. A "Gulf War" veteran, with a history of street violence, mental instability at times; and an alcoholic! He saw a lot of action; and had medals of valor to prove it! To bad, he ended up this way. I didn't think he fit the profile as a murderer! I was dropped off and left; at St. Jude's Orphanage, as an infant. My friends call me D.J. My name is "Damian Jude"- (Named, after the patron saint) By Sister Anne, the mother superior at the home. I never got adopted! I was a drug addicted baby! --- I'm a private investigator!

A Letter to My Daughter

Author: Michael B. Dodd

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1600340881

Category: Fiction

Page: 164

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Michael Ireland has a pen, a notebook, and five days to live! In that time, his desire to bring his daughter to Christ will tax the resources of all three.

Letters To My Daughter's Killer

Author: Cath Staincliffe

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1780335725

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ITV3 CRIME THRILLER BOOK CLUB Grandmother Ruth Sutton writes to the man she hates more than anyone else on the planet: the man who she believes killed her daughter Lizzie in a brutal attack four years earlier. Ruth's burden of grief and hatred, has only grown heavier with the passing of time, her avid desire for vengeance ever stronger. In writing to him Ruth hopes to exorcise the corrosive emotions that are destroying her life, to find the truth and with it release and a way forward. Whether she can ever truly forgive him is another matter - but the letters are her last, best hope. Letters To My Daughter's Killer exposes the aftermath of violent crime for an ordinary family and explores fundamental questions of crime and punishment. How do we deal with the very human desire for revenge? If we get justice does reconciliation follow? Can we really forgive those who do us the gravest wrong? Could you?

Letters to My Daughter

A Father Writes about Torah and the Jewish Woman

Author: Walter Orenstein

Publisher: Jason Aronson Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 264

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Through a series of letters from a father to his college-age daughter, Dr. Walter Orenstein traces the role and the history of women in the Torah and shows, through text and commentary, that in traditional Jewish society the status of women is equal to that of men, though their function is often quite different. Letters to My Daughter: A Father Writes about Torah and the Jewish Woman introduces the reader to the Oral Law, to the exciting realm of Halakhah, and to some of the essential principles of Jewish philosophy. Although this work is addressed to a college student, it is meant for all women and men regardless of their backgrounds. Those who have a limited background in Jewish studies and seek an understanding of the principles of Jewish belief and the way that these principles impact upon her or his life will find this book a useful beginning to the world of Jewish scholarship. Those students whose Jewish education has taken them far beyond the rudiments of Torah knowledge but who are concerned with the status of women in Orthodox Judaism and lack the training to probe the sources on their own will find this book enlightening. This book also addresses itself to the Jewish man or woman who was raised in the secular world but who now searches for truth, meaning, and purpose in the Torah, hoping that its words will provide spiritual guidance, personal insight, and divine wisdom.