The Gift Of Story

Author : Emily Griesinger
ISBN : 9781932792478
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Gift of Story brings contemporary literature and film into conversation with the grand Christian narrative. This book examines the specific connections between contemporary cultural meta-narratives (the stories humans typically tell about themselves) and the ideas of hope found in Christianity. Despite postmodernism's skepticism about narrative, the dialogue with contemporary fiction, drama, music and film demonstrates that the Christian story can engender and sustain hope.
Category: Performing Arts

The Gift Of Stories

Author : Robert Atkinson
ISBN : 0897894308
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 63.13 MB
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Shows how telling our own stories can dramatically change our lives.
Category: Psychology

The Gift Of Story

Author : Marion Halligan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029130262
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A celebration of 25 years of short story publishing, this volume includes work by outstanding Australian writers such as Peter Carey, Olga Masters, Jannette Turner Hospital, Kate Grenville, Nicholas Jose, Beverley Farmer, Liam Davison, & Michael Wilding.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Fantastic Holiday Season

Author : Nina Kiriki Hoffman
ISBN : 1614752028
Genre : Christmas stories
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'Tis the Season-for 14 more magical, macabre and merry tales to make your Holidays ... Fantastic! Gingerbread houses, caroling carolers, brightly trimmed trees, big family dinners, pristine snowfalls ... the familiar pleasures of the season. But what better pleasure is there than a good holiday story? So open this winter solstice sampler and indulge in funny festive fantasies, nightmares before Christmas, and stunning space-age celebrations ... these stories will warms hearts and minds like a blazing Yule log. Fantastic Holiday Stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Mercedes Lackey, Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Jonathan Maberry, Eric James Stone, Nina Kiriki Hoffman., Quincy J Allen, Ken Scholes, Sam Knight, David Boop, Heather Graham, Brad R. Torgersen, Patricia Briggs
Category: Christmas stories

The Gift Of Story

Author : Clarissa Pinkola Estés
ISBN : 0345388356
Genre : Fiction
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A heartwarming story, perfect for the holidays, is beautifully rendered by the noted storyteller and Jungian analyst who brought readers Women Who Run with the Wolves. Original.
Category: Fiction

Gift Of Story

Author : Carmen M Clark
ISBN : 9781491818695
Genre : Fiction
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Charlotte's tidy and simple life gets turned on it's side when she loses a poker game to Juniper, a faerie. The anti? Juniper gets to move in with Charlotte while Charlotte writes out a story Juniper tells her: A story of the faerie Queen Arum, of the Dark King, of a magic crystal and of the O'Malley family, who find themselves in the middle of a battle between good and evil. Charlotte's now chaotic life forces her to stretch her limits both socially and emotionally and she finds that maybe she needs a little excitement after all.
Category: Fiction

The Gift Of The Magi And Other Short Stories

Author : O. Henry
ISBN : 9780486110073
Genre : Fiction
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Sixteen captivating stories by one of America's most popular storytellers. Included are such classics as "The Gift of the Magi," "The Last Leaf," and "The Ransom of Red Chief." Publisher's Note.
Category: Fiction

The Gift Of The Magi

Author : O. Henry
ISBN : 0871295261
Genre :
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Sixteen captivating stories by one of America's most popular storytellers. Included are such classics as "The Gift of the Magi," "The Last Leaf" and "The Ransom of Red Chief." Publisher's Note.

The Gift Of Valor

Author : Michael M. Phillips
ISBN : 0767921585
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 84.1 MB
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The true story of US Marine Corporal Jason Dunham's brave act that saved fellow Marines and earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor. Corporal Dunham was on patrol near the Syrian border, on April 14, 2004, when a black-clad Iraqi leaped out of a car and grabbed him around his neck. Fighting hand-to-hand in the dirt, Dunham saw his attacker drop a grenade and made the instantaneous decision to place his own helmet over the explosive in the hope of containing the blast and protecting his men. When the smoke cleared, Dunham’s helmet was in shreds, and the corporal lay face down in his own blood. The Marines beside him were seriously wounded. Dunham was subsequently nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation’ s highest award for military valor. Phillips’s minute-by-minute chronicle of the chaotic fighting that raged throughout the area and culminated in Dunham’s injury provides a grunt’s-eye view of war as it’s being fought today—fear, confusion, bravery, and suffering set against a brotherhood forged in combat. His account of Dunham’s eight-day journey home and of his parents’ heartrending reunion with their son powerfully illustrates the cold brutality of war and the fragile humanity of those who fight it. Dunham leaves an indelible mark upon all who know his story, from the doctors and nurses who treat him, to the readers of the original Wall Street Journal article that told of his singular act of valor.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Gift Of Ethics

Author : Trevor George Hunsberger Bechtel
ISBN : 9781625644251
Genre : Religion
File Size : 36.18 MB
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Structured on the Beatitudes, The Gift of Ethics is a short, readable introduction to the major ideas in Christian ethics. Bechtel engages the reader through stories to draw out reflection on the good life.
Category: Religion