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Touched by the Sun

By Carly Simon
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  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Isbn : 0374721718
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 604
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

The instant New York Times bestseller | Named one of the ten best books of 2019 by People magazine A chance encounter at a summer party on Martha’s Vineyard blossomed into an improbable but enduring friendship. Carly Simon and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis made an unlikely pair—Carly, a free and artistic spirit still reeling from her recent divorce, searching for meaning, new love, and an anchor; and Jackie, one of the most celebrated, meticulous, unknowable women in American history. Nonetheless, over the next decade their lives merged in inextricable and complex ways, and they forged a connection deeper than either could ever have foreseen. The time they spent together—lingering lunches and creative collaborations, nights out on the town and movie dates—brought a welcome lightness and comfort to their days, but their conversations often veered into more profound territory as they helped each other navigate the shifting waters of life lived, publicly, in the wake of great love and great loss. An intimate, vulnerable, and insightful portrait of the bond that grew between two iconic and starkly different American women, Carly Simon’s Touched by the Sun is a chronicle, in loving detail, of the late friendship she and Jackie shared. It is a meditation on the ways someone can unexpectedly enter our lives and change its course, as well as a celebration of kinship in all its many forms. "In Touched by the Sun, Simon reveals an easy-going, playful side of [Jackie] that most people never saw — sneaking a smoke during intermission at the opera, frolicking in the ocean off the Vineyard . . . The woman who would later edit several of Simon’s children’s books was 'just fun to be around.'" —Juliet Pennington, The Boston Globe

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By William Kuhn
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Isbn : 0385531001
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 581
  • File Pdf: reading-jackie.pdf

Book Summary:

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis never wrote a memoir, but she told her life story and revealed herself in intimate ways through the nearly 100 books she brought into print during the last two decades of her life as an editor at Viking and Doubleday. Based on archives and interviews with Jackie's authors, colleagues, and friends, Reading Jackie mines this significant period of her life to reveal both the serious and the mischievous woman underneath the glamorous public image. Though Jackie had a reputation for avoiding publicity, she willingly courted controversy in her books. She was the first editor to commission a commercially-successful book telling the story of Thomas Jefferson’s relationship with his female slave. Her publication of Gelsey Kirkland's attack on dance icon George Balanchine caused another storm. Jackie rarely spoke of her personal life, but many of her books ran parallel to, echoed, and emerged from her own experience. She was the editor behind bestsellers on the assassinations of Tsar Nicholas II and John Lennon, and in another book she paid tribute to the allure of Marilyn Monroe and Maria Callas. Her other projects take us into territory she knew well: journeys to Egypt and India, explorations of the mysteries of female beauty and media exploitation, into the minds of photographers, art historians, and the designers at Tiffany & Co. Many Americans regarded Jackie as the paragon of grace, but few knew her as the woman sitting on her office floor laying out illustrations, or flying to California to persuade Michael Jackson to write his autobiography. Reading Jackie provides a compelling behind-the-scenes look at Jackie at work: how she commissioned books and nurtured authors, as well as how she helped to shape stories that spoke to her strongly. Jackie is remembered today for her marriages to JFK and to Aristotle Onassis, but her real legacy is the books that reveal the tastes, recollections, and passions of an independent woman.

Touched by the Dragon

By Frank L. Grzyb
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Isbn : 9781557531339
  • Pages : 305
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 289
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

Touched by the Dragon is a collection of gripping narratives of Vietnam veterans from Newport County, Rhode Island. We learn of the experiences of men and women, the enlisted and officers, those in combat and those behind the lines, in a way that resonates far beyond Rhode Island. What makes this book truly unique is its absence of literary pretensions. These oral accounts speak in a no-nonsense, matter-of-fact way. Personalities emerge as the veterans discuss their prewar days, their training and preparation for Vietnam, their in-country experiences - some heroic, some frightening, some amusing, some nearly unbelievable - and their return to a country that didn't value their sacrifice.

Handbook of Medical and Psychological Hypnosis

By Gary Elkins, PhD, ABPP, ABPH
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Isbn : 0826124879
  • Pages : 744
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 921
  • File Pdf: handbook-of-medical-and-psychological-hypnosis.pdf

Book Summary:

A unique, state-of-the art, interdisciplinary resource on clinical hypnosis in psychology and medicine This is the only up-to-date, comprehensive interdisciplinary resource on clinical hypnosis research and applications in psychology and medicine. Authoredby hypnosis experts worldwide, it encompasses state-of-the-art scholarship and techniques for hypnotic treatments along with hypnosis transcripts and caseexamples for all major psychological disorders and medical conditions. In easily understandable language, this desk reference addresses theories,neurophysiology of hypnosis, hypnotherapy screening, measurement of hypnotizability, professional issues, and ethics. Individual chapters present hypnoticinductions to treat 70 disorders including anxiety, depression, pain, sleep problems, phobias, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, menopausal hotflashes, Parkinson's disease, palliative care, tinnitus, addictions, and a multitude other common complaints. The guide also examines the history and foundations of hypnosis, myths and misconceptions, patient screening, dealing with resistance, and precautions tothe use of hypnosis. It examines a variety of hypnotherapy systems ranging from hypnotic relaxation therapy to hypnoanalysis. With each application thetext includes relevant research, specific induction techniques, and an illustrative case example. Additionally the resource covers professional issues,certification, hypnosis in the hospital, and placebo effects. Key Features: Presents state-of-the art hypnosis research and applications for a wide range of psychological and medical disorders Encompasses information on 70 disorders with relevant research, intervention techniques, and case examples Authored by an international cadre of experts Provides an interdisciplinary perspective of both the mental health and medical communities Addresses certification, ethics, and other professional issues

Aspects in Astrology

By Sue Tompkins
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1620553007
  • Pages : 312
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 510
  • File Pdf: aspects-in-astrology.pdf

Book Summary:

Illustrates how aspects can offer a profound depiction of an individual and his or her destiny. • Contains comprehensive sections full of interpretations for every planetary combination. • Concepts are explained through the use of actual birth charts and diagrams. • A core textbook at the Faculty of Astrological Studies in London. Aspects are an essential piece of the astrological puzzle when it comes to interpreting and using the information that astrology can give us. It is not enough to know the placement of the planets on the horoscope. It is the relationships between the stars and planets that let us grasp the destiny of the individual. Aspects describe the drama of our lives--the complex configurations that influence what will happen to us over time. Sue Tompkins, a fellow of the Faculty of Astrological Studies in London, shows how to interpret aspects when doing daily astrological readings. She uses the lives of real people to plot the aspects and offers examples of every possible planetary combination. Detailing the influence of oppositions, trines and elemental trines, and cardinal, mutable, and fixed crosses, Tompkins shows how aspects provide the energy in the chart that transforms the horoscope into something symbolizing an alive and vital human being. With Aspects in Astrology, Tompkins provides both the novice and the experienced astrologer the evidence and concrete methods needed to grasp the vast knowledge offered to us by our horoscope.

Mango Elephants in the Sun

By Susana Herrera
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Isbn : 0834800039
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 389
  • File Pdf: mango-elephants-in-the-sun.pdf

Book Summary:

When the Peace Corps sends Susana Herrera to teach English in northern Cameroon, she yearns to embrace her adopted village and its people, to drink deep from the spirit of Mother Africa—and to forget a bitter childhood and painful past. To the villagers, however, she’s a rich American tourist, a nasara (white person) who has never known pain or want. They stare at her in silence. The children giggle and run away. At first her only confidant is a miraculously communicative lizard. Susana fights back with every ounce of heart and humor she possesses, and slowly begins to make a difference. She ventures out to the village well and learns to carry water on her head. In a classroom crowded to suffocation she finds a way to discipline her students without resorting to the beatings they are used to. She makes ice cream in the scorching heat, and learns how to plant millet and kill chickens. She laughs with the villagers, cries with them, works and prays with them, heals and is helped by them. Village life is hard but magical. Poverty is rampant—yet people sing and share what little they have. The termites that chew up her bed like morning cereal are fried and eaten in their turn ("bite-sized and crunchy like Doritos"). Nobody knows what tomorrow may bring, but even the morning greetings impart a purer sense of being in the moment. Gradually, Susana and the village become part of each other. They will never be the same again.

Touched by Nature

By Pip Waller,Lucy Wells
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Aeon Books
  • Isbn : 1911597825
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 718
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

Touched by Nature is about the incredible healing power of plants. Just as their bodies are able to heal our bodies, as evidenced by the many successes of herbal medicine, so their spirit - or energy - offers much needed help to our spirits.This book is specifically about five-element based plant spirit medicine as developed by renowned international healer and teacher Eliot Cowan. Pip and Lucy trained with Eliot and have been practising the medicine since 2005. They see Plant Spirit Medicine as a very much needed medicine for our time and wanted to offer an accessible way into understanding its power and potential. Story telling offers that way. The book speaks in many voices, and it is a combination of narrative and description by the authors, as well as stories offered by colleagues, teachers, patients and students. The theme of the journey is used throughout: the journey of life which presents us with the challenges and struggles that call us toward the healing offered by deep nature connection; the journey of the seasons which encapsulates five-element understanding; journeys of personal healing and growth experienced from receiving the medicine; the shamanic dream journey in which humans can meet and interact with plant spirits directly through our imagination and beyond; the journey a person must undertake to become a healer and the part plant spirit medicine offers to play in the journey of our societies as we navigate this time of great imbalance and change, returning to a time when the songs and stories of the earth are once more able to be heard.

Hypnosis and Treating Depression

By Michael D. Yapko
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1135442312
  • Pages : 376
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 995
  • File Pdf: hypnosis-and-treating-depression.pdf

Book Summary:

Michael Yapko’s seminal 1992 book, Hypnosis and the Treatment of Depressions, was the first book ever written on the subject of applying hypnosis in the treatment of depressed individuals. Since its publication, Yapko’s work has not only withstood the test of colleagues previously dismissive of the merits of hypnosis as a tool of treatment, but has thrived in the face of it. Hypnosis and Treating Depression diversifies the range of topics to consider and increases the number of knowledgeable contributors on the subject of treating depression with hypnosis. The book features chapter contributions by highly experienced and well-known experts on using hypnosis to treat specific forms of depression, with assessment and intervention strategies as well as sample transcripts of the use of hypnosis in therapy sessions. It discusses both broad and targeted applications of hypnosis in treatment, the treatment of depression with hypnosis in special populations, as well as special considerations regarding hypnotic treatment. As a practical guidebook for clinicians looking to add to their treatment protocols, Hypnosis and Treating Depression: Applications in Clinical Practice provides an updated and comprehensive volume on therapeutic uses of hypnosis in the treatment of depression.

Touched by the Truth

By Johnny Hunt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Isbn : 1400215846
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 464
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

The latest addition to the Johnny Hunt MyDaily year-long devotionals, Touched by the Truth continues the beloved series with more than fifty trusted pastors inviting us to discover anew the eternal value of Scripture. You will discover blessing upon blessing as you read the daily devotions and prayers from church leaders around the country in Touched by the Truth. Each contributor offers a week's worth of devotions that include a Scripture reading, a reflection, and a prayer. Start your devotional journey any time of the year since the weeks are numbered but not dated. Every day you learn more about Jesus—the Way and the Truth—you will discover more of what it means live a life with God. Touched by the Truth invites you to find the comfort and contentment that comes from walking God's way, every day.

Touched by the Gods

By Lawrence Watt-Evans
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Misenchanted Press
  • Isbn : 1619910381
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 951
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

The gods had chosen the Domdur to rule the world, and had chosen Malledd to be their champion among the Domdur.They had not asked Malledd whether he wanted the job.Now a wizard has raised an army of the undead to overthrow the Domdur Empire, and the world awaits the divine champion who is to save them -- but will Malledd come?And if he does, can he be the savior the Domdur expect, or has the gods' favor turned elsewhere?

Touched by Fire

By Larry Yeagley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : TEACH Services, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1572587660
  • Pages : 124
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 670
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

Larry Yeagley lays bare the soul of a pastor as he shares the joy and pain of "the most exciting and rewarding work in the whole world." He writes of pulpit pounders, dog funerals, fund-raising, and frigid baptisms. He tells how he graduated from black suits to shirtsleeves and explains the advantages of being mistaken for a psychiatric patient. Along the way you will meet the man with a 16-gauge shotgun who asks for a "dunkin'," a despairing woman named Sunshine, a tatooed ex-convict who learned to care tenderly for his abusive father, and scores of other real-life people with real-life needs. In the end you'll understand why three of Pastor Yeagley's children chose to follow in his footsteps. So get ready for stories that will ignite the fire for ministry in your heart.

Touched by the Hand of God

By Jerry A. Gladson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1532062249
  • Pages : 426
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 764
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

The book of Job is an epic poetic work of the highest order, unmatched in the world’s literature for its depth of feeling and emotion, sensitivity toward human suffering, magnificence of language, and narrative and poetic artistry. At the same time, it is one of the most perplexing books in the Bible. Dr. Jerry Gladson, a seasoned minister and professor of religion, not only presents a comprehensive interpretation of the biblical text, but also confronts religion’s greatest dilemma: Why do innocent people suffer? While highlighting the problem of evil as presented in the classic book of Job, he thoroughly explains each passage and offers a thorough introduction to Job and its ancient Near Eastern context that demonstrates the astounding relevance of Job for contemporary readers. Through it all, Dr. Gladson’s commentary proves that even in today’s modern world, Job still speaks to the needs of the suffering. Touched by the Hand of God shares an enlightening, spiritual study of Job—one of the Bible’s great books of wisdom.

Touched by Thunder

By Waylon Gary White Deer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1315416638
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 139
  • File Pdf: touched.pdf

Book Summary:

Touched by Thunder is an extraordinary journey of remembering that deeply explores Indigenous experience through autobiography, story, song, poetry, and art. An honored artist and scholar, White Deer weaves an multilayered world of childhood and family, tribal communities, Indian boarding schools, celebrities and presidents, tribal elders and priests, robbers and rioters, Irish and Muslim immigrants and even the prophet Bubba. The swirling text is illuminated with 16 of his original paintings printed in full color, as well as black and white sketches. White Deer’s ingenious and visionary book traverses the fields of history, Indigenous and First Nations studies, memoir, and the arts, and is an engrossing read for a broad audience.

The King Business

By King Mack Millon Dollars
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1665533358
  • Pages : 672
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 366
  • File Pdf: the-king-business.pdf

Book Summary:

This is the game of life scriptures, Mackology the second edition, street life philosophy was Mackology first edition, Mackology Second Edition is not raw, or uncut, it is edited, it is strategically written chapter to titles, it is influenced by tax paying cross country living, it is for game that recognize game. Mackology first edition was notes turned into book form, it was a practice book to get to this book, it was raw, uncut, unedited, it was a test run to see what happens next, it was a book written from traveling through less than ten states, thank you to the unique individuals that bought personal copies of street life philosophy, it was good for the game of life on all levels, words in book form was used to make the reader seek higher learning, it was written under the influence of alcohol, & champagne, this book is under influences of mother earth made herbs, Buddha bless like bone nem said, influences to new old influences, which mean jolly green giant, jazz black bands, & unfortunately some cigarettes moments. Mackology second edition was professionally written with great intentions. The game of life scriptures, Lifeology is the study of life itself, on all of the most important unique classified confidential levels in the game of life, important titles that’s still being misunderstood in the game of life will be explained in the most incredible intellectual way, by an intellectual magnificent unique individual, specifically inside this intriguing intellectual magnificent book. The last Mack standing scriptures is a story that took years to write, with names of historic powerful indigenous people, a story with unbreakable love, unforgettable betrayal, mandatory dedication, embraced unity, & one out of many indigenous royal families is in the last Mack standing scriptures storyline.