books about: catharine
Ascending Chaos: The Art of Masami Teraoka 1966-2006
Published to coincide with a series of major exhibitions extending beyond 2007, Ascending Chaos is the first major retrospective of Japanese-American artist Masami Teraoka's prolific and acclaimed work thus far. In Teraoka's paintingswhich have evolved from his wry mimicry of Japanese woodblock prints to much larger and complex canvasses reminiscent of Bosch and Brueghelthe political and the personal collide in a riot of sexually frank ...
Wayward Winds (Secrets of Heathersleigh Hall #2)
Bethany House Publishers
A CONTINENT AND A WAR LIE BETWEEN HER AND THE ONLY PLACE OF SAFETY SHE KNOWS! Uncover THE SECRETS OF HEATHERSLEIGH HALL with Wayward Winds, the newest book from Michael Phillips and join the drama, the conflict, and the attempt of one woman to free herself from the clutches of a man yearning for power. In Wayward Winds , Amanda Rutherford has left the family mansion on the shires of Devon and joined the suffragette movement in ...
Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life
From the award-winning novelist and biographer Beverly Lowry comes an astonishing re-imagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman, the “Moses of Her People.” Tubman was an escaped slave, lumberjack, laundress, raid leader, nurse, fund-raiser, cook, intelligence gatherer, Underground Railroad organizer, and abolitionist. In Harriet Tubman , Lowry creates a portrait enriched with lively imagined vignettes that transform the legendary ...
Lembas for the Soul: How The Lord of the Rings Enriches Everyday Life
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012
Ringers from all over the world have shared their Lord of the Rings experiences with editor Catherine Kohman. Deeply felt tales of newly forged friendship, courage and inspiration, joy and loss fill the pages. Whether these Ringers’ personal stories make you laugh or move you to tears, you will likely recognize something of your own Lord of the Rings journey within these pages. --From the publisher "...Interesting, informative, and at times ...
LogoLounge 3: 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers (v. 3)
, Catharine Fishel
The third volume in the best-selling LogoLounge series provides 2,000 totally new logos from designers worldwide. This book, like the previous titles in the series, is compiled in association with LogoLounge.com, a website that was launched by Bill Gardner in 2002. The site is dedicated to logos. Top designers and design firms supply multiple logos to the site. Each LogoLounge book presents thousands of new logos that have been added to the ...
Lady Unveiled: Catharine Greene Miller 1755-1814
Piñata Publishing, 2014
During a compelling life that took her from Rhode Island to Cumberland Island, GA, Kitty Greene broke the bondage of tradition. Married to the legendary General Nathanael Greene, this controversial, independent woman charmed and inspired living icons: Benjamin Franklin, George and Martha Washington, Henry and Lucy Knox, “Mad” Anthony Wayne and others through the tumultuous times surrounding the Revolutionary War. Faced with challenges ...
The Love of Learning and the Desire for God
O.S.B. Jean Leclercq
An unsurpassed study of medieval religious and intellectual history, addressed to the general public as well as to scholars.
Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763
Mary Pope Osborne
A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.
Child's Guide to the Seven Sacraments
Paulist Press, 2005
In this next volume of the bestselling Child's Guide series, Ficocelli makes the seven sacraments come alive for youngsters aged five to nine.
Reclaiming Our Health: A Guide to African American Wellness (Yale University Press Health & Wellness)
Yale University Press, 2011
According to the federal Office of Minority Health, African Americans 'are affected by serious diseases and health conditions at far greater rates than other Americans'. In fact, African Americans suffer an estimated 85,000 excess deaths every year from diseases we know how to prevent: heart disease, stroke, cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In this important and accessible book, Dr. Michelle Gourdine provides African Americans with the ...
From Midnight to Dawn: The Last Tracks of the Underground Railroad
Jacqueline L. Tobin
From Midnight to Dawn presents compelling portraits of the men and women who established the Underground Railroad and traveled it to find new lives in Canada. Evoking the turmoil and controversies of the time, Tobin illuminates the historic events that forever connected American and Canadian history by giving us the true stories behind well-known figures such as Harriet Tubman and John Brown. She also profiles lesser-known but equally heroic ...
Women Philosophers of the Early Modern Period
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
An important selection from the largely unknown writings of women philosophers of the early modern period. Each selection is prefaced by a headnote giving a biographical account of its author and setting the piece in historical context. Atherton’s Introduction provides a solid framework for assessing these works and their place in modern philosophy.
Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration
Walter A. Knittle
Genealogical Publishing Company
This is the definitive work that lists the names of about 12,000 Palatine settlers, with the names of persons in their families, and the dates of emigration. Their major destinations and places of settlement were Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys of New York.
The Candle's Shadow
Infinity Publishing, 2011
Although the relationship I had with my beautiful and enigmatic mother was always troubling, with age I discovered how rich and unusual were the gifts she offered in place of motherly love.
The Year of The Mermaid
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Ashley Catharine's collection of poems, "The Year of the Mermaid" illustrates the human experience of love, heartbreak, acceptance and joy. Told through the eyes of a young, queer, feminist writer, Catharine's poems inspire a new generation to love boldly, radically and unapologetically. Her words will leave confetti and teardrops on the edges of your bookshelves.
Surviving the Slaughter: The Ordeal of a Rwandan Refugee in Zaire (Women in Africa and the Diaspora)
Marie Beatrice Umutesi
University of Wisconsin Press
Though the world was stunned by the horrific massacres of Tutsi by the Hutu majority in Rwanda beginning in April 1994, there has been little coverage of the reprisals that occurred after the Tutsi gained political power. During this time hundreds of thousands of Hutu were systematically hunted and killed. Surviving the Slaughter: The Ordeal of a Rwandan Refugee in Zaire is the eyewitness account of Marie Béatrice Umutesi. She ...
The Fairy Bell Sisters #5: Sylva and the Lost Treasure (The Fairy Bell Sisters series)
Balzer + Bray, 2014
Readers of Disney Fairies, The Never Girls, and Rainbow Magic will absolutely love the fifth book in the Fairy Bell Sisters series by Margaret McNamara, a delightful chapter-book series about Tinker Bell's little sisters for kids ages 6-10. Springtime means spring-cleaning for the fairies of Sheepskerry Island. It also means getting to search for treasure in the jumble pile—a giant collection of unwanted items outside Queen Mab's palace. When ...
LogoLounge 6: 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers
Logos define, distinguish, and disseminate a company’s core message. It is no wonder that creating successful marks takes a well conceived strategy and a skilled hand. This book, the sixth in the series, once again celebrates the brilliant work top designers around the world have created for clients both large and small. This diverse collection offers a wealth of inspiration and insights for graphic designers and their clients. Created by Bill ...
Caty: A Biography of Catharine Littlefield Greene (Brown Thrasher Books)
John F. Stegeman
Janet A. Stegeman
University of Georgia Press
Throughout her life, Catharine Littlefield Greene struggled to clear her own place as an individual within a society that was itself fighting for its place as an independent nation. In Caty , John and Janet Stegeman follow the life of a woman whose spirit and determination led her far beyond the domestic concerns of most women of her day. The wife of Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene, Caty was a close friend of George and Martha ...
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