Wandering Wounds

Wandering Wounds Author James Finley
ISBN-10 9780557004133
Year 2008-12-04
Pages 184
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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Wandering Wounds is an expression of feelings and / or experiences of life's turbulent journey. Pain, anger, and grief mixed with hope are forefront through childhood to adulthood. The poems' presentations differ in styles and formats and many use allegories and / or metaphor to deliver their message.Opening pieces, universal in nature, relate to effects on life, moving through depression, the battle against evil and life's frustrations. The focus then turns to specific causal areas of life's trials and sorrows, such as illness and recovery, physical and sexual abuse of children and adults, and drug and alcohol addiction. Poems will traverse the wondrous mountain peaks and the deepest and darkest gullies of love.Much of the writing contains a morphing quality, as life's circumstances change you will find poems revealing new meaning.James L. Finley's first book Wandering Wounds shines a light upon the hope that resides on the outskirts of "Happiness Falls".

Wounded Body The

Wounded Body  The Author Dennis Patrick Slattery
ISBN-10 9781438420233
Year 2000
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher SUNY Press
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Explores the wounded body in literature from Homer to Toni Morrison, examining how it functions archetypally as both a cultural metaphor and a poetic image.

Wounds and Wound Repair in Medieval Culture

Wounds and Wound Repair in Medieval Culture Author
ISBN-10 9789004306455
Year 2015-10-08
Pages 672
Language en
Publisher BRILL
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This volume brings together essays that consider wounding and/or wound repair from a wide range of sources and disciplines including arms and armaments, military history, medical history, literature, art history, hagiography, and archaeology across medieval and early modern Europe.

Some Wounds Never Heal

Some Wounds Never Heal Author Rhonda M. Lawson
ISBN-10 9781622860982
Year 2012-08-01
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Urban Books
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Alexis White spent much of her youth going after what she wanted and not caring who she hurt. She didn't care about Christopher's wife when she pursued an affair with him, but years later, she can admit that she was also wounded in the process. She's still dealing with the anguish of having aborted Christopher's baby and then losing the one man she believes ever loved her fully. In spite of her pain, Alexis realizes life must go on. More than a decade later, she has a successful pediatrics practice and is engaged to Jamar Duplessis. They have survived Hurricane Katrina, but with Hurricane Gustav threatening to strike, Alexis and Jamar must pack up and flee New Orleans. Unfortunately, Alexis finds herself right in the eye of another storm when she and Jamar decide to wait out the hurricane in Virginia Beach. Christopher and his wife Andrea live there, and are still nursing the wounds that Alexis helped to cause. Although Jamar is determined not to let this potential drama stress out his fiancée, an unexpected glitch in his finances demands his attention and nearly drives a wedge between him and Alexis. Someone is definitely out for revenge, but who? Is it Andrea? Christopher? Or maybe it's Alexis's former archrival, Nikki, who also makes a surprise appearance in Virginia Beach. Will Alexis be able to face the demons she thought she'd slayed years ago? This is a story of family, friendship, and forgiveness that proves that while time passes, some wounds never heal.

Wounds All Heals

Wounds All Heals Author Maia Carlson
ISBN-10 9781300032908
Year 2012
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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The human realm is in a state of upset with the Ascension Wars in full swing, but at Rigrus School, Leeik Farspell is living in relative safety. Relative. The son of a family of battle-mages, Leeik had neither the skill nor the interest to go to into the family business; he wants to be a healer. Leeik has two choices: find a way to ignore his verbally abusive teacher while learning from him, or find out how to live without the support of a family or a skill. Childhood is supposed to be the easy part of a person's life, but Leeik is struggling just to hang on and remain sane. And then assassins end up in the mix. Life can get complicated when you're a smart boy like Leeik, with nowhere to go and secrets underfoot all the way.

Sacred Stories

Sacred Stories Author Mark D. Steinberg
ISBN-10 9780253218506
Year 2007-01
Pages 420
Language en
Publisher Indiana University Press
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Examines religious narratives, beliefs, and practices in late Imperial Russia

In Quest of the Sacred Baboon

In Quest of the Sacred Baboon Author Hans Kummer
ISBN-10 069104838X
Year 1997
Pages 337
Language en
Publisher Princeton University Press
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the deserts of Ethiopia, Kummer recreates the adventure and intellectual thrill of the early days of field research on primates. Just as Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey introduced readers to the fascinating lives of chimpanzees and gorillas, Kummer brings readers face to face with the Hamadryas baboon. Photos.