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Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language
By imusti
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ean: 9780099428664, isbn: 9780099428664,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
In 1959 13-year-old Eva Hoffman left her home in Cracow, Poland for a new life in America. This personal memoir evokes with deep feeling the sense of uprootendess and exile created by this disruption, something which has been the experience of tens of thousands of people this century.VINTAGE.

The Book of Margery Kempe (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780140432510, ean: 9780140432510, isbn: 0140432515,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 288 reviews
''You can boldly take me in the arms of your soul and kiss my mouth, my head, and my feet as sweetly as you want''   The story of the eventful and controversial life of Margery Kempe - wife, mother, businesswoman, pilgrim and visionary - is the earliest surviving autobiography in English. Here Kemp recounts in vivid, unembarrassed detail the madness that followed the birth of the first of her fourteen children, the failure of her brewery business, her dramatic call to the spiritual life, her

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140440737, isbn: 9780140440737,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Born in the Castilian town of Avila in 1515, Teresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty-one. Tormented by illness, doubts and self-recrimination, she gradually came to recognize the power of prayer and contemplation—her spiritual enlightenment was intensified by many visions and mystical experiences, including the piercing of her heart by a spear of divine love. She went on to found seventeen Carmelite monasteries throughout Spain. Teresa always denied her own

Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781491581957, isbn: 1491581956,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Deborah Fallows has spent a lot of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin—China's most common language—or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time, she realized that her struggles and triumphs in studying learning the language of her adopted home provided small clues to deciphering behavior and habits of its people, and its culture's conundrums. As her skill with Mandarin increased, bits

Poppie Nongena
By W. W. Norton & Company
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
This is the story of one woman's struggle to keep a family together in the teeth of a system that makes life a series of uprootings. For Poppie Nongena is black and lives in present-day South Africa.Poppie's contented childhood ends when she marries a migrant worker and moves to the alarming world of Cape Town. No sooner has she established her roots there than the authorities want her and her children to go to the Ciskei, her husband's homeland. He, as a laborer, may stay.For ten years Poppie

The Essential Guide to Children's Books and Their Creators
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780618190829, isbn: 0618190821,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 225 reviews
Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of

The Feel of Silence (Health, Society, and Policy)
By Brand: Temple University Press
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ean: 9781566393522, isbn: 1566393523,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
A memoir of the author's experience as a profoundly deaf infant who became an expert lipreader, and who never learned sign language or met another deaf person until her mid-thirties. It follows her story as she made it through college, to become a corporate litigator.Used Book in Good Condition.

lost in language & sound: or how i found my way to the arts:essays
By Brand: St. Martin's Griffin
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ean: 9781250035561, isbn: 1250035562,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 152 reviews
A vibrant and vital collection that celebrates the three most important muses in the life and work of Ntozake Shange―language, music, and dance.In this deeply personal book, the celebrated writer reflects on what it means to be an artist, a woman, and a woman of color through a beautiful combination of memoir and essay. She describes where her love for creative forces began--in her childhood home, a place where imagination reigned and boredom wasn't allowed. The essays tell stories ranging

Hali'a of Hawai'i: A Legacy of Language
By AuthorHouse
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ean: 9781449077082, isbn: 1449077080,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 201 reviews
This memoir takes us adventuring on sailing ships through ''flying boats'' to jet airplanes, exploring the author's Hawaii vignettes, ''Letters from Dacca'', travel stories, and stories of her sea captain father-his own nautical story embedded at book's end. We learn how life events led to rediscovery of the Hawaiian language, the author's blood legacy, and how she accomplished her own legacy of important work. We gallop, sail and swim near Lanikai with a young girl at an earlier, more gentle

Mi país inventado: Spanish-language edition of My Invented Country: A Memoir (Spanish Edition)
By Vintage Espanol
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ean: 9780525436027, isbn: 0525436022,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
“Un libro que capta mi entera atención al exponer la relación de la autora con ese país suyo, inventado, imaginario, ficcional, con la historia de su familia, que a su vez es memoria in-ventada, con su vocación de escritora”. —Jorge Edwards    Amor por Chile y una gran nostalgia son el origen de este libro: la presencia continuada del pasado, el sentimiento de verse ausente de la patria, la conciencia de haber sido peregrina y forastera... todo ello lo transmite Isabel Allende con

What Language Do I Dream In?: A Memoir
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ean: 9781619029118, isbn: 1619029111,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Taking its title from a question often asked of polyglots, What Language Do I Dream In? is Elena Lappin's stunning memoir about how language runs throughout memory and family history to form identity. Lappin’s life could be described as “five languages in search of an author”, and as a multiple émigré, her decision to write in English was the result of many wanderings. Russian, Czech, German, Hebrew, and finally, English: each language is a link to a different piece of Lappin’s rich

The Language of Blood
By Brand: Graywolf Press
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mpn: 9781555974268, ean: 9781555974268, isbn: 1555974260,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
''A book that translates, and transcends, the eternal question of home, belonging, family, identity.'' ―Star Tribune (Minneapolis)My name is Jeong Kyong-Ah. My ancestry includes landowners, scholars, and government officials. I have six siblings. I am a citizen of the Republic of Korea. I come from a land of pear fields and streams, where people laugh loudly and honor their dead. Halfway around the world, I am someone else.Jane Jeong Trenka and her sister Carol were adopted by Frederick and

The Language of Baklava: A Memoir
By Abu-Jaber, Diana
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mpn: 9781400077762, ean: 9781400077762, isbn: 9781400077762,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Diana Abu-Jaber’s vibrant, humorous memoir weaves together delicious food memories that illuminate the two cultures of her childhood—American and Jordanian. Here are stories of being raised by a food-obsessed Jordanian father and tales of Lake Ontario shish kabob cookouts and goat stew feasts under Bedouin tents in the desert. These sensuously evoked repasts, complete with recipes, paint a loving and complex portrait of Diana’s impractical, displaced immigrant father who, like many an

Mary Stuart
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ean: 9785170212521, isbn: 5170212526,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
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The Answer / La Respuesta, Including a Selection of Poems (A Feminist Press Sourcebook)
By The Feminist Press at the City University of New York
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ean: 9781558610774, isbn: 1558610774,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 264 reviews
Drawing on rich new scholarship, this translation restores Sor Juana's own emphasis and diction. Known as the First Feminist of America, the Mexican nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648/51 - 1695) was a brilliant and popular poet, playwright, and essayist whose feminist theory stands as a link between that of Christine de Pizan and Mary Wollstonecraft in the struggle to establish the intellectual rights of women. Sor Juana's persistent defense of these rights brought her increasingly into

Gaby Brimmer: An Autobiography in Three Voices (HBI Series on Jewish Women)
By Brand: Brandeis
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ean: 9781584657583, isbn: 1584657588,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Gabriela Brimmer (1947-2000), born with cerebral palsy, communicated largely by typing with her left foot on an electric typewriter, and by using that foot to point at letters and numbers on an ''alphabet board'' at the base of her wheelchair. Raised by her mother, Sari, and Mexican caregiver Florencia Morales Sanchez, Gaby gained admission to Mexico City public schools, attended the prestigious National Autonomous University of Mexico, and became a key figure in launching Mexico's disability

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