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e-Study Guide for: Special Events: Roots and Wi...
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e-Study Guide for: Special Events: Roots and Wings of Celebration by Joe Goldblatt, ISBN 9780471738312: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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Stand: Sep 11, 2018
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American Wings Iranian Roots: Against the Drama...
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A gold medal wrestler, Reza´s inspiring life celebrates honor, family and freedom. After he leads bloody battles in the 1979 Iranian Revolution and serves in the Air Force, Reza desires a fate beyond the suffocating suppression of Ayatollah Khomeini´s Iran. On the last night of the 1982 Military World Wrestling Championships, he grips his gold medal, knowing American wrestlers wait minutes away to help him defect. He must choose between his own freedom and the possible revenge killing of his thirteen year-old brother locked in Ayatollah Khomeini´s prison. Beyond the images of the blindfolded American hostages, the bearded cleric Ayatollah Khomeini and the controversial President Mahmoud Ahmandinejad, there are millions of men, women and children who desire to live with freedom and dignity. This story is their voice. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Stifel, Kristin Orloff. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/088406/bk_acx0_088406_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: Aug 13, 2018
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The Invention of Wings
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Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah´s eleventh birthday, Hetty ´Handful´ Grimké is taken from the slave quarters she shares with her mother, wrapped in lavender ribbons, and presented to Sarah as a gift. Sarah knows what she does next will unleash a world of trouble. She also knows that she cannot accept. And so, indeed, the trouble begins ... A powerful, sweeping novel, inspired by real events, and set in the American Deep South in the nineteenth century, THE INVENTION OF WINGS evokes a world of shocking contrasts, of beauty and ugliness, of righteous people living daily with cruelty they fail to recognise; and celebrates the power of friendship and sisterhood against all the odds.

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Stand: Aug 27, 2018
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Weiße Angel Wings
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Mit den edlen Federflügeln kannst du auf der nächsten Karnevals-Party als göttlicher Engel in Erscheinung treten.

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Stand: Aug 29, 2018
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The Invention of Wings (eBook, ePUB)
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The No. 1 New York Times bestseller. A powerful and extraordinary novel about two exceptional women during a time of brutal slavery in the Deep South, by the celebrated author of the multi-million-copy-bestselling novel The Secret Life of Bees . ´Fascinating... A splendid tribute to a pair of true heroines´ The Times ´Wonderful - well-written, moving and engaging by turns, and always compelling´ Daily Mail ´A remarkable novel that heightened my sense of what it meant to be a woman - slave or free´ Oprah Winfrey ´A resonant, illuminating novel´ Observer Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah´s eleventh birthday, Hetty ´Handful´ Grimké is taken from the slave quarters she shares with her mother, wrapped in lavender ribbons, and presented to Sarah as a gift. Sarah knows what she does next will unleash a world of trouble. She also knows that she cannot accept. And so, indeed, the trouble begins ... A powerful, sweeping novel, inspired by real events, and set in the American Deep South in the nineteenth century, The Invention of Wings evokes a world of shocking contrasts, of beauty and ugliness, of righteous people living daily with cruelty they fail to recognise; and celebrates the power of friendship and sisterhood against all the odds. What readers are saying about The Invention of Wings : ´You cannot fault Sue Monk Kidd´s writing ; she very adeptly speaks with both Sarah and Handful´s voice. The pictures she paints are vivid , compelling and haunting ; this is not a novel I will easily forget ´ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ´ I was not expecting this book to grab my heartstrings and pull the way that it did ´ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ´The weaving of fact and fiction into a powerful novel covering abolition of slavery, women´s ambitions in 19th century America, love, family, betrayal and hope for a better future make compelling reading ´ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars ´ Unforgettable . This book was completely and utterly dynamic . From the first word to the last I was enthralled with Sarah and Handful. So powerful ´ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

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Stand: Aug 27, 2018
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Black Wings (eBook, ePUB)
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A historical novel both grand and intimate in scope, Black Wings vividly portrays, through the interlocking stories of Jacques and his friends and their shifting commitments, the human experience of a time of great tumult. It´s 1788 in the Vendée in western France, and change is in the air. Reform is being talked of in the great world beyond, in Paris, and even the peaceful village inhabited by Jacques Verdun and his friends – aristocratic painter Edmond de Bellegarde, his beautiful cousin Flora, and young farmer Pierre Bardon – seems touched by new possibilities. But as events both in Paris and in the local community start to gather pace, as revolution breaks out and the traditions of centuries start to break down, friendships will be severely tested in the most unexpected of ways. And when pitiless civil war comes, who will be left to testify to old feelings, and old loyalties?

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Stand: Aug 27, 2018
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In the Unlikely Event , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 84...
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A beautiful, deeply moving, unforgettable novel from one of the world´s most beloved and best-selling authors. She held the baby close, feeling the warmth of his little body, kissing his soft cheek. He looked right into her eyes. Outside the window, the wing broke away from the plane. Then they were falling...falling diagonally out of the sky. When three planes crashed in Elizabeth, New Jersey, within the space of three months in the early 1950s, Newark airport was closed for a year. Each of these disasters was devastating not only for those onboard but also for the close-knit community of people on the ground. In Elizabeth the plane crashes open up new wounds and mysteries - they bring some families together and tear others apart. But somehow life continues - and amid grief and loss, hope and love survive. Inspired by real events, Judy Blume uses her imagination to interweave the stories of three generations of families, friends and strangers whose lives are forever changed in the aftermath. In the Unlikely Event is a captivating, deeply moving and unforgettable novel, written with the same warmth and authenticity that have won the hearts and minds of readers the world over for decades. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kathleen McInerney. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/macm/000832/bk_macm_000832_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: Aug 13, 2018
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The Invention of Wings , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 8...
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From the celebrated author of the international best seller The Secret Life of Bees comes an extraordinary novel about two exceptional women. Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah´s eleventh birthday, Hetty ´Handful´ Grimke is taken from the slave quarters she shares with her mother, wrapped in lavender ribbons, and presented to Sarah as a gift. Sarah knows what she does next will unleash a world of trouble. She also knows that she cannot accept. And so, indeed, the trouble begins ... A powerful, sweeping novel, inspired by real events, and set in the American Deep South in the nineteenth century, The Invention Of Wings evokes a world of shocking contrasts, of beauty and ugliness, of righteous people living daily with cruelty they fail to recognise; and celebrates the power of friendship and sisterhood against all the odds. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jenna Lamia, Adepero Oduye. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/head/000300/bk_head_000300_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: Aug 13, 2018
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On Wings of the Morning , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, ...
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Young Otto Kerchner dreams of escaping his father´s Wisconsin dairy farm and becoming a flier like his hero Charles Lindbergh. When a small airport is built on an adjoining property, Otto trades odd jobs for flight lessons and becomes a pilot at 16. When World War II breaks out, he enlists in the Army Air Corps and finds himself a year later high over Germany at the controls of a B-17. Otto and his crew fly 23 missions untouched, but then his world shatters, and he must draw on reserves of faith and courage he never imagined. On Wings of the Morning brings to life the ordinary men and women of the greatest generation who, stirred by fate and fortune, accomplished extraordinary things. Faithful in its depiction of events and evocative across a spectrum of emotions, this gentle but incisive tale will engage, inform, and move listeners of all ages. 1. Language: English. Narrator: DW Draffin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/044854/bk_acx0_044854_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: Aug 13, 2018
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Wings of Promise , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 523min
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This story is not a Tinker Bell or a mainline fairytale. It is in Christian fiction genre, but is non-denominational. In the category of contemporary fantasy. It is an untraditional, modern day, unique and timely work harmonizing with current events in the world today. Princess Sylvia grows up in Fairyland with her pixie friends, Trixie, Prince Raemeir, and Shamuth Shamma. Jealousy causes Shamuth to bully the princess in school and threaten her in everyday life. A true love romance blossoms between Sylvia and Prince Raemeir. Shamuth is attracted to him in a sensual way. A love triangle develops. Shamuth´s love is unrequited, and she is infuriated further. In an ongoing series of wicked subplots against Fairyland, Sylvia and the prince personally, vengeance is carried out wherein each suffers in their own hellish experiences with her evil, magical plots. It´ll be only when, (A) Sylvia develops the character she must eventually have, (B) She earns the right to know the secret of her golden wings without knowing how to do it. If she does, she will receive a special power that will enhance her ability to overcome Shamuth and her evil army. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rosalind Ashford. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/015052/bk_acx0_015052_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: Aug 13, 2018
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