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Know My Name

Author : Chanel Miller
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 370 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2019-09-24
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780735223714

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Universally acclaimed, rapturously reviewed, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography, and an instant New York Times bestseller, Chanel Miller's breathtaking memoir "gives readers the privilege of knowing her not just as Emily Doe, but as Chanel Miller the writer, the artist, the survivor, the fighter." (The Wrap). "I opened Know My Name with the intention to bear witness to the story of a survivor. Instead, I found myself falling into the hands of one of the great writers and thinkers of our time. Chanel Miller is a philosopher, a cultural critic, a deep observer, a writer's writer, a true artist. I could not put this phenomenal book down." --Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Love Warrior and Untamed "Know My Name is a gut-punch, and in the end, somehow, also blessedly hopeful." --Washington Post She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral--viewed by eleven million people within four days, it was translated globally and read on the floor of Congress; it inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Thousands wrote to say that she had given them the courage to share their own experiences of assault for the first time. Now she reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma, transcendence, and the power of words. It was the perfect case, in many ways--there were eyewitnesses, Turner ran away, physical evidence was immediately secured. But her struggles with isolation and shame during the aftermath and the trial reveal the oppression victims face in even the best-case scenarios. Her story illuminates a culture biased to protect perpetrators, indicts a criminal justice system designed to fail the most vulnerable, and, ultimately, shines with the courage required to move through suffering and live a full and beautiful life. Know My Name will forever transform the way we think about sexual assault, challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing. It also introduces readers to an extraordinary writer, one whose words have already changed our world. Entwining pain, resilience, and humor, this memoir will stand as a modern classic. Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF 2019 by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, TIME, Elle, Glamour, Parade, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, BookRiot

I Know My Name

Author : C.J. Cooke
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Page : 400 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2017-05-12
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780008237547

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‘Atmospheric, mysterious and intense . . . ’ C. L. Taylor ’So, so good and very clever’ C.J. Tudor ‘grip-lit at its best’ Elle

Before You Knew My Name

Author : Jacqueline Bublitz
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2022-11-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781982199012

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Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz Pdf

Winner of Crime Debut and Readers’ Choice Awards—Sisters in Crime Editors’ Choice/Staff Pick by The New York Times Book Review “A brave and timely novel.” —Clare Mackintosh, internationally bestselling author of Hostage This is not just another novel about a dead girl. Two women—one alive, one dead—are brought together in the dark underbelly of New York City to solve a tragic murder. When she arrived in New York on her eighteenth birthday carrying nothing but $600 cash and a stolen camera, Alice Lee was looking for a fresh start. Now, just one month later, she is the city’s latest Jane Doe. She may be dead but that doesn’t mean her story is over. Meanwhile, Ruby Jones is also trying to reinvent herself. After travelling halfway around the world, she’s lonelier than ever in the Big Apple. Until she stumbles upon a woman’s body by the Hudson River, and suddenly finds herself unbreakably tied to the unknown dead woman. Alice is sure Ruby is the key to solving the mystery of her short life and tragic death. Ruby just wants to forget what she saw…but she can’t seem to stop thinking about the young woman she found. If she keeps looking, can she give this unidentified Jane Doe the ending and closure she deserves? A “heartbreaking, beautiful, and hugely important novel” (Rosie Walsh, New York Times bestselling author), Before You Knew My Name doesn’t just wonder whodunnit—it also asks who was she? And what did she leave behind?

You Don't Know My Name

Author : Kristen Orlando
Publisher : Macmillan
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2017-01-10
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781250084125

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Fighter, faker, student, spy: heart-pounding action and spine-tingling suspense intertwine in an electrifying debut for fans of emotional thrillers with just the right dash of high school drama. Seventeen-year-old Reagan Elizabeth Hillis is used to changing identities overnight, lying to every friend she’s ever had, and pushing away anyone who gets too close. Trained in mortal combat and weaponry her entire life, Reagan is expected to follow in her parents’ footsteps and join the ranks of the most powerful top-secret agency in the world, the Black Angels. Falling in love with the boy next door was never part of the plan. Now Reagan must decide: Will she use her incredible talents and lead the dangerous life she was born into, or throw it all away to follow her heart and embrace the normal life she's always wanted? And does she even have a choice? Find out if you are ready to join the Black Angels in debut author Kristen Orlando’s You Don't Know My Name, the captivating and emotional first book in the Black Angel Chronicles, chosen by readers like you for Macmillan's young adult imprint Swoon Reads. Praise for You Don't Know My Name: "This is my ideal sort of book, full of tension, action, romance, family issues, and a girl struggling to figure out her identity!" —Sara Shepard, #1 New York Times Best Selling author of The Pretty Little Liars series "This one’s a page-turner." —Booklist "A solid addition to high school collections, especially those with patrons who love stories of spy craft and secret identities, with a splash of romance" —School Library Journal

Love Warrior

Author : Glennon Doyle,Glennon Doyle Melton
Publisher : Flatiron Books
Page : 272 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 2016-09-06
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781250075741

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Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle,Glennon Doyle Melton Pdf

#1 New York Times Bestseller Oprah's Bookclub 2016 Selection "Riveting...a worthy investment...this book has real wisdom." —New York Times Book Review "A book with so much painful truth packed into its pages that every person who’s ever married or plans to marry should really give it a read." —Chicago Tribune "Provocative....I adore her honesty, her vulnerability, and her no-nonsense wisdom, and I know you will, too." —Oprah Winfrey "This memoir isn’t really about Glennon rebuilding her relationship with her husband; it is about Glennon rebuilding her relationship with herself. Utterly refreshing and...badass." — The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage. Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out—three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of the New York Times bestseller list—her husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed. A recovering alcoholic and bulimic, Glennon found that rock bottom was a familiar place. In the midst of crisis, she knew to hold on to what she discovered in recovery: that her deepest pain has always held within it an invitation to a richer life. Love Warrior is the story of one marriage, but it is also the story of the healing that is possible for any of us when we refuse to settle for good enough and begin to face pain and love head-on. This astonishing memoir reveals how our ideals of masculinity and femininity can make it impossible for a man and a woman to truly know one another—and it captures the beauty that unfolds when one couple commits to unlearning everything they’ve been taught so that they can finally, after thirteen years of marriage, commit to living true—true to themselves and to each other. Love Warrior is a gorgeous and inspiring account of how we are born to be warriors: strong, powerful, and brave; able to confront the pain and claim the love that exists for us all. This chronicle of a beautiful, brutal journey speaks to anyone who yearns for deeper, truer relationships and a more abundant, authentic life.

Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir

Author : Jeannie Vanasco
Publisher : Tin House Books
Page : 277 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2019-10-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781947793545

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Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir by Jeannie Vanasco Pdf

A New York Times Editors’ Choice and Best Book of the Year at TIME, Esquire, Amazon, Kirkus, and Electric Literature Jeannie Vanasco has had the same nightmare since she was a teenager. It is always about him: one of her closest high school friends, a boy named Mark. A boy who raped her. When her nightmares worsen, Jeannie decides—after fourteen years of silence—to reach out to Mark. He agrees to talk on the record and meet in person. Jeannie details her friendship with Mark before and after the assault, asking the brave and urgent question: Is it possible for a good person to commit a terrible act? Jeannie interviews Mark, exploring how rape has impacted his life as well as her own. Unflinching and courageous, Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl is part memoir, part true crime record, and part testament to the strength of female friendships—a recounting and reckoning that will inspire us to ask harder questions, push towards deeper understanding, and continue a necessary and long overdue conversation.

The Nazis Knew My Name

Author : Magda Hellinger,Maya Lee
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2022-03-15
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781982181246

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The Nazis Knew My Name by Magda Hellinger,Maya Lee Pdf

The “thought-provoking…must-read” (Ariana Neumann, author of When Time Stopped) memoir by a Holocaust survivor who saved an untold number of lives at Auschwitz through everyday acts of courage and kindness—in the vein of A Bookshop in Berlin and The Nazi Officer’s Wife. In March 1942, twenty-five-year-old kindergarten teacher Magda Hellinger and nearly a thousand other young women were deported as some of the first Jews to be sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. The SS soon discovered that by putting prisoners in charge of the day-to-day accommodation blocks, they could deflect attention away from themselves. Magda was one such prisoner selected for leadership and put in charge of hundreds of women in the notorious Experimental Block 10. She found herself constantly walking a dangerously fine line: saving lives while avoiding suspicion by the SS and risking execution. Through her inner strength and shrewd survival instincts, she was able to rise above the horror and cruelty of the camps and build pivotal relationships with the women under her watch, and even some of Auschwitz’s most notorious Nazi senior officers. Based on Magda’s personal account and completed by her daughter’s extensive research, this is “an unputdownable account of resilience and the power of compassion” (Booklist) in the face of indescribable evil.

Mommy Doesn't Know My Name

Author : Suzanne Williams
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Page : 50 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 1996
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 0395779790

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Mommy Doesn't Know My Name by Suzanne Williams Pdf

Hannah is confused when her mother seems to be calling her by everything but her name

My Name Is Elizabeth!

Author : Annika Dunklee
Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
Page : 28 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2021-05-04
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781554537945

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My Name Is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee Pdf

Kids will relate to Elizabeth’s fervent wish to be called by her proper name.

Nobody Knows My Name

Author : James Baldwin
Publisher : Penguin UK
Page : 175 pages
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Release : 1991-08-29
Category : Literary Collections
ISBN : 9780141915968

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'These essays ... live and grow in the mind' James Campbell, Independent Being a writer, says James Baldwin in this searing collection of essays, requires 'every ounce of stamina he can summon to attempt to look on himself and the world as they are'. His seminal 1961 follow-up to Notes on a Native Son shows him responding to his times and exploring his role as an artist with biting precision and emotional power: from polemical pieces on racial segregation and a journey to 'the Old Country' of the Southern states, to reflections on figures such as Ingmar Bergman and André Gide, and on the first great conference of African writers and artists in Paris. 'Brilliant...accomplished...strong...vivid...honest...masterly' The New York Times 'A bright and alive book, full of grief, love and anger' Chicago Tribune

I Know My First Name Is Steven

Author : Mike Echols
Publisher : Pinnacle Books
Page : 372 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 1999
Category : True Crime
ISBN : 0786011041

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I Know My First Name Is Steven by Mike Echols Pdf

In 1972, the Steven Stayner story chocked the nation. Now the next terrible chapter unfolds as his brother Cary admits he's the Yosemite killer.

Know My Name

Author : Richard Cleaver
Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
Page : 180 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 1995-01-01
Category : Religion
ISBN : 0664255760

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Know My Name by Richard Cleaver Pdf

The place of gay men and women in the community of faith has become one of the most divisive debates in the church today. Writer and activist Richard Cleaver takes a fresh approach to this issue by examining the struggles of gay men and lesbians in the church through the lens of liberation theology. He offers a "gay" reading of scripture, but one that is also spiritually challenging to all readers. Cleaver interweaves biblical reflections with historical, social, political, and personal commentary. He discusses personal identity issues and "coming out," the development of class consciousness as members of an oppressed group, and solidarity with other oppressed groups. This provocative book brings a new voice to the debate about the place of gays and lesbians in our churches.

You Only Know My Name, Not My Story

Author : April Glasco
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Page : 54 pages
File Size : 42,9 Mb
Release : 2015-10-16
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781514416563

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You Only Know My Name, Not My Story by April Glasco Pdf

We all have stories. Mine is really not that much different from anyone else. The difference is I choose to share them. During this journey, I had completed one assignment after another. I have reached and made it through my challenges, allowing now the blessings to follow to fulfill my purpose. The greatest gift I have given myself is to love myself and then enjoying doing things for myself. This book explains the procedures, rules, and precautions to making your journey successful and helps manage mistakes and disappointments. I was called to serve and help others along this journey through sharing my story. By sharing, it will impact the lives of others in a positive way. Help others to improve their quality of life and learn to answer their calling and know their purpose. By internalizing the information in this book, many readers will have gained a greater understanding of life’s purpose. It will be a privilege to those who answer their calling in order to experience it. For some facing the man in the mirror, it will cause a positive change and bring about a resetting of priorities. Make it clear to yourself to never be afraid of the depth of love toward another and provide every relationship with a dedication and a lot of effort response. This will cause demands on a high expectation to start a moment for the better in your life, without expecting demands or approval from another person that only knows your name but not your story.

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

Author : Margaret Craven
Publisher : Dell
Page : 160 pages
File Size : 42,9 Mb
Release : 2017-11-14
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781101969533

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I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven Pdf

Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left on earth after the great flood. The Native Americans who still live there call it Quee, a place of such incredible natural richness that hunting and fishing remain primary food sources. But the old culture of totems and potlatch is being replaces by a new culture of prefab housing and alcoholism. Kingcome's younger generation is disenchanted and alienated from its heritage. And now, coming upriver is a young vicar, Mark Brian, on a journey of discovery that can teach him—and us—about life, death, and the transforming power of love.

If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name

Author : Heather Lende
Publisher : Algonquin Books
Page : 294 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2006-03-29
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781565126565

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If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name by Heather Lende Pdf

“Part Annie Dillard, part Anne Lamott, essayist and NPR commentator Heather Lende introduces readers to life in the town of Haines, Alaska . . . subtly reminding readers to embrace each day, each opportunity, each life that touches our own and to note the beauty of it all.” —The Los Angeles Times Tiny Haines, Alaska, is ninety miles north of Juneau, accessible mainly by water or air—and only when the weather is good. There's no traffic light and no mail delivery; people can vanish without a trace and funerals are a community affair. Heather Lende posts both the obituaries and the social column for her local newspaper. If anyone knows the going-on in this close-knit town—from births to weddings to funerals—she does. Whether contemplating the mysterious death of eccentric Speedy Joe, who wore nothing but a red union suit and a hat he never took off, not even for a haircut; researching the details of a one-legged lady gold miner's adventurous life; worrying about her son's first goat-hunting expedition; observing the awe-inspiring Chilkat Bald Eagle Festival; or ice skating in the shadow of glacier-studded mountains, Lende's warmhearted style brings us inside her small-town life. We meet her husband, Chip, who owns the local lumber yard; their five children; and a colorful assortment of quirky friends and neighbors, including aging hippies, salty fishermen, native Tlingit Indians, and volunteer undertakers—as well as the moose, eagles, sea lions, and bears with whom they share this wild and perilous land. Like Bailey White's tales of Southern life or Garrison Keillor's reports from the Midwest, NPR commentator Heather Lende's take on her offbeat Alaskan hometown celebrates life in a dangerous and breathtakingly beautiful place. Heather Lende's new book, Of Bears and Ballots: An Alaskan Adventure in Small-Town Politics is available now.