Die R Ckkehr

Author: Hisham Matar
Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag
ISBN: 9783641194406
Size: 18.96 MB
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Hisham Matar wuchs als Kind in Libyen auf, doch die Diktatur unter Gaddafi hat seine Familie früh zerstört. Er selbst lebt seit langem in England, sein Vater wurde in das berüchtigtste Gefängnis von Libyen verschleppt. In dem kurzen Zeitfenster nach Gaddafis Sturz und vor dem neuen Bürgerkrieg kehrt Hisham Matar in seine Heimat zurück, um endlich vor Ort nach seinem Vater zu suchen. Sein Buch ist ein bewegendes Dokument.

The Return

Author: Hisham Matar
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780241966297
Size: 19.76 MB
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES' TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2016 The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consolation of love, literature and art. It is the story of what it is to be human. Hisham Matar was nineteen when his father was kidnapped and taken to prison in Libya. He would never see him again. Twenty-two years later, the fall of Gaddafi meant he was finally able to return to his homeland. In this moving memoir, the author takes us on an illuminating journey, both physical and psychological; a journey to find his father and rediscover his country.

The Return Of The Fathers

Author: Ross W. Bartlett
Publisher:
ISBN: 0473228726
Size: 20.10 MB
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"Nathan and Rae Granger had been leading a local church until a series of strange events opened their eyes to a level of spiritual activity that threatened to totally undermine and possibly destroy everything they had worked for. They find themselves on the receiving end of a demonically inspired strategy being engineered to overcome the God-ordained destiny of their city. This activity pushes them headlong into a desperate struggle for physical and spiritual survival as they become embroiled in a multi-realm struggle for control of the city. The Grangers eventually discover they are not alone in the struggle as they get caught up in the prophetically declared intention that will take the city into its ultimate destiny"--Back cover.

Return To The Land Of My Fathers

Author: Kenneth Lundstrom
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 9781618973474
Size: 20.93 MB
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Return to the Land of My Fathers is an inspiring novel that takes readers from pre-World War II Finland to modern day America. Ilmari grew up as a fisherman at a lake in Karelia, in Eastern Finland and bordering Russia. There he had a happy life with his growing family until World War II changed everything. His family was forcefully evacuated with 422,000 other Karelians. Ilmari's son, Aleksi, was taken as a prisoner of war and spent several hard years at a labor camp in Siberia, before serving the Soviet intelligence, and then becoming a gold medal candidate in shooting at the Olympic Games in Helsinki. Aleksi's goal was to defect during the Olympics, which resulted in incredible adventures throughout Finland, including meeting his future wife. Ilmari started a new career as a painter. Through his art, he expressed the longing for the Land of His Fathers, his beloved Karelia. He became a renowned artist, later finding inspiration also in the beautiful seashore landscape on Long Island. Aleksi became a literature professor and he reflects on the evacuation process from Karelia, comparing it to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.At the age of ninety-five, Ilmari has the possibility to return to the Land of His Fathers with his grown-up children and grandchildren. He reflects on the Return to the Land of My Fathers. Was it an illusion or for real? Author Bio: Kenneth Lundstrom is a molecular biologist working in the area of cancer therapy. Originally from Helsinki, Finland, he now resides near Lausanne, Switzerland. He has previously published Taxi Trips to Remember or Forget, a travel memoir, and is now writing his next book. http: //sbpra.com/KennethLundstro

The Power Of Love

Author: John Hagen
Publisher: Llumina Press
ISBN: 1595263039
Size: 15.73 MB
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Hagen attempts to help readers understand the bigger picture of personal existence. He illustrates how the kingdom of heaven is spread out upon the face of the Earth and believers enter that kingdom through the power of love.

The Return Of Daniel S Father

Author: Janice Kaiser
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781459271012
Size: 12.16 MB
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The black sheep had returned! Ethan Mills was back. To clear his name and claim his only son, little Daniel… But the town, the sheriff and the Rawley family were strongly united against him. Dr. Kate Rawley was torn. She'd raised her nephew since her sister died in childbirth. Now Ethan wanted time with Daniel—and her. Kate couldn't deny the heated attraction escalating between herself and the proud renegade. And she knew Ethan wanted her in every sense of the word. But when it came to Daniel's future, any tug of love between them could only become a tug of war. "Janice Kaiser…creates a sexy, unforgettable hero who embodies all that women find most seductive about men." —Romantic Times