Автор: O`Connor Stephen Название: Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings ISBN: 0143128892 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780143128892 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1231 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "Dazzling. . . The most revolutionary reimagining of Jefferson's life ever." -Ron Charles, Washington PostWinner of the Crook's Corner Book Prize Longlisted for the 2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize A debut novel about Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, in whose story the conflict between the American ideal of equality and the realities of slavery and racism played out in the most tragic of terms. Novels such as Toni Morrison's Beloved, The Known World by Edward P. Jones, James McBride's The Good Lord Bird and Cloudsplitter by Russell Banks are a part of a long tradition of American fiction that plumbs the moral and human costs of history in ways that nonfiction simply can't. Now Stephen O'Connor joins this company with a profoundly original exploration of the many ways that the institution of slavery warped the human soul, as seen through the story of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings. O'Connor's protagonists are rendered via scrupulously researched scenes of their lives in Paris and at Monticello that alternate with a harrowing memoir written by Hemings after Jefferson's death, as well as with dreamlike sequences in which Jefferson watches a movie about his life, Hemings fabricates an "invention" that becomes the whole world, and they run into each other "after an unimaginable length of time" on the New York City subway. O'Connor is unsparing in his rendition of the hypocrisy of the Founding Father and slaveholder who wrote "all men are created equal," while enabling Hemings to tell her story in a way history has not allowed her to. His important and beautifully written novel is a deep moral reckoning, a story about the search for justice, freedom and an ideal world--and about the survival of hope even in the midst of catastrophe.
A groundbreaking, practical and unique insight for transforming troubled relationships into positive ones.
Whether you're single and searching for your "soul-mate," or want to heal the relationships you feel are melting down, the groundbreaking ideas in this book--and the shining stories of real people expressing their various interval relationships--will instantly open you to a whole new world of possibilities. Because Harmonology is more than just a book. It's an invigorating and healing transformation.
HERE IS A PREVIEW OF WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER...
What Constitutes An Interval Relationship
How To Instantly Build Harmony Into Your Family Relationships
How Vibrational Energy Creates The Challenges And Successes Of Your Relationships
Which Intervals Are Best For Hot Sensual Romance
How You Can Understand And Heal Toxic Family Trauma
How To Find The Right Person For Your Fulfillment
How To Understand Family, Friends and Workplace Associates
This book will be one of the most unusual you'll ever have the pleasure of both interacting with and reading. You'll view your highly charged personal energy in a whole new way--as you learn to see your loved ones, friends and acquaintances interactively vibrate with you. This book is the key to unlocking the door of your own music signature as it is embedded in your soul. Mary Holden - Author, Editor
Stephen O'Connor has his finger on something moving and profound. Geoffrey T. Williams - Author
Stephen John O'Connor's non-fiction work, Harmonology: An Insider's Guide to Healthy Relationships Through Music, presents an intriguing, music-based approach to understanding the dynamics of relationships. Jack Magnus - Reader's Favorite
Relationships are life's harmonies and we are the musical notes. Harmonology--An Insider's Guide to Healthy Relationships Through Music does an exquisite job of showing you exactly how these notes blend together to make up the symphony of your life. (It) will give you valuable insights into your current relationships, your life experiences and yourself. Dr. Nick Campos - Author of Seeking the Self Through Meditation
Автор: O`Connor Stephen P. Название: The Witch at Rivermouth ISBN: 0990930106 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780990930105 Издательство: Неизвестно Цена: 1526 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Articulates the links that exist among strategy, organizational design and behavior, and human resources management. This title describes human resources functions within organizations and also provides a model of major organizational components that shape the human resources options available for health services managers.
Автор: O`Connor Stephen Название: Here Comes Another Lesson: Stories ISBN: 1439181993 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781439181997 Издательство: Неизвестно Цена: 2041 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: STEPHEN O’CONNOR IS ONE OF TODAY’S MOST GIFTED AND ORIGINAL WRITERS. In "Here Comes Another Lesson, "O’Connor, whose stories have appeared in "The New Yorker, Conjunctions, "and many other places, fearlessly depicts a world that no longer quite makes sense. Ranging from the wildly inventive to the vividly realistic, these brilliant stories offer tender portraits of idealists who cannot live according to their own ideals and of lovers baffled by the realities of love.
The story lines are unforgettable: A son is followed home from work by his dead father. God instructs a professor of atheism to disseminate updated Commandments. The Minotaur is awakened to his own humanity by the computer-game-playing "new girl" who has been brought to him for supper. A recently returned veteran longs for the utterly ordinary life he led as a husband and father before being sent to Iraq. An ornithologist, forewarned by a cormorant of the exact minute of his death, struggles to remain alert to beauty and joy.
As playful as it is lyrical, "Here Comes Another Lesson "celebrates human hopefulness and laments a sane and gentle world that cannot exist.
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