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Ghosts of My Life Book by ,

Ghosts of My Life Book
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN Code: 178279624X
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Summary: This collection of writings by Mark Fisher, author of the acclaimed Capitalist Realism, argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen. Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures in the work of David Peace, John Le Carré, Christopher Nolan, Joy Division, Burial and many others.

Haunted Nights at Drumheller Castle Book by Faly Colaizzi

Haunted Nights at Drumheller Castle Book
  • Author : Faly Colaizzi
  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-08
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN Code: 1608447812
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Summary: Jake Eden is restless. He struggles with his paranormal powers and the feeling that there is an unexplained gap or emptiness-something missing-in his young life. This unexplained gap lls him with great sadness and anxiety and haunts him till a resolution is found. While Jake hopes to nd the cause of this emptiness, he and his friends have many encounters with exciting and challenging characters. The kids nd themselves on one adventure after another. On one of these adventures, Jake has a chance encounter with his deceased great-grandfather, who explains who Jake really is, telling him that Jake is destined for greatness. Jake's sadness and anxiety are lied, and the gaps in his life disappear, along with his questions, but not before Jake and his friends pass through a turbulent yet heroic journey around All Hallows Eve. Faly Colaizzi was born Rafaela Faly Burmeister in Chicago, Illinois, in October 1967. Her mother, father, and sister all reside in Chicago land. The author grew up with a love of horses and farmland and is inspired by music of all kinds. She has always had an unwavering love for castles around the world, and she travels to see them when she can. She has quite a wild imagination that never rests, and that makes the perfect basis for her wonderful tale, Haunted Nights at Drumheller Castle. The author graduated from Illinois State University in 1990 and has had a twenty-year career as a sales manager. She is married to Steve Colaizzi, is a working mother of two amazing boys, and is an auntie. She hopes this story, written as a classic Halloween tale, will live on in hearts all over the world."

Walking with Ghosts Book by Gabriel Byrne

Walking with Ghosts Book
  • Author : Gabriel Byrne
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2021-01-12
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN Code: 1443465089
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Summary: “Make no mistake about it: Walking with Ghosts is a masterpiece. A book that will wring out our tired hearts. It is by turns poetic, moving, and very funny. You will find it on the shelf alongside other great Irish memoirs including those by Frank McCourt, Nuala O'Faolain and Edna O’Brien.” —Colum McCann As a young boy growing up in the outskirts of Dublin, Gabriel Byrne sought refuge in a world of imagination among the fields and hills near his home, at the edge of a rapidly encroaching city. Born to working class parents and the eldest of six children, he harbored a childhood desire to become a priest. When he was eleven years old, Byrne found himself crossing the Irish Sea to join a seminary in England. Four years later, Byrne had been expelled and he quickly returned to his native city. There he took odd jobs as a messenger boy and a factory laborer to get by. In his spare time, he visited the cinema where he could be alone and yet part of a crowd. It was here that he could begin to imagine a life beyond the grey world of 60s Ireland. He reveled in the theatre and poetry of Dublin’s streets, populated by characters as eccentric and remarkable as any in fiction, those who spin a yarn with acuity and wit. It was a friend who suggested Byrne join an amateur drama group, a decision that would change his life forever and launch him on an extraordinary forty-year career in film and theatre. Moving between sensual recollection of childhood in a now almost vanished Ireland and reflections on stardom in Hollywood and Broadway, Byrne also courageously recounts his battle with addiction and the ambivalence of fame. Walking with Ghosts is by turns hilarious and heartbreaking as well as a lyrical homage to the people and landscapes that ultimately shape our destinies.

Ghosts of Manhattan Book by Douglas Brunt

Ghosts of Manhattan Book
  • Author : Douglas Brunt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 1451672616
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Summary: This instant New York Times bestseller offers a withering view of life on Wall Street from the perspective of an unhappy insider who is too hooked on the money to find a way out, even as his career is ruining his marriage and corroding his soul. It’s 2005. Nick Farmer is a thirty-five-year-old bond trader with Bear Stearns clearing seven figures a year. The novelty of a work-related nightlife centering on liquor, hookers, and cocaine has long since worn thin, though Nick remains keenly addicted to his annual bonus. But the lifestyle is taking a toll on his marriage—and on him. When a nerdy analyst approaches him with apocalyptic prognostications of where Bear’s high-flying mortgage-backed securities trading may lead, Nick is presented with the kind of ethical dilemma he’s spent a lifetime avoiding. Throw in a hot financial journalist who seems to be more interested in him than in the percolating financial Armageddon and the prospect that his own wife may have found a new romantic interest of her own, and you have the recipe for Nick’s personal and professional implosion. By turns hilarious and harrowing, Ghosts of Manhattan follows a winning but flawed protagonist as he struggles to find the right path in a complicated urban heart of darkness

Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story Book by D. T. Max

Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story Book
  • Author : D. T. Max
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-08-30
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 1101601116
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Summary: The acclaimed New York Times–bestselling biography and “emotionally detailed portrait of the artist as a young man” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times) In the first biography of the iconic David Foster Wallace, D.T. Max paints the portrait of a man, self-conscious, obsessive and struggling to find meaning. If Wallace was right when he declared he was “frightfully and thoroughly conventional,” it is only because over the course of his short life and stunning career, he wrestled intimately and relentlessly with the fundamental anxiety of being human. In his characteristic lucid and quick-witted style, Max untangles Wallace’s anxious sense of self, his volatile and sometimes abusive connection with women, and above all, his fraught relationship with fiction as he emerges with his masterpiece Infinite Jest. Written with the cooperation of Wallace’s family and friends and with access to hundreds of unpublished letters, manuscripts and journals, this captivating biography unveils the life of the profoundly complicated man who gave voice to what we thought we could not say.

A Ghost in the Throat Book by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

A Ghost in the Throat Book
  • Author : Doireann Ní Ghríofa
  • Publisher : Biblioasis
  • Release Date : 2021-05-27
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 177196412X
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Summary: An Post Irish Book Awards Nonfiction Book of the Year • A Guardian Best Book of 2020 • Shortlisted for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize • Longlisted for the 2021 Republic of Consciousness Prize • Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Biography Prize When we first met, I was a child, and she had been dead for centuries. On discovering her murdered husband’s body, an eighteenth-century Irish noblewoman drinks handfuls of his blood and composes an extraordinary lament. Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill’s poem travels through the centuries, finding its way to a new mother who has narrowly avoided her own fatal tragedy. When she realizes that the literature dedicated to the poem reduces Eibhlín Dubh’s life to flimsy sketches, she wants more: the details of the poet’s girlhood and old age; her unique rages, joys, sorrows, and desires; the shape of her days and site of her final place of rest. What follows is an adventure in which Doireann Ní Ghríofa sets out to discover Eibhlín Dubh’s erased life—and in doing so, discovers her own. Moving fluidly between past and present, quest and elegy, poetry and those who make it, A Ghost in the Throat is a shapeshifting book: a record of literary obsession; a narrative about the erasure of a people, of a language, of women; a meditation on motherhood and on translation; and an unforgettable story about finding your voice by freeing another’s.

The War of the Ghosts and Machines Book by Mike Hockney

The War of the Ghosts and Machines Book
  • Author : Mike Hockney
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1326408739
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Summary: Are you a ghost or a machine? You don’t need to be a superstitious believer to support the side of the ghosts. Machine people reduce everything to lifeless, mindless, purposeless atoms of matter: the ultimate little machines. For “ghost” people, reality reduces to dimensionless, mathematical singularities, which are none other than the hyperrational monadic souls posited by Pythagoras and Leibniz. Ghost people subscribe to atoms (minds) with atomic number zero, i.e. minds/souls are made of massless, dimensionless photons. Machine people start with hydrogen atoms, with atomic number one. All “ghost” entities are associated with zero and infinity. All machine people deny the existence of zero and infinity. Mathematically, these are the two numbers where the ghosts and the machines collide head on. This book is all about demonstrating that there are indeed ghosts in the machines.

House of Strangers Book by Carolyn McSparren

House of Strangers Book
  • Author : Carolyn McSparren
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2012-03-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 1459236475
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Summary: When Paul Bouvet buys the old Delaney mansion, everyone in Rossiter, Tennessee, wonders what the big-city pilot is really after in their backwoods town. But Paul can't reveal what he hopes to find in Rossiter. If people learn the truth, his task will be even more difficult. In fact, the good citizens may even run him out of town. Then he hires Ann Corrigan to help restore his new property and finds himself falling in love with her. Suddenly his secret is at risk—as well as his life. And the closer he gets to Ann, the more crucial the truth becomes….

Beyond the Shadowlands (Foreword by Walter Hooper) Book by Wayne Martindale

Beyond the Shadowlands (Foreword by Walter Hooper) Book
  • Author : Wayne Martindale
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 1433517094
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Summary: Those who know Lewis's work will enjoy Martindale's thorough examination of the powerful images of Heaven and Hell found in Lewis's fiction, and all readers can appreciate Martindale's scholarly yet accessible tone. Read this book, and you will see afresh the wonder of what lies beyond the Shadowlands.

Ghosts and Gods in Life Book by Song Qing

Ghosts and Gods in Life Book
  • Author : Song Qing
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2020-01-13
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1647965950
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Summary: It is time to make a decision want to own a university student should step into the ranks of the vast number of feudal superstition in the countryside become the figure referred to by the modern civilization although there are ten million in the heart of the reluctant but one has to eat is not

Encyclopedia of Spirits and Ghosts in World Mythology Book by Theresa Bane

Encyclopedia of Spirits and Ghosts in World Mythology Book
  • Author : Theresa Bane
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2016-03-09
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN Code: 1476623392
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Summary: Of all the anomalous phenomenon reported, ghost sightings are by far the most common. The words "ghost" and "spirit" are used interchangeably in American English but in other cultures the lingering souls of the departed are not to be confused with ancestral spirits, demonic spirits, numens or poltergeists. This encyclopedia lists hundreds of entities of the spirit realm--from aatxe to zuzeca--from world mythology and folklore.

A Christmas Carol Book by Charles Dickens,David Thompson

A Christmas Carol Book
  • Author : Charles Dickens,David Thompson
  • Publisher : Crossroad Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-11
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN Code:
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Summary: Adapted for the stage by Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson, "A Christmas Carol" follows the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as he discovers the true meaning of Christmas: charity, redemption, and compassion for his fellow human beings. Praised as "intelligent" and "literate" by the press, Thompson's adaptation creates a "perfect balance of Dickensian fidelity and modern theatricality." Original Christmas songs throughout the play infuse the beloved classic with an uplifting festivity that truly captures the joy and fellowship of the holiday season.

Author Under Sail Book by Jay Williams

Author Under Sail Book
  • Author : Jay Williams
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 804
  • ISBN Code: 1496223020
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Summary: In this second volume of Author Under Sail Jay Williams investigates the life of Jack London as a professional writer at the turn of the 1900s, as his publications spanned The Call of the Wild to The Iron Heel and The Road. While documenting key life events, especially his rising fame, this biography explores London's necessity to illustrate the inner workings of his own vast imagination through his socialist essays and fiction.

Tales of Men and Ghosts Book by Edith Wharton

Tales of Men and Ghosts Book
  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-07
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN Code: 1513275623
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Summary: Featuring life-like and compelling characters, Edith Wharton’s Tales of Men and Ghosts is a collection comprised of ten eerie and heart-wrenching narratives. The first story, The Bolted Door, follows Hubert Granice, a failed playwright. Distraught and disappointed in himself, he considers suicide, but is unable to go through with it. Instead, Granice finds another way to punish himself; after calling over a lawyer friend, Granice confesses the dirty details of a murder he claims to have committed years before. Full Circle also depicts a writer, but in an opposite position of success. After recently rising to fame, a new author reflects on how his life has changed since earning acclaim and wealth, surprised when he realizes that he is unsatisfied. Examining class struggles and a difficult relationship between a father and son, His Father’s Son follows a widowed, working-class father who tries to live vicariously through his son’s love life, though his son does not seem to appreciate it. While most of the narratives in this collection follow the everyday lives of their characters, The Eyes adopts a more supernatural approach, depicting a spooky tale that explores sexuality in a haunting way. Afterward continues the supernatural theme, featuring a ghost who comes back to haunt a man that betrayed him for the promise of more wealth. While depicting vivid and fascinating characters, Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton also studies social norms of the 20th century society, including repressed sexuality, strained relationships, and class distinctions. By highlighting the common flaws of humankind, such as vanity, ignorance, and greed, without damning the characters who possess such faults, Wharton’s Tales of Men and Ghosts serves as a beautiful and captivating collection of character sketches. With this character-driven prose, Tales of Men and Ghosts remains to be as relatable and alluring as it was when it was first published. Now presented in an easy-to-read font and featuring a striking new cover design, this edition of Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton is restored to its original genius while being updated to meet modern standards.

Painted Ghosts Book by Neil Beardmore

Painted Ghosts Book
  • Author : Neil Beardmore
  • Publisher : Pneuma Springs Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-10
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN Code: 1782284796
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Summary: Three women have personal reasons to head from England to modern day India, each on a quest to rebuild their past and family. Daphne celebrates her 60th birthday by revisiting the Buddhist painted caves of Ajanta and to meet Shanta. Her cooperative rehab centre for Devadasi prostitutes is in debt. Can Daphne save it? And has she the strength to face the Painted Ghosts of her past? Stella is on a painting holiday in Goa with her estranged half sister who is just out of rehab. Local art teacher Arun wants to heal the sisters’ rifts by taking them to The Garden of Izzat Baig to celebrate an ancient myth, but will he succeed? Young Ria heads out to join the Indian part of her family in the Himalayan foothills to find her lost brother. The intrusion of a hijra throws the family into confusion. But Ria has to seek the help of the hijra to resolve a family dispute. Will this be enough to satisfy everyone’s demands in a home with A View of Glass Mountains?

Hamlet on the Couch Book by James E. Groves

Hamlet on the Couch Book
  • Author : James E. Groves
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-19
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN Code: 1351368680
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Summary: Hamlet on the Couch weaves a close reading of Shakespeare’s Hamlet with a large variety of contemporary psychoanalytic and psychological theory, looking at the interplay of ideas between the two. Hamlet can be read almost as a psychoanalytic case study and be used to understand and illustrate a range of core psychoanalytic concepts. Covering such basic psychoanalytic concepts as identity, transference and countertransference, the ‘good-enough’ mother, the compulsion to repeat and the death instinct, James E. Groves shows how Hamlet can shed new light on understanding psychoanalytic theory, and how psychoanalysis can in turn enrich our understanding of Shakespeare’s work. Perhaps the most radical feature of psychoanalysis is its tradition of self-examination. Mirroring it, the book throughout uses an eclectic, subjective critical approach to study how the poetry of Hamlet creates its realistically flawed and believably complex characters. Combining deep, insightful knowledge of Shakespeare and of psychoanalysis, Hamlet on the Couch will be of great interest to psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists, as well as literary scholars.

Ghosts Of Boyfriends Past Book by Carly Alexander

Ghosts Of Boyfriends Past Book
  • Author : Carly Alexander
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2003-10-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 1496707265
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Summary: First She Wanted Naughty... Madison Greenwood's first post-college Christmas is more Sex and the City than It's a Wonderful Life. Sure, she does the home-for-the-holidays thing, but with her cynical gay pal Leo tagging along, her mom confessing to an extramarital affair, and every guy she ever dated (or lusted after) in high school beating a hot path to her front door, the movie of her life is anything but G-rated. Still, a girl's got to sow her wild oats while she can, right? ...Then She Wanted Nice... Five years later, Madison's more interested in nesting than sowing, and the Christmas of her twenty-sixth year finds her looking forward to the gift of a proposal. Her Scottish boyfriend, Ian, is picture-perfect...in an impressionistic sort of way. The idea of him--his looks, his career, his to-die-for accent--fuels fantasies of home, hearth, and a whole new life across the Pond. Too bad the reality is a sham. A married sham. ...Now All She Wants For Christmas Is The Real Thing By the ripe old age of thirty-one, Madison would like to believe she's learned something about relationships. About what she really wants, and what she sure as hell doesn't need. As the holidays roll around once more, she's grateful, as always, for the blessing of good friends, but lonely for that one special person. The one she might just find under the mistletoe the minute she stops looking...

Gracious Ghosts of Cheyenne Book by Jill Pope

Gracious Ghosts of Cheyenne Book
  • Author : Jill Pope
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-06-21
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN Code: 1439672806
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Summary: Haunted Cheyenne author Jill Pope shares the lighter side of the paranormal spectrum with stories of departed loved ones, spirit guides and angels. Homeowners of a quaint West First Avenue home continually find bright-red lipstick prints throughout the house. The owner of a flagstone house on East Twenty-Third Street awoke to the apparition of a weathered, elderly man leaving a loving kiss on her forehead while whispering "Good morning, granddaughter." A caller to a Cheyenne radio station recounted the tragic story of the death of her two sisters before she was born and their childhood tea party visitations. From the lingering smell of roses to phantasms in family photos, these local stories remind us that the deceased can give reassuring touches and guidance through struggles and share in our important moments and milestones.

GHOST STORIES Book by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD

GHOST STORIES Book
  • Author : V&S EDITORIAL BOARD
  • Publisher : V&S Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-01-09
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN Code: 935215083X
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Summary: "e;Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describes it,"e; said C.S. Lewis, one of the greatest English writers of the medieval period. This book is a part of a set of ten books of the Greatest Classic Series containing thrilling and fascinating stories, full of mystery and suspense -- all written by world famous authors, such as Edith Wharton, Henry James, Amelia Edwards, Wilkie Collins, Ambrose Bierce and many more. Actually, the entire classic series has been aimed to enrich the young minds with the wonderful assets of English language and literature and to develop their interest in understanding the language, inculcating in them the reading habits, particularly among the school- going children in the age group of 12 to 18 years studying in higher classes from standard seven to twelve. This book contains an introductory page exclusively about the author, his brief life sketch, notable works and achievements along with word meanings of difficult words on each page marked and highlighted in the text for the students' convenience and easy understanding of the story. There is also an Exercise part after each story titled as 'An Understanding' containing four or five Questions which the reader/student has to answer making the book all the more interesting and reader-friendly. Therefore, these books are a must read for all the students, irrespective of their age, education and social background. Even the teachers may find it interesting and can recommend the books for the senior classes as supplementary reading.

The Haunting of Vancouver Island Book by Shanon Sinn

The Haunting of Vancouver Island Book
  • Author : Shanon Sinn
  • Publisher : TouchWood Editions
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 177151244X
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Summary: A compelling investigation into supernatural events and local lore on Vancouver Island. Vancouver Island is known worldwide for its arresting natural beauty, but those who live here know that it is also imbued with a palpable supernatural energy. Researcher Shanon Sinn found his curiosity piqued by stories of mysterious sightings on the island—ghosts, sasquatches, sea serpents—but he was disappointed in the sensational and sometimes disrespectful way they were being retold or revised. Acting on his desire to transform these stories from unsubstantiated gossip to thoroughly researched accounts, Sinn uncovered fascinating details, identified historical inconsistencies, and now retells these encounters as accurately as possible. Investigating 25 spellbinding tales that wind their way from the south end of the island to the north, Sinn explored hauntings in cities, in the forest, and on isolated logging roads. In addition to visiting castles, inns, and cemeteries, he followed the trail of spirits glimpsed on mountaintops, beaches, and water, and visited Heriot Bay Inn on Quadra Island and the Schooner Restaurant in Tofino to personally scrutinize reports of hauntings. Featuring First Nations stories from each of the three Indigenous groups who call Vancouver Island home—the Coast Salish, the Nuu-chah-nulth, and the Kwakwaka’wakw—the book includes an interview with Hereditary Chief James Swan of Ahousaht.