Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Marone Memoirs - An Immigrant Story - Review
Marone Memoirs: An Immigrant Story by Sarah E. Lingley is the epic tale of the life of Raffaele Marone and Italian man who immigrated to America in the late 1800's. Expertly written this book is a must for anyone with a passion for history.
Living Buddha, Living Christ - Awesome Book Regarding Unity:
This excellent book entitled, "Living Buddha, Living Christ" by Thich Nhat Hanh, is packed with great words of inspiration for the mind, body and soul. It covers the essence of Buddhism and Christianity is an integrated manner and leaves one with a sense of religious unity and tolerance. Hahn is a Zen master, author and poet of twenty-five books and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
I Am Doing a Report on Pakistan - I Need Information on Pakistan - Book Review of the Book Pakistan:
Yes, Pakistan is a very important country, and its location makes it a pivotal focal point for that part of the world. Consider if you will that India has 1.3 billion people and borders Pakistan.
"A Wealth of Family" by Thomas Brooks: Book Review:
Compelling True Story Shows How to Cross Cultural Barriers -- This inspiring account of adoption, reunion, and heritage from Thomas Brooks provides a timely and provocative perspective on multicultural families and powerful insights on overcoming racism and poverty.
Absolute Khushwant - The Low-Down on Life, Death by Khushwant Singh and Humra Quraishi:
The great old man (as he is lovingly called) of the Indian literature, or the symbol of it, is again back with a bang (he has this happy knack or habit of coming back and surprising us time and again). His new title, Absolute Khushwant, has been written in collaboration with Humra Quraishi, presents details about the life of Khushwant, his loves and work in great detail. Absolute Khushwant has been published by Penguin, which presents to us the contradictions of the man known as Khushwant with all the human elements intact - in short, all his life.
Critique of Timothy J Dailey's The Gathering Storm:
At home in his topic's habitat, History-Geography Professor and author Dailey makes his home in Bethlehem, Israel; he attempts to correlate modern expectations with his perception of first century fulfillment! Thus, he commends Revelation's great Armageddon to a 'future world end.'
A Mystery Book Biography About a Black Woman That is Not Part of African American History:
There is a lot more to understand in African American history then that which is written as historical facts. Sometimes white people are included - but how is that possible you ask? The oral histories and unique stories are often more telling about difficulties of living life as an African American. The mysterious beginnings of Fauna Hodel can now be included in those histories.
A Plain and Fancy Christmas Written By Cynthia Keller:
An excellent read about two girls that had been switched at birth. One was Amish and the other a typical American girl who both found out through a letter from a nurse that was getting old and couldn't contain the truth about the switch any longer. An Amish family in the area of Lancaster, Pa. had raised Rachel Yoder and Ellie Shore grew up in the New York City area and had a lucrative job.