William Lyman Hyde,Jim Quinlan's Armed Only with Faith: The Civil War Correspondence of PDF

By William Lyman Hyde,Jim Quinlan

The 112th big apple Infantry Regiment served 1,017 days through the Civil battle, from 1862 to 1865. They campaigned in 4 states, fought in sixteen battles and misplaced 324 males, together with regimental commanders. This unit historical past is predicated at the own papers of Chaplain William Lyman Hyde, together with his conflict diary, journals, experiences and letters to his spouse. A prolific author, Hyde’s outstanding tale of provider to God and nation is informed in his personal phrases, offering vibrant depictions of camp lifestyles, wrestle and its aftermath and the day-by-day trials confronted by means of the “Chautauqua Regiment.”

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Polinas Tagebuch (German Edition) by Polina Scherebzowa,Olaf Kühl PDF

By Polina Scherebzowa,Olaf Kühl

Neun Jahre alt warfare Polina Scherebzowa, als in Grosny Krieg ausbrach. In diesem Jahr, 1994, begann sie ihr Tagebuch, das sie zehn Jahre lang und über einen zweiten Konflikt hinaus führte. Es ist eine fesselnde Chronik vom Leben in Zeiten des Krieges, von der Schönheit und Grausamkeit des Daseins, die Polina stilistisch glänzend und mit der tiefen Lakonie eines Kindes, später einer jungen Frau beschreibt. Und mit ganz eigenem Blick: Polina ist Tochter einer Russin und eines Tschetschenen; sie wird von einer russischen Bombe verletzt, in der Schule beschimpft guy sie dennoch als «Russenschwein». Zugleich bleibt Polina ein style, sucht Salamander, ärgert sich, weil sie das einzige verkleidete Rotkäppchen unter lauter Schneeflocken ist. Sie lernt, mit dem Schrecklichen umzugehen – den Angriffen und Anfeindungen; der kleinen tschetschenischen Kämpferin mit dem MG; dem verwundeten Soldaten, der ein sort bittet, ihn zu erlösen. Währenddessen erlebt Polina den Alltag eines children, Streit mit der Mutter, die erste Liebe. Der düstere Hintergrund lässt die Poesie dieser Jugend nur umso stärker leuchten. Ein Dokument von großer Wahrhaftigkeit, eine Geschichte vom Erwachsenwerden in schwieriger Zeit, ein berührendes, hochliterarisches Tagebuch – eine Entdeckung.

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Read e-book online Correspondance (1944-1958): (1944-1958) (Blanche) (French PDF

By Albert Camus,Roger Martin du Gard,Claude Sicard

Le 24 juin 1948, Roger Martin du Gard avait écrit à André Gide : "Camus [...] est celui de sa génération qui donne le plus grand espoir. Celui qu’on peut ensemble admirer et aimer." Dix ans plus tard, à l. a. mort du romancier des Thibault, Camus word sobrement dans son Cahier : "On pouvait l’aimer, le respecter. Chagrin."

Émouvant parallèle qui souligne los angeles size affective d'une correspondance fondée sur los angeles confiance, le partage des mêmes valeurs, l'engagement douloureux de l'écrivain au provider de l. a. paix, de l. a. justice et de l. a. dignité. En Martin du Gard, Camus apprécie l'expérience d'un généreux aîné apte à conseiller, à comprendre sans condamner, en garde permanente contre "la fascination des idéologies partisanes". Et Camus illumine les dernières années du vieil homme si instructed à douter de lui-même. Par sa révolte lucide et l. a. riche variété de sa palette, il prouve à Martin du Gard que l'on peut s'inscrire sans en rougir dans los angeles lignée d'un humanisme dont Jean Barois et Les Thibault furent naguère tributaires.
Leurs lettres et les notes qui les éclairent révèlent deux natures fraternelles, dont les angoisses et les espoirs n'ont pas cessé d'être les nôtres.

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Download PDF by Kay Boyle,Sandra Spanier: Kay Boyle: A Twentieth-Century Life in Letters

By Kay Boyle,Sandra Spanier

One of the misplaced iteration modernists who accumulated in Nineteen Twenties Paris, Kay Boyle released greater than 40 books, together with fifteen novels, 11 collections of brief fiction, 8 volumes of poetry, 3 kid's books, and numerous essays and translations. but her fulfillment will be even larger preferred via her letters to the literary and cultural titans of her time.

Kay Boyle shared the 1st factor of This Quarter with Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway, expressed her struggles with poetry to William Carlos Williams and voiced hot admiration to Katherine Anne Porter, fled WWII France with Max Ernst and Peggy Guggenheim, socialized with the likes of James Joyce, Marcel Duchamp, and Samuel Beckett, and went to detention center with Joan Baez. The letters during this first-of-its-kind assortment, approved by way of Boyle herself, undergo witness to a transformative period illuminated by way of genius and darkened via Nazism and the pink Scare. but in addition they function milestones at the trip of a lady who possessed a present for extreme and enduring friendship, a fondness for social justice, and a creative brilliance that earned her inclusion one of the celebrated figures in her ever-expanding orbit.

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Download e-book for kindle: To Battle for God and the Right: The Civil War Letterbooks by Emerson Opdycke,John Hass,Glenn V. Longacre

By Emerson Opdycke,John Hass,Glenn V. Longacre

Emerson Opdycke, a lieutenant with the forty first Ohio Infantry and later a commander of the one hundred and twenty fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, received repute on the conflict of Franklin while his brigade kept the Union military from defeat. He additionally performed pivotal roles in a few of the significant battles of the western theater, together with Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Missionary Ridge.

 

Opdycke's wartime letters to his spouse, Lucy, provide the immediacy of the motion because it spread out and supply a glimpse into the daily lifetime of a soldier. Viewing the clash with the South as a conflict among the rights of states and loyalty to the Union, his letters demonstrate his dislike of slavery, devotion to the Union, disdain for army ineptitude, and critiques of wrestle innovations and high-ranking officials. a radical creation by means of editors Glenn V. Longacre and John E. Haas and a foreword through Peter Cozzens offer extra historic context and biographical information.

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Download e-book for iPad: Au soir de ma vie (French Edition) by Gustave Thibon,Danièle Manon

By Gustave Thibon,Danièle Manon

À quatre-vingt-neuf ans, le plus discret des philosophes, « l’homme qui nous a donné Simone Weil », disait Mauriac, l’auteur de L’Échelle de Jacob et de l. a. Crise moderne de l’amour, déroule enfin le fil de sa mémoire. « Comme un scaphandrier qui ramène au jour l’épave d’un bateau sombré », Gustave Thibon ressuscite, intacts, le petit Ardéchois à l’école buissonnière, l’étudiant ouvert aux quatre langues, l’homme, proche de Vichy, qui recueillit pendant l’Occupation une jeune universitaire juive et rebelle du nom de Simone Weil et l’auteur de vingt livres essentiels, constamment traduits et réédités.
Au-delà de los angeles chronologie, entre les vignes et les pierres sèches du mas de Libian à Saint-Marcel-d’Ardèche, il reprend les questions qui résument sa vie : Dieu, l’amour, l. a. morale, le déracinement, le sens de l’aventure humaine. Loin des statues que l’on bâtit pour soi, ces Mémoires révèlent un chrétien que los angeles vieillesse décape de ses certitudes. Au bord du mystère de los angeles mort, Thibon s’avoue tel qu’en lui-même l’existence l’a blessé et transformé.
Au soir de ma vie est le livre d’un vieil homme qui n’a plus rien à attendre des illusions du monde et dont le cœur bat comme celui d’un enfant.

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No Regrets by D. N. Ghosh PDF

By D. N. Ghosh

The dramatic build-up to the in a single day nationalization of fourteen banks in one legislative sweep units the degree for No Regrets. during this e-book, bureaucrat extraordinaire D.N. Ghosh deals an eyewitness account of probably an important occasion in India's banking background post-Independence, baring the manoeuvrings at the back of the allowing ordinance and the pickle over reasonable reimbursement for the dispossessed financial institution owners.
But that isn't all. Years later, Ghosh enters the portals of the nation financial institution of India as its chairman, at a time whilst the stirrings of switch have simply all started to be felt within the Indian financial system. looking ahead to the long run, he is going for a paradigm shift: to rid 'profit' of its 'dirty be aware' tag and position it on the middle of the bank's working approach. steadily, he is taking SBI into the capital markets, establishes its credit rating globally, launches India's first mutual fund and, peculiarly, cajoles the exchange unions into accepting complete computerization.
Post-retirement, Ghosh steps into the company global. in this interval he bargains with scarcely veiled threats from a amazing company condo or even reveals himself verbally assaulted by means of the promoter of an erstwhile financial institution. In among, the could-have-been-academic tills the soil for definite respected administration institutes to bloom and develop whilst he units up the credit standing company, ICRA.
Full of untold tales, No Regrets is an honest-to-goodness account of a wonderful occupation spanning over six many years and overlaying a few epochal occasions whose reverberations remain felt within the corridors of paperwork, banking and company to this day.

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Download e-book for iPad: Learning How to Fly: Life Lessons for the Youth by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

By A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam had a superb trust within the energy of the early life. He met over 21 million teenagers and youth in India and out of doors and spoke to them in regards to the strength of data, ambition, ethical behaviour and the necessity to lead to switch in society. He travelled to nearly each nook of the rustic assembly the early life in faculties, universities and associations and interacted with them like a dedicated teacher.

In studying the best way to Fly a few of his approximately 2,000 lectures were compiled. those lectures have been addressed to academics and scholars at school and past. In every one of them he has spoken approximately getting ready oneself top for all times, to spot and triumph over demanding situations and the way to carry out the easiest inside of every one person. via tales from his personal lifestyles, these of his academics and mentors in addition to tales of a few of the best women and men of the area, and the most recent advancements in technology and know-how, he exhibits us the significance of goals and the exertions had to flip these goals into reality.

Filled with heat, suggestion and a favorable perspective, studying find out how to Fly is vital analyzing for each Indian, younger and old.

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ACCRINGTON'S PALS: The full story by Andrew Jackson PDF

By Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson's new historical past tells the tale of the nice warfare because it used to be skilled by way of the boys of the eleventh Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment (Accrington Pals), the 158th (Accrington and Burnley) Brigade, Royal box Artillery (Howitzers) and their households. utilizing info accumulated from years of painstaking study in nationwide and native records and in deepest collections, he reconstructs, in bright aspect, the function performed by way of those males at the Western entrance. His publication, which attracts greatly on diaries, memoirs and letters, follows either infantry and artillerymen into the British army’s bloodiest battles of the conflict, giving a photo close-up view in their stories. it's a relocating list of the wartime carrier of a choose staff of neighborhood males in the course of a time of remarkable conflict.

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