´´Updated selections of more than two dozen essays from the long career of the National Book Award-winning author of ´´´´King Leopold´s Ghost´´´´ include pieces on social justice, the environment, the writers who shaped him and the questionable documentation of history.´´
Nine Lessons From The Dark: Adam Thorpe
Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays: Adam Hochschild
One hot night with a devastatingly handsome stranger. That´s all it was supposed to be. So when my darkly domineering one-night stand turns out to be one of my instructors at Quantico, my life becomes far too complicated. I´m training as an FBI agent, but Jason has other forms of training in mind. Like bending me over his desk for a spanking. I try to resist him, but soon we´re stealing forbidden hours of lust when no one´s watching. It could cost us both our careers, but I can´t help myself. He´s broken, and I want to be his salvation. In return, he says he wants to protect me, to love me. But can he save me when my new job puts me directly in the path of danger? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Fred Blogs, Lauren Sweet. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/091372/bk_acx0_091372_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
One day your whole life will blow up in front of you, and you won´t know why. You will lose everything you ever cherished - your children, your husband, your home, your life. The universe takes no prisoners. It will force you through the fire until you have incinerated everything you have ever believed. Are you ready? I wasn´t. This is my story... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maria Lopez. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/041673/bk_acx0_041673_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lessons I Learned in the Dark:Steps to Walking by Faith, Not by Sight Multnomah Jennifer Rothschild
Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays:University of California Press. 1. Auflage Adam Hochschild
At the age of 15, Jennifer Rothschild confronted two unshakable realities: Blindness is inevitable...and God is enough. Now this popular author, speaker, and recording artist offers poignant lessons that illuminate a path to freedom and fulfillment. With warmth, humor, and insight, Jennifer shares the guiding principles she walks by - and shows you how to walk forward by faith into God´s marvelous light. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Renee Ertl. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hove/002203/bk_hove_002203_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned morbid curiosity into her life´s work. She cared for bodies of every color, shape, and affliction, and became an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead. In this best-selling memoir, brimming with gallows humor and vivid characters, she marvels at the gruesome history of undertaking and relates her unique coming-of-age story with bold curiosity and mordant wit. By turns hilarious, dark, and uplifting, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes reveals how the fear of dying warps our society and ´´will make you reconsider how our culture treats the dead´´ (San Francisco Chronicle).