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Altar Music - Weber, Christin Lore
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2015, ISBN: 9780684868660

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Allyn & Bacon. Used - Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear., Allyn & Bacon, New York, NY Simon & Schuster: Touchstone, 2000. Paperback First Ed Thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed Thus; First Printing indicated. Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; fairly severe spine lean; faint soiling to the outside edges; a crease at the middler of the rear panel. Binding secure; text clean. Despite these flaws, remains clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 319pp. Indexed. Black & White and Color Photographic Illustrations. Foreward by Jon Krakauer. Trade Paperback. This first-hand account of the frightening and absolutely breath-talking adventures on the slopes of Mount Everest during the ill-fated 1996 American climbing expedition is terrific reading. Brashears, a professional cinematographer, had already climbed Everest previous to this expedition, and his prize-winning documentary IMAX film about the ascent of Everest is itself both entertaining and edifying, as it holds no punches regarding the reality of life on the mountain. Neither does this book, which certainly proves that the author has a future in journalism is he chooses to pursue it. His colorful and well-written autobiography also does great service in helping those of us who prefer to have our adventure while sitting in the comfort of our reading room just what it is that draws people like him to the pursuit of mountaineering. Indeed, his gleeful enthusiasm is close to being contagious; this too is testimony to Brashears' ability to write convincingly and well. His approach is so colorful as to blur the lines between biography and fiction, and I often found myself having to remember that all this really did happen. It is that well written. His beginnings, too, seem like the stuff of popular fiction; a childhood of humility and privation, his early exploits in climbing on a virtual shoestring, his wildcat days in the oil field, all seem to fit this persona that wangles his way into situations and then has the gumption, intelligence, and character to pull it all off. He progresses with climbs both domestically and internationally, finally reaching into Nepal and Tibet. Always with him is this sense of humor on the one hand, and a willingness to take risks that most of just would turn away from. One senses he is heading for even more danger and self-discovery. Of course, the key to the book is his description of the events leading up to, including, and after the tragic catastrophe and loss of several climbers' lives in the ascent of the mountain. Busy himself with both the climb on the one hand and the IMAX filming of it on the other left him little time for instant reflection or remorse. These things probably helped him to focus on what had to be done to go on with the successful climb, the discovery of the bodies, and a safe descent to the camps far below. I found myself sorry to reach the final pages of his book, and I for one hope to find more writing from this talented filmmaker, writer, and climber in the future. I can highly recommend this book, and I think you will enjoy it, as well., Simon & Schuster: Touchstone, 2000., AuthorHouse, 2010-12-01. Paperback. Very Good. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available., AuthorHouse, 2010-12-01, Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970. Hardcover,NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD PLUS, 264 pp. In this unusual novel, the author portrays the events that led to a shocking scene, the strange characters who played a role in it, and the spiral of crises, confrontations and even deaths that followed it. The line between the reasonable and the fantastic beguns to blur as the inevitable questions aris: Was it a bizarre ritual murder? An even more bizarre kind of suicide? Or could it even be a Second Coming? Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus., Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970, LiFi Publicationss Pvt. Ltd., 2015. Paperback. New. 20 cm. Does a cross culture society bring out the best or worst in an individual? How do we preserve our roots? Or in present times do we really need to… The protagonist, Angela feels that her situation is similar to the money plant which is uprooted from the soil and put in a bottle. She always feels the lines between various cultures are slowly blurring. Soil for My Roots is a novel exploring these most confounding, unanswered, yet subtle queries of our times, and maps how we as people have evolved in a multi religious society.", LiFi Publicationss Pvt. Ltd., 2015, LiFi Publicationss Pvt. Ltd., 2015. Paperback. New. 20 cm. Does a cross culture society bring out the best or worst in an individual? How do we preserve our roots? Or in present times do we really need to… The protagonist, Angela feels that her situation is similar to the money plant which is uprooted from the soil and put in a bottle. She always feels the lines between various cultures are slowly blurring. Soil for My Roots is a novel exploring these most confounding, unanswered, yet subtle queries of our times, and maps how we as people have evolved in a multi religious society.", LiFi Publicationss Pvt. Ltd., 2015, New York, NY, U.S.A.: Scribner, 2000 Near-new copy - Appears unread - Price inside dustcover: $23.00 - NO remainder marks or price clippings. Tight spine - Bright pages. 251 pages - NO writing, marks or tears inside book. Enter a Mysterious, Cloistered World Full of Passion and Regret, Where the Lines Between the Sexual, Artistic, and Religious Become Blurred. This achingly beautiful and revelatory first novel is the story of three generations of strong-willed women and their battles to balance personal longings with the disciplines of their church: Meghan, who dismisses the priest's injunctions about sex until tragedy befalls her family; Kate, who so fears God's power to destroy that she shuts herself off from emotion completely; and, finally, Elise, whose connection to unknowable forces drives her into the most exhilarating, disillusioning, and haunting experience of her life. Written with lyricism and emotional authenticity, Altar Music is a portrait of a nun as a young girl, an epic tale of a family both defined and divided by its religious beliefs, and a powerful story about mothers and daughters. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall., Scribner, 2000

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Altar Music - Weber, Christin Lore
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Altar Music - Paperback

2011, ISBN: 9780684868660

Hardcover, ID: 857813365

Seal Press, UK. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Available Now. Book Description: Your wedding - the moment you've been waiting for your whole life - is tomorrow. The invitations have been sent out, the caterer and florist are lined up and the bridesmaid dresses have all been exquisitely hand tailored. The location is spectacular and the officiant is your best friend. The weather is going to be great. There's only one fear: that something unplanned and unexpected will happen. With biting humour, twenty true stories share the side-splitting details of wedding mishaps and mistakes, embarrassing faux pas and disastrous outtakes. A momentous event for all, weddings bring together family and friends, photographers and DJs - people who don't know each other or know each other too well - to create an idealized vision of the grand occasion. But different cultural expectations, outpourings of emotion, jealous ex-lovers, stately rules of etiquette, and lots of champagne can often blur that vision, making for laugh-out-loud experiences no one ever expected, yet everyone can relate to. These funny women - brides, bridesmaids, guests, relatives, and strangers - know all too well that wedding gowns can fall apart, that chocolate shavings will melt under the sun, and that dirty dancing is not just a movie, as they capture the essence of bad luck, bad taste, and bad decisions surrounding the big day in witty, entertaining writing. Size: 19.2 x 14.1 x 1.8 cm. 300 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Health, Family & Lifestyle; Relationships; ISBN: 1580051758. ISBN/EAN: 9781580051750. Inventory No: F238-1262. . 9781580051750, Seal Press, New Delhi, India: Om Books International A frightful and thought-provoking tale of hunts blurring lines between humans and vampires, The Company Red is the first novel of the Red trilogy by Shantanu Dhar.Printed Pages: 192.. First Edition. Softcover. New., Om Books International, Allyn & Bacon. Used - Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!, Allyn & Bacon, Penguin Books India/Penguin Modern Classics, 2011. First edition. Softcover. New. Rabindranath Tagore reinvented the Bengali novel with Farewell Song, blurring the lines between prose and poetry and creating an effervescent blend of romance and satire. Through Amit and Labanya and a brilliantly etched social milieu, the novel addresses contemporary debates about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ writing, the nature of love and conjugality, and the influence of Western culture on Bengali society. Set against the idyllic backdrop of Shillong and the mannered world of elite Calcutta society, this sparkling novel expresses the complex vision and the mastery of style that characterized Tagore’s later works. Printed Pages: 162., Penguin Books India/Penguin Modern Classics, 2011, Penguin Books India/Penguin Modern Classics, 2011. First edition. Softcover. New. Rabindranath Tagore reinvented the Bengali novel with Farewell Song, blurring the lines between prose and poetry and creating an effervescent blend of romance and satire. Through Amit and Labanya and a brilliantly etched social milieu, the novel addresses contemporary debates about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ writing, the nature of love and conjugality, and the influence of Western culture on Bengali society. Set against the idyllic backdrop of Shillong and the mannered world of elite Calcutta society, this sparkling novel expresses the complex vision and the mastery of style that characterized Tagore’s later works. Printed Pages: 162., Penguin Books India/Penguin Modern Classics, 2011, Addison-Wesley, 1998-03-25. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First printing with full number line. Hardback with dust jacket in good condition!, Addison-Wesley, 1998-03-25, New York, NY, U.S.A.: Scribner, 2000 Enter a Mysterious, Cloistered World Full of Passion and Regret, Where the Lines Between the Sexual, Artistic, and Religious Become Blurred. This achingly beautiful and revelatory first novel is the story of three generations of strong-willed women and their battles to balance personal longings with the disciplines of their church: Meghan, who dismisses the priest's injunctions about sex until tragedy befalls her family; Kate, who so fears God's power to destroy that she shuts herself off from emotion completely; and, finally, Elise, whose connection to unknowable forces drives her into the most exhilarating, disillusioning, and haunting experience of her life. Written with lyricism and emotional authenticity, Altar Music is a portrait of a nun as a young girl, an epic tale of a family both defined and divided by its religious beliefs, and a powerful story about mothers and daughters. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall., Scribner, 2000

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In her achingly beautiful and revelatory first novel, Christin Lore Weber, a former nun, explores the nature and power of passion -- sexual, religious, and artistic -- and brings us into a mysterious, cloistered world rarely made public. Set in the wild, rock-and-lake region of northern Minnesota, this is an exquisitely told tale of three generations of strong-willed women and their inner battles to balance personal longings with the disciplines of their church. Meghan, in the first generation, dismisses the priest's injunctions regarding sex and succumbs to her passion for her husband. But when family tragedy strikes, she believes she has been brought down by the hand of God himself for her sexual indulgence. In the second generation, Kate is so afraid of what God could take away -- "husbands, fathers, brothers, music even. God could take your life if he wanted" -- that she learns to steel herself against any deep emotion or desire, to simply "endure, be faithful, and hope to be spared some small thing she loved, something perhaps God didn't want." By the third generation, the passions that moved her mother and grandmother have converged and intensified in young Elise, who is roused by forces beyond her understanding. She is at once a daughter of the Catholic church, a music prodigy, and a tuning fork for nature's wildness. But upon her high school graduation in 1958, Elise forsakes her musical genius and her family to enter the convent -- a beautiful, exhilarating, disillusioning, and haunting experience that will drive her, ultimately, to consider leaving the church. Written with stunning lyricism and emotional authenticity, "Altar Music" is a portrait of a nun as a younggirl, a portrait of a family both defined and divided by its religious beliefs, and a powerful story about mothers and daughters. Heart-wrenching and thought-provoking, this novel brilliantly depicts the blurring of the lines between sexual passion, artistic passion, and religious fervor, and the losses we suffer when we try to translate one into another. Altar Music Weber, Christin Lore, Scribner Book Company

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Altar Music: A Novel - Christin Lore Weber
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Christin Lore Weber's first novel explores three generations of devoutly Catholic women. Living in rural northern Minnesota in the first half of the 20th century, these sisters, daughters, and grandmothers struggle with their relationships with God, their feverishly repressed passions, their erotic memories and longings. Altar Music boasts some great sex scenes, worthy of The Best American Erotica. The only problem is that afterward the women are so repentant they shut down. Young mother Kate Pearson becomes "like porcelain under his fingers" before her husband goes to fight in World War II. "She felt how he had touched her just last night and how her flesh fought against her mind for release." Her daughter, Elise, after playing doctor with her friend Margaret, prays "Please, holy Mary, don't let God send me to hell. Please come and tell me God's not mad at me." The expression and repression of natural sexual drives is what moves this book along. Its title refers to the piano lessons Elise takes from a once-famous concert pianist who gave it all up to marry God. (It's worth mentioning at this point that Weber entered a convent after high school and was a nun for 14 years.) Each chapter is preceded by a lesson from Sister Mary's notebooks: "Repetition is never exact. Develop nuance, subtle shading--Soul." The discipline of the piano becomes a metaphor for the attempt to tame the music of the body--to make it something pretty and recognizable, not f christian books and bibles,contemporary,family saga,fiction,genre fiction,literary,literature and fiction,mystery thriller and suspense,psychological thrillers,religion and spirituality Thrillers, Scribner

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Scribner, 2000. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition., Scribner, 2000

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Altar Music
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Christin Lore Weber

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Altar Music

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780684868660
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0684868660
Hardcover
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Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: Scribner

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