Category : Fiction
Editor : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN : 9780393651607
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Language : en
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A spellbinding confession of what it means to abandon one life for another, The Devoted asks what it takes, and what you’ll sacrifice, to find enlightenment. Nicole Hennessy’s life revolves around her Zen practice at the Boston Zendo, seeking solace in the tenets of Buddhism to the chagrin of her Irish Catholic family. After a decade of grueling spiritual practice under her Master’s tutelage, living on a shoestring budget as a shop clerk, Nicole has become dangerously entangled with her mentor. As Nicole confronts her past—a drug-fueled year spent fleeing her family’s loaded silences and guilt-laden "Our Fathers"—and reinvents herself in New York City, her Master’s intoxicating voice pursues her, an electrifying whisper on the other end of the phone. Somehow, he knows everything. In deft, soaring prose that bristles with psychological and erotic tension, Blair Hurley crafts a thrilling exploration of Nicole’s ecstatic quest for spirituality.

Category : Fiction
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ISBN : 0393651592
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Language : en
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Nicole Hennessy's life revolves around her Zen practice at the Boston Zendo, seeking solace in the tenets of Buddhism to the chagrin of her Irish Catholic family. After a decade of grueling spiritual practice under her Master's tutelage, living on a shoestring budget as a shop clerk, Nicole has become dangerously entangled with her mentor. As Nicole confronts her past--a drug-fueled year spent fleeing her family's loaded silences and guilt-laden "Our Fathers"--and reinvents herself in New York City, her Master's intoxicating voice pursues her, an electrifying whisper on the other end of the phone. Somehow, he knows everything. In deft, soaring prose that bristles with psychological and erotic tension, Blair Hurley crafts a thrilling exploration of Nicole's ecstatic quest for spirituality.

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ISBN : BSB:BSB10745301
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Language : en
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ISBN : BNC:1001919650
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Language : en
Views : 380
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Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781442408562
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Language : en
Views : 355
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When her recently discovered soulmate Sage is kidnapped, photojournalist Clea Raymond makes an uneasy alliance with his enemies, not knowing if he is dead or alive, in a desperate attempt to be reunited with him.

Category : Business & Economics
Editor : Golden Brick Road Publishing House Inc.
ISBN : 9781988736082
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Language : en
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Do you struggle to wake up before the sun rises? Do you roll out of bed and rush through your day? Do you allow things to just happen to you? Are you finding it difficult to find a clear purpose in each day? Life does not have to be this way. You can regain control of your life with simple changes to your evening routine. In Devoted Dreamers, you will learn how to create an evening routine to help you gain control of your life. There are countless articles, books and blogs for developing a powerful morning routine. While having a morning routine is great, the truth is, that is only part of the process. You need a successful evening routine if you really want to put yourself on the fast track for success. Routinely doing something every day, even just a little bit, creates a habit which generates momentum. In Devoted Dreamers, you will learn tips for creating a successful evening routine that will transform your life.

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ISBN : OXFORD:590187626
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Language : en
Views : 1020
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ISBN : BL:A0021522363
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Language : en
Views : 20
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Category : Mistresses
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105036813215
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Language : en
Views : 275
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Category : Fiction
Editor : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN : 9781635571424
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Language : en
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“A book that looks at existence with equal measures of fear, humility and gratitude. In a time when novelists tend to be more concerned with psychology than the soul, that makes it a rare and valuable thing.” --Sam Sacks, Wall Street Journal From the author of Mr. Eternity, a darkly comic road novel about a millennial couple facing the ultimate question: how to live and love in an age of catastrophe. Young Miami couple Murphy and Eva have almost decided to have a baby when Yahweh, the Old Testament God, appears to Eva and makes an unwelcome demand: He wants her to be his prophet. He also wants her to manage his social media presence. Yahweh sends the two on a wild road trip across the country, making incomprehensible demands and mandating arcane rituals as they go. He gives them a hundred million dollars, but he asks them to use it to build a temple on top of a landfill. He forces them to endure a period of Biblical wandering in the deserts of the southwest. Along the way they are continually mistaken for another couple, a pair of North Carolina society people, and find themselves attending increasingly bizarre events in their names. At odds with their mission but helpless to disobey, Murphy and Eva search their surroundings for signs of a future they can have faith in. Through wry observations about the biggest things--cosmology and theology--and the smallest things--the joys and irritations of daily life--Thier questions the mysterious forces that shape our fates, and wonders how much free will we really have. Equal parts hilarious and poignant, The World Is a Narrow Bridge asks: What kind of hope can we pass on to the next generation in a frightening but beautiful world?