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The Marriage Of Opposites

Author : Alice Hoffman
ISBN : 9781451693614
Genre : Fiction
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“A luminous, Marquez-esque tale” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from the New York Times bestselling author of The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on a tropical island about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel dreams of life in faraway Paris. Rachel’s mother, a pillar of their small refugee community of Jews who escaped the Inquisition, has never forgiven her daughter for being a difficult girl who refuses to live by the rules. Growing up, Rachel’s salvation is their maid Adelle’s belief in her strengths, and her deep, life-long friendship with Jestine, Adelle’s daughter. But Rachel’s life is not her own. She is married off to a widower with three children to save her father’s business. When her older husband dies suddenly and his handsome, much younger nephew, Frédérick, arrives from France to settle the estate, Rachel seizes her own life story, beginning a defiant, passionate love affair that sparks a scandal that affects all of her family, including her favorite son, who will become one of the greatest artists of France. “A work of art” (Dallas Morning News), The Marriage of Opposites showcases the beloved, bestselling Alice Hoffman at the height of her considerable powers. “Her lush, seductive prose, and heart-pounding subject…make this latest skinny-dip in enchanted realism…the Platonic ideal of the beach read” ( Once forgotten to history, the marriage of Rachel and Frédérick “will only renew your commitment to Hoffman’s astonishing storytelling” (USA TODAY).

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The Marriage Of Opposites A Novel By Alice Hoffman Conversation Starters Daily Books

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Author : Instaread Summaries
ISBN : 1945272376
Genre : Fiction
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Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of The Marriage of Opposites* Summary of book* Introduction to the Important People in the book* Analysis of the Themes and Author's Style

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Alchemy

Author : Dennis William Hauck
ISBN : 9781440636127
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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More than magic... Where else can one combine chemistry and philosophy to turn base metal into gold while discovering a magical elixir to prolong life? Here's a simple and straightforward guide to alchemy that explains its basic principles. Written by one of the world's few practicing alchemists, it's a concise reference guide that provides easy-to-follow information so that anybody can be a wizard-in-training.

Mr Emerson S Wife

Author : Amy Belding Brown
ISBN : 9781466809284
Genre : Fiction
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In this novel about Ralph Waldo Emerson's wife, Lidian, Amy Belding Brown examines the emotional landscape of love and marriage. Living in the shadow of one of the most famous men of her time, Lidian becomes deeply disappointed by marriage, but consigned to public silence by social conventions and concern for her family's reputation. Drawn to the erotic energy and intellect of close family friend Henry David Thoreau, she struggles to negotiate the confusing territory between love and friendship while maintaining her moral authority and inner strength. In the course of the book, she deals with overwhelming social demands, faces devastating personal loss, and discovers the deepest meaning of love. Lidian eventually encounters the truth of her own character and learns that even our faults can lead us to independence.


Author : Daniel Chanan Matt
ISBN : 9781893361515
Genre : Religion
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Guides readers step-by-step through the texts that make up the Zohar and explains the inner meanings of this sacred text in a way that is both spiritually enlightening and intellectually fascinating.

Marriage On Trial

Author : Lee Walzer
ISBN : 9781851096107
Genre : Law
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An examination of how the U.S. court system has shaped the boundaries of a central building block of American society from the colonial era to the present day. * A–Z entries on critical events like the feminist movement, issues such as palimony, and key individuals * Chronology of the most important events in the legal history of marriage, including the Loving v. Virginia case, which overturned the state's ban on interracial marriage


Author : Calvin R. Massey
ISBN : 9780735561519
Genre : Law
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A Passionate Psychoanalyst

Author : Joseph Abrahams M.D.
ISBN : 9781469109374
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ascertaining the genre of this volume has been difficult. It is much more than memoire, book of poetry, case study, dream journal, and travelogue. It is all that, plus their integration into a creative product. It begins before the authors birth, when enterprising Grandfather Joseph Abrahams came to America, soon to meet a mysterious death. The extended family to follow prospered, and his grandson Joseph likewise pursued the American dream, first in Texas, then New England, New York, and during the war years, much of America. In the course of a career in psychoanalysis, he ventured into study of his own inner world for understanding of his life drives. There analysis of his dreams have been central, then a bent for poetry. The result is this volume, centering about a protracted rendezvous with death, surfacing with an epic poem, entitled, A Passionate Psychoanalyst.

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