Gift From The Sea

Gift From The Sea

Gift From The Sea

'Quietly powerful and a great help. Glorious' Emma Thompson 'Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves.' First published in 1955 and an instant bestseller, Gift from the Sea is a classic, wise book for women about how to flourish in life, how to balance life, work, motherhood; about finding space to think and breathe. Holidaying by the sea, and taking inspiration from the shells she finds on the seashore, Anne Morrow Lindbergh meditates on youth and age, love and marriage, peace, solitude and contentment. Her insights - into aspects of the modern world that threaten to overwhelm us, the complications of technology, the ever multiplying commitments that take us from our families - are as relevant today as they ever were, perhaps even more so. By recording her thoughts during a brief escape from everyday demands, Anne Morrow Lindbergh helps readers find a space for contemplation and creativity within their own lives.

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Genre : Life
Author : Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Publisher : Chatto & Windus
Release : 2015-02-26
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 0701188626


Gifts From The Sea

Gifts From The Sea

Quila MacFarlane is devastated by the death of her mother, especially now that it’s just her and her father on Devils Rock where her father is the lighthouse keeper. They can’t leave and almost no one ever comes to visit them. But the morning after a storm, something floats ashore that changes their lives forever: Two small mattresses strapped together, and inside, a baby! They name her Cecelia, which means “a gift from the sea,” and call her Celia. She makes them a family again–and helps heal the hurt left by Quila’s mother’s passing. Two years later, though, another stranger arrives, one who changes everything all over again: A woman named Margaret, come looking for the final resting place of her sister, whose ship had gone down in a storm two years before. Her sister’s baby had never been found, either, she explains, and now she has no family of her own. Could this be Celia’s aunt? Will Quila have to give up Celia so Margaret can have her own family back? This is a gripping tale full of love, loss, and healing.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Natalie Kinsey
Publisher : Yearling
Release : 2009-03-25
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9780307527950


The Gift Of An Ordinary Day

The Gift Of An Ordinary Day

The Gift of an Ordinary Day is an intimate memoir of a family in transition-boys becoming teenagers, careers ending and new ones opening up, an attempt to find a deeper sense of place, and a slower pace, in a small New England town. It is a story of mid-life longings and discoveries, of lessons learned in the search for home and a new sense of purpose, and the bittersweet intensity of life with teenagers--holding on, letting go. Poised on the threshold between family life as she's always known it and her older son's departure for college, Kenison is surprised to find that the times she treasures most are the ordinary, unremarkable moments of everyday life, the very moments that she once took for granted, or rushed right through without noticing at all. The relationships, hopes, and dreams that Kenison illuminates will touch women's hearts, and her words will inspire mothers everywhere as they try to make peace with the inevitable changes in store.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Katrina Kenison
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release : 2009-09-07
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780446558099


Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

An illuminating portrait of Anne Morrow Lindbergh--loyal wife, devoted mother, pioneering aviator, and critically acclaimed author of the bestselling Gift from the Sea. Anne Morrow Lindbergh has been one of the most admired women and most popular writers of our time. Her Gift from the Sea is a perennial favorite. But the woman behind the public person has remained largely unknown. Drawing on five years of exclusive interviews with Anne Morrow Lindbergh as well as countless diaries, letters, and other documents, Susan Hertog now gives us the woman whose triumphs, struggles and elegant perseverance riveted the public for much of the twentieth century.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Susan Hertog
Publisher : Anchor
Release : 2010-05-19
Total Pages : 608 Pages
ISBN : 9780307874214


Gift From The Sea

Gift From The Sea

50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION • With meditations on youth and age, love and marriage, peace, solitude, and contentment, here is an inimitable classic that guides us to find a space for contemplation and creativity in our own lives. "Gift from the Sea is like a shell itself in its small and perfect form ... It tells of light and life and love and the security that lies at the heart." —New York Times Book Review Drawing inspiration from the the shells on the shore, Lindbergh's musings on the shape of a woman's life will bring new understanding to readers, male and family, at any stage of life. A mother of five and professional writer, she casts an unsentimental eye at the trappings of modern life that threaten to overwhelm us—the timesaving gadgets that complicate our lives, the overcommitments that take us from our families. With great wisdom and insight she describes the shifting shapes of relationships and marriage, presenting a vision of a life lived in enduring and evolving partnership. A groundbreaking work when it was first published, this book has retained its freshness as it has been rediscovered by generations of readers and is no less current today.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Publisher : Pantheon
Release : 1991-01-30
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9780679732419


Of Love Sea Glass

Of Love Sea Glass

Of Love & Sea Glass is an appreciation of the search for quiet beauty. It showcases and celebrates the small and silent world of sea glass, tempting our imagination, returning us to a sense of wonder, love, and delight. Illuminated by artful images, the book's inspirational quotes honor the wisdom of those who've gone before us and can guide the way. Each page unfolds in a provocative visual display of sea glass designs, leading the reader to consider what may be possible when we, too, allow the forces of nature to temper our hearts and souls. Augmented with words to advise, uplift, and accompany us on our own journeys, Of Love & Sea Glass encourages us to let our sense of wonder lead us into the vast mystery of that which lies within and beyond.

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Genre : Sea glass
Author : Donald Verger
Publisher :
Release : 2014-05-14
Total Pages : 80 Pages
ISBN : 0989528391


The Twelve Gifts From The Garden

The Twelve Gifts From The Garden

A Garden View of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea During a tropical storm. In the aftermath of chemotherapy. In the midst of marital discord. These are among the times author Charlene Costanzo found comfort, joy, hope, and healing on Sanibel Island. Now, comes a collection of insightful life-guiding reflections inspired by the tropical botanicals of one of Florida’s most precious flower gardens. Life lessons and line art in the tropics. In the tradition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charlene finds awe in the bounty of sea shells along the Florida shoreline. But, it’s the foliage in Sanibel’s botanical garden that brings daily reflections and lesson-bearing messages. Translating the beauty of botany. If you look closely, plants sprout with willpower and bloom with determination. Drawing from the beautiful nature of trees and flowers, Charlene crafts garden-inspired messages from her experiences with healing and understanding. Inside, find quotes, reflections, and bonus material like: • Pen-and-ink line drawings with illustrations of flowers, leaves, and garden plants • Charlene’s Twelve Gifts resource and how they apply to the lessons learned in the garden • An epilogue from two other locales─Sedona, Arizona and St. John, Virgin Islands Perfect garden gift or beach gift. Whether you’re exploring the secret life of trees or the beauty of a cut flower garden, this environmentalist memoir is a great addition to any shelf of nature books. A combination of garden books and meditation books, Twelve Gifts from the Garden is both an ode to ecology and a collection of healing, discoveries, and epiphanies. Some pieces provide comfort, some support strength and courage—but all offer a relaxing gift for women. If you’re looking for Anne Lamott books, gardener gifts, or inspirational gifts for women—or enjoyed bestsellers like Braiding Sweetgrass or The Hidden Life of Trees—then Twelve Gifts from the Garden is your next read!

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Charlene Costanzo
Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
Release : 2020-09-15
Total Pages : 252 Pages
ISBN : 9781642503739


A Fish And A Gift

A Fish And A Gift

Yusuf waits on the beach while Papa pushes out his boat. Surfers, turtles and sharks come from the sea. What will Papa bring back for Yusuf?

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Author : Liesl Jobson
Publisher : Bookdash
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Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : PKEY:9fde3514-02de-4eb8-9dc2-2e55aa611e95


A Long Petal Of The Sea

A Long Petal Of The Sea

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the most richly imagined portrayals of the Spanish Civil War to date, and one of the strongest and most affecting works in [Isabel Allende’s] long career.”—The New York Times Book Review NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Esquire • Good Housekeeping • Parade In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love. In order to survive, the two must unite in a marriage neither of them desires. Together with two thousand other refugees, Roser and Victor embark on the SS Winnipeg, a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda, to Chile: “the long petal of sea and wine and snow.” As unlikely partners, the couple embraces exile as the rest of Europe erupts in world war. Starting over on a new continent, they face trial after trial, but they will also find joy as they patiently await the day when they might go home. Through it all, their hope of returning to Spain keeps them going. Destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world, Roser and Victor will find that home might have been closer than they thought all along. A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile, and belonging, A Long Petal of the Sea shows Isabel Allende at the height of her powers. Praise for A Long Petal of the Sea “Both an intimate look at the relationship between one man and one woman and an epic story of love, war, family, and the search for home, this gorgeous novel, like all the best novels, transports the reader to another time and place, and also sheds light on the way we live now.”—J. Courtney Sullivan, author of Saints for All Occasions “This is a novel not just for those of us who have been Allende fans for decades, but also for those who are brand-new to her work: What a joy it must be to come upon Allende for the first time. She knows that all stories are love stories, and the greatest love stories are told by time.”—Colum McCann, National Book Award–winning author of Let the Great World Spin

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Isabel Allende
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2020-01-21
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781984820167


Three By The Sea

Three By The Sea

Three friends, Dog, Cat, and Mouse, live happily—or so they think—in their beach hut by the sea until one night a mysterious Stranger, bearing gifts from the Winds of Change Trading Company, blows into their little world and turns it upside down. Soon Dog, Cat, and Mouse are fighting with each other. Is the foxy Stranger a troublemaker or does he mean well? And will Dog, Cat, and Mouse ever be happy again? Children will find this thought-provoking picture book of true friendship from award-winning Mini Grey, author of Traction Man Is Here! and Traction Man Meets Turbodog, deeply satisfying, a story they'll want to hear—and discuss—again and again.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Mini Grey
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release : 2011-08-31
Total Pages : 40 Pages
ISBN : 9780375986031