The Light In The Window


Author: June Goulding
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448146143
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 224
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'I promised that I would one day write a book and tell the world about the home for unmarried mothers. I have at last kept my promise.' In Ireland, 1951, the young June Goulding took up a position as midwife in a home for unmarried mothers run by the Sacred Heart nuns. What she witnessed there was to haunt her for the next fifty years. It was a place of secrets, lies and cruelty. A place where women picked grass by hand and tarred roads whilst heavily pregnant. Where they were denied any contact with the outside world; denied basic medical treatment and abused for their 'sins'; where, after the birth, they were forced into hard labour in the convent for three years. But worst of all was that the young women were expected to raise their babies during these three years so that they could then be sold - given up for adoption in exchange for a donation to the nuns. Shocked by the nuns' inhumane treatment of the frightened young women, June risked her job to bring some light into their dark lives. June's memoir tells the story of twelve women's experiences in this home and of the hardships they endured, but also the kindness she offered them, and the hope she was able to bring.

A Light in the Window


Author: Jan Karon
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101174135
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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His attractive neighbor is tugging at his heartstrings. A wealthy widow is pursuing him with hot casseroles. And his red-haired Cousin Meg has moved into the rectory, uninvited. As you can see, Mitford's rector and lifelong bachelor, Father Tim, is in need of divine intervention. In this beautifully crafted second novel in the Mitford series, Jan Karon delivers a love story that's both heartwarming and hilarious. Only time will tell if the village parson can practice what he preaches. Like At Home in Mitford, the first novel in the series, this book is filled with the miracles and mysteries of everyday life. And the affirmation of what some of us already know: Life in a small town is rarely quiet. And absolutely never boring.

The Light in the Window

Whisperings from the Soul
Author: William Peters
Publisher: Inner Child Press
ISBN: 1466247053
Category:
Page: 186
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"the light in the window" is 160 pages of Divine Inspiring Poetry. This offering promises to carry you away on a flow of inspiration that will sweep your Heart, Soul and Mind away. As you experience this journey with Bill, you will feel his connection to the collective Universal Energies, the Soul of the very Earth, all of Nature and all People. His voice of Love, Understanding and Deep Passion for Life and Love are, indeed, the whisperings of his soul. Bill's gift of expression sheds an extraordinary light on those moments in life we so often allow to slip through our fingers, let go unnoticed or deem ordinary every day occurrences. For Bill, there-in lie the Treasures. If you asked him about his writing, he would simply say, "It's Not Me.", then he may tell you about a walk in nature, a ride on a bus or a moment stuck in rush hour traffic. His inspiration seemingly flows from a 4th person or on-looker's standpoint. He holds on to it only long enough to grab a pen and notebook where another voice takes over, and he acts as merely the scribe. Thoughtfully and lovingly included in this work are a few selected poems and writings by his children. Their hearts are right there, on the pages, their souls speaking in the clear and concise voice of living and feeling. How fortunate we are to hear them.Juliette ProbstLiterary ConsultantArtistMidway, Utah

A Light in the Window


Author: Janelle Jamison
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 1607429500
Category: Fiction
Page: 176
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After studying in Seattle for five years, Julie returns to the Alaska territory to begin her career as a public health nurse. She and her mother had dreamed of the day when Julie, smart Eskimo herself, would bring both health care and God's Word to the Eskimo villiages scattered around Nome. But now Julie's mother is dead, and the long treks across the Alaskan wilderness only accentuate her loneliness. Her discomfort is compounded by Sam Curtiss who persists in proposing a marriage that Julie fears would end her career. An outbreak of diptheria banishes such troubles from Julie's mind. The only cure lies hundreds of miles away, across the frozen frontier... the only beacon to pinpoint the blackness, the lights from rustic cabin windows.

Little Pearl's Reflection

The Light in the Window
Author: Sarah Kinnear
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781539791829
Category:
Page: 40
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On the eve of her 7th birthday, Little Pearl and her Mother travel to a nearby meadow and lie down side by side to watch the stars. Little Pearl falls asleep. Suddenly she is awakened by a loud CRACK! When she opens her eyes, she sees blue skies and no storm clouds - but she realizes that her Mother is GONE! Little Pearl decides to search for her lost Mother by following the Old Winding River around the Big Purple Mountain. Help Little Pearl search for her lost Mother! Come along on her birthday adventure! In Book 1, "The Light in the Window," you will meet five of Little Pearl's new friends: Miss Sophie, a blind, old woman, who gives her a surprise birthday gift; Rusty, an inquisitive, talking red bird; In-Out, a disappearing blue bunny; the Ponte V, a wise and beautiful ivy bridge; and Olivia, a shy, kind, and understanding gold fish. Read or listen as Little Pearl, now a teenager, relates the tale of her search for her lost Mother, and of her amazing birthday adventure. Follow the Old Winding River, and travel across the beautiful, small Pacific island toward the Big Purple Mountain. Little Pearl's Reflection is a children's educational, adventure series of 7 books. At the conclusion of each book, there are 3 questions for children and adults to discuss together, plus a surprise puzzle piece. Best of all - it's fun and exciting for all ages to read!

The Light in the Window

A Curious Cousins Mystery
Author: Will J. Headrick
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781539513643
Category:
Page: 100
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Four young people and their grandfather set out to discover who has been breaking into their late grandmother's art studio. The people and the events that confront them along the way makes for lots of mystery and lots of fun for the four young crime solvers

At Home in Mitford


Author: Jan Karon
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735217394
Category: Fiction
Page: 528
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In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally lovable. Yet Father Tim, the bachelor rector who yearns for something more, suddenly finds he has more than he can handle. His life is turned upside down with the appearance of a very large dog, a charming and attractive new neighbor, and a lovable but unloved boy named Dooley. Seemingly overnight, Father Tim?s quiet life isn?t so quiet. Heartfelt and moving, this is the book where it all began.

A Light in the Window


Author: Jan Karon
Publisher: Riveroak Pub
ISBN: 9781589190634
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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A new Reader's Guide for group discussion or personal reflection is included in this series-packaged bestseller. With his heart distracted by his free-spirited neighbor Cynthia, and his stomach and the rectory cash box distracted by Edith, Father Tim must decide whether he will practice what he preaches.

The light in the window

ballad
Author: Virginia Gabriel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Ballads, English
Page: 5
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A Light in the Window


Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Publisher: Kensington Books
ISBN: 9781575666891
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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Newlywed and small-town girl Ricky Wayne is sent to live with her new husband's powerful family when his unit is shipped overseas and she learns that her new family will stop at nothing to break up their marriage. Reprint.

The Light in the Window


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 5
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The Lavender Garden

A Novel
Author: Lucinda Riley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476703566
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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Note to readers: In the UK, this book is published under the title The Light Behind the Window. An aristocratic French family, a legendary château, and buried secrets with the power to destroy two generations torn between duty and desire. La Côte d’Azur, 1998: In the sun-dappled south of France, Emilie de la Martinières, the last of her gilded line, inherits her childhood home, a magnificent château and vineyard. With the property comes a mountain of debt—and almost as many questions... Paris, 1944: A bright, young British office clerk, Constance Carruthers, is sent undercover to Paris to be part of Churchill’s Special Operations Executive during the climax of the Nazi occupation. Separated from her contacts in the Resistance, she soon stumbles into the heart of a prominent family who regularly entertain elite members of the German military even as they plot to liberate France. But in a city rife with collaborators and rebels, Constance’s most difficult decision may be determining whom to trust with her heart. As Emilie discovers what really happened to her family during the war and finds a connection to Constance much closer than she suspects, the château itself may provide the clues that unlock the mysteries of her past, present, and future. Here is a dazzling novel of intrigue and passion from one of the world’s most beloved storytellers.

The Light in the Forest


Author: Conrad Richter
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0804151016
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 192
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An adventurous story of a frontier boy raised by Indians, The Light in the Forest is a beloved American classic. When John Cameron Butler was a child, he was captured in a raid on the Pennsylvania frontier and adopted by the great warrrior Cuyloga. Renamed True Son, he came to think of himself as fully Indian. But eleven years later his tribe, the Lenni Lenape, has signed a treaty with the white men and agreed to return their captives, including fifteen-year-old True Son. Now he must go back to the family he has forgotten, whose language is no longer his, and whose ways of dress and behavior are as strange to him as the ways of the forest are to them. From the Paperback edition.

A Light in the Window for Me


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 5
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A Light in the Window

An Inlet Beach Novella
Author: Heidi Hostetter
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780996133722
Category:
Page: 162
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Spend Christmas at Inlet Beach. When a visitor to the small beach community trips the silent alarm at Charlie Gimball's house, the police expect a burglar. What they find instead is a scared kid running from his past. The residents of Inlet Beach come together to help the boy, but he betrays their trust and destroys a tradition they cherish. As a blustery Pacific Northwest Christmas draws closer, can the town find the power to forgive him? Can a boy with a shattered life learn to make amends? "A Light in the Window" is a Christmas novella from the Inland Beach Novels, a collection a women's books centered around the residents of a quirky beach town on the Oregon coast. If you like realistic settings, clever dialogue, tales of redemption and second chances, then you'll love Heidi Hostetter's latest journey into a quirky small beach town.

Light In August


Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446485528
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
View: 1923
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A landmark in American fiction, Light in August explores Faulkner's central theme: the nature of evil. Joe Christmas - a man doomed, deracinated and alone - wanders the Deep South in search of an identity, and a place in society. After killing his perverted God-fearing lover, it becomes inevitable that he is pursued by a lynch-hungry mob. Yet after the sacrifice, there is new life, a determined ray of light in Faulkner's complex and tragic world.

To the Lighthouse


Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191501131
Category: Fiction
Page: 272
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'I am making up "To the Lighthouse" - the sea is to be heard all through it' Inspired by the lost bliss of her childhood summers in Cornwall, Virginia Woolf produced one of the masterworks of English literature in To the Lighthouse. It concerns the Ramsay family and their summer guests on the Isle of Skye before and after the First World War. As children play and adults paint, talk, muse and explore, relationships shift and mutate. A captivating fusion of elegy, autobiography, socio-political critique and visionary thrust, it is the most accomplished of all Woolf's novels. On completing it, she thought she had exorcised the ghosts of her imposing parents, but she had also brought form to a book every bit as vivid and intense as the work of Lily Briscoe, the indomitable artist at the centre of the novel. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Where the Light Gets in

Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again
Author: Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 1101902973
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 260
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"Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country megastar Brad Paisley. But in 2014, Williams-Paisley revealed a ... secret: her mother had been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia called Primary Progressive Aphasia at the age of sixty-one. In [this memoir], Williams-Paisley tells the full story of her mother's illness, from diagnosis through the present-day, drawing on her memories of her relationship with the fascinating, complicated, and successful woman who raised her"--