A Different Kind of Daughter

A Different Kind of Daughter Author : Maria Toorpakai
Release : 2016-02-25
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
ISBN : 1509800794
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'Armed with a squash racket and enormous will, Maria Toorpakai has risen from the turmoil of tribal life in Pakistan to become not only a world-class athlete, but a true inspiration, a pioneer for millions of other women struggling to pave their own paths to autonomy, fulfilment and genuine personhood' Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner Maria Toorpakai Wazir has lived her life disguised as a boy, defying the Taliban, in order to pursue her love of sport. Coming second in a national junior weightlifting event for boys, Maria decided to put her future in her own hands by going in disguise. When she discovered squash and was easily beating all the boys, life became more dangerous. Heart-stopping and profoundly moving, Maria shares the story of her long road and eventual triumph, pursuing the sport she loved, defying death threats and following her dream.

Their Fathers' Daughters

Their Fathers' Daughters Author : Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace
Release : 1991-10-03
Publisher : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780195345025
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Current feminist theory has developed powerful explanations for some women writers' rebellion against patriarchy. But other women writers did not rebel; rather, they supported and celebrated patriarchy. Examining the lives and selected works of two late eighteenth-century writers, Hannah More and Maria Edgeworth, this book explores what it means for a woman writer to identify with her father and the patriarchal tradition he represents. Kowaleski-Wallace exposes the psychological, social, and historical factors that motivated such an identification, and reveals the consequences that result from being a "daddy's girl."

A Different Kind of Daughter

A Different Kind of Daughter Author : Maria Toorpakai
Release : 2016-05-03
Publisher : Viking
ISBN : 9780670069989
File Size : 51.43 MB
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Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistan's violently oppressive northwest tribal region, where women are forbidden from playing sports and girls rarely leave their homes. But she did, chopping off her hair and passing as a boy in order to play the sports she loved, thus becoming a lightning rod in her country's fierce battle over women's rights.

A Different Kind of Daughter

A Different Kind of Daughter Author : Maria Toorpakai Wazir
Release : 2016-02-23
Publisher : Macmillan
ISBN : 9781509800780
File Size : 20.4 MB
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'Armed with a squash racket and enormous will, Maria Toorpakai has risen from the turmoil of tribal life in Pakistan to become not only a world-class athlete, but a true inspiration, a pioneer for millions of other women struggling to pave their own paths to autonomy, fulfilment and genuine personhood' Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite RunnerMaria Toorpakai Wazir has lived her life disguised as a boy, defying the Taliban, in order to pursue her love of sport. Coming second in a national junior weightlifting event for boys, Maria decided to put her future in her own hands by going in disguise. When she discovered squash and was easily beating all the boys, life became more dangerous.Heart-stopping and profoundly moving, Maria shares the story of her long road and eventual triumph, pursuing the sport she loved, defying death threats and following her dream.

Grimm's Household Tales

Grimm's Household Tales Author : Jacob Grimm
Release : 1884
Publisher :
ISBN :
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Journal of Chinese Religions

Journal of Chinese Religions Author :
Release : 1994
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 48.60 MB
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Williams

Williams Author : Virginia Williams
Release : 2017-08-07
Publisher : Echo Point Books & Media
ISBN : 9781635610802
File Size : 53.40 MB
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In 1986, racing car constructor Frank Williams' life was turned upside down when a crash left him quadriplegic. For his wife, Ginny, the accident meant becoming head of the household while also struggling to overcome grief and anger. In this memoir, she tells her story with honesty and humor, set against the backdrop of Formula One racing.

Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine

Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine Author :
Release : 1881
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 36.66 MB
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Atalanta

Atalanta Author :
Release : 1890
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 39.54 MB
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American Jewish History

American Jewish History Author :
Release : 1983
Publisher :
ISBN :
File Size : 88.82 MB
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American Jewish History is the official publication of the American Jewish Historical Society, the oldest national ethnic historical organization in the United States. AJH focuses on every aspect of the American Jewish experience.

Palliative Care: A Different Kind of Hope

Palliative Care: A Different Kind of Hope Author : Patrick J. Macmillan, M.D.
Release : 2016-11-14
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN : 1483459047
File Size : 66.87 MB
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Palliative medicine is one of the greatest gifts we have to offer folks at the end of their life or during the chronic phases of illness. Patrick J. Macmillan, M.D., conveys that message loud and clear in this book featuring sixteen poignant stories of patients who found themselves at the end of life. Chaplains, nurses, social workers, and others play an important role in each tale. You’ll meet Grace, who wanted to keep fighting even though she had pancreatic cancer. Her family wanted her to keep battling as much as she did, but eventually she had to tell them that she didn’t want any more interventions. While doctors were unable to save her life in the conventional sense, they helped her spend her final days at home with loved ones. She is just one of many brave souls who have fought the good fight but eventually realized that surrendering to death offered their best hope at living with dignity.

The People's Bible

The People's Bible Author : Joseph Parker
Release : 1888
Publisher :
ISBN :
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