Letters to My Daughters

Letters to My Daughters


  • Release: 2018-02-15
  • Publisher: Headline
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 480 page
  • ISBN: 9781472246509
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** THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ** 'Uplifting and magical' Cathy Kelly 'Warm, intelligent and brilliant' Marian Keyes 'A beautiful book by an exceptional author - lose yourself in her wonderful writing' Sinead Moriarty Some books are guaranteed to break your heart - and put it back together again. Letters to my Daughters is one of those wonderful books. From the inspirational, beloved Emma Hannigan. Throughout their lives, the three Brady sisters have always been closer to their nanny May than to their own mother, Martha a busy midwife. May always thought of them as her daughters so when she dies suddenly, the sisters are left devastated -- especially when they learn that letters intended for them from May with final words of advice and love have gone missing. But what words of advice could the sisters need? Beatrice, owner of exclusive wedding boutiques, is busy and fulfilled. Rose has a beautiful daughter, a luxurious home and a thriving interiors company. And Jeannie, married to a wealthy plastic surgeon in L.A., wants for nothing. Except that each of the sisters carries a secret ... As they gather for the reading of May's will in Dublin, they must face some life-changing decisions. Will they ever learn the words of advice May had for them and discover who took the letters? Letters to my Daughters is the spellbinding story about the complicated bonds between women - daughters, mothers, sisters - and how love and happiness comes in many guises.

Letter to My Daughter

Letter to My Daughter


  • Release: 2008-09-23
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 9781588367518
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Maya Angelou shares her path to living well and with meaning in this absorbing book of personal essays. Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter transcends genres and categories: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight. Here in short spellbinding essays are glimpses of the tumultuous life that led Angelou to an exalted place in American letters and taught her lessons in compassion and fortitude: how she was brought up by her indomitable grandmother in segregated Arkansas, taken in at thirteen by her more worldly and less religious mother, and grew to be an awkward, six-foot-tall teenager whose first experience of loveless sex paradoxically left her with her greatest gift, a son. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis, extolling honesty, decrying vulgarity, explaining why becoming a Christian is a “lifelong endeavor,” or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice–Maya Angelou writes from the heart to millions of women she considers her extended family. Like the rest of her remarkable work, Letter to My Daughter entertains and teaches; it is a book to cherish, savor, re-read, and share. “I gave birth to one child, a son, but I have thousands of daughters. You are Black and White, Jewish and Muslim, Asian, Spanish speaking, Native Americans and Aleut. You are fat and thin and pretty and plain, gay and straight, educated and unlettered, and I am speaking to you all. Here is my offering to you.”—from Letter to My Daughter

Letters to My Daughters

Letters to My Daughters


  • Release: 2016-02-09
  • Publisher: Baker Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 224 page
  • ISBN: 9781441229892
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Barbara Rainey Offers Sage Advice on the Art of Being a Wife Radio personality and bestselling author Barbara Rainey knows firsthand the challenges newly married couples face. Dismayed by Hollywood depictions of marriage and the seemingly easy solution of divorce, she sees a desperate need for a voice of experience, a mentor who has been there and understands--and can encourage, coach, and care. As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara wanted to share with them, and now you, some of the lessons learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from years of ministry to couples. In these heartfelt, insightful letters, she answers the tough questions and addresses the realities of marriage. Through personal stories--including her own mistakes--and practical advice, Barbara provides the tools and direction to help you become a godly wife and determine your part in achieving a better marriage.

Letter to My Daughter

Letter to My Daughter


  • Release: 2011
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 164 page
  • ISBN: 9780345515995
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When her 15-year-old daughter runs away from their Baton Rouge home, a guilt-ridden mother writes a healing letter about her own adolescence, marked by a strict Catholic boarding school, a forbidden romance and the origins of an enigmatic tattoo. Reprint.

Letters to My Daughters

Letters to My Daughters


  • Release: 2011-04-16
  • Publisher: D & M Publishers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9781553658771
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In the vein of Infidel comes this spellbinding memoir of survival and courage from Afghanistan’s most popular female politician. On the day Fawzia Koofi was born, her mother set her under the blazing Afghan sun to die. She was the nineteenth child of twenty-three in a family with seven wives, and her mother did not want another daughter. Despite severe burns that lasted into her teenage years, Fawzia survived and became the favourite child. In Letters to My Daughters, Fawzia tells her remarkable life story. Fawzia’s father was an incorruptible politician strongly attached to Afghan tradition. When he was murdered by the mujahedeen, Fawzia’s illiterate mother decided to send the ten-year-old girl to school, and as the civil war raged, Fawzia dodged bullets and snipers to attend class, determined to be the first person in her family to receive an education. She went on to marry a man she loved, and they had two cherished daughters, Shohra and Shaharzad. Tragically, the arrival of the Taliban spelled an end to her freedom. Outraged and deeply saddened by the injustice she saw around her, and by the tainting of her Islamic faith, Fawzia discovered politics herself.

Letters to My Daughters

Letters to My Daughters


  • Release: 2019-11-22
  • Publisher: Dustjacket Media
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 112 page
  • ISBN: 1943027382
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In a world of mixed messages, what if you could share necessary truths with your daughters, leading to purposeful, powerful lives honoring God? What if those truths shielded their hearts from the heartache of buying into lies of the culture? In Letters to my Daughters, Brenna McLennan kindly lays out for all women, truths grounded in God's Word. After all, He's not only the Giver of truth, He is the Truth. Brenna unfolds this message of hope - God, in His grace gives the best way to live! Whatever your title - grandmother, mother, or daughter - you'll be blessed by these truths.

Letters to My Daughters

Letters to My Daughters


  • Release: 2007-11-01
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 1416591362
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In Letters to My Daughters, famed political consultant and TV personality Mary Matalin shares the moral, ethical, and occasionally comic life lessons gleaned from her mother's experiences and her own. These intimate, personal letters range from the spiritual to the practical, from giving life to accepting death, from civic to personal responsibility, from looking and feeling good to dealing with those pesky boys, and more. Here's a sampling of the mother wisdom found in these pages: Crying is not a weakness; it's cathartic and cleansing. People who live life with the fullest commitment tend to cry a lot. It's a healthy expression of deep emotions. I don't like or trust people who don't or can't cry. When I tell you I understand what you're going through, it's not just because I remember what it felt like to be a teenage girl whose body is being hijacked by hormones against her will. It's because I'm a fifty-something whose body is being hijacked by hormones against her will at this very moment. And if you don't believe me, just ask your father. I believe in my heart of hearts that a life without faith is unanchored and unfulfilling. Without it, you're just wandering in the desert. You experience deeply that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts -- and the singing is damn good. Ma had a complex philosophy of sex, which I heard almost every day from age ten. "Boys would screw a snake if it would lay still long enough." Let's flash forward forty years and allow your mother to give you a twenty-first-century take on boys and S-E-X: "Boys would screw a snake if it would lay still long enough."...And the men in Washington think that's a compliment. A deep sense of loyalty can help you overcome almost any bump in the road. The disloyal may advantage themselves in some work situations, but their gains will be temporary, fleeting. They will fail their institutions, their colleagues, and worst of all, themselves. Filled with warmth, common sense, a belief in the valu

Letters to My Daughters

Letters to My Daughters


  • Release: 2012-04
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 152 page
  • ISBN: 1936907003
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The Discussion Guide is intended to help parents, youth leaders, small group leaders, and teens work through and get the most out of their study of Letters to My Daughters. Letters to My Daughters is a book written by a dad as he shares his heart and wisdom with his three daughters regarding a life-changing decision: marriage. Through 52 personal letters to Kari, Lisa, and Julie, Paul Friesen pens his insights on the importance of convictions, character, considerations, and chemistry as they relate to relationships.

Of Thee I Sing

Of Thee I Sing


  • Release: 2010-11-16
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 40 page
  • ISBN: 9780375983290
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Former president Barack Obama delivers a tender, beautiful letter to his daughters in this picture book illustrated by the award-winning Loren Long (Otis) that's made to be treasured! In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America’s children. Breathtaking, evocative illustrations by award-winning artist Loren Long at once capture the personalities and achievements of these great Americans and the innocence and promise of childhood. This beautiful book celebrates the characteristics that unite all Americans, from our nation’s founders to generations to come. It is about the potential within each of us to pursue our dreams and forge our own paths. It is a treasure to cherish with your family forever.