Nine Lives

Nine Lives

Nine Lives

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A woman who longs to avoid risk at all cost learns that men who love danger are the most exciting in this moving novel from New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel. After a carefree childhood, Mary Margaret Kelly came of age in the shadow of grief. Her father, a dashing daredevil Air Force pilot, died when she was nine. Maggie saw her mother struggle to put their lives back together. As the family moved from one city to the next, her mother warned her to beware of daredevil men and avoid risk at all cost. Following her mother’s advice, and forgoing the magic of first love with a high school boyfriend who was too wild to feel safe, Maggie instead sought out all the things her mother had lost—a predictable partner, a stable home, and a regular paycheck. She chose to marry a dependable, kind man who was a reliable husband and successful accountant. Together they had a son and found happiness in a conventional suburban life. Until tragedy struck again. Now on her own, feeling a sense of adventure for the first time, Maggie decides to face her fears, setting off on a whirlwind trip from San Francisco to Rome, Paris, and Monaco. But when her travels reconnect her with the very same irresistible, thrill-seeking man she’s spent thirty years trying to forget, Maggie becomes terrified that rushing into love and sharing his life may very well end in disaster. But ultimately, while Maggie tries to outrun her fears and painful memories of her past, fate will surprise her in the most astounding of ways, as she walks the tightrope between danger and courage, and between wisdom and love.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Danielle Steel
Publisher : Delacorte Press
Release : 2021-07-06
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781984821447


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

A Buddhist monk takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet - then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best prayer flags in India. A Jain nun tests her powers of detachment as she watches her best friend ritually starve herself to death. Nine people, nine lives; each one taking a different religious path, each one an unforgettable story. William Dalrymple delves deep into the heart of a nation torn between the relentless onslaught of modernity and the ancient traditions that endure to this day. LONGLISTED FOR THE BBC SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE

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Genre : History
Author : William Dalrymple
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2010-06-07
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781408801246


The Girl With Nine Lives

The Girl With Nine Lives

The Girl with Nine Lives is a true adventure story—a candid personal memoir describing the first eighteen years of the author’s life, which began in foster care until she was adopted by a hardworking couple of faith. The book explores the author’s experiences growing up on the farm; her struggles learning to walk, run, ride a bike, and the many scrapes (both figurative and literal!) she got into as a daredevil and a dreamer. Born with a serious balance issue, doctors said Stephanie (or Stacy, in the book) would never walk, and should be relegated to an institution. Being given up for adoption left her feeling discarded and insecure. As she is raised by a loving family, and begins to experience victories, the author learns to see her value in the world, eventually finding her calling as a teacher. Faith has a strong presence in the book; Stacy grows in her faith, and comes to realize that God has a plan for her. With a childhood so full of amusing, frightening, and unusual adventures and misadventures, it really does seem like a miracle that the author emerged in one piece. Readers will find themselves rooting for young Stacy’s success, and at times, her survival!

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Stephanie Kauffman
Publisher : FriesenPress
Release : 2020-12-21
Total Pages : 198 Pages
ISBN : 9781525595288


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

Islamist, Scholar, Bomb-maker... Spy

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Genre : POLITICAL SCIENCE
Author : Aimen Dean
Publisher : Oneworld
Release : 2018-06-05
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 1786073285


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

Nine Lives is the true story of a simple woman plagued by her twenty-year addiction to drugs and alcohol. Rather than succumb to the miseries of an abusive home or to the addiction that began at only twelve years old, Gina continues to fight for the freedom of a normal life with the help of her very own Guardian Angel. Sometimes she loses her battles, but she finally wins her war because of her unfailing belief in God and her belief that God believes in her, no matter what. A story that exposes the perils of addiction and the power of God to overcome that addiction, Nine Lives shows the love of God for all his creatures and the manifestation of that love in man himself. The book also tells the story of the three men in Gina's life who love her, but who she feels she must reject in order to protect them from her crippled state. Finally, though, Gina learns to accept the unconditional love of the man who is now her husband, a man whose love mirrors the love she feels from and toward God.

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Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Author : Shun Mie Shee
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2008-03
Total Pages : 188 Pages
ISBN : 9780595468478


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

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Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher : Pulphouse Pub
Release : 1992
Total Pages : 47 Pages
ISBN : 156146550X


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

NINE LIVES is a sequel to Twilight in Danzig which tells of Siegfried Kra's childhood leading up to WWII, concluding with his family’s escape from the Gestapo. Nine Lives begins when Kra’s family emigrates to NY by boat. A riches to rags story, Kra picked up various ways to help feed his family when his once successful father in the coal industry was unable to find work. A desire to study medicine led Kra to Toulouse, France, where he became enraptured by studying every nerve ending and valve of the human body, which he drew on his chalkboard-painted walls and ceiling, until they became a part of him. Kra completed his education at Yale, where he later became a Professor of Medicine and practicing cardiologist. Within this novel are intriguing, charming and touching stories of romance, brushes with death and medical cases during the ‘Golden Age of Medicine.’ Nine Lives is an enchanting look into an older world that no longer exists and will stick with you long after you put it down. This was then…While some of these stories appear within the short stories of Dancer in the Garden, this book narrates a sequential, comprehensive, and more detailed life story. Kra wanted to save lives so that people could continue to live and love.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Dr. Siegfried Kra
Publisher : Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press
Release : 2020-10-21
Total Pages : 122 Pages
ISBN : 9781545753323


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

The hidden history of the haunted and beloved city of New Orleans, told through the intersecting lives of nine remarkable characters. “Nine Lives is stunning work. Dan Baum has immersed himself in New Orleans, the most fascinating city in the United States, and illuminated it in a way that is as innovative as Tom Wolfe on hot rods and Truman Capote on a pair of murderers. Full of stylistic brilliance and deep insight and an overriding compassion, Nine Lives is an instant classic of creative nonfiction.” —Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain Nine Lives is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of night unforgettable characters and bracketed by two epic storms: Hurricane Betsy, which transformed New Orleans in the 1960s, and Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed it. Dan Baum brings the kaleidoscopic portrait to life, showing us what was lost in the storm and what remains to be saved. BONUS: This edition contains a Nine Lives discussion guide.

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Genre : History
Author : Dan Baum
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2009-02-10
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780385529600


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

Michael Merlino lives a charmed life with a successful career, beautiful wife, and beloved son until his dear father passes away; then things turn strange. Michael can't seem to shake this weird feeling, but maybe he just misses his dad, his mentor. He ignores the feeling that something is wrong. One day, he accidentally kills a stray cat a sad but everyday sort of accident; he doesn't give it much thought. When another cat appears in Michael's life, however, it makes him wonder whether the stray cat really died, and whether cats actually do have nine lives, as the saying goes. But this isn't your normal stray kitty. This cat is out for revenge. Its spirit wants something from Michael, but what? When a man has everything to lose, however, it's much easier to make it happen especially when that man is up against what appears to be a supernatural enemy. As Michael begins to face his own demons via a demon cat that won't die, his work begins to slide. His life at home gets more difficult, even with his wife there to support him. Then, there was that note his father left that told Michael to drive it. What did the note mean? Could it possibly have been a warning? The mystery must be solved, as the reincarnated cat keeps getting bigger and meaner, threatening not just Michael's life, but his soul in the bargain.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : George M. Moser
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2012-02
Total Pages : 364 Pages
ISBN : 9781469753119


Nine Lives

Nine Lives

From Cambodia to Israel-Palestine, nine stories from individuals standing up for their rights.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Peter Braaksma
Publisher : New Internationalist
Release : 2009-09-01
Total Pages : 208 Pages
ISBN : 9781906523787