Promises, Promises

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Author: Adam Phillips

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571266320

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 400

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Has psychoanalysis failed to keep its promise? What are psychoanalysis and literature good for? And what, if anything, have they got to do with each other? Promises, Promises is a delightful new collection of essays which sets out to make and break the links between psychoanalysis and literature. It confirms Adam Phillips as a virtuoso performer able to reach far beyond the borders of psychoanalytic discourse into art, drama, poetry and history. This collection gives us insights into anorexia and cloning, the work of Tom Stoppard and A.E. Housman, the effect of the Blitz on Londoners, Nijinsky's diary and Martin Amis's Night Train, and provides a case history of clutter. In a final essay, the author turns to the question - why sign up for analysis when you could read a book? Promoting everywhere a refreshing version of a psychoanalysis that is more committed to happiness and inspiration than to self-knowledge or some absolute truth, Promises, Promises reaffirms Adam Phillips as a writer whose work, in the words of one reviewer, 'hovers in a strange and haunting borderland between rigour and delight.'

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Author: L-J Baker

Publisher: Lethe Press

ISBN: 1590213378

Category: Fiction

Page: 223

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Sandy Blunt, witch, has big dreams but C-average magic skills. Her only noteworthy talent is for paying extravagant compliments to women. Trouble is, when she uses that gift, she unwittingly foretells the future for a pretty princess. The punishment for prophesying about one of royal blood is death. With the help of ill-assorted companions, including a self-professed princess in disguise with a wild imagination, a self-absorbed member of the royal guard, and the not-so-average girl next door, Sandy has a year and a day to travel to far-flung places--encountering such dangerous creatures as a dragon who writes awful poetry, slovely elves, and boarding house landladies--to collect the weird and magical items needed to turn her prophecies into promises and so evade the executioner.

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Author: Erica James

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409107558

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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'I Must Stand Up for Myself More', promises Maggie Storm, who spends her days cleaning houses for people who often have more money than manners. Married to a man with as much sex appeal as Mr Blobby, she dreams of a life straight from the pages of a romantic novel. 'My Head Must Rule Over My Heart', promises Ella Moore, who, determined never to let her heart get the better of her again, is recovering from seven wasted years of failing to win over the daughter of the man with whom she wanted to spend the rest of her life. 'No More Women', promises Ethan Edwards, who, to distract himself from the depressing sham of his marriage, is a repeat offender when it comes to turning to other women for sexual consolation. But when Ella appears unexpectedly in his life, he finds himself turning to her for very different reasons...

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not marrying in England, 1780-1920

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Author: Susie L. Steinbach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 656

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Promises, Promises

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Author: Patricia Scanlan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448109574

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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The village of Glenree is home to the Munroe women: from the glamorous new in-law, Emma, to dogsbody Miriam and 'Airs-and-Graces' Sheila, who is forced to watch her own daughter Ellen become the talk of the county. The saying 'love is blind' could have been invented for the wayward Ellen, whose life changes for ever when she leaves the ebony darkness and winding country roads of Glenree for the bright lights of the city. It is there she falls in love with Chris Wallace, a skunk of the highest order. Promises, Promises covers a decade in the lives of the four Munroe women - and the charming womanizer who left a trail of emotional destruction in his wake. A tale of love and heartbreak, laughter and tears, that will strike a chord with all women...especially those who have loved a rotter!

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Disability and Terms of Inclusion

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Author: Mike Clear

Publisher: Federation Press

ISBN: 9781862873742

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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The past quarter century has seen the Australian community and its governments commit to a full and equal citizenship for disabled people. Has the promise been fulfilled? How effective have these changes been? Mike Clear focuses on NSW to find answers and engage their meanings personally and socially. He brings together research, analysis and the insights of disabled writers in a detailed and critical study, structured around three Parts: personal dialogues that provide sensitive insights into personal experiences and the nature of a disabling society; chapters describing and critically appraising the policy and legislative landscape; and four critical perspectives on key relevant social issues: access, telecommunications, cultural representation and the politics of care. He finds there have been important gains, based largely on human rights initiatives and the efforts and skill of disabled people themselves. However, the inclusion of disabled people is carefully managed by governments. It is 'turned on' and 'turned off' as ideology and policy priorities dictate. Do these gains reflect a promise kept? Not while the systemic alienation of people who have impairment and often, if less directly, of their associates continues. And not, as this book reveals, whilst Australian economic, social and cultural systems remain so fundamentally unchanged.

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Author: Shelley Cooper

Publisher: Silhouette

ISBN: 9781459203747

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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"Have a wild, crazy affair. Of all the promises Gretchen Montgomery was asked to keep after her friend's death, this one posed a problem. Gretchen was not wild or crazy. She didn't even know any eligible men—except her tenant, Dr. Marco Garibaldi. A look from him made her toes curl. Could she have an affair with him? Well, she had promised.... Marco had made a promise, too. Never marry. A physician's life was too demanding. But as his attraction to Gretchen grew, he couldn't resist her sweet seduction. Their wild, crazy affair had begun. But it was suddenly interrupted when Gretchen announced she was pregnant. And Marco amazed himself when he considered doing something he'd promised never to do—propose!

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Author: Amber Miller

Publisher: Barbour Publishing

ISBN: 1620292750

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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Raelene Strattford knows God has promised never to leave or forsake her. But after the catastrophic deaths of her parents, she doesn t believe it. What kind of God would take a girl's family and leave her alone in a wild land where women have no voice? Gustaf Hanssen has admired Raelene from afar for a while, but his poor attempt at courting her in the past has made him unwelcome in her life. When Gustaf promises Raelene's dying father that he will take care of her, he finds himself bound to her happiness, her success, and her well-being in ways he never imagined. To keep his word must Gustaf really oversee all of Raelene's affairs, find her a husband, and maintain her farm, while she does nothing but scorn him? Can God reach through Raelene's pain and self-centeredness and give her the love that awaits, if only she will accept His will?

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Author: Annie Bryant

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439159637

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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Who will be the next seventh grade class president at Abigail Adams Junior High? Mr. Popular, Dillon Johnson, is running, and making a lot of promises that are sure to get votes. The Yurtmeister's in the race, too, but his campaign is a joke, right? Class president seems like a good place for Avery to start her political career. The trouble is, Katani's in the race, too. Can the Beacon Street Girls survive the growing tension between these two supercompetitive friends? And who's tearing down campaign posters and leaving mean notes about the candidates?

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Author: Douglas Maxwell

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 1849437688

Category: Drama

Page: 64

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Given her disreputable past, retired teacher Maggie Brodie knows she was a last minute choice for supply cover. Being patronised by the idiotic young headmaster is an indignity she can just about endure. But her frustrations increase when a silent Somalian child in her class, whom Maggie is inexplicably drawn to, is believed by her family and community to be possessed. Maggie seems to be the only one who is outraged and protective of the girl. And if they don’t listen to her, she will be forced to take action. Drastic action.

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Author: Joy Karanick

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1468511351

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 116

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Promises, Promises relates the author's journey through life from a resistant teen to an accepting adult. Joy felt the Lord's call when she was only sixteen years old. She fought that call for al- most thirty years. She had a successful career in the United States Navy as a nurse, working her way up the ranks. Her personal life, however, was an unsatisfying bounce from bad marriage to bad relationship. At the peak of her success in civilian life, she began a downward spiral into a depression so deep, so impassable that she could only escape by answering that call she had ignored for all those years. Joy is now studying for the ministery and wants to share her story and her testimony in the hopes that she can inspire others to listen to the promises of God. "God told me to write a book. 'But God, I hate to write! Me? Write a book? I don't know the style, the method, the process, and I don't have the money.' Over the next few days when I read my Bible, God began to speak to me. He told me to keep it plain and do it." And "do it" Joy did. She let God show her the style, the method, and the process. She trusted Him to provide the money. This book is proof of her faith and His fulfillment of His promise. Joy's words flow from her heart, sometimes in straight testimony, sometimes in poetry, always in love and peace. Her name truly fits her. The cover was designed by Joy's friend, Elizabeth Sansom. Elizabeth is a retired teacher and full-time artist who has witnessed the transformation in Joy's life. This book will inspire you to reach greater heights in your spiritual walk with God. Promises Promises has the potential of challenging you into a greater level of faith. Dr. Michelle Corral, PhDFoundress & Executive Director, Breath of the Spirit Ministries Foundress, The Ecumenical Center for Theological Studies Aneheim, California Leaning and trusting in God is the only thing that can mend and fix broken promises. God wants us to be blessed. Malachi 3: 10 says: "Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of host, if I will not open you the windows of Heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it." Rev. Dr. Henry L. Smalls (PhD) Pastor, Gospel Missionary Baptist Church Harlem, New York Director, United Chaplain International WorldWide New York State

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Author: Juan D. Carrillo,Mathias Dewatripont

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Breach of contract

Page: 35

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Promises, promises, promises

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Author: Joel H. Nederhood

Publisher: Faith Alive Christian Resources

ISBN: 9780933140097

Category: Religion

Page: 137

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Discusses God's promises to Christians which are revealed in the Bible.

Promises-Promises

A New Horizon

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Author: Edwina Orth

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595440487

Category: Fiction

Page: 132

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A recent secretary school graduate, twenty-two-year-old Lenore has just begun her first job as secretary to charming architect Victor Gallianto. But when Lenore's seventeen-year-old brother, Jason, steals three thousand dollars from Victor while visiting the office, Victor's unconventional solution changes all their lives. The sexual tension between Lenore and Victor is palpable, but he is, after all, her boss. With herself and Jason to support since their parents' death three years earlier, Lenore can't risk jeopardizing her position just because of her feelings. She tries to wiggle out of her agreement to Victor's plans, even though they might be the best solution for her brother. All the while, Victor uses his agreement with Jason to get closer to Lenore. Just as Jason gets his life on track and begins repaying his debt, Lenore and Victor's love blossoms. But after a number of surprises, their relationship is tested, and all the promises in the world may not be enough to save it .

Promises, Promises (Songbook)

The Musical Comedy

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1458442187

Category: Music

Page: 56

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(Vocal Selections). Based on the 1960 film The Apartment , this classic Bacharach & David musical is enjoying a resurgence thanks to the acclaimed, Tony-nominated 2010 revival. Our brand new folio features a dozen songs in standard piano/vocal format with the melody in the piano part: A House Is Not a Home * I Say a Little Prayer * I'll Never Fall in Love Again * Knowing When to Leave * Promises, Promises * She Likes Basketball * Upstairs * Wanting Things * and more.

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Understanding & Encouraging Your Husband

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Author: Gary Smalley

Publisher: Vision House

ISBN: 9781885305398

Category: Christian life

Page: 203

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There is incredible joy in a promise kept. Throughout these pages you will discover the vital role a wife plays in understanding and encouraging her husband. You will delight in a more intimate relationship and will experience a deeper fulfillment as you and your husband keep your vows to God, family, church and community. - jacket back.

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Who Can I Trust

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Author: Pauline Roberts & Donnie Obina

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466979585

Category: Humor

Page: 28

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Chad disobeyed his mother and disappeared into the woods. He put himself in great danger. Thankfully, along the way he found two good friends who helped him to get to his grandma and grandpa’s house. Remember, when in doubt; always follow your instinct (the feelings inside you). It’s nature’s way of guiding you.

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Author: Onedia Gage N Broussard

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595204643

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

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Promises, Promises is the journey of love traveled by the heroin in Onedia N. Broussard's first novel that entices you to travel down that same road.