These Are My Confessions

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Author: Joy King,Electa Rome Parks,Cheryl Robinson,Meta Smith

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061758191

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Sizzling hot and soulful secret "confessions" from four of the most exciting voices in erotic black fiction! Bianca's job as the new personal assistant to an arrogant NBA superstar is unending hell. But when the lights go down—and the uniform comes off—she's seduced by this hard-bodied athlete's off-the-court moves . . . Love B-Ball Style by Joy King Kennedy Logan is too ashamed to reveal the truth about her steamyrelationship with hot, insatiable Drake—his sweet lies and hellacious lovemaking—to anyone except her private diary . . . These Are My Confessions by Electa Rome Parks Fresh from a break-up, uptight, unfulfilled middle school teacher Alexis heads to Texas, where they say everything is bigger—and where she finds a tasty Dallas police officer who's strapped with way more than a gun . . . Strapped by Cheryl Robinson Lucky went from waitress to recording star, with a string of hits and a Miami mansion. Now she's back home in the Windy City to tease and torture the handsome, cheating stud who broke her heart. But the man's hot loving may be too hard for her to resist . . . Divas Need Love Too by Méta Smith

Confessions of St. Augustine

Spiritual Meditations and Divine Insights

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Author: Bishop Pusey Translator

Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers

ISBN: 178028442X

Category: Religion

Page: 432

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One of the most valued books in Christian literature, St. Augustine of Hippo's Confessions are an intensely revealing picture of the saint's difficult search for the truth. This authoritative translation is by Bishop Pusey.

Fathom Me

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Author: Nirvana Pride

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1499057776

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 152

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The Book of Disquiet

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Author: Fernando Pessoa

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 1847652379

Category: Fiction

Page: 356

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Sitting at his desk, Bernardo Soares imagined himself free forever of Rua dos Douradores, of his boss Vasques, of Moreira the book-keeper, of all the other employees, the errand boy, the post boy, even the cat. But if he left them all tomorrow and discarded the suit of clothes he wears, what else would he do? Because he would have to do something. And what suit would he wear? Because he would have to wear another suit. A self-deprecating reflection on the sheer distance between the loftiness of his feelings and the humdrum reality of his life, The Book of Disquiet is a classic of existentialist literature.

Measures of Me

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Author: Carlton M. Bass

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491816716

Category: Poetry

Page: 164

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My poetry is my perspective on God, life, love, dreams, family, pain and integrity. It’s an open dialogue about my deepest thoughts, the levels of my mind state, my vision. My poems are the prophecy of my life up to date. It’s a mirror reflection of steps I take. The explanation of who I am.

Embodying Pessoa

Corporeality, Gender, Sexuality

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Author: Anna Klobucka,Mark Sabine

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802091989

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 303

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The multifaceted and labyrinthine oeuvre of the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa (1888–1935) is distinguished by having been written and published under more than seventy different names. These were not mere pseudonyms, but what Pessoa termed 'heteronyms,' fully realized identities possessed not only of wildly divergent writing styles and opinions, but also of detailed biographies. In many cases, their independent existences extended to their publication of letters and critical readings of each other's works (and those of Pessoa 'himself'). Long acclaimed in continental Europe and Latin America as a towering presence in literary modernism, Pessoa has more recently begun to receive the attention of an English-speaking public. Embodying Pessoa responds to this new growth of interest. The collection's twelve essays, preceded by a general introduction and grouped into four themed sections, apply a range of current interpretative models both to the more familiar canon of Pessoa's output, and to less familiar texts – in many cases only recently published. As a whole, this work diverges from traditional Pessoa criticism by testifying to the importance of corporeal physicality in his heteronymous experiment and to the prominence of representations of (gendered) sexuality in his work.

Bekenntnisse

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Author: Aurelius Augustinus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 432

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The Confessions Of St. Augustine (Annotated Edition)

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Author: St. Augustine of Hippo

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849623637

Category:

Page: 812

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This volume is accurately annotated, including * an extensive biography of the author and his life Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles. Its original title was "Confessions in Thirteen Books", and it was composed to be read out loud with each book being a complete unit. The work outlines Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever written, and was an influential model for Christian writers throughout the following 1000 years of the Middle Ages. It is not a complete autobiography, as it was written in his early 40s, and he lived long afterwards, producing another important work (City of God); it does, nonetheless, provide an unbroken record of his development of thought and is the most complete record of any single person from the 4th and 5th centuries. (from wikipedia.com)

Poems of Fernando Pessoa

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Author: Fernando Pessoa,Edwin Honig,Susan M. Brown

Publisher: City Lights Books

ISBN: 9780872863422

Category: Poetry

Page: 240

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Fernando Pessoa is Portugal's most important contemporary poet. He wrote under several identities, which he called heteronyms: Albet Caeiro, Alvaro de Campos, Ricardo Reis, and Bernardo Soares. He wrote fine poetry under his own name as well, and each of his "voices" is completely different in subject, temperament, and style. This volume brings back into print the comprehensive collection of his work published by Ecco Press in 1986.

Confessions

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Author: Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo

Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers

ISBN: 1598566393

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 334

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Augustine's candor about his own sin and his struggle to reconcile his mind and soul to God's holiness has made this spiritual autobiography a revered classic for over fifteen centuries and compelling to today's readers looking for a genuine spirituality.

Confessions

The Secret Life of a Lapdancer

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Author: Billiegean,Yvonne Kinsella

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781467899420

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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I’ve done things that I’m not proud of, but I can’t apologise for. This is my journey. Every step I've taken has led me toward the person I was destined to become. For better or for worse, I am a lap dancer. I've done it all. I've lived the high life and partied with celebrities. I've performed lesbian acts for clients and had threesomes simply because I was curious. I've snorted so much cocaine that that I thought my nose would fall off. But more than that, somewhere along my journey I lost a little bit of myself. It happened so gradually that I didn't notice. It was only when I started to reflect a little, started to write this story, that I could see me for who I was; who I am. It's all here, the good times, the bad times and the downright ugly times. This is my story. These are my confessions.

Saint Augustine's Confessions

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Author: Saint Augustine of Hippo,St Augustine,Saint Augustine

Publisher: Sovereign Grace Publishers,

ISBN: 1589600754

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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The Diary of Anaïs Nin

1939–1944

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Author: Anaïs Nin

Publisher: HMH

ISBN: 0547543638

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 348

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The third volume of “one of the most remarkable diaries in the history of letters” (Los Angeles Times). This candid volume from the renowned diarist covers her years of struggle, and eventual triumph, as an author in America during World War II. “Transcending mere self-revelation . . . the diary examines human personality with a depth and understanding seldom surpassed since Proust . . . dream and fact are balanced and . . . in their joining lie the elements of masterpiece.” —The Washington Post “Just one page of Nin’s extraordinary diaries contains more sex, melodrama, fantasies, confessions, and observations than most novels, and reflects much about the human psyche we strive to repress.” —Booklist Edited and with a preface by Gunther Stuhlmann

Confessions of a Cafeteria Catholic

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Author: Richard Phillips

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469196220

Category: Religion

Page: 105

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The thoughts contained here have more to do with me and my own perspective of life than the perspective of any one established religious institution, Catholic or otherwise. That is perhaps the goal of all men and women who strive to find themselves and their God while facing the joys and challenges of life, trying to find the faith that keeps them on the path of discovering who they are and what they believe. If we are true to our faith, whatever that faith is, the most important thing is to listen to God, to His revealed message for us personally. God speaks to each of us personally, uniquely, speaking to our own needs. These essays are intended to help open your mind to the possibility of asking questions, not about the veracity of the revealed Word of the Scriptures, but about how we see our relationship with God and how we find our way home. I hope you will find this a useful tool in your own attempt at finding your path.

The Confessions

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Author: Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 416

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine

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Author: St. Augustine

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1625583214

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 241

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This work outlines Augustine's sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is widely seen as the first Western autobiography ever written, and was an influential model for Christian writers throughout the following 1000 years of the Middle Ages. It is not a complete autobiography, as it was written in his early 40s, and he lived long afterwards, producing another important work (City of God); it does, nonetheless, provide an unbroken record of his development of thought and is the most complete record of any single individual from the 4th and 5th centuries. It is a significant theological work. In the work, St. Augustine writes about how much he regrets having led a sinful and immoral life. He shows intense sorrow for his sexual sins, and writes on the importance of sexual morality. He also mentions that his favorite subject in school was mathematics because it was concrete and more rigorously defined than other subjects. The book is thought to be divisible into chapters which symbolize various aspects of the Trinity and trinitarian belief.