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Eat My Words

Author : Janet Theophano
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Some people think that a cookbook is just a collection of recipes for dishes that feed the body. In Eat My Words: Reading Women's Lives through the Cookbooks They Wrote, Janet Theophano shows that cookbooks provide food for the mind and the soul as well. Looking beyond the ingredients and instructions, she shows how women have used cookbooks to assert their individuality, develop their minds, and structure their lives. Beginning in the seventeenth century and moving up through the present day, Theophano reads between the lines of recipes for dandelion wine, "Queen of Puddings," and half-pound cake to capture the stories and voices of these remarkable women. The selection of books looked at is enticing and wide-ranging. Theophano begins with seventeenth-century English estate housekeeping books that served as both cookbooks and reading primers so that women could educate themselves during long hours in the kitchen. She looks at A Date with a Dish, a classic African American cookbook that reveals the roots of many traditional American dishes, and she brings to life a 1950s cookbook written specifically for Americans by a Chinese émigré and transcribed into English by her daughter. Finally, Theophano looks at the contemporary cookbooks of Lynne Rosetto Kaspar, Madeleine Kamman, and Alice Waters to illustrate the sophistication and political activism present in modern cookbook writing. Janet Theophano harvests the rich history of cookbook writing to show how much more can be learned from a recipe than how to make a casserole, roast a chicken, or bake a cake. We discover that women's writings about food reveal--and revel in--the details of their lives, families, and the cultures they help to shape.

Hello My Name Is Awesome

Author : Alexandra Watkins
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One of Inc. Magazine’s “Top 10 Marketing Books”: The “must-read” guide to naming products and businesses, updated with new stories and resources (Nir Eyal, author of Indistractable). Too many new companies and products have names that look like the results of a drunken Scrabble game (Xobni, Svbtle, Doostang). In this entertaining and engaging book, ace naming consultant Alexandra Watkins explains how anyone—even noncreative types—can create memorable and effective brand names. No degree in linguistics required. Watkins lays out in detail the elements of names that suit your target market and make people stop in their tracks and smile—and those that just make them scratch their heads and keep walking. In witty prose and with numerous examples, she reveals how entrepreneurs and businesses can come up with brand names that are evocative and memorable while also leaving room for long-term growth and larger possibilities, and avoid those that leave potential customers cold and are quickly forgotten. This extensively revised second edition has double the number of brainstorming tools and techniques, even more secrets and strategies to nab an available domain name, a brand-new chapter on how companies are using creative names around the office to add personality to everything from cafeterias to conference rooms, and new stories (of both hits and flops). Named a “Top 10 Branding Book” by Branding Journal, Hello, My Name is Awesome is the ultimate guide to naming your product or business. “Jam-packed with sound advice.” —Publishers Weekly

Mark My Words

Author : W.D. Foster
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Allan Christopher is a self-made, African-American multimillionaire. Starting out with nothing but family, very high intelligence, ambition and drive, he succeeded against the odds. He dealt with racism, discrimination and the naysayers, Black and white, who were convinced he would never make it as an entrepreneur in the 1960s. Opening a fix-it shop in southside Chicago, through hard work and determination he turns it into a multi-million-dollar corporation. He's "made his mark." His home is a thirty-room estate. He is among the Who's Who of Black America. His company is listed in the Fortune 500. He is a "mover and shaker" in the community, and all the connections that accompany it. He faithfully attends church on Sundays. But has he made it? With the advent of his sixtieth birthday, his character, his past and his beliefs come into focus, honor and question as his story is told through the eyes of his family, and with it his impact on their lives. The time is 1988; the place, Chicago.

My Words Are Lovely

Author : Robert L. Foster
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This collection of essays advances psalms studies through a concerted focus on the persuasive aim of psalmic poetry, and it offers unique perspectives on rhetorical devices within the psalms. These essays include discussions not only of structure, literary devices, and rhetorical strategies, but the authors also dialogue with classical rhetoric, modern psalms research, and current trends in rhetoric and cognitive science. Part One discusses various theoretical issues. Several articles discuss lament within the psalms, including the function of appeals to pathos, lament's compensation for monotheistic piety, and the need for more attention to the laments' poetry and rhetoric to understand their meaning. Other essays address the psalmists' self-presentation, the ideological identity of the wicked within the psalms, faunal imagery with regard to tenor and vehicle, the topoi related to God in call to praise psalms, the function of gaps in prayers for help, and the rhetoric of kingship psalms as attempts to persuade readers of the legitimacy and efficacy of kingship. Part Two consists of rhetorical analyses of several psalms or psalm pairs, each with distinctive emphases. These include a discussion of Psalm 8 from a bodily perspective, the nature and implication of nature language within Psalm 23, the structure of Psalm 102 within Book IV of the Psalter along with its theology and lament, the forensic case of Psalms 105 and 106 emphasizing the role of narrative in forensic rhetoric and comparing the results with classical rhetoric, and an analysis of the rhetorical aim of Psalm 147, subjected to developments within cognitive science.

Only One Thing

Author : Noel Bell
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In the same way that our eyes focus to reveal a clear image, a gathering of Christian leaders in Canberra, Australia, served as a lens for clarity and singular focus, launching a story about encountering the person of Jesus Christ; a fascinating story that would reach believers in many nations and span decades. With a combination of refreshingly honest storytelling and loving impartation by Noel and Barbara, this book awakens a desire for more of Jesuss presence. The rich centerpiece is a selection of the words that Jesus personally shared with various groups across the globe during times of worship. In equal parts dynamic, intimate, and confronting, this book delivers an outstanding exhortation to pursue Only One Thing.

Rivers of Living Water

Author : Charlene S. Hughes
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Author Charlene Hughes gives the reader glimpses into God's heart through her journal entries and Scripture meditations. This daily devotional will inspire and encourage you to draw closer to God. Wherever you are in your journey to know Him, discover within these pages what is meant to be the greatest adventure of your life!

A New and Complete Concordance Or Verbal Index to Words Phrases Passages in the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

Author : John Bartlett
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The Life and Words of Christ

Author : Cunningham Geikie
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If You Leave Me Can I Come with You

Author : Misti B.
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Misti B.’s incisive and irreverent meditations offer daily doses of humor, healing, and hope for the tragedies, triumphs, and everyday aggravations that come with codependency. If You Leave Me, Can I Come with You? proves that we can laugh at ourselves and still take our recovery seriously. Infusing hard-earned wisdom with self-revealing honesty and fearless humor, Misti B. shines a healing light into the confusions and contradictions, as well as the self-defeating thoughts and actions, that codependents and those in Al-Anon frequently face. Misti’s refreshingly original daily meditations tackle issues such as people-pleasing, lack of boundaries, and perfectionism. On this yearlong journey, she shows how these habits don’t have to overwhelm us if we work a solid Twelve Step program—and learn to take ourselves lightly. This book delivers the right mix of support, inspiration, and irreverence

The Complete Concordance to Shakspere

Author : Mary Cowden Clarke
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