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What Are You Going Through
Title What Are You Going Through
Author
Publisher Riverhead Books
Release DateSeptember 8, 2020
Category Literature & Fiction
Total Pages 224 pages
ISBN 0593191412
Book Rating 4.2 out of 5 from 312 reviews
Language EN, ES, BE, DA ,DE , NL and FR
Book Review & Summary:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER “As good as The Friend, if not better.” —The New York Times “Impossible to put down…leavened with wit and tenderness.”—People “I was dazed by the novel’s grace.” – The New Yorker The New York Times-bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of The Friend brings her singular voice to a story about the meaning of life and death, and the value of companionship. A woman describes a series of encounters she has with various people in the ordinary course of her life: an ex she runs into by chance at a public forum, an Airbnb owner unsure how to interact with her guests, a stranger who seeks help comforting his elderly mother, a friend of her youth now hospitalized with terminal cancer. In each of these people the woman finds a common need: the urge to talk about themselves and to have an audience to their experiences. The narrator orchestrates this chorus of voices for the most part as a passive listener, until one of them makes an extraordinary request, drawing her into an intense and transformative experience of her own. In What Are You Going Through, Nunez brings wisdom, humor, and insight to a novel about human connection and the changing nature of relationships in our times. A surprising story about empathy and the unusual ways one person can help another through hardship, her book offers a moving and provocative portrait of the way we live now.

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Title What Are You Going Through
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2020-09-08
Category Fiction
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9780593191439
Language English, Spanish, and French
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NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY NPR, PEOPLE, AND O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS’ TOP BOOK OF 2020 NATIONAL BESTSELLER “As good as The Friend, if not better.” —The New York Times “Impossible to put down . . . leavened with wit and tenderness.” —People “I was dazed by the novel’s grace.” —The New Yorker The New York Times–bestselling, National Book Award–winning author of The Friend brings her singular voice to a story about the meaning of life and death, and the value of companionship A woman describes a series of encounters she has with various people in the ordinary course of her life: an ex she runs into by chance at a public forum, an Airbnb owner unsure how to interact with her guests, a stranger who seeks help comforting his elderly mother, a friend of her youth now hospitalized with terminal cancer. In each of these people the woman finds a common need: the urge to talk about themselves and to have an audience to their experiences. The narrator orchestrates this chorus of voices for the most part as a passive listener, until one of them makes an extraordinary request, drawing her into an intense and transformative experience of her own. In What Are You Going Through, Nunez brings wisdom, humor, and insight to a novel about human connection and the changing nature of relationships in our times. A surprising story about empathy and the unusual ways one person can help another through hardship, her book offers a moving and provocative portrait of the way we live now.

Title What Are You Going Through
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date 2020-10-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9780349013640
Language English, Spanish, and French
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An unexpectedly life-affirming novel about choosing to die, by National Book Award winner and bestselling author of THE FRIEND 'Love, death, friendship, compassion & SO MUCH wisdom. I just adore Sigrid Nunez' PAULA HAWKINS A woman visits a friend who is dying of cancer. Brilliant and stubborn, her friend makes a momentous request. She wishes to end her life on her own terms - and she wants the narrator's help. Stricken, she agrees. 'I promise,' says the friend, 'to make it as much fun as possible.' What follows is an extraordinary tale of a friendship put to the greatest test: to witness, unflinching, its end. It is also a portrait of the way we live now, in a world endlessly troubled by crises, and the dramatically changing nature of human relationships in our time. 'I was totally overwhelmed by this extraordinary novel. Even if it weren't about a subject dear to my heart I would be equally thrilled by its grace and profundity. Sentence by sentence it's a total joy - and sometimes, much to my surprise, laugh-out-loud funny' DEBORAH MOGGACH 'If the meaning of life is that it ends, Nunez gets to the nub of meaning in her brilliant novel. I loved it as much as The Friend' SUSIE STEINER 'When I open one of [Sigrid Nunez's] novels, I almost always know immediately: This is where I want to be ... What Are You Going Through is as good as The Friend, if not better' NEW YORK TIMES

Title What Are You Going Through
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date 2020-09-10
Category Fiction
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9780349014067
Language English, Spanish, and French
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An unexpectedly life-affirming novel about choosing to die, by National Book Award winner and bestselling author of THE FRIEND 'Love, death, friendship, compassion & SO MUCH wisdom. I just adore Sigrid Nunez' PAULA HAWKINS A woman visits a friend who is dying of cancer. Brilliant and stubborn, her friend makes a momentous request. She wishes to end her life on her own terms - and she wants the narrator's help. Stricken, she agrees. 'I promise,' says the friend, 'to make it as much fun as possible.' What follows is an extraordinary tale of a friendship put to the greatest test: to witness, unflinching, its end. It is also a portrait of the way we live now, in a world endlessly troubled by crises, and the dramatically changing nature of human relationships in our time. 'I was totally overwhelmed by this extraordinary novel. Even if it weren't about a subject dear to my heart I would be equally thrilled by its grace and profundity. Sentence by sentence it's a total joy - and sometimes, much to my surprise, laugh-out-loud funny' DEBORAH MOGGACH 'If the meaning of life is that it ends, Nunez gets to the nub of meaning in her brilliant novel. I loved it as much as The Friend' SUSIE STEINER 'When I open one of [Sigrid Nunez's] novels, I almost always know immediately: This is where I want to be ... What Are You Going Through is as good as The Friend, if not better' NEW YORK TIMES

Title Just A Phrase I m Going Through
Author David Crystal
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2009-06-02
Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 292
ISBN 9781134011865
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionage ... not the answers you’d expect to the question ‘what happens when you become a linguist?’ But now, reflecting on a long and hugely successful career at the forefront of the field of English Language and Linguistics, David Crystal answers this question and offers us a special look behind the scenes at the adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language. Both an autobiography and a highly accessible introduction to the field of linguistics, Just a Phrase I’m Going Through illuminates and entertains us with its many insights into the ever-fascinating subject of language. David Crystal is synonymous with language, both as a great populariser and linguistic pioneer, and his contribution to the field is unparalleled. This is a book not just for students and teachers but for all lovers of language. For more about David Crystal at Routledge, visit: www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415485746.

For Rouenna by Sigrid Nunez

Title For Rouenna
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date 2002-11-15
Category Fiction
Total Pages 208
ISBN 1429944862
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, one of the most celebrated novelists of her generation, the story of a woman's experiences in the Vietnam War "After my first book was published, I received some letters." So begins Sigrid Nunez's haunting novel about the poignant and unusual friendship between a writer and a retired army nurse who seeks her out decades after their childhood in the same housing project. Among the letters the narrator receives is one from a Rouenna Zycinski, recalling their old connection and asking if they can meet.Though fascinated by the stories Rouenna tells about her life as a combat nurse in Vietnam, the narrator flatly declines her request that they collaborate on a memoir. It is only later, in the aftermath of Rouenna's shocking death, that the narrator is drawn to write about her friend--and her friend's war. Writing Rouenna's story becomes all-consuming, at once a necessity and the only consolation. For Rouenna, an unforgettable novel about truth, memory, and unexpected heroism by one of the most gifted writers of her generation, is also a remarkable and surprising new look at war.

Title I Know What You Are Going Through
Author Freda Arrington
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-05-18
Category
Total Pages 98
ISBN 1977219578
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The purpose of this book journal is to help guide you through this unimaginable process of grief. There is no time limit on grief. There are no rules. The loss and the emptiness that you are feeling right now is real and without a doubt it hurt likes no other. I had no clue what people went through after a loss until I loss someone that was close and dear to me. This book is designed so that you can participate by writing your feelings down, this will be your very own story. This will also be a guide for you during this season. One day in the future you will look back at the dialog you created and see how far you came. I want this book to be your story. Trust and faith in God will pull you through.

Peace From Broken Pieces by Iyanla Vanzant

Title Peace from Broken Pieces
Author Iyanla Vanzant
Publisher Hay House, Inc
Release Date 2010-09-15
Category Self-Help
Total Pages 309
ISBN 1401928595
Language English, Spanish, and French
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New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her life and the spiritual lessons learned—from the price of success during her meteoric rise as a TV celebrity on Oprah, the Iyanla TV show (produced by Barbara Walters), to the dissolution of her marriage and her daughter’s 15 months of illness and death on Christmas day. Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Iyanla shares why everything we need to learn is reflected in our relationships and the strength and wisdom she has gained by supporting others in their journeys to make sense out of the puzzle pieces of their lives.

Title I Love Going Through this Book
Author Robert Burleigh
Publisher Joanna Cotler Books
Release Date 2001
Category Books and reading
Total Pages 40
ISBN PSU:000050227792
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

For one reader, going through a book is an incredible adventure.

Going Through The Storm Of Your Life by Vonya Knighton Green

Title Going Through the Storm of Your Life
Author Vonya Knighton Green
Publisher Xulon Press
Release Date 2011-03
Category Religion
Total Pages 94
ISBN 9781612156057
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Are you going through an unbelievable crisis in your life and don't know what to do? Well there is an answer for you. You can make it through this horrible time. In life we all must go through storms that either make us stronger or break us. Don't let the storm overtake you. You can make it through the storm if you don't give up.This book was written for you so you can go through your crisis, problem, disaster - storm - VICTORIOUSLY!As an Earth Science Teacher for several years, I have taught sixth graders about the different storms on our Earth such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and thunderstorms. God gave me a revelation that just as a physical storm on Earth goes through several stages, a spiritual storm will take you through these same stages. In this book, I compare the stages of a spiritual storm to that of a physical storm. Most importantly in reading this book, you will learn how to weather the storm and know what to do at each stage so you can become a stronger, more spiritual person.In this book I include steps to take when going through a crisis. There are several similarities between a spiritual and physical storm. We eventually recover from a hurricane, tornado, or flood and we can also recover from a spiritual storm or crisis. It may take time but if we are diligent and don't give up we can come out of the storm victoriously.

Salvation City by Sigrid Nunez

Title Salvation City
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2010-09-16
Category Fiction
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781101443392
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend comes a moving and eerily relevant novel that imagines the aftermath of a pandemic virus as seen through the eyes of a thirteen-year-old boy uncertain of his destiny. His family's sole survivor after a flu pandemic has killed large numbers of people worldwide, Cole Vining is lucky to have found refuge with the evangelical Pastor Wyatt and his wife in a small town in southern Indiana. As the world outside has grown increasingly anarchic, Salvation City has been spared much of the devastation, and its residents have renewed their preparations for the Rapture. Grateful for the shelter and love of his foster family (and relieved to have been saved from the horrid, overrun orphanages that have sprung up around the country), Cole begins to form relationships within the larger community. But despite his affection for this place, he struggles with memories of the very different world in which he was reared. Is there room to love both Wyatt and his parents? Are they still his parents if they are no longer there? As others around him grow increasingly fixated on the hope of salvation and the new life to come through the imminent Rapture, Cole begins to conceive of a different future for himself, one in which his own dreams of heroism seem within reach. Written in Sigrid Nunez's deceptively simple style, Salvation City is a story of love, betrayal, and forgiveness, weaving the deeply affecting story of a young boy's transformation with a profound meditation on the meaning of belief and heroism.

Title A Feather on the Breath of God
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Picador
Release Date 2005-12-27
Category Fiction
Total Pages 192
ISBN 1429944943
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From Sigrid Nunez, the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend, comes A Feather on the Breath of God: a mesmerizing story about the tangled nature of relationships between parents and children, between language and love A young woman looks back to the world of her immigrant parents: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mother. Growing up in a housing project in the 1950s and 1960s, she escapes into dreams inspired both by her parents' stories and by her own reading and, for a time, into the otherworldly life of ballet. A yearning, homesick mother, a silent and withdrawn father, the ballet--these are the elements that shape the young woman's imagination and her sexuality.

The Last Of Her Kind by Sigrid Nunez

Title The Last of Her Kind
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date 2006-12-12
Category Fiction
Total Pages 384
ISBN 9781429944977
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The paths of two women from different walks of life intersect amid counterculture of the 1960s in this haunting and provocative novel from the National Book Award-winning author of The Friend Named a Best Book of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Christian Science Monitor Sigrid Nunez's The Last of Her Kind introduces two women who meet as freshmen on the Columbia campus in 1968. Georgette George does not know what to make of her brilliant, idealistic roommate, Ann Drayton, and her obsessive disdain for the ruling class into which she was born. She is mortified by Ann's romanticization of the underprivileged class, which Georgette herself is hoping college will enable her to escape. After the violent fight that ends their friendship, Georgette wants only to forget Ann and to turn her attention to the troubled runaway kid sister who has reappeared after years on the road. Then, in 1976, Ann is convicted of murder. At first, Ann's fate appears to be the inevitable outcome of her belief in the moral imperative to "make justice" in a world where "there are no innocent white people." But, searching for answers to the riddle of this friend of her youth, Georgette finds more complicated and mysterious forces at work. The novel's narrator Georgette illuminates the terrifying life of this difficult, doomed woman, and in the process discovers how much their early encounter has determined her own path, and why, decades later, as she tells us, "I have never stopped thinking about her."

Sempre Susan by Sigrid Nunez

Title Sempre Susan
Author Sigrid Nunez
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2014-10-07
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 128
ISBN 9780698172807
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From the author of The Friend, winner of the 2018 National Book Award. "The masterpiece of the ‘I knew Susan’ minigenre" – A.O. Scott, The New York Times A poignant, intimate memoir of one of America’s most esteemed and fascinating cultural figures, and a deeply felt tribute. Sigrid Nunez was an aspiring writer when she first met Susan Sontag, already a legendary figure known for her polemical essays, blinding intelligence, and edgy personal style. Sontag introduced Nunez to her son, the writer David Rieff, and the two began dating. Soon Nunez moved into the apartment that Rieff and Sontag shared. As Sontag told Nunez, “Who says we have to live like everyone else?” Sontag’s influence on Nunez, who went on to become a successful novelist, would be profound. Described by Nunez as “a natural mentor” who saw educating others as both a moral obligation and a source of endless pleasure, Sontag inevitably infected those around her with her many cultural and intellectual passions. In this poignant, intimate memoir, Nunez speaks of her gratitude for having had, as an early model, “someone who held such an exalted, unironic view of the writer’s vocation.” Published more than six years after Sontag’s death, Sempre Susan is a startlingly truthful portrait of this outsized personality, who made being an intellectual a glamorous occupation.

Going Through The Gate by Janet Anderson

Title Going Through the Gate
Author Janet Anderson
Publisher Puffin HC
Release Date 2000-03-01
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 144
ISBN 014130698X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The five sixth-grade students in a small town prepare for their teacher's annual graduation ceremony, a mysterious ritual that several generations of students have experienced but no one can discuss.

Title HOW TO WIN FRIENDS INFLUENCE PEOPLE
Author Dale Carnegie
Publisher Musaicum Books
Release Date 2017-10-16
Category Self-Help
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9788027222650
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This is one of the first bestseller self-help books. Its intention is to enable you to make friends quickly and easily, help you to win people to your way of thinking, increase your influence, your prestige, your ability to get things done, as well as enable you to win new clients, new customers. Twelve Things This Book Will Do For You: Get you out of a mental rut, give you new thoughts, new visions, new ambitions. Enable you to make friends quickly and easily. Increase your popularity. Help you to win people to your way of thinking. Increase your influence, your prestige, your ability to get things done. Enable you to win new clients, new customers. Increase your earning power. Make you a better salesman, a better executive. Help you to handle complaints, avoid arguments, keep your human contacts smooth and pleasant. Make you a better speaker, a more entertaining conversationalist. Make the principles of psychology easy for you to apply in your daily contacts. Help you to arouse enthusiasm among your associates. Dale Carnegie (1888–1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a massive bestseller that remains popular today.

Going Through It by Mia Hazlett

Title Going Through It
Author Mia Hazlett
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-10-19
Category
Total Pages 100
ISBN 0999904213
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Follow the story of one woman, two children, and a cat as they navigate marital separation, unemployment, and housing insecurity. This is a story of faith, hope, and determination for a better life, sought after by a single mother who gave up everything to pursue a legacy for herself and daughters.There is no testimony here, only a deep-seeded belief that time in the valley is only part of the journey. If you have ever experienced a time in your life when you feel the odds are stacked against you and there is no way out, this is a story that will let you know, you are not alone. At some point in life, we all end up going through it. "I am quite simply a woman of restoration."

Title If You re Going Through Hell Keep Going
Author Doug Giles
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
Release Date 2009-04-16
Category Education
Total Pages 186
ISBN 9781458712936
Language English, Spanish, and French
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For the Heaven-bound Christian Who Is Currently Going Through Hell This book is rated NSFWC - Not Safe for Wussy Christians. Do you feel like you're being Kentucky fried by the trials of life? Do you feel like God, Satan, people, and animals secretly loathe you? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, you're in good company. Some of the most powerful and amazing folks that God has ever used went through prolonged periods of internal and external crud that reeked worse than a sun-dried manatee carcass. And get this: they actually grew - even prospered - through their pain. Yep, they didn't blame God or man, become atheists, start smoking crack, or become bi-curious during their college years just because things didn't go their way. No, they cowboyed up, saw their trials as a gift, embraced whatever discipline God had for them, exercised their faith when under fire and, through it all, became holy winners, not haggard whiners. If you don't feel geared up for difficult times or you are currently being tossed around by life's junk, this book, If You're Going Though Hell, Keep Going!, written by the zany TownHall.com columnist, minister, and talk show host, Doug Giles, will prep you to plow through life's thick fog via the principles of God. Get ready to learn, laugh, become offended (possibly), and thoroughly equipped to milk the bad in life for all of its good.

Going Through The Change by Samantha Bryant

Title Going Through the Change
Author Samantha Bryant
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2019-01-22
Category
Total Pages 274
ISBN 1946926833
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this lighthearted, nontraditional superhero novel, four menopausal women in the same town start to exhibit strange abilities: incredible strength, the ability to wield fire, to fly (sort of), and armor-plated skin. Each woman struggles to deal with her changes in her own way, until life throws them together. When the women start to talk, they find out that they have more in common than they knew--one person has touched all their lives. The hunt for answers is on.

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Title The Phantom Tollbooth
Author Norton Juster
Publisher Yearling Books
Release Date 1996
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9780394820378
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.

Title The Gospel According to Mark
Author Anonim
Publisher Canongate Books
Release Date 1999-01-01
Category Bibles
Total Pages 64
ISBN 9780857860972
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The earliest of the four Gospels, the book portrays Jesus as an enigmatic figure, struggling with enemies, his inner and external demons, and with his devoted but disconcerted disciples. Unlike other gospels, his parables are obscure, to be explained secretly to his followers. With an introduction by Nick Cave

Peace From Broken Pieces by Iyanla Vanzant

Title Peace from Broken Pieces
Author Iyanla Vanzant
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2011
Category Conduct of life
Total Pages 352
ISBN 1848504888
Language English, Spanish, and French
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How do you find your way through the broken pieces and the pain to peace? In this searingly honest and searching book, the New York Times bestselling author Iyanla Vanzant recounts the last decade of her profoundly human journey. Although Ilyanla had become an overnight nationwide success, few knew that her world was crumbling around her. Part metaphorical teaching story, part wrenching personal chronicle, this phoenix-rising-from-the-ashes tale is about men and money, love and work, mothers and daughters, and life and death. Her husband wanted out of their fairy-tale marriage. Her meteoric rise uncovered a debilitating personal lie. Her daughter was diagnosed with colon cancer. The only thing that sustained her was her commitment to know and serve God.Iyanla's journey from being broken, damaged, and desperate offered her new found knowledge that you can implement whatever your personal situation. Discover why everything you need to learn is reflected in your relationships. Gain a new understanding of the patterns and pathologies that families unconsciously pass down through the generations - until someone finally breaks through. Learn how to put your personal puzzle together, and dare to claim the peace that you truly deserve.

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