Brothers, Stand Firm: Steve Bateman
The pace of modern life is accelerating. To keep up, we must keep on moving and adapting - constantly striving for greater happiness and success. Or so we are told. But the demands of life in the fast lane come at a price: stress, fatigue and depression are at an all-time high, while our social interactions have become increasingly self-serving and opportunistic. How can we resist todays obsession with introspection and self-improvement? In this witty and bestselling book, Danish philosopher and psychologist Svend Brinkmann argues that we must not be afraid to reject the self-help mantra and stand firm. The secret to a happier life lies not in finding your inner self but in coming to terms with yourself in order to coexist peacefully with others. By encouraging us to stand firm and get a foothold in life, this vibrant anti-self-help guide offers a compelling alternative to life coaching, positive thinking and the need always to say yes! Svend Brinkmann was living the relatively sedate life of a professor of psychology at Aalborg University when Stand Firm was published. The book was an overnight sensation in Denmark and catapulted him into the media limelight as a leading public intellectual and cultural critic. Svend now travels widely to host events and lecture on the big questions of modern life. He has featured in several documentaries, and presented Live Fast on Danish television and the Meaningful Life series on national radio.
Monsieur Pamplemousse Stands Firm: Michael Bond
Stand Firm Day by Day:Let Nothing Move You Walk Thru the Bible,
Stand Firm Ye Boys from Maine:The 20th Maine and the Gettysburg Campaign. Fifteenth Anniversary Edition Thomas A. Desjardin
Sachbuch, Fremdsprachiges Buch / Sprache: Englisch / Thema: Geschichte / Verlag: Oxford University Press
´He could feel it in the blackness, a difference in atmosphere, a sense of evil, of things hidden.´ Amy Snowden, in middle age, has long since settled into a lonely life in the Yorkshire town of Gunnarshaw, until - to her neighbours´ surprise - she suddenly marries a much younger man. Months later Amy is found dead - apparently by her own hand - and her husband, Wright, has disappeared. Sergeant Caleb Cluff - silent, watchful, a man at home in the bleak moorland landscape of Gunnarshaw - must find the truth about the couple´s unlikely marriage and solve the riddle of Amy´s death. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gordon Griffin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/isis/002559/bk_isis_002559_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.