Lion

Author: Saroo Brierley
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 9783843709705
Size: 11.21 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Es ist ein Tag wie jeder andere im Leben des fünfjährigen Saroo: Auf dem Bahnhof einer indischen Kleinstadt sucht er nach Münzen und Essensresten. Schließlich schläft er vor Erschöpfung in einem wartenden Zug ein. Der fährt den kleinen Jungen ans andere Ende von Indien, nach Kalkutta. Völlig alleine an einem der gefährlichsten Orte der Welt schlägt er sich wochenlang auf der Straße durch, landet im Waisenhaus und gelangt so zu den Brierleys, die Saroo ein neues Zuhause in Australien schenken. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre später macht sich Saroo mit Hilfe von Google Earth auf die Suche nach seiner leiblichen Familie. Am Bildschirm fährt er Nacht für Nacht das Zugnetz von Indien ab. Das Unglaubliche passiert: Er findet ein Dorf, das dem Bild in seiner Erinnerung entspricht – und macht sich auf den Weg ...

The Lion And The Tiger

Author: Denis Judd
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192805797
Size: 17.55 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How did a few thousand people from a small, windswept island in the northern seas end up ruling a far distant subcontinent with a population of millions? Were the British in India intent on development or exploitation? Were they really the 'civilizing' influence they claimed? And what were Britain's greatest legacies - democracy and the rule of law, or cricket and an efficient railway system? Best-selling historian Denis Judd tells the epic story of the British impact upon India, capturing the essence of what the Raj really meant both for the British and their Indian subjects.

Blood Of The Lion

Author: John McRae
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 0882905090
Size: 13.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Blood of the Lion is an exciting historical novel that offers a sweeping view of the turbulent era chronicled in the opening pages of the Book of Mormon. It weaves the factual threads of scriptural and ancient history into an action-packed, romantic saga that makes Lehi, Nephi, and their family come vividly alive. the familiar scriptural account becomes a spectacular epic filled with action, romance, faith and insights into the characters' motivations. Tender romantic interludes between Lehi's sons and the daughters of Ishmael and seething hatred Laman develops for Nephi make this a riveting fictional account of real people and real events in early Book of Mormon history.

The Soul Of The Lion The Witch The Wardrobe

Author: Gene Edward Veith
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 0781442125
Size: 12.10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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When C. S. Lewis published The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe he created one of Christendom's most cherished allegories. Viewers of the movie, as well as readers of the book will come away deeply moved by what they have encountered in Narnia. They will have countless questions such as: How did the Witch take over Narnia? Why couldn't Edmund resist temptation? Why did the Lion have to die? And they will find the answers in this wonderful book written for Christians and non-Christians alike. Receive a free poster (a $10 value) with every order! Enter promotion code SLposterat checkout. Poster is delivered rolled (not folded) and is suitable for framing!

David Crockett The Lion Of The West

Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393081442
Size: 13.52 MB
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"Vivid, Comprehensible . . . cuts through decades of mythmaking." —Texas Monthly Popular culture transformed his memory into “Davy Crockett,” and Hollywood gave him a raccoon hat he hardly ever wore. In this surprising New York Times bestseller, historian Michael Wallis has cast a fresh look at the flesh-and-blood man behind one of the most celebrated figures in American history. More than a riveting story, Wallis’s David Crockett is a revelatory, authoritative biography that separates fact from fiction and provides us with an extraordinary evocation of not only a true American hero but also the rough-and-tumble times in which he lived.