Journey into the Whirlwind Book

Journey into the Whirlwind


  • Author : Eugenia Semyonovna Ginzburg
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2002-11-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547541013

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A woman’s true account of eighteen years as a Soviet prisoner: “Not even Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich matches it.”—The New York Times Book Review In the late 1930s, Eugenia Ginzburg was a wife and mother, a schoolteacher and writer, and a longtime loyal Communist Party member. But like millions of others during Stalin’s reign of terror, she was arrested—on trumped-up charges of being a Trotskyist terrorist counter-revolutionary—and sentenced to prison. With sharp detail and an indefatigable spirit, Ginzburg recounts her arrest and the eighteen harrowing years she endured in Soviet prisons and labor camps, including two in solitary confinement. Her memoir is “a compelling personal narrative of survival” (The New York Times Book Review)—and one of the most important documents of Stalin’s brutal regime. “Deeply significant…intensely personal and passionately felt.”—Time “Probably the best account that has ever been published of…the prison and camp empire of the Stalin era.”—Book World Translated by Paul Stevenson and Max Hayward

Journey Into the Whirlwind Book
Score: 5
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Journey Into the Whirlwind


  • Author : Evgenii︠a︡ Ginzburg
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2002-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN 10 : 0156027518

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Both witness to and victim of Stalin’s reign of terror, a courageous woman tells the story of her harrowing eighteen-year odyssey through Russia’s prisons and labor camps. Translated by Paul Stevenson and Max Hayward. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Journey Into the Whirlwind Book

Journey Into the Whirlwind


  • Author : Evgenii︠a︡ Ginzburg
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2002-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN 10 : 0156027518

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Journey Into the Whirlwind Excerpt :

Both witness to and victim of Stalin’s reign of terror, a courageous woman tells the story of her harrowing eighteen-year odyssey through Russia’s prisons and labor camps. Translated by Paul Stevenson and Max Hayward. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Into the Whirlwind Book
Score: 4
From 63 Ratings

Into the Whirlwind


  • Author : Elizabeth Camden
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441261472

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As owner of the 57th Illinois Watch Company, Mollie Knox's future looks bright until the night the legendary Great Chicago Fire destroys her beloved city. With her world crumbling around her, Mollie will do whatever it takes to rebuild in the aftermath of the devastating fire. Zack Kazmarek, an influential attorney for one of Chicago's finest department stores, is a force to be reckoned with among the city's most powerful citizens. Bold and shrewd, he's accustomed to getting exactly what he wants--until he meets Mollie Knox, the beguiling businesswoman just beyond his reach. In the tumult as the people of Chicago race to rebuild a bigger and better city, Mollie comes face-to-face with the full force of Zack's character and influence. Zack believes this may finally be his chance to win her, but can Mollie ever accept this man and his whirlwind effect on her life, especially with her treasured company on the line? " A sweet, emotion-filled romance to warm the heart and touch the soul... The cast of characters is varied and lovingly detailed, colorful and bursting with life." --Publishers Weekly "Into the Whirlwind is a delight. Elizabeth Camden shows remarkable ability to breathe life into nineteenth-century Chicago and its people. If you are a fan of historical romantic suspense, I cannot recommend this book or this author too highly."-Davis Bunn, bestselling author of Rare Earth "Camden takes readers on a breathless ride with smart, serious Mollie in the midst of tragedy and rui" -- RT Book Reviews

Within the Whirlwind Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Within the Whirlwind


  • Author : Eugenia Ginzburg
  • Publisher : Harcourt on Demand
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 0156976498

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Released posthumously, Ginzburg's memoirs chronicle the eighteen years she spent in Eastern Siberia, a victim of one of Stalin's early purges, and describe the abiding love of her husband that sustained her over the years

God in the Whirlwind Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

God in the Whirlwind


  • Author : David F. Wells
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2014-01-31
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433531347

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Building on years of research, writing, and cross-cultural ministry, renowned author and theologian David Wells calls our attention to that which defines God’s greatness and gives shape to the Christian life: the holy-love of God. In God in the Whirlwind, Wells explores the depths of the paradox that God is both holy and loving, showing how his holy-love provides the foundation for our understanding of the cross, sanctification, the nature of worship, and our life of service in the world. What’s more, a renewed vision of God's character is the cure for evangelicalism’s shallow theology, with its weightless God and sentimental gospel. Written by one of evangelicalism’s most insightful minds, this book will help you stand firm in your faith despite the changing winds and raging storms of the modern world.

Angel in the Whirlwind Book
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Angel in the Whirlwind


  • Author : Benson Bobrick
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-01-11
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451628555

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Angel in the Whirlwind is the epic tale of the American Revolution, from its roots among tax-weary colonists to the triumphant Declaration of Independence and eventual victory and liberty, recounted by Benson Bobrick, lauded by The New York Times as “perhaps the most interesting historian writing in America today.” Overwhelmed with debt following its victory in the French and Indian Wars, England began imposing harsh new tariffs and taxes on its colonists in the 1760s. Rebellion against these measures soon erupted into war. Bobrick thrillingly describes all the major battles, from Lexington and Concord to the dramatic siege of Yorktown, when the British flag was finally lowered before patriot guns. At the same time he weaves together social and political history along with the military history, bringing to life not only the charismatic leaders of the independence movement, but also their lesser-known compatriots, both patriot and loyalist, English and American, whose voices vividly convey the urgency of war. Illuminated by fresh insight, Angel in the Whirlwind is a dramatic narrative of our nation’s birth, in all its passion and glory.

Reap the Whirlwind Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Reap the Whirlwind


  • Author : Terry C. Johnston
  • Publisher : Domain
  • Release Date : 2010-07-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307756121

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“This account of battle on the plains brings the period to life.”—Publishers Weekly Spring, 1876. The war cry has sounded. The Sioux and the Cheyenne are massing along the northern frontier. And even while his wife awaits the birth of their child, army scount Seamus Donegan knows he must head north to Fort Fetterman. Brigadier General George C. Crook is preparing to meet the fierce challenge laid down by the bold and brutal chief Crazy Horse, and the future hope of the nation rests in the strong hands and courageous hearts of men like Seamus Donegan. He yearns for a reunion with his wife, but the trail of that fateful campaign leads Donegan ever farther from home—toward the land of the Rosebud and a hard rain of blood and tears.

In the Whirlwind Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

In the Whirlwind


  • Author : Robert A. Burt
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-16
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674064874

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"In recounting the rich narratives of key biblical figures - from Adam and Eve to Noah, Cain, Abraham, Moses, Job, and Jesus - In the Whirlwind paints a surprising picture of the ambivalent, mutually dependent relationship between God and his peoples. Taking the Hebrew and Christian Bibles as a unified whole, Burt traces God's relationship with humanity as it evolves from complete harmony at the outset to continual struggle. In almost every case, God insists on unconditional obedience, while humanity withholds submission and holds God accountable for his promises.

Voice of the Whirlwind Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Voice of the Whirlwind


  • Author : Walter Jon Williams
  • Publisher : Walter Jon Williams
  • Release Date : 2015-04-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9780983740865

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Steward is a Beta— a clone. In his memories, he’s an elite commando for an orbital policorp— but because his Alpha never did a brain-scan update, Steward’s memories are fifteen years out of date . . . and in those fifteen years, everything has changed. An interstellar war destroyed the company that held his allegiance. His wife has divorced him, along with the second wife that he can’t even remember. Most of his comrades died in a useless battle on a world called Sheol, and those who survived are irrevocably scarred. An alien race has arrived and become the center of a complex and deadly intrigue. And someone has murdered him. “Fast-moving, hard-driving, with a robust well-handled plot . . . a stirring and heartening performance.” – Kirkus Reviews “Walter Jon Williams proves that he is a master of action, character and galaxy-spanning plots.” — Fantasy Review “A combination of fast action, gritty realism, and high-tech polytechnics that is certain to be popular with Williams’ growing audience.” –Booklist. “(Williams) is a master of the intricate yet fast-paced plot— the essence of thrillers and novels of political intrigue.” –Locus

Within the Whirlwind Book
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Within the Whirlwind


  • Author : Evgenii︠a︡ Ginzburg
  • Publisher : Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 454
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015003311670

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This book continues the narrative of Ginzburg's nightmarish eighteen-year survival of Soviet prisons and labor camps, following the Stalinist purges of 1937. Introduction by Heinrich Bö ll. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Into the Whirlwind Book

Into the Whirlwind


  • Author : Stephen Mitchell
  • Publisher : Doubleday Books
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105035469902

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Look for Me in the Whirlwind Book

Look for Me in the Whirlwind


  • Author : Sekou Odinga
  • Publisher : PM Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-15
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN 10 : 9781629634074

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Amid music festivals and moon landings, the tumultuous year of 1969 included an infamous case in the annals of criminal justice and Black liberation: the New York City Black Panther 21. Though some among the group had hardly even met one another, the 21 were rounded up by the FBI and New York Police Department in an attempt to disrupt and destroy the organization that was attracting young people around the world. Involving charges of conspiracy to commit violent acts, the Panther 21 trial—the longest and most expensive in New York history—revealed the illegal government activities which led to exile, imprisonment on false charges, and assassination of Black liberation leaders. Solidarity for the 21 also extended well beyond “movement” circles and included mainstream publication of their collective autobiography, Look for Me in the Whirlwind, which is reprinted here for the first time. Look for Me in the Whirlwind: From the Panther 21 to 21st-Century Revolutions contains the entire original manuscript, and includes new commentary from surviving members of the 21: Sekou Odinga, Dhoruba Bin Wahad, Jamal Joseph, and Shaba Om. Still-imprisoned Sundiata Acoli, Imam Jamil Al-Amin, and Mumia Abu-Jamal contribute new essays. Never or rarely seen poetry and prose from Afeni Shakur, Kuwasi Balagoon, Ali Bey Hassan, and Michael “Cetewayo” Tabor is included. Early Panther leader and jazz master Bilal Sunni-Ali adds a historical essay and lyrics from his composition “Look for Me in the Whirlwind,” and coeditors kioni-sadiki, Meyer, and Panther rank-and-file member Cyril “Bullwhip” Innis Jr. help bring the story up to date. At a moment when the Movement for Black Lives recites the affirmation that “it is our duty to win,” penned by Black Liberation Army (BLA) militant Assata Shakur, those who made up the BLA and worked alongside of Assata are largely unknown. This book—with archival photos from David Fenton, Stephen Shames, and the private collections of

James Clavell s Whirlwind Book

James Clavell s Whirlwind


  • Author : James Clavell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-12
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1627150919

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The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree


  • Author : S. Hunt
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-02-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 148261555X

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From award-winning author S. A. Hunt comes a blockbuster fantasy tale inspired by such old-school fantasy classics as Stephen King's The Dark Tower, C. S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia, and Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time. After coming home from a stint in Afghanistan, veteran Ross Brigham learns that his father has passed away. Dearly departed Dad was a famous fantasy novelist, and the 300 fans that show up for the funeral demand that Ross finish E. R. Brigham's long-running magnum opus. Ross and two of the author's devotees investigate his untimely death and discover that he might have been murdered...and the time-bending gunslingers of Dad's steampunk novels might be real. As they try to acclimate to the arid deserts of the author's fantasy world, the three damaged heroes become pawns in a war for humanity's survival. The Muses have grown tired of immortality and now incite atrocities on Earth, trying to lure down a leviathan from the stars. Can Ross and his new friends stop the scheming satyrs before both worlds are eaten?