Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (Book Analysis):Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide Bright Summaries
Please note: This is a key takeaways and analysis of the book and not the original book. Start Publishing Notes´ Summary, Analysis, and Review of Elizabeth Gilbert´s Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Includes a summary of the book, review, analysis & key takeaways, and detailed "About the Author" section. Preview: Elizabeth Gilbert´s Big Magic is her ode to creativity and inspiration. Gilbert, who´s garnered acclaim most famously for her book Eat Pray Love, seeks to impart to listeners that the act of artistic creation does not have be a tortured, complicated process: it´s better to just do, and worry about questions of merit or quality only once a work is actually finished. Gilbert opens the audiobook with an anecdote on Jack Gilbert, a poet with no relationship to the author, and only a fraction of her notoriety and success. Rejecting fame and fortune in favor of focusing and honing in on his craft, the author uses the poet´s example to lay out the central premise of Big Magic. Namely, as laid out by one of Jack Gilbert´s quoted passages - "We must risk delight. We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world." Producing art for art´s sake in an indifferent world constitutes an act of bravery unto itself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Gilboe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/094257/bk_acx0_094257_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Account of the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention and the beginning of the US woman´s rights movement. Feminists from 1848 to the present have rightly viewed the Seneca Falls convention as the birth of the women´s rights movement in the United States and beyond. In The Road to Seneca Falls, Judith Wellman offers the first well documented, full-length account of this historic meeting in its contemporary context. The convention succeeded by uniting powerful elements of the antislavery movement, radical Quakers, and the campaign for legal reform under a common cause. But also in the life of women´s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It is this convergence, she argues, that foments one of the greatest rebellions of modern times. Rather than working heavy-handedly downward from their official Declaration of Sentiments, Wellman works upward from richly detailed documentary evidence to construct a complex tapestry of causes that lay behind the convention, bringing the struggle to life. Reform history with individual and collective biographical elements. The Road to Seneca Falls challenges all of us to reflect on what it means to be an American trying to implement the belief that all men and women are created equal, both then and now. A fascinating story in its own right, it is also a seminal piece of scholarship for anyone interested in history, politics, or gender. The book is published by University of Illinois Press. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alison Pitt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/086454/bk_acx0_086454_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In 1975,Gourmet magazine published a series on traditional Japanese food -the first of its kind in a major American food magazine - written by a graduate of the prestigious Yanagihara School of classical cuisine in Tokyo. Today, the author of that groundbreaking series, Elizabeth Andoh, is recognized as the leading English-language authority on the subject. She shares her knowledge and passion for the food culture of Japan in WASHOKU, an authoritative, deeply personal tribute to one of the world´s most distinctive culinary traditions. Andoh begins by setting forth the ethos of washoku (traditional Japanese food), exploring its nuanced approach to balancing flavor, applying technique, and considering aesthetics hand-in-hand with nutrition. With detailed descriptions of ingredients complemented by stunning full-color photography, the book´s comprehensive chapter on the Japanese pantry is practically a book unto itself. The recipes for soups, rice dishes and noodles, meat and poultry, seafood, and desserts are models of clarity and precision, and the rich cultural context and practical notes that Andoh provides help readers master the rhythm and flow of the washoku kitchen. Much more than just a collection of recipes, WASHOKU is a journey through a cuisine that is rich in history and as handsome as it is healthful. Awards2006 IACP Award WinnerReviews´´This extensive volume is clearly intended for the cook serious about Japanese food.´´-Minneapolis Star Tribune´´. . . scholarly, yet inspirational . . . a foodie might just sit back and read for sheer enjoyment and edification.´´-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
45 ´´Must-Do´´ Yosemite Hikes It´s easy to feel overwhelmed by the amazing number of choice destinations in Yosemite National Park-Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, Tuolumne Meadows, Hetch Hetchy, and many other famed locales. Now in full color, Top Trails Yosemite by Elizabeth Wenk and Jeffrey P. Schaffer helps you sort through the options. It doesn´t describe every possible hike in the Park, only the best. Whether you´re looking for a scenic stroll, a full-day adventure, or even a spectacular backpacking trip, you´ll find it here. And with at-a-glance information for each hike, visitors can determine which hikes are most suitable to their skills, schedules, and preferences. Books in the affordable and easy-to-use Top Trails series feature elevation profiles, detailed maps, driving directions, and ´´don´t get lost´´ trail milestones. Innovative trail-feature charts give information on which trails are child-friendly; which allow horses; where to see giant sequoias, waterfalls, lakes, wildflowers, and autumn colors; which trips have the best photo opportunities; and which have camping, running, or biking opportunities.
This program is read by the author Elizabeth Smart follows up her number one New York Times best seller, My Story - about being held in captivity as a teenager and how she managed to survive - with a powerful and inspiring audiobook about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one’s life. Author. Activist. Victim - no more. In her fearless memoir, My Story - the basis of the Lifetime Original movie I Am Elizabeth Smart - Elizabeth detailed, for the first time, the horror behind the headlines of her abduction by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. Since then, she’s married, become a mother, and traveled the world as the president of the Elizabeth Smart Foundation, sharing her story with the intent of helping others along the way. Over and over, Elizabeth is asked the same question: How do you find the hope to go on? In this audiobook, Elizabeth returns to the horrific experiences she endured, and the hard-won lessons she learned, to provide answers. She also calls upon others who have dealt with adversity - victims of violence, disease, war, and loss - to explore the pathways toward hope. Through conversations with such well-known voices as Anne Romney, Diane Von Furstenburg, and Mandy Patinkin to spiritual leaders Archbishop John C. Wester and Elder Richard Hinckley to her own parents, Elizabeth uncovers an even greater sense of solace and understanding. Where There’s Hope is the result of Elizabeth’s mission: It is both an up-close-and-personal glimpse into her healing process and a heartfelt how-to guide for listeners to make peace with the past and embrace the future. From the audiobook: ´´I was not willing to accept that my fate was to live unhappily ever after. Everything - my family, my home, my chance to go to school - had been given back to me, and I didn... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Smart. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/002684/bk_aren_002684_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
America has given birth to a wisdom tradition entirely its own, a spirituality that is as diverse as its people, and that respects the freedom and uniqueness of each individual. Judeo-Christian traditions and the meditation practices of Asia and India...modern science and Native American teachings...Sufism and transpersonal psychology - The New American Spirituality explores what happens when these and other traditions cohabitate our unique cultural landscape. With the gifts of such diversity come important questions. Is it wise to combine different schools of thought, practices, and therapies? How do we assess the authenticity of a teacher or therapist? Is our spiritual practice really working? How can we tell? On The New American Spirituality, Elizabeth Lesser speaks to these questions with clarity and passion, weaving stories of her own trials and errors, with detailed guidelines and meditations to help us find a path of our own. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Lesser. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/true/000104/sp_true_000104_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Best-selling mystery author Elizabeth Peters has captured the hearts of thousands of readers with her spunky Victorian Egyptologist, Amelia Peabody Emerson. In Seeing a Large Cat, Amelia must ensnare a modern-day killer, a bogus spiritualist, and a predatory debutante in the awesome Valley of the Kings. Someone is sending ominous messages: ´´Stay away from tomb Twenty-A!´´ Intrigued, parasol-wielding Amelia won´t rest until she finds the forbidden burial site. But when the excavation yields an unusual mummy, she suddenly must protect both her family and the macabre discovery. Her Ph.D. in Egyptology enables Elizabeth Peters to portray a lavishly detailed turn-of-the-century Egypt in her lively tale of crisp wit and shivery suspense. The spirited cast including Amelia, her eccentric family, and an array of international characters bursts into life with Barbara Rosenblat´s brilliant narration. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/000329/bk_reco_000329_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. Journalist John Carreyrou uncovers the scam of a century in his riveting investigative book, Bad Blood. In it, he unravels the lies told by billionaire sweetheart Elizabeth Holmes, who found her success by selling a technology that never existed - for more than 10 years. What does this ZIP Reads Summary include? Synopsis of the original book Step-by-step recap of the events Detailed accounts of meetings and interactions A behind-the-scenes look into Theranos´s operations and how the fraud was perpetrated Key takeaways from each chapter Editorial review Background on the author About the Original Book: In Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, John Carreyrou presents a detailed history of the events leading up to Elizabeth Holmes´s fall from grace. In 2016, she was purported to be the world´s ´´youngest female self-made billionaire.´´ Until it all came crashing down. Follow this tale of fraud, intrigue, lies, and a woman who would do anything to protect her darkest secret. DISCLAIMER: This book is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Satauna Howery. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/124390/bk_acx0_124390_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A bloodstained man runs half naked down a motorway at night. Cornered by police, admitted to a psychiatric ward suffering from trauma-induced amnesia, all he can recall is a detailed knowledge of sophisticated weaponry. When two armed soldiers guarding his room are murdered and Dr Elizabeth Santer, the psychiatrist assigned to his case, is abducted at gunpoint, a desperate hunt begins for a dangerous killer. Terrorist? Murderer? Kidnapper? Thief? Whatever he is, it is to Brecon he drags Elizabeth Santer with the security forces in all-out pursuit. Is Elizabeth in the hands of a homicidal terrorist or an innocent pawn? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Wayne Forester. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oakh/000634/bk_oakh_000634_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.