After Rain Shines the Sun Book

[_PDF_] After Rain Shines the Sun | Download Pdf - ePub - Kindle - eBook

You can Read or Download Pdf After Rain Shines the Sun by Brigitte Schalke in full 113 pages, and many more Biography & Autobiography books similar to After Rain Shines the Sun

After Rain Shines the Sun

By Brigitte Schalke
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1477179836
  • Pages : 113
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 240
  • File Pdf: after-rain-shines-the-sun.pdf

Book Summary:

This is the memory of a long, painful and rewarding journey. A journey of a little girl born in Zoppot, Germany in 1940 and who suffered during World War II. Homeless, hungry, sick and lonely, she was abandoned by her birth mother and raised by her grandmother (although for years she knew her grandmother to be her mother). This German community became Polish territory and the peaceful farm life disappeared. Her grandmother refused to become a Polish citizen, I was born a German and Ill die as a German. Grandmother and granddaughter boarded a cattle train carrying only what they could and three weeks later were kicked off the train at a German village near Arnstadt.Communist dictatorship and deprivation inspired a dream in Brigittes heart; to come to America. Her stepfather told her the United States had to give computers to the East German government in exchange for Brigitte and her son. Southern California has been her home since 1977, retired and anxious to tell her heartwarming story 66 years later.

Similar Books For Reading

  • Meteorology
    A Book written by Aristotle, published by Jazzybee Verlag 2015 - 123 pages - part of Science books. Read more >>
  • Michael: The Curse (Book 3 in the Airel Saga)
    Michael: The Curse (Book 3 in the Airel Saga)
    A Book written by Aaron Patterson,Chris White, published by StoneHouse Ink 2014-04-16 - 275 pages - part of Family & Relationships books. Read more >>
  • The Purpose Beneath
    The Purpose Beneath
    A Book written by Cody K. Mills, published by Christian Faith Publishing, Inc. 2021-03-16 - 120 pages - part of Fiction books. Read more >>
  • Murder In The Rain
    Murder In The Rain
    A Book written by Stephen Randorf, published by Stephen Randorf 2019-10-09 - 270 pages - part of Fiction books. Read more >>
  • The Philosophy of the Weather. And a Guide to Its Changes
    The Philosophy of the Weather. And a Guide to Its Changes
    A Book written by T. B. Butler, published by Good Press 2019-12-20 - 1361 pages - part of Fiction books. Read more >>
  • The Notebooks of Leonardo Davinci
    The Notebooks of Leonardo Davinci
    A Book written by Leonardo Davinci, published by Sheba Blake Publishing 2017-05-16 - 547 pages - part of History books. Read more >>
  • The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci
    The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci
    A Book written by da Vinci, Leonardo, published by Aegitas 2015-04-11 - 570 pages - part of History books. Read more >>

Related Books

The City When It Rains

By Thomas H. Cook
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : 1453228020
  • Pages : 234
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 482
  • File Pdf: the-city-when-it-rains.pdf

Book Summary:

A photographer struggles to understand a stranger’s suicide There’s nothing special about the woman’s death. It comes over the police radio like any other sad story: a woman found on the sidewalk, killed after plunging from her apartment. But something about the gruesome scene grabs David Corman’s attention. A freelance photographer with a defunct marriage and a career on the skids, he fixates on this mysterious death. Though near starvation, the woman had been buying formula to feed to a baby doll. Before she leapt, she tossed the plastic child out the window. David photographs the dead woman and her pretend child; although he’s jaded, the strange scene stirs his compassion, and he begins researching her past. He’s convinced that his job has shown him the worst the city has to offer. But learning the truth behind this futile suicide will teach David that New York is even uglier than he imagined.

Broken Sun, Broken Moon

By Brent Hayward
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ChiZine Publications
  • Isbn : 1771484772
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 590
  • File Pdf: broken-sun-broken-moon.pdf

Book Summary:

From the author of Filaria, The Fecund’s Melancholy Daughter, and Head Full of Mountains comes Brent Hayward’s debut short story collection, featuring ten stories spanning his career, plus two new, previously unpublished pieces, the novelette Lake of Dreams and the titular novella. In Broken Sun, Broken Moon, the storm has passed but gravity is weak again. The scribe isn’t feeling well. Houses in palmetto break apart and float away. Mechanisms behind the sun and the moon are breaking down. And now government men sail into town, from the capital, bringing with them a newborn perfect—the first in years. They’re looking for the scribe, and they’re not very happy. In Lake of Dreams, George Triplehorn was passed over by rapture when it swept the planet. Dead people either stayed that way or got fed up with conditions and moved to the moon. Like the others left behind, George tried to muddle by, making a living with his new skills as an entertainer, but things just weren’t the same. When Myron, his agent, doctor, and sometimes shrink, lands him a gig in Lake of Dreams, the largest lunar necropolis, George figures it might just be the ticket to boost a flagging career and maybe even get his life back on track. But he’s never been to the moon before, his so-called skills are acting up, and he soon discovers that the dead are not his greatest fans. This collection, like Brent Hayward’s other works, breaks the boundaries of literary science fiction.

Delphi Complete Works of Leonardo da Vinci (Illustrated)

By Leonardo da Vinci
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 1212
  • Category : Art
  • Reads : 316
  • File Pdf: delphi-complete-works-of-leonardo-da-vinci.pdf

Book Summary:

This is the first volume of a new series of publications by Delphi Classics, the best-selling publisher of classical works. A first of its kind in digital print, the ‘Masters of Art’ series allows digital readers to explore the works of the world’s greatest artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's greatest painter, in beautiful detail, with concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. Features: * the complete paintings of Leonardo da Vinci * includes previously lost works, with annotations * concise introductions to the paintings and other works, giving valuable contextual information * learn the secrets of the MONA LISA, the history of THE LAST SUPPER or the meaning behind THE VITRUVIAN MAN * beautiful 'detail' images, allowing you to explore Leonardo's masterpieces as though in the gallery * includes Leonardo’s drawings and his complete notebooks, with plates * special criticism section, with essays by critics such as Sigmund Freud * features two biographies on Leonardo's life, including Vasari's famous biography * hundreds of images in stunning colour - highly recommended for Kindle Fire, iPhone, iPad or PC users, or as a valuable reference tool on traditional Kindles * UPDATED with improved images and recently attributed works Please visit: to browse our range of art eBooks CONTENTS: The Paintings TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL MADONNA OF THE POMEGRANATE THE MADONNA OF THE CARNATION THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST THE ANNUNCIATION THE BENOIS MADONNA PORTRAIT OF GINEVRA DE’ BENCI ST. JEROME IN THE WILDERNESS THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (LOUVRE) THE VIRGIN OF THE ROCKS (NATIONAL GALLERY) THE HEAD OF A WOMAN LITTA MADONNA LADY WITH AN ERMINE PORTRAIT OF A MUSICIAN LA BELLE FERRONNIÈRE THE LAST SUPPER THE MADONNA OF THE YARNWINDER MONA LISA THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH ST. ANNE LEDA AND THE SWAN ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST BACCHUS (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) THE BATTLE OF ANGHIARI SALVATOR MUNDI PORTRAIT OF A LADY IN PROFILE MADONNA AND CHILD WITH ST. JOSEPH The Drawings THE VITRUVIAN MAN THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH ST. ANNE AND ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST SELF-PORTRAIT STUDY OF HORSES OTHER DRAWINGS The Notebooks THE NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI THOUGHTS ON ART AND LIFE The Criticism LEONARDO DA VINCI by Sigmund Freud Extract from ‘THE RENAISSANCE’ by Walter Pater Extract from ‘ESSAYS ON ART’ by A. Clutton-Brock The Biographies LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI by Giorgio Vasari LEONARDO DA VINCI by MAURICE W. BROCKWELL Please visit: for more information

Adrift in Pacific and Other Great Adventures – 17 Titles in One Volume (Illustrated Edition)

By Jules Verne
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8027223334
  • Pages : 3284
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 808
  • File Pdf: adrift-in-pacific-and-other-great-adventures-17-titles-in-one-volume.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "Adrift in Pacific and Other Great Adventures – 17 Titles in One Volume (Illustrated Edition)". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Adrift in Pacific or, Two Years' Vacation Michael Strogoff: or, The Courier of the Czar The Blockade Runners Tribulations of a Chinaman in China The Castle of the Carpathians César Cascabel Kéraban the Inflexible Mistress Branican North Against South or, Texar's Revenge The Begum's Fortune The Flight to France or, The Memoirs of a Dragoon Facing the Flag Green Ray The Star of the South or, The Vanished Diamond Ticket No. "9672" or, The Lottery Ticket The Waif of the "Cynthia" The Fur Country Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French novelist who pioneered the genre of science fiction. A true visionary with an extraordinary talent for writing adventure stories, his writings incorporated the latest scientific knowledge of his day and envisioned technological developments that were years ahead of their time. Verne wrote about undersea, air, and space travel long before any navigable or practical craft were invented. Verne wrote over 50 novels and numerous short stories.

The Hundred Days

By Joseph Roth
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Isbn : 0811222799
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 287
  • File Pdf: the-hundred-days.pdf

Book Summary:

Now in paperback, Napoleon’s return to the throne in Paris, as imagined by the incomparable Joseph Roth Joseph Roth paints a vivid portrait of Emperor Napoleon’s last grab at glory, the hundred days spanning his escape from Elba to his final defeat at Waterloo. This particularly poignant work, set in the first half of 1815 and largely in Paris, is told from two perspectives, that of Napoleon himself and that of the lowly, devoted palace laundress Angelica—an unlucky creature who deeply loves him. In The Hundred Days, Roth refracts the deep sorrow of their intertwined fates. Roth’s signature lyrical elegance and haunting atmospheric details sing in The Hundred Days. “There may be,” as James Wood has stated, “no modern writer more able to combine the novelistic and the poetic, to blend lusty, undamaged realism with sparkling powers of metaphor and simile.”

Holocaust Journey

By Martin Gilbert
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Isbn : 0795346778
  • Pages : 456
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 549
  • File Pdf: holocaust-journey.pdf

Book Summary:

“A travelogue, spanning two weeks, of the essential sites of the Holocaust, by the venerable historian and author . . . [A] soul-searching trip” (Kirkus Reviews). In 1996, prominent Holocaust historian Sir Martin Gilbert embarked on a fourteen-day journey into the past with a group of his graduate students from University College, London. Their destination? Places where the terrible events of the Holocaust had left their mark in Europe. From the railway lines near Auschwitz to the site of Oskar Schindler’s heroic efforts in Krakow, Poland, Holocaust Journey features intimate personal meditations from one of our greatest modern historians, and is supported by wartime documents, letters, and diaries—as well as over fifty photographs and maps by the author—all of which help interweave Gilbert’s trip with his students with the surrounding history of the towns, camps, and other locations visited. The result is a narrative of the Holocaust that ties the past to the present with poignancy and power. “Gilbert . . . is a dedicated guide to this difficult material. We can be grateful for his thoroughness, courage and guidance.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review

Delphi Complete Works of Jules Verne (Illustrated)

By Jules Verne
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Isbn : 1908909412
  • Pages : 19491
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 582
  • File Pdf: delphi-complete-works-of-jules-verne.pdf

Book Summary:

Jules Verne is a paramount literary figure, whose pioneering works have entertained readers for over a hundred years, laying the foundations of modern science fiction. Verne’s influence extends far beyond the realms of literature into the world of science and technology, where he inspired generations of scientists, inventors and explorers. This eBook offers the most complete collection ever compiled of Verne’s work in English translation, with numerous illustrations, rare novels and informative introductions. (Version 4) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Verne’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * 50 novels in English translation, with individual contents tables * French texts available for the 13 novels that cannot appear in English * Rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Rare short stories * Includes Verne’s non-fiction masterpiece ‘Celebrated Travels and Travellers’ * Ordering of texts into chronological order and genres * UPDATED with revised texts, numerous illustrations and three rare translations: ‘The Castaways of the Flag’; ‘The Lighthouse at the End of the World’; ‘The Chase of the Golden Meteor’ Please note: sadly, a complete works of Verne in English is not possible due to copyright restrictions. To compensate for the 13 novels not available, the original French texts have been provided in their place (see the titles given in French below). As soon as new translations enter the public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free update. CONTENTS: The Novels Five Weeks in a Balloon A Journey to the Centre of the Earth From the Earth to the Moon The Adventures of Captain Hatteras The Children of Captain Grant Around the Moon Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea A Floating City The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa The Fur Country Around the World in Eighty Days The Mysterious Island The Survivors of the Chancellor Michael Strogoff Off on a Comet The Underground City Dick Sand: A Captain at Fifteen The Begum’s Fortune Tribulations of a Chinaman in China The Steam House Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon The Green Ray Godfrey Morgan Kéraban the Inflexible The Archipelago on Fire The Star of the South Mathias Sandorf Robur the Conqueror The Lottery Ticket The Flight to France The Waif of the “Cynthia” North against South Two Years Holiday The Purchase of the North Pole Family without a Name César Cascabel Mistress Branican The Carpathian Castle Claudius Bombarnac Foundling Mick The Wonderful Adventures of Captain Antifer The Floating Island Facing the Flag Clovis Dardentor An Antarctic Mystery Le Superbe Orénoque The Will of an Eccentric The Castaways of the Flag Le Village aérien Les Histoires de Jean-Marie Cabidoulin Les Frères Kip Bourses de voyage Master of the World Un Drame en Livonie L’Invasion de la mer The Lighthouse at the End of the World Le Volcan d’or L’Agence Thompson and Co The Chase of the Golden Meteor Le Pilote du Danube Les Naufragés du “Jonathan” Le Secret de Wilhelm Storitz L’Etonnante aventure de la mission Barsac The Shorter Fiction Martin Paz The Blockade Runners Dr. Ox and Other Stories Frritt-Flacc Hier et demain A Drama in Mexico The Mutineers of the Bounty In the Year 2889 An Express of the Future The Non-Fiction Celebrated Travels and Travellers Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

Everything Under the Sun

By Spencer Steeves
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Covenant Publishing
  • Isbn : 1644683849
  • Pages : 337
  • Category : Art
  • Reads : 942
  • File Pdf: everything-under-the-sun.pdf

Book Summary:

Sun’s Reach is in dire peril. The last war between ancient enemies, Sun’s Reach, and Moonwatch was one hundred years ago. With the Eclipse blocking the two kingdoms from each other, it truly should have been the last. But fate has its own plans. Amaru Sunbrand, daughter of the primary goddess, and Emery Redwyn, princess of Sun’s Reach, are about to learn this. Amaru is swept into a trek across the Scorched Waste when her tribe is attacked, pushing the Fyroxi ever closer to extinction. As war looms, Emery is plagued by thoughts of her beloved knight, missing in action, her fool of a father, and the societal duty to marry, all of which may change the rest of her young life.

Mesoamerican Myth: A Treasury of Central American Legends, Art, and History

By Anita Ganeri
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317464834
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 514
  • File Pdf: mesoamerican-myth.pdf

Book Summary:

In order to understand the course of economic and social disintegration in the Soviet Union, various questions were put to Soviet officials and economic and other policy advisors of the 1980s. This text assembles the analyses of key issues and turning points into a history of the systemic collapse.

The Mimic Men

By V. S. Naipaul
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Isbn : 0307370534
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 386
  • File Pdf: the-mimic-men.pdf

Book Summary:

A sober novel about a tempestuous and tormented soul carrying the burdens of postcolonialism in London. Winner of the W. H. Smith Literary Award.

Cloud Howe

By Lewis Grassic Gibbon
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Isbn : 1847678033
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 233
  • File Pdf: cloud-howe.pdf

Book Summary:

Introduced by Tom Crawford. The compelling saga of Chris Guthrie is continued in this, the middle volume of Grassic Gibbon’s great trilogy A Scots Quair. The scene has moved to the small community of Segget, where, after Ewan’s death in the First World War, Chris has come to live with her second husband, Robert Colquhoun, an idealistic and liberal minister. Cloud Howe offers a brilliant evocation of small town life set against post-war economic hardship and the General Strike of 1926. Chris loses her baby and has to fight for a sense of her own identity in a world where only the land—and Chris herself—seem to endure with honour. Robert Colquhoun, wracked by war-ruined lungs, has to wrestle with his ideals and a spiritual crisis which will eventually kill him. Grassic Gibbon was already living in England when he wrote his great work. The incomparable artistry of Cloud Howe makes his self-imposed exile all the more poignant.