The warmth of other suns By Isabel Wilkerson
From 1915 to 1970, an exodus of almost six million people would change the face of America. With stunning historical detail, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson gives us this definitive, vividly dramatic account of how these journeys unfolded.
Based on interviews with more than a thousand people, and access to new data and official records, The Warmth of Other Suns tells the story of America’s Great Migration through the lives of three unique individuals: Ida Mae Gladney, who in 1937 left sharecropping and prejudice in Mississippi for Chicago, where she achieved quiet blue-collar success and, in old age, voted for Barack Obama when he ran for an Illinois Senate seat; sharp and quick-tempered George Starling, who in 1945 fled Florida for Harlem, where he endangered his job fighting for civil rights, saw his family fall, and finally found peace in God; and Robert Foster, who left Louisiana in 1953 to pursue a medical career, the personal physician to Ray Charles as part of a glitteringly successful medical career.
Wilkerson brilliantly captures their first treacherous and exhausting cross-country journeys, as well as how they changed their new homes forever.
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Principles for personal greatness By Jackson BeracahKSh1,200.00Add to cart
As believers, our effective progress in life is endorse of growth and the Right
Principles of Function. Nothing progresses effectively, unless by the Right Principles
of Function. We are beings of principles! Thus, we reccive and respond to things,
situations, people and circumstances, by virtue of the principles we know and
engage accordingly. Our knowledge of the right principles is the factor that
determines our progress and effectiveness in life. However, personal knowledge of
principles is not cough. Arriving at a place of seeing desirable results, one has to
engage all the right principles accordingly and with an in-depth of understanding
the rules of engagement that determine effective results.
Every passing minute, millions of people kecp making resolutions to change
one thing or the other in their lives. Some of these resolutions work, just as others
don’t. I call these resolutions Personal Agreements.’ Agreements to the Right
Principles of Function, are what make for the backbone of our lives philosophy,
theology and ideology. They necessitate the foundation of our successes or failures.
We are conduits of cffective progress, by virtue of agreements to principles that
birth results and their right engagement.
The aim of this book is to create in you a resilient spirit that will not be rocked
away by issues, challenges and troubles of life. It endeavors to reveal key principles
that are needful to stay buoyant, during deleterious experiences, while helping you
connect to the only true-source of power. The principles herein, will help you
realize that life is not just the composite of what you see alone but what you don’t
see. Thus, our understanding of principles determine at great capacity, the
perspectives we have of life, situations, people, blessings, progress, stagnation,
successes, or failures. How you manage your successes, failures, errors, or mistakes,
determine not only your value but the knowledge, understanding and right
engagement of principles
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Winners;Danielle SteelKSh750.00Read more
When a horrific chairlift accident leaves 17-year-old competitive skier Lily Thomas paralyzed, she must come to grips with the fact that she’ll not only be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of her life, but will never fulfill her lifelong dream of winning Olympic gold. Meanwhile, her wealthy father, who has doted on Lily since her mother died when she was three, is devastated as he watches his only child lose all she once cherished and suffer through the arduous road to recovery. But just as all hope seems lost, Lily meets Teddy, a young man even more badly injured than she, but as doggedly determined to live an enriching life. Danielle Steel is at her best in this powerful story of a father and daughter triumphing together over unthinkable tragedy, creating new lives for themselves and providing hope for others along the way
Me Before You By Jojo MoyesKSh1,150.00Add to cart
Will needed Lou as much as she needed him, but will her love be enough to save his life?
Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun teashop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick.
What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job or that knowing what’s coming is what keeps her sane.
Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he’s going to put a stop to that.
What Will doesn’t know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they’re going to change the other for all time.
Beyond the Lie: Finding Freedom from the Past by Alice SmithKSh1,895.00Add to cart
Brought to the feet of Christ by her own trauma, Alice Smith talks for the first time about the abuse she faced. Powerful personal testimony provides healing and help.
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Eat that frog;Brian TracyKSh1,595.00Add to cart
There just isn’t enough time for everything on our ‘To Do’ list – and there never will be. Successful people don’t try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they get done.
There’s an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that it’s probably the worst thing you’ll do all day. Using ‘eat that frog’ as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day – the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also probably the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life – Eat That Frog! shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day. You’ll not only get more done faster, but get the right things done.
Bestselling author Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what is vital to effective time management: decision, discipline, and determination. In this fully revised and updated second edition, he provides brand new information on how to keep technology from dominating your time. He details twenty-one practical and doable steps that will help you stop procrastinating and get more of the important tasks done – today!