Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Anchor
Release : 2019-01-15
ISBN-13 : 9781524732721
Hardcover : 272 Pages


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An Instant NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A LOS ANGELES TIMES, BOSTON GLOBE, WALL STREET JOURNAL, and NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR according to Elle, Real Simple, and Kirkus Reviews “Memoir gold: a profound and exquisitely rendered exploration of identity and the true meaning of family.” —People Magazine “Beautifully written and deeply moving—it brought me to tears more than once.”—Ruth Franklin, The New York Times Book Review From the acclaimed, best-selling memoirist, novelist—“a writer of rare talent” (Cheryl Strayed)— and host of the hit podcast Family Secrets, comes a memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test: an exploration of the urgent ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity, and love. What makes us who we are? What combination of memory, history, biology, experience, and that ineffable thing called the soul defines us? In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. She woke up one morning and her entire history--the life she had lived--crumbled beneath her. Inheritance is a book about secrets--secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It is the story of a woman's urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that has been scrupulously hidden from her for more than fifty years, years she had spent writing brilliantly, and compulsively, on themes of identity and family history. It is a book about the extraordinary moment we live in--a moment in which science and technology have outpaced not only medical ethics but also the capacities of the human heart to contend with the consequences of what we discover.

The Inheritance by Marie Ferrarella

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Silhouette
Release : 2010-12-27
ISBN-13 : 1426887264
Hardcover : 384 Pages


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Independent rancher Rafe Maitland had never met his wealthy relatives—and planned to keep it that way. But when matriarch Megan Maitland's lovely personal assistant arrived on his doorstep, determined to ensure his presence at the family reunion, Rafe showed he could be as demanding and crafty as any other Maitland. Because the price for his company was a marriage of convenience—and all to keep custody of the little girl he'd inherited…

The Inheritance by sahar khalifeh

Genre : Fiction
Editor : American Univ in Cairo Press
Release : 2005
ISBN-13 : 9774249399
Hardcover : 259 Pages


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In this powerful novel, acclaimed Palestinian author Sahar Khalifeh examines the stark realities in the lives of Palestinian women. Through her protagonist, Zeynab, born to an American mother and a Palestinian father, Khalifeh illuminates the disorienting experience of living between two worlds, and the search for identity that mirrors the Palestinians' own quest for nationhood. Set against the emotionally charged background of the early 1990s when the Gulf War and the Oslo Accords fundamentally shifted the political landscape The Inheritance takes as its subject the fate of young Palestinian women who supported their families for decades working elsewhere in the Middle East. In vivid prose, Khalifeh traces the disruption caused by the Gulf War on the life of these women, as Zeynab returns to her homeland and tries to adapt to her new life on the West Bank after years spent in Kuwait. In her previous novels, Sahar Khalifeh has established herself as the premier female novelist of the Palestinian diaspora; with The Inheritance, she breaks new ground in giving voice to these Palestinian women and their return from economic exile. With its critical portrayal of the Palestinian Authority, its mistakes, and limitations, The Inheritance offers a surprising look at the realities of Palestinian life and society. As the story of an immigrant torn between two cultures and struggling to adapt to both, Zeynab's tale touches on universal themes that will resonate with readers everywhere.

The Inheritance by David E. Sanger

Genre : Political Science
Editor : Broadway Books
Release : 2010
ISBN-13 : 9780307407931
Hardcover : 513 Pages


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Analyzes the national security issues inherited from George W. Bush that are being confronted by the Obama administration, covering such topics as the consequences of the war in Iraq, the growth of new nuclear states, and instability in the Middle East.

The Inheritance by Frank Statesel

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Strategic Book Publishing
Release : 2008-09-01
ISBN-13 : 9781606932667
Hardcover : 256 Pages


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Frederick Clarke Havilock had to struggle for every inch he gained. He was teetering on the edge and lived in constant fear of falling back into the black hole from whence he crawled. During his travails and battles, he discovered he had an inheritance that transformed him.

The Inheritance by Annabel Dilke

Genre : Fiction
Editor : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2006-10-03
ISBN-13 : 9781466829978
Hardcover : 384 Pages


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A sweeping, modern tale of love, betrayal, and decline among the British aristocracy. At their magnificent estate, the Chandlers cling to the trappings of aristocracy in 1960s England. Beautiful eighteen-year-old Alice is marrying the heir to another fortune and her sister Eve has won a place at Oxford. But their charmed lives are not all they seem. Alice is having an affair with a handsome but disreputable lover. Her father is a philanderer whose chronic infidelity pushes his wife Felicity into the arms of another man. And Eve's academic future is cut short by an act of betrayal. Nearly forty years later, Felicity remembers that long-ago wedding day when their lives changed forever. Wonderfully sympathetic, funny and beguiling, Annabel Dilke's The Inheritance is the story of an unusual family and very unexpected twists of fate. Intensely human and brilliantly drawn, it will shock, delight and completely seduce you.

The Inheritance by Chris CJ Jones

Genre : Fiction
Editor : AuthorHouse
Release : 2005-03-28
ISBN-13 : 9781463485535
Hardcover : 516 Pages


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Billionaire Milton Hughes – the puzzle, board game, crossword, and brainteaser mogul – is dead in an untimely and horrific accident. Wanting his love of fun and games to continue beyond his death, Milton prepared for such a fate, and his will is not a basic assignment of his assets to different beneficiaries. Instead, six rightful heirs separately receive single clues, allowing the entire group to easily locate and divide the fortune, provided they merely work together to solve the riddle and find his substantial riches. Unfortunately, due to feelings of being cheated, a tainted past, bad sentiments between different family members, old-fashioned greed, and one unknown among the six recipients, the game becomes neither simple nor straightforward. The pursuit has many twists and turns, as the various players plot, connive, scheme, and conspire with and against each other. Alliances are formed and disbanded as quickly as one gains an advantage and chooses to backstab another. Cooperation, suspicion, honesty, and mistrust seem virtually interchangeable. And ultimately, the game turns deadly.

The Inheritance by Susan Ferrier

Genre :
Editor :
Release : 1825
ISBN-13 : OXFORD:400409003
Hardcover : Pages


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The Inheritance by Charles Finch

Genre : Fiction
Editor : Minotaur Books
Release : 2016-11-01
ISBN-13 : 9781466880207
Hardcover : 304 Pages


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A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A mysterious bequest of money leads to a murder in this new novel in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series whose last installment The New York Times called “a sterling addition to this well-polished series.” Charles Lenox has received a cryptic plea for help from an old Harrow schoolmate, Gerald Leigh, but when he looks into the matter he finds that his friend has suddenly disappeared. As boys they had shared a secret: a bequest from a mysterious benefactor had smoothed Leigh’s way into the world after the death of his father. Lenox, already with a passionate interest in detective work, made discovering the benefactor's identity his first case – but was never able to solve it. Now, years later, Leigh has been the recipient of a second, even more generous bequest. Is it from the same anonymous sponsor? Or is the money poisoned by ulterior motives? Leigh’s disappearance suggests the latter, and as Lenox tries, desperately, to save his friend’s life, he’s forced into confrontations with both the most dangerous of east end gangs and the far more genteel denizens of the illustrious Royal Society. When someone close to the bequest dies, Lenox must finally delve deep into the past to uncover at last the identity of the person who is either his friend’s savior – or his lethal enemy.

The Inheritance by Mounir Ajam

Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : Lulu.com
Release : 2010-03
ISBN-13 : 9781445279862
Hardcover : 180 Pages


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The Inheritance is a heart-warming, beautiful story. It talks about birth and death, love and friendship, family and generosity, and above all, transcendent humanity. It is a book that touches on many essential subjects in today’s life. It is for the social worker who wants a way to serve the community. It is for the entrepreneur who might want to launch a new venture. It is for the working mother and women who have taught us how to multi-task effectively. It is about harmony and caring among friends.The Inheritance is also a story about project management that “fills an important need for insight and understanding of various aspects of project management … and an important contribution that allows individuals at diverse level of preparation to access project management information and wisdom.†“This book is a great contribution to advancing the profession and supporting the growing interest in project management.â€