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Retiro em Plum Village By Leonardo Dobbin
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A photo book of a week retreat at Plum Village, a buddhist monastery in the South of France. Plum Village is the residence of Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the best known and most respected Zen masters in... More > the world today. All money of the selling books will be given to the brazilian Sangha.< Less
Green Plums Dye-Ditch Water & The Trash Pile Road By Lathan Hudson et al.
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Co-authored by Janet Moreland and Sheryl Paige. Nostalgia reigns supreme as good times are remembered through pictures and essays, poetry and short stories - times when life was not so hectic; when... More > the days were long and the sun shone brighter; the nights were short, but sometimes not short enough; and a new adventure was waiting in the fun and secret places friends would meet with friends and share their young lives.< Less
Bold Plum: with the Guerillas in China's War against Japan By Hsiao Li Lindsay
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Hsiao Li Lindsay is a master storyteller and a historian's dream. She offers a day-by-day account of flight from Beijing [in 1941] with Japanese troops in pursuit, years with the Communist guerrillas... More > in North China, childbirth on the trail, and refuge in Yenan. Bold Plum shows us the communist movement in all its precarious local variation. Lindsay's keen eye and prodigious memory are a gift to us all. Gail Hershatter, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA./ This is a rare item. Bold Plum has all the virtues of a remarkably sharp authorial memory and a story line that ranges from tragically massacred peasant villages to living intimately with Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Lin Biao, and the whole gang. Jerome Silbergeld, Professor of Chinese Art and Film, Princeton University, USA./ I just couldn't put Bold Plum down. Her courage and the choices she had to make are amazing. Fatima Jibrell, Goldman Environmental Prize 2002./ Hsiao Li lives in Beijing, China.< Less
Bold Plum: with the Guerillas in China's War against Japan By Hsiao Li Lindsay
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Hsiao Li Lindsay is a master storyteller and a historian's dream. She offers a day-by-day account of flight from Beijing [in 1941] with Japanese troops in pursuit, years with the Communist guerrillas... More > in North China, childbirth on the trail, and refuge in Yenan. Bold Plum shows us the communist movement in all its precarious local variation. Lindsay's keen eye and prodigious memory are a gift to us all. Gail Hershatter, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA./ This is a rare item. Bold Plum has all the virtues of a remarkably sharp authorial memory and a story line that ranges from tragically massacred peasant villages to living intimately with Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Lin Biao, and the whole gang. Jerome Silbergeld, Professor of Chinese Art and Film, Princeton University, USA./ I just couldn't put Bold Plum down. Her courage and the choices she had to make are amazing. Fatima Jibrell, Goldman Environmental Prize 2002./ Hsiao Li lives in Beijing, China.< Less
I Am Not Dreaming (Today is really a beautiful day) By Chan Phap Dang
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In this 2014 book originally printed in Europe, Zen teacher Chan Phap Dang provides mindfulness exercises for young people along with original art work and poetry. In his unique style and voice, Chan... More > Phap Dang shares his passion for mindfulness based on his 30 years of experience as a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and as an elder in the Plum Village community.< Less
"SUCCESS TO TEMPERANCE" By Steve Cornell
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The mens toilet door in The Flying Pig bore the legend 'Abandon all hope ye who enters here'. The only hope the women had was avoiding horseflies or frostbite, sitting out in their toilet at the end... More > of the yard. Pub landlord Freddie would reluctantly serve them, but only through a tiny hatch in the snug. Women weren't allowed to drink pints and were expected to keep the noise down. Harriett Plum for one had had quite enough. If Freddie wouldn't change his ways then the newly formed Greater Crouch Temperance Society would close him down. And Harriett had another weapon up her sleeve, a sloe gin that Al Capone would have killed for. Battle lines were drawn and plans made as the Village Fete drew near. Local farmer and idiot Moses took it upon himself to save the pub but would the women care. No. Not really.< Less
In the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh: Mindfulness and Engaged Buddhism By Lauri Bower
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Explore the relationship between two aspects of Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings, Mindfulness and Engaged Buddhism. Mindfulness is a key Buddhist teaching, and involves paying attention on purpose... More > to what is taking place in mind and body by bringing the awareness to focus on the present moment. Engaged Buddhism is a global phenomenon associated with Thich Nhat Hanh as its originator and brings Buddhism out of the meditation hall to engage deeply with social, political and environmental issues. The book follows Thich Nhat Hanh’s journey from a monk in Vietnam, deeply protesting about the War, through exile and displacement, to becoming a world-renowned Mindfulness teacher living in France at Plum Village Monastery. Thich Nhat Hanh’s unique teaching of Mindfulness has nonviolence and compassion at its heart. Although he has written many books himself none offer such detail as this on the biographical elements of his life.< Less
Starved Rock By Edgar Lee Masters
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Starved Rock Lock and Dam, also known as Lock and Dam No. 6, is a lock and dam facility managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along the Illinois River. It is part of the Illinois Waterway and... More > was constructed between 1926 and 1933. The lock and dam was added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Starved Rock Lock and Dam Historic District in 2004.Along the original Illinois Waterway, Starved Rock Lock and Dam is the southernmost facility. The lock and dam are located along the Illinois River near the north central Illinois village of Utica. The lock and dam is at river mile 231 just downstream from Plum Island. The facility is presently operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.The Starved Rock Lock and Dam was constructed between 1926 and 1933 as an element of the Illinois Waterway. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starved_Rock_Lock_and_Dam Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less