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Lila
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date: 2014-10-07
ISBN 10: 1443413720
Pages: 272 pages
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Lila Book Summary : Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead with the unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe and wonder Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a small-town Iowa church—the only available shelter from the rain—and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. She becomes the wife of a minister, John Ames, and begins a new existence while trying to make sense of the days of suffering that preceded her newfound security. Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by Doll, a canny young drifter, and brought up by her in a hardscrabble childhood of itinerant work. Together they crafted a life on the run, existing hand to mouth with nothing but their sisterly bond and a ragged blade to protect them. Despite bouts of petty violence and moments of desperation, the times they shared were laced with joy. After Lila arrives in Gilead, she struggles to harmonize the life of her makeshift family and their days of hardship with her husband's gentle Christian worldview, which paradoxically judges those she loves. Revisiting the beloved characters and setting of Marilynne Robinson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Gilead and and Orange Prize–winning Home, Lila is a moving expression of the mysteries of existence that is destined to become a classic.

Lila s House
Author: Jacobo Schifter
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2014-06-11
ISBN 10: 1317712196
Pages: 132 pages
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Lila s House Book Summary : Lila's House: Male Prostitution in Latin America presents insight into male prostitution in a truly global array of Latin American countries. This study focuses on a very specific sexual culture within the realm of male prostitution: the young men of a lower/middle-class brothel catering to a broad range of clients. You will explore the culture of juvenile prostitution and learn from the immediate intervention program that was implemented. Twenty-five young men between the ages of 13 and 27 were interviewed for this study. They share with you their views on: sexual initiation sexual definition sexual orientation love drug use prostitution family relationships relationships with men and women The young men interviewed for this study are in serious danger of being exposed to the AIDS virus and of becoming addicted, if they are not already, to cocaine, crack, or alcohol. Those conducting the study initiated a campaign to supply condoms and raise the young men's awareness about AIDS and drugs and began an immediate support program. The project resulted in the establishment, in June 1997, of an alternative home for juvenile prostitutes, which offers various opportunities for education and work.

Lila
Author: Robert Pirsig
Publisher: Bantam
Release Date: 2013-11-06
ISBN 10: 0307764214
Pages: 480 pages
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Lila Book Summary : In this bestselling new book, his first in seventeen years, Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, takes us on a poignant and passionate journey as mysterious and compelling as his first life-changing work. Instead of a motorcycle, a sailboat carries his philosopher-narrator Phaedrus down the Hudson River as winter closes in. Along the way he picks up a most unlikely traveling companion: a woman named Lila who in her desperate sexuality, hostility, and oncoming madness threatens to disrupt his life. In Lila Robert M. Pirsig has crafted a unique work of adventure and ideas that examines the essential issues of the nineties as his previous classic did the seventies.

Lila
Author: Kitty Katzell
Publisher: iUniverse
Release Date: 2006-03
ISBN 10: 0595389732
Pages: 104 pages
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Lila Book Summary : Lila is the biography of the author's mother. Born in a small town in Iowa and raised in early 20th century South Dakota, Lila lived a Cinderella childhood with a cruel stepmother. After attending Dakota Wesleyan University, she worked in a bank and then taught school until she met and married Royce Engberg. They had one child, a daughter, before Royce died. Lila then became a missionary and taught in India for nine years. During that period, the school of which she had become the principal, was destroyed in an earthquake. She saw to its reconstruction before returning to the United States and building a new career for herself by working toward higher degrees which led to a career in higher education. In time, she was married again to a professor at Syracuse University. She became a leader in Syracuse, heading up various community organizations. At the end of her life, she developed Alzheimer's Disease.

Lila s Hamsa
Author: Arlene Kurtis
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2014-08-29
ISBN 10: 1499060408
Pages: 230 pages
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Lila s Hamsa Book Summary : "No deception ever lasts, does it, Rabbi?" Lila bowed her head in shame. After fleeing a disastrous marriage, she arrived in the small town of St. George where her hamsa became the key that opened a gate to her Garden of Eden. There she found ideals she could believe in, and the love that she yearned for. But the time would come when her past would overwhelm her present, and then the good luck charm's magic could no longer protect her.

Up  Down  Strange  Charmed  Beauty  and Truth  Lila on the Wall  and Mafia on Prozac
Author: Edward Allan Baker
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Release Date: 2016-05-16
ISBN 10: 082223257X
Pages: 55 pages
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Up Down Strange Charmed Beauty and Truth Lila on the Wall and Mafia on Prozac Book Summary : THE STORIES: UP, DOWN, STRANGE, CHARMED, BEAUTY, AND TRUTH. A pair of teenage sisters struggle to escape their drug-addled mother with help from their favorite down-on-his-luck uncle. Thanks to a series of wholly organic yet startlingly unexpected plot twists, neither the characters nor their situations are how they seemed when the play began. (1 man, 2 women.) LILA ON THE WALL. Journalist Lila must investigate a three-month-old story about a woman who saw Jesus’ face on a graffiti-laden wall. But the woman who saw it is off on a tour in Italy, and Carl, a young cameraman who prides himself in figuring out “emotional landscapes,” is determined to make Lila believe in something again. (1 man, 1 woman.) MAFIA ON PROZAC. Jay and Tee are a couple of hit-men sitting by the ocean and reflecting on how their lives turned out. Their intended victim, Matt, awaits his fate in a burlap sack. When Al Capone visits in a dream, the outraged and desperate Matt gets dragged into refereeing the hit-men’s argument about the mob’s future. (3 men.)

Lila  la Mariposa Bilingue  Lila  the Bilingual Butterfly
Author: Rosa Escandell
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Release Date: 2012-08-01
ISBN 10: 1477253653
Pages: 20 pages
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Lila la Mariposa Bilingue Lila the Bilingual Butterfly Book Summary : Español, Español, aquí, allá, alrededor del mundo! Los niños necesitan transitar por el camino del multilinguismo. Eso los prepara para acceder a mejores oportunidades en este mundo sin fronteras económicas y humanas. Los ayuda a comunicarse con personas de diferentes paises y culturas y les ofrece una diversidad cultural única, Unase a Lila, la mariposa bilingüe y sus amigos, e introduzca sus hijos en el vocabulario básico del Español, haciendo que el aprendizaje de este idioma sea más fácil y fuido. Spanish, Spanish, here and there, around the world! Children need to travel the road of multilingualism. This prepares them for access to better opportunities in this world without economic and human borders. It helps them to communicate with people from different countries and cultures, and offers them a unique cultural diversity. Join Lila, the bilingual butterfly, and her friends to introduce them to basic Spanish vocabulary at an easy pace, making the language acquisition very smooth.

Lila  La Mariposa Biling  e  Lila  The Bilingual Butterfly El ABC biling  e The bilingual ABC
Author: Rosa Escandell
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Release Date: 2013-01-03
ISBN 10: 1477278559
Pages: 44 pages
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Lila La Mariposa Biling e Lila The Bilingual Butterfly El ABC biling e The bilingual ABC Book Summary : Español, Español, aquí, allá, alrededor del mundo! Los niños necesitan transitar por el camino del multilinguismo. Eso los prepara para acceder a mejores oportunidades en este mundo sin fronteras económicas y humanas. Los ayuda a comunicarse con personas de diferentes paises y culturas y les ofrece una diversidad cultural única, Unase a Lila, la mariposa bilingüe y sus amigos, e introduzca sus hijos en el vocabulario básico del Español, haciendo que el aprendizaje de este idioma sea más fácil y fuido. Spanish, Spanish, here and there, around the world! Children need to travel the road of multilingualism. This prepares them for access to better opportunities in this world without economic and human borders. It helps them to communicate with people from different countries and cultures, and offers them a unique cultural diversity. Join Lila, the bilingual butterfly, and her friends to introduce them to basic Spanish vocabulary at an easy pace, making the language acquisition very smooth.

Deconstructing Lila
Author: Shannon Leigh
Publisher: Entangled: Select Contemporary
Release Date: 2014-09-23
ISBN 10: 162266390X
Pages: 350 pages
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Deconstructing Lila Book Summary : Preservationist Lila Gentry returns to her small Texas hometown to restore the famous Chisholm Trail whorehouse where her great-great-grandmother was a madam in the 1880s. On her agenda is winning back Jake, the one that got away. But how do you rope a man who doesn't want to be wrangled? Jake lives by one creed: Keep it simple. His ex showing up in town complicates his life and makes him think about things he'd rather forget. When Lila's restoration project is threatened before it even begins, she turns to Jake for help. Working together stirs up old feelings, but while Lila and Jake always sizzle between the sheets—or wherever the moment takes them—it will involve some sweet-talking and finesse to bring these two together.

The Temptation of Lila and Ethan
Author: Jessica Sorensen
Publisher: Forever
Release Date: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 1455574902
Pages: 336 pages
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The Temptation of Lila and Ethan Book Summary : From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Ella and Micha series comes a gripping story of passion, pain, and the courage to love . . . THE TEMPTATION OF LILA AND ETHAN On the surface, Lila Summers is flawless: good looks, expensive clothes, and a big, beautiful smile. But a dark past and even darker secrets are threatening to bubble over her perfect façade. She'll do anything to keep the emptiness inside hidden-which leads her into situations that always end badly. Whenever she hits bottom, there's only one person who's there to pull her out: Ethan Gregory. Ethan set the rules a long time ago: he and Lila are just friends. He doesn't do relationships. Although his tattooed, bad boy exterior is a far cry from Lila's pretty princess image, Ethan can't deny they have a deeper connection than he's used to. If he's not careful, he could be in serious danger of becoming attached-and he's learned the hard way that attachment only leads to heartbreak. When Lila falls farther than she ever has before, can Ethan continue to help as a friend? Or is he also getting close to falling . . . for her?

Tormenting Lila
Author: Sarah Alderson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2013-07-04
ISBN 10: 1471119572
Pages: 42 pages
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Tormenting Lila Book Summary : When Lila and Alex sneak off for a romantic weekend away, Lila's hoping she'll finally have a chance to work on Alex's resolve. But just as things start heating up news reaches them of a serial killer at loose on the island and it isn't long before their intimate weekend away is interrupted. A mind reader, a projector, a protective older brother and a serial killer. Which one is going to find Lila first? --- Set 8 weeks after the end of Losing Lila, this story will delight fans of Hunting Lila while introducing them to the characters and stunning location from Sarah's next book The Sound(published August 1st, 2013).

Lila s New Pet
Author: Lettie Cohen
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Release Date: 2013-01-08
ISBN 10: 148170110X
Pages: 20 pages
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Lila s New Pet Book Summary : Lila wants a new pet. She goes with her dad to a pet shop to look for a new pet. She is so excited she can't stop thinking about all the animals she will see at the pet shop. Which animal does Lila decide to bring home?

Moving Lila
Author: Julie Fleming
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: 2007-04-01
ISBN 10: 9781429973908
Pages: 224 pages
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Moving Lila Book Summary : Mira De Land inherits her childhood home -- a house named Lila in Ona Island, North Carolina. The catch is that she must move it to her family's current home in Arkansas. Moving Lila forces Mira and her much younger sister, Kat, to unearth long-buried family secrets as their own relationship changes. Ultimately, they reconcile the family's past and present by realizing that each one is guilty of something, which has the paradoxical effect of absolving them all.

Losing Lila
Author: Sarah Alderson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2012-08-02
ISBN 10: 085707198X
Pages: 352 pages
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Losing Lila Book Summary : Alex and Lila are on the run, desperately trying to stay one step ahead of the Unit, which is somehow tracking their every move. WhileAlex is determined to keep Lila safe and her ability secret at any cost, Lila's only thought isoffinding a way back to California so she can rescue her brother and mother from the military base where they're being held. Struggling to control both her growing power and her deepening feelings for Alex, Lila decides the time has finally come to stop running and start fighting. Together with Alex, Demos, and the others she's come to think of as family, Lila plans not onlyto save her brother and mum, but also to completely destroy the Unit and everything it stands for. But the plan requires Lila to return to Californiaalone, andto make friends with the enemy - and in doing so, sheriskslosing everything:Alex, her family… even her life.

The Rita Lila
Author: Rita Ann Shankara
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release Date: 2009-03-01
ISBN 10: 057801131X
Pages: 252 pages
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The Rita Lila Book Summary : Raw, engaging, and described by her teacher as "one who makes bubbles of joy," Rita shares her lustrous journey through the fires of divorce, motherhood, and a series of romantic lilas (divine plays). Determined to heal herself, she takes a disciplined dive into Yogic spiritual practices while working closely with an American spiritual teacher. Eventually she bows at the Feet of her Gurus, Ammachi and Neem Karoli Baba, in a true surrender that spurs a radical transformation: from a girl long suffering with an addictive love pattern to a self-fulfilling woman of Bliss. This kind of remarkable change is not only astounding and awe-inspiring, but it is possible for anyone.