The Best Years Of Our Lives
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PREFACETHE following short sketches of the lives of some of the eminent women of our times were written for The Mothers Companion, and are now republished by the kind permission of the proprietors and publishers, Messrs. Partridge. They were suggested by the fact that nearly all the best contributions of women to literature have been made during the last hundred years, and simultaneously with this remarkable development of literary activity among women, there has been an equally remarkable activity in spheres of work held to be peculiarly feminine.
On the Road Again: WITH The Best Years of Our Lives AND Cradle to the Grave: Paperback: Seren: 9781854112651: 09 Mar 2000
Four friends. Twenty years. One powerful secret. There are certain dates on which you'll always remember where you were. The day Princess Diana died. 9/11. The London 2012 opening ceremony. The same is true for Sophie, Emily, Amy and Melissa who have been best friends since they met twenty years ago. As history has moved on around them, they have seen each other through everything.
Due to its popularity and the controversy it engendered, The Best Years of Our Lives stands as one of the most important cultural documents of the post-WWII era. Moreover, with its emphasis on soldiers returning from war with post-traumatic stress syndrome, facing an uncertain economic climate, and strained domestic lives, the film speaks with emotional power directly to contemporary issues, including the devastating injuries and insecurites faced by soldiers returning home from combat in Afghanistan and Iraq today.
Excerpt from Some Eminent Women of Our Times: Short Biographical Sketches The following short sketches of the lives of some of the eminent women of our times were written for The Mothers' Companion, and are now republished by the kind permission of the proprietors and publishers, Messrs. Partridge. They were suggested by the fact that nearly all the best contributions of women to literature have been made during the last hundred years, and simultaneously with this remarkable development of literary activity among women, there has been an equally remarkable activity in spheres of work held to be peculiarly feminine.
Excerpt from Lives of the Warriors of the Thirty Years War, Vol. 1: Warriors of the 17th Century It has long been my settled persuasion, that at a period when active duty cannot be experienced by the war-professions, the injunction of our great Duke to young officers, "that they should go and see service in the field," is best obeyed by a study of the past; and that the histories of wars and warriors are the best and only available substitute for active military service in the field.
The Best Years of Our Lives: Paperback: Notion Press, Inc. : 9781946204110: 03 Nov 2016
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The Best Years of Our Lives Voyages on the Xenophora: Paperback: Authorhouse: 9781477213629: 30 Jun 2012
A retired Army Military Police Master Sergeant recently lost his wife of 22 years to cancer. Now living alone in a home that the two had built together in a small seaside Georgia community he yearns for a time when things were simpler and less hectic. Between his struggles of loss, depression and attempts to find himself he remembers those times when life was effortless.
The Best Four Year Vacation shares some of the major things that take place when kids leave from under their parents tutelage's and enter the journey that will define the rest of their lives, College. This books shares several of me and my peers stories as we sped through our short four years in college, or as we like to call it "A Four Year Vacation".
Charles Augustus Goodrich (1790-1862) commited his life to writing books that would entertain, instruct and edify children and young people. This volume is one of his very best as it gives moving details about the lives of the men who laid the foundation of the great nation that has been blessed by God for over 225 years. The Providence of God is seen in the way he prepared these men for the task that they were set to accomplish.
It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare. Captain Fred Derry (Dana Andrews) is returning to a loveless marriage; Sergeant Al Stephenson (Fredric March) is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him; and young sailor Homer Parrish (Harold Russell) is tormented by the loss of his hands.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) - Region Free PAL Import, plays in original English audio without subtitles: Official Continental Home Video Spanish Region 0 (Region Free) PAL DVD release as pictured. Full audio options: English, Spanish. Optional English subtitles available.. Runtime 172mins. Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
New in Paperback! Surveys the impressive career of Hugo Friedhofer, one of Hollywood's extraordinary composers of music for the movies. The composer of music for over 120 films, Friedhofer earned 9 Oscar nominations and received the award for his masterful score to The Best Years of Our Lives in 1946. His life is examined through essays, personal letters, and interviews with film historians and friends of the composer, and an oral history with Friedhofer himself.
If college is supposed to be the best time of our lives, why are so many students unhappy? What causes a well-adjusted and academically successful high school graduate to suddenly flounder when he reaches college? Why might she start to skip classes, binge on alcohol, or engage in unsatisfying hook-ups? Where does the anger and self-doubt come from, and why is it directed at loving parents or the student himself? Drawing on years of experience treating college-age youth, David Leibow, M.