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Oh, God!

by Avery Corman

For a God whom philosophers have proclaimed dead, there's only one thing to do: drum up a little publicity"God grants you an interview. Go to 600 Madison Ave., room 3700, Monday, at 11 a.m." When a struggling writer receives this typed note in the mail one morning, curiosity wins out and he finds himself keeping this mysterious appointment. Soon he's in an ordinary conference room with an intercom on the floor, furiously scribbling shorthand notes as he interviews God, a deity who badly wants to improve His public profile. Sometimes God speaks through the intercom, other times He communicates as a hot dog vendor on the corner. But however God appears, He's giving this anointed journalist the story of a lifetime--and all he has to do is sell the story to the public. Adapted as the classic film starring George Burns, Oh, God! is a warm and witty satire about life, the Lord, the media, and the need for some good publicity. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Avery Corman, including rare images from the author's personal collection.

Oh God! A Black Woman's Guide to Sex and Spirituality

by Susan Newman

Far too many African American women struggle with a deep division between the two fundamental pillars of their identity--spirituality and sexuality. The church tells them that to live "holy and sanctified" lives they must give up sexual activity outside the institution of marriage, and yet their bodies and souls cry out for a way to express and fulfill their natural passions. In this groundbreaking book, the Reverend Dr. Susan Newman, a nationally recognized minister and speaker, finally shows all women of faith how to find a healthy balance between their spiritual selves and their sexual needs.Dr. Newman opens with a simple but startling premise: You can love God and love sex at the same time. Though it may sound irreverent, this premise is actually the basis for an essential journey to self-knowledge and reconciliation. As Dr. Newman shows, this journey has been denied to women for centuries because of church traditions and doctrines going back to the Old Testament and to the teachings of Saint Paul. For African American women, the spiritual-sexual divide was compounded by slavery.But women of faith do not have to live divided lives. Writing with passion, candor, and welcome humor, Dr. Newman opens new paths to healing and reconciliation. Here are frank, direct discussions about sex both inside and outside marriage; about being honest about your spiritual and erotic needs; about making personal choices; and about acknowledging the holiness of your body.The goal, as Dr. Newman explains, is not to suppress or channel your sexuality, but to embrace sex as a wonderful gift from God. As a woman of faith-and as a woman-you deserve a healthy, satisfying life, a life open to passion and truly free of guilt and shame. The first book of its kind, Oh God! is a landmark achievement that will be welcomed by black women who want to live in wholeness of spirit and body.

Oh, God, oh, God, OH, GOD! : young adults talk about sexuality and embodiment in Christian spirituality

by Lara Blackwood Pickrel Heather Godsey

Oh God! Oh God! Oh God! addresses issues of love, sex(uality) and embodiment from the perspectives of young adults who work for or are involved with the church. Discussions about sex, sexuality, and theology are taboo in many churches. What about the tensions felt between the commitments of love, dating, marriage, or parenthood and living lives of faith and integrity? The essays in this book address multiple perspectives on love, dating, marriage, parenthood, sex, and sexuality, as well as looking at the history of the church's struggle with human sexuality from a fresh perspective.

Oh, How He Loves You

by Corrie Ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom addresses sickness and affliction, offering biblical wisdom to soothe and strengthen the soul. She also delivers a powerful message on the freedom and forgiveness found in God's love.

Oh! Is That Why I'm Still Single

by Ladonna Smith

If you are such a good catch then why are you single? Why are so many good women single? Why do men act the way that they act? Say what they say? Do what they do? Think the way that they think and avoid a long term relationship or marriage with a good woman? At age 33, Author LaDonna M. Smith asked the same questions not only about HERSELF TO MEN but she had conversations which INCLUDED MEN to find out the answers. Those answers made up this book. This is the perfect must have book for women who think they are an ideal spouse, to gain a new perspective which may cause them to do an introspection; and they may ultimately get closer to possibly getting a relationship and/or marriage. Ladies, this is the most female educational, info-tainment book. Men, this is the most non male bashing book ever made. You won t be disappointed.

Oh My Dog

by Kristina Grish Beth O Stern

Calling the toughest canine questions! Owning a dog is one of life's great joys, but sometimes the challenges it brings can make even the most devoted dog lovers panic, throw up their hands, or feel completely overwhelmed. Before you get to the end of your leash, turn to this friendly and relatable reference that's the next best thing to talking to a dog-owning friend who's seen it all. In Oh My Dog, animal rights activist Beth Ostrosky Stern has compiled tips and invaluable advice from experts--and from her own experience as dogowner--to sooth concerns, answer questions big and small, and help you and your dog get the most out of your relationship. From the moment you even consider getting a dog, to caring for your old friend when his puppy years are far behind him, Oh My Dog covers every angle of dog ownership, including: * Which breeds would be good match for me? * What do I look for in a vet? * How do I make sure our first night together is as stress-free as possible? * What activities will help me bond with my dog?* Is my dog showing sign of illness?* What should I know before I head to a doggie day care or park? * How do I read pet food labels? * What should I do in an emergency?Choc full of informative side bars, questionnaires, to-do lists, and much, much more, Oh My Dog is the answer-filled field guide for anybody who owns a dog or is considering getting one. ****** Beth Ostrosky Stern

Oh My Goth

by Gena Showalter

A fiercely individualist Goth girl wakes up to discover that the whole world has gone Goth and she's actually -- gag -- popular. Jade Leigh is a nonconformist who values individuality above all else. She has a small group of like-minded Goth friends who wear black, dabble in the dark arts, and thrive outside the norm. They're considered the "freaks" of their high school. But when Jade's smart mouth lands her in trouble -- again -- her principal decides to teach her a lesson she'll never forget. Taken to a remote location where she is strapped down and sedated, Jade wakes up in an alternate universe where she rules the school. But her best friends won't talk to her, and the people she used to hate are all Goth. Only Clarik, the mysterious new boy in town, operates outside all the cliques. And only Mercedes, the Barbie clone Jade loathes, believes that Jade's stuck in a virtual reality game -- because she's stuck there, too, now living the life of a "freak." Together, they realize they might never get back to reality...and that even if they do, things might never be the same.

Oh No, Newf! (Pet Trouble, Book 5)

by Tui T. Sutherland

Yeti is a great dog. Heidi is dog-crazy. So when she finds a friendly, abandoned Newfoundland, she's determined to take care of him. Even if her parents have forbidden her from bringing a dog home, she'll find a way--by keeping Yeti in her friend's shed! There's just one thing . . . Yeti is sweet, and Heidi wants to give him a real home. But he's also enormous and clumsy, and basically her parents' worst nightmare. Can Heidi turn him into a model dog? Or is Yeti just too big to handle?

Oh Say Can You Fudge

by Nancy Coco

Allie McMurphy is busy making yummy fudge for the summer holiday--until murder gives her something else to chew on. . .Red, White, And BoomIt's not Fourth of July on Mackinac Island without fireworks and fudge. The Historic McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop is supplying the treats--and Allie has hired Rodney Rivers, the biggest name in aerial displays, to create an unforgettable spectacle. Unfortunately, Allie finds him dead, covered with screaming chicken fireworks, just before the entire warehouse of pyrotechnics goes up in smoke. Is it arson or is it murder? Allie and her bichonpoo, Mal, must sift through the suspects until the killer is caught and the island can enjoy a star-spangled celebration.

Oh-So-Sensible Secretary

by Jessica Hart

"You know when you meet the most gorgeous guy and get butterflies in your stomach? Well, that's what it felt like the first time I, Summer Curtis, laid eyes on my movie-star-gorgeous boss Phin Gibson. I was starstruck! I've got to get a grip! Phin might be delicious, but he's always late, totally disorganized--my complete opposite! But somehow he's making me, the oh-so-sensible Summer, want to let down my perfectly pinned-up hair!"

Oh the Hell of It All: A Memoir

by Pat Montandon

Thrust into the media spotlight with her son Sean Wilsey's searing portrayal of her in his New York Times bestseller Oh the Glory of It All, the former queen of San Francisco society shares her own candid take on the fascinating events of her life. Once dubbed San Francisco's "Golden Girl," Montandon socialized with the cream of San Francisco society, including Danielle Steel, Alex Haley, and the Gettys. Immortalized as a character in Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City, she lived a seemingly perfect life in a penthouse above the San Francisco Bay, complete with her marriage to multimillionaire Al Wilsey and the birth of her son, Sean. From her lavish parties to her legendary Roundtable lunches, Montandon was always the talk of the town. Then, less than a decade later, Wilsey announced he was divorcing her, and Sean abandoned her as well--both for the affections of her once-close friend, Dede Traina. Left penniless and virtually suicidal, Montandon once again had to reinvent herself, this time as a humanitarian for peace. From Berlin to Beslan, she made it her life's mission to give a voice to the world's children and spread a message of hope in times of crisis. Oh the Hell of It All is a rich feast of a story: that of a poor girl turned rich turned poor again, in and out of love and betrayed by those closest to her, who has achieved peace in her life through devotion to something outside herself.

Oh Those Harper Girls, or Young and Dangerous

by Kathleen Karr

Dear Gentle Reader, Daddy started us off early in a life of crime. It must have had something to do with his frustration in siring six daughters. We came mostly with the spring, one after the other, barely a year 'twixt each of us. March, April, May, June, July; and then there was me, Lily. I came in April, too, but they'd already used up that month. I guess I've always been the maverick of the family. So it's only natural I should be telling this story of the infamous Harper Girls. It's all Gospel truth, right on up to the part about jail, our brief stage career, and everything. I tell it now in the belief that it may be an object lesson for one and all. Also, I need the money, so I hope you buy a copy of my little book. Sincerely, Lily Harper Hogan

Oh What a Slaughter: Massacres in the American West, 1846-1890

by Larry Mcmurtry

In Oh What a Slaughter, Larry McMurtry has written a unique, brilliant, and searing history of the bloody massacres that marked - and marred - the settling of the American West in the nineteenth century, and which still provoke immense controversy today.

OH, WILD WEST!

by Culture Clash

"Midway through Water & Power comes a scene so perfectly written, so chilling and yet so hilarious [it] encapsulates all the anger and social criticism fueling [the play], beginning with the agonizing realization (also central to Culture Clash's smash Chavez Ravine) that the fates of the L.A. many are held in the hands of the often capricious and heartless few."--VarietyFor Zorro in Hell:"The funniest show the Bay Area comedy troupe has ever written. Culture Clash uses the story [of Zorro] as a starting point for a devastatingly hilarious satire of just about everything Californians hold dear."--Contra Costa TimesIn this trio of plays, Culture Clash rewrites California's past in the performance troupe's own irreverent comic style, interweaving pop culture with their home state's local history. In Chavez Ravine, called "a hell-raising home run" by Variety, they cover the land grab that uprooted an entire community and built Dodger Stadium. In Water & Power, the topic is the assimilation of Latinos and their rise to political influence. And in Zorro in Hell, Culture Clash re-imagines early California through the eyes of the original masked man.Culture Clash is Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza. Founded in San Francisco's Mission District on Cinco de Mayo in 1984, they have become the most prominent Chicano/Latino performance troupe in the United States. Their work ranges from sketch comedy to full-length plays and adaptations of Greek classics, and has been produced at universities and theaters throughout the country.

Oh, Yikes!: History's Grossest, Wackiest Moments

by Joy Masoff Terry Sirrell

Gross is back and viler than ever! From the author of Oh, Yuck! the perennial bestseller about science with over 610,000 copies in print, comes OH, YIKES!, an illustrated encyclopedia of history's messiest, dumbest, grossest, wackiest, and weirdest moments. If kids think pus and gas are fun, wait until they hear the lowdown on the real Dracula, samurai, gladiators, guillotines and vomitoriums, pirates, Vikings, witch trials, and the world's poxiest plagues. Impeccably researched, deliciously wry, and subversively educational (check out the toilet-paper timeline), OH, YIKES! covers people, events, institutions, and really bad ideas, alphabetically from April Fool's Day to zany Zoos. Here are the Aztecs, sacrificing 250,000 people a year for the gods--and for food. Fearsome Attila the Hun, scourge of the steppes whose spinning eyes terrified his friends and whose mastery of horses terrorized his enemies (how does someone so evil die? Nosebleed!). Saur, the 11th-century dog-king of Norway (and not too bad as kings go). Henry VIII and his marital problems, the story of the Abominable Snowman and the Loch Ness Monster, why sailors in the old days preferred eating in the dark (hint: you can't see what's crawling in your food), and the answer to the question, "How did knights in armor go to the bathroom?" Topped off with hundreds of illustrations and photographs along with hands-on activities that bring the past to life, OH, YIKES! puts the juice in history in a way that makes it irresistible.

Oh! You Pretty Things

by Shanna Mahin

From a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow comes a charming and disarming tale of Los Angeles that navigates the fringe of celebrity excess from the other side of Sunset Boulevard.Jess Dunne is third-generation Hollywood, but her star on the boulevard has yet to materialize. Sure, she's got a Santa Monica address and a working actress roommate, but with her nowhere barista job in a town that acknowledges zeroes only as a dress size, she's a dead girl walking.Enter Jess's mother--a failed actress who puts the strange in estrangement. She dives headlong into her daughter's downward spiral, forcing Jess to muster all her spite and self-preservation to snag a career upgrade.As a personal assistant for a famous (and secretly agoraphobic) film composer, Jess's workdays are now filled with shopping for luxury goods and cooking in his perfectly designed kitchen. Jess kills at cooking, a talent that only serves her intensifying urge to dig in to Los Angeles's celebrity buffet.When her food garners the attention of an actress on the rise, well, she's all too willing to throw it in with the composer and upgrade again, a decision that will have far-reaching ramifications that could explode all her relationships.All the while, her mother looms ever closer, forcing Jess to confront the traumatic secrets she's been running from all her life. Oh! You Pretty Things is a dizzying ride at the carnival of fame, a fast-paced and sharply funny work that dares to imagine what happens when we go over the top in a town of gilded excess.

The Ohio Adventure

by Mary Stockwell

"The Ohio Adventure" is a extbook program for 4th grade Ohio State Studies. The program is based on Ohio's NEW Academic Content Standards for social studies and teaches civics, history, geography, and economics. The student edition places the state's historical events in the larger context of our nation's history.

The Ohio Adventure, Revised Edition

by Mary Stockwell

The Ohio Adventure is a 4th grade Ohio history textbook. The outline for this book is based on the Ohio Social Studies Academic Content Standards and teaches history, people in societies, geography, economics, government, citizenship rights and responsibilities, and social studies skills and methods. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history.

Ohio Adventure (The Revised Edition)

by Mary Stockwell

The Ohio Adventure is a 4th grade Ohio history textbook. The outline for this book is based on the Ohio Social Studies Academic Content Standards and teaches history, people in societies, geography, economics, government, citizenship rights and responsibilities, and social studies skills and methods. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history.

Ohio Experience: 4th Grade Student Workbook

by Carole Marsh

INCLUDES: HISTORY--Chronology, Settlement, and Growth Timelines and their significance in Ohio history--years, decades, centuries Earliest settlements including prehistoric peoples Territory to statehood progression--Northwest Ordinance Inventors--Wright Brothers, Charles Kettering, Garrett Morgan PEOPLE IN SOCIETIES--Cultures and Interaction Cultural practices and products of Ohio settlers--The Paleo Indians, Archaic Indians, Woodland Indians (Adena and Hopewell) and Late Prehistoric Indians (Fort Ancient), Historic Indians of Ohio (Ottawa, Wyandot, Mingo, Miami, Shawnee and Delaware), European immigrants, Amish and Appalachian populations, African-Americans, recent immigrants from Africa, Asia and Latin America Expansion of European settlements on American Indians in Ohio GEOGRAPHY--Location, Places/Regions, Human Environmental Interaction and Movement Location of major physical and human features of Ohio--Lake Erie, rivers, plains, bordering states, the capital city and The Appalachian Plateau on maps Landforms, climates, population, vegetation and economic characteristics of Ohio How environmental processes (glaciation and weathering) and characteristics (landforms, bodies of water, climate, vegetation) influence human settlement Elevation, natural resource and road maps Patterns of settlement, economic activity and movement ECONOMICS--Scarcity/Resource Allocation, Production, Distribution and Consumption, and Markets Resources for goods/services and opportunity costs for resources Entrepreneurs--resources, profits and risk taking Ways people obtain and use income Specialization, trade and goods and services GOVERNMENT--Role of Government; Rules and Laws Branch responsibilities--legislative, executive, and judicial Ohio constitution Democratic constitution--government framework, the power of government and authority of elected officials CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES--Participation and Rights and Responsibilities Citizens' common good and influence on government--voting, communicating with officials, participating in civic and service organizations and performing voluntary service Personal responsibilities and civic responsibilities Importance of leadership and public service Desirable qualities and characteristics of leaders SOCIAL STUDIES SKILLS AND METHODS--Obtaining Information, Thinking and Organizing, Communicating Information, and Problem Solving State issues from print and electronic sources--atlases, encyclopedias, dictionaries, newspapers, multimedia Glossaries & indexes Primary and secondary sources in Ohio history Main ideas, supporting details Fact or opinion Pictographs, bar graphs, line graphs and tables Written report with sources Problem-solving/decision-making process--identifying a problem, gathering information, listing and considering options, considering advantages and disadvantages of options, choosing and implementing a solution and developing criteria for judging its effectiveness. . . . AND MORE Download free pages from this book Click on the link below. Ohio 4th Grade Student Workbook

Ohio [Grade 4]

by James A. Banks Kevin P. Colleary Walter C. Parker

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Ohio History (Heinemann State Studies)

by Marcia Schonberg

Why was the Northwest Ordinance important for the Ohio region? What happened at the Battle of Fallen Timbers? How did canals and railroads change Ohio and its importance in the United States? This book contains all kinds of fascinating, historical facts that tell the story of the state of Ohio. You'll find information about the first people of Ohio and the explorers and settlers who came later. You will learn about Ohio's role in the development of the Northwest Territory and its transformation into an industrial powerhouse. Plus, find out which Ohioans shaped the history of the state and nation.

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