Rev. Chad R. Abbott and Rev. Everett Mitchell - Biography
Following the Milky Way is the story of Elyn Aviva's 500-mile-long journey on foot on the Camino de Santiago. Whether you are a spiritual seeker, an avid outdoor adventurer, or an armchair traveler, you will find this a compelling account of a journey that is as old as human longing and as modern as tomorrow. The 2nd edition includes an updated intro.
Elyn Aviva - Biography
Walking Through Cancer: A Pilgrimage of Gratitude on the Way of St. James by Elyn Aviva. When Aviva was diagnosed with cancer, she decided she had to go for a walk. A very long walk. A walk on a medieval French pilgrimage road. During three years, she followed the 460-mile-long Way of Saint James that stretches from Le Puy-en-Velay to the Pyrenees. Illustrated by Kate López.
The Journey: A Novel of Pilgrimage and Spiritual Quest, The Journey begins on the Camino de Santiago and ranges across Spain, France, and Turkey. It is the tale of Gwen, a young American pilgrim, who is confronted by a vision that won’t leave her alone. Driven by the deep longing of her soul, Gwen embarks on an archetypal journey that includes modern-day Druids, a quest for the Grail, the labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral, the Forest of Brocéliande, Black Madonna shrines, and Sufis in Istanbul. Along the way she finds wise teachers and charlatans, true love and its imitations. Her search for meaning leads her, eventually, to discover who she really is.
Dead End on the Camino is a contemporary mystery inextricably tied to the past. Filled with accurate historical detail, cultural tidbits, and vivid descriptions of culinary delights, cathedrals, and the cities and villages along the Camino de Santiago, Dead End on the Camino takes the reader on a life-and-death treasure hunt across Spain.
When Aloha Means Goodbye: A Noa Webster Mystery by Elyn Aviva. Further adventures of Noa Webster, an anthropologist who sometimes finds herself in situations that require her to be a sleuth.
Elyn Aviva has co-authored the series "Powerful Places Guidebooks," with her husband Gary White. The series currently includes Powerful Places in Brittany, Powerful Places on the Caminos de Santiago, Powerful Places in Scotland, and Powerful Places in Catalonia.
About Turkey: Geography, Economy, Politics, Religion, and Culture is a treasury of information about life in Turkey, written by Dr. Rashid Ergener, an expert on the history, politics, and economy of this land--one of the longest continually inhabited places in the world.
Rashid (Resit) Ergener - Biography
Waking the Tiger by Leonard Feinberg is a novel set in late-1950s Sri Lanka, a country at the edge of a gathering storm of violence. Feinberg weaves a complex story of the clash between cultures and castes, expats and ex-colonials, Hindu swamis and Buddhist priests, politicians and entrepeneurs, Sinhalese and Tamils, idealism and realism. Filled with vivid accounts of local customs and locales, Waking the Tiger sardonically describes the underbelly of an apparent paradise.
Leonard Feinberg - Biography
The ET Visitor's Guide to the U.S.A. is an urbane, sardonic view of American culture told from the perspective of an extraterrestrial. Like Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The ET Visitor's Guide to the U.S.A. casts a wry eye on the customs and habits of America.
Hypocrisy: Don't Leave Home Without It is an expose of hypocrisy in all its various manifestations--educational, legal, religious, and athletic, to name just a few. According to the author, "We live in a world where it pays off for institutions and individuals to create images better than their actual condition justifies." Read Hypocrisy and learn what human and animal society is really like.
Where the Williwaw Blows is based on Dr. Leonard Feinberg's two-year stint (1944-45) as a naval officer on the island of Adak in the Aleutians. In this darkly humorous novel, Feinberg turns a sardonic eye on the foibles of military life while he memorializes the quiet heroism of some of the men who were stationed on one of the bleakest military outposts of World War II.
Walking Home is the fictionalized account of Lasswell’s on-again, off-again pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago. Walking Home invites the reader to share Lasswell’s internal and external explorations as they unfold along the Way.
Linda L. Lasswell (Spaulding) - Biography
Dying to Live is about facing challenges. Being miserable. Finding faith. Learning to let go and learning to trust. It is the inspiring story of Gaea Shaw’s journey from heart transplant recipient to gold medal winner at the Olympic-style Transplant Games.
Gaea Shaw - Biography
The Valley of the Second Sons: Letters of Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell - A young English naturalist, writing to his sweetheart and her brother about his life in West Cliff, Wet Mountain Valley, Colorado 1887-1890, William A. Weber, F. L. S., Editor.
Bryophytes of Colorado: Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts - with Ronald C. Wittmann.
William A. Weber - Biography
Pebbles: Memories of a Small-Town Kansas Boy by Gary White. The stories we tell about our lives define how others see us and how we see ourselves. Gary White (b. 1937), an award-winning composer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus from Iowa State University, and music-textbook author, has gathered up some of the stories of his life and offers them to you.
Gary White - Biography
Gary White has co-authored the series "Powerful Places Guidebooks," with his wife Elyn Aviva. The series currently includes Powerful Places in Brittany, Powerful Places on the Caminos de Santiago, Powerful Places in Scotland, and Powerful Places in Catalonia.
Exotic and Irrational: Opera in Denver—1879-2006 by Allen Young, is a marvelous account of the 150 years of successes and failures by a great many remarkable people and diverse organizations, striving to create appreciative audiences for opera in Denver, Colorado.
Allen Young - Biography