Emma and I

  • 301 Pages
  • 2.56 MB
  • English
Ulverscroft , Leicester [Eng.]
Blind, Guide dogs, Biog
StatementSheila Hocken
The Physical Object
Pagination301 p. (large print)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26897904M

Emma and I is a wonderful autobiography by Sheila Hocken, and tells the story of her life as a legally blind woman.

Her whole family is blind. This memoir begins in a city called Nottingham, England when she is a teenager. It describes the predicaments she /5. Emma and I and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Emma, the book, opens with a quick introduction to its main character (years-old, “handsome, clever, and rich”) and then picks up in Author: Marissa Martinelli. Sheila Hocken is a writer and canine specialist, best known for her book Emma & I. Sheila was born in Beeston, Nottingham, inand lives near Nottingham today.

Sheila is actively involved in the canine world as a dog trainer. Her website is -hocken-dog-training /5(). Emma; but the call is ended by his going off to see the Bateses and Jane Fairfax. On subsequent meetings Emma is won over by Frank, and in their discussion of Jane and her reserve Frank perfectly agrees with Emma.

Faith in him is shaken when he runs off to London just to get a haircut, but he returns unabashed and continues to sparkle. Knightley, Emma’s brother-in-law and treasured friend, watches Emma’s matchmaking efforts with a critical eye. He believes that Mr.

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Martin is a worthy young man whom Harriet would Emma and I book lucky to marry. He and Emma quarrel over Emma’s meddling, and, as usual, Mr. Knightley proves to be the wiser of the by: 3. Emma Woodhouse, the protagonist of the story, is a beautiful, high-spirited, intelligent, and 'slightly' spoiled young woman from the landed gentry.

She is twenty when the story opens. Her mother died when she was young. Emma and I book She has been mistress of the house (Hartfield) since her older sister got : Jane Austen.

Emma, fourth novel by Jane Austen, published in three volumes in Set in Highbury, England, in the early 19th century, the novel centres on Emma Woodhouse, a precocious young woman whose misplaced confidence in her matchmaking abilities occasions several romantic misadventures. Gwyneth Paltrow and Toni Collette in Emma Gwyneth Paltrow and.

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.

She was the youngest of the two daughters of a most affectionate, indulgent father; and had, in. The New York Times bestselling author of But Inside I’m Screaming, Everything Must Go and Me & Emma—a Book Sense Notable Title and Highlight Pick of the Year—lives in New York City.

You can contact Elizabeth through her Web site at (). Emma and I. [Sheila Hocken] -- "As a girl, Sheila never let her gradual descent into blindness prevent her from trying to do everything a sighted person could do.

It is a beautiful book * Liverpool Echo * The year's most poignant true story * Woman's Own * I confess to having a large lump in my throat as I read Read more User-contributed. Me & Emma by Elizabeth Flock is a story of terrible childhood abuse and neglect. 8 year old Carrie and her younger sister Emma are abused by their stepfather and their mother (also abused by him) does nothing to help them.

Carrie's father was murdered several years earlier and no one has recovered from his death/5. Emma immediately decodes the riddle and sees that its answer is the word “courtship.” She translates the riddle for Harriet, who could not solve it herself, but Harriet is nonetheless flattered by its meaning.

Emma convinces Harriet that the riddle foretells a proposal, and she copies the riddle into Harriet’s book. As has often been done, one can — and with truth — say that Emma, like Jane Austen's other novels, deals with the subject of young ladies finding proper the surface this is what the story line of Emma is about, but the total subject matter of the book concerns much more than the chosen limits of upper-middle-class society and within the even more.

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Emma is the story of Emma Woodhouse, a self-satisfied girl who has it all, and her mischiefs in matchmaking. I thought it was very silly at first that this entire book is all about who ends up with whom but Jane Austen does more than /5(9).

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her. She was the. Brought to life by Emma Thompson This is a really refreshing performance of Emma, entirely because of Emma Thompson's superb narration which keeps the story light, emotive and relatable.

The casting is good, and it is performed well by all. An excellent adaption Audible - an enjoyable listen and true to the book. With Romola Garai, Michael Gambon, Jonny Lee Miller, Jodhi May. Emma Woodhouse (Romola Garai) seems to be perfectly content, to have a loving father for whom she cares, friends, and a home.

But Emma has a terrible habit, matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith (Louise Dylan). Emma is desperate for /10(K). Octo / Emma Straub Next week, I have the pleasure of chatting with my friend Stephin Merritt about his new book, Two-Letter Words.

It's a really wonderful book of poems (one for each two-letter word admissible in Scrabble) illustrated by Roz Chast, and I know that Stephin is going to bring his ukulele to the event, which means. Visit the Deseret Book blog to learn more about the story behind Jane and Emma.

Praise for Jane and Emma "A beautiful and powerful experience. No sugar coating; just honest, vital storytelling." —Karl Hale (Facebook Review) "A powerful message that encourages me to become more steadfast in my faith and principles.

Jane is my hero!!"/5(33). Emma Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Humorous stories Subject: England -- Fiction Subject: Young women -- Fiction Subject: Love stories Subject: Fathers and daughters -- Fiction Subject: Bildungsromans Subject: Mate selection -- Fiction Subject: Female friendship -- Fiction Category: Text Cited by: 3.

Awesome Love this book I never can get enough of it, I bought all seven novels and this one is my favorite. Love Emma she is so spoiled but good nature, also love her dad such a character, in general all the characters are well illustrated as the reader can identify with them, and feel for them/5(K).

Director Autumn de Wilde’s Emma () is a fun, frothy adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved novel that sparkles with wit; Emma refreshes the book's familiar love story for modern audiences with artistic choices that make it different from the original source.

The new film adaptation centers on the privileged life of 21 year-old Emma Woodhouse, who is "handsome. For the Love of an Outlaw. Published by User, 10 years ago. This is LINDA LAEL MILLER'S book, EMMA AND THE OUTLAW. A tale of love involving Emma, a young woman of 20, a librarian who has also set out to finding her two sisters, all who were abandoned by their mother at a young age/5(5).

Me and Emma is one of the greatest books I've read.(and I've read a lot of books!) If you don't like sad books then this one isn't for you. It broke my heart, but that made me not able to put it down.

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It really shows the sad truth about some people's home life are and how a friend can always make things better, at least for a while.4/5(). Emma, the book she composed over the next year, was to change the shape of what is possible in fiction.

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More Books by Jane Austen See All. Pride and Prejudice. Emma. Persuasion. Pride and Prejudice. Pride and Prejudice. /5(). Directed by Douglas McGrath. With Gwyneth Paltrow, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi, Alan Cumming. While matchmaking for friends and neighbours, a young 19th Century Englishwoman nearly misses her own chance at love/10(K).