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by Jeannine OuelletteIn her fiercely beautiful memoir, Jeannine Ouellette recollects fragments of her life and arranges them elliptically to witness each piece as torn and whole, as something more than itself. Caught between the dramatic landscapes of Lake Superior and Casper Mountain, between her stepfather’s groping and her mother’s erratic behavior, Ouellette lives for the day she can become a mother herself and create her own sheltering family. But she cannot know how the visceral reality of both birth and babie... more
Lucy's People: An Ethiopian Memoir. 2nd ed. by Mesfin Tadesse with Ianet Bastyan / 978-0-6488287-2-3 / 978-0-6488287-4-7by Ianet Bastyan“This is a gripping story well told.”—Sheger FM Radio 102.1. "Lucy’s People: An Ethiopian Memoir" is the inspiring story of a country and a life. Would you like a taste of what it’s like to live in Ethiopia? Mesfin’s inspirational memoir gives this. He had the last of traditional Ethiopian education. In 1967, primary school children were literate in more than one language. At 5, Mesfin played chess with generals. He cultivated silk spiders with his grandmother. She was Mama Teliqwa the patrio... more
by James O ChipmanThese are some of the things you will learn by reading this book: After almost sixty years, it is time for the world to know the truth behind the death of JFK.If Kennedy had won reelection in 1964, there would not have been an American Vietnam War.You will learn things about Lyndon B. Johnson that you would not believe were possible.John F. Kennedy's assassination started a deep distrust that Americans have with their government that continues to this day.A major part of this d... more
by Diana Crevatin
Dancing in the Rain
"Life is not about sheltering from the storm, but about dancing in the rain!"
This book is an autobiography/self-help story about my life journey with Multiple Sclerosis. I was diagnosed in 1984, and am currently in a wheelchair, with no function in my arms or legs.
I show how to live life to the fullest, and make the best out of a bad situation, and the self-help section at the end of each chapter offers many useful points.
This book woul... more
by Rain StoryIn 2010, Rain Story's 24-year-old son was killed in a horrific car accident. Later the same year, her brother and her newborn grandson also passed away. Only months later, her stepfather also died. After extreme heartbreak, hard work, and research, Rain created The Lifeboat as a construct to share grief healing tools and share them with anyone that needs them because, within this terrible black storm of grief, we must help one another survive.
by Rain StoryA shy skinny young girl in a small southern town is trapped in a vicious cycle of patriarchal abuse and oppression by her KKK father and others before she discovers her friends, the eagle and the goddess, who strengthen her voice and lend her courage to go to war against the evil cool hush.
by Kristy JeanAt some point, we have to admit when we’re living a life less than the one we know we were meant to live. If even the smallest voice inside connects with that statement, then Decision Permission is what you’re seeking. “Decision Permission” is the contentment that only comes from the journey you willingly take to contemplate, act upon, and grow from the challenging decisions in your life. That same voice called the author to lead a more fulfilling life by choosing divorce, surviving the ... more
by charlie laneNo matter how advanced modern science and technology has become, certain things are still beyond its control for example – the sleep quality of an individual. There is medication such as sleeping pills available, but that is an artificial method, and it does not enhance your natural sleep quality. Here are some simple tips that can help you sleep better and reduce the time you need to fall asleep after getting in bed. Adult bed pads for incontinence disposable This one is especially for the o... more
by Gloria EveleighFrankie is a survivor of familial childhood abuse. Whilst on a work placement as a mature social work student at the age of 50, she had learned how her childhood experiences of abuse had affected her adult behaviour. She was able to recover from the abuse and gain some insight into managing her reactive behaviour into the future by using the one small word, 'No', that she had used to stop the abuse as a fourteen year old. This book continues with Frankie other life's journey from the age of 50 ... more
by Gloria EveleighReaders share the life of Frankie, a 50-year-old social work student, and her dramatic memories of physical and sexual abuse at the hand of her father. Frankie journeys from despair to recovery, transforming into a strong woman who is able to turn the negativity of her life into positive help for others. Readers experience Frankie's emotions at the time of the abuse, gain insight into how this affected her adult behaviour, and share her victory as she learned to overcome.
by Mark KaleySet in the early 2000s, From Pennies to Millions tells the story of how a former Florida theme park worker, a former pool cleaner and a former New York attorney rose to dominance on the coattails of a tracking device, a piece of plastic rebar and a biometric thumb drive in a lesser known industry where honest businessmen were outnumbered by swindlers, cheats and charlatans, looking to game a system where the rules were often more gray than black and white, to become one of the preeminent consult... more
by Paul GabrielPip goes to London at age twenty and finds a job at a leading wallpaper/fabric emporium where he learns tricks of the trade. At Sanderson & Sons, he learns a great deal about wallpapers, paints, and general interior design. He teaches himself how to paper and the right way to paint. By then he starts feeling as though he could excel as a self-employed decorator. When a good customer calls him to suggest leaving Sanderson and doing just that, he makes up his mind and takes the plunge. Before long... more
by Monica HardsWhat happens after we die? Where does our soul go? An experience that will never let you go. Encounters that are difficult to explain. How being a highly sensitive person has its’ challenges in life. Themes that deal with life and death, and the question of what comes next after we leave this planet. Based on her profound insight into these provocative questions, Monica Hards tells in her book “Dying to live” of her own out-of-body and near-death experiences, and much more. We shouldn’t let ours... more
by Rick H. JonesHamilton, Ohio, was spiraling out of control teetering on the brink of economic and social collapse. Leadership in the schools was stagnant. The graduation rate was about sixty-five percent. Social unrest threatened the city. There was a cultural void. Major industries were moving out and jobs were being outsourced. The nation was entering a recession in the early ‘90s. Yet, civic and city leaders in this mid-size Rust Belt city turned to the arts. Follow this seasoned arts administrator as he s... more
by Rand Atkinson
by Douglas Bullis
The people of Crete have a proud history as a fiercely independent people with a unique and complex culture. There are many books about Crete and its history, but very few about the lives and thinking of Cretan people as they live their daily lives and tell their own stories. Timeless People in a Changing Time is a you-are-there walk through the streets, quays, and countryside as you meet everyday people whose lives are being seriously impacted by modernity and tourism wealth. Meet colorful c... more