Pushing up the Sky: A Mothers Story

Pushing up the Sky: A Mothers Story

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ISBN Code : 9780977604609
Book Author : Terra Trevor
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Total Pages : 243

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A mixed blood Native American, Trevor and her white husband had one child before choosing to complete their family through adoption. They adopted from South Korea twice: an infant and an older child. There are two stories in Trevor s memoir. The first is about her daughters difficulty adjusting to adoption. The second story is about her son, diagnosed with a brain tumor,

What Her Body Thought: A Journey Into the Shadows

What Her Body Thought: A Journey Into the Shadows

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ISBN Code : 9780062514356
Book Author : Susan Griffin
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Total Pages : 288

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In this boldly intimate and intelligent blend of personal memoir, social history, and cultural criticism, Susan Griffin profoundly illuminates our understanding of illness. She explores its physical, emotional, spiritual, and social aspects, revealing how it magnifies our yearning for connection and reconciliation. Griffin begins with a gripping account of her own harrowin

A Kiss Before You Go: An Illustrated Memoir of Love and Loss

A Kiss Before You Go: An Illustrated Memoir of Love and Loss

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ISBN Code : 9781452101941
Book Author : Danny Gregory
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Total Pages : 452

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After the loss of his wife in a tragic accident, beloved artist Danny Gregory chronicled his grief in the medium he knows best�the pages of his illustrated journals. This intimate volume reproduces these journal pages in a stirring visual memoir of Gregorys journey towards recovery. Uniquely sincere, and by turns tender, raw, and hopeful, Gregorys idiosyncratic text and

Walking Through Walls

Walking Through Walls

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ISBN Code : 9781416542940
Book Author : Philip Smith
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Total Pages : 503

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Running with Scissors meets Bewitched in this irresistible memoir, as Philip Smith describes growing up in 1960s Miami with his decorator father, who one day discovers he has the miraculous power to talk to the dead and heal the sick.After a full day of creating beautiful interiors for the rich and famous, Lew Smith would come home, take off his tie, and get down to hi

In the Shadow of Memory

In the Shadow of Memory

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ISBN Code : 9780803293229
Book Author : Floyd Skloot
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Total Pages : 215

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In December 1988 Floyd Skloot was stricken by a virus that targeted his brain, leaving him totally disabled and utterly changed. In the Shadow of Memory is an intimate picture of what it is like to find oneself possessed of a ravaged memory and unstable balance and confronted by wholesale changes in both cognitive and emotional powers. Skloot also explores the gradual reas

Early Morning: Remembering My Father, William Stafford

Early Morning: Remembering My Father, William Stafford

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ISBN Code : 9781555973896
Book Author : Kim Stafford
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Total Pages : 443

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A prolific writer, a famous pacifist, a respected teacher, and a literary mentor to many, William Stafford is one of the great American poets of the twentieth century. His first major collection--Traveling Through the Dark--won the National Book Award. He published more than sixty-five volumes of poetry and prose and was Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress-a posit

Be Cool

Be Cool

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ISBN Code : 9780991065783
Book Author : Ben Tanzer
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Total Pages : 473

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From the comedic, often luminous mind of Ben Tanzer comes a memoir about one of life�s true complexities: being cool. Written in touching vignettes, like snapshots of history, Tanzer eloquently illuminates his past with humor and resolve. From crushing on columnists of Tiger Beat magazine to losing his virginity after his �second attempt to do so�; from his love of Comic C

My Unsentimental Education

My Unsentimental Education

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ISBN Code : 9780820348735
Book Author : Debra Monroe
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Total Pages : 334

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A misfit in Spooner, Wisconsin, with its farms, bars, and strip joints, Debra Monroe leaves to earn a degree, then another, and another, and builds a career if only because her plans to be a midwestern housewife continually get scuttled. Fearless but naive, she vaults over class barriers but never quite leaves her past behind. When it comes to men, she s still bluecollar.

News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist

News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist

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ISBN Code : 9780816665587
Book Author : Laurie Hertzel
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Total Pages : 588

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Laurie Hertzel wasnt yet a teenager in Duluth, Minnesota, when she started her first newspaper, which she appropriately christened Newspaper. Complete with the most sensational headlines of the day-MARGO FLUEGEL HAS ANOTHER BIRTHDAY!-and with healthy competition from her little brothers and their rival publication, Magapaper (a magazine and a newspaper), this venture woul

Seeking Jordan: How I Learned the Truth about Death and the Invisible Universe

Seeking Jordan: How I Learned the Truth about Death and the Invisible Universe

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ISBN Code : 9781608683734
Book Author : Matthew McKay
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Total Pages : 504

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If you have lost someone you deeply love, or have become strongly aware of your mortality, it�s hard to avoid wondering about life after death, the existence of God, notions of heaven and hell, and why we are here in the first place. The murder of Matthew McKay�s son, Jordan, sent him on a journey in search of ways to communicate with his son despite fears and uncertainty.

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