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Corrections To My Memoirs

Author : Michael Kun
ISBN : 9780385672870
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of A Thousand Benjamins and The Locklear Letters comes an irreverent and hilarious collection of short stories. There are the lives we lead. And the lives we wish we led. The difference between the two is the dilemma that the offbeat characters in Corrections to My Memoirs seek to resolve. From the fabrications of the misguided autobiographer in the title story to the unusual encounter of the narrator in “The Last Chance Texaco,” these are people slowly learning the truth about the world. They are discovering that the line between fantasy and reality is as thin as a white lie, and that reality can’t be altered because we wish it so. With a style that is both humorous and heartbreaking, Kun reveals the hidden side of human existence and shows us that the difference between what is perceived and what is real is often more significant than we’d like to admit. From the Trade Paperback edition.

I Ll Never Write My Memoirs

Author : Grace Jones
ISBN : 9781476765082
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Memoir from model and actress Grace Jones"--Provided by publisher.

Doing Time Eight Hours A Day

Author : James R. Palmer
ISBN : 9781491711972
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Correctional officers face danger every time they go to work, and the public rarely appreciates the job that they do. Author James R. Palmer worked many years at the Kentucky Department of Corrections, spending seven of them with the solitary confinement unit. In this memoir, he looks back at his career and shares what it's really like working in prison. For example, inmates aren't afraid to use sharp objects to hurt officers, who--just like the inmates--often find themselves behind locked doors. Correctional officers also face constant exposure to diseases and infections, as well as constant stress that can upset family life and make sleep nearly impossible. While some people might say, "If it's that bad, then quit," correctional officers stay on the job for a variety of reasons, including a desire to serve and protect the public. Doing Time Eight Hours a Day shares one man's firsthand experiences of what it's like to be a correctional officer and rub elbows with some of the most dangerous men and women alive.

Sweet Hell On Fire

Author : Sara Lunsford
ISBN : 9781402270772
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"A gritty, raw, and engrossing voice."—Publishers Weekly I was a bad mother, a bad daughter, a bad wife, a bad friend. Boozed out and tired, with no dreams and no future. But I was a good officer. Sara Lunsford helped cage the worst of the worst, from serial killers to sex criminals. At the end of every day, when she walked out the prison gate, she had to try to shed the horrors she witnessed. But the darkness invaded every part of her life, no matter how much she tried to immerse herself in a liquor bottle. She couldn't hide from the things that hurt her, the things that made her bleed, the things that still rise up in the dark and choke her. With a magnetic, raw voice that you won't soon forget, Sweet Hell on Fire grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. It's a hardscrabble climb from rock bottom to the new ground of a woman who understands the meaning of sacrifice, the joy of redemption, and the quiet haven to be found in hope.

The Memoirs Of One Man S Journey Through Time

Author : C. Paul Wooderson
ISBN : 9781973601500
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Can you recall the time, or times, you did something for Jesus because you felt convicted by His Spirit to do so? Something or some things that required you to take a leap of faith in God? Something that, when you started your walk of faith, took you a little out of your comfort zone? It took Dad a little bit out of his comfort zone when he felt God calling him to go to college to prepare for the gospel ministry. He didnt have enough money to pay for a college education; however, he believed with Gods help he could find a way to pay his bills. Dad enrolled as a student at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, for the fall semester of 1941.

Memoirs Of General W T Sherman

Author : William Tecumseh Sherman
ISBN : 0940450658
Genre : Literary Collections
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The controversial Union General looks back on his life, his memories of the South and West, and his experiences during the Civil War

William Tecumseh Sherman Memoirs Of W T Sherman The Library Of America

Author : William Tecumseh Sherman
ISBN : 9781598531237
Genre : Literary Collections
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Hailed as prophet of modern war and condemned as a harbinger of modern barbarism, William Tecumseh Sherman is the most controversial general of the American Civil War. “War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it,” he wrote in fury to the Confederate mayor of Atlanta, and his memoir is filled with dozens of such wartime exchanges. With the propulsive energy and intelligence that marked his campaigns, Sherman describes striking incidents and anecdotes and collects dozens of his incisive and often outspoken wartime orders and reports. This complex self-portrait of an innovative and relentless American warrior provides firsthand accounts of the war’s crucial events—Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, the Atlanta campaign, the marches through Georgia and the Carolinas.

Memoirs Of The Royal Astronomical Society

Author : Royal Astronomical Society
ISBN : NYPL:33433110032780
Genre : Astronomy
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The Memoirs Of Jacques Casanova

Author : Giacomo Casanova
ISBN : UCSD:31822035069392
Genre : Adventure and adventurers
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Memoirs Of The Royal Astronomical Society Vol Xxx

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ISBN : ONB:+Z184640005
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