the longest mile a doctor a food fight and the footrace that rallied a community against cancer

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The Longest Mile

Author : Christine Meyer, MD
ISBN : 9781631520440
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the course of their lifetime, one out of two men and one out of three women will be diagnosed with cancer. Many of us watch in desperation as our friends and loved ones fight for their lives. But after seeing several of her patients and her dearest aunt engage in a battle with cancer, Dr. Christine Meyer decided to embark on a quest for hope—and through happenstance and love, a team of runners emerged that empowered a community to make a difference, not only in the lives of cancer patients, but in one another’s lives. Along the way, Meyer learned that the true measure of a doctor’s success is not the number of lives saved but the number of lives touched.

Conceptual Bases Of Professional Nursing

Author : Susan Leddy
ISBN : 0397546955
Genre : Nursing
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La Americana

Author : Melanie Bowden Simón
ISBN : 1510702555
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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La Americana is the story of Melanie Bowden Sim�n, who, at the age of twenty-five, left her job at Tina Brown’s Talk magazine following the death of her mother and decided to take a vacation in Havana, Cuba, with a friend. Little did she know that she would meet and fall in love with a Cuban man named Luis and dive headlong into a culture defined by beauty, humor, and grace within the unnerving realities of communism. In this memoir, Sim�n details her fascination with Cuban culture as she grapples with the death of her mother. She also covers the struggle to get in and out of Cuba at a time when the country is labeled a pariah state. Yet over and over again, Sim�n manages to overcome international barriers and overcome language and cultural obstacles--all in the name of her love for Luis. This book makes a great read for those with an interest in Cuban history, a zest for romance, or a passion for travel. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

The Way Of The Mysterial Woman

Author : Suzanne Anderson Ma
ISBN : 1631520814
Genre : Business & Economics
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From two pioneers in women s leadership development, Suzanne Anderson, MA and Dr. Susan Cannon. The Way of The Mysterial Woman offers a revolutionary yet practical road map for upgrading your life, work, and relationships, and reveals how your choice to transform is part of an astonishing future trend."

A Companion To Julius Caesar

Author : Miriam Griffin
ISBN : 1444308459
Genre : History
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A Companion to Julius Caesar comprises 30 essays from leading scholars examining the life and after life of this great polarizing figure. Explores Caesar from a variety of perspectives: military genius, ruthless tyrant, brilliant politician, first class orator, sophisticated man of letters, and more Utilizes Caesar’s own extant writings Examines the viewpoints of Caesar’s contemporaries and explores Caesar’s portrayals by artists and writers through the ages

Ptolemy S Almagest

Author : Ptolemy
ISBN : 0691002606
Genre : Science
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Ptolemy's Almagest is one of the most influential scientific works in history. A masterpiece of technical exposition, it was the basic textbook of astronomy for more than a thousand years, and still is the main source for our knowledge of ancient astronomy. This translation, based on the standard Greek text of Heiberg, makes the work accessible to English readers in an intelligible and reliable form. It contains numerous corrections derived from medieval Arabic translations and extensive footnotes that take account of the great progress in understanding the work made in this century, due to the discovery of Babylonian records and other researches. It is designed to stand by itself as an interpretation of the original, but it will also be useful as an aid to reading the Greek text.

Little Boy Soup

Author : Joshua Russell
ISBN : 1939454549
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 38. 81 MB
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In Little Boy Soup, Joshua Russell offers a delightful recipe for that wonderful ritual that parents call bath time--one that often includes washing favorite toys along with your favorite little boy. What's unique in this bath time book is the little boy loves the time spent with his dad, and the illustrations are uniquely contemporary, fresh and bold. Russell and Hillmann have created a special book for the men in the family that is perfect for any time of day, but especially fitting for those sleepy moments between bath time and bed time. Illustrator Amalia Hillmann utilizes her unique process of hand-painted art on paper, mixing pen and ink, watercolor, gouache, and cut-paper illustration. Every image is hand painted and hand cut, offering a distinctive overlay effect that adds depth and a unique style all her own. As a result, Little Boy Soup is eye-catching and perfect for getting the attention of preschool and beginning readers.

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