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It Was Me All Along

Author : Andie Mitchell
ISBN : 9780770433260
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A yet heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance. All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her fractured family. But when she stepped on the scale on her twentieth birthday and it registered a shocking 268 pounds, she knew she had to change the way she thought about food and herself; that her life was at stake. It Was Me All Along takes Andie from working class Boston to the romantic streets of Rome, from morbidly obese to half her size, from seeking comfort in anything that came cream-filled and two-to-a-pack to finding balance in exquisite (but modest) bowls of handmade pasta. This story is about much more than a woman who loves food and abhors her body. It is about someone who made changes when her situation seemed too far gone and how she discovered balance in an off-kilter world. More than anything, though, it is the story of her finding beauty in acceptance and learning to love all parts of herself.

Memoir Of Shadows

Author : Darren Hollinshead
ISBN : 9781445752365
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A story of a man, he came to the edges of space to live life. He worked and made friends, he was like any other person in the galaxy.His entire world changed, his nightmares came to life. He saw everything he worked for fall to pieces. His story begins here. He will be forced on an adventure, that he wanted no part of.Will be followed up by, Memoir of Shadows Revelations.A rewrite will be done to correct mistakes. Let me know through the contact info if you find any.

Cyndi Lauper A Memoir

Author : Cyndi Lauper
ISBN : 9781439172193
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Legendary singer, songwriter, actress, and activist Cyndi Lauper offers a personal account of the journey that led her to become an international superstar in this “moving story of an American musical original” (Kirkus Reviews). Icon Cyndi Lauper offers a poignant account of the journey that led her to become an international superstar—from her years growing up in Queens, New York, to the making of enduring hits like “Time After Time,” “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” and “True Colors,” to becoming an actress, a mother, an outspoken activist, and maintaining a music career that has lasted more than thirty years. After leaving her childhood home at seventeen, Cyndi took on a series of jobs: racetrack hot walker, IHOP waitress, and, as she puts it, “gal Friday the thirteenth,” as she pursued her passion for music. She worked her way up playing small gigs and broke out in 1983 with She’s So Unusual, which earned her a Grammy for Best New Artist and made her the first female artist in history to have four top-five singles on a debut album. And while global fame wasn’t always what she expected, she has remained focused on what matters most. Cyndi is a gutsy real-life heroine who has never been afraid to speak her mind and stick up for a cause—whether it’s women’s rights, gay rights, or fighting against HIV/AIDS. With her trademark warmth and humor, Cyndi fearlessly writes of a life she’s lived only on her own terms, perfect for fans of Patti Smith’s Just Kids and Billy Idol’s Dancing with Myself.

Picking Cotton

Author : Jennifer Thompson-Cannino
ISBN : 1429962151
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The New York Times best selling true story of an unlikely friendship forged between a woman and the man she incorrectly identified as her rapist and sent to prison for 11 years. Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape, and eventually positively identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker. Ronald insisted that she was mistaken-- but Jennifer's positive identification was the compelling evidence that put him behind bars. After eleven years, Ronald was allowed to take a DNA test that proved his innocence. He was released, after serving more than a decade in prison for a crime he never committed. Two years later, Jennifer and Ronald met face to face-- and forged an unlikely friendship that changed both of their lives. With Picking Cotton, Jennifer and Ronald tell in their own words the harrowing details of their tragedy, and challenge our ideas of memory and judgment while demonstrating the profound nature of human grace and the healing power of forgiveness.

Atop The Black Hill Memoirs

Author : Hasana-Amina
ISBN : 9781468936988
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Personal accounts about my life. What I have been through and how I overcame it. This book is a healing her and helping her come to grips about her past as well as to help other women.

Memoirs Of The Life And Writings Of The Rev Arthur Collier With Some Account Of His Family

Author : Robert BENSON (Recorder of Salisbury.)
ISBN : BL:A0019181861
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Author : William Tecumseh Sherman
ISBN : 9781101177242
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Before his spectacular career as General of the Union forces, William Tecumseh Sherman experienced decades of failure and depression. Drifting between the Old South and new West, Sherman witnessed firsthand many of the critical events of early nineteenth-century America: the Mexican War, the gold rush, the banking panics, and the battles with the Plains Indians. It wasn't until his victory at Shiloh, in 1862, that Sherman assumed his legendary place in American history. After Shiloh, Sherman sacked Atlanta and proceeded to burn a trail of destruction that split the Confederacy and ended the war. His strategy forever changed the nature of warfare and earned him eternal infamy throughout the South. Sherman's Memoirs evoke the uncompromising and deeply complex general as well as the turbulent times that transformed America into a world power. This Penguin Classics edition includes a fascinating introduction and notes by Sherman biographer Michael Fellman.

William Tecumseh Sherman Memoirs Of General W T Sherman Loa 51

Author : William Tecumseh Sherman
ISBN : 9781598531237
Genre : History
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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. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Memoirs Of A Left Hander

Author : Vern Shultz
ISBN : 1456733044
Genre : Self-Help
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Library’s are filled with biographies of famous world leaders, well known sports figures, war heroes and retired politicians. This book, on the other hand, is a biography of an average middle class American from Minnesota who has faced a good share of the same challenges and life experiences that the millions of other middle class Americans are facing in their lives. So before you put this book back on the shelf and look for the biography of George Washington, remember this book is written about a middle class American just like you...anyway, the chances are slim that you will end up President!

Beamish Boy A Memoir

Author : Albert Flynn DeSilver
ISBN : 9781452446110
Genre : Religion
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A Memoir Of The New Left

Author : Aeron Haynie
ISBN : 9781572336728
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"In Charles Haynie's autobiography we get a rare look into the development of a great social movement through the quietly dramatic experiences of a rank-and-file member of that movement. This is valuable social history, but more important, Charles Haynie's life is an inspiration for a new generation." --Howard Zinn Charles Haynie's life as an activist and organizer began while he was a graduate student at Cornell University. Young, fiercely intelligent, and spirited, Haynie had a political awakening during the early antinuclear movement in the late 1950s. It was the beginning of a long career of tireless fighting for social justice--a career that Haynie himself compellingly describes in A Memoir of the New Left. From 1963 to 1965, Haynie was field director for a voter registration project in Tennessee. In 1967 he worked with Massachusetts Political Action for Peace as an organizer of antiwar delegations in all twelve congressional districts of the state. Haynie also ran for a Buffalo Common Council seat in 1979 and helped organize the Buffalo Unity Day rally to ease racial tensions. During his most intense period of political activism, Haynie helped organize, participated in, and was arrested during the Freedom Rides in which scores of civil rights protesters rode buses throughout the segregated South. Later, he participated in a variety of intentional communities designed to educate and support oppressed minorities in rural and urban areas. He died in 2001. Unlike other histories of the American left, which tend to celebrate famous personalities, Haynie's memoir focuses on how ordinary citizens become politicized. In the process, this account raises questions about the nature of democracy and how political change occurs. Written in an engaging, reflective, often humorous style, Haynie examines how his political awakening both disrupted and enriched his personal life. Aeron Haynie, the daughter of Charles Haynie, is associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She is the coeditor, with Pamela Gilbert and Marlene Tromp, of Mary Elizabeth Braddon in Context and the coeditor, with Regan Gurung and Nancy Chick, of Exploring Signature Pedagogies. Timothy S. Miller lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife and daughter. He's been a ranch-hand, waiter, contract driver, professional clown and spent ten years in global wealth management. Douglas Dowd was a longtime professor at Cornell University before his retirement. An economic historian and political activist, his most recent books include Capitalism and Its Economics: A Critical History and Understanding Capitalism: Critical Analysis from Karl Marx to Amatya Sen.

Memoirs And Reflections

Author : Roy McMurtry
ISBN : 9781442616622
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From “the Kid” on the Varsity Blues football team to “the Chief” at Osgoode Hall, R. Roy McMurtry has had a remarkably varied and influential career. As reformist attorney general of Ontario, one of the architects of the agreement that brought about the patriation of the Canadian Constitution, high commissioner to the United Kingdom, and chief justice of Ontario, he made a large and enduring contribution to Canadian law, politics, and life. These memoirs cover all these facets of his remarkable career, as well as his law practice, his work on various commissions of inquiry, and his reflections on family, sport, and art. This volume is both an account of his life in public service and a portrait of a humane, humorous, still optimistic, and always decent man.

The Memoirs Of Charles Lewis Baron De P?llnitz

Author : Karl Ludwig Freiherr von Pöllnitz
ISBN : OXFORD:N11846835
Genre : Europe
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Memoirs Of A Wartime Romance

Author : Jane Siegel Whitmore
ISBN : 9781466911994
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Co-Author: Andrea Siegel Feinberg Mister Bops and Miss Boo is a true love story. It unfolds through the letters, journal entries, and dictated memoirs of a doctor and a nurse during World War II, as they struggle for their love in the face of family resistance, separation, religious prejudice, and their army service. Through their words, you will experience their passion, patriotism, and a unique perspective of army life. It is an emotional page-turner with a dramatic historical ending.

The Memoirs Of Captain George Carleton

Author : Daniel Defoe
ISBN : UOM:39015064001525
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Memoirs Of The Countess De Genlis

Author : Stéphanie Félicité comtesse de Genlis
ISBN : IND:30000131813143
Genre : France
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Patches And Beyond

Author : Thomas R. Graddy
ISBN : 9781440143359
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I was the fourth child of Bob and Pearl Graddy, who had four children after me, making a total of eight. This is where I learned how to get along with people! I was a day dreamer, and among the things I day dreamed about were growing up, getting an education, and traveling to the far-away places in the world.

Memoirs Of The Cardinal De Retz

Author : Jean François Paul de Gondi de Retz
ISBN : PRNC:32101072031857
Genre : France
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The Works Containing Interesting And Valuable Papers Not Hitherto Published With Memoir Of The Author By Thomas Roscoe

Author : Jonathan Swift
ISBN : ONB:+Z157152903
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Somewhere There Is Still A Sun

Author : Michael Gruenbaum
ISBN : 9781442484863
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.

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