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Biography & Memoir

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Waking Up Psychic
A spiritual world that she never knew before had come forth with a jolt and although she stumbled the calm words of her newfound guides and angels would pave the way for a future she never thought existed.
 
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Born Strong: From Surviving the Great Famine to Teaching Tai Chi to Millions
Born in Vietnam, Bon Trong--meaning "born to be strong"--was only ten months old when he was left with his grandmother in China in place of his father to fulfill an ancient Chinese tradition that required a male heir to see his parent off to the next life. Little did anyone know that soon thereafter, the Communist Party under Mao Zedong would overtake China, and change life as they knew it forever. For sixteen years, Bon Trong suffered abuse and terror from the Communist rule and narrowly escaped death from starvation during Mao's disastrous Great Famine. In a...
 
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The Gift of Shamanism: Visionary Power, Ayahuasca Dreams, and Journeys to Other Realms
Each and every one of us has shamanic powers. Glimpses of them can arise at any age in the form of intuitive dreams, deja vu, spontaneous visions, and out-of-body experiences. Most people dismiss these experiences. However, by embracing these gifts, we can unlock our shamanic potential to change ourselves and the world around us. Revealing his transformation from skeptic to respected shamanic healer, Itzhak Beery explains how, after countless prescient dreams and visions throughout his life that he brushed off, a series of synchronistic events led to his first shamanism workshop with Michael Harner, renowned...
 
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The Grandma Boom Chronicles: More Alive at 65!
Journey with the spirit of human potential in this captivating self-help memoir. Witness the journey of a Baby Boomer girl lacking self-esteem who learns how to go beyond genetics to transform a difficult past, unleashing blocked energy. Using keys of wisdom, she changes her destiny. The creative power of imagination with her inner child, play and fun become healing agents. More alive at 65, Janai Mestrovich, aka Grandma Boom, sees aging as an opportunity to expand human potential. Compelling background stories of a sheltered life in the 1950's captivate the reader with extraordinary occurrences that provide fuel...
 
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What I Know For Sure
As a creative force, student of the human heart and soul, and champion of living the life you want, Oprah Winfrey stands alone. Over the years, she has made history with a legendary talk show - the highest-rated program of its kind, launched her own television network, become the nation’s only African-American billionaire, and been awarded both an honorary degree by Harvard University and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. From all her experiences, she has gleaned life lessons—which, for fourteen years, she’s shared in O, The Oprah Magazine’s widely popular “What I Know For...
 
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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend
An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” (The Boston Globe). Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red Cloud’s powers the Sioux could claim control of one-fifth of the contiguous United States and the loyalty...
 
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Conduit: A Love Story Before, During, and After Life
Some love stories are just too far-reaching to keep to yourselfLife appears to be a great mystery, but at its core, it is the greatest love story. Conduit is a soul-to-soul love story that transcends physical love In 2012, author Jonni Gray's twenty-two year old son, Connor, was struck and killed in a crosswalk, when a distracted driver ran a red light. Connor's transition from physical to nonphysical is not the reason for writing Conduit, but is the change of his form that allowed the greater soul-based love story to be understood, and shared, from...
 
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Merlin Stone Remembered: Her Life and Works
Discover the extraordinary life and profound contributions of Merlin Stone, the renowned feminist, author, artist, historian, and speaker. With unparalleled access to Merlin's unpublished writings, photos, and personal stories, Merlin Stone Remembered is a significant contribution to women's studies, spirituality, and the ongoing struggle for gender equality. Known for her groundbreaking book, When God Was a Woman, Merlin Stone was a pioneer of the Women's Movement and the reclaiming of the Great Goddess tradition of the Western world. In this phenomenal book, new light is shed upon Merlin's philosophy and methodology as you take a...
 
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My Beloved World
The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. Here is the story of a precarious childhood, with an alcoholic father (who would die when she was nine) and a devoted but overburdened mother, and of the refuge a...
 
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Where Two Worlds Touch: A Spiritual Journey Through Alzheimer's Disease
Jade Angelica shares the wisdom and hope she gleaned from caring for her mother and from many years working closely with Alzheimer's patients and caregivers. Challenging the predominant belief that people with Alzheimer's no longer have purpose, potential, or the capacity for meaningful relationship, Where Two Worlds Touch is both a spiritual memoir and a pastoral guide for those who love someone with Alzheimer's. Readers will find here the reassuring words of a friend who has been there and can give advice on preserving connection, finding hope, self-care, and staying open to the possibility of grace. ...
 
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The Healing Path Home: A transformative journey from darkness into light
When your life needs to change— What do you keep and what do you leave behind? When your life and your lifestyle have brought you to this place of illness, pain, and suffering, it is foolish to believe that returning to that which made you ill will ever make you well again . . . This is the time to change everything. –Shaylah Vishnu Jeanne’s life had not been a fairytale– not by a long shot. She had survived the devastating loss of her first husband, followed by a litany of lies, betrayal and manipulation by another...
 
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The Possibility of Everything: A Memoir
Look for the discussion guide insideIn the autumn of 2000, Hope Edelman was a woman adrift, questioning her marriage, her profession, and her place in the larger world. Feeling vulnerable and isolated, she was primed for change. The Possibility of Everything is the story of the change that found her. A chronicle of her extraordinary leap of faith, it begins when her three-year-old daughter, Maya, starts exhibiting unusual and disruptive behavior. Confused and worried, Edelman and her husband make an unorthodox decision: They take Maya to Belize, suspending disbelief and chasing the promise of an alternative...
 
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Surrealistic Trials: Surviving My Life After Death
We all have reasons for doing the things we do.We all have our own realities.It is my blessing to have more than one.-- Hilary Jamron When Hilary died, part of her soul refused to come back. That part of her higher self chose to remain where peace and simplicity reign. From that time forward, life would reveal itself in front of her, and she would simply step into her future. Decisions would be made without fear or hesitation by an unconscious multidimensional consensus, and she would survive. She would travel through death and paralysis without...
 
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Raw: One Woman's Journey Through Love, Loss, and Cancer
From abuse, divorce, bankruptcy, to being abandoned during her cancer diagnosis, this one woman endures almost every woman's worst fears, and ends up discovering herself. This cautionary tale is a beacon of hope for women the world over. A courageous, yet self-described desperate housewife, Fiona Finn has chosen to reveal all in order to help and inspire the many women who need hope to rebuild their lives. Raw: One Woman's Journey through Love, Loss, & Cancer is recommended for mature audiences due to adult language and explicit content. ...
 
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Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants. Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing Kenya’s rich variety of wildlife, and her pioneering work in perfecting the right husbandry and milk formula have saved countless elephants, rhinos, and other baby animals from certain death. In this heartwarming and poignant memoir, Daphne shares her amazing relationships with a host of orphans, including her first love, Bushy, a liquid-eyed antelope;...
 
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Truth: My Synchromystic Journey
The journey of a Synchromystic… It guides us to the realization that all things created are divine, and that in all things we can find evidence of the love sourced creative force that birthed our physical world. It teaches us to embrace the truth that there is no separation between physical and spiritual. It helps us to understand and accept that life, in all its mystical and magical glory, is merely a representation of our purest hearts desires. Essentially, it reminds us that our most precious gift is the experience of life itself, and in the process,...
 
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Channeling Harrison
This book is a true account of the ongoing and mind-blowing experiences between David Young, a multi-talented musician/producer artist, and former Beatle George Harrison. What David Young, who plays two flutes at one time and has sold over a million CDs, has documented is verifiable, real, and astounding. Every time he questioned his direction, he was (is) guided by one of the most loved, respected, and spiritual musicians of all time. The story abounds with seemingly impossible synchronicities, lined up one after the other in perfect time, all of them helping him to rise above...
 
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Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything
From the New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed comes a brave, frank, and exquisitely written memoir that will change the way you see the world. Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the most important thinkers of our time. Educated as a scientist, she is an author, journalist, activist, and advocate for social justice. In LIVING WITH A WILD GOD, she recounts her quest-beginning in childhood-to find "the Truth" about the universe and everything else: What's really going on? Why are we here? In middle age, she rediscovered the journal she had kept...
 
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The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir
Dee Williams’s life changed in an instant, with a near-death experience in the aisle of her local grocery store. Diagnosed with a heart condition at age forty-one, she was all too suddenly reminded that life is short, time is precious, and she wanted to be spending hers with the people and things she truly loved. That included the beautiful sprawling house in the Pacific Northwest she had painstakingly restored—but, increasingly, it did not include the mortgage payments, constant repairs, and general time-suck of home ownership. A new sense of clarity began to take hold: Just what was...
 
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Across Time And Death: A Mother's Search For Her Past Life Children
For as long as she could remember, Jenny Cockell had felt she had lived a former life as Mary Sutton. Finally, Jenny acted on her intense need to find her lost family. After years of painstaking searching, she finally reunited with family members from her previous lifetime. This is her startling, true story.
 
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Hard Choices
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future. “All of us face hard choices in our lives,” Hillary Rodham Clinton writes at the start of this personal chronicle of years at the center of world events. “Life is about making such choices. Our choices and how we handle them shape the people we become.” In the aftermath of her 2008 presidential run, she expected to return to representing...
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A Unique Life Fully Lived
Lorrin was born in Newport Beach, California, March 15, 1994. At six weeks old, Lorrin hadan adverse reaction to her one and only DPT vaccination. The vaccine attacked her brain, leaving her with severe brain damage. The doctors never had hope for Lorrin's future. They suggested Karen get on with her life. Feeling abandoned by modern medicine, Karen turned to alternative treatments and spiritual guidance. Despite all of Karen's best efforts, Lorrin continued to have horrible episodes of uncontrolled seizures that would land them in the hospital for days. Karen's world fell apart. Blind,...
 
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The Dance of Reality: A Psychomagical Autobiography
A glimpse into the mind and life of one of the most creative and enigmatic visionaries of our time, filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky • Retraces the spiritual and mystical path Jodorowsky has followed since childhood, vividly repainting events from the perspective of an unleashed imagination • Explores the development of the author’s psychomagic and metagenealogy practices via his realization that all problems are rooted in the family tree • Includes photos from Jodorowsky’s appearance at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and from the film based on this book, which...
 
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The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas
Imagine that a terrorist tried to kill you. If you could face him again, on your terms, what would you do? The True Americantells the story of Raisuddin Bhuiyan, a Bangladesh Air Force officer who dreams of immigrating to America and working in technology. But days after 9/11, an avowed "American terrorist" named Mark Stroman, seeking revenge, walks into the Dallas minimart where Bhuiyan has found temporary work and shoots him, maiming and nearly killing him. Two other victims, at other gas stations, aren’t so lucky, dying at once. The True American traces...
 
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Everybody's Got Something
"Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As momma always said, "Everybody's got something." So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's new memoir in which she recounts the incredible journey that's been her life so far, and the lessons she's learned along the way. With grace, heart, and humor, she writes about overcoming breast cancer only to learn five years later that she will need a bone marrow transplant to combat...
 
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Two Hearts in Tuva
Two Hearts in Tuva shares an extraordinary journey taking you through the distant land that borders Mongolia. It bears witness to the power of shamanism as the writer travels deep into the heart of the country with the renowned female shaman Ai-Churek, also known as Moon Heart. Describing events that question our notion of reality, page by page a truly incredible story unwinds sharing sacred ceremonies and magical moments.
 
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And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II
When Jacques Lusseyran was an eight-year-old Parisian schoolboy, he was blinded in an accident. He finished his schooling determined to participate in the world around him. In 1941, when he was seventeen, that world was Nazi-occupied France. Lusseyran formed a resistance group with fifty-two boys and used his heightened senses to recruit the best. Eventually, Lusseyran was arrested and sent to the Buchenwald concentration camp in a transport of two thousand resistance fighters. He was one of only thirty from the transport to survive. His gripping story is one of the most powerful and insightful descriptions of...
 
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Ghostbelly
"What an amazing story. . . . I applaud you for staying honest with yourself and listening to your feelings and what you needed to do to love and grieve and remember your son."—comment on Elizabeth Heineman's Salon article, "My Stillborn Child's Life after Death" In our mother-blaming culture, women who make unconventional choices find themselves under fire. And Elizabeth Heineman makes unusual choices. She has a baby at an advanced maternal age, chooses home birth with a midwife—and then, when her baby is born dead, she spends time with him. In Ghostbelly,...
 
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Brotherhood of the screaming abyss
From the Foreword of The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss: When Dennis asked me to write a foreword for this book, I was surprised and delighted. It had never occurred to me that such a book would require any foreword at all. Dennis is a well-respected researcher and thinker, and many of us have read his scientific papers or listened with pleasure to his interdisciplinary lectures, which combine ethnobotany, psychopharmacology, history, and philosophical reflections. But this is not an academic book. It is the long-awaited account of his lifelong relationship with his older brother Terence,...
 
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Song of the Heart: Walking the Path of Light Into Higher Realms
Elizabeth's life story explores dimensions of time and space, the apparent as well as the unseen world, higher angelic realms composed of crystalline purity, frequencies of love and wisdom, as well as lower frequencies of self-serving human behavior, all existing simultaneously in the great oneness of creation and experienced in this thing we call "Life". From broken-glass-strewn streets of the East Bronx to an astounding revelation of the Structure of All That Is, we learn eventually that it is the soul, the part of God, the All That Is, which resides within each of us, that drives...
 
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Tales of My Large, Loud, Spiritual Family
When Katherine Agranovich hypnotizes her daughter Jessica to pass a math quiz, the teenager reports seeing two angels who give her sage advice. With that, the gates of consciousness fly open and the realm of spirit bursts through, propelling the Agranovich clan on a rollercoaster ride full of mystical visions, spiritual insights and shocking premonitions. But are they ready? This book takes readers inside the large, loud Agranovich household, where otherworldly encounters are accepted like grades and shoe sizes, and homework is often a cosmic lesson. Each day takes the family on a quirky spiritual adventure where...
 
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The Most of Nora Ephron
A whopping big celebration of the work of the late, great Nora Ephron, America’s funniest—and most acute—writer, famous for her brilliant takes on life as we’ve been living it these last forty years. Everything you could possibly want from Nora Ephron is here—from her writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman (the notorious piece on being flat-chested, the clarion call of her commencement address at Wellesley) to her best-selling novel, Heartburn, written in the wake of her devastating divorce from Carl Bernstein; from her hilarious and touching screenplay for the movie When Harry...
 
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I Forgot to Remember: A Memoir of Amnesia
What would you do if you lost your past? In 1988 Su Meck was twenty-two and married with two children when a ceiling fan in her kitchen fell and struck her on the head, leaving her with a traumatic brain injury that erased all her memories of her life up to that point. Although her body healed rapidly, her memories never returned. Yet after just three weeks in the hospital, Su was released and once again charged with the care of two toddlers and a busy household. Adrift in a world about which...
 
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American Saint: The Life of Elizabeth Seton
In this riveting biography of Elizabeth Seton critically acclaimed and bestselling author Joan Barthel tells the mesmerizing story of a woman whose life featured wealth and poverty, passion and sorrow, love and loss. Elizabeth was born into a prominent New York City family in 1774. Her father was the chief health officer for the Port of New York and she lived down the block from Alexander Hamilton. She danced at George Washington's sixty-fifth Birthday Ball wearing cream slippers, monogrammed. Catholicism was illegal in New York when she was born; Catholic priests seen in the city...
 
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The Patient in Room Nine Says He's God
A young Jewish doctor prays to a coma patient's Blessed Mother on Christmas Eve, only to have the woman suddenly awakened; there is the voice that tells a too-busy ER doctor to stop a patient walking out, discovering an embolus that would have killed him. The late-night passing of a beloved aunt summons a childhood bully who shows up minutes later, after twenty-five years, to be forgiven and to heal a broken doctor. This ER doctor finds God's opposite in: a battered child's bruises covered over by make-up, a dying patient whose son finally shows up at...
 
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Touching the Rock: An Experience of Blindness
Shortly after John Hull went blind, after years of struggling with failing vision, he had a dream in which he was trapped on a sinking ship, submerging into another, unimaginable world. The power of this calmly eloquent, intensely perceptive memoir lies in its thorough navigation of the world of blindness -- a world in which stairs are safe and snow is frightening, where food and sex lose much of their allure and playing with one's child may be agonizingly difficult. As he describes the ways in which blindness shapes his experience of his wife and children, of...
 
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Courage Quest
This is an engaging memoir of one woman’s solo backpacking travels through areas of the world most would not tackle, in her mid-life, she searched fifteen years for courage by confronting fear. Sally DeMasi stepped from her comfort zone to expand new horizons and face her personal fears. Leaving a lucrative career behind, turning her back on millions in stock options, she chose a backpack over a rolling suitcase. Staying in hostels, traveling as locals do by bus, dolmuses, and ferries or on foot, she defiantly overcame - walking the streets of Nairobi, paddling down the angry...
 
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Expeditions: Gold, Shamans and Green Fire
Journey from the banks of a prolific gold bearing river named Hell to a century-old, last will and testament whose riddle led the Catholic Church and British and Colombian explorers to an uncharted area of Ecuador in a futile search for high-grade emeralds. EXPEDITIONS propels you on a thrilling journey into Lee Elders' search for this treasure and the world of the Untsuri Shuara, the headhunters of the Western Amazon. In the mid-sixties, the adventure of discovery was the enticement that drew Lee to this wild lawless land; the super natural world of the Shuara that live...
 
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Agape, the Intent of the Soul
For an intuitive description of your soul and life's processes through spirituality, you will not find a better description than in this book. For your life's path and the work that you're meant to do, you will find guidance. This book is life's handbook to peace - not just in your life, but in the lives of the masses. For agape my friend, is what it's all about. Eva Herr is a Medical Intuitive who currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Eva does private consultations via phone and in person. For more information, visit www.evaherr.com ...
 
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Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse
A blond, green-eyed child of a Marine sent home from WWII suffering from acute brain trauma, Phyllis Brown Hain frankly chronicles her struggle to survive devastating domestic violence and spousal abuse by creating two personas--one for the darkness of home, the other for the brilliance of life. This fascinating journey of an abuse survivor and national advocate will not just steal readers' hearts but leave an indelible, searing mark on readers' minds . . . and on society at large.
 
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I Can See Clearly Now
For many years, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s fans have wondered when he would write a memoir. Well, after four decades as a teacher of self-empowerment and the best-selling author of more than 40 books, Wayne has finally done just that! However, he has written it in a way that only he can—with a remarkable take-home message for his longtime followers and new readers alike—and the result is an exciting new twist on the old format. Rather than a plain old memoir, Wayne has gathered together quantum-moment recollections. In this revealing and engaging book, Wayne shares dozens of...
 
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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority...
 
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An UnSpoken Compromise
Rizi Xavier Timane, PhD, ASW, is a Nigerian-born transgender minister and certified grief recovery specialist residing in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in an extremely religious Christian home and was subjected to multiple exorcisms and other reparative attempts by his family and the church to “pray the gay away.” An Unspoken Compromise takes you through his journey of self-discovery and spiritual exploration including: Coming out as a trans boy at eight years old Identifying as a lesbian in homophobic Africa Transitioning while facing societal and family rejection The religious persecution and bullying he has suffered all...
 
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Self-help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America
An illuminating biography of the man who taught Americans “how to win friends and influence people” Before Stephen Covey, Oprah Winfrey, and Malcolm Gladwell there was Dale Carnegie. His book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, became a best seller worldwide, and Life magazine named him one of “the most important Americans of the twentieth century.” This is the first full-scale biography of this influential figure. Dale Carnegie was born in rural Missouri, his father a poor farmer, his mother a successful preacher. To make ends meet he tried his hand at...
 
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Nurturing Healing Love: A Mother's Journey of Hope & Forgiveness
On December 14, 2012, Scarlett Lewis experienced something that no parent should ever have to endure: she lost her son Jesse in an act of unimaginable violence. The day started just like any other, but when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Scarlett’s life changed forever. However, this isn’t a story about a massacre. It’s a story about love and survival. It’s about how to face the impossible, how to find courage when you think you have none, and how to choose love instead of anger,...
 
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents’ desires for “Good Deaths” and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous and self-reliant parents when the call came: a crippling stroke had left her proud seventy-nine-year-old father unable to fasten a belt or complete a sentence. Tragedy at first drew the family closer: her mother devoted herself to caregiving, and Butler joined the twenty-four million Americans helping shepherd parents through their final...
 
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Embrace the Chaos: How India Taught Me to Stop Overthinking and Start Living (BK Life)
Like many of us, Bob Miglani felt overwhelmed and anxious. He worried constantly about his job, his finances, and his family. It was a chance invitation to India, the land of his birth, that finally freed him. India, Miglani writes, is “the capital of chaos”: over a billion people living on one-third the space of the United States. And it was there that he learned to let go. The secret is to stop trying to control the chaos and focus on what you can control—your own actions, words, and thoughts. Move forward, make mistakes, trust...
 
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Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2: The Complete and Authoritative Edition (Mark Twain Papers)
Mark Twain’s complete, uncensored Autobiography was an instant bestseller when the first volume was published in 2010, on the centennial of the author’s death, as he requested. Published to rave reviews, the Autobiography was hailed as the capstone of Twain’s career. It captures his authentic and unsuppressed voice, speaking clearly from the grave and brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions. The eagerly-awaited Volume 2 delves deeper into Mark Twain’s life, uncovering the many roles he played in his private and public worlds. Filled with his characteristic blend of humor and ire, the narrative ranges...
 
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Kindred Beings: What Seventy-Three Chimpanzees Taught Me About Life, Love, and Connection
Enter a world of tender friendships, staunch loyalties, violent jealousies—and enduring love. As a child, Sheri Speede knew that she wanted to advocate for animals in any way she could. But it was not until many years after veterinary school, when she was transporting a chimpanzee named Pierre away from a biomedical facility as part of her job as a conservation advocate in Cameroon, that Dr. Speede discovered her true calling. She began to search for land for a forest sanctuary for captive chimpanzees that were held on chains and in small cages at local...
 
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in...
 
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