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Leonard Cohen, Yesterday's Tomorrowby Marc Hendrickx
For half a century, Leonard Cohen was one of the most influential songwriters of our time, reconciling literature and poetry with popular music. Working from his own perspective, as a writer 30 years Mr. Cohen’s junior, Marc Hendrickx gives a lively insight on Leonard Cohen’s work, showing its depth and relevance for a new generation.
Cruising Panama's Canalby Sunny and Al Lockwood
Join Al and Sunny Lockwood on a 17-day cruise from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via the world's most famous short cut -- The Panama Canal. Sunny provides the facts. Al adds delicious humor. A perfect recipe for cruise travel fun. Get a firsthand glimpse of cruise ship service, lodging, entertainment and food -- from buffets to gourmet dinners. While Sunny emphasizes healthy fare, Al never met a dessert he didn't love. Discover exotic ports of call. Learn about the building of the Panama Canal and how the locks actually work as huge ships squeeze into tiny chambers for their all-day journey Stand on the bow of Holland America's MS Zuiderdam as Al and Sunny share the sights, sounds and emotions of transiting the Canal. With them, watch the sun rise over one ocean and then set into another on the same day. This is a spirited ocean odyssey and a warmly personal travel memoir.
Who Will Hold Me?: A Single Mother's Memoir of Self-Love, Empowerment and Freedomby Sophie Pagalday
In this powerful account, Sophie shares her path to liberating herself from society’s unrealistic and often detrimental expectations of single moms. If you or someone you know is challenged by traumatic circumstance, toxic relationships, or crippling self-doubt, you’ll find the promise and inspiration you need to rise above your suffering and loneliness. And by embracing your vulnerability you can learn to put your oxygen mask on first and parent with your whole heart… Who Will Hold Me? is a strikingly honest memoir that shows a loving life is within reach, no matter your situation. If you like sacred journeys, honest real-life encounters, and practical insights into how to navigate life’s hardships, then you’ll love Sophie’s inspirational story.
You Can't Drive Your Car to Your Own Funeralby Ann Marie Hancock
You have reached a milestone in your life when the fire department is on standby as you blow out your birthday candles. If you have pondered going to heaven but without dying, this book is for you! As Father Ralph Pfau said, “You can’t be a good egg all your life. You either have to hatch or go bad.” Adventure into one courageous woman’s journey through later life as seen through her daughter’s eyes. Unique in every way, this woman operated completely without filter, remained in denial about her cancer diagnosis, and challenged the prognosis and thoughts of doctors, nurses, family, and friends. Written from the heart, Ann Marie Hancock shares her experiences in loving and caring for her mother through the heartaches and the joys and the times of laughter and sadness.
PrivileGEdby Michael Davi
If you ever wondered what engineers do in an iconic technology corporation, you are in for a real eye opener in PrivileGEd. But don’t think this book is just for techno- buffs. The over arching theme of bouncing back from disappointment and complex problem solving based on interpersonal skills, trust and friendship will inspire any reader. Bursting with interesting and uncanny experiences this read will keep you mesmerized as you follow Michael’s unusual career path.
Squashed Possumsby Jonathan Tindale
Ten years after returning from the New Zealand outback, Jon receives a mysterious manuscript in the post. Narrated by Jon's former home, the lone caravan, Squashed Possums reveals what it's like to live in the wild through four seasons, including New Zealand's coldest winter in decades. Discover how Jon finds himself reversing off the edge of a cliff, meet the Maori chef who survived 9/11, the pioneers who paved the way, and catch sight of the elusive kiwi bird. Encounter hedgehogs that fly, possums that scream, and perhaps most importantly, the lone caravan with a story to tell...
Precious Silver Chopsticksby Mae Adams
Mae narrates Precious Silver Chopsticks. Her mother abandons her for she was not born a son in a Noble Family, and her grandma raises Mae in North Korea. On her birthday, Grandma gives her a pair of magic silver chopsticks to detect poison in the food by turning its color. There was an attempt to kill Mae. When the American and Russian government divide the country, her family escapes to the South except for her grandma. Within five years, the family faces the Korean War. Then, Mae meets a US Marine colonel and falls in love and confesses her passionate love affair and cultural clashes. But they go separate way when Mae comes to America for a college education. Throughout the book, Mae shows the crucial role her chopsticks play to their destination with her Marine colonel.
Six Days of Impossible: Navy SEAL Hell Week - a Doctor Looks Backby Robert Adams
Hell Week has never been described so effectively. Six days in Hell define every SEAL that moves past the point of no return in their minds. Robert Adams, MD brings the experiences of his classmates into view with real, difficult to believe experiences, described in frightening detail by the men that lived through the frigid cold, filthy muddy days, and body destroying events of a winter Hell Week. Eleven of seventy men went on to graduate and serve over 40 years in almost every SEAL or UDT team with honor. Read their real time story and learn why these eleven men succeeded when so many others failed.