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Behind The Smile Orphaned By Hitler S Madness

Author : PRK Brenner
ISBN : 1465368205
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I was born during the winter of 1944 by an unwed, seventeenyear old, frightened Norwegian girl on the war-torn soil of Germany. Unknowingly, she became part of Heinrich Himmler’s plan, known as the Lebensborn Program, a master design for cultivating an Aryan race. The unfolding story is both revealing and touching. Over time slivers of buried history surfaced into the mainstream of my thinking. An orphan’s journey is revealed transforming the story into enlightened self-discovery. It wasn’t until I found the courage to face the unknown mysteries woven together by people, places and programs that healing could eventually take place. All the intertwining circumstances influenced my life, opened my eyes and helped me make peace with my inner spirit.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Behind The Smile Second Edition

Author : George Gmelch
ISBN : 9780253001290
Genre : Social Science
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Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados. The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor. These highly personal accounts offer insight into complex questions surrounding tourism: how race shapes interactions between tourists and workers, how tourists may become agents of cultural change, the meaning of sexual encounters between locals and tourists, and the real economic and ecological costs of development through tourism. This updated edition updates the text and includes several new narratives and a new chapter about American students’ experiences during summer field school and home stays in Barbados.
Category: Social Science

Behind The Smile

Author : Patricia Sessions
ISBN : 9781456058135
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Category: Family & Relationships

Behind The Smile

Author : Owen Jones
ISBN : 9781476154763
Genre : Fiction
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Lek was born the eldest child of four in a typical rice farming family. She did not expect to do anything any different from the other girls in her class in the northern rice belt of Thailand. Typically that would be: work in the fields for a few years; have a few babies; give them to mum to take care of and get back to work until her kids had their own children and it would be her turn to stop working to take care of them. One day a catastrophe occurred out of the blue – her father died young and with huge debts that the family knew nothing about. Lek was twenty and she was the only one who could prevent foreclosure. However, the only way she knew was to go to work in her cousin’s bar in Pattaya. She went as a waitress-cum-cashier, but when she realised that she was pregnant by her worthless, estranged husband, things had to change. She had the baby, gave it to her mother to look after and went back to work. However, now she needed real money to provide a better life for her child and to make up for spending its whole youth 500 miles away. She drifted into the tourist sex industry. The book relates some of her ‘adventures’, her dreams and nightmares and her ‘modus operandi’. It tries to show, from Lek’s point of view, what it really is like to be a Thai bar girl – the hopes and frustrations, the hopes and the let-downs, the hopes and the lies and deceit that are part of her every day life. One day she meets a man she likes and he likes her too. Nothing new there, it had happened hundreds of times before, but she feels that it is different this time. They have a wonderful four weeks together and then he goes home – as they all had, leaving more promises and more hopes. This one returns, but real life with a real boyfriend is not as easy as she had dreamed it would be. They go through good and bad times, but will they stay together and for how long? After all she has been through, will she be able to be a regular girlfriend or even a wife again? Will she ever really be able to trust a man enough again either? Or would she be better off giving up her dreams and carrying on working in the bar? Lek begins to find out that getting what you wish for is not always as good as you thought it would be. 'Behind the Smile' refers to the fact that Thailand is known the world over as 'The Land of Smiles'.
Category: Fiction

Behind The Smile

Author : Sleight
ISBN : 9781535613545
Genre : Poetry
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So many times we think we know someone based on their outward appearance or success in life; but to be honest, we really don’t because there is so much more to their story! Behind The Smile is a glimpse into my story-- the mind and life of myself and six other individuals close to me. When you read the poems in sequence you will start to unveil secrets that I have been involuntarily keeping. I wrote this book to shed light on my doubts, adversities, and overall journey in hopes that it would show that we are not so different from one another. Though the details of our lives vary; the emotions, thoughts, and experiences are extremely similar, if not the same. The only way to truly know someone and realize how similar we are is to look behind their smile...
Category: Poetry

Behind The Smile

Author : Marie Osmond
ISBN : 9780446549912
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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More than one out of 10 new mothers experience post-partum depression (PPD), yet few women seek help. After Marie Osmond, beloved singer and TV talk show host, gave birth to her seventh child (four of her children are adopted), she became increasingly depressed. One night, she handed over her bank card to her babysitter, got in her car, and drove north-with no intention of returning until she had emerged from her crisis. After she went public with her own experiences with PPD on Oprah and Larry King Live, the response was overwhelming. Now collaborating with a doctor who helped her through her ordeal, Marie Osmond will share the fear and depression she overcame, and reveal how she put it all behind her and is moving on with her life.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Truth Behind The Smile

Author : Serife Yesilkaya
ISBN : 9781479709397
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is based on real-life story. This is a documentation of the life of a Kurdish girl, which reflects the struggle she faced and the people who were around her. This book is an example how one person with the will to live can overcome all obstacles.When death,rape,and poverty can ́t stop your will to live,What will you do Although it seems greater than they are, it is filled with heartbreaking, thrilling, and sometimes impossible situations; it is a book that reveals the hidden secrets of many years of one’s life struggle, through a roller coaster of emotions and spirituality. It will affect those that are in the story and compels the ones who read it, Read this book however you want, from the end or the beginning. You can go anywhere with this book or get one for someone special; it will give inspirations. To those who are going through a hard time, there will be several chapters that will relate to your life in some shape or form, or you might have some special interest in love, relationships, family, and friends, anything that you can think of in your life; perhaps you might be going through a rough time and overcoming a loved one’s death. Feel free to go there first. Let this story help you grow and develop your mind, and it might help you with your future dreams by associating yourself with the relevant situations in your life. You might be able to make better decisions; for example, take a look at others who make better choices, people that can teach us the greater things about life and direct us to the right path so we can choose our lifestyle wisely. This book is my life. I am so grateful to write the stories of my life to be able help people in hard, crazy times. I am certain that this book will be your best friend; it will carry you through the weakest moments you feel.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Behind The Smile

Author : Jeannie Morris
ISBN : 9781572847590
Genre : Political Science
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In 1992, Carol Moseley Braun became the first, and to this day only, African-American woman elected to the US Senate. Long before this historic victory, which Barack Obama would later say prefigured his own path to the Senate and presidency, veteran Chicago journalist Jeannie Morris saw an incredible opportunity. Here was a bold and politically courageous candidate, a feminist and sensible progressive with whom Morris quickly identified on a personal level. Morris joined the campaign to write the official story of a brilliant retail politician with a charismatic smile. What happened next resulted in a story that went well beyond what Morris could have imagined. Behind the Smile is the riveting campaign-trail memoir of a journalist coming to grips with the shortcomings of an ascendant politician—a charismatic trailblazer whose personal relationship with a key staffer led to her undoing. The narrative unfolds as the personal journey of a sympathetic reporter reconciling her own belief in an inspiring figure with her responsibility to deliver the facts. In Behind the Smile, Morris brings the social and political impact of Moseley Braun's story—from her meteoric rise to her eventual downfall—into clear focus.
Category: Political Science

Behind The Smile

Author : Dianne Nice
ISBN : 9780955974151
Genre : Fiction
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A woman in Nova Scotia struggles through disappointment and adversity for acceptance and love denied her as a child. Hope springs eternal, and faith, determination and a sense of humour is what she clings to as she keeps reaching for tomorrow.
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Behind The Smile

Author : Richard W. Jenkins
ISBN : 9781936442522
Genre : Poetry
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Come, take a peek Behind the Smile; a world you’ve never known before awaits your pleasures for a while ... there’s wonderment for you in store. From Free Verse poetry to Sonnets, Ballads, and many more poetic forms and styles, this incomparably amazing collection of 145 selected poems by master poet Richard W. Jenkins is not your everyday smattering of poetic jargon. They will captivate and embrace your senses, taking you on a metaphorical journey of inner exploration and sheer enthrallment that will entice you irresistibly back into their pages—time and again. Aficionados will appreciate the author’s breakdowns of the poems’ 52 forms, including some of his widely used originals. This treasure belongs within easy reach of every poetry lover. Whom could who feels what all we do not yearn a deeper bite, when each delicious taste we take flavors our world just right?
Category: Poetry