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Bohemian Love Diaries

Author : Slash Coleman
ISBN : 9780762796557
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Infused with southern charm, this irresistibly weird and wonderful story chronicles Slash Coleman’s upbringing in a warped but warm-hearted household of eccentric artists. Descended from a posse of off-beat immigrants--including a grandfather who danced at the Moulin Rouge--and raised near the capital of the Confederacy during the 1970s and ’80s, young Slash sets out to find true love. Unfortunately, he’s his own worst enemy. Obsessions with Evel Knievel, rock band KISS, and crisscrossing the country to find the girl of his dreams set his quest for happiness on a hapless course. Hilarious and profound, Coleman slowly comes to terms with his father, a genius sculptor and volatile alcoholic, and his mother, a Holocaust survivor who makes him promise never to reveal that he’s Jewish. A touching portrait emerges of a young artist whose passionate spirit refuses to be suppressed. A swift kick to the funny bone, The Bohemian Love Diaries and its laugh-out-loud perversity conjure Jonathan Ames and Augusten Burroughs with a tender edge, revealing what might have happened if John Hodgman raised Holden Caulfield in Chuck Palahniuk’s attic. It will leave you howling.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Wet Silence

Author : Sweta Srivastava Vikram
ISBN : 9781615992560
Genre : Poetry
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ÿ"Sweta Vikram captures bold raw passion, poignant reality and crafts a powerful voice for the voiceless." --Kate Campbell Stevenson, Actor & Producer Wet Silenceÿbears moving accounts of Hindu widows in India. The book raises concern about the treatment of widowed women by society; lends their stories a voice; shares their unheard tales about marriage; reveals the heavy hand of patriarchy; and, addresses the lack of companionship and sensuality in their lives. This collection of poems covers a myriad of social evils such as misogyny, infidelity, gender inequality, and celibacy amongst other things. The poems in the collection are bold, unapologetic, and visceral. The collection will haunt you.ÿ "Nothing short of sacred genius,ÿWet Silenceÿreads with a sensual and dangerous grace. It is a body of work that ushers presence into absence and love into a world that has all but done away with the word."ÿ --Slash Coleman, author ofÿThe Bohemian Love Diariesÿand blogger forÿPsychology Today. "Sweta's poems did a powerful job at highlighting the mental and sexual abuse, violence, loneliness and the pain experienced by millions of widows in India. Why I ask, is being a widow a crime?" --Shruti Kapoor, Founder of Sayfty, an organization that helps women protect themselves against violence "In a gorgeous choir of reclaimed voices, Sweta Srivastava Vikram tells the stories of women forgotten and passed over, women silenced and without choices, women who ?don't exist'--Hindu widows. Through the magical breath of her poetry Vikram not only animates these women's hopes, sorrows, dreams, and defeats, she lovingly restores them to honor." --Melissa Studdard, award-winning author ofÿI Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast. Learn more at From the World Voices series at Modern History Press POE005060 Poetry : American - Asian American SOC028000 Social Science : Women's Studies - General FAM001000 Family & Relationships : Abuse - General
Category: Poetry

Choices In Relationships An Introduction To Marriage And The Family

Author : David Knox
ISBN : 9781305544741
Genre : Social Science
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The Twelfth Edition of Knox and Schacht's CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS helps students see how positive outcomes in personal relationships depend on making intelligent choices. The authors encourage students to explore the tradeoffs involved with choices, show how to view situations in a positive light, and demonstrate that not making a choice is really a choice after all. Through current data, an engaging writing style, interactive pedagogy such as self-assessments, and an emphasis on social policy issues within the context of each chapter, this theme-based marriage and family text encourages lively classroom discussion and demonstrates how research and theory apply to students' lives. As a result, students learn to approach every intimate relationship with the new freedom and new responsibility that accompany their choices. This streamlined twelfth edition also includes new discussions of the future of marriage and the family, and features an abundance of new research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Social Science

Author : إرنستو تشي غيفارا
Genre : Fiction
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تضيف هذه السلسلة إلى المشروع الجغرافى العربى ( ارتباد الآفاق ) فضاء جديداً يساهم في بلورة الأفق الذى نتطلع إليه و إذا كان الانشغال الأساسى للمشروع منذ البداية بالمؤلفات التى وضعها الرحالة و الجغرافيون العرب و المسلمون لما أصاب هذا الأدب من إهمال كبير على مدار الأزمنة الحديثة
Category: Fiction

The Halfway House For Writers

Author : Valley Haggard
ISBN : 1364940140
Genre : Education
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If you are confident, joyful and productive in your writing life, if you understand your place in the world of writing, if you are happy and carefree when you think of what you have written and what you still want to write, this handbook is not for you.If you have struggled with insecurity, existential angst, being stuck and feeling unworthy; if you have wrestled with writing that is too crazy, too boring, too shameful, unorganized, or just plain sucks, read on.---"Twenty pages into your book and it feels like I've finally found my bible. It has literally never occurred to me that anyone else felt this way. Thank you, thank you, thank you!" -Susan Howson, RVA News..".[A]n absolutely necessary handbook for anyone who has ever felt that burning longing to write and all the tangled emotions that come with it: doubt, anxiety, fear, self-flagellation. With courage and grace, Valley shares her own struggles so that others will know they're not alone. I read the entire book with a smile on my face... But you will find more than affirmation in this book. You will also find an irresistible invitation to write: to write for 10 minutes at a time, to write without excuses or apologies. Valley offers prompts, gentle guidance and practical advice on how to approach this tricky process of extracting splinters and turning them into stories. If you write, or want to write, or even wish you could write, read this book. It's for you." -Melissa Scott Sinclair, freelance and fiction writer"The Halfway House for Writers is a gem of a book. Filled with revealing personal anecdotes and honest advice it's a combination memoir/self-help book disguised as a handbook for aspiring writers." -Noah Scalin, author of "Skull-A-Day.".".[T]he finest tiny guide to writing of its kind... With advice that's both sobering and promiscuous it's destined to become a cult classic." - Slash Coleman, award winning author of "The Bohemian Love Diaries"
Category: Education

Book Lovers

Author : Shawna Kenney
ISBN : 9781580055307
Genre : Fiction
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Forget poorly written prose and clichéd love scenes: Book Lovers answers the call for sexy literature with substance. This collection of toe-curling tales written by and for word-worshippers offers well-crafted fiction and creative nonfiction that connects literature to libido. From a Vonnegut-inspired tryst to an imaginary ménage à trois with Henry Miller and Anaïs Nin, the book encompasses a veritable buffet of literary fantasies. Whether they’re conjuring Junot Díaz between the sheets or dreaming of a modern-day enactment of Wuthering Heights—this time refusing Edgar in favor of lusty, bodice-ripping nights with Heathcliff—the stories in Book Lovers are designed for readers’ brains and bodies. Includes contributions from Izabella St. James, Slash Coleman, Trina Calderón, Cara Bruce, and Stephanie Auteri.
Category: Fiction

Love Eroticism

Author : Mike Featherstone
ISBN : UOM:39015048925559
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 82.94 MB
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This major collection explores the contested nature of love and eroticism, examining the ways in which erotic bodily pleasures have become central to contemporary consumer culture. It investigates the spatial dimension of erotic life through considerations of Bohemian love, the gay city and the ways in which the urban landscape and everyday life have become sexualized - issues which have become central to the emergence of `queer’ as a new form of gender politics and more general questions of sexual citizenship. Drawing on the work of feminists, sociologists and cultural theorists, this book contains a wide-ranging and accessible set of contributions to contemporary debates on sexuality, love and eroticism. Love & Erotici
Category: Social Science

Women S Diaries

Author : Jane DuPree Begos
ISBN : UCSC:32106007516799
Genre : Diaries
File Size : 47.93 MB
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Category: Diaries

Love Lessons

Author : Joan Wyndham
ISBN : 0316962511
Genre : Chelsea (London, England)
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This engaging diary of innocence and experience in wartime London recalls such memorable events from the author's youth as falling in love, getting drunk at bohemian parties, and hilariously planning the loss of her virginity
Category: Chelsea (London, England)