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My Life And Hard Times

Author : James Thurber
ISBN : UOM:39015002191768
Genre : American wit and humor
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This hugely funny autobiographical memoir that takes into account the crumbling of empires, talks "largely about small matters and smally about great affairs". Mostly it is about the wildly incredible things people do when they think they are acting sensibly. Cartoons.
Category: American wit and humor

My Life And Hard Times

Author : Lloyd H. Smith
ISBN : OCLC:51379892
Genre : Physicians
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Category: Physicians

Famous Long Ago

Author : Raymond Mungo
ISBN : OCLC:1007261392
Genre :
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My Life And Very Hard Times With Lousy Doctors

Author : Alan Scott
ISBN : 9781514478790
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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It was Alan Scott's mother who emphasized the notion that doctors were the same as God; one healed the body and the other the mind and soul. Believing that until he got older, he soon came to realize that some in the medical profession were vacant of honesty, sense, warmth, or understanding. This was learned through unnecessary pain, poor diagnosis, poorly mannered doctors and staff members. We are being over-medicated and over-tested. When the public sees ads about medications (especially new ones) that are more negative than positive, why is the FDA passing them through in the first place? You will find many of the problems and complaints in this book as well as what people can do to counteract them.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Ball Four

Author : Jim Bouton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105011826034
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The diary of a major-league baseball player during one season reveals the game's venal and foolish aspects
Category: Sports & Recreation

Oi Watch It Treacle The Life And Hard Times Of Terry Knacker

Author : Richard Nuttall
ISBN : 9781326528287
Genre : Humor
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THERE have been many biographies of hard men, geezers who would maim you as soon as look at you for insulting their dear old mums, but none like this. This is the incredible life story of a man who rose from humble beginnings to become the hardest man in the world. That man is Terrence Shirley Knacker. Given an effeminate middle name to ensure a difficult childhood, Terry fought and blagged his way to the top, conquering adversity and trampling on anyone who got in his way. Ultimately loved by few but respected by many, he has drawn celebrities, sports stars and politicians to him like flies to shit. In the pages of this book, Terry attempts to get his story across, occasionally with all the subtlety of one of his right hooks. Like its subject matter, it is not always a pretty read, but it will grip you by the throat and give you a couple of cheeky slaps for looking at it funny. So don't waste his time, put yer hand in yer pocket and buy it.
Category: Humor

The Life And Hard Times Of A Korean Shaman

Author : Laurel Kendall
ISBN : 0824811453
Genre : Social Science
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"Kendall's study of a female shaman interweaves the voices of anthropologist and the shaman into one.... An excellent example of the recent attempts by anthropologists to give expression to the words and lives of respondents and to detail the context in which they are acquired." --Choice "Although the book is a very personal account of one shaman's life, [it] also provides a window into the ways and means of the Korean culture and society of the time." --Korean Quarterly, Spring 2001
Category: Social Science

Winning In Spite Of Nine Biblical Principles For Turning Hard Times Into Personal Growth Increased Impact And Abundant Life

Author : David Akers
ISBN : 9781683141068
Genre : Religion
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YOU CAN BE A WINNER IN SPITE OF YOUR HARDSHIPS AND FAILURES Everyone goes through hard times. Everyone. Even those who the world views as accomplished and successful have their share of pain. David Akers knows this all too well. He’s played in some of the NFL’s biggest games, received many personal honors, and made millions of dollars as an NFL kicker. But he’s experienced personal hardship as well – including family health issues, professional setbacks, financial loss, and grappling with personal and professional failure. Through it all, David has emerged as a more effective and influential husband, father, professional, businessman, and ministry leader. And, above all, he’s become a more passionate and devoted Christ-follower. Winning in Spite Of will help you navigate hard times by presenting biblical truths and bringing them to life with real-life examples from David’s life. It will show you how to grow and increase your impact in the lives of others by recalibrating your experience through a biblical-understanding of suffering. It deals honestly with pain and suffering and shows how even the hardest times and greatest failures can be redeemed for good. If you’re an NFL fan, you’ll love the behind-the-scenes view that David shares throughout the book. But if you’re not a big NFL fan, don’t worry! David shares about the struggles we all face in our families, our friendships, and our careers.
Category: Religion

Hard Times In The Country

Author : Timothy L. Wahl
ISBN : 0595610285
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Timothy Wahl grew up on a dairy farm in the town of Andover, New York. A restless youth who hangs out with other farm boys dreams big and is bound and determined to make his mark on the world. But reality is a wet blanket. He not only feels out of place but IS out of place. He scores mediocre grades, plays sports clumsily, and contemplates without much success a future of fanfare and celebration. One of the few places where he feels like he belongs is in Mr. MacCraes art class, which also serves as a dumping ground for miscreants and the troubled. No one knows just how troubled Timothy is until the summer of his senior year. If Timothy has any chance of overcoming his troubles and finding his place in the world, hell have to find answers in uncommon places, and most importantly grow up. His life depends on it. Join Timothy as he finds adventure in a world where girls love The Beatles, neighbors still know each other, and where roots run deep. The good life may be just around the bend, but for now, its Hard Times in the Country.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

My Life In My True Poems

Author : Jeremy Swanson
ISBN : 9781467094313
Genre : Poetry
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People, who found out I write poems, ask me to write them poems, so I was really busy and I was really happy to do that. Some of them were from treatment, jail, and prison. I write poems about relationships, love, and the kids. I am sober now, and when I read my poems again I feel bad about the things I lost when I went to prison. My kids are really happy now. I'm proud of my kids and they are doing well.
Category: Poetry

My Life And Times

Author : James Butt
ISBN : 9781480910720
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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My Life and Times: Story of a Kenyan-American by James J. Butt is the unique mixture of an intriguing autobiography about a Kenyan-born man who has lived through many life-altering experiences on what was once known as the 'Dark Continent.' From a young age, he knew his destiny lay in a life in the United States, and he continuously worked very hard, became educated, and struggled with bureaucratic 'red tape' for a opportunity to pursue the 'American Dream.' What makes this work so distinctive is the author's ability to seamlessly combine his own life experiences with those of the world occurring simultaneously. This content is not only a fascinating read from an autobiographical aspect, but his recounting of chronological events gives the reader the chance to take his or her own trip down 'Memory Lane' by recalling what was occurring in his or her life at the time these historical milestones were taking place. This is a means to absorb not only national, but international history in an entertaining way. About the Author Born in the British Colony of Kenya in 1940, the author's family emmigrated from Kashmir, during the British Raj, in the hope of escaping poverty. The son of uneducated parents, he desired to break with family tradition and seek other role models. He believed that education was the key and worked through difficulties to achieve his goals for college degrees, hoping they would lead him to the life he sought. He was able to receive some of his education/work experience in the United States, and experienced the 'Civil Rights Movement' up close, coming to some new realizations. To quote the author: " I truly believe that education is the answer, for people to recognize the differences and, to a greater extent, the similarities that exist among people...regardless of race and color...we should celebrate our differences and learn from them." James J. Butt has been quite successful in the food industry, residing in Hanover, PA.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Hard Times

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : 9781101042199
Genre : Fiction
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Dickens’s scathing portrait of Victorian industrial society. Coketown, the depressed mill town that is the setting for one of Charles Dickens’s most powerful and unforgettable novels, is all brick, machinery, and smoke-darkened chimneys. Its emblematic citizen, the schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind, lives to impose his version of education: facts and statistics that feed the mind while starving the soul and spirit. Inflexible and unyielding, he places conformity above curiosity and logic over sentiment, only to see his philosophy warp and destroy the lives of his own family. Filled with memorable characters and scenes, Hard Times is a daring novel of ideas—and, ultimately, a celebration of love, hope, and imagination. With an Introduction by Frederick Busch and an Afterword by Jane Smiley
Category: Fiction

Hard Times

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : HARVARD:32044011500618
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My Life S Flow

Author : Taryn A. Robinson
ISBN : 9781469118406
Genre : Poetry
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A book of poetry that depicts the life of a young African-American teen and her experiences with life, love, being poor, and a teen. Life -she doesnt know what to do. Being a teen and the emotional roller coaster that comes along with growth. Love-not knowing how to love. And growing up poor in an urban city in California-her journey through not wanting to be poor anymore. Her Lifes Flow.
Category: Poetry

Manchester United Ruined My Life

Author : Colin Shindler
ISBN : 9780755363926
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Colin Shindler was dealt a cruel hand by Fate when he became a passionate Manchester City supporter. In this brilliant sporting autobiography he recalls the great characters of his youth, like his eccentric Uncle Laurence, as well as his professional heroes. Threaded through these sporting events is the author's own story, which touches on a universal nerve, growing up in a Jewish family, his childhodd destroyed by the sudden death of his mother and his slow emotional recovery through his love for Manchester City. It is a tale that reveals what it is like to be on the outside looking in, with his nose pressed up against the sweet shop window watching the United supporters take all the wine gums.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Good Living In Hard Times

Author : Stafford Whiteaker
ISBN : 9781780993164
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Explains what makes you poor, healthy and rich and how to achieve a contented life.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Overcoming Ocd And Schizopherenia With God In My Life

Author : Chip F. Correll
ISBN : 9780595121472
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is an autobiography of one man's struggles with mental illnesses with God in his life. The style is that of a personal journal, letting the readers into the mind and soul of the author. Overcoming OCD and Schizophrenia strips down the barriers of fear and stigma and allows their story to be heard for the benefit of understanding. About to unfold before you is the story of one man’s struggle with mental illness. It is an eye-opening account of the courage it takes to live with mental illness on a daily basis. Perhaps it could be said that the ultimate act of generosity is sharing one’s inner self. You the reader are about to receive the gift of insight. This is Chip’s story. Enjoy!
Category: Biography & Autobiography