The Reading Cure

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The Reading Cure

Author : Laura Freeman
ISBN : 9781474604666
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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'Freeman's pleasure in the food of literature ... is infectious. The Reading Cure will speak to anyone who has ever felt pain and found solace in a book' Bee Wilson At the age of fourteen, Laura Freeman was diagnosed with anorexia. But even when recovery seemed impossible, the one appetite she never lost was her love of reading. Slowly, book by book, Laura re-discovered how to enjoy food - and life - through literature.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Novel Cure

Author : Ella Berthoud
ISBN : 9789351940173
Genre : Literary Collections
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Whether you have a stubbed toe or a stubborn case of the blues, within these pages you’ll find a cure in the form of a novel – or a combination of novels – to help ease your pain. You’ll also find advice on how to tackle common reading ailments – such as what to do when you feel overwhelmed by the number of books in the world, or if you have a tendency to give up halfway through. When read at the right moment in your life, a novel can – quite literally – change it, and The Novel Cure is a reminder of that power. Written with authority, passion and wit, here is a fresh approach to finding new books to read, and an enchanting way to revisit the books on your shelves.
Category: Literary Collections

Water Cure Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015066610265
Genre : Hygiene
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Category: Hygiene

The Cure

Author : Glenn Cooper
ISBN : 9781800242210
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 81.40 MB
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If you catch it, you forget everything. Your only hope is the cure... He wanted to cure Alzheimer's Disease... Single parent and neurologist Dr. Jamie Abbott makes a key contribution to treating Alzheimer's Disease. But the principal investigator short-circuits the study safeguards, releasing a highly contagious virus that wipes the host's memories. His daughter is one of the first victims. As the virus spreads and civil order breaks down, Jamie embarks on a perilous cross-country journey. He needs to reach Dr. Mandy Alexander. She has the other half of a potential cure. If he fails, he'll leave most of mankind to the oblivion of total amnesia. What everyone's saying about Glenn Cooper: 'As Cooper builds the layers of intrigue it becomes clear that he is no ordinary thriller writer, but one who asks big questions' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH. 'Fast paced and original, Cooper delivers' SUN. 'Outstanding style and tense, gripping storylines' EUROCRIME. 'Dynamic, inspirational ... You will not be disappointed' FRESH FICTION. 'Incandescent and explosive' JAMES ROLLINS.
Category: Fiction

Reading Chaos And Cure

Author : Sibyl Terman
ISBN : UIUC:30112064395848
Genre : Reading (Elementary)
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Category: Reading (Elementary)

Deadly Cure

Author : William Cutrer
ISBN : 0825494540
Genre : Fiction
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The explosive sequel to the CBA best-seller, Lethal Harvest. Around every turn in the story lies a blinding matrix of complicated motives and challenges to the sanctity of life. Guaranteed fiction!
Category: Fiction

Le Cur Manqu

Author : Eugène de Courcillon
ISBN : PRNC:32101066458405
Genre : France
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Category: France


Author : Sibyl Terman
ISBN : OCLC:930475260
Genre : Reading (Primary)
File Size : 80.10 MB
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Category: Reading (Primary)

Take Up Thy Bed And Walk

Author : Lois Keith
ISBN : 0415937396
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Heidi, The Secret Garden, and Pollyanna are all classic "girls' books, " featuring a miracle cure of an invalid character who literally gets up and walks away from illness or paralysis. Such stories were common in Victorian novels and they implicitly conveyed the idea that disability and physical suffering were punishment for wrongdoing: unruly girls could not enter womanhood unless they were tamed, and an accident was the perfect plot device for this transformation. Other characters, like Helen Burns in Jane Eyre or Beth in Little Women, were just too good to live, and died so that another character could be redeemed by their example. Lois Keith points out in this study that the temptation to either cure or kill off disabled characters has surprising tenacity. The widespread belief that a disabled life isn't a full life and that patients can cure themselves through force of will endures to the present day. In Take Up Thy Bed & Walk, Lois Keith brings her lively and observant eye to the classic books of childhood from Jane Eyre, Heidi, and Pollyanna, to modern American classics such as Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie and Judy Blume's Deenie. Keith explores the recurring images of impairment and ill health in literature and asks the reader to reconsider the messages they send to a devoted young audience. This book is also a testament to the singular passion with which these books are read by younger readers and reminds us of the intensity of our own reading experience as children.
Category: Literary Criticism