Five Star Trails The Ozarks

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ISBN: 9781634040105
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Number of pages: 256
Author: Jim Warnock
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

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Poor Your Soul

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ISBN: 9781616956356
Release Date: 2016-01-12
Number of pages: 320
Author: Mira Ptacin
Publisher: Soho Press

Download and read online Poor Your Soul in PDF and EPUB Poor Your Soul—moving, wise, and passionately written—is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family. At twenty-eight, Mira Ptacin discovered she was pregnant. Though it was unplanned, she embraced the idea of starting a family and became engaged to Andrew, the father. Five months later, an ultrasound revealed that her child would be born with a constellation of birth defects and no chance of survival outside the womb. Mira was given three options: terminate the pregnancy, induce early delivery, or wait and inevitably miscarry. Mira’s story is paired with that of her mother, who emigrated from Poland to the United States, and who also experienced grievous loss when her only son was killed by a drunk driver. These deftly interwoven stories offer a picture of mother and daughter finding strength in themselves and each other in the face of tragedy. From the Hardcover edition.


Los Angeles Magazine

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Release Date: 2003-11
Number of pages: 212
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Download and read online Los Angeles Magazine in PDF and EPUB Los Angeles magazine is a regional magazine of national stature. Our combination of award-winning feature writing, investigative reporting, service journalism, and design covers the people, lifestyle, culture, entertainment, fashion, art and architecture, and news that define Southern California. Started in the spring of 1961, Los Angeles magazine has been addressing the needs and interests of our region for 48 years. The magazine continues to be the definitive resource for an affluent population that is intensely interested in a lifestyle that is uniquely Southern Californian.


All the Pretty Things

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ISBN: 9781496418234
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Edie Wadsworth
Publisher: NavPress

Download and read online All the Pretty Things in PDF and EPUB “The night the trailer burned down, I think Daddy was the one who set it on fire. . . . “ For a long time, Edie thought she had escaped. It started in an Appalachian trailer park, where a young girl dreamed of becoming a doctor. But every day, Edie woke up to her reality: a poverty-stricken world where getting out seemed impossible. Where, at twelve years old, she taught herself to drive a truck so she could get her drunk daddy home from the bar. Where the grownups ate while the children went hungry. Where, when the family trailer burned down, she couldn’t be caught squawlin’ over losing her things—she just had to be grateful anyone had remembered to save her at all. And at the center of it all, there was her daddy. She never knew when he would show up; she learned the hard way that she couldn’t count on him to protect her. But it didn’t matter: All she wanted was to make him proud. Against all odds, Edie “made doctor,” achieving everything that had once seemed beyond her reach. But her past caught up with her—and it would take her whole life burning down once again for Edie to be finally able to face the truth about herself, her family, and her relationship with God. Readers of The Glass Castle will treasure this refreshing and raw redemption story, a memoir for anyone who has ever hungered for home, forgiveness, and the safe embrace of a father’s love.


Salvaging My Identity

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ISBN: 1430032480
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Number of pages: 184
Author: Rachel Lovingood
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The Weekly Underwriter

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ISBN: UOM:35128001774841
Release Date: 1957-07
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AB Bookman s Weekly

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ISBN: UOM:39015049024592
Release Date: 1998
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As I Lay Dying

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ISBN: 9781446485514
Release Date: 2013-07-05
Number of pages: 256
Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online As I Lay Dying in PDF and EPUB The death and burial of Addie Bundren is told by members of her family, as they cart the coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi, to bury her among her people. And as the intense desires, fears and rivalries of the family are revealed in the vernacular of the Deep South, Faulkner presents a portrait of extraordinary power - as epic as the Old Testament, as American as Huckleberry Finn.


Books in Print 2009 2010

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ISBN: 0835250210
Release Date: 2009
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Alive Whole Amputation

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ISBN: 1539012344
Release Date: 2016-10-05
Number of pages: 170
Author: Dee Malchow
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Download and read online Alive Whole Amputation in PDF and EPUB Losing a limb will impact every aspect of a person's life. This book describes the emotional process that a person may experience in adjusting to limb loss. Based on the author's own story and professional experience, it also includes input from many other amputees. Dee Malchow is an amputation nurse specialist who underwent a below knee amputation at age 19 from a boating accident. Since then Dee has interacted with over 3000 amputees through her job, skiing, soccer, mission work in Sierra Leone, and prosthetic research. She received her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing at the University of Washington. Dee is married to Jim Malchow and lives north of Seattle, Washington. They have two grown married children who have provided them with eight delightful grandchildren. See more at http: //deemalchow.weebly.com "Dee Malchow, RN writes with wisdom, emotion and incredible insight. Her book, based on her own experience, and in providing care and support to thousands of others with limb loss, provides help and guidance to those with amputation. As an Orthopaedic Surgeon, who has worked closely with Dee over the years, I continue to learn from her about how individuals cope, heal, struggle, and succeed. She has certainly taught me more than anyone else about being 'Alive and Whole.'" Douglas G Smith, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington


Books in Print 2004 2005

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Quill Quire

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ISBN: NWU:35556034100420
Release Date: 2002
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Tracks

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105126748743
Release Date: 1939
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Hot Lights Cold Steel

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ISBN: 9781429903073
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Dr. Michael J. Collins
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online Hot Lights Cold Steel in PDF and EPUB When Michael Collins decides to become a surgeon, he is totally unprepared for the chaotic life of a resident at a major hospital. A natural overachiever, Collins' success, in college and medical school led to a surgical residency at one of the most respected medical centers in the world, the famed Mayo Clinic. But compared to his fellow residents Collins feels inadequate and unprepared. All too soon, the euphoria of beginning his career as an orthopedic resident gives way to the feeling he is a counterfeit, an imposter who has infiltrated a society of brilliant surgeons. This story of Collins' four-year surgical residency traces his rise from an eager but clueless first-year resident to accomplished Chief Resident in his final year. With unparalleled humor, he recounts the disparity between people's perceptions of a doctor's glamorous life and the real thing: a succession of run down cars that are towed to the junk yard, long weekends moonlighting at rural hospitals, a family that grows larger every year, and a laughable income. Collins' good nature helps him over some of the rough spots but cannot spare him the harsh reality of a doctor's life. Every day he is confronted with decisions that will change people's lives-or end them-forever. A young boy's leg is mangled by a tractor: risk the boy's life to save his leg, or amputate immediately? A woman diagnosed with bone cancer injures her hip: go through a painful hip operation even though she has only months to live? Like a jolt to the system, he is faced with the reality of suffering and death as he struggles to reconcile his idealism and aspiration to heal with the recognition of his own limitations and imperfections. Unflinching and deeply engaging, Hot Lights, Cold Steel is a humane and passionate reminder that doctors are people too. This is a gripping memoir, at times devastating, others triumphant, but always compulsively readable.


Using Trauma Focused Therapy Stories

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ISBN: 9781317929390
Release Date: 2014-02-03
Number of pages: 272
Author: Pat Pernicano
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Using Trauma Focused Therapy Stories in PDF and EPUB Using Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories is a groundbreaking treatment resource for trauma-informed therapists who work with abused and neglected children ages nine years and older as well as their caregivers. The therapy stories are perfect accompaniments to evidence-based treatment approaches and provide the foundation for psychoeducation and intervention with the older elementary-aged child or early pre-teen. Therapists will also benefit from the inclusion of thorough guides for children and caregivers, which illustrate trauma and developmental concepts in easy-to-understand terms. The psychoeducational material in the guides, written at a third- to fourth-grade reading level, may be used within any trauma-informed therapy model in the therapy office or sent-home for follow-up. Each therapy story illustrates trauma concepts, guides trauma narrative and cognitive restructuring work, and illuminates caregiver blind spots; the caregiver stories target issues that often become barriers to family trauma recovery. No therapist who works with young trauma survivors will want to be without this book, and school-based professionals, social workers, psychologists and others committed to working with traumatized children will find the book chock-full of game-changing ideas for their practice.