Category «Memoirs»

Rabbi Simcha Bunim of Pshis'cha: His Life and Teachings

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IndieBound ) — an illuminating inventory of the little-known champions behind a wide range of cultural icons and an homage to the gift of what Robert Krulwich once so poetically termed “friends in low places.” Each story is told by a different writer and illustrated by a different artist, all of astounding range and talent. He is also a skillful house carpenter, and has done some marvelously fine work in that line. After this trip he became correspondent for The Times in Beijing and became known as Morrison of Peking.

Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar: A Memoir

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Over the following decades, it became clear that Townsend had been the first of a new breed of corporate leaders: men and women who evaluated the success of their leadership not only in terms of efficiency, but also by humanistic metrics. So give six a try—and make your words count. She was so imposing and respected that even though she told people to call her Kay, they always ended up calling her Mrs.

Two Foot Fred: How My Life Has Come Full Circle

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BookBub offers a great personalized experience. Five lucky winners will receive a bundle of the following two books – winners will be chosen randomly throughout the duration of the giveaway: Seized: Book One of the Pipe Woman Chronicles – Download the eBook for Free! […] About False Gods by L. I contacted Collections Canada and ordered her military records. Memoirs Books is a professional editing, writing and publishing company dedicated to producing professional biographies and family histories of the highest quality.

Tales my father told me: And some that he didn't

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In combat, Murphy soon had to fight two opposing forces - the need and want to be close to the men who shared life and death with him, and the need to remain distant from men who were doomed to die or be disfigured or dismembered. On the turret's top was mounted a .50 caliber heavy machine gun, and standing with smoke swirling around him, and open flames warming his feet for the first time all winter, Murphy single-handedly stopped a German counter-attack.

Memoirs of the Crown Prince of Germany

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The history contains 450 pages in 21 chapters. Barcelona or Madrid, Manchester or Liverpool, or in this case, Argentina or England. Sansberry came to Indiana as a small child with his uncle, and grew up in Muncie. These personal accounts also reveal much about issues of shifting morale among both soldiers and civilians, as well as relationships between those two groups; of complex and sometime ambivalent loyalties; and of how individuals understood, remembered, and interpreted the most momentous period in their lives.

The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher

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Unlike many a dry historical treatise replete with data, dates, and confounding order of battle charts, "Vietnam Veteran Memoirs: The Adventures of a Florida Flatlander in Vietnam," by Mack Payne is essentially a compilation of his war stories. This splendid biography powerfully illuminates the life and ideas of a courageous, controversial, truly impressive American, whose entire career embodies a sustained faith in the possibility of a Great Society. On reaching manhood he engaged in farming, and soon accumulated considerable property.

Memoir of the Rev. Samuel Green: Late Pastor of Union

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Carry On, Warrior - The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life And Forward: A Memoir Glennon Doyle Melton’s hilarious and poignant reflections on our universal (yet often secret) experiences have inspired a social movement by reminding women that they’re not alone. Subject: American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors--(1983: : Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Pictorial works.: Holocaust survivors--United States--Congresses. This book features the author – who could be anyone’s friend – travelling through Asia in his mid-twenties and experiencing a series of adventures that test his resilient and likable character.

Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain

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Instead, he found identity and understanding, and emerged transformed. After taking up residence in California, he built a plastics- manufacturing business that bankrolled a luxurious lifestyle. Due to international copyright, availability and pricing may vary outside of the US. With great empathy and appreciation, he recalls the experience of working for Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry and Bess Truman, Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, John and Jacqueline Kennedy, and Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson.

THE WOMAN WHO DID.

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Title of New (Duplicated) Quiz: A test which will test you on your knowledge of memoirs! Be warned, penning your memoirs can leave you wide open to criticism. The remaining chapters were written by the Rev. Andrews's classic War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl, 1864-1865 (1908) recounts her harrowing retreat from her home in Washington; as Union forces approached, she moved across ravaged areas to find refuge at her sister's plantation in the southwestern part of the state.

The Memoirs of Casanova Volume 1 of 6: Venetian Years

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He walked deep into the jungle, where he was speared twice. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand America. During much of this dangerous epoch, Bob was directly involved in the protective mission of the Secret Service. He was mercilessly bullied but was able to push past the noise and, later, become a source of guidance as a dancing coach and mentor. The author provides an account of some of the early French-Canadian traders who operated around Vincennes beginning in 1702, and includes a list of traders licensed by Governor Harrison in 1801-2.