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The Dog Walker & Pet Sitter Bible By Josh Schermer
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In these times of economic turmoil, a business that requires low start-up costs, allows you to be your own boss, involves animals and quickly becomes profitable sounds great doesn’t it?... More > That’s exactly the type of busniess The Dog Walker & Pet Sitter Bible details and the American pet industry is on fire! It’s one of the fastest growing industries in the United States and working with animals is not only profitable but it’s a career you can be proud of. About the Author: Josh Schermer is a lifetime New Yorker, and the owner and founder of Downtown Pets, one of the most respected pet services in New York City. Josh started his company with a single dog and has built it to a point where Downtown Pets sometimes performs over 2,000 dog walks in a single week! Josh has been interviewed on television shows ranging from Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN, to The Fine Living Channel and NBC Channel 4. He’s also been quoted in The New York Times, New York Post and London Times, among others.< Less
Secret Life, Secret Love By James Uscroft
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Nothing in Amal El-Amin’s life has ever been easy or straightforward. The Granddaughter of staunchly conservative Saudi immigrants to England and the Daughter of a ‘Lapsed’ Muslim... More > woman who’s spent her entire life rebelling against tradition, she struggles to walk the tightrope between the demands of others and her faith. A struggle made even more complicated by the fact that she’s in love with the daughter of a member of the ‘English Defence League;’ a proud Lesbian who is at war with everyone, including herself. And as if that weren’t enough, she also has a need which she can’t even understand, let alone explain to anyone else. A profound longing which she struggles to hide from the world for fear of hurting the ones she loves. A touching and realistic drama, the story of Amal El-Amin is an exploration of bigotry, faith, culture and the conflicting demands to conform, of sexuality and psychological disorders, but most of all, of the journey that we all must take to discover and accept who we are.< Less
The Maid of Maiden Lane By Amelia E. Barr
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Never, in all its history, was the proud and opulent city of New York more glad and gay than in the bright spring days of Seventeen-Hundred-and-Ninety-One. It had put out of sight every trace of... More > British rule and occupancy, all its homes had been restored and re-furnished, and its sacred places re-consecrated and adorned. Like a young giant ready to run a race, it stood on tiptoe, eager for adventure and discovery—sending ships to the ends of the world, and round the world, on messages of commerce and friendship, and encouraging with applause and rewards that wonderful spirit of scientific invention, which was the Epic of the youthful nation. The skies of Italy were not bluer than the skies above it; the sunshine of Arcadia not brighter or more genial. It was a city of beautiful, and even splendid, homes; and all the length and breadth of its streets were shaded by trees, in whose green shadows dwelt and walked some of the greatest men of the century.< Less
From London Slums to South Oxhey By Terry Trainor
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It is a journey from the London Slums to a new green field council estate called South Oxhey. As I stumbled down a muddy road in the 1950's on a new London overspill estate. Rain fell in buckets... More > down my back dripping into my shirt cold and wet. These boarded up new terraced houses will soon be some body’s home but for now they stand empty. The bitter wind blows shutter boards to rattle against red brick window sills. Black L.C.C cast iron drainpipes and gutters Adorn the drain pipes a friendly emblem of the past. The settlers are proud of their embossed drain pipes. Across the road a man stands by a concrete lamppost shaped like a question mark not yet used. Trying to roll a cigarette his hands are wet the paper tears he shakes his wet head confused. He tries again but this time a large blob of water drops from his nose soaking all of his papers. He swears loadly stuffs his hands into his pockets and hurriedly walks off.< Less
250 Anecdotes About Opera By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including these anecdotes: 1) When Pierre Monteux started working at the Metropolitan Opera, he decided to buy a shiny Ford touring-car. He paid $300 for... More > the car, which he was proud of at first, although it looked modest when parked beside the luxurious cars of the stars of the Met. However, the car did give Mr. Monteux trouble. One day, as he was driving it, the car developed engine trouble and stopped. Mr. Monteux got out of the car, tipped his hat to it, and walked away, never to return. 2) When Canadian figure skater Toller Cranston served as a judge at a Miss USA beauty pageant, the contestant from New York told him that she loved opera. However, in conversation, he found out that she had never been to the Met and that her favorite opera was "Phantom of the Opera," so he told her, “My dear, don’t even think about going to 'La Traviata.' You would hate it.”< Less
I Think I’ve Done Pretty Good!: Ruby Mae (Etherton) Owens Her Life, Her Family By James M. Owens
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In “I Think I’ve Done Pretty Good!” I trace ninety-seven years of my mother’s remarkable life, 1915 to 2012. Ruby Mae (Etherton) Owens grew up on a modest, by today’s... More > standards poor, Southern Illinois farm. She really did walk a mile to school, a one-room school, occasionally riding a mule. My mother boarded out and worked her way through high school and college. She taught in rural one-room schools, married, transitioned from rural to urban life, worked in the Willow Run Bomber Plant during World War II, gave birth to three children, taught in and retired from suburban schools. Her life is clearly a story of success. She is certainly proud of the way she lived her life. In later life, she often declared, with great satisfaction, “I Think I’ve Done Pretty Good!” I am confident the readers of this sketch will have a better awareness of what life was like in Ruby’s time and will agree she “did pretty good!”< Less
I Think I’ve Done Pretty Good!: Ruby Mae (Etherton) Owens Her Life, Her Family By James M. Owens
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In “I Think I’ve Done Pretty Good!” I trace ninety-seven years of my mother’s remarkable life, 1915 to 2012. Ruby Mae (Etherton) Owens grew up on a modest, by today’s... More > standards poor, Southern Illinois farm. She really did walk a mile to school, a one-room school, occasionally riding a mule. My mother boarded out and worked her way through high school and college. She taught in rural one-room schools, married, transitioned from rural to urban life, worked in the Willow Run Bomber Plant during World War II, gave birth to three children, taught in and retired from suburban schools. Her life is clearly a story of success. She is certainly proud of the way she lived her life. In later life, she often declared, with great satisfaction, “I Think I’ve Done Pretty Good!” I am confident the readers of this sketch will have a better awareness of what life was like in Ruby’s time and will agree she “did pretty good!”< Less
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