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"FRED" By Mary Dean Shipp Greer
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This is a True Story regarding my Father at the early age of 11 years old while he and his family were living in the South, farming, working hard to support their family of 9. There were 6 boys and 1... More > girl ages from 11 to 4 months of age. When suddenly his Father and 10 year old brother passed away from Typhoid Fever, their home burns to the ground. Fred the young son of 11 years is made man of the house over a Widowed Mother and 5 young siblings. The Grandfather is respected with high esteem from his peers and he is well educated and an educator of school system, land owner. But yet he ran a tab of every single item spent on his Daughter and her six children. Fred being the eldest was made to quit school and work in the fields from sun up to sun down and his earnings went straight into the pockets of his grandfather to pay on their debt. Fred never minded hard work since he had learned how and the necessity of it to feed the family. But was robbed of his childhood. A truly touching story.< Less
The Sea Cat Dreams By J.R. Poulter & Muza Ulasowski
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The Sea Cat's life sees many changes, from farm to sea, family pet to working cat and then the storm... He copes in various ways - by adapting, by treasuring happy memories, by grieving and by... More > reaching out to comfort those around him and to ease their journey. A story for all ages about coping with change. REVIEWS: "I am adding The Sea Cat Dreams as a good resource in my book, "Life and Loss" (3rd Edition." Linda Goldman, FT, MS counselling, ME early childhood education, LCPC, NBCC. "I would definitely use The Sea Cat Dreams with my clients, young and old." Youla Overbey, MA, LLPC. "The Sea Cat Creams is a book I would wholeheartedly recommend." Claire Casha, Master in Family Studies with over ten years' experience of family therapy work. "Clinicians who treat children coping with change... would want to keep this book on their bookshelf (as) a valuable resource... I highly recommend it." Barbara Cunningham, Psy. D., MFT.< Less
A Grimsby Life - Part 2: Man's Estate By Harry Goulding
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This is the second part of Harry Goulding’s autobiography, following on from his account of his childhood years (1905 to 1927) growing up in working-class Grimsby (‘Henry the... More > Ninth’) The details of his ordinary yet eccentric life were written down in longhand on sheets of paper rescued from a skip and lay dormant for many years after his death in 1985 until transcribed into two volumes. ‘Man’s Estate’ deals with his volatile teaching career in Grimsby at both primary and secondary level; his lack of proficiency at school politics; his ‘careers’ as a local referee, pig-keeper and member of the Home Guard;his son’s triumph over early adversity; his final, happy years teaching and the leaving of Grimsby to try out various new experiences in the Blackpool area. It deals honestly with his social failings, his relationship with his cantankerous father and his views on education and gives a valuable insight into the lot of the humble teacher from the 1920s to the 1960s.< Less
REMEMBERING MY FATHER: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ANGELO SPEZIALE By Michael S. Speziale
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This is the story of my father, Angelo Speziale, a very ordinary and unremarkable man. Born into poverty in Sicily; transported across the Atlantic as a young boy in the steerage of a freighter;... More > raised in childhood and youth as a coal miner in central Pennsylvania's impoverished Appalachia; never reaching beyond 4th grade in formal schooling; resettling in small-town Rochester, NY in a modest, crowded household; working on his feet as an hourly wage-earner for the same company for 46 years; never taking home more than $6000 a year; passing away at the early age of 66 just a year after his retirement, without ever fully enjoying the frits of his labor. Such was the life of Angelo Speziale, a very ordinary and unremarkable man. And yet, in his very unremarkability, he was truly remarkable. He never enjoyed much luxury but led a frugal, thrifty existence. Instead, he managed to save what he could, paying off the mortgage on his modest home and giving his children an education and lifestyle he never had.< Less
Amours De Voyage By Arthur Hugh Clough
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Hugh Clough (/klʌf/ KLUF; 1 January 1819 – 13... More > November 1861) was an English poet, an educationalist, and the devoted assistant to ground-breaking nurse Florence Nightingale. He was the brother of suffragist Anne Clough, who became principal of Newnham College, Cambridge.Arthur Clough was born in Liverpool to James Butler Clough, a cotton merchant of Welsh descent, and Anne Perfect, from Pontefract in Yorkshire. In 1822 the family moved to the United States, and Clough's early childhood was spent mainly in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1828 Clough and his older brother Charles returned to England to attend school in Chester. Holidays were often spent at Beaumaris. In 1829 Clough began attending Rugby School, then under Thomas Arnold, whose strenuous views on life and education he accepted. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Hugh_Clough< Less
The Good Life: My Inflated AutoBiography By Ronald G Corwin
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This is the story of Ronald G. Corwin's journey from his childhood home located a few houses from the city dump in Waterloo, Iowa--riding the waves of the the most expansive era in the nation's... More > history. Included are humorous accounts of his early frustrating work experiences, his rocky athletic career and other experiences in high school; his run for student body president at the State University of Northern Iowa; his life in Japan while in the U.S. army; and his stint on skid row while in graduate school at the University of Minnesota. He discusses his children and many other facets of his personal life--including houses he lived in, his cars, his dogs. And he describes his long career at Ohio State University and the books he published there. The book ends with reflections on how his life was shaped by the historical era, by higher education in the 1960s and 1970s, his social context, his friends and neighbors, and his wife Bonnie whom he met in the 7th grade. He concludes with his philosophy of life.< Less
Living a Metaphysical Life: A Mother’s Legacy for Her Family By Marsha Moore
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Part memoir, part love letter, part journey into metaphysics. I did not set out to live a metaphysical life. All I wanted was to lead a normal life. Because of all the unusual circumstances... More > surrounding my childhood, I wanted normalcy more than anything. But sometime during my young life I began to have dreams and precognitions. These experiences changed my reality forever, gave me the courage to journey to my soul, and led me on a voyage through metaphysics in an attempt to understand my psychic life. This book records my journey, including life events, contemplations, psychic dreams and religious experiences. I lived part time with a Baptist family early in life, followed by years of Catholic school education from grade school through high school. Studying metaphysics in my twenties exposed me to Eastern philosophy. Ultimately, I was able to reconcile my psychic experiences and Eastern perspectives with my Catholic beliefs.< Less
Living a Metaphysical Life: A Mother’s Legacy for Her Family By Marsha Moore
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Part memoir, part love letter, part journey into metaphysics. I did not set out to live a metaphysical life. All I wanted was to lead a normal life. Because of all the unusual circumstances... More > surrounding my childhood, I wanted normalcy more than anything. But sometime during my young life I began to have dreams and precognitions. These experiences changed my reality forever, gave me the courage to journey to my soul, and led me on a voyage through metaphysics in an attempt to understand my psychic life. This book records my journey, including life events, contemplations, psychic dreams and religious experiences. I lived part time with a Baptist family early in life, followed by years of Catholic school education from grade school through high school. Studying metaphysics in my twenties exposed me to Eastern philosophy. Ultimately, I was able to reconcile my psychic experiences and Eastern perspectives with my Catholic beliefs.< Less

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