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Canio’s Secret: A Memoir of Ethnicity, Electricity, and my Immigrant Grandfather’s Wisdom By Greg Grieco
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In 1950s Chicago, a boy hides in his closet to escape a father’s habitual rage. There he conjures up another paternal figure in his artistic Italian grandfather, Canio Grieco. With his wondrous... More > tricks and stories of “Italy,” his library and drawings, his baseball and opera, Canio becomes the model of creativity for the lonely, introverted grandson who learns to survive through ingenuity, imagination, and electricity. Canio’s Secret is a coming-of-age story about young Greg’s struggle to find solace in his mother’s Catholicism and break free of his father’s anger. Told through intimate portraits of parents and grandparents, nuns and janitors, friends and local characters, and their unsettling, often humorous, encounters, it is also the vibrant portrait of a multi-ethnic neighborhood soon to be scattered by white flight. As the older writer ponders his grandfather’s influence, the memoir becomes a meditation on Canio’s enigmatic advice, spoken in the summer of 1953: “Happiness is all that’s required.”< Less
Canio’s Secret: A Memoir of Ethnicity, Electricity, and My Immigrant Grandfather’s Wisdom By Greg Grieco
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In 1950s Chicago, a boy hides in his closet to escape a father’s habitual rage. There he conjures up another paternal figure in his artistic Italian grandfather, Canio Grieco. With his wondrous... More > tricks and stories of “Italy,” his library and drawings, his baseball and opera, Canio becomes the model of creativity for the lonely, introverted grandson who learns to survive through ingenuity, imagination, and electricity. Canio’s Secret is a coming-of-age story about young Greg’s struggle to find solace in his mother’s Catholicism and break free of his father’s anger. Told through intimate portraits of parents and grandparents, nuns and janitors, friends and local characters, and their unsettling, often humorous, encounters, it is also the vibrant portrait of a multi-ethnic neighborhood soon to be scattered by white flight. As the older writer ponders his grandfather’s influence, the memoir becomes a meditation on Canio’s enigmatic advice, spoken in the summer of 1953: “Happiness is all that’s required.”< Less
Gulag 401(k): Tales of a Modern Prisoner By Richard A. Marin
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“The author writes with a storyteller’s eye; his tales are rich in detail, his observations are noteworthy, and his prose is often filled with wry humor. The pictures he paints of... More > colorful personalities are endlessly appealing. An insightful, often funny account of a man who follows a fiscally rewarding path but knows that life’s meaning involves more than money.” – Kirkus Reviews In this book, the author recalls his career and explores how to afford retiring while also coping with the existential crisis that so often goes along with leaving a job that’s defined you. Drawing on his career and personal experiences preparing for retirement, he reveals how the prospect of retirement compels us to ponder what to do with our time and often requires us to find a new identity. Join the author as he rises up the ranks of banking and finance, helps people navigate financial challenges, and shares how to avoid the retirement-saving missteps and mistakes made by so many others in Gulag 401k.< Less
The End Is Near! By E. A. James
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The End Is Near! is a Bible study book intended to be easily understood by anyone who reads it. If you are unfamiliar with Bible prophecy, or if you are familiar but wish to learn more, then this... More > book is for you. Written with humor and in every day language, printed in large format and riddled with drawings, charts and maps, you will be entertained while you learn. The book begins by showing us where we are right now in the timeline of Bible prophecy. Then it proves the reliability of prophecy by looking at prophecies that have already been fulfilled. Finally, it shows what we can expect in the future. From Genesis to Revelation, The End Is Near! takes us on a journey through Bible prophecy in such a way that, by the time we are finished reading, we will understand how we got to where we are now and what we can expect to happen next. If you have ever wanted to know what the Bible says about end time events, then this book will answer your questions.< Less
The End Is Near!: End Time Bible Prophecy Anyone Can Understand By E. A. James
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The End Is Near! is a Bible study book intended to be easily understood by anyone who reads it. If you are unfamiliar with Bible prophecy, or if you are familiar but wish to learn more, then this... More > book is for you. Written with humor and in every day language, printed in large format and riddled with drawings, charts and maps, you will be entertained while you learn. The book begins by showing us where we are right now in the timeline of Bible prophecy. Then it proves the reliability of prophecy by looking at prophecies that have already been fulfilled. Finally, it shows what we can expect in the future. From Genesis to Revelation, The End Is Near! takes us on a journey through Bible prophecy in such a way that, by the time we are finished reading, we will understand how we got to where we are now and what we can expect to happen next. If you have ever wanted to know what the Bible says about end time events, then this book will answer your questions.< Less
Libro casual. Diario de un chimpancé By Juan Álvaro Pernía
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Mezcla poética de dibujos y textos surrealizantes, de intensa atmósfera lírica, donde humor y sorpresa se mezclan en una combinación fascinante. Una obra de ambiente... More > envolvente, ligera y elegante, que nos introduce sutilmente en un mundo donde no existen apriorismos, en el que nada se puede dar por sobrentendido.→ A Poetic Mix of sketches and surreal texts, with an intense lyrical ambience, in which humour and surprise are combined in a fascinating manner. A book with an enveloping atmosphere of lightness and elegance that subtly introduces us into a world without any predeterminations, where nothing is taken for granted.< Less
Libro casual. Diario de un chimpancé By Juan Álvaro Pernía
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Mezcla poética de dibujos y textos surrealizantes, de intensa atmósfera lírica, donde humor y sorpresa se mezclan en una combinación fascinante. Una obra de ambiente... More > envolvente, ligera y elegante, que nos introduce sutilmente en un mundo donde no existen apriorismos, en el que nada se puede dar por sobrentendido.→ A Poetic Mix of sketches and surreal texts, with an intense lyrical ambience, in which humour and surprise are combined in a fascinating manner. A book with an enveloping atmosphere of lightness and elegance that subtly introduces us into a world without any predeterminations, where nothing is taken for granted.< Less
Άγγελοι, Δελφίνια και Καλικάντζαροι By Χρήστος Ζαμπάς
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A young blogger's thoughts and reflections on life through brief entries in an electronic calendar. The articles are rich in imagination and complemented with the author's personal drawings. They... More > intend - through humor and symbolism - to help the reader escape the difficulties of everyday life and think.< Less
To be a Russian wife in America By Iryna Scarborough
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International marriage between American men and Russian speaking women from FSU Countries is difficult in the beginning. Language and culture are not the biggest problem they will face, there exists... More > another mode of thinking and style of life for both husband and wife, The author draws from her own experience, as well as other women who made a transition through this hard time. This book will serve as a guide to possible misunderstandings that may arise. Writer, Iryna Scarborough, has worked as a professional journalist for more than twenty years. In the content are true stories written with excellent humor. Also included information on how to open a fiancee visa and a tourist visa for family visitors from FSU countries. This book makes a great gift for your fiancé, wife, or friends that speak Russian.< Less
To be a Russian wife in America By Iryna Scarborough
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International marriage between American men and Russian speaking women from FSU Countries is difficult in the beginning. Language and culture are not the biggest problem they will face, there exists... More > another mode of thinking and style of life for both husband and wife, The author draws from her own experience, as well as other women who made a transition through this hard time. This book will serve as a guide to possible misunderstandings that may arise. Writer, Iryna Scarborough, has worked as a professional journalist for more than twenty years. In the content are true stories written with excellent humor. Also included information on how to open a fiancee visa and a tourist visa for family visitors from FSU countries. This book makes a great gift for your fiancé, wife, or friends that speak Russian.< Less

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