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Dumb Hope - My curious life By Bill H. Ritchie
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Nineteen-eighty-five - the mid-point of the decade - ended the worst of years at the UW, where Ritchie taught for almost twenty years. He led a double life, a professor of art and an explorer of art... More > forms beyond the conventions of traditional printmaking. Yet printmaking remained - and remains - the core of his reason for being in a creative field. To extend printmaking beyond its roots and encompass video and computer graphics (Vol. 4, 1971-1980) he had to travel around the world to verify what students might expect if their careers reached the 21st Century. He walked the talk of global thinking and acting. However, just as it was in the novel, 1984 saw the school's administrators suppressed him and his progressive ideas: They wanted a standardized printmaking division like all other colleges (and ended up with a skeleton). Buy all ends well and by 1990, Ritchie was enjoying the benefits of an early adopter of technologies; indeed, it made writing his memoir possible, and much more.< Less
An American Cookie Seeks Her Fortune In China (Paperback) By Jean Walsh
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In the 1980s, author Jean C. Walsh, a recent widow with four sons, decided to take her ten-year study of Chinese culture and put it to work. She started a consulting business with the objective of... More > helping American business men and women establish connections in China. Throughout the 80s she traveled to China leading trade missions hoping to open markets from Nantung to Beijing. Her story is one of triumph and frustration, as Chinese business practices and American business practices were often at odds with one another. Jean was the bridge that connected the two disparate cultures; both loved by the Chinese people, and respected for her cultural authority by the American business leaders. Jean also took National Geographic-quality photographs on her journeys throughout China, and this coffee table book of her memoirs is an historic document, and a timeless, and evocative testament to one women's strength and savvy in the often enigmatic world of doing business in China.< Less
An American Cookie Seeks Her Fortune In China By Jean Walsh
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In the 1980s, author Jean C. Walsh, a recent widow with four sons, decided to take her ten-year study of Chinese culture and put it to work. She started a consulting business with the objective of... More > helping American business men and women establish connections in China. Throughout the 80s she traveled to China leading trade missions hoping to open markets from Nantung to Beijing. Her story is one of triumph and frustration, as Chinese business practices and American business practices were often at odds with one another. Jean was the bridge that connected the two disparate cultures; both loved by the Chinese people, and respected for her cultural authority by the American business leaders. Jean also took National Geographic-quality photographs on her journeys throughout China, and this coffee table book of her memoirs is an historic document, and a timeless, and evocative testament to one women's strength and savvy in the often enigmatic world of doing business in China.< Less
MY BED OF ROSES (Book III) By Vickie Gail Miller
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Turning points in a life filled with challenges leads Vickie to face further challenges,more devasting than others, than innocence, that catered to her childhood life. Now in the adult years of her... More > life, she finds herself being blinded by great deceptive acts in her struggles to overcome continued darkness upon her life, haunting her every step. Sympathizing, compelling, yet desiring no pity in her travel far from the roots of the baby girl she was, being born into a family of hardship, struggles and sacrifice, to being the young adolescent young girl living in a sudden divided family in a southern city where her life take on trials and tribulations, from choices she is forced to make, and strive to overcome, against far greater and sinister tests in her efforts to remain, being the strong, proud, empowered woman, instilled in her, from the roots of her ancestors, against forces of haunting darkness upon her life, as revealed in this portion of the memoir of her life story.< Less
Thoughts from the Sweat Lodge By Jack Apfelbaum
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Thoughts from the Sweat Lodge presents some of the articles Jack Apfelbaum has written over the last seventeen years. The series includes memories, opinions on questions of sustainability, family... More > memoirs, life as lived now, views of nature, some political views as well as recollections of army days and observations while traveling. The title of this series arose one day in 1995 during a ski vacation in Vermont. My wife and I were sitting on one of the chair lifts bringing us back to the top. As we smoothly rode upwards there was this lovely melodic interval as melting icicles dropped from the branches next to the lift and hit other icicles, creating a lovely sound pattern. Had I been a composer I might have noted down the melody. As it was, once I reached our lodge that evening and was ensconced in a nice hot and steamy sauna, my mind began to create the first of these commentaries and the title, Thoughts from the Sweat Lodge was born.< Less
Tales of the Elite: Wayward (Black & White) By Darren Gallagher
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When humanity finally reached their full potential & pushed through to the stars, the thought that before too long, they would have that ultimate question answered - are we alone? The burning... More > & yearning that drove man outward, is how the universe today became so sparsely populated. Every planet & moon discovered, became a new home. Yet still they found no other life, save for that of man. Settlers soon spawned cities; just as with the Wild West, as with any new frontier, the unlawful were allowed to rise-up. Out of government reach, they needed to be stopped. The F.S.C, the governing body of what was now the Home-World, decided to assemble the finest soldiers money could buy, & deploy them with force against those that would seek to prevent humanity from pushing even further - So spawned the Elite. In this special edition release, we can for the first time, dive deep into the hearts & minds of the Elite universe with some insightful memoirs from across the Galaxy. Let yourself believe as you travel WAYWARD.< Less
Мои странствия By Sofiya Ivanova
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This is a book about difficult but interesting life and meetings with great people of geodesy engineer in the vast spaces of Siberia and cities and villages of Ukraine.
Réminiscences By Narciso Romero
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Philippine author Narciso Romero writes a semi-biographical novel about his loves, travels, family and other memoirs starting with his European travels in the 1960s and ending in the 1990s after the... More > death of his mother.< Less
Amerika moimi glazami By sofiya ivanova
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Memoirs of the visiting son in USA and trips from Niagara waterfall to Keys at the South of the Florida.
АМЕРИКАНСКИЙ ДНЕВНИК РУССКОЙ ЭМИГРАНТКИ By Елена Чернохвостова-Левенсон
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Part memoir, part travelogue, this book is based on letters written from America to friends left behind in Moscow as well as notes taken during travels all over the continental US. The core of the... More > book is not only about America but about a Russian immigrant's life in the United States, from initial perceptions and reactions to their evolution over two decades.< Less

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