Personal Hygiene? What's that Got to Do with Me?


Author: Pat Crissey,Noah Crissey
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1843107961
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 94
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This book is a curriculum for students with autism, AS, learning and developmental disabilities, designed to help them understand how others perceive their appearance and the social implications of neglecting personal hygiene. Simple factual information is accompanied by cartoons that emphasize how others view someone with poor hygiene.

Stray Souls


Author: Kate Griffin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748128972
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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'Don't look back. It wants you to look back.' London's soul has gone missing. Lost? Kidnapped? Murdered? Nobody knows - but when Sharon Li unexpectedly discovers she's a shaman, she is immediately called upon to use her newfound powers of oneness with the City to rescue it from a slow but inevitable demise. The problem is, while everyone expects Sharon to have all the answers - from the Midnight Mayor to Sharon's magically-challenged self-help group - she doesn't have a clue where to start. But with London's soul missing and the Gate open, there are creatures loose that won't wait for her to catch up before they go hunting. STRAY SOULS is the first novel in the Magicals Anonymous series, set in the same fantastical London as the Matthew Swift novels.

Exposé!


Author: Hannah Dennison
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780330642
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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When an early morning call wakes Vicky from the arms of her dream man, reality had better be worth it - and it is. A tipster tells her about the secret funeral of local celebrity Scarlett Flemming, organised by her grieving husband Doug. The entire town is baffled by the sudden death and oddly discreet funeral. After all, in life Scarlett had hardly been a shrinking violet. Vicky's suspicions are heightened when she learns of the Flemmings' shaky finances - and that Doug has as many admirers as Scarlett had enemies. And while canvassing suspects and juggling three potential suitors, Vicky must stay one step ahead of a killer once she realises she's no longer writing an obituary - she's writing an expose!

Nothing to Fall Back On

The Life and Times of a Perpetual Optimist
Author: Betsy Carter
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497681901
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 288
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Betsy Carter seemed to have it all: a gorgeous husband with Paul Newman eyes, a thriving career as a journalist at Newsweek and Esquire, and invites to the hottest parties in the best city in the world. Carter was the ultimate “New York woman,” and so it was no wonder that she founded a magazine by that name. But in her early thirties, her luck turned toxic: a fire, illness, divorce, a devastating cab accident, unspeakably bad boyfriends. Carter’s life became so grim that her therapist suggested she have an exorcism; a tarot card reader burst into tears as she laid Carter’s life out on the table. This moving story, set against the gossipy and often hilarious world of magazine publishing in the go-go eighties, reveals what it was like for one woman to be stripped bare, wander the wreckage, and come back with her head and renovations intact.

From Under a Bridge Ii


Author: Blossom
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477115676
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 94
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This book is about a young lady with a lot of hurt inside. This book is about how the drugs took over, the many trips to jail and prison, from mental facilities to rehab. From man to man, woman to woman, trying to stay clean and sober many times and one day deliverance, and the final surrender. Just open up and look inside!

Things That Only God Can Explain


Author: N.A
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434955427
Category:
Page: N.A
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A Spectacle of Dust

The Autobiography
Author: Pete Postlethwaite
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297864947
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 288
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Vibrant and candid memoirs of the late, great British character actor, Pete Postlethwaite. After training as a teacher, Pete Postlethwaite started his acting career at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre where his colleagues included Bill Nighy, Jonathan Pryce, Antony Sher and Julie Walters. After routine early appearances in small parts for television programmes such as THE PROFESSIONALS, Postlethwaite's first success came with the acclaimed British film DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES in 1988. He then received an Academy Award nomination for his role in THE NAME OF THE FATHER in 1993. His performance as the mysterious lawyer "Kobayashi" in THE USUAL SUSPECTS is well-known, and he appeared in many successful films including ALIEN 3, BRASSED OFF, THE SHIPPING NEWS, THE CONSTANT GARDENER, as Friar Lawrence in Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET, and in INCEPTION with Leonardo diCaprio. Pete Postlethwaite was one of the best-loved and widely admired performers on stage, TV (SHARPE, THE SINS) and in cinema. In THE ART OF DISCWORLD, Terry Pratchett said that he had always imagined Sam Vimes as 'a younger, slightly bulkier version of Pete Postlethwaite', while Steven Spielberg called him 'the best actor in the world', about which Postlethwaite said: 'I'm sure what Spielberg actually said was, "the thing about Pete is that he thinks he's the best actor in the world."' This is the story of a diverse and multi-talented actor's eventful life, told in his own candid and vibrant words.

The Rough Side the Soft Side


Author: Shani Smith
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595337171
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 52
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"The Rough Side/The Soft Side" explores one woman's battle with depression, failure & self-hatred. Step by step, "The Rough Side/The Soft Side" details how she overcame the demons that drove her insane. There is no knight in shinning armor at the end, but no doubt there is a happy ending.

Is It Safe to Eat Out?

How Our Local Health OfficialsInspect RestaurantsTo Assure Safe Food or Do They?
Author: N.A
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 146979537X
Category: Law
Page: 370
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There are over 76 million cases of food poisoning a year with 315,000 hospitalizations and over 9 thousand deaths! Food poisoning is a worse public health hazard than toxic waste!

When I Have Alzheimer’S

A Quick and Simple Guide for My Caretakers
Author: Caryn Gale
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781453577431
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 137
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When I Have Alzheimers is written from the personal experiences of providing care for an Alzheimers patient, the authors mother. It includes everything the author wishes she had been told when her mother was diagnosed from The Simplistics of the Disease to When Death Is Approaching. The authors original reason for writing When I Have Alzheimers was to give simple groundwork for her husbands family if they are eventually faced with the prospect of providing care if she is diagnosed with Alzheimers. Her hope was to provide them with some assurance and strength while they are watching the normal progression of the disease. She hopes it will provide the same to you in the care of your own Alzheimers patient.

Living Safely, Aging Well

A Guide to Preventing Injuries at Home
Author: Dorothy A. Drago
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421411512
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 216
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As we age, our sense of balance and our vision, hearing, and cognition become less sharp. Aging-related changes greatly increase our risk of injury. In Living Safely, Aging Well, nationally recognized safety expert Dorothy A. Drago spells out how to prevent injury while cooking, gardening, sleeping, driving—and just walking around the house. In the first part of the book, Drago describes the causes of injuries by type—falls, burns, poisoning, and asphyxia—and explains how to decrease the risk of each. She then explores the home environment room by room, pointing out potential hazards and explaining how to avoid them, for example, by installing night lights, eliminating glass coffee tables, and using baby monitors. Lively line drawings make it easy for readers to visualize risks and implement prevention techniques. Living Safely, Aging Well pays special attention to hazards encountered by people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. A chapter devoted to health literacy helps people and caregivers make the best use of the medical care system and a chapter on driving helps evaluate when it is no longer safe to be behind the wheel.

Touchstones

Essays on Spirituality and Healing
Author: Dr. Robin S. Shapiro
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469173867
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 106
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In this collection of essays and poems, Dr. Robin Shapiro captures the depth of the struggles and the triumphs of a healing journey. Using her own healing path as a canvas for her words, Robin offers solace and encouragement to all who are seeking health, wellness, and happiness. Her experiences in medicine have provided rich soil for understanding the nature of compassion and skilled listening, as the people she cares for and teaches heal their lives. Throughout TOUCHSTONES, there is something that will resonate with the reader and touch those wounded places that need a soft space to land. Robin creates a healing landscape with her stories and places it on the heart as a salve that mends us in the broken places. TOUCHSTONES is a call to action... Since everything is impermanent and everyone is impermanent, healing must unfold now... TOUCHSTONES will help the reader become more aware of how precious this human life is and move in the world in a way that can bring about inner peace...

Two Caesarean Sections and a Normal Delivery:

My Story
Author: C. Opara
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477231382
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 78
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While studying for my degree at university, I did not expect to have any more children until I had finished. In the midst of course assignments and hospital placements, I became pregnant twice and delivered my babies in two consecutive years. I defied the odds and medical evidence by giving birth by normal delivery after having two previous caesarean sections.

Dirty Little Secrets


Author: L.A. Lewis
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 061532200X
Category: Fiction
Page: 240
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What happens when life as you know it gets a little dirty? Schoolteacher Holly James is living the life most women only dream about-until her husband reveals a secret that turns her world upside down. In an effort to cope, Holly decides to get away from it all and winds up creating a few secrets of her own. Trying to be the perfect wife ultimately takes its toll on Holly, and she finds herself engaged in the fight of her life-to save not only her marriage but to find herself. Can she survive life after the pain, or will her dirty little secrets come back to haunt her?

Rethinking Madness

Towards a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding and Treatment of Psychosis
Author: Paris Williams
Publisher: Sky's Edge Publishing
ISBN: 0984986715
Category: Psychology
Page: 395
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As the research continues to accumulate, we find that the mainstream understanding of schizophrenia and the other related psychotic disorders has lost virtually all credibility. We’ve learned that full recovery is not only possible, but may actually be the most common outcome given the right conditions. Furthermore, Dr. Paris Williams’ own groundbreaking research, as mentioned in the New York Times, has shown that recovery often entails a profound positive transformation. In Rethinking Madness, Dr. Williams takes the reader step by step on a highly engaging journey of discovery, exploring how the mainstream understanding of schizophrenia has become so profoundly misguided, while crafting a much more accurate and hopeful vision. As this vision unfolds, we discover a deeper sense of appreciation for the profound wisdom and resilience that lies within all of our beings, even those we may think of as being deeply disturbed, while also coming to the unsettling realization of just how thin the boundary is between so called madness and so called sanity.

The Askandar

A Journey Towards Immortality
Author: Norris Ray Peery
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595746640
Category: Fiction
Page: 172
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The Askandar is a continuation of the story ETMA PNIKRE. The Askandar, the great starship has escaped with its six thousand survivors from the cremation of the planet Earth and now rushes onward in its journey through the blackest darkness of the infinite ocean of the universe. In the starship, within its occupants, live all of the natural instincts and emotions, which had fluxed and flowed within the cultures, the survivors had left behind. No one had given much consideration to the great broad spectrum of the human condition, which would demand its satisfaction, even though it had been stripped from its natural home. The individual's instinctive creature found itself resident within a closed capsule, where it still needed to satisfy its ancient secret yearnings, and to find contentment for the beast, which secretly underlies civilized humanity, that it might be peaceably consoled. And so, though Earth and its societies had all become just a distant cinder, the mysterious ways of Mother Earth had been so patiently distilled into every cell and every fiber of the people on the starship, that her ways, her embedded instincts, her emotions of love, hatred, and savagery, rode within the ship in the safe luxury of each individual survivor.

"I Am" The Creator

Empowering Life with Purpose, Passion, and Joy
Author: Steven Dieringer
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1452518297
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 166
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At this very moment you are creating your life. You always have and always will. You cannot change this, it is how you were created. Through simple, yet very profound shifts of inner dialogue you will begin to create the life you desire. No matter who you are—and regardless of the state of your life—if you are still breathing you can discover a life of purpose, passion, and joy. Today you can begin the journey of discovering the authentic you and realize your magnificence.

Boys and Girls


Author: Joseph Connolly
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780877242
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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Susan wants another husband. Which comes as a shock to the current one. 'But not instead of you, Alan, my sugar - as well as. You see?' Yet once Susan has brazenly commandeered her boss's rich, elderly hand, Alan finds himself curiously cherishing the company - sharing wife, whisky and other, odder peccadilloes. Indeed Susan is forced to root out alternative amusements - and with their teenage daughter copying her disintegrating moral code, the complex machinery of their lives soon begins to break down. Joseph Connolly plunges the reader into a tumultuous medley of inner monologues with keen, unabashed relish; exposing marital bedroom and male bonding in this biting, excruciatingly funny observation of men, women and adolescent girls.

Dementia Caregivers Share Their Stories

A Support Group in a Book
Author: Lynda A. Markut,Anatole Crane
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
ISBN: 0826514790
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 253
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Replete with the powerful words of experienced caregivers, Dementia Caregivers Share Their Stories is an essential guidebook for anyone who must attend to the needs of a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. In these pages, members of caregivers' support groups - representing twenty-six families and a variety of professions and income levels - speak candidly about the challenges they have faced at every step in the caregiving process, from recognizing early symptoms of dementia to dealing with its advanced stages. Highlighting the ingenuity and resourcefulness of caregivers, the book brims with inspirational stories, practical advice, and creative approaches to problem-solving. Among the issues addressed are: Becoming a caregiver, whether for a spouse or parent Dealing with the personality changes caused by dementia, from anxiety and paranoia to hallucinations and impulsive behavior Keeping dementia sufferers meaningfully involved in life Handling the emotions and stresses of caregiving Seeking help through support groups and other sources, including medical professionals, clergy, and other family members The authors, who have both been caregivers themselves, augment their interviewees' stories with connective commentary and their own personal stories. A useful resource section is included to refer readers to associations and help-lines.

College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition


Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0804125791
Category: Study Aids
Page: 384
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No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review! Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application—the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition, you’ll find: • More than 100 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and other top schools—along with their stats and where they ultimately got in • Tips and advice on avoiding common grammatical mistakes • Q&A with admissions pros from 20 top colleges, including Connecticut College, Cooper Union, The University of Chicago, and many more This 6th edition includes application essays written by students who enrolled at the following colleges: Amherst College Barnard College Brown University Bucknell University California Institute of Technology Claremont McKenna College Cornell University Dartmouth College Duke University Georgetown University Harvard College Massachusetts Institute of Technology Northwestern University Pomona College Princeton University Smith College Stanford University Swarthmore College Wellesley College Wesleyan University Yale University From the Trade Paperback edition.