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A Day At The Beach

Author : Geoffrey Wolff
ISBN : 9780307829269
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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With these interwoven autobiographical essays, Geoffrey Wolff, author of the acclaimed The Duke of Deception, recounts the moral (and immoral) education of a writer, friend, husband, and father, as he offers his spirited, elegant, and deeply felt observations on an extraordinary life: from wildly dysfunctional childhood Christmases to a concupiscent career teaching literature in Istanbul; from a victory over the chaos of drink to a life-affirming surrender to the majesty of the Matterhorn; and from a foundering friendship to the transcending love of family. He shares with us, then, the wisdom of an alert man learning through the unsettling collisions of time, place, and local custom, and through the force of hardship and hazard, to bring his many disparate selves together -- with astonishing high-stakes candor and dazzling literary agility.

Early Recollections

Author : Harold H. Mosak
ISBN : 9781135440848
Genre : Psychology
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Our present and our past are manifestly intertwined. Memories are not identical simulations of the past, but are stories shaped by our current perspectives of others, the world, and ourselves. As a result, the gathering of early recollections can be used as a projective technique that indicates our strengths, goals, lines of movement, fears, and a host of other relevant psychological data. Early Recollections are a quick, accurate, and cost-effective personality assessment demonstrated to have similar reliability and validity to other personality measures. Both a comprehensive and accessible text, Early Recollections: Interpretative Method and Application presents a constructivist approach and systematic development of early recollection theory. Mosak and Di Pietro invite students to think and actively engage in problem solving rather than merely read for content. Supported by step-by-step examples, this book also offers a perspective suitable for application by Adlerian practitioners, non-Adlerian clinicians, and all other mental health professionals and students seeking a new framework for evaluating personality.

Recollections Of Joy

Author : Joy M Claxton
ISBN : 9781784624880
Genre : Pets
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Joy M. Claxton recounts her fascinating experiences from throughout her far from usual working life. A life spent among horses, carriages and dogs in the British film and theatre industry. Joy's working day could range from helping to design and make Tudor style saddles to training dogs to close their eyes on command. All recounted in this, Joy's unique memoir.

Magnificent Recollections

Author : Cecelia Frances Page
ISBN : 9781450227124
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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MAGNIFICENT RECOLLECTIONS is a marvelous book of 70 short stories and articles. There are a wide variety of topics such as adventure, science, health, history, landscapes, fantasy, Education, human interests, religion, philosophy and other topics. SCIENCE TOPICS are What Are Animals Aware Of?, Earthquake Tragedy In Haiti, Meteors and Meteorites, Weather Conditions In The World, Alternative Energy, Laws Of Nature, India’s Great Scientist And Inventor, Jagadis Chandra Bose, George Washington Carver’s Accomplishments, Swans Are Graceful, Do Dinosaurs Live Today, Anastasia’s Garden Techniques, Accomplished Astronomers, Planetoids In Outer Space, Scientific Methods and Magnificent Rainbows. HEALTH TOPICS are Pyramid Power, A Healthy Way To Eat, Old Fashion Cooking, Hemp Could Help Humanity and Anastasia’s Garden Techniques. HISTORY TOPICS are Where Is The World’s Oldest Temple? Life In The 19th Century, Shambhala and Underground Egyptian Temple Discovered In The Grand Canyon. LANDSCAPE TOPICS are Dubai—A Modern Country In The Middle East, California— Land Of Resources, Country Life, Knowledge About Antarctica, South America—Land Of Opportunity and Phenomenal Discoveries About Lake Vostok. ADVENTURE TOPICS are Beyond The Horizon, Wild Sailboard Adventures and Interplanetary Adventure. FANTASY TOPICS are Tasper The Ghost, Revisit Alice In Wonderland, Imaginary Figures and Tale of Bliss. EDUCATION TOPICS are Reading Enrichment, Experiences In Classrooms and Become Well Educated. HUMAN INTEREST TOPICS are The Tea Party, Louisa May Alcott—A Well Known American Writer, Best Friends, About Famous Film Stars, How Television Affects Our Lives, Identical Twins, The Shop-keeper, Brad’s Conflicts, Experiences At a Pub, Important Moments, Giants Still Exist On Earth, Indigo Boy Describes Mars and Elderly Years. RELIGIOUS TOPICS are Invisible Reality, The Last Supper, What Is Missing in the Bible? Churchgoers, Inner Dimensional Contacts, An Experience In Cosmic Consciousness and The Prophet Peter Deunov. PHILOSOPHICAL TOPICS are Why We Need to Know God and What You Need To Know About Yourselves. OTHER TOPICS are Speculations And Answers, Continue Being Creative, Cabin Homes On A Cruise Ship, Hatchback Five-Door, Electric Ford, Music In Daily Living, The China Set, About Banks And Bankers, A New World Economy and the Mystery About Crop Circles.

Nefyn Wales Recollections From America

Author : Brian Owen
ISBN : 9781105547812
Genre : Nefyn (Wales)
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Go back to an earlier time in the tiny town of Nefyn, Wales. Visit with a way-of-life and characters who made growing up there so interesting. Focused primarily on fishing experiences on Nefyn Beach, the reminiscences of a former resident brings this unique little town to life. Visit the places and the recollections the author experienced. A pleasant group of tales that take you back to the good old days - a time to be remembered with fondness and nostalgia. Follow the author as he leaves Nefyn to pursue a career in America. There he meets other Welsh emigrants and visits places where some of his ancestors established roots in the 1800's and early 1900's. Not surprisingly, his own roots are firmly entrenched in a very special place - old Nefyn.

Recollections Of A Hamburger

Author : Christel Behnke Gehlert
ISBN : UOM:49015003314318
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1941, Christel Behnke Gehlert vividly recounts her early childhood years in the war-torn country and weaves in memories from friends and family. She tells of the numerous dashes to the neighborhood bomb shelter as the city exploded under the Allies assault, the gnawing hunger from a lack of food and fuel, and the personal upheavals her family endured. But even in the midst of tragedy, Christel found joy. She warmly recalls family and friends, German customs and celebrations, school days, and vacation. From the excitement of playing in ruins to the incessant longing for material goods, Christel describes the games and pranks she and her friends played, the joy of singing in a community choir, and the hearty, timeless traditions of growing up German. In post-war Germany, Christel began to think critically about her countrys role in the conflict, but she also plunged headlong into adolescence: daydreaming at school, becoming aware of the opposite sex, taking dance lessons and class trips, and, most importantly, developing a passion for America. Recollections of a Hamburgerintimately captures one young womans coming-of-age during her nations recovery from war and reveals how the power of memory shapes our lives forever.

Recollections Of The Last Days Of Shelley And Byron

Author : Edward John Trelawny
ISBN : 9781108034050
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 54. 11 MB
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Trelawny's vivid eyewitness memoir is an indispensable source on the final months of these two great Romantic poets.

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