Now here’s a hilarious collection of rejection stories–and rejected works–by some of today’s most accomplished comic writers and performers (some world famous) sharing their pieces that were ripped to pieces and their own experiences of being handed their hats, heads, and hearts on a platter.
If you've ever felt overworked, overwhelmed, or just plain unlucky, this book is for you. Through this collection of stories, wisdom, and practical advice, readers will meet four ordinary women who have faced extraordinary life challenges. Together, they have a history of six marriages, ten children, four stepchildren, six dogs, two miscarriages, two cats, a failed adoption, widowhood, and foster parenthood. They have built companies, lost companies, and sold companies. This book started…
Mustang Sallies offers words of wisdom from extraordinary women who succeeded on their own terms, by their own rules, and in their own way. Based on interviews with more than 50 world-famous trailblazers-such as Eve Ensler, Carly Fiorina, Susan Sarandon, Erin Brockovich, Hillary Clinton, Mary Higgins Clark, Ann Richards, and Martina Navratilova-Mustang Sallies shows every spirited woman how to compromise without selling out and succeed by being her true self.
In John of God: The Brazilian Healer Who's Touched the Lives of Millions, a seemingly average rancher from Abadiânia, Brazil, offers a powerful message of love, compassion, and hope for humanity. João Teixeira de Faria, the healer and medium known as John of God, allows "spirit doctors" to take over his body three times a week to miraculously treat the thousands of people from all over the world who come in need of remedy.
‘A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion’ by Ron Hansen - Review - NYTimes.com
That’s life in Hollywood—where the right friends, and the secrets they know, can make or break a career.
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Seven-year-old Che Selkirk was raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother. The son of radical student activists at Harvard in the late sixties, Che has grown up with the hope that one day his parents will come back for him. So when a woman arrives at his front door and whisks him away to the jungles of Queensland, he is confronted with the most important questions of his life: Who is his real mother? Did he know his real father? And if all he suspects is true, what should he…
The world of plants and its relation to mankind as revealed by the latest scientific discoveries. "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."