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Mar.17.2009
From Library JournalPart autobiography, part business history with a dollop of motivational prescription, this thin volume traces the court case in which Amos, the founder of the Famous Amos Cookie Company, lost the right to use his name and likeness in future business ventures dealing with food...
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Mar.17.2009
Wally Amos, who rose from relative poverty to fame and fortune as "Famous Amos" details the components for a successful personal, financial and spiritual life using his ten secret ingredients for inner strength. He discusses his struggle to overcome personal and professional problems to find...
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Mar.17.2009
Perhaps best known as the founder of "Famous Amos Cookies," Wally Amos has experienced both life's highs and lows. From them, he's discovered one of life's greatest truths: it's not your circumstances that determine your happiness, but how you view those circumstances. This book is an...
The Wisdom of W.E.B. Du Bois
Mar.12.2009
In his many novels, poetry, histories, editorials, plays, and letters, W. E. B. Du Bois poured so much of his blindingly incandescent soul into his writings that no single volume could ever contain all of his words or works. In fact, had not the historian David Levering Lewis taken it upon himself...
My Sponsor Said...
Mar.10.2009
This is a book of dialogue between a sponsor and the sponsee. These conversations are by turn, funny or solemn, heart felt or taunting, but always with a focus on finding the truth and acting upon it. Sponsorship is often the bedrock on which a sober life is built. Sponsorship forges the links of...
Sober on the Way to Sane
Mar.07.2009
An unexpected glimpse of sanity is presented daily in this brash offering from Sherrie T. a woman whose animal crackers are way out of their box, you get to see life from unimagined vistas. She makes the suggestions into taunts and teasingly lures you into living to the edges of your possibilities...
The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions
Feb.05.2009
Have you ever wanted to create your own autobiography or wished you had the life stories of a relative or friend?  Beautifully revised and updated in 2007 from the the 1997 original edition, The Book of Myself is a do-it-yourself memoir that helps you record and preserve the experiences and...
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Feb.04.2009
Luck.  Some have it; some don’t.  At least it appears that way.  I have often been told that I'm lucky.  And so it seems.  Soon after I graduated from college, I invested $3,000 of borrowed money in a startup—an unknown retail company with only one store and a hand-lettered black and white sign on...
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Jan.22.2009
Creating True Peace is both a profound work of spiritual guidance and a practical blueprint for peaceful inner change and global change. It is the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh's answer to our deep-rooted crisis of violence and our feelings of helplessness, victimization, and fear. As a world-renowned...
Picture of Me
Dec.27.2008
Celebrate this moment by answering life's most basic question--"Who am I?"--in bite-size pieces. A fill-in book with prompts, checklists, short answers, and places for photos, drawings and doodles, Picture of Me creates a colorful portrait of your present-day life and what makes you tick....