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This collection spans geographies of war, homelessness, homemaking, longing, and hope as it travels through Palestinian, Lebanese, Jordanian, American and other landscapes. Informed by depth of experience and a resilient humanism, these poems seek to transform landscapes of devastation to...
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In Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker, Marla takes her readers for a hilarious romp through her days as an L.A. matchmaker and her daily struggles to keep her self-esteem from imploding in a town where looks are everything and money talks. From juggling the demands her out-of-touch clients to...
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This is the story of Mark Janssen's spiritual life. Mark's earliest memory is seeing Jesus, Mary and the angels and saints around his crib. He was born a mystic and exorcist. The spirituality of mysticism is to say YES to the Divine. The Creator wants to hear Yes from each of us. Its time for...
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How one family fought the myth that you have to destroy childhood in order to raise extraordinary adults. What does a “successful” child look like? If you imagined a straight-A-earning, classical-music-playing, rule-following, Ivy-bound prodigy, you’re not alone. This is what I thought my kid...
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The raucously funny story of one young American's quest to become the baddes dude on the planet (and possibly find inner peace along the way) Growing up a ninety-eight pound weakling tormented by bullies in the schoolyeards of Kansas, Matthew Polly dreamed of one day journeying to the Shaolin...
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This is an updated and revised edition of the memoir Fighting Fire, first published by St. Martins Press in 1998. That edition covered my first eight years as a San Francisco firefighter; this edition includes five more years of adventures on one of the busiest rigs in the city. Does an update...
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In Tapped Out, Polly chronicles his grueling yet redeeming two-year journey through the often misunderstood sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). From Thailand to Russia, Manhattan to Las Vegas, Polly studied wiwth the best trainers across the globe, concluding with a six-month fight camp at Randy...
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"Letters to Zerky, a Father's Legacy to a Lost Son and a Road Trip Around the Workl" is a travel memoir about driving a VW bus across Europe, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sikkim and Assam, in search of the legendary Burma road to China.  with a baby and a dog.  for...
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  The edited collection titled Children of the Changing South: Accounts of Growing Up During and After Integration, includes 18 memoirs about growing up in the South from the late 1950s through the early 1990s, and is being published by McFarland & Co. The book is listed in the...
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Former award-winning Vietnam and Cambodian War correspondent Jacques Leslie returns with his wife to Phnom Penh and Saigon for a reunion of journalists who covered the conflicts, and finds that the old war zones still have the power to evoke trauma.