Living with Crohn s Disease A Story Of Survival Autobiography By Paul Davies

Living with Crohn   s Disease A Story Of Survival  Autobiography By Paul Davies Author Paul Davies
ISBN-10 1467008966
Release 2012-02-22
Pages 76
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My name is Paul, and I’ve suffered with Crohn’s Disease for thirty years. This is my story of how I’ve survived. It includes the agony I went through for eighteen months before being diagnosed with CD, what drove me over the edge to try and take my own life one cold and bleak December night, and why smoking cannabis helped relieve my symptoms but soon turned into a serious drug addiction and a different lifestyle that wasn’t me. I’ve learnt how to deal with the emotional side a lot better now, and whether you are a patient or a friend of a patient, please remember to stay positive. You will have bad days, but when the good days do come, live and enjoy them to the full. This is what keeps me going.



Autobiography Of A Little Jamaican Boy Survival Of A Delicate Orchid Among Thorny Weeds

Autobiography Of A Little Jamaican Boy  Survival Of A Delicate Orchid Among Thorny Weeds Author Kenneth G. Blake
ISBN-10 9781682891711
Release 2016-04-19
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The story is about a premature child, who survived a primitive and hostile post slavery environment- and grew up in poverty with a single unemployed parent and four siblings. The prose, syntax and narrative of the book is uniquely island and it is colored with British and American cultural experiences. That is why the author has included personal details which have significantly influenced his life-and taught him lessons such as, how to grow and bloom in the [concrete] jungle of thorns: Irritating and choking circumstances! The book introduces the reader to historical accounts of the Author's country of origin: Jamaica West Indies. Then the book elaborates on the island's period of enslavement, bloody struggle for freedom, and subsequent birth of the nation. The reason some history and culture is included is to establish a background for the life story of the little Jamaican boy. His roller coaster life has exposed the boy (now man’s) strengths and weaknesses. Just when it seemed that he is on top, he then slides down a steep slope! And, up again! This has been the story of how his life has been. What should the reader take away from how the writer has lived his life? This Autobiography, tells the life story of a premature baby who had survived in rural Jamaica without available intensive postnatal care facilities. How? He was carried about, fastened to a pillow, with a caring and professional rural family doctor, and a loving young mother. The delicate little baby, like a beautiful orchid, grew up, and in time faced life's struggles. He struggled at play, school, work as an immigrant and as a soldier in the British Army, and especially in marriages. He has had many successes and as many failures. He has given honest accounts of his mistakes, remedial actions and recovery. The book is written to help those who face difficulties and are not able to think positively, or able to view problems as opportunities. It was written to show versatility, strength, determination, adaptability, and faith in the Almighty. These are the qualities that have allowed the writer to be happy and content. Blake hopes the reader takes all these qualities away from the reading.



Autopsy Anatomy of Survival

Autopsy  Anatomy of Survival Author Jr Goodson
ISBN-10 9781440111983
Release 2009-01
Pages 460
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"Autopsy, Anatomy of Survival is an analysis of my own struggles as a skinny, scared kid born prior to The Great Depression of the 1930s and my experiences surviving the Depression, WWII, college, and post-war periods."



The Text is Myself

The Text is Myself Author Miriam Fuchs
ISBN-10 0299190641
Release 2004-01
Pages 258
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Queen Lili‘uokalani, the last monarch of Hawai‘i, was forced to abdicate and faced the annexation of her homeland. American poet H.D. wrote through the London blitz and during the years of less regular bombing. Italian novelist and art critic Anna Banti lost the manuscript of her novel about Artemisia Gentileschi but survived the war devastation to Florence to rewrite it. German-Jewish novelist Grete Weil fled to Holland, but her husband was arrested there and murdered by the Nazis. Chilean novelist Isabel Allende fled her country after her uncle Salvador Allende was assassinated and she later lost her daughter to disease. In The Text Is Myself, Miriam Fuchs analyzes the impact of catastrophe on the lives and writings of these five women. She shows that, however much the past may be shaped into a discernible storyline, it is the uncertain present that preoccupies these writers. Using a feminist and comparative approach to the texts, Fuchs links the women in creative and insightful ways and displays their many profound connections, despite the differences in their cultural and geographic backgrounds. Fuchs argues convincingly for a new genre within life writing—the narrative of catastrophe, defined by the writing process that occurs during catastrophic events. Two narratives are being told, and two levels of representation, literal and figurative, are present.



The Gift of Stories Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography Life Stories and Personal Mythmaking

The Gift of Stories  Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography  Life Stories  and Personal Mythmaking Author Robert Atkinson
ISBN-10 9780313390340
Release 1995-05-30
Pages 168
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The stories we tell about ourselves are guided by cultural patterns and enduring elements. The current interest in mythology has made evident how the classic hero's journey represents a theme not only common to all the world's myths, but also our own lives today. The Gift of Stories offers a clear concise basis for understanding the nature and potential of sharing our stories. It provides specific, practical, instructional details for telling our own stories and gives the necessary guidelines for assisting others in telling their life stories. Its basic framework enables individuals with little experience to begin writing about the really important aspects of their lives and understanding how and why the universal elements of the stories we tell contribute to our continuing growth.



Survival In Auschwitz

Survival In Auschwitz Author Primo Levi
ISBN-10 9780684826806
Release 1996
Pages 187
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The author describes his twenty month ordeal in the Nazi death camp.



The Fiction of Autobiography

The Fiction of Autobiography Author Micaela Maftei
ISBN-10 9781623561819
Release 2013-07-04
Pages 208
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Writing autobiography is a complicated, often fraught activity for both writer and reader. We can find many recent examples of the way such writing calls into question the author's truthfulness or their authority to present as definitive their 'version' of a particular event or portion of their lives. Drawing upon a wide range of late twentieth and early twenty-first-century autobiographical writing, The Fiction of Autobiography examines key aspects of autobiography from the interrelated perspectives of author, reader, critic and scholar, to reconsider how we view this form of writing, and its relationship to the way we understand and construct identity. Maftei considers recent cases and texts such as Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking and Frey's A Million Little Pieces alongside older texts such as Proust's In Search of Lost Time¸ Nabokov's Speak, Memory and Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. In part, this is to emphasise that key issues reappear and arise over decades and centuries, and that texts distanced by time can speak to each other thoughtfully and poignantly.



Gay American Autobiography

Gay American Autobiography Author David Bergman
ISBN-10 0299230449
Release 2009
Pages 403
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In the first anthology to survey the full range of gay men's autobiographical writing from Walt Whitman to the present, Gay American Autobiography draws excerpts from letters, journals, oral histories, memoirs, and autobiographies to provide examples of the best life writing over the last century and a half. Volume editor David Bergman guides the reader chronologically through selected writings that give voice to every generation of gay writers since the nineteenth century, including a diverse array of American men of African, European, Jewish, Asian, and Latino heritage. Documenting a range of life experiences that encompass tattoo artists and academics, composers and drag queens, hustlers and clerks, it contains accounts of turn-of-the-century transvestites, gay rights activists, men battling AIDS, and soldiers attempting to come out in the army. Each selection provides important insight on the wide spectrum of ways gay men have defined and lived their lives, highlighting how self-awareness changes an author's experience. The volume includes an introduction by Bergman and headnotes for each of the nearly forty entries. Bringing many out-of-print and hard-to-find works to new readers, this challenging and comprehensive anthology chronicles American gay history and life struggles over the course of the past 150 years. Finalist, Lambda Book Award for LGBT Anthology, Lambda Literary Foundation



The Mirror of My Self

The Mirror of My Self Author John Pulparampil
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This is a revised version of an extraordinary autobiography first published in January 2017 by the Educreation Publishing House, New Delhi, under the title "Gospel According to Myself", with four new chapters added to it, and also incorporating some changes in some parts the earlier chapters. The new headings of the chapters reflect the new perspectives adopted on each of them, with an emphasis on being a life-long student even at the age of 71. The book contains four major parts: (a) a comprehensive review of Jesuit training for priest hood, based on personal experiences as a Jesuit trainee in the Madurai Province of Jesuits in India; (a) a critical review of institution building for excellence in education and training in India, focusing experiences in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, South Gujarat University, Surat, and Institute of Management in Government, Thiruvananthapuram; and (c) experiences in self-management from the days of adolescence to the age of seventy; and (d) a philosophy of life evolved by the author on the basis of his vast readings, unique experiences in life, and prolonged reflection and meditation on the deeper aspects of life lived in national and international contexts. In all what he did, value concerns have been central to his thinking and actions. And nowhere was he ever free from conflicts due to his value concerns in life. In his autobiography started in 1975 and completed in 2016, the author narrates and analyses his experiences in the different situations in which he had to take value-based decisions and face the consequences for the actions. The Philosophical perspectives on his religious experiences and value management conflicts outshine all other aspects of this extraordinary document. The spirit of the author enters into a dialogue with those who read the story of his eventful life



My Science Fiction Autobiography

My Science Fiction Autobiography Author Russell A. Snopek
ISBN-10 9781411627307
Release 2005-08-01
Pages 300
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Here's a retro science fiction novel that baby boomers will appreciate. If your childhood dream was to pilot a rocket ship, live on the moon, or travel to the stars, this is the sci-fi adventure for you!In 1966 my teenage friends and I were enthralled by the prospect of space travel. I envisioned building a personal spacecraft, lunar outpost, and an asteroid starship. This didn't seem like a stretch to me, any more than a time-traveling UFO landing in my back yard did! One fateful night I had the opportunity to see the future, and it was everything that I imagined. My now-grown friends had found the means to achieve our dreams-although, not quite the way I predicted, after all, life has a way of exacting its toll. Luckily, I arrived in time to witness the completion of our greatest scientific endeavor. Join me now for a good old-fashioned, outer space adventure with the awe and mystery that you haven't experienced since you were, well...a kid!



An Autobiography

An Autobiography Author Edwin Muir
ISBN-10 9781847675132
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 304
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Introduced by Professor Peter Butter. From his shattered childhood in Orkney to the turmoil of industrial Glasgow, Edwin Muir was witness to some of the most traumatic years and events of our modern age. And yet, in his life and in his art, he was constantly haunted by the symbolic ‘fable’ which he longed to find beneath the surface reality of the everyday. From his dream notebooks to his travels in Eastern Europe, Muir paints an unforgettable picture of the slow and sometimes painful growth of a poet’s sensibility as he comes to terms with his own nature amidst the terror and confusion of the twentieth century. With a personal memoir by George Mackay Brown, an introduction and appendices by the noted Muir scholar Professor Peter Butter, and extra essays by Muir himself, this edition offers new insights into the life and work of one of Scotland’s most important writers of the twentieth century. ‘Wise, compassionate and often profound . . . an absorbing enquiry into the predicament of an exceptionally gifted person in the human situation of his time.’ Sunday Times ‘One of the most unusual, most important autobiographies of our time.’ Spectator



Educational Experience as Lived Knowledge History Alterity

Educational Experience as Lived  Knowledge  History  Alterity Author William F. Pinar
ISBN-10 9781317618621
Release 2015-02-11
Pages 292
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In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar’s intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational experience. Study is the center of educational experience, as he demonstrates in the opening chapter. The alterity of educational experience is evident in his conceptions of disciplinarity and internationalization, interrelated projects of historicization, dialogical encounter, and recontextualization. By reactivating the past, not by instrumentalizing the present, we can find the future, explicated in his studies of the Eight-Year Study, the Tyler Rationale, and the gendering and racialization of U.S. school reform. The interrelation of race and gender is emphasized in the chapters on Ida B. Wells and Jane Addams. The technologization of education is critiqued through analysis of the achievements of George Grant and Pier Paolo Pasolini. The educational project of subjective and social reconstruction is explored through study of Musil’s essayism, a genre that corrects the problems accompanying ethnography and created by identity politics.



Making an Exhibition of Myself the autobiography of Peter Hall

Making an Exhibition of Myself  the autobiography of Peter Hall Author Peter Hall
ISBN-10 9781849436861
Release 2000-03-01
Pages 490
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The story of a railway worker’s son who became one of the most powerful, outspoken and charismatic figures in European theatre. Sir Peter Hall has been director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, artistic director of Glyndebourne, and director of Britain’s National Theatre from 1973 to 1988. He has directed over 150 productions of plays, operas and films, and now runs his own acclaimed theatre company



Romance Rich Zubaty autobiography

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Romance Rich Zubaty autobiography has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Romance Rich Zubaty autobiography also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Romance Rich Zubaty autobiography book for free.



The Autobiography of Leon Rubach

The Autobiography of Leon Rubach Author Leon Rubach
ISBN-10 9781449093297
Release 2010-03-10
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It's 1940 and Polish Jews have been moved into ghettos. One woman has a chance to escape with her two young children to a nearby cafe. There a sympathetic Turk has identity papers for the three of them with false names, nationality and religion. They must pretend to be Moslem Turks with no knowledge of the religion or language, and live for years in the middle of a Nazi neighborhood. The boy's playmates are Hitler Youth and his baby brother is indoctrinated to be an anti-Semite. Constantly suspected by the Gestapo, he is threatened at gunpoint to confess his true identity. He is asked to translate Polish into Turkish, and must even perform the Turkish national anthem, all without any knowledge of a word of Turkish. This book tells a rare account of a courageous woman's desperate fight to save her children from certain death.



Survival Against Multiple Odds

Survival Against Multiple Odds Author Chafic Abi Said
ISBN-10 9953001111
Release 2003
Pages 363
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Survival Against Multiple Odds has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Survival Against Multiple Odds also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Survival Against Multiple Odds book for free.



Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum

Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum Author Marc Fleisher
ISBN-10 1846422485
Release 2005-10-27
Pages 200
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Marc Fleisher's new self-help guide for autistic teenagers and adults will help readers improve their quality of life and overcome many everyday challenges, be it through the development of independent living skills, building a more varied and fulfilling social life, or mastering a course in higher education and broadening one's opportunities for the future. Marc Fleisher speaks from first hand experience about the coping strategies he himself has had to learn - often the hard way. Written particularly for young people who are just beginning to become independent from their parents, perhaps living in their own home for the first time, this book shows how to approach apparent problems with hope and the expectation of an improved quality of life. Survival Strategies is an invaluable source of advice and reassurance for people with ASDs across a wide age range. Other readers such as relatives and friends of people on the autism spectrum, and professionals such as educators or therapists will find it provides a host of new insights.