About Alice

About Alice EPUB

About Alice
In Calvin Trillin�s antic tales of family life, she was portrayed as the wife who had �a weird predilection for limiting our family to three meals a day� and the mother who thought that if you didn�t go to every performance of your child�s school play, �the county would come and take the child.� Now, five years after her death, her husband offers this loving portrait of Al

Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania EPUB

Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania
Electroboy is an emotionally frenzied memoir that reveals with kaleidoscopic intensity the terrifying world of manic depression. For years Andy Behrman hid his raging mania behind a larger-than-life personality. He sought a high wherever he could find one and changed jobs the way some people change outfits: filmmaker, PR agent, art dealer, stripper-whatever made him feel l

She Left Me the Gun: My Mothers Life Before Me EPUB

She Left Me the Gun: My Mothers Life Before Me
A chilling work of psychological suspense and forensic memoir, She Left Me the Gun is a tale of true transformation: the story of a young woman who reinvented herself so completely that her previous life seemed simply to vanish, and of a daughter who transcends her mother�s fears and reclaims an abandoned past.�One day I will tell you the story of my life,� promises Emma

News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist EPUB

News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist
Laurie Hertzel wasnt yet a teenager in Duluth, Minnesota, when she started her first newspaper, which she appropriately christened Newspaper. Complete with the most sensational headlines of the day-MARGO FLUEGEL HAS ANOTHER BIRTHDAY!-and with healthy competition from her little brothers and their rival publication, Magapaper (a magazine and a newspaper), this venture woul

Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life EPUB

Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life
A luminous memoir from the award-winning author of The Vagrants and A Thousand Years of Good PrayersWhat a long way it is from one life to another. Yet why write if not for that distance?Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisdom, this is a memoir of a life lived with books. Written over two years while the author battled suicidal depression, Dear Friend is a p

Be Cool EPUB

Be Cool
From the comedic, often luminous mind of Ben Tanzer comes a memoir about one of life�s true complexities: being cool. Written in touching vignettes, like snapshots of history, Tanzer eloquently illuminates his past with humor and resolve. From crushing on columnists of Tiger Beat magazine to losing his virginity after his �second attempt to do so�; from his love of Comic C

Angry Conversations with God: A Snarky but Authentic Spiritual Memoir EPUB

Angry Conversations with God: A Snarky but Authentic Spiritual Memoir
Disillusioned, disenfranchised, and disinterested in anything churchy, Susan Isaacs knew of only one thing to do when she hit spiritual rock bottom at age 40. . . . She took God to couples counseling.In this cuttingly poignant memoir, Susan Isaacs chronicles her rocky relationship with the Almighty - from early childhood to midlife crisis - and all the churches where she

The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life EPUB

The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life
THE LITTLE WAY OF RUTHIE LEMING follows Rod Dreher, a Philadelphia journalist, back to his hometown of St. Francisville, Louisiana (pop. 1,700) in the wake of his younger sister Ruthies death. When she was diagnosed at age 40 with a virulent form of cancer in 2010, Dreher was moved by the way the community he had left behind rallied around his dying sister, a schoolteache

Grace Period: My Ordination to the Ordinary EPUB

Grace Period: My Ordination to the Ordinary
Author Melinda Worth Popham left home for Yale Divinity School at age fifty-six after a barrage of painful life events brought her to her knees and led to the discovery that pain is the Miracle Gro of spiritual growth.Grace Period recounts the spiritual journey launched by the break-up of her marriage and her teenage daughters descent into an intractable depression that l

Two Or Three Things I Know for Sure (Flamingo original) EPUB

Two Or Three Things I Know for Sure (Flamingo original)
From the author of Bastard Out of Carolina--a National Book Award finalist--comes a startlingly frank book which explores the sometimes devastating emotions that spin themselves through our lives, illuminating the feelings of a young girl as she confronts the man who abuses her. Photos.

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