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The Book

Author : Nicole Howard
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Introduces the history of the book, beginning with papyrus in ancient Egypt, through the development of the printing press, to current computer-based technologies, including its influence on societies and cultures around the world.

My Life Story

Author : Editors of Chartwell Books
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Record your life story in this beautiful keepsake journal with 200 guided exercises and prompts that take you back through each stage of your life and its accompanying adventures. Writing your autobiography is no easy task. As any writer will advise, you need to rip off the hesitation and just begin to start writing. But, where do you start? Which experiences shaped you? Who or what influenced you to become who you are today? My Life Story journal jump starts the reflective process to get your creative juices flowing and opens your mind to dig deeper into who you are, where you started, and, most importantly, where you are going. The thought-provoking and lighthearted questions are organized into chapters based on life stages. Start your life's memoir by remembering your childhood with questions such as Where was the farthest place from home you traveled to and did you enjoy it there? Then move into adolescence with prompts like List five objects you remember from one of your middle school/junior high school classes and describe them. Afterward, record your early adulthood with creative reflections such as What film, theater production, book, or song best describes this era of your life and why? With you as the protagonist, My Life Story challenges you to dig deep within yourself and create a fully realized record for your adventures in addition to serving as an excellent companion to your gratitude, empathy, or self-care practices. With so much of our lives and contact going digital, the Creative Keepsakes journals offer an intimate way to nurture your connection with yourself and the people around you. An entertaining way to get off your screen, these guided and free-form journals are great for writers and artists alike. Each journal offers content around a different theme, including silly prompts for a laugh, random yet thoughtful questions, inspiration for art and composition, interactive prompts to learn about your heritage, and blank interiors on high-quality paper stock to use as your creative canvas. Beautifully designed and full of mindful prompts, channel your inspiration as you put pen (or pencil, or marker, or crayon ) to paper to learn more about yourself, your talents, and the people you love. Also in this Series 3,001 Questions All About Me, 301 Things to Draw, 301 Writing Ideas, Create Comics: A Sketchbook, Inner Me, Internet Password Book, My Father's Life, My Grandmother's Life, My Mother's Life, 3,001 This or That Questions, My Grandfather's Life, Create the Poem, Complete the Drawing Journal, Mom and Me Journal, Why I Love You Journal, Create the Story, and Destroy & Design This Journal.

The Man Shakespeare and His Tragic Life Story

Author : Frank Harris
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"The Man Shakespeare and His Tragic Life Story" by Frank Harris. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Life Stories

Author : Charlotte Linde
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All adult speakers in Western cultures have life stories argues Charlotte Linde, and the ways in which these life stories are formed and exchanged with others have a powerful effect on all of us. Life stories express our sense of self, who we are and how we got that way. According to Linde, we also use these stories to show that our lives can be understood as coherent, and to assert or negotiate group membership. These life stories take part in the highest level of social constructions, since they are built on cultural assumptions about what is expected in a life, what the norms for a successful life are, and what common or special belief systems are necessary to establish coherence. The life story, illuminated by this engrossing study, is a form of everyday discourse which has not previously been precisely defined or studied. It is an oral, discontinuous unit, consisting of stories which are retold in a variety of forms over a long period of time, and which may be revised and changed as the speaker comes to drop old meanings and add new ones to parts of the life story. The life story is a particularly rich and important area for study, because it represents a crossroads of linguistic structure and social practice. Linde's analysis is of importance to linguistics, as well as having broader implications for anthropology, psychology, and sociology.


Author : Eddie A. Winkley
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An inner city kid grows up to become a good student, upstanding member of society, and family man. Young readers will learn the importance of education and overcoming obstacles as they grow into adulthood to achieve their goals.


Author : Eric G. Swedin
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A great technological and scientific innovation of the last half of the 20th century, the computer has revolutionised how we organise information, how we communicate with each other, and the way we think about the human mind. This book offers a short history of this dynamic technology, covering its central themes since ancient times.

The Railroad

Author : H. Roger Grant
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Looks at the history of railroads, discussing changes in its technology from the steam locomotives of the early ninteenth century to the high-speed trains of the twenty-first century.

Wandjuk Marika

Author : Wandjuk Marika
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Something Beyond

Author : Archie Frederic Webling
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Parents Guide to Autism True Life Story Tips and More

Author : Kym Kostos
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My dear sweet little guy was "sunny-side up" and turned around, so I was scheduled for a C-Section on August 10, 2004 in the morning. They had estimated a few weeks too early and my son was taken to NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) and hooked up to all sorts of machines and a life support machine was waiting nearby. His lungs weren't fully developed yet. He stayed in the NICU for about three weeks. There were complications of him not breathing or he would stop breathing when he would be fed. Finally I was able to bring him home and then the adventure of Nick started! After I brought Nick home from the hospital, he started progressing as any normal child would. He began speaking with words like, "mama", "dada", "kitty" (we have two cats). He started to first roll around and then shortly thereafter he began to crawl.


Author : Charles Higham
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Author : Alexander B. Magoun
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Explores the history of television, discussing its initial conception, technological changes over the years, and the development of cable television and videotapes.

My Life Story

Author : Kit Woo
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As a puppy, Bobby's mother taught him that the only way to treat its owner is to love and respect the human. Bobby was adopted by a couple with two children and the dog loved the family with a blind devotion. At his new home, the dog befriended a wise owl that regarded humans with contempt and the bird gave the dogs many lectures on life. A crisis put the dog's loyalty to test. In the nick of time, Bobby remembered the owl's words...

Heart of the Raincoast

Author : Alexandra Morton
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Originally published in 1998, this updated edition has a brand-new cover and new foreword by Alexandra Morton. Billy Proctor was born in 1934 and has spent his entire life in a remote coastal community called Echo Bay, BC on an island off northern Vancouver Island. Proctor has always done the time-honoured work of generations of upcoast men—hand-logging, fishing, clam digging, repairing boats, beachcombing. But Billy eventually began to notice that the thriving runs of Pacific salmon, oolichans, and herring that he remembers from his early years were vanishing—some to near extinction—and he understood that it was time to take action. Heart of the Raincoast is the fascinating story of Billy Proctor’s life, and the wealth of knowledge and understanding that can only be gained from living in such close proximity to nature. The writing is funny, touching and honest—and offers an engaging insider’s view not only of the salmon, whales, eagles and independent people who populate Canada’s wild and lovely coastal rainforest, but on what we need to do to keep it as nature intended.

The Life Story Interview

Author : Robert Atkinson
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First-person narratives are a fundamental tool of the qualitative researcher. This volume provides specific suggestions and guidelines for preparing and executing a life story interview. Robert Atkinson places the life story interview into a wider research context before elaborating on planning and then conducting the interview. Finally, the book deals with the issues of transcribing and interpreting the interview. The author provides a sample life story interview in the appendix.

Life Story

Author : Mike Gunton
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Life Story is a tale of survival, laying bare the extraordinary journey animals must make to achieve life's goal – to continue their bloodline. Whether learning new skills, finding a mate or protecting their young, everything they do is a way of meeting a particular challenge to that goal. Extreme circumstances can lead to extreme solutions. Discover how sharks help albatross chicks learn to fly, or why some chimps solve survival problems by making spears. Learn about the extraordinary construction skills of fish and the seduction arts of birds. Witness the devotion of mothers, the gang life of juveniles and the shocking tactics some animals use to eliminate their rivals. Packed with stunning photographs and spectacular stills from the landmark BBC series, Life Story is an unforgettable portrait of the natural world’s most dramatic moments.

People from Our Side

Author : Peter Pitseolak
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Record of Inuit life in the first half of this century, through the photographs and art work of the first native Baffin Island photographer, and oral histories from his contemporaries.

Researching Life Stories

Author : Dan Goodley
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It has long been argued that 'an age of biography is upon us'; certainly the life-story now has a well-recognised role as a key resource in social research. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive and practical guide to carrying out.

A Master of Hounds Being the Life Story of Harry Buckland of Ashford

Author : Anon
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Hosea Ballou a Marvellous Life story

Author : Oscar Fitzalan Safford
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