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Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness
Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Families are riddled with untold secrets. But Stephen Hinshaw never imagined that a profound secret was kept under lock and key for 18 years within his family - that his father's mysterious absences, for months at a time, resulted from serious mental illness and involuntary hospitalizations. From the moment his father revealed the truth, during Hinshaw's first spring break from college, he knew his life would change forever. Hinshaw calls this revelation his ''psychological birth''. After


Jan's Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer's
Jan's Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer's
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Imagine hearing these words: ''She has Alzheimer's.'' Now imagine that ''she'' is vibrant, active, loving, healthy...and just 55. Acclaimed CBS News reporter Barry Petersen writes about hearing the unimaginable; what it meant, what it still means, what he did---and didn't do---and how this beautiful love story needs to be heard by the thousands of families who have already heard that same devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease. Even though Barry has spent his long-time,


To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History
To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History
By Novel Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
An Amazon best book of 2016 in BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP  The never-before-told story of Pixar's improbable success.  ''Hi, Lawrence?'' the caller asked. ''This is Steve Jobs. I saw your picture in a magazine a few years ago and thought we'd work together someday.''  After Steve Jobs was unceremoniously dismissed from Apple, he turned his attention to a little-known graphics art company that he owned called Pixar.  One day, out of the blue, Jobs called Lawrence Levy, a Harvard-trained


Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities
Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Switching Time is the first story centering on multiple personality disorder to be told by the treating physician. It is the incredible saga of a young woman stranded in unimaginable darkness who, in order to survive, created 17 different versions of herself. In 1989, Karen Overhill walked into the office of psychiatrist Richard Baer complaining of depression. She poured out a litany of complaints, but in the disengaged way of someone who has experienced a terrible trauma. Slowly, Baer began


Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Just two months before the September 11 terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a New York City forensic pathologist. With her husband and their toddler holding down the home front, Judy threw herself into the fascinating world of death investigation-performing autopsies, investigating death scenes, and counseling grieving relatives. Working Stiff chronicles Judy's two years of training, taking listeners behind the police tape of some of the most harrowing deaths in the Big


The End (Ugandans in History)
The End (Ugandans in History)
By Saint Joseph Communications
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ean: 0819970020082,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
For many Catholics today, interpreting the Book of Revelation presents an almost insurmountable challenge. The dizzying array of exotic symbols and apocalyptic warnings can make St. Johns glorious vision seem more like a incomprehensible nightmare, prompting us to ask what did he really see?Dr. Scott Hahn explains that for those willing to examine the historical background of the New Testament, the Book of Revelation actually summarizes many central doctrines of the Catholic Faith: the


God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of the Hôtel-Dieu (God's hotel) that cared for the sick in the Middle Ages. Ballet dancers and rock musicians, professors and thieves - ''anyone who had fallen, or, often, leapt, onto hard times'' and needed extended medical care - ended up here. So did Victoria Sweet, who came for two months and stayed for 20 years. Laguna Honda, lower-tech but human-paced, gave Sweet the opportunity to practice a kind


Mountains Beyond Mountains
Mountains Beyond Mountains
By Brand: Random House Audio
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ean: 9780739307656, isbn: 0739307657,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the “master of the non-fiction narrative.” This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who is in love with the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it.At the center of Mountains Beyond Mountains stands


The Tender Bar: A Memoir
The Tender Bar: A Memoir
By Hachette Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
The New York Times best seller and one of the 100 Most Notable Books of 2005. In the tradition of This Boy's Life and The Liar's Club, a raucous, poignant, luminously written memoir about a boy striving to become a man and his romance with a bar. J. R. Moehringer grew up captivated by a voice. It was the voice of his father, a New York City disc jockey who vanished before J. R. spoke his first word. Sitting on the stoop, pressing an ear to the radio, J. R. would strain to hear in that plummy


The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
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ean: 9780739334065, isbn: 0739334069,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Here is THE audiobook recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. The result is the personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as ''The Oracle of Omaha.'' Although the


Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford
Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the number-one New York Times best-selling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November. Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his 17 years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era -


Liar's Poker [Abridged, Audiobook] Publisher: Random House Audio; Abridged edition
Liar's Poker [Abridged, Audiobook] Publisher: Random House Audio; Abridged edition
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Call Me Ted
Call Me Ted
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
''Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise!'' These words of fatherly advice helped shape Ted Turner's remarkable life, but they only begin to explain the colorful, energetic, and unique style that has made Ted into one of the most amazing personalities of our time. Along the way - among his numerous accomplishments -- Ted became one of the richest men in the world, the largest land owner in the United States, revolutionized the television business with the creation of TBS and


Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
By Random House Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men: Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication. Their lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases of all time. Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, Cape Cod, and Nova Scotia, Thunderstruck evokes the dynamism of those years when great shipping companies competed to build the biggest, fastest


30 Days a Black Man: The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South
30 Days a Black Man: The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
In 1948 most white people in the North had no idea how unjust and unequal daily life was for the 10 million African Americans living in the South. But that suddenly changed after Ray Sprigle, a famous white journalist from Pittsburgh, went undercover and lived as a black man in the Jim Crow South. Escorted through the South's parallel black society by John Wesley Dobbs, a historic black civil rights pioneer from Atlanta, Sprigle met with sharecroppers, local black leaders, and families of


Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
By Random House Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
New York Times Best Seller ''A meditation on sense-making when there's no sense to be made, on letting go when we can't hold on, and on being unafraid even when we're terrified.'' (Lucy Kalanithi) ''Belongs on the shelf alongside other terrific books about this difficult subject, like Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air and Atul Gawande's Being Mortal.'' (Gates Notes) Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study


Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice
Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice
By Unknown
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
In Life's Work, an outspoken Christian reproductive justice advocate and abortion provider (one of the few doctors to provide such services to women in Mississippi and Alabama) pulls from his personal and professional journeys as well as the scientific training he received as a doctor to reveal how he came to believe, unequivocally, that helping women in need, without judgment, is precisely the Christian thing to do. Dr. Willie Parker grew up in the Deep South, lived in a Christian household,


A Spirit of Greatness: Stories from the Employees of American Airlines
A Spirit of Greatness: Stories from the Employees of American Airlines
By Jmc Pub Services
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ean: 9780965641036, isbn: 0965641031,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A living testimony to the people and spirit of American Airlines. Extraordinary stories of everyday life as told by its current and former employees.Experience the motivation behind a group of employees at American Airlines!. Hardback.


This Moment on Earth: Today's New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future
This Moment on Earth: Today's New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future
By Brand: PublicAffairs
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ean: 9781586484316, isbn: 1586484311,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
The environment, and the movement that grew up to protect it, is under attack—concerted and purposeful. Yet the need for solutions to pressing environmental problems grows more urgent each day. Teresa Heinz Kerry and Senator John Kerry describe how these issues unite people across party and ideological lines. From the San Juan Basin to the Gulf of Mexico to the South Bronx, from mothers on Cape Cod to Colorado ranchers, they found a vibrant coalition of people and communities deploying


When a Loved One Falls Ill: How to Be an Effective Patient Advocate
When a Loved One Falls Ill: How to Be an Effective Patient Advocate
By Workman Publishing Company
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ean: 9780761165071, isbn: 076116507X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
The much-needed book for anyone with a loved one facing a serious illness. It is the book that’s a bible for how to make the potentially life-or-death decisions that every medical advocate, and every patient, must grapple with―especially now, as health care becomes ever more complicated. It is the practical blueprint for how to be a successful medical advocate. When Gerri Monaghan’s husband, Brian, then a fifty-nine-year-old lawyer at the top of his game, got the news that all of us



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