Hanging On By My Fingernails

Hanging On By My Fingernails PDF
Author: Janie McQueen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780981611402
Size: 10.97 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Conflict of laws
Languages : en
Pages : 230
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Hanging On By My Fingernails: Surviving the New Divorce Gamesmanship, and How a Scratch Can Land You in Jail In this daring, groundbreaking book, journalist Janie McQueen unveils the truth behind the "new divorce gamesmanship"--vicious tactics that thrust victims into complex webs of legal tangles that destroy spirits and hobble divorce cases. These surprisingly common--and legally deadly--ploys can and often lead to criminal charges and trials, lingering records, heartbreaking child custody battles, embarrassing distortion campaigns, and even unemployment as employers increasingly trawl the Internet for background checks. Women who are anywhere in the divorce process will find here powerful information with which to defend themselves--keeping heart and soul intact. With bonus guide: How To Spot a Set-Up and What To Do.

Hanging On By Your Fingernails

Hanging on by Your Fingernails PDF
Author: Dan Day
Publisher: Pacific PressPub Assn
ISBN: 9780816311446
Size: 15.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Christian life
Languages : en
Pages : 144
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The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice PDF
Author: Robert Whitlow
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 9780849945205
Size: 34.18 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 400
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A lawyer with a painful past learns more than the students when he volunteers the mock-trial team of a local high school.

The Story Keeper

The Story Keeper PDF
Author: Lisa Wingate
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 1496400410
Size: 55.68 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 448
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2015 Christy Award winner! 2015 Carol award winner! When successful New York editor Jen Gibbs discovers a decaying slush-pile manuscript on her desk, she has no idea that the story of Sarra, a young mixed-race woman trapped in Appalachia at the turn of the twentieth century, will both take her on a journey and change her forever. Happy with her life in the city, and at the top of her career with a new job at Vida House Publishing, Jen has left her Appalachian past and twisted family ties far behind. But the search for the rest of the manuscript, and Jen’s suspicions about the identity of its unnamed author, will draw her into a mystery that leads back to the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains . . . and quite possibly through the doors she thought she had closed forever.

It S Not About The Hair

It s Not About the Hair PDF
Author: Debra Jarvis
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570616639
Size: 56.11 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 256
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Debra Jarvis works as a chaplain supporting patients at Seattle’s Cancer Care Alliance (the clinic founded by the world-famous Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute). In that capacity she meets daily with patients in at many points along the path of living with cancer, from diagnosis to treatment to recovery and facing death. So in one of those ironic twists of fate, Jarvis was diagnosed with breast cancer herself. It’s Not About the Hair is the account of her time with cancer. As she says, the first thing people ask when they learn you have cancer is whether you are going to lose your hair. But what they really mean to ask is whether you are going to lose your life. Debra Jarvis is able to write honestly and humorously about her experience with cancer because she has had the unique experience of having witnessed and having guided so many cases of cancer. And she brings all of that perspective and context and wisdom to the story of her own breast cancer. As an ordained minister she considers her voice to be a combination of Mr. Miyagi from The Karate Kid" and Martha Stewart (pre-felon, that is), a persona she labels Mr. Martha Miyagi. It’s mystical and practical. Debra Jarvis manages to channel a humor that is reminiscent of Nora Ephron. This is a cancer story that won’t give you the creeps, but it will guide you to think deeply about the serious stuff like ingrained views on health and disease, life and death, the time we have and how we want to live it.

From Where The Parson S Partner Sits

From Where the Parson s Partner Sits PDF
Author: Bonnie Crank
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1413405436
Size: 52.56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Humor
Languages : en
Pages : 143
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From Where the Parson's Partner Sits . . . or Hanging on by my Fingernails After centuries of church doctrine resulting in schism after schism, a rather stereotyped picture of Parson and Mrs. Parson has gradually emerged. From Where the Parson's Partner Sits is a book that tends to dispel any such lofty ideas as to the reality of Perfect Parson and Perfect Mrs. Parson. With tongue in cheek this is a behind-the-scenes, day-by-day life of Mrs. Parson, filled with humor, wit, stamina and just a bit of a jab at the equally stereotyped 'good church folk'. Who better to tell the story than a minister's wife?

The Amateur Marriage

The Amateur Marriage PDF
Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781400042982
Size: 75.72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 336
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From the inimitable Anne Tyler, a rich and compelling novel about a mismatched marriage—and its consequences, spanning three generations. They seemed like the perfect couple—young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment Pauline, a stranger to the Polish Eastern Avenue neighborhood of Baltimore (though she lived only twenty minutes away), walked into his mother’s grocery store, Michael was smitten. And in the heat of World War II fervor, they are propelled into a hasty wedding. But they never should have married. Pauline, impulsive, impractical, tumbles hit-or-miss through life; Michael, plodding, cautious, judgmental, proceeds deliberately. While other young marrieds, equally ignorant at the start, seemed to grow more seasoned, Pauline and Michael remain amateurs. In time their foolish quarrels take their toll. Even when they find themselves, almost thirty years later, loving, instant parents to a little grandson named Pagan, whom they rescue from Haight-Ashbury, they still cannot bridge their deep-rooted differences. Flighty Pauline clings to the notion that the rifts can always be patched. To the unyielding Michael, they become unbearable. From the sound of the cash register in the old grocery to the counterculture jargon of the sixties, from the miniskirts to the multilayered apparel of later years, Anne Tyler captures the evocative nuances of everyday life during these decades with such telling precision that every page brings smiles of recognition. Throughout, as each of the competing voices bears witness, we are drawn ever more fully into the complex entanglements of family life in this wise, embracing, and deeply perceptive novel.

A Surprise Christmas Proposal

A Surprise Christmas Proposal PDF
Author: Liz Fielding
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426872429
Size: 24.14 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 192
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“Isn't it strange how things turn out? A week ago I was virtually jobless, almost homeless, and had totally sworn off men—a sad way to be before Christmas, don't you think? Now I'm not only working for the most gorgeous man alive, but I'm living in his house!” Meet sassy, smiley Sophie Harrington. Read in her own words how a much-needed job brings her up close and personal with rugged bachelor Gabriel York. Although Sophie is hardly a waif or stray, Gabriel ends up taking her in as a temporary lodger in his exclusive London home. How long before he realizes Sophie isn't just for Christmas—but for life…?

Fierce Attachments

Fierce Attachments PDF
Author: Vivian Gornick
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466819006
Size: 76.49 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 216
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In this deeply etched and haunting memoir, Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence. There have been numerous books about mother and daughter, but none has dealt with this closest of filial relations as directly or as ruthlessly. Gornick's groundbreaking book confronts what Edna O'Brien has called "the prinicpal crux of female despair": the unacknowledged Oedipal nature of the mother-daughter bond. Born and raised in the Bronx, the daughter of "urban peasants," Gornick grows up in a household dominated by her intelligent but uneducated mother's romantic depression over the early death of her husband. Next door lives Nettie, an attractive widow whose calculating sensuality appeals greatly to Vivian. These women with their opposing models of femininity continue, well into adulthood, to affect Gornick's struggle to find herself in love and in work. As Gornick walks with her aged mother through the streets of New York, arguing and remembering the past, each wins the reader's admiration: the caustic and clear-thinking daughter, for her courage and tenacity in really talking to her mother about the most basic issues of their lives, and the still powerful and intuitively-wise old woman, who again and again proves herself her daughter's mother. Unsparing, deeply courageous, Fierce Attachments is one of the most remarkable documents of family feeling that has been written, a classic that helped start the memoir boom and remains one of the most moving examples of the genre.

Hit And Misdemeanor

Hit and Misdemeanor PDF
Author: William Gleason
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 9780871292636
Size: 32.66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 82
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