A Normal Life


  • Author: Kim Rich
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 7770060 Bytes


After an unconventional childhood that ended in the tragic death of her mother and the murder of her Alaskan mobster father, Kim Rich was left on her own at the young age of fifteen to fend for herself. Ever since then, she began a nearly lifelong pursuit in chasing what most others had—a normal life.Rich tugs at your heartstrings as you follow her journey toward normalcy, from her teen years, freshly orphaned, through her high school years spent couch-surfing at local families’ homes, then through her college years, a failed first marriage, and a rising career as a journalist. Through frank and down-to-earth storytelling, Rich also tells of her grandfather’s kidnapping, a frightening health crisis, and a six-year attempt to have children.Picki...

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The End of Normal


  • Author: Stephanie Madoff Mack
  • Release Date : 2011-10-20
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 9233491 Bytes


A New York Times bestseller, the explosive and heartbreaking memoir from the widow of Mark Madoff and the daughter-in-law of Bernard Madoff When the news of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme broke, no one was more shocked than the members of his own family. Before then, Madoff’s son, Mark, and daughter- in-law, Stephanie, had built an idyllic life. Yet, while Mark’s thriving business was entirely separate from his father’s now notorious fund, he and Stephanie found themselves in the eye of the storm—and grappling with their own sense of betrayal. Mark refused to see or speak to his parents, and on the second anniversary of his father’s arrest, he hanged himself. Left to raise her children as a single mother, Stephanie tells the real sto...

Normal Life
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Normal Life


  • Author : Dean Spade
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780822374794


Normal Life Book Description :

Revised and Expanded Edition Wait—what's wrong with rights? It is usually assumed that trans and gender nonconforming people should follow the civil rights and "equality" strategies of lesbian and gay rights organizations by agitating for legal reforms that would ostensibly guarantee nondiscrimination and equal protection under the law. This approach assumes that the best way to address the poverty and criminalization that plague trans populations is to gain legal recognition and inclusion in the state's institutions. But is this strategy effective? In Normal Life Dean Spade presents revelatory critiques of the legal equality framework for social change, and points to examples of transformative grassroots trans activism that is raising demands that...

A Normal Life

A Normal Life


  • Author : Kim Rich
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781943328512


A Normal Life Book Description :

In her critically acclaimed first book, Johnny’s Girl, Kim Rich presented the story of her unconventional childhood as the daughter of an Alaskan mobster and a troubled showgirl. This new memoir picks up where Johnny’s Girl left off, retelling the story of the author’s nearly lifelong pursuit to live what she thought to be “a normal life.” Rich tugs at your heartstrings as you follow her journey toward normalcy, from her teen years, freshly orphaned, through her high school years spent couch-surfing at local families’ homes, then through her itinerant college years, a failed first marriage, and a rising career as a journalist. Through frank and down-to-earth storytelling, Rich also tells of her grandfather’s kidnapping, a frightening he...

A Nearly Normal Life
Score: 2
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A Nearly Normal Life


  • Author : Charles L. Mee
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2013-05-21
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316400589


A Nearly Normal Life Book Description :

In the summer of 1953 the author was a carefree, athletic boy of fourteen. But after he collapsed during a school dance one night, he was suddenly bedridden, drifting in & out of consciousness, as his body disintegrated into a shadow of its former self. He had been stricken with spinal polio. When he emerged from the grip of the disease, he was confronted with a life change so enormous that it challenged all he had believed in & forced him, despite his young age, to redefine himself. His once stereotypically normal life, filled with baseball & swimming pools & dreams of girls, had been irreversibly altered. He was almost the same person he had been; he was nearly normal. His moving personal narrative is a textured portrait of life in the fifties - a ...

A Normal Life In An Unusual Land

A Normal Life In An Unusual Land


  • Author : Mary Cosico
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9798674247876


A Normal Life In An Unusual Land Book Description :

Laisve, the land of freedom, has been protected by the seven pillars for as long as the citizens can remember. "You can't move on towards the sequel if you left the story of the past unfinished,"There's more to its history than meets the eye. This is the story of two young Laisvians fulfilling their part in the sacred prophecy. Book 1 of the Laisve Series...

The Normal Life

The Normal Life


  • Author : Edward Thomas Devine
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1917
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:$B266504


The Normal Life Book Description :

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How to Manage Your Diabetes and Lead a Normal Life
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How to Manage Your Diabetes and Lead a Normal Life


  • Author : Manthappa M.
  • Publisher : Peacock Books
  • Release Date : 2008-05
  • Genre: Diabetes
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8124801673


How to Manage Your Diabetes and Lead a Normal Life Book Description :

Diabetes Is A Condition In Which Blood Glucose Levels Are Abnormally High. Diabetes Affects 15 Crore People Worldwide And 3 Crore People In India. Diabetes Is Not A Serious Health Problem If You Know How To Manage It. The Secret Of Successfully Managing Diabetes Is To Know As Much As Possible About Diabetes. It Is This Knowledge That Helps You To Take Control Of Your Diabetes, Prevent Complications, And Lead A Normal Life Like Any Other Person. This Book Teaches You All That You Have To Know About Diabetes, In Simple Language. This Book Covers All Aspects Of Diabetes. It Provides Comprehensive Knowledge About Diabetes, Diet, Drugs, Insulin, Exercise, And The Ways Of Dealing With Complications Of Diabetes. The Book Helps You To Learn How To Protect Yo...

A Normal Life

A Normal Life


  • Author : Aura Angel
  • Publisher : Memoirs Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781909544673


A Normal Life Book Description :

Parental love was in short supply when Aura Angel was growing up, in a household where there was so little money that her parents would burn the floorboards of their council house to keep warm in winter. Her father would beat her at the slightest excuse, and when he left home her mother took over, using brooms and kitchen implements to make sure the blows hurt. Her mother’s conflicts with authority led Aura (not her real name) to eight schools and more than 20 homes before finally, at 12 years old, she marched into the local Social Services offices and asked them to take care of her. Her troubles were far from over; an abortion at 16 followed and two children by fathers who badly let her down. Yet now, in her forties, she is at peace with herself. ...

The Daily Battle for a Normal Life

The Daily Battle for a Normal Life


  • Author : Lorette Gay
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release Date : 2019-05-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781644249246


The Daily Battle for a Normal Life Book Description :

Olivia was a townswoman of Haiti whose life has been persecuted in all aspects. She talked about how in her childhood, she has become a friend of nature, which has impacted her life and abetted her throughout the diversity of many encumbrances. Through nature, she has learned what life is about, and nature has helped her overcome utmost the madness she has encountered along her pathway. She believes that the cycle change in the nature is likened to the cycle change in people’s lives. Abandoned by her father while she was only an embryo, a father that had never come across her way, isolated from her mother at the age of six, she was left to be raised by her grandparents. Her existence is marked by many junctures. At an early age, she already knew wh...

How To Live a    Normal Life    With HIV Without Shame or Fear

How To Live a Normal Life With HIV Without Shame or Fear


  • Author : Nicole White
  • Publisher : Nicole White
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


How To Live a Normal Life With HIV Without Shame or Fear Book Description :

Do you have doubts about having HIV or AIDS, but you aren't sure? This book will help you learn more about HIV, AIDS and possible treatments to be safe and live longer (without pain). It would prepare you psychologically and emotionally, especially if your worst nightmare come true (diagnosed positively with HIV). You'll learn how to be positive with the disease and discover practical ways to block the functions of the deadly virus with medications (without many side effects). This book is designed to prepare you mentally BEFORE you go for a test. So, if you are afraid to get tested or do not want to hear the results, this book will give you the necessary information to eliminate most of the stress, doubts and worry. You'll be OK! If my sister manage...