North of Normal
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

North of Normal


  • Author : Cea Sunrise Person
  • Publisher : Harper Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2015-06-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 006228987X


North of Normal Book Description :

Sex, drugs, and . . . bug stew? In the vein of The Glass Castle and Wild, Cea Sunrise Person’s compelling memoir of a childhood spent with her dysfunctional counter-culture family in the Canadian wilderness—a searing story of physical, emotional, and psychological survival. In the late 1960s, riding the crest of the counterculture movement, Cea’s family left a comfortable existence in California to live off the land in the Canadian wilderness. But unlike most commune dwellers of the time, the Persons weren’t trying to build a new society—they wanted to escape civilization altogether. Led by Cea’s grandfather Dick, they lived a pot-smoking, free-loving, clothing-optional life under a canvas tipi without running water, electricity, or heat ...

North of Normal
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

North of Normal


  • Author : Cea Sunrise Person
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-06-24
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062289889


North of Normal Book Description :

Sex, drugs, and . . . bug stew? In the vein of The Glass Castle and Wild, Cea Sunrise Person’s compelling memoir of a childhood spent with her dysfunctional counter-culture family in the Canadian wilderness—a searing story of physical, emotional, and psychological survival. In the late 1960s, riding the crest of the counterculture movement, Cea’s family left a comfortable existence in California to live off the land in the Canadian wilderness. But unlike most commune dwellers of the time, the Persons weren’t trying to build a new society—they wanted to escape civilization altogether. Led by Cea’s grandfather Dick, they lived a pot-smoking, free-loving, clothing-optional life under a canvas tipi without running water, electricity, or heat ...

North of Normal
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

North of Normal


  • Author : Cea Sunrise Person
  • Publisher : Black Inc.
  • Release Date : 2014-04-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781922231505


North of Normal Book Description :

“With North of Normal, Cea Person gives us an unforgettable memoir of a turbulent wilderness childhood. Person writes about her harrowing, on-the-edge existence and dysfunctional family with unflinching detail and a generosity of spirit reminiscent of [New York Times bestseller] Jeanette Walls’s The Glass Castle. What emerges is an equally awe-inspiring true story of one young woman’s incredible determination to escape her terrible and traumatic circumstances, and triumph against all odds to create a happy, successful life.” —Carol Shaben, author of Into the Abyss The true story of one girl’s escape from the wilds of the counterculture movement... In the late 1960s, Cea Sunrise Person’s family left their suburban hippie existence in Cal...

Nearly Normal
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Nearly Normal


  • Author : Cea Sunrise Person
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-02-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443449076


Nearly Normal Book Description :

NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the author of the bestselling memoir North of Normal comes the harrowing story of a past that won’t let go, and one woman’s attempt to put her life back together after everything falls apart In her bestselling memoir North of Normal, Cea wrote with grace about her unconventional childhood—her early years living in a tipi in Alberta with her pot-smoking, free-loving counterculture family. But her struggles do not end when she leaves her family at the age of thirteen to become a model. Honest and daring, Nearly Normal reveals the many ways that Cea’s unconventional childhood continues to reverberate through the years. At the age of thirty-seven, Cea has built a life that looks like the normal one she craved as a child...

North Of Normal

North Of Normal


  • Author : Cea Sunrise Person
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-04-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443424400


North Of Normal Book Description :

In the late 1960s, riding the crest of the counterculture movement, Cea’s family left a comfortable existence in California to live off the land in northern Alberta. But unlike most commune dwellers of the time, the Persons weren’t trying to build a new society—they wanted to escape civilization altogether. Led by Cea’s grandfather Dick, they lived in a canvas Teepee, grew pot, and hunted and gathered to survive. Living out her grandparents’ dream with her teenage mother, Michelle, young Cea knew little of the world beyond her forest. She spent her summers playing nude in the meadow and her winters snowshoeing behind the grandfather she idolized. Despite fierce storms, food shortages and the occasional drug-and-sex-infused party for visitor...

Eerie
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

Eerie


  • Author : C.M. McCoy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781623422332


Eerie Book Description :

Hailey’s dreams have always been, well...vivid. As in monsters from her nightmares follow her into her waking life vivid. When her big sister goes missing, eighteen-year-old Hailey finds the only thing keeping her safe from a murderous 3,000-year old beast is an equally terrifying creature who has fallen “madly” in love with her. Competing to win her affection, the Dream Creature, Asher, lures her to the one place that offers safety—a ParaScience university in Alaska he calls home. There, she studies the science of the supernatural and must learn to live with a roommate from Hell, survive her ParaScience classes, and hope the only creature who can save her from an evil immortal doesn’t decide to kill her himself....

Looking for Normal

Looking for Normal


  • Author : Karen Harmon
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-07-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0228802520


Looking for Normal Book Description :

It's been said that we cannot choose our family members, but what do you do when the drama they bring becomes more than you want to deal with? You hop on the train that will take you to the land of promise, an alluring place across the mountains, called British Columbia. Looking for Normal is an account of two people, each struggling to leave the desperate and dysfunctional circumstances of life, to establish themselves in a completely different environment and location. It is a sometimes humorous, sometimes sobering, yet always intriguing true story of family drama, and love found in the midst of heartache, addiction, and mental illness. It takes us through the Depression Era of the 1930s, on through the War and Post-War years of the 1940s and '50s,...

Wine for Normal People

Wine for Normal People


  • Author : Elizabeth Schneider
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452171418


Wine for Normal People Book Description :

This is a fun but respectful (and very comprehensive) guide to everything you ever wanted to know about wine from the creator and host of the popular podcast Wine for Normal People, described by Imbibe magazine as "a wine podcast for the people." More than 60,000 listeners tune in every month to learn a not-snobby wine vocabulary, how and where to buy wine, how to read a wine label, how to smell, swirl, and taste wine, and so much more! Rich with charts, maps, and lists—and the author's deep knowledge and unpretentious delivery—this vividly illustrated, down-to-earth handbook is a must-have resource for millennials starting to buy, boomers who suddenly have the time and money to hone their appreciation, and anyone seeking a relatable introduction...

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal
Score: 4
From 48 Ratings

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal


  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802194756


Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal Book Description :

A New York Times bestseller: The “magnificent” memoir by one of the bravest and most original writers of our time—“A tour de force of literature and love” (Vogue). Jeanette Winterson’s bold and revelatory novels have established her as a major figure in world literature. Her internationally best-selling debut, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, tells the story of a young girl adopted by Pentecostal parents, and has become a staple of required reading in contemporary fiction classes. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is a “singular and electric” memoir about a life’s work to find happiness (The New York Times). It is a book full of stories: about a girl locked out of her home, sitting on the doorstep all night; about a religious ze...

Atlas of Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Anatomic Variants in the Dog and Cat   E Book

Atlas of Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Anatomic Variants in the Dog and Cat E Book


  • Author : Donald E. Thrall
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-09-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323312776


Atlas of Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Anatomic Variants in the Dog and Cat E Book Book Description :

Equip yourself to make accurate diagnoses and achieve successful treatment outcomes with this highly visual comprehensive atlas. Featuring a substantial number of new high contrast images, Atlas of Normal Radiographic Anatomy and Anatomic Variants in the Dog and Cat, 2nd Edition provides an in-depth look at both normal and non-standard subjects along with demonstrations of proper technique and image interpretations. Expert authors Donald E. Thrall and Ian D. Robertson describe a wider range of "normal" as compared to competing books — not only showing standard dogs and cats, but also non-standard subjects such as overweight and underweight pets and animals with breed-specific variations. Every body part is put into context with a textual descriptio...