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My Own Words

My Own Words
  • Author : Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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  • Release Date :2016-10-04
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 1501145266
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Summary : The New York Times bestselling book from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—“a comprehensive look inside her brilliantly analytical, entertainingly wry mind, revealing the fascinating life of one of our generation's most influential voices in both law and public opinion” (Harper’s Bazaar). My Own Words “showcases Ruth Ginsburg’s astonishing intellectual range” (The New Republic). In this collection Justice Ginsburg discusses gender equality, the workings of the Supreme Court, being Jewish, law and lawyers in opera, and the value of looking beyond US shores when interpreting the US Constitution. Throughout her life Justice Ginsburg has been (and continues to be) a prolific writer and public speaker. This book’s sampling is selected by Justice Ginsburg and her authorized biographers Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams, who introduce each chapter and provide biographical context and quotes gleaned from hundreds of interviews they have conducted. Witty, engaging, serious, and playful, My Own Words is a fascinating glimpse into the life of one of America’s most influential women and “a tonic to the current national discourse” (The Washington Post).

My Own Words

My Own Words
  • Author : Ruth Bader Ginsburg,Wendy W. Williams
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  • Release Date :2016-10-04
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 150114524X
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Summary : "The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a ... collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had [an] ... influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture"--

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Elizabeth Clare Prophet
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  • Release Date :2009-01-01
  • Total pages :242
  • ISBN : 1932890157
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Summary : From modest beginnings, Elizabeth Clare Prophet rose to become one of the world's most compelling, charismatic and controversial spiritual leaders. Her life and accomoplishments have been chronicled by others. But never, until now, has there been a firsthand account. In this book, Elizabeth Clare Prophet tells the story of the search for her life's mission during her first twenty-two years. It provides an unflinching view of the struggles and triumphs that helped define her life. This memoir is a glimpse into the life and character of an extraordinary figure in new Age spirituality. It offers an intimate look into what it means to be a mystic in today's world.

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Sheila Raptis
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  • Release Date :2013-01
  • Total pages :344
  • ISBN : 1452508151
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Summary : Everyone's life has an interesting spark to it. Everyone has a story to tell or something to say about life itself. Sadly, these words, thoughts, and memorable stories can be lost in time. Now you can write your own life story in your own book, a book more valuable than any other book in the world. A leather book cover is available as an additional accessory for an elegant and long lasting keepsake. For details, see www.facebook.com/raptism

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day
  • Author : Dorothy Day,Phyllis Zagano
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  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :118
  • ISBN : 9780764809262
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Summary : A twentieth-century Catholic activist, founder of the Catholic Worker movement and its newspaper, "The Catholic Worker," and candidate for Sainthood are just a few descriptions of Dorothy Day. In this volume, Phyllis Zagano has compiled and arranged long and short selections from Dorothy Day's own writings which reflect her gospel-based spirituality. In addition, "Dorothy Day: In My Own Words" is illustrated with photographs from every stage of Dorothy Day's adult life. The corporal and spiritual works of mercy are an underlying theme. "Hardcover"

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Eva Perón
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  • Release Date :1996
  • Total pages :112
  • ISBN : 9781851589449
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In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Ted Goodrich
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  • Release Date :2016-08-03
  • Total pages :180
  • ISBN : 1532000901
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Summary : Ted Goodrich had everything going for him at age twenty-three, but he didnt realize it until it was all taken away. He had just finished playing in a softball game when he went home to get changed before meeting some friends. His friends wondered why he never showed up. They found out why when they learned hed been found unconscious at the bottom of his apartment stairs. He had a fractured skull, severe brain swelling, and bleeding in and around his brain. Everyone thought he would die, including doctors who told his mom she may want to consider taking him off life support. But instead, she approved a risky surgery, and ten days after his accident, he woke up from a coma. But life was different: Goodrich had no memories and had to learn how to walk and talk again. His life became a never-ending series of sessions with physical therapists, speech therapists, and other specialists. Very few people are able to survive the type of accident that Goodrich endured, and those who do must learn to live a new life. Find out how he has endured in this story defined by faith, courage, love, and family. Forword Clarion Review: Goodrich's rocky road to recovery was miraculous. He died four times in the ambulance, and the doctors said the would either be in a coma forever or have significant brain damage. While he was unconscious, his mother approved a risky surgery to remove part of his skull; this left him with post-traumatic amnesia and years of therapy ahead of him. The story, which has all the makings of a Hollywood tearjerker. Kirkus Review: In telling his story, Goodrich has a tendency to overemphasize, unnecessary information, relating extensive medical explanations and tiny details from the scenes her re-creates. When those scenes of non-recognition and personal struggle get going, however, they can be candid, heartbreaking, and exceptionally insightful. His lucid descriptions often reveal an unexpected range of emotions that go far beyond the expected despair or determinations found in similar stories.

Thea Bowman

Thea Bowman
  • Author : Thea Bowman,Maurice J. Nutt
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  • Release Date :2009-01-01
  • Total pages :113
  • ISBN : 9780764817823
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Summary : Sister Thea Bowman spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ as only an African American born in 1937 in Yazoo City, Mississippi, could. Throughout her adult life, she embraced Catholicism and religious life and never abandoned the beautiful gift of her "blackness." It was her life's mission to share her rich cultural heritage and spirituality in song, prayer, teaching, and preaching. As a child, Thea Bowman converted to Catholicism, and as an adult chose a life as a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration. As a black religious sister in a predominantly white world, Sister Thea was able to cross cultural boundaries and share her cultural and spiritual gifts while learning and uplifting the cultural gifts of others. This book joyfully expounds the thoughts, memories, and reflections of this devoted Franciscan woman, a proud maiden of Mississippi, a prophetic preacher, and a tenacious teacher. Fourteen chapters include her insightful reflections on The Wisdom of the "Old Folks," The Giftedness of Children, On Being Black and Catholic, and The Power of Prayer. Join Sister Bowman as she shares her rich cultural heritage and spirituality In Her Own Words. View sample pages. "Hardcover"

Padre Pio

Padre Pio
  • Author : Anthony F. Chiffolo,Pio
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  • Release Date :2013
  • Total pages :112
  • ISBN : 9780764824494
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Summary : Blessed Padre Pio, humble peasant and world-famous stigmatist, spoke simple words of Christian encouragement and inspiration to all who approached him seeking counsel. This biographical sketch and collection of memorable sayings is a compact and accessible introduction to the life and message of one of the great religious figures of the 20th century.

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor
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  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN :
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In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Paul Galvin
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  • Release Date :2014-10-30
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 1473509742
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Summary : One of the greatest GAA footballers of the modern era, Paul Galvin has enjoyed a brilliant and at times controversial career. Winning four senior All Ireland medals with Kerry and eight Munster championships, he was also a three-time All Star and 2009 Footballer of the Year. His inter-county career took off in the late 1990s, when he picked up a Munster minor championship medal in 1997 and another at under-21 level in 1999. But it was in the senior team throughout the 2000s that Paul came into his own. In a period defined by great rivalry with Tyrone, he became a key playmaker for Kerry, never failing to give his all in pursuit of victory. Over the course of a career marked by courage, physicality and an intense passion for the Green and Gold, there were many glorious days. There were other days too, with controversial incidents that led to a number of suspensions, most notably in 2008, the year in which Paul also had the honour of being the Kerry captain. 2009 brought redemption. But 2010 presented new challenges. In this fiercely honest autobiography, Paul offers – in his own words – a compelling, unflinching account of a career that has fascinated football fans for over a decade.

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Dalai Lama,Dalai Lama XIV
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  • Release Date :2011-07
  • Total pages :211
  • ISBN : 1401931847
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Summary : His Holiness the Dalai Lama is celebrated as Buddhism's pre-eminent spiritual master and teacher, embodying the highest aspirations of this rich tradition that is more than 2,500 years old. This fascinating book explores some of His Holiness' most powerful writings and talks. As he explains the elements of the Buddha's teachings and the basic practices of meditation, he also engages and reconciles the innovations of modern science with Buddhist perspectives. Ultimately, His Holiness calls for the celebration of diversity and the recognition of interdependence that breeds a sense of Universal Responsibility, which must govern all of our relationships in this increasingly fragmented world.

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Alina Madonna
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  • Release Date :2020-08-31
  • Total pages :26
  • ISBN :
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Summary : This book is filled with poetry ranging from love to anger. Written, in my own words.

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : J Thomas Beasley
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  • Release Date :2019-02-25
  • Total pages :216
  • ISBN : 9781508559986
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Summary : Political and legal scholar, J. Thomas Beasley, has expressed his opinions on a variety of topics in various venues over the past few years. This book collects some of his writings, including essays and articles, on topics of current public interest and debate.

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Leslie Gowdie
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  • Release Date :2018-06
  • Total pages :268
  • ISBN : 9781524630157
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Summary : This is a selection of simple poems I have written over the yearsfrom the time I was a teenager until I was in my thirties. These poems are made up from years of tears and fears as well as prayer, love, and hope. I always had a thing about dating my poems to jog my memory about what I was experiencing at that time. It took me back through the years to see the journey I was on. At the worst of times, I wrote poetry to rid me of my fears and help me through some awful darkness when I thought I was going to lose my mind. More importantly, writing poetry was about my faith and my relationship with God. This has been a foundation for me. It has kept me going and kept me from going insane (even though I am still crazy). I hope my poems will help even one reader find a place, a dream, a goal, or an answer in life.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: In Her Own Words

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: In Her Own Words
  • Author : Helena Hunt
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  • Release Date :2018-04-10
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 1572848189
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Summary : As one of only nine women in a class of 500 at Harvard Law School when she enrolled in 1956 and one of only four female Supreme Court justices in the history of the United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is frequently viewed as a feminist trailblazer and an icon for civil rights. Ginsburg has always been known as a prolific writer and speaker. Now, Ruth Bader Ginsburg: In Her Own Words offers a unique look into the mind of one of the world’s most influential women by collecting 300 of Ginsburg’s most insightful quotes. Meticulously curated from interviews, speeches, court opinions, dissents, and other sources, Ruth Bader Ginsburg: In Her Own Words creates a comprehensive picture of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her wisdom, and her legacy.

My Own Words

My Own Words
  • Author : E Von Lam
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  • Release Date :2020-07-23
  • Total pages :54
  • ISBN :
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Summary : Journey throughself doubt:: inner conflict for those who strugglefinding your identity andsense of belongingin this worldanywhere...My Own Words is the second series of poetry collection by Singaporean writer E Von Lam."I need time to be on my side and sometimes angels too"- E.Lam

Autism: In My Own Words

Autism: In My Own Words
  • Author : Jaylon V. O'Neal
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  • Release Date :2013-03-01
  • Total pages :112
  • ISBN : 1481709194
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Summary : Written with courage and pride, this is a heart wrenching personal story - the truth as an outstanding young man named Jaylon O'Neal lived it. To read his book is to know what it feels like to be "autistic" and to have grown up with the stigmatism that surrounds it. Chapter after chapter, he gives you a glimpse at what it’s really like to be "different".

In My Own Words

In My Own Words
  • Author : Joel Sigle
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  • Release Date :2020-01-13
  • Total pages :60
  • ISBN : 9781646286232
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Summary : Take a journey through the mind of an addict. This book will take you down to the depths of a living hell and through the emotions an addict go through. You'll see how guilt and self-hatred turn an addict into their worst enemy. This is my true story.

Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury
  • Author : Freddie Mercury,Greg Brooks,Simon Lupton
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  • Release Date :2006
  • Total pages :176
  • ISBN : 9780955375804
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Summary : Noted for his powerful vocal talent and charismatic stage presence, Freddie Mercury was a true legend of rock. In this book the late Queen frontman recalls some of the key moments which shaped his life, revealing how he coped with the ups and downs of fame and celebrity.