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On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : Diane Rehm
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2017-02
  • Total pages :176
  • ISBN : 1101973641
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Summary : In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio host speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson's) of her husband of fifty-four years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him. With John gone, Diane was indeed oon her own,o coping with the inevitable practical issues and, more important, with the profoundly emotional ones. What to do, how to react, reaching out again into the world-struggling to create a new reality for herself while clinging to memories of the past. Her focus is on her own roller-coaster experiences, but she has also solicited the moving stories of such recently widowed friends as Roger Mudd and Susan Stamberg, which work to expose the reader to a remarkable range of reactions to the death of a spouse. John's unnecessarily extended death-he begged to be helped to die-culminated in his taking matters into his own hands, simply refusing to take water, food, and medication. His heroic actions spurred Diane into becoming a kind of poster person for the oright to dieo movement that is all too slowly taking shape in our country. With the brave determination that has characterized her whole life, she is finding a meaningful new way to contribute to the world. Her book-as practical as it is inspiring-will be a help and a comfort to the recently bereaved, and a beacon of hope about the possibilities that remain to us as we deal with our own approaching mortality.

The on My Own Handbook

The on My Own Handbook
  • Author : Bobb Biehl
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1997-02
  • Total pages :328
  • ISBN : 9781555133351
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Summary : 100 secrets to success for young people that will provide them with a solid foundation for growth: spiritually, personally, and vocationally. Also includes inspiring principles for building a strong marriage, raising a healthy family, and more.

On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2013-08
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781258788209
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Summary : The Story Of Her Life After April, 1945, Her Family, Friends, Campaign Work, Service In Humanitarian And International Causes. Includes Photographs, Anecdotes, Personal Assessments, And Describes In Intimate Detail The Problems She Had To Solve After Her Husband's Death.

On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : Florence Falk
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-03-20
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 0307394506
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Summary : At some point over the course of the average American woman’s life, she will find herself alone, whether she is divorced, widowed, single, or in a loveless, isolating relationship. And when that time comes, it is likely that she will be at a loss as to how to handle it. As a society, we have an unspoken but omnipresent belief that a woman alone is an outcast, inherently flawed in some way. In this invigorating, supportive book, psychotherapist Florence Falk aims to take the fear, doubt, confusion, and helplessness out of being a woman alone. Falk invites all women to find their own paths toward an authentic selfhood, to discover the pleasures and riches of solitude, and to reconnect with others through a newfound sense of self-confidence. Like so many women before her, Florence Falk found herself divorced, alone, and unsure of herself. Soon she realized that by embracing her solitude for what it was—a potentially enriching and life-altering experience—she could turn what once would have felt like “loneliness” into a far more positive and empowered “aloneness.” Falk notes that each of us has two opposing drives: one causes us to yearn to make close connections with others, and the other pulls us back into ourselves, into the need for selfhood and certainty that can only be shaped through solitude. In order to be whole, she says, we must heed both of those impulses. But in our modern culture, the former is stressed while the latter is neglected, even vilified. On My Own boldly shifts that paradigm. With inspiring, intimate stories of women from all backgrounds, Falk illuminates the essential role that being alone plays in women’s lives. Whether she is in a stable relationship or on her own, every woman must learn to be by herself; for if she can be fully free, unfettered by society’s stigmas about being alone, life and all its possibilities will open up for her. And as Falk demonstrates, once a woman has discovered the richness of solitude, she is not likely to give it up so easily. From the Hardcover edition.

Moments On My Own

Moments On My Own
  • Author : Gravuni Antonio Vilmar
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2020-01-29
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN :
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Summary : This work will lead you to a deep reflection on your life and the way you deal with it. And for that reason, she is not for anyone. It is only for those who wish to constantly improve and for those who understand that the future is not a simple coincidence, a chance, and yes of a daily construction and stoning of their most precious asset: their mind to approach what their Soul more wish. Gravuni has the incredible ability to make you awaken a curiosity nata about the great purpose of your existence through your posts and reflections. And it wouldn’t be different with this work that came to your hands now given the notorious dedication and commitment of the author with his readers to create his own realities, command his emotions and decisions as an expert captain of a small and fearless vessel in the charming , and fearful, storm of life.

Making it on My Own

Making it on My Own
  • Author : Marlene,Marlene Ricketts
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2012-03-06
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 0985485604
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On My Own... But Not Alone

On My Own... But Not Alone
  • Author : Ahava Ehrenpreis
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2019
  • Total pages :311
  • ISBN : 9781422623312
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On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : In-Jin Yoon
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-12-01
  • Total pages :276
  • ISBN : 9780226959290
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Summary : The Los Angeles riots shattered Korean immigrants’ naive belief in the American dream. As many as 2,300 Korean shopkeepers lost their lifetime investments in one day. Korean immigrants had struggled for years to become economically independent through small businesses of their own. However, the riots made them realize how fragile their economic base is because their businesses are dependent on the impoverished, oppressed, and rebellious classes. In On My Own, In-Jin Yoon combines an intimate fieldwork account of Korean-black relations in Chicago and Los Angeles with extensive quantitative analysis at the national level. Yoon argues that a complete understanding of the contemporary Korean-American community requires systematic analyses of patterns of Korean immigration, entrepreneurship, and race relations with other minority groups. He explains how small business has become the major economic activity of Korean immigrants and how Korean businesses in minority neighborhoods have intensified racial tensions between Koreans and minorities like blacks and Latinos. “A groundbreaking study of Korean-black relations. Yoon’s insights on immigration, entrepreneurship, and race relations significantly enhance our understanding of urban racial tensions.”—William Julius Wilson, Harvard University

On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : Lavez Robinson Sr.
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2013-01-08
  • Total pages :286
  • ISBN : 1479761680
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Summary : This is the story of a once lost black man, giving compelling details of the trials, tribulations, and the ever changing circumstances surrounding him. Cursed from birth with unusual attributes; early on, he was faced with ridicule and constant criticism from not only peers, but also his parents. Desperate to be a part of something in a city plagued with hate, he was determined to escape the detrimental society that had withered away at the lives of so many. Therefore, he enlisted in the armed services after completing high school in hopes of finding his purpose in life.

On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : Mary V. DeMassa
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  • Release Date :2010-01-22
  • Total pages :444
  • ISBN : 1450030602
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Summary : I have decided to tell the story of my life. I intend to include information about my parents and my brother, and as I recall various events, I will include stories about other relatives and friends as well. We were an especially close family and our lives always revolved around one another. I believe this closeness was fostered by the love my parents had for each other, and they passed this love to each of us. In addition, Tommy and I were highly respected and encouraged by Mom and Dad all through their lives. They loved to take credit for all we achieved, as well they should have. We always did the best we could. But they gave us the chance and the backing we needed. Especially because Tommy and I were deeply loved by our parents, we gained confidence and assurance. We knew where we stood from the beginning. And we could always count on Mom and Dad for anything we needed. In addition, my parents deeply loved their families. They passed on this love to us through their close relationships with their brothers, sisters, cousins, and relatives in Italy and Romania, as well as their many friends. Family came first all through our lives. There may have been disagreements, but they were only occasional and the closeness returned. We were always thrilled to receive letters from the relatives overseas and the letters were read word for word to each other. I always felt part of the larger family, even though I did not understand the language. My mother interpreted for us, so we knew what was said and what the news was. Since my brother Tommy died so suddenly on November 14, 2003, I have felt a loss so deep I sometimes feel I can barely continue. The hurt never goes away. I want to share the reasons for my closeness to Tommy so our family and friends can better understand. For me, Tommy represented everything in life: my upbringing, my parents, and nearly all the things I experienced up to the present time. He was the one single family member to talk to who understood all of me. I never thought of life without Tommy. It has been a terrible blow, and of course I realize this is true for our family and friends, also. Further, since I have begun to think out what I want to write, I have expanded my goal to include additional stories and descriptions of our family, which will explain and bridge the generations of individuals who made up our lives. Perhaps other cousins and their children, and other friends, too, will be interested in my story. I hope to include pictures, letters, and other materials, which will be a history of our family to leave as my legacy to nieces and nephew and their children and to others. Even now, it is possible that only three great-grandchildren will remember my mother, their great-Grandma, GG. She loved them dearly, and I hope to leave them some wonderful memories and important information they can pass on to their children. I think they need to know where they came from down through our European roots and what our family was like. Otherwise, I am afraid all would be lost. Who will be left to tell our story? There are very few relatives left even now who remember. So, I have decided to try to tell this larger story in addition to describing my life. There are other persons who know some of my life’s history, also, and as time permits, I will talk to them to add or correct information—namely, Auntie Nina, Mom’s sister, or her children; Jennie Ray, my first cousin and friend; and Octavia Lina Hirschmann, Mom’s first cousin. Or Octavia’s children, Carol Borthwaite (Colorado) or Fred Hirschmann (Alaska). In addition, my sister-in-law, Joann, will be of help as needed to give information about Tommy. Joann will have her story to tell also. As time passes, there are fewer and fewer people to ask about our history, and I hope to be as accurate as possible. Most everyone I have talked to about this project has been supportive. Several have even said that they too would like to leave some history for their families. So

On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : Melody Carlson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2009-02-04
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 0307564851
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Summary : University life isn't what Caitlin expected. Her roommate Liz is hostile to her faith -- tormenting her with raunchy music and sleazy boyfriends. Worst of all, suddenly Caitlin doesn't understand herself anymore. Why has she regressed to being the shy, insecure girl she was in junior high? She doesn't even fit in with her new Christian fellowship group! Caitlin tries not to envy Josh and her friends at Christian colleges, but suddenly all she has are questions and few answers. In the story of Caitlin O'Conner's soul, this frustrating year is the most significant one yet, as the homesick freshman eventually remembers there is one companion she can always trust. From the Trade Paperback edition.

On My Own

On My Own
  • Author : Florence Falk
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-03-20
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 0307394506
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Summary : At some point over the course of the average American woman’s life, she will find herself alone, whether she is divorced, widowed, single, or in a loveless, isolating relationship. And when that time comes, it is likely that she will be at a loss as to how to handle it. As a society, we have an unspoken but omnipresent belief that a woman alone is an outcast, inherently flawed in some way. In this invigorating, supportive book, psychotherapist Florence Falk aims to take the fear, doubt, confusion, and helplessness out of being a woman alone. Falk invites all women to find their own paths toward an authentic selfhood, to discover the pleasures and riches of solitude, and to reconnect with others through a newfound sense of self-confidence. Like so many women before her, Florence Falk found herself divorced, alone, and unsure of herself. Soon she realized that by embracing her solitude for what it was—a potentially enriching and life-altering experience—she could turn what once would have felt like “loneliness” into a far more positive and empowered “aloneness.” Falk notes that each of us has two opposing drives: one causes us to yearn to make close connections with others, and the other pulls us back into ourselves, into the need for selfhood and certainty that can only be shaped through solitude. In order to be whole, she says, we must heed both of those impulses. But in our modern culture, the former is stressed while the latter is neglected, even vilified. On My Own boldly shifts that paradigm. With inspiring, intimate stories of women from all backgrounds, Falk illuminates the essential role that being alone plays in women’s lives. Whether she is in a stable relationship or on her own, every woman must learn to be by herself; for if she can be fully free, unfettered by society’s stigmas about being alone, life and all its possibilities will open up for her. And as Falk demonstrates, once a woman has discovered the richness of solitude, she is not likely to give it up so easily. From the Hardcover edition.

A Journey on My Own

A Journey on My Own
  • Author : Eric H. Vieler
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  • Release Date :2009-11-10
  • Total pages :130
  • ISBN : 9780761848370
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Summary : This book is story of the author, an American raised in Hitler's Germany, where he saw the persecution of Jewish neighbors and experienced the bombing of cities. Vieler tells of his experiences during WWII before repatriating to America and enlisting in the Army during the Korean War.

Out on My Own

Out on My Own
  • Author : Jonathan P. Lamas
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  • Release Date :2003-08-01
  • Total pages :144
  • ISBN : 0595292119
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Summary : As a follow up to his first book Sanctuary of Expression, accomplished writer Jonathan Patrick Lamas returns with Out On My Own. Chocked full of touching poetry and heartfelt prose, Out On My Own provides a private glimpse into the solitude life of a struggling young writer. Return once again to the busy streets of New York City as Jonathan struggles to find his special place amidst the masses. Experience the bittersweet rendition of first love, and the heart wrenching burden of life's uncertainties. From posh parties atop The Rainbow Room in Manhattan, to late night times in The Village, Jonathan shares poetically with you the ups and downs of being out on his own.

On My Own Terms

On My Own Terms
  • Author : Darlene Barriere
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2004
  • Total pages :264
  • ISBN : 141201929X
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Summary : On My Own Terms: A Memoir TWENTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD DARLENE BARRIERE is borderline anorexic when she enters psychotherapy. She's there to prove she doesn't need professional help, even though she hates everything about herself. She's afraid of being labeled neurotic or psychotic, but mostly, Darlene is afraid that she might be as crazy as her mother. And so begins ten months of grueling sessions with Dr. Stein . . . . Darlene shares and faces the memories that led to a suicide attempt, a planned teenage pregnancy and subsequent abortion, promiscuity, a stint in detention, morbid obesity, eating disorders, and a voluntary tubal-ligation when she was twenty-one years old. But she doesn't share the fact that in her purse are three boxes of Ex-Lax. Darlene must face the reality that her mother hated her. She must come to terms with her love/hate feelings for her violent, lord-and-master father. Twelve years later, Darlene learns her estranged mother has terminal bone cancer. As the family congregates to prepare for their mother's death, Darlene attempts to re-establish the emotional connection she once had with her brothers and sisters. But religious feuds, unresolved childhood squabbles, and Darlene's 'public-trustee-relationship' with her mother take their toll. Now she must deal with what happens when the past collides with the present. For more information, please visit: www.members.shaw.ca/darbarriere

On My Own Now

On My Own Now
  • Author : Donna Lee Schillinger
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2009-02
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 0979163951
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Summary : “Freedom! Finally life on my own!” Excited about making your mark on the world, living life on your own terms and eating ice cream for dinner if you want? Being on your own is so great, but when the decisions get a little more difficult than “Do I wash a black-and-white striped shirt with whites or colors?”, this little book will be invaluable. On My Own Now shows you how to apply biblical wisdom of the ages to choosing everything from friends to underwear; exercising and exorcising (ooh, creepy); juggling commitments and balancing bills; taking mom and dad for all they’re worth (er, uh, we mean like taking their advice and stuff); and waiting, dating and maybe someday mating. On My Own Now is about strengthening young women’s faith and preventing the screw-ups that can brand us for life. Donna Lee Schillinger draws on her eclectic past as a rebellious youth, Peace Corps volunteer, social worker, single mother, court mediator and executive director of a home for single young mothers. She uses gender-reversed Proverbs with real-life applications to wave the red flag of caution for young women, warning against the pitfalls of a post-modern, sexually casual, consumer-is-king society that is indelibly scarring youth with cynicism, sexually transmitted diseases and bad credit. This compact collection of quirky vignettes is great for daily devotions, affirmations, confessions, benedictions and many other religious “tions,” all with the goal of keeping you on the yellow brick road. After all, you’re not in Kansas anymore – you’re on your own now (unless you live in Kansas, then you would still be in Kansas…). “Every once in a while, a book lands in my hands that I know immediately is truly extraordinary. On My Own Now is such a book. Donna Lee Schillinger's writing style absolutely sparkles and is a joy to read just for the sheer pleasure of observing a true wordsmith at work. Then, there's the content, which is absolutely exceptional. If you could put one book into the hands of every young woman you know, this should be the book. And if she applied a fraction of the wisdom contained therein, she'd be spared a mountain of tears. This is an amazing book and I highly recommend it.” Donna Partow, Author, Becoming the Woman God Wants Me To Be: A 90-Day Guide to Living the Proverbs 31 Life.

On My Own Folklore

On My Own Folklore
  • Author : LernerClassroom Editorial Staff
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2009-01-01
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 0822592045
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Summary : 6 PACK, PART OF ON MY OWN FOLKLORE SET II

Something on My Own

Something on My Own
  • Author : Glenn D. Smith, Jr.
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-06-18
  • Total pages :312
  • ISBN : 9780815608875
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Summary : In 1929 The Goldbergs debuted on the air, introducing Gertrude Berg—and her radio alter ego, Bronx housewife Molly Goldberg—to the nation. The show would become one of the most beloved and enduring sitcoms of Golden Age radio, and early TV. At the helm was Berg who, as creator, star, writer, and producer, became a force to be reckoned with. This multi-faceted biography provides a penetrating look at how Gertrude Berg carved a special place for herself in the annals of broadcast history. Decades before Lucille Ball, Berg triumphed as a woman of commercial and creative consequence in what was essentially a male-dominated arena. For over three decades, Berg’s “Molly” fluttered about and hung out her kitchen window dispensing motherly advice laced with engaging malapropisms, insights, and lots of “schmaltz”. The show offered a warmly comedic look at the lives and dreams of working-class American Jews, and subtle insights into the nature of assimilation. While Molly, husband Jake, and Uncle David represent Old World Jewish stereotypes, children Rosalie and Sammy are as American as apple pie. Berg makes it clear that the only thing separating shtetl and middle-class new world values is style. Drawing on Gertrude Berg’s papers at Syracuse University’s Bird Library, and rare interviews with her family and colleagues, the author reveals her as shrewd, creative, and forthright. Unlike “Molly,” Berg was a cultivated woman and a Columbia graduate. A pioneer in the concept of product tie-in, she parlayed the show’s popularity into a movie, short stories, and even a cookbook. In 1951 she stood up to the blacklist by refusing to fire longtime co-star Philip Loeb who was under fire by the House un-American Committee. The book also chronicles Berg’s accomplishments in theater, film, and literature.

All On My Own

All On My Own
  • Author : Sarah Dromey
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  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :258
  • ISBN : 1477249834
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Summary : All on my own is the story of a troubled little girl from Dublin whose family, and in particular her dad, mean everything to her. As a teenager she is very unwell with epilepsy, which is causing big educational and social problems. She learns to kiss down in Wexford, which has become her second home. This leads to some unpleasant sexual incidents. Sarah has made a decision to be a virgin, and about six or seven months after breaking up with her religious boyfriend, she starts a romantic story with a man she picks out of a crowd. Over time, she comes to realise that he’s the only one for her.

On My Own Biographies Teaching Guide

On My Own Biographies Teaching Guide
  • Author : LernerClassroom Editors,Robin Nelson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2009-08-01
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 0822517582
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Summary : ON MY OWN BIOGRAPHIES TEACHING GUIDE