Dirty Secret

Autor: Jessie Sholl
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439192535
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A fascinating look at compulsive hoarding by a woman whose mother suffers from the disease. To be the child of a compulsive hoarder is to live in a permanent state of unease. Because if my mother is one of those crazy junk-house people, then what does that make me? When her divorced mother was diagnosed with cancer, New York City writer Jessie Sholl returned to her hometown of Minneapolis to help her prepare for her upcoming surgery and get her affairs in order. While a daunting task for any adult dealing with an aging parent, it’s compounded for Sholl by one lifelong, complex, and confounding truth: her mother is a compulsive hoarder. Dirty Secret is a daughter’s powerful memoir of confronting her mother’s disorder, of searching for the normalcy that was never hers as a child, and, finally, cleaning out the clutter of her mother’s home in the hopes of salvaging the true heart of their relationship—before it’s too late. Growing up, young Jessie knew her mother wasn’t like other mothers: chronically disorganized, she might forgo picking Jessie up from kindergarten to spend the afternoon thrift store shopping. Now, tracing the downward spiral in her mother’s hoarding behavior to the death of a long-time boyfriend, she bravely wades into a pathological sea of stuff: broken appliances, moldy cowboy boots, twenty identical pairs of graying bargain-bin sneakers, abandoned arts and crafts, newspapers, magazines, a dresser drawer crammed with discarded eyeglasses, shovelfuls of junk mail . . . the things that become a hoarder’s “treasures.” With candor, wit, and not a drop of sentimentality, Jessie Sholl explores the many personal and psychological ramifications of hoarding while telling an unforgettable mother-daughter tale.

End Times And The Secret Of The Mahdi

Autor: Michael Youssef
Publisher: Worthy Publishing
ISBN: 1617957747
File Size: 44,14 MB
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As our world seems to be spinning out of control, where should we turn for insight into the end times? End Times and the Secret of the Mahdi is an action plan for living confidently in these turbulent and uncertain times. In this exciting new book, Dr. Michael Youssef examines current events in light of end times prophecies, revealing: * Striking parallels between the Antichrist of Revelation and the Mahdi of Islam * The rise of ISIS and other events leading to the end times * The movement toward a one-world government * Insights into the events of the Great Tribulation Though most of Revelation deals with future events, this book is not primarily about the future. It's about the present -- your present. As you read these pages, you will be encouraged to stand for truth without compromise as God moves human events toward a dramatic and triumphant conclusion. And even when it appears that evil is winning, you will be assured by God's promises and filled with eager expectation for our Lord's return.

Le Secret Socrate

Autor: Eric Taberlet
Publisher: Mon Petit Éditeur
ISBN: 2342024002
File Size: 74,76 MB
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"Monsieur Giordano, nous vous avons demandé de participer à cette réunion pour vous soumettre une question qui nous préoccupe depuis maintenant un peu plus de dix ans. Vous risquez d'être très surpris, pour ne pas dire perturbé, par la nature du problème qui se pose à nous. Nous pensons que vous pouvez nous aider à solutionner cette énigme qui nous empêche de dormir les uns et les autres depuis de nombreux mois..."

A Terrible Secret

Autor: Ginette Anfousse
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company
ISBN: 9781550287042
File Size: 34,95 MB
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Something is troubling Maggie Alexander. It's something she doesn't want to think about, doesn't want to explain.


Autor: Anna Sam
Publisher: Gallic Books
ISBN: 1906040931
File Size: 59,53 MB
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Can you scan 800 barcodes an hour? Can you smile and say thanks 500 times a day? Do you never need to go to the toilet? Then working at a supermarket checkout could be just the job for you. Anna Sam spent 8 years as a checkout girl. Checkout - A Life on the Tills is a witty look at what it s really like to work in a supermarket: the relentless grind and less-than-perfect working conditions, along with people-watching and encounters with every kind of customer from the bizarre to the downright rude. Sam's story has won her fans all over Europe, turning Checkout A Life on the Tills into a huge international bestseller, published in 10 languages.

Le Secret De Wilhelm Storitz

Autor: Verne, Jules
Publisher: Arvensa editions
ISBN: 2368416129
File Size: 70,27 MB
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Nouvelle édition de Le secret de Wilhelm Storitz de Jules Verne augmentée d'annexes (Biographie). L'ouvrage a été spécifiquement mis en forme pour votre liseuse. — Naviguez par simple clic de chapitre à chapitre ou de livre à livre. — Accédez instantanément à la table des matières hyperliée globale. — Une table des matières est placée également au début de chaque titre. A PROPOS DE L'ÉDITEUR : Les éditions Arvensa sont les leaders de la littérature classique numérique. Leur objectif est de vous faire connaître les oeuvres des grands auteurs de la littérature classique en langue française à un prix abordable tout en vous fournissant la meilleure expérience de lecture sur votre liseuse. Tous les titres sont produits avec le plus grand soin. Le service qualité des éditions Arvensa s’engage à vous répondre dans les 48h. Retrouvez tous les titres sur le site internet des éditions Arvensa.

Adn Le Secret De La Vie

Autor: James Dewey Watson
Publisher: Odile Jacob
ISBN: 9782738113351
File Size: 59,22 MB
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En 1953, James Watson et Francis Crick, deux très jeunes scientifiques encore inconnus, font une découverte exceptionnelle : la double hélice. Elle leur vaut le prix Nobel. James Watson offre dans ce nouveau livre sa vision de ce qu'a été la révolution génétique. Il donne les clés des mécanismes moléculaires à la base de ce qu'est le vivant. Il montre combien nos connaissances en génétique affectent ce qu'il faut penser de nos origines et de notre identité. Et lui qui, durant toutes ces années, est resté au cœur des recherches les plus avancées nous ouvre au monde nouveau qui s'offre à nous en s'interrogeant sur les enjeux des conséquences majeures de la révolution génétique (OGM, thérapies géniques, clonage, empreintes génétiques).

The Secret Life Of Bees

Autor: Sue Monk Kidd
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101010967
File Size: 58,67 MB
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The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily's fierce-hearted black "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the deepest racists in town, Lily decides to spring them both free. They escape to Tiburon, South Carolina--a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sister, Lily is introduced to their mesmerizing world of bees and honey, and the Black Madonna. This is a remarkable novel about divine female power, a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.