A childhood destroyed by abuse and abandonment. A life shattered by addiction and neglect. A true story of pain, self-torment and the necessities of surviving such an existence. When support from her family runs dry, 15-year-old Katie is faced with the harsh reality of life on the streets.
Voices of a long lost End End that reach us through the smog of time. A chance encounter leads to a lasting friendship. The book covers twenty years with a fascinating cast of characters; exotics such as Red Boots Danny, the reforming East End cleric and Father Joe Williamson. Alfred Gardner's amazing recall brings the 1960s back to life.
Steve Hayner was serving as president of Columbia Seminary and was healthy and fit when he found out he had terminal pancreatic cancer. These pages, including reflections from some of those closest to Steve and his wife Sharol, offer us a hope-filled glimpse into what it means to walk with God in honesty, with joy, even through great pain.
Beyond the Castle provides entertaining and enlightening stories from a Disney insider's three-decade career. This look behind the castle doors offers playful and practical principles that will guide readers on the path to their own "happily ever after."
A heartfelt and moving recollection by Sandra Sabatini, the author of the classic Breath, of her encounters and training under the guidance of Vanda Scaravelli, whose book Awakening the Spine inspired generations of yoga practitioners. With photographs by David Darom.
Madame Ambassador is an intimate description of what being an ambassador is really like. Tova Herzl draws on her twenty-one year career and shares her unique experiences as a single, Jewish orthodox woman serving as Israel's Ambassador to paint a vivid, entertaining picture of the lives and work of contemporary diplomats.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. This book is born out of the author's desire to encourage those poor souls who find themselves sitting in the waiting rooms of psychiatric clinics and hospitals.
The story of Napoleon and Betsy Balcombe is unusual and fascinating. A fallen Emperor makes friends with an impudent and spirited English girl just about to celebrate her thirteenth birthday. Written by Betsy herself in later life it is a charming story. Napoleon was deeply upset when the Balcombe family departed for England and gave her mementoes.