Great book or audio-book for a girl going off to college, moving away from home, graduating, etc. Wonderful advice! I gave the audio book to my daughter....thought she would be more likely to listen to it than read!
Written by a young man that shares his story of being an autistic savant. Daniel Tammet sees numbers as shapes, colors, and textures, and he can perform extraordinary calculations in his head. Eye opening book & you feel the pain and happiness of this young man!
From James to Jan-an extraordinary personal narrative of transsexualism. A singularly articulate & sensitive observer describes an experience made possible only recently through hormone treatments: the gradual sex change leading over a number of years to the final operation.
Great for researching items you have in your attic or have found at a flea market/yard sale.....gives estimate of the items worth. Ex. (Fiesta plate, red or cobalt, 7", $8.50)(Batman, metal aladdin lunch box, 1966, $110.00)
Interesting information on the life & lifestyle of a Geisha. Becoming a Geisha is an art & this book educates the reader on the history. Shocked by the amount of money Mineko Iwasaki made during her career. Good read!
I loved the book! I listened to it on audiobook, so it went by much faster than sitting down & reading it. Many stories in this one book. At times, it seems drawn out but I found myself reflecting on situations that came up & moved by thoughts, actions, etc.
A moving story that is unforgettable. The courage of this lady when she was just a young girl is overwhelming. I found myself wondering if I would have the faith, courage, strength to do what she accomplished. A must read for all!
Dying man writes letters to his granddaughter that reveal his past & life lessons to live by. Very moving at times. The outcome & effect that these letters produce is heart warming. A good, quick read.
"A great human experience! How the Warsaw Jews lived & how they died of starvation, execution & mass murder before the revolt broke out, how they differed among themselves, how they loved & hated & how they changed under the fearful pressures of terror & imminent death----all this is MILA 18. Deeply moving, powerful, stirring!"
---THE NEW YORK TIMES
Tells of a woman trying to sort out emotions, thoughts, memories, etc. She journeys out on her own & writes her husband letters updating him on her location & thoughts. She finds self discovery & the worth of her womanhood.
This book opens eyes to race relations in earlier times. Good for young readers to learn about the past prejudices and great for older readers as well.....to keep their eyes & minds open to prejudices. A keeper!