Domenica Ruta grew up in a working-class, unforgiving Italian town north of Boston where in the seventeenth century women were hanged as witches. Her mother, Kathi, a notorious figure in this hardscrabble place, was a drug addict and sometime dealer whose life swung between welfare and riches, whose highbrow taste was at odds with her base appetites.
"A real and riveting story-beautifully written"
If you believe you lack the money, people, time, or ideas to create a thriving brand, think again. In fact, you already have five powerful marketing resources you can use right now to get big-brand results at low cost or no cost at all. Step One: Shift your mindset. International branding expert Brenda Bence has created the ultimate guide to branding on a tight budget. From scratch - and with almost empty pockets - Brenda used inventive, low-cost methods to build her own international brand.
"Excellent audio book"
Wouldn't it be great if we lived in a Norman Rockwell world of smiling families with happy children and beaming parents? Dina Washington paints another picture of reality. Hers was populated by a loving mother and a father who wanted almost nothing to do with her. With or Without You is a gripping, real, living journal of the evolution from child to adult and from sadness to wholeness. Her story and her letters show how hopes can be dashed and still the human spirit triumphs.
Summer 1987. Lillian Ginger Speck, high-school graduate, sits in her jail cell contemplating the steps and missteps that led her to murder soap opera star Brooke Harrison in cold blood one bright and muggy New York afternoon.
"Narrator Put Me to Sleep"
Jeffrey Reiner is stalling. After being laid off from a mundane job he held for eighteen years, he is in no hurry to get back to work, so he quickly dispenses with the nonsense of job counseling and resume building. Still, he knows that in order to make it through these economic times, he has no choice but to throw himself at any opportunities that come his way, no matter how humbling or embarrassing. In Nothing Happens Until It Happens to You, the listener is witness to a man doing just that....
Whatever you have (or haven't) put away, if you are getting serious about retirement, this audiobook can show you the right moves to make and the pitfalls to avoid. You may not be sure where to allocate your investments or how to structure a comfortable income that won't run out. By understanding what you have to decide and when, you can move into retirement on solid financial ground.
"Good book, so-so audio"