Hurt people hurt people. Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer's assistant, and somehow they met in Bright Lights, Big City. He's blinded by love. She by ambition. Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest, hilarious, and heartrending novel but, above all, a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.
Life at 15 isn't easy for a girl if she's shy and hates the way she looks. Each day is heaven or hell, depending on who talks to her, or who doesn't. So when she's finally accepted by a group, she doesn't refuse their party games, even if it means taking LSD. Soon she's taking little pills to wake up and others to go to sleep, and the days begin to blur. Based on a 15-year-old's diary, Go Ask Alice is the intimate account of one girl's fatal journey into the world of drug addiction.
"Needs a new narrator..."
A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football - the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season - sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football League.
"Really fucking good."
This is a comprehensive study of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous ,with hundreds of questions asked and answered. A rich resource to learn and understand alcoholism and a study of the 12 steps. Can be used for groups, for sponsors, and as a standalone. Chapters include: The Doctor's Opinion, Bill's Story, How It Works, There Is a Solution, More About Alcoholism, We Agnostics, Into Action, Working With Others, and A Vision For You.
Originally written in Icelandic in the 13th century AD by an anonymous author, The Story of The Volsungs is a legendary saga based on Norse mythology. The epic describes the legendary history and heroic feats of several generations of mythic Viking families and derives from many sources, including preexisting Edda, or heroic poems, Norse legends, historical events, and orally transmitted folklore. The saga is imbued throughout with themes of power, jealousy, love, vengeance, and fear.
"Passionate, Poetic, Bloody, Heroic, & Tragic Saga"
This is the original study guide to the Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous. Filled with practical information for those first days of sober living, this little book offers newcomers advice about the program, how long it takes, and what to look for in a sponsor; provides in-depth discussions of each of the Twelve Steps and related character defects; poses common questions about AA and helping others, identifying where to find answers in the Big Book; and, features non-sexist language.
"Helps me understand addicts in my life."
I know exactly how you feel right now. When I started looking for help, I was exhausted from living with someone who was addicted to alcohol. I was lonely, frustrated, confused, deeply hurt, anxious, mad, worried, filled with fear, and out of ideas.
Does it feel like no matter what you try, your husband or wife won't stop drinking? Are you tired of constantly obsessing over your spouse's alcoholism? Do you want to learn how to find serenity in the midst of the chaos you're dealing with?This plan for dealing with an alcoholic spouse will change your life forever! These are proven methods that have helped tens of thousands of people all over the world learn how to cope with family members and friends who are addicted to alcohol.
The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous is an incredible book. Since 1939 millions have read it to find a path to sobriety and more. The history of where the 12 steps came from will help give a deeper understanding to all that this book has to offer. After thousands of hours in Big Book studies and walking dozens of others through its pages, I am offering a history reference to where the spiritual steps came from that will hopefully help you see more of what this process involves.
"Do not buy this book"
The oldest long poem in Old English, written about AD 1,000, Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior of southern Scandinavia, in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorizes the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result, he has to face her enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon.
"Beowulf lives again!"
Many Wisconsin voters glossed over Scott Walker's first book, Unintimidated. They wanted more insight into what made him tick on a political level. For the first time, listeners are offered a sequel to his previous book, as the governor explains how he made the transition from being unintimidated to being uninhibited.
"Parody follow up of Walker's Magnus um Opus choke"
In 1904 the Scottish town of Selkirk held a three-day event to raise funds to replace a wooden bridge destroyed in a flood two years earlier. As part of the event, the organizers sold a story collection called The Book o' the Brig. Most of the stories were written by locals - but one stood out because it starred Holmes and Watson.
Quienes conformamos Alcohólicos Anónimos, somos más de cien mujeres y hombres que hemos logrado restablecernos de una condición de salud aparentemente sin esperanzas de cura, tanto de nuestra mente como de nuestro cuerpo. Es así que el propósito principal de este libro es informar a otras personas alcohólicas, en una manera detallada, la forma en que hemos podido restablecernos.
"Muy buen Libro"
Hurt people hurt people. Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer's assistant, and somehow they met in bright lights, big city. He was blinded by love. She by ambition. Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest, hilarious, and heartrending audiobook but, above all, a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.
It's never been easy to be a hero. When Beowulf arrives at Hrothgar's hall, he discovers that the hall is beset by Grendel, an evil creature that kills and pillages with impunity. Beowulf, in heroic fashion, bests Grendel in combat, then follows Grendel back to his lair to finish the job.
The sultan has been cheated by his wife and in revenge, marries a collection of women and sentences them to death after the wedding night. Scherezade postpones her fate by telling him every night a story that is interrrupted at a culminating moment.
El sultan ha sido enganado por una esposa y condena a muerte a cuanta mujer se case con el despues de la noche de bodas. Sherezada aplaza su destino contandole cada noche un cuento que se interrumpe en el momento culminante y hace que el sultan, interesado, le vaya perdonando su vida para que ella continue con la historia.
"I Did not expect it"
This guide is written as a quick reference to provide the listener with methods of detachment, setting boundaries, and letting go with the substance abuser in your life. Applying the ideas within will certainly help you experience more peace in your life and bring about less tension between you and the addict.
"Easy to follow, a great source of advice!"
The Hanukkah story honors the heroes and heroines throughout Jewish history who have fought using both might and wisdom to overcome their foes. One of these heroes is Judah the Maccabee.
"Music too loud"