This expert summary includes chapter overviews and analyses to help you understand the complex layers of the story. Follow the downward spiral of Holden's mental state. Read about The Catcher in the Rye's themes of isolation, grief, and salvation. Use the detailed character analyses to make connections between these themes and the people in Holden's world. This summary also includes other valuable highlights, such as critical interpretations of the novel over the past 50 years.
If Not Now... Then When? Stories and Strategies of People Over 40 Who Have Successfully Reinvented Themselves is the tale of Peter J. Fogel, one of the most successful stand-up comics in America that you've never heard of - who, at over 40, decided to make a 360 degree career change and enter the world of direct mail copywriting. While on his journey Fogel interviewed other baby-boomers who overcame obstacles and then went onto to success in brand new careers.
Have you ever considered how Calvinists and other conservative Christians view motivational speaking? How about how motivational speakers view Calvinism and others forms of conservative Christianity? It's hard to find these topics discussed anywhere. This audiobook explores the multitude of ways Calvinists (and other conservative Christians) differ from motivational speakers and to a lesser extent, how these groups are alike. If you would like to understand one of the biggest, yet almost always neglected, philosophical and theological disputes of our day, listen to this book.
CrossFit has been said to be the revolution that the world of fitness had needed. It has also received negative light and derogatory criticisms by fitness analysts all around the globe. CrossFit has benefited myself and many of my friends, and it also has put a dampening on people's fitness goals. From a neutral and honest perception of what CrossFit is, this is the most honest article you will find at exposing the truth about CrossFit.
Trusting in God used to come easy to rancher Deric Christy, but when lightening strikes, his faith is shattered. He falls prey to the voice of the enemy and finds himself the only suspect in a murder investigation. Dependent on a God fearing female physician, he soon realizes he can no longer run from the demons of his past. Times are tough for Dr. Faith Valentine. When she is asked to treat a stranger in town, her compassion will not let her refuse, but jealousy abounds, and there is a murderer who wants to keep a secret.
Quite a number of people tend to hold on to clutter for various reasons and after a while when it becomes overwhelming they try to find a solution to get rid of it. This clutter can be emotional (in a marriage or relationship), financial or physical clutter. Clutter and Declutter: The Everyday Guide on How to Declutter allows the listener to learn how to break free of any or all of those forms of clutter. There are simple steps that can be followed to get rid of the clutter bit by bit.
This summary of Lone Survivor will guide you through each chapter while offering helpful insights that add to your reading experience. Readers get an upfront view of the brutal battle that ensued and witness Marcus' sheer will to fight and survive. Lone Survivor illustrates the honor of the Pashtun tribesmen who protected Luttrell, and it offers new perspectives of the oft-criticized Rules of Engagement. Read this comprehensive summary along with Lone Survivor to gain more from Marcus' experiences and reconsider the military and its dedicated service to the country.
Feeling like you’ve been left for dead in a “desert” place of your life? Take heart. God has not forgotten you. Author Todd Shuler’s message of hope is based on his reflections and meditations into the life of Abraham’s son, Isaac. The Well-Watered Life is about thriving in the deserts of your own life, being led out by the power of the Holy Spirit, and learning to be a source of refreshing encouragement to others.
Growing up in Manhattan, Zack McCrady did not have an easy life. First, his father died in a skiing accident. Then his mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Eventually Zack was left orphaned, and his big sister Jenny took over parenting and provided him with the unconditional love he craves. But after Jenny's death during the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York, Zack begins spending his days pondering his rage toward Al-Qaeda, his dark feelings toward his own government, and his enduring pain and inner turmoil.