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Ugly the True Story of a Loveless Childhood

By: Briscoe, Constance

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2006

Seller ID: 010357


This book is an account of a child's memories of how she was abused, humiliated and rejected. This is a powerful book. The very beauty of biographies is that they are somebody's own version of what happened to them and how they lived it or fought it. There's no third person commenting on it or describing it from an emotionally detached point of view. View more info

A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak

By: Camille Cosby, Renee Poussaint

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Atria: 2004

Seller ID: 009646


The editors collected these stories as part of the (US) National Visionary Leadership Project - The wisdom of our elders is our most valuable resource. In A Wealth of Wisdom, a collection of stories, experiences, and observations of more than fifty African Americans, ages seventy and over, extraordinary men and women explain how we as a nation got to where we are. With accounts by everyone from Maya Angelou and Ray Charles to Robert Guillaume and Coretta Scott King, thes... View more info

Beat the Blues

By: Newell, Malcolm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Stirling Books: 1996

Seller ID: 009666


This guide to coping with depression discusses the nature of depression and the causes of mood swings. Provides advice on managing various factors that can contribute to depression and gives information about anti-depressants and other therapies used to treat depression. 171 pp includes an index. View more info

A Penny on Friday

By: Pearson, Bob

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Australia, Lexington Avenue Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009023


An insight into growing up in Lancashire in the 20s to 40s. 221 pp with a scattering of bw illus, book in great condition View more info