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This Time Together

Author : Carol Burnett
Publisher : Crown
Page : 290 pages
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Release : 2011-03-22
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780307461193

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This touching and hilarious memoir is 100 percent Carol Burnett—funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won twenty-five Emmys in its remarkable eleven-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another. In engaging anecdotes, Carol discusses her remarkable friendships with stars such as Jimmy Stewart, Lucille Ball, Cary Grant, and Julie Andrews; the background behind famous scenes, like the moment she swept down the stairs in her curtain-rod dress in the legendary “Went with the Wind” skit; and things that would happen only to Carol—the prank with Julie Andrews that went wrong in front of the First Lady; the famous Tarzan Yell that saved her during a mugging; and the time she faked a wooden leg to get served in a famous ice cream emporium. This poignant look back allows us to cry with the actress during her sorrows, rejoice in her successes, and finally, always, to laugh.

Doing Time Together

Author : Megan Comfort
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Page : 275 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2009-05-15
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9780226114682

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By quadrupling the number of people behind bars in two decades, the United States has become the world leader in incarceration. Much has been written on the men who make up the vast majority of the nation’s two million inmates. But what of the women they leave behind? Doing Time Together vividly details the ways that prisons shape and infiltrate the lives of women with husbands, fiancés, and boyfriends on the inside. Megan Comfort spent years getting to know women visiting men at San Quentin State Prison, observing how their romantic relationships drew them into contact with the penitentiary. Tangling with the prison’s intrusive scrutiny and rigid rules turns these women into “quasi-inmates,” eroding the boundary between home and prison and altering their sense of intimacy, love, and justice. Yet Comfort also finds that with social welfare weakened, prisons are the most powerful public institutions available to women struggling to overcome untreated social ills and sustain relationships with marginalized men. As a result, they express great ambivalence about the prison and the control it exerts over their daily lives. An illuminating analysis of women caught in the shadow of America’s massive prison system, Comfort’s book will be essential for anyone concerned with the consequences of our punitive culture.

Me and Grandpa

Author : Maria Catherine
Publisher : Capstone
Page : 39 pages
File Size : 45,9 Mb
Release : 2015
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781479557967

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Pictures of a grandpa and child spending time together.

Time Together, Time Well Spent!

Author : Casey Rislov
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 21 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2011-11-09
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 148171497X

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Spending time with family and friends is important. Sometimes our schedules become so hectic we forget to slow down and really interact with one another. Time Together, Time Well Spent reminds us how much fun families can have playing games, building forts, riding bikes, and reading books together. Sharing these simple joys lets us get to know each other and ourselves more deeply, and often leads to many more fun adventures. Time together really is time well spent! A wonderful antidote to the presence of increasingly isolation-heavy media and technology. Midwest Book Review At its core, this book does what good books dohas you start from page one again upon its conclusion. Zachary Pullen, acclaimed author and illustrator Los Angeles Book Festival Winner 2012 Childrens Book Category, Honorable Mention

This Time Together

Author : Sue Phillips
Publisher : Sue Phillips
Page : 339 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2014-04-06
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781941428191

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN a present-day lady lawyer wakes up in an 1890s mountain cabin with a grizzly-faced recluse, then learns she is there to defend him against a murder charge? Entertainment lawyer KATHERINE MARSHALL views the whole idea of time-travel as pure Hollywood escapism, but she figures the only solution to her bizarre predicament is to right a century-old mistake: the hanging of an innocent man. FLYNT AVERY, a student of ancient Indian mysticism, finds himself believing in the claims of this fascinating woman he calls Kate—that she has somehow come from another time. But when he learns that his acquittal means she will return to her life in 1992, Flynt would rather lose his life to a hangman's noose than lose the woman he loves.

One More Time

Author : Carol Burnett
Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
Page : 402 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2003-08-12
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780812969726

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Carol Burnett spent most of her childhood in a Depression-scarred Hollywood neighborhood, where she lived in a single-room apartment with her endearingly batty grandmother, Nanny, a hypochondriacal Christian Scientist with a buried past. The child of two alcoholic parents, Burnett presents a sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking coming-of-age: from her sadly hopeful mother, who was hooked on Tinseltown fantasy, to the first signs of her own comic gift; from happy weekends spent with her father, to their last tragic meeting in a public sanatorium. Featuring a new Afterword by the author, about teaming up with her daughter to bring this story to Broadway, One More Time is an intimate, touching, and astonishing narrative of a financially desperate but emotionally rich childhood on the wrong side of Hollywood’s tracks.

Summary of Carol Burnett's This Time Together

Author : Everest Media
Publisher : Everest Media LLC
Page : 77 pages
File Size : 50,7 Mb
Release : 2022-07-24T22:59:00Z
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9798822527805

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Summary of Carol Burnett's This Time Together by Everest Media Pdf

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 I met film director Mervyn LeRoy in 1958. He had seen me on television and asked if I would meet with him. He suggested that I come to the Warner Bros. studios the next morning and meet him on the soundstage where he was shooting a movie. #2 I had a close relationship with Jimmy Stewart’s wife, Gloria, years later when I had a successful TV show. One time, when I invited the Stewarts to my house, Gloria warned me that her husband didn’t like to stay up late. #3 My guest list also included Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gormé, Jo Stafford and Paul Weston, and Mel Tormé. After dinner, we all went into the living room, and Paul Weston sat down at the piano. #4 I saw Jimmy Stewart frequently in those days. He even showed up on the final episode of my variety show in 1978, playing the piano and singing his favorite song, Ragtime Cowboy Joe.

I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together

Author : Maurice Vellekoop
Publisher : Random House Canada
Page : 508 pages
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Release : 2024-02-27
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN : 9781039010512

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“Maurice Vellekoop's beautiful graphic memoir feels painfully honest. It's about art and life and families and belief, about who we are and what forms us, the magic and the hurt, and it evokes times that are well-lost while reminding us of the battles still being fought every day. Most of all, I think, it's about love.” —Neil Gaiman For fans of Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together is an epic graphic memoir about a queer illustrator surviving his intensely Christian childhood in 1970s Toronto. Meet little Maurice Vellekoop, the youngest of four children raised by Dutch immigrants in the 1970s in a blue-collar suburb of Toronto. Despite their working-class milieu, the Vellekoops are devoted to art, music, and film, and they instill a deep reverence for the arts in young Maurice—except for literature. He’d much rather watch Cher and Carol Burnett on TV than read a book. He also loves playing with his girlfriends’ Barbie dolls and helping his Mum in her hair salon, which she runs out of the basement of their house. In short, he is really, really gay. Which is a huge problem, because the family is part of the Christian Reformed Church, a strict Calvinist sect. They go to church twice on Sunday, and they send their kids to a private Christian school, catechism classes, and the Calvinist Cadet Corps. Needless to say, the church is intolerant of homosexuality. Though she loves her son deeply, Maurice’s mother, Ann, cannot accept him, setting the course for a long estrangement. Vellekoop struggles through all of this until he graduates from high school and is accepted into the Ontario College of Art in the early 1980s. Here he finds a welcoming community of bohemians, including a brilliant, flamboyantly gay professor who encourages him to come out. But just as he’s dipping his toes into the waters of gay sex and love, a series of romantic disasters, followed by a violent attack, sets him back severely. And then the shadow of the AIDS era descends. Maurice reacts by retreating to the safety of childhood obsessions, and seeks to satisfy his emotional needs with film- and theatre-going, music, boozy self-medication, and prolific art-making. When these tactics inevitably fail, Vellekoop at last embarks on a journey towards his heart’s true desire. In psychotherapy, the spiderweb of family, faith, guilt, sexuality, mental health, the intergenerational fallout of World War II, King Ludwig II of Bavaria, French Formula Hairspray, and much more at last begins to untangle. But it’s going to be a long, messy, and occasionally hilarious process. I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together is an enthralling portrait of what it means to be true to yourself, to learn to forgive, and to be an artist.

Living the Simply Luxurious Life

Author : Shannon Ables
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 402 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 2018-10-07
Category : Contentment
ISBN : 0692085211

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What can you uniquely give the world? We often sell ourselves short with self-limiting beliefs, but most of us would be amazed and delighted to know that we do have something special - our distinctive passions and talents - to offer. And what if I told you that what you have to give will also enable you to live a life of true contentment? How is that possible? It happens when you embrace and curate your own simply luxurious life. We tend to not realize the capacity of our full potential and settle for what society has deemed acceptable. However, each of us has a unique journey to travel if only we would find the courage, paired with key skills we can develop, to step forward. This book will help you along the deeper journey to discovering your best self as you begin to trust your intuition and listen to your curiosity. You will learn how to: - Recognize your innate strengths - Acquire the skills needed to nurture your best self - Identify and navigate past societal limitations often placed upon women - Strengthen your brand both personally and professionally - Build a supportive and healthy community - Cultivate effortless style - Enhance your everyday meals with seasonal fare - Live with less, so that you can live more fully - Understand how to make a successful fresh start - Establish and mastermind your financial security - Experience great pleasure and joy in relationships - Always strive for quality over quantity in every arena of your life Living simply luxuriously is a choice: to think critically, to live courageously, and to savor the everydays as much as the grand occasions. As you learn to live well in your everydays, you will elevate your experience and recognize what is working for you and what is not. With this knowledge, you let go of the unnecessary, thus simplifying your life and removing the complexity. Choices become easier, life has more flavor, and you begin to feel deeply satisfying true contentment. The cultivation of a unique simply luxurious life is an extraordinary daily journey that each of us can master, leading us to our fullest potential.

Divorce Busting

Author : Michele Weiner Davis
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 1993-02
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN : 9780671797256

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A step-by-step approach to making your marriage loving again.

Keeping Together in Time

Author : William H. McNeill
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Page : 217 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2009-07-01
Category : History
ISBN : 9780674040878

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Could something as simple and seemingly natural as falling into step have marked us for evolutionary success? In Keeping Together in Time one of the most widely read and respected historians in America pursues the possibility that coordinated rhythmic movement--and the shared feelings it evokes--has been a powerful force in holding human groups together.As he has done for historical phenomena as diverse as warfare, plague, and the pursuit of power, William H. McNeill brings a dazzling breadth and depth of knowledge to his study of dance and drill in human history. From the records of distant and ancient peoples to the latest findings of the life sciences, he discovers evidence that rhythmic movement has played a profound role in creating and sustaining human communities. The behavior of chimpanzees, festival village dances, the close-order drill of early modern Europe, the ecstatic dance-trances of shamans and dervishes, the goose-stepping Nazi formations, the morning exercises of factory workers in Japan--all these and many more figure in the bold picture McNeill draws. A sense of community is the key, and shared movement, whether dance or military drill, is its mainspring. McNeill focuses on the visceral and emotional sensations such movement arouses, particularly the euphoric fellow-feeling he calls "muscular bonding." These sensations, he suggests, endow groups with a capacity for cooperation, which in turn improves their chance of survival. A tour de force of imagination and scholarship, Keeping Together in Time reveals the muscular, rhythmic dimension of human solidarity. Its lessons will serve us well as we contemplate the future of the human community and of our various local communities.

Try Something New

Author : Lovebook
Publisher : Love Book LLC
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2012-09
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN : 1936806452

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Even the most adventurous couples can find themselves in a rut from time to time. With 100 fun and creative ways to shake things up, this book will challenge you to get outside of your usual activities. It also includes a place to record your completion dates and questions to help you remember the highlights of each activity

Alone Together

Author : Jennifer Haupt,Garth Stein,Jenna Blum,Kwame Alexander
Publisher : Central Avenue Publishing
Page : 288 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2020-09-01
Category : Literary Collections
ISBN : 9781771682299

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"Could there be a timelier gift to quarantined readers...? I doubt it."—The Washington Post "A heartening gathering of writers joining forces for community support."—Kirkus Reviews "Connects writers, readers, and booksellers in a wonderfully imaginative way. It's a really good book for a really good cause"—Bestselling author James Patterson ALONE TOGETHER: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 is a collection of essays, poems, and interviews to serve as a lifeline for negotiating how to connect and thrive during this stressful time of isolation as well as a historical perspective that will remain relevant for years to come. All contributing authors and business partners are donating their share to The Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc), a nonprofit organization that coordinates charitable programs to strengthen the bookselling community. The roster of diverse voices includes Faith Adiele, Kwame Alexander, Jenna Blum, Andre Dubus III, Jamie Ford, Nikki Giovanni, Pam Houston, Jean Kwok, Major Jackson, Devi S. Laskar, Caroline Leavitt, Ada Limón, Dani Shapiro, David Sheff, Garth Stein, Luis Alberto Urrea, Steve Yarbrough, and Lidia Yuknavitch. The overarching theme is how this age of isolation and uncertainty is changing us as individuals and a society. "Alone Together showcases the human desire to grieve, explore, comfort, connect, and simply sit with the world as it weathers the pandemic. Jennifer Haupt's timely and moving anthology also benefits the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, making it a project that is noble in both word and deed."—Ann Patchett, Bestselling author, bookseller, and Co-Ambassador for The Book Industry Charitable Foundation

The Five Love Languages

Author : Gary Chapman
Publisher : Moody Publishers
Page : 209 pages
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Release : 2009-12-17
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN : 9781575678856

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Marriage should be based on love, right? But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying, understanding, and speaking their spouse's primary love language-quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, or physical touch. By learning the five love languages, you and your spouse will discover your unique love languages and learn practical steps in truly loving each other. Chapters are categorized by love language for easy reference, and each one ends with simple steps to express a specific language to your spouse and guide your marriage in the right direction. A newly designed love languages assessment will help you understand and strengthen your relationship. You can build a lasting, loving marriage together. Gary Chapman hosts a nationally syndicated daily radio program called A Love Language Minute that can be heard on more than 150 radio stations as well as the weekly syndicated program Building Relationships with Gary Chapman, which can both be heard on The Five Love Languages is a consistent New York Times bestseller - with over 5 million copies sold and translated into 38 languages. This book is a sales phenomenon, with each year outselling the prior for 16 years running!

Come Together

Author : Jon Wiener
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Page : 412 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 1984
Category : Rock musicians
ISBN : 0252061314

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Reprint. Originally published: New York: Random House, c1984.