Peeling the Onion

Author: Günter Grass

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409078078

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 432

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Peeling the Onion is a searingly honest account of Grass' modest upbringing in Danzig, his time as a boy soldier fighting the Russians, and the writing of his masterpiece, The Tin Drum, in Paris. It is a remarkable autobiography and, without question, one of Günter Grass' finest works. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Tin Drum.

Peeling the Onion

Author: Cara DiMarco

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781517768515


Page: 160

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Each short chapter in Peeling the Onion is designed to peel back, one layer at a time, all the ways that our thoughts, emotions and behaviors have contributed to how we have gotten lost from who we were always meant to be: Our truest, most flourishing selves. Dr. Cara DiMarco is a psychologist, a college professor, keynote speaker and author of two books: Moving Through Life Transitions with Power and Purpose, and Career Transitions: A Journey of Survival and Growth.

More Rip-roaring Reads for Reluctant Teen Readers

Author: Bette DeBruyne Ammon,Gale W. Sherman

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1563085712

Category: Teenagers

Page: 174

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Introduces forty contemporary books aimed at readers in grades 5 through 12, giving information about the author, a plot summary, suggestions for introducing the book to students, and a section on additional activities.

Peeling the Onion

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781741149333

Category: Accidents

Page: 176

View: 9610

Anna is used to being athletic, popular, 'normal'. Now she feels the layers of her familiar self being peeled away; nothing is normal or easy. Can she pick up the pieces of her life? What part will Hayden and Luke play? And who, now, is Anna Duncan.

Arthur Blackburn, VC

Author: Andrew Faulkner

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 9781862547841

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 556

View: 437

By any measure Arthur Seaforth Blackburn was one of Australia's most remarkable soldiers. This, the first Blackburn biography, details the famous battles that shaped Australia.

Merritt's Neurology

Author: Lewis P. Rowland,Timothy A. Pedley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781791863

Category: Medical

Page: 1200

View: 1540

The latest neurologic findings are presented here in a crisp, clinical focus that incorporates recent advances in the molecular biology of neurologic disease. This edition will debut at the Neurological Institute of New York's centennial in the fall of 2009.

True North

Author: Bill George

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470893951

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 289

View: 3047

True North shows how anyone who follows their internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today’s top leaders—with some surprising results. In this important book, acclaimed former Medtronic CEO Bill George and coauthor Peter Sims share the wisdom of these outstanding leaders and describe how you can develop as an authentic leader. True North presents a concrete and comprehensive program for leadership success and shows how to create your own Personal Leadership Development Plan centered on five key areas: Knowing your authentic self Defining your values and leadership principles Understanding your motivations Building your support team Staying grounded by integrating all aspects of your life True North offers an opportunity for anyone to transform their leadership path and become the authentic leader they were born to be. Personal, original, and illuminating stories from Warren Bennis, Sir Adrian Cadbury, George Shultz (former U.S. secretary of state), Charles Schwab, John Whitehead (Cochairman, Goldman Sachs), Anne Mulcahy (CEO, Xerox), Howard Schultz (CEO, Starbucks), Dan Vasella (CEO, Novartis), John Brennan (Chairman, Vanguard), Carol Tome (CFO, Home Depot), Donna Dubinsky (CEO/cofounder, Palm), Alan Horn (President, Warner Brothers), Ann Moore (CEO, Time, Inc.) and many others illustrate the transitions that shape the type of leaders who will thrive in the 21st century. Bill George (Cambridge, MA) has spent over 30 years in executive leadership positions at Litton, Honeywell, and Medtronic. As CEO of Medtronic, he built the company into the world’s leading medical technology company as its market capitalization increased from $1.1 billion to $60 billion. Since 2004, he has been a professor at the Harvard Business School. His 2004 book Authentic Leadership (0-7879-7528-1) was a BusinessWeek bestseller. Peter Sims (San Francisco, CA) established “Leadership Perspectives,” a course on leadership development at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and cofounded the London office of Summit Partners, a leading investment firm. Their Web site is

Conquering Codependency

Author: Paula M. Potter


ISBN: 1930327412


Page: 241

View: 6033